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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 54 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4675 5052 4499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.66% 4.53% 4.43%
As % of the Applications category 31.71% 29.58% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3821 4157 3607
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
14742 17078 15584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.68% 15.31% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11990 14014 12928
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%

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 June 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 June 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 -2 1901 £35,000 -2.77% 215
South East +8 1068 £30,000 - 131
East of England +5 441 £30,000 -6.25% 59
Yorkshire +10 318 £30,000 +3.44% 53
North West +13 289 £27,500 +7.84% 79
South West -6 267 £29,000 +7.40% 45
East Midlands +13 177 £24,633 -8.76% 22
West Midlands -37 176 £26,125 -25.35% 21
North East -10 31 £30,000 -20.00% 10
Midlands -3 7 £55,000 +15.78% 2
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 6662 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 4945 (50.69%) Windows
3 4904 (50.27%) MS Excel
4 3169 (32.49%) Active Directory
5 2219 (22.75%) Windows 7
6 2188 (22.43%) Finance
7 2069 (21.21%) ITIL
8 1866 (19.13%) SQL
9 1740 (17.84%) MS Exchange
10 1434 (14.70%) Degree
11 1405 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 1361 (13.95%) SQL Server
13 1311 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
14 1197 (12.27%) VMware
15 1196 (12.26%) Citrix
16 1175 (12.05%) Project Management
17 1124 (11.52%) Windows XP
18 979 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 966 (9.90%) SharePoint
20 961 (9.85%) SLA
21 960 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
22 959 (9.83%) TCP/IP
23 954 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
24 928 (9.51%) Windows 8
25 909 (9.32%) Blackberry
26 888 (9.10%) VMware Infrastructure
27 837 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
28 820 (8.41%) LAN
29 809 (8.29%) Cisco
30 777 (7.97%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 1740 (17.84%) MS Exchange
2 966 (9.90%) SharePoint
3 708 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 396 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 391 (4.01%) IIS
6 387 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 321 (3.29%) Lync
8 289 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 247 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 189 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 139 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 136 (1.39%) SAS
13 126 (1.29%) IBM Notes
14 100 (1.03%) WorkSite
15 87 (0.89%) CMS
16 73 (0.75%) Apache
17 69 (0.71%) Tomcat
18 67 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
19 55 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
20 47 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4904 (50.27%) MS Excel
2 960 (9.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 759 (7.78%) MS Visio
4 686 (7.03%) MS Project
5 105 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 83 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 67 (0.69%) SPSS
8 60 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 55 (0.56%) InfoPath
10 35 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
11 33 (0.34%) AutoCAD
12 30 (0.31%) Acrobat
13 29 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
14 27 (0.28%) PowerPivot
15 25 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
16 23 (0.24%) InDesign
17 14 (0.14%) Fireworks
18 8 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
18 8 (0.082%) RoboHelp
18 8 (0.082%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 143 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 22 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 20 (0.21%) Agresso
7 14 (0.14%) AWD
8 13 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 11 (0.11%) Visualfiles
9 11 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 10 (0.10%) Summit
10 10 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.10%) SAP Business One
10 10 (0.10%) assyst
11 9 (0.092%) Markit EDM
12 8 (0.082%) Primavera
12 8 (0.082%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.082%) Epicor Vantage
12 8 (0.082%) SAP BPC
12 8 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 587 (6.02%) Office 365
2 133 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (0.94%) SaaS
4 88 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 77 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (0.56%) IaaS
7 53 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 33 (0.34%) PaaS
10 27 (0.28%) Google Apps
11 19 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 15 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
15 6 (0.062%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.062%) Dropbox
15 6 (0.062%) Google Drive
16 5 (0.051%) Basecamp
17 2 (0.021%) Taleo
17 2 (0.021%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 959 (9.83%) TCP/IP
2 820 (8.41%) LAN
3 777 (7.97%) Firewall
4 773 (7.92%) DNS
5 729 (7.47%) WAN
6 651 (6.67%) VPN
7 605 (6.20%) DHCP
8 555 (5.69%) Internet
9 391 (4.01%) VoIP
10 350 (3.59%) SAN
11 294 (3.01%) Wireless
12 182 (1.87%) VLAN
13 157 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
14 152 (1.56%) Intranet
15 115 (1.18%) Network Security
16 105 (1.08%) NAS
17 97 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
17 97 (0.99%) MPLS
18 85 (0.87%) Broadband
19 77 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1361 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 374 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 365 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 202 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 181 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 165 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 163 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 154 (1.58%) MS Access
9 129 (1.32%) Data Mining
10 122 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 117 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 105 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
13 90 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 89 (0.91%) MySQL
15 60 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
16 58 (0.59%) Big Data
17 51 (0.52%) RDBMS
18 49 (0.50%) DB2
19 44 (0.45%) QlikView
20 33 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 239 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 126 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 118 (1.21%) JIRA
4 53 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 45 (0.46%) Subversion
6 36 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 35 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
8 34 (0.35%) Selenium
9 30 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
10 24 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 20 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
12 17 (0.17%) MSBuild
12 17 (0.17%) NUnit
13 16 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
14 15 (0.15%) Jenkins
15 14 (0.14%) RequisitePro
16 12 (0.12%) Toad
16 12 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 11 (0.11%) Git (software)
17 11 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2188 (22.43%) Finance
2 586 (6.01%) Legal
3 513 (5.26%) Law
4 493 (5.05%) Marketing
5 483 (4.95%) Telecoms
6 437 (4.48%) Banking
6 437 (4.48%) Retail
7 171 (1.75%) Advertising
8 151 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 147 (1.51%) Publishing
10 135 (1.38%) Back Office
11 96 (0.98%) Front Office
12 93 (0.95%) Billing
13 88 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 78 (0.80%) German Language
15 70 (0.72%) French Language
16 57 (0.58%) Investment Banking
17 50 (0.51%) Electronics
18 49 (0.50%) Games
19 44 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3481 (35.68%) Analyst
2 1401 (14.36%) Support Analyst
3 1132 (11.60%) Support Engineer
4 906 (9.29%) Service Analyst
5 867 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 740 (7.59%) IT Support
7 701 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 624 (6.40%) Developer
9 501 (5.14%) Project Manager
10 480 (4.92%) Desktop Support
11 422 (4.33%) 1st Line Support
12 404 (4.14%) Business Analyst
13 378 (3.87%) Technical Support
14 369 (3.78%) Administrator
15 321 (3.29%) IT Support Analyst
16 304 (3.12%) Consultant
17 256 (2.62%) Junior
18 240 (2.46%) Applications Support
19 235 (2.41%) IT Support Engineer
20 229 (2.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (6.58%) .NET
2 478 (4.90%) HTML
3 301 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 288 (2.95%) CSS
5 240 (2.46%) XML
6 146 (1.50%) .NET Framework
7 144 (1.48%) jQuery
8 138 (1.41%) Web Services
9 107 (1.10%) HTML5
10 102 (1.05%) COM
11 90 (0.92%) Ajax
12 88 (0.90%) WCF
13 63 (0.65%) Middleware
14 61 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (0.63%) WPF
15 58 (0.59%) Entity Framework
16 52 (0.53%) WinForms
17 51 (0.52%) XSLT
18 49 (0.50%) RESTful
19 47 (0.48%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1311 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 909 (9.32%) Blackberry
3 546 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 351 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 285 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 220 (2.26%) iPhone
7 170 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 169 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
9 168 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 162 (1.66%) Fat Client
10 162 (1.66%) Thin Client
11 151 (1.55%) iPad
12 150 (1.54%) Statistics
13 138 (1.41%) User Experience
14 136 (1.39%) Hedge funds
15 120 (1.23%) E-Learning
16 116 (1.19%) EPoS
17 113 (1.16%) Social Media
17 113 (1.16%) PDA
18 107 (1.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4945 (50.69%) Windows
2 2219 (22.75%) Windows 7
3 1405 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1124 (11.52%) Windows XP
5 954 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 928 (9.51%) Windows 8
7 837 (8.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 506 (5.19%) Linux
9 327 (3.35%) Mac OS X
10 322 (3.30%) Android
11 281 (2.88%) UNIX
12 280 (2.87%) Apple iOS
13 259 (2.66%) Windows Vista
14 104 (1.07%) Solaris
15 94 (0.96%) Mac OS
16 70 (0.72%) Windows 2000
17 64 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
18 60 (0.62%) AIX
19 38 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 29 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2069 (21.21%) ITIL
2 1175 (12.05%) Project Management
3 664 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
4 642 (6.58%) PRINCE2
5 630 (6.46%) Service Management
6 609 (6.24%) CRM
7 555 (5.69%) Time Management
8 499 (5.12%) Service Delivery
9 442 (4.53%) Change Management
10 395 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
11 389 (3.99%) Incident Management
12 388 (3.98%) Business Analysis
13 319 (3.27%) SDLC
14 307 (3.15%) Data Analysis
15 293 (3.00%) Migration
16 290 (2.97%) Workflow
16 290 (2.97%) Analytics
17 289 (2.96%) Problem Management
18 276 (2.83%) Document Management
19 274 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1866 (19.13%) SQL
2 477 (4.89%) C#
3 355 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 276 (2.83%) T-SQL
5 239 (2.45%) PowerShell
6 237 (2.43%) VBA
7 233 (2.39%) Java
8 220 (2.26%) C
9 179 (1.83%) VB
10 94 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 92 (0.94%) Perl
12 90 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 86 (0.88%) VBScript
14 83 (0.85%) Python
15 70 (0.72%) PHP
16 65 (0.67%) C++
17 57 (0.58%) Shell Script
18 45 (0.46%) R
19 33 (0.34%) VB6
20 32 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1434 (14.70%) Degree
2 979 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 559 (5.73%) MCP
4 469 (4.81%) MCSE
5 399 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
6 313 (3.21%) CCNA
7 288 (2.95%) MCSA
8 284 (2.91%) Security Cleared
9 274 (2.81%) MCITP
10 208 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
11 183 (1.88%) SC Cleared
12 151 (1.55%) ISEB
13 132 (1.35%) A+ Certification
14 129 (1.32%) MCTS
15 119 (1.22%) MCDST
16 110 (1.13%) PMI Certification
17 104 (1.07%) MOS
17 104 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 102 (1.05%) CCNP
19 81 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 961 (9.85%) SLA
2 358 (3.67%) QA
3 85 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 66 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.18%) COBIT
9 16 (0.16%) ISO 14001
10 13 (0.13%) HL7
11 10 (0.10%) PMBOK
12 9 (0.092%) P3O
13 7 (0.072%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 6 (0.062%) JTAG
14 6 (0.062%) Solvency II
15 5 (0.051%) ISO 9002
16 4 (0.041%) GCP
16 4 (0.041%) GMP
16 4 (0.041%) ISO 9000
17 2 (0.021%) GAAP
System Software
1 3169 (32.49%) Active Directory
2 888 (9.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 431 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 354 (3.63%) XenApp
5 245 (2.51%) vSphere
6 186 (1.91%) XenDesktop
7 161 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 142 (1.46%) VMware ESX
9 119 (1.22%) Terminal Services
10 79 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 78 (0.80%) XenServer
12 68 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
13 31 (0.32%) ISA Server
14 29 (0.30%) Terminal Server
15 23 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 21 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
16 21 (0.22%) VMware Server
16 21 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
17 20 (0.21%) Xen
18 15 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 484 (4.96%) SCCM
2 169 (1.73%) Backup Exec
3 128 (1.31%) WSUS
4 115 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 108 (1.11%) SCOM
6 66 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 62 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 40 (0.41%) Tivoli
9 38 (0.39%) Nagios
9 38 (0.39%) SCVMM
10 35 (0.36%) NetBackup
11 32 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
12 31 (0.32%) Opsview
13 29 (0.30%) OpenView
14 26 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 25 (0.26%) vMotion
16 23 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 22 (0.23%) Casper Suite
18 21 (0.22%) ARCserve
18 21 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6662 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 1197 (12.27%) VMware
3 1196 (12.26%) Citrix
4 809 (8.29%) Cisco
5 526 (5.39%) HP
6 508 (5.21%) Oracle
7 492 (5.04%) Apple
8 254 (2.60%) Symantec
9 212 (2.17%) Adobe
10 189 (1.94%) Avaya
11 187 (1.92%) Dell
12 179 (1.83%) SAP
13 160 (1.64%) Google
14 158 (1.62%) IBM
15 135 (1.38%) NetApp
16 134 (1.37%) Remedy
17 129 (1.32%) Lotus
18 121 (1.24%) CheckPoint
19 116 (1.19%) Bloomberg
20 103 (1.06%) Veeam
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum + pension, fast progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £16000 - £19000 Per Annum C16 - 19k + bonus + strong benefit
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fordingbridge, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £41,404 to £54,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £33000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Searchability
Salary: £18500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit Share
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow, Health + Pen
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago