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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 197 170 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.73% 7.47% 7.75%
As % of the Applications category 51.71% 36.48% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 180 136 137
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
381 466 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.89% 20.47% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 326 359 309
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +8 46 £45,000 +52.54% 2
Hemel Hempstead +20 33 £35,000 +34.61%
Hoddesdon +4 15 £23,000 -19.29% 3
Stevenage -16 10 £37,500 +45.63%
Borehamwood -2 9 £21,000 -12.50%
Rickmansworth -3 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Welwyn Garden City +18 4 £30,500 +19.60%
Potters Bar 0 2 - -
St Albans +20 1 £26,000 -35.00%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 192 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 185 (57.45%) MS Excel
3 127 (39.44%) Windows
4 84 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 83 (25.78%) SQL
6 68 (21.12%) Finance
7 64 (19.88%) Windows 7
8 61 (18.94%) MS Visio
9 60 (18.63%) ITIL
10 59 (18.32%) Linux
11 55 (17.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (16.46%) DNS
13 50 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (15.22%) Windows XP
15 48 (14.91%) Windows Server
16 47 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
16 47 (14.60%) VMware
16 47 (14.60%) Unix
17 46 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 45 (13.98%) Project Management
19 44 (13.66%) Firewall
19 44 (13.66%) Oracle
20 43 (13.35%) MS PowerPoint
21 42 (13.04%) SQL Server
21 42 (13.04%) DHCP
22 41 (12.73%) TCP/IP
22 41 (12.73%) Waterfall
23 40 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
24 39 (12.11%) Cisco
24 39 (12.11%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 39 (12.11%) MS Exchange
2 36 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (7.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (6.21%) SharePoint
8 17 (5.28%) WebSphere
9 16 (4.97%) Apache
9 16 (4.97%) Apache ServiceMix
9 16 (4.97%) Tomcat
9 16 (4.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (3.11%) IBM Notes
11 7 (2.17%) Skype for Business
12 4 (1.24%) IIS
13 3 (0.93%) Jetty
14 2 (0.62%) Alfresco
15 1 (0.31%) JCAPS
15 1 (0.31%) nginx
15 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 185 (57.45%) MS Excel
2 61 (18.94%) MS Visio
3 43 (13.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (6.52%) MS Project
5 4 (1.24%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.93%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.62%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Primavera
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.66%) Office 365
2 7 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.55%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.46%) DNS
2 44 (13.66%) Firewall
3 42 (13.04%) DHCP
4 41 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 31 (9.63%) WAN
6 27 (8.39%) VPN
7 25 (7.76%) SMTP
8 24 (7.45%) Wireless
9 23 (7.14%) DMZ
9 23 (7.14%) IMAP
9 23 (7.14%) VLAN
10 19 (5.90%) SAN
11 15 (4.66%) FTP
11 15 (4.66%) NAS
11 15 (4.66%) SSH
12 11 (3.42%) SSL
13 10 (3.11%) LAN
13 10 (3.11%) VoIP
14 7 (2.17%) Internet
15 4 (1.24%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.90%) MySQL
3 12 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.55%) DB2
6 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 16 (4.97%) JIRA
2 12 (3.73%) ClearQuest
2 12 (3.73%) LoadRunner
3 11 (3.42%) Selenium
4 7 (2.17%) HP UFT
5 6 (1.86%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.24%) Toad
7 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.31%) Rational Rose
General
1 68 (21.12%) Finance
2 21 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.66%) Billing
4 9 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (2.80%) Retail
5 7 (2.17%) Marketing
6 6 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.24%) Advertising
7 4 (1.24%) Local Government
8 3 (0.93%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.62%) Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 125 (38.82%) Analyst
2 48 (14.91%) Support Engineer
3 41 (12.73%) Support Analyst
4 39 (12.11%) IT Support
5 28 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 26 (8.07%) IT Support Engineer
7 25 (7.76%) Business Analyst
7 25 (7.76%) Systems Support
8 24 (7.45%) 1st Line Support
9 22 (6.83%) Administrator
9 22 (6.83%) Test Analyst
10 20 (6.21%) Systems Analyst
10 20 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (5.90%) Systems Support Engineer
12 15 (4.66%) Help Desk Support
12 15 (4.66%) Senior Support Engineer
13 14 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
13 14 (4.35%) Resource Manager
13 14 (4.35%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.14%) MAPI
2 18 (5.59%) XML
3 17 (5.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (4.97%) LAMP
5 15 (4.66%) Web Services
6 10 (3.11%) .NET
7 7 (2.17%) HTML
8 5 (1.55%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.55%) JDBC
9 4 (1.24%) SOAP
10 3 (0.93%) CSS
11 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.62%) DHTML
11 2 (0.62%) J2EE
11 2 (0.62%) jQuery
11 2 (0.62%) XSLT
12 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.01%) Blackberry
3 24 (7.45%) iPhone
4 23 (7.14%) PDA
5 17 (5.28%) Replication
6 13 (4.04%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.73%) Clustering
8 10 (3.11%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.48%) Mathematics
10 7 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.86%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.86%) Handset
12 5 (1.55%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.24%) AS400
13 4 (1.24%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.24%) e-Learning
13 4 (1.24%) User Experience
14 3 (0.93%) NHS
14 3 (0.93%) Statistics
15 2 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 127 (39.44%) Windows
2 64 (19.88%) Windows 7
3 59 (18.32%) Linux
4 55 (17.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (15.22%) Windows XP
6 48 (14.91%) Windows Server
7 47 (14.60%) Unix
8 46 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (9.01%) Windows 8
10 28 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (7.76%) Windows 10
11 25 (7.76%) Windows Vista
12 24 (7.45%) Android
13 12 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.55%) AIX
14 5 (1.55%) Solaris
15 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.62%) SUSE
15 2 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.63%) ITIL
2 50 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.98%) Project Management
4 41 (12.73%) Waterfall
5 31 (9.63%) CRM
6 30 (9.32%) Service Management
7 29 (9.01%) Problem Management
8 27 (8.39%) Document Management
9 26 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (7.76%) Business Analysis
11 23 (7.14%) Time Management
12 18 (5.59%) Incident Management
13 17 (5.28%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (5.28%) Portfolio Management
13 17 (5.28%) Software Delivery
13 17 (5.28%) Test Scripting
14 16 (4.97%) PRINCE2
14 16 (4.97%) Resource Management
15 14 (4.35%) Change Management
15 14 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.78%) SQL
2 36 (11.18%) Java
3 24 (7.45%) Shell Script
4 16 (4.97%) Bash Shell
4 16 (4.97%) Perl
5 14 (4.35%) PHP
6 10 (3.11%) C#
7 6 (1.86%) VB
8 5 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.24%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.24%) VBA
10 3 (0.93%) C
10 3 (0.93%) C++
11 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.97%) Degree
5 13 (4.04%) APMP
5 13 (4.04%) CISSP
5 13 (4.04%) MCP
6 12 (3.73%) ISEB
7 10 (3.11%) CEH
7 10 (3.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (3.11%) CISM
7 10 (3.11%) CRISC
7 10 (3.11%) GIAC
7 10 (3.11%) SANS
8 6 (1.86%) MCSE
9 5 (1.55%) MCDST
10 4 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.93%) CCNA
11 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.39%) SLA
2 14 (4.35%) QA
3 6 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) GMP
System Software
1 84 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 40 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.56%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.66%) NFS
5 11 (3.42%) Postfix
5 11 (3.42%) qmail
5 11 (3.42%) Sendmail
6 10 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.17%) vSphere
8 5 (1.55%) XenApp
8 5 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.24%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.97%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (3.42%) Plesk
4 10 (3.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (2.48%) SCCM
6 3 (0.93%) Nessus
7 2 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.62%) SCOM
7 2 (0.62%) WSUS
8 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.31%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 192 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.60%) VMware
3 44 (13.66%) Oracle
4 39 (12.11%) Cisco
5 36 (11.18%) Citrix
6 25 (7.76%) Apple
7 23 (7.14%) Draytek
8 22 (6.83%) IBM
9 18 (5.59%) Planview
10 16 (4.97%) Veeam
11 13 (4.04%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.73%) HP
13 10 (3.11%) AlienVault
13 10 (3.11%) ComArch
13 10 (3.11%) LogLogic
13 10 (3.11%) LogRhythm
13 10 (3.11%) Lotus
14 8 (2.48%) SAP
15 5 (1.55%) Becrypt
15 5 (1.55%) CheckPoint
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Car Allowance and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Premier Media
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Recruit121
Salary: Up to £90,000 per year + benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Watford
Langley James Limited
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago