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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 31 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.98% 3.61% 4.53%
As % of the Applications category 17.03% 19.43% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 36
Average salary £31,500 £22,250 £22,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.57% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £18,500 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £38,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
182 175 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.36% 18.60% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 171 162 118
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 12 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) Windows
3 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
4 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 12 (17.39%) ITIL
4 12 (17.39%) MS Visio
4 12 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 10 (14.49%) A+ Certification
5 10 (14.49%) Degree
6 9 (13.04%) WAN
6 9 (13.04%) Oracle
7 8 (11.59%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (10.14%) HTML
8 7 (10.14%) XML
8 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
8 7 (10.14%) SLA
8 7 (10.14%) Finance
8 7 (10.14%) Legal
8 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (8.70%) Law
9 6 (8.70%) ERP
9 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 6 (8.70%) SAP
9 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
10 5 (7.25%) Presales
10 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.25%) Product Management
10 5 (7.25%) SaaS
10 5 (7.25%) Market Research

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.90%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.80%) MS Project
5 1 (1.45%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.45%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) WAN
2 5 (7.25%) LAN
3 3 (4.35%) SAN
3 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.90%) DHCP
4 2 (2.90%) DNS
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.45%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Ant
1 2 (2.90%) Log4j
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
1 7 (10.14%) Legal
2 6 (8.70%) Law
3 4 (5.80%) French Language
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) German Language
6 1 (1.45%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Service Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (11.59%) Author
4 8 (11.59%) Technical Author
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Writer
6 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) IT Support
6 6 (8.70%) Service Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Product Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Database Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Field Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Head of IT
9 3 (4.35%) ERP Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Head of Programmes
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) HTML
1 7 (10.14%) XML
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) COM
3 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 2 (2.90%) JDBC
3 2 (2.90%) JMS
3 2 (2.90%) JSP
3 2 (2.90%) Servlets
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) EPoS
3 1 (1.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.35%) AIX
4 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Incident Management
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
3 6 (8.70%) ERP
4 5 (7.25%) Market Research
4 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.25%) Presales
4 5 (7.25%) Product Management
5 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.80%) Project Management
5 4 (5.80%) SDLC
5 4 (5.80%) Service Management
6 3 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.35%) People Management
6 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.35%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) C#
1 5 (7.25%) Java
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) A+ Certification
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (5.80%) MCP
4 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.35%) PMP
5 2 (2.90%) CCIE
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) ATG
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.90%) Sage
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) NICE Systems
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