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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1131 1017 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.41% 4.54% 4.86%
As % of the Applications category 32.18% 28.66% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 896 820 812
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
3515 3548 3540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.83% 15.83% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2816 2880 2925
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +23 301 £35,000 -2.77% 19
Surrey +20 218 £27,500 - 22
Hampshire -1 208 £24,000 -12.72% 28
Buckinghamshire +1 116 £32,000 -5.18% 18
Kent +31 100 £27,000 -16.92% 10
West Sussex -10 68 £26,000 -25.71% 11
Oxfordshire -4 61 £30,000 +10.09% 16
East Sussex -4 54 £26,500 -18.46% 11
Middlesex +8 14 £28,000 +9.80% 1
Sussex -1 2 £26,000 +13.04%
Home Counties - 2 - -
M4 Corridor +8 1 £40,000 +53.84%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1547 (68.15%) Microsoft
2 1186 (52.25%) Windows
3 1160 (51.10%) MS Excel
4 648 (28.55%) Active Directory
5 585 (25.77%) Windows 7
6 533 (23.48%) ITIL
7 475 (20.93%) MS Exchange
8 391 (17.22%) SQL
9 381 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 344 (15.15%) Finance
11 331 (14.58%) Windows XP
12 304 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
13 284 (12.51%) SLA
14 283 (12.47%) Citrix
15 282 (12.42%) VMware
16 258 (11.37%) Degree
17 250 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 246 (10.84%) SQL Server
19 245 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
20 242 (10.66%) TCP/IP
21 238 (10.48%) Firewall
22 235 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
23 233 (10.26%) SharePoint
24 224 (9.87%) DNS
25 221 (9.74%) Windows 8
26 219 (9.65%) LAN
27 217 (9.56%) Cisco
28 214 (9.43%) MCP
29 210 (9.25%) MS PowerPoint
30 209 (9.21%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 475 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 233 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 169 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 142 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 89 (3.92%) Lync
6 76 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 70 (3.08%) IIS
8 68 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 67 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 30 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
11 28 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
12 23 (1.01%) CMS
13 21 (0.93%) Moodle
14 20 (0.88%) MS Project Server
15 18 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.75%) IBM Notes
16 17 (0.75%) Apache
17 12 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
18 11 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1160 (51.10%) MS Excel
2 210 (9.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 118 (5.20%) MS Visio
4 109 (4.80%) MS Project
5 32 (1.41%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
7 17 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.44%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.26%) Solid Edge
11 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.18%) InDesign
11 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.088%) Mingle
13 2 (0.088%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.088%) SPSS
14 1 (0.044%) CATIA
14 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.044%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (0.97%) Google Analytics
2 13 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 10 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.31%) Summit
8 6 (0.26%) Agresso
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (0.22%) Epicor Vantage
10 4 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.18%) assyst
11 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 140 (6.17%) Office 365
2 22 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.66%) SaaS
4 7 (0.31%) IaaS
5 5 (0.22%) PaaS
6 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.044%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 242 (10.66%) TCP/IP
2 238 (10.48%) Firewall
3 224 (9.87%) DNS
4 219 (9.65%) LAN
5 209 (9.21%) WAN
6 180 (7.93%) Internet
7 176 (7.75%) DHCP
8 129 (5.68%) VPN
9 112 (4.93%) VoIP
10 106 (4.67%) Wireless
11 89 (3.92%) SAN
12 67 (2.95%) VLAN
13 49 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (1.94%) Network Security
15 41 (1.81%) Ethernet
16 36 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (1.19%) IP Telephony
17 27 (1.19%) OSPF
18 24 (1.06%) BGP
18 24 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (1.81%) MySQL
5 40 (1.76%) MS Access
6 36 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
6 36 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (1.50%) Data Mining
9 29 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 23 (1.01%) Big Data
11 21 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (0.88%) Relational Database
13 19 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
17 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 20 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (0.79%) Selenium
4 16 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (0.66%) JIRA
6 11 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 10 (0.44%) Subversion
8 9 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.26%) TestLink
10 6 (0.26%) ClearQuest
10 6 (0.26%) AdminStudio
11 5 (0.22%) Toad
12 4 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.18%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.18%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.13%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.13%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.088%) Axure RP
14 2 (0.088%) Redmine
General
1 344 (15.15%) Finance
2 163 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 128 (5.64%) Retail
4 92 (4.05%) Marketing
5 68 (3.00%) Legal
6 55 (2.42%) Advertising
7 37 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.59%) German Language
9 34 (1.50%) Banking
10 32 (1.41%) French Language
11 27 (1.19%) Back Office
12 19 (0.84%) General Ledger
13 18 (0.79%) Law
14 16 (0.70%) Publishing
15 14 (0.62%) Automotive
16 13 (0.57%) Spanish Language
17 11 (0.48%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.40%) Billing
19 8 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 700 (30.84%) Analyst
2 346 (15.24%) Support Engineer
3 289 (12.73%) Support Analyst
4 230 (10.13%) Service Analyst
5 223 (9.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 197 (8.68%) 1st Line Support
7 157 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 149 (6.56%) IT Support
9 127 (5.59%) Technical Support
10 103 (4.54%) Administrator
11 101 (4.45%) Developer
12 92 (4.05%) Consultant
13 85 (3.74%) Help Desk Support
14 83 (3.66%) Desktop Support
15 76 (3.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 75 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 74 (3.26%) Project Manager
18 70 (3.08%) Technical Engineer
19 69 (3.04%) Business Analyst
20 67 (2.95%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (5.81%) HTML
2 110 (4.85%) .NET
3 72 (3.17%) XML
4 62 (2.73%) CSS
5 48 (2.11%) Web Services
6 46 (2.03%) ASP.NET
7 35 (1.54%) .NET Framework
8 23 (1.01%) COM
9 21 (0.93%) WCF
10 19 (0.84%) HTML5
11 18 (0.79%) jQuery
11 18 (0.79%) Ajax
11 18 (0.79%) XSLT
12 13 (0.57%) MAPI
13 11 (0.48%) WPF
14 8 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (0.35%) WinForms
14 8 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.35%) Middleware
14 8 (0.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 304 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (7.93%) Blackberry
3 121 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 82 (3.61%) Thin Client
4 82 (3.61%) Fat Client
5 65 (2.86%) iPhone
6 45 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (1.98%) EPoS
6 45 (1.98%) Statistics
7 44 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 37 (1.63%) iPad
9 34 (1.50%) Social Media
9 34 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 33 (1.45%) E-Learning
11 28 (1.23%) Clustering
12 27 (1.19%) PDA
13 25 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 20 (0.88%) AS400
15 17 (0.75%) Replication
16 16 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1186 (52.25%) Windows
2 585 (25.77%) Windows 7
3 381 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 331 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 245 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 221 (9.74%) Windows 8
7 161 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 140 (6.17%) Linux
9 78 (3.44%) Mac OS X
10 73 (3.22%) Windows Vista
11 53 (2.33%) UNIX
12 46 (2.03%) Android
13 45 (1.98%) Windows 2000
14 41 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
15 35 (1.54%) Apple iOS
16 27 (1.19%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.84%) Solaris
18 18 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (0.57%) AIX
20 11 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (23.48%) ITIL
2 201 (8.85%) Project Management
3 149 (6.56%) Incident Management
4 144 (6.34%) Service Delivery
5 141 (6.21%) Service Management
6 120 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (5.29%) Time Management
7 103 (4.54%) Data Analysis
8 101 (4.45%) Problem Management
9 97 (4.27%) PRINCE2
10 94 (4.14%) CRM
11 91 (4.01%) Kalman Filter
12 87 (3.83%) Migration
13 81 (3.57%) Change Management
14 65 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (2.73%) Configuration Management
15 62 (2.73%) Asset Management
16 60 (2.64%) User Acceptance Testing
17 58 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
18 57 (2.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 391 (17.22%) SQL
2 72 (3.17%) C#
3 71 (3.13%) Java
4 63 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 63 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 38 (1.67%) VB
6 37 (1.63%) C
7 34 (1.50%) T-SQL
8 32 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 26 (1.15%) VBA
10 22 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 22 (0.97%) PHP
11 18 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 14 (0.62%) VB6
13 13 (0.57%) VBScript
13 13 (0.57%) C++
14 10 (0.44%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.35%) Korn
15 8 (0.35%) Perl
15 8 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 258 (11.37%) Degree
2 250 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 214 (9.43%) MCP
4 164 (7.22%) MCSE
5 159 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
6 150 (6.61%) Security Cleared
7 135 (5.95%) CCNA
8 101 (4.45%) SC Cleared
8 101 (4.45%) MCITP
9 77 (3.39%) MCSA
10 71 (3.13%) A+ Certification
11 53 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 52 (2.29%) DV Cleared
13 50 (2.20%) CCNP
14 43 (1.89%) MCTS
15 37 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (0.93%) MCDST
17 17 (0.75%) PMP
17 17 (0.75%) PMI Certification
18 16 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (12.51%) SLA
2 49 (2.16%) QA
3 38 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 23 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.088%) GAMP
11 1 (0.044%) HL7
System Software
1 648 (28.55%) Active Directory
2 235 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (4.45%) XenApp
4 84 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 56 (2.47%) Terminal Services
6 45 (1.98%) vSphere
7 44 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 37 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 19 (0.84%) VMware ESX
11 17 (0.75%) ISA Server
12 15 (0.66%) VMware Server
13 12 (0.53%) Firmware
14 9 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
17 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
18 2 (0.088%) KVM
19 1 (0.044%) VirtualBox
19 1 (0.044%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 129 (5.68%) SCCM
2 89 (3.92%) Backup Exec
3 50 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 33 (1.45%) WSUS
5 31 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 12 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 11 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (0.48%) ARCserve
9 9 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.35%) DameWare
11 7 (0.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 6 (0.26%) Netcool
12 6 (0.26%) Unicenter
12 6 (0.26%) Puppet
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Intune
13 4 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
14 3 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1547 (68.15%) Microsoft
2 283 (12.47%) Citrix
3 282 (12.42%) VMware
4 217 (9.56%) Cisco
5 155 (6.83%) Oracle
6 144 (6.34%) HP
7 131 (5.77%) Apple
8 95 (4.19%) Symantec
9 61 (2.69%) SAP
10 52 (2.29%) Veeam
11 49 (2.16%) Avaya
12 46 (2.03%) Dell
13 41 (1.81%) Juniper
14 40 (1.76%) Adobe
15 39 (1.72%) McAfee
16 36 (1.59%) Fujitsu
17 34 (1.50%) F5
17 34 (1.50%) CheckPoint
18 31 (1.37%) Remedy
19 30 (1.32%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: Circa £21k + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum + Benefits +Bonus
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Salary: £22000 per annum + pension & healthcare
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, flexi time
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Circa 30-42K Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 30-45k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35,000 per annum
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