The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 54 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.80% 3.78% 4.90%
As % of the Applications category 26.60% 21.93% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 34
Average salary £31,000 £29,000 £29,694
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,950 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
MS Office
Wales

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

Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
203 187 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.04% 17.22% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 186 179 134
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MS Office
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

MS Office Salary Trend in South Wales

MS Office
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in South Wales

MS Office
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 31 £30,000 +26.31% 5
Bridgend +17 6 £39,000 -
Newport +1 6 £21,000 -27.58%
Torfaen -6 3 - - 1
Caerphilly - 3 £31,000 -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 62 (69.66%) Microsoft
2 52 (58.43%) MS Excel
3 32 (35.96%) Windows
4 20 (22.47%) Windows 7
5 17 (19.10%) SQL
5 17 (19.10%) Finance
6 16 (17.98%) Degree
6 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (16.85%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (15.73%) Business Analysis
9 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
9 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
10 12 (13.48%) MS Project
10 12 (13.48%) Cisco
10 12 (13.48%) Project Management
11 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.36%) ITIL
11 11 (12.36%) Windows XP
11 11 (12.36%) LAN
12 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
12 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
13 9 (10.11%) WAN
13 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
13 9 (10.11%) Project Planning
14 8 (8.99%) Linux
14 8 (8.99%) CCNP
14 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (8.99%) Juniper
14 8 (8.99%) McAfee
14 8 (8.99%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (58.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (13.48%) MS Project
4 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.25%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) LAN
2 9 (10.11%) WAN
3 8 (8.99%) Firewall
3 8 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (6.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (6.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (6.74%) RIP
4 6 (6.74%) OSPF
4 6 (6.74%) BGP
5 5 (5.62%) Internet
6 2 (2.25%) DNS
6 2 (2.25%) DHCP
7 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.62%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.37%) Big Data
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.12%) MS Access
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.12%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.12%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Automotive
2 4 (4.49%) Legal
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Billing
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Analyst
2 12 (13.48%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.74%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) IT Support
5 6 (6.74%) Escalation Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Trainer
6 5 (5.62%) Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.49%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Junior
8 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) HTML
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
1 5 (5.62%) CSS
2 3 (3.37%) XML
2 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.12%) COM
3 1 (1.12%) J2EE
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.49%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.49%) iPhone
4 2 (2.25%) iPad
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.25%) CMDB
4 2 (2.25%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.25%) Social Network
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) AS400
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Windows
2 20 (22.47%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.36%) Windows XP
4 8 (8.99%) Linux
5 7 (7.87%) Android
6 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Business Analysis
2 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
3 12 (13.48%) Project Management
4 11 (12.36%) ITIL
5 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.11%) Project Planning
6 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.87%) Change Control
8 6 (6.74%) Network Design
8 6 (6.74%) Matrix Management
9 5 (5.62%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.62%) Coaching
10 4 (4.49%) Line Management
10 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.37%) Information Security
11 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.37%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
2 4 (4.49%) VB
2 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.49%) VB6
3 3 (3.37%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) VBA
5 1 (1.12%) C#
5 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.99%) CCNP
3 6 (6.74%) CCSE
3 6 (6.74%) JNCIS
3 6 (6.74%) ISEB
3 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.25%) CCNA
6 2 (2.25%) CCA
6 2 (2.25%) MCSA
6 2 (2.25%) APMG
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (69.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Cisco
3 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.99%) Blue Coat
4 8 (8.99%) Juniper
4 8 (8.99%) McAfee
5 6 (6.74%) Websense
5 6 (6.74%) SonicWALL
5 6 (6.74%) Aruba
5 6 (6.74%) F5
5 6 (6.74%) Lumension
6 4 (4.49%) Apple
7 3 (3.37%) Citrix
7 3 (3.37%) T-Plan
8 2 (2.25%) Twitter
8 2 (2.25%) Casewise
8 2 (2.25%) Google
8 2 (2.25%) Remedy
8 2 (2.25%) Adobe
8 2 (2.25%) VMware
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Bron Avon Housing
Salary: £25,391 to £29,502- Pro rata
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago