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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 54 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 31 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.27% 4.43% 4.86%
As % of the Applications category 16.40% 31.75% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 33
Average salary £20,400 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
189 126 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.96% 13.95% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 157 109 124
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 30 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 65 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 48 (64.00%) Windows
3 42 (56.00%) MS Excel
4 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
5 23 (30.67%) Windows XP
5 23 (30.67%) ITIL
6 15 (20.00%) MCP
7 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
8 13 (17.33%) SLA
9 11 (14.67%) Incident Management
9 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (12.00%) A+ Certification
11 9 (12.00%) SQL
11 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (10.67%) Degree
12 8 (10.67%) Software Deployment
12 8 (10.67%) .NET
12 8 (10.67%) Citrix
13 7 (9.33%) ISO 9001
13 7 (9.33%) HTML
13 7 (9.33%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (9.33%) Finance
13 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
14 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (8.00%) Software Distribution
14 6 (8.00%) Service Desk Management
14 6 (8.00%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.67%) Lync
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Project
2 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.67%) Visualfiles
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.67%) Agresso
3 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) LAN
1 6 (8.00%) WAN
2 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) VPN
4 2 (2.67%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) DHCP
4 2 (2.67%) DSL
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) Wireless
4 2 (2.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) Intranet
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) TestLink
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Analyst
2 19 (25.33%) Service Analyst
2 19 (25.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.33%) IT Support
5 6 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.00%) Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Support Technician
6 5 (6.67%) Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Technician
7 4 (5.33%) Configuration Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.00%) CSS
4 5 (6.67%) XML
5 3 (4.00%) COM
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.33%) JSON
7 1 (1.33%) jQuery
7 1 (1.33%) HTML5
7 1 (1.33%) CSS3
7 1 (1.33%) WAP
7 1 (1.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) iSeries
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) AS400
3 4 (5.33%) EPoS
3 4 (5.33%) CMDB
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) Social Media
5 2 (2.67%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 2 (2.67%) PDA
6 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) FMCG
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 23 (30.67%) Windows XP
3 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.33%) Linux
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.67%) Software Deployment
4 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.00%) Software Distribution
5 6 (8.00%) Service Desk Management
5 6 (8.00%) Project Management
6 5 (6.67%) Change Management
6 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.67%) ERP
6 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Service Management
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.00%) Migration
8 3 (4.00%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) C#
2 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.33%) VB
4 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.67%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) MCP
2 9 (12.00%) A+ Certification
3 8 (10.67%) Degree
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.33%) MCSA
6 3 (4.00%) MCSE
6 3 (4.00%) MCTS
6 3 (4.00%) MCITP
7 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) SLA
2 7 (9.33%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (34.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Citrix
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Avaya
5 1 (1.33%) Novell
5 1 (1.33%) Siemens
5 1 (1.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.33%) Mitel
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