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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 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 5303 4024 4585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.88% 4.04% 4.16%
As % of the Applications category 32.29% 26.76% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4213 3350 3887
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
16422 15036 16003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.11% 15.11% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13173 12544 13751
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 £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 2218 £37,000 +1.36% 215
South East +11 1206 £28,000 -6.66% 141
East of England +25 498 £30,000 -7.69% 57
Yorkshire -8 361 £30,000 +7.14% 36
North West +21 316 £26,250 -12.50% 45
South West +8 297 £27,000 -16.92% 52
West Midlands -20 231 £30,750 -5.38% 22
East Midlands -14 157 £25,000 -24.24% 29
North East 0 34 £26,099 -10.00% 16
Midlands +4 3 £37,500 +31.57% 1
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6408 (62.55%) Microsoft
2 5263 (51.37%) MS Excel
3 5216 (50.91%) Windows
4 3238 (31.61%) Active Directory
5 2482 (24.23%) Finance
6 2194 (21.42%) Windows 7
7 2072 (20.22%) ITIL
8 1978 (19.31%) SQL
9 1796 (17.53%) MS Exchange
10 1663 (16.23%) Degree
11 1594 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 1593 (15.55%) Windows XP
13 1467 (14.32%) SQL Server
14 1311 (12.80%) Project Management
15 1189 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 1140 (11.13%) Citrix
17 1118 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
18 1110 (10.83%) VMware
19 1072 (10.46%) TCP/IP
20 970 (9.47%) SharePoint
21 955 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
22 883 (8.62%) DNS
22 883 (8.62%) Blackberry
23 846 (8.26%) Cisco
24 808 (7.89%) SLA
25 807 (7.88%) PRINCE2
26 789 (7.70%) MS Project
27 770 (7.52%) MS Visio
28 750 (7.32%) .NET
29 741 (7.23%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1796 (17.53%) MS Exchange
2 970 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 738 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 582 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 426 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 367 (3.58%) IIS
7 314 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 289 (2.82%) Lync
9 216 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 202 (1.97%) IBM Notes
11 142 (1.39%) CMS
12 134 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
13 104 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 99 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 88 (0.86%) WorkSite
16 87 (0.85%) Tomcat
17 75 (0.73%) WebSphere
18 72 (0.70%) SAS
19 71 (0.69%) MS Project Server
20 59 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5263 (51.37%) MS Excel
2 1118 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 789 (7.70%) MS Project
4 770 (7.52%) MS Visio
5 127 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 80 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 77 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 50 (0.49%) InDesign
9 39 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 30 (0.29%) SPSS
11 27 (0.26%) InfoPath
12 23 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
13 19 (0.19%) AutoCAD
13 19 (0.19%) PowerPivot
14 12 (0.12%) FrameMaker
14 12 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
15 10 (0.098%) RoboHelp
16 8 (0.078%) Fireworks
17 6 (0.059%) FastStats
18 5 (0.049%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 140 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 51 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 51 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 51 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 40 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 34 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 32 (0.31%) HFM
6 32 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
7 26 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
8 24 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 23 (0.22%) Magento
10 19 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
11 18 (0.18%) SAP Business One
11 18 (0.18%) Cognos Planning
12 17 (0.17%) Line 500
12 17 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 16 (0.16%) Visualfiles
13 16 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 353 (3.45%) Office 365
2 115 (1.12%) SaaS
3 54 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (0.34%) IaaS
7 33 (0.32%) Google Apps
8 27 (0.26%) PaaS
9 11 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.039%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.010%) Taleo
12 1 (0.010%) Pure360
12 1 (0.010%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1072 (10.46%) TCP/IP
2 883 (8.62%) DNS
3 741 (7.23%) Firewall
4 725 (7.08%) DHCP
5 711 (6.94%) LAN
6 630 (6.15%) VPN
7 593 (5.79%) WAN
8 589 (5.75%) Internet
9 313 (3.06%) Wireless
10 288 (2.81%) SAN
11 263 (2.57%) VoIP
12 174 (1.70%) Intranet
13 123 (1.20%) NAS
14 121 (1.18%) VLAN
15 118 (1.15%) Network Security
16 114 (1.11%) IP Telephony
17 104 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
18 98 (0.96%) HTTP
19 96 (0.94%) FTP
20 90 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1467 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 384 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 349 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 260 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 251 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 189 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 183 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 143 (1.40%) MS Access
9 142 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
10 126 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 109 (1.06%) MySQL
12 105 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 95 (0.93%) OLAP
14 83 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 79 (0.77%) DB2
16 75 (0.73%) Data Mining
17 67 (0.65%) QlikView
18 66 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 66 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
19 58 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 228 (2.23%) Visual Studio
2 129 (1.26%) JIRA
3 93 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
5 66 (0.64%) Subversion
6 60 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 56 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
8 55 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 52 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 51 (0.50%) Selenium
11 38 (0.37%) FrontPage
12 34 (0.33%) RequisitePro
12 34 (0.33%) CaliberRM
13 33 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 30 (0.29%) SoapUI
14 30 (0.29%) Ranorex
15 27 (0.26%) Jenkins
15 27 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
15 27 (0.26%) Git (software)
16 24 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 2482 (24.23%) Finance
2 605 (5.91%) Legal
3 602 (5.88%) Marketing
4 569 (5.55%) Telecoms
5 526 (5.13%) Banking
6 484 (4.72%) Law
7 466 (4.55%) Retail
8 302 (2.95%) Advertising
9 193 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 144 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 123 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 121 (1.18%) Back Office
13 118 (1.15%) French Language
14 117 (1.14%) German Language
15 114 (1.11%) Publishing
16 102 (1.00%) Front Office
17 95 (0.93%) Electronics
18 84 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
19 52 (0.51%) Multimedia
20 51 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3563 (34.78%) Analyst
2 1503 (14.67%) Support Analyst
3 1006 (9.82%) Support Engineer
4 788 (7.69%) IT Support
5 740 (7.22%) Service Analyst
6 712 (6.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 701 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 675 (6.59%) Developer
9 582 (5.68%) Project Manager
10 497 (4.85%) Desktop Support
11 445 (4.34%) Consultant
12 424 (4.14%) 1st Line Support
13 417 (4.07%) Business Analyst
14 389 (3.80%) Technical Support
15 346 (3.38%) Administrator
16 323 (3.15%) Help Desk Support
17 317 (3.09%) IT Support Analyst
18 311 (3.04%) Help Desk Analyst
19 285 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
20 269 (2.63%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 750 (7.32%) .NET
2 553 (5.40%) HTML
3 465 (4.54%) XML
4 318 (3.10%) CSS
5 314 (3.06%) ASP.NET
6 186 (1.82%) Web Services
7 133 (1.30%) jQuery
8 128 (1.25%) .NET Framework
9 94 (0.92%) SOAP
10 82 (0.80%) WCF
11 79 (0.77%) WinForms
12 75 (0.73%) J2EE
13 72 (0.70%) Middleware
14 69 (0.67%) HTML5
15 62 (0.61%) XSLT
16 57 (0.56%) COM
17 56 (0.55%) WPF
18 44 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 44 (0.43%) Ajax
19 43 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 883 (8.62%) Blackberry
2 487 (4.75%) Management Information System
3 402 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 241 (2.35%) Mathematics
5 171 (1.67%) iPhone
6 152 (1.48%) Statistics
7 140 (1.37%) Social Media
8 127 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 125 (1.22%) Hedge funds
10 117 (1.14%) iPad
11 114 (1.11%) PMI
12 112 (1.09%) PDA
12 112 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
13 104 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 90 (0.88%) E-Learning
15 80 (0.78%) Clustering
16 79 (0.77%) Thin Client
16 79 (0.77%) Fat Client
17 73 (0.71%) Client/Server
18 71 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5216 (50.91%) Windows
2 2194 (21.42%) Windows 7
3 1594 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1593 (15.55%) Windows XP
5 1189 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 674 (6.58%) Windows 8
7 595 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 559 (5.46%) Linux
9 279 (2.72%) UNIX
10 271 (2.65%) Windows Vista
11 263 (2.57%) Mac OS X
12 229 (2.24%) Android
13 169 (1.65%) Apple iOS
14 125 (1.22%) Windows 2000
15 96 (0.94%) Mac OS
16 70 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
17 58 (0.57%) Solaris
18 53 (0.52%) AIX
19 51 (0.50%) Windows Phone
20 44 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2072 (20.22%) ITIL
2 1311 (12.80%) Project Management
3 807 (7.88%) PRINCE2
4 623 (6.08%) CRM
5 536 (5.23%) Service Delivery
6 534 (5.21%) Service Management
7 526 (5.13%) Change Management
8 428 (4.18%) Time Management
9 417 (4.07%) Business Analysis
10 403 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
11 362 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
12 316 (3.08%) Document Management
13 295 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 288 (2.81%) E-Commerce
15 284 (2.77%) ERP
16 279 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
17 275 (2.68%) Incident Management
18 258 (2.52%) Analytics
19 257 (2.51%) Change Control
20 252 (2.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1978 (19.31%) SQL
2 598 (5.84%) C#
3 447 (4.36%) JavaScript
4 325 (3.17%) VBA
5 297 (2.90%) Java
6 291 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 263 (2.57%) VB
8 246 (2.40%) C
9 231 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 204 (1.99%) VB.NET
11 158 (1.54%) VBScript
12 115 (1.12%) Perl
13 112 (1.09%) PHP
14 108 (1.05%) C++
15 86 (0.84%) Python
16 46 (0.45%) PL/SQL
17 42 (0.41%) VB6
17 42 (0.41%) Bash Shell
18 34 (0.33%) Shell Script
19 31 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1663 (16.23%) Degree
2 955 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 443 (4.32%) MCSE
4 424 (4.14%) MCP
5 380 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
6 333 (3.25%) Security Cleared
7 292 (2.85%) CCNA
8 267 (2.61%) MCSA
9 266 (2.60%) MCITP
10 258 (2.52%) ISEB
11 243 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
12 215 (2.10%) PMI Certification
13 176 (1.72%) SC Cleared
14 133 (1.30%) PMP
15 132 (1.29%) A+ Certification
16 129 (1.26%) MCTS
17 123 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 89 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 73 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 67 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 808 (7.89%) SLA
2 456 (4.45%) QA
3 127 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 65 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.34%) COBIT
8 25 (0.24%) GCP
9 20 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.11%) GAMP
11 10 (0.098%) ISO 14001
11 10 (0.098%) EMIR
12 9 (0.088%) FATCA
12 9 (0.088%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 8 (0.078%) GMP
13 8 (0.078%) MiFID
13 8 (0.078%) HL7
13 8 (0.078%) Basel III
14 7 (0.068%) TickIT
System Software
1 3238 (31.61%) Active Directory
2 729 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 456 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 279 (2.72%) XenApp
5 191 (1.86%) vSphere
6 141 (1.38%) Terminal Services
7 105 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 86 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 85 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 74 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 72 (0.70%) XenServer
12 58 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 48 (0.47%) ISA Server
14 45 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
15 34 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
16 32 (0.31%) Terminal Server
17 30 (0.29%) UAG
18 26 (0.25%) MetaFrame
19 22 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 17 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 429 (4.19%) SCCM
2 244 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 139 (1.36%) WSUS
4 136 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 112 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
6 61 (0.60%) SCOM
7 60 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 57 (0.56%) NetBackup
9 33 (0.32%) SCVMM
9 33 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 33 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 29 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
11 21 (0.20%) HP SIM
11 21 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 20 (0.20%) DameWare
12 20 (0.20%) ARCserve
13 16 (0.16%) Nagios
13 16 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
14 13 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 13 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6408 (62.55%) Microsoft
2 1140 (11.13%) Citrix
3 1110 (10.83%) VMware
4 846 (8.26%) Cisco
5 553 (5.40%) HP
6 531 (5.18%) Oracle
7 395 (3.86%) Apple
8 368 (3.59%) SAP
9 325 (3.17%) Symantec
10 258 (2.52%) Adobe
11 225 (2.20%) Lotus
12 201 (1.96%) Dell
13 179 (1.75%) Google
14 168 (1.64%) Avaya
15 152 (1.48%) IBM
16 149 (1.45%) Remedy
17 143 (1.40%) Business Objects
18 139 (1.36%) NetApp
19 132 (1.29%) Juniper
20 131 (1.28%) McAfee
City, London
TRG
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £21k - 25k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Capita
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £370 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays UK - Royal College of General Practitioners
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Allied Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Pension, Private Health
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ComputAppoint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday