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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 90 123 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.03% 4.89% 3.91%
As % of the Applications category 33.09% 31.38% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 68 70 58
Average salary £36,250 £34,750 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.31% +25.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £52,150
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% -2.45%
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
272 392 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.18% 15.58% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 226 286 288
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,351 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -1.85%

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 1 September 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 153 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 131 (55.27%) MS Excel
3 73 (30.80%) Windows
4 59 (24.89%) ITIL
5 55 (23.21%) Degree
6 47 (19.83%) Project Management
6 47 (19.83%) Active Directory
7 41 (17.30%) Windows 7
8 39 (16.46%) Office 365
9 38 (16.03%) Finance
10 37 (15.61%) Marketing
11 36 (15.19%) PRINCE2
12 34 (14.35%) TCP/IP
12 34 (14.35%) VMware
12 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (13.08%) Data Centre
14 29 (12.24%) SharePoint
15 28 (11.81%) Linux
15 28 (11.81%) MS Project
15 28 (11.81%) SCCM
15 28 (11.81%) MS PowerPoint
16 26 (10.97%) Windows 8
17 25 (10.55%) SQL
17 25 (10.55%) Service Delivery
17 25 (10.55%) Migration
17 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (9.70%) French Language
20 22 (9.28%) SLA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.91%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.91%) Lync
3 12 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.80%) OpenStack
4 9 (3.80%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (2.11%) IIS
5 5 (2.11%) CMS
6 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.84%) JBoss
7 2 (0.84%) Apache
7 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.42%) Site Server
Applications
1 131 (55.27%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.81%) MS Project
2 28 (11.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (5.91%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.53%) Photoshop
4 6 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.69%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.84%) InDesign
6 2 (0.84%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.46%) Office 365
2 6 (2.53%) SaaS
3 5 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.35%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.17%) Internet
3 13 (5.49%) DNS
4 12 (5.06%) LAN
5 11 (4.64%) Firewall
6 10 (4.22%) DHCP
7 9 (3.80%) VPN
8 7 (2.95%) WAN
9 5 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.11%) Network Security
9 5 (2.11%) Wireless
10 4 (1.69%) Intranet
10 4 (1.69%) SSL
11 3 (1.27%) CTI
11 3 (1.27%) UMTS
11 3 (1.27%) Extranet
12 2 (0.84%) VoIP
12 2 (0.84%) IPsec
13 1 (0.42%) MPLS
13 1 (0.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.69%) OLAP
6 4 (1.69%) MS Access
6 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.69%) OLTP
6 4 (1.69%) Star Schema
6 4 (1.69%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (1.69%) QlikView
6 4 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (1.69%) SSDT
6 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (4.64%) JIRA
2 4 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.69%) Subversion
2 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (1.69%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 38 (16.03%) Finance
2 37 (15.61%) Marketing
3 23 (9.70%) French Language
4 20 (8.44%) Italian Language
5 18 (7.59%) Telecoms
6 16 (6.75%) Billing
7 10 (4.22%) German Language
8 6 (2.53%) Retail
9 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.69%) Danish Language
10 4 (1.69%) Dutch Language
10 4 (1.69%) Finnish Language
10 4 (1.69%) Swedish Language
11 3 (1.27%) Multimedia
11 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.84%) Banking
12 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (21.10%) Analyst
2 44 (18.57%) Project Manager
3 31 (13.08%) Support Engineer
4 21 (8.86%) Support Analyst
5 18 (7.59%) Senior Manager
5 18 (7.59%) Senior Project Manager
5 18 (7.59%) IT Support
6 16 (6.75%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (6.33%) Technical Support
8 12 (5.06%) Developer
9 11 (4.64%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (4.22%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Technical Manager
12 8 (3.38%) Technical Support Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Administrator
12 8 (3.38%) Programme Manager
13 7 (2.95%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.38%) .NET
1 8 (3.38%) CGI
2 7 (2.95%) Web Services
2 7 (2.95%) HTML
3 6 (2.53%) CSS
4 4 (1.69%) MDX
4 4 (1.69%) COM+
5 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.27%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.84%) jQuery
6 2 (0.84%) XML
6 2 (0.84%) WinForms
6 2 (0.84%) Ajax
7 1 (0.42%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.17%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.22%) GIS
6 8 (3.38%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.11%) E-Learning
7 5 (2.11%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.11%) User Experience
8 4 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.69%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.27%) Life Science
9 3 (1.27%) Biotechnology
9 3 (1.27%) IVR
9 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.84%) Replication
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) AS400
11 1 (0.42%) PDA
11 1 (0.42%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 73 (30.80%) Windows
2 41 (17.30%) Windows 7
3 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (11.81%) Linux
5 26 (10.97%) Windows 8
6 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (8.86%) Windows XP
8 14 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.53%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.89%) ITIL
2 47 (19.83%) Project Management
3 36 (15.19%) PRINCE2
4 25 (10.55%) Service Delivery
4 25 (10.55%) Migration
4 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (9.28%) Service Management
6 20 (8.44%) Time Management
7 17 (7.17%) CRM
8 16 (6.75%) Scrum
9 15 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.49%) ITSM
12 12 (5.06%) Change Management
13 10 (4.22%) Data Management
13 10 (4.22%) Business Development
14 9 (3.80%) Telemarketing
14 9 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (3.80%) Supplier Management
15 8 (3.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.55%) SQL
2 8 (3.38%) C#
2 8 (3.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.95%) Java
4 6 (2.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.27%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.27%) VBA
7 2 (0.84%) Python
7 2 (0.84%) VB6
7 2 (0.84%) VBScript
7 2 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (23.21%) Degree
2 16 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.49%) PMP
3 13 (5.49%) PMI Certification
4 12 (5.06%) A+ Certification
5 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.38%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (3.38%) MCITP
7 5 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.11%) MCP
8 4 (1.69%) MCSE
8 4 (1.69%) CISSP
8 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.69%) CISM
8 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.27%) ISEB
9 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.28%) SLA
2 8 (3.38%) QA
3 5 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (1.27%) GCP
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (19.83%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.38%) XenApp
3 8 (3.38%) XenDesktop
3 8 (3.38%) Terminal Services
3 8 (3.38%) VMware ESX
3 8 (3.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (11.81%) SCCM
2 4 (1.69%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.69%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 153 (64.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.35%) VMware
3 14 (5.91%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.64%) Citrix
5 10 (4.22%) Dell
6 9 (3.80%) Cisco
7 8 (3.38%) Oracle
7 8 (3.38%) HP
7 8 (3.38%) Apple
7 8 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.38%) Computacenter
8 6 (2.53%) Adobe
9 5 (2.11%) Symantec
10 4 (1.69%) Tableau
11 3 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.27%) Capita
11 3 (1.27%) Siebel
12 2 (0.84%) SAP
12 2 (0.84%) Cognos
12 2 (0.84%) CODA
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