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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 80 83 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.70% 6.95% 4.09%
As % of the Applications category 38.10% 39.90% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 46 70 34
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,423 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
210 208 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.59% 17.41% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 159 179 136
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Basildon +4 19 £33,750 +12.50% 1
Brentwood -6 15 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Chelmsford -9 8 £40,000 +37.93%
Colchester -19 5 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Harlow 0 1 £22,500 -11.76%
Saffron Walden - 1 £39,500 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 104 (61.18%) MS Excel
2 96 (56.47%) Microsoft
3 64 (37.65%) Finance
4 63 (37.06%) SQL
5 43 (25.29%) Windows
6 40 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 37 (21.76%) Active Directory
8 35 (20.59%) ITIL
8 35 (20.59%) MS Access
9 27 (15.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 25 (14.71%) Oracle
11 23 (13.53%) VBA
11 23 (13.53%) QA
11 23 (13.53%) Telecoms
12 21 (12.35%) AS400
13 20 (11.76%) NetApp
13 20 (11.76%) Linux
14 19 (11.18%) Citrix
14 19 (11.18%) Project Management
15 18 (10.59%) Solaris
16 17 (10.00%) Problem Management
16 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (9.41%) iSeries
17 16 (9.41%) Web Application Development
17 16 (9.41%) Business Analysis
17 16 (9.41%) IBM
17 16 (9.41%) .NET
17 16 (9.41%) HTML
17 16 (9.41%) MS Project
18 15 (8.82%) C#

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.29%) SAS
3 4 (2.35%) JBoss
3 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.76%) IIS
4 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 104 (61.18%) MS Excel
2 27 (15.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (9.41%) MS Project
4 10 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (2.94%) InDesign
5 5 (2.94%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) AWD
2 4 (2.35%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (1.76%) SunGard AvantGard
3 3 (1.76%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.59%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.24%) SAN
2 6 (3.53%) Firewall
3 5 (2.94%) Internet
3 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.35%) LAN
4 4 (2.35%) WAN
5 3 (1.76%) VPN
5 3 (1.76%) DNS
6 2 (1.18%) SMTP
7 1 (0.59%) DHCP
7 1 (0.59%) Intranet
7 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 35 (20.59%) MS Access
3 4 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.18%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.18%) QlikView
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 5 (2.94%) TestDirector
3 4 (2.35%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.76%) XMLSpy
4 3 (1.76%) Selenium
4 3 (1.76%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (37.65%) Finance
2 23 (13.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.12%) Back Office
3 7 (4.12%) Banking
4 5 (2.94%) Legal
5 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (32.35%) Analyst
2 22 (12.94%) Applications Support
3 21 (12.35%) Developer
4 15 (8.82%) Access Developer
5 13 (7.65%) PMO Analyst
6 12 (7.06%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.29%) Storage Specialist
8 8 (4.71%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Support Technician
9 6 (3.53%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.53%) Junior
9 6 (3.53%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.53%) Release Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.53%) Team Leader
10 5 (2.94%) Graphic Designer
10 5 (2.94%) QA Analyst
10 5 (2.94%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.41%) HTML
1 16 (9.41%) .NET
2 14 (8.24%) ADSI
2 14 (8.24%) Ajax
2 14 (8.24%) .NET Framework
3 10 (5.88%) Flash
4 3 (1.76%) SOAP
5 2 (1.18%) Struts
5 2 (1.18%) Web Services
5 2 (1.18%) XML
5 2 (1.18%) XSD
5 2 (1.18%) XSL
5 2 (1.18%) XSLT
5 2 (1.18%) ODBC
5 2 (1.18%) Middleware
5 2 (1.18%) J2EE
5 2 (1.18%) CSS
5 2 (1.18%) JSP
6 1 (0.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) AS400
2 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.41%) iSeries
4 13 (7.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.18%) Social Network
6 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.18%) FMCG
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
7 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.59%) iPhone
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.29%) Windows
2 20 (11.76%) Linux
3 18 (10.59%) Solaris
4 14 (8.24%) UNIX
4 14 (8.24%) AIX
4 14 (8.24%) Data ONTAP
5 8 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.35%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.76%) HPUX
10 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.18%) Android
11 1 (0.59%) OS/400
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.59%) ITIL
2 19 (11.18%) Project Management
3 17 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 16 (9.41%) Web Application Development
4 16 (9.41%) Business Analysis
5 15 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 15 (8.82%) Release Management
6 13 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.06%) Service Management
7 12 (7.06%) Programme Management
7 12 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.06%) Software Testing
8 11 (6.47%) Change Control
8 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.29%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.29%) Change Management
10 9 (5.29%) IT Governance
11 8 (4.71%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.06%) SQL
2 23 (13.53%) VBA
3 15 (8.82%) C#
4 5 (2.94%) Java
4 5 (2.94%) VB
5 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) RPG
6 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.59%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.35%) MCDST
5 2 (1.18%) Degree
5 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) ISEB
5 2 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (0.59%) MCSE
6 1 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.53%) QA
2 7 (4.12%) SLA
3 5 (2.94%) P3O
4 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (21.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.06%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.94%) vSphere
4 4 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (8.82%) Tivoli
1 15 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.94%) Nagios
4 2 (1.18%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.59%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 96 (56.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.71%) Oracle
3 20 (11.76%) NetApp
4 19 (11.18%) Citrix
5 16 (9.41%) IBM
6 14 (8.24%) BMC
7 13 (7.65%) Sun
8 12 (7.06%) HP
9 10 (5.88%) VMware
10 9 (5.29%) Infor
11 6 (3.53%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.94%) Adobe
12 5 (2.94%) Cisco
12 5 (2.94%) SAP
13 4 (2.35%) Cognos
13 4 (2.35%) CODA
14 3 (1.76%) Dell
14 3 (1.76%) Avaya
14 3 (1.76%) SunGard
15 2 (1.18%) Apple
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