The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 50 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2286 1860 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.00% 4.03% 4.23%
As % of the Applications category 34.50% 28.36% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 1566 1718
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
England

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

Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6627 6559 6775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 14.51% 14.22% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5577 5402 5823
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in London

MS Office
Salary Trend in London

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

MS Office Salary Trend in London

MS Office
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in London

MS Office
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
City of London +28 589 £38,000 -2.56% 69
Croydon +17 25 £24,250 +3.19% 8
Sidcup +9 19 £41,375 +4.74% 1
Docklands, London -4 18 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Hillingdon - 16 - - 2
Canary Wharf +42 15 £65,000 +3.58%
Uxbridge -6 12 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Harrow - 12 £42,500 - 2
Bromley +10 8 £22,500 -18.18%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 8 £42,500 +58.87%
Ealing +10 5 £33,125 -36.90%
Hackney +2 5 - -
Twickenham +4 4 £22,750 -33.08%
Chiswick +2 4 £27,500 -15.38%
Hayes +1 4 £52,500 -33.12%
Ilford - 4 £30,000 - 1
Teddington - 4 £42,000 - 1
Wembley - 4 £22,000 -
Beckenham -1 3 £33,000 -26.66% 1
Greenford - 3 - - 1
Stanmore - 3 £22,000 -
Enfield +7 2 £23,000 -24.59% 2
Worcester Park +1 2 £50,000 +48.14%
Westminster -3 2 £38,000 +65.21%
Hammersmith -17 2 £32,500 -
Wimbledon -19 2 £23,000 -34.28%
Bexley - 2 £27,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £24,750 - 2
Romford - 2 £33,000 -
Feltham 0 1 - -
Southwark -15 1 £35,000 +75.00%
Paddington - 1 - -
Carshalton - 1 £25,000 -
Chessington - 1 £31,500 - 4
Southall - 1 £27,500 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 2808 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 2554 (57.10%) Windows
3 2260 (50.53%) MS Excel
4 1780 (39.79%) Active Directory
5 1320 (29.51%) Finance
6 1240 (27.72%) Windows 7
7 1027 (22.96%) ITIL
8 966 (21.60%) MS Exchange
9 868 (19.41%) Degree
10 819 (18.31%) Windows XP
11 811 (18.13%) SQL
12 761 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 750 (16.77%) Blackberry
14 661 (14.78%) SQL Server
15 629 (14.06%) Citrix
16 599 (13.39%) VMware
17 583 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
18 543 (12.14%) MS PowerPoint
19 503 (11.25%) Project Management
20 501 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2010
21 498 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
22 469 (10.49%) Cisco
23 460 (10.28%) DNS
24 458 (10.24%) SharePoint
25 442 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
26 432 (9.66%) TCP/IP
27 431 (9.64%) Legal
28 430 (9.61%) Law
29 417 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
30 377 (8.43%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 966 (21.60%) MS Exchange
2 501 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 458 (10.24%) SharePoint
4 355 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 291 (6.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 172 (3.85%) Lync
7 167 (3.73%) IIS
8 163 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 148 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 106 (2.37%) IBM Notes
11 91 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 78 (1.74%) WorkSite
13 72 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 52 (1.16%) CMS
15 42 (0.94%) SAS
15 42 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
16 41 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
17 38 (0.85%) MS Project Server
18 31 (0.69%) Tomcat
19 24 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2260 (50.53%) MS Excel
2 543 (12.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 376 (8.41%) MS Visio
4 282 (6.30%) MS Project
5 48 (1.07%) Photoshop
6 38 (0.85%) InfoPath
7 35 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
8 31 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 28 (0.63%) Acrobat
10 26 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 20 (0.45%) InDesign
12 15 (0.34%) SPSS
13 10 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.11%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.089%) SmartSuite
15 4 (0.089%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.067%) Stata
16 3 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
17 1 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 63 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 17 (0.38%) SAP Business One
3 17 (0.38%) Agresso
4 16 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
6 14 (0.31%) HFM
6 14 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
7 13 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.27%) SAP BPC
9 11 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
10 10 (0.22%) SalesLogix
10 10 (0.22%) Visualfiles
10 10 (0.22%) Markit EDM
10 10 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
11 7 (0.16%) Eikon
11 7 (0.16%) WebTrends
11 7 (0.16%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 172 (3.85%) Office 365
2 37 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.51%) SaaS
5 22 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (0.42%) IaaS
7 12 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.13%) PaaS
9 4 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.067%) Taleo
11 2 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.022%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 460 (10.28%) DNS
2 432 (9.66%) TCP/IP
3 377 (8.43%) Firewall
4 369 (8.25%) LAN
5 357 (7.98%) VPN
6 356 (7.96%) DHCP
7 317 (7.09%) Internet
8 311 (6.95%) WAN
9 184 (4.11%) VoIP
10 173 (3.87%) SAN
11 126 (2.82%) Wireless
12 113 (2.53%) Intranet
13 65 (1.45%) NAS
14 62 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
15 61 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (1.14%) Network Security
17 49 (1.10%) VLAN
18 47 (1.05%) Extranet
18 47 (1.05%) Ethernet
19 41 (0.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 232 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 147 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 115 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 113 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 81 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 64 (1.43%) MySQL
10 57 (1.27%) MS Access
11 51 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 50 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
13 45 (1.01%) OLAP
14 36 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 33 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (0.67%) Data Mining
17 28 (0.63%) QlikView
18 22 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
18 22 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
19 21 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 106 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 57 (1.27%) JIRA
3 45 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
4 42 (0.94%) Subversion
5 33 (0.74%) Selenium
6 26 (0.58%) RequisitePro
7 25 (0.56%) CaliberRM
7 25 (0.56%) FrontPage
7 25 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
8 20 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (0.42%) Git (software)
10 18 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
11 17 (0.38%) TeamCity
11 17 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.34%) Xcode
13 14 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (0.27%) Artifactory
15 11 (0.25%) TestComplete
15 11 (0.25%) TestDirector
16 10 (0.22%) Axure RP
General
1 1320 (29.51%) Finance
2 431 (9.64%) Legal
3 430 (9.61%) Law
4 359 (8.03%) Banking
5 289 (6.46%) Marketing
6 173 (3.87%) Telecoms
7 165 (3.69%) Retail
8 159 (3.55%) Advertising
9 96 (2.15%) Investment Banking
10 95 (2.12%) Financial Institution
11 58 (1.30%) French Language
12 56 (1.25%) Front Office
12 56 (1.25%) Publishing
13 48 (1.07%) Back Office
14 37 (0.83%) German Language
15 35 (0.78%) Manufacturing
16 24 (0.54%) Billing
16 24 (0.54%) Spanish Language
17 23 (0.51%) Multimedia
18 20 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1652 (36.93%) Analyst
2 751 (16.79%) Support Analyst
3 482 (10.78%) Support Engineer
4 416 (9.30%) Service Analyst
4 416 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
5 352 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 352 (7.87%) IT Support
6 284 (6.35%) Desktop Support
7 270 (6.04%) Developer
8 233 (5.21%) Project Manager
9 190 (4.25%) Consultant
10 177 (3.96%) Business Analyst
11 172 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 171 (3.82%) Administrator
13 169 (3.78%) IT Support Analyst
14 151 (3.38%) Help Desk Analyst
15 150 (3.35%) Desktop Analyst
16 146 (3.26%) Technical Support
17 137 (3.06%) Applications Support
18 132 (2.95%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (6.42%) .NET
2 245 (5.48%) HTML
3 191 (4.27%) CSS
4 131 (2.93%) XML
5 107 (2.39%) ASP.NET
6 96 (2.15%) jQuery
7 80 (1.79%) HTML5
8 56 (1.25%) .NET Framework
9 55 (1.23%) Web Services
10 38 (0.85%) XHTML
11 36 (0.80%) Ajax
12 29 (0.65%) WinForms
13 28 (0.63%) Software Packaging
14 27 (0.60%) XSLT
14 27 (0.60%) SOAP
15 26 (0.58%) WPF
16 25 (0.56%) Application Packaging
17 24 (0.54%) WCF
18 22 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 750 (16.77%) Blackberry
2 583 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
3 211 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 183 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 150 (3.35%) iPhone
6 132 (2.95%) Hedge funds
7 105 (2.35%) User Experience
8 88 (1.97%) Social Media
9 87 (1.95%) iPad
9 87 (1.95%) Statistics
10 81 (1.81%) PDA
11 79 (1.77%) Mathematics
12 77 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
13 76 (1.70%) Mobile App
14 59 (1.32%) Replication
14 59 (1.32%) PMI
15 58 (1.30%) Clustering
16 54 (1.21%) E-Learning
17 47 (1.05%) EPoS
18 38 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2554 (57.10%) Windows
2 1240 (27.72%) Windows 7
3 819 (18.31%) Windows XP
4 761 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 498 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 354 (7.91%) Windows 8
7 318 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 211 (4.72%) Linux
9 208 (4.65%) Mac OS X
10 147 (3.29%) Android
11 132 (2.95%) Apple iOS
12 114 (2.55%) Windows Vista
13 109 (2.44%) UNIX
14 55 (1.23%) Mac OS
15 54 (1.21%) Windows 2000
16 43 (0.96%) Solaris
17 28 (0.63%) AIX
18 24 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
19 20 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
20 17 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1027 (22.96%) ITIL
2 503 (11.25%) Project Management
3 328 (7.33%) PRINCE2
3 328 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (6.53%) CRM
5 238 (5.32%) Service Management
6 212 (4.74%) Business Analysis
7 209 (4.67%) Service Delivery
8 193 (4.31%) Change Management
9 176 (3.93%) Document Management
10 163 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 161 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
11 161 (3.60%) Time Management
12 146 (3.26%) Analytics
13 143 (3.20%) Asset Management
14 133 (2.97%) Migration
14 133 (2.97%) Mentoring
15 121 (2.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 114 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
16 114 (2.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 811 (18.13%) SQL
2 247 (5.52%) C#
3 195 (4.36%) JavaScript
4 148 (3.31%) PowerShell
5 141 (3.15%) VBA
6 129 (2.88%) Java
7 113 (2.53%) C
7 113 (2.53%) VB
8 106 (2.37%) T-SQL
9 78 (1.74%) VBScript
10 63 (1.41%) Python
11 59 (1.32%) Perl
12 58 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 51 (1.14%) PHP
14 39 (0.87%) C++
15 19 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.42%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.38%) Ruby
17 16 (0.36%) Jython
18 13 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 868 (19.41%) Degree
2 442 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 213 (4.76%) MCP
4 193 (4.31%) MCSE
5 137 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 131 (2.93%) MCSA
7 110 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
8 109 (2.44%) MCITP
9 100 (2.24%) CCNA
10 95 (2.12%) PMI Certification
11 88 (1.97%) ISEB
12 71 (1.59%) MCTS
13 57 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 55 (1.23%) Security Cleared
15 47 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 44 (0.98%) PMP
17 43 (0.96%) A+ Certification
17 43 (0.96%) MOS
18 41 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 36 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (7.11%) SLA
2 196 (4.38%) QA
3 42 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 30 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.67%) COBIT
5 22 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 11 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.20%) Basel II
8 5 (0.11%) HL7
9 4 (0.089%) Basel III
9 4 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.045%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.045%) COSO
10 2 (0.045%) FATCA
10 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.045%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.022%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.022%) P3O
11 1 (0.022%) DICOM
System Software
1 1780 (39.79%) Active Directory
2 417 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 142 (3.17%) XenApp
5 128 (2.86%) vSphere
6 78 (1.74%) VMware ESX
7 66 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
8 58 (1.30%) XenDesktop
9 53 (1.18%) XenServer
10 38 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
12 34 (0.76%) Terminal Services
13 29 (0.65%) MetaFrame
14 16 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 15 (0.34%) UAG
16 9 (0.20%) Terminal Server
17 8 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
18 7 (0.16%) VMware Server
19 6 (0.13%) Novell eDirectory
19 6 (0.13%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 218 (4.87%) SCCM
2 132 (2.95%) Backup Exec
3 98 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 64 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
5 50 (1.12%) WSUS
6 46 (1.03%) SCOM
7 37 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 24 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 20 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 18 (0.40%) Nagios
11 14 (0.31%) SCVMM
12 13 (0.29%) HP SIM
13 12 (0.27%) Tivoli
13 12 (0.27%) Opsview
14 10 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 10 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
15 9 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
16 8 (0.18%) ARCserve
16 8 (0.18%) ZENworks
17 7 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2808 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 629 (14.06%) Citrix
3 599 (13.39%) VMware
4 469 (10.49%) Cisco
5 254 (5.68%) HP
6 253 (5.66%) Apple
7 197 (4.40%) Oracle
8 184 (4.11%) Symantec
9 155 (3.47%) Bloomberg
10 141 (3.15%) Reuters
11 126 (2.82%) SAP
12 116 (2.59%) Lotus
13 115 (2.57%) Adobe
14 113 (2.53%) Dell
15 104 (2.33%) Avaya
16 92 (2.06%) Google
17 86 (1.92%) NetApp
18 83 (1.86%) Juniper
19 70 (1.56%) Mitel
20 66 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
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