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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5224 4069 4745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.90% 4.09% 4.27%
As % of the Applications category 32.37% 26.94% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4167 3384 4004
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 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
16137 15104 16388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.14% 15.19% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12987 12665 14024
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,050 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 2140 £37,000 +2.77% 251
South East +13 1226 £28,000 -5.88% 154
East of England +22 477 £30,000 -3.22% 59
Yorkshire -8 358 £29,000 +3.57% 32
North West +27 310 £27,600 -4.82% 53
South West +8 307 £27,500 -15.38% 53
West Midlands -25 223 £31,500 -3.07% 30
East Midlands +2 157 £25,750 -18.89% 29
North East +10 35 £26,000 -10.34% 12
Midlands +7 3 £39,992 +40.32%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6578 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 5359 (51.15%) MS Excel
3 5293 (50.52%) Windows
4 3297 (31.47%) Active Directory
5 2514 (23.99%) Finance
6 2249 (21.46%) Windows 7
7 2136 (20.39%) ITIL
8 1994 (19.03%) SQL
9 1846 (17.62%) MS Exchange
10 1725 (16.46%) Degree
11 1631 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 1600 (15.27%) Windows XP
13 1520 (14.51%) SQL Server
14 1313 (12.53%) Project Management
15 1302 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
16 1208 (11.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 1173 (11.19%) Citrix
18 1144 (10.92%) MS PowerPoint
19 1120 (10.69%) VMware
20 1062 (10.14%) TCP/IP
21 986 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 982 (9.37%) SharePoint
23 927 (8.85%) Blackberry
24 883 (8.43%) DNS
25 862 (8.23%) Cisco
26 837 (7.99%) PRINCE2
27 825 (7.87%) SLA
28 816 (7.79%) MS Project
29 808 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
30 779 (7.43%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1846 (17.62%) MS Exchange
2 982 (9.37%) SharePoint
3 758 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 590 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 434 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 374 (3.57%) IIS
7 314 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 310 (2.96%) Lync
9 233 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 190 (1.81%) IBM Notes
11 151 (1.44%) CMS
12 141 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
13 102 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 97 (0.93%) WorkSite
14 97 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
15 88 (0.84%) Tomcat
16 76 (0.73%) MS Project Server
17 73 (0.70%) SAS
18 65 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
18 65 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5359 (51.15%) MS Excel
2 1144 (10.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 816 (7.79%) MS Project
4 779 (7.43%) MS Visio
5 127 (1.21%) Photoshop
6 82 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 81 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
8 53 (0.51%) InDesign
9 41 (0.39%) Acrobat
10 32 (0.31%) SPSS
11 29 (0.28%) InfoPath
12 22 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
13 21 (0.20%) AutoCAD
14 20 (0.19%) PowerPivot
15 12 (0.11%) FrameMaker
16 11 (0.10%) RoboHelp
17 10 (0.095%) Fireworks
18 8 (0.076%) FastStats
18 8 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
19 6 (0.057%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 151 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 51 (0.49%) SAP FI
3 51 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 51 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 45 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 32 (0.31%) HFM
5 32 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 31 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 27 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 26 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 24 (0.23%) SAP BPC
10 21 (0.20%) Magento
11 20 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
12 19 (0.18%) SAP Business One
13 18 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
14 17 (0.16%) Line 500
14 17 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 17 (0.16%) WebTrends
15 16 (0.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 371 (3.54%) Office 365
2 122 (1.16%) SaaS
3 50 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 39 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (0.35%) IaaS
6 32 (0.31%) Google Apps
7 26 (0.25%) PaaS
8 13 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.038%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.038%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.038%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.010%) Taleo
10 1 (0.010%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 1062 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 883 (8.43%) DNS
3 773 (7.38%) Firewall
4 753 (7.19%) LAN
5 717 (6.84%) DHCP
6 648 (6.18%) VPN
7 642 (6.13%) WAN
8 614 (5.86%) Internet
9 310 (2.96%) SAN
10 309 (2.95%) Wireless
11 262 (2.50%) VoIP
12 178 (1.70%) Intranet
13 122 (1.16%) IP Telephony
14 121 (1.15%) NAS
15 119 (1.14%) VLAN
16 116 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
17 113 (1.08%) Network Security
18 102 (0.97%) Ethernet
18 102 (0.97%) FTP
19 95 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1520 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 398 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 359 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 270 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 253 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 190 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 186 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 146 (1.39%) MS Access
9 140 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
10 129 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 113 (1.08%) MySQL
12 112 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 100 (0.95%) OLAP
14 88 (0.84%) Oracle Database
15 75 (0.72%) QlikView
16 71 (0.68%) Data Mining
16 71 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
17 66 (0.63%) DB2
18 62 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 56 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 239 (2.28%) Visual Studio
2 128 (1.22%) JIRA
3 103 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
5 70 (0.67%) Subversion
6 56 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 56 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
7 52 (0.50%) Selenium
8 51 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 43 (0.41%) Eclipse
10 38 (0.36%) FrontPage
11 37 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 34 (0.32%) RequisitePro
12 34 (0.32%) CaliberRM
13 30 (0.29%) Toad
14 29 (0.28%) Git (software)
14 29 (0.28%) SoapUI
14 29 (0.28%) Ranorex
15 28 (0.27%) Jenkins
16 26 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2514 (23.99%) Finance
2 633 (6.04%) Legal
3 626 (5.97%) Marketing
4 590 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 526 (5.02%) Banking
6 510 (4.87%) Law
7 455 (4.34%) Retail
8 309 (2.95%) Advertising
9 202 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 142 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 127 (1.21%) German Language
11 127 (1.21%) Back Office
11 127 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 124 (1.18%) French Language
13 110 (1.05%) Publishing
14 98 (0.94%) Electronics
15 97 (0.93%) Front Office
16 82 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
17 66 (0.63%) Automotive
18 57 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3652 (34.85%) Analyst
2 1512 (14.43%) Support Analyst
3 1057 (10.09%) Support Engineer
4 788 (7.52%) Service Analyst
5 784 (7.48%) IT Support
6 760 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 716 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 682 (6.51%) Developer
9 597 (5.70%) Project Manager
10 494 (4.71%) Desktop Support
11 464 (4.43%) Consultant
12 439 (4.19%) 1st Line Support
13 415 (3.96%) Business Analyst
14 393 (3.75%) Technical Support
15 345 (3.29%) Administrator
16 330 (3.15%) Help Desk Support
17 323 (3.08%) IT Support Analyst
18 320 (3.05%) Help Desk Analyst
19 291 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
20 270 (2.58%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (7.20%) .NET
2 550 (5.25%) HTML
3 452 (4.31%) XML
4 327 (3.12%) ASP.NET
5 321 (3.06%) CSS
6 176 (1.68%) Web Services
7 141 (1.35%) jQuery
8 127 (1.21%) .NET Framework
9 84 (0.80%) WCF
10 82 (0.78%) SOAP
11 78 (0.74%) WinForms
12 76 (0.73%) HTML5
13 75 (0.72%) Middleware
14 64 (0.61%) J2EE
15 59 (0.56%) XSLT
16 57 (0.54%) COM
17 54 (0.52%) WPF
18 46 (0.44%) Ajax
18 46 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
19 43 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1302 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 927 (8.85%) Blackberry
3 519 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 422 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 259 (2.47%) Mathematics
6 194 (1.85%) iPhone
7 155 (1.48%) User Experience
8 151 (1.44%) Social Media
9 148 (1.41%) Statistics
10 136 (1.30%) iPad
11 132 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 132 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 125 (1.19%) PMI
13 124 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
14 118 (1.13%) PDA
15 102 (0.97%) Mobile App
16 92 (0.88%) Fat Client
16 92 (0.88%) Thin Client
16 92 (0.88%) E-Learning
17 89 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5293 (50.52%) Windows
2 2249 (21.46%) Windows 7
3 1631 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1600 (15.27%) Windows XP
5 1208 (11.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 700 (6.68%) Windows 8
7 621 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 558 (5.33%) Linux
9 292 (2.79%) UNIX
10 275 (2.62%) Windows Vista
11 260 (2.48%) Mac OS X
12 239 (2.28%) Android
13 168 (1.60%) Apple iOS
14 114 (1.09%) Windows 2000
15 88 (0.84%) Mac OS
16 74 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
17 61 (0.58%) Solaris
18 54 (0.52%) AIX
19 50 (0.48%) Windows Phone
20 48 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2136 (20.39%) ITIL
2 1313 (12.53%) Project Management
3 837 (7.99%) PRINCE2
4 808 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
5 664 (6.34%) CRM
6 556 (5.31%) Service Management
7 555 (5.30%) Change Management
8 534 (5.10%) Service Delivery
9 468 (4.47%) Time Management
10 416 (3.97%) Business Analysis
11 369 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
12 330 (3.15%) Mentoring
13 315 (3.01%) Document Management
14 299 (2.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 291 (2.78%) Incident Management
16 290 (2.77%) ERP
17 289 (2.76%) E-Commerce
18 287 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
19 267 (2.55%) Analytics
20 260 (2.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1994 (19.03%) SQL
2 614 (5.86%) C#
3 438 (4.18%) JavaScript
4 309 (2.95%) T-SQL
5 304 (2.90%) VBA
6 284 (2.71%) Java
7 274 (2.62%) C
8 266 (2.54%) VB
9 222 (2.12%) PowerShell
10 213 (2.03%) VB.NET
11 161 (1.54%) VBScript
12 111 (1.06%) Perl
13 110 (1.05%) PHP
14 108 (1.03%) C++
15 88 (0.84%) Python
16 52 (0.50%) PL/SQL
17 41 (0.39%) VB6
18 37 (0.35%) Bash Shell
18 37 (0.35%) Shell Script
19 33 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1725 (16.46%) Degree
2 986 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 457 (4.36%) MCSE
4 437 (4.17%) MCP
5 393 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 343 (3.27%) Security Cleared
7 299 (2.85%) CCNA
8 265 (2.53%) MCSA
9 256 (2.44%) ISEB
10 254 (2.42%) MCITP
11 253 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
12 236 (2.25%) PMI Certification
13 190 (1.81%) SC Cleared
14 145 (1.38%) PMP
15 140 (1.34%) MCTS
15 140 (1.34%) A+ Certification
16 135 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 94 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 82 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 69 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 825 (7.87%) SLA
2 454 (4.33%) QA
3 132 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 72 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 57 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (0.35%) COBIT
7 31 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.20%) GCP
8 21 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 11 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.095%) EMIR
10 10 (0.095%) ISO 14001
10 10 (0.095%) Basel II
11 9 (0.086%) FATCA
12 8 (0.076%) GAMP
12 8 (0.076%) MiFID
13 7 (0.067%) HL7
13 7 (0.067%) TickIT
13 7 (0.067%) Basel III
System Software
1 3297 (31.47%) Active Directory
2 749 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 466 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 294 (2.81%) XenApp
5 184 (1.76%) vSphere
6 144 (1.37%) Terminal Services
7 110 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 86 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 83 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 79 (0.75%) XenServer
11 72 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
12 55 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 48 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
14 43 (0.41%) ISA Server
15 31 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
16 30 (0.29%) UAG
17 27 (0.26%) MetaFrame
18 26 (0.25%) Terminal Server
19 25 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 14 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 433 (4.13%) SCCM
2 261 (2.49%) Backup Exec
3 152 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 117 (1.12%) WSUS
4 117 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 67 (0.64%) SCOM
6 59 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 52 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 37 (0.35%) Tivoli
9 34 (0.32%) SCVMM
10 32 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 29 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
12 21 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 20 (0.19%) HP SIM
14 19 (0.18%) DameWare
15 18 (0.17%) Nagios
16 15 (0.14%) ARCserve
17 14 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
18 13 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
18 13 (0.12%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 6578 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 1173 (11.19%) Citrix
3 1120 (10.69%) VMware
4 862 (8.23%) Cisco
5 561 (5.35%) HP
6 559 (5.33%) Oracle
7 393 (3.75%) Apple
8 369 (3.52%) SAP
9 337 (3.22%) Symantec
10 255 (2.43%) Adobe
11 213 (2.03%) Lotus
12 198 (1.89%) Dell
13 176 (1.68%) Google
14 174 (1.66%) Avaya
15 153 (1.46%) IBM
16 151 (1.44%) Remedy
17 147 (1.40%) NetApp
18 146 (1.39%) Business Objects
19 142 (1.36%) Juniper
20 134 (1.28%) McAfee
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Andover, Hampshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24500 per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + GREAT BONUS, TRAINING
Posted: 1 hour ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 5 hours ago