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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 36 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.98% 7.05% 4.54%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 31.63% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 11
Average salary £32,750 £46,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.18% +65.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £23,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £62,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -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
90 98 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.44% 22.27% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 71 58 55
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 27 February 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 70 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 47 (55.29%) Windows
3 40 (47.06%) SQL
4 38 (44.71%) MS Excel
5 30 (35.29%) Linux
6 27 (31.76%) ITIL
6 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
7 23 (27.06%) Problem Management
8 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
8 22 (25.88%) Finance
9 21 (24.71%) UNIX
9 21 (24.71%) Retail
10 19 (22.35%) WebSphere
10 19 (22.35%) FTP
10 19 (22.35%) Citrix
10 19 (22.35%) Perl
10 19 (22.35%) Java
10 19 (22.35%) J2EE
10 19 (22.35%) Oracle
10 19 (22.35%) Middleware
11 18 (21.18%) IBM
11 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
12 17 (20.00%) HTTP
12 17 (20.00%) DB2
12 17 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (20.00%) IIS
12 17 (20.00%) JDBC
12 17 (20.00%) AIX
12 17 (20.00%) Solaris
12 17 (20.00%) Tomcat

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 22 (25.88%) MS Exchange
2 19 (22.35%) WebSphere
3 17 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 17 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (20.00%) IIS
3 17 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 17 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
4 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (9.41%) Lync
6 7 (8.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (8.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (7.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.53%) CMS
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.35%) WorkSite
9 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (44.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Agresso
2 10 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) FTP
2 17 (20.00%) HTTP
3 14 (16.47%) LAN
3 14 (16.47%) WAN
4 9 (10.59%) Internet
5 8 (9.41%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.24%) DSL
6 7 (8.24%) Firewall
7 6 (7.06%) MPLS
7 6 (7.06%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.35%) PuTTY
8 2 (2.35%) WinSCP
8 2 (2.35%) SSH
8 2 (2.35%) VPN
8 2 (2.35%) DNS
8 2 (2.35%) DHCP
9 1 (1.18%) VoIP
9 1 (1.18%) Intranet
9 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) DB2
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.35%) Informix
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Toad
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 21 (24.71%) Retail
3 11 (12.94%) Publishing
4 7 (8.24%) Law
5 6 (7.06%) Legal
6 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) Analyst
2 35 (41.18%) Support Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 16 (18.82%) Operations Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Operations Support Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Team Leader
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.24%) IT Support
8 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Administrator
9 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 5 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Support Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) IT Administrator
10 4 (4.71%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) J2EE
1 19 (22.35%) Middleware
2 17 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (2.35%) XML
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.06%) Thin Client
3 6 (7.06%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.06%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.35%) EMV
5 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.18%) iSeries
5 1 (1.18%) Handset
5 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 47 (55.29%) Windows
2 30 (35.29%) Linux
3 21 (24.71%) UNIX
4 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (20.00%) AIX
4 17 (20.00%) Solaris
5 14 (16.47%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.18%) VMS
10 1 (1.18%) OS/400
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) ITIL
2 23 (27.06%) Problem Management
3 18 (21.18%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.12%) Change Management
5 11 (12.94%) CRM
6 8 (9.41%) Project Management
6 8 (9.41%) Release Management
7 7 (8.24%) Document Management
7 7 (8.24%) Service Management
8 6 (7.06%) BCP
8 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.06%) ITSM
8 6 (7.06%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.06%) Performance Management
8 6 (7.06%) Software Deployment
8 6 (7.06%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (5.88%) UML
10 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.71%) Time Management
10 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) SQL
2 19 (22.35%) Perl
2 19 (22.35%) Java
3 17 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.59%) C#
5 8 (9.41%) C
5 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PMP
3 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.18%) HND
3 1 (1.18%) MCSA
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.06%) Xen
3 6 (7.06%) NLBS
4 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) WSUS
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.35%) Citrix
2 19 (22.35%) Oracle
3 18 (21.18%) IBM
4 7 (8.24%) Cisco
4 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.24%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Planview
5 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.18%) Quark
Watford, Hertfordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £27,000 to £32,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago