The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 35 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 458 480 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.01% 5.63% 4.93%
As % of the Applications category 33.83% 35.29% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 325 365 343
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
England

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

Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1354 1360 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.77% 15.94% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1084 1228
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MS Office
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MS Office Salary Trend in the East of England

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

MS Office Salary Histogram in the East of England

MS Office
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 170 £28,500 -5.00% 19
Bedfordshire +24 89 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Essex +4 88 £33,750 +5.46% 7
Cambridgeshire -25 55 £29,250 -16.42% 12
Suffolk +40 50 £22,016 -19.94% 4
Norfolk 0 21 £27,500 - 5
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 575 (65.49%) Microsoft
2 453 (51.59%) MS Excel
3 393 (44.76%) Windows
4 272 (30.98%) Active Directory
5 234 (26.65%) SQL
6 195 (22.21%) ITIL
7 192 (21.87%) Finance
8 175 (19.93%) MS Exchange
9 140 (15.95%) Windows 7
10 134 (15.26%) Citrix
11 121 (13.78%) Degree
12 119 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 112 (12.76%) MS Visio
13 112 (12.76%) SQL Server
14 108 (12.30%) MS PowerPoint
14 108 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
15 107 (12.19%) Project Management
16 100 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
17 98 (11.16%) Windows XP
18 91 (10.36%) TCP/IP
19 86 (9.79%) Linux
19 86 (9.79%) VMware
19 86 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
20 84 (9.57%) Time Management
20 84 (9.57%) Cisco
20 84 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
21 80 (9.11%) HTML
22 77 (8.77%) SharePoint
23 75 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
24 74 (8.43%) VPN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 175 (19.93%) MS Exchange
2 86 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 54 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (4.67%) IIS
6 36 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (2.62%) Tomcat
9 20 (2.28%) IBM Notes
9 20 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (2.05%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.48%) MQSeries
12 13 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
12 13 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.48%) Lync
13 11 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.68%) CMS
16 5 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 453 (51.59%) MS Excel
2 112 (12.76%) MS Visio
3 108 (12.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (5.13%) MS Project
5 16 (1.82%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.80%) FrameMaker
8 6 (0.68%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.57%) InDesign
9 5 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.34%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.23%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.11%) SPSS
12 1 (0.11%) Windchill
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.03%) AWD
3 6 (0.68%) Agresso
4 2 (0.23%) PRMS
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.11%) Primavera
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.11%) Line 50
5 1 (0.11%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 66 (7.52%) Office 365
2 13 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.14%) IaaS
4 9 (1.03%) PaaS
5 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.46%) SaaS
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.36%) TCP/IP
2 74 (8.43%) VPN
3 70 (7.97%) WAN
4 65 (7.40%) LAN
5 55 (6.26%) DNS
6 46 (5.24%) DHCP
7 44 (5.01%) Firewall
8 39 (4.44%) Internet
9 33 (3.76%) SAN
10 31 (3.53%) FTP
11 27 (3.08%) Wireless
12 25 (2.85%) MPLS
13 24 (2.73%) Broadband
14 23 (2.62%) SSL
15 20 (2.28%) VoIP
16 14 (1.59%) HTTP
16 14 (1.59%) RIP
16 14 (1.59%) OSPF
16 14 (1.59%) BGP
16 14 (1.59%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (2.51%) MS Access
5 21 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
5 21 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.59%) DB2
9 12 (1.37%) MySQL
10 10 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.34%) FileMaker
13 3 (0.34%) NonStop SQL
14 2 (0.23%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 49 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (2.96%) JIRA
3 21 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (1.25%) Selenium
6 11 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 10 (1.14%) Toad
8 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (0.68%) Bugzilla
10 5 (0.57%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.57%) LabVIEW
10 5 (0.57%) TestDirector
10 5 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.46%) Xcode
12 3 (0.34%) XMLSpy
13 2 (0.23%) JUnit
13 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.23%) TestNG
14 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
General
1 192 (21.87%) Finance
2 49 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.76%) Marketing
4 29 (3.30%) Publishing
5 25 (2.85%) Electronics
6 24 (2.73%) Banking
7 20 (2.28%) Retail
8 15 (1.71%) Legal
9 13 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.03%) Back Office
10 9 (1.03%) French Language
11 7 (0.80%) German Language
11 7 (0.80%) Advertising
12 6 (0.68%) Automotive
13 5 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.57%) Polish Language
13 5 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 290 (33.03%) Analyst
2 99 (11.28%) Support Analyst
3 75 (8.54%) Developer
4 62 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 61 (6.95%) Support Engineer
6 58 (6.61%) IT Support
7 57 (6.49%) Service Analyst
