The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 0.72% 4.94% 2.58%
As % of the Applications category 3.57% 25.00% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Applications Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 20.29% 19.75% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 15
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

MS Office
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

MS Office Salary Trend in St Albans

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) Novell
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Intranet
3 7 (50.00%) Telnet
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 3 (21.43%) Web Design
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) LAMP
7 2 (14.29%) IVR
7 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) CRM
7 2 (14.29%) Billing
7 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Internet
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) Intranet
2 7 (50.00%) Telnet
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Novell
2 9 (64.29%) VMware