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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 72 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.69% 4.11% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 34.12% 21.88% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 54
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
211 224 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.59% 18.79% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 171 202 217
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +22 26 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Bedford +30 22 £30,000 +14.28% 2
Dunstable +3 13 £45,000 +8.43%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 76 (53.90%) Microsoft
2 66 (46.81%) MS Excel
3 47 (33.33%) Windows
4 40 (28.37%) ITIL
5 38 (26.95%) Active Directory
6 35 (24.82%) SQL
7 32 (22.70%) SQL Server
8 30 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (20.57%) Finance
10 28 (19.86%) Time Management
11 26 (18.44%) Change Management
12 25 (17.73%) MS Visio
13 24 (17.02%) TCP/IP
13 24 (17.02%) Project Management
14 20 (14.18%) Citrix
15 19 (13.48%) VMware
15 19 (13.48%) Degree
15 19 (13.48%) Office 365
16 18 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (12.06%) Cisco
18 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
18 15 (10.64%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (10.64%) C
18 15 (10.64%) Mathematics
19 14 (9.93%) PRINCE2
19 14 (9.93%) SharePoint
20 13 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
20 13 (9.22%) HP
21 12 (8.51%) CCNP
21 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 15 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.84%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.42%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 66 (46.81%) MS Excel
2 25 (17.73%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) PRMS
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Office 365
2 7 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.51%) Firewall
3 10 (7.09%) SAN
3 10 (7.09%) OSPF
3 10 (7.09%) BGP
4 9 (6.38%) HSRP
4 9 (6.38%) Wireless
4 9 (6.38%) DWDM
4 9 (6.38%) MPLS
4 9 (6.38%) EIGRP
4 9 (6.38%) SSL
4 9 (6.38%) VPN
4 9 (6.38%) LAN
4 9 (6.38%) RIP
5 8 (5.67%) DHCP
6 7 (4.96%) WAN
6 7 (4.96%) DNS
7 6 (4.26%) LDAP
7 6 (4.26%) VRRP
7 6 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.13%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (1.42%) MySQL
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) QlikView
8 1 (0.71%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.55%) LabVIEW
2 5 (3.55%) JIRA
3 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 29 (20.57%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.55%) Electronics
4 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
5 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.13%) Retail
6 3 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Danish Language
7 2 (1.42%) French Language
7 2 (1.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (34.75%) Analyst
2 15 (10.64%) Developer
3 10 (7.09%) Support Analyst
3 10 (7.09%) Service Analyst
3 10 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (6.38%) Consultant
4 9 (6.38%) Applications Developer
5 8 (5.67%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (4.96%) Test Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) Customer Analyst
6 7 (4.96%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.26%) Support Technician
7 6 (4.26%) Junior
7 6 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Help Desk Technician
7 6 (4.26%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.80%) HTML
1 11 (7.80%) .NET
2 6 (4.26%) CSS
3 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.84%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.84%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.84%) jQuery
3 4 (2.84%) HTML5
3 4 (2.84%) CSS3
4 3 (2.13%) Middleware
5 2 (1.42%) Web Services
5 2 (1.42%) XML
5 2 (1.42%) Flash
5 2 (1.42%) Ajax
5 2 (1.42%) JSON
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.26%) LPAR
6 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.42%) GIS
7 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Social Media
8 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.71%) iPhone
8 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.71%) iSeries
8 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) Photography
8 1 (0.71%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (8.51%) Windows 8
3 10 (7.09%) Windows XP
3 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.96%) Android
6 6 (4.26%) UNIX
6 6 (4.26%) Linux
7 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.55%) AIX
8 4 (2.84%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.84%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.84%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.71%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) ITIL
2 28 (19.86%) Time Management
3 26 (18.44%) Change Management
4 24 (17.02%) Project Management
5 18 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.93%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.51%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.80%) Network Management
8 11 (7.80%) Release Management
9 9 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.67%) Scrum
10 8 (5.67%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.67%) Line Management
11 7 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.96%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.26%) CRM
12 6 (4.26%) Network Design
12 6 (4.26%) Web Development
12 6 (4.26%) Test Scripting
12 6 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.82%) SQL
2 15 (10.64%) C
3 8 (5.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.67%) C#
3 8 (5.67%) VB
4 6 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.55%) VBA
6 4 (2.84%) Java
7 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Degree
2 13 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (8.51%) CCNP
4 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (5.67%) MCSE
6 8 (5.67%) MCP
7 7 (4.96%) MCSA
8 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (3.55%) LPIC
9 5 (3.55%) CCNA
9 5 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.55%) HNC
10 4 (2.84%) ISEB
10 4 (2.84%) VCP5
11 3 (2.13%) MCTS
11 3 (2.13%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.42%) CCDP
12 2 (1.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) SLA
2 7 (4.96%) QA
3 5 (3.55%) JTAG
3 5 (3.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (26.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.80%) XenApp
3 11 (7.80%) VMware ESX
4 10 (7.09%) vSphere
5 5 (3.55%) PowerHA
6 4 (2.84%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.84%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.42%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) HP NNM
2 8 (5.67%) WSUS
3 6 (4.26%) SCCM
4 4 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.13%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (53.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.18%) Citrix
3 19 (13.48%) VMware
4 17 (12.06%) Cisco
5 13 (9.22%) HP
6 11 (7.80%) Intel
7 9 (6.38%) Juniper
8 7 (4.96%) LANDesk
8 7 (4.96%) Oracle
9 4 (2.84%) McAfee
9 4 (2.84%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.84%) Tieto
10 3 (2.13%) F5
11 2 (1.42%) Adobe
11 2 (1.42%) Altiris
11 2 (1.42%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.42%) Spiceworks
12 1 (0.71%) Tableau
12 1 (0.71%) Nintex
12 1 (0.71%) ExactTarget
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