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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 51 72 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.64% 6.51% 8.69%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 37.50% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 67
Average salary £32,000 £32,076 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.23% +17.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
136 192 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.39% 17.36% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 100 150 150
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £31,758
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +18.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Colchester -6 11 £32,000 -0.23% 4
Basildon +4 6 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Brentwood 0 4 - - 1
Chelmsford -3 4 £23,708 -35.92%
Epping - 4 £22,500 -
Loughton - 3 £27,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £34,000 -
Harlow +7 1 £22,500 -55.00%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 79 (55.24%) Microsoft
2 77 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 63 (44.06%) Windows
4 55 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 48 (33.57%) Finance
6 45 (31.47%) ITIL
7 35 (24.48%) MS Exchange
8 34 (23.78%) Citrix
9 29 (20.28%) Windows 7
10 26 (18.18%) Incident Management
11 19 (13.29%) Degree
11 19 (13.29%) Problem Management
11 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (13.29%) SQL
12 18 (12.59%) Project Management
12 18 (12.59%) MS PowerPoint
12 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (11.19%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (11.19%) TCP/IP
14 16 (11.19%) Change Control
15 15 (10.49%) VoIP
16 14 (9.79%) Change Management
17 13 (9.09%) VMware
17 13 (9.09%) Marketing
18 12 (8.39%) Windows XP
18 12 (8.39%) .NET
19 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 10 (6.99%) C++
20 10 (6.99%) DHCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 35 (24.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.20%) WordPress
4 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 77 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.20%) InDesign
3 6 (4.20%) Photoshop
4 5 (3.50%) MS Project
5 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.99%) AWD
2 3 (2.10%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.19%) TCP/IP
2 15 (10.49%) VoIP
3 10 (6.99%) DHCP
3 10 (6.99%) DNS
4 9 (6.29%) Network Security
5 7 (4.90%) Intranet
5 7 (4.90%) VLAN
6 6 (4.20%) IP Telephony
6 6 (4.20%) Firewall
7 4 (2.80%) Internet
8 3 (2.10%) HTTP
8 3 (2.10%) VPN
9 2 (1.40%) Wireless
9 2 (1.40%) Broadband
10 1 (0.70%) LAN
10 1 (0.70%) PBX
10 1 (0.70%) Junos
10 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.10%) MS Access
3 3 (2.10%) MySQL
4 2 (1.40%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) DB2
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.10%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.10%) Subversion
General
1 48 (33.57%) Finance
2 13 (9.09%) Marketing
3 7 (4.90%) Advertising
3 7 (4.90%) Banking
4 6 (4.20%) Electronics
5 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.80%) Back Office
6 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.10%) Local Government
6 3 (2.10%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.40%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.40%) Law
7 2 (1.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (39.86%) Analyst
2 25 (17.48%) Support Analyst
3 22 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 21 (14.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (11.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (9.79%) Support Technician
7 13 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
8 12 (8.39%) Desktop Support
8 12 (8.39%) Developer
9 10 (6.99%) Desktop Support Technician
9 10 (6.99%) Desktop Technician
9 10 (6.99%) IT Support
10 9 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 9 (6.29%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (4.20%) Data Centre Analyst
12 6 (4.20%) Designer
12 6 (4.20%) Graphic Designer
12 6 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) .NET
2 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.80%) WinForms
4 3 (2.10%) SOAP
4 3 (2.10%) Web Services
4 3 (2.10%) XML
4 3 (2.10%) XHTML
4 3 (2.10%) HTML
4 3 (2.10%) OpenGL
4 3 (2.10%) DirectX
4 3 (2.10%) .NET Remoting
4 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.10%) WPF
4 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (2.10%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.99%) AS400
2 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.90%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.90%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.20%) iSeries
5 4 (2.80%) NHS
6 3 (2.10%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.10%) CUDA
7 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.40%) Statistics
8 1 (0.70%) Firmware
8 1 (0.70%) PMI
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) IVR
8 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.70%) PDA
8 1 (0.70%) Physics
8 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 63 (44.06%) Windows
2 29 (20.28%) Windows 7
3 12 (8.39%) Windows XP
4 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.20%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.20%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.50%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.10%) UNIX
9 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.47%) ITIL
2 26 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 19 (13.29%) Problem Management
4 18 (12.59%) Project Management
5 16 (11.19%) Change Control
6 14 (9.79%) Change Management
7 9 (6.29%) Time Management
7 9 (6.29%) Service Management
8 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.90%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.90%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.90%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.90%) Coaching
10 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.50%) Migration
10 5 (3.50%) MVVM
10 5 (3.50%) Analytics
10 5 (3.50%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.80%) Data Migration
11 4 (2.80%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) SQL
2 10 (6.99%) C++
3 9 (6.29%) C#
3 9 (6.29%) VB.NET
4 7 (4.90%) C
5 3 (2.10%) PHP
5 3 (2.10%) VBScript
5 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.10%) XAML
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) VBA
6 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.70%) R
6 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (13.29%) Degree
1 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.19%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.29%) MCP
4 7 (4.90%) MCSA
5 5 (3.50%) MCSE
6 3 (2.10%) ISEB
6 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.40%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.70%) CCNP
8 1 (0.70%) CCNA
8 1 (0.70%) PMP
8 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.70%) MBA
8 1 (0.70%) MCITP
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) SLA
2 7 (4.90%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) HL7
3 1 (0.70%) P3O
System Software
1 55 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.20%) vSphere
3 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) HP SIM
1 6 (4.20%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.50%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.10%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.10%) Nagios
5 2 (1.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.70%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.70%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (55.24%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.78%) Citrix
3 13 (9.09%) VMware
4 10 (6.99%) HP
5 9 (6.29%) Adobe
6 7 (4.90%) Cisco
7 6 (4.20%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.20%) IBM
8 5 (3.50%) Symantec
9 4 (2.80%) Sophos
9 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.10%) Macromedia
10 3 (2.10%) Veritas
10 3 (2.10%) Juniper
11 2 (1.40%) Aruba
11 2 (1.40%) Infoblox
11 2 (1.40%) InterSystems
11 2 (1.40%) Avaya
11 2 (1.40%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.40%) Dell
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Salary: 25,000 - 28,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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