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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 52 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 17 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.70% 3.68% 3.31%
As % of the Applications category 19.32% 20.79% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 8
Average salary £31,500 £27,500 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £16,000 £18,625
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
88 101 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.99% 17.69% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 85 48
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 10 (27.78%) MS Project
4 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
5 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
5 7 (19.44%) Windows
5 7 (19.44%) LAN
5 7 (19.44%) DHCP
5 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 7 (19.44%) ISEB
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (16.67%) ClearQuest
6 6 (16.67%) MPLS
6 6 (16.67%) BGP
6 6 (16.67%) Telnet
6 6 (16.67%) VPN
6 6 (16.67%) WAN
6 6 (16.67%) CCNP
6 6 (16.67%) CCIP
6 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.67%) SSH
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) Advertising
6 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.78%) Lync
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Project
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) LAN
1 7 (19.44%) DHCP
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) SSH
2 6 (16.67%) MPLS
2 6 (16.67%) BGP
2 6 (16.67%) Telnet
2 6 (16.67%) VPN
2 6 (16.67%) WAN
2 6 (16.67%) HSRP
2 6 (16.67%) PuTTY
2 6 (16.67%) SecureCRT
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.78%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Junior
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
2 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Release Management
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISEB
1 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) CCNP
2 6 (16.67%) CCIP
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) APMG
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CISA
5 1 (2.78%) CISM
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Juniper
2 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) T-Plan
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata
5 1 (2.78%) Casewise
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 23 days ago