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 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 15 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 21 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 10.94% 9.09% 5.14%
As % of the Applications category 46.67% 43.64% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 15
Average salary £25,500 £25,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.99% -27.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,500 £60,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
45 55 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.44% 20.83% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 44 44 35
Average salary £25,500 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £49,000
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 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 28 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Croydon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (76.00%) Active Directory
4 27 (54.00%) Citrix
4 27 (54.00%) ITIL
5 25 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 23 (46.00%) MS Excel
6 23 (46.00%) MS Exchange
7 16 (32.00%) SQL
8 13 (26.00%) VMware
9 12 (24.00%) Lync
10 11 (22.00%) Service Management
10 11 (22.00%) VoIP
10 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (20.00%) Oracle
12 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (18.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
14 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
14 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
15 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (10.00%) DNS
15 5 (10.00%) SLA
15 5 (10.00%) DHCP
16 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
16 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
16 4 (8.00%) CCNA
16 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (8.00%) MCSE
16 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (46.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.00%) Lync
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (46.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) VoIP
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) ADSL
6 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (4.00%) Back Office
1 2 (4.00%) Law
1 2 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 17 (34.00%) Analyst
3 16 (32.00%) Support Engineer
4 14 (28.00%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (18.00%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Service Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) IT Support
7 5 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 2 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Service Management
3 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.00%) Project Management
5 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) High Availability
6 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) MCSE
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) Citrix
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.00%) Veeam
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Remedy
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago