The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 195 107 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.46% 5.33% 5.01%
As % of the Applications category 42.03% 27.02% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 148 88 114
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,000 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
464 396 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.12% 19.74% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 383 312 393
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MS Office
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Watford +34 82 £41,500 +50.90% 3
Stevenage +9 21 £16,500 -28.26% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 21 £28,750 +36.90% 5
Rickmansworth -6 10 £42,500 -4.49%
Letchworth - 3 £35,000 -
Borehamwood +7 2 £27,585 +22.60%
Berkhamsted -4 2 £19,500 -
Hertford -6 2 £18,250 -44.69% 1
St Albans -12 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Potters Bar - 2 £33,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £21,750 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £22,500 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 296 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 229 (55.99%) Windows
3 202 (49.39%) MS Excel
4 116 (28.36%) SQL
5 100 (24.45%) Active Directory
6 98 (23.96%) Finance
7 92 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 82 (20.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 75 (18.34%) TCP/IP
10 72 (17.60%) Retail
11 71 (17.36%) E-Commerce
12 64 (15.65%) ITIL
13 60 (14.67%) Windows XP
14 57 (13.94%) SQL Server
15 56 (13.69%) C#
16 55 (13.45%) Manufacturing
17 51 (12.47%) Degree
18 50 (12.22%) Oracle
19 48 (11.74%) MS Exchange
20 47 (11.49%) UNIX
20 47 (11.49%) T-SQL
20 47 (11.49%) VMware
20 47 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
21 45 (11.00%) LAN
22 43 (10.51%) Linux
23 41 (10.02%) Project Management
23 41 (10.02%) Citrix
24 40 (9.78%) FTP
24 40 (9.78%) Middleware
24 40 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 48 (11.74%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.56%) IIS
3 34 (8.31%) WebSphere
3 34 (8.31%) Tomcat
4 32 (7.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 32 (7.82%) MQSeries
4 32 (7.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 23 (5.62%) CMS
6 19 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.71%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.98%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.73%) TPMS
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.24%) Apache
14 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 202 (49.39%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.58%) MS Project
3 22 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.18%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.20%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.49%) InDesign
6 2 (0.49%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.71%) Office 365
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.73%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Pure360
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (18.34%) TCP/IP
2 45 (11.00%) LAN
3 40 (9.78%) FTP
4 32 (7.82%) HTTP
5 22 (5.38%) WAN
6 21 (5.13%) DNS
7 18 (4.40%) DHCP
8 16 (3.91%) Internet
9 12 (2.93%) Firewall
10 11 (2.69%) Intranet
11 8 (1.96%) PuTTY
11 8 (1.96%) WinSCP
11 8 (1.96%) SSH
11 8 (1.96%) VPN
12 7 (1.71%) VoIP
12 7 (1.71%) Telnet
13 6 (1.47%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.22%) Network Security
15 4 (0.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.82%) DB2
3 8 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.49%) Informix
5 2 (0.49%) MS Access
6 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.24%) MySQL
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.96%) JIRA
1 8 (1.96%) Toad
2 2 (0.49%) MSI
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (23.96%) Finance
2 72 (17.60%) Retail
3 55 (13.45%) Manufacturing
4 37 (9.05%) Legal
5 31 (7.58%) Marketing
6 15 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (3.67%) Law
7 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.47%) Electronics
8 6 (1.47%) Back Office
9 5 (1.22%) Advertising
10 4 (0.98%) Publishing
11 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.49%) Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.49%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 142 (34.72%) Analyst
2 76 (18.58%) Support Analyst
3 49 (11.98%) Technical Support
4 42 (10.27%) Support Engineer
5 35 (8.56%) Operations Analyst
6 31 (7.58%) Operations Support Analyst
7 30 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (7.09%) Help Desk Support
9 26 (6.36%) Help Desk Analyst
10 25 (6.11%) Team Leader
11 21 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
12 20 (4.89%) Junior
12 20 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.65%) IT Support
14 18 (4.40%) Developer
15 16 (3.91%) Business Analyst
16 15 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
16 15 (3.67%) Technical Support Analyst
17 13 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
17 13 (3.18%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.78%) Middleware
2 34 (8.31%) J2EE
3 32 (7.82%) JDBC
4 24 (5.87%) .NET
4 24 (5.87%) HTML
5 15 (3.67%) XML
6 14 (3.42%) ASP.NET
7 13 (3.18%) SOAP
7 13 (3.18%) Web Services
7 13 (3.18%) jQuery
8 12 (2.93%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.93%) XSLT
8 12 (2.93%) DHTML
9 8 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.22%) CSS
11 4 (0.98%) COM
12 3 (0.73%) LAMP
13 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.62%) Mathematics
3 6 (1.47%) Handset
3 6 (1.47%) Firmware
4 5 (1.22%) Smartphone
5 4 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.98%) Kindle
5 4 (0.98%) Clustering
5 4 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.73%) PMI
6 3 (0.73%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.73%) Replication
6 3 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.49%) User Experience
7 2 (0.49%) IVR
7 2 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.49%) EMV
8 1 (0.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 229 (55.99%) Windows
2 92 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (20.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (14.67%) Windows XP
5 47 (11.49%) UNIX
6 43 (10.51%) Linux
7 40 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (8.07%) Solaris
9 32 (7.82%) AIX
10 31 (7.58%) Windows 7
11 29 (7.09%) Windows Vista
12 25 (6.11%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.47%) VMS
15 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.36%) E-Commerce
2 64 (15.65%) ITIL
3 41 (10.02%) Project Management
4 33 (8.07%) Change Management
5 22 (5.38%) Problem Management
5 22 (5.38%) Network Management
6 21 (5.13%) Time Management
7 20 (4.89%) CRM
7 20 (4.89%) PRINCE2
8 17 (4.16%) Service Delivery
8 17 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (3.67%) Practice Management
10 14 (3.42%) MVC
11 12 (2.93%) Analytics
11 12 (2.93%) UML
12 11 (2.69%) Marketing Strategy
13 10 (2.44%) Asset Management
14 9 (2.20%) ERP
15 8 (1.96%) Business Analysis
15 8 (1.96%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (28.36%) SQL
2 56 (13.69%) C#
3 47 (11.49%) T-SQL
4 32 (7.82%) Java
5 24 (5.87%) C
6 22 (5.38%) Perl
7 21 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 18 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.40%) VB.NET
9 15 (3.67%) VBA
10 14 (3.42%) VB
11 10 (2.44%) VBScript
12 9 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.20%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.73%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (12.47%) Degree
2 24 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.42%) MCSE
6 12 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.20%) MCP
7 9 (2.20%) CCNA
7 9 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.71%) MCITP
9 6 (1.47%) MCSA
10 5 (1.22%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.98%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.98%) ISEB
12 3 (0.73%) VCP4
12 3 (0.73%) VCP5
13 2 (0.49%) PMP
14 1 (0.24%) CISSP
14 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.40%) SLA
2 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 100 (24.45%) Active Directory
2 47 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.71%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) NFS
7 1 (0.24%) Samba
7 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.24%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.24%) vCloud
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.20%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.47%) SCCM
3 2 (0.49%) SCOM
3 2 (0.49%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.24%) OpenView
4 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) WSUS
4 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 296 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.22%) Oracle
3 47 (11.49%) VMware
4 41 (10.02%) Citrix
5 34 (8.31%) IBM
6 23 (5.62%) Cisco
7 14 (3.42%) Apple
7 14 (3.42%) Adobe
8 9 (2.20%) Quark
8 9 (2.20%) Novell
9 8 (1.96%) McAfee
10 7 (1.71%) Lotus
10 7 (1.71%) Sage
11 6 (1.47%) Planview
12 5 (1.22%) SAP
13 4 (0.98%) Google
13 4 (0.98%) HP
14 3 (0.73%) BMC
14 3 (0.73%) CODA
14 3 (0.73%) Business Objects
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £19,500 per annum + shift allowance of £1.5k + Career
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Excellent Career Opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
The Smart List
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago