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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 57 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4718 5287 4040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.64% 4.90% 4.03%
As % of the Applications category 32.42% 32.06% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3929 4214 3366
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.31% -3.33%
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
14554 16492 15324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.31% 15.28% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12124 13224 12811
Average salary £39,875 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -5 1934 £34,250 -4.86% 232
South East -4 1031 £32,500 +16.07% 153
East of England -3 426 £32,000 +6.66% 51
North West +25 421 £31,000 +16.98% 50
Yorkshire -9 303 £25,250 -15.83% 39
South West -21 243 £30,000 +9.09% 34
West Midlands -16 175 £27,500 -10.56% 17
East Midlands +4 157 £24,265 -2.94% 18
North East -14 24 £28,750 +10.15% 6
Midlands -8 4 £56,250 +50.00%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6509 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4909 (51.85%) MS Excel
3 4498 (47.51%) Windows
4 2795 (29.52%) Active Directory
5 2256 (23.83%) Finance
6 1954 (20.64%) Windows 7
7 1816 (19.18%) SQL
8 1785 (18.85%) ITIL
9 1477 (15.60%) MS Exchange
10 1442 (15.23%) Degree
11 1362 (14.39%) SQL Server
12 1347 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
13 1257 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 1193 (12.60%) Project Management
15 1177 (12.43%) VMware
16 1066 (11.26%) Citrix
17 975 (10.30%) SharePoint
18 942 (9.95%) MS PowerPoint
19 932 (9.84%) TCP/IP
20 915 (9.67%) Windows 8
21 887 (9.37%) Windows XP
22 885 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
23 854 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
24 836 (8.83%) SLA
25 831 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
26 816 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
27 795 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
28 752 (7.94%) MS Visio
29 744 (7.86%) LAN
30 735 (7.76%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1477 (15.60%) MS Exchange
2 975 (10.30%) SharePoint
3 568 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 379 (4.00%) IIS
5 322 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 317 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 293 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 262 (2.77%) Lync
9 192 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 160 (1.69%) SAS
11 126 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 114 (1.20%) WorkSite
13 107 (1.13%) IBM Notes
14 103 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
15 90 (0.95%) Apache
16 77 (0.81%) CMS
17 64 (0.68%) Tomcat
18 60 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
18 60 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
19 41 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 4909 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 942 (9.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 752 (7.94%) MS Visio
4 660 (6.97%) MS Project
5 98 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 97 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 72 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 50 (0.53%) InfoPath
9 44 (0.46%) PowerPivot
10 42 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
11 38 (0.40%) Acrobat
12 36 (0.38%) SPSS
13 31 (0.33%) InDesign
14 29 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
14 29 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
15 28 (0.30%) AutoCAD
16 14 (0.15%) Open Workbench
17 11 (0.12%) RoboHelp
18 10 (0.11%) Fireworks
19 8 (0.085%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 132 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 26 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 22 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 20 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 14 (0.15%) Visualfiles
8 13 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 12 (0.13%) ResourceLink
9 12 (0.13%) SAP BPC
10 11 (0.12%) SAP SD
11 10 (0.11%) Aareon QL
12 9 (0.095%) WebTrends
13 8 (0.085%) Agresso
13 8 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (0.085%) Sage 200
13 8 (0.085%) Epicor Vantage
13 8 (0.085%) Markit EDM
13 8 (0.085%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 650 (6.87%) Office 365
2 111 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (1.11%) Google Analytics
4 83 (0.88%) SaaS
5 69 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 65 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (0.43%) IaaS
8 28 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 25 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 21 (0.22%) PaaS
11 15 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.095%) Yammer
14 6 (0.063%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.063%) GitHub
14 6 (0.063%) Basecamp
15 5 (0.053%) Trello
16 4 (0.042%) Symantec.cloud
16 4 (0.042%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.032%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 932 (9.84%) TCP/IP
2 744 (7.86%) LAN
3 735 (7.76%) DNS
