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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5262 4338 4443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.08% 4.31% 4.13%
As % of the Applications category 32.05% 28.29% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 3536 3708
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
16419 15336 15827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.85% 15.25% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13639 12528 13760
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 24 December 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 December 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 +16 2300 £35,000 -0.06% 158
South East +4 1139 £27,500 -6.77% 85
East of England +15 449 £30,000 -1.63% 37
North West +25 343 £27,000 +8.00% 32
South West +23 337 £30,000 +7.14% 35
Yorkshire -8 289 £30,000 +7.14% 40
West Midlands -9 249 £30,750 +23.00% 30
East Midlands +5 148 £23,500 -32.85% 17
North East -9 22 £21,000 -17.64% 9
Midlands - 1 £30,000 - 1
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6781 (65.07%) Microsoft
2 5375 (51.58%) Windows
3 5255 (50.43%) MS Excel
4 3436 (32.97%) Active Directory
5 2450 (23.51%) Windows 7
6 2390 (22.93%) ITIL
7 2373 (22.77%) Finance
8 1960 (18.81%) SQL
9 1927 (18.49%) MS Exchange
10 1628 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 1568 (15.05%) Windows XP
12 1566 (15.03%) Degree
13 1519 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 1430 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
15 1287 (12.35%) Citrix
16 1240 (11.90%) VMware
17 1163 (11.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 1154 (11.07%) Project Management
19 1092 (10.48%) MS PowerPoint
20 1085 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
21 1056 (10.13%) SharePoint
22 1041 (9.99%) Blackberry
23 1007 (9.66%) TCP/IP
24 969 (9.30%) SLA
25 913 (8.76%) DNS
26 899 (8.63%) Cisco
27 892 (8.56%) Firewall
28 888 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
29 828 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
30 816 (7.83%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1927 (18.49%) MS Exchange
2 1056 (10.13%) SharePoint
3 828 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 667 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 436 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 406 (3.90%) IIS
7 360 (3.45%) Lync
8 339 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 331 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 170 (1.63%) IBM Notes
11 168 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 150 (1.44%) CMS
13 141 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
14 139 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
15 82 (0.79%) WorkSite
16 81 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
16 81 (0.78%) Tomcat
17 78 (0.75%) SAS
18 58 (0.56%) Apache
19 55 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5255 (50.43%) MS Excel
2 1092 (10.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 755 (7.24%) MS Visio
4 685 (6.57%) MS Project
5 103 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 69 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 62 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 58 (0.56%) InfoPath
9 49 (0.47%) Acrobat
10 36 (0.35%) InDesign
11 33 (0.32%) AutoCAD
11 33 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 27 (0.26%) SPSS
13 22 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
14 15 (0.14%) Fireworks
15 12 (0.12%) Simulink
16 11 (0.11%) FreeHand
17 9 (0.086%) PowerPivot
18 7 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
19 6 (0.058%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 157 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 51 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 49 (0.47%) Agresso
5 39 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 28 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 28 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 26 (0.25%) Visualfiles
8 24 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 23 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 22 (0.21%) SAP CO
11 21 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
11 21 (0.20%) SAP FI
12 19 (0.18%) SAP Business One
13 15 (0.14%) Line 500
14 14 (0.13%) SAP SM
15 13 (0.12%) Tridion
16 12 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 12 (0.12%) HFM
16 12 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 448 (4.30%) Office 365
2 107 (1.03%) SaaS
3 80 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (0.52%) IaaS
5 49 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (0.39%) Google Apps
7 25 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (0.23%) PaaS
9 11 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.038%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.029%) Taleo
12 2 (0.019%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.010%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.010%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1007 (9.66%) TCP/IP
2 913 (8.76%) DNS
3 892 (8.56%) Firewall
4 816 (7.83%) LAN
5 755 (7.24%) WAN
6 719 (6.90%) Internet
7 712 (6.83%) VPN
8 706 (6.77%) DHCP
9 408 (3.92%) SAN
10 376 (3.61%) VoIP
11 284 (2.73%) Wireless
12 178 (1.71%) Intranet
13 143 (1.37%) VLAN
14 136 (1.31%) NAS
15 134 (1.29%) FTP
16 125 (1.20%) Ethernet
16 125 (1.20%) IP Telephony
17 124 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
18 118 (1.13%) Network Security
19 111 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1519 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 409 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 297 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 250 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 225 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 176 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 167 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 160 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
9 152 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
10 151 (1.45%) MS Access
11 120 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 109 (1.05%) MySQL
13 107 (1.03%) Data Mining
14 96 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 72 (0.69%) OLAP
16 70 (0.67%) DB2
17 65 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
18 48 (0.46%) QlikView
19 45 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 44 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 261 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 135 (1.30%) JIRA
3 113 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 79 (0.76%) Subversion
5 69 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
6 58 (0.56%) Selenium
7 48 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 43 (0.41%) Toad
9 41 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
10 34 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 30 (0.29%) Git (software)
12 29 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
13 28 (0.27%) SoapUI
14 27 (0.26%) Jenkins
14 27 (0.26%) RequisitePro
15 24 (0.23%) CaliberRM
15 24 (0.23%) FrontPage
16 22 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
17 21 (0.20%) WebDriver
18 20 (0.19%) Ranorex
General
1 2373 (22.77%) Finance
2 670 (6.43%) Legal
3 564 (5.41%) Law
4 527 (5.06%) Marketing
5 508 (4.87%) Telecoms
6 491 (4.71%) Banking
7 433 (4.16%) Retail
8 233 (2.24%) Advertising
9 209 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 142 (1.36%) Back Office
11 132 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 101 (0.97%) German Language
13 97 (0.93%) French Language
14 94 (0.90%) Investment Banking
15 91 (0.87%) Front Office
16 87 (0.83%) Publishing
17 63 (0.60%) Automotive
18 60 (0.58%) Billing
19 43 (0.41%) Multimedia
20 40 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3677 (35.28%) Analyst
2 1454 (13.95%) Support Analyst
3 1106 (10.61%) Support Engineer
4 960 (9.21%) Service Analyst
5 929 (8.91%) Service Desk Analyst
6 746 (7.16%) IT Support
7 716 (6.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 652 (6.26%) Developer
9 519 (4.98%) Project Manager
10 452 (4.34%) 1st Line Support
11 448 (4.30%) Desktop Support
12 442 (4.24%) Business Analyst
13 388 (3.72%) Consultant
14 387 (3.71%) Administrator
15 381 (3.66%) Technical Support
16 313 (3.00%) Help Desk Support
17 306 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
18 300 (2.88%) Help Desk Analyst
19 282 (2.71%) Applications Support
20 270 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (6.76%) .NET
2 512 (4.91%) HTML
3 364 (3.49%) XML
4 357 (3.43%) ASP.NET
5 335 (3.21%) CSS
6 172 (1.65%) jQuery
7 126 (1.21%) Web Services
7 126 (1.21%) .NET Framework
8 121 (1.16%) HTML5
9 89 (0.85%) Ajax
9 89 (0.85%) Middleware
10 84 (0.81%) WinForms
11 78 (0.75%) WPF
12 73 (0.70%) WCF
13 68 (0.65%) XSLT
14 59 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 58 (0.56%) SOAP
16 54 (0.52%) COM
17 52 (0.50%) J2EE
18 48 (0.46%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1430 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1041 (9.99%) Blackberry
3 500 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 356 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 236 (2.26%) iPhone
6 232 (2.23%) Mathematics
7 165 (1.58%) User Experience
8 149 (1.43%) Clustering
9 148 (1.42%) Statistics
10 145 (1.39%) Hedge funds
11 143 (1.37%) Fat Client
11 143 (1.37%) Thin Client
12 142 (1.36%) Social Media
13 133 (1.28%) iPad
14 118 (1.13%) Client/Server
15 112 (1.07%) PDA
16 110 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
17 107 (1.03%) EPoS
18 103 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
19 99 (0.95%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5375 (51.58%) Windows
2 2450 (23.51%) Windows 7
3 1628 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1568 (15.05%) Windows XP
5 1163 (11.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 776 (7.45%) Windows 8
7 771 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 543 (5.21%) Linux
9 319 (3.06%) Windows Vista
10 314 (3.01%) UNIX
11 263 (2.52%) Mac OS X
12 237 (2.27%) Android
13 185 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 107 (1.03%) Windows 2000
15 102 (0.98%) Solaris
16 66 (0.63%) AIX
17 64 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
18 61 (0.59%) Mac OS
19 53 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
20 41 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2390 (22.93%) ITIL
2 1154 (11.07%) Project Management
3 705 (6.77%) PRINCE2
4 703 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
5 627 (6.02%) CRM
6 623 (5.98%) Service Management
7 565 (5.42%) Service Delivery
8 564 (5.41%) Change Management
9 523 (5.02%) Time Management
10 395 (3.79%) Business Analysis
11 344 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
12 342 (3.28%) Incident Management
13 327 (3.14%) Problem Management
14 303 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 290 (2.78%) Data Analysis
16 289 (2.77%) ERP
17 280 (2.69%) User Acceptance Testing
18 273 (2.62%) Document Management
19 272 (2.61%) Workflow
20 268 (2.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1960 (18.81%) SQL
2 605 (5.81%) C#
3 400 (3.84%) JavaScript
4 301 (2.89%) Java
5 282 (2.71%) C
6 267 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 259 (2.49%) T-SQL
8 244 (2.34%) VB
9 243 (2.33%) VBA
10 200 (1.92%) VB.NET
11 148 (1.42%) VBScript
12 99 (0.95%) Perl
13 94 (0.90%) Python
14 92 (0.88%) C++
15 88 (0.84%) PHP
16 75 (0.72%) Shell Script
17 61 (0.59%) PL/SQL
18 54 (0.52%) VB6
19 45 (0.43%) Bash Shell
20 36 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1566 (15.03%) Degree
2 1085 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 583 (5.59%) MCP
4 532 (5.11%) MCSE
5 427 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
6 367 (3.52%) Security Cleared
7 349 (3.35%) MCSA
8 342 (3.28%) CCNA
9 261 (2.50%) MCITP
10 242 (2.32%) SC Cleared
11 216 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
12 201 (1.93%) ISEB
13 185 (1.78%) MCTS
14 179 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 177 (1.70%) A+ Certification
16 158 (1.52%) PMI Certification
17 107 (1.03%) CCNP
18 97 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 95 (0.91%) PMP
19 95 (0.91%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 969 (9.30%) SLA
2 356 (3.42%) QA
3 151 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 72 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 31 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 30 (0.29%) COBIT
8 27 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 11 (0.11%) Basel II
12 9 (0.086%) HL7
13 7 (0.067%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.067%) P3O
14 6 (0.058%) GAMP
15 4 (0.038%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 4 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.038%) Basel III
16 3 (0.029%) GCP
16 3 (0.029%) GMP
System Software
1 3436 (32.97%) Active Directory
2 888 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 451 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 355 (3.41%) XenApp
5 199 (1.91%) vSphere
6 142 (1.36%) Terminal Services
7 134 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 130 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 107 (1.03%) XenDesktop
10 96 (0.92%) XenServer
11 50 (0.48%) MetaFrame
12 49 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
13 42 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 42 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 39 (0.37%) ISA Server
15 28 (0.27%) Firmware
16 25 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 23 (0.22%) VMware Server
18 21 (0.20%) UAG
19 19 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 472 (4.53%) SCCM
2 269 (2.58%) Backup Exec
3 194 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 100 (0.96%) SCOM
5 94 (0.90%) WSUS
6 86 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 64 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 58 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 48 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 35 (0.34%) Nagios
11 32 (0.31%) OpenView
11 32 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 28 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 26 (0.25%) SCVMM
14 24 (0.23%) HP SIM
15 23 (0.22%) HP NNM
16 22 (0.21%) ARCserve
17 21 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
18 19 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 19 (0.18%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6781 (65.07%) Microsoft
2 1287 (12.35%) Citrix
3 1240 (11.90%) VMware
4 899 (8.63%) Cisco
5 583 (5.59%) HP
6 541 (5.19%) Oracle
7 399 (3.83%) Apple
8 351 (3.37%) Symantec
9 310 (2.97%) SAP
10 211 (2.02%) Dell
11 196 (1.88%) Adobe
12 185 (1.78%) Lotus
13 181 (1.74%) Avaya
14 158 (1.52%) Bloomberg
15 157 (1.51%) Juniper
16 151 (1.45%) NetApp
16 151 (1.45%) Google
17 145 (1.39%) Reuters
18 143 (1.37%) CheckPoint
19 126 (1.21%) Remedy
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Trapeze Group UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefirs
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Grant Thornton LLP Canada
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus up to £5K
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + 22 days holiday + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago