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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 66 63 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.23% 5.45% 3.89%
As % of the Applications category 34.02% 25.82% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 62 55 40
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
194 244 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.30% 21.13% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 161 203 244
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 28 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +10 18 £37,250 +29.56% 1
Bedford -2 18 £31,500 +26.00% 3
Dunstable -1 8 £45,000 -8.16% 2
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 97 (62.58%) Microsoft
2 76 (49.03%) MS Excel
3 61 (39.35%) Windows
4 47 (30.32%) Active Directory
5 40 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 36 (23.23%) TCP/IP
7 35 (22.58%) SQL
8 34 (21.94%) ITIL
9 31 (20.00%) Time Management
10 29 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (18.71%) C
10 29 (18.71%) Mathematics
11 28 (18.06%) Degree
12 26 (16.77%) Change Management
12 26 (16.77%) Finance
13 25 (16.13%) Project Management
14 23 (14.84%) VMware
15 21 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (13.55%) MS Visio
15 21 (13.55%) Office 365
16 20 (12.90%) Citrix
17 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
18 18 (11.61%) Cisco
19 16 (10.32%) HTML
19 16 (10.32%) .NET
20 15 (9.68%) Windows 8
21 14 (9.03%) VB
21 14 (9.03%) DHCP
21 14 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
22 13 (8.39%) VMware ESX

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 19 (12.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 76 (49.03%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.65%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.55%) Office 365
2 6 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.94%) SaaS
3 3 (1.94%) IaaS
4 2 (1.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.23%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.03%) DHCP
3 13 (8.39%) Firewall
3 13 (8.39%) DNS
4 11 (7.10%) LAN
4 11 (7.10%) SAN
5 9 (5.81%) BGP
5 9 (5.81%) OSPF
6 8 (5.16%) SSL
6 8 (5.16%) VPN
6 8 (5.16%) WAN
7 7 (4.52%) Wireless
7 7 (4.52%) RIP
7 7 (4.52%) DWDM
7 7 (4.52%) MPLS
7 7 (4.52%) EIGRP
7 7 (4.52%) VRRP
7 7 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (4.52%) HSRP
8 6 (3.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.10%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.94%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.29%) MySQL
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) MS Access
7 1 (0.65%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.23%) LabVIEW
2 5 (3.23%) JIRA
2 5 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.94%) VersaTest
General
1 26 (16.77%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.87%) Electronics
4 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.23%) Marketing
4 5 (3.23%) Banking
5 4 (2.58%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.29%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Danish Language
6 2 (1.29%) French Language
6 2 (1.29%) German Language
6 2 (1.29%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (32.90%) Analyst
2 16 (10.32%) Technical Analyst
3 15 (9.68%) Developer
3 15 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 14 (9.03%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.74%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.45%) Technical Support
6 10 (6.45%) Technical Support Analyst
6 10 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (5.81%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Technical Support Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.81%) Support Technician
7 9 (5.81%) Help Desk Technician
7 9 (5.81%) Applications Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Consultant
7 9 (5.81%) Help Desk Support Technician
8 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.52%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) HTML
1 16 (10.32%) .NET
2 12 (7.74%) CSS
3 9 (5.81%) Application Packaging
3 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.52%) jQuery
4 7 (4.52%) HTML5
4 7 (4.52%) CSS3
5 5 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.58%) Middleware
7 3 (1.94%) JSON
7 3 (1.94%) Ajax
7 3 (1.94%) XML
8 2 (1.29%) Web Services
8 2 (1.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (18.71%) Mathematics
2 11 (7.10%) Client/Server
2 11 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.87%) LPAR
5 5 (3.23%) PMI
6 3 (1.94%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.29%) Social Media
7 2 (1.29%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.29%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.29%) GIS
8 1 (0.65%) Photography
8 1 (0.65%) Statistics
8 1 (0.65%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (39.35%) Windows
2 15 (9.68%) Windows 8
3 12 (7.74%) Windows 7
4 11 (7.10%) Windows XP
5 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.16%) Android
8 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.87%) Windows 2000
8 6 (3.87%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.23%) UNIX
9 5 (3.23%) AIX
9 5 (3.23%) Linux
9 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.65%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.94%) ITIL
2 31 (20.00%) Time Management
3 26 (16.77%) Change Management
4 25 (16.13%) Project Management
5 21 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (8.39%) PRINCE2
8 12 (7.74%) Release Management
8 12 (7.74%) Waterfall
8 12 (7.74%) Coaching
9 10 (6.45%) Software Deployment
9 10 (6.45%) Test Scripting
9 10 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.81%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.81%) Network Management
10 9 (5.81%) SDLC
11 8 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.52%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.52%) Network Design
13 6 (3.87%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.58%) SQL
2 29 (18.71%) C
3 14 (9.03%) VB
4 13 (8.39%) C#
5 10 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.23%) Java
6 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.29%) VBA
8 2 (1.29%) VBScript
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (18.06%) Degree
2 12 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.10%) CCNP
4 10 (6.45%) MCSA
5 8 (5.16%) MCP
5 8 (5.16%) MCSE
5 8 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.52%) PMI Certification
6 7 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.23%) LPIC
8 5 (3.23%) HNC
8 5 (3.23%) CCNA
9 4 (2.58%) MCTS
10 3 (1.94%) CCDP
10 3 (1.94%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.94%) VCP5
11 2 (1.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
1 9 (5.81%) SLA
2 5 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.23%) JTAG
2 5 (3.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 47 (30.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.39%) VMware ESX
3 12 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.81%) ISA Server
4 9 (5.81%) XenApp
4 9 (5.81%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (5.16%) vSphere
6 5 (3.23%) PowerHA
7 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.94%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.29%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) WSUS
2 9 (5.81%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (4.52%) HP NNM
4 5 (3.23%) SCCM
5 3 (1.94%) SCOM
6 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 97 (62.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.84%) VMware
3 20 (12.90%) Citrix
4 18 (11.61%) Cisco
5 13 (8.39%) Intel
6 11 (7.10%) HP
7 10 (6.45%) McAfee
8 7 (4.52%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.52%) Juniper
8 7 (4.52%) LANDesk
9 5 (3.23%) Oracle
10 4 (2.58%) Tieto
11 2 (1.29%) F5
11 2 (1.29%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.29%) Adobe
12 1 (0.65%) Altiris
12 1 (0.65%) Cognos
12 1 (0.65%) Dell
12 1 (0.65%) EMC
12 1 (0.65%) SAP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £13 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Flint IT Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago