The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 21 11 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 46 60 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.13% 10.33% 7.72%
As % of the Applications category 42.20% 65.22% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 28
Median salary £27,250 £45,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.44% +52.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,250 £28,000
% change year-on-year -2.47% +8.03%  

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 Watford with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 109 92 94
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.26% 15.83% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 77 75
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,102 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

MS Office
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Watford

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Watford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Watford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Watford region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 52 (74.29%) MS Excel
2 47 (67.14%) Microsoft
3 29 (41.43%) SQL
4 23 (32.86%) Linux
5 21 (30.00%) Windows
6 20 (28.57%) ITIL
6 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (25.71%) Finance
7 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (21.43%) Solaris
8 15 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 14 (20.00%) Perl
10 13 (18.57%) Problem Management
10 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
11 12 (17.14%) PMO
11 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.14%) MySQL
11 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
12 11 (15.71%) FTP
12 11 (15.71%) Oracle
12 11 (15.71%) JDBC
12 11 (15.71%) PHP
12 11 (15.71%) Java
12 11 (15.71%) Unix
12 11 (15.71%) Magento
13 10 (14.29%) Office 365
13 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (12.86%) Firewall
14 9 (12.86%) C#

MS Office
Top Related 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 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (74.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Magento
2 5 (7.14%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) IaaS
2 4 (5.71%) PaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) FTP
2 9 (12.86%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) Internet
4 5 (7.14%) DHCP
4 5 (7.14%) DNS
4 5 (7.14%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) LAN
5 4 (5.71%) Wireless
6 3 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.29%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) Skype
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.43%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) MySQL
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.14%) Legal
5 3 (4.29%) Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Analyst
2 21 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Linux Support
3 11 (15.71%) Operational Support Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Operations Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Operations Support Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Support Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Unix Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) Unix Support
3 11 (15.71%) Unix Support Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Trainee
4 7 (10.00%) Trainee Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.57%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) JDBC
2 7 (10.00%) XML
3 6 (8.57%) .NET
4 4 (5.71%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) CSS3
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) NHS
3 3 (4.29%) Handset
4 1 (1.43%) Blog
4 1 (1.43%) CCTV
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Linux
2 21 (30.00%) Windows
3 15 (21.43%) Solaris
3 15 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
5 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (15.71%) Unix
7 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.71%) OpenVMS
10 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.86%) Android
11 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITIL
2 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) Problem Management
4 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (11.43%) SDLC
4 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
4 8 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
5 7 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (10.00%) Logistics
6 6 (8.57%) CRM
6 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.71%) BDD
8 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.71%) ITSM
8 4 (5.71%) Network Management
8 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (20.00%) Perl
3 11 (15.71%) Java
3 11 (15.71%) PHP
4 9 (12.86%) C#
5 6 (8.57%) C
6 5 (7.14%) C++
6 5 (7.14%) VB
6 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCP
3 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ACCA
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) CIMA
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) PMO
2 7 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 2 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (67.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) Dell
4 5 (7.14%) NetApp
4 5 (7.14%) Sage
4 5 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 5 (7.14%) Symantec
5 4 (5.71%) Citrix
5 4 (5.71%) Google
5 4 (5.71%) Planview
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
7 1 (1.43%) Huawei
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Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum Circa £26000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago