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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 55 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 70 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.88% 2.97% 3.14%
As % of the Applications category 32.86% 21.46% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 54
Average salary £30,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £46,750
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
213 219 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.79% 13.82% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 166 188 208
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 2 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 78 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 76 (48.72%) Windows
4 54 (34.62%) Active Directory
5 44 (28.21%) Degree
6 33 (21.15%) MS Exchange
7 28 (17.95%) SQL
8 26 (16.67%) Linux
8 26 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (14.74%) Hyper-V
11 23 (14.74%) Finance
12 22 (14.10%) Wireless
12 22 (14.10%) Electronics
12 22 (14.10%) Windows 7
13 21 (13.46%) SharePoint
14 20 (12.82%) TCP/IP
14 20 (12.82%) ITIL
15 17 (10.90%) LAN
15 17 (10.90%) Lync
16 16 (10.26%) Java
17 15 (9.62%) Military
18 14 (8.97%) SLA
18 14 (8.97%) Project Management
19 13 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
19 13 (8.33%) HTML
19 13 (8.33%) Telecoms
19 13 (8.33%) SCCM
19 13 (8.33%) Test Automation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.46%) SharePoint
3 17 (10.90%) Lync
4 10 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 4 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.28%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.64%) Moodle
9 1 (0.64%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 78 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.13%) Photoshop
3 8 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (4.49%) InDesign
4 7 (4.49%) FrameMaker
4 7 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.49%) Acrobat
5 5 (3.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) LabWindows
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) SaaS
2 9 (5.77%) Office 365
3 7 (4.49%) IaaS
3 7 (4.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) Wireless
2 20 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 17 (10.90%) LAN
4 9 (5.77%) DNS
4 9 (5.77%) WAN
4 9 (5.77%) DHCP
5 8 (5.13%) Internet
6 7 (4.49%) NAS
7 6 (3.85%) SAN
8 5 (3.21%) Intranet
8 5 (3.21%) Firewall
9 2 (1.28%) Modbus
9 2 (1.28%) SNMP
10 1 (0.64%) TETRA
10 1 (0.64%) VLAN
10 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.64%) HTTP
10 1 (0.64%) RIP
10 1 (0.64%) IPv4
10 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.49%) MS Access
3 5 (3.21%) Data Mining
3 5 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.56%) OLAP
4 4 (2.56%) SQLPlus
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.28%) MySQL
5 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) QlikView
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.13%) JIRA
1 8 (5.13%) Selenium
2 6 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.56%) Subversion
4 3 (1.92%) JUnit
5 2 (1.28%) TestNG
5 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.64%) GCC
6 1 (0.64%) SCons
6 1 (0.64%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.64%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (14.74%) Finance
2 22 (14.10%) Electronics
3 15 (9.62%) Military
4 13 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.13%) Marketing
6 6 (3.85%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.21%) Publishing
8 4 (2.56%) French Language
8 4 (2.56%) German Language
8 4 (2.56%) Italian Language
8 4 (2.56%) Spanish Language
8 4 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.56%) Back Office
9 3 (1.92%) Legal
9 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.28%) Retail
11 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (25.00%) Analyst
2 21 (13.46%) Author
2 21 (13.46%) Technical Author
3 17 (10.90%) Administrator
4 13 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 12 (7.69%) IT Support
6 10 (6.41%) IT Administrator
7 9 (5.77%) Help Desk Administrator
7 9 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 9 (5.77%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.49%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.21%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.21%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.33%) HTML
2 10 (6.41%) XML
3 5 (3.21%) CSS
4 4 (2.56%) .NET
5 2 (1.28%) COM+
5 2 (1.28%) JCE
6 1 (0.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.64%) STL
6 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
2 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.77%) Open Source
3 7 (4.49%) Firmware
4 6 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.21%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.56%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.56%) iPhone
7 3 (1.92%) Statistics
8 2 (1.28%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.28%) PKI
9 1 (0.64%) IPTV
9 1 (0.64%) ASIC
9 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.64%) VHDL
9 1 (0.64%) Verilog
9 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 76 (48.72%) Windows
2 26 (16.67%) Linux
2 26 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (14.10%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.77%) UNIX
7 7 (4.49%) Android
7 7 (4.49%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.49%) Windows Phone
8 5 (3.21%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.92%) Solaris
10 2 (1.28%) AIX
10 2 (1.28%) HPUX
11 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.82%) ITIL
3 14 (8.97%) Project Management
4 13 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 12 (7.69%) Line Management
6 11 (7.05%) Validation
7 10 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (5.77%) TDD
9 8 (5.13%) Scrum
9 8 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.13%) BDD
9 8 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.13%) Time Management
10 7 (4.49%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.49%) Service Management
10 7 (4.49%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.49%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.85%) Migration
11 6 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.95%) SQL
2 16 (10.26%) Java
3 11 (7.05%) Python
4 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.21%) Perl
5 5 (3.21%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.56%) VBA
6 4 (2.56%) C++
7 3 (1.92%) PHP
7 3 (1.92%) C
8 2 (1.28%) C#
8 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) Tcl
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (28.21%) Degree
2 10 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (6.41%) ISEB
3 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.49%) MCITP
5 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.21%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.21%) MCSA
7 3 (1.92%) MCSE
7 3 (1.92%) MCTS
8 2 (1.28%) HNC
9 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.97%) SLA
2 12 (7.69%) QA
3 6 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 6 (3.85%) GAMP
3 6 (3.85%) GCP
3 6 (3.85%) GMP
4 4 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.64%) TickIT
6 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.74%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) VMware
3 11 (7.05%) Cisco
4 8 (5.13%) Oracle
4 8 (5.13%) Apple
4 8 (5.13%) Adobe
4 8 (5.13%) HP
4 8 (5.13%) Dell
4 8 (5.13%) Citrix
5 7 (4.49%) Red Gate
6 5 (3.21%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.21%) MathWorks
7 4 (2.56%) Northgate
7 4 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.28%) Mitel
9 1 (0.64%) Google
9 1 (0.64%) Synopsys
9 1 (0.64%) Symantec
9 1 (0.64%) Magma
9 1 (0.64%) Cadence
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