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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 61 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.96% 3.77% 3.24%
As % of the Applications category 31.44% 26.42% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 29
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £28,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £22,300 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
194 159 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.79% 14.26% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 168 145 142
Average salary £35,000 £35,676 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% +9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,250 £47,300
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +12 41 £45,000 +45.16% 4
Newport +3 13 £35,000 +48.93%
Bridgend 0 6 £18,500 -49.31% 2
Caerphilly +9 1 £36,000 +9.09%
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 82 (76.64%) Microsoft
2 67 (62.62%) MS Excel
3 46 (42.99%) Windows
4 36 (33.64%) Finance
5 30 (28.04%) SQL
6 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
6 27 (25.23%) ITIL
7 24 (22.43%) Migration
7 24 (22.43%) Degree
7 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (19.63%) PRINCE2
8 21 (19.63%) Project Management
9 19 (17.76%) .NET
10 18 (16.82%) T-SQL
11 17 (15.89%) C#
11 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
11 17 (15.89%) MS Project
11 17 (15.89%) XML
11 17 (15.89%) CRM
12 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET
12 16 (14.95%) HTML
12 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
12 16 (14.95%) AngularJS
13 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
13 15 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (13.08%) Business Analysis
14 14 (13.08%) APMP
14 14 (13.08%) PRINCE
15 13 (12.15%) Citrix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (12.15%) Lync
2 8 (7.48%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.87%) SAS
5 2 (1.87%) IIS
5 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 67 (62.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.89%) MS Project
3 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Office 365
2 5 (4.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) Internet
1 10 (9.35%) Firewall
2 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.67%) DNS
3 5 (4.67%) LAN
3 5 (4.67%) DHCP
3 5 (4.67%) NetScaler
4 4 (3.74%) Multicast
4 4 (3.74%) Unicast
4 4 (3.74%) IGMP
4 4 (3.74%) RTSP
4 4 (3.74%) SNMP
5 3 (2.80%) VoIP
5 3 (2.80%) WAN
5 3 (2.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.93%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 36 (33.64%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Back Office
4 3 (2.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Project Manager
2 16 (14.95%) Developer
2 16 (14.95%) .NET Developer
2 16 (14.95%) C# Developer
2 16 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (11.21%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.48%) Architect
4 8 (7.48%) Service Analyst
4 8 (7.48%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Financial Business Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) PMO Manager
6 6 (5.61%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Coordinator
7 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.76%) .NET
2 17 (15.89%) XML
3 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET
3 16 (14.95%) HTML
3 16 (14.95%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.74%) CGI
5 2 (1.87%) J2EE
6 1 (0.93%) XSD
6 1 (0.93%) COM
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) WCF
6 1 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) PMI
3 7 (6.54%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.67%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.67%) Clustering
5 4 (3.74%) Statistics
5 4 (3.74%) DTV
6 3 (2.80%) GIS
7 2 (1.87%) AS400
7 2 (1.87%) CMDB
7 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.99%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) UNIX
4 3 (2.80%) Solaris
4 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) ITIL
2 24 (22.43%) Migration
3 21 (19.63%) PRINCE2
3 21 (19.63%) Project Management
4 17 (15.89%) CRM
5 15 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (13.08%) Business Analysis
6 14 (13.08%) PRINCE
7 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.35%) Business Transformation
9 8 (7.48%) SDLC
9 8 (7.48%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (7.48%) Change Management
10 6 (5.61%) Service Management
10 6 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.67%) Product Management
11 5 (4.67%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.74%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.04%) SQL
2 18 (16.82%) T-SQL
3 17 (15.89%) C#
3 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.74%) Perl
4 4 (3.74%) Korn
5 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.87%) VB
5 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) VB6
6 1 (0.93%) C++
6 1 (0.93%) COBOL
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Degree
2 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
3 14 (13.08%) APMP
4 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (7.48%) PMI Certification
6 8 (7.48%) MCSA
7 7 (6.54%) CCNA
7 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.67%) MCSE
8 5 (4.67%) MCITP
9 2 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.87%) MCTS
10 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) CCA
10 1 (0.93%) CCNP
10 1 (0.93%) MCP
10 1 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 5 (4.67%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.48%) XenApp
3 5 (4.67%) vSphere
4 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (76.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.15%) Citrix
3 12 (11.21%) VMware
4 8 (7.48%) Cisco
5 7 (6.54%) Remedy
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle
7 4 (3.74%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.80%) Avaya
8 3 (2.80%) McAfee
8 3 (2.80%) BT
8 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.80%) Computacenter
8 3 (2.80%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.80%) Veeam
8 3 (2.80%) Dell
9 2 (1.87%) Symantec
9 2 (1.87%) BMC
9 2 (1.87%) Lotus
10 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
South Wales
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £260000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension & training
Posted: 24 days ago