The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 19 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.35% 7.47% 1.92%
As % of the Applications category 27.54% 32.67% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 7
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -20.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,600 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £57,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
69 101 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.79% 22.85% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 61 95 74
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Office
Bedfordshire

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 17 April 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Luton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 15 (46.88%) C#
3 15 (46.88%) .NET
3 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
5 12 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) MVC
7 8 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 8 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (21.88%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
9 5 (15.63%) IIS
9 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.63%) Legal
9 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.50%) WCF
10 4 (12.50%) jQuery
10 4 (12.50%) Finance
10 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (40.63%) SharePoint
2 12 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (15.63%) IIS
5 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) DTS
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Legal
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
1 8 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
1 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (12.50%) jQuery
3 4 (12.50%) WCF
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) XSD
5 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (21.88%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Demand Management
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.13%) Release Management
8 1 (3.13%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) A+ Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
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