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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.30% 4.20% 6.94%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 17.39% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 21
Median salary £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +3.38%
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
14 69 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.05% 24.13% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 63 82
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,550 £52,050
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bedford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing MS 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 Bedford region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Local Government
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (20.00%) Replication

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCIP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCSP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) VMware