The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 63 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4248 5050 3999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.49% 5.18% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 32.35% 32.45% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3478 4185 3271
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,475 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
MS Office
UK

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

Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
13130 15563 14370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.87% 15.96% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10808 12914 11728
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS Office
Salary Trend in England

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

MS Office Salary Trend in England

MS Office
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in England

MS Office
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
London -17 1847 £37,500 +5.63% 222
South East -13 844 £32,500 +18.18% 112
East of England -1 366 £32,500 +16.07% 44
Yorkshire +7 300 £30,000 - 41
South West -16 257 £29,000 -3.33% 45
North West -6 244 £32,000 +6.66% 56
West Midlands -21 208 £30,000 -1.63% 29
East Midlands +5 168 £28,750 +10.57% 18
North East +28 41 £20,500 -4.65% 7
Midlands - 5 £37,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 5876 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 4516 (50.56%) MS Excel
3 4294 (48.07%) Windows
4 2803 (31.38%) Active Directory
5 2235 (25.02%) Finance
6 1925 (21.55%) Windows 7
7 1663 (18.62%) ITIL
8 1565 (17.52%) SQL
9 1470 (16.46%) Windows Server
10 1367 (15.30%) MS Exchange
11 1304 (14.60%) Degree
12 1292 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
13 1181 (13.22%) Project Management
14 1101 (12.33%) SQL Server
15 1088 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 1060 (11.87%) Citrix
17 1011 (11.32%) VMware
18 942 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
19 829 (9.28%) MS Visio
20 806 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
21 803 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
22 798 (8.93%) Windows 8
23 761 (8.52%) Windows Server 2012
24 756 (8.46%) SLA
25 734 (8.22%) Windows XP
26 728 (8.15%) Cisco
27 706 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
28 702 (7.86%) Office 365
29 696 (7.79%) VPN
30 695 (7.78%) Blackberry

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 1367 (15.30%) MS Exchange
2 686 (7.68%) SharePoint
3 567 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 314 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 297 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 277 (3.10%) Lync
7 269 (3.01%) IIS
8 210 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 188 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 126 (1.41%) CMS
11 102 (1.14%) SAS
12 82 (0.92%) Confluence
13 77 (0.86%) IBM Notes
14 69 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 62 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
16 59 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
17 56 (0.63%) Apache
18 55 (0.62%) Tomcat
19 42 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
20 41 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4516 (50.56%) MS Excel
2 942 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 829 (9.28%) MS Visio
4 617 (6.91%) MS Project
5 91 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 79 (0.88%) Photoshop
7 52 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 49 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
9 43 (0.48%) Acrobat
10 42 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
11 29 (0.32%) PowerPivot
12 26 (0.29%) XMetaL
13 23 (0.26%) InfoPath
14 20 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
15 17 (0.19%) AutoCAD
16 15 (0.17%) Open Workbench
17 14 (0.16%) InDesign
18 10 (0.11%) FrameMaker
18 10 (0.11%) RoboHelp
18 10 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 127 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 29 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 27 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.26%) HFM
6 20 (0.22%) Visualfiles
7 18 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 17 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 16 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 16 (0.18%) SAP FI
10 14 (0.16%) Primavera
11 13 (0.15%) SAP SD
12 12 (0.13%) SAP CRM
12 12 (0.13%) WebTrends
13 11 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
13 11 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
13 11 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
14 10 (0.11%) assyst
14 10 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
15 9 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 702 (7.86%) Office 365
2 141 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (1.09%) SaaS
4 66 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 46 (0.52%) IaaS
6 45 (0.50%) Mimecast
7 40 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.090%) GitHub
11 6 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.067%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.067%) PaaS
12 5 (0.056%) Yammer
13 4 (0.045%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.045%) Google Drive
13 4 (0.045%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.034%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.034%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 696 (7.79%) VPN
2 689 (7.71%) TCP/IP
3 654 (7.32%) Firewall
4 606 (6.78%) DNS
5 566 (6.34%) LAN
6 493 (5.52%) WAN
7 472 (5.28%) DHCP
8 405 (4.53%) Internet
9 336 (3.76%) VoIP
10 227 (2.54%) SAN
11 206 (2.31%) Wireless
12 175 (1.96%) VLAN
13 135 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
14 117 (1.31%) Intranet
15 114 (1.28%) IP Telephony
16 113 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
17 107 (1.20%) MPLS
18 79 (0.88%) NAS
19 74 (0.83%) SSL
20 71 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1101 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 273 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 229 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 221 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 198 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 178 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 96 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
9 88 (0.99%) MS Access
10 86 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 82 (0.92%) MySQL
12 80 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 79 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 71 (0.79%) Data Mining
15 56 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
16 49 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
17 48 (0.54%) RDBMS
18 41 (0.46%) Big Data
19 38 (0.43%) DB2
19 38 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 183 (2.05%) Visual Studio
2 171 (1.91%) JIRA
3 120 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 57 (0.64%) Selenium
5 55 (0.62%) HP UFT
6 46 (0.52%) Subversion
7 44 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 29 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 29 (0.32%) Toad
9 26 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
10 24 (0.27%) Jenkins
11 22 (0.25%) SoapUI
12 18 (0.20%) TestDirector
12 18 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 17 (0.19%) Axure RP
14 16 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 15 (0.17%) Hudson
15 15 (0.17%) ProC
15 15 (0.17%) ReSharper
General
1 2235 (25.02%) Finance
2 656 (7.34%) Legal
3 525 (5.88%) Law
4 505 (5.65%) Banking
5 481 (5.39%) Telecoms
6 434 (4.86%) Marketing
7 343 (3.84%) Retail
8 178 (1.99%) Back Office
9 163 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 151 (1.69%) Advertising
11 130 (1.46%) Billing
12 122 (1.37%) Investment Banking
13 117 (1.31%) Financial Institution
14 101 (1.13%) German Language
15 76 (0.85%) Publishing
16 71 (0.79%) Front Office
17 61 (0.68%) Electronics
17 61 (0.68%) French Language
18 56 (0.63%) Games
19 53 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3284 (36.77%) Analyst
2 1130 (12.65%) Support Analyst
3 941 (10.54%) IT Support
4 924 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 880 (9.85%) Service Analyst
6 773 (8.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 713 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 561 (6.28%) IT Analyst
9 500 (5.60%) Business Analyst
10 477 (5.34%) Project Manager
11 460 (5.15%) Developer
12 450 (5.04%) Desktop Support
13 428 (4.79%) IT Engineer
14 377 (4.22%) 1st Line Support
15 376 (4.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 366 (4.10%) IT Support Analyst
17 355 (3.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 319 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
19 316 (3.54%) Consultant
20 287 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 521 (5.83%) .NET
2 427 (4.78%) HTML
3 314 (3.52%) XML
4 199 (2.23%) CSS
5 191 (2.14%) ASP.NET
6 131 (1.47%) Web Services
7 117 (1.31%) jQuery
8 111 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 72 (0.81%) COM
10 64 (0.72%) SOAP
11 58 (0.65%) HTML5
12 41 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (0.46%) WCF
12 41 (0.46%) WinForms
13 38 (0.43%) Ajax
14 37 (0.41%) XHTML
15 31 (0.35%) J2EE
15 31 (0.35%) LAMP
15 31 (0.35%) REST
16 30 (0.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1292 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 695 (7.78%) Blackberry
3 464 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 360 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 303 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 291 (3.26%) Driving Licence
7 207 (2.32%) iPhone
8 193 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
9 159 (1.78%) User Experience
10 135 (1.51%) Mathematics
11 124 (1.39%) e-Learning
12 114 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 109 (1.22%) iPad
14 102 (1.14%) Hedge funds
15 79 (0.88%) Statistics
16 77 (0.86%) PDA
17 75 (0.84%) Visualisation
18 70 (0.78%) Fat Client
18 70 (0.78%) Thin Client
19 67 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4294 (48.07%) Windows
2 1925 (21.55%) Windows 7
3 1470 (16.46%) Windows Server
4 1088 (12.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 798 (8.93%) Windows 8
6 761 (8.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 734 (8.22%) Windows XP
8 537 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 427 (4.78%) Linux
10 312 (3.49%) Android
11 298 (3.34%) Unix
12 239 (2.68%) Mac OS X
13 186 (2.08%) Apple iOS
14 143 (1.60%) Windows 10
15 125 (1.40%) Mac OS
16 123 (1.38%) Windows Vista
17 53 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
18 47 (0.53%) Solaris
19 40 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 36 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1663 (18.62%) ITIL
2 1181 (13.22%) Project Management
3 806 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
4 598 (6.70%) PRINCE2
5 480 (5.37%) Time Management
6 475 (5.32%) Service Management
7 465 (5.21%) CRM
8 441 (4.94%) Change Management
9 435 (4.87%) Mentoring
9 435 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 422 (4.72%) Business Analysis
11 382 (4.28%) SDLC
12 379 (4.24%) Service Delivery
13 341 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
14 316 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 313 (3.50%) Document Management
16 310 (3.47%) Analytics
17 290 (3.25%) Incident Management
18 289 (3.24%) Data Analysis
19 266 (2.98%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1565 (17.52%) SQL
2 426 (4.77%) C#
3 323 (3.62%) JavaScript
4 270 (3.02%) Java
5 263 (2.94%) VBA
6 223 (2.50%) C
7 221 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 162 (1.81%) VB
9 155 (1.74%) T-SQL
10 122 (1.37%) VB.NET
11 114 (1.28%) VBScript
12 108 (1.21%) Perl
13 97 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 90 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 76 (0.85%) C++
16 57 (0.64%) Python
17 53 (0.59%) PHP
18 43 (0.48%) Bash Shell
19 27 (0.30%) R
20 20 (0.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1304 (14.60%) Degree
2 803 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 388 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
4 382 (4.28%) MCSE
5 376 (4.21%) MCP
6 280 (3.13%) CCNA
7 264 (2.96%) MCSA
8 234 (2.62%) Security Cleared
9 180 (2.02%) MCITP
10 173 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
11 163 (1.82%) ISEB
12 149 (1.67%) SC Cleared
13 102 (1.14%) ISTQB
14 96 (1.07%) MCDST
15 95 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 95 (1.06%) PMI Certification
16 94 (1.05%) CCNP
17 90 (1.01%) MCTS
18 88 (0.99%) A+ Certification
19 86 (0.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 756 (8.46%) SLA
2 354 (3.96%) QA
3 99 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 74 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.30%) P3O
7 23 (0.26%) COBIT
8 21 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 16 (0.18%) EMIR
11 14 (0.16%) SEPA
12 12 (0.13%) PMBOK
13 11 (0.12%) GAAP
13 11 (0.12%) MiFID
14 9 (0.10%) HL7
14 9 (0.10%) ISO 9000
14 9 (0.10%) TickIT
15 8 (0.090%) ISO 14001
16 5 (0.056%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2803 (31.38%) Active Directory
2 706 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 365 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 269 (3.01%) XenApp
5 145 (1.62%) vSphere
6 115 (1.29%) Terminal Services
7 87 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 84 (0.94%) XenDesktop
9 82 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 55 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
11 37 (0.41%) Terminal Server
12 32 (0.36%) XenServer
13 25 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 21 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 15 (0.17%) Xen
17 13 (0.15%) ISA Server
18 12 (0.13%) Postfix
18 12 (0.13%) VMware Server
19 11 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 317 (3.55%) SCCM
2 86 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 78 (0.87%) Backup Exec
4 65 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 58 (0.65%) SCOM
6 40 (0.45%) WSUS
7 32 (0.36%) HP NNM
8 31 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 29 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 23 (0.26%) DameWare
11 20 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 18 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
13 17 (0.19%) SCVMM
14 16 (0.18%) AirWatch
15 15 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
16 13 (0.15%) EnCase
16 13 (0.15%) FTK
16 13 (0.15%) Nagios
17 12 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 12 (0.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5876 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 1060 (11.87%) Citrix
3 1011 (11.32%) VMware
4 728 (8.15%) Cisco
5 489 (5.47%) Oracle
6 376 (4.21%) HP
7 320 (3.58%) Apple
8 267 (2.99%) Adobe
9 236 (2.64%) Avaya
10 228 (2.55%) SAP
11 195 (2.18%) iManage
12 194 (2.17%) Dell
13 165 (1.85%) Google
14 129 (1.44%) Symantec
15 127 (1.42%) Bloomberg
16 124 (1.39%) Remedy
17 104 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
18 91 (1.02%) IBM
19 86 (0.96%) Sophos
20 83 (0.93%) McAfee
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £33k - 37k per year + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £33k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 37k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 32k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £21k - 26k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus and Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 35K + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago