Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 36 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 74 67 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.72% 7.17% 7.43%
As % of the Applications category 50.68% 64.42% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 52 56 58
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -38.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £28,050 £23,750 £24,615
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,625 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +12.07% - -10.77%

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 Watford with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 146 104 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.22% 11.12% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 91 84 103
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -35.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £29,000 £21,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.69% -10.77% -7.14%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Watford

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Watford

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Watford over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 71 (95.95%) Microsoft
2 70 (94.59%) Windows
3 53 (71.62%) Active Directory
4 47 (63.51%) Windows Server
5 37 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 34 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (37.84%) Office 365
8 26 (35.14%) Windows 10
9 21 (28.38%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (25.68%) VMware
11 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
12 17 (22.97%) SCCM
13 14 (18.92%) ITIL
13 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (17.57%) Citrix
14 13 (17.57%) Service Delivery
14 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (14.86%) VPN
15 11 (14.86%) Veeam
15 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
16 10 (13.51%) SCVMM
16 10 (13.51%) iSCSI
16 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (13.51%) DHCP
16 10 (13.51%) SAN
16 10 (13.51%) VBA
16 10 (13.51%) Symantec
16 10 (13.51%) Software Deployment
16 10 (13.51%) Fibre Channel

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.46%) Skype for Business
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.76%) IBM Notes
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 28 (37.84%) Office 365
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) VPN
2 10 (13.51%) DHCP
2 10 (13.51%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (13.51%) iSCSI
2 10 (13.51%) SAN
3 9 (12.16%) VLAN
4 8 (10.81%) DNS
5 6 (8.11%) Firewall
5 6 (8.11%) Skype
6 4 (5.41%) LAN
6 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.41%) Wireless
7 3 (4.05%) VoIP
8 2 (2.70%) Network Security
8 2 (2.70%) WAN
9 1 (1.35%) DSL
9 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) MySQL
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Support Engineer
2 29 (39.19%) IT Support
3 24 (32.43%) IT Engineer
4 22 (29.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (29.73%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) Consultant
6 10 (13.51%) Office 365 Consultant
6 10 (13.51%) Windows Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 9 (12.16%) Analyst
7 9 (12.16%) Azure Consultant
7 9 (12.16%) Desktop Support
7 9 (12.16%) Support Technician
8 7 (9.46%) Cloud Consultant
8 7 (9.46%) IT Support Technician
8 7 (9.46%) IT Technician
9 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Flash
2 2 (2.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Smartphone
3 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.05%) EPoS
6 2 (2.70%) BYOD
6 2 (2.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 70 (94.59%) Windows
2 47 (63.51%) Windows Server
3 37 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 34 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (35.14%) Windows 10
6 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.41%) Android
7 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.70%) Linux
8 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (18.92%) ITIL
3 13 (17.57%) Service Delivery
4 10 (13.51%) Antivirus Management
4 10 (13.51%) Presales
4 10 (13.51%) Software Deployment
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL V2
5 7 (9.46%) Service Management
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
6 6 (8.11%) Decision-Making
6 6 (8.11%) Information Security
6 6 (8.11%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.11%) ITSM
6 6 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (8.11%) Organisational Learning
7 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) VBA
2 4 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (5.41%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.70%) PMO
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 53 (71.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.46%) XenApp
5 4 (5.41%) Firmware
5 4 (5.41%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.05%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 71 (95.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.68%) VMware
3 13 (17.57%) Citrix
4 11 (14.86%) Veeam
5 10 (13.51%) Symantec
6 8 (10.81%) Apple
7 6 (8.11%) Remedy
7 6 (8.11%) ServiceNow
8 5 (6.76%) Avaya
8 5 (6.76%) Lotus
9 4 (5.41%) Cisco
9 4 (5.41%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.41%) HP
9 4 (5.41%) Nokia
9 4 (5.41%) Samsung
10 2 (2.70%) McAfee
10 2 (2.70%) Mitel
10 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.35%) Asigra
11 1 (1.35%) SAP