The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 300 214 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.48% 3.82% 4.16%
As % of the Applications category 34.25% 26.07% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 186 158 169
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
876 821 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.01% 14.67% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 628 648 687
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Berkshire region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Berkshire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MS Office
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 181 £38,000 +4.10% 14
Bracknell +9 35 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Slough +18 25 £25,250 -39.15% 6
Newbury +3 17 £22,750 -5.20% 1
Maidenhead -6 8 £52,500 +101.92% 1
Wokingham +16 2 £26,500 -37.64%
Thatcham -4 1 £23,500 -6.00%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 353 (64.18%) Microsoft
2 283 (51.45%) MS Excel
3 234 (42.55%) Windows
4 146 (26.55%) ITIL
5 142 (25.82%) Windows 7
6 138 (25.09%) Active Directory
7 110 (20.00%) Degree
8 109 (19.82%) Telecoms
9 105 (19.09%) SQL
10 104 (18.91%) Finance
11 91 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
12 87 (15.82%) Windows XP
13 84 (15.27%) TCP/IP
14 81 (14.73%) MS Exchange
14 81 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 79 (14.36%) Project Management
16 75 (13.64%) Security Cleared
17 69 (12.55%) VPN
18 65 (11.82%) SC Cleared
19 58 (10.55%) SQL Server
19 58 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
20 57 (10.36%) Incident Management
20 57 (10.36%) HP
20 57 (10.36%) Service Management
21 56 (10.18%) Firewall
22 55 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
22 55 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
23 54 (9.82%) SharePoint
24 51 (9.27%) Service Delivery
25 50 (9.09%) Management Information System

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 81 (14.73%) MS Exchange
2 54 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 47 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (4.73%) Lync
6 22 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.55%) IIS
9 12 (2.18%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.09%) Live Communications Server
13 4 (0.73%) CMS
13 4 (0.73%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.73%) SAS
13 4 (0.73%) Site Server
14 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.36%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 283 (51.45%) MS Excel
2 58 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 31 (5.64%) MS Project
5 5 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.55%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.36%) SPSS
7 2 (0.36%) Mingle
7 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.18%) InDesign
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.73%) assyst
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 36 (6.55%) Office 365
2 15 (2.73%) SaaS
3 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.73%) PaaS
4 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 84 (15.27%) TCP/IP
2 69 (12.55%) VPN
3 56 (10.18%) Firewall
4 48 (8.73%) DNS
5 47 (8.55%) Internet
6 45 (8.18%) DHCP
7 31 (5.64%) Network Security
8 27 (4.91%) LAN
9 25 (4.55%) VoIP
10 23 (4.18%) Wireless
11 16 (2.91%) SAN
12 14 (2.55%) WAN
13 13 (2.36%) Ethernet
13 13 (2.36%) SSL
14 12 (2.18%) MPLS
15 11 (2.00%) PPP
15 11 (2.00%) ATM
15 11 (2.00%) xDSL
16 8 (1.45%) UMTS
17 7 (1.27%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.18%) MS Access
6 11 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 11 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.55%) QlikView
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.36%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (2.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 8 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.36%) JIRA
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.36%) Selenium
5 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) Toad
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.18%) Kiln
General
1 109 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 104 (18.91%) Finance
3 37 (6.73%) Retail
4 32 (5.82%) Marketing
5 19 (3.45%) Advertising
6 17 (3.09%) German Language
7 9 (1.64%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.45%) Dutch Language
9 7 (1.27%) French Language
9 7 (1.27%) Legal
10 4 (0.73%) Automotive
10 4 (0.73%) Banking
11 3 (0.55%) Games
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 2 (0.36%) Back Office
12 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (23.64%) Analyst
2 60 (10.91%) Support Engineer
3 47 (8.55%) Support Analyst
4 38 (6.91%) Technical Support
5 36 (6.55%) Consultant
6 32 (5.82%) Service Analyst
7 30 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 30 (5.45%) Problem Manager
8 23 (4.18%) Delivery Manager
8 23 (4.18%) Business Analyst
8 23 (4.18%) IT Support
9 22 (4.00%) Network Engineer
9 22 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
10 21 (3.82%) Project Manager
10 21 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
10 21 (3.82%) Service Manager
11 20 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (3.64%) Desktop Support
12 19 (3.45%) Developer
12 19 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.55%) .NET
2 17 (3.09%) .NET Framework
3 16 (2.91%) Web Services
4 12 (2.18%) HTML
5 11 (2.00%) WPF
5 11 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.82%) XML
7 8 (1.45%) COM
8 7 (1.27%) CGI
9 6 (1.09%) CSS
10 4 (0.73%) Visualforce
10 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.55%) HTML5
11 3 (0.55%) JSON
12 2 (0.36%) jQuery
13 1 (0.18%) Mason
13 1 (0.18%) WCF
13 1 (0.18%) WF
13 1 (0.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 91 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 34 (6.18%) Statistics
4 25 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 19 (3.45%) Social Media
6 18 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.18%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.18%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.18%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.18%) iPhone
8 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.82%) GIS
10 8 (1.45%) CLARiiON
11 7 (1.27%) iPad
11 7 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.09%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.91%) User Experience
14 4 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 234 (42.55%) Windows
2 142 (25.82%) Windows 7
3 87 (15.82%) Windows XP
4 81 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (8.73%) Linux
6 46 (8.36%) Windows 8
7 43 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.91%) UNIX
10 12 (2.18%) Windows 2000
10 12 (2.18%) Windows Vista
11 11 (2.00%) Solaris
12 8 (1.45%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.73%) AIX
15 3 (0.55%) Android
16 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (26.55%) ITIL
2 79 (14.36%) Project Management
3 57 (10.36%) Service Management
3 57 (10.36%) Incident Management
4 55 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (9.27%) Service Delivery
6 44 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 44 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 41 (7.45%) Migration
8 38 (6.91%) PRINCE2
9 35 (6.36%) Data Analysis
10 28 (5.09%) Change Management
11 27 (4.91%) ITIL V2
12 22 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (3.64%) CRM
14 17 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.09%) Time Management
14 17 (3.09%) Analytics
15 15 (2.73%) ERP
15 15 (2.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 105 (19.09%) SQL
2 32 (5.82%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.64%) C#
4 17 (3.09%) Java
5 8 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.73%) Apex Code
6 4 (0.73%) VBA
7 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.18%) VB
8 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.18%) ABAP
8 1 (0.18%) Python
8 1 (0.18%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 110 (20.00%) Degree
2 75 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 65 (11.82%) SC Cleared
4 55 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (7.82%) MCSE
6 31 (5.64%) MCP
6 31 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.91%) CCNP
8 26 (4.73%) DV Cleared
9 20 (3.64%) CCNA
10 17 (3.09%) MCSA
10 17 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (2.91%) PMP
11 16 (2.91%) PMI Certification
12 12 (2.18%) MCITP
13 11 (2.00%) Sun Certification
13 11 (2.00%) SCSA
14 9 (1.64%) MCTS
15 8 (1.45%) Postgraduate
15 8 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.55%) SLA
2 20 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 20 (3.64%) QA
3 9 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) GAMP
System Software
1 138 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.18%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.64%) ISA Server
6 7 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.27%) XenApp
6 7 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (8.00%) SCCM
2 13 (2.36%) WSUS
3 11 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.45%) ARCserve
6 7 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.09%) DameWare
7 6 (1.09%) Unicenter
7 6 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.09%) Netcool
8 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.18%) SCSM
9 1 (0.18%) Nagios
9 1 (0.18%) AppManager
9 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 353 (64.18%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.36%) HP
3 48 (8.73%) Oracle
4 42 (7.64%) VMware
5 41 (7.45%) Citrix
6 37 (6.73%) Cisco
7 25 (4.55%) Fujitsu
8 22 (4.00%) Apple
9 20 (3.64%) Veritas
10 19 (3.45%) Dell
10 19 (3.45%) ServiceNow
11 15 (2.73%) McAfee
12 14 (2.55%) Symantec
12 14 (2.55%) EMC
13 13 (2.36%) IBM
14 12 (2.18%) SAP
15 11 (2.00%) Remedy
15 11 (2.00%) Sun
15 11 (2.00%) DevExpress
15 11 (2.00%) Telerik
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18700 - £20700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 27 days + Bank Hols, Medical,Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Response Personnel
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Loads of benefits/bonuses etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + basic+ ote £35k+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18700 - £20700 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £6250 - £25000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Blue Town Online
Salary: £27k - 30k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 Base (£28-30,000 OTE) +Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + 15% bonus & Flexible Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago