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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 28 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 14.66% 1.59% 4.51%
As % of the Applications category 47.46% 8.33% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 17
Average salary £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
59 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 30.89% 19.12% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 44
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,000
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 4 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Croydon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 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 (79.25%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (67.92%) Active Directory
3 31 (58.49%) ITIL
4 29 (54.72%) Windows 7
5 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
6 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
7 18 (33.96%) Lync
8 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
8 14 (26.42%) ITIL V3
9 11 (20.75%) Service Management
10 9 (16.98%) Citrix
11 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (13.21%) SQL
12 7 (13.21%) Oracle
13 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
14 4 (7.55%) Straight-Through Processing
14 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
14 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
14 4 (7.55%) VoIP
14 4 (7.55%) ISEB
14 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
15 3 (5.66%) Project Management
15 3 (5.66%) Finance
15 3 (5.66%) Law
15 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 18 (33.96%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) VoIP
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
1 3 (5.66%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Service Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (32.08%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (28.30%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
7 8 (15.09%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (13.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (11.32%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (11.32%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (11.32%) IT Support
10 4 (7.55%) Tester
11 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
11 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
12 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 2 (3.77%) Junior
12 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (79.25%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows 7
3 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) ITIL
2 14 (26.42%) ITIL V3
3 11 (20.75%) Service Management
4 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.55%) Straight-Through Processing
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.89%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (67.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Citrix
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
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