Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 72 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 211 244 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.86% 3.97% 4.59%
As % of the Applications category 45.97% 49.69% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 153 177 242
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £39,130
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -23.33% +16.81%
10th Percentile £23,050 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,050 £56,250 £66,250
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 459 491 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.40% 7.99% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 328 382 428
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +1 99 £31,750 +17.59% 23
Slough +35 33 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Newbury +33 19 £40,000 +17.65% 5
Maidenhead +33 13 £32,500 +15.04% 6
Bracknell -25 11 £27,300 -35.76% 9
Windsor +6 5 £45,000 -
Ascot - 2 £37,452 - 1
Wokingham -4 1 £42,500 - 2
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 110 (52.13%) Microsoft
2 80 (37.91%) Windows
3 74 (35.07%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (34.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 67 (31.75%) Office 365
6 62 (29.38%) Active Directory
7 44 (20.85%) SLA
8 37 (17.54%) MS Visio
8 37 (17.54%) ITIL
8 37 (17.54%) Finance
9 34 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (15.64%) Windows Server
10 33 (15.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 31 (14.69%) SQL
12 29 (13.74%) Windows 7
13 28 (13.27%) TCP/IP
13 28 (13.27%) HP
14 26 (12.32%) Project Management
15 23 (10.90%) Windows 10
16 22 (10.43%) SharePoint
17 21 (9.95%) MS Exchange
17 21 (9.95%) Degree
18 20 (9.48%) DHCP
18 20 (9.48%) Linux
19 19 (9.00%) DNS
19 19 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (9.00%) Relational Database
19 19 (9.00%) Security Cleared
20 18 (8.53%) Product Management
21 17 (8.06%) DV Cleared

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 22 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (9.95%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.79%) IIS
4 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.90%) Confluence
6 3 (1.42%) Apache
6 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.47%) Documentum
8 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
Applications
1 72 (34.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (17.54%) MS Visio
3 33 (15.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (8.06%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (5.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (1.42%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.95%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 67 (31.75%) Office 365
2 17 (8.06%) Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Power Platform
4 2 (0.95%) Yammer
5 1 (0.47%) AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.47%) Google Docs
5 1 (0.47%) Google Sheets
5 1 (0.47%) Mavenlink
5 1 (0.47%) Slack
5 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.27%) TCP/IP
2 20 (9.48%) DHCP
3 19 (9.00%) DNS
4 15 (7.11%) VPN
5 11 (5.21%) LAN
5 11 (5.21%) WAN
6 9 (4.27%) Internet
7 8 (3.79%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (2.84%) SAN
9 5 (2.37%) SMTP
9 5 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.37%) Wireless
10 4 (1.90%) Firewall
10 4 (1.90%) VLAN
11 3 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.42%) NAS
11 3 (1.42%) SNMP
11 3 (1.42%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.95%) DKIM
12 2 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (4.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.95%) Power BI
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) EDMS
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (6.64%) CMake
2 11 (5.21%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (17.54%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Electronics
2 12 (5.69%) Law
3 10 (4.74%) Multimedia
4 9 (4.27%) Retail
5 7 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.84%) Legal
7 5 (2.37%) Automotive
7 5 (2.37%) Banking
8 4 (1.90%) Billing
8 4 (1.90%) Marketing
9 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.95%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.95%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (32.70%) Analyst
2 32 (15.17%) Service Analyst
3 31 (14.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 31 (14.69%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.85%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.06%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (6.64%) IT Support
7 13 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (6.16%) Embedded Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 12 (5.69%) Applications Support
8 12 (5.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) Firmware Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) FPGA Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) Hardware Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) Junior
8 12 (5.69%) Service Desk Support
9 11 (5.21%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (5.21%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 11 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) XML
2 7 (3.32%) Web Services
3 5 (2.37%) SOAP
4 3 (1.42%) COM
4 3 (1.42%) LDAP
5 2 (0.95%) .NET
5 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.95%) CSS
5 2 (0.95%) MAPI
6 1 (0.47%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.11%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (6.16%) Client/Server
4 12 (5.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (4.74%) Social Network
7 9 (4.27%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.79%) Driving Licence
8 8 (3.79%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.37%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.90%) Life Science
11 3 (1.42%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.42%) CMDB
11 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.42%) Handset
11 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.47%) FMCG
13 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.91%) Windows
2 33 (15.64%) Windows Server
3 29 (13.74%) Windows 7
4 23 (10.90%) Windows 10
5 20 (9.48%) Linux
6 17 (8.06%) Windows 2000
6 17 (8.06%) Windows XP
7 15 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.27%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.79%) Android
11 7 (3.32%) Unix
12 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.42%) CentOS
13 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (35.07%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (17.54%) ITIL
3 26 (12.32%) Project Management
4 19 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.53%) Product Management
6 17 (8.06%) Service Management
7 16 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 16 (7.58%) Systems Engineering
8 15 (7.11%) Computer Science
8 15 (7.11%) SDLC
9 14 (6.64%) Technical Leadership
10 13 (6.16%) Change Management
10 13 (6.16%) Software Architecture
10 13 (6.16%) Supplier Management
10 13 (6.16%) Test Automation
11 12 (5.69%) CAD
11 12 (5.69%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.69%) Proactive Monitoring
11 12 (5.69%) Schematic Capture
11 12 (5.69%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.69%) SQL
2 14 (6.64%) Bash Shell
3 12 (5.69%) C#
4 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.90%) R
6 3 (1.42%) C
7 2 (0.95%) C++
7 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.95%) Python
7 2 (0.95%) VBA
8 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (9.95%) Degree
2 19 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (8.06%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.21%) A+ Certification
5 9 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.32%) PMI Certification
7 7 (3.32%) PMP
7 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.37%) CCNA
9 5 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.42%) ISEB
12 2 (0.95%) MCSE
12 2 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.47%) CCNP
13 1 (0.47%) CCSA
13 1 (0.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (20.85%) SLA
2 12 (5.69%) PMO
2 12 (5.69%) QA
3 5 (2.37%) GDPR
4 2 (0.95%) BS7799
4 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.47%) GAMP
5 1 (0.47%) GxP
5 1 (0.47%) P3O
System Software
1 62 (29.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.64%) Firmware
3 10 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.37%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (2.37%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) Grafana
2 3 (1.42%) Graylog
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.42%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.95%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (52.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.27%) HP
3 13 (6.16%) Dell
3 13 (6.16%) VMware
4 9 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.27%) SAP
5 8 (3.79%) Cisco
6 5 (2.37%) Citrix
6 5 (2.37%) iManage
6 5 (2.37%) Veeam
7 4 (1.90%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.90%) EMC
7 4 (1.90%) IBM
7 4 (1.90%) Intel
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle
8 3 (1.42%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (1.42%) F5
8 3 (1.42%) NETGEAR
8 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.42%) Symantec