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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 34 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.50% 7.37% 7.07%
As % of the Applications category 41.46% 35.29% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 20
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +157.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,925 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
82 85 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.68% 20.88% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 58
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,950 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 30 January 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (83.16%) Microsoft
2 48 (50.53%) SQL
3 45 (47.37%) MS Excel
4 43 (45.26%) Windows
5 33 (34.74%) Finance
6 32 (33.68%) Linux
6 32 (33.68%) Retail
7 30 (31.58%) ITIL
7 30 (31.58%) E-Commerce
8 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
9 23 (24.21%) UNIX
10 22 (23.16%) Problem Management
11 21 (22.11%) WebSphere
11 21 (22.11%) Perl
11 21 (22.11%) Java
11 21 (22.11%) J2EE
11 21 (22.11%) Oracle
11 21 (22.11%) FTP
11 21 (22.11%) Change Management
11 21 (22.11%) Middleware
12 20 (21.05%) IBM
12 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 19 (20.00%) DB2
13 19 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (20.00%) IIS
13 19 (20.00%) JDBC
13 19 (20.00%) AIX
13 19 (20.00%) Solaris
13 19 (20.00%) Tomcat
13 19 (20.00%) MQSeries

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (22.11%) WebSphere
2 19 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 19 (20.00%) IIS
2 19 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 19 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 19 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
3 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.42%) Lync
5 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (6.32%) CMS
7 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.16%) WorkSite
7 3 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Agresso
2 10 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) FTP
2 19 (20.00%) HTTP
3 9 (9.47%) Internet
4 6 (6.32%) DNS
4 6 (6.32%) DHCP
5 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.21%) Firewall
6 4 (4.21%) DSL
6 4 (4.21%) WAN
6 4 (4.21%) LAN
7 3 (3.16%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.16%) MPLS
8 2 (2.11%) Intranet
8 2 (2.11%) VPN
8 2 (2.11%) PuTTY
8 2 (2.11%) WinSCP
8 2 (2.11%) SSH
9 1 (1.05%) VoIP
9 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (2.11%) Informix
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Toad
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
General
1 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 32 (33.68%) Retail
3 14 (14.74%) Manufacturing
4 12 (12.63%) Law
5 7 (7.37%) Legal
6 3 (3.16%) Publishing
7 2 (2.11%) Marketing
8 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (61.05%) Analyst
2 42 (44.21%) Support Analyst
3 20 (21.05%) Team Leader
4 18 (18.95%) Operations Analyst
4 18 (18.95%) Operations Support Analyst
5 17 (17.89%) Applications Support
6 10 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Administrator
8 8 (8.42%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 7 (7.37%) IT Administrator
9 7 (7.37%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
11 5 (5.26%) IT Support
11 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Senior Support Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) J2EE
1 21 (22.11%) Middleware
2 19 (20.00%) JDBC
3 2 (2.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.11%) CSS
3 2 (2.11%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.05%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.74%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.26%) Handset
4 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.11%) EMV
6 1 (1.05%) iSeries
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.26%) Windows
2 32 (33.68%) Linux
3 23 (24.21%) UNIX
4 19 (20.00%) AIX
4 19 (20.00%) Solaris
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.26%) VMS
9 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.05%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) ITIL
1 30 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 22 (23.16%) Problem Management
3 21 (22.11%) Change Management
4 12 (12.63%) Project Management
5 11 (11.58%) CRM
6 9 (9.47%) Time Management
7 8 (8.42%) UML
7 8 (8.42%) Release Management
7 8 (8.42%) Document Management
8 7 (7.37%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.32%) Practice Management
9 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.32%) Software Deployment
9 6 (6.32%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.26%) Workflow
10 5 (5.26%) Information Security
11 4 (4.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.53%) SQL
2 21 (22.11%) Perl
2 21 (22.11%) Java
3 19 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 17 (17.89%) C#
5 15 (15.79%) C
6 14 (14.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.05%) VBScript
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
8 1 (1.05%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) PMP
2 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.05%) MCSA
4 1 (1.05%) HND
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 5 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.16%) Xen
5 3 (3.16%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) WSUS
2 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (83.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.11%) Oracle
3 20 (21.05%) IBM
4 8 (8.42%) VMware
5 6 (6.32%) Citrix
6 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.21%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) Quark
8 1 (1.05%) Google
8 1 (1.05%) Planview
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