The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 23 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 13.61% 3.50% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 48.94% 16.98% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 6
Average salary £25,000 £25,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.49% -37.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,950 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £39,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
MS Office
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Applications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
47 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.81% 20.62% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 35
Average salary £26,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.90% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MS Office
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Croydon region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Croydon

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Croydon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
3 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 28 (53.85%) ITIL
4 28 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 24 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
7 16 (30.77%) Lync
8 15 (28.85%) Citrix
9 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
10 11 (21.15%) Service Management
10 11 (21.15%) ITIL V3
11 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (17.31%) SQL
13 7 (13.46%) Oracle
13 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.54%) VoIP
14 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
14 6 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (9.62%) VMware
16 4 (7.69%) ISEB
16 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
16 4 (7.69%) Law
16 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
16 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
16 4 (7.69%) Straight-Through Processing
16 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
17 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 24 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 16 (30.77%) Lync
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) VoIP
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.92%) ADSL
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
General
1 4 (7.69%) Law
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Service Desk Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Service Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (21.15%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (15.38%) Support Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) IT Support
8 5 (9.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Tester
9 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
11 2 (3.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Service Management
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL V3
3 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 4 (7.69%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Information Security
7 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.69%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.92%) MCTS
3 1 (1.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) Citrix
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
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