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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 41 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1224 944 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.56% 4.49% 4.74%
As % of the Applications category 31.60% 27.04% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 904 739 932
Average salary £28,000 £29,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.08% -3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
3873 3491 3451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.59% 16.62% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 2872 2989
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
Berkshire +23 381 £30,000 -14.28% 35
Surrey +32 255 £28,000 -14.50% 30
Hampshire +1 221 £25,000 +4.16% 32
Buckinghamshire +11 124 £27,500 -15.38% 16
Kent +10 68 £30,000 - 8
Oxfordshire -3 59 £26,000 +4.00% 15
West Sussex -26 54 £32,500 +39.78% 12
East Sussex 0 40 £24,000 -30.43% 6
Middlesex -9 15 £31,500 -11.26% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
M4 Corridor -2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Isle of Wight - 1 £41,500 - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1456 (63.50%) Microsoft
2 1222 (53.29%) MS Excel
3 1137 (49.59%) Windows
4 632 (27.56%) Active Directory
5 528 (23.03%) ITIL
6 512 (22.33%) Windows 7
7 440 (19.19%) MS Exchange
8 408 (17.79%) Finance
9 377 (16.44%) SQL
10 367 (16.01%) Degree
11 337 (14.70%) Windows XP
12 328 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 271 (11.82%) SQL Server
14 265 (11.56%) Project Management
15 261 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 250 (10.90%) SLA
17 240 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
17 240 (10.47%) MS PowerPoint
18 235 (10.25%) Telecoms
19 231 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
20 228 (9.94%) Citrix
21 227 (9.90%) Firewall
22 216 (9.42%) Windows 8
23 206 (8.98%) Cisco
24 205 (8.94%) SharePoint
25 204 (8.90%) VMware
26 188 (8.20%) MS Project
27 178 (7.76%) Internet
28 174 (7.59%) CRM
29 171 (7.46%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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
1 440 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 205 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 155 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 129 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 115 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 72 (3.14%) IIS
7 71 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 70 (3.05%) Lync
9 49 (2.14%) IBM Notes
10 42 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 39 (1.70%) CMS
12 29 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
14 24 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (0.65%) Tomcat
16 15 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
17 14 (0.61%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.52%) Apache
19 11 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1222 (53.29%) MS Excel
2 240 (10.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 188 (8.20%) MS Project
4 121 (5.28%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.87%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.44%) PowerPivot
8 10 (0.44%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.26%) InDesign
11 5 (0.22%) FrameMaker
11 5 (0.22%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.22%) RoboHelp
12 4 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
13 3 (0.13%) Maya
13 3 (0.13%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.087%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.83%) SAP FI
2 19 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
2 19 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
5 9 (0.39%) HFM
6 8 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
6 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.22%) Magento
9 4 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.17%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.13%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.13%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.13%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.13%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 92 (4.01%) Office 365
2 38 (1.66%) SaaS
3 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.61%) IaaS
5 11 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.31%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (9.90%) Firewall
2 178 (7.76%) Internet
3 168 (7.33%) TCP/IP
4 166 (7.24%) DNS
5 153 (6.67%) LAN
6 145 (6.32%) VPN
7 143 (6.24%) WAN
8 136 (5.93%) DHCP
9 81 (3.53%) SAN
10 69 (3.01%) Wireless
11 52 (2.27%) VoIP
12 45 (1.96%) IP Telephony
13 34 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (1.48%) Ethernet
14 30 (1.31%) Broadband
15 28 (1.22%) Network Security
16 27 (1.18%) Cisco IPT
17 25 (1.09%) Intranet
18 24 (1.05%) ADSL
19 20 (0.87%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (1.96%) MS Access
5 43 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 41 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (1.44%) MySQL
10 25 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 18 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
13 17 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.44%) QlikView
16 10 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 63 (2.75%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (1.18%) SoapUI
3 27 (1.18%) Ranorex
4 22 (0.96%) Subversion
5 14 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
5 14 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (0.52%) JIRA
7 11 (0.48%) NUnit
7 11 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (0.48%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.44%) Hudson
8 10 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.39%) Selenium
10 8 (0.35%) Rational Application Developer
11 7 (0.31%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.26%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.17%) ClearCase
General
1 408 (17.79%) Finance
2 235 (10.25%) Telecoms
3 137 (5.97%) Marketing
4 102 (4.45%) Retail
5 81 (3.53%) Advertising
6 60 (2.62%) German Language
7 40 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.57%) Legal
9 33 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 32 (1.40%) Electronics
11 30 (1.31%) Law
12 29 (1.26%) Multimedia
13 26 (1.13%) Back Office
14 22 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.96%) Banking
15 19 (0.83%) Aerospace
16 17 (0.74%) French Language
16 17 (0.74%) Military
17 15 (0.65%) Avionics
18 13 (0.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 705 (30.75%) Analyst
2 328 (14.30%) Support Analyst
3 257 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 187 (8.16%) IT Support
5 184 (8.02%) 1st Line Support
6 178 (7.76%) Service Analyst
7 172 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 141 (6.15%) Consultant
9 132 (5.76%) Project Manager
9 132 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 112 (4.88%) Developer
11 106 (4.62%) Desktop Support
12 105 (4.58%) Help Desk Support
13 94 (4.10%) Technical Support
14 88 (3.84%) Help Desk Analyst
15 86 (3.75%) Administrator
16 69 (3.01%) IT Support Analyst
17 66 (2.88%) Applications Support
18 60 (2.62%) Desktop Analyst
19 59 (2.57%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (6.06%) .NET
2 125 (5.45%) HTML
3 112 (4.88%) XML
4 96 (4.19%) ASP.NET
5 73 (3.18%) CSS
6 45 (1.96%) Web Services
7 36 (1.57%) jQuery
8 35 (1.53%) SOAP
9 24 (1.05%) XSLT
9 24 (1.05%) .NET Framework
10 22 (0.96%) WCF
10 22 (0.96%) J2EE
10 22 (0.96%) WinForms
11 21 (0.92%) JSF
12 18 (0.78%) HTML5
13 14 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (0.61%) COM
14 12 (0.52%) LINQ
15 11 (0.48%) WSDL
15 11 (0.48%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 231 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (6.24%) Management Information System
3 103 (4.49%) Blackberry
4 79 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 53 (2.31%) Social Media
6 51 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 51 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 48 (2.09%) Mathematics
8 44 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.48%) Statistics
10 32 (1.40%) E-Learning
11 26 (1.13%) iPhone
12 25 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 25 (1.09%) EPoS
13 19 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 19 (0.83%) Smartphone
13 19 (0.83%) Life Science
14 17 (0.74%) User Experience
15 16 (0.70%) iPad
15 16 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1137 (49.59%) Windows
2 512 (22.33%) Windows 7
3 337 (14.70%) Windows XP
4 328 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 240 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 216 (9.42%) Windows 8
7 147 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 135 (5.89%) Linux
9 51 (2.22%) UNIX
10 45 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
11 41 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 35 (1.53%) Windows Vista
12 35 (1.53%) Android
13 28 (1.22%) Windows 2000
14 17 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.39%) VxWorks
17 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (23.03%) ITIL
2 265 (11.56%) Project Management
3 174 (7.59%) CRM
4 171 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 149 (6.50%) Change Management
7 147 (6.41%) Service Delivery
8 113 (4.93%) Time Management
9 109 (4.75%) Service Management
10 84 (3.66%) Incident Management
11 72 (3.14%) Document Management
12 63 (2.75%) Problem Management
13 62 (2.70%) Workflow
13 62 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
14 60 (2.62%) Mentoring
14 60 (2.62%) Data Analysis
15 54 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 53 (2.31%) Scrum
17 52 (2.27%) ERP
18 51 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 377 (16.44%) SQL
2 124 (5.41%) C#
3 92 (4.01%) JavaScript
4 67 (2.92%) C
5 48 (2.09%) T-SQL
6 47 (2.05%) VB
7 45 (1.96%) Java
8 43 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 29 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 27 (1.18%) C++
11 25 (1.09%) VBScript
12 24 (1.05%) Perl
13 22 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 14 (0.61%) VBA
15 13 (0.57%) PHP
16 11 (0.48%) Python
17 8 (0.35%) VB6
18 7 (0.31%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.26%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.26%) Ada
Qualifications
1 367 (16.01%) Degree
2 261 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 147 (6.41%) Security Cleared
4 146 (6.37%) MCSE
5 140 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
6 134 (5.84%) MCP
7 112 (4.88%) CCNA
8 90 (3.92%) MCITP
9 76 (3.31%) MCSA
10 74 (3.23%) SC Cleared
11 58 (2.53%) A+ Certification
12 57 (2.49%) ISEB
13 53 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 43 (1.88%) MCTS
15 41 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 38 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
17 37 (1.61%) PMI Certification
17 37 (1.61%) DV Cleared
18 35 (1.53%) PMP
19 19 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (10.90%) SLA
2 75 (3.27%) QA
3 61 (2.66%) ISO 9001
4 22 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.70%) GCP
8 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.13%) COBIT
9 3 (0.13%) P3O
9 3 (0.13%) TickIT
10 2 (0.087%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.087%) GAMP
10 2 (0.087%) GxP
11 1 (0.044%) EMIR
11 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.044%) MiFID
11 1 (0.044%) FATCA
System Software
1 632 (27.56%) Active Directory
2 152 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 51 (2.22%) XenApp
5 39 (1.70%) Terminal Services
6 26 (1.13%) vSphere
7 25 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.05%) ISA Server
9 14 (0.61%) KVM
10 12 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.44%) NFS
11 10 (0.44%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.44%) UAG
12 7 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.22%) Xen
13 5 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.17%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.087%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 106 (4.62%) SCCM
2 53 (2.31%) Backup Exec
3 37 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 35 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 16 (0.70%) SCOM
7 13 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 12 (0.52%) ARCserve
9 10 (0.44%) Netcool
9 10 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (0.44%) Unicenter
9 10 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (0.26%) DameWare
11 5 (0.22%) WSUS
12 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
12 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1456 (63.50%) Microsoft
2 228 (9.94%) Citrix
3 206 (8.98%) Cisco
4 204 (8.90%) VMware
5 171 (7.46%) HP
6 116 (5.06%) Oracle
7 103 (4.49%) SAP
8 74 (3.23%) Symantec
9 51 (2.22%) Apple
9 51 (2.22%) Dell
10 49 (2.14%) McAfee
11 44 (1.92%) Avaya
12 42 (1.83%) Adobe
12 42 (1.83%) Lotus
13 40 (1.74%) Remedy
14 37 (1.61%) IBM
15 35 (1.53%) F5
16 32 (1.40%) Websense
17 30 (1.31%) SonicWALL
18 29 (1.26%) CheckPoint
Bracknell, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45,000 + £10,000 Bonus + £5,400 Car.
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue
Salary: From £19,317 to £22,443 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19500 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £32,500 to £37,500 per annum Annual Bonus, Training courses
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £18 to £27,000 per annum Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits, 36 Hour Week
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Engage PSG
Posted: 3 days ago