The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 52 29
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -23
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 83 41 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.91% 3.70% 6.87%
As % of the Applications category 41.29% 25.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 69 32 71
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,050 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
201 164 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.74% 14.80% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 175 138 179
Average salary £34,125 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +13 30 £32,000 -28.88%
Basildon +13 10 £30,000 -31.42%
Chelmsford +1 9 £29,000 -37.63% 2
Brentwood +8 8 £32,000 +15.31% 2
Epping - 3 £22,500 -
Braintree -1 2 £13,500 -12.90%
Harlow - 2 £25,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £27,750 -
Canvey Island - 1 £18,000 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 93 (59.24%) MS Excel
2 92 (58.60%) Microsoft
3 64 (40.76%) Windows
4 63 (40.13%) Finance
5 54 (34.39%) Active Directory
6 45 (28.66%) ITIL
7 40 (25.48%) MS Exchange
8 31 (19.75%) Citrix
9 30 (19.11%) Project Management
10 29 (18.47%) Windows 7
11 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (14.01%) Degree
12 22 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 21 (13.38%) Incident Management
13 21 (13.38%) VMware
14 19 (12.10%) MS PowerPoint
14 19 (12.10%) TCP/IP
15 18 (11.46%) PRINCE2
16 17 (10.83%) SQL
16 17 (10.83%) Problem Management
17 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (10.19%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (8.92%) VoIP
18 14 (8.92%) Windows XP
18 14 (8.92%) Change Management
19 13 (8.28%) MCSA
20 12 (7.64%) Hyper-V
20 12 (7.64%) Change Control
20 12 (7.64%) Office 365

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (25.48%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.91%) WordPress
6 1 (0.64%) Lync
6 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 93 (59.24%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (7.01%) MS Project
4 8 (5.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.18%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.91%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.91%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) AWD
2 3 (1.91%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.64%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.10%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.92%) VoIP
3 10 (6.37%) DHCP
3 10 (6.37%) DNS
4 8 (5.10%) Network Security
5 7 (4.46%) IP Telephony
6 6 (3.82%) VLAN
7 5 (3.18%) VDSL
7 5 (3.18%) ADSL
8 4 (2.55%) Intranet
8 4 (2.55%) Internet
9 3 (1.91%) Firewall
9 3 (1.91%) VPN
10 2 (1.27%) Wireless
11 1 (0.64%) LAN
11 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.37%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.91%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.64%) MS Access
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.91%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.91%) Subversion
3 1 (0.64%) Selenium
3 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.64%) XMLSpy
General
1 63 (40.13%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Marketing
3 7 (4.46%) Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Electronics
5 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.55%) Back Office
7 3 (1.91%) Legal
7 3 (1.91%) Advertising
7 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.91%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.27%) Retail
8 2 (1.27%) Automotive
8 2 (1.27%) Law
9 1 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (33.76%) Analyst
2 21 (13.38%) Service Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (12.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (12.10%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.92%) Support Technician
5 14 (8.92%) Desktop Support
6 12 (7.64%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.64%) Developer
7 11 (7.01%) Help Desk Support
8 10 (6.37%) Desktop Support Technician
8 10 (6.37%) Desktop Technician
9 9 (5.73%) IT Support
9 9 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 9 (5.73%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (3.82%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.82%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Release Manager
10 6 (3.82%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) .NET
2 4 (2.55%) SOAP
2 4 (2.55%) HTML
3 3 (1.91%) .NET Remoting
3 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 3 (1.91%) OpenCL
3 3 (1.91%) Web Services
3 3 (1.91%) XML
3 3 (1.91%) XHTML
3 3 (1.91%) OpenGL
3 3 (1.91%) DirectX
3 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.27%) WPF
4 2 (1.27%) WinForms
5 1 (0.64%) COM
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.73%) AS400
2 8 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.82%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.82%) iSeries
4 5 (3.18%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.91%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.91%) PMI
5 3 (1.91%) CUDA
5 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.64%) Firmware
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 64 (40.76%) Windows
2 29 (18.47%) Windows 7
3 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.92%) Windows XP
5 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.46%) Windows 2000
7 6 (3.82%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.55%) UNIX
8 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.66%) ITIL
2 30 (19.11%) Project Management
3 21 (13.38%) Incident Management
4 18 (11.46%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.83%) Problem Management
6 14 (8.92%) Change Management
7 12 (7.64%) Change Control
8 11 (7.01%) Service Management
9 10 (6.37%) Time Management
10 9 (5.73%) Supplier Management
11 8 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.46%) Workflow
12 7 (4.46%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.82%) Release Management
14 5 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (3.18%) Capacity Management
14 5 (3.18%) MVVM
14 5 (3.18%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.83%) SQL
2 10 (6.37%) C++
3 8 (5.10%) C#
4 7 (4.46%) C
5 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.55%) VBA
7 3 (1.91%) VBScript
7 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.91%) PHP
8 2 (1.27%) XAML
8 2 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) VB
9 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (14.01%) Degree
3 16 (10.19%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (8.28%) MCSA
5 9 (5.73%) MCP
5 9 (5.73%) MCSE
6 7 (4.46%) MCITP
7 3 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.91%) ISEB
7 3 (1.91%) PMP
7 3 (1.91%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) QA
2 9 (5.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) P3O
System Software
1 54 (34.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.64%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.10%) vSphere
5 5 (3.18%) XenServer
6 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) Tivoli
1 6 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (3.82%) HP SIM
2 5 (3.18%) Nagios
3 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.91%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.91%) SCCM
3 3 (1.91%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.64%) SCOM
4 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 92 (58.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.75%) Citrix
3 21 (13.38%) VMware
4 9 (5.73%) Sophos
4 9 (5.73%) HP
5 7 (4.46%) SolarWinds
6 6 (3.82%) Adobe
6 6 (3.82%) IBM
7 5 (3.18%) Cisco
7 5 (3.18%) Draytek
7 5 (3.18%) AVG
8 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.91%) Veritas
9 3 (1.91%) Macromedia
9 3 (1.91%) Cognos
9 3 (1.91%) Symantec
10 2 (1.27%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.27%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.27%) Aruba
10 2 (1.27%) InterSystems
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