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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 951 1052 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.21% 5.12% 4.48%
As % of the Applications category 33.23% 31.08% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 774 851 818
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
2862 3385 3882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.68% 16.46% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2378 2712 3149
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +10 264 £32,500 - 19
Berkshire -3 179 £36,000 +24.13% 18
Hampshire +8 173 £32,000 +28.00% 21
Buckinghamshire -4 102 £29,000 -9.37% 8
Kent +4 78 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Oxfordshire +3 64 £27,500 -23.61% 3
West Sussex -26 55 £29,000 +10.47% 6
East Sussex +5 35 £25,000 -7.40% 6
Middlesex +4 1 £37,500 +2.73%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 1367 (72.67%) Microsoft
2 992 (52.74%) Windows
3 965 (51.30%) MS Excel
4 626 (33.28%) Active Directory
5 431 (22.91%) Windows 7
6 370 (19.67%) Windows Server
7 362 (19.25%) SQL
8 333 (17.70%) MS Exchange
9 329 (17.49%) SQL Server
10 320 (17.01%) Finance
11 273 (14.51%) Degree
12 255 (13.56%) Windows 8
13 248 (13.18%) ITIL
14 230 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
15 224 (11.91%) Office 365
16 214 (11.38%) SLA
17 213 (11.32%) VMware
18 210 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
19 206 (10.95%) MS PowerPoint
19 206 (10.95%) Windows Server 2012
20 198 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
21 192 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
22 191 (10.15%) Project Management
23 185 (9.84%) Cisco
24 184 (9.78%) .NET
25 180 (9.57%) MS Visio
25 180 (9.57%) Citrix
26 175 (9.30%) Firewall
27 165 (8.77%) SharePoint
28 161 (8.56%) Windows XP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 333 (17.70%) MS Exchange
2 165 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 134 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 110 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 76 (4.04%) IIS
6 53 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 39 (2.07%) Skype for Business
8 32 (1.70%) CMS
9 31 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
10 26 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
11 25 (1.33%) SAS
11 25 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 24 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (1.06%) MS Project Server
14 8 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.37%) Apache
16 5 (0.27%) Joomla!
16 5 (0.27%) OpenEdge
17 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 965 (51.30%) MS Excel
2 206 (10.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 180 (9.57%) MS Visio
4 105 (5.58%) MS Project
5 27 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.58%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.32%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.32%) Maple
11 5 (0.27%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.21%) InDesign
12 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.16%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.11%) Siemens NX
14 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
15 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.053%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 33 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.58%) assyst
5 11 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
5 11 (0.58%) TIBCO iProcess
6 6 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.32%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.32%) SAP SD
7 5 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.21%) HFM
8 4 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.21%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.21%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.21%) SAP WM
9 3 (0.16%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 224 (11.91%) Office 365
2 47 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.33%) SaaS
4 17 (0.90%) Google Apps
5 10 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.32%) Yammer
7 4 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.16%) AdWords
8 3 (0.16%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.16%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (9.30%) Firewall
2 141 (7.50%) LAN
3 137 (7.28%) VPN
4 131 (6.96%) WAN
5 127 (6.75%) DNS
6 109 (5.79%) TCP/IP
7 95 (5.05%) Internet
8 93 (4.94%) DHCP
9 89 (4.73%) Wireless
10 76 (4.04%) VoIP
11 65 (3.46%) IP Telephony
12 57 (3.03%) SAN
13 40 (2.13%) MPLS
14 37 (1.97%) Ethernet
15 36 (1.91%) SDH
15 36 (1.91%) Telepresence
16 29 (1.54%) VLAN
17 27 (1.44%) iSCSI
18 25 (1.33%) Network Security
19 24 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 114 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (4.57%) Relational Database
4 58 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 47 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 22 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (0.96%) OLAP
12 18 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
13 17 (0.90%) Oracle OLAP
14 16 (0.85%) MS Access
15 15 (0.80%) MySQL
15 15 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.69%) Power BI
17 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 55 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 37 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (0.96%) ReSharper
4 14 (0.74%) JIRA
5 11 (0.58%) Toad
6 10 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.32%) ProC
8 6 (0.32%) Subversion
9 5 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (0.27%) Selenium
10 4 (0.21%) Hudson
10 4 (0.21%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.21%) MSI
10 4 (0.21%) MSTest
10 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.21%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.16%) JUnit
11 3 (0.16%) T4 Templates
11 3 (0.16%) WiX
General
1 320 (17.01%) Finance
2 142 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 86 (4.57%) Marketing
4 68 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 50 (2.66%) Retail
6 43 (2.29%) Legal
7 35 (1.86%) Electronics
8 32 (1.70%) Advertising
9 31 (1.65%) Banking
10 29 (1.54%) Back Office
11 23 (1.22%) Law
11 23 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.06%) Billing
13 19 (1.01%) German Language
14 14 (0.74%) Publishing
15 9 (0.48%) French Language
16 8 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.32%) Automotive
17 6 (0.32%) Games
18 5 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 617 (32.80%) Analyst
2 256 (13.61%) Support Analyst
3 224 (11.91%) IT Support
4 202 (10.74%) Support Engineer
5 183 (9.73%) Service Analyst
6 173 (9.20%) Service Desk Analyst
7 155 (8.24%) Developer
8 127 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 118 (6.27%) 1st Line Support
10 114 (6.06%) IT Analyst
11 110 (5.85%) Desktop Support
12 106 (5.64%) Consultant
13 94 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
13 94 (5.00%) Support Technician
14 90 (4.78%) Project Manager
15 89 (4.73%) IT Support Analyst
15 89 (4.73%) Junior
16 80 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support
17 79 (4.20%) Administrator
18 78 (4.15%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (9.78%) .NET
2 131 (6.96%) HTML
3 79 (4.20%) XML
4 72 (3.83%) CSS
5 69 (3.67%) .NET Framework
6 46 (2.45%) ASP.NET
7 40 (2.13%) Web Services
8 37 (1.97%) jQuery
8 37 (1.97%) WCF
9 33 (1.75%) HTML5
10 30 (1.59%) Entity Framework
10 30 (1.59%) WPF
11 26 (1.38%) XSLT
12 24 (1.28%) WinForms
13 19 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (0.90%) Caliburn.Micro
15 14 (0.74%) AngularJS
15 14 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 11 (0.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 230 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 98 (5.21%) Driving Licence
4 74 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 67 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 57 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 55 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
8 40 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 40 (2.13%) Smartphone
9 33 (1.75%) iPad
9 33 (1.75%) iPhone
10 31 (1.65%) User Experience
11 30 (1.59%) Client/Server
12 29 (1.54%) Clustering
13 22 (1.17%) EqualLogic
14 18 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.96%) Microsoft Licensing
15 17 (0.90%) Statistics
16 14 (0.74%) EPoS
17 13 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 992 (52.74%) Windows
2 431 (22.91%) Windows 7
3 370 (19.67%) Windows Server
4 255 (13.56%) Windows 8
5 206 (10.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 198 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 161 (8.56%) Windows XP
8 91 (4.84%) Windows 10
9 82 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 67 (3.56%) Linux
11 60 (3.19%) Android
11 60 (3.19%) Unix
12 58 (3.08%) Mac OS X
13 51 (2.71%) Apple iOS
14 33 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
15 25 (1.33%) Windows Vista
16 24 (1.28%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.48%) VMS
19 5 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (13.18%) ITIL
2 192 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (10.15%) Project Management
4 120 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 98 (5.21%) PRINCE2
6 96 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
7 95 (5.05%) CRM
8 76 (4.04%) Business Analysis
9 72 (3.83%) Workflow
10 71 (3.77%) Service Management
11 59 (3.14%) Presales
12 57 (3.03%) ERP
13 55 (2.92%) SDLC
14 54 (2.87%) Project Planning
15 52 (2.76%) Data Analysis
16 51 (2.71%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (2.66%) Information Security
17 50 (2.66%) Time Management
18 47 (2.50%) Migration
19 45 (2.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 362 (19.25%) SQL
2 148 (7.87%) C#
3 94 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 60 (3.19%) VBA
5 58 (3.08%) C
6 47 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 43 (2.29%) PL/SQL
8 39 (2.07%) Java
9 38 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.01%) C++
11 17 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 16 (0.85%) Perl
12 16 (0.85%) VB
13 14 (0.74%) VBScript
14 12 (0.64%) XPath
15 10 (0.53%) Delphi
16 9 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.43%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.43%) Python
17 8 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 273 (14.51%) Degree
2 210 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (5.95%) MCSE
4 104 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (4.68%) MCP
6 53 (2.82%) MCITP
7 51 (2.71%) CCNA
8 48 (2.55%) Security Cleared
9 39 (2.07%) MCSA
10 38 (2.02%) MCDST
11 36 (1.91%) CCDP
12 34 (1.81%) A+ Certification
13 33 (1.75%) SC Cleared
14 32 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 27 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (1.33%) MCTS
17 23 (1.22%) ISEB
17 23 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 21 (1.12%) ISTQB
19 20 (1.06%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (11.38%) SLA
2 64 (3.40%) QA
3 38 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.81%) ISO 9001
5 17 (0.90%) ISO 14001
6 16 (0.85%) ISO22301
7 15 (0.80%) COBIT
8 14 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 14 (0.74%) GAAP
8 14 (0.74%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.69%) ISO27002
10 6 (0.32%) SEPA
11 4 (0.21%) P3O
11 4 (0.21%) RMADS
12 3 (0.16%) TickIT
13 1 (0.053%) GAMP
13 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 626 (33.28%) Active Directory
2 121 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (5.85%) Hyper-V
4 38 (2.02%) XenApp
5 30 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 23 (1.22%) vSphere
7 21 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 20 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
9 17 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.80%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.53%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.37%) XenServer
13 6 (0.32%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.16%) FreeRADIUS
14 3 (0.16%) vCloud
15 2 (0.11%) Firmware
15 2 (0.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 61 (3.24%) SCCM
2 44 (2.34%) WSUS
3 32 (1.70%) Backup Exec
4 24 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.64%) SCOM
7 11 (0.58%) TIBCO Hawk
8 9 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
8 9 (0.48%) Puppet
9 8 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
10 7 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.37%) Nagios
10 7 (0.37%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.32%) Simpana
12 5 (0.27%) Opsview
12 5 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.21%) Ansible
13 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.21%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1367 (72.67%) Microsoft
2 213 (11.32%) VMware
3 185 (9.84%) Cisco
4 180 (9.57%) Citrix
5 126 (6.70%) Oracle
6 107 (5.69%) Avaya
7 80 (4.25%) SAP
8 63 (3.35%) HP
9 59 (3.14%) Google
10 58 (3.08%) Apple
10 58 (3.08%) Dell
11 46 (2.45%) Adobe
11 46 (2.45%) Sophos
12 37 (1.97%) Symantec
13 25 (1.33%) Hyperion
13 25 (1.33%) IBM
14 24 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (1.06%) Remedy
16 19 (1.01%) Fortinet
16 19 (1.01%) Intel Security
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