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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5116 4495 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.10% 4.31% 4.33%
As % of the Applications category 33.01% 28.81% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4162 3667 3532
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
15497 15603 15369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.44% 14.97% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12639 12677 12874
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 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +16 2197 £35,000 -4.10% 250
South East +12 1133 £28,500 -5.00% 136
East of England +5 432 £27,500 -15.38% 45
North West +38 356 £27,500 +10.00% 56
Yorkshire +10 310 £30,000 +5.26% 47
South West -10 277 £30,000 +20.00% 44
West Midlands -21 215 £26,000 -13.33% 34
East Midlands +5 165 £25,000 -7.40% 30
North East -11 21 £28,750 -7.25% 18
South Coast - 3 £47,500 -
Midlands +8 2 £50,000 +11.11%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6960 (67.25%) Microsoft
2 5499 (53.14%) Windows
3 5119 (49.46%) MS Excel
4 3582 (34.61%) Active Directory
5 2557 (24.71%) Windows 7
6 2360 (22.80%) ITIL
7 2257 (21.81%) Finance
8 2005 (19.37%) MS Exchange
9 1971 (19.05%) SQL
10 1601 (15.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 1474 (14.24%) Degree
12 1417 (13.69%) SQL Server
13 1391 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
14 1382 (13.35%) Citrix
15 1362 (13.16%) Windows XP
16 1333 (12.88%) VMware
17 1109 (10.72%) Project Management
18 1108 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
19 1095 (10.58%) Blackberry
20 1046 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
20 1046 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
21 1031 (9.96%) TCP/IP
22 1028 (9.93%) SLA
23 1003 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
24 965 (9.32%) SharePoint
25 931 (9.00%) Cisco
26 914 (8.83%) DNS
27 911 (8.80%) Firewall
28 889 (8.59%) Windows 8
29 881 (8.51%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2005 (19.37%) MS Exchange
2 965 (9.32%) SharePoint
3 879 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 567 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 463 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 417 (4.03%) IIS
7 369 (3.57%) Lync
8 332 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 314 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 213 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 168 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 153 (1.48%) IBM Notes
13 104 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
14 101 (0.98%) CMS
15 88 (0.85%) SAS
16 87 (0.84%) Tomcat
17 81 (0.78%) WorkSite
18 76 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
19 69 (0.67%) Apache
20 45 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5119 (49.46%) MS Excel
2 1046 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 735 (7.10%) MS Visio
4 641 (6.19%) MS Project
5 110 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 86 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 63 (0.61%) InfoPath
8 54 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 52 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
10 45 (0.43%) SPSS
11 44 (0.43%) Acrobat
12 35 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
13 32 (0.31%) AutoCAD
14 30 (0.29%) InDesign
15 21 (0.20%) Fireworks
16 9 (0.087%) RoboHelp
17 7 (0.068%) FrameMaker
17 7 (0.068%) Open Workbench
18 6 (0.058%) Final Cut Pro
18 6 (0.058%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 152 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 48 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (0.46%) Agresso
4 25 (0.24%) SAP CRM
4 25 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 24 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 20 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 15 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 15 (0.14%) Visualfiles
8 14 (0.14%) Summit
9 13 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (0.13%) SAP SM
9 13 (0.13%) AWD
9 13 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
10 12 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 11 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.11%) Eikon
12 10 (0.097%) Markit EDM
12 10 (0.097%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 540 (5.22%) Office 365
2 133 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (0.85%) SaaS
4 59 (0.57%) IaaS
5 46 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.36%) Google Apps
7 27 (0.26%) PaaS
8 15 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.039%) Taleo
11 3 (0.029%) Yammer
12 2 (0.019%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.019%) Force.com
13 1 (0.010%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.010%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1031 (9.96%) TCP/IP
2 914 (8.83%) DNS
3 911 (8.80%) Firewall
4 881 (8.51%) LAN
5 787 (7.60%) WAN
6 755 (7.30%) VPN
7 697 (6.73%) Internet
8 687 (6.64%) DHCP
9 441 (4.26%) VoIP
10 423 (4.09%) SAN
11 317 (3.06%) Wireless
12 204 (1.97%) VLAN
13 170 (1.64%) Intranet
14 164 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
15 146 (1.41%) Network Security
16 121 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
17 120 (1.16%) FTP
18 105 (1.01%) NAS
19 104 (1.00%) Broadband
20 103 (1.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1417 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 430 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 314 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 205 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 200 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 180 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 162 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 157 (1.52%) MS Access
9 151 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 131 (1.27%) Data Mining
11 115 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
12 99 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 96 (0.93%) MySQL
13 96 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 61 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
15 56 (0.54%) Big Data
16 51 (0.49%) DB2
17 41 (0.40%) RDBMS
18 38 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 31 (0.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 281 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 118 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 117 (1.13%) JIRA
4 57 (0.55%) Subversion
5 54 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
6 47 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 42 (0.41%) Selenium
8 41 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 34 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 32 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
11 25 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
12 24 (0.23%) Toad
13 21 (0.20%) NUnit
14 20 (0.19%) Git (software)
15 19 (0.18%) RequisitePro
15 19 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 18 (0.17%) TeamCity
17 17 (0.16%) WebDriver
17 17 (0.16%) SoapUI
17 17 (0.16%) FrontPage
General
1 2257 (21.81%) Finance
2 649 (6.27%) Legal
3 573 (5.54%) Law
4 519 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 464 (4.48%) Retail
6 463 (4.47%) Marketing
7 444 (4.29%) Banking
8 203 (1.96%) Advertising
9 177 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 159 (1.54%) Back Office
11 134 (1.29%) Publishing
12 111 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 94 (0.91%) Billing
14 93 (0.90%) German Language
15 86 (0.83%) Front Office
16 83 (0.80%) French Language
17 66 (0.64%) Investment Banking
18 47 (0.45%) Multimedia
19 42 (0.41%) Electronics
20 39 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 3684 (35.60%) Analyst
2 1578 (15.25%) Support Analyst
3 1151 (11.12%) Support Engineer
4 1004 (9.70%) Service Analyst
5 970 (9.37%) Service Desk Analyst
6 796 (7.69%) IT Support
7 753 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 645 (6.23%) Developer
9 507 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
10 496 (4.79%) Desktop Support
11 463 (4.47%) Project Manager
12 423 (4.09%) Technical Support
13 419 (4.05%) Administrator
14 392 (3.79%) Business Analyst
15 349 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
16 334 (3.23%) Consultant
17 267 (2.58%) Applications Support
18 262 (2.53%) Help Desk Analyst
19 261 (2.52%) Junior
20 260 (2.51%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 718 (6.94%) .NET
2 535 (5.17%) HTML
3 355 (3.43%) ASP.NET
4 320 (3.09%) CSS
5 292 (2.82%) XML
6 172 (1.66%) jQuery
7 159 (1.54%) .NET Framework
8 144 (1.39%) HTML5
9 117 (1.13%) Web Services
10 107 (1.03%) Ajax
11 96 (0.93%) WCF
12 94 (0.91%) WPF
13 85 (0.82%) COM
14 79 (0.76%) Middleware
14 79 (0.76%) WinForms
15 70 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (0.58%) Silverlight
16 60 (0.58%) XSLT
17 49 (0.47%) RESTful
18 48 (0.46%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1391 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1095 (10.58%) Blackberry
3 503 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 330 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 242 (2.34%) iPhone
6 171 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 171 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 171 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 166 (1.60%) User Experience
8 156 (1.51%) EPoS
9 151 (1.46%) iPad
10 149 (1.44%) Clustering
11 147 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 147 (1.42%) Hedge funds
12 142 (1.37%) Statistics
13 138 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
14 128 (1.24%) Social Media
15 116 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
16 110 (1.06%) PDA
17 109 (1.05%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5499 (53.14%) Windows
2 2557 (24.71%) Windows 7
3 1601 (15.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1362 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 1046 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 889 (8.59%) Windows 8
7 824 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 550 (5.31%) Linux
9 316 (3.05%) UNIX
10 315 (3.04%) Mac OS X
11 310 (3.00%) Android
12 307 (2.97%) Windows Vista
13 287 (2.77%) Apple iOS
14 135 (1.30%) Solaris
15 102 (0.99%) Windows 2000
16 82 (0.79%) Mac OS
17 64 (0.62%) AIX
18 58 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
19 44 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
20 28 (0.27%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2360 (22.80%) ITIL
2 1109 (10.72%) Project Management
3 649 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
4 633 (6.12%) PRINCE2
5 631 (6.10%) CRM
6 622 (6.01%) Service Management
7 563 (5.44%) Service Delivery
8 545 (5.27%) Time Management
9 445 (4.30%) Change Management
10 420 (4.06%) Incident Management
11 355 (3.43%) Business Analysis
12 336 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
13 329 (3.18%) Problem Management
14 322 (3.11%) Workflow
15 313 (3.02%) Data Analysis
16 307 (2.97%) Migration
17 288 (2.78%) Document Management
18 284 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
19 282 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
20 258 (2.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1971 (19.05%) SQL
2 553 (5.34%) C#
3 396 (3.83%) JavaScript
4 303 (2.93%) PowerShell
5 275 (2.66%) Java
6 254 (2.45%) T-SQL
7 235 (2.27%) VBA
8 201 (1.94%) C
9 197 (1.90%) VB
10 121 (1.17%) VB.NET
11 109 (1.05%) VBScript
12 105 (1.01%) Perl
13 96 (0.93%) Python
14 85 (0.82%) PHP
15 83 (0.80%) C++
16 75 (0.72%) PL/SQL
17 70 (0.68%) Shell Script
18 49 (0.47%) Bash Shell
19 46 (0.44%) VB6
20 26 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 1474 (14.24%) Degree
2 1108 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 660 (6.38%) MCP
4 576 (5.57%) MCSE
5 450 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 355 (3.43%) Security Cleared
7 352 (3.40%) CCNA
8 348 (3.36%) MCSA
9 307 (2.97%) MCITP
10 248 (2.40%) SC Cleared
11 219 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
12 166 (1.60%) ISEB
13 165 (1.59%) A+ Certification
14 164 (1.58%) MCTS
15 142 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 130 (1.26%) CCNP
17 116 (1.12%) MCDST
18 107 (1.03%) MOS
19 104 (1.00%) PMI Certification
20 81 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1028 (9.93%) SLA
2 346 (3.34%) QA
3 119 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 64 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 17 (0.16%) COBIT
9 15 (0.14%) HL7
10 14 (0.14%) ISO 14001
11 9 (0.087%) PMBOK
12 8 (0.077%) P3O
13 5 (0.048%) JTAG
13 5 (0.048%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.048%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 3 (0.029%) GMP
15 2 (0.019%) GCP
15 2 (0.019%) Basel II
15 2 (0.019%) GAAP
System Software
1 3582 (34.61%) Active Directory
2 1003 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 448 (4.33%) Hyper-V
4 418 (4.04%) XenApp
5 255 (2.46%) vSphere
6 184 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
7 175 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 145 (1.40%) VMware ESX
9 132 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 89 (0.86%) XenServer
11 62 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 58 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
13 44 (0.43%) ISA Server
14 38 (0.37%) VMware Server
15 34 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
16 33 (0.32%) MetaFrame
17 24 (0.23%) Firmware
18 21 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 19 (0.18%) Xen
20 15 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 517 (5.00%) SCCM
2 198 (1.91%) Backup Exec
3 167 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 127 (1.23%) WSUS
5 115 (1.11%) SCOM
6 94 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 63 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
8 51 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 49 (0.47%) OpenView
10 48 (0.46%) Nagios
11 47 (0.45%) Tivoli
12 41 (0.40%) SCVMM
12 41 (0.40%) Opsview
13 32 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 32 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
13 32 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 31 (0.30%) ARCserve
15 29 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 22 (0.21%) HP SIM
17 18 (0.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6960 (67.25%) Microsoft
2 1382 (13.35%) Citrix
3 1333 (12.88%) VMware
4 931 (9.00%) Cisco
5 590 (5.70%) HP
6 517 (5.00%) Oracle
7 513 (4.96%) Apple
8 316 (3.05%) Symantec
9 242 (2.34%) SAP
9 242 (2.34%) Dell
10 211 (2.04%) Adobe
11 197 (1.90%) Avaya
12 161 (1.56%) Lotus
13 160 (1.55%) NetApp
14 155 (1.50%) CheckPoint
15 148 (1.43%) Google
16 131 (1.27%) Bloomberg
16 131 (1.27%) Juniper
16 131 (1.27%) Veeam
17 130 (1.26%) IBM
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Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Spencer Rose Ltd
Salary: Bonus + On Call + Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Latcom Plc
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £16k - 17k per year + Pension + Training
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
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