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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1096 939 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.37% 4.48% 4.77%
As % of the Applications category 31.45% 28.91% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 879 736 832
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 £19,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
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
3485 3248 3537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.06% 15.50% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2847 2623 2973
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
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 February 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 February 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 +22 278 £37,000 -5.12% 20
Surrey +24 240 £26,750 +2.88% 23
Hampshire +4 217 £25,500 -7.27% 19
Buckinghamshire +6 105 £30,000 - 34
Kent +21 78 £27,500 -8.33% 16
Oxfordshire -16 60 £30,000 +6.19% 17
West Sussex -11 56 £24,000 -31.42% 7
East Sussex +3 46 £24,250 -10.18% 8
Middlesex +12 18 £31,500 +16.66% 1
Sussex +1 2 £26,000 +13.04%
M4 Corridor +11 1 £29,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1561 (67.46%) Microsoft
2 1230 (53.15%) Windows
3 1193 (51.56%) MS Excel
4 685 (29.60%) Active Directory
5 627 (27.10%) Windows 7
6 547 (23.64%) ITIL
7 493 (21.31%) MS Exchange
8 400 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 370 (15.99%) SQL
10 358 (15.47%) Windows XP
11 339 (14.65%) Finance
12 303 (13.09%) Citrix
13 292 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
14 283 (12.23%) VMware
15 269 (11.62%) SLA
16 262 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 260 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
17 260 (11.24%) SQL Server
18 258 (11.15%) Degree
19 248 (10.72%) LAN
20 246 (10.63%) Firewall
21 244 (10.54%) WAN
22 243 (10.50%) SharePoint
23 241 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
24 238 (10.29%) Windows 8
25 233 (10.07%) TCP/IP
25 233 (10.07%) DNS
26 225 (9.72%) Cisco
27 209 (9.03%) MCP
28 207 (8.95%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 493 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 243 (10.50%) SharePoint
3 161 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 144 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 89 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 84 (3.63%) Lync
7 80 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 71 (3.07%) IIS
9 65 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 36 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
11 34 (1.47%) CMS
12 24 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
13 20 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (0.86%) MS Project Server
14 19 (0.82%) Moodle
14 19 (0.82%) IBM Notes
15 18 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
17 10 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
18 9 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 1193 (51.56%) MS Excel
2 207 (8.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 126 (5.45%) MS Visio
4 118 (5.10%) MS Project
5 28 (1.21%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
7 13 (0.56%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.35%) InDesign
10 7 (0.30%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.17%) Solid Edge
11 4 (0.17%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.086%) Mingle
12 2 (0.086%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.086%) SPSS
13 1 (0.043%) CATIA
13 1 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 19 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 18 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.30%) Summit
9 6 (0.26%) Agresso
10 5 (0.22%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.22%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 4 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 139 (6.01%) Office 365
2 25 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.73%) SaaS
4 9 (0.39%) IaaS
5 5 (0.22%) PaaS
5 5 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 248 (10.72%) LAN
2 246 (10.63%) Firewall
3 244 (10.54%) WAN
4 233 (10.07%) TCP/IP
4 233 (10.07%) DNS
5 184 (7.95%) Internet
6 178 (7.69%) DHCP
7 127 (5.49%) VPN
8 105 (4.54%) VoIP
9 98 (4.24%) SAN
10 95 (4.11%) Wireless
11 57 (2.46%) VLAN
12 46 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
12 46 (1.99%) Ethernet
13 45 (1.94%) Network Security
14 38 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (1.51%) IP Telephony
16 28 (1.21%) OSPF
16 28 (1.21%) ADSL
17 25 (1.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (2.12%) MySQL
3 49 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (1.94%) MS Access
5 40 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 29 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
8 29 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 25 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (0.91%) Relational Database
12 19 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (0.69%) Big Data
14 13 (0.56%) QlikView
14 13 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
16 11 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.78%) Selenium
4 16 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (0.65%) JIRA
6 14 (0.61%) Subversion
7 11 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 9 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.30%) ClearQuest
10 6 (0.26%) AdminStudio
10 6 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.26%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.26%) TestLink
11 5 (0.22%) Toad
11 5 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.13%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.13%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.13%) TestComplete
General
1 339 (14.65%) Finance
2 169 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 119 (5.14%) Retail
4 92 (3.98%) Marketing
5 76 (3.28%) Legal
6 60 (2.59%) Advertising
7 41 (1.77%) German Language
8 37 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.56%) Back Office
10 33 (1.43%) Banking
11 28 (1.21%) French Language
12 26 (1.12%) Law
13 22 (0.95%) General Ledger
14 18 (0.78%) Automotive
15 16 (0.69%) Billing
16 13 (0.56%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.52%) Publishing
17 12 (0.52%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.52%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.39%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 722 (31.20%) Analyst
2 363 (15.69%) Support Engineer
3 286 (12.36%) Support Analyst
4 246 (10.63%) Service Analyst
5 235 (10.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 200 (8.64%) 1st Line Support
7 160 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 152 (6.57%) IT Support
9 131 (5.66%) Technical Support
10 104 (4.49%) Administrator
11 102 (4.41%) Consultant
12 97 (4.19%) Developer
13 90 (3.89%) Help Desk Support
14 82 (3.54%) Desktop Support
15 80 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 77 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
17 76 (3.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
18 74 (3.20%) Business Analyst
18 74 (3.20%) Technical Support Engineer
19 71 (3.07%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (4.88%) HTML
2 102 (4.41%) .NET
3 73 (3.15%) XML
4 60 (2.59%) CSS
5 47 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 41 (1.77%) Web Services
7 34 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 24 (1.04%) WCF
9 15 (0.65%) HTML5
9 15 (0.65%) XSLT
10 14 (0.61%) COM
11 12 (0.52%) Flash
11 12 (0.52%) jQuery
12 11 (0.48%) WPF
13 10 (0.43%) Ajax
13 10 (0.43%) MAPI
14 8 (0.35%) SOAP
14 8 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
15 7 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 292 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (7.09%) Blackberry
3 125 (5.40%) Management Information System
4 104 (4.49%) Thin Client
4 104 (4.49%) Fat Client
5 61 (2.64%) iPhone
6 52 (2.25%) Statistics
7 51 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 43 (1.86%) Social Media
8 43 (1.86%) EPoS
9 41 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.43%) iPad
11 31 (1.34%) Clustering
12 30 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 28 (1.21%) E-Learning
14 25 (1.08%) Mobile App
15 24 (1.04%) PDA
16 21 (0.91%) AS400
17 19 (0.82%) Mathematics
18 18 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1230 (53.15%) Windows
2 627 (27.10%) Windows 7
3 400 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 358 (15.47%) Windows XP
5 262 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 238 (10.29%) Windows 8
7 174 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 128 (5.53%) Linux
9 80 (3.46%) Windows Vista
10 69 (2.98%) Mac OS X
11 52 (2.25%) UNIX
12 51 (2.20%) Android
13 38 (1.64%) Windows 2000
14 37 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 30 (1.30%) Apple iOS
16 22 (0.95%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (0.65%) Solaris
19 14 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
20 6 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (23.64%) ITIL
2 196 (8.47%) Project Management
3 151 (6.53%) Service Delivery
4 145 (6.27%) Incident Management
5 139 (6.01%) Service Management
6 118 (5.10%) Time Management
7 112 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (4.71%) CRM
9 108 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
10 107 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 102 (4.41%) Data Analysis
12 101 (4.36%) Problem Management
13 84 (3.63%) Change Management
14 70 (3.03%) Configuration Management
15 69 (2.98%) Migration
16 65 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
17 62 (2.68%) Asset Management
18 60 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
19 59 (2.55%) User Acceptance Testing
20 57 (2.46%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 370 (15.99%) SQL
2 73 (3.15%) C#
3 64 (2.77%) PowerShell
4 62 (2.68%) Java
5 51 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 49 (2.12%) C
7 41 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 37 (1.60%) VB
9 28 (1.21%) Shell Script
10 24 (1.04%) VBA
11 23 (0.99%) VB.NET
12 20 (0.86%) PHP
13 19 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.65%) C++
15 12 (0.52%) VBScript
16 10 (0.43%) VB6
17 8 (0.35%) Python
18 7 (0.30%) Perl
19 6 (0.26%) Bash Shell
20 4 (0.17%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 260 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 258 (11.15%) Degree
3 209 (9.03%) MCP
4 165 (7.13%) Cisco Certification
5 163 (7.04%) MCSE
6 153 (6.61%) Security Cleared
7 142 (6.14%) CCNA
8 99 (4.28%) SC Cleared
9 97 (4.19%) MCITP
10 76 (3.28%) MCSA
11 73 (3.15%) A+ Certification
12 54 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 51 (2.20%) DV Cleared
14 46 (1.99%) MCTS
14 46 (1.99%) CCNP
15 35 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (0.99%) ISEB
17 21 (0.91%) MOS
18 20 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 18 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (11.62%) SLA
2 53 (2.29%) ISO 9001
3 47 (2.03%) QA
4 23 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.22%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.086%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.086%) GAMP
System Software
1 685 (29.60%) Active Directory
2 241 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (4.84%) XenApp
4 93 (4.02%) Hyper-V
5 69 (2.98%) Terminal Services
6 39 (1.69%) vSphere
7 36 (1.56%) XenDesktop
8 34 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 17 (0.73%) ISA Server
11 15 (0.65%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.52%) Firmware
12 12 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.13%) Sendmail
17 2 (0.086%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.086%) UAG
Systems Management
1 124 (5.36%) SCCM
2 112 (4.84%) Backup Exec
3 67 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 33 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 32 (1.38%) WSUS
6 20 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 14 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 13 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 11 (0.48%) ARCserve
9 11 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.43%) Windows Intune
11 9 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.35%) SCOM
12 8 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 8 (0.35%) Netcool
12 8 (0.35%) Unicenter
13 6 (0.26%) Puppet
14 4 (0.17%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.17%) DameWare
15 2 (0.086%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1561 (67.46%) Microsoft
2 303 (13.09%) Citrix
3 283 (12.23%) VMware
4 225 (9.72%) Cisco
5 169 (7.30%) Oracle
6 156 (6.74%) HP
7 116 (5.01%) Symantec
8 113 (4.88%) Apple
9 76 (3.28%) SAP
10 65 (2.81%) Veeam
11 50 (2.16%) Avaya
12 46 (1.99%) Adobe
13 45 (1.94%) McAfee
14 41 (1.77%) Fujitsu
15 40 (1.73%) Juniper
16 39 (1.69%) Dell
17 38 (1.64%) F5
18 37 (1.60%) CheckPoint
19 34 (1.47%) Remedy
20 32 (1.38%) Mitel
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