Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 34 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 72 73 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.59% 7.19% 7.81%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 65.77% 63.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 60
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -37.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £28,200 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,875 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year +8.62% +1.75% -9.52%

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 144 111 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.19% 10.93% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 94 81 101
Watford median annual salary £41,250 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% -27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £28,500 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,250 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (98.61%) Microsoft
2 56 (77.78%) Windows
3 49 (68.06%) Active Directory
4 35 (48.61%) Windows Server
5 27 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 27 (37.50%) Office 365
6 23 (31.94%) Windows 10
6 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (27.78%) VMware
7 20 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
9 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
10 15 (20.83%) VPN
11 14 (19.44%) ITIL
11 14 (19.44%) SCCM
12 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (16.67%) Management Information System
13 12 (16.67%) Citrix
14 11 (15.28%) Firewall
14 11 (15.28%) Veeam
14 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
15 10 (13.89%) XenApp
15 10 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (13.89%) Presales
15 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
15 10 (13.89%) SCVMM
15 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (13.89%) Symantec
15 10 (13.89%) SAN

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 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.72%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 27 (37.50%) Office 365
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) VPN
2 11 (15.28%) Firewall
3 10 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
3 10 (13.89%) SAN
4 9 (12.50%) DHCP
4 9 (12.50%) Wireless
5 7 (9.72%) DNS
6 6 (8.33%) Skype
7 5 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.94%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.56%) LAN
9 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.17%) VoIP
10 2 (2.78%) Network Security
10 2 (2.78%) VLAN
10 2 (2.78%) WAN
11 1 (1.39%) DSL
11 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Support Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) IT Support
3 19 (26.39%) IT Engineer
4 17 (23.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (23.61%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Office 365 Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Field Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Cloud Consultant
9 5 (6.94%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support
9 5 (6.94%) Support Team Leader
9 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.72%) Smartphone
4 6 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.78%) BYOD
5 2 (2.78%) EPoS
5 2 (2.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 56 (77.78%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) Windows Server
3 27 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 23 (31.94%) Windows 10
4 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.56%) Android
6 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.78%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (19.44%) ITIL
3 10 (13.89%) Presales
4 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.72%) Service Management
6 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 6 (8.33%) Information Security
6 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.33%) ITSM
6 6 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (8.33%) Organisational Learning
6 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Antivirus Management
7 5 (6.94%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (6.94%) Software Deployment
8 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) R
1 5 (6.94%) VBA
2 3 (4.17%) Java
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) CCNA
2 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.78%) PMO
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 49 (68.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.89%) XenApp
4 7 (9.72%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.56%) Firmware
6 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.78%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) SCCM
2 10 (13.89%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 71 (98.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.78%) VMware
3 12 (16.67%) Citrix
4 11 (15.28%) Veeam
5 10 (13.89%) Symantec
6 8 (11.11%) Remedy
6 8 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 7 (9.72%) Apple
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco
9 4 (5.56%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.17%) HP
10 3 (4.17%) Nokia
10 3 (4.17%) Samsung
11 2 (2.78%) Avaya
11 2 (2.78%) Lotus
11 2 (2.78%) McAfee
11 2 (2.78%) Mitel
11 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.39%) Asigra
12 1 (1.39%) SAP