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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 14 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.33% 8.89% 6.79%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 31.75% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 15
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £31,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -2.45%
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
34 63 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 20.24% 28.00% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 42
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 August 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Croydon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (88.57%) Windows
1 31 (88.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) Citrix
4 22 (62.86%) VMware
5 19 (54.29%) SQL
5 19 (54.29%) MS Excel
6 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
7 16 (45.71%) VoIP
7 16 (45.71%) Windows 8
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (34.29%) ITIL
9 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
11 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (25.71%) CCNA
12 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
13 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (20.00%) Mac OS X
14 7 (20.00%) IIS
14 7 (20.00%) DNS
14 7 (20.00%) SLA
14 7 (20.00%) DHCP
15 6 (17.14%) LAN
15 6 (17.14%) Oracle
15 6 (17.14%) MCSE
15 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (54.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.43%) MS Project
4 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) VoIP
2 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.00%) DHCP
3 7 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (17.14%) LAN
5 5 (14.29%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) VPN
6 4 (11.43%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) Wireless
8 2 (5.71%) Firewall
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.86%) ADSL
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.86%) NAS
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Support Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (25.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Office Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
9 2 (5.71%) Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior IT Project Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
1 6 (17.14%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 8
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
2 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
2 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
2 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security
7 1 (2.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCNA
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (17.14%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (17.14%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (65.71%) Citrix
3 22 (62.86%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle
5 4 (11.43%) Veeam
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) MobileIron
6 3 (8.57%) Mitel
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) Motorola
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL