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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 22 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.92% 5.46% 3.76%
As % of the Applications category 24.18% 20.00% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 8
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -29.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,500 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
91 80 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 28.62% 27.30% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 82 79 42
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

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 1 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bedford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 31 (77.50%) Windows
1 31 (77.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (67.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (62.50%) MCSE
4 25 (62.50%) VPN
4 25 (62.50%) Firewall
5 24 (60.00%) VMware
5 24 (60.00%) DNS
6 22 (55.00%) Citrix
7 21 (52.50%) SAN
7 21 (52.50%) Lotus
7 21 (52.50%) LAN
7 21 (52.50%) WAN
7 21 (52.50%) Lotus Domino
7 21 (52.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 21 (52.50%) Windows 7
8 20 (50.00%) DHCP
8 20 (50.00%) Symantec
9 19 (47.50%) Blackberry
9 19 (47.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (47.50%) Clearswift
9 19 (47.50%) McAfee
9 19 (47.50%) VMS
9 19 (47.50%) SecurID
9 19 (47.50%) Backup Exec
9 19 (47.50%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (47.50%) XenApp
9 19 (47.50%) vSphere

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 21 (52.50%) Lotus Domino
2 19 (47.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
4 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.50%) IIS
5 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (7.50%) Lync
8 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) VPN
1 25 (62.50%) Firewall
2 24 (60.00%) DNS
3 21 (52.50%) LAN
3 21 (52.50%) WAN
3 21 (52.50%) SAN
4 20 (50.00%) DHCP
5 19 (47.50%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.50%) Network Security
8 4 (10.00%) HTTP
8 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
8 4 (10.00%) SSL
9 2 (5.00%) VLAN
9 2 (5.00%) Internet
9 2 (5.00%) VRRP
10 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
10 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.50%) OSPF
10 1 (2.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Zephyr
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Network Support
2 17 (42.50%) Network Engineer
3 16 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (40.00%) PC Support
4 14 (35.00%) PC Engineer
4 14 (35.00%) PC Support Engineer
4 14 (35.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 14 (35.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Network Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
8 2 (5.00%) Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Blackberry
1 19 (47.50%) SecurID
2 3 (7.50%) Wiki
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
1 31 (77.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (52.50%) Windows 7
4 19 (47.50%) Windows Phone 8
4 19 (47.50%) Windows Phone
4 19 (47.50%) VMS
4 19 (47.50%) Android
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
7 1 (2.50%) AIX
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.50%) Change Control
3 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
4 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (62.50%) MCSE
3 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) MCTS
3 3 (7.50%) MCITP
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) CCIP
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 2 (5.00%) CCSP
4 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) CCDP
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CCSA
5 1 (2.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 19 (47.50%) XenApp
2 19 (47.50%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (10.00%) UAG
5 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.50%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.50%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) Backup Exec
1 19 (47.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 22 (55.00%) Citrix
3 21 (52.50%) Lotus
4 20 (50.00%) Symantec
5 19 (47.50%) McAfee
5 19 (47.50%) Clearswift
6 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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