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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 24 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.82% 1.02% 3.92%
As % of the Applications category 35.82% 9.84% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 20
Average salary £26,000 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £32,150 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £33,500 £35,450
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
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
67 61 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.45% 10.39% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 86
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,200 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +11 11 £27,500 -16.03% 4
Taunton +10 6 £23,000 -27.67%
Yeovil - 2 £37,500 -
Street - 2 £19,500 -
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 49 (79.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (48.39%) MS Excel
3 16 (25.81%) Windows
4 15 (24.19%) Finance
5 12 (19.35%) LAN
5 12 (19.35%) WAN
5 12 (19.35%) SLA
6 11 (17.74%) Firewall
7 10 (16.13%) Banking
7 10 (16.13%) NetScout
7 10 (16.13%) Cisco
7 10 (16.13%) DHCP
7 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
7 10 (16.13%) Project Management
7 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (16.13%) CCNA
7 10 (16.13%) Avaya
7 10 (16.13%) DNS
7 10 (16.13%) Time Management
7 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
7 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 10 (16.13%) Rational Performance Tester
7 10 (16.13%) Riverbed
7 10 (16.13%) F5
8 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
8 9 (14.52%) VPN
8 9 (14.52%) MS Project
9 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
10 7 (11.29%) SQL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Lync
3 1 (1.61%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.61%) Sage 1000
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) LAN
1 12 (19.35%) WAN
2 11 (17.74%) Firewall
3 10 (16.13%) DNS
3 10 (16.13%) DHCP
4 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.52%) VPN
5 3 (4.84%) SAN
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 3 (4.84%) LDAP
5 3 (4.84%) FTP
5 3 (4.84%) VoIP
5 3 (4.84%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.23%) SMTP
6 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.23%) QSIG
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Support Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Field Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Help Desk Technician
4 6 (9.68%) IT Support
4 6 (9.68%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (9.68%) Support Technician
4 6 (9.68%) Coordinator
4 6 (9.68%) Junior
5 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.84%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) XSLT
2 1 (1.61%) jQuery
2 1 (1.61%) HTML5
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Streaming Video
3 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X Server
5 3 (4.84%) Android
5 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Project Management
1 10 (16.13%) Time Management
2 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.68%) Change Management
4 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.45%) Resource Management
5 4 (6.45%) Data Management
6 3 (4.84%) ITIL
6 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.84%) Analytics
6 3 (4.84%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (4.84%) Software Licensing
7 2 (3.23%) Change Control
7 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.23%) Memory Management
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.61%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.61%) CAD
8 1 (1.61%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) CCNA
1 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) VCP4
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Kerio MailServer
3 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (79.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Cisco
2 10 (16.13%) Avaya
2 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
2 10 (16.13%) NetScout
2 10 (16.13%) Riverbed
2 10 (16.13%) F5
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Mitel
4 3 (4.84%) NEC
4 3 (4.84%) Apple
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) Kerio
4 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
4 3 (4.84%) ProCurve
4 3 (4.84%) Infor
5 2 (3.23%) Siemens
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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