The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 109 99 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.66% 4.38% 3.58%
As % of the Applications category 30.88% 24.21% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 52 72 59
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
353 409 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.08% 18.11% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 248 342 277
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
Berkshire

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 23 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 118 (58.42%) MS Excel
2 102 (50.50%) Microsoft
3 72 (35.64%) Windows
4 57 (28.22%) Telecoms
5 54 (26.73%) Finance
6 46 (22.77%) Active Directory
7 37 (18.32%) Internet
7 37 (18.32%) ITIL
8 35 (17.33%) Degree
9 32 (15.84%) Advertising
10 30 (14.85%) SharePoint
11 29 (14.36%) Programme Management
12 27 (13.37%) Service Delivery
12 27 (13.37%) SQL
12 27 (13.37%) SQL Server
12 27 (13.37%) Project Management
13 26 (12.87%) Marketing
13 26 (12.87%) MS PowerPoint
14 25 (12.38%) MS Exchange
15 24 (11.88%) PRINCE2
15 24 (11.88%) Retail
15 24 (11.88%) Time Management
16 23 (11.39%) Windows 7
16 23 (11.39%) CRM
17 21 (10.40%) Multimedia
17 21 (10.40%) HP
17 21 (10.40%) German Language
17 21 (10.40%) Campaign Management
18 20 (9.90%) Windows XP
18 20 (9.90%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (14.85%) SharePoint
2 25 (12.38%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.43%) Lync
4 13 (6.44%) IIS
5 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.48%) CMS
8 5 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.49%) Apache
10 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 118 (58.42%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (9.90%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.50%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.95%) Office 365
2 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.98%) SaaS
4 3 (1.49%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.32%) Internet
2 18 (8.91%) Firewall
3 11 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.45%) LAN
3 11 (5.45%) WAN
4 9 (4.46%) DHCP
4 9 (4.46%) DNS
5 7 (3.47%) Network Security
6 6 (2.97%) SAN
7 5 (2.48%) VPN
7 5 (2.48%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.98%) VLAN
8 4 (1.98%) IPv4
8 4 (1.98%) IPv6
8 4 (1.98%) PBX
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.49%) IPsec
9 3 (1.49%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.49%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.49%) MS Access
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.50%) MySQL
7 1 (0.50%) DTS
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.50%) IDOL
7 1 (0.50%) OLAP
7 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 57 (28.22%) Telecoms
2 54 (26.73%) Finance
3 32 (15.84%) Advertising
4 26 (12.87%) Marketing
5 24 (11.88%) Retail
6 21 (10.40%) Multimedia
6 21 (10.40%) German Language
7 5 (2.48%) Avionics
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (26.24%) Analyst
2 41 (20.30%) Consultant
3 30 (14.85%) Recruitment Consultant
3 30 (14.85%) Resourcer
4 29 (14.36%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 22 (10.89%) Support Analyst
6 20 (9.90%) Service Analyst
6 20 (9.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (8.42%) Support Engineer
7 17 (8.42%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.94%) Senior Manager
8 12 (5.94%) Senior Project Manager
9 10 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (4.95%) Architect
9 10 (4.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Graduate
11 8 (3.96%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.96%) Administrator
12 7 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.47%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.46%) .NET
2 7 (3.47%) Web Services
3 6 (2.97%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.48%) HTML
4 5 (2.48%) CSS
4 5 (2.48%) XML
5 4 (1.98%) WCF
5 4 (1.98%) jQuery
5 4 (1.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.99%) WF
8 1 (0.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.50%) COM
8 1 (0.50%) HTML5
8 1 (0.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.95%) Social Media
3 8 (3.96%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.96%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.98%) GIS
4 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.98%) CLARiiON
5 2 (0.99%) DTV
5 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.99%) Physics
5 2 (0.99%) Open Source
5 2 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.50%) iPhone
6 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.50%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.64%) Windows
2 23 (11.39%) Windows 7
3 20 (9.90%) Linux
3 20 (9.90%) Windows XP
4 18 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.94%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.47%) UNIX
8 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.49%) VMS
10 3 (1.49%) Solaris
11 1 (0.50%) HPUX
11 1 (0.50%) SUSE
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.32%) ITIL
2 29 (14.36%) Programme Management
3 27 (13.37%) Project Management
3 27 (13.37%) Service Delivery
4 24 (11.88%) PRINCE2
4 24 (11.88%) Time Management
5 23 (11.39%) CRM
6 21 (10.40%) Campaign Management
7 12 (5.94%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (4.95%) Migration
9 9 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.46%) Information Security
9 9 (4.46%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.96%) Document Management
11 7 (3.47%) Service Management
11 7 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.97%) Change Management
12 6 (2.97%) Business Continuity
12 6 (2.97%) Supplier Management
12 6 (2.97%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.37%) SQL
2 7 (3.47%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.97%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.48%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.48%) C#
4 5 (2.48%) Perl
4 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.98%) Python
5 4 (1.98%) Ruby
6 3 (1.49%) VBScript
6 3 (1.49%) VB
7 2 (0.99%) VB6
8 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (17.33%) Degree
2 19 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.94%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.95%) CCNP
6 9 (4.46%) MCP
6 9 (4.46%) MCSE
6 9 (4.46%) PMP
6 9 (4.46%) PMI Certification
7 8 (3.96%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.97%) CCNA
9 4 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.98%) MCTS
10 3 (1.49%) MCITP
10 3 (1.49%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.99%) SCSA
11 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) SLA
2 9 (4.46%) QA
3 8 (3.96%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.98%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 46 (22.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.48%) Xen
6 4 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.98%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.49%) vSphere
8 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (4.95%) SCCM
2 5 (2.48%) DameWare
3 4 (1.98%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.98%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (50.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.40%) HP
3 20 (9.90%) Oracle
4 17 (8.42%) Cisco
4 17 (8.42%) VMware
5 14 (6.93%) Citrix
6 8 (3.96%) McAfee
7 7 (3.47%) SAP
8 5 (2.48%) Sophos
8 5 (2.48%) Intel
8 5 (2.48%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.98%) AppSense
9 4 (1.98%) Websense
9 4 (1.98%) EMC
9 4 (1.98%) F5
9 4 (1.98%) Lumension
9 4 (1.98%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.49%) Dell
10 3 (1.49%) Sage
10 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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