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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 8.11% 1.15% 8.00%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 16.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £23,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +27.45%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 8.11% 6.90% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Average salary £23,000 £47,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.57% +69.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £39,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £39,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 31 July 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Office Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Motorola
7 1 (7.69%) Lotus
7 1 (7.69%) Sage
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
7 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Insight Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 5 (38.46%) Office Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Motorola
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) Sage
2 1 (7.69%) VMware