The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 546 514 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.18% 4.14% 4.39%
As % of the Applications category 36.04% 30.34% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 456 442 391
Average salary £38,750 £36,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% -17.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1515 1694 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.36% 13.64% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1460 1331
Average salary £45,750 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS Office
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the City of London region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the City of London

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the City of London

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 782 (70.13%) Microsoft
2 530 (47.53%) Windows
3 514 (46.10%) MS Excel
4 407 (36.50%) Finance
5 393 (35.25%) Active Directory
6 270 (24.22%) ITIL
7 265 (23.77%) Windows 7
8 208 (18.65%) SQL
9 189 (16.95%) MS Exchange
10 176 (15.78%) SQL Server
11 162 (14.53%) Degree
12 148 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
13 141 (12.65%) Project Management
14 138 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 135 (12.11%) VMware
16 127 (11.39%) Citrix
17 124 (11.12%) Legal
18 121 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
19 119 (10.67%) Banking
20 117 (10.49%) Blackberry
21 112 (10.04%) SharePoint
22 106 (9.51%) LAN
23 99 (8.88%) Windows XP
24 98 (8.79%) Cisco
25 97 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
26 96 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint
26 96 (8.61%) Law
27 93 (8.34%) PRINCE2
28 88 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
29 84 (7.53%) Service Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 189 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 112 (10.04%) SharePoint
3 64 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (5.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 36 (3.23%) IIS
6 33 (2.96%) Lync
7 30 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 30 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (1.70%) WorkSite
12 17 (1.52%) IBM Notes
13 12 (1.08%) Documentum
14 11 (0.99%) CMS
15 10 (0.90%) SAS
15 10 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
16 7 (0.63%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
18 5 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 514 (46.10%) MS Excel
2 96 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 72 (6.46%) MS Project
4 63 (5.65%) MS Visio
5 36 (3.23%) InfoPath
6 15 (1.35%) SPSS
7 14 (1.26%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.81%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.54%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.27%) InDesign
13 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.18%) SmartSuite
14 1 (0.090%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.090%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.63%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.45%) Infor M3
4 5 (0.45%) Eikon
5 4 (0.36%) Agresso
6 3 (0.27%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 3 (0.27%) HFM
6 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.27%) assyst
7 2 (0.18%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.18%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.18%) Radian6
7 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.090%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.090%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.28%) Office 365
2 31 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.99%) SaaS
4 9 (0.81%) IaaS
5 8 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.45%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.090%) PaaS
9 1 (0.090%) Force.com
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.090%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.090%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 106 (9.51%) LAN
2 81 (7.26%) VPN
2 81 (7.26%) Internet
3 72 (6.46%) WAN
4 64 (5.74%) DNS
5 54 (4.84%) VoIP
6 53 (4.75%) DHCP
7 50 (4.48%) Firewall
8 43 (3.86%) TCP/IP
9 41 (3.68%) SAN
10 37 (3.32%) Intranet
11 30 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
11 30 (2.69%) Wireless
12 24 (2.15%) Network Security
13 23 (2.06%) Extranet
14 20 (1.79%) VLAN
15 15 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (0.99%) IP Telephony
17 7 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.88%) Data Mining
7 20 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.08%) EDRMS
11 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.45%) MS Access
16 4 (0.36%) MySQL
17 3 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (3.05%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.06%) JIRA
3 12 (1.08%) Subversion
3 12 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.90%) Artifactory
4 10 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (0.54%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.27%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.27%) Serena SBM
8 3 (0.27%) Selenium
9 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 407 (36.50%) Finance
2 124 (11.12%) Legal
3 119 (10.67%) Banking
4 96 (8.61%) Law
5 58 (5.20%) Marketing
6 55 (4.93%) Retail
7 40 (3.59%) Advertising
8 31 (2.78%) Telecoms
9 28 (2.51%) Back Office
10 20 (1.79%) Billing
11 19 (1.70%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.43%) Publishing
13 14 (1.26%) Investment Banking
14 13 (1.17%) Manufacturing
15 12 (1.08%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.90%) Games
16 10 (0.90%) Front Office
17 3 (0.27%) Electronics
17 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 452 (40.54%) Analyst
2 214 (19.19%) Support Analyst
3 99 (8.88%) Service Analyst
4 96 (8.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 93 (8.34%) IT Support
6 76 (6.82%) Developer
7 65 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 62 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 61 (5.47%) Project Manager
9 61 (5.47%) IT Support Analyst
10 56 (5.02%) Business Analyst
10 56 (5.02%) Administrator
11 55 (4.93%) Desktop Support
12 50 (4.48%) Technical Support
13 47 (4.22%) Consultant
14 35 (3.14%) Help Desk Analyst
14 35 (3.14%) Applications Support
15 30 (2.69%) SharePoint Developer
16 29 (2.60%) 1st Line Support
17 27 (2.42%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.47%) .NET
2 55 (4.93%) HTML
3 45 (4.04%) ASP.NET
4 37 (3.32%) CSS
5 32 (2.87%) jQuery
6 29 (2.60%) XML
6 29 (2.60%) HTML5
7 25 (2.24%) Ajax
8 23 (2.06%) XHTML
9 10 (0.90%) Silverlight
10 9 (0.81%) WCF
10 9 (0.81%) WPF
11 8 (0.72%) Application Packaging
11 8 (0.72%) RESTful
11 8 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (0.63%) ActiveX
13 6 (0.54%) XSLT
14 5 (0.45%) RSS
14 5 (0.45%) COM
14 5 (0.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 148 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (10.49%) Blackberry
3 67 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.23%) User Experience
6 33 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (2.87%) Mathematics
8 29 (2.60%) E-Learning
8 29 (2.60%) Thin Client
8 29 (2.60%) Fat Client
9 27 (2.42%) Client/Server
10 24 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 23 (2.06%) Statistics
12 22 (1.97%) Hedge funds
13 19 (1.70%) Credit Risk
14 18 (1.61%) Social Media
15 17 (1.52%) iPhone
15 17 (1.52%) EPoS
16 14 (1.26%) Kindle
16 14 (1.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 530 (47.53%) Windows
2 265 (23.77%) Windows 7
3 138 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (8.88%) Windows XP
5 88 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (6.19%) Windows 8
8 46 (4.13%) Linux
9 39 (3.50%) Apple iOS
10 32 (2.87%) Android
11 31 (2.78%) Mac OS X
12 25 (2.24%) Windows Vista
13 24 (2.15%) UNIX
14 12 (1.08%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.72%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.63%) Debian
17 6 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.36%) Solaris
19 3 (0.27%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (24.22%) ITIL
2 141 (12.65%) Project Management
3 93 (8.34%) PRINCE2
4 84 (7.53%) Service Management
4 84 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (6.46%) CRM
6 70 (6.28%) Time Management
7 55 (4.93%) Business Analysis
8 52 (4.66%) Data Analysis
9 49 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 48 (4.30%) Change Management
11 47 (4.22%) Analytics
12 46 (4.13%) Document Management
13 45 (4.04%) Service Delivery
14 42 (3.77%) Asset Management
15 40 (3.59%) Workflow
16 39 (3.50%) Content Management
17 38 (3.41%) Coaching
18 36 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
19 35 (3.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 208 (18.65%) SQL
2 55 (4.93%) VBA
3 52 (4.66%) JavaScript
4 49 (4.39%) C#
5 38 (3.41%) PowerShell
6 37 (3.32%) T-SQL
7 21 (1.88%) VB
8 17 (1.52%) Java
9 15 (1.35%) C
10 13 (1.17%) PHP
10 13 (1.17%) Python
11 11 (0.99%) VBScript
11 11 (0.99%) R
12 10 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.27%) Scala
14 3 (0.27%) Ruby
15 2 (0.18%) Tcl
15 2 (0.18%) Perl
16 1 (0.090%) C++
Qualifications
1 162 (14.53%) Degree
2 121 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (5.56%) MCSE
4 50 (4.48%) MCP
5 33 (2.96%) MCSA
6 32 (2.87%) MCITP
7 23 (2.06%) MOS
8 21 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (1.70%) CCNA
9 19 (1.70%) ISEB
10 17 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 15 (1.35%) PMI Certification
11 15 (1.35%) MCDST
12 14 (1.26%) Security Cleared
13 13 (1.17%) MCTS
14 11 (0.99%) PMP
14 11 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.90%) A+ Certification
16 9 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.82%) SLA
2 40 (3.59%) QA
3 21 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.26%) COBIT
5 9 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) P3O
6 2 (0.18%) Basel II
7 1 (0.090%) Solvency II
System Software
1 393 (35.25%) Active Directory
2 97 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.87%) XenApp
3 32 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (2.69%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 18 (1.61%) vSphere
7 10 (0.90%) XenServer
7 10 (0.90%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.090%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.090%) UAG
12 1 (0.090%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 44 (3.95%) SCCM
2 18 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 16 (1.43%) SCOM
3 16 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (1.35%) WSUS
4 15 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.90%) SCVMM
5 10 (0.90%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.72%) SCOrch
7 7 (0.63%) SCSM
7 7 (0.63%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.54%) Casper Suite
8 6 (0.54%) Windows Intune
9 5 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.18%) EdgeSight
11 2 (0.18%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.18%) DameWare
Vendors
1 782 (70.13%) Microsoft
2 135 (12.11%) VMware
3 127 (11.39%) Citrix
4 98 (8.79%) Cisco
5 60 (5.38%) Oracle
6 55 (4.93%) Avaya
6 55 (4.93%) Apple
6 55 (4.93%) Bloomberg
7 47 (4.22%) Reuters
8 42 (3.77%) HP
9 34 (3.05%) Adobe
10 30 (2.69%) SAP
11 29 (2.60%) Symantec
12 23 (2.06%) Dell
12 23 (2.06%) CheckPoint
13 22 (1.97%) Telerik
14 21 (1.88%) Lotus
15 20 (1.79%) Google
16 14 (1.26%) AppSense
17 13 (1.17%) McAfee
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progession
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £180.00 - £200.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,500 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago