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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 54 54 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 45 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.78% 3.54% 2.00%
As % of the Applications category 26.95% 26.19% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 15
Average salary £27,000 £31,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,900 £21,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
167 126 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.02% 13.52% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 136 116 130
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
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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 0 23 £27,000 -12.90% 4
Bridgend - 8 £31,000 -
Caerphilly +10 6 £25,500 -22.72% 1
Torfaen - 4 - -
Newport -19 3 £27,250 +21.11% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 67 (69.79%) Microsoft
2 58 (60.42%) MS Excel
3 40 (41.67%) Windows
4 23 (23.96%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (20.83%) ITIL
6 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
6 19 (19.79%) Finance
7 18 (18.75%) MS Project
8 17 (17.71%) SQL
8 17 (17.71%) Project Management
9 15 (15.63%) Degree
10 14 (14.58%) Windows 7
11 13 (13.54%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (13.54%) Cisco
11 13 (13.54%) Citrix
12 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
12 12 (12.50%) VMware
13 11 (11.46%) Linux
13 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
13 11 (11.46%) Lync
14 10 (10.42%) Office 365
14 10 (10.42%) LAN
14 10 (10.42%) Windows XP
14 10 (10.42%) Firewall
14 10 (10.42%) Project Planning
14 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
15 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.38%) Blackberry

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 11 (11.46%) Lync
2 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.08%) CMS
6 2 (2.08%) SAS
6 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 58 (60.42%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.75%) MS Project
3 13 (13.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.08%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) LAN
1 10 (10.42%) Firewall
2 8 (8.33%) WAN
3 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.21%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.17%) SNMP
6 4 (4.17%) Multicast
6 4 (4.17%) Internet
6 4 (4.17%) IGMP
6 4 (4.17%) RTSP
6 4 (4.17%) DNS
6 4 (4.17%) DHCP
7 3 (3.13%) RIP
7 3 (3.13%) VoIP
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (3.13%) OSPF
7 3 (3.13%) BGP
7 3 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) Big Data
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.04%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.08%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Automotive
3 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Analyst
2 10 (10.42%) Project Manager
2 10 (10.42%) Business Analyst
2 10 (10.42%) Service Analyst
2 10 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (8.33%) Architect
4 6 (6.25%) Junior
4 6 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 6 (6.25%) IT Support
5 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (5.21%) Coordinator
5 5 (5.21%) Trainer
5 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.17%) Administrator
6 4 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
6 4 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) CSS
3 5 (5.21%) HTML
4 4 (4.17%) CGI
5 3 (3.13%) XML
5 3 (3.13%) J2EE
5 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.08%) COM
7 1 (1.04%) XSD
7 1 (1.04%) Web Services
7 1 (1.04%) Ajax
7 1 (1.04%) WCF
7 1 (1.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.21%) Clustering
5 4 (4.17%) DTV
5 4 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.13%) GIS
6 3 (3.13%) AS400
7 2 (2.08%) Statistics
7 2 (2.08%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.08%) CMDB
7 2 (2.08%) Copywriting
7 2 (2.08%) Social Network
8 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.04%) iPhone
8 1 (1.04%) iSeries
8 1 (1.04%) iPad
8 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (14.58%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.46%) Linux
4 10 (10.42%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.17%) Android
6 4 (4.17%) UNIX
7 3 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) ITIL
2 17 (17.71%) Project Management
3 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.42%) Project Planning
6 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.29%) Migration
8 7 (7.29%) Change Control
9 6 (6.25%) Matrix Management
9 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.21%) Change Management
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.21%) Product Management
11 4 (4.17%) Test Management
11 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.17%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.17%) Perl
2 4 (4.17%) Korn
3 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.08%) VB
3 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (1.04%) C++
4 1 (1.04%) COBOL
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) Python
4 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.04%) VB6
4 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.25%) CCNP
5 6 (6.25%) CCNA
6 5 (5.21%) MCSA
6 5 (5.21%) MCITP
7 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (4.17%) MCSE
8 3 (3.13%) CCSE
8 3 (3.13%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.13%) ISEB
9 2 (2.08%) CCA
9 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.08%) MCTS
9 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.04%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (19.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.33%) XenApp
3 5 (5.21%) vSphere
4 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (69.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) Citrix
2 13 (13.54%) Cisco
3 12 (12.50%) VMware
4 9 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.33%) McAfee
6 6 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 6 (6.25%) Juniper
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle
7 4 (4.17%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.17%) Remedy
8 3 (3.13%) Dell
8 3 (3.13%) Computacenter
8 3 (3.13%) Websense
8 3 (3.13%) BT
8 3 (3.13%) Aruba
8 3 (3.13%) F5
8 3 (3.13%) Lumension
8 3 (3.13%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.08%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + £300pm on call, 25 days a/l, pension
Posted: 27 days ago