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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 16 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.35% 7.43% 4.25%
As % of the Applications category 26.67% 37.93% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 7
Average salary £26,250 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £48,750 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
60 58 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.07% 19.59% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 22
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £48,500
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 27 July 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (57.14%) Windows
3 21 (42.86%) SQL
4 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
4 19 (38.78%) Finance
5 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (30.61%) IIS
8 14 (28.57%) Client/Server
8 14 (28.57%) Firewall
9 12 (24.49%) Data Protection
10 11 (22.45%) Migration
10 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (20.41%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (20.41%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (20.41%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
11 10 (20.41%) COM
11 10 (20.41%) N-Tier
11 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
12 9 (18.37%) SCCM
12 9 (18.37%) VMware
13 8 (16.33%) Time Management
13 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
13 8 (16.33%) Office 365
14 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 15 (30.61%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.24%) Lync
4 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.29%) VPN
3 7 (14.29%) Wireless
4 5 (10.20%) VLAN
4 5 (10.20%) iSCSI
4 5 (10.20%) NetScaler
4 5 (10.20%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) SAN
5 3 (6.12%) LAN
5 3 (6.12%) DNS
5 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.08%) Network Security
6 2 (4.08%) IPv4
6 2 (4.08%) VoIP
6 2 (4.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (6.12%) ClearQuest
1 3 (6.12%) MSI
1 3 (6.12%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) DBA
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server DBA
2 10 (20.41%) SQL DBA
3 8 (16.33%) Account Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Help Desk Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Trainee
5 4 (8.16%) Trainee Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Recruitment Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior SQL DBA
6 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) COM
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (20.41%) N-Tier
3 10 (20.41%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (14.29%) Clustering
5 5 (10.20%) PDA
6 4 (8.16%) CMDB
7 3 (6.12%) Data Extraction
8 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
9 1 (2.04%) Wiki
9 1 (2.04%) GIS
9 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Data Protection
2 11 (22.45%) Migration
3 10 (20.41%) Data Modelling
3 10 (20.41%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (20.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (16.33%) Time Management
5 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.24%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.20%) Project Governance
8 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) ERP
8 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCSE
1 5 (10.20%) CCA
1 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.24%) XenApp
3 6 (12.24%) XenDesktop
4 5 (10.20%) vSphere
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
2 5 (10.20%) SCVMM
2 5 (10.20%) vMotion
2 5 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Citrix
4 5 (10.20%) Symantec
4 5 (10.20%) Websense
4 5 (10.20%) Veeam
5 3 (6.12%) Dell
5 3 (6.12%) Cognos
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) Computacenter