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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 17 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 50 59 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.43% 9.90% 7.17%
As % of the Applications category 43.10% 64.13% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 50 24
Median salary £26,750 £45,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.55% +37.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,275 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +9.56%

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
116 92 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.89% 15.44% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82 76 71
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,900 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 76 (81.72%) MS Excel
2 68 (73.12%) Microsoft
3 31 (33.33%) SQL
4 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (29.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (29.03%) Linux
6 25 (26.88%) Windows
6 25 (26.88%) ITIL
7 24 (25.81%) PRINCE2
8 23 (24.73%) Finance
9 21 (22.58%) Logistics
10 19 (20.43%) Windows 7
11 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (19.35%) NHS
12 17 (18.28%) ERP
12 17 (18.28%) Manufacturing
12 17 (18.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (18.28%) Windows Server
13 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (17.20%) SaaS
13 16 (17.20%) TOGAF
13 16 (17.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
14 15 (16.13%) Solaris
15 14 (15.05%) Perl
15 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
15 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (13.98%) Office 365
16 13 (13.98%) Problem Management
17 12 (12.90%) MySQL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) IIS
2 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (81.72%) MS Excel
2 27 (29.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.38%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Magento
2 5 (5.38%) Sage 200
3 3 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.08%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.08%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) SaaS
2 13 (13.98%) Office 365
3 4 (4.30%) IaaS
3 4 (4.30%) PaaS
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.08%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) FTP
2 9 (9.68%) DHCP
2 9 (9.68%) DNS
2 9 (9.68%) Firewall
3 7 (7.53%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.53%) VPN
4 6 (6.45%) Internet
5 5 (5.38%) SAN
6 4 (4.30%) LAN
6 4 (4.30%) Wireless
7 3 (3.23%) PBX
8 2 (2.15%) Skype
9 1 (1.08%) Broadband
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.08%) Intranet
9 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) MySQL
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.38%) Legal
6 2 (2.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (54.84%) Analyst
2 31 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 18 (19.35%) Architect
4 16 (17.20%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.83%) Linux Support
5 11 (11.83%) Operational Support Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Operations Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Operations Support Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) SQL Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) SQL Support Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Unix Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Unix Support
5 11 (11.83%) Unix Support Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Windows Support Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) Trainee
8 7 (7.53%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) JDBC
2 6 (6.45%) .NET
3 5 (5.38%) XML
4 2 (2.15%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) CSS3
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (19.35%) NHS
2 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.53%) Handset
3 1 (1.08%) AS400
3 1 (1.08%) CCTV
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) iPhone
3 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Linux
2 25 (26.88%) Windows
3 19 (20.43%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.28%) Windows Server
5 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (16.13%) Solaris
7 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (11.83%) Unix
9 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.53%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.30%) OpenVMS
11 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.15%) Android
12 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) ITIL
3 24 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 21 (22.58%) Logistics
5 17 (18.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (18.28%) ERP
6 16 (17.20%) TOGAF
7 13 (13.98%) Problem Management
8 10 (10.75%) CRM
9 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (8.60%) SDLC
9 8 (8.60%) Software Delivery
9 8 (8.60%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.53%) Information Security
10 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.53%) Service Management
11 6 (6.45%) Project Management
12 5 (5.38%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
2 14 (15.05%) Perl
3 11 (11.83%) Java
3 11 (11.83%) PHP
4 7 (7.53%) C#
5 6 (6.45%) C
6 5 (5.38%) C++
6 5 (5.38%) VB
6 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) RPG
7 1 (1.08%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ACCA
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) CIMA
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MBA
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) MCTS
6 1 (1.08%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) PMO
2 5 (5.38%) QA
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) Terminal Services
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.15%) vSphere
5 2 (2.15%) XenApp
6 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (5.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (73.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle
3 10 (10.75%) VMware
4 7 (7.53%) Planview
5 5 (5.38%) Dell
5 5 (5.38%) Google
5 5 (5.38%) Sage
5 5 (5.38%) SonicWALL
5 5 (5.38%) Symantec
6 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.30%) NetApp
7 3 (3.23%) Citrix
7 3 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe
8 1 (1.08%) Apple
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco
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