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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 56 81 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.48% 6.98% 10.17%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 41.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 67
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,366 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
168 196 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.43% 16.88% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 118 146 144
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +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 October 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 October 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
Brentwood -4 9 - - 1
Colchester -1 6 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Chelmsford +4 5 £19,366 -31.44%
Loughton 0 4 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Epping - 4 £22,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £41,250 -
Basildon +7 2 £35,000 -
Braintree +5 1 £13,500 -73.00% 1
Harlow -2 1 £22,500 -55.00% 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 72 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 70 (49.65%) MS Excel
3 60 (42.55%) Windows
4 51 (36.17%) Active Directory
5 46 (32.62%) ITIL
6 44 (31.21%) Finance
7 33 (23.40%) MS Exchange
8 29 (20.57%) Citrix
9 26 (18.44%) Windows 7
10 25 (17.73%) SQL
11 23 (16.31%) Incident Management
12 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (14.18%) Project Management
13 20 (14.18%) Problem Management
14 19 (13.48%) Change Control
15 18 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
16 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2007
18 15 (10.64%) Change Management
18 15 (10.64%) VoIP
18 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
19 14 (9.93%) .NET
19 14 (9.93%) Degree
20 13 (9.22%) Marketing
20 13 (9.22%) VB.NET
21 12 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
21 12 (8.51%) VMware
22 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2
23 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET
23 10 (7.09%) Crystal Reports

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 33 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.26%) WordPress
4 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.42%) IIS
6 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 70 (49.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.67%) MS Project
4 6 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.26%) InDesign
4 6 (4.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) AWD
2 3 (2.13%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) VoIP
1 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.09%) DHCP
2 10 (7.09%) DNS
3 9 (6.38%) Network Security
4 7 (4.96%) Firewall
4 7 (4.96%) Intranet
5 6 (4.26%) VLAN
5 6 (4.26%) VPN
5 6 (4.26%) Internet
6 4 (2.84%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.13%) HTTP
7 3 (2.13%) Broadband
8 2 (1.42%) Junos
8 2 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.42%) Wireless
9 1 (0.71%) LAN
9 1 (0.71%) PBX
9 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.13%) MS Access
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) DB2
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.42%) Subversion
2 2 (1.42%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 44 (31.21%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Marketing
3 8 (5.67%) Advertising
4 6 (4.26%) Banking
5 5 (3.55%) Local Government
6 3 (2.13%) Front Office
6 3 (2.13%) Electronics
6 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.42%) Billing
7 2 (1.42%) Automotive
7 2 (1.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 51 (36.17%) Analyst
2 22 (15.60%) Service Desk Analyst
2 22 (15.60%) Support Analyst
2 22 (15.60%) Service Analyst
3 14 (9.93%) Developer
4 13 (9.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (8.51%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Help Desk Support
6 10 (7.09%) IT Support
7 9 (6.38%) Support Technician
8 8 (5.67%) Consultant
9 7 (4.96%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.96%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.96%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 6 (4.26%) Designer
10 6 (4.26%) Graphic Designer
10 6 (4.26%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Administrator
11 5 (3.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) .NET
2 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.96%) WinForms
4 4 (2.84%) XML
5 3 (2.13%) SOAP
5 3 (2.13%) Web Services
5 3 (2.13%) EDI
5 3 (2.13%) WPF
5 3 (2.13%) .NET Remoting
5 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.42%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.42%) HTML
6 2 (1.42%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.42%) DirectX
7 1 (0.71%) XHTML
7 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (0.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.38%) NHS
4 8 (5.67%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.96%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.26%) AS400
7 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.13%) iSeries
8 2 (1.42%) CUDA
8 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) IVR
9 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.71%) Physics
9 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.71%) PDA
9 1 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (42.55%) Windows
2 26 (18.44%) Windows 7
3 10 (7.09%) Windows XP
4 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.96%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.84%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.13%) UNIX
8 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.62%) ITIL
2 23 (16.31%) Incident Management
3 20 (14.18%) Project Management
3 20 (14.18%) Problem Management
4 19 (13.48%) Change Control
5 15 (10.64%) Change Management
6 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.38%) Service Management
8 8 (5.67%) Time Management
8 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.96%) Validation
9 7 (4.96%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.96%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.96%) Coaching
10 6 (4.26%) Document Management
10 6 (4.26%) Migration
11 5 (3.55%) MVVM
12 4 (2.84%) Analytics
12 4 (2.84%) Capacity Management
12 4 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.73%) SQL
2 13 (9.22%) VB.NET
3 10 (7.09%) C
4 9 (6.38%) C++
5 8 (5.67%) C#
6 3 (2.13%) XAML
7 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.42%) VBScript
7 2 (1.42%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.93%) Degree
3 12 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (7.09%) MCSA
5 6 (4.26%) MCP
6 5 (3.55%) MCSE
7 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.42%) ISEB
8 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.42%) CCNP
8 2 (1.42%) CCNA
8 2 (1.42%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.71%) MBA
9 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) SLA
2 7 (4.96%) QA
3 3 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.42%) P3O
4 2 (1.42%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.84%) vSphere
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) Firmware
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.13%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.13%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.71%) Nagios
5 1 (0.71%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.57%) Citrix
3 12 (8.51%) VMware
4 8 (5.67%) Cisco
5 7 (4.96%) Adobe
5 7 (4.96%) HP
6 6 (4.26%) Symantec
7 4 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.84%) Sophos
7 4 (2.84%) Juniper
8 3 (2.13%) Veritas
8 3 (2.13%) IBM
8 3 (2.13%) Dell
8 3 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.42%) Aruba
9 2 (1.42%) NETGEAR
9 2 (1.42%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.42%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.42%) Avaya
10 1 (0.71%) Siemens
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + pkg
Posted: 5 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
LV=
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + y
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: c£30k
Posted: 15 days ago