The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 76 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 53 58 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.76% 3.37% 3.30%
As % of the Applications category 24.77% 22.14% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 50 42
Average salary £30,750 £27,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.84% -9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,950 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
MS Office
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
214 262 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.16% 15.21% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 172 214 218
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MS Office
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bristol region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Bristol

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 78 (59.54%) Microsoft
2 76 (58.02%) Windows
3 63 (48.09%) MS Excel
4 56 (42.75%) Active Directory
5 43 (32.82%) Windows 7
6 37 (28.24%) SQL
7 33 (25.19%) ITIL
8 28 (21.37%) SLA
9 27 (20.61%) Finance
9 27 (20.61%) VMware
10 25 (19.08%) SQL Server
11 24 (18.32%) .NET
11 24 (18.32%) SharePoint
12 23 (17.56%) Firewall
12 23 (17.56%) Degree
13 20 (15.27%) Change Management
13 20 (15.27%) VPN
14 19 (14.50%) Legal
15 18 (13.74%) Project Management
16 17 (12.98%) Citrix
16 17 (12.98%) LAN
16 17 (12.98%) WAN
16 17 (12.98%) PRINCE2
17 16 (12.21%) CRM
17 16 (12.21%) C#
17 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (12.21%) Coaching
18 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (11.45%) Management Information System
18 15 (11.45%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 24 (18.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.87%) IIS
4 8 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.53%) Lync
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.76%) WorkSite
Applications
1 63 (48.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.69%) MS Project
3 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.56%) Firewall
2 20 (15.27%) VPN
3 17 (12.98%) LAN
3 17 (12.98%) WAN
4 12 (9.16%) MPLS
4 12 (9.16%) VLAN
5 10 (7.63%) ISDN
6 9 (6.87%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.11%) DHCP
8 5 (3.82%) IP Telephony
8 5 (3.82%) Internet
9 4 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.29%) DNS
11 2 (1.53%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.76%) Extranet
12 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) MS Access
6 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.76%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 27 (20.61%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Legal
3 6 (4.58%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.82%) Law
4 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Military
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) German Language
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (23.66%) Analyst
2 25 (19.08%) Support Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Developer
4 16 (12.21%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.16%) Service Manager
5 12 (9.16%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Service Desk Manager
6 11 (8.40%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) IT Support
7 10 (7.63%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.63%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Service Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.58%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.58%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) .NET
2 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.11%) WCF
4 7 (5.34%) WPF
4 7 (5.34%) XML
5 4 (3.05%) HTML
6 3 (2.29%) Web Services
7 2 (1.53%) CSS
7 2 (1.53%) XSL
8 1 (0.76%) XHTML
8 1 (0.76%) WinForms
8 1 (0.76%) Ajax
8 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.76%) jQuery
8 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.76%) J2EE
8 1 (0.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Management Information System
1 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.92%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.58%) PMI
4 5 (3.82%) EPoS
5 4 (3.05%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.05%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) iPad
7 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (58.02%) Windows
2 43 (32.82%) Windows 7
3 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (10.69%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.58%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.29%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) ITIL
2 20 (15.27%) Change Management
3 18 (13.74%) Project Management
4 17 (12.98%) PRINCE2
5 16 (12.21%) CRM
5 16 (12.21%) Coaching
6 13 (9.92%) Problem Management
6 13 (9.92%) Service Management
7 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
7 12 (9.16%) Software Deployment
8 11 (8.40%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.40%) ITSM
9 10 (7.63%) Workflow
10 7 (5.34%) Line Management
11 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.82%) Quality Management
12 5 (3.82%) Performance Management
12 5 (3.82%) Supply Chain Management
12 5 (3.82%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (3.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.24%) SQL
2 16 (12.21%) C#
3 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.58%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.53%) VBA
6 2 (1.53%) Java
6 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Degree
2 15 (11.45%) MCP
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.58%) APMP
4 6 (4.58%) MCSE
4 6 (4.58%) PMP
4 6 (4.58%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.82%) MCSA
5 5 (3.82%) CCA
5 5 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.29%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.29%) VCP4
7 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.53%) HNC
7 2 (1.53%) HND
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.37%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (42.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (59.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.61%) VMware
3 17 (12.98%) Citrix
4 11 (8.40%) Cisco
5 6 (4.58%) CA
6 4 (3.05%) Metastorm
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle
8 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.53%) SAP
8 2 (1.53%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.53%) Adobe
8 2 (1.53%) HP
9 1 (0.76%) Intel
9 1 (0.76%) Apple
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec
9 1 (0.76%) McAfee
9 1 (0.76%) Meridio
9 1 (0.76%) Meraki
9 1 (0.76%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.76%) Hummingbird
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