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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 498 316 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.40% 4.42% 4.92%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 24.14% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 397 278 366
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
1328 1309 1379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.07% 18.29% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1099 1170
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 £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +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 29 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 29 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 +10 215 £30,000 -6.25% 19
Cambridgeshire +4 104 £30,000 -6.48% 10
Bedfordshire +28 82 £38,000 +26.66% 8
Essex +16 68 £30,750 -23.12% 11
Suffolk +14 21 £25,500 +10.86% 2
Norfolk +3 14 £23,000 -34.28% 8
MS Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 645 (65.75%) Microsoft
2 503 (51.27%) MS Excel
3 485 (49.44%) Windows
4 260 (26.50%) Active Directory
5 216 (22.02%) Finance
6 209 (21.30%) SQL
7 196 (19.98%) ITIL
8 192 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 161 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 158 (16.11%) TCP/IP
11 154 (15.70%) MS Exchange
12 143 (14.58%) Windows 7
13 140 (14.27%) Degree
14 133 (13.56%) Citrix
15 124 (12.64%) SQL Server
16 123 (12.54%) VMware
17 103 (10.50%) Project Management
18 101 (10.30%) Windows XP
19 100 (10.19%) LAN
20 94 (9.58%) Cisco
20 94 (9.58%) C#
20 94 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
20 94 (9.58%) MS PowerPoint
21 88 (8.97%) Retail
22 85 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
22 85 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
23 79 (8.05%) Linux
23 79 (8.05%) SLA
23 79 (8.05%) DNS
23 79 (8.05%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 154 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 69 (7.03%) SharePoint
3 58 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (5.81%) IIS
5 50 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 35 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 33 (3.36%) MQSeries
7 33 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 33 (3.36%) IBM HTTP Server
8 30 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (2.45%) CMS
10 22 (2.24%) Lotus Domino
10 22 (2.24%) Lync
11 21 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 503 (51.27%) MS Excel
2 94 (9.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 76 (7.75%) MS Visio
4 56 (5.71%) MS Project
5 23 (2.34%) Photoshop
6 17 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (1.73%) InDesign
7 8 (0.82%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.71%) FrameMaker
9 5 (0.51%) Simulink
10 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.41%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.10%) SPSS
12 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 10 (1.02%) AWD
2 5 (0.51%) Academy Housing
2 5 (0.51%) arcHouse
3 3 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (0.31%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.65%) Office 365
2 16 (1.63%) SaaS
3 10 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.71%) PaaS
4 7 (0.71%) IaaS
5 5 (0.51%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.10%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 158 (16.11%) TCP/IP
2 100 (10.19%) LAN
3 79 (8.05%) DNS
4 76 (7.75%) Firewall
5 74 (7.54%) WAN
6 68 (6.93%) DHCP
7 54 (5.50%) Wireless
8 49 (4.99%) VPN
9 43 (4.38%) HTTP
10 42 (4.28%) FTP
11 38 (3.87%) Internet
12 32 (3.26%) VoIP
13 31 (3.16%) SAN
14 24 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (2.14%) Intranet
15 21 (2.14%) BGP
16 20 (2.04%) MPLS
16 20 (2.04%) EIGRP
17 19 (1.94%) VLAN
17 19 (1.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.57%) DB2
3 25 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
4 21 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.04%) MS Access
6 15 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.82%) OLAP
9 8 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
9 8 (0.82%) MySQL
10 7 (0.71%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.51%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.41%) SQLPlus
14 2 (0.20%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 24 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.34%) JIRA
3 12 (1.22%) Selenium
3 12 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (0.92%) Toad
6 8 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (0.82%) Subversion
7 4 (0.41%) TestDirector
7 4 (0.41%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.31%) JUnit
8 3 (0.31%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.31%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.20%) TestNG
10 1 (0.10%) GCC
10 1 (0.10%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.10%) SCons
10 1 (0.10%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.10%) XMLSpy
General
1 216 (22.02%) Finance
2 88 (8.97%) Retail
3 68 (6.93%) Manufacturing
4 58 (5.91%) Marketing
5 45 (4.59%) Legal
6 42 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 36 (3.67%) Electronics
8 25 (2.55%) Banking
9 20 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.63%) Law
11 15 (1.53%) Back Office
11 15 (1.53%) Military
12 12 (1.22%) Advertising
13 7 (0.71%) Publishing
14 6 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.61%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.51%) German Language
16 4 (0.41%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.41%) French Language
17 3 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 302 (30.78%) Analyst
2 122 (12.44%) Support Analyst
3 89 (9.07%) Support Engineer
4 67 (6.83%) Developer
5 66 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 54 (5.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 53 (5.40%) Service Analyst
8 52 (5.30%) Technical Support
9 47 (4.79%) IT Support
10 45 (4.59%) Support Technician
11 44 (4.49%) Help Desk Support
12 41 (4.18%) Team Leader
13 39 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 39 (3.98%) Administrator
14 34 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
14 34 (3.47%) Junior
14 34 (3.47%) Operations Analyst
15 32 (3.26%) Operations Support Analyst
16 31 (3.16%) Business Analyst
16 31 (3.16%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (7.75%) .NET
2 66 (6.73%) HTML
3 46 (4.69%) ASP.NET
4 45 (4.59%) Middleware
5 42 (4.28%) XML
6 39 (3.98%) Web Services
7 35 (3.57%) J2EE
8 33 (3.36%) JDBC
9 25 (2.55%) jQuery
10 19 (1.94%) CSS
11 18 (1.83%) .NET Framework
12 17 (1.73%) SOAP
13 14 (1.43%) XSLT
14 12 (1.22%) DHTML
15 9 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
15 9 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (0.82%) Razor View Engine
17 7 (0.71%) WinForms
18 6 (0.61%) WCF
19 5 (0.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.87%) Blackberry
1 38 (3.87%) Mathematics
2 28 (2.85%) Management Information System
3 19 (1.94%) Firmware
3 19 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 19 (1.94%) SecurID
4 13 (1.33%) Chip and PIN
5 12 (1.22%) AS400
6 9 (0.92%) Replication
6 9 (0.92%) Open Source
7 7 (0.71%) iSeries
7 7 (0.71%) Handset
7 7 (0.71%) Statistics
8 6 (0.61%) Smartphone
8 6 (0.61%) Clustering
8 6 (0.61%) Kindle
8 6 (0.61%) iPhone
8 6 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.51%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.41%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 485 (49.44%) Windows
2 192 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 161 (16.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 143 (14.58%) Windows 7
5 101 (10.30%) Windows XP
6 85 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 79 (8.05%) Linux
8 61 (6.22%) UNIX
9 55 (5.61%) Windows 8
10 43 (4.38%) Windows Vista
11 38 (3.87%) AIX
12 37 (3.77%) Solaris
13 27 (2.75%) Android
14 25 (2.55%) Windows Phone
15 24 (2.45%) VMS
16 18 (1.83%) Windows Phone 8
17 7 (0.71%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.71%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (19.98%) ITIL
2 103 (10.50%) Project Management
3 79 (8.05%) E-Commerce
4 74 (7.54%) Change Management
5 67 (6.83%) Service Delivery
6 66 (6.73%) PRINCE2
7 62 (6.32%) Incident Management
8 45 (4.59%) Problem Management
8 45 (4.59%) Time Management
9 43 (4.38%) Service Management
10 36 (3.67%) Network Management
11 35 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (3.47%) CRM
12 34 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (2.75%) Change Control
14 26 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (2.65%) MVC
15 23 (2.34%) Business Analysis
16 21 (2.14%) Asset Management
17 19 (1.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 209 (21.30%) SQL
2 94 (9.58%) C#
3 54 (5.50%) T-SQL
4 50 (5.10%) Java
5 47 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 47 (4.79%) VB.NET
6 36 (3.67%) C
7 27 (2.75%) Perl
8 25 (2.55%) VB
9 24 (2.45%) C++
10 23 (2.34%) VBA
11 20 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.53%) VBScript
13 14 (1.43%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.22%) Python
16 11 (1.12%) PHP
17 10 (1.02%) VB6
18 6 (0.61%) MATLAB
19 3 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 140 (14.27%) Degree
2 94 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (5.10%) MCSE
4 46 (4.69%) MCP
5 45 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (4.18%) Security Cleared
7 35 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (3.47%) MCSA
9 31 (3.16%) SC Cleared
10 29 (2.96%) CCNA
11 25 (2.55%) MCITP
12 24 (2.45%) ISEB
13 19 (1.94%) A+ Certification
14 16 (1.63%) CCNP
14 16 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.71%) MCTS
18 6 (0.61%) PMI Certification
18 6 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.05%) SLA
2 30 (3.06%) QA
3 9 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 8 (0.82%) GAMP
4 8 (0.82%) GCP
4 8 (0.82%) GMP
5 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) TickIT
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 260 (26.50%) Active Directory
2 85 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.85%) vSphere
5 26 (2.65%) XenApp
6 20 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 13 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.61%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.41%) UAG
10 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.10%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.10%) vCloud
12 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.10%) NFS
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (3.67%) Backup Exec
2 23 (2.34%) SCCM
3 19 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (1.63%) Tivoli
5 11 (1.12%) HP NNM
6 9 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (0.82%) Cacti
7 8 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.61%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.31%) SCOM
10 3 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.31%) Nagios
11 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.10%) Puppet
12 1 (0.10%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.10%) OpenView
12 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 645 (65.75%) Microsoft
2 133 (13.56%) Citrix
3 123 (12.54%) VMware
4 94 (9.58%) Cisco
5 68 (6.93%) Oracle
6 42 (4.28%) IBM
7 39 (3.98%) HP
8 35 (3.57%) Adobe
9 30 (3.06%) Apple
10 28 (2.85%) Symantec
11 27 (2.75%) McAfee
11 27 (2.75%) Lotus
12 18 (1.83%) Clearswift
13 17 (1.73%) Juniper
14 16 (1.63%) SolarWinds
15 14 (1.43%) F5
16 12 (1.22%) Business Objects
16 12 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (1.12%) Dell
18 10 (1.02%) NetApp
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