Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 71 64
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 671 489 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 5.44% 3.71% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 54.51% 45.66% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 532 402 555
Thames Valley median annual salary £32,250 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,025 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,625 £57,500
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 the Thames Valley with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,231 1,071 1,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 9.98% 8.12% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 925 849 1,228
Thames Valley median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the Thames Valley

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the Thames Valley

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the Thames Valley

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Berkshire +20 306 £39,130 +30.43% 40
Buckinghamshire +28 235 £25,000 -9.09% 29
Oxfordshire +22 136 £29,000 -7.94% 20
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 470 (70.04%) Microsoft
2 357 (53.20%) Windows
3 208 (31.00%) Windows Server
4 165 (24.59%) Active Directory
5 153 (22.80%) SQL
6 125 (18.63%) Finance
7 117 (17.44%) Degree
8 116 (17.29%) IIS
9 114 (16.99%) SQL Server
10 107 (15.95%) Project Management
11 100 (14.90%) Windows 7
11 100 (14.90%) Office 365
12 85 (12.67%) Microsoft Excel
13 83 (12.37%) Windows 10
14 80 (11.92%) Cisco
15 74 (11.03%) ITIL
16 73 (10.88%) .NET
17 70 (10.43%) C#
18 68 (10.13%) MS Exchange
19 66 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
20 65 (9.69%) Oracle
21 62 (9.24%) Telecoms
22 61 (9.09%) WAN
22 61 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
23 59 (8.79%) TCP/IP
24 58 (8.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 56 (8.35%) Firewall
26 55 (8.20%) VMware
26 55 (8.20%) LAN
26 55 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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
1 116 (17.29%) IIS
2 68 (10.13%) MS Exchange
3 36 (5.37%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (1.64%) SAS
7 9 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.19%) CMS
8 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.19%) MS Project Server
9 7 (1.04%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.89%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.75%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.45%) Apache
13 3 (0.45%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 85 (12.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (9.84%) Microsoft Project
3 58 (8.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 51 (7.60%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.34%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.60%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.30%) InDesign
9 2 (0.30%) Maya
9 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.79%) Teamcenter
2 8 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle AGIS
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 100 (14.90%) Office 365
2 55 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.34%) SaaS
4 8 (1.19%) IaaS
4 8 (1.19%) PaaS
5 7 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.60%) Slack
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.45%) G Suite
8 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.45%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) AdWords
10 1 (0.15%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.15%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.09%) WAN
2 59 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 56 (8.35%) Firewall
4 55 (8.20%) LAN
5 53 (7.90%) VPN
6 42 (6.26%) Internet
7 39 (5.81%) DNS
8 34 (5.07%) DHCP
9 23 (3.43%) Wireless
10 15 (2.24%) Intranet
10 15 (2.24%) VoIP
11 10 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.34%) Skype
13 8 (1.19%) IPsec
13 8 (1.19%) Network Security
13 8 (1.19%) VLAN
14 7 (1.04%) OSPF
14 7 (1.04%) SAN
14 7 (1.04%) Telnet
14 7 (1.04%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.47%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (1.19%) MS Access
10 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.04%) Big Data
11 7 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.04%) Pentaho
11 7 (1.04%) QlikView
11 7 (1.04%) Star Schema
12 6 (0.89%) GIS
13 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.34%) Subversion
3 8 (1.19%) JIRA
4 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.45%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 125 (18.63%) Finance
2 62 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 51 (7.60%) Marketing
4 35 (5.22%) Retail
5 28 (4.17%) Back Office
5 28 (4.17%) Legal
5 28 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.73%) Financial Institution
7 20 (2.98%) Advertising
8 17 (2.53%) Law
9 14 (2.09%) Electronics
10 8 (1.19%) Digital Economy
11 7 (1.04%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.04%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.89%) French Language
12 6 (0.89%) Publishing
13 5 (0.75%) Automotive
13 5 (0.75%) Games
13 5 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 240 (35.77%) Analyst
2 138 (20.57%) Support Analyst
3 135 (20.12%) IT Support
4 92 (13.71%) IT Analyst
5 89 (13.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 62 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 55 (8.20%) Service Analyst
8 54 (8.05%) Service Desk Analyst
9 50 (7.45%) Support Engineer
10 46 (6.86%) Developer
11 37 (5.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 36 (5.37%) Junior
12 36 (5.37%) Project Manager
13 35 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 34 (5.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
15 31 (4.62%) Consultant
16 30 (4.47%) Applications Support
16 30 (4.47%) Applications Support Analyst
16 30 (4.47%) Graduate
17 29 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (10.88%) .NET
2 45 (6.71%) HTML
3 43 (6.41%) CSS
4 39 (5.81%) jQuery
5 36 (5.37%) ASP.NET
6 34 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (4.32%) HTML5
8 14 (2.09%) WCF
9 10 (1.49%) Hibernate
9 10 (1.49%) NHibernate
10 7 (1.04%) JSON
11 6 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (0.75%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.75%) CSS3
12 5 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (0.75%) Web Services
13 4 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (0.60%) Entity Framework
13 4 (0.60%) LINQ
13 4 (0.60%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.60%) Computer Science
2 33 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (3.73%) Hedge funds
5 21 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.83%) RIA
7 15 (2.24%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.09%) Fat Client
8 14 (2.09%) Thin Client
9 13 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.19%) iPad
10 8 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.04%) EPoS
11 7 (1.04%) iPhone
11 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.04%) User Experience
11 7 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 357 (53.20%) Windows
2 208 (31.00%) Windows Server
3 100 (14.90%) Windows 7
4 83 (12.37%) Windows 10
5 61 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (5.37%) Windows 8
7 30 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (3.58%) Linux
9 16 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.24%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.64%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.34%) Unix
13 8 (1.19%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.04%) Android
15 4 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.15%) SUSE
17 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (15.95%) Project Management
2 74 (11.03%) ITIL
3 46 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (5.81%) Time Management
6 37 (5.51%) CRM
7 35 (5.22%) Service Delivery
8 34 (5.07%) MVC
9 31 (4.62%) Asset Management
9 31 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (4.62%) Unit Testing
10 29 (4.32%) Workflow
11 28 (4.17%) Change Management
12 27 (4.02%) ERP
12 27 (4.02%) Service Management
12 27 (4.02%) Ticket Management
13 26 (3.87%) Analytics
14 24 (3.58%) Presales
14 24 (3.58%) Product Management
15 23 (3.43%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 153 (22.80%) SQL
2 70 (10.43%) C#
3 39 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 20 (2.98%) TypeScript
5 19 (2.83%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.53%) C++
7 15 (2.24%) Java
8 10 (1.49%) Python
8 10 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.49%) VBA
9 8 (1.19%) C
10 4 (0.60%) PHP
10 4 (0.60%) Tcl
10 4 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 117 (17.44%) Degree
2 34 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.38%) CCNA
6 15 (2.24%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.79%) MCSE
8 11 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.49%) MCSA
10 9 (1.34%) MCP
11 8 (1.19%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.04%) AAT
12 7 (1.04%) CCNP
13 6 (0.89%) CIMA
14 5 (0.75%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.75%) PMP
15 4 (0.60%) CIPD
15 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.45%) CCENT
16 3 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.90%) SLA
2 20 (2.98%) PMO
3 16 (2.38%) QA
4 9 (1.34%) GAMP
5 8 (1.19%) COBIT
6 6 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 165 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 51 (7.60%) Hyper-V
3 23 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
5 7 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.60%) XenApp
6 4 (0.60%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.45%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.45%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (2.38%) SCCM
2 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.60%) WSUS
4 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.45%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.45%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 470 (70.04%) Microsoft
2 80 (11.92%) Cisco
3 65 (9.69%) Oracle
4 55 (8.20%) VMware
5 52 (7.75%) Citrix
6 31 (4.62%) Apple
7 29 (4.32%) Juniper
8 23 (3.43%) SAP
9 12 (1.79%) Siemens
10 10 (1.49%) Adobe
10 10 (1.49%) Capita
10 10 (1.49%) HP
11 9 (1.34%) Meraki
12 8 (1.19%) Remedy
13 7 (1.04%) Birst
13 7 (1.04%) Cognos
13 7 (1.04%) Informatica
13 7 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (1.04%) Mitel
13 7 (1.04%) Tableau