The table below looks at the statistics for MS PowerPoint skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint
Rank 243 246 260
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS PowerPoint 1311 1303 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.16% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 7.96% 7.82% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 933 915 873
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,615
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.11%

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16473 16660 16243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.31% 14.88% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13312 13411 13487
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS PowerPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS PowerPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK.

MS PowerPoint Salary Trend in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

MS PowerPoint Salary Histogram in the UK

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS PowerPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 1230 £36,000 -10.00% 195
London -15 507 £40,000 -11.11% 84
South East +38 320 £42,500 - 38
City of London -6 129 £40,000 -15.78% 33
Berkshire +45 103 £47,500 +18.75% 7
East of England +41 101 £33,500 +3.07% 6
North West +50 95 £32,000 -14.66% 29
Yorkshire +19 92 £30,000 -7.69% 11
Surrey +24 83 £37,500 -13.29% 11
West Yorkshire +18 67 £30,500 +1.66% 7
Leeds +26 58 £31,500 +5.00% 5
Reading +24 52 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Hampshire +25 48 £48,750 +54.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 46 £28,250 -37.22% 3
Cheshire +22 44 £32,000 -16.88% 15
West Midlands -55 42 £30,750 -12.14% 9
Manchester +30 39 £32,500 +51.16% 10
Scotland +23 34 £32,500 -18.75% 8
South West -37 34 £30,000 -10.44% 11
East Midlands +11 29 £31,500 +41.57% 4
Cambridgeshire +33 28 £34,000 -2.15% 2
Hertfordshire 0 24 £33,000 +14.78%
Milton Keynes -8 22 £25,000 -46.52% 2
Essex +2 20 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Suffolk - 20 £40,000 -
Woking +20 18 £23,500 -27.69%
South Wales -3 18 £35,000 +55.55% 4
Wales -6 18 £35,000 +55.55% 4
Peterborough - 18 £34,000 -
Ipswich - 18 £30,000 -

MS PowerPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MS PowerPoint 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 PowerPoint.

1 1955 (73.25%) MS Excel
2 1436 (53.80%) Microsoft
3 1114 (41.74%) MS Office
4 827 (30.99%) Finance
5 663 (24.84%) Project Management
6 631 (23.64%) Degree
7 615 (23.04%) MS Visio
8 603 (22.59%) Analytical Skills
9 480 (17.98%) MS Project
10 398 (14.91%) Windows
11 395 (14.80%) Marketing
12 388 (14.54%) SQL
13 367 (13.75%) PRINCE2
14 336 (12.59%) ITIL
15 279 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
16 257 (9.63%) Active Directory
17 225 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 223 (8.36%) SharePoint
19 217 (8.13%) Analytics
20 209 (7.83%) Banking
21 191 (7.16%) Management Information System
22 190 (7.12%) Change Management
23 188 (7.04%) Windows 7
24 187 (7.01%) Service Delivery
25 179 (6.71%) Legal
26 173 (6.48%) Computer Science
27 172 (6.44%) Data Analysis
28 168 (6.29%) HTML
29 166 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
30 164 (6.14%) Telecoms

MS PowerPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MS PowerPoint 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 PowerPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 223 (8.36%) SharePoint
2 110 (4.12%) MS Exchange
3 94 (3.52%) SAS
4 73 (2.74%) CMS
5 48 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (0.75%) Lync
8 19 (0.71%) WordPress
9 15 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (0.56%) MS Project Server
9 15 (0.56%) IIS
10 13 (0.49%) WorkSite
11 11 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.37%) Joomla!
13 9 (0.34%) FileNet
14 7 (0.26%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.22%) Drupal
16 5 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1955 (73.25%) MS Excel
2 1114 (41.74%) MS Office
3 615 (23.04%) MS Visio
4 480 (17.98%) MS Project
5 73 (2.74%) Photoshop
6 56 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 33 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
8 28 (1.05%) SPSS
9 25 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
10 21 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
11 17 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 16 (0.60%) Acrobat
13 15 (0.56%) InDesign
14 12 (0.45%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.22%) PowerPivot
16 4 (0.15%) Open Workbench
17 2 (0.075%) TargetLink
17 2 (0.075%) GIMP
17 2 (0.075%) Simulink
17 2 (0.075%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 72 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 22 (0.82%) WebTrends
3 11 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.22%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
5 5 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.19%) Agresso
5 5 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 3 (0.11%) assyst
7 3 (0.11%) SAP CCM
7 3 (0.11%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.75%) SaaS
2 11 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.37%) Office 365
4 2 (0.075%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.075%) Taleo
4 2 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.037%) Force.com
5 1 (0.037%) PaaS
5 1 (0.037%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.037%) Responsys
5 1 (0.037%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.78%) LAN
2 83 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 82 (3.07%) WAN
4 67 (2.51%) VoIP
4 67 (2.51%) Wireless
5 64 (2.40%) Firewall
6 51 (1.91%) DNS
7 50 (1.87%) VPN
8 49 (1.84%) Internet
9 42 (1.57%) Intranet
10 41 (1.54%) DHCP
11 28 (1.05%) Ethernet
12 27 (1.01%) SAN
13 26 (0.97%) Broadband
13 26 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (0.60%) MPLS
15 14 (0.52%) OSPF
16 13 (0.49%) CTI
17 12 (0.45%) Unified Communications
18 11 (0.41%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.37%) MS Access
3 52 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (1.76%) Data Mining
5 41 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (0.82%) MySQL
9 21 (0.79%) Big Data
10 20 (0.75%) Relational Database
11 19 (0.71%) QlikView
12 17 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.34%) Base SAS
16 9 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
18 6 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 36 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 35 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
3 28 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
4 21 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.71%) JIRA
6 17 (0.64%) FrontPage
7 16 (0.60%) CaliberRM
7 16 (0.60%) RequisitePro
8 14 (0.52%) Subversion
9 11 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.22%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.19%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (0.19%) Maven
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.11%) ProC
13 3 (0.11%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.075%) Git (software)
14 2 (0.075%) Mercurial
General
1 827 (30.99%) Finance
2 395 (14.80%) Marketing
3 209 (7.83%) Banking
4 179 (6.71%) Legal
5 164 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 141 (5.28%) Retail
7 96 (3.60%) Law
8 75 (2.81%) Investment Banking
9 56 (2.10%) Advertising
10 51 (1.91%) Back Office
11 49 (1.84%) Publishing
12 38 (1.42%) Billing
13 37 (1.39%) French Language
13 37 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 32 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 32 (1.20%) Manufacturing
15 30 (1.12%) Games
16 28 (1.05%) Multimedia
16 28 (1.05%) Aerospace
17 26 (0.97%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 971 (36.38%) Analyst
2 267 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 238 (8.92%) Business Analyst
4 184 (6.89%) Support Analyst
5 126 (4.72%) Service Analyst
6 111 (4.16%) PMO Analyst
7 101 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
8 99 (3.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 91 (3.41%) Support Engineer
10 88 (3.30%) Consultant
11 86 (3.22%) Coordinator
12 84 (3.15%) Administrator
13 74 (2.77%) Data Analyst
13 74 (2.77%) Developer
14 68 (2.55%) Service Manager
15 66 (2.47%) Trainer
16 65 (2.44%) Junior
16 65 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
17 60 (2.25%) 1st Line Support
18 58 (2.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (6.29%) HTML
2 105 (3.93%) CSS
3 68 (2.55%) .NET
4 67 (2.51%) XML
5 42 (1.57%) Web Services
6 37 (1.39%) Flash
7 35 (1.31%) jQuery
8 22 (0.82%) HTML5
9 20 (0.75%) CSS3
