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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 55 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 260 255 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.47% 4.32% 3.64%
As % of the Applications category 32.66% 27.93% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 159 183 166
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
796 913 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.70% 15.48% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 552 694 630
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +3 118 £32,750 -22.94% 6
Slough -2 31 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Bracknell -5 29 £25,000 -24.24% 2
Newbury +6 26 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Maidenhead +1 17 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Wokingham +4 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Windsor -17 1 £27,500 -8.33%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 376 (59.21%) Microsoft
2 294 (46.30%) MS Excel
3 268 (42.20%) Windows
4 162 (25.51%) Finance
5 154 (24.25%) Windows 7
6 136 (21.42%) Telecoms
6 136 (21.42%) Active Directory
7 135 (21.26%) ITIL
8 105 (16.54%) SQL
9 96 (15.12%) Degree
10 85 (13.39%) MS Exchange
11 83 (13.07%) SharePoint
12 80 (12.60%) Project Management
13 79 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 78 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
15 73 (11.50%) Windows XP
16 72 (11.34%) VPN
17 69 (10.87%) SQL Server
18 68 (10.71%) Security Cleared
19 67 (10.55%) TCP/IP
20 66 (10.39%) Firewall
21 63 (9.92%) Marketing
21 63 (9.92%) MS PowerPoint
21 63 (9.92%) HP
22 62 (9.76%) Internet
23 58 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
24 55 (8.66%) Oracle
24 55 (8.66%) DNS
25 54 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
26 53 (8.35%) Windows 8

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 85 (13.39%) MS Exchange
2 83 (13.07%) SharePoint
3 44 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (5.98%) CMS
5 35 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 32 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (4.41%) IIS
8 27 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (2.83%) Lync
10 14 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (2.05%) Live Communications Server
12 9 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
17 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 294 (46.30%) MS Excel
2 63 (9.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 50 (7.87%) MS Project
4 46 (7.24%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.31%) Mingle
7 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (2.36%) SAP FI
1 15 (2.36%) SAP FI/CO
1 15 (2.36%) SAP CO
2 12 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (1.57%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.16%) Agresso
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.30%) Office 365
2 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.10%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) IaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (11.34%) VPN
2 67 (10.55%) TCP/IP
3 66 (10.39%) Firewall
4 62 (9.76%) Internet
5 55 (8.66%) DNS
6 52 (8.19%) DHCP
7 27 (4.25%) SAN
8 24 (3.78%) LAN
9 22 (3.46%) WAN
10 21 (3.31%) Broadband
11 19 (2.99%) VoIP
11 19 (2.99%) Network Security
12 13 (2.05%) Ethernet
13 12 (1.89%) PBX
14 10 (1.57%) PPP
14 10 (1.57%) ATM
14 10 (1.57%) xDSL
14 10 (1.57%) 3G
15 8 (1.26%) Wireless
15 8 (1.26%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.46%) MS Access
3 20 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.79%) OLAP
10 5 (0.79%) QlikView
10 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 6 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (0.79%) Subversion
4 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.47%) Selenium
7 2 (0.31%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.31%) JIRA
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.16%) Kiln
8 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 162 (25.51%) Finance
2 136 (21.42%) Telecoms
3 63 (9.92%) Marketing
4 43 (6.77%) Advertising
5 40 (6.30%) Retail
6 39 (6.14%) German Language
7 16 (2.52%) French Language
8 14 (2.20%) Multimedia
9 12 (1.89%) Legal
10 11 (1.73%) Banking
11 10 (1.57%) Italian Language
11 10 (1.57%) General Ledger
12 8 (1.26%) Billing
13 7 (1.10%) Dutch Language
14 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.79%) Back Office
15 5 (0.79%) Law
16 4 (0.63%) Automotive
17 3 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
17 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 157 (24.72%) Analyst
2 83 (13.07%) Support Engineer
3 55 (8.66%) Support Analyst
4 42 (6.61%) Service Analyst
4 42 (6.61%) Consultant
5 38 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 36 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (5.51%) Project Manager
7 35 (5.51%) Business Analyst
8 34 (5.35%) IT Support
9 31 (4.88%) Recruitment Consultant
10 29 (4.57%) Problem Manager
11 26 (4.09%) Help Desk Support
11 26 (4.09%) Support Technician
12 24 (3.78%) Systems Analyst
13 23 (3.62%) Technical Support
14 22 (3.46%) Developer
14 22 (3.46%) Help Desk Technician
15 21 (3.31%) Help Desk Support Technician
16 20 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.41%) .NET
2 15 (2.36%) HTML
3 12 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 12 (1.89%) XML
3 12 (1.89%) CSS
4 11 (1.73%) .NET Framework
5 10 (1.57%) Web Services
6 9 (1.42%) jQuery
7 7 (1.10%) WCF
7 7 (1.10%) ATL
8 6 (0.94%) Flash
8 6 (0.94%) WPF
8 6 (0.94%) MDX
8 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.63%) COM
10 3 (0.47%) HTML5
10 3 (0.47%) JSON
11 2 (0.31%) WF
11 2 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.31%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 40 (6.30%) Statistics
4 30 (4.72%) Social Media
5 23 (3.62%) Fat Client
5 23 (3.62%) Thin Client
6 19 (2.99%) Smartphone
7 16 (2.52%) Blackberry
8 14 (2.20%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.42%) CLARiiON
10 8 (1.26%) iPhone
11 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.79%) User Experience
13 4 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.63%) iPad
13 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 268 (42.20%) Windows
2 154 (24.25%) Windows 7
3 79 (12.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (11.50%) Windows XP
5 54 (8.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (8.35%) Windows 8
7 29 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (4.41%) Linux
9 13 (2.05%) UNIX
10 10 (1.57%) Solaris
11 9 (1.42%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.79%) Android
12 5 (0.79%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.47%) AIX
13 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (21.26%) ITIL
2 80 (12.60%) Project Management
3 58 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (7.72%) Service Management
5 45 (7.09%) Incident Management
5 45 (7.09%) Problem Management
6 42 (6.61%) CRM
7 40 (6.30%) PRINCE2
8 33 (5.20%) Data Analysis
9 32 (5.04%) Service Delivery
9 32 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 28 (4.41%) Change Management
11 27 (4.25%) ITIL V2
12 24 (3.78%) Time Management
12 24 (3.78%) Process Management
13 19 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (2.83%) Document Management
15 17 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (2.68%) Waterfall
16 16 (2.52%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (16.54%) SQL
2 25 (3.94%) C#
3 22 (3.46%) PowerShell
4 13 (2.05%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.63%) Java
7 3 (0.47%) ABAP
7 3 (0.47%) VBA
8 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.16%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.16%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.16%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.16%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
9 1 (0.16%) VB
9 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (15.12%) Degree
2 68 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 49 (7.72%) SC Cleared
4 45 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (4.41%) MCSE
6 22 (3.46%) CCNA
6 22 (3.46%) MCP
6 22 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.46%) DV Cleared
7 21 (3.31%) MCSA
8 17 (2.68%) MCTS
9 12 (1.89%) MCITP
10 11 (1.73%) PMP
10 11 (1.73%) PMI Certification
11 10 (1.57%) SCSA
11 10 (1.57%) CCNP
11 10 (1.57%) CCA
11 10 (1.57%) Sun Certification
12 9 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.46%) SLA
2 33 (5.20%) ISO 9001
3 17 (2.68%) QA
4 15 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.47%) COBIT
8 2 (0.31%) GAMP
System Software
1 136 (21.42%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.89%) ISA Server
5 10 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.31%) Firmware
7 2 (0.31%) KVM
8 1 (0.16%) XenServer
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (5.04%) SCCM
2 16 (2.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (2.52%) NetBackup
3 13 (2.05%) Unicenter
3 13 (2.05%) Netcool
3 13 (2.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (1.42%) ARCserve
5 4 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.63%) Windows Intune
6 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) WSUS
7 1 (0.16%) AppManager
7 1 (0.16%) DameWare
Vendors
1 376 (59.21%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.92%) HP
3 55 (8.66%) Oracle
4 50 (7.87%) Citrix
5 45 (7.09%) VMware
6 33 (5.20%) Fujitsu
7 30 (4.72%) Cisco
8 26 (4.09%) Veritas
9 25 (3.94%) SAP
10 22 (3.46%) EMC
11 16 (2.52%) Meridio
12 15 (2.36%) IBM
13 14 (2.20%) ServiceNow
14 13 (2.05%) Remedy
15 12 (1.89%) McAfee
15 12 (1.89%) Websense
15 12 (1.89%) Dell
16 11 (1.73%) Avaya
17 10 (1.57%) Sun
17 10 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
Newbury, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £30,000 - £35,000 OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £20k - 22.5k per year + Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum and pension and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £19500 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 25 days ago