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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 850 1092 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.41% 5.31% 4.57%
As % of the Applications category 28.30% 31.20% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 731 876 734
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
3004 3500 3172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.59% 17.03% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2619 2882 2581
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,750 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £54,000 £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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +15 294 £32,500 +19.26% 22
Berkshire -51 127 £36,000 -2.70% 26
Hampshire -41 104 £32,500 +30.00% 18
Kent +11 100 £32,500 +13.04% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 90 £31,500 +12.50% 16
Oxfordshire -2 66 £35,000 +27.27% 12
West Sussex -27 28 £32,500 +35.41% 9
East Sussex -11 26 £18,500 -22.91% 5
Middlesex +1 11 £24,000 -23.80% 1
Thames Valley - 2 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1275 (67.53%) Microsoft
2 929 (49.21%) Windows
3 926 (49.05%) MS Excel
4 585 (30.99%) Active Directory
5 376 (19.92%) Windows 7
6 370 (19.60%) Windows Server
7 328 (17.37%) Finance
8 317 (16.79%) SQL
9 285 (15.10%) Degree
10 283 (14.99%) ITIL
10 283 (14.99%) MS Exchange
11 274 (14.51%) SQL Server
12 254 (13.45%) Windows 8
13 226 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
14 205 (10.86%) Windows XP
15 204 (10.81%) MS Visio
16 203 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
17 196 (10.38%) Project Management
18 195 (10.33%) Office 365
19 194 (10.28%) MS PowerPoint
20 190 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
21 187 (9.90%) SLA
21 187 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
22 179 (9.48%) Firewall
23 176 (9.32%) .NET
24 175 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
25 171 (9.06%) SharePoint
26 160 (8.47%) VMware
27 157 (8.32%) Cisco
28 155 (8.21%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 283 (14.99%) MS Exchange
2 171 (9.06%) SharePoint
3 112 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 70 (3.71%) IIS
6 55 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 45 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 45 (2.38%) Skype for Business
8 42 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 38 (2.01%) CMS
10 26 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
11 20 (1.06%) SAS
12 19 (1.01%) MS Project Server
13 18 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.79%) Apache
16 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (0.42%) Confluence
18 5 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
18 5 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 926 (49.05%) MS Excel
2 204 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 194 (10.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 133 (7.04%) MS Project
5 22 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
8 8 (0.42%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.26%) InDesign
9 5 (0.26%) PrintSoft PReS
10 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.11%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.11%) SPSS
11 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.053%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.053%) GIMP
11 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.37%) HFM
6 7 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.26%) PlanetPress Connect
8 5 (0.26%) TIBCO iProcess
9 4 (0.21%) OpenCart
9 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.16%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 2 (0.11%) Primavera
11 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 195 (10.33%) Office 365
2 45 (2.38%) SaaS
3 32 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.79%) Google Apps
5 13 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.21%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.16%) AdWords
8 3 (0.16%) Yammer
9 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.11%) Trello
10 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.053%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.053%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.053%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.053%) Route 53
10 1 (0.053%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 179 (9.48%) Firewall
2 139 (7.36%) DNS
2 139 (7.36%) TCP/IP
3 122 (6.46%) LAN
4 117 (6.20%) VPN
5 111 (5.88%) WAN
6 93 (4.93%) VoIP
7 89 (4.71%) DHCP
8 82 (4.34%) Internet
9 55 (2.91%) Wireless
10 51 (2.70%) SAN
11 39 (2.07%) IP Telephony
12 27 (1.43%) MPLS
13 26 (1.38%) Telepresence
14 25 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
14 25 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (1.27%) VLAN
16 23 (1.22%) iSCSI
17 22 (1.17%) 3G
17 22 (1.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 58 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (1.64%) MS Access
9 31 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 31 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (1.06%) MySQL
11 20 (1.06%) OLAP
12 19 (1.01%) OLAP Cube
13 18 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (0.95%) PowerPivot
14 17 (0.90%) Data Mining
15 16 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 65 (3.44%) Visual Studio
2 49 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (1.59%) JIRA
4 19 (1.01%) Toad
5 16 (0.85%) ReSharper
6 13 (0.69%) ProC
6 13 (0.69%) Subversion
7 12 (0.64%) HP UFT
7 12 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (0.48%) Selenium
9 9 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.42%) Hudson
10 8 (0.42%) Maven
10 8 (0.42%) SoapUI
11 7 (0.37%) Axure RP
12 6 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
12 6 (0.32%) ERwin
13 5 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 328 (17.37%) Finance
2 127 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 106 (5.61%) Marketing
4 60 (3.18%) Retail
5 43 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.22%) Electronics
7 37 (1.96%) Banking
8 32 (1.69%) Advertising
9 31 (1.64%) German Language
9 31 (1.64%) Legal
10 28 (1.48%) Billing
11 23 (1.22%) Law
12 22 (1.17%) Automotive
12 22 (1.17%) French Language
13 21 (1.11%) Back Office
13 21 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.85%) Games
14 16 (0.85%) Publishing
15 14 (0.74%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 575 (30.46%) Analyst
2 245 (12.98%) IT Support
3 241 (12.76%) Support Analyst
4 230 (12.18%) Support Engineer
5 153 (8.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 138 (7.31%) IT Analyst
7 132 (6.99%) Service Analyst
8 126 (6.67%) Developer
9 117 (6.20%) Service Desk Analyst
10 114 (6.04%) 1st Line Support
11 108 (5.72%) Project Manager
12 102 (5.40%) IT Support Analyst
13 81 (4.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 80 (4.24%) IT Engineer
15 79 (4.18%) Consultant
16 76 (4.03%) Business Analyst
16 76 (4.03%) Server Support
17 75 (3.97%) Support Technician
18 74 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 73 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (9.32%) .NET
2 116 (6.14%) HTML
3 66 (3.50%) XML
4 62 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 59 (3.13%) CSS
6 52 (2.75%) .NET Framework
7 27 (1.43%) jQuery
7 27 (1.43%) Web Services
8 24 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (1.01%) SOAP
9 19 (1.01%) WCF
10 18 (0.95%) Entity Framework
10 18 (0.95%) WinForms
10 18 (0.95%) WPF
11 17 (0.90%) HTML5
12 16 (0.85%) Caliburn.Micro
13 15 (0.79%) COM
14 14 (0.74%) EDI
15 12 (0.64%) J2EE
16 11 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 226 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 109 (5.77%) Driving Licence
4 108 (5.72%) Blackberry
5 67 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 62 (3.28%) Data Centre
7 38 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 37 (1.96%) Mathematics
9 34 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
10 33 (1.75%) iPhone
11 29 (1.54%) User Experience
12 22 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.11%) EqualLogic
14 20 (1.06%) Clustering
15 18 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (0.90%) Handset
17 15 (0.79%) Digital Media
17 15 (0.79%) EPoS
18 14 (0.74%) iPad
18 14 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 929 (49.21%) Windows
2 376 (19.92%) Windows 7
3 370 (19.60%) Windows Server
4 254 (13.45%) Windows 8
5 205 (10.86%) Windows XP
6 203 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 190 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 93 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 91 (4.82%) Linux
10 78 (4.13%) Mac OS X
11 74 (3.92%) Unix
12 64 (3.39%) Android
13 43 (2.28%) Apple iOS
13 43 (2.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 39 (2.07%) Windows 10
15 23 (1.22%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.74%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.48%) openSUSE
17 9 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (14.99%) ITIL
2 196 (10.38%) Project Management
3 175 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 105 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 96 (5.08%) CRM
7 88 (4.66%) SDLC
8 87 (4.61%) Business Analysis
9 76 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
10 73 (3.87%) Change Management
10 73 (3.87%) Presales
10 73 (3.87%) Service Management
10 73 (3.87%) Time Management
11 68 (3.60%) Service Delivery
12 64 (3.39%) ERP
13 63 (3.34%) Coaching
14 59 (3.13%) Workflow
15 57 (3.02%) Analytics
16 56 (2.97%) Problem Management
17 55 (2.91%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 317 (16.79%) SQL
2 115 (6.09%) C#
3 114 (6.04%) JavaScript
4 66 (3.50%) Java
5 63 (3.34%) C
6 56 (2.97%) VBA
7 51 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 44 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 36 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 32 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 31 (1.64%) VB
12 26 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.11%) Perl
14 20 (1.06%) VBScript
15 11 (0.58%) Ruby
16 10 (0.53%) C++
16 10 (0.53%) Python
17 7 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (0.37%) VB6
18 6 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 285 (15.10%) Degree
2 187 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 117 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
3 117 (6.20%) MCSE
4 78 (4.13%) MCP
5 67 (3.55%) MCITP
6 66 (3.50%) CCNA
7 65 (3.44%) Security Cleared
8 49 (2.60%) A+ Certification
9 41 (2.17%) MCSA
10 39 (2.07%) SC Cleared
11 34 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 30 (1.59%) MCTS
13 29 (1.54%) MCDST
14 21 (1.11%) CCDP
15 20 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
17 17 (0.90%) CCNP
17 17 (0.90%) PMI Certification
18 16 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (9.90%) SLA
2 28 (1.48%) QA
3 24 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.53%) SEPA
5 9 (0.48%) GAAP
6 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.21%) P3O
8 3 (0.16%) GAMP
8 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.053%) COSHH
10 1 (0.053%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.053%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.053%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.053%) RMADS
System Software
1 585 (30.99%) Active Directory
2 98 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.07%) vSphere
5 29 (1.54%) XenApp
6 23 (1.22%) Terminal Services
7 21 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 19 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
8 19 (1.01%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.32%) KVM
12 3 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.16%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.11%) vCloud
13 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.053%) iptables
14 1 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (2.86%) SCCM
2 27 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 26 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (1.06%) WSUS
5 13 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.42%) Puppet
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.32%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.32%) SCOM
10 6 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
12 3 (0.16%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.16%) Nagios
13 2 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1275 (67.53%) Microsoft
2 160 (8.47%) VMware
3 157 (8.32%) Cisco
4 155 (8.21%) Oracle
5 154 (8.16%) Citrix
6 132 (6.99%) Avaya
7 85 (4.50%) Apple
8 57 (3.02%) HP
9 56 (2.97%) Adobe
10 51 (2.70%) Google
11 49 (2.60%) Dell
12 47 (2.49%) Sophos
13 42 (2.22%) SAP
14 27 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (1.32%) CheckPoint
16 22 (1.17%) Symantec
17 21 (1.11%) IBM
17 21 (1.11%) Remedy
18 20 (1.06%) Hyperion
19 19 (1.01%) JD Edwards
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + IT FULL training
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Langley James
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: company benefits + ongoing training
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: very good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
DGH Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: £25k - £27.5k per annum + 10 % Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Training + Career progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aerotron
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + full IT training
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago