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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.81% 4.51% 6.11%
As % of the Applications category 14.71% 39.29% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 11
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
34 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 19.10% 11.48% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

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 28 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Colchester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 16 (61.54%) Finance
4 14 (53.85%) Citrix
5 12 (46.15%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) MCSA
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (30.77%) VoIP
7 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
9 6 (23.08%) Document Management
9 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) Office 365
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) NetApp
10 4 (15.38%) Linux
10 4 (15.38%) VMware
11 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (11.54%) CRM
11 3 (11.54%) SQL
11 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (11.54%) Project Management
12 2 (7.69%) Nagios
12 2 (7.69%) Oracle
12 2 (7.69%) SQL Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) VoIP
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Support Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Service Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ODBC
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
3 6 (23.08%) Document Management
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) MCSA
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Dell