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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 502 314 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.28% 4.08% 4.72%
As % of the Applications category 36.64% 22.70% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 400 280 336
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1370 1383 1230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.14% 17.98% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1168 1066
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +18 217 £32,500 - 11
Cambridgeshire +3 111 £29,143 -10.33% 14
Essex +29 83 £32,000 -28.88% 6
Bedfordshire +16 64 £34,000 +13.33% 18
Suffolk +7 15 £24,000 +4.34% 3
Norfolk +18 14 £23,000 -34.28% 5
MS Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 654 (65.99%) Microsoft
2 523 (52.77%) MS Excel
3 506 (51.06%) Windows
4 249 (25.13%) Active Directory
5 230 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 217 (21.90%) Finance
7 209 (21.09%) SQL
8 200 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 185 (18.67%) ITIL
10 171 (17.26%) MS Exchange
11 165 (16.65%) TCP/IP
12 157 (15.84%) Windows 7
13 141 (14.23%) Citrix
14 139 (14.03%) VMware
15 135 (13.62%) SQL Server
16 131 (13.22%) Degree
17 121 (12.21%) Windows XP
18 117 (11.81%) Project Management
19 112 (11.30%) LAN
20 110 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
21 102 (10.29%) MS PowerPoint
22 94 (9.49%) Retail
22 94 (9.49%) Cisco
22 94 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
23 93 (9.38%) DNS
24 88 (8.88%) SLA
25 85 (8.58%) C#
25 85 (8.58%) .NET
26 83 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
27 81 (8.17%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 171 (17.26%) MS Exchange
2 79 (7.97%) SharePoint
3 75 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 71 (7.16%) IIS
5 70 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 39 (3.94%) WebSphere
7 37 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 37 (3.73%) Tomcat
7 37 (3.73%) MQSeries
7 37 (3.73%) IBM HTTP Server
8 34 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
11 24 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
12 23 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (2.12%) CMS
14 19 (1.92%) Lync
15 14 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (1.21%) IBM Notes
17 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 523 (52.77%) MS Excel
2 102 (10.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 76 (7.67%) MS Visio
4 63 (6.36%) MS Project
5 16 (1.61%) Photoshop
6 12 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.21%) InDesign
7 10 (1.01%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.81%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.71%) FrameMaker
10 6 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.81%) 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%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.10%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.23%) Office 365
2 16 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.11%) SaaS
4 6 (0.61%) PaaS
4 6 (0.61%) IaaS
5 5 (0.50%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.10%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 165 (16.65%) TCP/IP
2 112 (11.30%) LAN
3 93 (9.38%) DNS
4 80 (8.07%) WAN
4 80 (8.07%) Firewall
5 74 (7.47%) DHCP
6 63 (6.36%) VPN
7 51 (5.15%) Wireless
8 48 (4.84%) Internet
9 47 (4.74%) HTTP
10 40 (4.04%) SAN
11 37 (3.73%) FTP
12 31 (3.13%) VoIP
13 29 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (2.12%) VLAN
14 21 (2.12%) Network Security
15 20 (2.02%) NAS
16 18 (1.82%) SSL
17 16 (1.61%) ADSL
18 13 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.83%) DB2
3 26 (2.62%) Crystal Reports
4 24 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (2.32%) MS Access
6 20 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
10 10 (1.01%) OLAP
10 10 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (0.81%) MySQL
12 7 (0.71%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.40%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.40%) SQLPlus
15 2 (0.20%) InterSystems Cache
15 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.82%) JIRA
3 12 (1.21%) Selenium
4 9 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.81%) Subversion
6 7 (0.71%) Zephyr
7 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.30%) JUnit
8 3 (0.30%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.30%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.30%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.20%) SCons
9 2 (0.20%) TestNG
10 1 (0.10%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.10%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.10%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.10%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
General
1 217 (21.90%) Finance
2 94 (9.49%) Retail
3 63 (6.36%) Manufacturing
4 52 (5.25%) Marketing
5 45 (4.54%) Telecoms
6 44 (4.44%) Legal
7 36 (3.63%) Electronics
8 24 (2.42%) Banking
9 19 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.51%) Law
11 12 (1.21%) Back Office
12 11 (1.11%) Military
13 8 (0.81%) German Language
14 7 (0.71%) Automotive
15 6 (0.61%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.61%) Advertising
15 6 (0.61%) French Language
15 6 (0.61%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.50%) Publishing
17 4 (0.40%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 323 (32.59%) Analyst
2 115 (11.60%) Support Analyst
3 99 (9.99%) Support Engineer
4 68 (6.86%) Developer
5 62 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 58 (5.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 57 (5.75%) Service Analyst
8 51 (5.15%) IT Support
9 47 (4.74%) Technical Support
10 44 (4.44%) Support Technician
11 41 (4.14%) Help Desk Analyst
11 41 (4.14%) Administrator
12 39 (3.94%) Operations Analyst
13 37 (3.73%) Help Desk Support
14 36 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support
14 36 (3.63%) Operations Support Analyst
15 35 (3.53%) Business Analyst
15 35 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 34 (3.43%) 1st Line Support
17 33 (3.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (8.58%) .NET
2 60 (6.05%) HTML
3 41 (4.14%) ASP.NET
4 39 (3.94%) J2EE
4 39 (3.94%) Middleware
5 37 (3.73%) JDBC
5 37 (3.73%) Web Services
6 36 (3.63%) XML
7 24 (2.42%) jQuery
8 19 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 17 (1.72%) CSS
10 16 (1.61%) SOAP
11 13 (1.31%) XSLT
12 11 (1.11%) DHTML
12 11 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.01%) MDX
14 8 (0.81%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (0.71%) WinForms
16 6 (0.61%) WCF
16 6 (0.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (4.24%) Blackberry
2 34 (3.43%) Management Information System
3 28 (2.83%) Firmware
4 25 (2.52%) Mathematics
5 22 (2.22%) SecurID
6 17 (1.72%) Replication
7 14 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 12 (1.21%) Clustering
9 12 (1.21%) AS400
10 11 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
11 9 (0.91%) Kindle
12 8 (0.81%) Open Source
13 7 (0.71%) iSeries
13 7 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.71%) Wiki
14 6 (0.61%) Statistics
14 6 (0.61%) PMI
14 6 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 506 (51.06%) Windows
2 230 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 200 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 157 (15.84%) Windows 7
5 121 (12.21%) Windows XP
6 83 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (7.47%) Linux
8 60 (6.05%) Windows 8
9 57 (5.75%) UNIX
10 53 (5.35%) Windows Vista
11 41 (4.14%) AIX
12 39 (3.94%) Solaris
13 34 (3.43%) Android
14 27 (2.72%) Windows Phone
15 22 (2.22%) VMS
16 21 (2.12%) Windows Phone 8
17 9 (0.91%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.71%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
20 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (18.67%) ITIL
2 117 (11.81%) Project Management
3 72 (7.27%) PRINCE2
4 70 (7.06%) E-Commerce
5 60 (6.05%) Change Management
5 60 (6.05%) Incident Management
6 58 (5.85%) Service Delivery
7 49 (4.94%) Problem Management
8 42 (4.24%) CRM
9 41 (4.14%) Service Management
9 41 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (3.83%) Time Management
11 32 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (3.03%) Network Management
13 29 (2.93%) Change Control
14 28 (2.83%) Business Analysis
14 28 (2.83%) MVC
15 21 (2.12%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (2.12%) Software Testing
16 19 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 209 (21.09%) SQL
2 85 (8.58%) C#
3 52 (5.25%) T-SQL
4 48 (4.84%) VB.NET
5 47 (4.74%) Java
6 39 (3.94%) JavaScript
7 31 (3.13%) Perl
8 27 (2.72%) VBA
9 26 (2.62%) C
10 23 (2.32%) VB
10 23 (2.32%) Bash Shell
11 20 (2.02%) C++
12 15 (1.51%) VBScript
13 13 (1.31%) Python
14 12 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.91%) PHP
16 8 (0.81%) VB6
17 2 (0.20%) XAML
17 2 (0.20%) R
17 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (13.22%) Degree
2 110 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (6.26%) MCSE
4 48 (4.84%) MCP
5 45 (4.54%) Security Cleared
6 39 (3.94%) MCSA
7 37 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
8 35 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (3.23%) MCITP
10 26 (2.62%) ISEB
11 25 (2.52%) SC Cleared
12 23 (2.32%) CCNA
13 17 (1.72%) A+ Certification
14 16 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (1.31%) CCNP
16 9 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.71%) MCTS
18 6 (0.61%) Security+ Certification
18 6 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (8.88%) SLA
2 35 (3.53%) QA
3 12 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (0.71%) GAMP
4 7 (0.71%) GCP
4 7 (0.71%) GMP
5 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 249 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 94 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (8.17%) Hyper-V
4 35 (3.53%) vSphere
5 26 (2.62%) XenApp
6 25 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (1.61%) Terminal Services
8 12 (1.21%) ISA Server
8 12 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (1.01%) UAG
10 6 (0.61%) MetaFrame
10 6 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.50%) XenServer
12 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.10%) Samba
14 1 (0.10%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 40 (4.04%) Backup Exec
2 24 (2.42%) SCCM
3 22 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (0.81%) HP NNM
6 7 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.61%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.50%) Nagios
8 5 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.40%) Cacti
9 4 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.30%) SCOM
10 3 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.10%) OpenView
11 1 (0.10%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 654 (65.99%) Microsoft
2 141 (14.23%) Citrix
3 139 (14.03%) VMware
4 94 (9.49%) Cisco
5 68 (6.86%) Oracle
6 46 (4.64%) IBM
7 40 (4.04%) Apple
8 37 (3.73%) Symantec
9 35 (3.53%) HP
10 34 (3.43%) Lotus
11 32 (3.23%) McAfee
12 30 (3.03%) Adobe
13 21 (2.12%) Clearswift
14 13 (1.31%) Cognos
14 13 (1.31%) Juniper
15 12 (1.21%) NetApp
15 12 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.21%) Sophos
15 12 (1.21%) Civica
15 12 (1.21%) Google
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