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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.68% 5.41% 2.90%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 25.00% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
32 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 21.48% 21.62% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 15
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

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 2 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Dell
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (100.00%) Office 365
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Apple
3 6 (75.00%) Mac OS
3 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) Lync
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (25.00%) dBASE
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) dBASE
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Dell
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Websense