The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 53 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 68 39 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.82% 2.35% 2.49%
As % of the Applications category 35.42% 16.96% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 41
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
192 230 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.80% 13.87% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 149 207 185
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 72 (50.35%) MS Excel
3 65 (45.45%) Windows
4 53 (37.06%) Active Directory
5 39 (27.27%) Degree
6 33 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 28 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (17.48%) Wireless
8 25 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (16.78%) Windows 7
10 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (15.38%) Hyper-V
11 22 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 22 (15.38%) LAN
12 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
12 21 (14.69%) Finance
13 20 (13.99%) Electronics
14 18 (12.59%) SQL
15 16 (11.19%) Linux
15 16 (11.19%) Lync
16 15 (10.49%) ITIL
16 15 (10.49%) SCCM
17 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (9.09%) Project Management
18 13 (9.09%) DNS
18 13 (9.09%) DHCP
18 13 (9.09%) QA
18 13 (9.09%) Test Automation
18 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
18 13 (9.09%) Validation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 16 (11.19%) Lync
4 13 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 4 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.40%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.70%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 72 (50.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (5.59%) Photoshop
4 7 (4.90%) Acrobat
4 7 (4.90%) InDesign
4 7 (4.90%) FrameMaker
5 6 (4.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) LabWindows
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) SaaS
2 7 (4.90%) Office 365
3 6 (4.20%) IaaS
3 6 (4.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.48%) Wireless
2 22 (15.38%) LAN
3 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
4 13 (9.09%) DNS
4 13 (9.09%) DHCP
5 11 (7.69%) NAS
6 10 (6.99%) WAN
7 9 (6.29%) Internet
8 6 (4.20%) SAN
9 3 (2.10%) Firewall
10 2 (1.40%) TETRA
10 2 (1.40%) ADSL
10 2 (1.40%) Broadband
10 2 (1.40%) VoIP
10 2 (1.40%) Modbus
11 1 (0.70%) HTTP
11 1 (0.70%) RIP
11 1 (0.70%) GSM
11 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.70%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) MS Access
2 5 (3.50%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.80%) SQLPlus
3 4 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.70%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) JIRA
2 8 (5.59%) Selenium
3 6 (4.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (2.80%) Subversion
5 3 (2.10%) JUnit
6 2 (1.40%) TestNG
6 2 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.40%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.40%) SCons
7 1 (0.70%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.70%) GCC
7 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (14.69%) Finance
2 20 (13.99%) Electronics
3 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.69%) Military
5 9 (6.29%) Marketing
6 7 (4.90%) German Language
7 6 (4.20%) French Language
7 6 (4.20%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.80%) Italian Language
8 4 (2.80%) Spanish Language
8 4 (2.80%) Publishing
9 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.10%) Automotive
9 3 (2.10%) Legal
9 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (24.48%) Analyst
2 21 (14.69%) Author
2 21 (14.69%) Technical Author
3 18 (12.59%) Administrator
4 12 (8.39%) IT Support
4 12 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (6.99%) Test Engineer
6 9 (6.29%) Help Desk Administrator
6 9 (6.29%) IT Administrator
6 9 (6.29%) Service Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.20%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) PMO Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Project Office Administrator
10 4 (2.80%) Applications Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Project Office Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) HTML
2 10 (6.99%) XML
3 4 (2.80%) .NET
3 4 (2.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.40%) COM+
5 1 (0.70%) STL
5 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
1 11 (7.69%) Firmware
2 8 (5.59%) Open Source
3 6 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.50%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.80%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.80%) iPhone
5 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.10%) Statistics
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) EPoS
7 1 (0.70%) ASIC
7 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.70%) VHDL
7 1 (0.70%) Verilog
7 1 (0.70%) IPTV
7 1 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (45.45%) Windows
2 28 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (16.78%) Windows 7
5 16 (11.19%) Linux
6 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.99%) UNIX
8 6 (4.20%) Android
8 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.20%) Windows Phone
8 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.49%) ITIL
3 13 (9.09%) Project Management
3 13 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 13 (9.09%) Validation
4 10 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (6.29%) TDD
5 9 (6.29%) Software Testing
6 8 (5.59%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.59%) Scrum
6 8 (5.59%) Service Management
6 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (5.59%) BDD
7 7 (4.90%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.90%) Automated Testing
8 6 (4.20%) Manual Testing
8 6 (4.20%) Asset Management
8 6 (4.20%) ERP
8 6 (4.20%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.59%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) Python
3 9 (6.29%) Java
4 6 (4.20%) Perl
5 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.80%) VBA
6 4 (2.80%) C++
7 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.40%) C#
7 2 (1.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) Tcl
8 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (27.27%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) ISEB
2 10 (6.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.29%) MCITP
4 7 (4.90%) MCSA
5 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.40%) MCTS
7 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.40%) HNC
7 2 (1.40%) MCSE
8 1 (0.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) QA
2 12 (8.39%) SLA
3 7 (4.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (4.90%) GAMP
3 7 (4.90%) GCP
3 7 (4.90%) GMP
4 4 (2.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.70%) TickIT
System Software
1 53 (37.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) SCCM
2 7 (4.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.69%) VMware
3 9 (6.29%) Cisco
3 9 (6.29%) Citrix
4 8 (5.59%) Apple
4 8 (5.59%) Adobe
5 6 (4.20%) HP
5 6 (4.20%) Dell
5 6 (4.20%) Red Gate
6 4 (2.80%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.80%) Northgate
6 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.40%) Remedy
7 2 (1.40%) Epicor
7 2 (1.40%) NetApp
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle
8 1 (0.70%) Avaya
8 1 (0.70%) Motorola
8 1 (0.70%) Symantec
8 1 (0.70%) Magma
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