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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 50 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 49 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.06% 4.09% 3.65%
As % of the Applications category 28.82% 26.67% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 44 32
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +9.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £20,150 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £41,750
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
170 165 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.07% 15.32% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 147 152 164
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +6 34 £45,000 +45.16% 6
Bridgend +3 6 £36,750 +1.37% 1
Newport -7 5 £35,000 +55.55%
Caerphilly -5 3 £25,500 -22.72%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 69 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 59 (63.44%) MS Excel
3 37 (39.78%) Windows
4 30 (32.26%) Finance
5 23 (24.73%) SQL
6 22 (23.66%) ITIL
7 21 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
8 20 (21.51%) Degree
9 19 (20.43%) Project Management
10 18 (19.35%) MS Project
11 16 (17.20%) PRINCE2
11 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
11 16 (17.20%) Migration
12 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (16.13%) .NET
13 13 (13.98%) Citrix
13 13 (13.98%) Lync
14 12 (12.90%) VMware
14 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
14 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
14 12 (12.90%) C#
14 12 (12.90%) XML
14 12 (12.90%) CRM
15 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
15 11 (11.83%) HTML
15 11 (11.83%) PRINCE
15 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (11.83%) APMP
15 11 (11.83%) AngularJS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (13.98%) Lync
2 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.15%) SAS
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 59 (63.44%) MS Excel
2 18 (19.35%) MS Project
3 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Office 365
2 5 (5.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) Firewall
2 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.53%) Internet
4 6 (6.45%) LAN
5 5 (5.38%) DHCP
5 5 (5.38%) DNS
5 5 (5.38%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.30%) Unicast
6 4 (4.30%) Multicast
6 4 (4.30%) SNMP
6 4 (4.30%) WAN
6 4 (4.30%) RTSP
6 4 (4.30%) IGMP
7 3 (3.23%) VoIP
7 3 (3.23%) VPN
8 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.15%) Network Security
9 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.08%) Big Data
6 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.08%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.08%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (32.26%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 7 (7.53%) Back Office
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Automotive
6 1 (1.08%) Military
6 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Analyst
2 12 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 11 (11.83%) Developer
3 11 (11.83%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
3 11 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 8 (8.60%) Service Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) PMO Manager
6 6 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Coordinator
7 5 (5.38%) Junior
8 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) .NET
2 12 (12.90%) XML
3 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.83%) HTML
3 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.30%) CGI
5 3 (3.23%) J2EE
6 1 (1.08%) Ajax
6 1 (1.08%) WCF
6 1 (1.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.08%) COM
6 1 (1.08%) CSS
6 1 (1.08%) Web Services
6 1 (1.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.38%) Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.38%) PMI
4 4 (4.30%) DTV
4 4 (4.30%) Statistics
5 3 (3.23%) AS400
5 3 (3.23%) GIS
6 2 (2.15%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.08%) iSeries
7 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) UNIX
3 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.23%) Solaris
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) ITIL
2 19 (20.43%) Project Management
3 16 (17.20%) PRINCE2
3 16 (17.20%) Migration
4 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.90%) CRM
6 11 (11.83%) PRINCE
7 10 (10.75%) SDLC
7 10 (10.75%) Business Analysis
8 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.60%) Change Management
10 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.53%) Business Transformation
11 5 (5.38%) Matrix Management
11 5 (5.38%) Product Management
11 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.38%) Service Management
11 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.30%) Dependency Management
12 4 (4.30%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
2 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (4.30%) Perl
3 4 (4.30%) Korn
4 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) VB
5 1 (1.08%) C
5 1 (1.08%) C++
5 1 (1.08%) COBOL
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) APMP
3 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.60%) MCSA
5 8 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.60%) CCNA
6 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.38%) MCITP
7 5 (5.38%) MCSE
7 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.15%) CCA
8 2 (2.15%) CCNP
8 2 (2.15%) MCTS
9 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.08%) MCP
9 1 (1.08%) HNC
9 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) QA
3 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.60%) XenApp
3 5 (5.38%) vSphere
4 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.98%) Citrix
3 12 (12.90%) VMware
4 9 (9.68%) Cisco
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle
5 5 (5.38%) Remedy
6 4 (4.30%) McAfee
6 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.23%) Computacenter
7 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.23%) Veeam
7 3 (3.23%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.23%) BT
7 3 (3.23%) Avaya
7 3 (3.23%) Dell
8 2 (2.15%) Juniper
8 2 (2.15%) Lotus
8 2 (2.15%) Symantec
8 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.08%) Cognos
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