The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 62 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 57 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.18% 3.06% 3.02%
As % of the Applications category 30.16% 26.59% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 55
Average salary £32,500 £36,672 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.37% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,950 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
Cambridgeshire

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

Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
189 173 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.54% 11.50% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 154 145 194
Average salary £33,480 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.30% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MS Office
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Cambridge

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 87 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 70 (51.85%) Windows
3 60 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 44 (32.59%) Active Directory
5 33 (24.44%) Degree
6 30 (22.22%) SQL
7 27 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (17.78%) MS Exchange
10 23 (17.04%) ITIL
11 22 (16.30%) Linux
12 20 (14.81%) Finance
13 18 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (13.33%) Java
14 16 (11.85%) Hyper-V
14 16 (11.85%) Electronics
14 16 (11.85%) Wireless
14 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (11.11%) HTML
15 15 (11.11%) SLA
16 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
16 14 (10.37%) Military
16 14 (10.37%) Test Automation
17 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (8.89%) Line Management
18 12 (8.89%) Open Source
18 12 (8.89%) SaaS
18 12 (8.89%) Chip and PIN
18 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
18 12 (8.89%) XML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 24 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.15%) Lync
4 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.48%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 60 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.44%) Simulink
5 2 (1.48%) FrameMaker
5 2 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.48%) InDesign
5 2 (1.48%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) LabWindows
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) SaaS
2 9 (6.67%) Office 365
3 7 (5.19%) IaaS
3 7 (5.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.85%) Wireless
2 11 (8.15%) Internet
3 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.93%) LAN
4 8 (5.93%) WAN
5 7 (5.19%) Intranet
6 6 (4.44%) Firewall
7 5 (3.70%) SAN
8 2 (1.48%) SNMP
8 2 (1.48%) TETRA
8 2 (1.48%) Modbus
9 1 (0.74%) VLAN
9 1 (0.74%) DMZ
9 1 (0.74%) DNS
9 1 (0.74%) IPv4
9 1 (0.74%) DHCP
9 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) MS Access
3 4 (2.96%) OLAP
3 4 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.22%) SQLPlus
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.48%) QlikView
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) MySQL
5 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) JIRA
1 10 (7.41%) Selenium
2 5 (3.70%) TestNG
2 5 (3.70%) WebDriver
2 5 (3.70%) JUnit
2 5 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.96%) Subversion
4 2 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Electronics
3 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.37%) Military
4 6 (4.44%) Marketing
5 5 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.70%) Publishing
6 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.96%) Back Office
7 3 (2.22%) French Language
7 3 (2.22%) German Language
7 3 (2.22%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.22%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.22%) Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Retail
8 2 (1.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (30.37%) Analyst
2 13 (9.63%) Service Analyst
2 13 (9.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (8.89%) Support Analyst
4 11 (8.15%) IT Support
5 10 (7.41%) Administrator
5 10 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Author
5 10 (7.41%) Technical Author
6 9 (6.67%) IT Administrator
7 8 (5.93%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Help Desk Administrator
7 8 (5.93%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (3.70%) Help Desk Team Lead
10 5 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) HTML
2 12 (8.89%) XML
3 10 (7.41%) .NET
4 8 (5.93%) CSS
5 2 (1.48%) JCE
5 2 (1.48%) COM+
6 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.74%) Middleware
6 1 (0.74%) STL
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.89%) Chip and PIN
2 12 (8.89%) Open Source
3 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.96%) iPhone
5 4 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.22%) EqualLogic
6 3 (2.22%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.22%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) IPTV
8 1 (0.74%) Statistics
8 1 (0.74%) ASIC
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) VHDL
8 1 (0.74%) Verilog
8 1 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 70 (51.85%) Windows
2 27 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (16.30%) Linux
4 18 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.15%) UNIX
7 10 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.19%) Android
8 7 (5.19%) Windows Phone
8 7 (5.19%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.22%) Solaris
11 2 (1.48%) AIX
11 2 (1.48%) HPUX
12 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.04%) ITIL
3 14 (10.37%) Test Automation
4 12 (8.89%) Line Management
5 11 (8.15%) Test Scripting
6 10 (7.41%) BDD
6 10 (7.41%) TDD
6 10 (7.41%) Scrum
6 10 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 9 (6.67%) Project Management
7 9 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 8 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.93%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.19%) Time Management
9 7 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.44%) Change Management
10 6 (4.44%) Validation
10 6 (4.44%) Migration
10 6 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.22%) SQL
2 18 (13.33%) Java
3 10 (7.41%) Python
4 8 (5.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.44%) MATLAB
6 5 (3.70%) C#
6 5 (3.70%) C++
7 4 (2.96%) Perl
8 3 (2.22%) PHP
9 2 (1.48%) C
9 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) Tcl
10 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (24.44%) Degree
2 9 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (6.67%) ISEB
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.44%) A+ Certification
4 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) MCSE
6 3 (2.22%) MCTS
6 3 (2.22%) MCITP
7 2 (1.48%) HNC
7 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) MCP
8 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.11%) SLA
2 8 (5.93%) QA
3 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (2.22%) GAMP
3 3 (2.22%) GCP
3 3 (2.22%) GMP
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.74%) TickIT
System Software
1 44 (32.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.85%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) SCCM
2 1 (0.74%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 87 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) VMware
3 9 (6.67%) Cisco
4 8 (5.93%) Oracle
4 8 (5.93%) HP
4 8 (5.93%) Dell
5 7 (5.19%) Apple
5 7 (5.19%) Red Gate
6 6 (4.44%) MathWorks
6 6 (4.44%) Citrix
7 5 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.22%) Northgate
8 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.48%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.48%) Adobe
9 2 (1.48%) Mitel
10 1 (0.74%) Veeam
10 1 (0.74%) Synopsys
10 1 (0.74%) FalconStor
10 1 (0.74%) Avaya
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