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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 6 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.84% 16.20% 7.43%
As % of the Applications category 19.35% 85.19% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 10
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £37,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -2.45%
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
31 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 25.00% 19.01% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 20
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 31 August 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Colchester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) MCSA
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) JBoss
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Veeam
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Veeam
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
5 1 (9.09%) Pegasus
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell