The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 6.19% 6.78% 3.33%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 30.77% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Average salary £31,500 £23,680 £23,446
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.02% +0.99%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
Somerset

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

Applications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 11.34% 22.03% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +51.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £23,680 £23,446
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £29,600 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MS Office
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Taunton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (41.67%) XSLT
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Data Security
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Replication
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) SAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML5
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) XSLT
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Data Security
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Sage
2 4 (33.33%) Sun