The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 38 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 34 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.89% 4.94% 2.69%
As % of the Applications category 16.92% 28.83% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 19
Average salary £19,500 £22,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,300 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £32,500 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
201 163 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.02% 17.12% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 157 140 111
Average salary £35,000 £31,349 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.64% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MS Office
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Southampton region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Southampton

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 58 (84.06%) Microsoft
2 49 (71.01%) Windows
3 44 (63.77%) MS Excel
4 23 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 22 (31.88%) MCP
6 21 (30.43%) ITIL
7 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
8 18 (26.09%) SLA
9 15 (21.74%) A+ Certification
10 13 (18.84%) Service Desk Management
11 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
12 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
14 7 (10.14%) SQL
14 7 (10.14%) Degree
15 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
15 6 (8.70%) Software Deployment
15 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
15 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
15 6 (8.70%) Citrix
15 6 (8.70%) .NET
15 6 (8.70%) Change Management
15 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
16 5 (7.25%) Finance
16 5 (7.25%) C#
16 5 (7.25%) HTML
16 5 (7.25%) COM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Lync
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 44 (63.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Project
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.45%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) LAN
2 4 (5.80%) WAN
3 2 (2.90%) DSL
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) VPN
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) TestLink
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Analyst
2 26 (37.68%) Service Analyst
2 26 (37.68%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.70%) Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) IT Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) IT Support
6 5 (7.25%) Configuration Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) HTML
2 5 (7.25%) COM
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) jQuery
5 1 (1.45%) HTML5
5 1 (1.45%) CSS3
5 1 (1.45%) WAP
5 1 (1.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) CMDB
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) AS400
4 3 (4.35%) EPoS
4 3 (4.35%) iSeries
5 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.90%) PDA
6 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) FMCG
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (71.01%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.35%) Android
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Service Desk Management
3 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.70%) Software Deployment
4 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.70%) Change Management
5 4 (5.80%) Project Management
5 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.35%) Service Management
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.90%) Line Management
8 1 (1.45%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.45%) Coaching
8 1 (1.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) C#
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) VB
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) MCP
2 15 (21.74%) A+ Certification
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) MCTS
5 3 (4.35%) MCITP
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
5 3 (4.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) CISSP
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (84.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Citrix
3 3 (4.35%) Apple
3 3 (4.35%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Mitel
5 1 (1.45%) Avaya
5 1 (1.45%) Novell
5 1 (1.45%) Siemens
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco