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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 117 96 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.73% 4.13% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 31.62% 28.32% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 78 62 76
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,050 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
370 339 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.96% 14.59% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 261 258 273
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 1 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 127 (54.98%) MS Excel
2 116 (50.22%) Microsoft
3 75 (32.47%) Windows
4 66 (28.57%) Finance
5 55 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 55 (23.81%) ITIL
6 51 (22.08%) Degree
7 46 (19.91%) Marketing
8 45 (19.48%) Active Directory
8 45 (19.48%) SharePoint
9 39 (16.88%) Internet
10 38 (16.45%) Advertising
11 36 (15.58%) German Language
12 31 (13.42%) Office 365
12 31 (13.42%) Service Delivery
13 29 (12.55%) SQL
14 28 (12.12%) Programme Management
15 27 (11.69%) PRINCE2
15 27 (11.69%) Project Management
16 26 (11.26%) CRM
16 26 (11.26%) MS Exchange
17 25 (10.82%) Windows 7
18 24 (10.39%) MS PowerPoint
18 24 (10.39%) SQL Server
19 22 (9.52%) ISO 9001
19 22 (9.52%) Retail
19 22 (9.52%) Time Management
20 21 (9.09%) Campaign Management
20 21 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (9.09%) Multimedia

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (19.48%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.26%) MS Exchange
3 19 (8.23%) CMS
4 12 (5.19%) Lync
5 9 (3.90%) IIS
6 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Apache
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 127 (54.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (8.23%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.33%) MS Project
5 4 (1.73%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.87%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.42%) Office 365
2 14 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.16%) SaaS
4 4 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.88%) Internet
2 15 (6.49%) Firewall
3 10 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.03%) VPN
4 7 (3.03%) WAN
4 7 (3.03%) LAN
4 7 (3.03%) PBX
5 6 (2.60%) SAN
5 6 (2.60%) VLAN
5 6 (2.60%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.16%) Network Security
6 5 (2.16%) DNS
6 5 (2.16%) DHCP
7 4 (1.73%) IPv4
7 4 (1.73%) IPv6
8 3 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.30%) Wireless
8 3 (1.30%) VoIP
9 2 (0.87%) DWDM
9 2 (0.87%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.46%) MS Access
3 8 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.73%) Star Schema
5 4 (1.73%) OLTP
5 4 (1.73%) OLAP
5 4 (1.73%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.73%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.73%) QlikView
5 4 (1.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (1.73%) SSDT
5 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.16%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.73%) Subversion
4 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 66 (28.57%) Finance
2 55 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 46 (19.91%) Marketing
4 38 (16.45%) Advertising
5 36 (15.58%) German Language
6 22 (9.52%) Retail
7 21 (9.09%) Multimedia
8 8 (3.46%) French Language
8 8 (3.46%) Italian Language
9 5 (2.16%) Avionics
10 4 (1.73%) Billing
11 3 (1.30%) Banking
11 3 (1.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.87%) Back Office
12 2 (0.87%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.08%) Analyst
2 47 (20.35%) Consultant
3 37 (16.02%) Recruitment Consultant
4 34 (14.72%) Resourcer
5 33 (14.29%) Recruitment Resourcer
6 19 (8.23%) Service Analyst
6 19 (8.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (7.36%) Support Analyst
7 17 (7.36%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.93%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.06%) Graduate
10 13 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (4.76%) Architect
12 10 (4.33%) Business Analyst
12 10 (4.33%) Senior Manager
12 10 (4.33%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (3.90%) Business Systems Analyst
13 9 (3.90%) Developer
14 7 (3.03%) Auditor
14 7 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.76%) .NET
2 6 (2.60%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.60%) Web Services
3 5 (2.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (2.16%) WCF
3 5 (2.16%) jQuery
3 5 (2.16%) HTML
3 5 (2.16%) CSS
4 4 (1.73%) XML
4 4 (1.73%) MDX
5 3 (1.30%) WF
5 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.87%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.43%) Ajax
7 1 (0.43%) ATL
7 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.36%) Social Media
3 10 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.90%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.90%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.16%) iPhone
7 4 (1.73%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.30%) Open Source
8 3 (1.30%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.87%) DTV
9 2 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.87%) Physics
10 1 (0.43%) GIS
10 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 75 (32.47%) Windows
2 25 (10.82%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.36%) Linux
4 14 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.90%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.60%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.16%) UNIX
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.81%) ITIL
2 31 (13.42%) Service Delivery
3 28 (12.12%) Programme Management
4 27 (11.69%) PRINCE2
4 27 (11.69%) Project Management
5 26 (11.26%) CRM
6 22 (9.52%) Time Management
7 21 (9.09%) Campaign Management
8 19 (8.23%) Process Management
9 16 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (5.63%) Migration
11 9 (3.90%) Scrum
12 8 (3.46%) Service Management
12 8 (3.46%) Business Analysis
13 7 (3.03%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.03%) Product Management
14 6 (2.60%) Data Modelling
14 6 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.55%) SQL
2 9 (3.90%) T-SQL
2 9 (3.90%) C#
3 6 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.73%) Perl
4 4 (1.73%) Python
4 4 (1.73%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.73%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.73%) Ruby
5 2 (0.87%) VBScript
5 2 (0.87%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (22.08%) Degree
2 18 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.76%) MCSE
4 9 (3.90%) PMP
4 9 (3.90%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.46%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.60%) MCITP
7 5 (2.16%) MCTS
7 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.16%) CCNP
8 4 (1.73%) MCP
9 3 (1.30%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.30%) IRCA
10 2 (0.87%) CISSP
10 2 (0.87%) CCNA
10 2 (0.87%) MCSA
10 2 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 13 (5.63%) SLA
3 6 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.30%) COBIT
4 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 45 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.73%) Xen
5 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.30%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) SCCM
2 4 (1.73%) Windows Intune
3 3 (1.30%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) DameWare
Vendors
1 116 (50.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.79%) Citrix
3 17 (7.36%) HP
4 15 (6.49%) Oracle
5 14 (6.06%) Cisco
6 13 (5.63%) VMware
7 7 (3.03%) SAP
7 7 (3.03%) McAfee
8 5 (2.16%) Intel
9 4 (1.73%) Avaya
9 4 (1.73%) AppSense
9 4 (1.73%) Tableau
9 4 (1.73%) Lumension
10 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.30%) F5
10 3 (1.30%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.30%) IBM
10 3 (1.30%) EMC
10 3 (1.30%) Sage
10 3 (1.30%) Websense
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