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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 114 93 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.31% 7.31% 6.76%
As % of the Applications category 48.72% 44.93% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73 53 48
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
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
234 207 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.12% 16.26% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 155 147 150
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -2 28 £22,250 -39.45%
Colchester -15 27 £34,000 +30.76% 2
Basildon - 12 £25,500 - 2
Chelmsford +11 7 £60,000 +197.02%
Witham +3 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Epping - 2 £28,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +3 1 £24,000 -46.66% 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 170 (69.67%) Microsoft
2 115 (47.13%) MS Excel
3 104 (42.62%) Windows
4 75 (30.74%) Finance
5 73 (29.92%) Active Directory
6 52 (21.31%) ITIL
7 47 (19.26%) SQL Server
8 46 (18.85%) MS Exchange
9 45 (18.44%) VMware
10 44 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (17.62%) Legal
12 42 (17.21%) SQL
13 41 (16.80%) Windows 7
13 41 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (16.80%) Windows Server
14 38 (15.57%) Citrix
15 34 (13.93%) Degree
16 33 (13.52%) MCSA
17 32 (13.11%) SharePoint
18 31 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (12.70%) Hyper-V
19 30 (12.30%) Office 365
20 27 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
20 27 (11.07%) HP
20 27 (11.07%) MCSE
21 26 (10.66%) Law
22 25 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2013
22 25 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2010
23 24 (9.84%) QA
24 23 (9.43%) Time Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (18.85%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 25 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.10%) IIS
5 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.64%) CMS
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.82%) Confluence
9 2 (0.82%) SAS
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.41%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 115 (47.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (4.51%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.10%) MS Project
4 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) AWD
1 2 (0.82%) BASE24
1 2 (0.82%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.82%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.41%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.30%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.02%) SAN
2 20 (8.20%) Firewall
3 17 (6.97%) DNS
4 15 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.74%) VPN
6 13 (5.33%) DHCP
6 13 (5.33%) WAN
7 10 (4.10%) VoIP
8 8 (3.28%) Internet
8 8 (3.28%) NAS
8 8 (3.28%) Skype
9 7 (2.87%) SMTP
9 7 (2.87%) Wireless
10 6 (2.46%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.05%) IMAP
11 5 (2.05%) Intranet
11 5 (2.05%) VLAN
12 4 (1.64%) ADSL
12 4 (1.64%) DMZ
12 4 (1.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.46%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.64%) MS Access
5 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (5.33%) HP UFT
2 12 (4.92%) TestDirector
3 6 (2.46%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.64%) Selenium
5 3 (1.23%) JIRA
5 3 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.23%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.23%) XMLSpy
6 2 (0.82%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.41%) ERwin
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 75 (30.74%) Finance
2 43 (17.62%) Legal
3 26 (10.66%) Law
4 15 (6.15%) Banking
5 5 (2.05%) Back Office
5 5 (2.05%) Billing
6 4 (1.64%) Publishing
7 3 (1.23%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) Front Office
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Retail
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (37.30%) Analyst
2 44 (18.03%) IT Support
3 31 (12.70%) Support Analyst
4 27 (11.07%) Support Engineer
5 25 (10.25%) 1st Line Support
6 21 (8.61%) IT Analyst
7 20 (8.20%) Desktop Support
8 17 (6.97%) Service Analyst
9 16 (6.56%) Help Desk Support
9 16 (6.56%) Systems Support
10 15 (6.15%) QA Analyst
10 15 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (5.74%) Applications Support
11 14 (5.74%) Team Leader
12 13 (5.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
12 13 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (4.92%) IT Engineer
13 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Engineer
13 12 (4.92%) Technical Support
13 12 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.51%) .NET
2 5 (2.05%) XML
3 4 (1.64%) HTML
3 4 (1.64%) MAPI
3 4 (1.64%) XML Messaging
4 3 (1.23%) Flash
4 3 (1.23%) SOAP
5 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.82%) jQuery
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.41%) COM
6 1 (0.41%) CSS
6 1 (0.41%) EDI
6 1 (0.41%) HTML5
6 1 (0.41%) Middleware
6 1 (0.41%) ODBC
6 1 (0.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.38%) Driving Licence
2 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.97%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.33%) AS400
4 12 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.92%) Fat Client
4 12 (4.92%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.46%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.64%) iPhone
6 4 (1.64%) iSeries
6 4 (1.64%) PDA
6 4 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.23%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.82%) Fintech
8 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.82%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (42.62%) Windows
2 41 (16.80%) Windows 7
2 41 (16.80%) Windows Server
3 31 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.74%) Windows 8
5 14 (5.74%) Windows XP
6 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (4.51%) Android
8 9 (3.69%) Linux
9 5 (2.05%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.05%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.64%) Unix
11 3 (1.23%) AIX
11 3 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.41%) Debian
12 1 (0.41%) OS/400
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.31%) ITIL
2 23 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (9.43%) Time Management
3 20 (8.20%) Mentoring
4 19 (7.79%) Coaching
5 18 (7.38%) Speech Recognition
6 15 (6.15%) Case Management
6 15 (6.15%) Project Management
7 13 (5.33%) Change Management
8 12 (4.92%) Problem Management
8 12 (4.92%) Software Delivery
9 11 (4.51%) Document Management
9 11 (4.51%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.10%) CRM
10 10 (4.10%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.10%) Software Testing
11 9 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.21%) SQL
2 12 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.51%) VBA
4 10 (4.10%) C
5 4 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.23%) C#
6 3 (1.23%) Java
6 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.41%) C++
7 1 (0.41%) Perl
7 1 (0.41%) RPG
7 1 (0.41%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 44 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.93%) Degree
3 33 (13.52%) MCSA
4 27 (11.07%) MCSE
5 16 (6.56%) MCITP
6 14 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (5.33%) MCP
8 11 (4.51%) ISEB
9 10 (4.10%) ISTQB
10 5 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.82%) MCTS
12 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.84%) QA
2 14 (5.74%) SLA
3 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.64%) P3O
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (29.92%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (12.70%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.51%) vSphere
5 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (2.46%) XenApp
7 5 (2.05%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.64%) XenServer
9 3 (1.23%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.82%) NFS
11 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (5.74%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (3.69%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.82%) WSUS
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 170 (69.67%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.44%) VMware
3 38 (15.57%) Citrix
4 27 (11.07%) HP
5 21 (8.61%) iManage
6 20 (8.20%) Veeam
7 12 (4.92%) SonicWALL
8 11 (4.51%) Apple
8 11 (4.51%) Oracle
9 9 (3.69%) Draytek
10 7 (2.87%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.87%) Cisco
11 6 (2.46%) AppSense
11 6 (2.46%) Dell
12 5 (2.05%) AVG
12 5 (2.05%) SAP
13 4 (1.64%) IBM
13 4 (1.64%) Sophos
14 3 (1.23%) BMC
14 3 (1.23%) NetApp
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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