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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 116 111 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.12% 4.69% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 34.52% 29.21% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 88 59 93
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,847 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
336 380 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.84% 16.07% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 269 278 365
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 7 July 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 213 (69.16%) Microsoft
2 153 (49.68%) MS Excel
3 100 (32.47%) Windows
4 81 (26.30%) Degree
5 72 (23.38%) ITIL
5 72 (23.38%) Active Directory
6 66 (21.43%) Project Management
7 53 (17.21%) TCP/IP
8 48 (15.58%) Windows 7
9 47 (15.26%) Linux
10 45 (14.61%) VMware
10 45 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (14.61%) Office 365
11 43 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (13.64%) Telecoms
13 40 (12.99%) SQL
14 39 (12.66%) PRINCE2
14 39 (12.66%) Finance
14 39 (12.66%) Management Information System
15 38 (12.34%) Migration
16 37 (12.01%) Windows XP
17 34 (11.04%) Service Delivery
17 34 (11.04%) SCCM
17 34 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
18 33 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (10.39%) Windows 8
19 32 (10.39%) Marketing
19 32 (10.39%) MS Project
20 31 (10.06%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 31 (10.06%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (6.82%) Lync
5 13 (4.22%) Lotus Domino
6 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.27%) IIS
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.65%) JBoss
9 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.65%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) SAS
10 1 (0.32%) Site Server
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 153 (49.68%) MS Excel
2 33 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (10.39%) MS Project
4 19 (6.17%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.30%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.65%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.65%) InDesign
7 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.61%) Office 365
2 13 (4.22%) SaaS
3 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.21%) TCP/IP
2 26 (8.44%) LAN
2 26 (8.44%) Internet
3 25 (8.12%) Firewall
4 18 (5.84%) DNS
5 16 (5.19%) DHCP
6 15 (4.87%) Network Security
7 13 (4.22%) Wireless
7 13 (4.22%) WAN
7 13 (4.22%) SSL
8 10 (3.25%) VPN
9 8 (2.60%) BGP
9 8 (2.60%) MPLS
10 7 (2.27%) OSPF
10 7 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.27%) UMTS
10 7 (2.27%) VoIP
10 7 (2.27%) IPv4
10 7 (2.27%) IPv6
11 4 (1.30%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.62%) QlikView
3 5 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.30%) SSDT
4 4 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Power View
4 4 (1.30%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (1.30%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.30%) OLTP
4 4 (1.30%) OLAP
4 4 (1.30%) MS Access
4 4 (1.30%) Star Schema
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.92%) JIRA
2 5 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.30%) Subversion
4 2 (0.65%) Selenium
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 42 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 39 (12.66%) Finance
3 32 (10.39%) Marketing
4 16 (5.19%) French Language
4 16 (5.19%) Italian Language
5 13 (4.22%) German Language
6 12 (3.90%) Billing
7 9 (2.92%) Retail
8 6 (1.95%) Advertising
9 4 (1.30%) Legal
9 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.65%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.32%) Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (18.18%) Analyst
2 43 (13.96%) Project Manager
3 34 (11.04%) Support Engineer
4 29 (9.42%) Technical Support
5 27 (8.77%) Support Analyst
6 20 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
7 16 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (5.19%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (5.19%) Senior Manager
8 14 (4.55%) Developer
8 14 (4.55%) IT Support
9 13 (4.22%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (4.22%) Technical Support Analyst
10 12 (3.90%) Architect
10 12 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (3.57%) Consultant
11 11 (3.57%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.57%) Change Manager
12 10 (3.25%) Trainer
12 10 (3.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.22%) Web Services
2 10 (3.25%) .NET
3 8 (2.60%) CGI
4 5 (1.62%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.62%) WPF
5 4 (1.30%) XML
5 4 (1.30%) Visualforce
5 4 (1.30%) MDX
5 4 (1.30%) HTML
6 3 (0.97%) CSS
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) COM
7 1 (0.32%) WCF
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.32%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.32%) WF
7 1 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.66%) Management Information System
2 33 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.87%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.25%) GIS
7 5 (1.62%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.62%) E-Learning
7 5 (1.62%) Social Media
7 5 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.30%) IVR
8 4 (1.30%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.30%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.97%) Biotechnology
9 3 (0.97%) Life Science
10 2 (0.65%) Replication
10 2 (0.65%) EPoS
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 100 (32.47%) Windows
2 48 (15.58%) Windows 7
3 47 (15.26%) Linux
4 45 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (12.01%) Windows XP
7 32 (10.39%) Windows 8
8 28 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.95%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.32%) Android
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.38%) ITIL
2 66 (21.43%) Project Management
3 39 (12.66%) PRINCE2
4 38 (12.34%) Migration
5 34 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (11.04%) Service Delivery
6 25 (8.12%) Service Management
7 21 (6.82%) Change Management
8 19 (6.17%) Time Management
9 18 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (5.84%) ITSM
10 16 (5.19%) Scrum
11 15 (4.87%) CRM
12 14 (4.55%) Incident Management
13 11 (3.57%) Project Planning
13 11 (3.57%) Data Management
14 10 (3.25%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (3.25%) Business Development
14 10 (3.25%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (3.25%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.99%) SQL
2 13 (4.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.57%) C#
4 10 (3.25%) Java
5 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.30%) Apex Code
6 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.97%) VBScript
7 3 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.65%) VB
8 2 (0.65%) Python
8 2 (0.65%) VB6
9 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.32%) VBA
9 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (26.30%) Degree
2 25 (8.12%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (5.84%) PMP
5 18 (5.84%) PMI Certification
6 16 (5.19%) MCSE
7 15 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.55%) MCP
9 13 (4.22%) CCNP
9 13 (4.22%) MCITP
10 12 (3.90%) DV Cleared
10 12 (3.90%) A+ Certification
11 11 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.27%) CCNA
12 7 (2.27%) CISSP
12 7 (2.27%) Postgraduate
13 4 (1.30%) MCSA
13 4 (1.30%) CCSP
13 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.79%) SLA
2 11 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.27%) QA
4 3 (0.97%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.97%) GCP
System Software
1 72 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.87%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (2.60%) Terminal Services
5 8 (2.60%) XenApp
5 8 (2.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (11.04%) SCCM
2 12 (3.90%) WSUS
3 11 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.30%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 213 (69.16%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.61%) VMware
3 21 (6.82%) Cisco
4 20 (6.49%) Oracle
5 18 (5.84%) HP
6 17 (5.52%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.22%) Symantec
8 11 (3.57%) Apple
8 11 (3.57%) Citrix
9 10 (3.25%) Dell
10 8 (2.60%) Computacenter
11 5 (1.62%) Telerik
11 5 (1.62%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.62%) IBM
12 4 (1.30%) Intel
12 4 (1.30%) Huawei
12 4 (1.30%) Sourcefire
12 4 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.30%) Tableau
12 4 (1.30%) Siebel
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