Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 69 73
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 223 256 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.33% 3.86% 3.55%
As % of the Applications category 41.76% 47.76% 45.74%
Number of salaries quoted 157 176 279
Berkshire median annual salary £33,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.81% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,875 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £57,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 534 536 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.98% 8.08% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 389 395 559
Berkshire median annual salary £38,000 £38,585 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% +2.89% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £62,500 £62,600
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -23 78 £28,000 -25.33% 13
Bracknell -14 27 £42,500 +7.59% 1
Slough +18 25 £30,000 +0.84%
Maidenhead -39 15 £28,750 -42.50% 2
Wokingham -7 14 £62,500 +78.57% 4
Newbury -15 8 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Thatcham - 2 £21,500 -
Windsor - 1 £40,000 - 2
Crowthorne - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 160 (71.75%) Microsoft
2 100 (44.84%) Windows
3 66 (29.60%) Active Directory
4 46 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 42 (18.83%) SQL
6 41 (18.39%) Office 365
6 41 (18.39%) Windows Server
7 36 (16.14%) Windows 7
8 35 (15.70%) SQL Server
9 32 (14.35%) Telecoms
10 29 (13.00%) Windows 10
11 27 (12.11%) VMware
12 26 (11.66%) Finance
12 26 (11.66%) Project Management
13 25 (11.21%) JavaScript
13 25 (11.21%) Degree
14 24 (10.76%) ITIL
15 23 (10.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 23 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (9.42%) MS Exchange
17 21 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (8.97%) Linux
18 20 (8.97%) MCSE
18 20 (8.97%) IIS
18 20 (8.97%) Hyper-V
18 20 (8.97%) Windows 8
19 19 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (8.52%) XML

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.97%) IIS
3 9 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.69%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.79%) CMS
6 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (10.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (7.62%) MS Visio
4 14 (6.28%) RoboHelp
5 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (2.69%) AutoCAD
7 5 (2.24%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Maximo
1 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.45%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.45%) SessionCam
1 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.39%) Office 365
2 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.69%) OneDrive
5 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.35%) Serverless
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.62%) DNS
2 12 (5.38%) DHCP
3 11 (4.93%) Internet
4 9 (4.04%) Intranet
4 9 (4.04%) LAN
4 9 (4.04%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (4.04%) WAN
5 8 (3.59%) NAS
5 8 (3.59%) SAN
6 7 (3.14%) Firewall
6 7 (3.14%) Network Security
7 5 (2.24%) VPN
8 4 (1.79%) 2G
8 4 (1.79%) 3G
8 4 (1.79%) 4G
8 4 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.35%) VLAN
10 2 (0.90%) Skype
10 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.38%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.90%) Power BI
8 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) EDMS
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 32 (14.35%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.66%) Finance
3 12 (5.38%) German Language
4 11 (4.93%) Marketing
5 10 (4.48%) French Language
6 9 (4.04%) Billing
7 7 (3.14%) Legal
8 5 (2.24%) Electronics
8 5 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.24%) Retail
9 2 (0.90%) Law
9 2 (0.90%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (21.52%) Analyst
2 38 (17.04%) Support Engineer
3 23 (10.31%) Consultant
4 19 (8.52%) IT Support
5 18 (8.07%) Service Analyst
6 17 (7.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (6.73%) Technical Support
8 14 (6.28%) Author
8 14 (6.28%) Desktop Support
8 14 (6.28%) Help Desk Support
8 14 (6.28%) Technical Author
8 14 (6.28%) Trainer
9 13 (5.83%) Linux Support
9 13 (5.83%) Service Desk Support
9 13 (5.83%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 12 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) IT Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (5.38%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.52%) XML
2 14 (6.28%) HTML
3 12 (5.38%) .NET
4 11 (4.93%) Web Services
5 9 (4.04%) WCF
6 5 (2.24%) Flash
7 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.45%) COM
8 1 (0.45%) EDI
8 1 (0.45%) LAMP
8 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.48%) Life Science
2 10 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.04%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.59%) Clustering
5 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.24%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.35%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.35%) Handset
7 3 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.90%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (44.84%) Windows
2 41 (18.39%) Windows Server
3 36 (16.14%) Windows 7
4 29 (13.00%) Windows 10
5 20 (8.97%) Linux
5 20 (8.97%) Windows 8
6 19 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.83%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.35%) Unix
10 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.66%) Project Management
2 24 (10.76%) ITIL
3 21 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (8.52%) Incident Management
4 19 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (8.07%) Presales
5 18 (8.07%) Service Delivery
6 16 (7.17%) CRM
7 13 (5.83%) B2B
7 13 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (5.83%) Patch Management
7 13 (5.83%) Software Distribution
8 12 (5.38%) ERP
9 11 (4.93%) B2B Sales
9 11 (4.93%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (4.93%) PLM
9 11 (4.93%) Supplier Management
9 11 (4.93%) Validation
10 10 (4.48%) Service Management
10 10 (4.48%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.83%) SQL
2 25 (11.21%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.38%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.69%) Java
5 5 (2.24%) Python
6 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.35%) C#
7 3 (1.35%) C++
7 3 (1.35%) Scala
8 1 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.45%) Perl
8 1 (0.45%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) R
8 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (11.21%) Degree
2 22 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.97%) MCSE
4 10 (4.48%) MCSA
5 7 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.69%) MCP
7 4 (1.79%) HNC
7 4 (1.79%) HND
8 3 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.90%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.90%) CCNA
9 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.90%) CISSP
10 1 (0.45%) CCNP
10 1 (0.45%) CCSP
10 1 (0.45%) CISA
10 1 (0.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.17%) SLA
2 8 (3.59%) GAMP
3 6 (2.69%) QA
4 4 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.90%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (29.60%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.97%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.59%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.45%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 160 (71.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.11%) VMware
3 13 (5.83%) Oracle
4 12 (5.38%) Capita
4 12 (5.38%) Citrix
5 11 (4.93%) Remedy
6 10 (4.48%) Cisco
6 10 (4.48%) SAP
7 8 (3.59%) Dell
7 8 (3.59%) HP
7 8 (3.59%) Intel
8 7 (3.14%) Adobe
9 5 (2.24%) NETGEAR
9 5 (2.24%) Sophos
10 4 (1.79%) Ericsson
10 4 (1.79%) Nokia
11 3 (1.35%) Aruba
11 3 (1.35%) Avaya
11 3 (1.35%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.90%) Google