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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 6 8 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.26% 2.33% 6.69%
As % of the Applications category 20.69% 17.39% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 33
Average salary £36,500 £28,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.20% -40.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £24,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
29 46 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.90% 13.41% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 92
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

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 28 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Middlesex

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (29.17%) WAN
6 7 (29.17%) DHCP
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) MPLS
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) Lync
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) VMware
9 4 (16.67%) SCCM
9 4 (16.67%) FMCG
9 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) MCP
9 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.50%) SAN
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.50%) ClearQuest

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Lync
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) MPLS
4 5 (20.83%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.17%) RIP
7 1 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) FMCG
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Line Management
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) BCP
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCP
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) ACTC
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.17%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Hyperion
5 2 (8.33%) Informatica
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Aruba
6 1 (4.17%) Kerio