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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 179 99 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.13% 3.97% 5.15%
As % of the Applications category 41.34% 30.00% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 105 67 87
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £21,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
433 330 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.25% 13.24% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 305 261 309
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,847 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 21 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 204 (71.08%) Microsoft
2 143 (49.83%) MS Excel
3 95 (33.10%) Windows
4 77 (26.83%) Degree
5 71 (24.74%) Active Directory
6 62 (21.60%) ITIL
7 61 (21.25%) Telecoms
8 57 (19.86%) Project Management
9 51 (17.77%) SQL
10 46 (16.03%) Linux
10 46 (16.03%) Windows 7
11 42 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 41 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
13 40 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 40 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (13.94%) Management Information System
14 38 (13.24%) Finance
14 38 (13.24%) Migration
15 36 (12.54%) VMware
15 36 (12.54%) Windows XP
16 35 (12.20%) MS Exchange
17 34 (11.85%) Firewall
18 32 (11.15%) SCCM
19 31 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (10.80%) Service Delivery
20 28 (9.76%) HP
20 28 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
21 27 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (9.41%) Service Management
22 26 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 35 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (8.01%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.62%) Lync
5 12 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.79%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (2.09%) IIS
8 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.70%) JBoss
10 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.70%) Apache
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.35%) SAS
11 1 (0.35%) Site Server
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 143 (49.83%) MS Excel
2 41 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (6.97%) MS Project
4 14 (4.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.35%) InDesign
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.06%) Office 365
2 14 (4.88%) SaaS
3 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.39%) PaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Force.com
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 34 (11.85%) Firewall
3 24 (8.36%) Internet
4 20 (6.97%) LAN
5 18 (6.27%) VoIP
5 18 (6.27%) VPN
6 16 (5.57%) DNS
7 14 (4.88%) DHCP
7 14 (4.88%) Network Security
8 13 (4.53%) Wireless
8 13 (4.53%) SSL
9 11 (3.83%) Ethernet
9 11 (3.83%) ATM
9 11 (3.83%) PPP
9 11 (3.83%) xDSL
10 10 (3.48%) MPLS
11 8 (2.79%) UMTS
11 8 (2.79%) BGP
11 8 (2.79%) WAN
12 7 (2.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.05%) QlikView
5 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) OLTP
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.35%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.35%) OLAP
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.35%) MS Access
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.18%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.70%) Selenium
3 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.35%) Kiln
4 1 (0.35%) Toad
4 1 (0.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (21.25%) Telecoms
2 38 (13.24%) Finance
3 18 (6.27%) Marketing
4 14 (4.88%) German Language
5 11 (3.83%) Retail
6 10 (3.48%) Advertising
7 5 (1.74%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Billing
8 3 (1.05%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (18.47%) Analyst
2 28 (9.76%) Technical Support
3 25 (8.71%) Support Analyst
4 23 (8.01%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.27%) Network Engineer
6 17 (5.92%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.57%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (4.88%) Consultant
8 14 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
9 12 (4.18%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (4.18%) Architect
9 12 (4.18%) Developer
9 12 (4.18%) Technical Support Analyst
9 12 (4.18%) Technical Support Engineer
10 11 (3.83%) Change Manager
10 11 (3.83%) Service Analyst
10 11 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (3.48%) Recruitment Consultant
12 9 (3.14%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.27%) .NET
2 12 (4.18%) .NET Framework
3 11 (3.83%) Web Services
4 9 (3.14%) WPF
5 8 (2.79%) CGI
6 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.39%) COM
7 4 (1.39%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.70%) HTML
8 2 (0.70%) XML
9 1 (0.35%) CSS
9 1 (0.35%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.35%) WF
9 1 (0.35%) jQuery
9 1 (0.35%) MDX
9 1 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.94%) Management Information System
1 40 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.92%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.18%) Client/Server
3 12 (4.18%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.18%) GIS
4 10 (3.48%) Social Media
5 8 (2.79%) BYOD
6 6 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.74%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.74%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.39%) IVR
9 3 (1.05%) User Experience
10 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.70%) iPhone
10 2 (0.70%) EPoS
10 2 (0.70%) Replication
11 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 95 (33.10%) Windows
2 46 (16.03%) Linux
2 46 (16.03%) Windows 7
3 40 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (12.54%) Windows XP
5 28 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (8.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 12 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (4.18%) UNIX
9 11 (3.83%) Solaris
10 7 (2.44%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.09%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.35%) Android
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.60%) ITIL
2 57 (19.86%) Project Management
3 38 (13.24%) Migration
4 31 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (10.80%) Service Delivery
5 27 (9.41%) Service Management
6 19 (6.62%) PRINCE2
7 17 (5.92%) CRM
7 17 (5.92%) ITSM
8 16 (5.57%) Change Management
9 14 (4.88%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.18%) Business Development
10 12 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (3.83%) Release Management
11 11 (3.83%) Project Planning
11 11 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (3.48%) Change Control
12 10 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (3.48%) eTOM
12 10 (3.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (17.77%) SQL
2 18 (6.27%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.88%) C#
4 10 (3.48%) Java
5 4 (1.39%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.05%) VBScript
7 2 (0.70%) VB
7 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.70%) VB6
8 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (26.83%) Degree
2 26 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (8.71%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (8.71%) Security Cleared
4 24 (8.36%) CCNP
4 24 (8.36%) MCSE
5 22 (7.67%) SC Cleared
6 17 (5.92%) MCP
6 17 (5.92%) CCNA
7 15 (5.23%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.83%) SCSA
8 11 (3.83%) Sun Certification
8 11 (3.83%) PMP
8 11 (3.83%) PMI Certification
9 8 (2.79%) CISSP
9 8 (2.79%) Postgraduate
10 7 (2.44%) MCITP
11 6 (2.09%) A+ Certification
12 5 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (1.39%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.06%) SLA
2 11 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 71 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.18%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.79%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.79%) XenApp
4 8 (2.79%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (11.15%) SCCM
2 12 (4.18%) WSUS
3 11 (3.83%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.70%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.35%) Nagios
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 204 (71.08%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.54%) VMware
3 28 (9.76%) HP
4 25 (8.71%) Oracle
5 22 (7.67%) Cisco
5 22 (7.67%) Citrix
6 13 (4.53%) Symantec
7 12 (4.18%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.18%) Veritas
8 11 (3.83%) Sun
9 10 (3.48%) Dell
9 10 (3.48%) Huawei
10 9 (3.14%) Telerik
10 9 (3.14%) DevExpress
11 8 (2.79%) Computacenter
12 7 (2.44%) Apple
13 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.74%) Avaya
13 5 (1.74%) IBM
14 4 (1.39%) SAP
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