The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 60 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.18% 4.11% 4.16%
As % of the Applications category 25.10% 18.00% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 31
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
239 250 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.64% 22.81% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 199 229 100
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
East of England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Bedford +3 21 £25,000 +16.27% 5
Luton -10 18 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Dunstable +6 5 £48,000 +60.00%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 79 (57.66%) Microsoft
2 74 (54.01%) MS Excel
3 71 (51.82%) Windows
4 50 (36.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (35.77%) SQL Server
6 47 (34.31%) VPN
6 47 (34.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (32.85%) Firewall
8 40 (29.20%) DNS
9 38 (27.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (27.01%) Windows 7
11 35 (25.55%) VMware
12 33 (24.09%) Citrix
13 31 (22.63%) Symantec
13 31 (22.63%) WAN
13 31 (22.63%) DHCP
13 31 (22.63%) MCSE
14 30 (21.90%) LAN
15 28 (20.44%) PRINCE2
15 28 (20.44%) SAN
16 27 (19.71%) Lotus
16 27 (19.71%) ITIL
16 27 (19.71%) Lotus Domino
17 26 (18.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 25 (18.25%) Android
18 25 (18.25%) SharePoint
18 25 (18.25%) TCP/IP
18 25 (18.25%) Project Management
18 25 (18.25%) Wi-Fi
19 24 (17.52%) Backup Exec

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 27 (19.71%) Lotus Domino
2 25 (18.25%) SharePoint
3 23 (16.79%) IIS
4 22 (16.06%) SharePoint Server
5 21 (15.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (15.33%) MS Exchange
6 10 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (3.65%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.73%) Lync
13 1 (0.73%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 74 (54.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.14%) MS Visio
3 16 (11.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (10.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Academy Housing
1 5 (3.65%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.73%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.73%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.73%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.73%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (34.31%) VPN
2 45 (32.85%) Firewall
3 40 (29.20%) DNS
4 31 (22.63%) WAN
4 31 (22.63%) DHCP
5 30 (21.90%) LAN
6 28 (20.44%) SAN
7 25 (18.25%) TCP/IP
7 25 (18.25%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (10.95%) SSL
9 9 (6.57%) Internet
10 8 (5.84%) VLAN
10 8 (5.84%) VRRP
11 7 (5.11%) Network Security
11 7 (5.11%) Wireless
11 7 (5.11%) MPLS
11 7 (5.11%) OSPF
11 7 (5.11%) BGP
11 7 (5.11%) EIGRP
11 7 (5.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.46%) MS Access
4 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) DTS
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
1 8 (5.84%) JIRA
2 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 19 (13.87%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Banking
3 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
5 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (27.01%) Analyst
2 24 (17.52%) Network Engineer
3 23 (16.79%) Network Support
4 22 (16.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (15.33%) PC Support
6 20 (14.60%) Support Engineer
7 19 (13.87%) PC Engineer
7 19 (13.87%) PC Support Engineer
7 19 (13.87%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) Developer
9 11 (8.03%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (4.38%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Network Specialist
12 5 (3.65%) Business Manager
12 5 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.65%) Architect
12 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.65%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.87%) .NET
1 19 (13.87%) ASP.NET
2 10 (7.30%) Web Services
3 7 (5.11%) Silverlight
4 6 (4.38%) HTML
5 5 (3.65%) jQuery
5 5 (3.65%) WCF
6 4 (2.92%) CSS
6 4 (2.92%) XML
7 3 (2.19%) NHibernate
7 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (2.19%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (2.19%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.46%) XSD
8 2 (1.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) SecurID
2 21 (15.33%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.84%) Replication
3 8 (5.84%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.84%) Wiki
4 7 (5.11%) Firmware
4 7 (5.11%) Clustering
5 4 (2.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 71 (51.82%) Windows
2 50 (36.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (34.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (27.01%) Windows 7
5 25 (18.25%) Android
6 21 (15.33%) VMS
6 21 (15.33%) Windows Phone 8
6 21 (15.33%) Windows Phone
7 11 (8.03%) Windows XP
8 8 (5.84%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) PRINCE2
2 27 (19.71%) ITIL
3 25 (18.25%) Project Management
4 14 (10.22%) Change Management
5 12 (8.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (8.03%) Service Delivery
6 11 (8.03%) Change Control
7 10 (7.30%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.30%) CRM
8 8 (5.84%) MVC
8 8 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.84%) Process Improvement
8 8 (5.84%) Automation Testing
9 7 (5.11%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.38%) PRINCE
10 6 (4.38%) Software Deployment
10 6 (4.38%) Network Management
10 6 (4.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.79%) SQL
2 17 (12.41%) C#
3 6 (4.38%) C
4 5 (3.65%) VB
5 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.19%) VB6
6 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.46%) C++
7 1 (0.73%) ABAP
7 1 (0.73%) VBA
7 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (27.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (22.63%) MCSE
3 11 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.30%) CCNP
5 7 (5.11%) Degree
6 6 (4.38%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (3.65%) A+ Certification
7 5 (3.65%) ISEB
7 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.92%) MCP
8 4 (2.92%) CCNA
8 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.19%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.19%) CCIP
9 3 (2.19%) MCSA
9 3 (2.19%) CCSP
10 1 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 26 (18.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 21 (15.33%) vSphere
3 19 (13.87%) XenApp
4 11 (8.03%) ISA Server
5 10 (7.30%) Terminal Services
5 10 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
6 9 (6.57%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (6.57%) UAG
7 6 (4.38%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (17.52%) Backup Exec
2 21 (15.33%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (6.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (4.38%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 79 (57.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.55%) VMware
3 33 (24.09%) Citrix
4 31 (22.63%) Symantec
5 27 (19.71%) Lotus
6 24 (17.52%) McAfee
7 21 (15.33%) Clearswift
8 19 (13.87%) Cisco
9 13 (9.49%) Civica
10 9 (6.57%) F5
10 9 (6.57%) Juniper
11 7 (5.11%) HP
12 5 (3.65%) Comino
12 5 (3.65%) Capita
12 5 (3.65%) Orchard
12 5 (3.65%) Anite
12 5 (3.65%) Northgate
13 3 (2.19%) Business Objects
13 3 (2.19%) SAP
14 2 (1.46%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Total package value c.£61K
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £17000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £7254.00 - £9808.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: Competitive + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Krooter
Salary: From £17,000 to £24,000 per annum Market related
Posted: 25 days ago