The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 76 49
Rank change year-on-year +41 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 88 56 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.73% 3.17% 5.14%
As % of the Applications category 62.86% 51.38% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61 38 91
Median salary £37,000 £25,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.00% -13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,050 £21,847
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft 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 140 109 242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 10.71% 6.17% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 107 69 192
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Reading

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Reading

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 99 (72.26%) Microsoft
2 65 (47.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (29.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (27.74%) SQL
4 38 (27.74%) HP
5 32 (23.36%) Windows
6 31 (22.63%) SLA
7 27 (19.71%) Internet
8 25 (18.25%) MS Visio
9 24 (17.52%) Cisco
9 24 (17.52%) Firewall
9 24 (17.52%) Software Engineering
10 23 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (15.33%) Juniper
13 20 (14.60%) Risk Management
13 20 (14.60%) CheckPoint
13 20 (14.60%) McAfee
13 20 (14.60%) Fortinet
14 19 (13.87%) JNCIS
14 19 (13.87%) Network Security
14 19 (13.87%) TippingPoint
14 19 (13.87%) Imperva
14 19 (13.87%) Blue Coat
14 19 (13.87%) ProxySG
14 19 (13.87%) CCSE
14 19 (13.87%) Content Management
14 19 (13.87%) Sourcefire
14 19 (13.87%) Information Security

Microsoft 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 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.19%) IIS
3 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.73%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (47.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (29.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (18.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Primavera
1 3 (2.19%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.46%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.57%) Office 365
3 3 (2.19%) SaaS
4 2 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.71%) Internet
2 24 (17.52%) Firewall
3 19 (13.87%) Network Security
3 19 (13.87%) VPN
4 8 (5.84%) LAN
5 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.38%) DNS
7 3 (2.19%) DHCP
7 3 (2.19%) Intranet
7 3 (2.19%) SAN
7 3 (2.19%) Skype
7 3 (2.19%) WAN
7 3 (2.19%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.46%) Broadband
8 2 (1.46%) IPv4
9 1 (0.73%) HTTP
9 1 (0.73%) PBX
9 1 (0.73%) SMTP
9 1 (0.73%) SNMP
9 1 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.49%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Big Data
4 1 (0.73%) GIS
4 1 (0.73%) QGIS
4 1 (0.73%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) Visual Studio
1 13 (9.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 11 (8.03%) HP UFT
2 11 (8.03%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 19 (13.87%) Digital Economy
2 15 (10.95%) Finance
3 9 (6.57%) Marketing
4 5 (3.65%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.92%) Advertising
6 3 (2.19%) Billing
7 2 (1.46%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) Front Office
8 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.25%) Analyst
2 19 (13.87%) Juniper Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Security Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Senior Security Engineer
3 15 (10.95%) Service Manager
4 11 (8.03%) Senior Tester
4 11 (8.03%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.03%) Tester
5 10 (7.30%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (7.30%) Desktop Support
5 10 (7.30%) Services Delivery Manager
6 9 (6.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Junior
7 8 (5.84%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.49%) .NET
1 13 (9.49%) .NET Framework
1 13 (9.49%) WPF
2 1 (0.73%) PostGIS
2 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.87%) Security Operations Centre
3 18 (13.14%) Mobile App
3 18 (13.14%) Social Media
4 5 (3.65%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.92%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.19%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.19%) Life Science
7 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.73%) Clustering
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.73%) EPoS
8 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.36%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) Windows 7
3 11 (8.03%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.57%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.11%) Android
5 7 (5.11%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.11%) Mac OS X
6 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.92%) Unix
8 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.46%) Linux
10 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.73%) CentOS
11 1 (0.73%) Fedora
11 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.52%) Software Engineering
2 23 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (14.60%) Risk Management
4 19 (13.87%) Content Management
4 19 (13.87%) Information Security
4 19 (13.87%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (13.87%) Security Management
4 19 (13.87%) Security Operations
5 15 (10.95%) CRM
6 14 (10.22%) Functional Testing
6 14 (10.22%) Test Automation
6 14 (10.22%) Test Scripting
7 13 (9.49%) MVVM
7 13 (9.49%) Presales
7 13 (9.49%) Web Application Development
8 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2
9 11 (8.03%) Defect Management
9 11 (8.03%) Service Delivery
9 11 (8.03%) Software Testing
9 11 (8.03%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.74%) SQL
2 16 (11.68%) C#
3 15 (10.95%) Java
4 11 (8.03%) C
5 10 (7.30%) VB
6 9 (6.57%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.19%) C++
8 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.87%) CCIE
2 19 (13.87%) CCIE Service Provider
2 19 (13.87%) CCSE
2 19 (13.87%) CCSP
2 19 (13.87%) JNCIS
3 18 (13.14%) Degree
4 14 (10.22%) ISTQB
5 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
6 11 (8.03%) DV Cleared
6 11 (8.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.92%) MCP
8 3 (2.19%) CCNA
8 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.19%) PMP
9 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.46%) APMP
10 1 (0.73%) HND
10 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.63%) SLA
2 6 (4.38%) QA
3 4 (2.92%) PMO
4 2 (1.46%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) ProxySG
2 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (72.26%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.74%) HP
3 24 (17.52%) Cisco
4 21 (15.33%) Juniper
5 20 (14.60%) CheckPoint
5 20 (14.60%) Fortinet
5 20 (14.60%) McAfee
6 19 (13.87%) Blue Coat
6 19 (13.87%) F5
6 19 (13.87%) Imperva
6 19 (13.87%) Palo Alto
6 19 (13.87%) Proofpoint
6 19 (13.87%) Sourcefire
6 19 (13.87%) TippingPoint
7 13 (9.49%) DevExpress
7 13 (9.49%) Telerik
8 7 (5.11%) Remedy
9 5 (3.65%) Apple
9 5 (3.65%) SAP
9 5 (3.65%) VMware
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