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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 22 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 12.43% 6.08% 3.02%
As % of the Applications category 44.00% 30.77% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 10
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,250 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £36,650 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
50 52 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.25% 19.77% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 36
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%

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 17 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Croydon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 40 (78.43%) Microsoft
3 39 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 28 (54.90%) ITIL
5 27 (52.94%) Windows 7
6 25 (49.02%) MS Exchange
7 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
8 21 (41.18%) Citrix
9 14 (27.45%) Lync
10 13 (25.49%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) Service Management
11 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (19.61%) VMware
12 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
12 10 (19.61%) VoIP
13 8 (15.69%) ITIL V3
13 8 (15.69%) Oracle
14 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (13.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (7.84%) Law
15 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
15 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
15 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
16 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 3 (5.88%) LAN
16 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
16 3 (5.88%) DNS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (49.02%) MS Exchange
2 14 (27.45%) Lync
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (45.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) VoIP
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) DHCP
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) ADSL
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.96%) NAS
General
1 4 (7.84%) Law
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (27.45%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (25.49%) Support Engineer
4 13 (25.49%) Service Analyst
4 13 (25.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (15.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) IT Support
9 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
11 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
11 2 (3.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Service Management
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
5 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.96%) Information Security
6 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (1.96%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) CCNA
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) MCITP
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) MCTS
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) Citrix
3 10 (19.61%) VMware
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam
5 1 (1.96%) Remedy
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Amsys
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago