The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 21 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.75% 3.60% 5.15%
As % of the Applications category 26.25% 14.71% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 10
Average salary £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
80 68 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.52% 24.46% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 72 67 31
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
Bedfordshire

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 11 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bedford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 42 (84.00%) Windows
2 38 (76.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (74.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (70.00%) VPN
5 34 (68.00%) DNS
5 34 (68.00%) VMware
6 33 (66.00%) Windows 7
7 32 (64.00%) MS Excel
7 32 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (62.00%) Firewall
9 27 (54.00%) Citrix
10 26 (52.00%) Lotus
10 26 (52.00%) Lotus Domino
10 26 (52.00%) MCSE
10 26 (52.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 25 (50.00%) Android
11 25 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (50.00%) LAN
11 25 (50.00%) WAN
11 25 (50.00%) DHCP
11 25 (50.00%) Symantec
12 24 (48.00%) McAfee
12 24 (48.00%) Backup Exec
13 22 (44.00%) SAN
14 21 (42.00%) Blackberry
14 21 (42.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (42.00%) Clearswift
14 21 (42.00%) VMS
14 21 (42.00%) SecurID
14 21 (42.00%) McAfee ePO

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (52.00%) Lotus Domino
2 21 (42.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (20.00%) IIS
5 10 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (10.00%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.00%) Lync
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (64.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (70.00%) VPN
2 34 (68.00%) DNS
3 31 (62.00%) Firewall
4 25 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (50.00%) LAN
4 25 (50.00%) WAN
4 25 (50.00%) DHCP
5 22 (44.00%) SAN
6 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (18.00%) SSL
8 8 (16.00%) Internet
8 8 (16.00%) VRRP
8 8 (16.00%) VLAN
9 7 (14.00%) Network Security
9 7 (14.00%) HTTPS
9 7 (14.00%) HTTP
10 3 (6.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Network Support
2 22 (44.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
3 21 (42.00%) PC Support
4 20 (40.00%) Support Engineer
5 19 (38.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 19 (38.00%) PC Engineer
5 19 (38.00%) PC Support Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Network Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Blackberry
1 21 (42.00%) SecurID
2 8 (16.00%) Replication
3 7 (14.00%) Firmware
4 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.00%) Wiki
4 4 (8.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Windows
2 38 (76.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (74.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (66.00%) Windows 7
5 25 (50.00%) Android
6 21 (42.00%) VMS
6 21 (42.00%) Windows Phone 8
6 21 (42.00%) Windows Phone
7 8 (16.00%) Windows Vista
7 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Change Control
3 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.00%) Migration
7 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.00%) Test Management
7 1 (2.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (52.00%) MCSE
3 4 (8.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.00%) MCP
4 3 (6.00%) MCSA
4 3 (6.00%) CCSP
4 3 (6.00%) CCNP
4 3 (6.00%) CCIP
4 3 (6.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 26 (52.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 21 (42.00%) vSphere
3 19 (38.00%) XenApp
4 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 9 (18.00%) Terminal Services
5 9 (18.00%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (18.00%) UAG
6 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) Backup Exec
2 21 (42.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) VMware
2 27 (54.00%) Citrix
3 26 (52.00%) Lotus
4 25 (50.00%) Symantec
5 24 (48.00%) McAfee
6 21 (42.00%) Clearswift
7 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco
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