The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 31 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.95% 3.65% 6.08%
As % of the Applications category 23.85% 18.80% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 35
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,604 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,100 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
South West

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

Applications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
130 117 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 16.58% 19.44% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 113 105 89
Average salary £29,712 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.10% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,850 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MS Office
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Somerset

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Somerset

MS Office
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -14 12 £27,500 -20.28% 1
Taunton +4 7 £31,500 +33.02% 3
Yeovil - 5 £27,500 - 1
Street - 3 £45,000 -
Weston-super-Mare -1 2 £30,090 -19.76%
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
3 19 (35.19%) PRINCE2
4 16 (29.63%) Windows
5 14 (25.93%) Finance
6 13 (24.07%) ITIL
6 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
7 12 (22.22%) MS Project
7 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.37%) SQL
9 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 10 (18.52%) Project Management
9 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 8 (14.81%) C#
11 8 (14.81%) HTML
11 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
11 8 (14.81%) .NET
11 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
12 7 (12.96%) Time Management
13 6 (11.11%) Degree
13 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (11.11%) Firewall
13 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
13 6 (11.11%) Linux
13 6 (11.11%) SLA
14 5 (9.26%) Cisco

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (24.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.22%) MS Project
3 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) WAN
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (7.41%) DHCP
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) FTP
4 3 (5.56%) SAN
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 3 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) IPv4
6 1 (1.85%) IPv6
6 1 (1.85%) VoIP
6 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
1 5 (9.26%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Developer
1 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Junior
4 5 (9.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Field Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Junior Project Support Officer
5 4 (7.41%) Project Support Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Project Officer
5 4 (7.41%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (7.41%) Programme Planner
5 4 (7.41%) Support Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) XSLT
2 5 (9.26%) jQuery
2 5 (9.26%) HTML5
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
4 3 (5.56%) Android
4 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) UNIX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) PRINCE2
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL
3 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Time Management
6 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.41%) Change Control
8 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.56%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.56%) Software Licensing
9 3 (5.56%) User Stories
10 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) C#
2 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) ABAP
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
4 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.26%) CCNA
5 4 (7.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Kerio MailServer
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Xen
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco
2 5 (9.26%) Avaya
2 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
2 5 (9.26%) NetScout
2 5 (9.26%) F5
2 5 (9.26%) Riverbed
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
3 4 (7.41%) HP
4 3 (5.56%) Apple
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) NEC
4 3 (5.56%) Mitel
4 3 (5.56%) SonicWALL
4 3 (5.56%) ProCurve
4 3 (5.56%) Infor
4 3 (5.56%) Kerio
5 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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