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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 12 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.45% 10.63% 6.57%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 50.00% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 9
Average salary £32,000 £32,076 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.23% +1.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
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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
18 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.17% 21.25% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 24
Average salary £32,000 £27,500 £31,758
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -13.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Colchester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 20 (55.56%) ITIL
5 19 (52.78%) Citrix
6 18 (50.00%) Incident Management
7 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 15 (41.67%) VoIP
8 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
10 13 (36.11%) Change Control
10 13 (36.11%) Problem Management
10 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.22%) Finance
12 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.67%) C#
12 6 (16.67%) C++
13 5 (13.89%) MCSA
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (11.11%) DNS
14 4 (11.11%) DHCP
14 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
14 4 (11.11%) Document Management
14 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 4 (11.11%) Coaching
14 4 (11.11%) Degree
15 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
15 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
15 3 (8.33%) WPF
15 3 (8.33%) Image Processing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) VoIP
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) Intranet
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Service Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) IT Support
5 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 4 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (2.78%) ICT Technician
8 1 (2.78%) IT Technician
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) OpenGL
1 3 (8.33%) DirectX
1 3 (8.33%) WPF
1 3 (8.33%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) CUDA
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 18 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 13 (36.11%) Problem Management
3 13 (36.11%) Change Control
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Document Management
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (8.33%) Image Processing
6 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) MVVM
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
1 6 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (8.33%) XAML
3 2 (5.56%) C
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) MCSA
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Citrix
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Veritas
3 3 (8.33%) Symantec
3 3 (8.33%) Sophos
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Pegasus
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
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