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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 58 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 9 49 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.44% 6.40% 6.66%
As % of the Applications category 8.57% 32.24% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 45 65
Median salary £30,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £64,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +9.56%

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
105 152 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.77% 19.84% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 80 135 238
Median salary £40,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 5 £30,000 -37.17% 2
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £44,000 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (38.24%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) Finance
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence
6 5 (14.71%) Firewall
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
6 5 (14.71%) LAN
7 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
7 4 (11.76%) .NET
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
7 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) CCNP
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (11.76%) OSPF
7 4 (11.76%) BGP
7 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.76%) Network Management
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.82%) Office 365
8 3 (8.82%) Trend Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.88%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.94%) Aareon QL
2 1 (2.94%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.94%) arcHouse
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.94%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (2.94%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (2.94%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.94%) OPENHousing
2 1 (2.94%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) BGP
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (11.76%) OSPF
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) Wireless
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.88%) DWDM
4 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.88%) HSRP
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 2 (5.88%) RIP
4 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 2 (5.88%) tcpdump
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) VRRP
4 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Administrator
2 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 4 (11.76%) IT Support
2 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (8.82%) IT Technician
3 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Technician
3 3 (8.82%) VB Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.82%) HTML5
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) PDA
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.76%) Network Management
3 3 (8.82%) CRM
3 3 (8.82%) ERP
3 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Data Management
4 2 (5.88%) High Availability
4 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Logistics
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) CCNP
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.88%) CCDP
3 2 (5.88%) CCSA
3 2 (5.88%) CCSE
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSA
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Aareon
5 1 (2.94%) Capita
5 1 (2.94%) Civica
5 1 (2.94%) Lagan
5 1 (2.94%) Northgate
5 1 (2.94%) Orchard
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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