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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 82 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.10% 3.66% 7.47%
As % of the Applications category 50.93% 21.88% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 15
Average salary £41,500 £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.90% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
161 64 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.65% 16.71% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 104 41 41
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 22 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 147 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 80 (48.48%) MS Excel
3 67 (40.61%) SQL
4 65 (39.39%) Windows
5 57 (34.55%) Finance
6 56 (33.94%) E-Commerce
7 55 (33.33%) Retail
8 51 (30.91%) Manufacturing
9 38 (23.03%) Active Directory
10 35 (21.21%) UNIX
10 35 (21.21%) ITIL
10 35 (21.21%) C#
11 34 (20.61%) J2EE
11 34 (20.61%) WebSphere
12 33 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 33 (20.00%) Solaris
12 33 (20.00%) IBM
13 32 (19.39%) FTP
13 32 (19.39%) HTTP
13 32 (19.39%) Tomcat
13 32 (19.39%) MQSeries
13 32 (19.39%) Linux
13 32 (19.39%) AIX
13 32 (19.39%) DB2
13 32 (19.39%) JDBC
13 32 (19.39%) Oracle
13 32 (19.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 32 (19.39%) IIS
13 32 (19.39%) Java
13 32 (19.39%) Middleware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 34 (20.61%) WebSphere
2 32 (19.39%) Tomcat
2 32 (19.39%) MQSeries
2 32 (19.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 32 (19.39%) IIS
2 32 (19.39%) IBM HTTP Server
3 23 (13.94%) CMS
4 12 (7.27%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.42%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) Lync
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 80 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Project
3 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.21%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.39%) FTP
1 32 (19.39%) HTTP
2 20 (12.12%) LAN
3 11 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.45%) DNS
5 8 (4.85%) DHCP
6 5 (3.03%) Network Security
6 5 (3.03%) VPN
7 4 (2.42%) ADSL
7 4 (2.42%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.42%) Firewall
8 2 (1.21%) VoIP
8 2 (1.21%) Intranet
8 2 (1.21%) Wireless
9 1 (0.61%) NAS
9 1 (0.61%) DSL
9 1 (0.61%) Internet
9 1 (0.61%) SAN
9 1 (0.61%) WAN
9 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (19.39%) DB2
3 2 (1.21%) Informix
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
General
1 57 (34.55%) Finance
2 55 (33.33%) Retail
3 51 (30.91%) Manufacturing
4 25 (15.15%) Legal
5 22 (13.33%) Marketing
6 15 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (9.09%) Law
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (49.09%) Analyst
2 47 (28.48%) Support Analyst
3 31 (18.79%) Operations Analyst
3 31 (18.79%) Operations Support Analyst
4 24 (14.55%) Team Leader
5 20 (12.12%) Junior
6 14 (8.48%) Help Desk Support
7 13 (7.88%) Technical Support
8 12 (7.27%) Business Analyst
8 12 (7.27%) Junior Analyst
8 12 (7.27%) Junior Support Analyst
9 10 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (6.06%) Administrator
9 10 (6.06%) IT Support
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Help Desk Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Support Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) IT Administrator
12 7 (4.24%) Forecast Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) Help Desk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.61%) J2EE
2 32 (19.39%) JDBC
2 32 (19.39%) Middleware
3 4 (2.42%) COM
4 2 (1.21%) XML
4 2 (1.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.48%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.64%) Handset
4 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.82%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.82%) PMI
6 2 (1.21%) EMV
6 2 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 65 (39.39%) Windows
2 35 (21.21%) UNIX
3 33 (20.00%) Solaris
4 32 (19.39%) Linux
4 32 (19.39%) AIX
5 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.24%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.64%) VMS
8 6 (3.64%) Windows Vista
8 6 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.94%) E-Commerce
2 35 (21.21%) ITIL
3 31 (18.79%) Change Management
4 23 (13.94%) Project Management
5 21 (12.73%) Problem Management
6 16 (9.70%) Time Management
7 15 (9.09%) Network Management
7 15 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (9.09%) Practice Management
8 12 (7.27%) UML
9 11 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
10 9 (5.45%) Analytics
10 9 (5.45%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.85%) Workflow
11 8 (4.85%) Integration Testing
12 6 (3.64%) Information Security
12 6 (3.64%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.03%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.03%) Service Delivery
14 4 (2.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.61%) SQL
2 35 (21.21%) C#
3 32 (19.39%) Java
4 31 (18.79%) T-SQL
5 22 (13.33%) Perl
6 20 (12.12%) Bash Shell
7 16 (9.70%) C
8 14 (8.48%) VBA
9 11 (6.67%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.03%) MCP
3 4 (2.42%) A+ Certification
3 4 (2.42%) ISEB
3 4 (2.42%) MCITP
4 2 (1.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (23.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.61%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 147 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.00%) IBM
3 32 (19.39%) Oracle
4 20 (12.12%) Citrix
5 10 (6.06%) Adobe
6 7 (4.24%) VMware
7 6 (3.64%) McAfee
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco
8 2 (1.21%) Veritas
8 2 (1.21%) Quark
8 2 (1.21%) Sage
8 2 (1.21%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.61%) hybris
9 1 (0.61%) Google
9 1 (0.61%) Lotus
9 1 (0.61%) BMC
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) Avaya
9 1 (0.61%) Sun
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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