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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 28 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 49 77 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.29% 7.07% 4.56%
As % of the Applications category 38.28% 34.38% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 66 53
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £58,200
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
128 224 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.82% 20.57% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 117 183 218
Median salary £50,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 24 £50,000 +66.66%
Dunstable -9 13 £50,000 +14.28%
Bedford -12 6 £28,500 -5.00% 4
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 66 (64.08%) Microsoft
2 49 (47.57%) MS Excel
3 38 (36.89%) ITIL
4 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
5 32 (31.07%) Finance
6 29 (28.16%) Active Directory
7 28 (27.18%) Windows
8 25 (24.27%) MS Visio
8 25 (24.27%) Firewall
9 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (23.30%) SharePoint
10 23 (22.33%) Project Management
11 21 (20.39%) SQL
12 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (18.45%) Office 365
13 19 (18.45%) HP
14 18 (17.48%) SLA
14 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
14 18 (17.48%) VPN
14 18 (17.48%) VMware
14 18 (17.48%) Windows Server
15 17 (16.50%) High Availability
15 17 (16.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (16.50%) MS Exchange
16 16 (15.53%) Cisco
16 16 (15.53%) CCNP
16 16 (15.53%) SSL
16 16 (15.53%) Citrix
16 16 (15.53%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (15.53%) Service Delivery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 24 (23.30%) SharePoint
2 17 (16.50%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.85%) IIS
5 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.94%) Confluence
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (47.57%) MS Excel
2 25 (24.27%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.97%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.97%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.97%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.97%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.97%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.45%) Office 365
2 12 (11.65%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.65%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (11.65%) Amazon S3
2 12 (11.65%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.27%) Firewall
2 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
2 18 (17.48%) VPN
3 16 (15.53%) SSL
4 15 (14.56%) VRRP
5 14 (13.59%) BGP
5 14 (13.59%) OSPF
6 13 (12.62%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (12.62%) DWDM
6 13 (12.62%) EIGRP
6 13 (12.62%) HSRP
6 13 (12.62%) MPLS
6 13 (12.62%) RIP
6 13 (12.62%) VoIP
6 13 (12.62%) Wireless
7 12 (11.65%) LDAP
8 7 (6.80%) Intranet
9 3 (2.91%) DNS
9 3 (2.91%) LAN
9 3 (2.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.97%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) JIRA
2 7 (6.80%) ClearQuest
2 7 (6.80%) LoadRunner
3 6 (5.83%) HP UFT
3 6 (5.83%) JMeter
3 6 (5.83%) Selenium
3 6 (5.83%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.97%) ProC
6 1 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 32 (31.07%) Finance
2 16 (15.53%) Advertising
3 8 (7.77%) Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Local Government
5 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Analyst
2 13 (12.62%) Service Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Citrix Specialist
3 12 (11.65%) Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) Network Specialist
4 9 (8.74%) Resource Manager
4 9 (8.74%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Security Consultant
6 6 (5.83%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Unix Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) Web Services
2 7 (6.80%) .NET
3 5 (4.85%) HTML
4 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.88%) CSS
4 4 (3.88%) CSS3
4 4 (3.88%) EDI
4 4 (3.88%) HTML5
4 4 (3.88%) jQuery
5 2 (1.94%) Middleware
6 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.85%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.91%) Replication
4 2 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.97%) LPAR
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Windows
2 18 (17.48%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.77%) Unix
5 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.88%) Linux
7 2 (1.94%) AIX
7 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) ITIL
2 23 (22.33%) Project Management
3 17 (16.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (16.50%) High Availability
4 16 (15.53%) Service Delivery
5 14 (13.59%) Network Management
6 13 (12.62%) Change Management
6 13 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (12.62%) Presales
6 13 (12.62%) Resource Management
7 12 (11.65%) Operations Management
7 12 (11.65%) Time Management
8 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.74%) Data Security
9 9 (8.74%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (8.74%) Information Security
9 9 (8.74%) Network Design
9 9 (8.74%) PRINCE
9 9 (8.74%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.39%) SQL
2 13 (12.62%) Java
3 8 (7.77%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.85%) C#
5 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.91%) C
6 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.94%) VB
8 1 (0.97%) AWK
8 1 (0.97%) C++
8 1 (0.97%) COBOL
8 1 (0.97%) Korn
8 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.97%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) sed
8 1 (0.97%) VBA
8 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.53%) CCNP
2 16 (15.53%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (12.62%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (9.71%) MCSE
5 9 (8.74%) CISA
5 9 (8.74%) CISM
5 9 (8.74%) CISSP
5 9 (8.74%) ISEB
5 9 (8.74%) PCI QSA
6 6 (5.83%) Degree
6 6 (5.83%) HP ASE
6 6 (5.83%) ISTQB
7 5 (4.85%) APMP
7 5 (4.85%) MCP
8 4 (3.88%) MCSA
9 2 (1.94%) CCIP
9 2 (1.94%) CCNA
9 2 (1.94%) CCSP
9 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.48%) SLA
2 10 (9.71%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.94%) QA
5 1 (0.97%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (28.16%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.59%) XenApp
4 12 (11.65%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.91%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.94%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) HP NNM
2 12 (11.65%) SCCM
2 12 (11.65%) SCOM
3 7 (6.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (64.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.45%) HP
3 18 (17.48%) VMware
4 16 (15.53%) Cisco
4 16 (15.53%) Citrix
5 14 (13.59%) F5
6 13 (12.62%) Juniper
7 9 (8.74%) Planview
8 7 (6.80%) Oracle
9 4 (3.88%) Sage
10 2 (1.94%) Civica
10 2 (1.94%) Intel
10 2 (1.94%) SAP
10 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.97%) Anite
11 1 (0.97%) Capita
11 1 (0.97%) Comino
11 1 (0.97%) Northgate
11 1 (0.97%) Orchard
11 1 (0.97%) Remedy
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