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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 12 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.35% 6.92% 5.46%
As % of the Applications category 18.46% 24.18% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 15
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -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
65 91 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 23.55% 28.62% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 82 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £51,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

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 2 September 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bedford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (41.18%) Time Management
4 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 11 (32.35%) Intel
5 11 (32.35%) VMware ESX
6 9 (26.47%) DNS
6 9 (26.47%) DHCP
7 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 8 (23.53%) Change Management
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (20.59%) MCSA
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
10 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
10 5 (14.71%) LPIC
10 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (14.71%) LPAR
10 5 (14.71%) PowerHA
10 5 (14.71%) AIX
10 5 (14.71%) Linux
10 5 (14.71%) MCSE
10 5 (14.71%) Apache
10 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) UNIX
10 5 (14.71%) SAN
10 5 (14.71%) Shell Script

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DHCP
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) OSPF
6 2 (5.88%) BGP
6 2 (5.88%) tcpdump
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.94%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) PMO Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Junior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) Flash
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) LPAR
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Learning Management System
4 2 (5.88%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.94%) Photography
5 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) AIX
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) UNIX
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Time Management
2 8 (23.53%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Server Building
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Pay per click
7 1 (2.94%) SEO
7 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
1 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCSA
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
2 5 (14.71%) LPIC
3 4 (11.76%) MCP
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.82%) VCP5
5 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) CCDP
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.94%) CCSA
6 1 (2.94%) CCSE
6 1 (2.94%) MCTS
6 1 (2.94%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware ESX
3 5 (14.71%) PowerHA
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Intel
4 4 (11.76%) LANDesk
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Adobe
7 1 (2.94%) F5
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