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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 55 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 29 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 3.03% 3.36%
As % of the Applications category 19.33% 21.98% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 20
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% +2.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,750 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
150 91 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.67% 13.77% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 139 84 90
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

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 2 September 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 52 (82.54%) Microsoft
2 49 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 27 (42.86%) Degree
4 26 (41.27%) SQL
5 24 (38.10%) Finance
6 23 (36.51%) Windows
7 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
7 22 (34.92%) PRINCE2
8 18 (28.57%) Project Management
9 17 (26.98%) .NET
9 17 (26.98%) HTML
9 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.40%) C#
10 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
10 16 (25.40%) XML
10 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET
10 16 (25.40%) CRM
10 16 (25.40%) PRINCE
10 16 (25.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (25.40%) Banking
10 16 (25.40%) APMP
10 16 (25.40%) AngularJS
11 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (19.05%) Migration
12 12 (19.05%) Back Office
12 12 (19.05%) Business Transformation
12 12 (19.05%) Internet
13 11 (17.46%) MS Project
13 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.29%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.46%) MS Project
3 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.40%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 16 (25.40%) Banking
3 12 (19.05%) Back Office
4 6 (9.52%) Legal
5 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Project Manager
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
1 16 (25.40%) .NET Developer
1 16 (25.40%) C# Developer
1 16 (25.40%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) PMO Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Tester
4 5 (7.94%) Software Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (4.76%) IT Trainer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Trainer
7 2 (3.17%) Junior
7 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) HTML
1 17 (26.98%) .NET
2 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET
2 16 (25.40%) XML
2 16 (25.40%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.59%) DWR
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) PMI
2 3 (4.76%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.59%) iSeries
4 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) PRINCE2
2 18 (28.57%) Project Management
3 16 (25.40%) PRINCE
3 16 (25.40%) CRM
4 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.05%) Migration
5 12 (19.05%) Business Transformation
6 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.29%) ITIL
7 9 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.35%) Matrix Management
10 4 (6.35%) Use Case
10 4 (6.35%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (6.35%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.40%) C#
3 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 16 (25.40%) APMP
3 8 (12.70%) PMI Certification
4 5 (7.94%) ISEB
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.76%) ECDL
5 3 (4.76%) MCSA
5 3 (4.76%) CCNA
6 2 (3.17%) MCP
6 2 (3.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 52 (82.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Citrix
2 2 (3.17%) Avaya
2 2 (3.17%) Cognos
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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