The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 93 74 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.43% 5.86% 6.20%
As % of the Applications category 37.05% 31.90% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 55 50 46
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
MS Office
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
251 232 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.06% 18.37% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 182 175 132
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,021
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MS Office
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Essex region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Essex

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Essex

MS Office
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +13 35 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Colchester -4 10 £26,000 -30.20%
Chelmsford -4 5 £20,400 -22.28% 1
Ingatestone - 5 - -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Basildon -7 2 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £23,000 - 1
Hockley - 2 £21,250 -
Witham - 1 £35,000 -
Harlow - 1 £19,000 -
Billericay - 1 £60,000 - 2
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 114 (61.62%) MS Excel
2 102 (55.14%) Microsoft
3 84 (45.41%) Finance
4 76 (41.08%) Windows
5 56 (30.27%) Active Directory
6 49 (26.49%) ITIL
7 48 (25.95%) Citrix
8 38 (20.54%) SQL
9 32 (17.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (16.76%) MS PowerPoint
11 30 (16.22%) Windows 7
12 29 (15.68%) MS Exchange
13 23 (12.43%) MCSA
13 23 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (11.89%) AS400
15 21 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (10.81%) Oracle
16 20 (10.81%) MS Project
16 20 (10.81%) IBM
16 20 (10.81%) Project Management
17 19 (10.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 19 (10.27%) iSeries
18 18 (9.73%) Tivoli
18 18 (9.73%) HP
18 18 (9.73%) NetApp
18 18 (9.73%) Linux
19 17 (9.19%) SAN
19 17 (9.19%) Blackberry
20 16 (8.65%) Management Information System
20 16 (8.65%) BMC

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 29 (15.68%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.62%) IIS
7 2 (1.08%) JBoss
7 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 114 (61.62%) MS Excel
2 31 (16.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (10.81%) MS Project
4 14 (7.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.24%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.70%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) AWD
2 1 (0.54%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.19%) SAN
2 14 (7.57%) VoIP
3 12 (6.49%) Firewall
4 10 (5.41%) Internet
4 10 (5.41%) VPN
5 9 (4.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.78%) LAN
7 6 (3.24%) DNS
7 6 (3.24%) WAN
8 4 (2.16%) Broadband
8 4 (2.16%) VLAN
8 4 (2.16%) Junos
8 4 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.62%) DHCP
9 3 (1.62%) SCCP
10 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.08%) Wireless
10 2 (1.08%) GSM
10 2 (1.08%) SMTP
11 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) MS Access
2 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.24%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.70%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.62%) XMLSpy
3 3 (1.62%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.62%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.62%) Selenium
4 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 84 (45.41%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Back Office
3 4 (2.16%) Electronics
3 4 (2.16%) Advertising
3 4 (2.16%) Banking
3 4 (2.16%) Automotive
4 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Front Office
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 80 (43.24%) Analyst
2 30 (16.22%) Support Analyst
3 19 (10.27%) Service Analyst
4 17 (9.19%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (7.57%) Developer
6 12 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.49%) Administrator
7 11 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (5.41%) IT Support
9 9 (4.86%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.86%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.86%) IT Administrator
9 9 (4.86%) Security Administrator
10 8 (4.32%) Storage Specialist
10 8 (4.32%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.32%) IT Security Administrator
11 7 (3.78%) Capacity Analyst
11 7 (3.78%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.78%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.03%) Flash
2 10 (5.41%) .NET
3 9 (4.86%) HTML
4 6 (3.24%) EDI
4 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.24%) XML
4 6 (3.24%) WinForms
5 4 (2.16%) HTML5
6 3 (1.62%) Middleware
6 3 (1.62%) SOAP
7 2 (1.08%) Struts
7 2 (1.08%) Web Services
7 2 (1.08%) XSD
7 2 (1.08%) XSL
7 2 (1.08%) XSLT
7 2 (1.08%) CSS
7 2 (1.08%) JSP
7 2 (1.08%) J2EE
8 1 (0.54%) ODBC
8 1 (0.54%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.89%) AS400
3 19 (10.27%) iSeries
4 17 (9.19%) Blackberry
5 16 (8.65%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.24%) NHS
7 4 (2.16%) Clustering
7 4 (2.16%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.16%) Telematics
7 4 (2.16%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.16%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.62%) Statistics
9 2 (1.08%) Social Network
9 2 (1.08%) FMCG
9 2 (1.08%) EPoS
9 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 76 (41.08%) Windows
2 30 (16.22%) Windows 7
3 18 (9.73%) Linux
4 16 (8.65%) AIX
4 16 (8.65%) UNIX
4 16 (8.65%) Solaris
5 10 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.32%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.70%) Android
11 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.62%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.62%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.08%) HPUX
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.49%) ITIL
2 21 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (10.81%) Project Management
4 13 (7.03%) Service Management
4 13 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (7.03%) Change Control
5 12 (6.49%) Time Management
5 12 (6.49%) Document Management
6 11 (5.95%) Programme Management
6 11 (5.95%) Incident Management
6 11 (5.95%) Line Management
7 9 (4.86%) ITIL V3
7 9 (4.86%) ITIL V2
7 9 (4.86%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.86%) Information Security
7 9 (4.86%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.86%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.32%) Security Management
8 8 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.54%) SQL
2 9 (4.86%) VB.NET
3 6 (3.24%) C
3 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.70%) Java
4 5 (2.70%) VBScript
5 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.62%) VB
7 2 (1.08%) C#
8 1 (0.54%) C++
8 1 (0.54%) VBA
8 1 (0.54%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 32 (17.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.43%) MCSA
3 14 (7.57%) Degree
4 9 (4.86%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.32%) MCP
6 7 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.24%) ISTQB
7 6 (3.24%) MCSE
7 6 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.70%) CCNA
8 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.16%) CCNP
9 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.62%) CISSP
10 3 (1.62%) CISA
10 3 (1.62%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.08%) ISEB
11 2 (1.08%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.49%) SLA
1 12 (6.49%) QA
2 4 (2.16%) P3O
3 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (30.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.11%) VMware ESX
3 10 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.16%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.62%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) XenApp
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (10.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (9.73%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.16%) Nagios
5 3 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.08%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.08%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.08%) WSUS
6 2 (1.08%) SCCM
7 1 (0.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.54%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 102 (55.14%) Microsoft
2 48 (25.95%) Citrix
3 20 (10.81%) Oracle
3 20 (10.81%) IBM
4 18 (9.73%) HP
4 18 (9.73%) NetApp
5 16 (8.65%) BMC
6 13 (7.03%) VMware
7 11 (5.95%) Cisco
8 8 (4.32%) Dell
8 8 (4.32%) Symantec
9 6 (3.24%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.70%) Adobe
11 4 (2.16%) Apple
11 4 (2.16%) Avaya
11 4 (2.16%) Juniper
11 4 (2.16%) NETGEAR
11 4 (2.16%) Kaspersky
12 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.08%) Sun
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