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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 120 92 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.77% 3.96% 3.94%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 23.59% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 67 64 64
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £19,300 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,400 £60,000
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
390 390 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.50% 16.77% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 285 310 266
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (58.77%) MS Excel
2 108 (51.18%) Microsoft
3 70 (33.18%) Windows
4 56 (26.54%) Telecoms
5 55 (26.07%) Finance
6 46 (21.80%) ITIL
7 42 (19.91%) Active Directory
7 42 (19.91%) Degree
8 39 (18.48%) Marketing
9 38 (18.01%) Internet
10 35 (16.59%) Advertising
11 32 (15.17%) SharePoint
12 30 (14.22%) German Language
12 30 (14.22%) Programme Management
13 29 (13.74%) Service Delivery
14 27 (12.80%) CRM
14 27 (12.80%) SQL
15 26 (12.32%) PRINCE2
15 26 (12.32%) MS Exchange
16 25 (11.85%) Project Management
17 24 (11.37%) MS PowerPoint
17 24 (11.37%) Time Management
17 24 (11.37%) Windows 7
18 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
19 22 (10.43%) Retail
20 21 (9.95%) Multimedia
20 21 (9.95%) Linux
20 21 (9.95%) Campaign Management
21 20 (9.48%) Office 365
22 19 (9.00%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (15.17%) SharePoint
2 26 (12.32%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.69%) IIS
4 10 (4.74%) Lync
5 9 (4.27%) CMS
6 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.42%) Apache
11 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 124 (58.77%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (9.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.79%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.48%) Office 365
2 10 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.37%) SaaS
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.01%) Internet
2 16 (7.58%) Firewall
3 12 (5.69%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.21%) LAN
4 11 (5.21%) WAN
5 8 (3.79%) DHCP
5 8 (3.79%) DNS
6 7 (3.32%) VPN
6 7 (3.32%) Network Security
7 6 (2.84%) VLAN
7 6 (2.84%) SAN
8 5 (2.37%) PBX
8 5 (2.37%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.90%) IPv4
9 4 (1.90%) IPv6
10 3 (1.42%) VoIP
10 3 (1.42%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.42%) Wireless
10 3 (1.42%) IPsec
10 3 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.90%) MS Access
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.47%) OLAP
7 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.47%) DTS
7 1 (0.47%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.37%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 56 (26.54%) Telecoms
2 55 (26.07%) Finance
3 39 (18.48%) Marketing
4 35 (16.59%) Advertising
5 30 (14.22%) German Language
6 22 (10.43%) Retail
7 21 (9.95%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.37%) French Language
8 5 (2.37%) Italian Language
8 5 (2.37%) Avionics
9 2 (0.95%) Electronics
9 2 (0.95%) Back Office
9 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 57 (27.01%) Analyst
2 43 (20.38%) Consultant
3 34 (16.11%) Recruitment Consultant
4 32 (15.17%) Resourcer
5 31 (14.69%) Recruitment Resourcer
6 23 (10.90%) Support Analyst
7 20 (9.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (9.48%) Service Analyst
8 19 (9.00%) Support Engineer
9 18 (8.53%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.69%) Senior Manager
10 12 (5.69%) Senior Project Manager
11 11 (5.21%) Graduate
11 11 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (4.74%) Desktop Support
13 9 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (4.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 8 (3.79%) Administrator
14 8 (3.79%) Business Analyst
15 7 (3.32%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.79%) .NET
2 7 (3.32%) Web Services
3 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (1.90%) WCF
4 4 (1.90%) jQuery
4 4 (1.90%) CSS
4 4 (1.90%) XML
4 4 (1.90%) HTML
5 3 (1.42%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (0.95%) WF
7 1 (0.47%) ATL
7 1 (0.47%) COM
7 1 (0.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.16%) Social Media
1 13 (6.16%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.27%) Thin Client
2 9 (4.27%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.90%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.42%) iPhone
5 3 (1.42%) Open Source
6 2 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.95%) Physics
6 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.95%) GIS
6 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.95%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (33.18%) Windows
2 24 (11.37%) Windows 7
3 21 (9.95%) Linux
4 17 (8.06%) Windows XP
5 14 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.21%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.37%) UNIX
8 5 (2.37%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.47%) HPUX
10 1 (0.47%) Solaris
10 1 (0.47%) SUSE
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.80%) ITIL
2 30 (14.22%) Programme Management
3 29 (13.74%) Service Delivery
4 27 (12.80%) CRM
5 26 (12.32%) PRINCE2
6 25 (11.85%) Project Management
7 24 (11.37%) Time Management
8 21 (9.95%) Campaign Management
9 9 (4.27%) Process Management
9 9 (4.27%) Migration
9 9 (4.27%) Business Analysis
9 9 (4.27%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.32%) Information Security
11 7 (3.32%) Product Management
12 6 (2.84%) Software Testing
12 6 (2.84%) Service Management
12 6 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.84%) Document Management
12 6 (2.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.80%) SQL
2 6 (2.84%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.37%) Perl
3 5 (2.37%) C#
3 5 (2.37%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.37%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.90%) Ruby
4 4 (1.90%) Python
5 3 (1.42%) VBScript
5 3 (1.42%) VB
6 2 (0.95%) VB6
7 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (19.91%) Degree
2 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.27%) PMP
4 9 (4.27%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.27%) MCSE
5 8 (3.79%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.32%) A+ Certification
6 7 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.32%) CCNP
6 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.84%) MCP
8 4 (1.90%) MCITP
8 4 (1.90%) MCTS
8 4 (1.90%) CCNA
9 3 (1.42%) IRCA
9 3 (1.42%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.95%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) SLA
2 12 (5.69%) ISO 9001
3 7 (3.32%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.42%) COBIT
7 2 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 42 (19.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.37%) Xen
5 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.90%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (4.74%) SCCM
2 4 (1.90%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.42%) DameWare
4 2 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 108 (51.18%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.53%) HP
2 18 (8.53%) Oracle
3 15 (7.11%) VMware
4 14 (6.64%) Citrix
5 13 (6.16%) Cisco
6 8 (3.79%) McAfee
7 7 (3.32%) SAP
8 5 (2.37%) Intel
9 4 (1.90%) Lumension
9 4 (1.90%) F5
9 4 (1.90%) Huawei
9 4 (1.90%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.90%) AppSense
9 4 (1.90%) EMC
9 4 (1.90%) Websense
10 3 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.42%) Sage
10 3 (1.42%) IBM
10 3 (1.42%) Fujitsu
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified £40,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago