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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1127 1079 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.30% 4.59% 5.09%
As % of the Applications category 31.54% 28.06% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 903 861 899
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £20,000 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
3573 3845 3723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.80% 16.36% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2829 3127 3076
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,650
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 1 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 1 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
Berkshire +3 259 £29,000 -27.50% 29
Surrey +15 256 £29,000 -3.33% 33
Hampshire -13 171 £24,500 -6.66% 18
Buckinghamshire -4 137 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Kent +18 98 £30,000 -16.66% 15
West Sussex -8 92 £25,750 -6.36% 7
Oxfordshire 0 56 £32,500 +35.41% 7
East Sussex +25 55 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Middlesex +9 6 £33,000 +26.92% 3
Home Counties - 2 - -
M4 Corridor +2 1 £40,000 +53.84%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 1541 (69.63%) Microsoft
2 1159 (52.37%) MS Excel
3 1133 (51.20%) Windows
4 630 (28.47%) Active Directory
5 536 (24.22%) Windows 7
6 520 (23.50%) ITIL
7 450 (20.33%) MS Exchange
8 369 (16.67%) SQL
9 364 (16.45%) Finance
10 358 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 309 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
12 304 (13.74%) Windows XP
13 274 (12.38%) SLA
14 272 (12.29%) VMware
15 271 (12.25%) Degree
16 261 (11.79%) SQL Server
17 243 (10.98%) Citrix
18 240 (10.85%) TCP/IP
19 239 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
20 231 (10.44%) Windows 8
21 228 (10.30%) Firewall
21 228 (10.30%) Project Management
22 225 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
23 224 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
24 223 (10.08%) MCP
25 219 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
26 213 (9.62%) LAN
27 211 (9.53%) DNS
28 208 (9.40%) SharePoint
29 200 (9.04%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 450 (20.33%) MS Exchange
2 208 (9.40%) SharePoint
3 162 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 121 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 79 (3.57%) IIS
6 76 (3.43%) Lync
7 67 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 65 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 59 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 29 (1.31%) Apache
12 27 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
13 20 (0.90%) CMS
13 20 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
14 19 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (0.81%) Moodle
15 18 (0.81%) MS Project Server
15 18 (0.81%) SAS
16 15 (0.68%) IBM Notes
17 11 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1159 (52.37%) MS Excel
2 225 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 122 (5.51%) MS Visio
4 117 (5.29%) MS Project
5 34 (1.54%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.72%) Adobe Captivate
8 14 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
9 10 (0.45%) PowerPivot
10 8 (0.36%) Solid Edge
10 8 (0.36%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.18%) SPSS
12 4 (0.18%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.14%) InDesign
13 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.090%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.090%) Mingle
14 2 (0.090%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.32%) Summit
6 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.27%) Epicor Vantage
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.18%) assyst
8 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.18%) Agresso
9 3 (0.14%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.090%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 133 (6.01%) Office 365
2 22 (0.99%) Google Analytics
3 21 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.77%) SaaS
5 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.27%) IaaS
7 4 (0.18%) PaaS
8 2 (0.090%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.090%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.045%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.045%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.045%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 240 (10.85%) TCP/IP
2 228 (10.30%) Firewall
3 213 (9.62%) LAN
4 211 (9.53%) DNS
5 200 (9.04%) WAN
6 176 (7.95%) DHCP
7 157 (7.09%) Internet
8 128 (5.78%) VoIP
9 120 (5.42%) VPN
10 103 (4.65%) Wireless
11 78 (3.52%) SAN
12 58 (2.62%) VLAN
13 41 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
14 40 (1.81%) Network Security
15 32 (1.45%) Ethernet
16 27 (1.22%) IP Telephony
17 26 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (1.08%) DMZ
19 23 (1.04%) SSL
20 22 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (1.90%) MS Access
6 38 (1.72%) MySQL
7 35 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 34 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 34 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
10 25 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.04%) Big Data
12 20 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (0.90%) Relational Database
13 14 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.04%) Visual Studio
2 17 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (0.77%) Subversion
3 16 (0.72%) JIRA
4 14 (0.63%) Selenium
5 13 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.23%) Toad
8 5 (0.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (0.18%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.18%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.14%) TestLink
10 3 (0.14%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.090%) StarTeam
11 2 (0.090%) Maven
11 2 (0.090%) Oracle APEX
General
1 364 (16.45%) Finance
2 153 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 116 (5.24%) Marketing
3 116 (5.24%) Retail
4 50 (2.26%) Legal
5 44 (1.99%) Advertising
6 35 (1.58%) German Language
7 32 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.22%) French Language
9 24 (1.08%) Law
9 24 (1.08%) Back Office
10 23 (1.04%) Banking
11 20 (0.90%) Publishing
12 17 (0.77%) Spanish Language
12 17 (0.77%) General Ledger
13 12 (0.54%) Billing
14 9 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.41%) Automotive
15 7 (0.32%) Electronics
16 6 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 716 (32.35%) Analyst
2 339 (15.32%) Support Engineer
3 282 (12.74%) Support Analyst
4 238 (10.75%) Service Analyst
5 232 (10.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 169 (7.64%) 1st Line Support
7 163 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 147 (6.64%) IT Support
9 109 (4.93%) Technical Support
10 94 (4.25%) Project Manager
10 94 (4.25%) Desktop Support
11 93 (4.20%) Administrator
12 88 (3.98%) Developer
13 84 (3.80%) Consultant
14 83 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 74 (3.34%) Help Desk Support
16 71 (3.21%) Business Analyst
17 70 (3.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
18 68 (3.07%) Applications Support
19 63 (2.85%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (5.65%) HTML
2 99 (4.47%) .NET
3 56 (2.53%) CSS
3 56 (2.53%) XML
4 47 (2.12%) Web Services
5 37 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 28 (1.27%) COM
7 27 (1.22%) .NET Framework
8 25 (1.13%) Ajax
9 20 (0.90%) jQuery
10 18 (0.81%) HTML5
11 17 (0.77%) MAPI
12 16 (0.72%) XSLT
13 15 (0.68%) WCF
14 14 (0.63%) Middleware
15 10 (0.45%) Software Packaging
16 9 (0.41%) J2EE
16 9 (0.41%) CGI
17 8 (0.36%) RESTful
17 8 (0.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 309 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (8.54%) Blackberry
3 134 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 69 (3.12%) Fat Client
4 69 (3.12%) Thin Client
5 63 (2.85%) iPhone
6 45 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 44 (1.99%) EPoS
7 44 (1.99%) Statistics
8 42 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.45%) iPad
11 29 (1.31%) PDA
11 29 (1.31%) Social Media
12 25 (1.13%) Replication
13 24 (1.08%) Clustering
13 24 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.04%) E-Learning
15 18 (0.81%) User Experience
16 17 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1133 (51.20%) Windows
2 536 (24.22%) Windows 7
3 358 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 304 (13.74%) Windows XP
5 239 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 231 (10.44%) Windows 8
7 173 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 142 (6.42%) Linux
9 72 (3.25%) Mac OS X
10 67 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 50 (2.26%) UNIX
12 48 (2.17%) Android
13 41 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
14 38 (1.72%) Mac OS
15 37 (1.67%) Windows 2000
16 35 (1.58%) Apple iOS
17 21 (0.95%) Solaris
18 19 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 18 (0.81%) AIX
20 6 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (23.50%) ITIL
2 228 (10.30%) Project Management
3 157 (7.09%) Service Management
4 144 (6.51%) Service Delivery
5 137 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 114 (5.15%) Time Management
8 109 (4.93%) PRINCE2
9 103 (4.65%) Problem Management
10 92 (4.16%) Change Management
11 89 (4.02%) Data Analysis
12 88 (3.98%) Migration
13 83 (3.75%) CRM
14 80 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
15 68 (3.07%) Project Planning
16 67 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
17 61 (2.76%) User Acceptance Testing
18 57 (2.58%) Configuration Management
19 55 (2.49%) Workflow
20 54 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 369 (16.67%) SQL
2 71 (3.21%) Java
3 60 (2.71%) PowerShell
4 59 (2.67%) C#
5 56 (2.53%) JavaScript
6 37 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 36 (1.63%) Shell Script
8 34 (1.54%) VB
9 30 (1.36%) C
10 25 (1.13%) VBA
11 24 (1.08%) PHP
12 18 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 15 (0.68%) C++
13 15 (0.68%) VB6
14 13 (0.59%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.59%) Korn
15 12 (0.54%) Perl
16 11 (0.50%) Bourne shell
17 7 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 271 (12.25%) Degree
2 224 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 223 (10.08%) MCP
4 140 (6.33%) MCSE
5 136 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 136 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
6 113 (5.11%) CCNA
7 97 (4.38%) MCITP
8 90 (4.07%) SC Cleared
9 81 (3.66%) A+ Certification
10 67 (3.03%) MCSA
11 49 (2.21%) DV Cleared
12 48 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 46 (2.08%) MCTS
14 44 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
14 44 (1.99%) CCNP
15 27 (1.22%) MCDST
16 19 (0.86%) PMP
16 19 (0.86%) PMI Certification
17 13 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (12.38%) SLA
2 65 (2.94%) QA
3 23 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.045%) GAMP
9 1 (0.045%) HL7
System Software
1 630 (28.47%) Active Directory
2 219 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (4.02%) XenApp
4 81 (3.66%) Hyper-V
5 49 (2.21%) XenDesktop
6 40 (1.81%) Terminal Services
6 40 (1.81%) vSphere
7 39 (1.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 34 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 15 (0.68%) ISA Server
11 14 (0.63%) VMware Server
12 8 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.32%) Firmware
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.045%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.045%) KVM
Systems Management
1 135 (6.10%) SCCM
2 74 (3.34%) Backup Exec
3 31 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 29 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 22 (0.99%) WSUS
6 18 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (0.36%) SCOM
9 8 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.36%) DameWare
9 8 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.32%) ARCserve
10 7 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (0.27%) Unicenter
11 6 (0.27%) Netcool
11 6 (0.27%) SCSM
12 5 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.23%) Windows Intune
13 4 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1541 (69.63%) Microsoft
2 272 (12.29%) VMware
3 243 (10.98%) Citrix
4 192 (8.68%) Cisco
5 153 (6.91%) HP
6 140 (6.33%) Oracle
7 117 (5.29%) Apple
8 84 (3.80%) Symantec
9 43 (1.94%) Avaya
10 41 (1.85%) SAP
10 41 (1.85%) Dell
11 39 (1.76%) IBM
12 38 (1.72%) Adobe
12 38 (1.72%) Veeam
13 33 (1.49%) Remedy
14 30 (1.36%) Juniper
15 29 (1.31%) McAfee
16 27 (1.22%) ServiceNow
17 25 (1.13%) CheckPoint
17 25 (1.13%) Red Hat
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