The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 39 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.38% 2.39% 3.30%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 11.39% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 10
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £17,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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 Dorset region.

Applications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
130 158 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 14.61% 20.95% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 109 124 93
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MS Office
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Dorset

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Dorset

MS Office
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +12 24 £21,850 -37.57% 1
Poole +7 11 £27,750 +23.33% 1
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 46 (69.70%) MS Excel
3 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
5 22 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 20 (30.30%) VMware
7 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
8 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (24.24%) Firewall
11 15 (22.73%) Cisco
11 15 (22.73%) LAN
12 13 (19.70%) MCSA
12 13 (19.70%) Degree
13 12 (18.18%) Citrix
14 11 (16.67%) DNS
14 11 (16.67%) WAN
14 11 (16.67%) SQL
14 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (15.15%) PDA
16 8 (12.12%) Backup Exec
16 8 (12.12%) DHCP
16 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
16 8 (12.12%) SAN
16 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (12.12%) Symantec
16 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (10.61%) Windows 8

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 6 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (7.58%) IIS
5 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.55%) Lync
7 2 (3.03%) Drupal
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (69.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Project
3 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visualfiles
2 2 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Firewall
2 15 (22.73%) LAN
3 11 (16.67%) DNS
3 11 (16.67%) WAN
4 8 (12.12%) DHCP
4 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.12%) SAN
5 7 (10.61%) Intranet
6 5 (7.58%) VLAN
7 4 (6.06%) VPN
8 3 (4.55%) ADSL
8 3 (4.55%) IPsec
8 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.03%) VoIP
10 1 (1.52%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (3.03%) MS Access
2 2 (3.03%) OLAP
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.58%) Back Office
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.09%) IT Support
5 6 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.58%) Lead Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) PC Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) IT Technician
9 2 (3.03%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) PDA
2 7 (10.61%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.58%) Linux
7 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
2 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 6 (9.09%) Manual Testing
2 6 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (7.58%) ITIL
3 5 (7.58%) Project Management
3 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.55%) ERP
4 3 (4.55%) Migration
4 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.55%) Time Management
4 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.03%) Business Analytics
5 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.03%) Analytics
5 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (19.70%) MCSA
2 13 (19.70%) Degree
3 7 (10.61%) MCSE
3 7 (10.61%) MCP
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.09%) MCITP
4 6 (9.09%) ISEB
5 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.06%) A+ Certification
7 3 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) MCTS
9 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) XenApp
3 3 (4.55%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 6 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.30%) VMware
3 15 (22.73%) Cisco
4 12 (18.18%) Citrix
5 8 (12.12%) Symantec
6 6 (9.09%) Clearswift
6 6 (9.09%) NetApp
6 6 (9.09%) Lotus
6 6 (9.09%) Avaya
6 6 (9.09%) Panasonic
7 5 (7.58%) SonicWALL
7 5 (7.58%) Veeam
7 5 (7.58%) EMC
8 3 (4.55%) HP
8 3 (4.55%) Sophos
9 2 (3.03%) Cognos
9 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle
9 2 (3.03%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.52%) Adobe
Poole, Dorset
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £11,000 per year
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