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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 56 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 215 234 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.28% 4.29% 5.44%
As % of the Applications category 30.58% 29.00% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 146 155 214
Average salary £29,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,725 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
703 807 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.98% 14.78% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 531 589 698
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 144 £29,000 -17.14% 11
Slough -2 15 £26,250 -35.97% 1
Bracknell +12 13 £23,500 -30.88% 2
Newbury +2 12 - - 1
Maidenhead -25 3 £26,000 -26.76%
Wokingham +2 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Windsor - 1 £22,500 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 329 (66.46%) Microsoft
2 263 (53.13%) MS Excel
3 200 (40.40%) Windows
4 137 (27.68%) ITIL
5 123 (24.85%) Windows 7
6 113 (22.83%) Active Directory
7 110 (22.22%) Degree
8 87 (17.58%) SQL
8 87 (17.58%) Finance
9 81 (16.36%) Telecoms
10 77 (15.56%) Project Management
11 76 (15.35%) TCP/IP
12 75 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 75 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
13 71 (14.34%) Windows XP
14 64 (12.93%) MS Exchange
15 61 (12.32%) VPN
16 59 (11.92%) Windows 8
17 58 (11.72%) MS PowerPoint
18 56 (11.31%) Linux
18 56 (11.31%) SQL Server
19 54 (10.91%) Security Cleared
20 51 (10.30%) Firewall
20 51 (10.30%) SLA
20 51 (10.30%) VMware
21 50 (10.10%) Incident Management
21 50 (10.10%) Service Delivery
21 50 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
22 48 (9.70%) SCCM
23 47 (9.49%) SharePoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (12.93%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 43 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (5.66%) Lync
5 23 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (2.63%) IIS
7 12 (2.42%) Lotus Domino
8 9 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.81%) Site Server
12 4 (0.81%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.81%) Live Communications Server
13 3 (0.61%) SAS
13 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.40%) JBoss
14 2 (0.40%) Apache
15 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 263 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 58 (11.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 42 (8.48%) MS Project
4 37 (7.47%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.81%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.61%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.40%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.40%) SPSS
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.40%) InDesign
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) assyst
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.28%) Office 365
2 13 (2.63%) SaaS
3 10 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.81%) PaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) Force.com
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (15.35%) TCP/IP
2 61 (12.32%) VPN
3 51 (10.30%) Firewall
4 37 (7.47%) DNS
4 37 (7.47%) Internet
5 35 (7.07%) DHCP
6 31 (6.26%) LAN
7 25 (5.05%) Wireless
8 24 (4.85%) Network Security
9 20 (4.04%) VoIP
9 20 (4.04%) WAN
10 13 (2.63%) SSL
11 11 (2.22%) MPLS
12 10 (2.02%) SAN
13 9 (1.82%) Intranet
14 8 (1.62%) BGP
15 7 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.41%) IPv4
15 7 (1.41%) IPv6
15 7 (1.41%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 14 (2.83%) MS Access
6 11 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.21%) QlikView
9 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (0.81%) SSDT
10 4 (0.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.01%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.81%) Subversion
5 3 (0.61%) Selenium
6 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.20%) JIRA
7 1 (0.20%) Toad
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Kiln
General
1 87 (17.58%) Finance
2 81 (16.36%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.87%) Marketing
4 26 (5.25%) Retail
5 16 (3.23%) German Language
6 13 (2.63%) Advertising
7 9 (1.82%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.62%) Billing
9 6 (1.21%) Legal
10 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.81%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.61%) French Language
11 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
12 2 (0.40%) Games
12 2 (0.40%) Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 123 (24.85%) Analyst
2 52 (10.51%) Support Engineer
3 41 (8.28%) Support Analyst
4 34 (6.87%) Service Analyst
5 32 (6.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 32 (6.46%) Technical Support
5 32 (6.46%) Consultant
6 30 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 23 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
8 22 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
9 20 (4.04%) Help Desk Support
9 20 (4.04%) IT Support
10 19 (3.84%) Business Analyst
10 19 (3.84%) Developer
11 18 (3.64%) Services Delivery Manager
11 18 (3.64%) Service Manager
11 18 (3.64%) Desktop Support
12 17 (3.43%) Network Engineer
13 16 (3.23%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.64%) .NET
2 16 (3.23%) Web Services
3 10 (2.02%) .NET Framework
4 8 (1.62%) HTML
4 8 (1.62%) CGI
5 7 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.41%) COM
6 5 (1.01%) WPF
6 5 (1.01%) CSS
7 4 (0.81%) Visualforce
7 4 (0.81%) MDX
8 3 (0.61%) XML
9 2 (0.40%) HTML5
10 1 (0.20%) WF
10 1 (0.20%) WCF
10 1 (0.20%) jQuery
10 1 (0.20%) Flash
10 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.20%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (9.29%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.65%) Statistics
4 22 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.64%) Blackberry
6 16 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.42%) Social Media
8 11 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.02%) Visualisation
9 10 (2.02%) iPhone
9 10 (2.02%) GIS
10 9 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.41%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.41%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.41%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.21%) iPad
14 5 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 5 (1.01%) E-Learning
15 4 (0.81%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 200 (40.40%) Windows
2 123 (24.85%) Windows 7
3 75 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (14.34%) Windows XP
5 59 (11.92%) Windows 8
6 56 (11.31%) Linux
7 50 (10.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.62%) UNIX
10 8 (1.62%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.62%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.41%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.21%) Solaris
13 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.40%) Android
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
14 1 (0.20%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (27.68%) ITIL
2 77 (15.56%) Project Management
3 50 (10.10%) Incident Management
3 50 (10.10%) Service Delivery
4 46 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (9.09%) Migration
5 45 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 37 (7.47%) Service Management
7 31 (6.26%) CRM
8 30 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 28 (5.66%) Problem Management
10 27 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (4.85%) Change Management
12 22 (4.44%) Data Analysis
12 22 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (3.84%) Time Management
14 18 (3.64%) ITSM
14 18 (3.64%) Analytics
15 17 (3.43%) Data Modelling
15 17 (3.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 87 (17.58%) SQL
2 27 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.44%) Java
4 16 (3.23%) C#
5 7 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.01%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.01%) VBA
7 4 (0.81%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.61%) VBScript
9 2 (0.40%) VB
9 2 (0.40%) Python
9 2 (0.40%) VB6
10 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (22.22%) Degree
2 54 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 42 (8.48%) SC Cleared
4 37 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (7.07%) MCSE
6 29 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (5.45%) MCP
8 25 (5.05%) CCNP
9 18 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (3.43%) CCNA
11 16 (3.23%) MCITP
12 15 (3.03%) PMP
12 15 (3.03%) PMI Certification
13 14 (2.83%) DV Cleared
14 10 (2.02%) A+ Certification
15 9 (1.82%) MCSA
16 8 (1.62%) Network+ Certification
17 7 (1.41%) CISSP
17 7 (1.41%) Postgraduate
17 7 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.30%) SLA
2 16 (3.23%) QA
3 12 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 10 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.02%) XenApp
5 9 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (1.62%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.62%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.81%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.20%) vSphere
10 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 48 (9.70%) SCCM
2 12 (2.42%) WSUS
3 11 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.21%) DameWare
6 5 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (1.01%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.81%) Netcool
7 4 (0.81%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.61%) SCOM
8 3 (0.61%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.20%) Nagios
10 1 (0.20%) AppManager
10 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 329 (66.46%) Microsoft
2 51 (10.30%) VMware
3 38 (7.68%) Oracle
4 36 (7.27%) HP
4 36 (7.27%) Cisco
5 29 (5.86%) Citrix
6 23 (4.65%) Apple
7 19 (3.84%) Dell
8 17 (3.43%) Red Hat
9 15 (3.03%) Symantec
10 12 (2.42%) IBM
10 12 (2.42%) Fujitsu
11 11 (2.22%) Veritas
11 11 (2.22%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.02%) Tableau
12 10 (2.02%) Huawei
13 9 (1.82%) Remedy
14 8 (1.62%) Juniper
14 8 (1.62%) Computacenter
15 7 (1.41%) McAfee
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £2000 - £24000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum 10% bonus + pension + health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Crowthorne, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: £23,000 per annum + benefits package + 22 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + £3k bonus per annum, paid quarterly
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Annual Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AOMi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Avis Budget Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, London, South East
Oracle
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: DOE
Posted: 27 days ago