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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 68 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.48% 3.76% 7.67%
As % of the Applications category 47.89% 20.90% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 16
Average salary £41,500 £27,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.90% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £48,000 £55,000
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 Watford region.

Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
142 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.06% 18.01% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 92 45 41
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
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 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 30 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 145 (88.41%) Microsoft
2 79 (48.17%) MS Excel
3 66 (40.24%) SQL
4 62 (37.80%) Windows
5 55 (33.54%) E-Commerce
5 55 (33.54%) Finance
6 54 (32.93%) Retail
7 50 (30.49%) Manufacturing
8 37 (22.56%) Active Directory
9 36 (21.95%) C#
10 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
11 34 (20.73%) ITIL
12 33 (20.12%) UNIX
12 33 (20.12%) Change Management
13 32 (19.51%) Solaris
13 32 (19.51%) T-SQL
13 32 (19.51%) J2EE
13 32 (19.51%) IBM
13 32 (19.51%) WebSphere
14 31 (18.90%) IBM HTTP Server
14 31 (18.90%) FTP
14 31 (18.90%) HTTP
14 31 (18.90%) Oracle
14 31 (18.90%) WebSphere Application Server
14 31 (18.90%) IIS
14 31 (18.90%) Java
14 31 (18.90%) Linux
14 31 (18.90%) AIX
14 31 (18.90%) Tomcat
14 31 (18.90%) MQSeries

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 32 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 31 (18.90%) WebSphere Application Server
2 31 (18.90%) IIS
2 31 (18.90%) Tomcat
2 31 (18.90%) MQSeries
2 31 (18.90%) IBM HTTP Server
3 24 (14.63%) CMS
4 13 (7.93%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.05%) WorkSite
6 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) Lync
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 79 (48.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.88%) MS Project
3 4 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.83%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.22%) 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 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.90%) FTP
1 31 (18.90%) HTTP
2 20 (12.20%) LAN
3 11 (6.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.10%) DNS
5 9 (5.49%) DHCP
6 6 (3.66%) VPN
7 5 (3.05%) Network Security
8 4 (2.44%) ADSL
8 4 (2.44%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.44%) Firewall
9 3 (1.83%) Wireless
9 3 (1.83%) VoIP
10 2 (1.22%) Intranet
10 2 (1.22%) DSL
11 1 (0.61%) NAS
11 1 (0.61%) Internet
11 1 (0.61%) SAN
11 1 (0.61%) WAN
11 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.90%) DB2
3 1 (0.61%) Informix
3 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
General
1 55 (33.54%) Finance
2 54 (32.93%) Retail
3 50 (30.49%) Manufacturing
4 27 (16.46%) Legal
5 22 (13.41%) Marketing
6 15 (9.15%) Law
6 15 (9.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.22%) Electronics
7 2 (1.22%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (50.00%) Analyst
2 49 (29.88%) Support Analyst
3 30 (18.29%) Operations Analyst
3 30 (18.29%) Operations Support Analyst
4 26 (15.85%) Team Leader
5 19 (11.59%) Junior
6 15 (9.15%) Help Desk Support
7 13 (7.93%) Technical Support
8 12 (7.32%) Business Analyst
9 11 (6.71%) Junior Analyst
9 11 (6.71%) Junior Support Analyst
10 10 (6.10%) IT Support
10 10 (6.10%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (6.10%) Administrator
10 10 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.88%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.88%) IT Administrator
13 7 (4.27%) Help Desk Administrator
13 7 (4.27%) Forecast Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.51%) J2EE
2 31 (18.90%) JDBC
2 31 (18.90%) Middleware
3 4 (2.44%) COM
4 2 (1.22%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.54%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.66%) Handset
4 4 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.83%) PMI
5 3 (1.83%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) EMV
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.80%) Windows
2 33 (20.12%) UNIX
3 32 (19.51%) Solaris
4 31 (18.90%) Linux
4 31 (18.90%) AIX
5 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.66%) Windows Vista
7 6 (3.66%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.66%) VMS
7 6 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.54%) E-Commerce
2 34 (20.73%) ITIL
3 33 (20.12%) Change Management
4 24 (14.63%) Project Management
5 20 (12.20%) Problem Management
6 16 (9.76%) Time Management
6 16 (9.76%) Practice Management
6 16 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (9.15%) Network Management
8 12 (7.32%) UML
9 11 (6.71%) Marketing Strategy
10 9 (5.49%) Workflow
10 9 (5.49%) Analytics
11 8 (4.88%) Integration Testing
11 8 (4.88%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.66%) Document Management
12 6 (3.66%) Information Security
12 6 (3.66%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.05%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.05%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.24%) SQL
2 36 (21.95%) C#
3 32 (19.51%) T-SQL
4 31 (18.90%) Java
5 21 (12.80%) Perl
6 20 (12.20%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.15%) C
8 13 (7.93%) VBA
9 11 (6.71%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
10 1 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (17.68%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.44%) MCITP
3 4 (2.44%) MCP
3 4 (2.44%) ISEB
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.44%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 37 (22.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.66%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.66%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.22%) 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%) OpenView
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 145 (88.41%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.51%) IBM
3 31 (18.90%) Oracle
4 21 (12.80%) Citrix
5 10 (6.10%) Adobe
6 7 (4.27%) VMware
7 5 (3.05%) McAfee
8 3 (1.83%) Cisco
9 2 (1.22%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (1.22%) Quark
9 2 (1.22%) Veritas
10 1 (0.61%) Sage
10 1 (0.61%) hybris
10 1 (0.61%) Google
10 1 (0.61%) Avaya
10 1 (0.61%) BMC
10 1 (0.61%) Sun
10 1 (0.61%) HP
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