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 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 46 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 565 416 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.91% 3.52% 4.35%
As % of the Applications category 35.09% 27.62% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 449 367 491
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
1610 1506 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.98% 12.74% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1348 1550
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
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 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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.

1 707 (62.46%) Microsoft
2 612 (54.06%) MS Excel
3 585 (51.68%) Windows
4 441 (38.96%) Finance
5 418 (36.93%) Active Directory
6 280 (24.73%) Windows 7
7 264 (23.32%) ITIL
8 242 (21.38%) SQL
9 218 (19.26%) Degree
10 191 (16.87%) MS Exchange
11 170 (15.02%) SQL Server
12 155 (13.69%) Windows XP
13 151 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
14 146 (12.90%) Blackberry
14 146 (12.90%) Project Management
15 144 (12.72%) Citrix
16 135 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
17 125 (11.04%) MS PowerPoint
18 117 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
19 115 (10.16%) TCP/IP
19 115 (10.16%) Banking
20 113 (9.98%) VMware
21 111 (9.81%) DNS
22 106 (9.36%) SharePoint
23 97 (8.57%) Cisco
24 89 (7.86%) DHCP
25 86 (7.60%) PRINCE2
26 84 (7.42%) Oracle
26 84 (7.42%) Law
27 81 (7.16%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 191 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 106 (9.36%) SharePoint
3 68 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (5.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 40 (3.53%) Lync
6 39 (3.45%) IIS
7 36 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (2.83%) IBM Notes
9 20 (1.77%) WorkSite
10 18 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (1.50%) MS Project Server
12 15 (1.33%) SAS
12 15 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (1.06%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.97%) CMS
14 11 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
15 10 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 612 (54.06%) MS Excel
2 125 (11.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 77 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 59 (5.21%) MS Project
5 24 (2.12%) Photoshop
6 14 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.24%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.44%) InDesign
9 4 (0.35%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.27%) SmartSuite
11 2 (0.18%) SPSS
12 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (1.77%) Google Analytics
2 12 (1.06%) WebTrends
3 10 (0.88%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.35%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.35%) CA Clarity
8 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.27%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.18%) HFM
9 2 (0.18%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.18%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.18%) Magento
10 1 (0.088%) Eikon
10 1 (0.088%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.088%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.47%) Office 365
2 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.27%) SaaS
4 3 (0.27%) IaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.088%) PaaS
6 1 (0.088%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 115 (10.16%) TCP/IP
2 111 (9.81%) DNS
3 89 (7.86%) DHCP
4 77 (6.80%) LAN
5 65 (5.74%) VPN
6 58 (5.12%) Firewall
7 46 (4.06%) WAN
8 44 (3.89%) VoIP
9 28 (2.47%) Internet
10 26 (2.30%) SAN
11 19 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (1.59%) Wireless
13 14 (1.24%) Intranet
14 13 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (1.06%) SMTP
16 10 (0.88%) GSM
16 10 (0.88%) DSL
16 10 (0.88%) Network Security
17 8 (0.71%) S/MIME
18 6 (0.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (2.39%) OLAP
8 26 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
10 21 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 19 (1.68%) Relational Database
13 16 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
14 15 (1.33%) MySQL
15 14 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.80%) MS Access
16 9 (0.80%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.62%) QlikView
18 6 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (0.53%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 18 (1.59%) JIRA
2 17 (1.50%) Selenium
3 16 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.97%) Subversion
4 11 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.80%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.71%) Artifactory
7 7 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.27%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.27%) Serena SBM
9 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.27%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.27%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.18%) Ant
10 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.18%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.18%) QARun
General
1 441 (38.96%) Finance
2 115 (10.16%) Banking
3 84 (7.42%) Law
4 79 (6.98%) Legal
5 69 (6.10%) Advertising
5 69 (6.10%) Marketing
6 51 (4.51%) Telecoms
7 34 (3.00%) Investment Banking
8 32 (2.83%) Retail
9 26 (2.30%) Back Office
10 23 (2.03%) Front Office
11 19 (1.68%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.24%) German Language
13 13 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.88%) Publishing
15 9 (0.80%) French Language
16 8 (0.71%) Games
17 6 (0.53%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.53%) Electronics
17 6 (0.53%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 428 (37.81%) Analyst
2 166 (14.66%) Support Analyst
3 112 (9.89%) Service Analyst
4 103 (9.10%) Service Desk Analyst
5 88 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 88 (7.77%) Support Engineer
6 76 (6.71%) IT Support
7 75 (6.63%) Developer
8 71 (6.27%) Desktop Support
9 56 (4.95%) Project Manager
10 49 (4.33%) Consultant
11 47 (4.15%) Business Analyst
12 38 (3.36%) IT Support Analyst
13 36 (3.18%) Technical Support
14 35 (3.09%) Applications Support
15 34 (3.00%) Desktop Analyst
16 33 (2.92%) 1st Line Support
17 32 (2.83%) Help Desk Analyst
18 31 (2.74%) Administrator
19 29 (2.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (7.16%) HTML
2 68 (6.01%) .NET
3 61 (5.39%) XML
4 40 (3.53%) CSS
5 15 (1.33%) Web Services
6 12 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 11 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.80%) Spring
8 9 (0.80%) Ajax
8 9 (0.80%) HTML5
9 7 (0.62%) COM
10 6 (0.53%) XMPP
10 6 (0.53%) JSON
10 6 (0.53%) jQuery
11 5 (0.44%) WCF
11 5 (0.44%) REST
11 5 (0.44%) XHTML
12 3 (0.27%) DOM
12 3 (0.27%) LAMP
12 3 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 151 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 56 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.83%) Mathematics
5 31 (2.74%) User Experience
6 29 (2.56%) iPad
7 27 (2.39%) Social Media
7 27 (2.39%) Statistics
7 27 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.77%) iPhone
10 19 (1.68%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.50%) Handset
12 16 (1.41%) Reference Data
13 14 (1.24%) Derivative
14 13 (1.15%) Smartphone
15 12 (1.06%) PMI
16 10 (0.88%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
16 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 585 (51.68%) Windows
2 280 (24.73%) Windows 7
3 155 (13.69%) Windows XP
4 135 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (6.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (5.04%) Windows 8
8 51 (4.51%) Linux
9 34 (3.00%) UNIX
10 31 (2.74%) Android
11 21 (1.86%) Windows Vista
12 15 (1.33%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.88%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.71%) HPUX
16 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.27%) Windows NT
19 2 (0.18%) Solaris
19 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (23.32%) ITIL
2 146 (12.90%) Project Management
3 86 (7.60%) PRINCE2
4 77 (6.80%) CRM
5 69 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (5.39%) Business Analysis
8 56 (4.95%) Service Delivery
9 54 (4.77%) Change Management
10 52 (4.59%) Asset Management
10 52 (4.59%) Analytics
11 51 (4.51%) Service Management
12 40 (3.53%) ETL
12 40 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (3.36%) ERP
14 33 (2.92%) Investment Management
15 32 (2.83%) Coaching
16 31 (2.74%) Time Management
16 31 (2.74%) E-Commerce
16 31 (2.74%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 242 (21.38%) SQL
2 57 (5.04%) VBA
3 51 (4.51%) T-SQL
4 41 (3.62%) C#
5 36 (3.18%) Java
6 34 (3.00%) JavaScript
7 32 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 29 (2.56%) C
9 25 (2.21%) VB
10 13 (1.15%) C++
10 13 (1.15%) VBScript
11 11 (0.97%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.71%) Perl
13 7 (0.62%) PHP
13 7 (0.62%) Python
14 4 (0.35%) Ruby
15 3 (0.27%) X++
15 3 (0.27%) Tcl
16 2 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (19.26%) Degree
2 117 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (3.62%) MCSE
4 40 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 32 (2.83%) MCSA
6 29 (2.56%) MCP
6 29 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 27 (2.39%) MCITP
8 21 (1.86%) ISEB
9 19 (1.68%) PMP
10 18 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.24%) MCTS
12 13 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (1.06%) Security Cleared
14 11 (0.97%) CCNA
15 10 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.80%) MOS
17 8 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.62%) CISSP
18 7 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.89%) SLA
2 58 (5.12%) QA
3 26 (2.30%) ISO 9001
4 15 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.80%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.71%) Basel II
8 3 (0.27%) EMIR
9 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.18%) COBIT
10 1 (0.088%) Basel III
10 1 (0.088%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.088%) COREP
10 1 (0.088%) FINREP
10 1 (0.088%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.088%) P3O
System Software
1 418 (36.93%) Active Directory
2 61 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.65%) XenApp
4 26 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.77%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.71%) vSphere
8 7 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.53%) XenServer
10 5 (0.44%) UAG
10 5 (0.44%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.27%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.18%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 56 (4.95%) SCCM
2 41 (3.62%) Backup Exec
3 14 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
6 6 (0.53%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.35%) ZENworks
7 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.35%) SCOM
8 3 (0.27%) WSUS
8 3 (0.27%) Control-M
9 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.18%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.18%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.18%) SCSM
10 1 (0.088%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 707 (62.46%) Microsoft
2 144 (12.72%) Citrix
3 113 (9.98%) VMware
4 97 (8.57%) Cisco
5 84 (7.42%) Oracle
6 44 (3.89%) HP
7 41 (3.62%) Business Objects
7 41 (3.62%) Bloomberg
8 40 (3.53%) Adobe
9 35 (3.09%) Lotus
10 34 (3.00%) Apple
11 33 (2.92%) SAP
11 33 (2.92%) Symantec
12 31 (2.74%) Reuters
13 23 (2.03%) ServiceNow
14 20 (1.77%) Google
14 20 (1.77%) Dell
15 19 (1.68%) Avaya
16 17 (1.50%) Remedy
17 15 (1.33%) Sybase
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34680.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Advantage XPO
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago