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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 32 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 33 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.16% 5.20% 7.61%
As % of the Applications category 53.23% 54.35% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 15
Median salary £26,250 £50,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.50% +72.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft 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 62 46 94
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 11.57% 9.56% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 55
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.95% -18.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% -1.47%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Watford

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

1 56 (70.89%) Microsoft
2 45 (56.96%) Windows
3 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
4 33 (41.77%) Office 365
5 29 (36.71%) Windows Server
6 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (34.18%) MS Exchange
7 25 (31.65%) Firewall
7 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (30.38%) Linux
9 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Excel
10 22 (27.85%) ITIL
11 21 (26.58%) SQL
12 20 (25.32%) VMware
13 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
14 17 (21.52%) DNS
14 17 (21.52%) LAN
14 17 (21.52%) DHCP
15 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (18.99%) VMware ESXi
17 14 (17.72%) Skype for Business
17 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
17 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
17 14 (17.72%) Skype
17 14 (17.72%) Remote Desktop
17 14 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (17.72%) VPN
17 14 (17.72%) VoIP

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 27 (34.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.72%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.80%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Magento
2 3 (3.80%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (41.77%) Office 365
2 12 (15.19%) PaaS
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.53%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) Firewall
2 17 (21.52%) DHCP
2 17 (21.52%) DNS
2 17 (21.52%) LAN
3 14 (17.72%) Remote Desktop
3 14 (17.72%) Skype
3 14 (17.72%) VoIP
3 14 (17.72%) VPN
4 13 (16.46%) PBX
5 12 (15.19%) ISDN
5 12 (15.19%) MPLS
5 12 (15.19%) VLAN
5 12 (15.19%) WAN
6 9 (11.39%) Wireless
7 8 (10.13%) Internet
8 7 (8.86%) FTP
9 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.27%) Intranet
10 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.19%) Retail
2 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Games
3 8 (10.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (7.59%) Legal
5 5 (6.33%) Marketing
6 3 (3.80%) French Language
6 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.53%) German Language
7 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Analyst
2 20 (25.32%) Active Directory Support
3 18 (22.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (22.78%) Support Analyst
4 17 (21.52%) Office 365 Engineer
5 14 (17.72%) Support Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (15.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (15.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 11 (13.92%) Active Directory Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Support
7 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 10 (12.66%) Help Desk Analyst
8 10 (12.66%) Help Desk Support
8 10 (12.66%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) JDBC
1 7 (8.86%) XML
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) CSS
3 1 (1.27%) CSS3
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) HTML5
3 1 (1.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) CCTV
3 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.53%) Handset
3 2 (2.53%) iPhone
3 2 (2.53%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Blog
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (56.96%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) Windows Server
3 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (30.38%) Linux
6 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
6 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (17.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (8.86%) Solaris
8 7 (8.86%) Unix
8 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.80%) Android
11 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) ITIL
2 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
3 12 (15.19%) Coaching
3 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
5 9 (11.39%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.86%) CRM
7 5 (6.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (6.33%) Logistics
7 5 (6.33%) Network Management
8 4 (5.06%) BDD
8 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.06%) ERP
8 4 (5.06%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (3.80%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
2 8 (10.13%) Perl
3 7 (8.86%) C#
3 7 (8.86%) Java
3 7 (8.86%) PHP
4 5 (6.33%) C
5 3 (3.80%) C++
5 3 (3.80%) VB
5 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.39%) Degree
3 5 (6.33%) MCSE
4 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.53%) MCSA
4 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) PMO
2 7 (8.86%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.99%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (17.72%) Terminal Services
5 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.59%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.06%) XenApp
8 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.53%) vSphere
8 2 (2.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) WSUS
2 3 (3.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.53%) SCCM
3 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (70.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 9 (11.39%) Citrix
4 7 (8.86%) Cisco
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle
5 5 (6.33%) Google
6 4 (5.06%) Planview
7 3 (3.80%) Dell
7 3 (3.80%) Sage
7 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 3 (3.80%) SonicWALL
7 3 (3.80%) Symantec
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe
8 1 (1.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.27%) EMC
8 1 (1.27%) Huawei
8 1 (1.27%) NetApp
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