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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 54 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 38 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.51% 2.68% 2.96%
As % of the Applications category 24.36% 17.42% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 23
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £50,000 £37,100
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
156 178 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.42% 15.40% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 142 158 107
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 18 £28,250 -2.58% 6
Newport +15 9 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Bridgend - 9 £36,500 - 2
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 34 (44.74%) MS Excel
3 25 (32.89%) Windows
4 17 (22.37%) SQL
5 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (19.74%) LAN
6 15 (19.74%) Cisco
6 15 (19.74%) Firewall
7 14 (18.42%) WAN
7 14 (18.42%) MS Project
8 13 (17.11%) CCNP
8 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (17.11%) Juniper
8 13 (17.11%) Finance
8 13 (17.11%) BGP
9 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
9 10 (13.16%) ISEB
9 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
9 10 (13.16%) Test Scripting
10 9 (11.84%) Network Design
10 9 (11.84%) ITIL
10 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.53%) Linux
11 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
11 8 (10.53%) DHCP
11 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
11 8 (10.53%) Project Management
11 8 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (9.21%) JNCIS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.42%) MS Project
3 8 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) LAN
1 15 (19.74%) Firewall
2 14 (18.42%) WAN
3 13 (17.11%) BGP
4 8 (10.53%) DHCP
5 7 (9.21%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (9.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (9.21%) OSPF
5 7 (9.21%) RIP
6 6 (7.89%) VPN
6 6 (7.89%) MPLS
6 6 (7.89%) Telnet
6 6 (7.89%) HSRP
6 6 (7.89%) PuTTY
6 6 (7.89%) SecureCRT
6 6 (7.89%) SSH
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) MS Access
3 3 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) ClearQuest
2 5 (6.58%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Advertising
3 6 (7.89%) Legal
4 4 (5.26%) Welsh Language
5 3 (3.95%) Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Analyst
2 7 (9.21%) Escalation Engineer
2 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (7.89%) Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Junior
4 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Report Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) IT Support
6 3 (3.95%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) User Experience
2 2 (2.63%) CMDB
2 2 (2.63%) SCADA
2 2 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.32%) iPad
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Test Scripting
2 9 (11.84%) Network Design
2 9 (11.84%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
3 8 (10.53%) Project Management
4 5 (6.58%) Software Testing
4 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
4 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
4 5 (6.58%) Security Testing
4 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
4 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.95%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.95%) Information Security
6 2 (2.63%) CRM
6 2 (2.63%) CAD
6 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) VBA
3 3 (3.95%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VB
4 2 (2.63%) VB6
5 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) CCNP
1 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.16%) ISEB
2 10 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.21%) JNCIS
3 7 (9.21%) CCSE
3 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 6 (7.89%) CCIP
5 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.63%) MCSE
8 2 (2.63%) MCSA
8 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.32%) APMG
9 1 (1.32%) CISA
9 1 (1.32%) CISM
9 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco
3 13 (17.11%) Juniper
4 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.21%) Blue Coat
5 7 (9.21%) SonicWALL
5 7 (9.21%) Aruba
5 7 (9.21%) F5
5 7 (9.21%) Lumension
5 7 (9.21%) Websense
5 7 (9.21%) McAfee
6 6 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.58%) T-Plan
8 4 (5.26%) Citrix
9 3 (3.95%) VMware
9 3 (3.95%) Remedy
10 2 (2.63%) Siemens
10 2 (2.63%) Allen-Bradley
10 2 (2.63%) Wonderware
11 1 (1.32%) ProCurve
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 20 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago