The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1119 1023 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.94% 4.64% 4.19%
As % of the Applications category 28.43% 27.86% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 838 802 837
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
3936 3672 3284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.36% 16.64% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3080 3030 2856
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +8 313 £33,500 -4.28% 34
Hampshire +7 197 £26,000 - 25
Surrey -4 191 £31,500 -1.56% 33
Buckinghamshire -3 117 £25,000 -16.66% 17
Kent +26 113 £33,750 +18.42% 10
Oxfordshire -9 64 £26,000 +6.12% 17
West Sussex -29 56 £27,500 +17.02% 11
East Sussex +1 51 £24,000 -26.15% 15
Middlesex -3 14 £28,250 -37.22%
M4 Corridor +3 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1402 (63.67%) Microsoft
2 1118 (50.77%) MS Excel
3 1083 (49.18%) Windows
4 612 (27.79%) Active Directory
5 489 (22.21%) ITIL
6 445 (20.21%) Windows 7
7 403 (18.30%) SQL
8 394 (17.89%) MS Exchange
9 376 (17.08%) Finance
10 334 (15.17%) Degree
11 325 (14.76%) Windows XP
12 296 (13.44%) Project Management
13 293 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 256 (11.63%) SQL Server
15 239 (10.85%) SLA
16 231 (10.49%) MS PowerPoint
17 224 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 210 (9.54%) Windows Server 2003
19 205 (9.31%) Telecoms
20 201 (9.13%) Firewall
21 200 (9.08%) Citrix
22 195 (8.86%) Cisco
23 192 (8.72%) SharePoint
24 176 (7.99%) TCP/IP
25 175 (7.95%) Windows 8
26 171 (7.77%) VMware
27 168 (7.63%) Internet
27 168 (7.63%) MS Project
28 156 (7.08%) .NET
28 156 (7.08%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 394 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 192 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 130 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 112 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 105 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 79 (3.59%) IBM Notes
7 68 (3.09%) IIS
8 63 (2.86%) Lync
9 60 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 42 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 38 (1.73%) CMS
12 31 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
13 23 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
13 23 (1.04%) WebSphere
14 19 (0.86%) WebSphere Process Server
14 19 (0.86%) FileNet
14 19 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (0.86%) Tomcat
14 19 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
14 19 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1118 (50.77%) MS Excel
2 231 (10.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 168 (7.63%) MS Project
4 139 (6.31%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.00%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (0.41%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.36%) PowerPivot
10 7 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.23%) FrameMaker
11 5 (0.23%) RoboHelp
11 5 (0.23%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
13 3 (0.14%) Maya
13 3 (0.14%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.14%) InDesign
14 2 (0.091%) QuarkXPress
15 1 (0.045%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 43 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.45%) SAP FI
3 10 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.36%) HFM
5 8 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
6 7 (0.32%) Academy Housing
6 7 (0.32%) arcHouse
6 7 (0.32%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
7 5 (0.23%) Magento
8 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.18%) GoldMine
9 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.14%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.82%) Office 365
2 31 (1.41%) SaaS
3 19 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.54%) IaaS
5 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.14%) PaaS
8 2 (0.091%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.045%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 201 (9.13%) Firewall
2 176 (7.99%) TCP/IP
3 168 (7.63%) Internet
4 152 (6.90%) VPN
5 150 (6.81%) DNS
6 130 (5.90%) DHCP
7 117 (5.31%) LAN
8 103 (4.68%) WAN
9 76 (3.45%) Wireless
10 68 (3.09%) SAN
11 60 (2.72%) VoIP
12 50 (2.27%) IP Telephony
13 33 (1.50%) Cisco IPT
14 31 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (1.41%) Network Security
15 25 (1.14%) Ethernet
15 25 (1.14%) Intranet
16 21 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (0.95%) Broadband
17 18 (0.82%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 42 (1.91%) MySQL
5 42 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (1.54%) MS Access
9 23 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
10 22 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (1.00%) Oracle Database
11 20 (0.91%) DB2
12 18 (0.82%) Data Mining
13 15 (0.68%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 68 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.27%) Subversion
3 24 (1.09%) SoapUI
3 24 (1.09%) Ranorex
4 23 (1.04%) JIRA
5 21 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (0.95%) Eclipse
6 19 (0.86%) Rational Application Developer
7 17 (0.77%) Hudson
8 16 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
9 14 (0.64%) SpecFlow
9 14 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 14 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (0.64%) NUnit
10 13 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
11 11 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.32%) Selenium
13 5 (0.23%) Git (software)
14 4 (0.18%) Axure RP
14 4 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 376 (17.08%) Finance
2 205 (9.31%) Telecoms
3 124 (5.63%) Retail
4 112 (5.09%) Marketing
5 77 (3.50%) Advertising
6 42 (1.91%) German Language
7 37 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.63%) Back Office
9 32 (1.45%) Electronics
10 31 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 28 (1.27%) Multimedia
12 27 (1.23%) Legal
13 26 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 24 (1.09%) Law
15 21 (0.95%) Banking
15 21 (0.95%) Military
16 15 (0.68%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.68%) Avionics
17 13 (0.59%) French Language
18 10 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 644 (29.25%) Analyst
2 317 (14.40%) Support Analyst
3 217 (9.85%) Support Engineer
4 190 (8.63%) IT Support
5 165 (7.49%) 1st Line Support
6 142 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 137 (6.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 135 (6.13%) Developer
9 132 (5.99%) Consultant
10 127 (5.77%) Project Manager
11 104 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
12 103 (4.68%) Help Desk Support
13 100 (4.54%) Desktop Support
14 96 (4.36%) Technical Support
15 93 (4.22%) Administrator
16 88 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
17 72 (3.27%) Junior
18 69 (3.13%) Applications Support
19 64 (2.91%) Business Analyst
19 64 (2.91%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (7.08%) .NET
2 152 (6.90%) HTML
3 136 (6.18%) XML
4 95 (4.31%) ASP.NET
5 86 (3.91%) CSS
6 58 (2.63%) Web Services
7 46 (2.09%) SOAP
8 38 (1.73%) jQuery
9 34 (1.54%) JSF
10 33 (1.50%) J2EE
11 30 (1.36%) XSLT
12 27 (1.23%) WinForms
13 24 (1.09%) .NET Framework
14 23 (1.04%) HTML5
15 20 (0.91%) XSL
16 19 (0.86%) Dojo
16 19 (0.86%) JRules
16 19 (0.86%) JAX-RPC
17 17 (0.77%) WCF
17 17 (0.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 129 (5.86%) Management Information System
2 123 (5.59%) Blackberry
3 66 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 47 (2.13%) Social Media
5 44 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 39 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (1.73%) Fat Client
7 38 (1.73%) Thin Client
8 31 (1.41%) EPoS
9 29 (1.32%) E-Learning
10 27 (1.23%) Statistics
11 22 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
11 22 (1.00%) iPhone
12 19 (0.86%) Life Science
12 19 (0.86%) DataPower
12 19 (0.86%) NHS
13 16 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 15 (0.68%) iPad
15 14 (0.64%) Replication
15 14 (0.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1083 (49.18%) Windows
2 445 (20.21%) Windows 7
3 325 (14.76%) Windows XP
4 293 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 210 (9.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 175 (7.95%) Windows 8
7 152 (6.90%) Linux
8 92 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 60 (2.72%) UNIX
10 45 (2.04%) Mac OS X
11 43 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
12 37 (1.68%) Windows 2000
13 32 (1.45%) Windows Vista
14 28 (1.27%) Android
15 14 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.50%) VxWorks
18 10 (0.45%) Apple iOS
19 7 (0.32%) Solaris
20 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (22.21%) ITIL
2 296 (13.44%) Project Management
3 152 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 151 (6.86%) CRM
5 128 (5.81%) Service Delivery
6 125 (5.68%) Change Management
7 106 (4.81%) Time Management
8 98 (4.45%) Service Management
9 79 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (3.27%) Incident Management
11 71 (3.22%) Workflow
12 69 (3.13%) ERP
13 68 (3.09%) Document Management
14 62 (2.82%) Change Control
15 59 (2.68%) Problem Management
16 57 (2.59%) Business Analysis
17 54 (2.45%) Scrum
17 54 (2.45%) Programme Management
18 52 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (2.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 403 (18.30%) SQL
2 136 (6.18%) C#
3 117 (5.31%) JavaScript
4 67 (3.04%) C
5 64 (2.91%) Java
6 42 (1.91%) PowerShell
7 38 (1.73%) VB
7 38 (1.73%) T-SQL
8 34 (1.54%) C++
9 24 (1.09%) VB.NET
10 23 (1.04%) VBScript
11 22 (1.00%) PHP
11 22 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 20 (0.91%) Perl
13 17 (0.77%) VBA
14 12 (0.54%) Python
15 10 (0.45%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.36%) VB6
17 6 (0.27%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 334 (15.17%) Degree
2 224 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 156 (7.08%) Security Cleared
4 136 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (5.59%) MCSE
6 113 (5.13%) MCP
7 106 (4.81%) CCNA
8 80 (3.63%) SC Cleared
9 76 (3.45%) MCITP
10 53 (2.41%) A+ Certification
11 52 (2.36%) MCSA
12 43 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
13 41 (1.86%) ISEB
14 39 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 35 (1.59%) PMI Certification
16 32 (1.45%) DV Cleared
16 32 (1.45%) PMP
17 29 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 24 (1.09%) CCNP
18 24 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (10.85%) SLA
2 87 (3.95%) QA
3 36 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 24 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 22 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.77%) GCP
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.14%) P3O
8 2 (0.091%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.091%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.045%) MiFID
9 1 (0.045%) DICOM
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.045%) TickIT
9 1 (0.045%) GxP
9 1 (0.045%) GAMP
9 1 (0.045%) EMIR
9 1 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.045%) FATCA
System Software
1 612 (27.79%) Active Directory
2 117 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 46 (2.09%) XenApp
5 36 (1.63%) Terminal Services
6 31 (1.41%) vSphere
7 30 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.14%) ISA Server
9 17 (0.77%) KVM
10 14 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.50%) UAG
12 10 (0.45%) NFS
13 7 (0.32%) Xen
13 7 (0.32%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.27%) VMware ESX
15 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (4.00%) SCCM
2 40 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 21 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (0.68%) SCOM
6 15 (0.68%) ARCserve
7 11 (0.50%) DameWare
8 6 (0.27%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.27%) WSUS
9 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.18%) Unicenter
10 4 (0.18%) Netcool
10 4 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.18%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.091%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.091%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1402 (63.67%) Microsoft
2 200 (9.08%) Citrix
3 195 (8.86%) Cisco
4 171 (7.77%) VMware
5 151 (6.86%) HP
6 116 (5.27%) Oracle
7 99 (4.50%) SAP
8 70 (3.18%) Lotus
9 65 (2.95%) Apple
10 50 (2.27%) Symantec
11 48 (2.18%) Dell
12 47 (2.13%) Avaya
13 45 (2.04%) Adobe
14 42 (1.91%) IBM
14 42 (1.91%) Remedy
15 41 (1.86%) McAfee
16 33 (1.50%) JBoss
16 33 (1.50%) Websense
17 32 (1.45%) ServiceNow
18 31 (1.41%) F5
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Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits
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