The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 30 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 15.71% 5.59% 8.07%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 34.48% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 15
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 20.94% 16.20% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 25
Average salary £32,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
Essex

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 25 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Colchester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (72.73%) MS Excel
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) ITIL
3 17 (51.52%) Citrix
4 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 14 (42.42%) VoIP
5 14 (42.42%) Incident Management
5 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 11 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 11 (33.33%) Change Control
8 6 (18.18%) MCSA
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) C#
9 5 (15.15%) C++
10 4 (12.12%) DHCP
10 4 (12.12%) DNS
10 4 (12.12%) Service Management
11 3 (9.09%) Image Processing
11 3 (9.09%) OpenCL
11 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
11 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (9.09%) CUDA
11 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 3 (9.09%) Degree
11 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) VoIP
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Service Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.03%) ICT Technician
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) OpenGL
1 3 (9.09%) DirectX
1 3 (9.09%) OpenCL
2 2 (6.06%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.09%) CUDA
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Incident Management
3 11 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 11 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.09%) Image Processing
7 2 (6.06%) MVVM
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 2 (6.06%) Document Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C#
1 5 (15.15%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) XAML
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) MCSA
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Citrix
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Veritas
3 3 (9.09%) Symantec
3 3 (9.09%) Sophos
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Pegasus
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds