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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 40 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 28 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.91% 4.56% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 30.43% 36.36% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 8
Average salary £19,200 £25,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.20% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £47,500 £24,400
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
92 55 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.41% 12.53% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 72 46 62
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £25,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +13 24 £17,500 -30.00% 1
Bury St Edmunds +7 2 £38,750 +72.22%
Felixstowe - 1 £24,000 -
Lowestoft - 1 £18,000 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 53 (91.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (56.90%) MS Excel
3 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
4 24 (41.38%) Windows
5 20 (34.48%) SQL
6 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
7 17 (29.31%) Windows XP
8 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
9 14 (24.14%) Degree
10 11 (18.97%) Apple
10 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (15.52%) Sophos
12 9 (15.52%) HP
12 9 (15.52%) DHCP
12 9 (15.52%) VPN
12 9 (15.52%) DNS
12 9 (15.52%) MCP
12 9 (15.52%) Bugzilla
12 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
12 9 (15.52%) QA
12 9 (15.52%) JIRA
12 9 (15.52%) SonicWALL
12 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
12 9 (15.52%) iPad
13 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
14 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.07%) ISEB
15 6 (10.34%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (56.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) DHCP
1 9 (15.52%) VPN
1 9 (15.52%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) Wireless
3 4 (6.90%) IPsec
3 4 (6.90%) DMVPN
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (6.90%) WAN
3 4 (6.90%) MPLS
3 4 (6.90%) BGP
3 4 (6.90%) EIGRP
3 4 (6.90%) TACACS
3 4 (6.90%) VLAN
3 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.45%) SMTP
4 2 (3.45%) LDAP
4 2 (3.45%) Broadband
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (1.72%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.72%) QlikView
1 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Bugzilla
1 9 (15.52%) JIRA
2 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.72%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) IT Support
3 12 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Support Assistant
4 9 (15.52%) IT Support Assistant
4 9 (15.52%) IT Assistant
5 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support
6 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) WSH
2 1 (1.72%) WPF
2 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) iPad
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.45%) EPoS
4 2 (3.45%) PDA
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Online Games
5 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) Windows XP
3 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
2 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
3 6 (10.34%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Workflow
4 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (8.62%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.90%) Line Management
5 4 (6.90%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) MCP
3 7 (12.07%) ISEB
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.72%) HND
6 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Cacti
1 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 53 (91.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Apple
3 9 (15.52%) HP
3 9 (15.52%) Sophos
3 9 (15.52%) SonicWALL
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.90%) Riverbed
5 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.17%) VMware
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe
Ipswich, Suffolk
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