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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.35% 1.08% 2.00%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 100.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
5 1 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.88% 1.08% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 26
Average salary £35,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 23 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) MCITP
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) French Language
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) DSDM
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft