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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 149 102 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.34% 4.56% 4.13%
As % of the Applications category 42.33% 31.10% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88 74 73
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £25,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £62,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
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
352 328 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.97% 14.65% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 239 277 249
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,100 £55,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 3 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 183 (65.83%) Microsoft
2 128 (46.04%) MS Excel
3 105 (37.77%) Windows
4 73 (26.26%) Active Directory
5 65 (23.38%) Degree
6 54 (19.42%) ITIL
7 50 (17.99%) SQL
7 50 (17.99%) Telecoms
8 48 (17.27%) Finance
9 46 (16.55%) Project Management
10 44 (15.83%) Windows 7
11 35 (12.59%) Linux
11 35 (12.59%) SharePoint
11 35 (12.59%) MS Exchange
12 34 (12.23%) Windows XP
12 34 (12.23%) Management Information System
13 32 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (11.15%) MS PowerPoint
14 31 (11.15%) TCP/IP
15 30 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (10.79%) Office 365
16 27 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (9.71%) HP
16 27 (9.71%) MCSE
17 26 (9.35%) Internet
17 26 (9.35%) Firewall
17 26 (9.35%) Migration
18 25 (8.99%) Service Delivery
18 25 (8.99%) .NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 35 (12.59%) SharePoint
1 35 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.04%) Lync
4 10 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (3.60%) CMS
5 9 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.52%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.08%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 128 (46.04%) MS Excel
2 31 (11.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (5.76%) MS Project
4 13 (4.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.44%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.79%) Office 365
2 11 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.96%) SaaS
3 4 (1.44%) PaaS
4 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.15%) TCP/IP
2 26 (9.35%) Internet
2 26 (9.35%) Firewall
3 18 (6.47%) VoIP
4 17 (6.12%) VPN
5 16 (5.76%) LAN
6 12 (4.32%) DNS
6 12 (4.32%) Ethernet
7 11 (3.96%) PPP
7 11 (3.96%) ATM
7 11 (3.96%) xDSL
8 10 (3.60%) Network Security
9 9 (3.24%) MPLS
9 9 (3.24%) PBX
9 9 (3.24%) DHCP
9 9 (3.24%) SSL
10 8 (2.88%) WAN
10 8 (2.88%) Wireless
11 7 (2.52%) OSPF
11 7 (2.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.16%) QlikView
4 5 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.80%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.44%) OLTP
5 4 (1.44%) OLAP
5 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.44%) MS Access
5 4 (1.44%) Star Schema
5 4 (1.44%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (1.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (1.44%) SSDT
5 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Power View
5 4 (1.44%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.32%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (3.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 6 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.44%) Subversion
4 4 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.72%) Selenium
5 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.36%) Toad
6 1 (0.36%) Kiln
General
1 50 (17.99%) Telecoms
2 48 (17.27%) Finance
3 21 (7.55%) Marketing
4 19 (6.83%) German Language
5 16 (5.76%) Advertising
6 5 (1.80%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.80%) Legal
6 5 (1.80%) Retail
6 5 (1.80%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.80%) French Language
7 4 (1.44%) Billing
7 4 (1.44%) Banking
8 3 (1.08%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (1.08%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (20.50%) Analyst
2 32 (11.51%) Support Analyst
3 25 (8.99%) Technical Support
4 20 (7.19%) Consultant
5 17 (6.12%) Network Engineer
5 17 (6.12%) Developer
6 16 (5.76%) Support Engineer
6 16 (5.76%) Technical Analyst
7 15 (5.40%) Recruitment Consultant
8 14 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (5.04%) Service Analyst
9 13 (4.68%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (4.68%) Technical Support Analyst
10 12 (4.32%) Desktop Support
11 11 (3.96%) Architect
11 11 (3.96%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (3.60%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.24%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.24%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.99%) .NET
2 14 (5.04%) .NET Framework
3 11 (3.96%) WPF
4 9 (3.24%) Web Services
5 7 (2.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.44%) COM
6 4 (1.44%) MDX
6 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.44%) HTML
7 3 (1.08%) XML
7 3 (1.08%) CSS
8 2 (0.72%) WCF
8 2 (0.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.72%) WF
8 2 (0.72%) jQuery
9 1 (0.36%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.23%) Management Information System
2 32 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.76%) Social Media
4 14 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.32%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.96%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.24%) Thin Client
7 9 (3.24%) Fat Client
7 9 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.16%) iPhone
9 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.72%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) EPoS
11 2 (0.72%) GIS
12 1 (0.36%) IVR
12 1 (0.36%) Economics
12 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.36%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 105 (37.77%) Windows
2 44 (15.83%) Windows 7
3 35 (12.59%) Linux
4 34 (12.23%) Windows XP
5 32 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.68%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.32%) UNIX
10 11 (3.96%) Solaris
11 8 (2.88%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.52%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.36%) Android
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.42%) ITIL
2 46 (16.55%) Project Management
3 27 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (9.35%) Migration
5 25 (8.99%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.76%) PRINCE2
7 15 (5.40%) Service Management
8 11 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (3.96%) System Testing
8 11 (3.96%) MVVM
9 10 (3.60%) Time Management
9 10 (3.60%) Incident Management
9 10 (3.60%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.24%) CRM
11 8 (2.88%) Process Management
11 8 (2.88%) Change Management
12 7 (2.52%) OO
12 7 (2.52%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.52%) Project Planning
12 7 (2.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.99%) SQL
2 21 (7.55%) C#
3 14 (5.04%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.16%) Java
6 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.36%) VBScript
7 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 65 (23.38%) Degree
2 30 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (9.71%) MCSE
4 23 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (7.91%) CCNP
6 18 (6.47%) Security Cleared
7 16 (5.76%) CCNA
8 14 (5.04%) MCP
8 14 (5.04%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.68%) DV Cleared
10 11 (3.96%) SCSA
10 11 (3.96%) Sun Certification
11 8 (2.88%) CISSP
12 7 (2.52%) PMP
12 7 (2.52%) PMI Certification
13 6 (2.16%) MCITP
14 5 (1.80%) VCP4
14 5 (1.80%) A+ Certification
15 4 (1.44%) SSCP
15 4 (1.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.12%) SLA
2 8 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (26.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (6.83%) SCCM
2 9 (3.24%) WSUS
3 7 (2.52%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (1.44%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.36%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 183 (65.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.71%) HP
3 24 (8.63%) Oracle
4 23 (8.27%) Cisco
4 23 (8.27%) Citrix
5 15 (5.40%) VMware
6 11 (3.96%) Telerik
6 11 (3.96%) DevExpress
6 11 (3.96%) Sun
6 11 (3.96%) Veritas
7 9 (3.24%) Huawei
7 9 (3.24%) Avaya
8 8 (2.88%) Symantec
9 7 (2.52%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.16%) Apple
11 5 (1.80%) IBM
12 4 (1.44%) Intel
12 4 (1.44%) Sourcefire
12 4 (1.44%) Tableau
13 3 (1.08%) SAP
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