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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 25 49
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 49 89 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.29% 7.85% 5.75%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 35.04% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 45 74 70
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
140 254 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.12% 22.40% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 127 206 243
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -8 24 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Dunstable -9 14 £50,000 +14.28%
Bedford -10 9 £30,000 - 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 63 (60.58%) Microsoft
2 50 (48.08%) MS Excel
3 38 (36.54%) ITIL
4 34 (32.69%) Finance
5 33 (31.73%) Firewall
6 31 (29.81%) Windows
7 29 (27.88%) MS Visio
8 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (22.12%) VPN
11 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
11 22 (21.15%) SharePoint
11 22 (21.15%) SLA
11 22 (21.15%) High Availability
11 22 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (20.19%) HP
12 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
12 21 (20.19%) SSL
13 20 (19.23%) Cisco
13 20 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (19.23%) CCNP
13 20 (19.23%) VRRP
13 20 (19.23%) Windows Server
14 19 (18.27%) Project Management
15 18 (17.31%) DWDM
15 18 (17.31%) MPLS
15 18 (17.31%) OSPF
15 18 (17.31%) BGP
15 18 (17.31%) EIGRP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 22 (21.15%) MS Exchange
1 22 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.62%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.73%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.85%) IIS
7 3 (2.88%) Confluence
8 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.96%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (48.08%) MS Excel
2 29 (27.88%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.96%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.96%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.96%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.96%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.96%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.96%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) Office 365
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 8 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.73%) Firewall
2 23 (22.12%) VPN
3 21 (20.19%) SSL
3 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
4 20 (19.23%) VRRP
5 18 (17.31%) BGP
5 18 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (17.31%) DWDM
5 18 (17.31%) EIGRP
5 18 (17.31%) HSRP
5 18 (17.31%) MPLS
5 18 (17.31%) OSPF
5 18 (17.31%) RIP
5 18 (17.31%) VoIP
5 18 (17.31%) Wireless
6 9 (8.65%) Intranet
7 8 (7.69%) LDAP
8 5 (4.81%) DNS
9 3 (2.88%) DHCP
10 2 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.92%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) JIRA
2 4 (3.85%) ClearQuest
2 4 (3.85%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.88%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.88%) JMeter
3 3 (2.88%) Selenium
3 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Advertising
3 10 (9.62%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 16 (15.38%) Consultant
3 14 (13.46%) Network Specialist
4 9 (8.65%) Resource Manager
4 9 (8.65%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
5 8 (7.69%) Compliance Consultant
6 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 7 (6.73%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Network Support
6 7 (6.73%) Network Support Specialist
6 7 (6.73%) Office 365 Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Support Specialist
6 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) Web Services
2 5 (4.81%) .NET
3 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.85%) CSS
3 4 (3.85%) CSS3
3 4 (3.85%) EDI
3 4 (3.85%) HTML
3 4 (3.85%) HTML5
3 4 (3.85%) jQuery
4 3 (2.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.88%) Replication
5 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.81%) Windows
2 20 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.85%) Unix
6 3 (2.88%) Linux
6 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) OS/400
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) ITIL
2 22 (21.15%) High Availability
3 19 (18.27%) Project Management
4 18 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (17.31%) Network Management
5 17 (16.35%) Presales
6 16 (15.38%) Change Management
6 16 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 15 (14.42%) Time Management
8 13 (12.50%) Data Security
8 13 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (12.50%) Information Governance
8 13 (12.50%) Information Security
8 13 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (11.54%) Network Design
10 11 (10.58%) PRINCE
11 10 (9.62%) Resource Management
12 9 (8.65%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) SQL
2 10 (9.62%) Java
3 4 (3.85%) C#
3 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.92%) C
6 1 (0.96%) RPG
6 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (19.23%) CCNP
2 20 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (13.46%) MCSE
4 13 (12.50%) CISA
4 13 (12.50%) CISM
4 13 (12.50%) CISSP
4 13 (12.50%) PCI QSA
5 10 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (8.65%) ISEB
7 7 (6.73%) MCP
8 6 (5.77%) MCSA
9 5 (4.81%) APMP
10 4 (3.85%) Degree
10 4 (3.85%) VCP5
10 4 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.88%) HP ASE
11 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.92%) CCIP
12 2 (1.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.15%) SLA
2 14 (13.46%) PCI DSS
3 13 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.92%) HL7
5 1 (0.96%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.54%) XenApp
4 8 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.85%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.85%) vSphere
6 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) HP NNM
2 8 (7.69%) SCCM
2 8 (7.69%) SCOM
3 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (60.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.19%) HP
3 20 (19.23%) Cisco
4 18 (17.31%) F5
4 18 (17.31%) Juniper
5 16 (15.38%) VMware
6 12 (11.54%) Citrix
7 9 (8.65%) Planview
8 5 (4.81%) Intel
9 4 (3.85%) Sage
9 4 (3.85%) SAP
10 3 (2.88%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.92%) Civica
12 1 (0.96%) Anite
12 1 (0.96%) Capita
12 1 (0.96%) Comino
12 1 (0.96%) Lotus
12 1 (0.96%) Northgate
12 1 (0.96%) Orchard
12 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
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