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 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 16 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 27 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 11.16% 17.05% 7.27%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 65.22% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -61.48%
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 Brentwood region.

Applications Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
39 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 16.12% 26.14% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 13
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -37.60%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 December 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 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) ITIL
6 9 (29.03%) SQL
6 9 (29.03%) AS400
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (22.58%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
9 6 (19.35%) MS Project
9 6 (19.35%) UNIX
9 6 (19.35%) AIX
9 6 (19.35%) Solaris
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) Flash
9 6 (19.35%) MS Access
9 6 (19.35%) IBM
9 6 (19.35%) Citrix
9 6 (19.35%) SAN
9 6 (19.35%) BMC
9 6 (19.35%) NetApp
9 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
9 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
9 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (19.35%) iSeries
10 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.90%) MCSA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Project
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.23%) XMLSpy
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) IT Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) Security Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) IT Security Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Capacity Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) EDI Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Validation Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Flash
2 3 (9.68%) EDI
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) AS400
2 6 (19.35%) iSeries
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (12.90%) Smartphone
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) AIX
2 6 (19.35%) Solaris
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Security Management
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Document Management
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL V2
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Straight-Through Processing
4 3 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCSA
3 3 (9.68%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) P3O
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
2 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) BMC
3 6 (19.35%) NetApp
4 4 (12.90%) Apple
4 4 (12.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint