The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 6.25% 22.22% 10.71%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 80.00% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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 M4 Corridor region.

Applications Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 6.25% 27.78% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 23 September 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 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) ADSL
3 3 (60.00%) Broadband
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) ADSL
1 3 (60.00%) Broadband
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (60.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco