The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 21 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.33% 6.59% 6.28%
As % of the Applications category 33.87% 32.73% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £21,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £48,900 £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -2.45%
MS Office
Gloucestershire

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

Applications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
62 55 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.67% 20.15% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 57 48 19
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,200 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MS Office
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Cheltenham

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (49.06%) Finance
3 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
4 22 (41.51%) Windows
5 18 (33.96%) SQL
6 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
7 14 (26.42%) IIS
8 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (22.64%) Change Management
10 11 (20.75%) Firewall
10 11 (20.75%) Client/Server
10 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
11 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (16.98%) Service Management
12 9 (16.98%) Project Management
12 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (15.09%) Time Management
13 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (15.09%) N-Tier
13 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
13 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
13 8 (15.09%) COM
13 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
13 8 (15.09%) Migration
13 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (13.21%) ITIL
14 7 (13.21%) BCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 14 (26.42%) IIS
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.66%) Lync
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) Wireless
2 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.43%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) IPv4
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) SMTP
3 3 (5.66%) DHCP
3 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) VoIP
3 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MSI
1 3 (5.66%) InstallShield
1 3 (5.66%) ClearQuest
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) DBA
2 8 (15.09%) SQL DBA
3 7 (13.21%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server DBA
3 7 (13.21%) Service Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Account Manager
5 5 (9.43%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Trainee
5 5 (9.43%) Trainee Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Recruitment Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) COM
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) Middleware
3 2 (3.77%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.89%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.75%) Client/Server
3 8 (15.09%) N-Tier
3 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (9.43%) Clustering
5 3 (5.66%) CMDB
5 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.77%) PDA
7 1 (1.89%) GIS
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Change Management
2 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
3 9 (16.98%) Service Management
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (15.09%) Time Management
4 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (15.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
4 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.09%) Migration
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) BCP
5 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.32%) Business Continuity
6 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) CCA
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) XenApp
3 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) vMotion
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
2 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) Dell
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) Cognos
5 2 (3.77%) Veeam
5 2 (3.77%) Symantec
5 2 (3.77%) Websense
6 1 (1.89%) Computacenter