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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 80 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.96% 4.22% 6.32%
As % of the Applications category 31.13% 15.81% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72 41 53
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
257 272 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.37% 26.72% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 221 260 157
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +16 26 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Bedford +1 21 £25,500 +18.60% 2
Dunstable 0 7 £42,500 +17.24%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £27,500 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (58.91%) Microsoft
2 61 (47.29%) MS Excel
3 53 (41.09%) Windows
4 39 (30.23%) Firewall
4 39 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (28.68%) VPN
6 36 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (27.13%) SQL Server
8 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (22.48%) ITIL
10 28 (21.71%) Finance
11 27 (20.93%) PRINCE2
11 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
12 26 (20.16%) DNS
12 26 (20.16%) WAN
12 26 (20.16%) MCSE
13 25 (19.38%) LAN
13 25 (19.38%) Citrix
13 25 (19.38%) VMware
14 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
15 22 (17.05%) SAN
15 22 (17.05%) Lotus
15 22 (17.05%) Symantec
15 22 (17.05%) DHCP
15 22 (17.05%) Lotus Domino
15 22 (17.05%) MS Visio
16 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET
16 21 (16.28%) .NET
16 21 (16.28%) Project Management
16 21 (16.28%) Change Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (17.05%) Lotus Domino
2 19 (14.73%) SharePoint
2 19 (14.73%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (12.40%) IIS
4 14 (10.85%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.33%) Lync
8 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.55%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 61 (47.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.05%) MS Visio
3 11 (8.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (8.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Academy Housing
1 5 (3.88%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.78%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.78%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.33%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.23%) Firewall
2 37 (28.68%) VPN
3 26 (20.16%) DNS
3 26 (20.16%) WAN
4 25 (19.38%) LAN
5 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
6 22 (17.05%) SAN
6 22 (17.05%) DHCP
7 19 (14.73%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (10.85%) SSL
9 12 (9.30%) OSPF
9 12 (9.30%) BGP
10 11 (8.53%) EIGRP
10 11 (8.53%) Wireless
10 11 (8.53%) MPLS
11 10 (7.75%) HSRP
11 10 (7.75%) DWDM
11 10 (7.75%) RIP
12 5 (3.88%) Network Security
13 4 (3.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) MS Access
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (5.43%) JIRA
4 4 (3.10%) Zephyr
5 3 (2.33%) Toad
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Banking
3 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Analyst
2 21 (16.28%) Network Engineer
2 21 (16.28%) Network Support
3 20 (15.50%) Developer
4 18 (13.95%) Support Engineer
5 17 (13.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (13.18%) PC Support
6 15 (11.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 15 (11.63%) PC Support Engineer
6 15 (11.63%) PC Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Network Specialist
7 10 (7.75%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Business Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Business Project Manager
11 4 (3.10%) Consultant
11 4 (3.10%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) .NET
1 21 (16.28%) ASP.NET
2 12 (9.30%) Web Services
2 12 (9.30%) XML
2 12 (9.30%) HTML
3 4 (3.10%) WCF
3 4 (3.10%) jQuery
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.33%) CSS
4 3 (2.33%) Middleware
5 2 (1.55%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.55%) XSD
5 2 (1.55%) XSLT
5 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (1.55%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.55%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) SecurID
2 19 (14.73%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.10%) Wiki
4 3 (2.33%) Replication
5 2 (1.55%) Clustering
5 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.55%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) iSeries
6 1 (0.78%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.09%) Windows
2 39 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
5 19 (14.73%) Android
5 19 (14.73%) Windows Phone 8
5 19 (14.73%) Windows Phone
5 19 (14.73%) VMS
6 5 (3.88%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.10%) UNIX
7 4 (3.10%) Linux
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.48%) ITIL
2 27 (20.93%) PRINCE2
3 21 (16.28%) Project Management
3 21 (16.28%) Change Management
4 16 (12.40%) Service Delivery
5 12 (9.30%) Process Improvement
6 11 (8.53%) Network Management
6 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.75%) PRINCE
8 9 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (6.20%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.20%) Change Control
10 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.65%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.65%) Resource Management
11 6 (4.65%) Migration
11 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.65%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.88%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.50%) C#
2 18 (13.95%) SQL
3 10 (7.75%) VB.NET
3 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.20%) VB
4 8 (6.20%) VB6
5 7 (5.43%) C++
6 4 (3.10%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.10%) C
7 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.78%) RPG
Qualifications
1 34 (26.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (20.16%) MCSE
3 15 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (10.85%) CCNP
5 9 (6.98%) Degree
6 5 (3.88%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.10%) ECDL
7 4 (3.10%) ISEB
7 4 (3.10%) MCT
7 4 (3.10%) MCP
7 4 (3.10%) HND
7 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.10%) MCITP
7 4 (3.10%) CIPD
7 4 (3.10%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.33%) MCTS
8 3 (2.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.50%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 20 (15.50%) XenApp
3 19 (14.73%) vSphere
4 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.65%) ISA Server
6 5 (3.88%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.10%) UAG
8 2 (1.55%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.78%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (14.73%) Backup Exec
1 19 (14.73%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (7.75%) HP NNM
3 3 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (58.91%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.38%) Citrix
2 25 (19.38%) VMware
3 22 (17.05%) Lotus
3 22 (17.05%) Symantec
4 20 (15.50%) Cisco
5 19 (14.73%) McAfee
5 19 (14.73%) Clearswift
6 13 (10.08%) Juniper
6 13 (10.08%) F5
7 12 (9.30%) HP
8 7 (5.43%) Business Objects
8 7 (5.43%) Civica
9 5 (3.88%) Comino
9 5 (3.88%) Capita
9 5 (3.88%) Orchard
9 5 (3.88%) Anite
9 5 (3.88%) Northgate
10 4 (3.10%) Oracle
11 3 (2.33%) SAP
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