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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 47 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.64% 4.09% 9.23%
As % of the Applications category 46.08% 22.73% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 36 5 28
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £23,775 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -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 Watford region.

Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
102 66 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.59% 17.98% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 52 60
Average salary £41,500 £34,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.42% -14.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £58,500 £53,250
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 18 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 104 (81.89%) Microsoft
2 63 (49.61%) SQL
3 60 (47.24%) MS Excel
4 52 (40.94%) Windows
5 48 (37.80%) Finance
6 47 (37.01%) E-Commerce
7 45 (35.43%) Retail
8 38 (29.92%) Linux
9 32 (25.20%) ITIL
9 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
9 32 (25.20%) Change Management
10 30 (23.62%) Manufacturing
11 29 (22.83%) UNIX
11 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
12 27 (21.26%) J2EE
12 27 (21.26%) Oracle
12 27 (21.26%) Java
12 27 (21.26%) FTP
12 27 (21.26%) Middleware
12 27 (21.26%) WebSphere
13 26 (20.47%) IBM
13 26 (20.47%) C#
14 25 (19.69%) DB2
14 25 (19.69%) WebSphere Application Server
14 25 (19.69%) JDBC
14 25 (19.69%) IIS
14 25 (19.69%) AIX
14 25 (19.69%) Solaris
14 25 (19.69%) HTTP
14 25 (19.69%) Tomcat

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 27 (21.26%) WebSphere
2 25 (19.69%) IIS
2 25 (19.69%) Tomcat
2 25 (19.69%) MQSeries
2 25 (19.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 25 (19.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.45%) MS Exchange
4 12 (9.45%) CMS
5 9 (7.09%) Lync
6 7 (5.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.94%) WorkSite
8 3 (2.36%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (47.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.51%) MS Project
3 2 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.57%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Agresso
1 11 (8.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.26%) FTP
2 25 (19.69%) HTTP
3 9 (7.09%) DNS
3 9 (7.09%) Internet
3 9 (7.09%) DHCP
4 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.36%) Wireless
6 2 (1.57%) SSH
6 2 (1.57%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.57%) WinSCP
6 2 (1.57%) DSL
6 2 (1.57%) VPN
6 2 (1.57%) Intranet
6 2 (1.57%) VoIP
7 1 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.69%) DB2
3 2 (1.57%) Informix
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Toad
1 2 (1.57%) JIRA
General
1 48 (37.80%) Finance
2 45 (35.43%) Retail
3 30 (23.62%) Manufacturing
4 17 (13.39%) Law
5 15 (11.81%) Legal
6 7 (5.51%) Marketing
7 2 (1.57%) Publishing
7 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 77 (60.63%) Analyst
2 55 (43.31%) Support Analyst
3 27 (21.26%) Team Leader
4 24 (18.90%) Operations Analyst
4 24 (18.90%) Operations Support Analyst
5 17 (13.39%) Applications Support
6 15 (11.81%) Help Desk Support
7 12 (9.45%) Junior
8 11 (8.66%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (7.87%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (7.87%) Business Analyst
10 9 (7.09%) Administrator
10 9 (7.09%) IT Support
11 8 (6.30%) Business Analyst Team Leader
11 8 (6.30%) IT Administrator
11 8 (6.30%) Help Desk Analyst
12 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (5.51%) Help Desk Administrator
12 7 (5.51%) Forecast Analyst
13 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.26%) J2EE
1 27 (21.26%) Middleware
2 25 (19.69%) JDBC
3 4 (3.15%) COM
4 2 (1.57%) CSS
4 2 (1.57%) XML
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.60%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.72%) Handset
4 3 (2.36%) PMI
4 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) EMV
6 1 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.94%) Windows
2 38 (29.92%) Linux
3 29 (22.83%) UNIX
4 25 (19.69%) AIX
4 25 (19.69%) Solaris
5 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.51%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.72%) VMS
7 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.72%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.72%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.79%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.01%) E-Commerce
2 32 (25.20%) ITIL
2 32 (25.20%) Change Management
3 20 (15.75%) Problem Management
4 16 (12.60%) Project Management
5 15 (11.81%) CRM
5 15 (11.81%) Time Management
6 11 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (8.66%) Practice Management
7 10 (7.87%) Workflow
7 10 (7.87%) UML
7 10 (7.87%) Document Management
8 9 (7.09%) Analytics
9 8 (6.30%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.51%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.51%) Release Management
11 6 (4.72%) Information Security
11 6 (4.72%) Software Deployment
11 6 (4.72%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.61%) SQL
2 27 (21.26%) Java
3 26 (20.47%) C#
4 22 (17.32%) T-SQL
4 22 (17.32%) Perl
5 20 (15.75%) Bash Shell
6 17 (13.39%) C
7 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.57%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) RPG
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.11%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.36%) PMP
4 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.79%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.72%) Terminal Services
3 6 (4.72%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 104 (81.89%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.26%) Oracle
3 26 (20.47%) IBM
4 7 (5.51%) Citrix
4 7 (5.51%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco
5 2 (1.57%) Quark
6 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.79%) Avaya
6 1 (0.79%) Google
6 1 (0.79%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.79%) Planview
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