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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 6 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.67% 17.86% 5.62%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 95.24% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 5
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
11 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.22% 18.75% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 17
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 1 April 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 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) French Language
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) MCP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) MCSE
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (18.18%) MCITP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) DSDM
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
7 1 (9.09%) QA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) DSDM
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
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