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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 78 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 55 76 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.78% 3.90% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 25.46% 22.89% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 48
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £20,000 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,850 £42,500 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
216 332 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.90% 17.04% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 168 252 207
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £22,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Bristol

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 69 (51.49%) MS Excel
2 65 (48.51%) Windows
3 64 (47.76%) Microsoft
4 48 (35.82%) Active Directory
5 37 (27.61%) Finance
5 37 (27.61%) SQL
6 36 (26.87%) ITIL
7 32 (23.88%) Change Management
8 30 (22.39%) SQL Server
9 28 (20.90%) Windows 7
10 27 (20.15%) Firewall
10 27 (20.15%) Project Management
11 26 (19.40%) VMware
11 26 (19.40%) SLA
11 26 (19.40%) SharePoint
12 24 (17.91%) Legal
13 22 (16.42%) PRINCE2
14 21 (15.67%) Degree
15 20 (14.93%) VPN
16 19 (14.18%) MS Project
16 19 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (13.43%) Line Management
18 17 (12.69%) LAN
18 17 (12.69%) WAN
18 17 (12.69%) APMP
18 17 (12.69%) PMP
18 17 (12.69%) PMI Certification
18 17 (12.69%) MCP
18 17 (12.69%) Citrix
18 17 (12.69%) PMI

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 26 (19.40%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.45%) IIS
3 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 69 (51.49%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.18%) MS Project
3 5 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.49%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.75%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.15%) Firewall
2 20 (14.93%) VPN
3 17 (12.69%) LAN
3 17 (12.69%) WAN
4 14 (10.45%) DHCP
5 13 (9.70%) VLAN
5 13 (9.70%) MPLS
6 11 (8.21%) ISDN
7 9 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.99%) DNS
9 4 (2.99%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.99%) Extranet
10 3 (2.24%) Internet
11 2 (1.49%) SAN
12 1 (0.75%) Intranet
12 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 37 (27.61%) Finance
2 24 (17.91%) Legal
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.99%) Law
5 3 (2.24%) Advertising
5 3 (2.24%) German Language
6 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Analyst
2 23 (17.16%) Support Engineer
3 22 (16.42%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.45%) Service Manager
4 14 (10.45%) Service Desk Manager
5 11 (8.21%) Developer
6 10 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.72%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (6.72%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Trainer
10 6 (4.48%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) IT Trainer
11 5 (3.73%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) .NET
2 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.48%) XML
4 4 (2.99%) WCF
4 4 (2.99%) WPF
5 3 (2.24%) Web Services
6 2 (1.49%) HTML
6 2 (1.49%) CSS
7 1 (0.75%) SOAP
7 1 (0.75%) XSLT
7 1 (0.75%) Ajax
7 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.75%) JSON
7 1 (0.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.69%) PMI
3 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.22%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.48%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.48%) E-Learning
6 5 (3.73%) EPoS
7 3 (2.24%) Social Media
7 3 (2.24%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.49%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.49%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.75%) NLPG
9 1 (0.75%) Statistics
9 1 (0.75%) GIS
9 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (48.51%) Windows
2 28 (20.90%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.96%) Windows XP
5 9 (6.72%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.49%) Linux
8 2 (1.49%) UNIX
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.87%) ITIL
2 32 (23.88%) Change Management
3 27 (20.15%) Project Management
4 22 (16.42%) PRINCE2
5 18 (13.43%) Line Management
6 16 (11.94%) Service Management
7 15 (11.19%) Mentoring
7 15 (11.19%) Coaching
7 15 (11.19%) Problem Management
8 14 (10.45%) CRM
9 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
9 13 (9.70%) ITSM
9 13 (9.70%) Supply Chain Management
9 13 (9.70%) Software Deployment
10 9 (6.72%) Network Design
10 9 (6.72%) Load Balancing
11 7 (5.22%) Workflow
12 6 (4.48%) Software Testing
12 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.61%) SQL
2 12 (8.96%) C#
3 6 (4.48%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.48%) C
4 5 (3.73%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.49%) VBA
5 2 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (0.75%) Java
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) Uniface
6 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) Degree
2 17 (12.69%) APMP
2 17 (12.69%) PMP
2 17 (12.69%) PMI Certification
2 17 (12.69%) MCP
3 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.21%) MCSE
5 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.48%) CCNA
7 5 (3.73%) CCA
7 5 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.73%) MCSA
8 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.49%) HNC
9 2 (1.49%) HND
9 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.75%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (35.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.21%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) WSUS
1 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.40%) VMware
3 17 (12.69%) Citrix
4 13 (9.70%) Cisco
5 5 (3.73%) Metastorm
6 3 (2.24%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle
7 2 (1.49%) Cognos
7 2 (1.49%) Adobe
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) Intel
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.75%) Juniper
8 1 (0.75%) CA
8 1 (0.75%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.75%) ESRI
8 1 (0.75%) LexisNexis
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