The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 3.17% 0.60% 1.16%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 2.22% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,250 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
MS Office
Dorset

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

Applications Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 22.22% 27.11% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,875 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

MS Office
Salary Trend in Poole

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Poole

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Poole region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Poole

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (41.67%) VBA
5 5 (41.67%) Firmware
5 5 (41.67%) Smartcard
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Electronics
5 5 (41.67%) Data Management
5 5 (41.67%) Time Management
5 5 (41.67%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) JUnit
7 2 (16.67%) Struts
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 2 (16.67%) OO

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) Struts
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (41.67%) Smartcard
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Management
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Process Management
3 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) AWK
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Toshiba
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft