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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1198 989 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.29% 4.55% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 30.19% 27.17% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 878 785 883
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
3968 3640 3336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.53% 16.75% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 2996 2926
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 £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +10 351 £32,500 -5.10% 40
Surrey +20 225 £30,000 -7.40% 31
Hampshire +4 209 £25,000 +4.16% 31
Buckinghamshire +6 124 £26,500 -18.46% 18
Kent +19 89 £30,000 - 10
West Sussex -20 68 £29,000 +23.40% 11
Oxfordshire -3 56 £26,000 +4.00% 7
East Sussex +2 53 £24,000 -27.81% 6
Middlesex -9 15 £31,500 -21.25% 1
M4 Corridor +3 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1415 (63.45%) Microsoft
2 1154 (51.75%) MS Excel
3 1116 (50.04%) Windows
4 622 (27.89%) Active Directory
5 511 (22.91%) ITIL
6 482 (21.61%) Windows 7
7 418 (18.74%) MS Exchange
8 406 (18.21%) Finance
9 387 (17.35%) SQL
10 356 (15.96%) Degree
11 336 (15.07%) Windows XP
12 302 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 273 (12.24%) Project Management
14 258 (11.57%) SQL Server
15 251 (11.26%) SLA
16 239 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
17 231 (10.36%) MS PowerPoint
18 227 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 219 (9.82%) Telecoms
20 213 (9.55%) Firewall
21 210 (9.42%) Citrix
22 195 (8.74%) Cisco
23 194 (8.70%) Windows 8
24 190 (8.52%) SharePoint
25 187 (8.39%) VMware
26 179 (8.03%) TCP/IP
27 178 (7.98%) MS Project
28 163 (7.31%) HP
28 163 (7.31%) Internet
29 160 (7.17%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 418 (18.74%) MS Exchange
2 190 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 148 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 129 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 111 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 74 (3.32%) IIS
7 64 (2.87%) IBM Notes
8 61 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 61 (2.74%) Lync
9 46 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 37 (1.66%) CMS
11 27 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
12 22 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
14 19 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
14 19 (0.85%) FileNet
14 19 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
15 15 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1154 (51.75%) MS Excel
2 231 (10.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 178 (7.98%) MS Project
4 120 (5.38%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.36%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
8 8 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.22%) FrameMaker
9 5 (0.22%) RoboHelp
9 5 (0.22%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.18%) InDesign
10 4 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
11 3 (0.13%) Maya
11 3 (0.13%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.090%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.090%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 42 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.72%) SAP CO
2 16 (0.72%) SAP FI
2 16 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.40%) HFM
5 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
6 8 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.22%) Magento
9 4 (0.18%) Epicor Vantage
9 4 (0.18%) GoldMine
9 4 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.13%) Exchequer
10 3 (0.13%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.32%) Office 365
2 35 (1.57%) SaaS
3 19 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.54%) IaaS
5 11 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.27%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 213 (9.55%) Firewall
2 179 (8.03%) TCP/IP
3 163 (7.31%) Internet
4 160 (7.17%) DNS
5 151 (6.77%) VPN
6 137 (6.14%) DHCP
7 128 (5.74%) LAN
8 114 (5.11%) WAN
9 73 (3.27%) Wireless
10 72 (3.23%) SAN
11 57 (2.56%) VoIP
12 47 (2.11%) IP Telephony
13 35 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (1.43%) Network Security
15 30 (1.35%) Cisco IPT
16 28 (1.26%) Ethernet
17 26 (1.17%) Broadband
18 22 (0.99%) Intranet
19 21 (0.94%) ADSL
20 18 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 41 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (1.75%) MS Access
7 36 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (1.48%) MySQL
8 33 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 22 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 21 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (0.85%) DB2
12 15 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.40%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 64 (2.87%) Visual Studio
2 27 (1.21%) SoapUI
2 27 (1.21%) Ranorex
3 25 (1.12%) Subversion
4 21 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 19 (0.85%) Rational Application Developer
6 17 (0.76%) JIRA
7 15 (0.67%) Hudson
8 14 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
8 14 (0.63%) SpecFlow
8 14 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (0.63%) NUnit
9 13 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
9 13 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.36%) Selenium
12 6 (0.27%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.22%) Axure RP
14 4 (0.18%) XMLSpy
General
1 406 (18.21%) Finance
2 219 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 128 (5.74%) Marketing
4 117 (5.25%) Retail
5 78 (3.50%) Advertising
6 55 (2.47%) German Language
7 40 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 32 (1.43%) Electronics
10 28 (1.26%) Legal
11 26 (1.17%) Back Office
11 26 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 23 (1.03%) Multimedia
12 23 (1.03%) Banking
13 22 (0.99%) Law
14 17 (0.76%) Military
15 16 (0.72%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.67%) Avionics
17 14 (0.63%) French Language
18 10 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 659 (29.55%) Analyst
2 327 (14.66%) Support Analyst
3 224 (10.04%) Support Engineer
4 196 (8.79%) IT Support
5 174 (7.80%) 1st Line Support
6 156 (7.00%) Service Analyst
7 152 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 134 (6.01%) Project Manager
9 131 (5.87%) Consultant
10 127 (5.70%) Developer
11 125 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 105 (4.71%) Desktop Support
13 101 (4.53%) Help Desk Support
14 93 (4.17%) Technical Support
15 91 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
16 86 (3.86%) Administrator
17 66 (2.96%) IT Support Analyst
18 64 (2.87%) Applications Support
19 63 (2.83%) Desktop Analyst
20 62 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (6.64%) .NET
2 136 (6.10%) HTML
3 131 (5.87%) XML
4 96 (4.30%) ASP.NET
5 79 (3.54%) CSS
6 59 (2.65%) Web Services
7 46 (2.06%) SOAP
8 40 (1.79%) jQuery
9 33 (1.48%) XSLT
9 33 (1.48%) J2EE
10 32 (1.43%) JSF
11 28 (1.26%) WinForms
12 25 (1.12%) .NET Framework
13 21 (0.94%) HTML5
14 20 (0.90%) WCF
14 20 (0.90%) XSL
15 19 (0.85%) JAX-RPC
15 19 (0.85%) JRules
15 19 (0.85%) Dojo
16 17 (0.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 126 (5.65%) Management Information System
2 106 (4.75%) Blackberry
3 72 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 51 (2.29%) Social Media
5 45 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 43 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (1.88%) Fat Client
7 42 (1.88%) Thin Client
8 32 (1.43%) Statistics
8 32 (1.43%) E-Learning
9 29 (1.30%) EPoS
10 22 (0.99%) iPhone
11 19 (0.85%) Life Science
11 19 (0.85%) DataPower
12 16 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.67%) NHS
13 15 (0.67%) Smartphone
14 14 (0.63%) iPad
14 14 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1116 (50.04%) Windows
2 482 (21.61%) Windows 7
3 336 (15.07%) Windows XP
4 302 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 227 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 194 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 140 (6.28%) Linux
8 127 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (2.20%) UNIX
10 43 (1.93%) Mac OS X
10 43 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
11 36 (1.61%) Windows 2000
12 30 (1.35%) Android
13 28 (1.26%) Windows Vista
14 17 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
15 15 (0.67%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.45%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.40%) VxWorks
18 5 (0.22%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (22.91%) ITIL
2 273 (12.24%) Project Management
3 158 (7.09%) CRM
4 156 (7.00%) PRINCE2
5 141 (6.32%) Change Management
6 127 (5.70%) Service Delivery
7 107 (4.80%) Time Management
8 100 (4.48%) Service Management
9 90 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (3.50%) Incident Management
11 67 (3.00%) Document Management
12 66 (2.96%) Workflow
13 59 (2.65%) ERP
14 57 (2.56%) Problem Management
15 55 (2.47%) Programme Management
16 54 (2.42%) Data Analysis
17 53 (2.38%) Scrum
17 53 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
18 52 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 387 (17.35%) SQL
2 130 (5.83%) C#
3 112 (5.02%) JavaScript
4 63 (2.83%) C
5 57 (2.56%) Java
6 42 (1.88%) PowerShell
7 40 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 40 (1.79%) VB
8 27 (1.21%) VB.NET
9 26 (1.17%) C++
10 24 (1.08%) VBScript
11 22 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 21 (0.94%) Perl
13 17 (0.76%) PHP
13 17 (0.76%) VBA
14 11 (0.49%) Python
15 8 (0.36%) VB6
15 8 (0.36%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.27%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 356 (15.96%) Degree
2 239 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 138 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 135 (6.05%) MCSE
5 133 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
6 124 (5.56%) MCP
7 105 (4.71%) CCNA
8 85 (3.81%) MCITP
9 71 (3.18%) MCSA
10 68 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 55 (2.47%) A+ Certification
12 51 (2.29%) ISEB
13 47 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 44 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
15 37 (1.66%) PMI Certification
16 36 (1.61%) MCTS
17 35 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 34 (1.52%) PMP
19 33 (1.48%) DV Cleared
20 18 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (11.26%) SLA
2 80 (3.59%) QA
3 50 (2.24%) ISO 9001
4 25 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.76%) GCP
6 17 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.13%) TickIT
8 3 (0.13%) COBIT
8 3 (0.13%) P3O
9 2 (0.090%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.045%) GxP
10 1 (0.045%) GAMP
10 1 (0.045%) MiFID
10 1 (0.045%) FATCA
10 1 (0.045%) EMIR
10 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 622 (27.89%) Active Directory
2 135 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.93%) XenApp
5 30 (1.35%) Terminal Services
6 28 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (1.21%) vSphere
8 25 (1.12%) ISA Server
9 17 (0.76%) KVM
10 12 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.45%) UAG
11 10 (0.45%) NFS
12 9 (0.40%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.22%) Xen
14 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 98 (4.39%) SCCM
2 37 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
3 34 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 24 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (0.67%) ARCserve
7 12 (0.54%) SCOM
8 10 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (0.36%) Netcool
9 8 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (0.36%) Unicenter
9 8 (0.36%) DameWare
10 5 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.18%) WSUS
11 4 (0.18%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
12 3 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1415 (63.45%) Microsoft
2 210 (9.42%) Citrix
3 195 (8.74%) Cisco
4 187 (8.39%) VMware
5 163 (7.31%) HP
6 112 (5.02%) Oracle
7 103 (4.62%) SAP
8 57 (2.56%) Apple
9 56 (2.51%) Symantec
9 56 (2.51%) Lotus
10 53 (2.38%) Dell
11 46 (2.06%) IBM
12 45 (2.02%) Avaya
13 44 (1.97%) Remedy
13 44 (1.97%) McAfee
14 41 (1.84%) Adobe
15 35 (1.57%) Websense
15 35 (1.57%) F5
16 33 (1.48%) ServiceNow
17 31 (1.39%) JBoss
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