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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 90 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.76% 3.29% 7.07%
As % of the Applications category 52.63% 20.34% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 7 10
Average salary £41,500 £27,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.90% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £16,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
171 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.84% 16.16% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 112 35 38
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 2 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 146 (88.48%) Microsoft
2 79 (47.88%) MS Excel
3 70 (42.42%) SQL
3 70 (42.42%) Windows
4 58 (35.15%) Finance
5 57 (34.55%) E-Commerce
6 56 (33.94%) Retail
7 52 (31.52%) Manufacturing
8 37 (22.42%) UNIX
9 36 (21.82%) Linux
9 36 (21.82%) J2EE
9 36 (21.82%) WebSphere
10 35 (21.21%) Oracle
10 35 (21.21%) Java
10 35 (21.21%) AIX
10 35 (21.21%) Solaris
10 35 (21.21%) IBM
10 35 (21.21%) Active Directory
11 34 (20.61%) Middleware
11 34 (20.61%) ITIL
11 34 (20.61%) JDBC
11 34 (20.61%) WebSphere Application Server
11 34 (20.61%) IIS
11 34 (20.61%) DB2
11 34 (20.61%) Tomcat
11 34 (20.61%) MQSeries
11 34 (20.61%) FTP
11 34 (20.61%) HTTP
11 34 (20.61%) Degree
11 34 (20.61%) IBM HTTP Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 36 (21.82%) WebSphere
2 34 (20.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 34 (20.61%) IIS
2 34 (20.61%) Tomcat
2 34 (20.61%) MQSeries
2 34 (20.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 23 (13.94%) CMS
4 12 (7.27%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.82%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.61%) Lync
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 79 (47.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Project
3 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.21%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.61%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Office 365
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.61%) FTP
1 34 (20.61%) HTTP
2 23 (13.94%) LAN
3 11 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.45%) DNS
5 8 (4.85%) DHCP
6 5 (3.03%) VPN
6 5 (3.03%) Network Security
7 4 (2.42%) WAN
7 4 (2.42%) ADSL
7 4 (2.42%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.42%) Firewall
8 3 (1.82%) Internet
9 2 (1.21%) Wireless
9 2 (1.21%) VoIP
10 1 (0.61%) LDAP
10 1 (0.61%) DSL
10 1 (0.61%) SAN
10 1 (0.61%) Intranet
10 1 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.61%) DB2
2 29 (17.58%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.21%) Informix
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.61%) Subversion
2 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (35.15%) Finance
2 56 (33.94%) Retail
3 52 (31.52%) Manufacturing
4 23 (13.94%) Legal
5 22 (13.33%) Marketing
6 15 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (6.06%) Law
8 2 (1.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (48.48%) Analyst
2 48 (29.09%) Support Analyst
3 33 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 33 (20.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 22 (13.33%) Junior
5 19 (11.52%) Team Leader
6 15 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 15 (9.09%) Junior Support Analyst
7 13 (7.88%) Technical Support
7 13 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (7.27%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Help Desk Support
9 10 (6.06%) Administrator
10 9 (5.45%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) IT Support
11 8 (4.85%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) IT Administrator
12 7 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Forecast Analyst
13 6 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.82%) J2EE
2 34 (20.61%) JDBC
2 34 (20.61%) Middleware
3 5 (3.03%) Web Services
4 4 (2.42%) COM
5 3 (1.82%) XML
5 3 (1.82%) HTML
6 2 (1.21%) .NET
6 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.61%) CSS
7 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.61%) WCF
7 1 (0.61%) jQuery
7 1 (0.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.61%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.61%) Flash
7 1 (0.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
2 6 (3.64%) Handset
3 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.82%) PMI
4 3 (1.82%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.21%) EMV
5 2 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) AS400
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (42.42%) Windows
2 37 (22.42%) UNIX
3 36 (21.82%) Linux
4 35 (21.21%) AIX
4 35 (21.21%) Solaris
5 14 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.85%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.24%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.64%) VMS
10 4 (2.42%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) SUSE
11 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.55%) E-Commerce
2 34 (20.61%) ITIL
3 26 (15.76%) Change Management
4 22 (13.33%) Project Management
5 20 (12.12%) Problem Management
6 15 (9.09%) Time Management
6 15 (9.09%) Network Management
7 14 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (8.48%) Practice Management
8 11 (6.67%) Marketing Strategy
9 9 (5.45%) Analytics
9 9 (5.45%) UML
10 8 (4.85%) Asset Management
10 8 (4.85%) Integration Testing
11 7 (4.24%) Workflow
12 6 (3.64%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.64%) Information Security
13 5 (3.03%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.03%) Performance Management
14 4 (2.42%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.42%) SQL
2 35 (21.21%) Java
3 31 (18.79%) C#
4 27 (16.36%) T-SQL
5 21 (12.73%) Perl
6 19 (11.52%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.09%) VBA
7 15 (9.09%) C
8 11 (6.67%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.61%) PHP
9 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (20.61%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) MCP
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.24%) MCITP
4 5 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.42%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.42%) ISEB
6 3 (1.82%) MCSE
6 3 (1.82%) MCSA
6 3 (1.82%) CCNA
6 3 (1.82%) MCTS
7 2 (1.21%) PMP
8 1 (0.61%) CISSP
8 1 (0.61%) GIAC
8 1 (0.61%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 35 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) Terminal Services
3 6 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.61%) Samba
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.61%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) OpenView
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 146 (88.48%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.21%) Oracle
2 35 (21.21%) IBM
3 19 (11.52%) Citrix
4 11 (6.67%) Adobe
5 7 (4.24%) VMware
6 6 (3.64%) Cisco
6 6 (3.64%) McAfee
7 3 (1.82%) Apple
8 2 (1.21%) Sage
8 2 (1.21%) HP
8 2 (1.21%) Veritas
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%) Avaya
9 1 (0.61%) BMC
9 1 (0.61%) Quark
9 1 (0.61%) SAP
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