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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 58 64 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.42% 6.44% 7.83%
As % of the Applications category 38.16% 23.02% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 69
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
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
152 278 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.44% 27.97% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 137 233 220
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 21 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Bedford +7 19 £50,000 +81.81% 6
Dunstable -9 6 £49,000 +3.15% 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 69 (66.99%) Microsoft
2 58 (56.31%) MS Excel
3 46 (44.66%) Windows
4 36 (34.95%) ITIL
4 36 (34.95%) Active Directory
5 35 (33.98%) MS Exchange
6 28 (27.18%) Firewall
6 28 (27.18%) Finance
7 26 (25.24%) TCP/IP
8 25 (24.27%) Windows Server
9 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
12 21 (20.39%) Presales
13 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (18.45%) Time Management
14 18 (17.48%) High Availability
15 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (16.50%) Cisco
16 16 (15.53%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (15.53%) MS Visio
16 16 (15.53%) MCSE
16 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (14.56%) SQL
17 15 (14.56%) VPN
17 15 (14.56%) HP
17 15 (14.56%) CCNP
17 15 (14.56%) DNS
17 15 (14.56%) SSL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (33.98%) MS Exchange
2 23 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.62%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.77%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (6.80%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.91%) Confluence
8 3 (2.91%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.91%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.91%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.97%) IIS
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (56.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.97%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.97%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.97%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.97%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.97%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Office 365
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.18%) Firewall
2 26 (25.24%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.56%) DNS
3 15 (14.56%) SSL
3 15 (14.56%) VPN
3 15 (14.56%) VRRP
4 14 (13.59%) BGP
4 14 (13.59%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (13.59%) DWDM
4 14 (13.59%) EIGRP
4 14 (13.59%) HSRP
4 14 (13.59%) MPLS
4 14 (13.59%) OSPF
4 14 (13.59%) RIP
4 14 (13.59%) VoIP
4 14 (13.59%) Wireless
5 12 (11.65%) DHCP
6 9 (8.74%) Intranet
7 2 (1.94%) Internet
7 2 (1.94%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) JIRA
1 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) Toad
3 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Advertising
4 3 (2.91%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Analyst
2 21 (20.39%) Consultant
3 18 (17.48%) Service Analyst
4 17 (16.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.65%) Network Specialist
5 12 (11.65%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Compliance Consultant
7 7 (6.80%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Office 365 Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 6 (5.83%) Network Support
8 6 (5.83%) Network Support Specialist
8 6 (5.83%) Support Specialist
9 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) HTML
1 6 (5.83%) Web Services
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.88%) CSS
2 4 (3.88%) CSS3
2 4 (3.88%) HTML5
2 4 (3.88%) jQuery
3 3 (2.91%) Flash
4 2 (1.94%) EDI
4 2 (1.94%) Middleware
4 2 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.65%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.80%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.85%) NHS
6 3 (2.91%) iSeries
7 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (44.66%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) Windows Server
3 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.91%) OS/400
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.94%) Linux
9 2 (1.94%) Unix
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) ITIL
2 21 (20.39%) Presales
3 19 (18.45%) Time Management
4 18 (17.48%) High Availability
5 16 (15.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (13.59%) GAP Analysis
6 14 (13.59%) Network Management
6 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.62%) Change Management
7 13 (12.62%) Data Security
7 13 (12.62%) Information Governance
7 13 (12.62%) Information Security
7 13 (12.62%) Risk Management
7 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.65%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.77%) Network Design
10 8 (7.77%) Server Building
11 7 (6.80%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) SQL
2 12 (11.65%) C
3 9 (8.74%) Java
4 4 (3.88%) C#
4 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.91%) RPG
6 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.53%) MCSE
3 15 (14.56%) CCNP
3 15 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (12.62%) CISA
4 13 (12.62%) CISM
4 13 (12.62%) CISSP
4 13 (12.62%) PCI QSA
5 9 (8.74%) MCP
5 9 (8.74%) MCSA
6 8 (7.77%) VCP5
6 8 (7.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.88%) ISEB
9 2 (1.94%) Degree
9 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.97%) CCIP
10 1 (0.97%) CCNA
10 1 (0.97%) CCSP
10 1 (0.97%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) SLA
2 14 (13.59%) PCI DSS
3 13 (12.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (4.85%) HL7
5 2 (1.94%) QA
6 1 (0.97%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 36 (34.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.74%) XenApp
4 8 (7.77%) VMware ESX
4 8 (7.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
3 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (66.99%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Cisco
3 15 (14.56%) HP
4 14 (13.59%) F5
4 14 (13.59%) Juniper
5 12 (11.65%) VMware
6 11 (10.68%) Citrix
6 11 (10.68%) Intel
7 4 (3.88%) SAP
8 3 (2.91%) Lotus
9 2 (1.94%) Civica
9 2 (1.94%) Sage
9 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.97%) Aareon
10 1 (0.97%) Anite
10 1 (0.97%) Capita
10 1 (0.97%) Comino
10 1 (0.97%) Northgate
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle
10 1 (0.97%) Orchard
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago