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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5000 4917 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.86% 4.42% 4.44%
As % of the Applications category 32.55% 29.35% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4047 4033 3709
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
15360 16753 16114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.94% 15.07% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12428 13700 13392
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 £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 May 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 1 May 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 +6 2104 £35,000 -2.77% 202
South East +6 1127 £29,000 -3.33% 132
East of England +4 479 £29,500 -9.23% 58
North West +21 316 £27,500 +10.00% 70
Yorkshire +17 307 £30,000 +3.44% 40
South West -12 274 £29,000 +13.87% 49
West Midlands -36 186 £25,151 -22.01% 32
East Midlands -2 160 £25,000 -7.40% 38
North East -17 34 £30,750 -16.61% 9
Midlands - 7 £55,000 - 1
South Coast - 3 £47,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6898 (68.34%) Microsoft
2 5274 (52.25%) Windows
3 5042 (49.96%) MS Excel
4 3425 (33.93%) Active Directory
5 2391 (23.69%) Windows 7
6 2236 (22.15%) ITIL
7 2235 (22.14%) Finance
8 1939 (19.21%) SQL
9 1907 (18.89%) MS Exchange
10 1531 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1461 (14.48%) Degree
12 1421 (14.08%) SQL Server
13 1352 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
14 1315 (13.03%) Citrix
15 1286 (12.74%) VMware
16 1239 (12.28%) Windows XP
17 1129 (11.19%) Project Management
18 1042 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
19 1023 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
20 1017 (10.08%) MS PowerPoint
21 1007 (9.98%) Blackberry
22 998 (9.89%) SLA
23 986 (9.77%) TCP/IP
24 985 (9.76%) SharePoint
25 971 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
26 922 (9.14%) Windows 8
27 889 (8.81%) Cisco
28 868 (8.60%) DNS
29 861 (8.53%) LAN
30 858 (8.50%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1907 (18.89%) MS Exchange
2 985 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 795 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 497 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 419 (4.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 412 (4.08%) IIS
7 350 (3.47%) Lync
8 318 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 279 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 213 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 164 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 127 (1.26%) IBM Notes
13 110 (1.09%) SAS
14 103 (1.02%) CMS
15 96 (0.95%) WorkSite
16 87 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
17 83 (0.82%) Tomcat
18 70 (0.69%) Apache
19 67 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
20 44 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5042 (49.96%) MS Excel
2 1017 (10.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 761 (7.54%) MS Visio
4 659 (6.53%) MS Project
5 101 (1.00%) Photoshop
6 82 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 58 (0.57%) SPSS
7 58 (0.57%) InfoPath
8 57 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 38 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 36 (0.36%) Acrobat
11 33 (0.33%) AutoCAD
12 32 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
13 24 (0.24%) InDesign
14 21 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
15 19 (0.19%) Fireworks
16 16 (0.16%) PowerPivot
17 8 (0.079%) Solid Edge
17 8 (0.079%) Open Workbench
18 7 (0.069%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 149 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.33%) Agresso
4 30 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 27 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
7 14 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 14 (0.14%) AWD
8 12 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 11 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (0.11%) Eikon
9 11 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.099%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.099%) Markit EDM
10 10 (0.099%) Summit
10 10 (0.099%) SAP CRM
11 9 (0.089%) Primavera
11 9 (0.089%) SAP Business One
11 9 (0.089%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 566 (5.61%) Office 365
2 132 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (0.88%) SaaS
4 84 (0.83%) Google Analytics
5 60 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (0.58%) IaaS
7 40 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (0.38%) Mimecast
9 31 (0.31%) Google Apps
9 31 (0.31%) PaaS
10 23 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
14 6 (0.059%) Dropbox
14 6 (0.059%) Google Drive
15 5 (0.050%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.030%) Taleo
16 3 (0.030%) Basecamp
17 2 (0.020%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 986 (9.77%) TCP/IP
2 868 (8.60%) DNS
3 861 (8.53%) LAN
4 858 (8.50%) Firewall
5 767 (7.60%) WAN
6 698 (6.92%) VPN
7 670 (6.64%) DHCP
8 629 (6.23%) Internet
9 424 (4.20%) VoIP
10 397 (3.93%) SAN
11 304 (3.01%) Wireless
12 184 (1.82%) VLAN
13 164 (1.62%) Intranet
14 160 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
15 133 (1.32%) Network Security
16 117 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
17 114 (1.13%) NAS
18 101 (1.00%) MPLS
19 99 (0.98%) Broadband
20 98 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1421 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 420 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 362 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 214 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 190 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 172 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 170 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 154 (1.53%) MS Access
9 146 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 125 (1.24%) Data Mining
11 111 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 101 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
13 97 (0.96%) Oracle Database
14 82 (0.81%) MySQL
15 64 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
16 56 (0.55%) Big Data
17 47 (0.47%) DB2
18 39 (0.39%) RDBMS
19 38 (0.38%) QlikView
20 33 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 277 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 129 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 124 (1.23%) JIRA
4 53 (0.53%) Subversion
5 50 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 42 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 42 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
7 38 (0.38%) Selenium
8 34 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
9 27 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
10 22 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
10 22 (0.22%) NUnit
11 19 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 18 (0.18%) Toad
13 17 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 15 (0.15%) RequisitePro
14 15 (0.15%) SoapUI
14 15 (0.15%) Git (software)
15 14 (0.14%) MSBuild
15 14 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2235 (22.14%) Finance
2 629 (6.23%) Legal
3 574 (5.69%) Law
4 515 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 479 (4.75%) Marketing
6 447 (4.43%) Banking
7 446 (4.42%) Retail
8 189 (1.87%) Advertising
9 156 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 141 (1.40%) Back Office
11 138 (1.37%) Publishing
12 100 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 91 (0.90%) Billing
14 90 (0.89%) Front Office
15 82 (0.81%) German Language
16 69 (0.68%) French Language
17 65 (0.64%) Investment Banking
18 44 (0.44%) Electronics
19 43 (0.43%) Games
20 42 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3560 (35.27%) Analyst
2 1452 (14.39%) Support Analyst
3 1154 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 958 (9.49%) Service Analyst
5 919 (9.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 774 (7.67%) IT Support
7 751 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 629 (6.23%) Developer
9 500 (4.95%) Desktop Support
10 477 (4.73%) Project Manager
11 438 (4.34%) 1st Line Support
12 405 (4.01%) Administrator
13 396 (3.92%) Technical Support
14 394 (3.90%) Business Analyst
15 336 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
16 310 (3.07%) Consultant
17 255 (2.53%) Junior
18 243 (2.41%) Applications Support
19 238 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 236 (2.34%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (6.98%) .NET
2 501 (4.96%) HTML
3 347 (3.44%) ASP.NET
4 296 (2.93%) CSS
5 273 (2.70%) XML
6 163 (1.61%) jQuery
7 158 (1.57%) .NET Framework
8 129 (1.28%) Web Services
9 115 (1.14%) HTML5
10 106 (1.05%) Ajax
11 102 (1.01%) COM
12 96 (0.95%) WCF
13 76 (0.75%) WPF
14 73 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 73 (0.72%) Middleware
15 65 (0.64%) WinForms
16 59 (0.58%) Entity Framework
17 57 (0.56%) Silverlight
18 55 (0.54%) XSLT
19 52 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1352 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 1007 (9.98%) Blackberry
3 531 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 322 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 231 (2.29%) iPhone
6 187 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 168 (1.66%) Thin Client
7 168 (1.66%) Fat Client
8 163 (1.61%) Mathematics
9 153 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 150 (1.49%) Statistics
10 150 (1.49%) User Experience
11 144 (1.43%) Hedge funds
12 140 (1.39%) EPoS
12 140 (1.39%) iPad
13 134 (1.33%) Clustering
14 122 (1.21%) Social Media
15 116 (1.15%) E-Learning
16 115 (1.14%) PDA
17 104 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5274 (52.25%) Windows
2 2391 (23.69%) Windows 7
3 1531 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1239 (12.28%) Windows XP
5 1023 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 922 (9.14%) Windows 8
7 840 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 540 (5.35%) Linux
9 327 (3.24%) Android
10 322 (3.19%) Mac OS X
11 306 (3.03%) UNIX
12 300 (2.97%) Apple iOS
13 285 (2.82%) Windows Vista
14 128 (1.27%) Solaris
15 98 (0.97%) Mac OS
16 96 (0.95%) Windows 2000
17 70 (0.69%) AIX
18 62 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
19 33 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
20 32 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2236 (22.15%) ITIL
2 1129 (11.19%) Project Management
3 657 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
4 640 (6.34%) PRINCE2
5 636 (6.30%) Service Management
6 618 (6.12%) CRM
7 550 (5.45%) Time Management
8 520 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 444 (4.40%) Change Management
10 402 (3.98%) Incident Management
11 373 (3.70%) Business Analysis
12 365 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
13 322 (3.19%) Problem Management
14 316 (3.13%) Data Analysis
15 311 (3.08%) Workflow
16 296 (2.93%) Migration
17 291 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
18 282 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
19 275 (2.72%) Document Management
20 272 (2.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1939 (19.21%) SQL
2 527 (5.22%) C#
3 378 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 285 (2.82%) PowerShell
5 267 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 253 (2.51%) Java
7 242 (2.40%) VBA
8 202 (2.00%) C
9 191 (1.89%) VB
10 106 (1.05%) VBScript
11 103 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 103 (1.02%) Perl
12 93 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 87 (0.86%) Python
14 75 (0.74%) PHP
15 68 (0.67%) C++
16 65 (0.64%) Shell Script
17 43 (0.43%) VB6
18 42 (0.42%) Bash Shell
19 36 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 1461 (14.48%) Degree
2 1042 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 620 (6.14%) MCP
4 522 (5.17%) MCSE
5 426 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
6 330 (3.27%) CCNA
7 318 (3.15%) MCSA
8 313 (3.10%) Security Cleared
9 284 (2.81%) MCITP
10 214 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
11 208 (2.06%) SC Cleared
12 154 (1.53%) ISEB
13 151 (1.50%) A+ Certification
14 137 (1.36%) MCTS
15 122 (1.21%) MCDST
16 117 (1.16%) CCNP
17 114 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 108 (1.07%) PMI Certification
19 102 (1.01%) MOS
20 75 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 998 (9.89%) SLA
2 355 (3.52%) QA
3 102 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 69 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 21 (0.21%) COBIT
9 14 (0.14%) HL7
10 13 (0.13%) ISO 14001
11 11 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 9 (0.089%) P3O
13 5 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 5 (0.050%) ISO 9002
13 5 (0.050%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.050%) JTAG
14 4 (0.040%) GMP
14 4 (0.040%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.020%) GCP
15 2 (0.020%) Basel II
System Software
1 3425 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 971 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 449 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 409 (4.05%) XenApp
5 258 (2.56%) vSphere
6 202 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 171 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 140 (1.39%) VMware ESX
9 120 (1.19%) Terminal Services
10 83 (0.82%) XenServer
11 82 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 61 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 35 (0.35%) ISA Server
14 34 (0.34%) VMware Server
15 26 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 24 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
17 22 (0.22%) Xen
18 20 (0.20%) Terminal Server
19 19 (0.19%) MetaFrame
20 17 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 535 (5.30%) SCCM
2 188 (1.86%) Backup Exec
3 130 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 129 (1.28%) WSUS
5 118 (1.17%) SCOM
6 81 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 66 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 47 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 46 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 45 (0.45%) Nagios
11 44 (0.44%) SCVMM
12 38 (0.38%) Opsview
13 35 (0.35%) OpenView
14 32 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 31 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 30 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
16 30 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 28 (0.28%) ARCserve
18 24 (0.24%) vMotion
19 19 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6898 (68.34%) Microsoft
2 1315 (13.03%) Citrix
3 1286 (12.74%) VMware
4 889 (8.81%) Cisco
5 586 (5.81%) HP
6 518 (5.13%) Apple
7 513 (5.08%) Oracle
8 278 (2.75%) Symantec
9 215 (2.13%) Adobe
10 205 (2.03%) Dell
11 199 (1.97%) SAP
12 193 (1.91%) Avaya
13 159 (1.58%) Google
14 153 (1.52%) NetApp
15 149 (1.48%) IBM
16 138 (1.37%) CheckPoint
17 136 (1.35%) Remedy
18 132 (1.31%) Lotus
19 118 (1.17%) Bloomberg
20 114 (1.13%) Veeam
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