Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 87 125 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.21% 5.96% 7.94%
As % of the Applications category 48.07% 52.30% 65.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75 97 109
Essex median annual salary £30,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,000 £20,450
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,250 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +3.33%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 181 239 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.93% 11.39% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 152 164 192
Essex median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £19,550 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £46,500
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +4.48% +3.08%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +11 14 £45,000 -18.18%
Chelmsford -20 14 £23,500 -54.37%
Brentwood +19 10 £22,000 -56.00%
Harlow -5 8 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Braintree - 8 £20,500 -
Purfleet +2 3 £23,000 +43.75%
Basildon +9 2 £30,000 - 1
Billericay +1 1 £30,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 51 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 49 (56.32%) Windows
3 29 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 21 (24.14%) ITIL
5 18 (20.69%) SQL
5 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
6 17 (19.54%) Finance
6 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
7 15 (17.24%) Degree
7 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
8 13 (14.94%) Office 365
8 13 (14.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2
9 12 (13.79%) VBA
10 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
10 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (9.20%) XML
11 8 (9.20%) ERP
11 8 (9.20%) FTP
11 8 (9.20%) Project Management
11 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (8.05%) SCCM
12 7 (8.05%) Time Management
12 7 (8.05%) Service Management
13 6 (6.90%) SLA
13 6 (6.90%) Citrix

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 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) FTP
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
3 4 (4.60%) DHCP
3 4 (4.60%) DNS
3 4 (4.60%) LAN
4 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.45%) WebEx
5 2 (2.30%) SS7
5 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.30%) WAN
6 1 (1.15%) 4G
6 1 (1.15%) Broadband
6 1 (1.15%) Firewall
6 1 (1.15%) MPLS
6 1 (1.15%) VLAN
6 1 (1.15%) VoIP
6 1 (1.15%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.75%) MS Access
6 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.45%) MSI
3 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Legal
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 17 (19.54%) IT Support
3 15 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) IT Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Service Analyst
8 8 (9.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (9.20%) SQL Developer
9 7 (8.05%) IT Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.75%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) SQL Data Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) XML
2 3 (3.45%) XMPP
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
3 1 (1.15%) ADSI
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.15%) WCF
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.45%) Handset
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Chip Card
4 2 (2.30%) Contactless
4 2 (2.30%) CUDA
4 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.30%) EMV
4 2 (2.30%) Life Science
4 2 (2.30%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) CCTV
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.32%) Windows
2 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.54%) Windows 7
4 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
5 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.30%) Android
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) ITIL
2 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2
3 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.20%) ERP
4 8 (9.20%) Project Management
5 7 (8.05%) Service Management
5 7 (8.05%) Time Management
6 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
7 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (4.60%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (4.60%) Physics
8 4 (4.60%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.45%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.45%) Image Processing
9 3 (3.45%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (3.45%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) VBA
3 5 (5.75%) C#
3 5 (5.75%) C++
4 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.15%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.45%) MCP
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.30%) PMP
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.15%) MCDST
4 1 (1.15%) MCSE
4 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) PMO
3 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Citrix
3 3 (3.45%) Cisco
3 3 (3.45%) Intel
3 3 (3.45%) Mitel
3 3 (3.45%) Red Box
3 3 (3.45%) Remedy
3 3 (3.45%) Sophos
4 2 (2.30%) Bomgar
4 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.30%) HP
4 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.15%) Apple
5 1 (1.15%) Avaya
5 1 (1.15%) BMC
5 1 (1.15%) Dell
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec
5 1 (1.15%) Tableau
5 1 (1.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Wyse