4 729 (7.70%) Firewall
5 645 (6.81%) WAN
6 635 (6.71%) VPN
7 593 (6.26%) DHCP
8 463 (4.89%) Internet
9 355 (3.75%) VoIP
10 311 (3.29%) SAN
11 273 (2.88%) Wireless
12 143 (1.51%) VLAN
13 126 (1.33%) Intranet
14 121 (1.28%) NAS
15 107 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
16 90 (0.95%) MPLS
17 81 (0.86%) IP Telephony
18 80 (0.85%) Network Security
19 79 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
20 70 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1362 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 322 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 299 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 210 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 201 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 189 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 148 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 137 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 116 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 101 (1.07%) MS Access
11 100 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
12 96 (1.01%) Oracle Database
13 94 (0.99%) Data Mining
13 94 (0.99%) MySQL
14 85 (0.90%) RDBMS
15 70 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
16 65 (0.69%) DB2
17 61 (0.64%) Big Data
18 53 (0.56%) QlikView
19 51 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 179 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 156 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 134 (1.42%) JIRA
4 61 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 48 (0.51%) Selenium
6 46 (0.49%) Subversion
7 45 (0.48%) HP UFT
8 34 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
9 27 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 27 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 23 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (0.20%) Axure RP
12 16 (0.17%) Toad
12 16 (0.17%) SilkTest
13 14 (0.15%) MSBuild
14 13 (0.14%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.14%) ERwin
15 12 (0.13%) LoadRunner
15 12 (0.13%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.13%) Git (software)
General
1 2256 (23.83%) Finance
2 572 (6.04%) Legal
3 545 (5.76%) Marketing
4 467 (4.93%) Law
4 467 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 461 (4.87%) Banking
6 366 (3.87%) Retail
7 168 (1.77%) Back Office
7 168 (1.77%) Advertising
8 145 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 115 (1.21%) Publishing
10 114 (1.20%) Front Office
11 101 (1.07%) Billing
12 84 (0.89%) French Language
13 75 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 68 (0.72%) German Language
15 60 (0.63%) Investment Banking
16 47 (0.50%) Games
16 47 (0.50%) Spanish Language
17 38 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3417 (36.09%) Analyst
2 1300 (13.73%) Support Analyst
3 1109 (11.71%) Support Engineer
4 790 (8.34%) Service Analyst
5 745 (7.87%) Service Desk Analyst
6 731 (7.72%) IT Support
7 615 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 597 (6.31%) Developer
9 483 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 443 (4.68%) Business Analyst
11 431 (4.55%) Desktop Support
12 401 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
13 330 (3.49%) Technical Support
14 312 (3.30%) Administrator
15 305 (3.22%) Consultant
16 266 (2.81%) IT Support Analyst
17 265 (2.80%) IT Support Engineer
18 256 (2.70%) Junior
19 242 (2.56%) Applications Support
20 238 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (6.55%) .NET
2 529 (5.59%) HTML
3 333 (3.52%) CSS
4 280 (2.96%) XML
5 254 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 140 (1.48%) Web Services
6 140 (1.48%) jQuery
7 128 (1.35%) .NET Framework
8 111 (1.17%) COM
9 69 (0.73%) HTML5
10 61 (0.64%) Ajax
11 60 (0.63%) WCF
12 58 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (0.58%) XHTML
14 54 (0.57%) REST
15 50 (0.53%) Entity Framework
16 46 (0.49%) Middleware
17 45 (0.48%) SOAP
18 39 (0.41%) WinForms
19 38 (0.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1347 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 722 (7.63%) Blackberry
3 560 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 397 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 290 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 203 (2.14%) Mathematics
7 182 (1.92%) iPhone
8 164 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
9 155 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 146 (1.54%) iPad
11 141 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 138 (1.46%) E-Learning
13 130 (1.37%) Statistics
14 117 (1.24%) User Experience
15 112 (1.18%) Fat Client
15 112 (1.18%) Thin Client
16 92 (0.97%) Social Media
17 87 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
18 85 (0.90%) PDA
19 79 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4498 (47.51%) Windows
2 1954 (20.64%) Windows 7
3 1257 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 915 (9.67%) Windows 8
5 887 (9.37%) Windows XP
6 885 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 816 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 512 (5.41%) Linux
9 347 (3.67%) Mac OS X
10 304 (3.21%) Android
11 281 (2.97%) UNIX
12 237 (2.50%) Windows Vista
13 225 (2.38%) Apple iOS
14 127 (1.34%) Mac OS
15 78 (0.82%) Solaris
16 67 (0.71%) Windows 2000
17 66 (0.70%) AIX
18 65 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
19 58 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 26 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1785 (18.85%) ITIL
2 1193 (12.60%) Project Management
3 795 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
4 614 (6.49%) PRINCE2
5 587 (6.20%) Service Management
6 533 (5.63%) Time Management
7 524 (5.54%) CRM
8 485 (5.12%) Change Management
9 450 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
10 445 (4.70%) Service Delivery
11 399 (4.21%) Business Analysis
12 352 (3.72%) SDLC
13 349 (3.69%) Incident Management
14 321 (3.39%) Analytics
15 316 (3.34%) Mentoring
16 312 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 295 (3.12%) Document Management
18 290 (3.06%) Migration
19 273 (2.88%) Problem Management
20 266 (2.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1816 (19.18%) SQL
2 438 (4.63%) C#
3 402 (4.25%) JavaScript
4 258 (2.73%) C
5 249 (2.63%) Java
6 240 (2.54%) VBA
7 232 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 210 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 162 (1.71%) VB
10 108 (1.14%) VB.NET
11 103 (1.09%) Perl
12 86 (0.91%) Python
13 81 (0.86%) PL/SQL
14 75 (0.79%) C++
15 69 (0.73%) VBScript
16 57 (0.60%) PHP
17 52 (0.55%) Shell Script
18 43 (0.45%) R
19 40 (0.42%) Progress 4GL
20 34 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1442 (15.23%) Degree
2 854 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 426 (4.50%) MCSE
4 419 (4.43%) MCP
5 370 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
6 316 (3.34%) Security Cleared
7 296 (3.13%) CCNA
8 253 (2.67%) MCITP
9 247 (2.61%) MCSA
10 176 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
11 172 (1.82%) ISEB
11 172 (1.82%) SC Cleared
12 145 (1.53%) PMI Certification
13 124 (1.31%) MCTS
14 106 (1.12%) A+ Certification
15 101 (1.07%) PMP
16 92 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 91 (0.96%) MCDST
18 85 (0.90%) MOS
19 83 (0.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 836 (8.83%) SLA
2 424 (4.48%) QA
3 64 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 62 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.24%) COBIT
8 20 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.18%) P3O
10 15 (0.16%) HL7
11 14 (0.15%) ISO 14001
12 11 (0.12%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.074%) WCAG
13 7 (0.074%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 6 (0.063%) GAMP
15 5 (0.053%) ISO 9002
15 5 (0.053%) WAI
16 3 (0.032%) TickIT
16 3 (0.032%) GCP
16 3 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2795 (29.52%) Active Directory
2 831 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 395 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 336 (3.55%) XenApp
5 201 (2.12%) vSphere
6 137 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 135 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 134 (1.42%) VMware ESX
9 133 (1.40%) XenDesktop
10 74 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
11 68 (0.72%) XenServer
12 59 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 34 (0.36%) ISA Server
14 31 (0.33%) Terminal Server
15 26 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
16 22 (0.23%) Firmware
17 19 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (0.17%) VMware Server
19 15 (0.16%) Xen
20 14 (0.15%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 397 (4.19%) SCCM
2 147 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 101 (1.07%) WSUS
4 78 (0.82%) SCOM
5 72 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
6 70 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 40 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 32 (0.34%) Tivoli
9 30 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
10 25 (0.26%) SCVMM
11 24 (0.25%) DameWare
11 24 (0.25%) Casper Suite
12 23 (0.24%) AirWatch
12 23 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
13 22 (0.23%) NetBackup
14 20 (0.21%) OpenView
15 19 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 18 (0.19%) vMotion
16 18 (0.19%) Nagios
17 16 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 6509 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 1177 (12.43%) VMware
3 1066 (11.26%) Citrix
4 723 (7.64%) Cisco
5 482 (5.09%) Oracle
6 411 (4.34%) HP
7 351 (3.71%) Apple
8 233 (2.46%) Adobe
9 214 (2.26%) Avaya
10 182 (1.92%) SAP
11 181 (1.91%) Google
12 178 (1.88%) Symantec
12 178 (1.88%) Dell
13 144 (1.52%) Remedy
14 141 (1.49%) IBM
15 131 (1.38%) Bloomberg
16 113 (1.19%) Lotus
17 96 (1.01%) CheckPoint
18 94 (0.99%) McAfee
19 93 (0.98%) Reuters
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 20-40% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
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Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Lidl
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Large Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £65k - 75k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lidl
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
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Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago