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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 76 47 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.61% 4.28% 7.88%
As % of the Applications category 41.99% 28.31% 42.50%
Number of salaries quoted 62 34 71
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,250 £41,000
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
181 166 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.75% 15.12% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 149 131 174
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,734 £21,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 August 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 August 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
Colchester +12 26 £32,000 -28.88% 3
Basildon +9 9 £30,500 -30.28%
Chelmsford +1 9 £29,000 -37.63% 1
Brentwood +2 7 £32,000 -28.88%
Epping - 6 £22,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £34,000 - 1
Harlow +4 2 £24,000 -52.00% 1
Loughton - 2 £25,500 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 83 (55.70%) MS Excel
2 82 (55.03%) Microsoft
3 64 (42.95%) Windows
4 54 (36.24%) Active Directory
5 49 (32.89%) Finance
6 47 (31.54%) ITIL
7 37 (24.83%) MS Exchange
8 33 (22.15%) Citrix
9 30 (20.13%) Windows 7
10 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (14.09%) Project Management
11 21 (14.09%) Incident Management
12 20 (13.42%) Degree
12 20 (13.42%) MS PowerPoint
13 18 (12.08%) SQL
13 18 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (11.41%) Problem Management
14 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
14 17 (11.41%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (10.74%) VMware
16 15 (10.07%) Marketing
16 15 (10.07%) Windows XP
16 15 (10.07%) Change Control
17 14 (9.40%) VoIP
17 14 (9.40%) Change Management
18 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 11 (7.38%) Service Management
21 10 (6.71%) Management Information System
21 10 (6.71%) DHCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (24.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.03%) WordPress
5 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) Lync
8 1 (0.67%) SAS
8 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 83 (55.70%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.37%) MS Project
4 6 (4.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.03%) InDesign
4 6 (4.03%) Photoshop
5 5 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.04%) AWD
2 3 (2.01%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.40%) VoIP
3 10 (6.71%) DHCP
3 10 (6.71%) DNS
4 9 (6.04%) Network Security
5 7 (4.70%) Intranet
5 7 (4.70%) VLAN
6 6 (4.03%) IP Telephony
6 6 (4.03%) Firewall
7 4 (2.68%) Internet
7 4 (2.68%) VPN
8 3 (2.01%) HTTP
9 2 (1.34%) Wireless
9 2 (1.34%) Broadband
10 1 (0.67%) Junos
10 1 (0.67%) NAS
10 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.67%) LAN
10 1 (0.67%) ADSL
10 1 (0.67%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.37%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.01%) MySQL
5 2 (1.34%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.68%) TestDirector
2 4 (2.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.01%) Subversion
4 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.67%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 49 (32.89%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Marketing
3 7 (4.70%) Advertising
3 7 (4.70%) Banking
4 6 (4.03%) Electronics
5 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.68%) Back Office
7 3 (2.01%) Legal
7 3 (2.01%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (2.01%) Local Government
8 2 (1.34%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.34%) Automotive
8 2 (1.34%) Law
8 2 (1.34%) Front Office
8 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 56 (37.58%) Analyst
2 23 (15.44%) Support Analyst
3 22 (14.77%) Service Analyst
4 21 (14.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (11.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (9.40%) Support Technician
7 12 (8.05%) Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Desktop Support
8 11 (7.38%) Help Desk Support
9 10 (6.71%) Desktop Support Technician
9 10 (6.71%) Desktop Technician
10 9 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 8 (5.37%) IT Support
12 7 (4.70%) Support Engineer
13 6 (4.03%) Graphic Designer
13 6 (4.03%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.03%) Software Engineer
13 6 (4.03%) Data Centre Analyst
13 6 (4.03%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) .NET
2 4 (2.68%) HTML
2 4 (2.68%) SOAP
3 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 3 (2.01%) OpenCL
3 3 (2.01%) Web Services
3 3 (2.01%) XML
3 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.01%) XHTML
3 3 (2.01%) OpenGL
3 3 (2.01%) DirectX
3 3 (2.01%) WPF
3 3 (2.01%) .NET Remoting
3 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.34%) WinForms
5 1 (0.67%) CSS
5 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.04%) AS400
3 7 (4.70%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.03%) iSeries
5 3 (2.01%) CUDA
5 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.01%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.34%) PMI
6 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) iPhone
7 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) Firmware
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.95%) Windows
2 30 (20.13%) Windows 7
3 15 (10.07%) Windows XP
4 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.70%) Windows 2000
7 6 (4.03%) Windows Vista
7 6 (4.03%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.54%) ITIL
2 21 (14.09%) Project Management
2 21 (14.09%) Incident Management
3 17 (11.41%) Problem Management
4 15 (10.07%) Change Control
5 14 (9.40%) Change Management
6 11 (7.38%) Service Management
7 10 (6.71%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.71%) Time Management
8 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.70%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.36%) Release Management
10 5 (3.36%) MVVM
10 5 (3.36%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.36%) Analytics
10 5 (3.36%) Migration
10 5 (3.36%) Workflow
11 4 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) SQL
2 10 (6.71%) C++
3 9 (6.04%) C#
4 8 (5.37%) C
5 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.68%) VBA
7 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.01%) VBScript
7 3 (2.01%) PHP
7 3 (2.01%) XAML
8 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.67%) R
8 1 (0.67%) VB
8 1 (0.67%) Perl
8 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (13.42%) Degree
3 17 (11.41%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.71%) MCSA
4 10 (6.71%) MCP
5 7 (4.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.01%) ISEB
6 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.01%) MCITP
7 2 (1.34%) PMP
7 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.67%) CCNA
8 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.67%) MBA
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) SLA
2 8 (5.37%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) P3O
System Software
1 54 (36.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.03%) vSphere
3 6 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.67%) XenServer
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (4.03%) HP SIM
2 5 (3.36%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.01%) SCCM
4 3 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.01%) Nagios
5 1 (0.67%) SCOM
5 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.67%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (55.03%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.15%) Citrix
3 16 (10.74%) VMware
4 9 (6.04%) Adobe
5 8 (5.37%) HP
6 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.70%) Cisco
7 6 (4.03%) IBM
8 5 (3.36%) Symantec
8 5 (3.36%) Sophos
9 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.01%) Macromedia
10 3 (2.01%) Veritas
10 3 (2.01%) Cognos
10 3 (2.01%) Juniper
11 2 (1.34%) InterSystems
11 2 (1.34%) Avaya
11 2 (1.34%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.34%) Aruba
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
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Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
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Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Annapurna
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Braintree, Essex
Blue Fox
Salary: £13.5k - 14k per year + excellent benefits
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £30k + benefits
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