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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 56 53 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.07% 6.69% 4.37%
As % of the Applications category 35.67% 33.13% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 38
Average salary £22,000 £22,600 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% -22.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £47,500
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
157 160 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.82% 20.20% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 145 150 110
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 £18,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,950 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +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 21 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 85 (85.86%) Windows
2 80 (80.81%) Microsoft
3 55 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 41 (41.41%) MS Exchange
5 37 (37.37%) Active Directory
6 30 (30.30%) Windows XP
7 28 (28.28%) ITIL
8 25 (25.25%) Windows 7
9 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (21.21%) SLA
11 20 (20.20%) Citrix
11 20 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (18.18%) A+ Certification
13 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (16.16%) MCSA
13 16 (16.16%) Software Distribution
14 15 (15.15%) Incident Management
14 15 (15.15%) Backup Exec
15 13 (13.13%) Wireless
16 12 (12.12%) VMware
16 12 (12.12%) SAP
16 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (11.11%) Retail
17 11 (11.11%) Windows 8
17 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (11.11%) SQL
17 11 (11.11%) MCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 41 (41.41%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (7.07%) Lync
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.02%) CMS
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.01%) Apache
8 1 (1.01%) WordPress
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.02%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.02%) Agresso
3 1 (1.01%) Magento
3 1 (1.01%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.13%) Wireless
2 10 (10.10%) VoIP
3 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.06%) Intranet
4 4 (4.04%) WAN
4 4 (4.04%) LAN
5 2 (2.02%) VLAN
5 2 (2.02%) VPN
5 2 (2.02%) Firewall
6 1 (1.01%) ADSL
6 1 (1.01%) Broadband
6 1 (1.01%) DNS
6 1 (1.01%) DHCP
6 1 (1.01%) SAN
6 1 (1.01%) Network Security
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) MS Access
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.11%) Retail
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
3 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Analyst
2 25 (25.25%) Support Analyst
3 21 (21.21%) Service Analyst
3 21 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (16.16%) 1st Line Support
6 15 (15.15%) IT Support
7 14 (14.14%) Support Engineer
8 13 (13.13%) Desktop Support
9 11 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 10 (10.10%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (10.10%) Help Desk Support
11 9 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 9 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
12 6 (6.06%) Service Desk Technician
12 6 (6.06%) IT Administrator
12 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (6.06%) Administrator
13 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (5.05%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) HTML
1 2 (2.02%) .NET
1 2 (2.02%) CSS
2 1 (1.01%) WinForms
2 1 (1.01%) XML
2 1 (1.01%) COM
2 1 (1.01%) XHTML
2 1 (1.01%) jQuery
2 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.01%) HTML5
2 1 (1.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (11.11%) EPoS
2 10 (10.10%) AS400
2 10 (10.10%) iSeries
3 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Social Media
4 2 (2.02%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 85 (85.86%) Windows
2 30 (30.30%) Windows XP
3 25 (25.25%) Windows 7
4 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 10 (10.10%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.01%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) ITIL
2 16 (16.16%) Software Distribution
3 15 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 10 (10.10%) Project Management
4 10 (10.10%) Change Management
4 10 (10.10%) Software Deployment
4 10 (10.10%) Asset Management
5 9 (9.09%) ERP
6 7 (7.07%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.06%) CRM
8 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Management
9 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.03%) Service Management
10 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.03%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) C
2 3 (3.03%) C#
3 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) VB
4 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) A+ Certification
2 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (16.16%) MCSA
3 11 (11.11%) MCP
4 7 (7.07%) MCSE
4 7 (7.07%) MCTS
5 6 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (6.06%) MCITP
5 6 (6.06%) CCNA
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.04%) Degree
7 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.01%) PMP
8 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.21%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (37.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) Backup Exec
2 10 (10.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (80.81%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) Citrix
3 12 (12.12%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) SAP
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco
5 7 (7.07%) HP
6 6 (6.06%) ProCurve
7 5 (5.05%) Oracle
8 3 (3.03%) Symantec
9 2 (2.02%) Veeam
9 2 (2.02%) Cognos
10 1 (1.01%) Primavera
10 1 (1.01%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.01%) Adobe
10 1 (1.01%) Sun
10 1 (1.01%) Google
10 1 (1.01%) Twitter
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