Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 46 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 +39 -41
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 51 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.89% 3.92% 2.35%
As % of the Applications category 54.26% 38.89% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 41
Bedfordshire median annual salary £36,250 £30,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.85% +17.31% -30.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,375 £56,750 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £32,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -4.76%

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 94 90 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.01% 10.08% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 71 85 76
Bedfordshire median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £55,000 £76,875
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +3.86%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -6 19 £27,500 +1.85%
Luton -20 14 £37,500 +20.97% 6
Dunstable +8 9 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
3 13 (25.49%) VMware
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 11 (21.57%) Office 365
6 10 (19.61%) Finance
7 9 (17.65%) Project Management
8 8 (15.69%) SAN
8 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
8 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 7 (13.73%) High Availability
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
9 7 (13.73%) ITIL
9 7 (13.73%) Change Management
9 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (13.73%) Firewall
9 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.73%) Task Automation
10 6 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (11.76%) CMS
10 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 6 (11.76%) HP
10 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
11 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills

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 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.92%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) HFM
1 4 (7.84%) Workday HCM
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.88%) Primavera
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Office 365
2 4 (7.84%) SaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) SAN
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) VLAN
4 3 (5.88%) RIP
4 3 (5.88%) VSAN
4 3 (5.88%) Wireless
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.96%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) Skype
6 1 (1.96%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.96%) SSL
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Ant
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Bower
2 2 (3.92%) Grunt
2 2 (3.92%) gulp
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Service Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Computer Operator
4 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) AIX Technician
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) CSS
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (5.88%) NHibernate
3 3 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (5.88%) WCF
4 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.92%) CSS3
4 2 (3.92%) Flash
4 2 (3.92%) Node.js
4 2 (3.92%) Sass
4 2 (3.92%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 6 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) iSeries
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.84%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.88%) LPAR
4 3 (5.88%) Replication
5 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.92%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.96%) Life Science
6 1 (1.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (13.73%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.84%) Linux
6 4 (7.84%) OS/400
7 3 (5.88%) AIX
7 3 (5.88%) CentOS
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) SUSE
7 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.88%) Unix
7 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Project Management
2 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Change Management
2 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (13.73%) High Availability
2 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Task Automation
2 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
3 6 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity
4 5 (9.80%) CRM
4 5 (9.80%) Data Management
4 5 (9.80%) Time Management
5 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.84%) Migration
5 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
5 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Workflow
5 4 (7.84%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) C#
2 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.92%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) VBScript
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) MCSA
1 5 (9.80%) MCSE
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.88%) LPIC
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) CCNP
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) GDPR
1 3 (5.88%) PMO
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Def Stans
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) PowerHA
4 3 (5.88%) vCloud
5 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.92%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Ansible
1 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
1 3 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) HP
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) EMC
4 5 (9.80%) Ivanti
4 5 (9.80%) NetApp
5 4 (7.84%) Hyperion
5 4 (7.84%) IBM
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) Remedy
5 4 (7.84%) Workday
6 3 (5.88%) Mitel
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Symantec
6 3 (5.88%) Veeam
6 3 (5.88%) Zerto
7 2 (3.92%) CommVault
7 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com