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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 127 99 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.92% 4.00% 3.99%
As % of the Applications category 33.16% 29.91% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 90 69 75
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £55,600 £44,000
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
383 331 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.83% 13.38% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 266 266 278
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 £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,400 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.47%

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 24 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 125 (52.08%) MS Excel
2 120 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 75 (31.25%) Windows
4 67 (27.92%) Finance
5 56 (23.33%) Telecoms
6 55 (22.92%) ITIL
7 49 (20.42%) Degree
8 47 (19.58%) Marketing
9 46 (19.17%) SharePoint
10 45 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 41 (17.08%) Internet
12 40 (16.67%) Advertising
13 39 (16.25%) German Language
14 32 (13.33%) Office 365
14 32 (13.33%) Service Delivery
15 31 (12.92%) Windows 7
16 30 (12.50%) SQL
17 26 (10.83%) CRM
17 26 (10.83%) Project Management
17 26 (10.83%) Programme Management
18 25 (10.42%) PRINCE2
19 23 (9.58%) Retail
19 23 (9.58%) Management Information System
19 23 (9.58%) MS PowerPoint
20 22 (9.17%) CMS
20 22 (9.17%) ISO 9001
21 21 (8.75%) MS Exchange
21 21 (8.75%) SQL Server
21 21 (8.75%) Multimedia
21 21 (8.75%) Campaign Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 46 (19.17%) SharePoint
2 22 (9.17%) CMS
3 21 (8.75%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.42%) Lync
5 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.50%) IIS
6 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 125 (52.08%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.75%) MS Project
5 4 (1.67%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.33%) Office 365
2 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.67%) IaaS
3 4 (1.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.08%) Internet
2 14 (5.83%) Firewall
3 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.75%) VPN
5 8 (3.33%) PBX
6 7 (2.92%) WAN
6 7 (2.92%) LAN
7 6 (2.50%) SAN
7 6 (2.50%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.67%) VLAN
8 4 (1.67%) VoIP
8 4 (1.67%) DNS
9 3 (1.25%) DHCP
9 3 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.25%) Wireless
9 3 (1.25%) Network Security
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.83%) FWSM
10 2 (0.83%) IPsec
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.33%) MS Access
4 7 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.67%) OLTP
6 4 (1.67%) Star Schema
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.67%) OLAP
6 4 (1.67%) SSDT
6 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (1.67%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.67%) QlikView
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.42%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 67 (27.92%) Finance
2 56 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 47 (19.58%) Marketing
4 40 (16.67%) Advertising
5 39 (16.25%) German Language
6 23 (9.58%) Retail
7 21 (8.75%) Multimedia
8 10 (4.17%) Italian Language
8 10 (4.17%) French Language
9 5 (2.08%) Avionics
9 5 (2.08%) Banking
10 4 (1.67%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (1.67%) Billing
11 3 (1.25%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.83%) Publishing
12 2 (0.83%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.42%) Games
13 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.42%) Back Office
13 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (22.08%) Analyst
2 46 (19.17%) Consultant
3 39 (16.25%) Recruitment Consultant
4 34 (14.17%) Resourcer
5 33 (13.75%) Recruitment Resourcer
6 20 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 20 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 19 (7.92%) Support Analyst
8 18 (7.50%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
9 14 (5.83%) Project Manager
10 13 (5.42%) Graduate
11 12 (5.00%) Developer
12 11 (4.58%) Business Analyst
13 10 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
13 10 (4.17%) Architect
14 9 (3.75%) Technical Support
14 9 (3.75%) Senior Manager
14 9 (3.75%) Senior Project Manager
15 7 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.67%) .NET
2 8 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (3.33%) Web Services
3 6 (2.50%) HTML
3 6 (2.50%) CSS
3 6 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.08%) WCF
4 5 (2.08%) jQuery
4 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (1.67%) WPF
5 4 (1.67%) MDX
5 4 (1.67%) XML
6 3 (1.25%) WF
7 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.42%) Ajax
8 1 (0.42%) ATL
8 1 (0.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Management Information System
2 21 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.92%) Social Media
4 10 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 10 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.92%) iPhone
7 4 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.25%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.25%) Open Source
9 2 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.42%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.25%) Windows
2 31 (12.92%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.08%) Linux
4 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.08%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.67%) UNIX
10 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.42%) HPUX
12 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.92%) ITIL
2 32 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 26 (10.83%) Project Management
3 26 (10.83%) CRM
3 26 (10.83%) Programme Management
4 25 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 21 (8.75%) Campaign Management
6 20 (8.33%) Process Management
6 20 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.92%) Time Management
8 14 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (4.17%) Migration
10 9 (3.75%) Scrum
10 9 (3.75%) Software Engineering
11 7 (2.92%) Data Analysis
11 7 (2.92%) Unit Testing
11 7 (2.92%) Product Management
12 6 (2.50%) Software Testing
12 6 (2.50%) Business Analysis
12 6 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.50%) SQL
2 14 (5.83%) C#
3 10 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.83%) Perl
5 2 (0.83%) Python
5 2 (0.83%) Ruby
5 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
6 1 (0.42%) VB
6 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (20.42%) Degree
2 19 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.00%) MCSE
4 8 (3.33%) PMP
4 8 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.50%) MCITP
6 6 (2.50%) CCNP
7 5 (2.08%) MCTS
8 4 (1.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.25%) CCNA
9 3 (1.25%) IRCA
9 3 (1.25%) MCP
9 3 (1.25%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (0.83%) CISSP
10 2 (0.83%) MCSA
10 2 (0.83%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.17%) ISO 9001
2 14 (5.83%) SLA
3 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.25%) COBIT
5 2 (0.83%) QA
5 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.83%) Xen
5 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.58%) SCCM
2 4 (1.67%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.42%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.42%) DameWare
3 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.33%) Citrix
3 15 (6.25%) HP
3 15 (6.25%) Oracle
3 15 (6.25%) Cisco
4 10 (4.17%) VMware
5 5 (2.08%) McAfee
5 5 (2.08%) Intel
5 5 (2.08%) Avaya
6 4 (1.67%) AppSense
6 4 (1.67%) Telerik
6 4 (1.67%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.67%) Tableau
6 4 (1.67%) Lumension
7 3 (1.25%) IBM
8 2 (0.83%) SAP
8 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.83%) Ciena
8 2 (0.83%) Kaseya
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Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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