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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 42 66 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.22% 6.26% 5.68%
As % of the Applications category 38.18% 33.50% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 58
Median salary £42,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,600 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,900 £52,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +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
110 197 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.68% 18.67% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 97 163 207
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +12 13 £50,000 +34.22%
Bedford -6 7 £22,000 -29.03% 1
Dunstable +3 1 £25,000 -48.71%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 46 (51.11%) MS Excel
3 33 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 32 (35.56%) ITIL
5 29 (32.22%) Windows
5 29 (32.22%) SQL
5 29 (32.22%) Active Directory
6 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 23 (25.56%) Project Management
8 20 (22.22%) Finance
8 20 (22.22%) MS Visio
9 19 (21.11%) SharePoint
9 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (18.89%) Oracle
11 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (18.89%) Windows Server
12 16 (17.78%) Citrix
12 16 (17.78%) HP
12 16 (17.78%) Advertising
12 16 (17.78%) Office 365
13 15 (16.67%) VMware
14 14 (15.56%) Change Management
14 14 (15.56%) VPN
15 13 (14.44%) SLA
15 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
15 13 (14.44%) Service Delivery
15 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (14.44%) Resource Management
16 12 (13.33%) Operations Management

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 19 (21.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (4.44%) IIS
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.22%) Confluence
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (51.11%) MS Excel
2 20 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 9 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 4 (4.44%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) Office 365
2 12 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 12 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (15.56%) VPN
3 12 (13.33%) Firewall
3 12 (13.33%) LDAP
3 12 (13.33%) SSL
4 11 (12.22%) BGP
4 11 (12.22%) OSPF
4 11 (12.22%) VRRP
5 10 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (11.11%) DWDM
5 10 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 10 (11.11%) HSRP
5 10 (11.11%) MPLS
5 10 (11.11%) RIP
5 10 (11.11%) VoIP
5 10 (11.11%) Wireless
6 3 (3.33%) LAN
6 3 (3.33%) WAN
7 2 (2.22%) DNS
8 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) JIRA
2 8 (8.89%) ClearQuest
2 8 (8.89%) LoadRunner
3 7 (7.78%) HP UFT
3 7 (7.78%) JMeter
3 7 (7.78%) Selenium
3 7 (7.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) ProC
5 1 (1.11%) Toad
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Advertising
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Service Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Support Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Citrix Specialist
4 11 (12.22%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Resource Manager
5 9 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Oracle Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Unix Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Network Specialist
8 6 (6.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) EDI
3 3 (3.33%) .NET
4 2 (2.22%) Middleware
5 1 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.22%) EPoS
3 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) Fintech
4 1 (1.11%) LPAR
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Windows
2 17 (18.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.00%) Unix
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) Linux
8 2 (2.22%) AIX
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) ITIL
2 23 (25.56%) Project Management
3 18 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (15.56%) Change Management
5 13 (14.44%) Resource Management
5 13 (14.44%) Service Delivery
6 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.33%) High Availability
6 12 (13.33%) Operations Management
7 11 (12.22%) Network Management
8 10 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (8.89%) Network Design
10 8 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (8.89%) PRINCE
10 8 (8.89%) Release Management
10 8 (8.89%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.78%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 7 (7.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.22%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) C
3 9 (10.00%) Java
3 9 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) AWK
5 1 (1.11%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) COBOL
5 1 (1.11%) Korn
5 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.11%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) sed
5 1 (1.11%) VBA
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.33%) CCNP
2 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (11.11%) ISEB
4 7 (7.78%) Degree
4 7 (7.78%) HP ASE
4 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.56%) APMP
6 3 (3.33%) MCSE
7 2 (2.22%) MCP
8 1 (1.11%) CCDP
8 1 (1.11%) CCIP
8 1 (1.11%) CCNA
8 1 (1.11%) CCSA
8 1 (1.11%) CCSE
8 1 (1.11%) CCSP
8 1 (1.11%) LPIC
8 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 29 (32.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) XenApp
3 12 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.11%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) SCCM
1 12 (13.33%) SCOM
2 9 (10.00%) HP NNM
3 8 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) Oracle
3 16 (17.78%) Citrix
3 16 (17.78%) HP
4 15 (16.67%) VMware
5 12 (13.33%) Cisco
6 11 (12.22%) F5
7 10 (11.11%) Juniper
8 9 (10.00%) Planview
9 4 (4.44%) Sage
10 3 (3.33%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.22%) Laserfiche
11 2 (2.22%) SAP
11 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.11%) Remedy
12 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
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