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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 73 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 12 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.65% 3.29% 6.96%
As % of the Applications category 11.43% 26.76% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 32
Average salary £21,750 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £17,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £35,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
105 71 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 14.42% 12.28% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 97 59 66
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 12 £21,750 -13.00% 1
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (68.33%) Windows
3 40 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 34 (56.67%) SQL
4 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 28 (46.67%) .NET
6 28 (46.67%) C#
7 26 (43.33%) IIS
8 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET
9 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (31.67%) MCSE
10 19 (31.67%) MCSA
11 9 (15.00%) VBA
12 8 (13.33%) WinForms
13 7 (11.67%) Project Management
13 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
13 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
14 5 (8.33%) Finance
14 5 (8.33%) Validation
14 5 (8.33%) VMware
14 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
14 5 (8.33%) Time Management
14 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (8.33%) Marketing
14 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (6.67%) Degree
15 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 26 (43.33%) IIS
2 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Project
2 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) LAN
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) VoIP
3 2 (3.33%) FTP
3 2 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
4 1 (1.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.67%) Subversion
2 3 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.67%) JMeter
4 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
1 5 (8.33%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Analyst
2 25 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 14 (23.33%) Applications Support
3 14 (23.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support
8 3 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Developer
8 3 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (13.33%) WinForms
4 3 (5.00%) Ajax
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) WPF
4 3 (5.00%) jQuery
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (5.00%) FusionCharts
4 3 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) Struts
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Replication
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) EPoS
2 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Handset
3 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 41 (68.33%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.67%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Project Management
2 5 (8.33%) Validation
2 5 (8.33%) Time Management
2 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (6.67%) QMS
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (5.00%) CRM
4 3 (5.00%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) MVC
4 3 (5.00%) SEO
4 3 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.00%) Line Management
5 2 (3.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (3.33%) Product Management
5 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Web Development
5 2 (3.33%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) SQL
2 28 (46.67%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) VBA
4 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) C
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) VB
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (31.67%) MCSE
2 19 (31.67%) MCSA
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) MCDST
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) AAT
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) VMware
3 4 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (5.00%) Telerik
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Veeam
5 2 (3.33%) EMC
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) Toshiba
6 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.67%) Google