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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 41 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.37% 4.05% 2.04%
As % of the Applications category 26.11% 27.15% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 18
Average salary £29,000 £31,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,300 £18,900 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
157 151 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.90% 14.91% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 135 140 148
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 24 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Bridgend - 7 £17,000 - 1
Caerphilly -5 5 £25,500 -22.72%
Torfaen - 3 - -
Newport -20 1 £27,500 +22.22%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 64 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 57 (60.64%) MS Excel
3 35 (37.23%) Windows
4 26 (27.66%) Finance
5 23 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (22.34%) Project Management
6 21 (22.34%) ITIL
6 21 (22.34%) MS Project
7 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
8 17 (18.09%) PRINCE2
8 17 (18.09%) SQL
8 17 (18.09%) Degree
9 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.83%) VMware
10 13 (13.83%) Cisco
10 13 (13.83%) Citrix
10 13 (13.83%) Lync
11 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.77%) Firewall
11 12 (12.77%) Business Analysis
12 11 (11.70%) MS Visio
12 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (10.64%) Linux
13 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.64%) Office 365
14 9 (9.57%) Project Planning
14 9 (9.57%) Migration

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (13.83%) Lync
2 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) SAS
6 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.06%) IIS
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 57 (60.64%) MS Excel
2 21 (22.34%) MS Project
3 11 (11.70%) MS Visio
4 10 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Office 365
2 5 (5.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) LAN
3 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.45%) WAN
5 6 (6.38%) Internet
6 5 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.32%) DHCP
6 5 (5.32%) DNS
6 5 (5.32%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.26%) Multicast
7 4 (4.26%) Unicast
7 4 (4.26%) SNMP
7 4 (4.26%) IGMP
7 4 (4.26%) RTSP
8 3 (3.19%) VPN
8 3 (3.19%) VoIP
9 2 (2.13%) RIP
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (2.13%) Network Security
9 2 (2.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.06%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.13%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Automotive
3 4 (4.26%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
5 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 12 (12.77%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.38%) Junior
7 5 (5.32%) Coordinator
7 5 (5.32%) Trainer
7 5 (5.32%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.26%) PMO Manager
8 4 (4.26%) IT Support
8 4 (4.26%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) .NET
2 5 (5.32%) CSS
3 4 (4.26%) CGI
4 3 (3.19%) XML
4 3 (3.19%) J2EE
5 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (1.06%) Ajax
6 1 (1.06%) WCF
6 1 (1.06%) jQuery
6 1 (1.06%) COM
6 1 (1.06%) XSD
6 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.32%) Clustering
5 4 (4.26%) DTV
5 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.19%) GIS
6 3 (3.19%) AS400
7 2 (2.13%) Statistics
7 2 (2.13%) CMDB
7 2 (2.13%) PMI
8 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.06%) iSeries
8 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.23%) Windows
2 10 (10.64%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.51%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.26%) UNIX
6 3 (3.19%) Solaris
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) AIX
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) ITIL
1 21 (22.34%) Project Management
2 17 (18.09%) PRINCE2
3 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.77%) Business Analysis
5 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.57%) Migration
6 9 (9.57%) Project Planning
7 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.45%) Change Management
8 7 (7.45%) PRINCE
8 7 (7.45%) Matrix Management
8 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.38%) Coaching
9 6 (6.38%) Change Control
9 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.32%) Product Management
10 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Korn
2 4 (4.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.13%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.13%) VB
4 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.06%) VB6
5 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) COBOL
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.57%) CCNA
5 8 (8.51%) MCSA
6 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.38%) MCITP
8 5 (5.32%) APMP
8 5 (5.32%) CCNP
8 5 (5.32%) MCSE
9 3 (3.19%) ISEB
9 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.13%) CCA
10 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.13%) CCSE
10 2 (2.13%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.13%) MCTS
10 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (20.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.51%) XenApp
3 5 (5.32%) vSphere
4 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) Citrix
2 13 (13.83%) Cisco
2 13 (13.83%) VMware
3 7 (7.45%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.45%) McAfee
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle
5 5 (5.32%) Juniper
5 5 (5.32%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.26%) Remedy
6 4 (4.26%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.19%) Avaya
7 3 (3.19%) Dell
7 3 (3.19%) Computacenter
7 3 (3.19%) Veeam
7 3 (3.19%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.19%) BT
8 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.13%) Aruba
8 2 (2.13%) F5
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