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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5027 4111 4350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.17% 4.23% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 32.40% 28.07% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 3376 3580
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £21,000 £21,013
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
15514 14648 15330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.97% 15.07% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12907 11948 13269
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +20 2175 £35,000 -2.77% 244
South East +6 1052 £27,500 - 145
East of England -1 400 £29,000 -4.91% 49
South West +27 339 £30,000 +13.20% 54
North West +28 326 £30,000 +20.00% 57
Yorkshire +6 305 £30,000 +5.26% 40
West Midlands -3 271 £30,500 +10.90% 39
East Midlands +18 160 £25,000 -23.07% 26
North East -3 15 £21,000 -30.00% 6
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6776 (65.74%) Microsoft
2 5375 (52.14%) Windows
3 5087 (49.35%) MS Excel
4 3500 (33.95%) Active Directory
5 2491 (24.17%) Windows 7
6 2401 (23.29%) ITIL
7 2293 (22.24%) Finance
8 1962 (19.03%) MS Exchange
9 1956 (18.98%) SQL
10 1588 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 1509 (14.64%) Degree
12 1498 (14.53%) Windows XP
13 1488 (14.44%) SQL Server
14 1395 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
15 1327 (12.87%) Citrix
16 1251 (12.14%) VMware
17 1135 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
18 1107 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
19 1095 (10.62%) Blackberry
20 1093 (10.60%) Project Management
21 1048 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
22 1028 (9.97%) SharePoint
23 986 (9.57%) SLA
24 970 (9.41%) TCP/IP
25 927 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
26 909 (8.82%) DNS
27 902 (8.75%) Cisco
28 883 (8.57%) Firewall
29 849 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
30 834 (8.09%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1962 (19.03%) MS Exchange
2 1028 (9.97%) SharePoint
3 849 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 633 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 446 (4.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 411 (3.99%) IIS
7 377 (3.66%) Lync
8 340 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 333 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 186 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 168 (1.63%) IBM Notes
12 138 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 132 (1.28%) CMS
14 126 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
15 91 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
16 85 (0.82%) SAS
17 81 (0.79%) Tomcat
18 65 (0.63%) WorkSite
19 60 (0.58%) Apache
20 55 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5087 (49.35%) MS Excel
2 1048 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 769 (7.46%) MS Visio
4 677 (6.57%) MS Project
5 109 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 70 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 65 (0.63%) InfoPath
8 60 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
9 49 (0.48%) Acrobat
10 40 (0.39%) SPSS
11 36 (0.35%) InDesign
12 35 (0.34%) AutoCAD
13 33 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 25 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
15 19 (0.18%) Fireworks
16 11 (0.11%) Simulink
16 11 (0.11%) FreeHand
17 9 (0.087%) PowerPivot
18 7 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
18 7 (0.068%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 160 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 49 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 49 (0.48%) Agresso
4 42 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 27 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 27 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 22 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 21 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 17 (0.16%) Visualfiles
9 14 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 14 (0.14%) SAP SM
10 13 (0.13%) SAP FI
10 13 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
10 13 (0.13%) Markit EDM
11 12 (0.12%) SalesLogix
11 12 (0.12%) SAP Business One
12 11 (0.11%) Line 500
13 10 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 9 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 500 (4.85%) Office 365
2 105 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (0.87%) SaaS
4 57 (0.55%) IaaS
5 44 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 24 (0.23%) PaaS
8 21 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
10 9 (0.087%) Yammer
11 3 (0.029%) Taleo
12 1 (0.010%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.010%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.010%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 970 (9.41%) TCP/IP
2 909 (8.82%) DNS
3 883 (8.57%) Firewall
4 834 (8.09%) LAN
5 777 (7.54%) WAN
6 711 (6.90%) VPN
7 700 (6.79%) Internet
8 691 (6.70%) DHCP
9 416 (4.04%) SAN
10 385 (3.73%) VoIP
11 288 (2.79%) Wireless
12 162 (1.57%) Intranet
13 155 (1.50%) VLAN
14 132 (1.28%) NAS
15 131 (1.27%) Network Security
16 126 (1.22%) FTP
17 124 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
18 121 (1.17%) Ethernet
19 119 (1.15%) IP Telephony
20 115 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1488 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 427 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 287 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 234 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 214 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 168 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 167 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 167 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
8 161 (1.56%) MS Access
9 142 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
10 118 (1.14%) Data Mining
11 112 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 109 (1.06%) MySQL
13 96 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 70 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
15 66 (0.64%) DB2
16 56 (0.54%) OLAP
17 54 (0.52%) Big Data
18 47 (0.46%) QlikView
19 46 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 276 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 126 (1.22%) JIRA
3 113 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 72 (0.70%) Subversion
5 71 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
6 51 (0.49%) Selenium
7 48 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 38 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 36 (0.35%) Toad
10 34 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 33 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
12 28 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
13 27 (0.26%) RequisitePro
14 26 (0.25%) Git (software)
15 25 (0.24%) TeamCity
16 24 (0.23%) CaliberRM
16 24 (0.23%) Jenkins
16 24 (0.23%) FrontPage
17 23 (0.22%) WebDriver
18 22 (0.21%) SoapUI
General
1 2293 (22.24%) Finance
2 658 (6.38%) Legal
3 554 (5.37%) Law
4 484 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 473 (4.59%) Marketing
6 472 (4.58%) Banking
7 450 (4.37%) Retail
8 217 (2.11%) Advertising
9 198 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 151 (1.46%) Back Office
11 116 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 104 (1.01%) German Language
13 96 (0.93%) Publishing
14 95 (0.92%) French Language
15 87 (0.84%) Front Office
16 83 (0.81%) Investment Banking
17 74 (0.72%) Billing
18 62 (0.60%) Automotive
19 47 (0.46%) Electronics
20 44 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3661 (35.52%) Analyst
2 1468 (14.24%) Support Analyst
3 1120 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 1009 (9.79%) Service Analyst
5 977 (9.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 751 (7.29%) IT Support
7 727 (7.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 665 (6.45%) Developer
9 471 (4.57%) Project Manager
10 467 (4.53%) Desktop Support
11 466 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
12 416 (4.04%) Business Analyst
13 399 (3.87%) Administrator
14 375 (3.64%) Consultant
15 371 (3.60%) Technical Support
16 314 (3.05%) IT Support Analyst
17 290 (2.81%) Applications Support
18 276 (2.68%) Help Desk Support
19 269 (2.61%) Help Desk Analyst
20 261 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 711 (6.90%) .NET
2 514 (4.99%) HTML
3 360 (3.49%) ASP.NET
4 331 (3.21%) XML
5 330 (3.20%) CSS
6 178 (1.73%) jQuery
7 143 (1.39%) HTML5
8 134 (1.30%) .NET Framework
9 118 (1.14%) Web Services
10 100 (0.97%) Ajax
11 90 (0.87%) WPF
12 86 (0.83%) Middleware
13 81 (0.79%) WCF
14 80 (0.78%) WinForms
15 70 (0.68%) XSLT
16 63 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 57 (0.55%) Flash
18 51 (0.49%) J2EE
19 49 (0.48%) COM
19 49 (0.48%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1395 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1095 (10.62%) Blackberry
3 488 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 330 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 239 (2.32%) iPhone
6 203 (1.97%) Mathematics
7 166 (1.61%) Thin Client
7 166 (1.61%) Fat Client
7 166 (1.61%) User Experience
8 164 (1.59%) Clustering
9 148 (1.44%) Statistics
10 146 (1.42%) Hedge funds
11 143 (1.39%) iPad
12 139 (1.35%) EPoS
13 131 (1.27%) Social Media
14 122 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 109 (1.06%) PDA
16 106 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
17 100 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
18 92 (0.89%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5375 (52.14%) Windows
2 2491 (24.17%) Windows 7
3 1588 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1498 (14.53%) Windows XP
5 1135 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 810 (7.86%) Windows 8
7 771 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 532 (5.16%) Linux
9 332 (3.22%) UNIX
10 322 (3.12%) Windows Vista
11 275 (2.67%) Mac OS X
12 248 (2.41%) Android
13 207 (2.01%) Apple iOS
14 116 (1.13%) Solaris
15 102 (0.99%) Windows 2000
16 64 (0.62%) AIX
17 63 (0.61%) Mac OS
18 54 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
19 52 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
20 31 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2401 (23.29%) ITIL
2 1093 (10.60%) Project Management
3 648 (6.29%) PRINCE2
4 641 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
5 617 (5.99%) Service Management
6 611 (5.93%) CRM
7 568 (5.51%) Service Delivery
8 512 (4.97%) Time Management
9 501 (4.86%) Change Management
10 369 (3.58%) Business Analysis
11 363 (3.52%) Incident Management
12 334 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
13 330 (3.20%) Problem Management
14 305 (2.96%) Data Analysis
15 284 (2.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 283 (2.75%) Document Management
17 279 (2.71%) User Acceptance Testing
18 271 (2.63%) Workflow
19 263 (2.55%) Analytics
20 259 (2.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1956 (18.98%) SQL
2 597 (5.79%) C#
3 401 (3.89%) JavaScript
4 297 (2.88%) Java
5 295 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 268 (2.60%) C
7 267 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 247 (2.40%) VBA
9 228 (2.21%) VB
10 170 (1.65%) VB.NET
11 130 (1.26%) VBScript
12 101 (0.98%) Perl
13 94 (0.91%) Python
14 90 (0.87%) PHP
15 84 (0.81%) C++
16 75 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 68 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 51 (0.49%) VB6
19 49 (0.48%) Bash Shell
20 29 (0.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1509 (14.64%) Degree
2 1107 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 617 (5.99%) MCP
4 553 (5.36%) MCSE
5 425 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
6 374 (3.63%) Security Cleared
7 345 (3.35%) MCSA
8 339 (3.29%) CCNA
9 271 (2.63%) MCITP
10 255 (2.47%) SC Cleared
11 212 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
12 183 (1.78%) ISEB
13 179 (1.74%) A+ Certification
14 173 (1.68%) MCTS
15 146 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 129 (1.25%) PMI Certification
17 112 (1.09%) CCNP
18 109 (1.06%) MCDST
19 88 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 84 (0.81%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 986 (9.57%) SLA
2 339 (3.29%) QA
3 142 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 72 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 38 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (0.26%) COBIT
8 26 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.15%) HL7
10 12 (0.12%) Solvency II
11 11 (0.11%) ISO 14001
11 11 (0.11%) Basel II
12 9 (0.087%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.068%) P3O
14 6 (0.058%) GAMP
15 4 (0.039%) GCP
16 3 (0.029%) GMP
16 3 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
17 2 (0.019%) GAAP
17 2 (0.019%) TickIT
System Software
1 3500 (33.95%) Active Directory
2 927 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 450 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 387 (3.75%) XenApp
5 215 (2.09%) vSphere
6 148 (1.44%) Terminal Services
7 146 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 135 (1.31%) VMware ESX
9 131 (1.27%) XenDesktop
10 95 (0.92%) XenServer
11 54 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 52 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
13 47 (0.46%) MetaFrame
14 45 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
15 39 (0.38%) ISA Server
16 29 (0.28%) VMware Server
17 26 (0.25%) Firmware
18 24 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 19 (0.18%) UAG
20 15 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 476 (4.62%) SCCM
2 251 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 191 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 114 (1.11%) SCOM
5 108 (1.05%) WSUS
6 80 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 69 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 60 (0.58%) NetBackup
9 45 (0.44%) Tivoli
10 43 (0.42%) Nagios
11 40 (0.39%) OpenView
12 37 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 36 (0.35%) SCVMM
14 34 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 31 (0.30%) Opsview
16 23 (0.22%) HP SIM
16 23 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
16 23 (0.22%) ARCserve
17 20 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 20 (0.19%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 6776 (65.74%) Microsoft
2 1327 (12.87%) Citrix
3 1251 (12.14%) VMware
4 902 (8.75%) Cisco
5 596 (5.78%) HP
6 559 (5.42%) Oracle
7 422 (4.09%) Apple
8 342 (3.32%) Symantec
9 284 (2.76%) SAP
10 217 (2.11%) Dell
11 196 (1.90%) Adobe
12 182 (1.77%) Lotus
13 173 (1.68%) Avaya
14 166 (1.61%) NetApp
15 149 (1.45%) CheckPoint
15 149 (1.45%) Juniper
16 148 (1.44%) Bloomberg
17 143 (1.39%) Google
18 138 (1.34%) Reuters
19 127 (1.23%) Remedy
Warwick, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Significant Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On application
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 33k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ilford, Essex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum Plus great benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago