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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 18 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.60% 4.07% 2.66%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 24.68% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 8
Average salary £37,250 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.61% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £42,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
63 77 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.11% 16.49% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 51
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 31 July 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Luton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
2 34 (64.15%) Windows
3 30 (56.60%) MS Excel
4 19 (35.85%) C
4 19 (35.85%) Mathematics
4 19 (35.85%) Office 365
5 18 (33.96%) Degree
6 17 (32.08%) SQL
7 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
7 15 (28.30%) Windows 8
8 14 (26.42%) .NET
9 13 (24.53%) ITIL
9 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (22.64%) CSS
10 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
10 12 (22.64%) VB
10 12 (22.64%) C#
10 12 (22.64%) HTML
10 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
10 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
11 11 (20.75%) Client/Server
11 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
12 10 (18.87%) Windows XP
12 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
13 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
13 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
13 9 (16.98%) Citrix
13 9 (16.98%) Project Management
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (16.98%) SDLC

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (56.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SAN
2 4 (7.55%) Intranet
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) DHCP
3 3 (5.66%) iSCSI
3 3 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.89%) ADSL
4 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Lumira
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Danish Language
3 2 (3.77%) French Language
3 2 (3.77%) German Language
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Help Desk Support
3 9 (16.98%) Support Technician
3 9 (16.98%) Help Desk Technician
3 9 (16.98%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Change Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) PMO Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) AWS Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Manager
8 3 (5.66%) IT Trainer
8 3 (5.66%) Trainer
8 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 12 (22.64%) CSS
2 12 (22.64%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
4 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 7 (13.21%) HTML5
4 7 (13.21%) CSS3
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.66%) JSON
6 3 (5.66%) XML
6 3 (5.66%) Middleware
6 3 (5.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Mathematics
2 11 (20.75%) Client/Server
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) PMI
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows 8
3 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
4 10 (18.87%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.21%) Android
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 2000
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Vista
7 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) Waterfall
3 9 (16.98%) SDLC
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) Release Management
4 7 (13.21%) Time Management
5 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (9.43%) Line Management
5 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
5 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Service Management
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) UML
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) C
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) VB
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MOS
3 2 (3.77%) MCTS
3 2 (3.77%) MCP
3 2 (3.77%) MCSA
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.77%) DFS Replication
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Citrix
3 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) Cognos
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau
7 1 (1.89%) ExactTarget