The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 12.50% - 3.09%
As % of the Applications category 46.67% - 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Applications Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 26.79% 5.56% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

MS Office
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Sussex region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Sussex

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) SAS
2 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 5 (71.43%) SAS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) H.323
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Customer Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Project Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
2 2 (28.57%) Ruckus Wireless