The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 181 97 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.44% 4.14% 4.32%
As % of the Applications category 44.80% 29.85% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 103 69 73
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £23,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
MS Office
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
404 325 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.61% 13.88% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 272 259 291
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MS Office
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Reading

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 208 (70.75%) Microsoft
2 147 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 99 (33.67%) Windows
4 75 (25.51%) Active Directory
5 73 (24.83%) Degree
6 63 (21.43%) ITIL
6 63 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 54 (18.37%) Project Management
8 53 (18.03%) SQL
9 47 (15.99%) Windows 7
10 42 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
11 41 (13.95%) Linux
11 41 (13.95%) Windows XP
11 41 (13.95%) TCP/IP
12 40 (13.61%) Finance
13 37 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
14 36 (12.24%) Migration
14 36 (12.24%) Management Information System
14 36 (12.24%) MS Exchange
15 32 (10.88%) Firewall
15 32 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (10.54%) Service Delivery
16 31 (10.54%) HP
17 30 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (10.20%) VMware
18 29 (9.86%) Security Cleared
19 28 (9.52%) Office 365
19 28 (9.52%) MCSE
20 27 (9.18%) Internet

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 36 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (6.80%) Lync
4 13 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.06%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.36%) CMS
7 4 (1.36%) IIS
8 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.34%) SAS
10 1 (0.34%) Site Server
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 147 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 42 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (6.12%) MS Project
4 14 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.34%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.52%) Office 365
2 14 (4.76%) SaaS
3 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.36%) PaaS
5 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 32 (10.88%) Firewall
3 27 (9.18%) Internet
4 20 (6.80%) LAN
5 18 (6.12%) VoIP
5 18 (6.12%) VPN
6 16 (5.44%) DNS
7 13 (4.42%) SSL
7 13 (4.42%) DHCP
8 12 (4.08%) Wireless
8 12 (4.08%) Network Security
9 11 (3.74%) xDSL
9 11 (3.74%) PPP
9 11 (3.74%) Ethernet
9 11 (3.74%) ATM
10 9 (3.06%) MPLS
11 8 (2.72%) UMTS
11 8 (2.72%) WAN
12 7 (2.38%) Broadband
12 7 (2.38%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.68%) QlikView
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 12 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (3.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.68%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Toad
4 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.34%) Kiln
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 40 (13.61%) Finance
3 21 (7.14%) Marketing
4 14 (4.76%) German Language
5 12 (4.08%) Advertising
6 10 (3.40%) Retail
7 5 (1.70%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.70%) Legal
8 3 (1.02%) Banking
9 2 (0.68%) French Language
9 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (20.41%) Analyst
2 30 (10.20%) Support Analyst
3 29 (9.86%) Technical Support
4 18 (6.12%) Support Engineer
4 18 (6.12%) Network Engineer
5 17 (5.78%) 1st Line Support
6 16 (5.44%) Consultant
6 16 (5.44%) Technical Analyst
7 15 (5.10%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
8 14 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 14 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (4.08%) Developer
9 12 (4.08%) Recruitment Consultant
10 11 (3.74%) Architect
10 11 (3.74%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.74%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (3.74%) Change Manager
10 11 (3.74%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (3.40%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.80%) .NET
2 14 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 11 (3.74%) WPF
3 11 (3.74%) Web Services
4 7 (2.38%) CGI
5 6 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.36%) COM
6 4 (1.36%) Visualforce
7 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.02%) HTML
8 2 (0.68%) XML
8 2 (0.68%) CSS
9 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.34%) WF
9 1 (0.34%) jQuery
9 1 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.42%) Blackberry
5 12 (4.08%) Social Media
6 11 (3.74%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.40%) GIS
8 6 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.04%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.36%) iPhone
10 4 (1.36%) IVR
11 3 (1.02%) User Experience
11 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.68%) EPoS
13 1 (0.34%) AS400
13 1 (0.34%) Replication
13 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.34%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 99 (33.67%) Windows
2 47 (15.99%) Windows 7
3 41 (13.95%) Linux
3 41 (13.95%) Windows XP
4 37 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (5.78%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.08%) UNIX
9 11 (3.74%) Solaris
10 9 (3.06%) Windows 2000
11 8 (2.72%) Windows Vista
11 8 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.43%) ITIL
2 54 (18.37%) Project Management
3 36 (12.24%) Migration
4 32 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (10.54%) Service Delivery
6 27 (9.18%) Service Management
7 17 (5.78%) PRINCE2
8 15 (5.10%) Change Management
9 14 (4.76%) CRM
10 13 (4.42%) ITSM
10 13 (4.42%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.74%) Project Planning
11 11 (3.74%) Business Development
11 11 (3.74%) Data Analysis
11 11 (3.74%) System Testing
11 11 (3.74%) MVVM
11 11 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (3.40%) Change Control
12 10 (3.40%) Release Management
12 10 (3.40%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.03%) SQL
2 18 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.44%) C#
4 8 (2.72%) Java
5 4 (1.36%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) VB
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) VB6
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (24.83%) Degree
2 30 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (9.86%) Security Cleared
4 28 (9.52%) MCSE
5 25 (8.50%) SC Cleared
6 24 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (7.82%) CCNP
8 18 (6.12%) MCP
9 17 (5.78%) CCNA
9 17 (5.78%) DV Cleared
10 11 (3.74%) SCSA
10 11 (3.74%) Sun Certification
10 11 (3.74%) PMP
10 11 (3.74%) PMI Certification
11 8 (2.72%) CISSP
11 8 (2.72%) Postgraduate
12 7 (2.38%) MCITP
13 6 (2.04%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.70%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (1.36%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.16%) SLA
2 11 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 75 (25.51%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.74%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.38%) XenApp
4 7 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (9.18%) SCCM
2 13 (4.42%) WSUS
3 11 (3.74%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 208 (70.75%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.54%) HP
3 30 (10.20%) VMware
4 25 (8.50%) Citrix
4 25 (8.50%) Oracle
5 21 (7.14%) Cisco
6 13 (4.42%) Symantec
7 12 (4.08%) Veritas
8 11 (3.74%) Telerik
8 11 (3.74%) DevExpress
8 11 (3.74%) Sun
9 10 (3.40%) Huawei
10 9 (3.06%) Dell
11 8 (2.72%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.72%) Apple
12 7 (2.38%) Computacenter
13 6 (2.04%) Avaya
14 5 (1.70%) IBM
14 5 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.36%) SAP
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