Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 68 49
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 38 52 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.47% 3.28% 5.50%
As % of the Applications category 32.76% 50.98% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 109
Bedfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £26,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -25.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,200 £19,750
90th Percentile £52,625 £57,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +3.33%

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 116 102 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.58% 6.43% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 99 88 171
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.98% +4.49% +18.18%
10th Percentile £21,900 £21,175 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £81,625 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +4.48% +3.08%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Luton +22 20 £31,000 +37.78% 1
Bedford +15 7 £25,000 +11.11%
Dunstable -25 5 £29,000 +11.54% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £25,000 - 1
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
4 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 10
6 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.42%) VPN
8 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) Citrix
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) MCP
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
10 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
10 4 (10.53%) Office 365
10 4 (10.53%) Data Management
10 4 (10.53%) Degree
10 4 (10.53%) Finance
10 4 (10.53%) Legal
10 4 (10.53%) Adobe
10 4 (10.53%) CRM
10 4 (10.53%) DNS
10 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.53%) SAP
11 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
11 3 (7.89%) WAN
11 3 (7.89%) DHCP
11 3 (7.89%) Games

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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) VPN
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) Skype
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Legal
2 3 (7.89%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.79%) Support Technician
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (10.53%) IT Technician
5 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Flash
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Project Management
2 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.53%) CRM
2 4 (10.53%) Data Management
3 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.89%) Global Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Master Data Management
3 3 (7.89%) People Management
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.89%) Quality Management
3 3 (7.89%) Resource Management
3 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) Hardware Maintenance
4 2 (5.26%) High Availability
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) R
2 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.63%) VBA
2 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) MCP
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.26%) MCTS
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) APMP
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) vSphere
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Talend
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) CA
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) CommVault
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) FalconStor
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy