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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1073 1033 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.21% 4.53% 5.07%
As % of the Applications category 31.26% 27.26% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 868 825 881
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
3432 3789 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.66% 16.60% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2745 3077 3027
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +26 256 £32,500 +8.33% 24
Berkshire -3 215 £29,000 -19.44% 20
Hampshire -13 157 £25,000 -9.09% 22
Buckinghamshire +7 146 £32,000 -3.75% 19
Kent +1 91 £30,000 -16.66% 9
West Sussex -4 89 £26,250 -4.54% 11
Oxfordshire +5 54 £36,000 +50.00% 12
East Sussex +33 51 £27,000 -32.50% 4
Middlesex +11 5 £33,000 +4.76% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
M4 Corridor +3 1 £40,000 +53.84%
Sussex -6 1 - - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1532 (70.11%) Microsoft
2 1135 (51.95%) MS Excel
3 1079 (49.38%) Windows
4 599 (27.41%) Active Directory
5 511 (23.39%) Windows 7
6 486 (22.24%) ITIL
7 425 (19.45%) MS Exchange
8 399 (18.26%) Finance
9 359 (16.43%) SQL
10 326 (14.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 310 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
12 281 (12.86%) Degree
13 275 (12.59%) Windows XP
14 268 (12.27%) VMware
15 267 (12.22%) SLA
16 264 (12.08%) SQL Server
17 240 (10.98%) Project Management
17 240 (10.98%) Windows 8
18 228 (10.43%) Citrix
18 228 (10.43%) TCP/IP
19 226 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
20 223 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
21 219 (10.02%) Firewall
22 214 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
23 213 (9.75%) LAN
24 212 (9.70%) MCP
25 208 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
26 199 (9.11%) WAN
27 189 (8.65%) SharePoint
28 188 (8.60%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 425 (19.45%) MS Exchange
2 189 (8.65%) SharePoint
3 156 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 98 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 73 (3.34%) IIS
6 69 (3.16%) Lync
7 67 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 52 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 50 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 36 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2000
11 31 (1.42%) Apache
12 22 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
13 19 (0.87%) SAS
13 19 (0.87%) Moodle
14 18 (0.82%) CMS
15 17 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.69%) IBM Notes
18 14 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
19 11 (0.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1135 (51.95%) MS Excel
2 226 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 129 (5.90%) MS Visio
4 120 (5.49%) MS Project
5 36 (1.65%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.78%) PowerPivot
7 17 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
8 16 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.37%) Solid Edge
9 8 (0.37%) SPSS
9 8 (0.37%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.23%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.14%) InDesign
14 2 (0.092%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.092%) Siemens NX
15 1 (0.046%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.046%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 10 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
2 9 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.32%) Summit
3 7 (0.32%) Epicor Vantage
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.18%) assyst
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.18%) Agresso
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.14%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.092%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 133 (6.09%) Office 365
2 23 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 21 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.78%) SaaS
5 10 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.23%) IaaS
7 4 (0.18%) PaaS
8 2 (0.092%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.092%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.092%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.046%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.046%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.046%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 228 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 219 (10.02%) Firewall
3 213 (9.75%) LAN
4 199 (9.11%) WAN
5 188 (8.60%) DNS
6 157 (7.19%) DHCP
7 142 (6.50%) Internet
8 121 (5.54%) VoIP
9 120 (5.49%) VPN
10 96 (4.39%) Wireless
11 72 (3.30%) SAN
12 58 (2.65%) VLAN
13 36 (1.65%) Network Security
13 36 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (1.24%) Ethernet
15 26 (1.19%) DMZ
16 21 (0.96%) Intranet
16 21 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (0.92%) NAS
17 20 (0.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 67 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (1.97%) MS Access
6 41 (1.88%) MySQL
7 36 (1.65%) Data Mining
8 34 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 31 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
11 29 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (1.14%) Big Data
14 22 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (1.01%) Relational Database
15 17 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.64%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 12 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 18 (0.82%) Subversion
3 14 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (0.59%) JIRA
5 12 (0.55%) Selenium
6 11 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.23%) Toad
9 5 (0.23%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.23%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.14%) TestLink
11 3 (0.14%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.092%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.092%) Firebug
12 2 (0.092%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.092%) Maven
12 2 (0.092%) StarTeam
General
1 399 (18.26%) Finance
2 145 (6.64%) Telecoms
3 124 (5.68%) Marketing
4 117 (5.35%) Retail
5 44 (2.01%) Legal
6 40 (1.83%) Advertising
7 39 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.42%) German Language
9 27 (1.24%) Banking
10 25 (1.14%) French Language
11 24 (1.10%) Back Office
12 21 (0.96%) Publishing
13 20 (0.92%) Law
14 19 (0.87%) Spanish Language
15 17 (0.78%) General Ledger
16 15 (0.69%) Billing
17 10 (0.46%) Electronics
17 10 (0.46%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.27%) Front Office
18 6 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 736 (33.68%) Analyst
2 327 (14.97%) Support Engineer
3 278 (12.72%) Support Analyst
4 236 (10.80%) Service Analyst
5 231 (10.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 158 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 153 (7.00%) 1st Line Support
8 147 (6.73%) IT Support
9 107 (4.90%) Project Manager
10 99 (4.53%) Technical Support
11 97 (4.44%) Developer
12 91 (4.16%) Administrator
13 87 (3.98%) Desktop Support
14 81 (3.71%) Consultant
15 79 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 77 (3.52%) Business Analyst
17 71 (3.25%) Help Desk Support
18 68 (3.11%) Applications Support
19 65 (2.97%) 1st Line Support Analyst
19 65 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (5.49%) HTML
2 103 (4.71%) .NET
3 55 (2.52%) CSS
4 48 (2.20%) Web Services
5 47 (2.15%) XML
6 32 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 27 (1.24%) COM
8 26 (1.19%) .NET Framework
9 22 (1.01%) Ajax
10 21 (0.96%) jQuery
11 18 (0.82%) XSLT
11 18 (0.82%) Middleware
11 18 (0.82%) HTML5
12 17 (0.78%) MAPI
13 14 (0.64%) WCF
14 13 (0.59%) J2EE
15 10 (0.46%) Software Packaging
16 9 (0.41%) CGI
16 9 (0.41%) RESTful
17 8 (0.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 310 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (8.28%) Blackberry
3 134 (6.13%) Management Information System
4 61 (2.79%) Fat Client
4 61 (2.79%) Thin Client
5 58 (2.65%) iPhone
6 47 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.15%) Statistics
7 41 (1.88%) EPoS
7 41 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.51%) iPad
8 33 (1.51%) Client/Server
9 26 (1.19%) Replication
10 25 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 25 (1.14%) Social Media
10 25 (1.14%) PDA
11 23 (1.05%) E-Learning
12 20 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
13 19 (0.87%) User Experience
14 18 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1079 (49.38%) Windows
2 511 (23.39%) Windows 7
3 326 (14.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 275 (12.59%) Windows XP
5 240 (10.98%) Windows 8
6 223 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 180 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 144 (6.59%) Linux
9 71 (3.25%) Mac OS X
10 60 (2.75%) Windows Vista
11 48 (2.20%) Android
12 47 (2.15%) UNIX
13 44 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
14 37 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 33 (1.51%) Apple iOS
16 29 (1.33%) Windows 2000
17 19 (0.87%) Solaris
17 19 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (0.73%) AIX
19 8 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (22.24%) ITIL
2 240 (10.98%) Project Management
3 150 (6.86%) Service Management
4 148 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (6.13%) Incident Management
6 133 (6.09%) Service Delivery
7 114 (5.22%) PRINCE2
8 106 (4.85%) Time Management
9 100 (4.58%) Problem Management
10 98 (4.49%) Change Management
11 90 (4.12%) Migration
11 90 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
12 82 (3.75%) Data Analysis
13 80 (3.66%) CRM
14 63 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 63 (2.88%) Project Planning
15 62 (2.84%) Analytics
16 59 (2.70%) Workflow
17 58 (2.65%) Configuration Management
18 56 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 359 (16.43%) SQL
2 70 (3.20%) Java
3 64 (2.93%) C#
4 59 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 55 (2.52%) JavaScript
6 40 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 35 (1.60%) VB
7 35 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 30 (1.37%) VBA
9 28 (1.28%) C
10 27 (1.24%) PHP
11 19 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 16 (0.73%) VB6
12 16 (0.73%) VB.NET
13 14 (0.64%) C++
14 12 (0.55%) Korn
15 11 (0.50%) Bourne shell
15 11 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.50%) Perl
16 7 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 281 (12.86%) Degree
2 214 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 212 (9.70%) MCP
4 132 (6.04%) MCSE
5 126 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 121 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (4.53%) CCNA
8 97 (4.44%) MCITP
9 85 (3.89%) SC Cleared
10 75 (3.43%) A+ Certification
11 63 (2.88%) MCSA
12 47 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
13 44 (2.01%) MCTS
14 43 (1.97%) DV Cleared
15 40 (1.83%) CCNP
16 39 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 28 (1.28%) MCDST
18 18 (0.82%) PMP
18 18 (0.82%) PMI Certification
19 13 (0.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (12.22%) SLA
2 73 (3.34%) QA
3 18 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.18%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.046%) JTAG
8 1 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 599 (27.41%) Active Directory
2 208 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.75%) XenApp
4 80 (3.66%) Hyper-V
5 43 (1.97%) XenDesktop
6 41 (1.88%) vSphere
7 35 (1.60%) Terminal Services
7 35 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 33 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.19%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 10 (0.46%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.23%) Firmware
14 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.14%) XenServer
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.046%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 123 (5.63%) SCCM
2 69 (3.16%) Backup Exec
3 28 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 18 (0.82%) WSUS
6 15 (0.69%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.37%) DameWare
8 8 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.32%) SCOM
10 6 (0.27%) SCSM
11 5 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.23%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 4 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.18%) Unicenter
12 4 (0.18%) Netcool
12 4 (0.18%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1532 (70.11%) Microsoft
2 268 (12.27%) VMware
3 228 (10.43%) Citrix
4 177 (8.10%) Cisco
5 142 (6.50%) HP
6 134 (6.13%) Oracle
7 111 (5.08%) Apple
8 86 (3.94%) Symantec
9 45 (2.06%) Avaya
10 42 (1.92%) IBM
11 39 (1.78%) Adobe
12 38 (1.74%) Dell
13 36 (1.65%) SAP
14 35 (1.60%) Veeam
15 32 (1.46%) Remedy
16 26 (1.19%) Google
17 24 (1.10%) Red Hat
18 23 (1.05%) McAfee
19 22 (1.01%) Fujitsu
19 22 (1.01%) Juniper
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
The One Group
Salary: £23k - 28k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pepsico Beverages International Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Software Personnel International
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Salary: On Target Earnings Salary includes benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
VIQU
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday