The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.98% 7.31% 6.33%
As % of the Applications category 20.59% 34.78% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 10
Median salary £23,500 £34,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.88% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 34 46 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 14.47% 21.00% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 43
Median salary £28,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £34,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Colchester

MS Office
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office in Colchester.

Salary trend for MS Office in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Colchester region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Yammer
3 4 (40.00%) Skype
3 4 (40.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (20.00%) Nokia
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Process Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
1 4 (40.00%) OneDrive
1 4 (40.00%) Yammer
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) iTunes
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Skype
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) People Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Clearswift
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) Proofpoint
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software