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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 68 118 40
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -78
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 37 27 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.96% 1.29% 5.89%
As % of the Applications category 28.91% 12.27% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 87
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,850 £21,660
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

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
128 220 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 10.24% 10.50% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 97 184 231
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 55 (59.14%) MS Excel
3 37 (39.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (37.63%) Cisco
5 34 (36.56%) VPN
6 30 (32.26%) Firewall
7 26 (27.96%) SLA
7 26 (27.96%) Windows
8 22 (23.66%) MS Visio
8 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (23.66%) Telecoms
8 22 (23.66%) Internet
9 20 (21.51%) CCIE
10 19 (20.43%) Security Management
10 19 (20.43%) Marketing
10 19 (20.43%) Information Security
11 18 (19.35%) Risk Management
11 18 (19.35%) Fortinet
11 18 (19.35%) CheckPoint
11 18 (19.35%) HP
11 18 (19.35%) Juniper
11 18 (19.35%) Presales
12 17 (18.28%) Palo Alto
12 17 (18.28%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (18.28%) Security Operations
12 17 (18.28%) Security Operations Centre
12 17 (18.28%) CCSP
12 17 (18.28%) Intel Security
12 17 (18.28%) JNCIS
12 17 (18.28%) Sourcefire

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 55 (59.14%) MS Excel
2 37 (39.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (23.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.56%) VPN
2 30 (32.26%) Firewall
3 22 (23.66%) Internet
4 17 (18.28%) Network Security
5 15 (16.13%) OSPF
6 14 (15.05%) BGP
6 14 (15.05%) Multicast
7 13 (13.98%) IPv6
7 13 (13.98%) MPLS
8 7 (7.53%) LAN
8 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.45%) WAN
10 4 (4.30%) VLAN
10 4 (4.30%) VoIP
11 3 (3.23%) Skype
11 3 (3.23%) Wireless
12 2 (2.15%) DHCP
12 2 (2.15%) DNS
12 2 (2.15%) SSH
12 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
1 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.08%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 22 (23.66%) Telecoms
2 19 (20.43%) Marketing
3 8 (8.60%) Finance
4 3 (3.23%) Billing
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Military
5 1 (1.08%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) Juniper Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Security Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) Senior Security Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) IP Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (9.68%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Senior IP Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 8 (8.60%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (7.53%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 7 (7.53%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.30%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) IT Support
8 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
1 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.15%) WPF
2 1 (1.08%) COM
2 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.38%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Debian
6 1 (1.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Information Security
1 19 (20.43%) Security Management
2 18 (19.35%) Presales
2 18 (19.35%) Risk Management
3 17 (18.28%) Content Management
3 17 (18.28%) Kalman Filter
3 17 (18.28%) Security Operations
4 16 (17.20%) Migration
5 15 (16.13%) Project Management
6 13 (13.98%) Network Design
6 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.83%) ITIL
8 9 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.45%) Change Management
9 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.38%) CRM
11 4 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 3 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) C
2 2 (2.15%) C#
2 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.15%) VB
3 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.08%) PHP
3 1 (1.08%) Python
3 1 (1.08%) VBA
3 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.51%) CCIE
3 17 (18.28%) CCSE
3 17 (18.28%) CCSP
3 17 (18.28%) JNCIS
4 8 (8.60%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) CCNP
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.23%) CCIP
6 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.23%) PMP
7 2 (2.15%) APMP
7 2 (2.15%) CCNA
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.08%) MCITP
8 1 (1.08%) MCSE
8 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.96%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) P3O
3 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) ProxySG
2 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
1 2 (2.15%) WSUS
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 35 (37.63%) Cisco
3 18 (19.35%) CheckPoint
3 18 (19.35%) Fortinet
3 18 (19.35%) HP
3 18 (19.35%) Juniper
4 17 (18.28%) Blue Coat
4 17 (18.28%) F5
4 17 (18.28%) Imperva
4 17 (18.28%) Intel Security
4 17 (18.28%) Palo Alto
4 17 (18.28%) Proofpoint
4 17 (18.28%) Sourcefire
4 17 (18.28%) TippingPoint
5 14 (15.05%) Huawei
6 7 (7.53%) VMware
7 4 (4.30%) Citrix
7 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
8 2 (2.15%) Symantec
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