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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 87 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 24 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 2.52% 3.89%
As % of the Applications category 16.11% 23.46% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 51
Average salary £27,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
149 162 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.01% 10.73% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 115 139 226
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 5 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 56 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 33 (45.83%) Windows
3 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
4 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 17 (23.61%) ITIL
6 16 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 14 (19.44%) SQL
8 11 (15.28%) Windows XP
9 10 (13.89%) SLA
9 10 (13.89%) C#
9 10 (13.89%) .NET
10 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 9 (12.50%) Project Management
10 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.11%) Degree
11 8 (11.11%) Open Source
11 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 8 (11.11%) HTML
11 8 (11.11%) Java
11 8 (11.11%) CSS
11 8 (11.11%) CRM
12 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
12 7 (9.72%) Internet
12 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
13 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.33%) Finance
13 6 (8.33%) OO

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.78%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) MS Project
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
1 3 (4.17%) PaaS
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
1 3 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
2 4 (5.56%) LAN
2 4 (5.56%) WAN
3 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.17%) TETRA
4 2 (2.78%) GSM
4 2 (2.78%) Intranet
4 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) DMZ
5 1 (1.39%) DHCP
5 1 (1.39%) HTTP
5 1 (1.39%) LDAP
5 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.39%) DECT
5 1 (1.39%) Wireless
5 1 (1.39%) 3G
5 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) JIRA
1 5 (6.94%) Selenium
1 5 (6.94%) TestNG
1 5 (6.94%) JUnit
1 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.94%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.17%) Electronics
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Service Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Administrator
4 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) IT Support
5 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Junior
6 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 3 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) CSS
2 8 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (6.94%) XML
4 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Open Source
2 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) EPoS
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (1.39%) Telematics
6 1 (1.39%) Photography
6 1 (1.39%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.28%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.94%) UNIX
4 5 (6.94%) Android
4 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Project Management
2 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.11%) CRM
4 6 (8.33%) OO
4 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
5 5 (6.94%) BDD
5 5 (6.94%) Software Testing
5 5 (6.94%) TDD
5 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.94%) Scrum
5 5 (6.94%) User Stories
5 5 (6.94%) Line Management
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) R
7 2 (2.78%) C
8 1 (1.39%) VBScript
8 1 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) VBA
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) AppleScript
8 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.39%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MCP
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.39%) GAMP
3 1 (1.39%) GCP
3 1 (1.39%) GMP
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) MOM
2 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.39%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 56 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Apple
2 5 (6.94%) VMware
3 4 (5.56%) Adobe
3 4 (5.56%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) Dell
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 3 (4.17%) Red Gate
4 3 (4.17%) Nintex
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Veeam
5 1 (1.39%) FalconStor
5 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.39%) MathWorks
5 1 (1.39%) Websense
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