The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 66 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.23% 4.31% 2.34%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 25.49% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 37 19
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
154 153 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.53% 16.92% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 140 143 118
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

MS Office
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Cheltenham +8 40 £31,500 +26.00% 2
Gloucester +24 12 £35,000 -12.50% 4
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 75 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 58 (50.88%) Windows
3 39 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (32.46%) MS Excel
5 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
6 30 (26.32%) ERP
7 29 (25.44%) SQL
8 28 (24.56%) Finance
9 26 (22.81%) Citrix
10 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
13 20 (17.54%) IIS
13 20 (17.54%) Client/Server
13 20 (17.54%) Windows 7
14 18 (15.79%) XenApp
14 18 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (15.79%) VMware
15 17 (14.91%) ITIL
15 17 (14.91%) MS Exchange
16 15 (13.16%) Aerospace
16 15 (13.16%) Migration
16 15 (13.16%) SCCM
17 14 (12.28%) Data Protection
17 14 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
17 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
17 14 (12.28%) Data Protection Act
17 14 (12.28%) Firewall
17 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 20 (17.54%) IIS
2 17 (14.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.14%) Lync
5 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.51%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (32.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) Firewall
2 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.02%) DHCP
3 8 (7.02%) LAN
3 8 (7.02%) DNS
4 7 (6.14%) WAN
5 6 (5.26%) VPN
5 6 (5.26%) SAN
5 6 (5.26%) Wireless
6 4 (3.51%) FTP
6 4 (3.51%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.51%) VLAN
7 2 (1.75%) Broadband
7 2 (1.75%) VoIP
7 2 (1.75%) Internet
7 2 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.88%) RFID
8 1 (0.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.39%) ClearQuest
1 5 (4.39%) MSI
1 5 (4.39%) InstallShield
1 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.65%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.39%) Military
5 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.75%) Advertising
6 2 (1.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (42.98%) Analyst
2 31 (27.19%) Support Analyst
3 14 (12.28%) SQL DBA
3 14 (12.28%) DBA
3 14 (12.28%) Systems Support
4 13 (11.40%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Systems Support Analyst
6 11 (9.65%) Administrator
7 9 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) IT Administrator
10 5 (4.39%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (4.39%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.51%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) COM
2 7 (6.14%) .NET
3 5 (4.39%) HTML
4 4 (3.51%) SAP Smart Forms
4 4 (3.51%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.88%) Ajax
5 1 (0.88%) HTML5
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (17.54%) Client/Server
3 14 (12.28%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (12.28%) N-Tier
4 8 (7.02%) Clustering
5 6 (5.26%) CMDB
6 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.63%) PDA
8 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) Wiki
9 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.88%) iSeries
9 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.88%) AS400
9 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.88%) Windows
2 39 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (17.54%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) ERP
2 18 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (14.91%) ITIL
4 15 (13.16%) Migration
5 14 (12.28%) Data Protection
5 14 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (12.28%) Data Modelling
6 10 (8.77%) Time Management
7 9 (7.89%) Service Management
8 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.39%) Change Control
10 5 (4.39%) Validation
10 5 (4.39%) CRM
11 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.51%) Project Management
11 4 (3.51%) Software Licensing
12 3 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) SQL
2 14 (12.28%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.14%) Java
4 2 (1.75%) C
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.88%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) C++
5 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.51%) MCSE
4 4 (3.51%) CCA
4 4 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) MCTS
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.88%) CCENT
6 1 (0.88%) CCNA
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCP
6 1 (0.88%) HNC
6 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.79%) XenApp
3 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.14%) XenDesktop
5 7 (6.14%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (3.51%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.88%) vSphere
8 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (13.16%) SCCM
2 8 (7.02%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.14%) SCOM
4 6 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 75 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.81%) Citrix
3 18 (15.79%) VMware
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle
5 6 (5.26%) SAP
5 6 (5.26%) Websense
5 6 (5.26%) Symantec
5 6 (5.26%) Veeam
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco
6 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.75%) Sophos
7 1 (0.88%) AppSense
7 1 (0.88%) Syclo
7 1 (0.88%) Renesas
7 1 (0.88%) Freescale
7 1 (0.88%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.88%) McAfee
7 1 (0.88%) Apple
7 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
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