Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 77 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 161 204 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.56% 3.61% 3.81%
As % of the Applications category 42.48% 48.23% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 118 161 201
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,130
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.55% +26.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% +1.67%

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 379 423 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.37% 7.49% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 261 332 407
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,300 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Berkshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +9 68 £45,000 +42.86% 9
Bracknell +1 17 £25,413 -27.39% 1
Slough +4 16 £32,500 +26.21% 3
Maidenhead +41 15 £41,100 -17.80% 3
Newbury +29 12 £40,000 +1.59% 1
Crowthorne -3 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £34,000 -
Ascot - 1 £42,404 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 109 (67.70%) Microsoft
2 51 (31.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (28.57%) Windows
4 45 (27.95%) Office 365
4 45 (27.95%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (22.36%) Finance
6 35 (21.74%) Degree
7 32 (19.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 31 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (18.63%) MS Visio
10 29 (18.01%) Project Management
11 25 (15.53%) Computer Science
12 24 (14.91%) Active Directory
13 23 (14.29%) Windows 7
14 22 (13.66%) Azure
14 22 (13.66%) Linux
15 21 (13.04%) SQL
15 21 (13.04%) Public Sector
16 20 (12.42%) Windows 10
17 19 (11.80%) Internet
18 18 (11.18%) ITIL
18 18 (11.18%) SharePoint
18 18 (11.18%) Coaching
19 17 (10.56%) Mentoring
19 17 (10.56%) Windows Server
19 17 (10.56%) LAN
20 16 (9.94%) SLA
20 16 (9.94%) Decision-Making
21 15 (9.32%) Self-Motivation

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 18 (11.18%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.32%) IIS
3 8 (4.97%) Apache
3 8 (4.97%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.35%) Confluence
4 7 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.73%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (31.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (19.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (18.63%) MS Visio
4 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 45 (27.95%) Office 365
2 22 (13.66%) Azure
3 15 (9.32%) SaaS
4 14 (8.70%) AWS
5 7 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.73%) Google Drive
7 5 (3.11%) Mimecast
8 4 (2.48%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.24%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.62%) IaaS
10 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.80%) Internet
2 17 (10.56%) LAN
3 15 (9.32%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.45%) WAN
5 11 (6.83%) VPN
6 10 (6.21%) Skype
7 9 (5.59%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (4.35%) Wireless
9 6 (3.73%) DNS
10 5 (3.11%) Broadband
10 5 (3.11%) DHCP
11 4 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.24%) GSM
13 1 (0.62%) FTP
13 1 (0.62%) HTTP
13 1 (0.62%) SSH
13 1 (0.62%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.62%) VLAN
13 1 (0.62%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.73%) SAP HANA
4 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.48%) Big Data
5 4 (2.48%) Power BI
5 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (7.45%) JIRA
2 8 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.11%) CMake
4 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.48%) Subversion
4 4 (2.48%) VersionOne
4 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (22.36%) Finance
2 21 (13.04%) Public Sector
3 13 (8.07%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.45%) Retail
5 9 (5.59%) Marketing
6 8 (4.97%) Automotive
6 8 (4.97%) Multimedia
7 7 (4.35%) Legal
8 6 (3.73%) Electronics
9 4 (2.48%) Billing
9 4 (2.48%) French Language
9 4 (2.48%) German Language
9 4 (2.48%) Local Government
9 4 (2.48%) Publishing
9 4 (2.48%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (20.50%) Analyst
2 19 (11.80%) Support Engineer
3 11 (6.83%) Business Analyst
3 11 (6.83%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (6.83%) Support Analyst
4 10 (6.21%) IT Support
5 9 (5.59%) Applications Support
5 9 (5.59%) Consultant
5 9 (5.59%) QA Manager
5 9 (5.59%) QA Test Manager
5 9 (5.59%) Test Manager
6 8 (4.97%) Coordinator
6 8 (4.97%) Incident Analyst
6 8 (4.97%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (4.97%) Technical Support
7 7 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
7 7 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.35%) Incident Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) .NET
2 4 (2.48%) ADO
2 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (2.48%) CSS
2 4 (2.48%) Velocity
3 3 (1.86%) Web Services
4 2 (1.24%) COM
4 2 (1.24%) XML
5 1 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.32%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (8.07%) Virtual Team
4 10 (6.21%) Public Cloud
5 9 (5.59%) Smart Meter
5 9 (5.59%) Social Network
6 8 (4.97%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.73%) Smartphone
8 5 (3.11%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (2.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.48%) PMI
10 2 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.24%) iPad
11 1 (0.62%) CMDB
11 1 (0.62%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.57%) Windows
2 23 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 22 (13.66%) Linux
4 20 (12.42%) Windows 10
5 17 (10.56%) Windows Server
6 12 (7.45%) Unix
7 8 (4.97%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.73%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.11%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (1.86%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.24%) Android
13 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.95%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.01%) Project Management
4 25 (15.53%) Computer Science
5 18 (11.18%) Coaching
5 18 (11.18%) ITIL
6 17 (10.56%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.94%) Decision-Making
8 15 (9.32%) PRINCE2
8 15 (9.32%) Process Improvement
9 14 (8.70%) Change Management
9 14 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
9 14 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 14 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.45%) B2B
11 12 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.45%) CRM
11 12 (7.45%) Product Management
11 12 (7.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.04%) SQL
2 12 (7.45%) C#
3 7 (4.35%) Java
4 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.48%) VB
6 3 (1.86%) Python
7 2 (1.24%) VBA
8 1 (0.62%) C
8 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (21.74%) Degree
2 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.21%) PMP
4 8 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.35%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 6 (3.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (3.11%) CCNA
7 5 (3.11%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.48%) CCSA
8 4 (2.48%) MCSA
8 4 (2.48%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.86%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.94%) SLA
2 14 (8.70%) QA
3 6 (3.73%) PMO
4 4 (2.48%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.86%) GxP
6 2 (1.24%) BS7799
7 1 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) Firmware
4 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.62%) vCloud
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.62%) XenApp
5 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) SCCM
2 4 (2.48%) Ansible
2 4 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.48%) Puppet
3 3 (1.86%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.62%) Kibana
5 1 (0.62%) logstash
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.62%) SCSM
5 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 109 (67.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.59%) HP
2 9 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (5.59%) SAP
2 9 (5.59%) VMware
3 8 (4.97%) Cisco
3 8 (4.97%) F5
3 8 (4.97%) Oracle
4 6 (3.73%) Apple
4 6 (3.73%) Google
4 6 (3.73%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.48%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (2.48%) Freshdesk
7 3 (1.86%) NEC
7 3 (1.86%) Northgate
7 3 (1.86%) Veritas
8 2 (1.24%) Sun
8 2 (1.24%) Zscaler
9 1 (0.62%) Capita