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 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 43 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 120 97 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.78% 4.21% 4.54%
As % of the Applications category 32.00% 27.02% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 79 63 78
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
375 359 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.93% 15.59% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 268 275 275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £68,950 £57,800 £55,000
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 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 23 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 124 (54.87%) MS Excel
2 113 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 73 (32.30%) Windows
4 65 (28.76%) Finance
5 55 (24.34%) Telecoms
6 51 (22.57%) ITIL
7 48 (21.24%) Degree
8 44 (19.47%) Marketing
9 43 (19.03%) Active Directory
9 43 (19.03%) SharePoint
10 39 (17.26%) Internet
11 37 (16.37%) Advertising
12 36 (15.93%) German Language
13 31 (13.72%) Office 365
13 31 (13.72%) Service Delivery
14 28 (12.39%) Programme Management
14 28 (12.39%) SQL
15 27 (11.95%) PRINCE2
15 27 (11.95%) MS Exchange
15 27 (11.95%) Project Management
16 26 (11.50%) CRM
17 24 (10.62%) SQL Server
17 24 (10.62%) Windows 7
18 23 (10.18%) MS PowerPoint
19 22 (9.73%) Time Management
19 22 (9.73%) Retail
20 21 (9.29%) Multimedia
20 21 (9.29%) Campaign Management
20 21 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (8.85%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 43 (19.03%) SharePoint
2 27 (11.95%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.08%) CMS
4 11 (4.87%) Lync
5 10 (4.42%) IIS
6 7 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.44%) Apache
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 124 (54.87%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (8.85%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.42%) MS Project
5 3 (1.33%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.44%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.72%) Office 365
2 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.21%) SaaS
4 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.26%) Internet
2 15 (6.64%) Firewall
3 9 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.98%) LAN
3 9 (3.98%) WAN
4 7 (3.10%) VPN
5 6 (2.65%) DNS
5 6 (2.65%) DHCP
5 6 (2.65%) PBX
5 6 (2.65%) SAN
5 6 (2.65%) VLAN
5 6 (2.65%) Network Security
5 6 (2.65%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.77%) IPv4
6 4 (1.77%) IPv6
7 3 (1.33%) VoIP
7 3 (1.33%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.33%) Wireless
8 2 (0.88%) IPsec
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.10%) MS Access
5 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.77%) OLAP
8 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.33%) OLTP
8 3 (1.33%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.33%) SSDT
8 3 (1.33%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (1.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.33%) QlikView
8 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.10%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.21%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.33%) Subversion
4 3 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 65 (28.76%) Finance
2 55 (24.34%) Telecoms
3 44 (19.47%) Marketing
4 37 (16.37%) Advertising
5 36 (15.93%) German Language
6 22 (9.73%) Retail
7 21 (9.29%) Multimedia
8 8 (3.54%) Italian Language
8 8 (3.54%) French Language
9 5 (2.21%) Avionics
10 4 (1.77%) Billing
11 3 (1.33%) Banking
12 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.88%) Back Office
12 2 (0.88%) Electronics
12 2 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (22.12%) Analyst
2 47 (20.80%) Consultant
3 37 (16.37%) Recruitment Consultant
4 34 (15.04%) Resourcer
5 33 (14.60%) Recruitment Resourcer
6 18 (7.96%) Support Engineer
6 18 (7.96%) Service Analyst
6 18 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (7.52%) Support Analyst
8 16 (7.08%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.19%) Graduate
10 12 (5.31%) Architect
10 12 (5.31%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) Senior Manager
11 10 (4.42%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (3.98%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.54%) Business Systems Analyst
13 8 (3.54%) Developer
14 7 (3.10%) Desktop Support
14 7 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) .NET
2 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.10%) Web Services
3 5 (2.21%) XML
3 5 (2.21%) HTML
3 5 (2.21%) CSS
3 5 (2.21%) WCF
3 5 (2.21%) jQuery
3 5 (2.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.33%) WF
4 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.33%) MDX
5 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.44%) Ajax
6 1 (0.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.44%) ATL
6 1 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.52%) Social Media
4 9 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.98%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.98%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.21%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.21%) iPhone
6 4 (1.77%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.33%) Open Source
7 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.88%) Physics
8 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.30%) Windows
2 24 (10.62%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.52%) Linux
4 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.98%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.98%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.21%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.21%) UNIX
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) HPUX
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.57%) ITIL
2 31 (13.72%) Service Delivery
3 28 (12.39%) Programme Management
4 27 (11.95%) Project Management
4 27 (11.95%) PRINCE2
5 26 (11.50%) CRM
6 22 (9.73%) Time Management
7 21 (9.29%) Campaign Management
8 16 (7.08%) Process Management
9 15 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (5.75%) Migration
10 13 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (3.54%) Business Analysis
11 8 (3.54%) Scrum
12 7 (3.10%) Data Analysis
12 7 (3.10%) Product Management
13 6 (2.65%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.65%) Software Testing
13 6 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.39%) SQL
2 9 (3.98%) T-SQL
2 9 (3.98%) C#
3 6 (2.65%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.77%) Perl
4 4 (1.77%) Python
4 4 (1.77%) Ruby
4 4 (1.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.88%) VBScript
5 2 (0.88%) VB
6 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (21.24%) Degree
2 16 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.98%) PMP
3 9 (3.98%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.98%) MCSE
4 8 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.65%) MCITP
6 5 (2.21%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.21%) MCTS
6 5 (2.21%) CCNP
6 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.21%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.33%) IRCA
7 3 (1.33%) MCP
8 2 (0.88%) CISSP
8 2 (0.88%) CCNA
8 2 (0.88%) MCSA
8 2 (0.88%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.41%) ISO 9001
2 11 (4.87%) SLA
3 7 (3.10%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.33%) COBIT
7 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 43 (19.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.77%) ISA Server
4 4 (1.77%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.77%) Xen
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (4.87%) SCCM
2 4 (1.77%) ARCserve
2 4 (1.77%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.44%) DameWare
3 1 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 113 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.08%) HP
2 16 (7.08%) Citrix
3 15 (6.64%) Oracle
4 14 (6.19%) VMware
5 13 (5.75%) Cisco
6 8 (3.54%) McAfee
7 7 (3.10%) SAP
8 5 (2.21%) Intel
9 4 (1.77%) Websense
9 4 (1.77%) AppSense
9 4 (1.77%) F5
9 4 (1.77%) Lumension
9 4 (1.77%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.77%) EMC
10 3 (1.33%) IBM
10 3 (1.33%) Sage
10 3 (1.33%) Avaya
10 3 (1.33%) Tableau
10 3 (1.33%) Fujitsu
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