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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 20 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.58% 8.70% 10.34%
As % of the Applications category 39.22% 63.64% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 11
Average salary £26,000 £27,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +27.05%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
51 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 32.08% 13.66% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 49 15 21
Average salary £26,000 £27,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -25.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,750 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 5 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Colchester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 26 (81.25%) MS Excel
1 26 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 23 (71.88%) Citrix
3 21 (65.63%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) VoIP
4 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
4 15 (46.88%) ITIL
5 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 12 (37.50%) Incident Management
8 11 (34.38%) MCSA
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
9 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (25.00%) Document Management
9 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 4 (12.50%) Change Control
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) Internet
11 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (9.38%) CRM
11 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (6.25%) Degree
12 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
12 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
12 2 (6.25%) Time Management
12 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (3.13%) Image Processing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) VoIP
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Support Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Service Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.38%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) OpenCL
1 1 (3.13%) ODBC
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.13%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) CUDA
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 12 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 8 (25.00%) Document Management
4 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Use Case
7 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) MCSA
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
System Software
1 26 (81.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Citrix
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.13%) SolidWorks
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