Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 90 80
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10 -40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 284 263 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.47% 3.03% 3.48%
As % of the Applications category 50.09% 39.73% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 235 209 293
Berkshire median annual salary £39,130 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.81% -10.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +16.07%

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 567 662 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.92% 7.63% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 422 538 603
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,600
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +39 96 £35,000 +22.81% 5
Wokingham +30 43 £61,000 +1.67% 2
Slough +11 28 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Newbury -18 27 £39,130 +11.80% 1
Bracknell +15 23 £38,250 +27.50% 1
Maidenhead -3 10 £23,875 -34.59%
Windsor - 8 £29,000 - 2
Hungerford +8 7 £33,000 -40.00% 1
Ascot -32 3 - -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 210 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 105 (36.97%) Windows
3 68 (23.94%) Degree
4 67 (23.59%) SQL Server
5 66 (23.24%) Project Management
6 61 (21.48%) Active Directory
7 58 (20.42%) Finance
8 55 (19.37%) Microsoft Excel
9 51 (17.96%) Windows Server
10 41 (14.44%) Telecoms
11 39 (13.73%) JavaScript
11 39 (13.73%) HTML
11 39 (13.73%) Microsoft Project
12 38 (13.38%) C#
12 38 (13.38%) Office 365
13 37 (13.03%) MS Visio
14 36 (12.68%) .NET
15 35 (12.32%) CSS
15 35 (12.32%) VMware
16 33 (11.62%) Oracle
17 32 (11.27%) SQL
17 32 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (10.92%) jQuery
18 31 (10.92%) ASP.NET
19 30 (10.56%) Windows 7
20 29 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (10.21%) Windows 10
21 28 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
21 28 (9.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 27 (9.51%) Marketing

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 (7.39%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.69%) IIS
2 19 (6.69%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.17%) MS Project Server
4 6 (2.11%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.76%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.41%) Moodle
6 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 55 (19.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (13.73%) Microsoft Project
3 37 (13.03%) MS Visio
4 28 (9.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (2.11%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.41%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (1.06%) InDesign
8 2 (0.70%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.35%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.06%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.35%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.35%) Primavera
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.38%) Office 365
2 28 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.41%) Slack
4 3 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.06%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) G Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.35%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.15%) Internet
2 23 (8.10%) Firewall
3 22 (7.75%) DHCP
4 21 (7.39%) DNS
5 18 (6.34%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.93%) Intranet
7 10 (3.52%) LAN
7 10 (3.52%) WAN
8 7 (2.46%) Skype
9 6 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.11%) VPN
10 5 (1.76%) IPsec
10 5 (1.76%) VoIP
11 4 (1.41%) NetScreen
11 4 (1.41%) SAN
11 4 (1.41%) SSL
12 3 (1.06%) OSPF
12 3 (1.06%) SNMP
12 3 (1.06%) Telnet
12 3 (1.06%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.69%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.93%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.11%) Big Data
7 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.11%) Pentaho
7 6 (2.11%) QlikView
7 6 (2.11%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (9.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.52%) JIRA
3 9 (3.17%) HP UFT
3 9 (3.17%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.41%) Subversion
4 4 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (20.42%) Finance
2 41 (14.44%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.51%) Marketing
4 25 (8.80%) Retail
5 17 (5.99%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.87%) Electronics
7 8 (2.82%) Digital Economy
8 7 (2.46%) General Ledger
9 6 (2.11%) Advertising
10 5 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.06%) German Language
11 3 (1.06%) Legal
12 2 (0.70%) Billing
12 2 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.35%) Back Office
13 1 (0.35%) French Language
13 1 (0.35%) Front Office
13 1 (0.35%) Games
13 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (16.90%) Analyst
2 37 (13.03%) Developer
3 32 (11.27%) IT Support
4 23 (8.10%) Support Engineer
5 21 (7.39%) Software Developer
6 20 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.04%) C# Developer
6 20 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.04%) Senior Software Developer
6 20 (7.04%) Support Analyst
7 19 (6.69%) Desktop Support
8 18 (6.34%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.28%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (5.28%) Senior C# Developer
9 15 (5.28%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 14 (4.93%) Consultant
10 14 (4.93%) IT Engineer
11 13 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (3.87%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.73%) HTML
2 36 (12.68%) .NET
3 35 (12.32%) CSS
4 31 (10.92%) ASP.NET
4 31 (10.92%) jQuery
5 27 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (7.39%) HTML5
7 15 (5.28%) WCF
8 8 (2.82%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.82%) NHibernate
9 6 (2.11%) JSON
10 4 (1.41%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.41%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (1.41%) LINQ
10 4 (1.41%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (1.41%) Silverlight
10 4 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.15%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.93%) RIA
4 9 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.17%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.46%) Life Science
7 6 (2.11%) iPad
8 5 (1.76%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.76%) User Experience
9 4 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.41%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.41%) VLE
10 3 (1.06%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.06%) EPoS
10 3 (1.06%) Handset
10 3 (1.06%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 105 (36.97%) Windows
2 51 (17.96%) Windows Server
3 30 (10.56%) Windows 7
4 29 (10.21%) Windows 10
5 26 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (5.28%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.46%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.11%) Linux
10 5 (1.76%) Unix
11 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Android
13 1 (0.35%) CentOS
13 1 (0.35%) Fedora
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.24%) Project Management
2 29 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (9.51%) ITIL
3 27 (9.51%) MVC
4 26 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (8.45%) Presales
5 24 (8.45%) Unit Testing
6 22 (7.75%) Product Management
7 20 (7.04%) Test Automation
8 18 (6.34%) Analytics
8 18 (6.34%) Functional Testing
8 18 (6.34%) Validation
9 17 (5.99%) V-Model
10 16 (5.63%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.63%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.63%) Software Engineering
10 16 (5.63%) Test Scripting
11 14 (4.93%) Change Management
11 14 (4.93%) Time Management
11 14 (4.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.73%) JavaScript
2 38 (13.38%) C#
3 32 (11.27%) SQL
4 19 (6.69%) Java
5 17 (5.99%) C++
6 14 (4.93%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.17%) C
7 9 (3.17%) VB
8 8 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.11%) Python
9 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.70%) VBA
12 2 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (23.94%) Degree
2 19 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.93%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.23%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.52%) CCNA
5 10 (3.52%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.46%) AAT
7 7 (2.46%) MCSE
8 6 (2.11%) CIMA
8 6 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.11%) MCSA
9 4 (1.41%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.41%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.41%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.41%) PMP
9 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.75%) QA
2 18 (6.34%) PMO
3 9 (3.17%) SLA
4 8 (2.82%) COBIT
4 8 (2.82%) GAMP
5 5 (1.76%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (21.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.34%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.28%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.06%) XenApp
5 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.11%) SCCM
3 4 (1.41%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.06%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 210 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.32%) VMware
3 33 (11.62%) Oracle
4 25 (8.80%) Cisco
5 18 (6.34%) SAP
6 17 (5.99%) HP
7 10 (3.52%) Adobe
8 9 (3.17%) Apple
8 9 (3.17%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (3.17%) Tableau
9 7 (2.46%) Citrix
9 7 (2.46%) Juniper
10 6 (2.11%) Birst
10 6 (2.11%) Cognos
10 6 (2.11%) Informatica
11 4 (1.41%) DevExpress
11 4 (1.41%) Freshdesk
11 4 (1.41%) IBM
11 4 (1.41%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.41%) ScanSafe