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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 54 58 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.39% 7.05% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 29.35% 36.02% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 50 56 41
Average salary £21,500 £22,600 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.86% -17.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
184 161 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.78% 19.56% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 170 153 103
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 22 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 89 (89.90%) Windows
2 81 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 55 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 47 (47.47%) MS Exchange
5 38 (38.38%) Active Directory
6 35 (35.35%) Windows 7
7 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 26 (26.26%) ITIL
10 24 (24.24%) SLA
10 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (20.20%) Windows 8
13 18 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (17.17%) Backup Exec
14 17 (17.17%) A+ Certification
15 15 (15.15%) Citrix
15 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (15.15%) MCSA
16 13 (13.13%) Cisco
16 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (12.12%) Software Distribution
17 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (12.12%) SAP
17 12 (12.12%) VMware
17 12 (12.12%) Retail
18 11 (11.11%) Wireless
18 11 (11.11%) MCP
18 11 (11.11%) EPoS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 47 (47.47%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (8.08%) Lync
6 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.03%) CMS
8 2 (2.02%) WordPress
8 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.02%) Apache
Applications
1 55 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.01%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.01%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Wireless
2 9 (9.09%) VoIP
3 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.05%) Intranet
4 5 (5.05%) SNMP
4 5 (5.05%) Firewall
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.05%) VLAN
5 4 (4.04%) LAN
5 4 (4.04%) VPN
6 3 (3.03%) WAN
6 3 (3.03%) ISDN
7 1 (1.01%) ADSL
7 1 (1.01%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) MS Access
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.02%) Subversion
2 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (12.12%) Retail
2 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
4 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (42.42%) Analyst
2 28 (28.28%) Support Analyst
3 21 (21.21%) Service Analyst
3 21 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (20.20%) 1st Line Support
5 19 (19.19%) IT Support
6 15 (15.15%) Support Engineer
6 15 (15.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 14 (14.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (12.12%) Desktop Support
9 9 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Administrator
10 6 (6.06%) Support Technician
10 6 (6.06%) IT Administrator
11 5 (5.05%) IT Support Technician
11 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) jQuery
1 2 (2.02%) HTML5
1 2 (2.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (2.02%) CSS3
1 2 (2.02%) COM
1 2 (2.02%) CSS
1 2 (2.02%) HTML
1 2 (2.02%) XHTML
2 1 (1.01%) Flash
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) WinForms
2 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) EPoS
3 7 (7.07%) iSeries
4 6 (6.06%) AS400
5 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Clustering
6 3 (3.03%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.02%) NHS
7 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.01%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 89 (89.90%) Windows
2 35 (35.35%) Windows 7
3 29 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (20.20%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.02%) Linux
11 1 (1.01%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) ITIL
2 12 (12.12%) Software Distribution
3 10 (10.10%) Change Management
4 9 (9.09%) Project Management
4 9 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.07%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.07%) Network Management
6 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.06%) Software Deployment
6 6 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.05%) CRM
7 5 (5.05%) ERP
7 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Management
8 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.03%) Content Management
9 3 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.10%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) C#
3 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.02%) PHP
4 2 (2.02%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) A+ Certification
2 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.15%) MCSA
3 11 (11.11%) MCP
4 7 (7.07%) MCSE
4 7 (7.07%) MCTS
4 7 (7.07%) Degree
5 6 (6.06%) MCITP
5 6 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.01%) PMP
7 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.24%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (38.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 81 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.15%) Citrix
3 13 (13.13%) Cisco
4 12 (12.12%) SAP
4 12 (12.12%) VMware
5 9 (9.09%) Symantec
6 7 (7.07%) HP
7 6 (6.06%) ProCurve
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle
9 3 (3.03%) Dell
9 3 (3.03%) Adobe
10 2 (2.02%) Veeam
10 2 (2.02%) Twitter
10 2 (2.02%) Sun
11 1 (1.01%) Cognos
11 1 (1.01%) Primavera
11 1 (1.01%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.01%) Google
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