Period
to 21 November 2019

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 6 months to 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 39 56
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 24 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.71% 5.40% 3.61%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 67.06% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 52
Bedfordshire median annual salary £25,250 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.88% +37.93% +11.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £53,625
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +7.14%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 72 85 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.14% 8.05% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 60 66 101
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +9.33% -9.64%
10th Percentile £23,650 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -5.80%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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 6 months to 21 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -21 6 £22,500 -55.00% 4
Luton +2 5 £23,500 -44.71% 4
Dunstable -10 3 £23,500 -17.56%
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) UML
4 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Workshop Facilitation
5 6 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Azure
5 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) BPMN
6 5 (20.83%) Retail
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) Use Case
6 5 (20.83%) Office 365
6 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) User Stories
6 5 (20.83%) Traceability Matrix
6 5 (20.83%) Sequence Diagram
6 5 (20.83%) Wireframes
6 5 (20.83%) Decision-Making
7 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) ITSM

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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Azure
2 5 (20.83%) Office 365
3 3 (12.50%) AWS
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (8.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) ADSL
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) IT Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Accountant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Accountant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Accountant
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) CSS3
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) Sass
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) iSeries
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) OS/400
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) UML
1 7 (29.17%) Workshop Facilitation
2 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (20.83%) BPMN
3 5 (20.83%) Decision-Making
3 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) Sequence Diagram
3 5 (20.83%) Traceability Matrix
3 5 (20.83%) Use Case
3 5 (20.83%) User Stories
3 5 (20.83%) Wireframes
4 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) ITSM
4 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Veeam
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) Tableau
3 2 (8.33%) Zerto
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) SAP