8 48 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
9 46 (5.24%) Administrator
10 32 (3.64%) Business Analyst
11 27 (3.08%) Desktop Support
11 27 (3.08%) Test Analyst
12 25 (2.85%) Technical Support
13 24 (2.73%) Help Desk Support
13 24 (2.73%) .NET Developer
13 24 (2.73%) IT Administrator
14 23 (2.62%) Project Manager
15 22 (2.51%) Coordinator
15 22 (2.51%) Junior
15 22 (2.51%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (9.11%) HTML
2 63 (7.18%) .NET
3 52 (5.92%) XML
4 34 (3.87%) ASP.NET
5 32 (3.64%) CSS
6 28 (3.19%) Middleware
7 27 (3.08%) jQuery
8 24 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (2.39%) WPF
9 21 (2.39%) Silverlight
9 21 (2.39%) J2EE
10 20 (2.28%) WCF
11 19 (2.16%) RESTful
12 17 (1.94%) Flash
13 15 (1.71%) Web Services
14 14 (1.59%) JDBC
15 11 (1.25%) Ajax
16 10 (1.14%) .NET Framework
16 10 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
17 9 (1.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 108 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 48 (5.47%) Blackberry
4 42 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 31 (3.53%) Mathematics
6 30 (3.42%) AS400
7 23 (2.62%) iSeries
8 19 (2.16%) FMCG
9 16 (1.82%) Statistics
10 15 (1.71%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.25%) iPad
12 10 (1.14%) Kindle
13 9 (1.03%) iPhone
14 8 (0.91%) EPoS
14 8 (0.91%) NHS
14 8 (0.91%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.91%) PDA
14 8 (0.91%) User Experience
15 7 (0.80%) Thin Client
15 7 (0.80%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 393 (44.76%) Windows
2 140 (15.95%) Windows 7
3 119 (13.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (11.16%) Windows XP
5 86 (9.79%) Linux
6 84 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (6.61%) UNIX
9 45 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 37 (4.21%) AIX
11 33 (3.76%) Solaris
12 28 (3.19%) Android
13 22 (2.51%) Windows Vista
14 17 (1.94%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.14%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.91%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (22.21%) ITIL
2 107 (12.19%) Project Management
3 100 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (9.57%) Time Management
5 60 (6.83%) Service Delivery
6 56 (6.38%) Scrum
7 51 (5.81%) Line Management
8 49 (5.58%) Change Management
9 48 (5.47%) Service Management
10 46 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 37 (4.21%) PRINCE2
12 37 (4.21%) Problem Management
13 36 (4.10%) TDD
14 35 (3.99%) Waterfall
15 33 (3.76%) Release Management
15 33 (3.76%) CRM
16 31 (3.53%) E-Commerce
17 30 (3.42%) Workflow
18 29 (3.30%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 234 (26.65%) SQL
2 67 (7.63%) JavaScript
3 59 (6.72%) C#
4 47 (5.35%) Java
5 35 (3.99%) C
6 26 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.05%) VB
8 17 (1.94%) VB.NET
8 17 (1.94%) Perl
9 15 (1.71%) C++
9 15 (1.71%) VBA
9 15 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.59%) VBScript
10 14 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 12 (1.37%) PHP
12 4 (0.46%) AppleScript
12 4 (0.46%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.46%) Python
12 4 (0.46%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 121 (13.78%) Degree
2 71 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 61 (6.95%) MCP
4 36 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
5 34 (3.87%) MCSA
5 34 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (3.08%) ISEB
7 21 (2.39%) CCNA
8 20 (2.28%) MCSE
8 20 (2.28%) CCNP
9 19 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (1.94%) Security Cleared
11 16 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.48%) ISTQB
13 9 (1.03%) MCITP
13 9 (1.03%) A+ Certification
13 9 (1.03%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.80%) MCTS
15 5 (0.57%) HNC
15 5 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.40%) QA
2 61 (6.95%) SLA
3 19 (2.16%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.57%) ISO 9002
4 5 (0.57%) ISO 14001
4 5 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.57%) JTAG
5 4 (0.46%) P3O
5 4 (0.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.46%) GMP
6 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 272 (30.98%) Active Directory
2 66 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (7.29%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.51%) VMware ESX
5 14 (1.59%) XenApp
5 14 (1.59%) vSphere
6 11 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.91%) Xen
8 7 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.80%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.68%) NLBS
9 6 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.46%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.34%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.11%) XenServer
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (3.53%) Tivoli
2 23 (2.62%) SCCM
3 22 (2.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 19 (2.16%) WSUS
5 14 (1.59%) HP NNM
6 9 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.46%) Nagios
9 4 (0.46%) SCOM
10 3 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.23%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.23%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.11%) DameWare
12 1 (0.11%) MOM
12 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 575 (65.49%) Microsoft
2 134 (15.26%) Citrix
3 86 (9.79%) VMware
4 84 (9.57%) Cisco
5 72 (8.20%) HP
6 61 (6.95%) Oracle
7 41 (4.67%) IBM
8 36 (4.10%) Apple
9 27 (3.08%) NetApp
10 26 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 20 (2.28%) Lotus
11 20 (2.28%) BMC
12 19 (2.16%) Adobe
12 19 (2.16%) Sophos
13 18 (2.05%) SonicWALL
14 17 (1.94%) Juniper
15 14 (1.59%) Dell
16 13 (1.48%) Avaya
16 13 (1.48%) Symantec
17 9 (1.03%) BT
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £23k plus Health care, life cover & pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + study support, gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £45000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago