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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 20 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.83% 4.51% 6.83%
As % of the Applications category 34.48% 32.14% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 15
Average salary £31,500 £27,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £60,000 £49,300
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
58 56 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.80% 14.04% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 75
Average salary £37,701 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.80% -21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 30 January 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Middlesex

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
5 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) MS Project
7 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
7 9 (26.47%) WAN
7 9 (26.47%) ISEB
7 9 (26.47%) ClearQuest
7 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
7 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
8 8 (23.53%) DHCP
8 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 7 (20.59%) LAN
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.65%) VPN
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) Citrix
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco
11 5 (14.71%) MPLS
11 5 (14.71%) SCCM
11 5 (14.71%) FMCG
11 5 (14.71%) Lync
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (11.76%) Finance
12 4 (11.76%) VMware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Lync
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Project
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) WAN
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) LAN
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 5 (14.71%) MPLS
6 4 (11.76%) SAN
6 4 (11.76%) VoIP
7 3 (8.82%) Firewall
8 2 (5.88%) Network Security
8 2 (5.88%) VLAN
8 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.88%) Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) OSPF
8 2 (5.88%) RIP
9 1 (2.94%) ATM
9 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Trainer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSD
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) Flash
2 1 (2.94%) XHTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) FMCG
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Handset
3 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
2 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.88%) Information Security
3 2 (5.88%) BCP
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) SEO
4 1 (2.94%) Practice Management
4 1 (2.94%) Logistics
4 1 (2.94%) Content Management
4 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISEB
1 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNP
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) Aruba
6 2 (5.88%) Mitel
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Adobe
7 1 (2.94%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow