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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 95 76 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.14% 5.36% 5.10%
As % of the Applications category 37.70% 35.51% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £19,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £55,000 £51,000
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
252 214 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.95% 15.08% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 185 173 125
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 4 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 4 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 +17 41 £37,500 +17.18% 1
Basildon -1 10 £41,250 +27.90% 1
Chelmsford -7 9 £28,500 +14.00% 2
Ingatestone - 5 - -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -1 2 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Hockley - 2 £21,250 -
Harlow -1 1 £19,000 -
Colchester -6 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Billericay - 1 £60,000 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 131 (68.23%) MS Excel
2 106 (55.21%) Microsoft
3 90 (46.88%) Finance
4 67 (34.90%) Windows
5 53 (27.60%) Active Directory
6 47 (24.48%) ITIL
7 46 (23.96%) Citrix
8 43 (22.40%) SQL
9 36 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
10 27 (14.06%) AS400
11 25 (13.02%) Oracle
11 25 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (13.02%) Windows 7
12 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (12.50%) MS Access
12 24 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 23 (11.98%) IBM
14 22 (11.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (11.46%) NetApp
14 22 (11.46%) Linux
14 22 (11.46%) iSeries
15 21 (10.94%) Tivoli
16 20 (10.42%) Project Management
16 20 (10.42%) MCSA
16 20 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (9.90%) AIX
17 19 (9.90%) UNIX
17 19 (9.90%) Solaris
17 19 (9.90%) MS Project
17 19 (9.90%) SAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 24 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.56%) SAS
4 3 (1.56%) IIS
5 2 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 131 (68.23%) MS Excel
2 36 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (9.90%) MS Project
4 16 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.13%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.60%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (4.69%) AWD
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.52%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.90%) SAN
2 13 (6.77%) VoIP
3 10 (5.21%) Internet
4 8 (4.17%) Firewall
5 7 (3.65%) LAN
6 6 (3.13%) WAN
6 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.13%) VPN
6 6 (3.13%) DNS
7 3 (1.56%) SCCP
7 3 (1.56%) DHCP
8 2 (1.04%) GSM
8 2 (1.04%) SMTP
8 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.04%) Wireless
9 1 (0.52%) Junos
9 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.52%) VLAN
9 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.52%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.50%) MS Access
2 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.04%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.60%) SoapUI
1 5 (2.60%) TestDirector
2 4 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.56%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.56%) Selenium
3 3 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.56%) XMLSpy
3 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 90 (46.88%) Finance
2 12 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.17%) Back Office
4 7 (3.65%) Banking
5 6 (3.13%) Automotive
6 4 (2.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (41.15%) Analyst
2 23 (11.98%) Support Analyst
3 18 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 15 (7.81%) Developer
4 15 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.73%) Administrator
7 10 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (5.21%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.21%) Storage Specialist
7 10 (5.21%) IT Support
7 10 (5.21%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (4.69%) Release Manager
9 7 (3.65%) Capacity Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) IT Administrator
9 7 (3.65%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.13%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.13%) Security Administrator
10 6 (3.13%) IT Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.81%) Flash
2 10 (5.21%) .NET
2 10 (5.21%) HTML
3 4 (2.08%) XML
4 3 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.56%) Ajax
4 3 (1.56%) Middleware
4 3 (1.56%) ADSI
4 3 (1.56%) EDI
4 3 (1.56%) SOAP
5 2 (1.04%) Struts
5 2 (1.04%) Web Services
5 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.04%) CSS
5 2 (1.04%) JSP
5 2 (1.04%) XSD
5 2 (1.04%) XSL
5 2 (1.04%) XSLT
5 2 (1.04%) J2EE
5 2 (1.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.06%) AS400
2 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (11.46%) iSeries
4 17 (8.85%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.77%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.08%) Telematics
6 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.56%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.56%) Statistics
8 2 (1.04%) EPoS
8 2 (1.04%) NHS
8 2 (1.04%) FMCG
8 2 (1.04%) Social Network
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.52%) CUDA
9 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.90%) Windows
2 25 (13.02%) Windows 7
3 22 (11.46%) Linux
4 19 (9.90%) AIX
4 19 (9.90%) UNIX
4 19 (9.90%) Solaris
5 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.65%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.08%) Android
7 4 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.56%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.56%) HPUX
8 3 (1.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.48%) ITIL
2 20 (10.42%) Project Management
2 20 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.29%) Programme Management
5 12 (6.25%) Release Management
6 11 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (5.73%) Time Management
6 11 (5.73%) Line Management
6 11 (5.73%) Waterfall
6 11 (5.73%) Service Management
7 10 (5.21%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.21%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.69%) Change Control
8 9 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.69%) Document Management
9 8 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.17%) Change Management
9 8 (4.17%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.40%) SQL
2 7 (3.65%) VBA
3 6 (3.13%) C#
4 5 (2.60%) Java
4 5 (2.60%) C
4 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.56%) VBScript
6 3 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (0.52%) Winbatch
7 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.42%) MCSA
3 14 (7.29%) Degree
4 11 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.73%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (3.13%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.60%) MCP
8 4 (2.08%) ISEB
9 3 (1.56%) CISA
9 3 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.56%) CISSP
9 3 (1.56%) MCSE
10 2 (1.04%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.52%) MCITP
11 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.52%) CCNP
11 1 (0.52%) CCNA
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) QA
2 11 (5.73%) SLA
3 3 (1.56%) P3O
3 3 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (27.60%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.85%) VMware ESX
3 7 (3.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.56%) vSphere
5 3 (1.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (11.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 21 (10.94%) Tivoli
3 7 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.08%) Nagios
5 2 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.04%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.04%) WSUS
5 2 (1.04%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.52%) SCCM
6 1 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 106 (55.21%) Microsoft
2 46 (23.96%) Citrix
3 25 (13.02%) Oracle
4 23 (11.98%) IBM
5 22 (11.46%) NetApp
6 19 (9.90%) BMC
7 16 (8.33%) HP
8 9 (4.69%) VMware
8 9 (4.69%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.65%) Cisco
10 6 (3.13%) SAP
11 5 (2.60%) Adobe
12 4 (2.08%) Business Objects
12 4 (2.08%) Avaya
12 4 (2.08%) Dell
12 4 (2.08%) Symantec
12 4 (2.08%) Kaspersky
13 3 (1.56%) Infor
13 3 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.56%) Sun
Basildon, Essex
ADSI
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 7 days ago
Braintree
Blue Fox
Salary: £13.5k - 14k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago