Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Microsoft Office
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 102 77
Rank change year-on-year +39 -25 -32
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 96 98 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.02% 2.81% 3.69%
As % of the Applications category 49.48% 42.42% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81 70 122
Reading median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -18.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £20,875 £21,250 £21,050
90th Percentile £40,345 £59,000 £62,375
Berkshire median annual salary £39,130 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.81% -10.67% +15.38%

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 194 231 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.13% 6.62% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 145 181 294
Reading median annual salary £39,130 £38,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.64% -2.53% -1.25%
10th Percentile £21,700 £22,500 £22,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 61 (63.54%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.75%) Windows
3 29 (30.21%) Project Management
4 25 (26.04%) Finance
5 19 (19.79%) Degree
6 18 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 18 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 18 (18.75%) SQL
7 17 (17.71%) Telecoms
7 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
8 16 (16.67%) Office 365
8 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 16 (16.67%) HP
9 15 (15.63%) MS Visio
9 15 (15.63%) ITIL
9 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Project
9 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (14.58%) Test Scripting
10 14 (14.58%) ISTQB
10 14 (14.58%) Retail
11 13 (13.54%) Java
11 13 (13.54%) Change Management
11 13 (13.54%) PMO
12 12 (12.50%) QA
13 11 (11.46%) Firewall
13 11 (11.46%) MS Exchange
14 10 (10.42%) DHCP
14 10 (10.42%) C#

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 11 (11.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.04%) Moodle
5 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (15.63%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) Office 365
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.04%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) Firewall
2 10 (10.42%) DHCP
3 8 (8.33%) DNS
4 5 (5.21%) VoIP
5 4 (4.17%) LAN
5 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (1.04%) HTTP
6 1 (1.04%) PBX
6 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
6 1 (1.04%) Skype
6 1 (1.04%) SMTP
6 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
6 1 (1.04%) VPN
6 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) HP UFT
1 9 (9.38%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.17%) Subversion
2 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 17 (17.71%) Telecoms
3 14 (14.58%) Retail
4 8 (8.33%) Digital Economy
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 3 (3.13%) Legal
6 2 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) French Language
7 1 (1.04%) Front Office
7 1 (1.04%) German Language
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) IT Support
2 12 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Senior Tester
4 9 (9.38%) Tester
5 8 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Technical Writer
5 8 (8.33%) Technical Writer
6 7 (7.29%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Junior
7 6 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
1 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (4.17%) CSS
1 4 (4.17%) Entity Framework
1 4 (4.17%) HTML
1 4 (4.17%) HTML5
1 4 (4.17%) jQuery
1 4 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (4.17%) LINQ
1 4 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
1 4 (4.17%) Silverlight
1 4 (4.17%) WCF
1 4 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.04%) Handset
6 1 (1.04%) Life Science
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.75%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.21%) Unix
4 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) CentOS
7 1 (1.04%) Fedora
7 1 (1.04%) Linux
7 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) Project Management
2 18 (18.75%) Functional Testing
2 18 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 15 (15.63%) ITIL
4 14 (14.58%) Test Scripting
5 13 (13.54%) Change Management
6 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.38%) Defect Management
7 9 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.38%) Scenario Testing
7 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.38%) Software Testing
7 9 (9.38%) Test Management
7 9 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 8 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 8 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (8.33%) Product Management
8 8 (8.33%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) SQL
2 13 (13.54%) Java
3 10 (10.42%) C#
4 9 (9.38%) C
5 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.33%) VB
6 5 (5.21%) C++
7 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.04%) VBA
8 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 14 (14.58%) ISTQB
3 10 (10.42%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.08%) MCP
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CBAP
8 1 (1.04%) CCNA
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.04%) HND
8 1 (1.04%) ISEB
8 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.04%) MCSE
8 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PMP
8 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) PMO
2 12 (12.50%) QA
3 8 (8.33%) COBIT
4 2 (2.08%) SLA
5 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (63.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) HP
3 8 (8.33%) VMware
4 4 (4.17%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.17%) Telerik
5 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.08%) Apple
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.04%) Aastra
7 1 (1.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.04%) Dell
7 1 (1.04%) Epicor
7 1 (1.04%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) Juniper
7 1 (1.04%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.04%) Symantec