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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 56 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 45 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.75% 3.09% 4.06%
As % of the Applications category 22.96% 22.88% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 29
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £29,694
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,800 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
196 118 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.35% 13.52% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 171 115 106
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,375
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £42,500 £50,000
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 30 January 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 January 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
(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 -10 23 £30,000 +0.84% 6
Torfaen -10 6 - -
Bridgend +9 5 £39,000 - 1
Newport -7 4 £27,000 -6.89%
Caerphilly - 3 - - 1
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 61 (65.59%) Microsoft
2 51 (54.84%) MS Excel
3 35 (37.63%) Windows
4 20 (21.51%) Windows 7
5 18 (19.35%) Finance
5 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (18.28%) Project Management
7 16 (17.20%) Degree
8 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 15 (16.13%) MS Project
9 14 (15.05%) SQL
10 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
10 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
10 13 (13.98%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (12.90%) ITIL
11 12 (12.90%) MS Visio
12 11 (11.83%) Cisco
13 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
13 10 (10.75%) Project Planning
14 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (9.68%) Linux
14 9 (9.68%) Windows XP
14 9 (9.68%) LAN
14 9 (9.68%) Blackberry
15 8 (8.60%) CheckPoint
15 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
15 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
16 7 (7.53%) Android
16 7 (7.53%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.23%) Lync
4 2 (2.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) SAS
5 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.13%) MS Project
3 13 (13.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (12.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) LAN
2 7 (7.53%) Firewall
2 7 (7.53%) WAN
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.30%) Internet
5 3 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (3.23%) Multicast
5 3 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (3.23%) RTSP
5 3 (3.23%) IGMP
5 3 (3.23%) BGP
5 3 (3.23%) OSPF
5 3 (3.23%) RIP
5 3 (3.23%) SNMP
6 2 (2.15%) DHCP
6 2 (2.15%) DNS
6 2 (2.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.23%) Big Data
4 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.08%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Automotive
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Analyst
2 11 (11.83%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.45%) Administrator
5 6 (6.45%) IT Support
6 5 (5.38%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (5.38%) Trainer
6 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.30%) Junior
7 4 (4.30%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.30%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.23%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) CSS
1 5 (5.38%) HTML
2 4 (4.30%) .NET
3 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.15%) XML
5 1 (1.08%) J2EE
5 1 (1.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.30%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.30%) iPhone
3 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) DTV
4 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) iPad
5 2 (2.15%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.15%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.15%) Social Network
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Windows
2 20 (21.51%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.68%) Linux
3 9 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.53%) Android
5 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.15%) UNIX
7 2 (2.15%) Solaris
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Project Management
2 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
2 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
3 12 (12.90%) ITIL
4 10 (10.75%) Project Planning
5 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.53%) Change Control
8 6 (6.45%) Matrix Management
9 5 (5.38%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.30%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.30%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.30%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.30%) Line Management
10 4 (4.30%) Coaching
11 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.23%) Test Management
11 3 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) VB
3 3 (3.23%) VB6
3 3 (3.23%) Korn
3 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) Python
4 1 (1.08%) VBA
4 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.45%) CCNP
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.38%) ISEB
5 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.23%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.23%) CCSE
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.23%) CCNA
7 2 (2.15%) CCA
7 2 (2.15%) MCSA
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.15%) APMG
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) XenApp
2 3 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (65.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Cisco
3 8 (8.60%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.45%) Juniper
4 6 (6.45%) McAfee
4 6 (6.45%) Blue Coat
5 5 (5.38%) Citrix
6 4 (4.30%) Apple
6 4 (4.30%) VMware
7 3 (3.23%) F5
7 3 (3.23%) Lumension
7 3 (3.23%) SonicWALL
7 3 (3.23%) Aruba
7 3 (3.23%) Websense
7 3 (3.23%) Remedy
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle
8 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.15%) Adobe
8 2 (2.15%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.15%) Google
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