Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 52 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 57 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.35% 3.61% 3.36%
As % of the Applications category 67.86% 33.90% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 52 58
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £29,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +11.54% -25.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -9.68%

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 84 118 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.89% 10.65% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66 101 91
Bedfordshire median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -15.66% +6.41%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £81,250
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +3.40%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +14 26 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Luton -6 15 £36,250 +16.94% 8
Dunstable +8 7 £28,504 -1.71%
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (49.12%) Windows
3 19 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (31.58%) VMware
5 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
5 16 (28.07%) SAN
6 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
6 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
7 13 (22.81%) Citrix
8 12 (21.05%) ITIL
8 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
9 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
9 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
9 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
9 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
9 10 (17.54%) EMC
10 9 (15.79%) Finance
10 9 (15.79%) vSphere
11 8 (14.04%) HP
11 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (14.04%) SQL
11 8 (14.04%) Web Services
11 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (12.28%) Flash
12 7 (12.28%) Cisco
12 7 (12.28%) CommVault
12 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.28%) XenApp

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 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (5.26%) Primavera
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) SAN
2 6 (10.53%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.53%) VPN
3 5 (8.77%) DHCP
3 5 (8.77%) DNS
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (7.02%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (5.26%) RIP
5 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 3 (5.26%) Wireless
6 2 (3.51%) Network Security
7 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) Skype
7 1 (1.75%) SSL
7 1 (1.75%) VLAN
7 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) IT Support
4 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) IT Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Developer
6 5 (8.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Developer
7 4 (7.02%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) Flash
3 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) jQuery
3 5 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (8.77%) NHibernate
3 5 (8.77%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (8.77%) WCF
4 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) LPAR
5 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.51%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.51%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.75%) iSeries
6 1 (1.75%) Life Science
6 1 (1.75%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
4 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
4 10 (17.54%) Windows XP
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) Linux
7 3 (5.26%) AIX
7 3 (5.26%) CentOS
7 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.26%) SUSE
7 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.26%) Unix
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.75%) OS/400
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 5 (8.77%) Change Management
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.77%) Decision-Making
4 5 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (8.77%) MVC
4 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
4 5 (8.77%) Time Management
4 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
5 4 (7.02%) High Availability
5 4 (7.02%) Line Management
5 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (7.02%) Task Automation
6 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.26%) ERP
6 3 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C#
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.77%) VBScript
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) MCP
2 6 (10.53%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) CCNA
3 5 (8.77%) CCNP
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) MCITP
3 5 (8.77%) MCSA
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.26%) LPIC
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.51%) MCTS
5 2 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) GDPR
1 3 (5.26%) PMO
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) Def Stans
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) vSphere
3 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) XenApp
4 3 (5.26%) PowerHA
5 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Ansible
2 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Citrix
4 10 (17.54%) EMC
5 8 (14.04%) HP
6 7 (12.28%) Cisco
6 7 (12.28%) CommVault
7 4 (7.02%) McAfee
8 3 (5.26%) Mitel
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) Symantec
9 2 (3.51%) Adobe
9 2 (3.51%) CA
9 2 (3.51%) FalconStor
9 2 (3.51%) Ivanti
9 2 (3.51%) NetApp
9 2 (3.51%) SAP
10 1 (1.75%) Avaya
10 1 (1.75%) Dell
10 1 (1.75%) IBM