The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 54 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.68% 6.07% 6.91%
As % of the Applications category 65.85% 39.24% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 17 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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 Watford region.

Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
82 79 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.70% 15.46% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 69 61 57
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MS Office
Salary Trend in Watford

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Watford

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Watford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 63 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 57 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 39 (39.39%) Unix
4 35 (35.35%) SQL
5 31 (31.31%) Java
6 30 (30.30%) Oracle
7 24 (24.24%) Linux
7 24 (24.24%) Finance
8 23 (23.23%) LAMP
8 23 (23.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 23 (23.23%) Apache
8 23 (23.23%) Tomcat
8 23 (23.23%) MySQL
8 23 (23.23%) ITIL
8 23 (23.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 23 (23.23%) Perl
8 23 (23.23%) WebSphere
8 23 (23.23%) Bash Shell
8 23 (23.23%) Apache ServiceMix
9 22 (22.22%) Problem Management
9 22 (22.22%) IBM
9 22 (22.22%) FTP
10 20 (20.20%) Windows
10 20 (20.20%) Telecoms
11 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
13 17 (17.17%) Shell Script
13 17 (17.17%) Service Management
14 16 (16.16%) MS Visio
14 16 (16.16%) Waterfall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 23 (23.23%) Apache
1 23 (23.23%) Apache ServiceMix
1 23 (23.23%) Tomcat
1 23 (23.23%) WebSphere
1 23 (23.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (3.03%) Jetty
3 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (16.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.05%) MS Project
5 2 (2.02%) FrameMaker
5 2 (2.02%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (1.01%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Primavera
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) FTP
2 15 (15.15%) DNS
3 12 (12.12%) SSH
4 11 (11.11%) SSL
5 10 (10.10%) VoIP
6 5 (5.05%) LAN
6 5 (5.05%) WAN
7 4 (4.04%) 3G
7 4 (4.04%) 4G
7 4 (4.04%) DHCP
7 4 (4.04%) PBX
8 3 (3.03%) HTTP
9 2 (2.02%) Broadband
9 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.01%) PuTTY
10 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.01%) Telnet
10 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.01%) VPN
10 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) MySQL
2 12 (12.12%) DB2
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) JIRA
2 6 (6.06%) ClearQuest
2 6 (6.06%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.03%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.01%) Toad
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 20 (20.20%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.06%) Billing
4 4 (4.04%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Publishing
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Analyst
2 19 (19.19%) Support Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Administrator
3 13 (13.13%) SQL Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Unix Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) AIX Support
4 12 (12.12%) Linux Scripter
4 12 (12.12%) Linux Support
4 12 (12.12%) SQL Support Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) Unix Scripter
4 12 (12.12%) Unix Support
4 12 (12.12%) Unix Support Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (10.10%) Test Analyst
7 9 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
7 9 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 8 (8.08%) Applications Support
8 8 (8.08%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (8.08%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (8.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) LAMP
1 23 (23.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (12.12%) JDBC
3 6 (6.06%) XML
4 3 (3.03%) Web Services
5 2 (2.02%) HTML
6 1 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Clustering
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.39%) Unix
2 24 (24.24%) Linux
3 20 (20.20%) Windows
4 12 (12.12%) AIX
4 12 (12.12%) Solaris
5 11 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) ITIL
2 22 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.17%) Service Management
5 16 (16.16%) Waterfall
6 14 (14.14%) Time Management
7 11 (11.11%) Project Management
8 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.09%) CRM
8 9 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.07%) Functional Testing
10 7 (7.07%) Software Delivery
11 6 (6.06%) B2B
11 6 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (6.06%) Release Management
11 6 (6.06%) Web Design
12 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) SQL
2 31 (31.31%) Java
3 23 (23.23%) Bash Shell
3 23 (23.23%) Perl
4 17 (17.17%) Shell Script
5 11 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.02%) C#
7 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) ACCA
1 3 (3.03%) CIMA
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) APMP
2 2 (2.02%) CISA
2 2 (2.02%) CISM
2 2 (2.02%) MCSA
2 2 (2.02%) MCSE
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.01%) ISEB
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Postfix
1 11 (11.11%) qmail
1 11 (11.11%) Sendmail
2 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Plesk
2 10 (10.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.30%) Oracle
3 22 (22.22%) IBM
4 11 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.10%) VMware
6 8 (8.08%) Planview
7 6 (6.06%) ComArch
7 6 (6.06%) HP
8 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.03%) Splunk
10 2 (2.02%) Adobe
10 2 (2.02%) SAP
11 1 (1.01%) Cisco
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
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