The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1062 1111 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.00% 4.75% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 30.66% 27.39% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 858 866 837
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,623 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
3464 4056 3712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.31% 17.33% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 3269 3068
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MS Office
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the South East region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the South East

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the South East

MS Office
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +35 292 £35,000 +12.90% 19
Berkshire -25 189 £32,500 -14.47% 19
Buckinghamshire +18 174 £32,000 +20.75% 14
Hampshire -19 135 £24,250 -19.16% 19
Kent -6 79 £30,000 -7.69% 6
West Sussex -6 78 £27,000 -1.81% 3
Oxfordshire +10 60 £40,000 +75.82% 9
East Sussex +14 28 £28,000 -6.66% 9
Middlesex +9 10 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Sussex 0 5 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1558 (70.91%) Microsoft
2 1133 (51.57%) MS Excel
3 1050 (47.79%) Windows
4 591 (26.90%) Active Directory
5 460 (20.94%) Windows 7
6 457 (20.80%) ITIL
7 402 (18.30%) MS Exchange
8 386 (17.57%) Finance
9 341 (15.52%) SQL
10 316 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 305 (13.88%) Degree
12 303 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
13 288 (13.11%) VMware
14 280 (12.74%) SLA
15 278 (12.65%) SQL Server
16 257 (11.70%) Project Management
17 248 (11.29%) Windows 8
18 236 (10.74%) Citrix
18 236 (10.74%) Windows XP
19 229 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 229 (10.42%) Firewall
19 229 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
20 219 (9.97%) TCP/IP
21 217 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
22 208 (9.47%) SharePoint
23 204 (9.29%) LAN
24 202 (9.19%) MCP
25 200 (9.10%) VMware Infrastructure
26 196 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
27 191 (8.69%) WAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 402 (18.30%) MS Exchange
2 208 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 143 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 92 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 84 (3.82%) IIS
6 63 (2.87%) Lync
7 62 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 52 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 46 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2000
10 44 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 31 (1.41%) Apache
12 30 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
13 29 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 24 (1.09%) IBM Notes
15 23 (1.05%) SAS
16 18 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
17 15 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (0.64%) Moodle
19 12 (0.55%) CMS
20 8 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 1133 (51.57%) MS Excel
2 229 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 140 (6.37%) MS Visio
4 129 (5.87%) MS Project
5 30 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 24 (1.09%) PowerPivot
7 19 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
8 18 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
10 11 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.41%) SPSS
12 8 (0.36%) Solid Edge
13 7 (0.32%) InfoPath
14 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (0.23%) RoboHelp
14 5 (0.23%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.18%) InDesign
16 2 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.091%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (0.41%) Summit
2 7 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.32%) Epicor Vantage
2 7 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.18%) assyst
6 2 (0.091%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.091%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.091%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.091%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 162 (7.37%) Office 365
2 24 (1.09%) Google Analytics
3 18 (0.82%) SaaS
4 15 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.18%) PaaS
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.091%) IaaS
10 1 (0.046%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.046%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.046%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 229 (10.42%) Firewall
2 219 (9.97%) TCP/IP
3 204 (9.29%) LAN
4 191 (8.69%) WAN
5 169 (7.69%) DNS
6 142 (6.46%) DHCP
7 127 (5.78%) Internet
8 121 (5.51%) VPN
9 104 (4.73%) VoIP
10 86 (3.91%) Wireless
11 77 (3.50%) SAN
12 57 (2.59%) VLAN
13 30 (1.37%) Network Security
14 29 (1.32%) Intranet
15 26 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (1.05%) NAS
17 22 (1.00%) DMZ
18 21 (0.96%) MPLS
19 17 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (0.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (1.73%) MySQL
6 37 (1.68%) MS Access
7 36 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 33 (1.50%) Data Mining
9 27 (1.23%) Big Data
10 26 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 22 (1.00%) Relational Database
13 21 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (0.82%) Apache Hive
16 17 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (0.96%) JIRA
2 18 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 17 (0.77%) Subversion
4 15 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.46%) Selenium
5 10 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.27%) Toad
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.18%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.18%) RequisitePro
8 4 (0.18%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.091%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.091%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.091%) Maven
9 2 (0.091%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.091%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.091%) Firebug
General
1 386 (17.57%) Finance
2 143 (6.51%) Marketing
3 139 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 97 (4.42%) Retail
5 50 (2.28%) Legal
6 45 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 38 (1.73%) French Language
8 30 (1.37%) Advertising
9 28 (1.27%) German Language
10 24 (1.09%) Banking
11 23 (1.05%) Publishing
12 22 (1.00%) Spanish Language
13 20 (0.91%) Law
14 19 (0.86%) Back Office
15 17 (0.77%) Billing
16 15 (0.68%) General Ledger
17 14 (0.64%) Italian Language
18 10 (0.46%) Electronics
19 8 (0.36%) Aerospace
20 7 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 742 (33.77%) Analyst
2 329 (14.97%) Support Engineer
3 268 (12.20%) Support Analyst
4 222 (10.10%) Service Analyst
5 212 (9.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 172 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 160 (7.28%) IT Support
8 148 (6.74%) 1st Line Support
9 129 (5.87%) Project Manager
10 100 (4.55%) Developer
11 91 (4.14%) Technical Support
12 87 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 85 (3.87%) Desktop Support
14 81 (3.69%) Administrator
15 73 (3.32%) Business Analyst
16 71 (3.23%) Consultant
17 66 (3.00%) Help Desk Support
18 65 (2.96%) Applications Support
19 64 (2.91%) 1st Line Support Analyst
20 63 (2.87%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (5.05%) HTML
2 97 (4.42%) .NET
3 51 (2.32%) CSS
4 48 (2.18%) Web Services
5 47 (2.14%) XML
6 25 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 25 (1.14%) jQuery
7 22 (1.00%) COM
8 20 (0.91%) Middleware
8 20 (0.91%) HTML5
9 19 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 19 (0.86%) XSLT
10 18 (0.82%) Ajax
11 17 (0.77%) J2EE
12 12 (0.55%) MAPI
12 12 (0.55%) Software Packaging
12 12 (0.55%) WCF
13 9 (0.41%) CGI
13 9 (0.41%) RESTful
14 8 (0.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 303 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (7.24%) Blackberry
3 147 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 65 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 54 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.14%) Fat Client
6 47 (2.14%) Thin Client
7 43 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.91%) Statistics
9 36 (1.64%) iPhone
10 29 (1.32%) EPoS
11 28 (1.27%) Replication
12 27 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 26 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 26 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
14 25 (1.14%) iPad
15 24 (1.09%) Mathematics
16 23 (1.05%) Social Media
16 23 (1.05%) E-Learning
17 21 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1050 (47.79%) Windows
2 460 (20.94%) Windows 7
3 316 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 248 (11.29%) Windows 8
5 236 (10.74%) Windows XP
6 217 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 196 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 138 (6.28%) Linux
9 86 (3.91%) Mac OS X
10 55 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 51 (2.32%) Windows Vista
12 42 (1.91%) UNIX
13 38 (1.73%) Android
14 34 (1.55%) Mac OS
15 31 (1.41%) Apple iOS
16 25 (1.14%) Windows 2000
17 20 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (0.82%) AIX
19 15 (0.68%) Solaris
20 8 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (20.80%) ITIL
2 257 (11.70%) Project Management
3 168 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (6.65%) Service Management
5 138 (6.28%) Incident Management
6 128 (5.83%) Service Delivery
7 126 (5.74%) PRINCE2
8 123 (5.60%) Change Management
9 110 (5.01%) Problem Management
10 103 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
11 99 (4.51%) Time Management
12 86 (3.91%) Migration
13 85 (3.87%) SDLC
14 76 (3.46%) CRM
15 72 (3.28%) Analytics
16 70 (3.19%) Data Analysis
17 67 (3.05%) Mentoring
18 65 (2.96%) Data Protection
19 64 (2.91%) Project Planning
20 57 (2.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 341 (15.52%) SQL
2 62 (2.82%) Java
3 57 (2.59%) JavaScript
3 57 (2.59%) C#
3 57 (2.59%) PowerShell
4 43 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 34 (1.55%) VB
6 33 (1.50%) Shell Script
7 31 (1.41%) C
8 30 (1.37%) VBA
9 25 (1.14%) PHP
10 21 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 17 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 14 (0.64%) C++
13 13 (0.59%) VB6
14 12 (0.55%) Perl
15 11 (0.50%) Korn
15 11 (0.50%) Bourne shell
15 11 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 305 (13.88%) Degree
2 229 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 202 (9.19%) MCP
4 142 (6.46%) MCSE
5 140 (6.37%) Security Cleared
6 121 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
7 115 (5.23%) MCITP
8 94 (4.28%) CCNA
9 82 (3.73%) SC Cleared
10 68 (3.10%) A+ Certification
11 64 (2.91%) MCSA
12 56 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
13 49 (2.23%) DV Cleared
14 43 (1.96%) MCTS
15 35 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 32 (1.46%) CCNP
17 29 (1.32%) MCDST
18 25 (1.14%) PMP
18 25 (1.14%) PMI Certification
19 23 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (12.74%) SLA
2 80 (3.64%) QA
3 18 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.14%) GCP
8 1 (0.046%) HL7
8 1 (0.046%) P3O
8 1 (0.046%) JTAG
System Software
1 591 (26.90%) Active Directory
2 200 (9.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (3.96%) XenApp
4 84 (3.82%) Hyper-V
5 47 (2.14%) vSphere
6 41 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 35 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 33 (1.50%) Terminal Services
9 27 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 13 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (0.41%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.41%) VMware Server
11 9 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.23%) Firmware
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.14%) XenServer
15 2 (0.091%) KVM
Systems Management
1 130 (5.92%) SCCM
2 64 (2.91%) Backup Exec
3 22 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (0.86%) WSUS
5 11 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 10 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (0.36%) SCOM
8 7 (0.32%) DameWare
8 7 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.27%) ARCserve
9 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.27%) SCSM
10 5 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (0.23%) WMI
11 4 (0.18%) Nagios
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (0.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1558 (70.91%) Microsoft
2 288 (13.11%) VMware
3 236 (10.74%) Citrix
4 181 (8.24%) Cisco
5 125 (5.69%) Oracle
6 118 (5.37%) HP
7 110 (5.01%) Apple
8 67 (3.05%) Symantec
9 60 (2.73%) Avaya
10 49 (2.23%) IBM
11 43 (1.96%) Adobe
12 40 (1.82%) Dell
13 29 (1.32%) Remedy
14 28 (1.27%) Google
14 28 (1.27%) Veeam
15 26 (1.18%) SAP
16 25 (1.14%) McAfee
17 24 (1.09%) Red Hat
18 23 (1.05%) Lotus
18 23 (1.05%) ServiceNow
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car, fuel card plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: 37,000 to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £26799 - £30799 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + 5 weeks holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago