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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1033 1190 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.90% 5.34% 4.43%
As % of the Applications category 31.14% 30.03% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 844 872 741
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £20,000 £19,525
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £50,000 £52,450
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -2.45%
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
3317 3963 3542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.74% 17.78% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 3039 2909
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +1 249 £35,000 +16.66% 25
Hampshire +2 187 £31,875 +27.50% 25
Berkshire -28 186 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Buckinghamshire +4 143 £32,500 +18.18% 20
Oxfordshire +23 83 £30,500 +17.30% 28
Kent -6 78 £32,500 +8.33% 5
West Sussex -1 68 £27,250 -7.62% 10
East Sussex -3 35 £37,500 +56.25% 3
Middlesex -2 11 £45,000 +42.85%
Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Thames Valley +7 3 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1467 (70.70%) Microsoft
2 1059 (51.04%) MS Excel
3 951 (45.83%) Windows
4 552 (26.60%) Active Directory
5 406 (19.57%) ITIL
6 399 (19.23%) Finance
7 398 (19.18%) Windows 7
8 338 (16.29%) MS Exchange
9 317 (15.28%) Degree
10 307 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 285 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 272 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
13 271 (13.06%) SQL
14 269 (12.96%) VMware
15 264 (12.72%) Firewall
16 257 (12.39%) Project Management
17 253 (12.19%) Windows 8
18 236 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 226 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
20 223 (10.75%) SLA
21 217 (10.46%) MS PowerPoint
22 215 (10.36%) TCP/IP
23 207 (9.98%) Windows XP
23 207 (9.98%) SharePoint
24 198 (9.54%) WAN
25 195 (9.40%) LAN
26 193 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
27 189 (9.11%) Citrix
28 186 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
29 185 (8.92%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 338 (16.29%) MS Exchange
2 207 (9.98%) SharePoint
3 130 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 98 (4.72%) IIS
5 85 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 67 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 63 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 57 (2.75%) Lync
9 48 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2000
10 38 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 33 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
11 33 (1.59%) Apache
12 30 (1.45%) IBM Notes
13 29 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 25 (1.20%) SAS
15 22 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
16 16 (0.77%) CMS
17 12 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (0.48%) Apache Pig
19 9 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1059 (51.04%) MS Excel
2 217 (10.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 147 (7.08%) MS Visio
4 135 (6.51%) MS Project
5 32 (1.54%) PowerPivot
6 26 (1.25%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
8 18 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
10 12 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.39%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.34%) RoboHelp
12 7 (0.34%) SPSS
13 5 (0.24%) InDesign
14 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.19%) Solid Edge
14 4 (0.19%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.096%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 12 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.39%) Epicor Vantage
3 4 (0.19%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.14%) Summit
4 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.14%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.14%) arcHouse
4 3 (0.14%) Infor CRM
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
4 3 (0.14%) Aareon QL
4 3 (0.14%) OPENHousing
4 3 (0.14%) MIS ActiveH
4 3 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 185 (8.92%) Office 365
2 22 (1.06%) SaaS
3 17 (0.82%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.39%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.19%) Yammer
10 2 (0.096%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.096%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 264 (12.72%) Firewall
2 215 (10.36%) TCP/IP
3 198 (9.54%) WAN
4 195 (9.40%) LAN
5 166 (8.00%) DNS
6 128 (6.17%) DHCP
7 123 (5.93%) VPN
8 114 (5.49%) Internet
9 98 (4.72%) VoIP
10 65 (3.13%) Wireless
11 62 (2.99%) SAN
12 37 (1.78%) VLAN
13 30 (1.45%) Intranet
14 25 (1.20%) Network Security
15 24 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (1.06%) NAS
16 22 (1.06%) DMZ
17 16 (0.77%) Skype
18 14 (0.67%) MPLS
19 13 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (1.98%) Big Data
6 41 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 30 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.35%) MySQL
11 26 (1.25%) Apache Hive
12 25 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (1.20%) Relational Database
13 22 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 17 (0.82%) MS Access
15 16 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.77%) Data Mining
16 15 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (0.96%) JIRA
2 17 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (0.82%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.63%) Subversion
4 11 (0.53%) Selenium
5 10 (0.48%) ERwin
6 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.29%) Firebug
7 6 (0.29%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.19%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.19%) RequisitePro
8 4 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.19%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.19%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.14%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.14%) Trac
9 3 (0.14%) JUnit
9 3 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 399 (19.23%) Finance
2 148 (7.13%) Marketing
3 119 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 77 (3.71%) Retail
5 50 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 45 (2.17%) French Language
7 38 (1.83%) Legal
8 29 (1.40%) Billing
9 28 (1.35%) Publishing
10 27 (1.30%) Spanish Language
11 26 (1.25%) German Language
12 24 (1.16%) Banking
12 24 (1.16%) Law
13 22 (1.06%) Advertising
13 22 (1.06%) Italian Language
14 20 (0.96%) Back Office
15 15 (0.72%) Automotive
16 8 (0.39%) Electronics
17 7 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 690 (33.25%) Analyst
2 292 (14.07%) Support Engineer
3 247 (11.90%) Support Analyst
4 180 (8.67%) Service Analyst
5 173 (8.34%) Service Desk Analyst
6 166 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 163 (7.86%) IT Support
8 138 (6.65%) Project Manager
9 122 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
10 90 (4.34%) Developer
11 85 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 75 (3.61%) Business Analyst
13 73 (3.52%) Desktop Support
14 69 (3.33%) Administrator
15 68 (3.28%) Consultant
16 66 (3.18%) Technical Support
17 63 (3.04%) Technical Analyst
18 60 (2.89%) IT Support Analyst
19 58 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
19 58 (2.80%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (5.01%) .NET
2 96 (4.63%) HTML
3 63 (3.04%) CSS
4 43 (2.07%) XML
5 34 (1.64%) jQuery
6 31 (1.49%) Web Services
7 27 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 22 (1.06%) COM
9 21 (1.01%) HTML5
10 19 (0.92%) J2EE
10 19 (0.92%) Middleware
11 18 (0.87%) Ajax
12 13 (0.63%) XSLT
13 10 (0.48%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.48%) Software Packaging
14 9 (0.43%) CGI
14 9 (0.43%) RESTful
15 8 (0.39%) XML Schema
15 8 (0.39%) Hibernate
16 7 (0.34%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 272 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (6.55%) Management Information System
3 132 (6.36%) Blackberry
4 83 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 57 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 31 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 31 (1.49%) Thin Client
8 30 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.30%) iPhone
9 27 (1.30%) Statistics
10 25 (1.20%) Replication
11 22 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
11 22 (1.06%) iPad
12 20 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 19 (0.92%) AS400
13 19 (0.92%) E-Learning
14 18 (0.87%) User Experience
15 17 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 951 (45.83%) Windows
2 398 (19.18%) Windows 7
3 307 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 253 (12.19%) Windows 8
5 226 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 207 (9.98%) Windows XP
7 193 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 135 (6.51%) Linux
9 84 (4.05%) Mac OS X
10 54 (2.60%) UNIX
11 51 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 41 (1.98%) Windows Vista
13 34 (1.64%) Android
13 34 (1.64%) Mac OS
14 28 (1.35%) Windows 2000
15 26 (1.25%) Apple iOS
16 23 (1.11%) AIX
17 17 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (0.77%) Solaris
19 11 (0.53%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (19.57%) ITIL
2 257 (12.39%) Project Management
3 166 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (6.89%) Service Management
5 132 (6.36%) Change Management
6 126 (6.07%) PRINCE2
7 113 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 102 (4.92%) Incident Management
9 97 (4.67%) Time Management
10 95 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
11 84 (4.05%) SDLC
12 82 (3.95%) Problem Management
13 79 (3.81%) Migration
14 73 (3.52%) CRM
14 73 (3.52%) Mentoring
15 68 (3.28%) Analytics
16 63 (3.04%) Asset Management
17 61 (2.94%) Data Protection
18 57 (2.75%) Project Planning
19 51 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (13.06%) SQL
2 74 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 65 (3.13%) C#
4 52 (2.51%) Java
5 49 (2.36%) PowerShell
6 37 (1.78%) VB
7 35 (1.69%) C
8 32 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 31 (1.49%) VBA
10 24 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 20 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 17 (0.82%) PHP
13 15 (0.72%) Perl
14 13 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.53%) C++
16 10 (0.48%) Korn
16 10 (0.48%) Bourne shell
16 10 (0.48%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.39%) R
17 8 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 317 (15.28%) Degree
2 236 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 172 (8.29%) MCP
4 148 (7.13%) Security Cleared
5 138 (6.65%) MCSE
6 120 (5.78%) MCITP
7 92 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
8 77 (3.71%) SC Cleared
9 76 (3.66%) CCNA
10 59 (2.84%) A+ Certification
11 52 (2.51%) MCTS
12 51 (2.46%) MCSA
13 46 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
14 41 (1.98%) DV Cleared
15 32 (1.54%) MCDST
16 30 (1.45%) PMI Certification
17 29 (1.40%) PMP
18 22 (1.06%) CISSP
19 21 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 17 (0.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (10.75%) SLA
2 72 (3.47%) QA
3 23 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.29%) GAMP
6 6 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.24%) WCAG
7 5 (0.24%) WAI
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.14%) GCP
8 3 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.14%) P3O
9 2 (0.096%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.048%) JTAG
10 1 (0.048%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.048%) HL7
10 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 552 (26.60%) Active Directory
2 186 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 81 (3.90%) XenApp
5 46 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (1.78%) vSphere
7 28 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 24 (1.16%) Terminal Services
9 23 (1.11%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
13 9 (0.43%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.34%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.19%) XenServer
15 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.14%) KVM
17 2 (0.096%) UAG
17 2 (0.096%) Terminal Server
18 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 116 (5.59%) SCCM
2 53 (2.55%) Backup Exec
3 12 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.48%) WSUS
6 9 (0.43%) SCOM
7 8 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.29%) WMI
8 6 (0.29%) Nagios
8 6 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.24%) SCSM
9 5 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.19%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.19%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.14%) Puppet
11 3 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1467 (70.70%) Microsoft
2 269 (12.96%) VMware
3 189 (9.11%) Citrix
4 144 (6.94%) Cisco
5 109 (5.25%) Oracle
6 91 (4.39%) Apple
7 88 (4.24%) Avaya
8 76 (3.66%) HP
9 54 (2.60%) Adobe
10 41 (1.98%) Symantec
11 38 (1.83%) Dell
12 34 (1.64%) IBM
13 30 (1.45%) Lotus
14 28 (1.35%) Remedy
15 27 (1.30%) CheckPoint
15 27 (1.30%) SAP
15 27 (1.30%) SonicWALL
16 26 (1.25%) Google
17 25 (1.20%) McAfee
18 22 (1.06%) Red Hat
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
SunGard
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £48,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 Per Annum Up to £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Network ITR
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 20-30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Benefits Package Included
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 per annum + 24 Days holiday and annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £26500 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago