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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 94 72 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.72% 5.15% 5.79%
As % of the Applications category 41.59% 33.80% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 48
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
226 213 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.56% 15.25% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 164 176 137
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +13 36 £37,750 +17.96% 3
Basildon +1 14 £41,250 +38.65%
Chelmsford +3 10 £30,000 +36.36%
Colchester -5 4 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Southend-on-Sea +1 2 £23,000 -8.00%
Ingatestone - 2 - -
Harlow +3 1 £19,000 -25.49%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 130 (68.78%) MS Excel
2 103 (54.50%) Microsoft
3 88 (46.56%) Finance
4 59 (31.22%) Windows
5 53 (28.04%) Active Directory
6 45 (23.81%) SQL
7 42 (22.22%) ITIL
8 39 (20.63%) Citrix
9 33 (17.46%) MS PowerPoint
10 27 (14.29%) MS Access
11 26 (13.76%) Oracle
11 26 (13.76%) AS400
12 24 (12.70%) Linux
12 24 (12.70%) NetApp
12 24 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (12.17%) SQL Server
14 22 (11.64%) IBM
15 21 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 21 (11.11%) QA
15 21 (11.11%) iSeries
16 20 (10.58%) Tivoli
16 20 (10.58%) Project Management
16 20 (10.58%) MS Project
17 19 (10.05%) MS Exchange
18 18 (9.52%) Solaris
18 18 (9.52%) AIX
18 18 (9.52%) UNIX
18 18 (9.52%) SAN
18 18 (9.52%) BMC
18 18 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (10.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (3.17%) SAS
4 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.12%) JBoss
5 3 (1.59%) IIS
6 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 130 (68.78%) MS Excel
2 33 (17.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (10.58%) MS Project
4 15 (7.94%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.17%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.65%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (4.76%) AWD
2 1 (0.53%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.53%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.53%) SunGard AvantGard
2 1 (0.53%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.52%) SAN
2 10 (5.29%) Internet
3 9 (4.76%) VoIP
4 6 (3.17%) Firewall
4 6 (3.17%) LAN
5 5 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.65%) VPN
5 5 (2.65%) DNS
5 5 (2.65%) WAN
6 3 (1.59%) SCCP
7 2 (1.06%) Wireless
7 2 (1.06%) GSM
7 2 (1.06%) DHCP
7 2 (1.06%) SMTP
8 1 (0.53%) Intranet
8 1 (0.53%) 3G
8 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.29%) MS Access
2 23 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.06%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.65%) SoapUI
2 5 (2.65%) TestDirector
3 4 (2.12%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.59%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.59%) XMLSpy
4 3 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 88 (46.56%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.23%) Back Office
4 6 (3.17%) Banking
4 6 (3.17%) Automotive
5 4 (2.12%) Legal
5 4 (2.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 69 (36.51%) Analyst
2 20 (10.58%) Support Analyst
3 15 (7.94%) Applications Support
4 14 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 14 (7.41%) Developer
5 11 (5.82%) Storage Specialist
5 11 (5.82%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (5.82%) Administrator
6 10 (5.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (4.76%) IT Support
7 9 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.76%) Release Manager
8 7 (3.70%) IT Administrator
9 6 (3.17%) IT Security Administrator
9 6 (3.17%) Security Administrator
9 6 (3.17%) Access Developer
9 6 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.65%) Designer
10 5 (2.65%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.65%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.41%) Flash
2 10 (5.29%) .NET
2 10 (5.29%) HTML
3 5 (2.65%) ADSI
3 5 (2.65%) Ajax
3 5 (2.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.59%) Middleware
4 3 (1.59%) EDI
4 3 (1.59%) SOAP
5 2 (1.06%) Struts
5 2 (1.06%) Web Services
5 2 (1.06%) XML
5 2 (1.06%) XSD
5 2 (1.06%) XSL
5 2 (1.06%) XSLT
5 2 (1.06%) CSS
5 2 (1.06%) JSP
5 2 (1.06%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.76%) AS400
2 24 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.11%) iSeries
4 16 (8.47%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.29%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.12%) Telematics
7 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.59%) Statistics
7 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.06%) EPoS
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.06%) Social Network
8 2 (1.06%) FMCG
9 1 (0.53%) iPhone
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) Handset
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.22%) Windows
2 24 (12.70%) Linux
3 18 (9.52%) Solaris
3 18 (9.52%) AIX
3 18 (9.52%) UNIX
3 18 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.12%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.59%) Android
6 3 (1.59%) HPUX
6 3 (1.59%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.22%) ITIL
2 20 (10.58%) Project Management
3 18 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.94%) Release Management
5 14 (7.41%) Service Management
6 13 (6.88%) Programme Management
7 12 (6.35%) Business Analysis
7 12 (6.35%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.35%) Problem Management
8 11 (5.82%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.29%) Change Control
9 10 (5.29%) Time Management
9 10 (5.29%) Line Management
10 9 (4.76%) Change Management
10 9 (4.76%) Software Testing
10 9 (4.76%) Document Management
11 8 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.81%) SQL
2 12 (6.35%) VBA
3 7 (3.70%) C#
4 6 (3.17%) Java
5 5 (2.65%) C
6 4 (2.12%) VB
7 3 (1.59%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.47%) MCSA
3 11 (5.82%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.76%) Degree
5 8 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.12%) ISEB
8 3 (1.59%) CISSP
8 3 (1.59%) CISA
9 2 (1.06%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.53%) MCSE
10 1 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.11%) QA
2 7 (3.70%) SLA
3 4 (2.12%) P3O
4 3 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (28.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.47%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.65%) vSphere
4 3 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 20 (10.58%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.17%) Nagios
5 2 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.06%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.06%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (54.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (20.63%) Citrix
3 26 (13.76%) Oracle
4 24 (12.70%) NetApp
5 22 (11.64%) IBM
6 18 (9.52%) BMC
7 15 (7.94%) HP
8 11 (5.82%) VMware
9 9 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.17%) SAP
10 6 (3.17%) Cisco
10 6 (3.17%) Sun
10 6 (3.17%) Infor
11 5 (2.65%) Adobe
12 4 (2.12%) Business Objects
12 4 (2.12%) Avaya
12 4 (2.12%) Kaspersky
13 3 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.59%) Dell
13 3 (1.59%) Symantec
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