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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 72 66 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.74% 6.63% 7.22%
As % of the Applications category 28.69% 23.91% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 72
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +7.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,705 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
251 276 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.99% 27.71% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 228 247 227
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +18 20 £32,000 +30.61%
Bedford -4 17 £28,750 -14.81%
Dunstable +2 13 £47,500 +72.72%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 85 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 68 (42.50%) MS Excel
3 51 (31.88%) ITIL
4 45 (28.13%) Finance
5 41 (25.63%) SQL
5 41 (25.63%) MS Visio
6 39 (24.38%) Change Management
7 37 (23.13%) SQL Server
7 37 (23.13%) Service Delivery
8 33 (20.63%) PRINCE2
8 33 (20.63%) TCP/IP
9 32 (20.00%) Windows
9 32 (20.00%) Firewall
10 31 (19.38%) VPN
10 31 (19.38%) Cisco
11 29 (18.13%) SLA
11 29 (18.13%) HP
12 26 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (16.25%) OSPF
12 26 (16.25%) BGP
13 25 (15.63%) C#
13 25 (15.63%) SSL
13 25 (15.63%) CCNP
13 25 (15.63%) Juniper
13 25 (15.63%) MPLS
13 25 (15.63%) EIGRP
13 25 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (15.63%) Wireless
13 25 (15.63%) F5
14 24 (15.00%) .NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.25%) IIS
4 8 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.75%) Lotus Domino
5 6 (3.75%) SAS
6 5 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.50%) Lync
7 4 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 68 (42.50%) MS Excel
2 41 (25.63%) MS Visio
3 10 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Agresso
1 5 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.63%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.63%) PRMS
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.63%) TCP/IP
2 32 (20.00%) Firewall
3 31 (19.38%) VPN
4 26 (16.25%) OSPF
4 26 (16.25%) BGP
5 25 (15.63%) EIGRP
5 25 (15.63%) Wireless
5 25 (15.63%) SSL
5 25 (15.63%) MPLS
6 23 (14.38%) HSRP
6 23 (14.38%) RIP
6 23 (14.38%) DWDM
7 10 (6.25%) DNS
7 10 (6.25%) WAN
8 8 (5.00%) DHCP
8 8 (5.00%) LAN
8 8 (5.00%) SAN
8 8 (5.00%) FTP
8 8 (5.00%) SSH
8 8 (5.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.25%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.75%) OLAP
5 6 (3.75%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
9 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (11.88%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.25%) JIRA
4 8 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (5.00%) Toad
5 3 (1.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.25%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (28.13%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (3.13%) Legal
4 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (30.00%) Analyst
2 31 (19.38%) Developer
3 17 (10.63%) Network Specialist
4 14 (8.75%) Software Developer
5 10 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.63%) Change Analyst
7 8 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.75%) Architect
8 6 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.75%) IT Architect
8 6 (3.75%) Business Architect
8 6 (3.75%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (3.75%) Business Solution Architect
9 5 (3.13%) TM1 Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.00%) .NET
2 23 (14.38%) ASP.NET
3 18 (11.25%) HTML
4 15 (9.38%) XML
5 11 (6.88%) Web Services
6 8 (5.00%) Middleware
6 8 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (3.75%) jQuery
7 6 (3.75%) WCF
8 5 (3.13%) CSS
9 4 (2.50%) NHibernate
9 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.25%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.25%) J2EE
10 2 (1.25%) XSD
10 2 (1.25%) XSLT
11 1 (0.63%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.75%) SecurID
2 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.25%) LPAR
4 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.25%) Wiki
5 1 (0.63%) iSeries
5 1 (0.63%) Statistics
5 1 (0.63%) AS400
5 1 (0.63%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Windows
2 17 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (8.13%) Linux
4 13 (8.13%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.25%) UNIX
6 8 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.13%) Android
9 4 (2.50%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (2.50%) Windows Phone
9 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.50%) VMS
9 4 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.88%) ITIL
2 39 (24.38%) Change Management
3 37 (23.13%) Service Delivery
4 33 (20.63%) PRINCE2
5 25 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (15.00%) Network Management
7 23 (14.38%) Process Improvement
7 23 (14.38%) PRINCE
8 20 (12.50%) Project Management
8 20 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 10 (6.25%) CRM
11 9 (5.63%) Service Management
12 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.00%) Migration
12 8 (5.00%) Scrum
12 8 (5.00%) Release Management
12 8 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.63%) SQL
2 25 (15.63%) C#
3 17 (10.63%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.75%) VB.NET
5 11 (6.88%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.25%) VB
7 9 (5.63%) C++
7 9 (5.63%) VB6
8 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.88%) Java
9 2 (1.25%) VBA
10 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.63%) RPG
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (16.25%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (15.63%) CCNP
3 19 (11.88%) Degree
4 18 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.25%) MCSE
6 7 (4.38%) MCP
6 7 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.50%) ECDL
7 4 (2.50%) HND
7 4 (2.50%) MCT
7 4 (2.50%) MCITP
7 4 (2.50%) CIPD
8 3 (1.88%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.88%) MCTS
9 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.25%) ISEB
9 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.25%) LPIC
9 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 23 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.38%) XenApp
3 6 (3.75%) vSphere
3 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.88%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.25%) UAG
7 2 (1.25%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.63%) Firmware
8 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (14.38%) HP NNM
2 8 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.50%) SCCM
3 4 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.38%) Cisco
3 29 (18.13%) HP
4 25 (15.63%) Juniper
4 25 (15.63%) F5
5 15 (9.38%) Business Objects
6 12 (7.50%) VMware
7 11 (6.88%) Oracle
7 11 (6.88%) Cognos
7 11 (6.88%) Citrix
8 10 (6.25%) SAP
9 8 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (5.00%) Symantec
10 7 (4.38%) IBM
11 6 (3.75%) Lotus
12 4 (2.50%) McAfee
12 4 (2.50%) Clearswift
13 3 (1.88%) Nintex
13 3 (1.88%) 3Com
13 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago