The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 47 89 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.92% 9.01% 7.27%
As % of the Applications category 43.52% 59.33% 67.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 77 49
Median salary £35,500 £32,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.39% -6.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft 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 Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 108 150 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 11.31% 15.18% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 72 114 89
Median salary £35,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.63% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Essex

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Essex

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Essex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Essex

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +7 19 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Brentwood -6 4 - -
Chelmsford -22 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Basildon +6 3 £65,000 +160.00% 2
Harlow -3 2 - - 1
Billericay - 1 £30,000 - 2
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 79 (68.70%) Microsoft
2 47 (40.87%) Windows
3 39 (33.91%) Active Directory
4 33 (28.70%) Finance
5 27 (23.48%) Microsoft Excel
6 25 (21.74%) SLA
7 24 (20.87%) Office 365
8 22 (19.13%) ITIL
9 21 (18.26%) Windows 7
10 20 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 19 (16.52%) Apple
12 17 (14.78%) SCCM
13 16 (13.91%) Windows Server
14 14 (12.17%) Project Management
15 13 (11.30%) Legal
15 13 (11.30%) Windows 10
16 12 (10.43%) Degree
17 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (9.57%) Citrix
17 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
18 10 (8.70%) Cisco
18 10 (8.70%) Advertising
18 10 (8.70%) Blackberry
18 10 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (8.70%) Data Protection
18 10 (8.70%) Business Development
19 9 (7.83%) CRM
19 9 (7.83%) Linux
19 9 (7.83%) C++

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 20 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (23.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (2.61%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.87%) Office 365
2 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.48%) OneDrive
3 4 (3.48%) Yammer
4 2 (1.74%) AdWords
4 2 (1.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) WebEx
2 5 (4.35%) Internet
2 5 (4.35%) VLAN
2 5 (4.35%) Wireless
3 4 (3.48%) Skype
3 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.61%) DNS
4 3 (2.61%) Firewall
4 3 (2.61%) VPN
5 2 (1.74%) DHCP
5 2 (1.74%) LAN
5 2 (1.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.87%) FTP
6 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) MS Access
2 1 (0.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MSI
1 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.48%) JIRA
3 3 (2.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.87%) TestDirector
General
1 33 (28.70%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Legal
3 10 (8.70%) Advertising
4 3 (2.61%) Banking
4 3 (2.61%) French Language
4 3 (2.61%) German Language
4 3 (2.61%) Marketing
4 3 (2.61%) Publishing
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Law
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (20.87%) Analyst
2 10 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 8 (6.96%) Business Manager
3 8 (6.96%) Business Systems Manager
3 8 (6.96%) Service Manager
3 8 (6.96%) Software Engineer
3 8 (6.96%) Systems Manager
4 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (6.09%) Applications Support
4 7 (6.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (6.09%) IT Manager
4 7 (6.09%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (5.22%) Technical Support
5 6 (5.22%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) XMPP
2 1 (0.87%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) CUDA
4 3 (2.61%) Chip Card
4 3 (2.61%) Contactless
4 3 (2.61%) EMV
4 3 (2.61%) Smartcard
4 3 (2.61%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) AS400
5 1 (0.87%) CCTV
5 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (40.87%) Windows
2 21 (18.26%) Windows 7
3 16 (13.91%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.30%) Windows 10
5 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.83%) Linux
7 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.09%) Android
9 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.13%) ITIL
2 14 (12.17%) Project Management
3 10 (8.70%) Business Development
3 10 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 9 (7.83%) CRM
5 8 (6.96%) IT Strategy
5 8 (6.96%) Multithreading
5 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
5 8 (6.96%) Time Management
6 7 (6.09%) Application Packaging
6 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 7 (6.09%) Issue Tracking
6 7 (6.09%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (6.09%) Physics
6 7 (6.09%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.22%) Defect Management
7 6 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.22%) Security Patching
7 6 (5.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) C++
1 9 (7.83%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.09%) C#
3 7 (6.09%) VBA
4 4 (3.48%) Perl
5 2 (1.74%) C
5 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.74%) VB
6 1 (0.87%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.35%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.48%) PMP
5 3 (2.61%) ISEB
5 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.74%) HNC
6 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.74%) PgMP
6 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.87%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (0.87%) HND
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.87%) MCDST
7 1 (0.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.74%) QA
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (33.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.09%) XenApp
3 6 (5.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) SCCM
2 8 (6.96%) SCOM
3 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.87%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 79 (68.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.52%) Apple
3 11 (9.57%) Citrix
4 10 (8.70%) Cisco
5 8 (6.96%) HP
6 7 (6.09%) Dell
6 7 (6.09%) VMware
7 5 (4.35%) IBM
7 5 (4.35%) Tableau
8 4 (3.48%) BMC
8 4 (3.48%) Remedy
9 3 (2.61%) Cognizant
9 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.74%) Adobe
10 2 (1.74%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.74%) Google
10 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.74%) SAP
10 2 (1.74%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.87%) AppSense
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