The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 2.00% 2.09% 4.05%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 12.90% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £30,500 £27,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.96% -8.47%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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 Newport region.

Applications Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 20.00% 16.23% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 21
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

MS Office
Salary Trend in Newport

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Newport

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newport 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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Business Analysis
3 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) Data Modelling
4 15 (57.69%) ISEB
4 15 (57.69%) Waterfall
5 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (42.31%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) Advertising
8 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
9 7 (26.92%) Degree
9 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) Validation
10 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
10 6 (23.08%) iSeries
11 5 (19.23%) LAN
12 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
12 4 (15.38%) IBM
12 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
13 3 (11.54%) QA
13 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
13 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
13 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
13 3 (11.54%) Use Case
13 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
13 3 (11.54%) CESG

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newport 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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) QlikView
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Advertising
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Change Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) iSeries
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) CESG
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Business Analysis
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Data Modelling
3 15 (57.69%) Waterfall
4 14 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
4 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 6 (23.08%) Validation
8 3 (11.54%) Network Design
8 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
8 3 (11.54%) Use Case
9 2 (7.69%) BCP
9 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) Data Security
9 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) ISEB
2 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) HNC
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Intel Security
3 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
4 2 (7.69%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (7.69%) Kaspersky
4 2 (7.69%) Sage
4 2 (7.69%) Sophos
4 2 (7.69%) VMware