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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 62 37
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 35 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.67% 2.39% 5.60%
As % of the Applications category 29.91% 12.06% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 25
Average salary £31,250 £33,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £16,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
117 141 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.62% 19.83% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 100 111 124
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 September 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 September 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 +11 20 £21,850 -32.76%
Poole +7 8 £45,000 +100.00% 4
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 44 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 41 (62.12%) Microsoft
4 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 21 (31.82%) Windows 7
6 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
7 18 (27.27%) VMware
8 17 (25.76%) SQL
9 16 (24.24%) Degree
10 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
10 13 (19.70%) Cisco
10 13 (19.70%) Firewall
11 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (18.18%) LAN
12 11 (16.67%) MCSA
12 11 (16.67%) Project Management
12 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (15.15%) Citrix
14 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (12.12%) SAN
15 8 (12.12%) DNS
15 8 (12.12%) WAN
16 7 (10.61%) DHCP
16 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
16 7 (10.61%) MCP
16 7 (10.61%) MCSE
16 7 (10.61%) Intranet
16 7 (10.61%) Problem Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (7.58%) IIS
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.06%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.06%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.55%) Lync
6 2 (3.03%) Drupal
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Project
2 5 (7.58%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (4.55%) Visualfiles
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) Firewall
2 12 (18.18%) LAN
3 8 (12.12%) SAN
3 8 (12.12%) DNS
3 8 (12.12%) WAN
4 7 (10.61%) DHCP
4 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.61%) Intranet
5 4 (6.06%) VLAN
5 4 (6.06%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) ADSL
6 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.55%) IPsec
7 1 (1.52%) 3G
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (6.06%) OLAP
2 4 (6.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.58%) Back Office
2 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) IT Support
6 5 (7.58%) Lead Tester
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) PDA
1 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Smartcard
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.06%) Firmware
3 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.58%) Linux
7 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Project Management
2 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
2 7 (10.61%) Time Management
3 6 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
3 6 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 5 (7.58%) ITIL
4 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (6.06%) Business Analytics
5 4 (6.06%) Analytics
5 4 (6.06%) Data Management
5 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) VBA
3 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (16.67%) MCSA
4 7 (10.61%) MCP
4 7 (10.61%) MCSE
5 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 6 (9.09%) MCITP
5 6 (9.09%) ISEB
6 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.06%) A+ Certification
8 3 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.52%) MCTS
9 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) XenApp
3 3 (4.55%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (6.06%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (62.12%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.27%) VMware
3 13 (19.70%) Cisco
4 10 (15.15%) Citrix
5 6 (9.09%) Symantec
6 5 (7.58%) EMC
6 5 (7.58%) SonicWALL
6 5 (7.58%) Veeam
7 4 (6.06%) Panasonic
7 4 (6.06%) Business Objects
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle
7 4 (6.06%) Cognos
7 4 (6.06%) Avaya
7 4 (6.06%) NetApp
7 4 (6.06%) Lotus
7 4 (6.06%) Clearswift
7 4 (6.06%) Hyperion
8 3 (4.55%) Sophos
8 3 (4.55%) HP
9 2 (3.03%) Ab Initio
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