The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 28 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 69 80 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.52% 7.70% 5.24%
As % of the Applications category 24.73% 36.04% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65 72 54
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,250 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -1.66%
MS Office
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
279 222 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.37% 21.37% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 236 205 219
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bedfordshire region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Office
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 22 £37,000 -26.00% 1
Bedford +7 19 £45,000 +44.00% 2
Dunstable +6 9 £45,000 +63.63% 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 74 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 64 (42.67%) MS Excel
3 53 (35.33%) ITIL
4 42 (28.00%) Finance
5 39 (26.00%) SQL
6 38 (25.33%) MS Visio
7 35 (23.33%) Service Delivery
8 29 (19.33%) Change Management
9 28 (18.67%) Windows
9 28 (18.67%) SQL Server
10 27 (18.00%) PRINCE2
10 27 (18.00%) Active Directory
10 27 (18.00%) Cisco
11 25 (16.67%) Project Management
12 24 (16.00%) HP
12 24 (16.00%) TCP/IP
13 22 (14.67%) Firewall
13 22 (14.67%) Banking
13 22 (14.67%) Degree
14 21 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
15 20 (13.33%) VPN
16 19 (12.67%) SLA
16 19 (12.67%) Juniper
16 19 (12.67%) CCNP
16 19 (12.67%) EIGRP
16 19 (12.67%) MPLS
16 19 (12.67%) OSPF
16 19 (12.67%) BGP
16 19 (12.67%) Wireless

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 17 (11.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.00%) SAS
2 6 (4.00%) IIS
3 4 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.67%) Lync
Applications
1 64 (42.67%) MS Excel
2 38 (25.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.00%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (3.33%) Agresso
3 2 (1.33%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) PaaS
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (14.67%) Firewall
3 20 (13.33%) VPN
4 19 (12.67%) MPLS
4 19 (12.67%) OSPF
4 19 (12.67%) BGP
4 19 (12.67%) EIGRP
4 19 (12.67%) Wireless
5 18 (12.00%) SSL
5 18 (12.00%) DWDM
5 18 (12.00%) RIP
5 18 (12.00%) HSRP
6 8 (5.33%) SAN
7 6 (4.00%) WAN
8 5 (3.33%) DHCP
8 5 (3.33%) LAN
8 5 (3.33%) FTP
8 5 (3.33%) DNS
8 5 (3.33%) SSH
8 5 (3.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.67%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.00%) OLAP
4 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.33%) MySQL
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.33%) JIRA
2 5 (3.33%) Toad
3 4 (2.67%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (28.00%) Finance
2 22 (14.67%) Banking
3 7 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.33%) Electronics
4 5 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Retail
5 3 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
7 1 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (34.00%) Analyst
2 25 (16.67%) Developer
3 13 (8.67%) Network Specialist
4 10 (6.67%) Change Analyst
5 9 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.67%) Junior
7 7 (4.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) IT Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Business Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Business Solution Architect
9 5 (3.33%) TM1 Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Technical Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.67%) .NET
2 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.33%) HTML
4 7 (4.67%) Web Services
5 5 (3.33%) XML
5 5 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.33%) Middleware
6 4 (2.67%) WCF
6 4 (2.67%) jQuery
7 2 (1.33%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.33%) NHibernate
7 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.33%) XSD
7 2 (1.33%) XSLT
7 2 (1.33%) CSS
7 2 (1.33%) J2EE
7 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (1.33%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (1.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.33%) LPAR
6 2 (1.33%) SecurID
7 1 (0.67%) Statistics
7 1 (0.67%) iPhone
7 1 (0.67%) iSeries
7 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.67%) Windows
2 11 (7.33%) Windows XP
3 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (6.00%) Linux
4 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.00%) UNIX
5 6 (4.00%) Android
6 5 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.67%) VMS
9 1 (0.67%) OS/400
9 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.33%) ITIL
2 35 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 29 (19.33%) Change Management
4 27 (18.00%) PRINCE2
5 25 (16.67%) Project Management
6 21 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (12.67%) Network Management
8 18 (12.00%) Process Improvement
8 18 (12.00%) PRINCE
9 14 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.67%) CRM
10 13 (8.67%) Time Management
11 12 (8.00%) Scrum
11 12 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 10 (6.67%) Service Management
12 10 (6.67%) Release Management
12 10 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.00%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.00%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.00%) SQL
2 14 (9.33%) C#
3 11 (7.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.00%) VBA
6 3 (2.00%) Java
6 3 (2.00%) VB
7 2 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.67%) VBScript
8 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (14.67%) Degree
2 21 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (12.67%) CCNP
4 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (5.33%) MCP
6 5 (3.33%) MCSE
6 5 (3.33%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.67%) MCSA
7 4 (2.67%) HNC
8 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.00%) VCP4
8 3 (2.00%) MCTS
9 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.33%) APMP
9 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.33%) CCNA
9 2 (1.33%) ISEB
10 1 (0.67%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.67%) SLA
2 4 (2.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.67%) JTAG
3 3 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 27 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.67%) XenApp
3 7 (4.67%) vSphere
4 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.33%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (12.00%) HP NNM
2 8 (5.33%) SCCM
3 5 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.33%) SCOM
4 2 (1.33%) WSUS
5 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 74 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.00%) Cisco
3 24 (16.00%) HP
4 19 (12.67%) Juniper
4 19 (12.67%) F5
5 14 (9.33%) VMware
5 14 (9.33%) Citrix
6 11 (7.33%) Cognos
6 11 (7.33%) Oracle
7 8 (5.33%) Business Objects
8 7 (4.67%) SAP
8 7 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (4.00%) IBM
10 4 (2.67%) Symantec
11 3 (2.00%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.00%) Nintex
11 3 (2.00%) Intel
11 3 (2.00%) Lotus
12 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.33%) Avaya
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