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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 100 65 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.87% 6.83% 7.68%
As % of the Applications category 52.36% 33.51% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 61 45 61
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -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
191 194 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.04% 20.38% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 130 151 156
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -5 30 £37,500 +53.06% 1
Colchester +12 26 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £45,000 - 1
Chelmsford -5 5 £20,400 -43.33%
Harlow - 2 £29,000 -
Hockley - 2 £22,000 -
Loughton - 1 £29,000 -
Witham - 1 £35,000 -
Braintree - 1 £22,500 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 105 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 81 (50.31%) Microsoft
3 74 (45.96%) Finance
4 66 (40.99%) Windows
5 49 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 46 (28.57%) ITIL
7 42 (26.09%) Citrix
8 36 (22.36%) SQL
9 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 28 (17.39%) Windows 7
11 25 (15.53%) MS PowerPoint
12 24 (14.91%) MCSA
13 21 (13.04%) Blackberry
13 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (11.80%) MS Project
15 16 (9.94%) .NET
15 16 (9.94%) VoIP
15 16 (9.94%) Project Management
15 16 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (9.32%) Incident Management
16 15 (9.32%) Degree
16 15 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (9.32%) HP
16 15 (9.32%) VB.NET
16 15 (9.32%) Change Control
17 14 (8.70%) AS400
17 14 (8.70%) Document Management
18 12 (7.45%) Crystal Reports
18 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.86%) WordPress
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 105 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 25 (15.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (11.80%) MS Project
4 12 (7.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.48%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.86%) InDesign
7 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) AWD
2 1 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.94%) VoIP
2 11 (6.83%) Firewall
3 9 (5.59%) VPN
3 9 (5.59%) SAN
4 8 (4.97%) Internet
4 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.73%) Broadband
6 5 (3.11%) VLAN
6 5 (3.11%) Junos
6 5 (3.11%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.48%) DNS
8 3 (1.86%) Intranet
8 3 (1.86%) SCCP
8 3 (1.86%) LAN
8 3 (1.86%) DHCP
8 3 (1.86%) HTTP
8 3 (1.86%) Network Security
9 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.24%) Wireless
9 2 (1.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.45%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (6.21%) MS Access
3 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.62%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.24%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.62%) XMLSpy
3 1 (0.62%) Subversion
3 1 (0.62%) Selenium
3 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 74 (45.96%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Advertising
3 6 (3.73%) Marketing
4 5 (3.11%) Local Government
5 4 (2.48%) Automotive
5 4 (2.48%) Electronics
6 3 (1.86%) Front Office
7 2 (1.24%) Back Office
7 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.24%) Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (45.96%) Analyst
2 36 (22.36%) Support Analyst
3 20 (12.42%) Service Analyst
3 20 (12.42%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (9.94%) Developer
5 13 (8.07%) Software Developer
5 13 (8.07%) Administrator
6 10 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.21%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.21%) Technical Support
6 10 (6.21%) Security Administrator
6 10 (6.21%) IT Support
7 9 (5.59%) IT Administrator
7 9 (5.59%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.97%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) IT Security Administrator
9 5 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.11%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.94%) .NET
2 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.59%) WinForms
4 8 (4.97%) Flash
5 7 (4.35%) HTML
6 6 (3.73%) EDI
7 4 (2.48%) XML
7 4 (2.48%) HTML5
8 1 (0.62%) OpenCL
8 1 (0.62%) WPF
8 1 (0.62%) ODBC
8 1 (0.62%) SOAP
8 1 (0.62%) WAP
8 1 (0.62%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.62%) DirectX
8 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Blackberry
1 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.70%) AS400
3 12 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.83%) NHS
5 10 (6.21%) iSeries
6 5 (3.11%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (3.11%) Clustering
6 5 (3.11%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.48%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.48%) Telematics
8 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.86%) Statistics
8 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.24%) EPoS
9 2 (1.24%) PDA
9 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.24%) iPhone
10 1 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.99%) Windows
2 28 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.97%) Windows 8
3 8 (4.97%) UNIX
3 8 (4.97%) AIX
3 8 (4.97%) Solaris
3 8 (4.97%) Linux
3 8 (4.97%) Windows XP
3 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.73%) Android
6 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.24%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.24%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.57%) ITIL
2 16 (9.94%) Project Management
3 15 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.32%) Incident Management
3 15 (9.32%) Change Control
4 14 (8.70%) Document Management
5 12 (7.45%) Service Management
6 10 (6.21%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.21%) ITIL V3
6 10 (6.21%) ITIL V2
6 10 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (5.59%) Time Management
7 9 (5.59%) Security Management
7 9 (5.59%) Migration
7 9 (5.59%) Information Security
7 9 (5.59%) Line Management
8 8 (4.97%) Programme Management
8 8 (4.97%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.36%) SQL
2 15 (9.32%) VB.NET
3 10 (6.21%) C
4 5 (3.11%) VBScript
4 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.86%) Java
6 3 (1.86%) C#
6 3 (1.86%) VB
7 2 (1.24%) C++
8 1 (0.62%) VBA
8 1 (0.62%) XAML
8 1 (0.62%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 35 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (14.91%) MCSA
3 15 (9.32%) Degree
4 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.97%) MCP
6 7 (4.35%) MCSE
7 6 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.73%) CCNA
7 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.11%) A+ Certification
8 5 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.11%) CCNP
9 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.86%) ISEB
10 3 (1.86%) CISSP
10 3 (1.86%) CISA
11 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.24%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) P3O
3 3 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.24%) QA
4 2 (1.24%) HL7
System Software
1 49 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.97%) VMware ESX
2 8 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.62%) XenApp
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (5.59%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.86%) WSUS
3 3 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.62%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.62%) Nagios
5 1 (0.62%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 81 (50.31%) Microsoft
2 42 (26.09%) Citrix
3 15 (9.32%) HP
4 10 (6.21%) Dell
4 10 (6.21%) IBM
4 10 (6.21%) Oracle
5 9 (5.59%) VMware
6 8 (4.97%) Symantec
6 8 (4.97%) Cisco
6 8 (4.97%) BMC
6 8 (4.97%) NetApp
7 5 (3.11%) Apple
7 5 (3.11%) Juniper
7 5 (3.11%) NETGEAR
8 4 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.86%) Avaya
9 3 (1.86%) Adobe
10 2 (1.24%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.24%) Siemens
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Basildon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Colchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago