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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 178 96 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.53% 4.84% 4.81%
As % of the Applications category 41.49% 26.52% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 145 73 114
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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 Hertfordshire region.

Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
429 362 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.14% 18.26% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 357 295 406
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +24 65 £42,500 +54.54% 7
Hemel Hempstead +7 25 £27,250 +29.76%
Stevenage +10 15 £16,500 -45.00% 5
Rickmansworth -3 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Welwyn Garden City -2 3 £26,000 +8.33%
Borehamwood +2 2 £27,585 +22.60%
Berkhamsted 0 2 £19,500 - 1
Hertford -5 2 £18,250 -39.16% 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £23,750 -
Potters Bar - 2 £33,000 -
Letchworth -6 1 £35,000 +55.55%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £21,500 -
Baldock - 1 £27,500 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 289 (73.16%) Microsoft
2 209 (52.91%) Windows
3 190 (48.10%) MS Excel
4 113 (28.61%) SQL
5 97 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 89 (22.53%) Finance
7 86 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (19.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 64 (16.20%) E-Commerce
10 63 (15.95%) SQL Server
10 63 (15.95%) TCP/IP
11 61 (15.44%) ITIL
12 58 (14.68%) Retail
13 53 (13.42%) C#
14 52 (13.16%) Windows XP
15 50 (12.66%) T-SQL
15 50 (12.66%) Manufacturing
16 48 (12.15%) Linux
17 47 (11.90%) Oracle
18 45 (11.39%) VMware
19 44 (11.14%) UNIX
19 44 (11.14%) MS Exchange
19 44 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (10.63%) Degree
21 41 (10.38%) Project Management
22 40 (10.13%) Citrix
23 39 (9.87%) FTP
23 39 (9.87%) Middleware
23 39 (9.87%) Change Management
23 39 (9.87%) Legal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 44 (11.14%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.10%) IIS
3 31 (7.85%) Tomcat
4 29 (7.34%) WebSphere
5 28 (7.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 28 (7.09%) MQSeries
5 28 (7.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 25 (6.33%) CMS
7 16 (4.05%) SharePoint
8 14 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.27%) Lync
11 5 (1.27%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.27%) WorkSite
12 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.76%) TPMS
13 3 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 190 (48.10%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.82%) MS Project
3 20 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.28%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.51%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.51%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Agresso
1 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.52%) Office 365
2 4 (1.01%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.25%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.95%) TCP/IP
2 39 (9.87%) FTP
3 38 (9.62%) LAN
4 28 (7.09%) HTTP
5 21 (5.32%) WAN
6 18 (4.56%) Internet
7 17 (4.30%) DNS
8 15 (3.80%) DHCP
9 11 (2.78%) Intranet
9 11 (2.78%) SSH
9 11 (2.78%) PuTTY
9 11 (2.78%) WinSCP
10 8 (2.03%) Firewall
10 8 (2.03%) VoIP
10 8 (2.03%) VPN
11 7 (1.77%) Telnet
12 5 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.01%) NAS
13 4 (1.01%) SAN
14 3 (0.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.09%) DB2
3 11 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.25%) Informix
5 1 (0.25%) MS Access
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Toad
1 11 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 89 (22.53%) Finance
2 58 (14.68%) Retail
3 50 (12.66%) Manufacturing
4 39 (9.87%) Legal
5 32 (8.10%) Marketing
6 17 (4.30%) Law
7 13 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.52%) Advertising
8 6 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.01%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.51%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 143 (36.20%) Analyst
2 82 (20.76%) Support Analyst
3 47 (11.90%) Technical Support
4 31 (7.85%) Support Engineer
4 31 (7.85%) Help Desk Support
4 31 (7.85%) Team Leader
5 30 (7.59%) Operations Analyst
6 27 (6.84%) Operations Support Analyst
7 25 (6.33%) Help Desk Analyst
8 24 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (5.57%) 1st Line Support
10 18 (4.56%) IT Support
11 17 (4.30%) Business Analyst
12 16 (4.05%) Junior
12 16 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (3.54%) Applications Support
14 13 (3.29%) Administrator
14 13 (3.29%) Technical Analyst
14 13 (3.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.87%) Middleware
2 29 (7.34%) J2EE
3 28 (7.09%) JDBC
4 24 (6.08%) HTML
5 17 (4.30%) .NET
6 15 (3.80%) XML
7 13 (3.29%) SOAP
7 13 (3.29%) Web Services
8 12 (3.04%) DHTML
8 12 (3.04%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.04%) XSLT
8 12 (3.04%) .NET Framework
8 12 (3.04%) jQuery
9 11 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (1.52%) CSS
11 5 (1.27%) COM
12 2 (0.51%) LAMP
13 1 (0.25%) XMPP
13 1 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.08%) Mathematics
3 6 (1.52%) Handset
4 5 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.27%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.01%) Clustering
6 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.76%) PMI
6 3 (0.76%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.76%) Replication
6 3 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (0.76%) Kindle
7 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.51%) IVR
8 1 (0.25%) Statistics
8 1 (0.25%) iPhone
8 1 (0.25%) iSeries
8 1 (0.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 209 (52.91%) Windows
2 86 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (19.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 48 (12.15%) Linux
6 44 (11.14%) UNIX
7 37 (9.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (7.85%) Windows Vista
9 29 (7.34%) Solaris
10 28 (7.09%) AIX
11 27 (6.84%) Windows 7
12 18 (4.56%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.52%) VMS
15 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.25%) OS/400
16 1 (0.25%) Android
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.20%) E-Commerce
2 61 (15.44%) ITIL
3 41 (10.38%) Project Management
4 39 (9.87%) Change Management
5 28 (7.09%) CRM
6 21 (5.32%) PRINCE2
6 21 (5.32%) Problem Management
7 20 (5.06%) Time Management
7 20 (5.06%) Network Management
8 17 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (4.30%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.05%) Practice Management
10 13 (3.29%) Document Management
11 12 (3.04%) MVC
11 12 (3.04%) Analytics
12 11 (2.78%) Marketing Strategy
12 11 (2.78%) Business Analysis
12 11 (2.78%) Asset Management
12 11 (2.78%) UML
13 10 (2.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 113 (28.61%) SQL
2 53 (13.42%) C#
3 50 (12.66%) T-SQL
4 30 (7.59%) Java
5 24 (6.08%) C
6 21 (5.32%) Perl
7 20 (5.06%) Bash Shell
8 16 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 15 (3.80%) VB
10 14 (3.54%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.29%) VBA
12 12 (3.04%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.77%) VBScript
14 5 (1.27%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.51%) PHP
16 1 (0.25%) RPG
16 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (10.63%) Degree
2 20 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.54%) MCSE
6 13 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.53%) CCNA
7 10 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.03%) MCSA
9 6 (1.52%) MCITP
10 5 (1.27%) MCP
10 5 (1.27%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.76%) MCTS
12 3 (0.76%) VCP4
12 3 (0.76%) VCP5
13 2 (0.51%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.51%) PMP
14 1 (0.25%) ISEB
14 1 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.56%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 44 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (9.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.77%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.01%) vSphere
7 2 (0.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) Samba
8 1 (0.25%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
8 1 (0.25%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) vCloud
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (3.04%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.52%) SCCM
3 2 (0.51%) SCOM
3 2 (0.51%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.25%) WSUS
4 1 (0.25%) OpenView
4 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 289 (73.16%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.90%) Oracle
3 45 (11.39%) VMware
4 40 (10.13%) Citrix
5 31 (7.85%) IBM
6 22 (5.57%) Cisco
7 13 (3.29%) Adobe
8 10 (2.53%) Apple
9 9 (2.28%) Quark
9 9 (2.28%) SAP
9 9 (2.28%) Novell
9 9 (2.28%) Planview
10 6 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.52%) Sage
11 5 (1.27%) Lotus
11 5 (1.27%) McAfee
12 4 (1.01%) Google
12 4 (1.01%) HP
13 3 (0.76%) BMC
13 3 (0.76%) Sophos
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + £5,500 Car Allowance and 10% Bonus of Basic Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 days ago
Stevenage
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford, Greater London
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,800 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Watford
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,800 per year
Posted: 24 days ago