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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 10 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 13.73% 1.64% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 16.67% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £23,000 £31,800 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.67% +17.77%
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
9 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 17.65% 9.84% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.38%
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 2 March 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) XSLT
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Publishing
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Information Management
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 6 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 6 (50.00%) Help Desk Technician
1 6 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (8.33%) MVC
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Information Management
1 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft