The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 16 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.69% 6.80% 5.09%
As % of the Applications category 41.03% 41.07% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 23
Average salary £31,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £57,500 £47,000
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 Middlesex region.

Applications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
39 56 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.44% 16.57% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 62
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MS Office
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Middlesex

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Middlesex

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) QA
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) MS Project
5 5 (20.83%) ISEB
5 5 (20.83%) ClearQuest
5 5 (20.83%) Electronics
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) SLA
7 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.50%) SCCM
7 3 (12.50%) Logistics
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (8.33%) VMware
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (4.17%) ADSL
9 1 (4.17%) VoIP
9 1 (4.17%) WAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ADSL
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.83%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
1 5 (20.83%) Quality Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Writer
5 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Author
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) Economics
1 1 (4.17%) CCTV
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
2 3 (12.50%) Logistics
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Product Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) CAPA
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.17%) Market Research
3 1 (4.17%) Product Management
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing Management
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.17%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Misys
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Epicor
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Apple