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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.49% 9.38% 8.28%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 69.23% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
11 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 16.42% 13.54% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 24
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
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 16 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP