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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 52 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.18% 6.58% 4.32%
As % of the Applications category 25.87% 35.54% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 36
Average salary £22,000 £22,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,450 £18,000 £13,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
201 166 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.87% 18.53% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 183 152 104
Average salary £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

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 20 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 84 (86.60%) Windows
2 79 (81.44%) Microsoft
3 51 (52.58%) MS Excel
4 43 (44.33%) MS Exchange
5 34 (35.05%) Active Directory
6 33 (34.02%) Windows 7
7 28 (28.87%) ITIL
8 27 (27.84%) Windows XP
8 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (22.68%) SLA
11 21 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (19.59%) A+ Certification
12 19 (19.59%) Windows 8
13 17 (17.53%) Retail
14 16 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (15.46%) SAP
16 14 (14.43%) EPoS
16 14 (14.43%) Backup Exec
16 14 (14.43%) Wireless
17 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (13.40%) MCSA
18 12 (12.37%) MCP
18 12 (12.37%) SQL
18 12 (12.37%) Cisco
18 12 (12.37%) VoIP
18 12 (12.37%) Software Distribution
19 11 (11.34%) VMware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (44.33%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.15%) Lync
5 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.09%) CMS
7 2 (2.06%) Apache
7 2 (2.06%) WordPress
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (52.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.03%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Wireless
2 12 (12.37%) VoIP
3 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.15%) LAN
4 5 (5.15%) VLAN
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.15%) SNMP
4 5 (5.15%) Firewall
5 4 (4.12%) VPN
5 4 (4.12%) WAN
6 3 (3.09%) Intranet
6 3 (3.09%) ISDN
7 1 (1.03%) ADSL
7 1 (1.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) MS Access
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Subversion
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (17.53%) Retail
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.22%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.06%) Back Office
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Analyst
2 25 (25.77%) Support Analyst
3 23 (23.71%) 1st Line Support
4 20 (20.62%) Service Analyst
4 20 (20.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (18.56%) IT Support
6 14 (14.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 12 (12.37%) Help Desk Support
7 12 (12.37%) Support Engineer
8 11 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (9.28%) Desktop Support
10 8 (8.25%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (8.25%) Administrator
10 8 (8.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 7 (7.22%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (6.19%) Support Technician
12 6 (6.19%) IT Administrator
13 5 (5.15%) IT Support Technician
13 5 (5.15%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) COM
1 4 (4.12%) HTML
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.06%) WCF
2 2 (2.06%) WPF
2 2 (2.06%) jQuery
2 2 (2.06%) HTML5
2 2 (2.06%) CSS3
2 2 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.06%) CSS
2 2 (2.06%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) XHTML
3 1 (1.03%) WinForms
3 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) EPoS
2 5 (5.15%) iSeries
3 4 (4.12%) AS400
4 3 (3.09%) Clustering
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.03%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (86.60%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Windows 7
3 27 (27.84%) Windows XP
3 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (19.59%) Windows 8
5 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.06%) Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) ITIL
2 12 (12.37%) Software Distribution
3 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.28%) Change Management
4 8 (8.25%) Project Management
5 7 (7.22%) Network Management
6 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.15%) ERP
8 4 (4.12%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.12%) Software Deployment
8 4 (4.12%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (3.09%) Time Management
9 3 (3.09%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.09%) Content Management
9 3 (3.09%) CRM
10 2 (2.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) C#
3 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.06%) C++
4 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.06%) PHP
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) VB
5 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) A+ Certification
2 13 (13.40%) MCSA
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.37%) MCP
4 10 (10.31%) Degree
5 7 (7.22%) MCSE
5 7 (7.22%) MCTS
6 5 (5.15%) MCITP
6 5 (5.15%) CCNA
6 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.68%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 34 (35.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (81.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.46%) SAP
3 12 (12.37%) Cisco
4 11 (11.34%) Citrix
4 11 (11.34%) VMware
5 9 (9.28%) Symantec
6 6 (6.19%) HP
7 5 (5.15%) ProCurve
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle
8 3 (3.09%) Dell
8 3 (3.09%) Adobe
9 2 (2.06%) Sun
9 2 (2.06%) Pegasus
9 2 (2.06%) Twitter
10 1 (1.03%) Veeam
10 1 (1.03%) Primavera
10 1 (1.03%) Google
10 1 (1.03%) Sage
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