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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1052 944 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.15% 4.66% 4.46%
As % of the Applications category 30.24% 29.72% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 848 752 828
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
3479 3176 3490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.03% 15.69% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2864 2597 2993
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +9 248 £35,000 -6.66% 34
Surrey +6 237 £28,500 +9.61% 17
Hampshire +4 221 £25,000 -9.09% 29
Buckinghamshire +10 101 £27,500 +14.58% 20
Kent +10 70 £28,750 +4.54% 16
Oxfordshire -21 56 £27,500 -14.06% 7
East Sussex 0 51 £24,000 -11.11% 7
West Sussex -22 40 £23,500 -32.85% 13
Middlesex +16 20 £31,500 +16.66%
Sussex -1 2 £26,000 +8.33% 1
Home Counties - 2 £27,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £29,000 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1534 (66.96%) Microsoft
2 1207 (52.68%) Windows
3 1196 (52.20%) MS Excel
4 669 (29.20%) Active Directory
5 628 (27.41%) Windows 7
6 552 (24.09%) ITIL
7 484 (21.13%) MS Exchange
8 390 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 369 (16.11%) Windows XP
10 346 (15.10%) Finance
11 344 (15.02%) SQL
12 301 (13.14%) Citrix
13 282 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
14 278 (12.13%) VMware
15 268 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
16 263 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
17 260 (11.35%) SLA
18 259 (11.31%) Degree
19 254 (11.09%) Firewall
20 253 (11.04%) SQL Server
21 247 (10.78%) LAN
22 246 (10.74%) WAN
23 234 (10.21%) DNS
23 234 (10.21%) Windows 8
24 232 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
25 226 (9.86%) SharePoint
26 219 (9.56%) TCP/IP
27 216 (9.43%) Cisco
28 210 (9.17%) MCP
29 205 (8.95%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 484 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 226 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 171 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 161 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 103 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 89 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 81 (3.54%) Lync
8 72 (3.14%) IIS
9 59 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 43 (1.88%) CMS
11 34 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
12 20 (0.87%) Moodle
13 19 (0.83%) IBM Notes
13 19 (0.83%) MS Project Server
14 17 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
15 16 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.48%) Live Communications Server
18 7 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 1196 (52.20%) MS Excel
2 205 (8.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 129 (5.63%) MS Project
4 113 (4.93%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.48%) AutoCAD
8 11 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
9 9 (0.39%) InDesign
9 9 (0.39%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.087%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.087%) Solid Edge
11 2 (0.087%) Mingle
12 1 (0.044%) CATIA
12 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 22 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.70%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
8 5 (0.22%) Agresso
8 5 (0.22%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.22%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 141 (6.15%) Office 365
2 22 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.87%) SaaS
4 9 (0.39%) IaaS
5 8 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.26%) PaaS
6 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.13%) Yammer
7 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 254 (11.09%) Firewall
2 247 (10.78%) LAN
3 246 (10.74%) WAN
4 234 (10.21%) DNS
5 219 (9.56%) TCP/IP
6 177 (7.73%) Internet
7 174 (7.59%) DHCP
8 134 (5.85%) VPN
9 95 (4.15%) VoIP
10 93 (4.06%) SAN
11 92 (4.02%) Wireless
12 53 (2.31%) Ethernet
13 48 (2.10%) VLAN
14 43 (1.88%) Network Security
15 39 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
17 35 (1.53%) ADSL
18 33 (1.44%) IP Telephony
19 26 (1.13%) Broadband
20 25 (1.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 62 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.10%) MySQL
4 44 (1.92%) MS Access
5 43 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
9 25 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 23 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (0.96%) Data Mining
12 20 (0.87%) Relational Database
13 18 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (0.65%) Big Data
14 15 (0.65%) QlikView
15 13 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 15 (0.65%) Selenium
4 14 (0.61%) Subversion
5 13 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (0.48%) JIRA
7 10 (0.44%) SoapUI
8 9 (0.39%) ClearQuest
9 8 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 7 (0.31%) Ranorex
10 7 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.26%) AdminStudio
11 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.26%) TestLink
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.13%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.13%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 346 (15.10%) Finance
2 183 (7.99%) Telecoms
3 119 (5.19%) Retail
4 107 (4.67%) Marketing
5 70 (3.06%) Legal
6 69 (3.01%) Advertising
7 53 (2.31%) German Language
8 40 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.66%) Banking
10 37 (1.62%) Back Office
11 32 (1.40%) French Language
12 27 (1.18%) Law
13 20 (0.87%) Billing
14 17 (0.74%) Automotive
14 17 (0.74%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.61%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.57%) Publishing
16 13 (0.57%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.52%) Spanish Language
18 11 (0.48%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 701 (30.60%) Analyst
2 346 (15.10%) Support Engineer
3 270 (11.79%) Support Analyst
4 245 (10.69%) Service Analyst
5 234 (10.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 198 (8.64%) 1st Line Support
7 168 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 157 (6.85%) IT Support
9 116 (5.06%) Technical Support
10 106 (4.63%) Consultant
11 103 (4.50%) Administrator
12 90 (3.93%) Help Desk Support
13 85 (3.71%) Developer
14 82 (3.58%) Desktop Support
15 80 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 77 (3.36%) Support Technician
17 76 (3.32%) Technical Engineer
18 75 (3.27%) Project Manager
19 70 (3.06%) Technical Support Engineer
20 68 (2.97%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (4.32%) .NET
2 97 (4.23%) HTML
3 72 (3.14%) XML
4 59 (2.58%) CSS
5 45 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 38 (1.66%) Web Services
7 26 (1.13%) .NET Framework
8 22 (0.96%) WCF
9 16 (0.70%) jQuery
10 15 (0.65%) XSLT
11 14 (0.61%) Flash
12 12 (0.52%) SOAP
12 12 (0.52%) COM
13 9 (0.39%) HTML5
13 9 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (0.39%) MAPI
13 9 (0.39%) Ajax
14 8 (0.35%) WPF
15 7 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 282 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (6.11%) Blackberry
3 111 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 103 (4.50%) Thin Client
4 103 (4.50%) Fat Client
5 59 (2.58%) iPhone
6 54 (2.36%) Statistics
7 53 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 52 (2.27%) Social Media
9 44 (1.92%) EPoS
10 30 (1.31%) iPad
10 30 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.22%) E-Learning
12 26 (1.13%) AS400
13 24 (1.05%) PDA
13 24 (1.05%) Clustering
14 20 (0.87%) Mathematics
15 19 (0.83%) NHS
15 19 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1207 (52.68%) Windows
2 628 (27.41%) Windows 7
3 390 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 369 (16.11%) Windows XP
5 263 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 234 (10.21%) Windows 8
7 183 (7.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 123 (5.37%) Linux
9 80 (3.49%) Windows Vista
10 55 (2.40%) Mac OS X
11 54 (2.36%) UNIX
12 51 (2.23%) Android
13 34 (1.48%) Windows 2000
14 33 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
15 26 (1.13%) Apple iOS
16 22 (0.96%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
18 17 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (0.61%) Solaris
20 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (24.09%) ITIL
2 189 (8.25%) Project Management
3 152 (6.63%) Service Delivery
4 139 (6.07%) Service Management
5 127 (5.54%) Incident Management
6 117 (5.11%) Time Management
6 117 (5.11%) CRM
7 112 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (4.85%) PRINCE2
9 110 (4.80%) Kalman Filter
10 99 (4.32%) Data Analysis
11 93 (4.06%) Change Management
12 85 (3.71%) Problem Management
13 74 (3.23%) Configuration Management
14 66 (2.88%) Asset Management
15 60 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 54 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (2.31%) Migration
18 52 (2.27%) ITSM
19 51 (2.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 344 (15.02%) SQL
2 80 (3.49%) C#
3 58 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 57 (2.49%) Java
5 50 (2.18%) JavaScript
6 48 (2.10%) C
7 40 (1.75%) VB
8 38 (1.66%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.00%) VB.NET
10 22 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 18 (0.79%) PHP
12 17 (0.74%) VBA
13 14 (0.61%) VBScript
13 14 (0.61%) C++
14 11 (0.48%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.35%) VB6
15 8 (0.35%) Perl
15 8 (0.35%) Python
16 5 (0.22%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 268 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 259 (11.31%) Degree
3 210 (9.17%) MCP
4 165 (7.20%) MCSE
5 158 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 158 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 137 (5.98%) CCNA
7 100 (4.36%) SC Cleared
8 97 (4.23%) MCITP
9 86 (3.75%) MCSA
10 75 (3.27%) A+ Certification
11 58 (2.53%) MCTS
12 48 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 48 (2.10%) DV Cleared
13 39 (1.70%) CCNP
14 33 (1.44%) ISEB
15 32 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 22 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 19 (0.83%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (11.35%) SLA
2 66 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 46 (2.01%) QA
4 25 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.13%) GAMP
8 3 (0.13%) COBIT
9 2 (0.087%) TickIT
9 2 (0.087%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.044%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.044%) P3O
10 1 (0.044%) GxP
System Software
1 669 (29.20%) Active Directory
2 232 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (4.54%) XenApp
3 104 (4.54%) Hyper-V
4 70 (3.06%) Terminal Services
5 32 (1.40%) XenDesktop
6 31 (1.35%) vSphere
6 31 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 15 (0.65%) ISA Server
9 12 (0.52%) Firmware
9 12 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.39%) VMware Server
11 8 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.13%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.087%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.087%) KVM
15 2 (0.087%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 111 (4.85%) Backup Exec
2 108 (4.71%) SCCM
3 65 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 34 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 27 (1.18%) WSUS
6 22 (0.96%) NetBackup
7 16 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 13 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 12 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.48%) Netcool
10 11 (0.48%) ARCserve
10 11 (0.48%) Unicenter
10 11 (0.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 10 (0.44%) Windows Intune
12 9 (0.39%) SCOM
13 7 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.26%) Puppet
15 3 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
15 3 (0.13%) FortiGate
16 2 (0.087%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1534 (66.96%) Microsoft
2 301 (13.14%) Citrix
3 278 (12.13%) VMware
4 216 (9.43%) Cisco
5 167 (7.29%) HP
6 158 (6.90%) Oracle
7 115 (5.02%) Symantec
8 96 (4.19%) Apple
9 94 (4.10%) SAP
10 61 (2.66%) Veeam
11 49 (2.14%) McAfee
12 48 (2.10%) Adobe
13 45 (1.96%) Avaya
14 43 (1.88%) F5
15 41 (1.79%) Fujitsu
15 41 (1.79%) CheckPoint
15 41 (1.79%) Juniper
16 37 (1.62%) Dell
17 33 (1.44%) Veritas
18 32 (1.40%) Remedy
Crawley, West Sussex
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: From £25,513 to £27,864 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum Plus great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Whitstable, Kent
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago