The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 33 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.82% 3.51% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 28.21% 22.86% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 16
Average salary £45,000 £31,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,100 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
MS Office
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Applications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
117 105 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.11% 15.35% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 95 94 108
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MS Office
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cardiff region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Cardiff

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 41 (73.21%) MS Excel
2 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.86%) Finance
4 23 (41.07%) Windows
5 19 (33.93%) SQL
5 19 (33.93%) Degree
6 17 (30.36%) Project Management
6 17 (30.36%) MS Project
7 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (25.00%) .NET
8 14 (25.00%) PRINCE2
9 11 (19.64%) ITIL
9 11 (19.64%) XML
9 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
9 11 (19.64%) C#
9 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
9 11 (19.64%) CRM
9 11 (19.64%) PRINCE
9 11 (19.64%) APMP
10 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
10 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (17.86%) HTML
10 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
11 9 (16.07%) Migration
11 9 (16.07%) Banking
12 7 (12.50%) Back Office
12 7 (12.50%) Firewall
12 7 (12.50%) Internet
12 7 (12.50%) Business Transformation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Lync
2 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 41 (73.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (30.36%) MS Project
3 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
1 7 (12.50%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) VoIP
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.86%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
2 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) PMO Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Junior
6 4 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Project Support Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) XML
3 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
3 10 (17.86%) HTML
3 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.36%) J2EE
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) XSD
5 1 (1.79%) WCF
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) PMI
3 3 (5.36%) AS400
3 3 (5.36%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.79%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Project Management
2 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 11 (19.64%) CRM
4 11 (19.64%) PRINCE
5 9 (16.07%) Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 7 (12.50%) SDLC
7 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
8 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL V2
9 4 (7.14%) Dependency Management
9 4 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.14%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
2 11 (19.64%) C#
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.79%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) COBOL
4 1 (1.79%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) APMP
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
3 5 (8.93%) MCSA
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) MCTS
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) CCA
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) WSUS
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco
4 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec
5 2 (3.57%) McAfee
5 2 (3.57%) BT
5 2 (3.57%) Avaya
5 2 (3.57%) Lotus
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
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