The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 50 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5265 4198 4406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.84% 4.14% 3.97%
As % of the Applications category 31.75% 27.54% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4247 3463 3778
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16583 15242 15547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.23% 15.02% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13391 12699 13494
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
London +14 2275 £36,500 -2.66% 228
South East +3 1130 £29,000 -3.33% 161
East of England +24 499 £30,500 -6.15% 67
Yorkshire -9 360 £29,500 +5.35% 36
South West +6 309 £26,500 -18.46% 46
North West +19 294 £26,000 -11.86% 50
West Midlands -13 234 £32,500 - 28
East Midlands -25 132 £25,000 -16.66% 34
North East +1 31 £24,000 -26.15% 19
Midlands +1 5 £47,500 -5.00%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6411 (62.72%) Microsoft
2 5254 (51.40%) MS Excel
3 5207 (50.94%) Windows
4 3189 (31.20%) Active Directory
5 2470 (24.17%) Finance
6 2173 (21.26%) Windows 7
7 1992 (19.49%) ITIL
8 1925 (18.83%) SQL
9 1772 (17.34%) MS Exchange
10 1626 (15.91%) Windows XP
11 1625 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 1612 (15.77%) Degree
13 1414 (13.83%) SQL Server
14 1351 (13.22%) Project Management
15 1211 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 1150 (11.25%) Citrix
17 1137 (11.12%) MS PowerPoint
18 1093 (10.69%) VMware
19 1078 (10.55%) TCP/IP
20 985 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
21 950 (9.29%) SharePoint
22 899 (8.80%) Blackberry
23 865 (8.46%) DNS
24 846 (8.28%) Cisco
25 806 (7.89%) SLA
26 781 (7.64%) PRINCE2
27 778 (7.61%) MS Visio
28 768 (7.51%) MS Project
29 754 (7.38%) .NET
30 720 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1772 (17.34%) MS Exchange
2 950 (9.29%) SharePoint
3 701 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 565 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 428 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 378 (3.70%) IIS
7 302 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 259 (2.53%) Lync
9 213 (2.08%) IBM Notes
10 196 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
11 148 (1.45%) CMS
12 129 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
13 108 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
14 106 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 97 (0.95%) Tomcat
16 90 (0.88%) WorkSite
17 88 (0.86%) SAS
18 80 (0.78%) WebSphere
19 71 (0.69%) MS Project Server
20 59 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5254 (51.40%) MS Excel
2 1137 (11.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 778 (7.61%) MS Visio
4 768 (7.51%) MS Project
5 120 (1.17%) Photoshop
6 79 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 77 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
8 45 (0.44%) Acrobat
9 44 (0.43%) InDesign
10 27 (0.26%) SPSS
11 25 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
11 25 (0.24%) InfoPath
12 24 (0.23%) PowerPivot
13 18 (0.18%) AutoCAD
14 17 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
15 12 (0.12%) FrameMaker
16 10 (0.098%) RoboHelp
17 6 (0.059%) Maya
17 6 (0.059%) 3ds Max
18 5 (0.049%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 122 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 49 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 46 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 46 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 37 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 31 (0.30%) HFM
7 30 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
8 28 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 26 (0.25%) SAP BPC
10 24 (0.23%) Magento
11 21 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
12 20 (0.20%) SAP Business One
12 20 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
13 18 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
13 18 (0.18%) WebTrends
14 17 (0.17%) Visualfiles
14 17 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
14 17 (0.17%) Line 500
15 13 (0.13%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 332 (3.25%) Office 365
2 106 (1.04%) SaaS
3 53 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (0.28%) IaaS
7 25 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 21 (0.21%) PaaS
9 7 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.039%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.020%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.010%) Pure360
13 1 (0.010%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1078 (10.55%) TCP/IP
2 865 (8.46%) DNS
3 703 (6.88%) DHCP
4 702 (6.87%) Firewall
5 696 (6.81%) LAN
6 623 (6.10%) VPN
7 595 (5.82%) Internet
8 582 (5.69%) WAN
9 313 (3.06%) Wireless
10 270 (2.64%) SAN
11 250 (2.45%) VoIP
12 161 (1.58%) Intranet
13 117 (1.14%) Network Security
14 114 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
15 112 (1.10%) IP Telephony
16 107 (1.05%) VLAN
16 107 (1.05%) HTTP
17 106 (1.04%) NAS
18 94 (0.92%) FTP
19 91 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1414 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 375 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 344 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 246 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 241 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 191 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 185 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
8 145 (1.42%) MS Access
9 142 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
10 128 (1.25%) MySQL
11 114 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 109 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 84 (0.82%) OLAP
14 76 (0.74%) Oracle Database
15 74 (0.72%) Data Mining
16 71 (0.69%) DB2
17 67 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 65 (0.64%) QlikView
19 64 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
20 52 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 212 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 131 (1.28%) JIRA
3 95 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
5 72 (0.70%) Subversion
6 62 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 60 (0.59%) Eclipse
7 60 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
8 55 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 44 (0.43%) Selenium
10 40 (0.39%) FrontPage
11 36 (0.35%) CaliberRM
11 36 (0.35%) RequisitePro
12 30 (0.29%) Git (software)
13 27 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 27 (0.26%) SoapUI
13 27 (0.26%) Ranorex
14 26 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
15 24 (0.23%) Jenkins
15 24 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2470 (24.17%) Finance
2 590 (5.77%) Legal
3 589 (5.76%) Marketing
4 549 (5.37%) Telecoms
5 497 (4.86%) Banking
6 496 (4.85%) Law
7 471 (4.61%) Retail
8 295 (2.89%) Advertising
9 174 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 141 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 140 (1.37%) Back Office
12 120 (1.17%) Front Office
13 119 (1.16%) Publishing
14 118 (1.15%) Financial Institution
15 115 (1.13%) French Language
16 114 (1.12%) German Language
17 94 (0.92%) Electronics
18 90 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
19 61 (0.60%) Multimedia
20 60 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3576 (34.99%) Analyst
2 1539 (15.06%) Support Analyst
3 1005 (9.83%) Support Engineer
4 811 (7.93%) IT Support
5 701 (6.86%) Service Analyst
6 690 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 664 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 655 (6.41%) Developer
9 544 (5.32%) Project Manager
10 523 (5.12%) Desktop Support
11 456 (4.46%) Consultant
12 429 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
13 423 (4.14%) Business Analyst
14 400 (3.91%) Technical Support
15 380 (3.72%) Administrator
16 330 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
17 322 (3.15%) Help Desk Support
18 312 (3.05%) Help Desk Analyst
19 288 (2.82%) Desktop Analyst
20 277 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (7.38%) .NET
2 566 (5.54%) HTML
3 471 (4.61%) XML
4 324 (3.17%) CSS
5 307 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 189 (1.85%) Web Services
7 130 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 127 (1.24%) jQuery
9 95 (0.93%) SOAP
10 92 (0.90%) WCF
11 79 (0.77%) J2EE
12 75 (0.73%) WinForms
13 69 (0.68%) Middleware
13 69 (0.68%) COM
13 69 (0.68%) HTML5
14 66 (0.65%) WPF
15 53 (0.52%) XSLT
16 46 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (0.43%) Software Packaging
18 42 (0.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 899 (8.80%) Blackberry
2 512 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 394 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 247 (2.42%) Mathematics
5 162 (1.58%) iPhone
6 156 (1.53%) Statistics
7 133 (1.30%) Social Media
8 132 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 121 (1.18%) iPad
10 119 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 117 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 116 (1.13%) PDA
13 114 (1.12%) Hedge funds
14 110 (1.08%) PMI
15 86 (0.84%) E-Learning
16 82 (0.80%) Client/Server
17 81 (0.79%) Visualisation
18 80 (0.78%) Fat Client
18 80 (0.78%) Thin Client
19 73 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5207 (50.94%) Windows
2 2173 (21.26%) Windows 7
3 1626 (15.91%) Windows XP
4 1625 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1211 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 660 (6.46%) Windows 8
7 578 (5.66%) Linux
8 553 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 291 (2.85%) UNIX
10 285 (2.79%) Windows Vista
11 280 (2.74%) Mac OS X
12 244 (2.39%) Android
13 189 (1.85%) Apple iOS
14 132 (1.29%) Windows 2000
15 100 (0.98%) Mac OS
16 71 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
17 62 (0.61%) Solaris
18 56 (0.55%) Windows Phone
19 52 (0.51%) AIX
20 38 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1992 (19.49%) ITIL
2 1351 (13.22%) Project Management
3 781 (7.64%) PRINCE2
4 605 (5.92%) CRM
5 536 (5.24%) Service Delivery
6 510 (4.99%) Service Management
7 481 (4.71%) Change Management
8 419 (4.10%) Time Management
9 417 (4.08%) Business Analysis
10 392 (3.84%) Agile Software Development
11 344 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
12 315 (3.08%) Document Management
13 298 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 289 (2.83%) ERP
15 281 (2.75%) Incident Management
16 278 (2.72%) Change Control
17 277 (2.71%) Continuous Improvement
18 268 (2.62%) E-Commerce
19 262 (2.56%) Workflow
20 258 (2.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1925 (18.83%) SQL
2 567 (5.55%) C#
3 441 (4.31%) JavaScript
4 324 (3.17%) VBA
5 321 (3.14%) Java
6 273 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 246 (2.41%) VB
8 241 (2.36%) C
9 230 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 185 (1.81%) VB.NET
11 151 (1.48%) VBScript
12 120 (1.17%) C++
13 119 (1.16%) Perl
14 111 (1.09%) PHP
15 94 (0.92%) Python
16 46 (0.45%) Bash Shell
17 40 (0.39%) PL/SQL
18 34 (0.33%) VB6
19 26 (0.25%) ABAP
20 24 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1612 (15.77%) Degree
2 985 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 464 (4.54%) MCSE
4 442 (4.32%) MCP
5 371 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
6 352 (3.44%) Security Cleared
7 287 (2.81%) MCITP
8 286 (2.80%) CCNA
9 263 (2.57%) MCSA
10 251 (2.46%) ISEB
11 238 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
12 199 (1.95%) PMI Certification
13 184 (1.80%) SC Cleared
14 131 (1.28%) A+ Certification
15 120 (1.17%) PMP
16 113 (1.11%) MCTS
17 104 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 75 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 73 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 71 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 806 (7.89%) SLA
2 462 (4.52%) QA
3 120 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 74 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.27%) COBIT
8 24 (0.23%) GCP
9 16 (0.16%) HL7
10 14 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 11 (0.11%) EMIR
12 9 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.088%) GAMP
12 9 (0.088%) MiFID
13 8 (0.078%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 8 (0.078%) FATCA
13 8 (0.078%) Basel III
14 7 (0.068%) P3O
14 7 (0.068%) GMP
15 6 (0.059%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3189 (31.20%) Active Directory
2 720 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 425 (4.16%) Hyper-V
4 278 (2.72%) XenApp
5 188 (1.84%) vSphere
6 154 (1.51%) Terminal Services
7 96 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 95 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 88 (0.86%) VMware ESX
10 68 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
11 65 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 55 (0.54%) XenServer
13 52 (0.51%) ISA Server
14 49 (0.48%) Terminal Server
15 46 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
16 42 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
17 34 (0.33%) UAG
18 30 (0.29%) MetaFrame
19 20 (0.20%) Xen
19 20 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 403 (3.94%) SCCM
2 220 (2.15%) Backup Exec
3 149 (1.46%) WSUS
4 124 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 109 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
6 72 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 53 (0.52%) SCOM
8 50 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 35 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
10 31 (0.30%) Tivoli
11 30 (0.29%) SCVMM
12 29 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 24 (0.23%) DameWare
14 21 (0.21%) ARCserve
15 19 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
15 19 (0.19%) HP SIM
16 17 (0.17%) OpenView
17 16 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
18 14 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 14 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6411 (62.72%) Microsoft
2 1150 (11.25%) Citrix
3 1093 (10.69%) VMware
4 846 (8.28%) Cisco
5 538 (5.26%) HP
6 533 (5.21%) Oracle
7 418 (4.09%) Apple
8 380 (3.72%) SAP
9 319 (3.12%) Symantec
10 258 (2.52%) Adobe
11 236 (2.31%) Lotus
12 206 (2.02%) Dell
13 168 (1.64%) Avaya
14 163 (1.59%) Google
15 151 (1.48%) IBM
16 146 (1.43%) Remedy
17 144 (1.41%) McAfee
18 131 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
19 121 (1.18%) NetApp
19 121 (1.18%) Business Objects
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