The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank - 21 23
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 0 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon - 6.25% 5.76%
As % of the Applications category - 66.67% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £22,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
MS Office
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Applications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 13.33% 9.38% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 15
Average salary £60,000 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+166.66% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

MS Office
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Basildon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) InterSystems
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior VB.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Workstream Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) InterSystems