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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 96 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.65% 5.62% 4.94%
As % of the Applications category 40.85% 37.65% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 37
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,687 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
235 162 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.73% 14.93% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 163 128 131
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 September 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 September 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 +10 22 £44,500 +39.06%
Basildon +4 17 £30,000 -3.22%
Chelmsford -8 10 £23,500 -8.49%
Colchester -10 6 £31,500 -1.56%
Harlow -2 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Loughton -2 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £39,500 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 110 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 109 (56.19%) MS Excel
3 68 (35.05%) Finance
4 65 (33.51%) SQL
5 50 (25.77%) SQL Server
6 45 (23.20%) Windows
7 37 (19.07%) ITIL
8 34 (17.53%) Active Directory
9 31 (15.98%) MS Access
10 27 (13.92%) VBA
11 24 (12.37%) Telecoms
11 24 (12.37%) MS PowerPoint
12 23 (11.86%) SharePoint
13 22 (11.34%) Project Management
13 22 (11.34%) QA
14 21 (10.82%) MS Project
15 20 (10.31%) .NET
15 20 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (9.28%) Business Analysis
16 18 (9.28%) Oracle
16 18 (9.28%) HTML
16 18 (9.28%) PRINCE2
17 17 (8.76%) C#
17 17 (8.76%) MS Visio
17 17 (8.76%) Legal
17 17 (8.76%) Problem Management
17 17 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (8.25%) Web Application Development
18 16 (8.25%) AS400
19 15 (7.73%) Ajax

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 23 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.64%) SAS
4 8 (4.12%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.55%) Confluence
6 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.03%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.52%) IIS
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 109 (56.19%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (10.82%) MS Project
4 17 (8.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) AWD
2 4 (2.06%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (1.55%) CODA-Financials
3 3 (1.55%) BASE24
3 3 (1.55%) VisionPLUS
3 3 (1.55%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) SAN
2 5 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.06%) Intranet
3 4 (2.06%) Firewall
4 2 (1.03%) Wireless
4 2 (1.03%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) DHCP
4 2 (1.03%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) VPN
5 1 (0.52%) ADSL
5 1 (0.52%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
5 1 (0.52%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.98%) MS Access
3 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.03%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.03%) QlikView
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.09%) TestDirector
3 4 (2.06%) JIRA
4 3 (1.55%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.03%) Selenium
5 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.52%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 68 (35.05%) Finance
2 24 (12.37%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.76%) Legal
4 9 (4.64%) Banking
5 5 (2.58%) Law
6 4 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.55%) Back Office
7 3 (1.55%) Automotive
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 66 (34.02%) Analyst
2 25 (12.89%) Applications Support
3 23 (11.86%) Developer
4 17 (8.76%) Support Analyst
5 16 (8.25%) Access Developer
6 15 (7.73%) PMO Analyst
7 11 (5.67%) Service Analyst
7 11 (5.67%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.15%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.64%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.61%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (3.61%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Storage Specialist
11 6 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.09%) Administrator
11 6 (3.09%) Coordinator
12 5 (2.58%) Junior
13 4 (2.06%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.31%) .NET
2 18 (9.28%) HTML
3 15 (7.73%) ADSI
3 15 (7.73%) Ajax
3 15 (7.73%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.58%) Flash
5 3 (1.55%) ODBC
6 2 (1.03%) EDI
6 2 (1.03%) CSS
6 2 (1.03%) XML
7 1 (0.52%) XSD
7 1 (0.52%) XSL
7 1 (0.52%) XSLT
7 1 (0.52%) JSP
7 1 (0.52%) SOAP
7 1 (0.52%) Struts
7 1 (0.52%) Web Services
7 1 (0.52%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.52%) J2EE
7 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.25%) AS400
3 11 (5.67%) iSeries
4 10 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.09%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.09%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.58%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (2.58%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.55%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) VLE
9 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.52%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.20%) Windows
2 13 (6.70%) Solaris
2 13 (6.70%) Linux
3 9 (4.64%) AIX
3 9 (4.64%) UNIX
3 9 (4.64%) Data ONTAP
4 8 (4.12%) Windows 7
4 8 (4.12%) Windows 8
5 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.58%) Android
8 3 (1.55%) HPUX
8 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.03%) OS/400
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.07%) ITIL
2 22 (11.34%) Project Management
3 20 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (9.28%) Business Analysis
4 18 (9.28%) PRINCE2
5 17 (8.76%) Problem Management
6 16 (8.25%) Web Application Development
7 15 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (7.22%) Service Management
8 14 (7.22%) Change Management
9 13 (6.70%) Software Testing
9 13 (6.70%) Time Management
9 13 (6.70%) Release Management
10 12 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.67%) Programme Management
11 11 (5.67%) Change Control
12 10 (5.15%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.15%) Speech Recognition
13 9 (4.64%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 65 (33.51%) SQL
2 27 (13.92%) VBA
3 17 (8.76%) C#
4 5 (2.58%) Java
4 5 (2.58%) VB
5 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.03%) RPG
6 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.03%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (4.12%) Degree
3 6 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.06%) MCDST
4 4 (2.06%) MCSA
4 4 (2.06%) ISEB
5 3 (1.55%) MCSE
5 3 (1.55%) MCITP
6 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.34%) QA
2 10 (5.15%) SLA
3 8 (4.12%) P3O
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.61%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.06%) vSphere
5 2 (1.03%) XenApp
5 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.64%) Tivoli
1 9 (4.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.03%) Nagios
3 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 110 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.28%) Oracle
3 15 (7.73%) Citrix
4 13 (6.70%) NetApp
4 13 (6.70%) Sun
4 13 (6.70%) HP
5 12 (6.19%) VMware
6 9 (4.64%) Infor
6 9 (4.64%) IBM
6 9 (4.64%) BMC
7 6 (3.09%) Dell
8 5 (2.58%) SAP
8 5 (2.58%) Apple
9 4 (2.06%) CODA
9 4 (2.06%) Cognos
10 3 (1.55%) SunGard
10 3 (1.55%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.55%) AppSense
10 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
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Nakama
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
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