The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 24 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.84% 7.61% 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 39.34% 39.44% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 14
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £21,200 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
MS Office
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Applications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
61 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.38% 19.29% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 53 58 62
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MS Office
Salary Trend in Luton

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Luton

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Luton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (44.19%) Office 365
4 18 (41.86%) ITIL
4 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
5 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
6 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
6 16 (37.21%) Project Management
6 16 (37.21%) Advertising
7 14 (32.56%) VMware
8 12 (27.91%) Operations Management
8 12 (27.91%) SCCM
8 12 (27.91%) SCOM
8 12 (27.91%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (27.91%) XenApp
8 12 (27.91%) XenDesktop
8 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (27.91%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (27.91%) Amazon S3
8 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (27.91%) Citrix
8 12 (27.91%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (27.91%) Web Services
8 12 (27.91%) Java
8 12 (27.91%) LDAP
9 11 (25.58%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) Windows
10 9 (20.93%) JIRA
10 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (11.63%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.65%) Confluence
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) Office 365
2 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (27.91%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (27.91%) Amazon S3
2 12 (27.91%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) LDAP
2 7 (16.28%) Intranet
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 7 (16.28%) ClearQuest
2 7 (16.28%) LoadRunner
3 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
3 6 (13.95%) JMeter
3 6 (13.95%) Selenium
3 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) ProC
6 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 16 (37.21%) Advertising
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Citrix Specialist
3 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Service Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Unix Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Developer
9 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
10 2 (4.65%) Resource Manager
10 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Web Services
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) CSS3
3 4 (9.30%) HTML5
3 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Unix
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) ITIL
2 16 (37.21%) Project Management
3 12 (27.91%) Operations Management
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Release Management
5 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.30%) BPMN
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Use Case
7 4 (9.30%) Validation
8 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.65%) CMMI
9 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.63%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) AWK
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) COBOL
6 1 (2.33%) Korn
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) sed
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (13.95%) Degree
3 6 (13.95%) HP ASE
3 6 (13.95%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.95%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) APMP
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.91%) XenApp
2 12 (27.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) SCCM
1 12 (27.91%) SCOM
2 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Planview
5 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com