The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 28
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 66 111 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.50% 10.33% 7.48%
As % of the Applications category 42.58% 54.41% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38 67 55
Median salary £34,875 £26,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.60% -7.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,000 £43,400
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 Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 155 204 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 15.26% 18.98% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 97 137 185
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

MS Office
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Essex

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Essex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Essex

MS 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 MS Office within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Brentwood +4 8 - - 2
Colchester -11 7 £23,500 -30.88%
Harlow - 6 £35,000 - 2
Basildon +1 3 £62,500 +145.09%
Chelmsford -27 2 £26,500 -17.82%
Witham -6 1 - -
Braintree - 1 £43,000 -
Loughton - 1 £47,500 -
MS Office
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 79 (70.54%) Microsoft
2 46 (41.07%) MS Excel
3 35 (31.25%) Windows
4 27 (24.11%) SQL
5 26 (23.21%) SLA
6 22 (19.64%) Active Directory
6 22 (19.64%) MS Exchange
7 21 (18.75%) ITIL
8 20 (17.86%) Finance
9 16 (14.29%) Apple
10 14 (12.50%) Web Services
10 14 (12.50%) Time Management
10 14 (12.50%) Office 365
11 12 (10.71%) Problem Management
11 12 (10.71%) SCCM
11 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 12 (10.71%) Citrix
11 12 (10.71%) Project Management
12 11 (9.82%) Process Improvement
13 10 (8.93%) Test Strategy
13 10 (8.93%) Degree
13 10 (8.93%) Business Development
13 10 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (8.93%) Advertising
13 10 (8.93%) Automation Testing
13 10 (8.93%) IT Strategy
14 9 (8.04%) Blackberry
14 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
14 9 (8.04%) SoapUI
14 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure

MS 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 22 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.68%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.89%) CMS
7 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (41.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.57%) MS Project
4 2 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Office 365
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.57%) OneDrive
3 4 (3.57%) Yammer
4 2 (1.79%) AdWords
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.79%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.79%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) VPN
2 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 5 (4.46%) Skype
2 5 (4.46%) VLAN
2 5 (4.46%) Wireless
3 3 (2.68%) SAN
3 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.79%) DHCP
4 2 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) Firewall
5 1 (0.89%) Intranet
5 1 (0.89%) LAN
5 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) MS Access
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) OLAP
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) SoapUI
2 5 (4.46%) JMeter
3 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.79%) JBehave
3 2 (1.79%) Selenium
3 2 (1.79%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.79%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Advertising
3 7 (6.25%) Automotive
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 4 (3.57%) French Language
5 4 (3.57%) Law
5 4 (3.57%) Legal
5 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.68%) Banking
6 3 (2.68%) German Language
7 2 (1.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.89%) Back Office
8 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.89%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.07%) Analyst
2 10 (8.93%) Tester
3 8 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 8 (7.14%) Business Systems Manager
3 8 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 8 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 8 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 7 (6.25%) Developer
4 7 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 6 (5.36%) Software Tester
6 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.46%) Applications Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.46%) ICT Technician
6 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Support Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) IT Technician
8 3 (2.68%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (5.36%) .NET
2 6 (5.36%) HTML
3 5 (4.46%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.46%) jQuery
4 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.68%) Autofac
5 3 (2.68%) AutoMapper
5 3 (2.68%) LINQ
5 3 (2.68%) SOAP
5 3 (2.68%) XML
6 2 (1.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.89%) ADSI
7 1 (0.89%) Ajax
7 1 (0.89%) HTML5
7 1 (0.89%) Mason
7 1 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.79%) AS400
5 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) Photography
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.36%) Android
4 6 (5.36%) Linux
5 4 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Time Management
3 12 (10.71%) Problem Management
3 12 (10.71%) Project Management
4 11 (9.82%) Process Improvement
5 10 (8.93%) Automation Testing
5 10 (8.93%) Business Development
5 10 (8.93%) IT Strategy
5 10 (8.93%) Test Strategy
6 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.25%) CRM
7 7 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 7 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.36%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (5.36%) Line Management
8 6 (5.36%) Performance Testing
9 5 (4.46%) B2B
9 5 (4.46%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) C#
2 6 (5.36%) Java
2 6 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.57%) Perl
4 4 (3.57%) VB
5 3 (2.68%) C
6 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) C++
7 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) ISEB
3 7 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.46%) DBS Check
4 5 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.46%) PMP
5 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.68%) HNC
7 2 (1.79%) HND
7 2 (1.79%) PgMP
8 1 (0.89%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.21%) SLA
2 7 (6.25%) QA
3 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.25%) vSphere
4 4 (3.57%) XenApp
5 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) SCCM
2 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.89%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 79 (70.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.29%) Apple
3 12 (10.71%) Citrix
4 8 (7.14%) HP
4 8 (7.14%) VMware
5 6 (5.36%) Dell
6 5 (4.46%) Tableau
7 3 (2.68%) Adobe
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco
7 3 (2.68%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.79%) AppSense
8 2 (1.79%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.79%) BMC
8 2 (1.79%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.79%) Google
8 2 (1.79%) Nokia
8 2 (1.79%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.79%) Remedy
8 2 (1.79%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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