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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5238 4213 4395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.76% 4.14% 3.95%
As % of the Applications category 31.37% 27.61% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4232 3467 3769
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16697 15259 15529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.18% 14.98% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13536 12700 13491
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,580 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 2263 £36,000 -4.00% 231
South East 0 1120 £30,000 - 163
East of England +27 511 £32,000 -1.53% 54
Yorkshire -11 351 £29,000 +3.57% 46
South West +10 312 £25,500 -15.00% 36
North West +8 298 £26,000 -10.34% 43
West Midlands -10 227 £32,500 - 30
East Midlands -22 123 £25,000 -16.66% 22
North East -5 28 £24,000 -28.88% 18
Midlands +1 5 £47,500 -5.00%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6370 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 5186 (51.11%) MS Excel
3 5165 (50.90%) Windows
4 3158 (31.12%) Active Directory
5 2466 (24.30%) Finance
6 2158 (21.27%) Windows 7
7 1963 (19.35%) ITIL
8 1930 (19.02%) SQL
9 1760 (17.35%) MS Exchange
10 1614 (15.91%) Windows XP
11 1610 (15.87%) Degree
12 1599 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 1407 (13.87%) SQL Server
14 1357 (13.37%) Project Management
15 1193 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 1145 (11.28%) Citrix
17 1129 (11.13%) MS PowerPoint
18 1097 (10.81%) VMware
19 1060 (10.45%) TCP/IP
20 979 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
21 932 (9.18%) SharePoint
22 882 (8.69%) Blackberry
23 858 (8.46%) DNS
24 847 (8.35%) Cisco
25 785 (7.74%) PRINCE2
26 778 (7.67%) SLA
27 773 (7.62%) MS Visio
28 767 (7.56%) MS Project
29 755 (7.44%) .NET
30 724 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1760 (17.35%) MS Exchange
2 932 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 689 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 545 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 415 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 376 (3.71%) IIS
7 300 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 259 (2.55%) Lync
9 215 (2.12%) IBM Notes
10 180 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 149 (1.47%) CMS
12 128 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
13 104 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 102 (1.01%) Tomcat
15 99 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
16 95 (0.94%) WorkSite
17 90 (0.89%) SAS
18 84 (0.83%) WebSphere
19 71 (0.70%) MS Project Server
20 62 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5186 (51.11%) MS Excel
2 1129 (11.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 773 (7.62%) MS Visio
4 767 (7.56%) MS Project
5 120 (1.18%) Photoshop
6 77 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 76 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 47 (0.46%) Acrobat
9 41 (0.40%) InDesign
10 27 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
11 26 (0.26%) SPSS
11 26 (0.26%) PowerPivot
12 23 (0.23%) InfoPath
13 20 (0.20%) AutoCAD
14 18 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
15 12 (0.12%) FrameMaker
16 10 (0.099%) RoboHelp
17 6 (0.059%) Maya
17 6 (0.059%) 3ds Max
18 5 (0.049%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 123 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.46%) SAP FI
3 46 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 43 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 43 (0.42%) SAP CO
5 39 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 29 (0.29%) HFM
7 27 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
7 27 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 25 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 24 (0.24%) Magento
10 20 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
11 19 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
11 19 (0.19%) SAP Business One
12 18 (0.18%) WebTrends
13 17 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
13 17 (0.17%) Visualfiles
14 16 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
15 14 (0.14%) Line 500
15 14 (0.14%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 333 (3.28%) Office 365
2 102 (1.01%) SaaS
3 57 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (0.27%) IaaS
7 25 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 20 (0.20%) PaaS
9 6 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.039%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.020%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.010%) Pure360
14 1 (0.010%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1060 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 858 (8.46%) DNS
3 698 (6.88%) DHCP
4 693 (6.83%) Firewall
5 682 (6.72%) LAN
6 621 (6.12%) VPN
7 589 (5.80%) Internet
8 574 (5.66%) WAN
9 311 (3.06%) Wireless
10 268 (2.64%) SAN
11 245 (2.41%) VoIP
12 150 (1.48%) Intranet
13 122 (1.20%) Network Security
14 110 (1.08%) IP Telephony
15 109 (1.07%) HTTP
15 109 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
16 105 (1.03%) VLAN
17 100 (0.99%) NAS
18 99 (0.98%) SSL
19 89 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1407 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 370 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 349 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 242 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 234 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 187 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
7 185 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 146 (1.44%) MS Access
9 138 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
10 132 (1.30%) MySQL
11 111 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 109 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 83 (0.82%) OLAP
14 79 (0.78%) Oracle Database
15 75 (0.74%) Data Mining
16 73 (0.72%) DB2
17 67 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 66 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
19 60 (0.59%) QlikView
20 51 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 210 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 131 (1.29%) JIRA
3 95 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 83 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
5 71 (0.70%) Subversion
6 61 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
7 59 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
8 57 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 55 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 39 (0.38%) FrontPage
10 39 (0.38%) Selenium
11 35 (0.34%) CaliberRM
11 35 (0.34%) RequisitePro
12 28 (0.28%) Git (software)
13 27 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 26 (0.26%) SoapUI
14 26 (0.26%) Ranorex
15 25 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
16 24 (0.24%) MSI
16 24 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2466 (24.30%) Finance
2 584 (5.76%) Legal
3 570 (5.62%) Marketing
4 537 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 495 (4.88%) Law
6 492 (4.85%) Banking
7 461 (4.54%) Retail
8 296 (2.92%) Advertising
9 167 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 146 (1.44%) Back Office
11 138 (1.36%) Investment Banking
12 123 (1.21%) Front Office
13 118 (1.16%) Publishing
13 118 (1.16%) German Language
14 113 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 112 (1.10%) French Language
16 94 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
17 93 (0.92%) Electronics
18 62 (0.61%) Billing
18 62 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3556 (35.04%) Analyst
2 1557 (15.34%) Support Analyst
3 986 (9.72%) Support Engineer
4 806 (7.94%) IT Support
5 690 (6.80%) Service Analyst
6 670 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 652 (6.43%) Service Desk Analyst
8 646 (6.37%) Developer
9 538 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 519 (5.11%) Desktop Support
11 460 (4.53%) Consultant
12 423 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
13 415 (4.09%) Business Analyst
14 393 (3.87%) Technical Support
15 385 (3.79%) Administrator
16 338 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
17 324 (3.19%) Help Desk Support
18 310 (3.06%) Help Desk Analyst
19 284 (2.80%) Desktop Analyst
20 273 (2.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 755 (7.44%) .NET
2 558 (5.50%) HTML
3 473 (4.66%) XML
4 315 (3.10%) CSS
5 303 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 192 (1.89%) Web Services
7 128 (1.26%) .NET Framework
8 123 (1.21%) jQuery
9 96 (0.95%) SOAP
10 89 (0.88%) WCF
11 81 (0.80%) J2EE
12 71 (0.70%) WinForms
13 69 (0.68%) COM
14 68 (0.67%) Middleware
14 68 (0.67%) HTML5
15 67 (0.66%) WPF
16 50 (0.49%) XSLT
17 45 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 44 (0.43%) Software Packaging
19 37 (0.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 882 (8.69%) Blackberry
2 523 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 381 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 248 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 159 (1.57%) iPhone
6 154 (1.52%) Statistics
7 136 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 132 (1.30%) Social Media
9 123 (1.21%) iPad
10 121 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
11 113 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 112 (1.10%) PMI
13 109 (1.07%) PDA
14 107 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 88 (0.87%) Fat Client
15 88 (0.87%) Thin Client
16 84 (0.83%) Client/Server
17 82 (0.81%) Visualisation
17 82 (0.81%) E-Learning
18 73 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5165 (50.90%) Windows
2 2158 (21.27%) Windows 7
3 1614 (15.91%) Windows XP
4 1599 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1193 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 637 (6.28%) Windows 8
7 589 (5.80%) Linux
8 531 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 298 (2.94%) UNIX
10 278 (2.74%) Windows Vista
11 275 (2.71%) Mac OS X
12 236 (2.33%) Android
13 188 (1.85%) Apple iOS
14 128 (1.26%) Windows 2000
15 101 (1.00%) Mac OS
16 68 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
17 65 (0.64%) Solaris
18 55 (0.54%) Windows Phone
19 53 (0.52%) AIX
20 35 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1963 (19.35%) ITIL
2 1357 (13.37%) Project Management
3 785 (7.74%) PRINCE2
4 606 (5.97%) CRM
5 540 (5.32%) Service Delivery
6 500 (4.93%) Service Management
7 472 (4.65%) Change Management
8 409 (4.03%) Business Analysis
9 398 (3.92%) Time Management
10 385 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
11 339 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
12 315 (3.10%) Document Management
13 295 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 291 (2.87%) ERP
15 280 (2.76%) Incident Management
16 272 (2.68%) Change Control
17 267 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
18 264 (2.60%) E-Commerce
19 260 (2.56%) Workflow
20 253 (2.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1930 (19.02%) SQL
2 563 (5.55%) C#
3 428 (4.22%) JavaScript
4 324 (3.19%) Java
5 319 (3.14%) VBA
6 270 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 244 (2.40%) VB
8 232 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 232 (2.29%) C
9 179 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 150 (1.48%) VBScript
11 125 (1.23%) Perl
12 124 (1.22%) C++
13 113 (1.11%) PHP
14 98 (0.97%) Python
15 47 (0.46%) Bash Shell
16 38 (0.37%) PL/SQL
17 33 (0.33%) VB6
18 23 (0.23%) Ruby
18 23 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1610 (15.87%) Degree
2 979 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 465 (4.58%) MCSE
4 440 (4.34%) MCP
5 366 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 364 (3.59%) Security Cleared
7 289 (2.85%) MCITP
8 280 (2.76%) CCNA
9 254 (2.50%) MCSA
10 245 (2.41%) ISEB
11 232 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
12 198 (1.95%) PMI Certification
13 190 (1.87%) SC Cleared
14 126 (1.24%) A+ Certification
15 120 (1.18%) PMP
16 107 (1.05%) MCTS
17 98 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 76 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 74 (0.73%) ISTQB
20 73 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 778 (7.67%) SLA
2 465 (4.58%) QA
3 119 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 77 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 52 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.28%) COBIT
8 24 (0.24%) GCP
9 17 (0.17%) HL7
10 15 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 11 (0.11%) EMIR
12 9 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.089%) MiFID
12 9 (0.089%) GAMP
13 8 (0.079%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 8 (0.079%) FATCA
14 7 (0.069%) Basel III
14 7 (0.069%) ISO 14001
14 7 (0.069%) GMP
14 7 (0.069%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3158 (31.12%) Active Directory
2 724 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 415 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 276 (2.72%) XenApp
5 188 (1.85%) vSphere
6 157 (1.55%) Terminal Services
7 101 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 96 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 89 (0.88%) VMware ESX
10 71 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
11 67 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 55 (0.54%) ISA Server
13 51 (0.50%) XenServer
14 49 (0.48%) Terminal Server
15 47 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
16 46 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
17 33 (0.33%) UAG
18 31 (0.31%) MetaFrame
19 20 (0.20%) Xen
19 20 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 379 (3.74%) SCCM
2 208 (2.05%) Backup Exec
3 150 (1.48%) WSUS
4 120 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 109 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
6 74 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 50 (0.49%) SCOM
8 44 (0.43%) NetBackup
9 37 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
10 29 (0.29%) SCVMM
10 29 (0.29%) Tivoli
11 27 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 23 (0.23%) DameWare
13 20 (0.20%) ARCserve
14 19 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
15 18 (0.18%) OpenView
16 16 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
16 16 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 16 (0.16%) HP SIM
17 15 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6370 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 1145 (11.28%) Citrix
3 1097 (10.81%) VMware
4 847 (8.35%) Cisco
5 549 (5.41%) Oracle
6 541 (5.33%) HP
7 409 (4.03%) Apple
8 375 (3.70%) SAP
9 321 (3.16%) Symantec
10 258 (2.54%) Adobe
11 238 (2.35%) Lotus
12 212 (2.09%) Dell
13 174 (1.71%) Avaya
14 160 (1.58%) Google
15 159 (1.57%) IBM
16 150 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
17 146 (1.44%) McAfee
18 142 (1.40%) Remedy
19 119 (1.17%) NetApp
20 115 (1.13%) Business Objects
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