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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 62 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4459 5018 4941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.61% 4.86% 4.42%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 32.73% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3704 4064 4049
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 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
13380 15333 16751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.83% 14.86% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11185 12404 13684
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -15 1804 £35,500 +1.42% 176
South East +4 1094 £32,000 +10.34% 100
East of England -1 406 £35,000 +20.68% 39
Yorkshire +5 280 £27,250 -9.16% 30
West Midlands +21 253 £27,250 +8.34% 34
North West -6 234 £28,000 +1.81% 45
South West -7 226 £31,000 +6.89% 33
East Midlands +5 150 £25,000 - 16
North East 0 29 £27,500 -10.56% 9
Midlands -7 1 - -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5589 (64.83%) Microsoft
2 4284 (49.69%) MS Excel
3 4167 (48.34%) Windows
4 2826 (32.78%) Active Directory
5 2183 (25.32%) Finance
6 1962 (22.76%) Windows 7
7 1674 (19.42%) SQL
8 1635 (18.97%) ITIL
9 1419 (16.46%) Windows Server
10 1293 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 1232 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 1176 (13.64%) Degree
13 1140 (13.22%) Project Management
14 1113 (12.91%) SQL Server
15 1088 (12.62%) Citrix
16 1014 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 998 (11.58%) MS PowerPoint
18 974 (11.30%) VMware
19 830 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 830 (9.63%) MS Visio
20 816 (9.47%) SLA
21 792 (9.19%) Windows 8
22 789 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
23 788 (9.14%) Office 365
24 759 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
25 747 (8.66%) Cisco
26 731 (8.48%) VPN
27 696 (8.07%) SharePoint
28 668 (7.75%) Blackberry
29 654 (7.59%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1293 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 696 (8.07%) SharePoint
3 567 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 337 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 301 (3.49%) IIS
6 284 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 259 (3.00%) Skype for Business
8 240 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 155 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 127 (1.47%) CMS
11 103 (1.19%) SAS
12 89 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
13 71 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 69 (0.80%) Confluence
15 65 (0.75%) IBM Notes
16 55 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
17 54 (0.63%) Apache
18 48 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
19 43 (0.50%) Tomcat
20 28 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4284 (49.69%) MS Excel
2 998 (11.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 830 (9.63%) MS Visio
4 518 (6.01%) MS Project
5 107 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 94 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 69 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
8 67 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
9 45 (0.52%) Acrobat
10 42 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
11 23 (0.27%) AutoCAD
12 20 (0.23%) InfoPath
13 19 (0.22%) XMetaL
14 17 (0.20%) FrameMaker
15 15 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
16 14 (0.16%) InDesign
17 13 (0.15%) Open Workbench
18 11 (0.13%) RoboHelp
18 11 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
19 7 (0.081%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 139 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.45%) Visualfiles
3 38 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 28 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 22 (0.26%) HFM
7 21 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 21 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 18 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 17 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 16 (0.19%) SAP FI
11 14 (0.16%) assyst
12 13 (0.15%) SAP CO
12 13 (0.15%) SAP CRM
12 13 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
13 12 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 12 (0.14%) Primavera
14 11 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
14 11 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
15 10 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 788 (9.14%) Office 365
2 164 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (0.81%) Mimecast
5 58 (0.67%) SaaS
6 55 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 44 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 25 (0.29%) Google Apps
8 25 (0.29%) IaaS
9 19 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 7 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.081%) Yammer
12 6 (0.070%) MailChimp
12 6 (0.070%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.058%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.046%) AdWords
14 4 (0.046%) Basecamp
14 4 (0.046%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 731 (8.48%) VPN
2 654 (7.59%) Firewall
3 622 (7.21%) TCP/IP
4 583 (6.76%) LAN
5 534 (6.19%) WAN
6 508 (5.89%) DNS
7 434 (5.03%) DHCP
8 391 (4.54%) Internet
9 355 (4.12%) VoIP
10 262 (3.04%) Wireless
11 260 (3.02%) SAN
12 182 (2.11%) VLAN
13 143 (1.66%) IP Telephony
14 109 (1.26%) Intranet
15 103 (1.19%) NAS
16 102 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
17 98 (1.14%) MPLS
18 96 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
19 85 (0.99%) Ethernet
20 74 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1113 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 318 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 237 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 213 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 168 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 163 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 126 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 115 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 93 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 85 (0.99%) MySQL
11 80 (0.93%) MS Access
12 77 (0.89%) Oracle Database
13 67 (0.78%) Data Mining
14 64 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 51 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
16 49 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
17 48 (0.56%) QlikView
18 44 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
19 42 (0.49%) RDBMS
20 41 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 189 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 162 (1.88%) JIRA
3 85 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (0.94%) Selenium
5 54 (0.63%) HP UFT
6 53 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 44 (0.51%) Subversion
8 43 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 28 (0.32%) Toad
10 27 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 25 (0.29%) Rational Functional Tester
11 25 (0.29%) SilkTest
12 23 (0.27%) Jenkins
12 23 (0.27%) TeamCity
13 21 (0.24%) SoapUI
14 19 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
14 19 (0.22%) ReSharper
15 17 (0.20%) ClearQuest
15 17 (0.20%) LoadRunner
16 16 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2183 (25.32%) Finance
2 587 (6.81%) Legal
3 519 (6.02%) Banking
4 497 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 490 (5.68%) Law
6 372 (4.32%) Marketing
7 264 (3.06%) Retail
8 183 (2.12%) Manufacturing
9 169 (1.96%) Back Office
10 163 (1.89%) Advertising
11 105 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 104 (1.21%) Billing
13 101 (1.17%) Financial Institution
14 78 (0.90%) Publishing
15 70 (0.81%) German Language
16 69 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
17 62 (0.72%) Electronics
18 46 (0.53%) Local Government
19 43 (0.50%) French Language
20 42 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 3305 (38.34%) Analyst
2 1177 (13.65%) Support Analyst
3 904 (10.49%) IT Support
4 900 (10.44%) Service Analyst
5 847 (9.82%) Support Engineer
6 808 (9.37%) Service Desk Analyst
7 628 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 585 (6.79%) IT Analyst
9 459 (5.32%) Business Analyst
10 445 (5.16%) Developer
11 439 (5.09%) Desktop Support
12 422 (4.90%) Project Manager
13 392 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
14 380 (4.41%) IT Engineer
15 368 (4.27%) IT Support Analyst
16 324 (3.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 299 (3.47%) Administrator
18 294 (3.41%) Consultant
19 290 (3.36%) Service Desk Support
20 289 (3.35%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (5.75%) .NET
2 394 (4.57%) HTML
3 307 (3.56%) XML
4 201 (2.33%) Web Services
5 198 (2.30%) CSS
6 177 (2.05%) ASP.NET
7 123 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 104 (1.21%) jQuery
9 83 (0.96%) HTML5
10 68 (0.79%) WCF
11 58 (0.67%) SOAP
12 51 (0.59%) Entity Framework
13 46 (0.53%) XSLT
14 44 (0.51%) Ajax
15 42 (0.49%) COM
15 42 (0.49%) WinForms
16 38 (0.44%) Flash
17 35 (0.41%) CSS3
18 33 (0.38%) WPF
19 31 (0.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1232 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 668 (7.75%) Blackberry
3 488 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 303 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 271 (3.14%) Driving Licence
6 261 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 258 (2.99%) iPhone
8 172 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 155 (1.80%) Mathematics
10 141 (1.64%) User Experience
11 121 (1.40%) iPad
12 91 (1.06%) Replication
13 88 (1.02%) Hedge funds
14 87 (1.01%) PDA
15 83 (0.96%) e-Learning
16 75 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 71 (0.82%) Fat Client
17 71 (0.82%) Thin Client
17 71 (0.82%) Visualisation
18 70 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4167 (48.34%) Windows
2 1962 (22.76%) Windows 7
3 1419 (16.46%) Windows Server
4 1014 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 792 (9.19%) Windows 8
6 759 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 635 (7.37%) Windows XP
8 462 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 445 (5.16%) Linux
10 340 (3.94%) Android
11 322 (3.74%) Unix
12 304 (3.53%) Windows 10
13 196 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 187 (2.17%) Mac OS X
15 135 (1.57%) Windows Vista
16 98 (1.14%) Mac OS
17 56 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
18 36 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 36 (0.42%) Windows Phone
19 24 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1635 (18.97%) ITIL
2 1140 (13.22%) Project Management
3 789 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
4 589 (6.83%) PRINCE2
5 490 (5.68%) Service Management
6 476 (5.52%) CRM
7 467 (5.42%) Time Management
8 427 (4.95%) Change Management
9 397 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 389 (4.51%) Business Analysis
11 378 (4.38%) Mentoring
12 376 (4.36%) Service Delivery
13 366 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 362 (4.20%) SDLC
15 344 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
16 307 (3.56%) Data Analysis
17 271 (3.14%) User Acceptance Testing
18 267 (3.10%) Presales
19 266 (3.09%) Document Management
20 252 (2.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1674 (19.42%) SQL
2 424 (4.92%) C#
3 257 (2.98%) VBA
4 244 (2.83%) PowerShell
5 238 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 229 (2.66%) Java
7 203 (2.35%) C
8 176 (2.04%) VB
9 172 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 108 (1.25%) VBScript
11 99 (1.15%) VB.NET
12 95 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 85 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 82 (0.95%) Perl
15 68 (0.79%) PHP
16 61 (0.71%) C++
17 59 (0.68%) Python
18 41 (0.48%) Bash Shell
19 21 (0.24%) R
20 16 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1176 (13.64%) Degree
2 830 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 379 (4.40%) MCP
4 373 (4.33%) MCSE
5 343 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
6 258 (2.99%) MCSA
7 228 (2.64%) Security Cleared
8 224 (2.60%) CCNA
9 194 (2.25%) ISEB
10 181 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
11 146 (1.69%) SC Cleared
12 143 (1.66%) MCITP
13 139 (1.61%) MCDST
14 134 (1.55%) ISTQB
15 103 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 96 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 89 (1.03%) CCNP
18 86 (1.00%) PMI Certification
19 84 (0.97%) MCTS
20 83 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 816 (9.47%) SLA
2 302 (3.50%) QA
3 105 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 73 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 57 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 36 (0.42%) COBIT
7 30 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.28%) ISO 14001
9 21 (0.24%) ISO22301
10 19 (0.22%) GAAP
11 18 (0.21%) P3O
12 15 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (0.13%) PMBOK
14 10 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
15 8 (0.093%) EMIR
15 8 (0.093%) ISO27002
16 7 (0.081%) SEPA
17 6 (0.070%) Solvency II
17 6 (0.070%) TickIT
18 4 (0.046%) RMADS
System Software
1 2826 (32.78%) Active Directory
2 642 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 355 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 238 (2.76%) XenApp
5 140 (1.62%) vSphere
6 123 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 122 (1.42%) Terminal Services
8 76 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 74 (0.86%) VMware ESX
10 53 (0.61%) XenServer
11 48 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
12 46 (0.53%) Terminal Server
13 42 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
14 30 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 24 (0.28%) NFS
16 21 (0.24%) BitLocker
17 18 (0.21%) VMware Server
18 13 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 13 (0.15%) Firmware
19 12 (0.14%) qmail
Systems Management
1 363 (4.21%) SCCM
2 136 (1.58%) Backup Exec
3 89 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 71 (0.82%) SCOM
5 70 (0.81%) WSUS
6 63 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 36 (0.42%) HP NNM
8 29 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 28 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 22 (0.26%) DameWare
11 21 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
11 21 (0.24%) XenMobile
12 18 (0.21%) NetBackup
13 17 (0.20%) Nagios
14 14 (0.16%) EnCase
14 14 (0.16%) FTK
15 13 (0.15%) AirWatch
15 13 (0.15%) Icinga
15 13 (0.15%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5589 (64.83%) Microsoft
2 1088 (12.62%) Citrix
3 974 (11.30%) VMware
4 747 (8.66%) Cisco
5 508 (5.89%) Oracle
6 416 (4.83%) HP
7 311 (3.61%) Apple
8 272 (3.16%) SAP
9 240 (2.78%) Adobe
10 218 (2.53%) Dell
11 211 (2.45%) Avaya
12 144 (1.67%) iManage
13 143 (1.66%) Bloomberg
14 134 (1.55%) Veeam
15 127 (1.47%) Google
16 120 (1.39%) Symantec
17 114 (1.32%) IBM
17 114 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
18 104 (1.21%) Sophos
19 98 (1.14%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + 20% shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
City University London
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27255.00 - £28635.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Expenses, Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum upto £42k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £20k PRP paid quarterly + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday