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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 94 90 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.42% 6.77% 4.04%
As % of the Applications category 40.87% 40.36% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 36
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,300 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
230 223 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.17% 16.77% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 167 195 130
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £67,850
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +8 30 £37,500 +17.18% 2
Basildon +5 18 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Chelmsford -8 9 £30,000 +17.64% 1
Colchester -19 6 £40,000 +29.03% 2
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 122 (65.24%) MS Excel
2 107 (57.22%) Microsoft
3 73 (39.04%) Finance
4 60 (32.09%) SQL
5 50 (26.74%) Windows
6 46 (24.60%) Active Directory
7 38 (20.32%) SQL Server
8 37 (19.79%) ITIL
9 31 (16.58%) MS Access
10 30 (16.04%) MS PowerPoint
11 26 (13.90%) Oracle
11 26 (13.90%) Citrix
12 25 (13.37%) AS400
13 24 (12.83%) QA
14 22 (11.76%) NetApp
14 22 (11.76%) Linux
14 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (10.70%) MS Project
15 20 (10.70%) IBM
16 19 (10.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 19 (10.16%) Project Management
16 19 (10.16%) Telecoms
16 19 (10.16%) iSeries
17 18 (9.63%) Business Analysis
17 18 (9.63%) Tivoli
17 18 (9.63%) Solaris
18 17 (9.09%) VBA
19 16 (8.56%) .NET
19 16 (8.56%) AIX
19 16 (8.56%) UNIX

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (6.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.81%) SAS
3 4 (2.14%) JBoss
3 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.60%) IIS
4 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
Applications
1 122 (65.24%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (10.70%) MS Project
4 13 (6.95%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.21%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.67%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (4.81%) AWD
2 2 (1.07%) SunGard AvantGard
2 2 (1.07%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (1.07%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.53%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.56%) SAN
2 8 (4.28%) Internet
3 7 (3.74%) Firewall
4 6 (3.21%) LAN
5 5 (2.67%) WAN
5 5 (2.67%) VPN
6 4 (2.14%) DNS
6 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.60%) VoIP
8 2 (1.07%) SMTP
8 2 (1.07%) GSM
8 2 (1.07%) Wireless
8 2 (1.07%) SCCP
9 1 (0.53%) Intranet
9 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.58%) MS Access
3 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.07%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.21%) TestDirector
3 5 (2.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.14%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.60%) XMLSpy
5 3 (1.60%) Selenium
5 3 (1.60%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (39.04%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.28%) Back Office
4 7 (3.74%) Banking
5 6 (3.21%) Automotive
6 5 (2.67%) Legal
7 4 (2.14%) Electronics
8 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.07%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (35.29%) Analyst
2 23 (12.30%) Applications Support
3 20 (10.70%) Developer
4 18 (9.63%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.49%) PMO Analyst
6 11 (5.88%) Access Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Storage Specialist
8 9 (4.81%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Support Technician
9 7 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Release Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) Junior
10 6 (3.21%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Administrator
11 5 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.67%) Desktop Support
11 5 (2.67%) Coordinator
11 5 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (2.67%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.56%) .NET
2 15 (8.02%) HTML
3 12 (6.42%) Flash
4 10 (5.35%) ADSI
4 10 (5.35%) Ajax
4 10 (5.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.60%) EDI
5 3 (1.60%) SOAP
6 2 (1.07%) Struts
6 2 (1.07%) Web Services
6 2 (1.07%) XML
6 2 (1.07%) XSD
6 2 (1.07%) XSL
6 2 (1.07%) XSLT
6 2 (1.07%) ODBC
6 2 (1.07%) Middleware
6 2 (1.07%) J2EE
6 2 (1.07%) CSS
6 2 (1.07%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.37%) AS400
2 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.16%) iSeries
4 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.14%) Telematics
6 4 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.60%) Statistics
8 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.07%) EPoS
8 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.07%) Social Network
8 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.07%) FMCG
8 2 (1.07%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.74%) Windows
2 22 (11.76%) Linux
3 18 (9.63%) Solaris
4 16 (8.56%) UNIX
4 16 (8.56%) AIX
4 16 (8.56%) Data ONTAP
5 11 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.14%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.60%) HPUX
10 2 (1.07%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.07%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.79%) ITIL
2 19 (10.16%) Project Management
3 18 (9.63%) Business Analysis
4 16 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (8.56%) Problem Management
4 16 (8.56%) Release Management
5 15 (8.02%) PRINCE2
6 13 (6.95%) Service Management
6 13 (6.95%) Programme Management
6 13 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.42%) Software Testing
7 12 (6.42%) Change Control
7 12 (6.42%) Web Application Development
8 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.81%) IT Governance
9 9 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.81%) Line Management
9 9 (4.81%) Waterfall
10 8 (4.28%) Time Management
10 8 (4.28%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.09%) SQL
2 17 (9.09%) VBA
3 11 (5.88%) C#
4 6 (3.21%) Java
4 6 (3.21%) VB
5 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.14%) C
6 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.35%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.21%) MCSA
5 5 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.67%) Degree
6 2 (1.07%) ISEB
6 2 (1.07%) CISSP
6 2 (1.07%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.07%) CISA
6 2 (1.07%) MCDST
7 1 (0.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.83%) QA
2 7 (3.74%) SLA
3 6 (3.21%) P3O
4 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (24.60%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.49%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.67%) vSphere
4 4 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (10.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (9.63%) Tivoli
3 8 (4.28%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.21%) Nagios
5 2 (1.07%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.07%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (57.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.90%) Oracle
2 26 (13.90%) Citrix
3 22 (11.76%) NetApp
4 20 (10.70%) IBM
5 16 (8.56%) BMC
6 14 (7.49%) HP
7 11 (5.88%) Sun
8 10 (5.35%) VMware
9 9 (4.81%) Infor
10 7 (3.74%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.21%) SAP
12 5 (2.67%) Cisco
12 5 (2.67%) Adobe
13 4 (2.14%) Business Objects
13 4 (2.14%) Avaya
14 3 (1.60%) Dell
14 3 (1.60%) Kaspersky
15 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.07%) Symantec
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Witham
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,000 PA plus Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 27 days ago