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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 47 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.01% 3.46% 2.25%
As % of the Applications category 28.31% 23.08% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 18
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,400 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
166 182 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.15% 15.00% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 150 152 97
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 0 24 £27,500 -12.00% 1
Bridgend +6 16 £18,000 -39.49% 3
Newport +7 4 £30,500 +12.96% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £18,000 -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 79 (71.82%) Microsoft
2 54 (49.09%) MS Excel
3 47 (42.73%) Windows
4 44 (40.00%) SQL
5 29 (26.36%) Degree
6 27 (24.55%) Active Directory
7 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (19.09%) ISEB
9 20 (18.18%) Business Analysis
9 20 (18.18%) Finance
10 18 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (16.36%) MS Exchange
11 16 (14.55%) Data Modelling
11 16 (14.55%) ITIL
12 15 (13.64%) Waterfall
12 15 (13.64%) Office 365
13 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
13 14 (12.73%) Systems Analysis
13 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.82%) Windows 7
14 13 (11.82%) Test Scripting
15 11 (10.00%) Cisco
16 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (9.09%) QA
16 10 (9.09%) Incident Management
16 10 (9.09%) Advertising
17 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (8.18%) Firewall
17 9 (8.18%) Linux

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) IIS
4 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (49.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Project
3 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.73%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.82%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.91%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.82%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.91%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) Firewall
2 7 (6.36%) Internet
3 6 (5.45%) DNS
3 6 (5.45%) LAN
3 6 (5.45%) NAS
4 3 (2.73%) FTP
4 3 (2.73%) WAN
5 2 (1.82%) Extranet
5 2 (1.82%) Intranet
5 2 (1.82%) Wireless
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.91%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.91%) Skype
6 1 (0.91%) SSH
6 1 (0.91%) Telnet
6 1 (0.91%) VoIP
6 1 (0.91%) VPN
6 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.36%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.82%) QlikView
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) MS Access
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) OLAP
6 1 (0.91%) OLTP
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Advertising
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Legal
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) Analyst
2 17 (15.45%) IT Support
3 16 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 14 (12.73%) IT Engineer
4 14 (12.73%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Developer
7 9 (8.18%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Junior
9 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Business Change Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) CSS
2 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 3 (2.73%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.91%) COM
4 1 (0.91%) jQuery
4 1 (0.91%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.45%) iSeries
4 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.64%) iPhone
6 3 (2.73%) CESG
6 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.82%) Wiki
8 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.91%) Fintech
8 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.91%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.73%) Windows
2 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.82%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.18%) Linux
5 8 (7.27%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.45%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.82%) Android
8 2 (1.82%) Solaris
8 2 (1.82%) Unix
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 18 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (14.55%) Data Modelling
4 16 (14.55%) ITIL
5 15 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 14 (12.73%) Systems Analysis
7 13 (11.82%) Test Scripting
8 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.27%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.27%) Data Transformation
9 8 (7.27%) Migration
10 7 (6.36%) SDLC
11 6 (5.45%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (5.45%) Inmon Methodology
11 6 (5.45%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (5.45%) Line Management
11 6 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) C#
3 5 (4.55%) VBA
4 3 (2.73%) C
5 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (26.36%) Degree
2 21 (19.09%) ISEB
3 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.36%) MCP
6 5 (4.55%) CCIE
6 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.64%) CCNP
7 4 (3.64%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.73%) CCNA
8 3 (2.73%) HNC
8 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.91%) CBAP
10 1 (0.91%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.91%) CCVP
10 1 (0.91%) HND
10 1 (0.91%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (24.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.91%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (71.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Cisco
3 8 (7.27%) Sage
4 5 (4.55%) IBM
5 4 (3.64%) HP
5 4 (3.64%) Kaspersky
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle
5 4 (3.64%) VMware
6 3 (2.73%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.73%) Citrix
6 3 (2.73%) Intel Security
6 3 (2.73%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.82%) Apple
7 2 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.82%) Remedy
7 2 (1.82%) Sophos
8 1 (0.91%) BMC
8 1 (0.91%) Capita
8 1 (0.91%) NEC
8 1 (0.91%) Planview
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago