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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 54 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 43 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.53% 2.42% 2.82%
As % of the Applications category 23.12% 21.74% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 19
Average salary £27,250 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.65% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £19,700 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £63,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -1.66%
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
186 92 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.26% 11.11% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 155 87 111
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -13 23 £27,500 -19.70% 6
Torfaen - 7 - -
Bridgend - 5 £17,000 -
Caerphilly - 5 - -
Newport -15 2 £27,000 -1.81% 3
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 65 (67.01%) Microsoft
2 56 (57.73%) MS Excel
3 37 (38.14%) Windows
4 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (19.59%) Finance
6 18 (18.56%) Windows 7
6 18 (18.56%) Project Management
6 18 (18.56%) MS Project
7 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
8 16 (16.49%) SQL
8 16 (16.49%) Degree
9 15 (15.46%) Business Analysis
10 14 (14.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (14.43%) ITIL
11 13 (13.40%) MS Visio
12 12 (12.37%) Cisco
12 12 (12.37%) LAN
12 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
13 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.34%) Windows XP
13 11 (11.34%) Citrix
14 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
14 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
14 10 (10.31%) Blackberry
14 10 (10.31%) Linux
14 10 (10.31%) Project Planning
15 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.28%) WAN
16 8 (8.25%) McAfee

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (7.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (7.22%) Lync
2 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.09%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.06%) SAS
5 2 (2.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.03%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (57.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.56%) MS Project
3 14 (14.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (13.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.06%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.03%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) LAN
2 9 (9.28%) WAN
3 6 (6.19%) Firewall
3 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.15%) NetScaler
5 4 (4.12%) Multicast
5 4 (4.12%) SNMP
5 4 (4.12%) Internet
5 4 (4.12%) IGMP
5 4 (4.12%) RTSP
6 3 (3.09%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (3.09%) OSPF
6 3 (3.09%) BGP
6 3 (3.09%) RIP
6 3 (3.09%) VoIP
6 3 (3.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (3.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.06%) Network Security
8 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) Big Data
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.06%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Automotive
3 3 (3.09%) Legal
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (29.90%) Analyst
2 11 (11.34%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.31%) Service Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (5.15%) Team Leader
4 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
4 5 (5.15%) Administrator
4 5 (5.15%) Trainer
4 5 (5.15%) Coordinator
4 5 (5.15%) Architect
4 5 (5.15%) Junior
4 5 (5.15%) IT Support
5 4 (4.12%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.12%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.12%) Consultant
5 4 (4.12%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (4.12%) Data Analyst
5 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
1 6 (6.19%) CSS
2 5 (5.15%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) J2EE
3 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.09%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) XSD
4 1 (1.03%) Ajax
4 1 (1.03%) WCF
4 1 (1.03%) jQuery
4 1 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.15%) Clustering
4 4 (4.12%) DTV
4 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.12%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.06%) AS400
5 2 (2.06%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.06%) Social Network
5 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.06%) iPhone
5 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.06%) Statistics
5 2 (2.06%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.03%) CMDB
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.14%) Windows
2 18 (18.56%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.34%) Windows XP
4 10 (10.31%) Linux
5 6 (6.19%) Android
6 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.06%) UNIX
7 2 (2.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Project Management
2 15 (15.46%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.43%) ITIL
4 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
5 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
5 10 (10.31%) Project Planning
6 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.22%) Change Control
8 6 (6.19%) Matrix Management
8 6 (6.19%) Change Management
9 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.15%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Product Management
10 4 (4.12%) Test Management
10 4 (4.12%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.12%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.12%) Line Management
10 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.12%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
2 4 (4.12%) VB
2 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.12%) Perl
2 4 (4.12%) Korn
3 3 (3.09%) VB6
4 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.06%) C#
5 1 (1.03%) C++
5 1 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.03%) VBA
5 1 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.19%) CCNP
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.12%) MCSA
6 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 3 (3.09%) CCNA
6 3 (3.09%) ISEB
6 3 (3.09%) CCA
6 3 (3.09%) CCSE
6 3 (3.09%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.09%) MCITP
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.06%) MCTS
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
1 5 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 17 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) XenApp
2 5 (5.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (67.01%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) Cisco
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix
4 10 (10.31%) CheckPoint
5 8 (8.25%) McAfee
6 6 (6.19%) Juniper
6 6 (6.19%) VMware
6 6 (6.19%) Blue Coat
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle
8 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.09%) Websense
8 3 (3.09%) BT
8 3 (3.09%) Remedy
8 3 (3.09%) Lotus
8 3 (3.09%) Apple
8 3 (3.09%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.09%) Aruba
8 3 (3.09%) F5
8 3 (3.09%) Lumension
9 2 (2.06%) Twitter
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