The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 102 30
Rank change year-on-year +48 -72  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 53 37 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.26% 1.89% 7.37%
As % of the Applications category 39.55% 17.87% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 102
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,600 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 134 207 400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 10.76% 10.58% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 111 178 269
Median salary £44,500 £38,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.33% +0.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £27,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Reading

MS Office
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Reading

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Reading

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 Reading region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 68 (63.55%) Microsoft
2 62 (57.94%) MS Excel
3 44 (41.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (34.58%) Cisco
5 35 (32.71%) VPN
6 34 (31.78%) SLA
7 33 (30.84%) Firewall
8 27 (25.23%) MS Visio
9 26 (24.30%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (24.30%) Internet
10 24 (22.43%) HP
10 24 (22.43%) CCIE
11 23 (21.50%) Windows
11 23 (21.50%) Intel Security
11 23 (21.50%) CheckPoint
11 23 (21.50%) Security Management
11 23 (21.50%) Fortinet
11 23 (21.50%) Risk Management
11 23 (21.50%) Information Security
12 22 (20.56%) Blue Coat
12 22 (20.56%) ProxySG
12 22 (20.56%) CCSE
12 22 (20.56%) Content Management
12 22 (20.56%) Sourcefire
12 22 (20.56%) JNCIS
12 22 (20.56%) Network Security
12 22 (20.56%) TippingPoint
12 22 (20.56%) Juniper
12 22 (20.56%) CCSP
12 22 (20.56%) Imperva

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
3 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (57.94%) MS Excel
2 44 (41.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (25.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.93%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.67%) Office 365
3 3 (2.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (32.71%) VPN
2 33 (30.84%) Firewall
3 26 (24.30%) Internet
4 22 (20.56%) Network Security
5 12 (11.21%) OSPF
6 11 (10.28%) BGP
6 11 (10.28%) Multicast
7 10 (9.35%) IPv6
7 10 (9.35%) MPLS
8 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
9 5 (4.67%) LAN
9 5 (4.67%) WAN
10 4 (3.74%) DNS
10 4 (3.74%) VLAN
11 3 (2.80%) DHCP
11 3 (2.80%) VoIP
11 3 (2.80%) Wireless
12 2 (1.87%) Skype
12 2 (1.87%) SSH
12 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) MS Access
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
1 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 17 (15.89%) Marketing
1 17 (15.89%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.35%) Finance
3 4 (3.74%) Billing
3 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) Juniper Engineer
1 22 (20.56%) Security Engineer
1 22 (20.56%) Senior Security Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (9.35%) IP Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 8 (7.48%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (5.61%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 6 (5.61%) Senior IP Engineer
5 6 (5.61%) Technical Support
6 5 (4.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Senior Web Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) .NET
1 8 (7.48%) .NET Framework
1 8 (7.48%) WPF
2 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (9.35%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.48%) Social Media
4 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.93%) Clustering
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.93%) EPoS
9 1 (0.93%) Life Science
9 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.87%) Linux
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.93%) Unix
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) Information Security
1 23 (21.50%) Risk Management
1 23 (21.50%) Security Management
2 22 (20.56%) Content Management
2 22 (20.56%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (20.56%) Security Operations
3 20 (18.69%) Presales
4 14 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (12.15%) Migration
6 11 (10.28%) Project Management
7 10 (9.35%) Network Design
8 8 (7.48%) ITIL
8 8 (7.48%) MVVM
8 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.48%) Web Application Development
9 7 (6.54%) CRM
9 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.67%) Quality Management
11 4 (3.74%) Business Development
11 4 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) C#
3 2 (1.87%) C
3 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.87%) VB
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
4 1 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) VBA
4 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (22.43%) CCIE
3 22 (20.56%) CCSE
3 22 (20.56%) CCSP
3 22 (20.56%) JNCIS
4 12 (11.21%) Degree
5 3 (2.80%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.80%) CCNP
5 3 (2.80%) MCP
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.80%) PMP
6 2 (1.87%) APMP
6 2 (1.87%) CCIP
6 2 (1.87%) CCNA
6 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) HP MASE
7 1 (0.93%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (31.78%) SLA
2 6 (5.61%) PMO
3 3 (2.80%) P3O
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 22 (20.56%) ProxySG
2 12 (11.21%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) SCCM
1 2 (1.87%) WSUS
2 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 68 (63.55%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.58%) Cisco
3 24 (22.43%) HP
4 23 (21.50%) CheckPoint
4 23 (21.50%) Fortinet
4 23 (21.50%) Intel Security
5 22 (20.56%) Blue Coat
5 22 (20.56%) F5
5 22 (20.56%) Imperva
5 22 (20.56%) Juniper
5 22 (20.56%) Palo Alto
5 22 (20.56%) Proofpoint
5 22 (20.56%) Sourcefire
5 22 (20.56%) TippingPoint
6 11 (10.28%) Huawei
7 9 (8.41%) VMware
8 8 (7.48%) DevExpress
8 8 (7.48%) Telerik
9 4 (3.74%) Citrix
9 4 (3.74%) SAP
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Reading, Berkshire
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £18000 - £22323 per annum + Benefits
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Reading
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, private medical
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Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(10%), health, pension etc
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Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
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