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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 50 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.77% 8.47% 6.87%
As % of the Applications category 21.21% 47.44% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 17
Average salary £34,500 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,700 £15,060
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £38,200 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
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
33 78 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.35% 17.85% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25 73 40
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £23,200 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £44,000 £52,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 5 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Time Management
4 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
6 8 (27.59%) Change Management
6 8 (27.59%) Service Management
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) BCP
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
7 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (24.14%) Defect Management
7 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
7 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
9 5 (17.24%) Business Development
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 4 (13.79%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) C#
10 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
10 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
10 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
10 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
11 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (68.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) WiX
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Service Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Recruitment Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Trainee
3 6 (20.69%) Trainee Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Account Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Development
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Infrastructure
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Projects
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Software Development Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) XML Messaging
3 2 (6.90%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.45%) COM
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Time Management
2 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
3 8 (27.59%) BCP
3 8 (27.59%) Change Management
3 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
4 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 7 (24.14%) Defect Management
4 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (24.14%) Incident Management
4 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
5 5 (17.24%) Business Development
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Wealth Management
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
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