The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 499 316 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.28% 4.13% 4.68%
As % of the Applications category 36.85% 22.82% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 401 278 337
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1354 1385 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.03% 18.12% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1166 1093
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +11 214 £32,500 +16.07% 15
Cambridgeshire +7 110 £30,000 -7.69% 22
Essex +23 83 £31,000 -31.11% 10
Bedfordshire +21 68 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Norfolk +9 15 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Suffolk +13 14 £24,000 +4.34% 2
MS Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 657 (66.03%) Microsoft
2 525 (52.76%) MS Excel
3 507 (50.95%) Windows
4 255 (25.63%) Active Directory
5 231 (23.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 215 (21.61%) Finance
7 205 (20.60%) SQL
8 196 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 188 (18.89%) ITIL
10 169 (16.98%) MS Exchange
11 165 (16.58%) TCP/IP
12 155 (15.58%) Windows 7
13 140 (14.07%) Citrix
14 136 (13.67%) VMware
15 134 (13.47%) Degree
16 128 (12.86%) SQL Server
17 117 (11.76%) Windows XP
18 115 (11.56%) Project Management
19 111 (11.16%) LAN
20 106 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
21 103 (10.35%) MS PowerPoint
22 94 (9.45%) Cisco
23 93 (9.35%) Retail
23 93 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
24 91 (9.15%) DNS
25 90 (9.05%) SLA
26 86 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
27 81 (8.14%) Hyper-V
27 81 (8.14%) C#
28 80 (8.04%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 169 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 74 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 73 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 66 (6.63%) IIS
6 37 (3.72%) WebSphere
7 36 (3.62%) Tomcat
8 35 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 35 (3.52%) MQSeries
8 35 (3.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 33 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 31 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (2.71%) Lotus Domino
12 23 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (2.11%) CMS
14 20 (2.01%) Lync
14 20 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
15 14 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (1.01%) IBM Notes
16 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 525 (52.76%) MS Excel
2 103 (10.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 76 (7.64%) MS Visio
4 63 (6.33%) MS Project
5 18 (1.81%) Photoshop
6 14 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.41%) InDesign
7 8 (0.80%) Acrobat
7 8 (0.80%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.70%) FrameMaker
9 6 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.10%) SPSS
11 1 (0.10%) Simulink
11 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.80%) AWD
2 5 (0.50%) Academy Housing
2 5 (0.50%) arcHouse
3 3 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (0.30%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.10%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.02%) Office 365
2 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.31%) SaaS
3 7 (0.70%) PaaS
3 7 (0.70%) IaaS
4 5 (0.50%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.10%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 165 (16.58%) TCP/IP
2 111 (11.16%) LAN
3 91 (9.15%) DNS
4 80 (8.04%) WAN
5 77 (7.74%) Firewall
6 76 (7.64%) DHCP
7 57 (5.73%) VPN
8 51 (5.13%) Wireless
9 46 (4.62%) HTTP
9 46 (4.62%) Internet
10 40 (4.02%) SAN
10 40 (4.02%) FTP
11 30 (3.02%) VoIP
12 28 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (2.01%) NAS
14 19 (1.91%) Network Security
15 18 (1.81%) VLAN
16 15 (1.51%) SSL
16 15 (1.51%) ADSL
17 13 (1.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.72%) DB2
3 28 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
4 23 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (2.31%) MS Access
5 17 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.01%) OLAP
8 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (0.80%) MySQL
9 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.70%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.40%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.40%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 22 (2.21%) JIRA
2 19 (1.91%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.21%) Selenium
4 9 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (0.80%) Subversion
5 8 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.60%) Zephyr
7 5 (0.50%) Toad
7 5 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.30%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.30%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.30%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.30%) JUnit
9 2 (0.20%) SCons
9 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.20%) TestNG
10 1 (0.10%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.10%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.10%) GCC
10 1 (0.10%) SoapUI
General
1 215 (21.61%) Finance
2 93 (9.35%) Retail
3 64 (6.43%) Manufacturing
4 54 (5.43%) Marketing
5 46 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 44 (4.42%) Legal
7 37 (3.72%) Electronics
8 24 (2.41%) Banking
9 19 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.41%) Back Office
10 14 (1.41%) Law
11 13 (1.31%) Military
12 8 (0.80%) Advertising
12 8 (0.80%) German Language
13 7 (0.70%) Automotive
14 6 (0.60%) Publishing
14 6 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.60%) French Language
14 6 (0.60%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.40%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 322 (32.36%) Analyst
2 115 (11.56%) Support Analyst
3 97 (9.75%) Support Engineer
4 66 (6.63%) Developer
5 64 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 61 (6.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 60 (6.03%) Service Analyst
8 55 (5.53%) IT Support
9 48 (4.82%) Technical Support
10 46 (4.62%) Support Technician
11 41 (4.12%) Administrator
12 40 (4.02%) Help Desk Analyst
13 39 (3.92%) Help Desk Support
14 36 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 36 (3.62%) 1st Line Support
14 36 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
14 36 (3.62%) Operations Analyst
15 34 (3.42%) Business Analyst
15 34 (3.42%) Operations Support Analyst
16 33 (3.32%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (8.04%) .NET
2 60 (6.03%) HTML
3 42 (4.22%) Middleware
4 39 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 37 (3.72%) XML
5 37 (3.72%) J2EE
6 35 (3.52%) JDBC
6 35 (3.52%) Web Services
7 23 (2.31%) jQuery
8 18 (1.81%) .NET Framework
9 17 (1.71%) CSS
10 16 (1.61%) SOAP
11 13 (1.31%) XSLT
12 11 (1.11%) DHTML
13 9 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.80%) MDX
15 7 (0.70%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (0.70%) WinForms
16 6 (0.60%) CSS3
17 5 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 42 (4.22%) Blackberry
2 35 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.91%) Mathematics
4 25 (2.51%) Firmware
5 22 (2.21%) SecurID
6 15 (1.51%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.51%) Replication
7 12 (1.21%) Chip and PIN
7 12 (1.21%) AS400
8 11 (1.11%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.11%) Clustering
9 9 (0.90%) Open Source
9 9 (0.90%) Kindle
10 7 (0.70%) iSeries
11 6 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.60%) PMI
11 6 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.60%) Wiki
11 6 (0.60%) Statistics
12 5 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 507 (50.95%) Windows
2 231 (23.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 196 (19.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 155 (15.58%) Windows 7
5 117 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 86 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (7.74%) Linux
8 60 (6.03%) Windows 8
9 59 (5.93%) UNIX
10 50 (5.03%) Windows Vista
11 40 (4.02%) AIX
12 38 (3.82%) Solaris
13 33 (3.32%) Android
14 28 (2.81%) Windows Phone
15 23 (2.31%) VMS
16 21 (2.11%) Windows Phone 8
17 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.70%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
20 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (18.89%) ITIL
2 115 (11.56%) Project Management
3 69 (6.93%) E-Commerce
3 69 (6.93%) PRINCE2
4 63 (6.33%) Incident Management
5 62 (6.23%) Service Delivery
6 60 (6.03%) Change Management
7 48 (4.82%) Problem Management
8 43 (4.32%) Time Management
8 43 (4.32%) Service Management
9 42 (4.22%) CRM
10 39 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (3.12%) Network Management
13 30 (3.02%) Change Control
14 27 (2.71%) Business Analysis
15 25 (2.51%) MVC
16 19 (1.91%) Software Testing
16 19 (1.91%) Asset Management
16 19 (1.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 205 (20.60%) SQL
2 81 (8.14%) C#
3 51 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 47 (4.72%) Java
5 46 (4.62%) VB.NET
6 40 (4.02%) JavaScript
7 30 (3.02%) C
7 30 (3.02%) Perl
8 26 (2.61%) VBA
9 23 (2.31%) VB
10 22 (2.21%) Bash Shell
11 21 (2.11%) C++
12 14 (1.41%) VBScript
13 13 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.31%) Python
14 8 (0.80%) PHP
14 8 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.80%) VB6
15 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 134 (13.47%) Degree
2 106 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (5.93%) MCSE
4 48 (4.82%) MCP
5 44 (4.42%) Security Cleared
6 39 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 37 (3.72%) MCSA
8 34 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (3.12%) MCITP
10 26 (2.61%) SC Cleared
11 24 (2.41%) ISEB
12 22 (2.21%) CCNA
13 18 (1.81%) A+ Certification
14 15 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (1.21%) CCNP
16 9 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.70%) MCTS
18 6 (0.60%) PMI Certification
19 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.05%) SLA
2 34 (3.42%) QA
3 12 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (0.70%) GAMP
4 7 (0.70%) GCP
4 7 (0.70%) GMP
5 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) TickIT
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 255 (25.63%) Active Directory
2 93 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (8.14%) Hyper-V
4 34 (3.42%) vSphere
5 27 (2.71%) XenApp
6 24 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 14 (1.41%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (0.90%) ISA Server
9 7 (0.70%) UAG
10 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.50%) MetaFrame
12 4 (0.40%) XenServer
12 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.10%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 39 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 25 (2.51%) SCCM
3 22 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
4 12 (1.21%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.80%) HP NNM
7 7 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.60%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.40%) Nagios
10 4 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.40%) Cacti
11 3 (0.30%) SCOM
11 3 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
12 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.10%) Puppet
13 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 657 (66.03%) Microsoft
2 140 (14.07%) Citrix
3 136 (13.67%) VMware
4 94 (9.45%) Cisco
5 69 (6.93%) Oracle
6 44 (4.42%) IBM
7 41 (4.12%) Apple
8 35 (3.52%) HP
8 35 (3.52%) Symantec
9 32 (3.22%) Lotus
9 32 (3.22%) Adobe
10 31 (3.12%) McAfee
11 21 (2.11%) Clearswift
12 13 (1.31%) Juniper
13 12 (1.21%) Sophos
13 12 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.21%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.11%) Google
14 11 (1.11%) Civica
14 11 (1.11%) F5
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