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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 93 72 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.58% 6.63% 9.06%
As % of the Applications category 47.94% 37.89% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 59 43 66
Average salary £32,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £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
194 190 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.73% 17.50% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 135 141 165
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -9 27 £37,500 +44.23% 2
Colchester +16 15 £32,000 +34.73% 5
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £45,000 -
Chelmsford 0 6 £17,500 -30.00%
Harlow +1 2 £29,000 -42.00%
Loughton -1 2 £26,250 -4.54%
Hockley - 2 £22,000 -
Braintree - 2 £18,000 -
Basildon -1 1 £35,000 +55.55%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 82 (56.94%) MS Excel
2 66 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 62 (43.06%) Finance
4 58 (40.28%) Windows
5 46 (31.94%) ITIL
6 44 (30.56%) Active Directory
7 38 (26.39%) Citrix
8 31 (21.53%) SQL
9 30 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 29 (20.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (18.06%) MS PowerPoint
12 24 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 21 (14.58%) Project Management
14 20 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (12.50%) Blackberry
15 18 (12.50%) MCSA
16 17 (11.81%) VoIP
16 17 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2007
16 17 (11.81%) Change Control
17 16 (11.11%) Incident Management
17 16 (11.11%) MS Project
18 15 (10.42%) Degree
19 14 (9.72%) Management Information System
19 14 (9.72%) Problem Management
19 14 (9.72%) Time Management
20 13 (9.03%) VB.NET
20 13 (9.03%) HP
20 13 (9.03%) Crystal Reports
20 13 (9.03%) Service Delivery
20 13 (9.03%) .NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.08%) WordPress
8 1 (0.69%) Lync
8 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 82 (56.94%) MS Excel
2 26 (18.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (11.11%) MS Project
4 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.08%) InDesign
6 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) VisionPLUS
1 3 (2.08%) AWD
2 1 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) VoIP
2 10 (6.94%) Firewall
3 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.86%) VPN
4 7 (4.86%) SAN
5 6 (4.17%) Broadband
6 5 (3.47%) VLAN
6 5 (3.47%) Junos
6 5 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.78%) Internet
7 4 (2.78%) DNS
7 4 (2.78%) DHCP
8 3 (2.08%) HTTP
8 3 (2.08%) Intranet
8 3 (2.08%) Network Security
9 2 (1.39%) LAN
10 1 (0.69%) PBX
10 1 (0.69%) WAN
10 1 (0.69%) NAS
10 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (5.56%) MS Access
2 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) DB2
3 1 (0.69%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
3 1 (0.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.69%) Selenium
3 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
General
1 62 (43.06%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Marketing
3 8 (5.56%) Advertising
4 5 (3.47%) Local Government
5 3 (2.08%) Front Office
6 2 (1.39%) Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Billing
6 2 (1.39%) Automotive
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (43.06%) Analyst
2 26 (18.06%) Support Analyst
3 22 (15.28%) Service Analyst
3 22 (15.28%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (9.72%) Developer
5 13 (9.03%) Software Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 9 (6.25%) Administrator
8 8 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (5.56%) IT Support
8 8 (5.56%) Consultant
8 8 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Security Administrator
10 6 (4.17%) IT Administrator
10 6 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (3.47%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) .NET
2 12 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.94%) WinForms
4 6 (4.17%) Flash
5 4 (2.78%) HTML
5 4 (2.78%) XML
5 4 (2.78%) HTML5
6 3 (2.08%) WPF
6 3 (2.08%) EDI
7 1 (0.69%) WAP
7 1 (0.69%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.69%) DirectX
7 1 (0.69%) Middleware
7 1 (0.69%) SOAP
7 1 (0.69%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 14 (9.72%) Management Information System
4 12 (8.33%) NHS
5 9 (6.25%) AS400
6 6 (4.17%) iSeries
7 5 (3.47%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.47%) Clustering
7 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.47%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (2.78%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.39%) PDA
9 2 (1.39%) iPhone
10 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.69%) Statistics
10 1 (0.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.28%) Windows
2 24 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 8 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.17%) UNIX
5 6 (4.17%) Android
5 6 (4.17%) AIX
5 6 (4.17%) Solaris
5 6 (4.17%) Linux
6 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) ITIL
2 21 (14.58%) Project Management
3 17 (11.81%) Change Control
4 16 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 14 (9.72%) Problem Management
5 14 (9.72%) Time Management
6 13 (9.03%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.94%) Change Management
9 9 (6.25%) Service Management
9 9 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.25%) Migration
9 9 (6.25%) Document Management
10 8 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.86%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.86%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.86%) ITIL V2
12 6 (4.17%) Information Security
12 6 (4.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.53%) SQL
2 13 (9.03%) VB.NET
3 6 (4.17%) C
4 5 (3.47%) C#
4 5 (3.47%) VBScript
4 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.78%) C++
6 3 (2.08%) XAML
7 1 (0.69%) Winbatch
7 1 (0.69%) Java
7 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.50%) MCSA
3 15 (10.42%) Degree
4 8 (5.56%) MCP
5 7 (4.86%) MCSE
6 6 (4.17%) CCNA
6 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.47%) A+ Certification
7 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.47%) CCNP
8 3 (2.08%) ISEB
8 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.69%) MCITP
10 1 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) QA
3 3 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.08%) P3O
4 2 (1.39%) HL7
System Software
1 44 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.69%) Firmware
5 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.08%) SCCM
3 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.39%) WSUS
3 2 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 66 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.39%) Citrix
3 13 (9.03%) HP
4 10 (6.94%) Dell
5 9 (6.25%) VMware
6 8 (5.56%) Cisco
6 8 (5.56%) Symantec
7 7 (4.86%) Oracle
8 6 (4.17%) IBM
8 6 (4.17%) BMC
8 6 (4.17%) NetApp
9 5 (3.47%) NETGEAR
9 5 (3.47%) Apple
9 5 (3.47%) Juniper
10 3 (2.08%) Adobe
11 2 (1.39%) Siemens
11 2 (1.39%) Avaya
11 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.69%) Barracuda Networks
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