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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 100 72 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.08% 6.84% 6.24%
As % of the Applications category 42.19% 34.45% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 53 44
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £25,000 £20,725
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
237 209 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.16% 19.85% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 174 158 125
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 5 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 +10 37 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Colchester +3 20 £26,000 -3.70% 2
Chelmsford -10 5 £20,200 -19.20%
Ingatestone - 5 - -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Hockley - 2 £21,250 -
Basildon +2 1 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Billericay - 1 £60,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
Witham - 1 £35,000 -
Harlow - 1 £19,000 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 112 (62.22%) MS Excel
2 99 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 84 (46.67%) Finance
4 75 (41.67%) Windows
5 55 (30.56%) Active Directory
6 47 (26.11%) Citrix
6 47 (26.11%) ITIL
7 38 (21.11%) SQL
8 34 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 29 (16.11%) MS Exchange
11 26 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
12 24 (13.33%) MCSA
13 22 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (11.67%) Blackberry
14 21 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (10.56%) AS400
15 19 (10.56%) MS Project
16 18 (10.00%) Project Management
16 18 (10.00%) HP
17 17 (9.44%) IBM
17 17 (9.44%) Oracle
18 16 (8.89%) .NET
18 16 (8.89%) VoIP
18 16 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 16 (8.89%) iSeries
18 16 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
19 15 (8.33%) NetApp
19 15 (8.33%) Tivoli
19 15 (8.33%) VB.NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (16.11%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.11%) JBoss
7 2 (1.11%) IIS
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 112 (62.22%) MS Excel
2 26 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (10.56%) MS Project
4 13 (7.22%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.33%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.78%) InDesign
7 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) AWD
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.89%) VoIP
2 14 (7.78%) SAN
3 12 (6.67%) Firewall
3 12 (6.67%) Internet
4 11 (6.11%) VPN
5 7 (3.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.89%) LAN
6 6 (3.33%) WAN
7 5 (2.78%) DNS
8 4 (2.22%) Broadband
8 4 (2.22%) VLAN
8 4 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.22%) Junos
9 3 (1.67%) SCCP
10 2 (1.11%) GSM
10 2 (1.11%) SMTP
10 2 (1.11%) DHCP
10 2 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.11%) Wireless
10 2 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.22%) MS Access
2 12 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.67%) Selenium
3 3 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.67%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.11%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 84 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (3.33%) Back Office
3 5 (2.78%) Automotive
4 4 (2.22%) Advertising
4 4 (2.22%) Electronics
5 2 (1.11%) Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Billing
5 2 (1.11%) Local Government
5 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (41.67%) Analyst
2 32 (17.78%) Support Analyst
3 19 (10.56%) Service Analyst
3 19 (10.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (9.44%) Developer
5 13 (7.22%) Administrator
6 12 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 12 (6.67%) IT Support
7 10 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) Security Administrator
8 9 (5.00%) IT Administrator
8 9 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 9 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.44%) IT Security Administrator
10 7 (3.89%) Storage Specialist
10 7 (3.89%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.33%) Capacity Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.89%) .NET
2 13 (7.22%) Flash
3 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (5.00%) WinForms
5 8 (4.44%) HTML
6 6 (3.33%) EDI
7 5 (2.78%) XML
8 4 (2.22%) HTML5
9 3 (1.67%) SOAP
9 3 (1.67%) Middleware
10 1 (0.56%) OpenCL
10 1 (0.56%) WAP
10 1 (0.56%) J2EE
10 1 (0.56%) Struts
10 1 (0.56%) Web Services
10 1 (0.56%) CSS
10 1 (0.56%) JSP
10 1 (0.56%) XSD
10 1 (0.56%) XSL
10 1 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.67%) Blackberry
3 19 (10.56%) AS400
4 16 (8.89%) iSeries
5 13 (7.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (6.11%) NHS
7 5 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (2.78%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.22%) Clustering
8 4 (2.22%) Telematics
9 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.67%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.11%) EPoS
10 2 (1.11%) Statistics
10 2 (1.11%) PDA
10 2 (1.11%) Social Network
10 2 (1.11%) FMCG
10 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 75 (41.67%) Windows
2 30 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 15 (8.33%) Linux
4 13 (7.22%) UNIX
4 13 (7.22%) AIX
4 13 (7.22%) Solaris
5 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.44%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.33%) Android
8 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.67%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.11%) ITIL
2 21 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (10.00%) Project Management
4 15 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 14 (7.78%) Document Management
6 12 (6.67%) Service Management
6 12 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (6.67%) Line Management
6 12 (6.67%) Change Control
7 10 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 10 (5.56%) ITIL V2
7 10 (5.56%) Time Management
8 9 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 8 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.44%) Security Management
9 8 (4.44%) Information Security
9 8 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.89%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.89%) Software Engineering
10 7 (3.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.11%) SQL
2 15 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 8 (4.44%) C
4 5 (2.78%) VBScript
4 5 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.22%) Java
5 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.67%) VB
7 2 (1.11%) C#
8 1 (0.56%) Winbatch
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (13.33%) MCSA
3 14 (7.78%) Degree
4 10 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.44%) MCP
6 7 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.33%) MCSE
8 5 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.78%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.78%) CCNA
9 4 (2.22%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.22%) CCNP
9 4 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.67%) CISA
10 3 (1.67%) CISSP
11 2 (1.11%) ISEB
11 2 (1.11%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.22%) SLA
2 8 (4.44%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) P3O
4 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.11%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.22%) VMware ESX
3 10 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.67%) vSphere
7 2 (1.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 15 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.22%) Nagios
3 4 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.11%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.11%) WSUS
4 2 (1.11%) SCCM
4 2 (1.11%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.56%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 99 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (26.11%) Citrix
3 18 (10.00%) HP
4 17 (9.44%) IBM
4 17 (9.44%) Oracle
5 15 (8.33%) NetApp
6 13 (7.22%) BMC
7 12 (6.67%) VMware
8 9 (5.00%) Dell
8 9 (5.00%) Cisco
9 6 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.33%) Symantec
10 5 (2.78%) Adobe
10 5 (2.78%) Apple
11 4 (2.22%) Avaya
11 4 (2.22%) Juniper
11 4 (2.22%) Kaspersky
11 4 (2.22%) NETGEAR
12 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.11%) McAfee
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Basildon, Essex
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Southend-On-Sea
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Salary: competitive
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