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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 25 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 11.90% 4.12% 7.71%
As % of the Applications category 37.88% 20.69% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 25
Average salary £24,250 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.19% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,250 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
66 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.43% 19.93% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 44 50
Average salary £25,750 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.76% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) ITIL
3 26 (57.78%) MS Excel
4 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
6 21 (46.67%) Windows 7
7 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 14 (31.11%) ITIL V3
9 12 (26.67%) Lync
10 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
13 6 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (13.33%) Finance
14 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
14 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
15 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
15 4 (8.89%) ISEB
15 4 (8.89%) Change Management
15 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (8.89%) Straight-Through Processing
15 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
15 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
16 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (6.67%) DNS
16 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
16 3 (6.67%) Veritas
16 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.67%) Lync
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (57.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.67%) MS Project
5 1 (2.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (37.78%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (28.89%) Help Desk Support
5 10 (22.22%) Support Analyst
6 8 (17.78%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (15.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (13.33%) IT Support
8 6 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 6 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Tester
10 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
10 2 (4.44%) Support Specialist
11 1 (2.22%) Field Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
11 1 (2.22%) Desktop Analyst
11 1 (2.22%) Programme Office Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) PDA
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) ITIL
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL V3
3 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Straight-Through Processing
4 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Veritas
2 3 (6.67%) Symantec
2 3 (6.67%) Sophos
3 2 (4.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Lotus
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Novell
4 1 (2.22%) Peregrine
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