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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 601 454 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.51% 3.83% 4.92%
As % of the Applications category 38.33% 28.46% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 538 395 494
Average salary £38,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,425 £25,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £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
1568 1595 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.38% 13.46% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1350 1419
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 £28,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 19 December 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 December 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.

1 743 (63.72%) Microsoft
2 597 (51.20%) Windows
3 596 (51.11%) MS Excel
4 431 (36.96%) Active Directory
5 423 (36.28%) Finance
6 284 (24.36%) Windows 7
7 265 (22.73%) ITIL
8 238 (20.41%) SQL
9 210 (18.01%) MS Exchange
10 209 (17.92%) Degree
11 192 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
12 183 (15.69%) SQL Server
13 162 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 159 (13.64%) Blackberry
15 158 (13.55%) Windows XP
16 148 (12.69%) Citrix
17 140 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 139 (11.92%) VMware
19 133 (11.41%) Project Management
20 131 (11.23%) Banking
21 120 (10.29%) MS PowerPoint
22 119 (10.21%) SharePoint
23 106 (9.09%) Legal
24 103 (8.83%) Law
25 100 (8.58%) Cisco
26 99 (8.49%) PRINCE2
27 95 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
28 94 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
29 92 (7.89%) DNS
30 87 (7.46%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 210 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 119 (10.21%) SharePoint
3 86 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 69 (5.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 48 (4.12%) IIS
6 35 (3.00%) IBM Notes
7 33 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (2.74%) Lync
8 32 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 30 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 29 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (1.37%) WorkSite
12 14 (1.20%) SAS
12 14 (1.20%) MS Project Server
13 13 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (1.11%) CMS
14 7 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 596 (51.11%) MS Excel
2 120 (10.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 75 (6.43%) MS Visio
4 66 (5.66%) MS Project
5 39 (3.34%) InfoPath
6 15 (1.29%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.60%) SPSS
9 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.26%) SmartSuite
12 2 (0.17%) InDesign
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.086%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.51%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.51%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.51%) Radian6
4 5 (0.43%) Infor M3
4 5 (0.43%) Eikon
5 4 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.34%) HFM
6 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.26%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 3 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.17%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.17%) Retail-J
7 2 (0.17%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.086%) assyst
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.34%) Office 365
2 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.43%) IaaS
4 3 (0.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.17%) PaaS
5 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.086%) Taleo
6 1 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.89%) DNS
2 87 (7.46%) TCP/IP
3 84 (7.20%) VPN
4 79 (6.78%) DHCP
5 78 (6.69%) LAN
6 70 (6.00%) Firewall
7 64 (5.49%) VoIP
8 61 (5.23%) Internet
9 47 (4.03%) WAN
10 45 (3.86%) SAN
11 40 (3.43%) Intranet
12 29 (2.49%) Extranet
13 22 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (1.89%) Wireless
14 19 (1.63%) Network Security
14 19 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (1.11%) DSL
16 12 (1.03%) IP Telephony
16 12 (1.03%) GSM
17 8 (0.69%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
7 18 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 18 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (1.29%) OLAP
10 14 (1.20%) MySQL
11 12 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
12 11 (0.94%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.94%) OLAP Cube
12 11 (0.94%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.60%) Essbase
13 7 (0.60%) MS Access
14 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (3.00%) Visual Studio
2 24 (2.06%) JIRA
3 20 (1.72%) Subversion
4 18 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.37%) Artifactory
6 14 (1.20%) Selenium
7 7 (0.60%) Serena SBM
8 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.43%) ERwin
10 4 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.26%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.17%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.17%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.17%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.17%) Ant
12 2 (0.17%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 423 (36.28%) Finance
2 131 (11.23%) Banking
3 106 (9.09%) Legal
4 103 (8.83%) Law
5 63 (5.40%) Marketing
6 59 (5.06%) Advertising
7 39 (3.34%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.57%) Retail
9 25 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 25 (2.14%) Back Office
10 15 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.86%) Front Office
13 9 (0.77%) German Language
14 8 (0.69%) Billing
14 8 (0.69%) Publishing
15 7 (0.60%) Dutch Language
15 7 (0.60%) French Language
16 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 441 (37.82%) Analyst
2 182 (15.61%) Support Analyst
3 116 (9.95%) IT Support
4 105 (9.01%) 2nd Line Support
5 102 (8.75%) Service Analyst
6 98 (8.40%) Service Desk Analyst
7 94 (8.06%) Support Engineer
8 82 (7.03%) Developer
9 66 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
10 61 (5.23%) Project Manager
11 54 (4.63%) Desktop Support
12 50 (4.29%) Business Analyst
13 43 (3.69%) Administrator
14 42 (3.60%) Consultant
15 41 (3.52%) Technical Support
16 32 (2.74%) SharePoint Developer
17 31 (2.66%) 1st Line Support
18 29 (2.49%) Applications Support
18 29 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 29 (2.49%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (6.09%) HTML
2 66 (5.66%) .NET
3 50 (4.29%) CSS
4 39 (3.34%) XML
5 30 (2.57%) HTML5
6 29 (2.49%) ASP.NET
7 25 (2.14%) jQuery
8 23 (1.97%) Ajax
8 23 (1.97%) XHTML
9 13 (1.11%) Spring
10 6 (0.51%) COM
10 6 (0.51%) Web Services
10 6 (0.51%) XMPP
11 5 (0.43%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.26%) LAMP
13 2 (0.17%) WinForms
13 2 (0.17%) DOM
13 2 (0.17%) XSLT
13 2 (0.17%) SOAP
13 2 (0.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 192 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 48 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.69%) Mathematics
5 41 (3.52%) User Experience
6 37 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.57%) Statistics
8 29 (2.49%) Social Media
9 24 (2.06%) iPhone
9 24 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.72%) Handset
11 15 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.29%) Reference Data
12 14 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.20%) Smartphone
13 13 (1.11%) PMI
13 13 (1.11%) Replication
13 13 (1.11%) Credit Risk
14 12 (1.03%) E-Learning
15 11 (0.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 597 (51.20%) Windows
2 284 (24.36%) Windows 7
3 162 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 158 (13.55%) Windows XP
5 84 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (6.09%) Windows 8
7 69 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (3.17%) Linux
9 34 (2.92%) Android
10 33 (2.83%) UNIX
11 22 (1.89%) Windows Vista
12 18 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.54%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.03%) HPUX
14 10 (0.86%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.26%) CentOS
18 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (22.73%) ITIL
2 133 (11.41%) Project Management
3 99 (8.49%) PRINCE2
4 94 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (6.09%) CRM
6 68 (5.83%) Business Analysis
7 56 (4.80%) Asset Management
8 54 (4.63%) Service Management
9 50 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (4.29%) Analytics
10 48 (4.12%) Change Management
10 48 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 47 (4.03%) Service Delivery
12 46 (3.95%) Data Analysis
13 43 (3.69%) Content Management
14 42 (3.60%) Investment Management
14 42 (3.60%) Time Management
15 40 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (3.26%) Scrum
17 37 (3.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 238 (20.41%) SQL
2 61 (5.23%) VBA
3 60 (5.15%) C#
4 52 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 46 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 43 (3.69%) T-SQL
7 42 (3.60%) Java
8 39 (3.34%) C
9 29 (2.49%) VB
10 20 (1.72%) VBScript
11 16 (1.37%) C++
12 14 (1.20%) PHP
13 13 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.77%) Python
16 5 (0.43%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.34%) R
18 1 (0.086%) Delphi
18 1 (0.086%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.086%) VB6
Qualifications
1 209 (17.92%) Degree
2 140 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (5.06%) MCP
4 57 (4.89%) MCSE
5 36 (3.09%) MCSA
6 28 (2.40%) MCITP
7 27 (2.32%) PMI Certification
8 25 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (1.80%) PMP
10 21 (1.80%) MCTS
11 18 (1.54%) ISEB
12 13 (1.11%) A+ Certification
12 13 (1.11%) MOS
13 12 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.86%) Security Cleared
15 9 (0.77%) CCNA
16 7 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (0.60%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.52%) SLA
2 49 (4.20%) QA
3 11 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.86%) Basel II
4 10 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.77%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.77%) COBIT
6 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.086%) P3O
8 1 (0.086%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.086%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 431 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 95 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (1.97%) XenApp
5 18 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.46%) vSphere
7 15 (1.29%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.77%) XenServer
9 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.34%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.26%) UAG
13 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.086%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.086%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 45 (3.86%) SCCM
2 40 (3.43%) Backup Exec
3 23 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (0.94%) SCOM
6 10 (0.86%) WSUS
7 8 (0.69%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.51%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.43%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.34%) SCSM
11 4 (0.34%) Control-M
12 3 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.17%) ARCserve
13 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (0.086%) BMC PATROL
14 1 (0.086%) ZENworks
14 1 (0.086%) OpenView
14 1 (0.086%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 743 (63.72%) Microsoft
2 148 (12.69%) Citrix
3 139 (11.92%) VMware
4 100 (8.58%) Cisco
5 71 (6.09%) Oracle
6 58 (4.97%) HP
7 54 (4.63%) Bloomberg
8 45 (3.86%) Reuters
9 39 (3.34%) Lotus
10 38 (3.26%) Symantec
11 34 (2.92%) Avaya
12 33 (2.83%) Business Objects
13 30 (2.57%) Apple
14 24 (2.06%) Dell
14 24 (2.06%) Adobe
15 23 (1.97%) Telerik
16 18 (1.54%) Google
16 18 (1.54%) SAP
17 17 (1.46%) Juniper
18 16 (1.37%) Sybase
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Mobile, Laptop
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + strong package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum plus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + good company
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rosemont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £18000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Good package
Posted: 3 days ago