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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 20 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 9.26% 3.41% 3.29%
As % of the Applications category 43.48% 16.39% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 15
Average salary £32,000 £24,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.61% -59.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £56,400 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
46 61 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 21.30% 20.82% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 81
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Luton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 25 (44.64%) MS Excel
4 23 (41.07%) SQL
5 22 (39.29%) C#
5 22 (39.29%) .NET
5 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
6 16 (28.57%) HTML
6 16 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (26.79%) Degree
8 14 (25.00%) XML
8 14 (25.00%) MS Visio
9 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
10 12 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (21.43%) Change Management
10 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (19.64%) Business Objects
11 11 (19.64%) ITIL
11 11 (19.64%) Finance
12 10 (17.86%) Web Services
13 9 (16.07%) C++
13 9 (16.07%) Windows
13 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
13 9 (16.07%) Project Management
13 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (14.29%) VB
14 8 (14.29%) IIS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.29%) IIS
3 6 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.57%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (44.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Agresso
1 5 (8.93%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
1 3 (5.36%) DHCP
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) VoIP
2 2 (3.57%) xDSL
2 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 2 (3.57%) SMTP
2 2 (3.57%) ATM
2 2 (3.57%) ISDN
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) MPLS
2 2 (3.57%) OSPF
2 2 (3.57%) BGP
2 2 (3.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Wireless
2 2 (3.57%) Frame Relay
3 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (3.57%) OLAP
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Change Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Cognos Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Developer
6 5 (8.93%) TM1 Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Business Project Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Business Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) Programmer
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
1 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
2 16 (28.57%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) XML
4 10 (17.86%) Web Services
5 6 (10.71%) WCF
5 6 (10.71%) jQuery
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (7.14%) CSS
6 4 (7.14%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.57%) J2EE
7 2 (3.57%) XSD
7 2 (3.57%) XSLT
7 2 (3.57%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.79%) Qt
8 1 (1.79%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) SecurID
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Change Management
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) Project Management
5 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Service Management
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.71%) Release Management
7 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.14%) B2B
9 4 (7.14%) B2C
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 22 (39.29%) C#
3 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 9 (16.07%) C++
6 8 (14.29%) VB
6 8 (14.29%) VB6
7 3 (5.36%) Java
8 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) VBA
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Business Objects
3 7 (12.50%) Cognos
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Avaya
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) Veritas
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus
7 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix
7 2 (3.57%) Symantec
7 2 (3.57%) Websense
7 2 (3.57%) BT
7 2 (3.57%) 3Com
7 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 2 (3.57%) Brocade
7 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL