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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 56 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 32 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.70% 4.49% 7.69%
As % of the Applications category 20.13% 27.15% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 55
Average salary £22,000 £22,600 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% +0.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £16,600 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £28,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
159 151 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.38% 16.54% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 147 124 145
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £20,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
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 28 January 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 76 (85.39%) Microsoft
2 67 (75.28%) Windows
3 42 (47.19%) MS Excel
3 42 (47.19%) Active Directory
4 34 (38.20%) Windows XP
5 25 (28.09%) MS Exchange
6 24 (26.97%) ITIL
7 19 (21.35%) Citrix
7 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
8 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (17.98%) Software Deployment
10 15 (16.85%) Windows Mobile
10 15 (16.85%) Incident Management
10 15 (16.85%) Backup Exec
11 13 (14.61%) Asset Management
11 13 (14.61%) AS400
11 13 (14.61%) SCCM
11 13 (14.61%) iSeries
12 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (13.48%) Software Distribution
13 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (11.24%) ISO 9001
14 9 (10.11%) MCP
14 9 (10.11%) MCSA
14 9 (10.11%) SQL
14 9 (10.11%) Degree
15 8 (8.99%) Lync
15 8 (8.99%) A+ Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (28.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (8.99%) Lync
4 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.12%) CMS
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (47.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.37%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (3.37%) Visualfiles
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.25%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.25%) Agresso
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.12%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.74%) LAN
2 6 (6.74%) WAN
3 5 (5.62%) Wireless
4 4 (4.49%) Intranet
4 4 (4.49%) VoIP
5 3 (3.37%) VPN
6 2 (2.25%) DNS
6 2 (2.25%) DHCP
6 2 (2.25%) VLAN
6 2 (2.25%) Firewall
7 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.12%) Network Security
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) SAN
7 1 (1.12%) ADSL
7 1 (1.12%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) TestLink
2 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
1 5 (5.62%) Retail
2 3 (3.37%) Marketing
2 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (24.72%) Analyst
3 15 (16.85%) Desktop Support
3 15 (16.85%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (16.85%) Service Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) IT Support
6 7 (7.87%) Service Desk Technician
7 6 (6.74%) Developer
7 6 (6.74%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.62%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.62%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 4 (4.49%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) HTML
2 5 (5.62%) CSS
3 4 (4.49%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) COM
5 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.12%) WAP
5 1 (1.12%) WinForms
5 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) AS400
1 13 (14.61%) iSeries
2 6 (6.74%) EPoS
2 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Social Media
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.12%) PDA
5 1 (1.12%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 67 (75.28%) Windows
2 34 (38.20%) Windows XP
3 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
4 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (16.85%) Windows Mobile
6 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) ITIL
2 16 (17.98%) Software Deployment
3 15 (16.85%) Incident Management
4 13 (14.61%) Asset Management
5 12 (13.48%) Software Distribution
6 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.87%) ERP
6 7 (7.87%) Project Management
7 4 (4.49%) Service Management
8 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.37%) Change Management
8 3 (3.37%) CRM
8 3 (3.37%) Migration
8 3 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.37%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.37%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.25%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) C#
2 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.49%) VB
4 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.25%) C
6 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) MCP
2 9 (10.11%) MCSA
3 8 (8.99%) A+ Certification
4 5 (5.62%) MCITP
5 4 (4.49%) MCTS
5 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.49%) MCSE
6 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.25%) CCNA
8 1 (1.12%) CISSP
8 1 (1.12%) PMP
8 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.74%) SLA
3 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (47.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Backup Exec
2 13 (14.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (85.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.35%) Citrix
3 5 (5.62%) SAP
3 5 (5.62%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) LANDesk
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) HP
5 2 (2.25%) Cognos
5 2 (2.25%) ProCurve
5 2 (2.25%) Veeam
6 1 (1.12%) Mitel
6 1 (1.12%) Siemens