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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 3 - -
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 13.33% - -
As % of the Applications category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 13.33% 7.35% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.47%

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 26 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Management Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Project Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Sophos
1 2 (100.00%) VMware