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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 24 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 11.32% 13.92% 7.29%
As % of the Applications category 96.00% 54.10% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £22,250 £36,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.19% +67.44%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
25 61 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 11.79% 25.74% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 33 8
Average salary £22,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.39% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £31,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Brentwood

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 34 (61.82%) MS Excel
2 31 (56.36%) Finance
3 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
4 20 (36.36%) QA
5 16 (29.09%) HP
6 15 (27.27%) SQL
7 14 (25.45%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (23.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (23.64%) TestDirector
8 13 (23.64%) HP UFT
8 13 (23.64%) AS400
9 12 (21.82%) ISEB
10 11 (20.00%) ITIL
10 11 (20.00%) Windows
11 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
11 10 (18.18%) Time Management
12 9 (16.36%) Oracle
12 9 (16.36%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (14.55%) Citrix
13 8 (14.55%) Test Planning
14 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
14 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
14 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.91%) SDLC
16 5 (9.09%) Defect Management
16 5 (9.09%) vSphere
16 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
16 5 (9.09%) AppSense
16 5 (9.09%) VMware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (61.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) HP UFT
1 13 (23.64%) TestDirector
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
2 3 (5.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Legal
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Analyst
2 16 (29.09%) QA Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 5 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) QA Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) IT Support
4 4 (7.27%) Release Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) PMO Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Release Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Report Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Vendor Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Flash
1 3 (5.45%) SOAP
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) AS400
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (5.45%) iSeries
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.27%) Android
3 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Time Management
3 8 (14.55%) Test Planning
4 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
5 6 (10.91%) SDLC
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 5 (9.09%) ITSM
6 5 (9.09%) Release Management
7 4 (7.27%) ETL
7 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.27%) Workflow
8 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VBA
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (21.82%) ISEB
3 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 9 (16.36%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) SLA
3 3 (5.45%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.09%) vSphere
1 5 (9.09%) XenApp
1 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.45%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) HP
3 9 (16.36%) Oracle
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
5 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.09%) AppSense
6 5 (9.09%) SAP
6 5 (9.09%) VMware
7 4 (7.27%) Apple
7 4 (7.27%) Dell
8 3 (5.45%) BMC
8 3 (5.45%) IBM
8 3 (5.45%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Altiris
9 1 (1.82%) Avaya