The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 54 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.17% 3.16% 3.64%
As % of the Applications category 41.86% 17.82% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 19
Average salary £22,016 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.93% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,125 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
MS Office
East of England

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

Applications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
129 101 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.90% 17.72% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 87 79 64
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MS Office
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Suffolk

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Suffolk

MS Office
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Ipswich +22 45 £20,400 -22.28% 2
Bury St Edmunds +14 5 £22,016 +6.10%
Lowestoft - 1 £21,000 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 73 (91.25%) Microsoft
2 50 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 35 (43.75%) Windows
4 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
5 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
5 26 (32.50%) Degree
6 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
6 25 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 24 (30.00%) SQL
7 24 (30.00%) Windows XP
8 22 (27.50%) Workflow
9 20 (25.00%) MCP
9 20 (25.00%) Marketing
10 19 (23.75%) Broadband
10 19 (23.75%) MS PowerPoint
10 19 (23.75%) Computer Science
11 18 (22.50%) VPN
11 18 (22.50%) Apple
12 17 (21.25%) DNS
12 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (21.25%) Time Management
12 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
12 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (20.00%) DHCP
13 16 (20.00%) HP
13 16 (20.00%) Sophos
13 16 (20.00%) SonicWALL
14 10 (12.50%) ISEB
15 9 (11.25%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.75%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 50 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (23.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) Broadband
2 18 (22.50%) VPN
3 17 (21.25%) DNS
4 16 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (5.00%) Intranet
6 3 (3.75%) LAN
7 2 (2.50%) LDAP
7 2 (2.50%) SMTP
8 1 (1.25%) WAN
8 1 (1.25%) 3G
8 1 (1.25%) MPLS
8 1 (1.25%) Wireless
8 1 (1.25%) 2G
8 1 (1.25%) LTE
8 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Bugzilla
1 6 (7.50%) JIRA
1 6 (7.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 20 (25.00%) Marketing
3 5 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 14 (17.50%) IT Support
4 13 (16.25%) Support Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Desktop Support
6 9 (11.25%) Support Assistant
6 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) IT Support Assistant
6 9 (11.25%) IT Assistant
7 8 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Operations Manager
10 4 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Field Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) IT Support Technician
11 3 (3.75%) Software Support Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) WSH
2 1 (1.25%) WPF
2 1 (1.25%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.25%) iPad
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) Statistics
4 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.00%) NHS
5 3 (3.75%) EPoS
6 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) Tandem
7 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Windows
2 25 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 24 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.25%) Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Workflow
2 17 (21.25%) Time Management
3 9 (11.25%) ITIL
4 6 (7.50%) Process Management
4 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (7.50%) Supplier Management
4 6 (7.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (6.25%) Line Management
5 5 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.00%) Information Security
6 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.00%) Software Deployment
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) Degree
2 20 (25.00%) MCP
3 10 (12.50%) ISEB
4 4 (5.00%) HND
4 4 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (91.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) Apple
3 16 (20.00%) HP
3 16 (20.00%) Sophos
3 16 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 7 (8.75%) Lotus
5 5 (6.25%) BT
5 5 (6.25%) Huawei
6 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco
8 1 (1.25%) Sage
8 1 (1.25%) VMware
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