The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.05% 2.22% 6.12%
As % of the Applications category 4.35% 29.41% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £35,500 - £32,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 - £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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 Colchester region.

Applications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 24.08% 7.56% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 17
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,800 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

MS Office
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Colchester

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Colchester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (78.57%) MS Excel
3 19 (67.86%) Citrix
3 19 (67.86%) Finance
4 13 (46.43%) VoIP
4 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
6 11 (39.29%) MCSA
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
8 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
9 6 (21.43%) Document Management
9 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) Internet
12 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (10.71%) CRM
12 3 (10.71%) SQL
13 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 2 (7.14%) Degree
13 2 (7.14%) Project Management
13 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
13 2 (7.14%) Change Control
13 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
13 2 (7.14%) Time Management
13 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) VoIP
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Support Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Service Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ODBC
1 1 (3.57%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.57%) DirectX
1 1 (3.57%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 6 (21.43%) Document Management
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
6 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) MCSA
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
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