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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 159 160 150
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,741 650 178
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.42% 2.05% 1.93%
As % of the Applications category 34.76% 38.74% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,205 539 145
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £43,653
Median % change year-on-year - -8.37% +20.42%
75th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £65,000 £71,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.60% +5.48% +4.29%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,008 1,678 428
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.95% 5.30% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,752 1,252 307
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,999 £32,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -4.44%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Microsoft Office
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Microsoft Office trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Office salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Microsoft Office salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, Microsoft Office job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 1,310 (75.24%) Microsoft
2 840 (48.25%) Social Skills
3 505 (29.01%) Windows
4 484 (27.80%) Microsoft Excel
5 446 (25.62%) Microsoft 365
6 412 (23.66%) Finance
7 388 (22.29%) Problem-Solving
8 380 (21.83%) SQL
9 363 (20.85%) Active Directory
10 354 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
11 352 (20.22%) Azure
12 339 (19.47%) Degree
13 338 (19.41%) Agile
14 323 (18.55%) Project Management
15 285 (16.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 237 (13.61%) SharePoint
17 231 (13.27%) ITIL
18 207 (11.89%) Windows 10
19 197 (11.32%) Windows Server
20 193 (11.09%) Security Cleared
21 190 (10.91%) SQL Server
22 173 (9.94%) Analytics
23 164 (9.42%) Public Sector
24 156 (8.96%) Project Delivery
25 149 (8.56%) VMware
26 147 (8.44%) Organisational Skills
27 142 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
27 142 (8.16%) Asset Management
27 142 (8.16%) DNS
27 142 (8.16%) Process Improvement

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 237 (13.61%) SharePoint
2 86 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 68 (3.91%) IIS
4 57 (3.27%) SAS
5 45 (2.58%) Confluence
6 38 (2.18%) Apache
7 22 (1.26%) CMS
8 11 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.46%) OnBase
11 7 (0.40%) Drupal
12 6 (0.34%) MS Project Server
12 6 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.29%) WordPress
14 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 484 (27.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 285 (16.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 128 (7.35%) MS Visio
4 85 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.57%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.40%) Maple
9 6 (0.34%) FrameMaker
9 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.17%) Camtasia
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.11%) InCopy
11 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.11%) Revit
12 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.86%) Sentinel
3 10 (0.57%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.34%) SAP GTS
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.23%) Workfront
6 3 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.17%) Primavera
6 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.11%) Eikon
7 2 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.057%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.057%) Cloudability
8 1 (0.057%) iTrent
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 446 (25.62%) Microsoft 365
2 352 (20.22%) Azure
3 96 (5.51%) Power Platform
4 76 (4.37%) Google Workspace
5 75 (4.31%) PaaS
6 66 (3.79%) AWS
7 63 (3.62%) SaaS
8 57 (3.27%) OneDrive
9 54 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 51 (2.93%) Dynamics 365
11 37 (2.13%) GitHub
12 29 (1.67%) PowerApps
13 23 (1.32%) IaaS
14 22 (1.26%) Apigee
14 22 (1.26%) GitHub Actions
15 21 (1.21%) Mimecast
16 19 (1.09%) GCP
17 15 (0.86%) Google Analytics
17 15 (0.86%) Power Automate
18 13 (0.75%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 142 (8.16%) DNS
2 134 (7.70%) Firewall
3 113 (6.49%) DHCP
4 95 (5.46%) LAN
5 89 (5.11%) TCP/IP
6 81 (4.65%) WAN
7 53 (3.04%) VPN
8 36 (2.07%) Internet
9 31 (1.78%) VoIP
10 28 (1.61%) SAN
11 22 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (1.09%) Network Security
13 19 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (1.09%) Wireless
14 18 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (0.98%) VLAN
16 16 (0.92%) BGP
16 16 (0.92%) OSPF
16 16 (0.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.25%) Power BI
3 30 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (1.72%) Tableau
4 28 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.09%) MySQL
8 18 (1.03%) Spotfire
9 14 (0.80%) Big Data
10 13 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.52%) Metadata
12 8 (0.46%) GIS
13 7 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.40%) MS Access
13 7 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 110 (6.32%) JIRA
2 50 (2.87%) Visual Studio
3 46 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (0.80%) Git (software)
8 13 (0.75%) Selenium
9 7 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.40%) eggPlant
9 7 (0.40%) TestCafe
10 5 (0.29%) Postman
11 4 (0.23%) gulp
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.17%) Balsamiq
12 3 (0.17%) IDA Disassembler
12 3 (0.17%) Toad
13 2 (0.11%) Cypress.io
13 2 (0.11%) MSTest
General
1 840 (48.25%) Social Skills
2 412 (23.66%) Finance
3 354 (20.33%) Analytical Skills
4 164 (9.42%) Public Sector
5 147 (8.44%) Organisational Skills
6 133 (7.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 102 (5.86%) Marketing
8 98 (5.63%) Presentation Skills
9 91 (5.23%) Banking
10 88 (5.05%) Retail
11 85 (4.88%) Law
12 75 (4.31%) Legal
13 63 (3.62%) Local Government
14 62 (3.56%) Documentation Skills
15 54 (3.10%) Telecoms
16 50 (2.87%) Manufacturing
17 41 (2.35%) Advertising
18 31 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
19 30 (1.72%) Games
19 30 (1.72%) Police
Job Titles
1 446 (25.62%) Analyst
2 158 (9.08%) Consultant
3 140 (8.04%) Support Analyst
4 130 (7.47%) Developer
5 116 (6.66%) IT Support
6 88 (5.05%) Project Manager
7 86 (4.94%) Business Analyst
8 83 (4.77%) Support Engineer
9 59 (3.39%) IT Engineer
10 58 (3.33%) IT Analyst
11 56 (3.22%) Graduate
12 55 (3.16%) .NET Developer
13 52 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
14 50 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 48 (2.76%) Coordinator
15 48 (2.76%) IT Support Engineer
15 48 (2.76%) PMO Analyst
16 47 (2.70%) Applications Support
17 45 (2.58%) Service Analyst
18 42 (2.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (7.58%) .NET
2 129 (7.41%) HTML
3 98 (5.63%) XML
4 74 (4.25%) HTML5
5 63 (3.62%) jQuery
6 61 (3.50%) ASP.NET
7 59 (3.39%) JSON
8 52 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (2.99%) CSS
9 50 (2.87%) XSLT
10 49 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 44 (2.53%) Ajax
11 44 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (1.90%) Kafka
13 32 (1.84%) SOAP
14 31 (1.78%) JSP
15 27 (1.55%) Spring
16 25 (1.44%) EJB
16 25 (1.44%) JSF
16 25 (1.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 142 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
2 141 (8.10%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 75 (4.31%) User Experience
5 60 (3.45%) Cyberattack
6 57 (3.27%) Data Centre
7 32 (1.84%) Social Media
8 29 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 23 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 23 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
10 22 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
11 20 (1.15%) Life Science
12 19 (1.09%) NHS
13 18 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
13 18 (1.03%) Credit Risk
14 17 (0.98%) Cybercrime
15 16 (0.92%) Housing Association
16 14 (0.80%) Smartphone
17 13 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
17 13 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 505 (29.01%) Windows
2 207 (11.89%) Windows 10
3 197 (11.32%) Windows Server
4 135 (7.75%) Linux
5 59 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 58 (3.33%) Android
7 52 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (2.99%) Windows Server 2016
8 46 (2.64%) Unix
9 36 (2.07%) Mac OS
10 28 (1.61%) Windows 7
11 26 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
12 25 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (1.38%) AIX
13 24 (1.38%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.80%) CentOS
15 13 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.57%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.52%) Kali Linux
18 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (22.29%) Problem-Solving
2 338 (19.41%) Agile
3 323 (18.55%) Project Management
4 231 (13.27%) ITIL
5 173 (9.94%) Analytics
6 156 (8.96%) Project Delivery
7 142 (8.16%) Asset Management
7 142 (8.16%) Process Improvement
8 141 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
9 140 (8.04%) Cybersecurity
10 135 (7.75%) DevOps
11 132 (7.58%) Computer Science
12 124 (7.12%) Scrum
13 122 (7.01%) Time Management
14 120 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 117 (6.72%) Service Delivery
16 114 (6.55%) Mentoring
17 113 (6.49%) Change Management
18 109 (6.26%) PRINCE2
19 103 (5.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 380 (21.83%) SQL
2 139 (7.98%) C#
3 110 (6.32%) PowerShell
4 109 (6.26%) JavaScript
5 47 (2.70%) Python
6 46 (2.64%) T-SQL
7 42 (2.41%) Java
8 29 (1.67%) C++
9 27 (1.55%) Bash
10 24 (1.38%) VB
11 23 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.26%) SAPscript
13 21 (1.21%) R
14 20 (1.15%) TypeScript
15 18 (1.03%) PHP
16 14 (0.80%) C
17 11 (0.63%) VBA
18 10 (0.57%) F#
18 10 (0.57%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 339 (19.47%) Degree
2 193 (11.09%) Security Cleared
3 139 (7.98%) SC Cleared
4 94 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 64 (3.68%) DBS Check
7 36 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (1.84%) MCSE
8 32 (1.84%) PMI Certification
9 31 (1.78%) DV Cleared
9 31 (1.78%) MCSA
10 26 (1.49%) PMP
10 26 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 24 (1.38%) CCNP
12 21 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (1.03%) Master's Degree
15 17 (0.98%) CCA
16 16 (0.92%) A+ Certification
16 16 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.69%) PMO
2 84 (4.82%) SLA
3 78 (4.48%) QA
4 29 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.44%) GDPR
6 19 (1.09%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.63%) HL7
9 8 (0.46%) GLP
10 7 (0.40%) GxP
11 6 (0.34%) NIST
11 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.29%) Accessibility
12 5 (0.29%) ECSS
12 5 (0.29%) MiFID
12 5 (0.29%) P3O
12 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.23%) COBIT
14 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 363 (20.85%) Active Directory
2 131 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.24%) Docker
5 22 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 20 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 19 (1.09%) vSphere
8 18 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
9 16 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.23%) XenApp
14 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
17 1 (0.057%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (3.33%) SCCM
2 52 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (2.01%) Kubernetes
4 34 (1.95%) Ansible
5 26 (1.49%) vCenter Server
6 22 (1.26%) WSUS
7 21 (1.21%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 11 (0.63%) Nagios
10 9 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.40%) SCOM
11 7 (0.40%) Terraform
12 5 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.29%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.23%) Autotask
13 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.17%) CASB
14 3 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.17%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1,310 (75.24%) Microsoft
2 149 (8.56%) VMware
3 136 (7.81%) Adobe
4 129 (7.41%) Apple
5 87 (5.00%) Google
6 84 (4.82%) Oracle
7 78 (4.48%) Citrix
8 64 (3.68%) SAP
9 61 (3.50%) Cisco
10 44 (2.53%) NEC
10 44 (2.53%) Northgate
11 40 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (1.90%) Veeam
13 27 (1.55%) SolarWinds
14 26 (1.49%) Atlassian
14 26 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 26 (1.49%) ServiceNow
15 20 (1.15%) HP
16 18 (1.03%) Acronis
17 17 (0.98%) Sophos