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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 454 299 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.91% 4.27% 5.07%
As % of the Applications category 35.75% 24.17% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 363 248 376
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
1270 1237 1412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.53% 17.65% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1059 1186
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +17 181 £30,000 +7.14% 25
Cambridgeshire +15 99 £30,000 - 26
Bedfordshire +26 93 £40,000 +23.07% 12
Essex -15 49 £32,000 +10.34% 11
Suffolk +22 27 £25,500 +10.86% 4
Norfolk +6 13 £23,000 -34.28% 4
MS Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 632 (65.02%) Microsoft
2 475 (48.87%) MS Excel
3 461 (47.43%) Windows
4 252 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 213 (21.91%) SQL
6 211 (21.71%) Finance
7 202 (20.78%) ITIL
8 163 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 144 (14.81%) TCP/IP
10 136 (13.99%) Windows 7
11 135 (13.89%) MS Exchange
12 134 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 132 (13.58%) Citrix
14 128 (13.17%) Degree
15 126 (12.96%) SQL Server
16 112 (11.52%) VMware
17 104 (10.70%) Windows XP
18 101 (10.39%) C#
19 99 (10.19%) Project Management
20 96 (9.88%) MS PowerPoint
21 93 (9.57%) Cisco
22 87 (8.95%) Change Management
23 86 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
24 83 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
25 81 (8.33%) MS Visio
26 80 (8.23%) LAN
26 80 (8.23%) .NET
27 79 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
28 78 (8.02%) SLA
29 77 (7.92%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 135 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 57 (5.86%) IIS
2 57 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 48 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 32 (3.29%) WebSphere
7 31 (3.19%) MQSeries
7 31 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 31 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 28 (2.88%) CMS
9 27 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
11 17 (1.75%) Lync
12 16 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.82%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 475 (48.87%) MS Excel
2 96 (9.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 81 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 50 (5.14%) MS Project
5 25 (2.57%) Photoshop
6 17 (1.75%) InDesign
7 13 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.51%) FrameMaker
8 5 (0.51%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.51%) Simulink
9 4 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.82%) AWD
2 7 (0.72%) Agresso
3 5 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.51%) Academy Housing
3 5 (0.51%) arcHouse
4 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.31%) LabWindows
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.26%) Office 365
2 17 (1.75%) SaaS
3 7 (0.72%) PaaS
3 7 (0.72%) IaaS
4 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.41%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.10%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 144 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 80 (8.23%) LAN
3 77 (7.92%) Firewall
4 67 (6.89%) WAN
5 65 (6.69%) DNS
6 59 (6.07%) Wireless
7 56 (5.76%) DHCP
8 53 (5.45%) VPN
9 43 (4.42%) FTP
10 41 (4.22%) HTTP
11 38 (3.91%) Internet
12 35 (3.60%) VoIP
13 29 (2.98%) SAN
14 26 (2.67%) MPLS
14 26 (2.67%) BGP
15 25 (2.57%) EIGRP
16 24 (2.47%) Intranet
17 23 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (2.06%) Network Security
18 20 (2.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.40%) DB2
3 29 (2.98%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.44%) MS Access
6 13 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.93%) OLAP
8 8 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.62%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.41%) MySQL
11 4 (0.41%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.31%) QlikView
13 2 (0.21%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (2.67%) JIRA
2 25 (2.57%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.23%) Toad
5 9 (0.93%) Selenium
6 8 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.72%) Subversion
8 4 (0.41%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.31%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.21%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.21%) JUnit
10 2 (0.21%) MSI
10 2 (0.21%) TestNG
10 2 (0.21%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 211 (21.71%) Finance
2 77 (7.92%) Retail
3 68 (7.00%) Manufacturing
4 59 (6.07%) Marketing
5 49 (5.04%) Legal
6 46 (4.73%) Telecoms
7 32 (3.29%) Electronics
8 25 (2.57%) Banking
9 21 (2.16%) Law
10 20 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.54%) Military
12 12 (1.23%) Advertising
13 11 (1.13%) Back Office
14 9 (0.93%) Publishing
15 6 (0.62%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.51%) Games
16 5 (0.51%) German Language
16 5 (0.51%) Local Government
16 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.41%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 306 (31.48%) Analyst
2 126 (12.96%) Support Analyst
3 79 (8.13%) Support Engineer
4 65 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 63 (6.48%) Developer
6 55 (5.66%) Technical Support
7 53 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 52 (5.35%) Service Analyst
