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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 569 438 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.55% 4.17% 4.97%
As % of the Applications category 37.98% 30.12% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 489 383 468
Average salary £41,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
1498 1454 1484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.62% 13.83% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1251 1311
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 723 (64.55%) Microsoft
2 566 (50.54%) Windows
3 535 (47.77%) MS Excel
4 416 (37.14%) Finance
5 412 (36.79%) Active Directory
6 267 (23.84%) Windows 7
7 261 (23.30%) ITIL
8 229 (20.45%) SQL
9 205 (18.30%) MS Exchange
10 192 (17.14%) SQL Server
11 191 (17.05%) Degree
12 179 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
13 156 (13.93%) Blackberry
14 148 (13.21%) Windows XP
15 143 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 138 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 133 (11.88%) Citrix
17 133 (11.88%) Banking
18 129 (11.52%) VMware
19 128 (11.43%) Project Management
20 123 (10.98%) SharePoint
21 104 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
22 101 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
23 100 (8.93%) Legal
24 96 (8.57%) PRINCE2
25 95 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
26 93 (8.30%) Cisco
27 91 (8.13%) Law
28 86 (7.68%) Windows Server 2003
29 84 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 205 (18.30%) MS Exchange
2 123 (10.98%) SharePoint
3 84 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 48 (4.29%) IIS
6 35 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 34 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 33 (2.95%) Lync
9 30 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (2.50%) IBM Notes
11 27 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (1.25%) WorkSite
14 13 (1.16%) CMS
15 11 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
16 9 (0.80%) MS Project Server
16 9 (0.80%) SAS
17 5 (0.45%) Documentum
17 5 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
18 4 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 535 (47.77%) MS Excel
2 104 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 77 (6.88%) MS Visio
4 66 (5.89%) MS Project
5 47 (4.20%) InfoPath
6 17 (1.52%) Photoshop
7 13 (1.16%) SPSS
8 10 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.54%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.27%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.27%) SmartSuite
12 2 (0.18%) InDesign
12 2 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.089%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.07%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.45%) Infor M3
3 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.36%) Eikon
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.27%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.27%) HFM
5 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.18%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.18%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.18%) assyst
6 2 (0.18%) SalesLogix
6 2 (0.18%) Radian6
6 2 (0.18%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.089%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.46%) Office 365
2 18 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.89%) IaaS
4 4 (0.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) PaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.089%) Taleo
6 1 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.089%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 82 (7.32%) DNS
2 79 (7.05%) VPN
3 78 (6.96%) LAN
4 75 (6.70%) TCP/IP
5 73 (6.52%) Internet
6 71 (6.34%) DHCP
7 62 (5.54%) Firewall
8 58 (5.18%) VoIP
9 47 (4.20%) SAN
10 45 (4.02%) Intranet
10 45 (4.02%) WAN
11 32 (2.86%) Extranet
12 28 (2.50%) Wireless
13 23 (2.05%) Network Security
14 18 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (1.25%) IP Telephony
17 7 (0.63%) IMAP
17 7 (0.63%) DSL
18 6 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 20 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.07%) OLAP
11 10 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
11 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.89%) OLAP Cube
12 9 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.71%) MySQL
14 6 (0.54%) EDRMS
15 5 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 31 (2.77%) JIRA
3 23 (2.05%) Subversion
4 22 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.79%) Artifactory
6 13 (1.16%) Selenium
7 9 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.71%) Serena SBM
9 6 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (0.45%) ERwin
11 4 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.36%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.27%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.18%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.18%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.18%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.18%) Ant
13 2 (0.18%) ClearQuest
General
1 416 (37.14%) Finance
2 133 (11.88%) Banking
3 100 (8.93%) Legal
4 91 (8.13%) Law
5 48 (4.29%) Marketing
6 46 (4.11%) Advertising
7 33 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.68%) Retail
9 23 (2.05%) Back Office
10 20 (1.79%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.25%) Manufacturing
13 12 (1.07%) Billing
14 10 (0.89%) Front Office
15 8 (0.71%) Games
16 7 (0.63%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.63%) Publishing
16 7 (0.63%) German Language
17 6 (0.54%) French Language
18 5 (0.45%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 428 (38.21%) Analyst
2 180 (16.07%) Support Analyst
3 107 (9.55%) IT Support
4 104 (9.29%) Service Analyst
5 100 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 88 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 84 (7.50%) Developer
8 83 (7.41%) Support Engineer
9 64 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
10 61 (5.45%) Project Manager
11 55 (4.91%) Desktop Support
12 51 (4.55%) Administrator
13 50 (4.46%) Business Analyst
14 45 (4.02%) Consultant
15 35 (3.13%) Technical Support
15 35 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
16 27 (2.41%) Help Desk Analyst
16 27 (2.41%) 1st Line Support
16 27 (2.41%) Coordinator
17 26 (2.32%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (6.34%) HTML
2 66 (5.89%) .NET
3 51 (4.55%) CSS
4 40 (3.57%) XML
5 35 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 34 (3.04%) HTML5
7 32 (2.86%) jQuery
8 27 (2.41%) Ajax
8 27 (2.41%) XHTML
9 12 (1.07%) Spring
10 7 (0.63%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.45%) WPF
11 5 (0.45%) COM
11 5 (0.45%) Web Services
12 4 (0.36%) Silverlight
12 4 (0.36%) WCF
12 4 (0.36%) RESTful
12 4 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.27%) XMPP
13 3 (0.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 179 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (13.93%) Blackberry
3 45 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 45 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.93%) User Experience
5 39 (3.48%) Mathematics
6 25 (2.23%) iPhone
7 22 (1.96%) Statistics
8 18 (1.61%) Social Media
8 18 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.43%) Credit Risk
11 15 (1.34%) Digital Media
12 14 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.16%) Handset
13 13 (1.16%) Smartphone
13 13 (1.16%) Reference Data
13 13 (1.16%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.07%) Fat Client
14 12 (1.07%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 566 (50.54%) Windows
2 267 (23.84%) Windows 7
3 148 (13.21%) Windows XP
4 143 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (7.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 77 (6.88%) Windows 8
7 62 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (3.30%) Android
9 33 (2.95%) UNIX
10 32 (2.86%) Linux
11 24 (2.14%) Mac OS X
11 24 (2.14%) Windows Vista
12 23 (2.05%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.89%) HPUX
14 8 (0.71%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.36%) Solaris
16 4 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (23.30%) ITIL
2 128 (11.43%) Project Management
3 101 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 70 (6.25%) Service Management
6 65 (5.80%) Business Analysis
7 60 (5.36%) CRM
8 56 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 54 (4.82%) Data Analysis
10 53 (4.73%) Change Management
11 52 (4.64%) Asset Management
12 49 (4.38%) Content Management
12 49 (4.38%) Analytics
13 45 (4.02%) Scrum
13 45 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
14 44 (3.93%) Data Modelling
15 43 (3.84%) Service Delivery
16 41 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (3.66%) Document Management
17 38 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 229 (20.45%) SQL
2 59 (5.27%) C#
3 57 (5.09%) JavaScript
4 56 (5.00%) VBA
5 51 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 45 (4.02%) T-SQL
7 40 (3.57%) Java
8 37 (3.30%) C
9 28 (2.50%) VB
10 23 (2.05%) VBScript
11 13 (1.16%) PHP
12 12 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.07%) Python
13 11 (0.98%) C++
14 8 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.71%) R
15 7 (0.63%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.18%) Ruby
17 1 (0.089%) XPath
17 1 (0.089%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 191 (17.05%) Degree
2 138 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (5.54%) MCP
4 54 (4.82%) MCSE
5 30 (2.68%) MCSA
6 28 (2.50%) MCITP
7 24 (2.14%) PMI Certification
8 23 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 22 (1.96%) ISEB
9 22 (1.96%) PMP
10 19 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.52%) MOS
12 16 (1.43%) MCTS
13 12 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (1.07%) A+ Certification
14 10 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.80%) MCDST
16 8 (0.71%) CCENT
16 8 (0.71%) CCNA
16 8 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.61%) SLA
2 46 (4.11%) QA
3 11 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.89%) Basel II
5 9 (0.80%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.71%) COBIT
7 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.089%) P3O
System Software
1 412 (36.79%) Active Directory
2 95 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.70%) vSphere
6 18 (1.61%) XenApp
7 14 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.80%) XenServer
9 8 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.45%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.27%) UAG
13 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.089%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.089%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (3.75%) SCCM
2 31 (2.77%) Backup Exec
3 29 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (1.34%) SCOM
6 12 (1.07%) WSUS
7 10 (0.89%) SCVMM
7 10 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.80%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.71%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.54%) SCSM
11 5 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.36%) Control-M
12 4 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.18%) EdgeSight
15 1 (0.089%) Casper Suite
15 1 (0.089%) AppDNA
15 1 (0.089%) OVSD
15 1 (0.089%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 723 (64.55%) Microsoft
2 133 (11.88%) Citrix
3 129 (11.52%) VMware
4 93 (8.30%) Cisco
5 69 (6.16%) Oracle
6 58 (5.18%) HP
7 53 (4.73%) Bloomberg
8 45 (4.02%) Reuters
9 35 (3.13%) Symantec
10 34 (3.04%) Avaya
11 33 (2.95%) Lotus
12 32 (2.86%) Apple
13 31 (2.77%) Business Objects
14 27 (2.41%) Telerik
15 26 (2.32%) Dell
16 18 (1.61%) SAP
16 18 (1.61%) Adobe
17 16 (1.43%) Remedy
18 15 (1.34%) Altiris
18 15 (1.34%) Google
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + basic benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Law Society
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Mobile, Laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £54000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago