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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 129 121 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.85% 4.64% 3.87%
As % of the Applications category 35.54% 33.15% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 87 98 66
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £58,000 £45,000
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
363 365 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.64% 14.00% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 248 315 262
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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 28 November 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 132 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 123 (49.80%) MS Excel
3 78 (31.58%) Windows
4 61 (24.70%) Finance
5 57 (23.08%) ITIL
6 56 (22.67%) Degree
7 51 (20.65%) Telecoms
8 48 (19.43%) SharePoint
9 47 (19.03%) Active Directory
10 43 (17.41%) Marketing
11 40 (16.19%) SQL
12 37 (14.98%) Windows 7
13 33 (13.36%) German Language
14 32 (12.96%) Internet
15 30 (12.15%) Office 365
16 29 (11.74%) MS PowerPoint
16 29 (11.74%) Advertising
17 28 (11.34%) Project Management
18 27 (10.93%) Service Delivery
19 24 (9.72%) Management Information System
19 24 (9.72%) PRINCE2
20 23 (9.31%) Citrix
21 22 (8.91%) CMS
21 22 (8.91%) HP
21 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
22 21 (8.50%) MS Exchange
22 21 (8.50%) ISO 9001
22 21 (8.50%) Programme Management
23 20 (8.10%) Process Management
23 20 (8.10%) CRM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 48 (19.43%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.91%) CMS
3 21 (8.50%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.86%) Lync
5 8 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.21%) IIS
8 3 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 123 (49.80%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.05%) MS Project
5 4 (1.62%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.15%) Office 365
2 10 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.02%) SaaS
4 4 (1.62%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.96%) Internet
2 17 (6.88%) Firewall
3 12 (4.86%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.45%) VPN
4 11 (4.45%) PBX
5 10 (4.05%) VoIP
6 8 (3.24%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.83%) PPP
7 7 (2.83%) ATM
7 7 (2.83%) xDSL
8 6 (2.43%) Unified Communications
8 6 (2.43%) LAN
8 6 (2.43%) WAN
9 5 (2.02%) SAN
10 3 (1.21%) DSLAM
10 3 (1.21%) DNS
10 3 (1.21%) Broadband
10 3 (1.21%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.81%) VLAN
11 2 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.24%) MS Access
2 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.02%) QlikView
4 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.62%) SSDT
5 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Power View
5 4 (1.62%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.62%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (1.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.62%) OLAP
5 4 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.62%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.62%) OLTP
5 4 (1.62%) Star Schema
5 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (1.62%) Subversion
3 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.40%) Kiln
General
1 61 (24.70%) Finance
2 51 (20.65%) Telecoms
3 43 (17.41%) Marketing
4 33 (13.36%) German Language
5 29 (11.74%) Advertising
6 18 (7.29%) Retail
7 15 (6.07%) Multimedia
8 10 (4.05%) Italian Language
8 10 (4.05%) French Language
9 5 (2.02%) Billing
9 5 (2.02%) Banking
10 3 (1.21%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (1.21%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.21%) Avionics
11 2 (0.81%) Publishing
11 2 (0.81%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.40%) Games
12 1 (0.40%) Legal
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (24.29%) Analyst
2 34 (13.77%) Consultant
3 29 (11.74%) Recruitment Consultant
4 24 (9.72%) Support Analyst
5 23 (9.31%) Support Engineer
6 22 (8.91%) Resourcer
6 22 (8.91%) Recruitment Resourcer
7 19 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 19 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (5.67%) Technical Support
8 14 (5.67%) Systems Analyst
9 13 (5.26%) Graduate
9 13 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.86%) Developer
11 10 (4.05%) Business Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.64%) Network Engineer
12 9 (3.64%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.64%) Desktop Support
12 9 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.88%) .NET
2 7 (2.83%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.43%) WPF
3 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.43%) Web Services
4 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.62%) MDX
5 4 (1.62%) XML
5 4 (1.62%) HTML
5 4 (1.62%) CSS
6 3 (1.21%) WCF
6 3 (1.21%) WF
6 3 (1.21%) jQuery
6 3 (1.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.40%) Ajax
8 1 (0.40%) ATL
8 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.07%) Social Media
4 9 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.24%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.24%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.83%) iPhone
7 4 (1.62%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.62%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.21%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.21%) Open Source
8 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.81%) GIS
9 2 (0.81%) User Experience
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 78 (31.58%) Windows
2 37 (14.98%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 18 (7.29%) Linux
6 13 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.24%) Windows Vista
8 7 (2.83%) Solaris
8 7 (2.83%) UNIX
9 6 (2.43%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.08%) ITIL
2 28 (11.34%) Project Management
3 27 (10.93%) Service Delivery
4 24 (9.72%) PRINCE2
5 21 (8.50%) Programme Management
6 20 (8.10%) CRM
6 20 (8.10%) Process Management
7 19 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (6.88%) Time Management
9 15 (6.07%) Campaign Management
10 14 (5.67%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (4.45%) Service Management
12 10 (4.05%) Data Analysis
13 9 (3.64%) Migration
14 8 (3.24%) OO
14 8 (3.24%) Software Engineering
15 6 (2.43%) System Testing
15 6 (2.43%) OOA/OOD
15 6 (2.43%) BCP
15 6 (2.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.19%) SQL
2 15 (6.07%) C#
3 8 (3.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.40%) Java
5 1 (0.40%) VBScript
5 1 (0.40%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (22.67%) Degree
2 22 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.88%) MCSE
4 11 (4.45%) CCNP
4 11 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.24%) CCNA
7 7 (2.83%) Sun Certification
7 7 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.83%) SCSA
8 6 (2.43%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.43%) MCITP
8 6 (2.43%) PMP
8 6 (2.43%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.02%) MCP
9 5 (2.02%) MCTS
10 3 (1.21%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.21%) IRCA
10 3 (1.21%) CISSP
11 2 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.50%) ISO 9001
2 13 (5.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.21%) COBIT
3 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.81%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (19.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.64%) SCCM
2 4 (1.62%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.40%) DameWare
3 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 132 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.31%) Citrix
3 22 (8.91%) HP
4 17 (6.88%) Oracle
4 17 (6.88%) Cisco
5 8 (3.24%) Avaya
6 7 (2.83%) Veritas
6 7 (2.83%) VMware
6 7 (2.83%) Sun
7 6 (2.43%) Telerik
7 6 (2.43%) DevExpress
8 5 (2.02%) Intel
9 4 (1.62%) Tableau
10 3 (1.21%) Huawei
10 3 (1.21%) IBM
10 3 (1.21%) Apple
11 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.81%) Sophos
11 2 (0.81%) SAP
11 2 (0.81%) Adobe
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