9 51 (5.25%) Team Leader
9 51 (5.25%) IT Support
10 49 (5.04%) Help Desk Support
11 41 (4.22%) Support Technician
12 34 (3.50%) Operations Analyst
13 33 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 33 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
13 33 (3.40%) Administrator
14 31 (3.19%) Help Desk Analyst
14 31 (3.19%) Junior
15 30 (3.09%) Project Manager
15 30 (3.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (8.23%) .NET
2 62 (6.38%) HTML
3 55 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 45 (4.63%) Middleware
5 43 (4.42%) XML
6 35 (3.60%) Web Services
7 32 (3.29%) J2EE
8 31 (3.19%) JDBC
9 23 (2.37%) CSS
9 23 (2.37%) jQuery
10 16 (1.65%) .NET Framework
10 16 (1.65%) SOAP
11 15 (1.54%) XSLT
12 12 (1.23%) DHTML
12 12 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (1.03%) WinForms
14 9 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (0.82%) Razor View Engine
16 7 (0.72%) WCF
17 4 (0.41%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.01%) Mathematics
3 38 (3.91%) Blackberry
4 24 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.75%) SecurID
7 13 (1.34%) Chip and PIN
8 10 (1.03%) AS400
9 9 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.93%) Open Source
10 7 (0.72%) iPhone
10 7 (0.72%) NHS
10 7 (0.72%) Handset
11 6 (0.62%) Clustering
11 6 (0.62%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.62%) iSeries
11 6 (0.62%) EqualLogic
11 6 (0.62%) Social Media
12 5 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 461 (47.43%) Windows
2 163 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (13.99%) Windows 7
4 134 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 104 (10.70%) Windows XP
6 75 (7.72%) Linux
7 72 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (6.28%) UNIX
9 50 (5.14%) Windows 8
10 45 (4.63%) Windows Vista
11 35 (3.60%) Solaris
12 34 (3.50%) AIX
13 25 (2.57%) Android
14 23 (2.37%) Windows Phone
15 21 (2.16%) VMS
16 15 (1.54%) Windows Phone 8
17 9 (0.93%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 6 (0.62%) Windows 2000
20 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (20.78%) ITIL
2 99 (10.19%) Project Management
3 87 (8.95%) Change Management
4 77 (7.92%) E-Commerce
5 71 (7.30%) Service Delivery
6 62 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 62 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 51 (5.25%) Problem Management
8 48 (4.94%) Time Management
9 41 (4.22%) Network Management
9 41 (4.22%) CRM
10 40 (4.12%) Service Management
11 38 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 27 (2.78%) Change Control
14 25 (2.57%) Analytics
14 25 (2.57%) MVC
15 22 (2.26%) Asset Management
16 21 (2.16%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 213 (21.91%) SQL
2 101 (10.39%) C#
3 53 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 49 (5.04%) VB.NET
5 48 (4.94%) Java
6 42 (4.32%) JavaScript
7 39 (4.01%) C
8 27 (2.78%) Perl
9 26 (2.67%) VB
10 25 (2.57%) C++
11 20 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.75%) VBA
13 16 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.34%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.13%) Python
15 11 (1.13%) VBScript
15 11 (1.13%) PHP
16 9 (0.93%) VB6
17 6 (0.62%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 128 (13.17%) Degree
2 83 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (4.42%) MCSE
5 41 (4.22%) MCP
6 39 (4.01%) Security Cleared
7 33 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (2.98%) SC Cleared
9 26 (2.67%) CCNA
10 25 (2.57%) MCSA
11 20 (2.06%) CCNP
12 19 (1.95%) ISEB
12 19 (1.95%) A+ Certification
13 14 (1.44%) MCITP
14 13 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.02%) SLA
2 24 (2.47%) QA
3 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.31%) GAMP
5 3 (0.31%) GCP
5 3 (0.31%) GMP
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 252 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 79 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (6.58%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.47%) vSphere
5 23 (2.37%) XenApp
6 17 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (1.54%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.72%) Firmware
9 6 (0.62%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.41%) UAG
12 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.10%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.10%) vCloud
13 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (3.40%) Backup Exec
2 18 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 16 (1.65%) SCCM
3 16 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (1.54%) HP NNM
5 8 (0.82%) Cacti
5 8 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.51%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.21%) Nagios
8 2 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.21%) SCOM
8 2 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.21%) WSUS
9 1 (0.10%) Nessus
9 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 632 (65.02%) Microsoft
2 132 (13.58%) Citrix
3 112 (11.52%) VMware
4 93 (9.57%) Cisco
5 64 (6.58%) Oracle
6 43 (4.42%) IBM
6 43 (4.42%) HP
7 30 (3.09%) Adobe
8 26 (2.67%) Symantec
9 25 (2.57%) Lotus
10 23 (2.37%) McAfee
11 22 (2.26%) Apple
11 22 (2.26%) Juniper
12 19 (1.95%) F5
13 15 (1.54%) Business Objects
13 15 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.54%) Clearswift
14 14 (1.44%) Dell
15 13 (1.34%) SolarWinds
16 11 (1.13%) SAP
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