The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 47 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 15 43 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.49% 4.76% 7.05%
As % of the Applications category 30.61% 54.43% 56.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 40 67
Median salary £25,500 £46,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% +46.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £18,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £65,000 £47,500
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 49 79 140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 8.13% 8.75% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 75 119
Median salary £41,750 £50,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.50% +56.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 11 £28,000 -56.92% 2
Bedford +8 2 £21,500 -2.27%
Dunstable -9 1 £29,000 -38.94%
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) Citrix
6 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Change Management
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.14%) Time Management
8 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
8 6 (17.14%) .NET
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.14%) SDLC
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) DHCP
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) Release Management
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) Local Government
10 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) Skype
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.86%) QlikView
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) IT Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) IT Support
3 5 (14.29%) Release Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (11.43%) IT Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) VB Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) HTML5
2 3 (8.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.86%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) PDA
4 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) SDLC
3 6 (17.14%) Time Management
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) Release Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Product Management
5 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
5 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Coaching
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Identity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.57%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
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