The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 1 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 28.57% 13.33% 3.45%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 66.67% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 28.57% 20.00% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

MS Office
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the M4 Corridor region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) ADSL
3 4 (57.14%) Broadband
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Avaya
3 4 (57.14%) Apple
3 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) iPhone
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) ADSL
1 4 (57.14%) Broadband
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
1 4 (57.14%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) Avaya
2 4 (57.14%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper