The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 6.67% - -
As % of the Applications category 66.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Applications Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
3 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 10.00% 37.84% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

MS Office
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Home Counties region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the Home Counties

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas
1 5 (71.43%) Apple
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec
1 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (71.43%) Sophos
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
1 5 (71.43%) Multimedia
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
1 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X Server
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Multimedia
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Test Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Project Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X Server
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) V-Model
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas
1 5 (71.43%) Apple
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec
1 5 (71.43%) Sophos
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle