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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 57 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 65 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.70% 3.07% 3.11%
As % of the Applications category 30.66% 23.76% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 55
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
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
212 202 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.06% 12.92% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 170 172 217
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 £24,000 £28,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 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 88 (60.27%) Microsoft
2 72 (49.32%) MS Excel
3 66 (45.21%) Windows
4 43 (29.45%) Degree
5 42 (28.77%) Active Directory
6 26 (17.81%) SQL
6 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (17.12%) MS Exchange
8 24 (16.44%) Linux
9 22 (15.07%) Wireless
9 22 (15.07%) Electronics
9 22 (15.07%) Windows 7
10 20 (13.70%) Finance
11 19 (13.01%) ITIL
11 19 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (12.33%) Hyper-V
13 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (10.96%) Java
15 15 (10.27%) SLA
15 15 (10.27%) Military
16 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (8.90%) Telecoms
17 13 (8.90%) Project Management
17 13 (8.90%) Chip and PIN
18 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
18 12 (8.22%) HTML
18 12 (8.22%) VMware
18 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (8.22%) Line Management
18 12 (8.22%) Test Automation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 25 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.53%) Lync
4 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.37%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.68%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.68%) Moodle
Applications
1 72 (49.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.79%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.79%) FrameMaker
3 7 (4.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.79%) InDesign
3 7 (4.79%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.79%) Acrobat
4 5 (3.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) LabWindows
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) SaaS
2 9 (6.16%) Office 365
3 7 (4.79%) IaaS
3 7 (4.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.07%) Wireless
2 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.48%) LAN
3 8 (5.48%) WAN
4 7 (4.79%) Internet
5 6 (4.11%) SAN
6 5 (3.42%) Intranet
6 5 (3.42%) Firewall
7 2 (1.37%) SNMP
7 2 (1.37%) Modbus
8 1 (0.68%) TETRA
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) DNS
8 1 (0.68%) IPv4
8 1 (0.68%) DHCP
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) MS Access
3 5 (3.42%) Data Mining
3 5 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.74%) OLAP
4 4 (2.74%) SQLPlus
4 4 (2.74%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.37%) QlikView
5 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) JIRA
1 7 (4.79%) Selenium
2 5 (3.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.74%) Subversion
4 3 (2.05%) JUnit
5 2 (1.37%) TestNG
5 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.68%) GCC
6 1 (0.68%) SCons
6 1 (0.68%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (15.07%) Electronics
2 20 (13.70%) Finance
3 15 (10.27%) Military
4 13 (8.90%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.48%) Marketing
6 6 (4.11%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.42%) Publishing
8 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.74%) Back Office
8 4 (2.74%) French Language
8 4 (2.74%) German Language
8 4 (2.74%) Italian Language
8 4 (2.74%) Spanish Language
9 3 (2.05%) Legal
10 2 (1.37%) Retail
11 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (26.71%) Analyst
2 21 (14.38%) Author
2 21 (14.38%) Technical Author
3 12 (8.22%) Support Analyst
3 12 (8.22%) Administrator
4 11 (7.53%) IT Support
5 10 (6.85%) Service Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) IT Administrator
6 9 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.16%) Help Desk Administrator
7 8 (5.48%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.79%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.42%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) HTML
2 9 (6.16%) XML
3 5 (3.42%) .NET
3 5 (3.42%) CSS
4 2 (1.37%) COM+
4 2 (1.37%) JCE
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) STL
5 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.90%) Chip and PIN
3 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.16%) Open Source
4 6 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.42%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.74%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.74%) iPhone
7 3 (2.05%) Pharmacovigilance
7 3 (2.05%) Statistics
8 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.37%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) IPTV
9 1 (0.68%) ASIC
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.68%) VHDL
9 1 (0.68%) Verilog
9 1 (0.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 66 (45.21%) Windows
2 24 (16.44%) Linux
3 22 (15.07%) Windows 7
4 19 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.48%) UNIX
7 7 (4.79%) Android
7 7 (4.79%) Windows Phone
7 7 (4.79%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.05%) Solaris
10 2 (1.37%) AIX
10 2 (1.37%) HPUX
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.01%) ITIL
3 13 (8.90%) Project Management
4 12 (8.22%) Test Automation
4 12 (8.22%) Line Management
5 10 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.48%) Time Management
6 8 (5.48%) TDD
6 8 (5.48%) Test Scripting
7 7 (4.79%) Software Testing
7 7 (4.79%) Asset Management
7 7 (4.79%) Scrum
7 7 (4.79%) Service Management
7 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.79%) BDD
8 6 (4.11%) Manual Testing
8 6 (4.11%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.11%) Change Management
8 6 (4.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.81%) SQL
2 16 (10.96%) Java
3 11 (7.53%) Python
4 6 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.42%) Perl
5 5 (3.42%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.74%) C++
7 3 (2.05%) PHP
7 3 (2.05%) C
8 2 (1.37%) C#
8 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) Tcl
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (29.45%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (6.16%) ISEB
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.42%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.05%) MCTS
5 3 (2.05%) MCITP
5 3 (2.05%) MCSE
6 2 (1.37%) HNC
7 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.27%) SLA
2 8 (5.48%) QA
3 4 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (2.05%) GAMP
4 3 (2.05%) GCP
4 3 (2.05%) GMP
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 42 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 88 (60.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.22%) VMware
3 11 (7.53%) Cisco
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle
4 8 (5.48%) HP
4 8 (5.48%) Dell
4 8 (5.48%) Citrix
5 7 (4.79%) Adobe
5 7 (4.79%) Apple
5 7 (4.79%) Red Gate
6 5 (3.42%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.42%) MathWorks
7 4 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.74%) Northgate
8 2 (1.37%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.37%) Mitel
9 1 (0.68%) Magma
9 1 (0.68%) Cadence
9 1 (0.68%) Symantec
9 1 (0.68%) Avaya
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