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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.19% 5.59% 7.54%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 47.06% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 12
Average salary - £32,000 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +62.02%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.46% 11.89% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 31
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £25,950 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £40,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +3.03%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) C++
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (20.00%) Subversion
7 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
7 4 (20.00%) CUDA
7 4 (20.00%) OpenCL
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) OpenGL
7 4 (20.00%) DirectX
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Law
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) Marketing
9 2 (10.00%) Office 365

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Law
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) OpenCL
1 4 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 4 (20.00%) DirectX
2 2 (10.00%) ODBC
2 2 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CUDA
2 3 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
1 6 (30.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Google
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