The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 0.93% 6.93% 11.05%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 41.18% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Average salary - £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
MS Office
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Applications Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.61% 16.83% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 15
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

MS Office
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Gatwick region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Gatwick

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 21 (80.77%) Project Management
3 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 20 (76.92%) Finance
4 19 (73.08%) WebSphere Process Server
4 19 (73.08%) JRules
4 19 (73.08%) JSF
4 19 (73.08%) FileNet
4 19 (73.08%) WebSphere
4 19 (73.08%) Dojo
4 19 (73.08%) Unit Testing
4 19 (73.08%) DataPower
4 19 (73.08%) WebSphere Portal
4 19 (73.08%) Rational Application Developer
4 19 (73.08%) J2EE
4 19 (73.08%) Java
4 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
4 19 (73.08%) JBoss
4 19 (73.08%) IBM Notes
4 19 (73.08%) DB2
4 19 (73.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (73.08%) SOAP
4 19 (73.08%) Web Services
4 19 (73.08%) XML
4 19 (73.08%) XSL
4 19 (73.08%) XSLT
4 19 (73.08%) ILOG
4 19 (73.08%) Lotus
4 19 (73.08%) JAX-RPC

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 19 (73.08%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (73.08%) IBM Notes
1 19 (73.08%) FileNet
1 19 (73.08%) WebSphere Process Server
1 19 (73.08%) WebSphere
1 19 (73.08%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Eclipse
1 19 (73.08%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Senior Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Applications Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Senior Applications Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Project Office Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) J2EE
1 19 (73.08%) SOAP
1 19 (73.08%) Web Services
1 19 (73.08%) XML
1 19 (73.08%) XSL
1 19 (73.08%) XSLT
1 19 (73.08%) JAX-RPC
1 19 (73.08%) JRules
1 19 (73.08%) JSF
1 19 (73.08%) Dojo
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) DataPower
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Project Management
2 19 (73.08%) Unit Testing
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITSM
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PMP
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) JBoss
2 19 (73.08%) IBM
2 19 (73.08%) ILOG
2 19 (73.08%) Lotus
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix