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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 69 51 77
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 39 80 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.66% 4.46% 2.59%
As % of the Applications category 25.49% 38.83% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 55 34
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,491 £25,339
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £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
153 206 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.44% 11.49% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 126 161 215
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 1 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (69.14%) Microsoft
2 35 (43.21%) MS Excel
3 29 (35.80%) Windows
4 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
5 19 (23.46%) ITIL
5 19 (23.46%) SQL
6 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
7 12 (14.81%) CRM
8 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
8 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.58%) HTML
8 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
9 10 (12.35%) Finance
10 9 (11.11%) Java
10 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (11.11%) Degree
11 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (9.88%) SLA
11 8 (9.88%) CSS
11 8 (9.88%) Project Management
12 7 (8.64%) XML
13 6 (7.41%) Linux
13 6 (7.41%) C#
13 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
13 6 (7.41%) VMware
13 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
14 5 (6.17%) JIRA
14 5 (6.17%) Selenium

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (43.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
3 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.47%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) IaaS
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) LAN
1 5 (6.17%) WAN
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.94%) Internet
3 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.47%) VPN
4 2 (2.47%) GSM
4 2 (2.47%) Wireless
4 2 (2.47%) TETRA
5 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.23%) LTE
5 1 (1.23%) 3G
5 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.23%) DECT
5 1 (1.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) HTTP
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) FileMaker
4 2 (2.47%) OLAP
4 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.47%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) JIRA
1 5 (6.17%) Selenium
2 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.94%) Xcode
3 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.47%) JUnit
4 2 (2.47%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.47%) TestNG
4 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.70%) Front Office
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Administrator
3 9 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) IT Support
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Junior
6 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Support
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.94%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Mac Developer
7 4 (4.94%) IT Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) HTML
2 8 (9.88%) CSS
3 7 (8.64%) XML
4 3 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (2.47%) J2EE
5 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 2 (2.47%) JSF
5 2 (2.47%) GWT
5 2 (2.47%) Dojo
6 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Open Source
4 4 (4.94%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (3.70%) GIS
6 2 (2.47%) EPoS
6 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.47%) FMCG
7 1 (1.23%) Photography
7 1 (1.23%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.23%) Statistics
7 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.23%) Social Media
7 1 (1.23%) Telematics
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.17%) Android
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) UNIX
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) CRM
3 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.88%) Project Management
5 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.17%) TDD
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.17%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.17%) Line Management
6 5 (6.17%) BDD
6 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.17%) Scrum
6 5 (6.17%) OO
7 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.94%) Time Management
7 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.70%) Manual Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) SQL
2 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.11%) Java
4 6 (7.41%) C#
5 4 (4.94%) Apple Swift
5 4 (4.94%) C
5 4 (4.94%) VB
5 4 (4.94%) AppleScript
5 4 (4.94%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.47%) VBScript
7 2 (2.47%) R
8 1 (1.23%) TTCN
8 1 (1.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) ISEB
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) MOM
2 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (69.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) VMware
3 5 (6.17%) Apple
3 5 (6.17%) WorldPay
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) HP
4 4 (4.94%) Adobe
5 3 (3.70%) Nintex
5 3 (3.70%) Red Gate
5 3 (3.70%) Avaya
5 3 (3.70%) Dell
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) Sophos
6 2 (2.47%) ESRI
6 2 (2.47%) Lumension
6 2 (2.47%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) Fujitsu
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