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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 93 39 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.02% 4.09% 7.71%
As % of the Applications category 34.07% 14.89% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 37 69
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £36,800 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
273 262 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.55% 27.49% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 239 254 179
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £24,646 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +15 36 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Bedford -16 16 £34,000 +17.24% 3
Dunstable - 13 £42,500 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £27,500 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 85 (59.44%) Microsoft
2 62 (43.36%) MS Excel
3 49 (34.27%) Windows
4 43 (30.07%) SQL Server
5 42 (29.37%) Firewall
6 39 (27.27%) VPN
7 38 (26.57%) Finance
8 34 (23.78%) PRINCE2
9 33 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (21.68%) ITIL
10 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (20.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
11 30 (20.98%) .NET
11 30 (20.98%) MS Visio
12 29 (20.28%) C#
13 28 (19.58%) TCP/IP
14 26 (18.18%) Cisco
14 26 (18.18%) Change Management
14 26 (18.18%) Windows 7
15 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (16.78%) DNS
15 24 (16.78%) WAN
15 24 (16.78%) SQL
16 23 (16.08%) MCSE
16 23 (16.08%) SharePoint
16 23 (16.08%) Citrix
16 23 (16.08%) VMware
17 22 (15.38%) SLA
17 22 (15.38%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (16.08%) SharePoint
2 21 (14.69%) Lotus Domino
3 20 (13.99%) IIS
4 17 (11.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (11.89%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (9.79%) MS Exchange
6 7 (4.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.10%) Lync
11 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.70%) SAS
12 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 62 (43.36%) MS Excel
2 30 (20.98%) MS Visio
3 12 (8.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Academy Housing
1 5 (3.50%) arcHouse
2 2 (1.40%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.40%) Agresso
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.70%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Office 365
1 3 (2.10%) SaaS
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.37%) Firewall
2 39 (27.27%) VPN
3 28 (19.58%) TCP/IP
4 24 (16.78%) DNS
4 24 (16.78%) WAN
5 22 (15.38%) LAN
6 20 (13.99%) DHCP
7 19 (13.29%) SAN
7 19 (13.29%) SSL
8 18 (12.59%) OSPF
8 18 (12.59%) BGP
9 17 (11.89%) EIGRP
9 17 (11.89%) MPLS
9 17 (11.89%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (11.89%) Wireless
10 15 (10.49%) RIP
10 15 (10.49%) DWDM
10 15 (10.49%) HSRP
11 5 (3.50%) Network Security
12 4 (2.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.29%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.70%) MS Access
6 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.70%) DB2
6 1 (0.70%) OLAP
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.59%) JIRA
3 8 (5.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (2.80%) Toad
4 4 (2.80%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 38 (26.57%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Banking
3 9 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
4 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) Analyst
2 28 (19.58%) Developer
3 22 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 19 (13.29%) Network Support
5 15 (10.49%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.79%) PC Support
6 14 (9.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 13 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
8 12 (8.39%) PC Support Engineer
8 12 (8.39%) Network Specialist
8 12 (8.39%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (8.39%) PC Engineer
9 10 (6.99%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Business Manager
10 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Graduate
11 5 (3.50%) Business Project Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.80%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
1 30 (20.98%) .NET
2 18 (12.59%) Web Services
3 17 (11.89%) XML
3 17 (11.89%) HTML
4 8 (5.59%) WCF
4 8 (5.59%) jQuery
5 5 (3.50%) CSS
6 4 (2.80%) NHibernate
6 4 (2.80%) Middleware
6 4 (2.80%) XSD
6 4 (2.80%) XSLT
6 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.80%) Silverlight
6 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.80%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.29%) SecurID
2 17 (11.89%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.80%) Wiki
4 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.40%) Replication
5 2 (1.40%) Firmware
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) iSeries
6 1 (0.70%) LPAR
6 1 (0.70%) AS400
6 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.27%) Windows
2 33 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (20.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 17 (11.89%) VMS
5 17 (11.89%) Android
5 17 (11.89%) Windows Phone 8
5 17 (11.89%) Windows Phone
6 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.50%) UNIX
7 5 (3.50%) Linux
8 4 (2.80%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.78%) PRINCE2
2 31 (21.68%) ITIL
3 26 (18.18%) Change Management
4 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (15.38%) Project Management
6 20 (13.99%) Service Delivery
7 17 (11.89%) Process Improvement
8 16 (11.19%) Network Management
8 16 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (10.49%) PRINCE
10 14 (9.79%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (5.59%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.59%) Migration
11 8 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.90%) Change Control
12 7 (4.90%) CRM
12 7 (4.90%) B2B
12 7 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.90%) Load Balancing
13 6 (4.20%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.28%) C#
2 24 (16.78%) SQL
3 13 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 9 (6.29%) VB
4 9 (6.29%) VB6
5 8 (5.59%) C++
6 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.10%) C
9 1 (0.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 31 (21.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (16.08%) MCSE
3 20 (13.99%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (13.29%) CCNP
5 12 (8.39%) Degree
6 5 (3.50%) A+ Certification
6 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.80%) CIPD
7 4 (2.80%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.80%) MCITP
7 4 (2.80%) ISEB
7 4 (2.80%) ECDL
7 4 (2.80%) MCT
7 4 (2.80%) HND
7 4 (2.80%) MCP
8 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.10%) CCNA
8 3 (2.10%) MCTS
9 2 (1.40%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 18 (12.59%) XenApp
3 17 (11.89%) vSphere
4 16 (11.19%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.20%) Terminal Services
5 6 (4.20%) ISA Server
6 5 (3.50%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (2.80%) UAG
8 1 (0.70%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.70%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (11.89%) Backup Exec
1 17 (11.89%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (10.49%) HP NNM
3 4 (2.80%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.70%) SCCM
5 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 85 (59.44%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.18%) Cisco
3 23 (16.08%) Citrix
3 23 (16.08%) VMware
4 21 (14.69%) Lotus
5 20 (13.99%) Symantec
6 19 (13.29%) Juniper
6 19 (13.29%) F5
7 18 (12.59%) HP
8 17 (11.89%) Clearswift
8 17 (11.89%) McAfee
9 9 (6.29%) Business Objects
10 7 (4.90%) Civica
11 6 (4.20%) SAP
12 5 (3.50%) Oracle
12 5 (3.50%) Northgate
12 5 (3.50%) Comino
12 5 (3.50%) Capita
12 5 (3.50%) Orchard
12 5 (3.50%) Anite
Luton
Streamline Connections
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
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Luton, Bedfordshire
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