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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 9 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.14% 13.04% 15.56%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 75.00% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £21,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 Brentwood region.

Applications Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.14% 17.39% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

MS Office
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Brentwood

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) Network Security
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) vSphere
7 3 (17.65%) Straight-Through Processing
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (17.65%) AWD
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) AS400
7 3 (17.65%) EDI
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) MS Project

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) IP Telephony
1 4 (23.53%) VLAN
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
1 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Technician
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (17.65%) EDI Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Validation Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Security Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) AS400
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 3 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (17.65%) Straight-Through Processing
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Document Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) P3O
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint