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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 37 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.95% 7.73% 6.52%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 35.71% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 21
Average salary £29,500 £27,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
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
111 126 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.86% 21.65% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83 68 65
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £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 21 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 52 (73.24%) Windows
3 37 (52.11%) MS Excel
4 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
5 32 (45.07%) MS Exchange
6 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (38.03%) Citrix
8 25 (35.21%) ITIL
8 25 (35.21%) Linux
9 23 (32.39%) LAN
9 23 (32.39%) WAN
9 23 (32.39%) SQL
10 21 (29.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (29.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (28.17%) Problem Management
11 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (22.54%) Publishing
12 16 (22.54%) UNIX
13 15 (21.13%) J2EE
13 15 (21.13%) Perl
13 15 (21.13%) WebSphere
13 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
14 14 (19.72%) Java
14 14 (19.72%) Oracle
14 14 (19.72%) FTP
14 14 (19.72%) Middleware
15 13 (18.31%) HTTP
15 13 (18.31%) IBM
15 13 (18.31%) DB2
15 13 (18.31%) WebSphere Application Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 32 (45.07%) MS Exchange
2 21 (29.58%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (29.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (21.13%) WebSphere
4 13 (18.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (18.31%) IIS
4 13 (18.31%) Tomcat
4 13 (18.31%) MQSeries
4 13 (18.31%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (11.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (7.04%) Lync
7 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.41%) CMS
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (52.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Agresso
2 6 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) IaaS
2 4 (5.63%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) LAN
1 23 (32.39%) WAN
2 14 (19.72%) FTP
3 13 (18.31%) HTTP
4 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.49%) Firewall
5 8 (11.27%) MPLS
5 8 (11.27%) DSL
6 6 (8.45%) BIG-IP
7 5 (7.04%) Internet
8 2 (2.82%) VPN
9 1 (1.41%) DNS
9 1 (1.41%) DHCP
9 1 (1.41%) PuTTY
9 1 (1.41%) WinSCP
9 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) DB2
2 2 (2.82%) Informix
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Toad
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 16 (22.54%) Publishing
2 13 (18.31%) Retail
3 11 (15.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Support Analyst
3 15 (21.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (16.90%) Server Support
4 12 (16.90%) Operations Analyst
4 12 (16.90%) Operations Support Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) IT Support
7 6 (8.45%) Citrix Support
8 5 (7.04%) Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Architect
9 4 (5.63%) IT Administrator
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Support
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) J2EE
2 14 (19.72%) Middleware
3 13 (18.31%) JDBC
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.45%) Thin Client
2 6 (8.45%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) EMV
6 1 (1.41%) Handset
6 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 52 (73.24%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (35.21%) Linux
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (22.54%) UNIX
6 15 (21.13%) Windows 7
7 13 (18.31%) AIX
7 13 (18.31%) Solaris
8 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (8.45%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) ITIL
2 20 (28.17%) Problem Management
3 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.86%) Service Management
4 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.45%) ITSM
5 6 (8.45%) Business Continuity
5 6 (8.45%) CRM
5 6 (8.45%) BCP
5 6 (8.45%) Release Management
5 6 (8.45%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (8.45%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.04%) Change Management
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security
7 4 (5.63%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.63%) Coaching
7 4 (5.63%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.23%) Time Management
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
9 2 (2.82%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 15 (21.13%) Perl
3 14 (19.72%) Java
4 13 (18.31%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.45%) C
6 1 (1.41%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) CCNA
1 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) HND
2 1 (1.41%) MCSA
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (47.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.45%) Xen
3 6 (8.45%) NLBS
4 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) WSUS
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.03%) Citrix
3 14 (19.72%) Oracle
4 13 (18.31%) IBM
5 12 (16.90%) Cisco
6 11 (15.49%) VMware
7 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.63%) ProCurve
8 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.63%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
Watford
Blue Town Online
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