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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 19 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.37% 6.56% 6.30%
As % of the Applications category 27.14% 16.95% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 18
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £18,708
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
70 118 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.84% 38.69% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 68 103 83
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £28,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 12 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bedford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (85.19%) MS Excel
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (74.07%) Presales
3 15 (55.56%) Time Management
4 14 (51.85%) Firewall
5 13 (48.15%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (48.15%) Data Security
5 13 (48.15%) Risk Management
5 13 (48.15%) Finance
5 13 (48.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (48.15%) CISA
5 13 (48.15%) CISM
5 13 (48.15%) CISSP
5 13 (48.15%) PCI DSS
5 13 (48.15%) PCI QSA
5 13 (48.15%) Information Security
5 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (48.15%) Information Governance
6 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) Intel
8 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
9 8 (29.63%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Domino
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (85.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Compliance Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) EDI
1 2 (7.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) OS/400
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Presales
2 15 (55.56%) Time Management
3 13 (48.15%) Data Security
3 13 (48.15%) GAP Analysis
3 13 (48.15%) Information Governance
3 13 (48.15%) Information Security
3 13 (48.15%) Risk Management
3 13 (48.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (25.93%) Server Building
8 6 (22.22%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) High Availability
10 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 2 (7.41%) ERP
10 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) RPG
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) CISA
1 13 (48.15%) CISM
1 13 (48.15%) CISSP
1 13 (48.15%) PCI QSA
2 8 (29.63%) MCP
2 8 (29.63%) MCSA
2 8 (29.63%) MCSE
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (25.93%) VCP5
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) CCIP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CCSP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (48.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
2 7 (25.93%) vSphere
2 7 (25.93%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Intel
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Lotus
5 2 (7.41%) Sage
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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