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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 27 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 62 83 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.51% 7.18% 4.52%
As % of the Applications category 34.83% 31.92% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 60 75 43
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% +25.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
178 260 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.68% 22.49% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 154 224 263
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,700 £24,646
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -7 20 £36,850 -7.87% 2
Bedford -5 12 £27,500 +7.84% 1
Dunstable -18 8 £40,175 -5.47%
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (67.41%) Microsoft
2 76 (56.30%) MS Excel
3 53 (39.26%) Windows
4 40 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 38 (28.15%) TCP/IP
6 35 (25.93%) C
6 35 (25.93%) Mathematics
7 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 30 (22.22%) Time Management
8 29 (21.48%) SQL
9 27 (20.00%) ITIL
10 25 (18.52%) Finance
11 24 (17.78%) Change Management
11 24 (17.78%) Project Management
12 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (16.30%) Degree
13 19 (14.07%) DNS
13 19 (14.07%) DHCP
13 19 (14.07%) MS Visio
13 19 (14.07%) MS Exchange
13 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (11.85%) VMware
14 16 (11.85%) Cisco
14 16 (11.85%) Office 365
15 15 (11.11%) HTML
16 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (9.63%) VB
17 13 (9.63%) .NET
17 13 (9.63%) Citrix
17 13 (9.63%) Coaching

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (14.07%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.70%) Apache
6 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.74%) Confluence
9 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 76 (56.30%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.07%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Office 365
2 2 (1.48%) IaaS
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (28.15%) TCP/IP
2 19 (14.07%) DHCP
2 19 (14.07%) DNS
3 12 (8.89%) Firewall
4 10 (7.41%) OSPF
4 10 (7.41%) BGP
5 9 (6.67%) VPN
5 9 (6.67%) SSL
6 8 (5.93%) DWDM
6 8 (5.93%) MPLS
6 8 (5.93%) EIGRP
6 8 (5.93%) Wireless
6 8 (5.93%) RIP
6 8 (5.93%) VRRP
6 8 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (5.93%) HSRP
7 7 (5.19%) SAN
8 6 (4.44%) LDAP
9 5 (3.70%) LAN
10 4 (2.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.74%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.74%) QlikView
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.74%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.19%) JIRA
3 5 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.48%) Toad
6 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.74%) VersaTest
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.96%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (42.22%) Analyst
2 18 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Service Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.89%) Technical Support
5 12 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.41%) Developer
6 10 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (6.67%) Help Desk Technician
7 9 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 9 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Technician
8 8 (5.93%) Customer Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Service Desk Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) HTML
2 13 (9.63%) .NET
3 12 (8.89%) CSS
4 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 7 (5.19%) jQuery
5 7 (5.19%) HTML5
5 7 (5.19%) CSS3
6 5 (3.70%) XML
7 4 (2.96%) Middleware
8 3 (2.22%) Ajax
8 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.22%) JSON
9 2 (1.48%) Web Services
10 1 (0.74%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.93%) Mathematics
2 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.15%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.70%) LPAR
6 5 (3.70%) PMI
7 2 (1.48%) NHS
7 2 (1.48%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.48%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.74%) Statistics
8 1 (0.74%) Photography
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.26%) Windows
2 12 (8.89%) Windows 8
3 11 (8.15%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.19%) UNIX
6 7 (5.19%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.44%) Linux
8 5 (3.70%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.70%) AIX
8 5 (3.70%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.70%) Android
8 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.22%) Time Management
2 27 (20.00%) ITIL
3 24 (17.78%) Project Management
3 24 (17.78%) Change Management
4 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.63%) Waterfall
6 13 (9.63%) Coaching
7 12 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.41%) SDLC
8 10 (7.41%) Software Deployment
9 9 (6.67%) Network Management
9 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.93%) Network Design
10 8 (5.93%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.19%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.19%) Release Management
12 6 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.93%) C
2 29 (21.48%) SQL
3 13 (9.63%) VB
4 12 (8.89%) C#
5 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.44%) Java
7 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.48%) VBA
10 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) CCNP
2 11 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (5.19%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.19%) MCSA
4 5 (3.70%) MCP
4 5 (3.70%) MCSE
4 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.70%) LPIC
5 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.96%) CCNA
6 3 (2.22%) VCP5
7 2 (1.48%) CCDP
7 2 (1.48%) ISEB
7 2 (1.48%) PMP
7 2 (1.48%) MOS
8 1 (0.74%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 9 (6.67%) QA
3 5 (3.70%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 40 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.15%) VMware ESX
3 9 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (6.67%) ISA Server
4 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.70%) PowerHA
6 4 (2.96%) XenApp
7 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.22%) vSphere
8 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) WSUS
2 9 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (5.93%) HP NNM
4 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.74%) SCCM
5 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (67.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.85%) Cisco
2 16 (11.85%) VMware
3 13 (9.63%) Citrix
4 11 (8.15%) Intel
5 10 (7.41%) HP
5 10 (7.41%) McAfee
6 8 (5.93%) Juniper
7 6 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.96%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.96%) Tieto
8 4 (2.96%) F5
9 3 (2.22%) Oracle
10 2 (1.48%) Adobe
11 1 (0.74%) SAP
11 1 (0.74%) Cognos
11 1 (0.74%) Dell
11 1 (0.74%) EMC
11 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.74%) Symantec
Luton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + 20% Bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago