Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 89 70
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 232 220 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.98% 3.25% 3.93%
As % of the Applications category 44.27% 40.97% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 182 157 182
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% -7.69% +2.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,775
90th Percentile £62,250 £61,000 £57,950
South East median annual salary £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -6.25%

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 524 537 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.98% 7.93% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 396 393 399
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,585
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.81% +2.89%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,850 £62,500
South East median annual salary £35,750 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.05% +4.29% -

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +17 123 £30,000 +3.45% 20
Slough +25 40 £27,500 -8.33% 6
Bracknell -9 20 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Newbury +10 9 £58,750 +62.07% 10
Maidenhead +24 8 £28,400 -1.22% 1
Windsor +29 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Wokingham -4 7 £62,000 -0.80% 3
Ascot - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 121 (52.16%) Microsoft
2 113 (48.71%) Windows
3 86 (37.07%) Office 365
4 85 (36.64%) Active Directory
5 82 (35.34%) Microsoft Excel
6 51 (21.98%) Windows Server
7 47 (20.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 46 (19.83%) SQL
8 46 (19.83%) Windows 7
9 45 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (18.97%) MS Visio
11 36 (15.52%) DHCP
12 35 (15.09%) SLA
12 35 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (14.66%) TCP/IP
14 33 (14.22%) Law
14 33 (14.22%) Windows 10
15 32 (13.79%) Relational Database
15 32 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (12.50%) Finance
17 29 (12.50%) Degree
17 29 (12.50%) Project Management
17 29 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 27 (11.64%) ITIL
19 26 (11.21%) HP
19 26 (11.21%) VMware
19 26 (11.21%) Hyper-V
20 25 (10.78%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.76%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.16%) IIS
5 3 (1.29%) Documentum
5 3 (1.29%) LiveLink
5 3 (1.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 82 (35.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (20.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 44 (18.97%) MS Visio
4 17 (7.33%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (4.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.88%) Carpe Diem
1 9 (3.88%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.86%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 86 (37.07%) Office 365
2 31 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.17%) SaaS
4 11 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.59%) IaaS
5 6 (2.59%) PaaS
6 3 (1.29%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.43%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.43%) Google Sheets
7 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.43%) ShareGate
7 1 (0.43%) Slack
7 1 (0.43%) Trello
7 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.52%) DHCP
2 34 (14.66%) TCP/IP
3 25 (10.78%) DNS
4 22 (9.48%) VPN
5 18 (7.76%) LAN
6 15 (6.47%) WAN
7 12 (5.17%) Internet
8 10 (4.31%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (2.59%) Skype
10 4 (1.72%) Firewall
11 3 (1.29%) VoIP
11 3 (1.29%) WebEx
11 3 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.29%) Wireless
12 2 (0.86%) Broadband
12 2 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.86%) SAN
12 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.43%) POP3
13 1 (0.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 29 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.72%) DB2
4 4 (1.72%) MS Access
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.29%) EDMS
5 3 (1.29%) Power BI
6 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.74%) JIRA
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (14.22%) Law
2 29 (12.50%) Finance
3 17 (7.33%) Legal
4 7 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.16%) Marketing
5 5 (2.16%) Retail
6 2 (0.86%) Automotive
6 2 (0.86%) Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (38.36%) Analyst
2 34 (14.66%) Support Engineer
3 33 (14.22%) Service Analyst
4 32 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 29 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 23 (9.91%) IT Support
7 22 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (8.19%) IT Analyst
9 16 (6.90%) Trainer
10 15 (6.47%) 1st Line Support
10 15 (6.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 14 (6.03%) IT Engineer
12 13 (5.60%) Consultant
13 12 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
14 11 (4.74%) IT Trainer
14 11 (4.74%) Junior
14 11 (4.74%) PMO Analyst
15 10 (4.31%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.17%) XML
2 9 (3.88%) .NET
3 8 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.45%) Web Services
4 7 (3.02%) SOAP
5 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (2.59%) HTML
6 4 (1.72%) REST
7 3 (1.29%) CSS
8 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.86%) Classic ASP
8 2 (0.86%) COM
9 1 (0.43%) MAPI
9 1 (0.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.74%) Driving Licence
2 11 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.88%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.88%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.29%) Life Science
7 2 (0.86%) CCTV
7 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.86%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.86%) Handset
7 2 (0.86%) User Experience
7 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.86%) Wiki
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (48.71%) Windows
2 51 (21.98%) Windows Server
3 46 (19.83%) Windows 7
4 35 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (14.22%) Windows 10
6 32 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (7.76%) Windows XP
8 15 (6.47%) Android
9 14 (6.03%) Windows 2000
10 13 (5.60%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.72%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.29%) Linux
14 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.40%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (12.50%) Project Management
3 27 (11.64%) ITIL
4 25 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (9.05%) Mentoring
6 20 (8.62%) Business Analysis
6 20 (8.62%) Presales
7 13 (5.60%) Computer Science
7 13 (5.60%) CRM
7 13 (5.60%) Document Management
7 13 (5.60%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.60%) Supplier Management
8 12 (5.17%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (5.17%) Analytics
9 11 (4.74%) ERP
9 11 (4.74%) Proactive Monitoring
9 11 (4.74%) SDLC
9 11 (4.74%) Waterfall
10 10 (4.31%) DevOps
11 9 (3.88%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.83%) SQL
2 15 (6.47%) T-SQL
3 10 (4.31%) Java
4 8 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.02%) Python
6 6 (2.59%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.59%) Scala
6 6 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.72%) C#
8 3 (1.29%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.29%) VBScript
9 2 (0.86%) C
9 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.86%) R
10 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (12.50%) Degree
2 23 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.03%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.74%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.31%) A+ Certification
6 6 (2.59%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.86%) CCAB
8 2 (0.86%) ISEB
8 2 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.86%) MCSE
8 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.86%) PMP
9 1 (0.43%) CCNA
9 1 (0.43%) CCNP
9 1 (0.43%) CIMA
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
9 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.09%) SLA
2 12 (5.17%) PMO
3 9 (3.88%) QA
4 7 (3.02%) GDPR
5 4 (1.72%) GAMP
6 1 (0.43%) GAAP
6 1 (0.43%) IFRS
System Software
1 85 (36.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.21%) Hyper-V
3 19 (8.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.72%) KVM
4 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (3.02%) SCCM
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.86%) WSUS
6 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 121 (52.16%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.21%) HP
2 26 (11.21%) VMware
3 14 (6.03%) SAP
4 13 (5.60%) Cisco
4 13 (5.60%) iManage
5 12 (5.17%) Dell
6 11 (4.74%) Citrix
7 10 (4.31%) Oracle
8 8 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.72%) McAfee
9 4 (1.72%) Sophos
9 4 (1.72%) Symantec
10 3 (1.29%) Apple
10 3 (1.29%) Siebel
10 3 (1.29%) Tableau
11 2 (0.86%) Altova
11 2 (0.86%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.86%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.86%) Veeam