9 20 (0.75%) ASP.NET
10 17 (0.64%) Middleware
11 13 (0.49%) REST
12 12 (0.45%) COM
13 11 (0.41%) SOAP
13 11 (0.41%) JSON
14 10 (0.37%) J2EE
15 8 (0.30%) JSP
16 7 (0.26%) XSLT
17 6 (0.22%) .NET Framework
18 5 (0.19%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 603 (22.59%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (7.16%) Management Information System
3 173 (6.48%) Computer Science
4 122 (4.57%) Blackberry
5 94 (3.52%) Social Media
6 80 (3.00%) Mathematics
7 77 (2.88%) User Experience
8 72 (2.70%) Statistics
9 68 (2.55%) E-Learning
10 63 (2.36%) Visualisation
11 55 (2.06%) Mobile App
12 54 (2.02%) PDA
12 54 (2.02%) NHS
13 34 (1.27%) PMI
14 33 (1.24%) Graphic Design
15 30 (1.12%) Economics
16 29 (1.09%) Copywriting
16 29 (1.09%) Blog
16 29 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
17 22 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 398 (14.91%) Windows
2 188 (7.04%) Windows 7
3 137 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 73 (2.74%) Linux
5 56 (2.10%) UNIX
5 56 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (1.57%) Windows 8
8 29 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (1.05%) Solaris
10 19 (0.71%) Android
11 16 (0.60%) AIX
12 14 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.49%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.15%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (24.84%) Project Management
2 367 (13.75%) PRINCE2
3 336 (12.59%) ITIL
4 279 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 225 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 217 (8.13%) Analytics
7 190 (7.12%) Change Management
8 187 (7.01%) Service Delivery
9 172 (6.44%) Data Analysis
10 166 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 161 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
12 160 (5.99%) CRM
13 153 (5.73%) Business Analysis
14 148 (5.55%) Time Management
15 128 (4.80%) Service Management
16 106 (3.97%) Risk Management
17 104 (3.90%) Coaching
18 97 (3.63%) Programme Management
19 94 (3.52%) Business Development
20 91 (3.41%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 388 (14.54%) SQL
2 108 (4.05%) VBA
3 96 (3.60%) JavaScript
4 74 (2.77%) Java
5 52 (1.95%) C#
6 47 (1.76%) C
7 39 (1.46%) VB
8 20 (0.75%) PHP
9 19 (0.71%) C++
9 19 (0.71%) R
10 16 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.37%) Python
11 10 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.34%) VBScript
12 9 (0.34%) ActionScript 3.0
12 9 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
12 9 (0.34%) ActionScript
13 8 (0.30%) MATLAB
13 8 (0.30%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 631 (23.64%) Degree
2 91 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 89 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (3.18%) PMI Certification
5 79 (2.96%) MCP
6 61 (2.29%) PMP
7 59 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 50 (1.87%) A+ Certification
9 49 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 49 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 41 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 31 (1.16%) CCNA
13 28 (1.05%) MBA
14 27 (1.01%) MCSE
15 26 (0.97%) CCNP
16 23 (0.86%) ISEB
17 22 (0.82%) MOS
18 20 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 18 (0.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (5.21%) SLA
2 134 (5.02%) QA
3 24 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.37%) P3O
5 10 (0.37%) Basel II
6 9 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.30%) COBIT
8 7 (0.26%) GCP
9 5 (0.19%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.19%) FATCA
10 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) COREP
11 3 (0.11%) FINREP
12 2 (0.075%) COSO
13 1 (0.037%) EMIR
13 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 257 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.39%) XenApp
3 36 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (1.27%) XenDesktop
5 33 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 27 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.075%) Xen
10 2 (0.075%) vSphere
10 2 (0.075%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.037%) NFS
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.037%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.037%) Squid
Systems Management
1 46 (1.72%) SCCM
2 17 (0.64%) Tivoli
2 17 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.19%) WSUS
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
7 4 (0.15%) SCOM
8 3 (0.11%) DameWare
8 3 (0.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.075%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.075%) Nagios
9 2 (0.075%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.075%) OpenView
9 2 (0.075%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.075%) Cacti
9 2 (0.075%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.075%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1436 (53.80%) Microsoft
2 117 (4.38%) Oracle
3 97 (3.63%) Citrix
4 95 (3.56%) Google
5 90 (3.37%) SAP
6 84 (3.15%) VMware
7 74 (2.77%) HP
8 66 (2.47%) Adobe
9 63 (2.36%) Cisco
10 59 (2.21%) IBM
11 54 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
12 50 (1.87%) Bloomberg
13 42 (1.57%) Reuters
14 35 (1.31%) Business Objects
15 32 (1.20%) Telelogic
15 32 (1.20%) iRise
16 30 (1.12%) Remedy
17 29 (1.09%) NetApp
18 27 (1.01%) Twitter
19 24 (0.90%) Cognos
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