The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 25 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.69% 4.74% 1.99%
As % of the Applications category 28.41% 19.35% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 5
Average salary £30,000 £26,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -34.37%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
88 93 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.11% 24.47% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 68 93 51
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MS Office
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Bedford

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bedford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
1 19 (43.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) Time Management
4 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 10 (22.73%) Intel
5 10 (22.73%) VMware
5 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
6 8 (18.18%) Citrix
7 7 (15.91%) LANDesk
7 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
7 7 (15.91%) XenApp
8 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (13.64%) vSphere
8 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
8 6 (13.64%) Web Development
8 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (13.64%) Change Management
8 6 (13.64%) Finance
8 6 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (13.64%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) MCSE
9 5 (11.36%) AIX
9 5 (11.36%) Linux
9 5 (11.36%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
1 5 (11.36%) LDAP
1 5 (11.36%) DHCP
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) OSPF
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Developer
1 9 (20.45%) Applications Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Administrator
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Junior
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Junior Applications Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) PMO Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.36%) LPAR
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.27%) Photography
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) GIS
5 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
1 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (11.36%) AIX
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Time Management
2 6 (13.64%) Web Development
2 6 (13.64%) Change Management
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Server Building
6 2 (4.55%) Line Management
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.27%) Network Management
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) Web Design
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) MCSE
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (11.36%) LPIC
2 5 (11.36%) HNC
3 3 (6.82%) MCP
3 3 (6.82%) VCP5
3 3 (6.82%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCDP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCSA
4 1 (2.27%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
1 5 (11.36%) JTAG
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
2 7 (15.91%) XenApp
3 6 (13.64%) vSphere
4 5 (11.36%) PowerHA
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Intel
2 10 (22.73%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 7 (15.91%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.82%) Nintex
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Adobe
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
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