The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 36 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 2 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.64% 3.29% 8.06%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 63.64% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 18
Median salary £21,500 £22,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5 11 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 4.10% 5.16% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 30
Median salary £27,500 £22,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% -1.47%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Bedford

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bedford.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (22.22%) Local Government
7 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) VBScript
7 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (22.22%) CRM

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Server Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle