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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 52 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 38 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.44% 2.52% 3.03%
As % of the Applications category 24.20% 16.02% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 24
Average salary £32,068 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £16,800 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £50,500 £36,900
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
157 181 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.22% 15.74% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 143 158 104
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +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 1 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 1 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 -3 20 £29,750 +2.58% 4
Bridgend - 8 £36,500 - 2
Newport +13 7 £23,500 -23.93% 3
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 40 (48.78%) MS Excel
3 26 (31.71%) Windows
4 17 (20.73%) Windows 7
5 16 (19.51%) Cisco
6 15 (18.29%) SQL
6 15 (18.29%) MS Project
6 15 (18.29%) Firewall
7 14 (17.07%) Finance
7 14 (17.07%) LAN
7 14 (17.07%) WAN
8 13 (15.85%) CCNP
8 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (15.85%) Juniper
8 13 (15.85%) ITIL
8 13 (15.85%) BGP
9 10 (12.20%) Advertising
9 10 (12.20%) ISEB
9 10 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
9 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.98%) Network Design
10 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
10 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
11 8 (9.76%) Linux
11 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
11 8 (9.76%) Project Management
12 7 (8.54%) Websense
12 7 (8.54%) OSPF
12 7 (8.54%) McAfee

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Lync
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (48.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.29%) MS Project
3 10 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
2 14 (17.07%) LAN
2 14 (17.07%) WAN
3 13 (15.85%) BGP
4 7 (8.54%) OSPF
4 7 (8.54%) DHCP
4 7 (8.54%) RIP
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (8.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (8.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (7.32%) PuTTY
5 6 (7.32%) SecureCRT
5 6 (7.32%) SSH
5 6 (7.32%) HSRP
5 6 (7.32%) VPN
5 6 (7.32%) MPLS
5 6 (7.32%) Telnet
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) MS Access
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) ClearQuest
2 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.22%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Advertising
3 6 (7.32%) Legal
4 4 (4.88%) Welsh Language
5 3 (3.66%) Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Retail
7 1 (1.22%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Analyst
2 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (8.54%) Escalation Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Network Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
3 6 (7.32%) Developer
4 5 (6.10%) Junior
4 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.10%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (6.10%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (6.10%) Test Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Administrator
5 4 (4.88%) Market Research Executive
5 4 (4.88%) IT Support
5 4 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (4.88%) Report Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Support Technician
5 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.22%) COM
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) XML
2 1 (1.22%) WAP
2 1 (1.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.44%) SCADA
1 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
1 2 (2.44%) CMDB
1 2 (2.44%) iPhone
2 1 (1.22%) iPad
2 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.76%) Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (1.22%) UNIX
7 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
3 9 (10.98%) Network Design
3 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.76%) Project Management
5 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.10%) Test Strategy
6 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
6 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.10%) Performance Testing
6 5 (6.10%) Security Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Market Research
8 3 (3.66%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.66%) Workflow
8 3 (3.66%) Information Security
8 3 (3.66%) Service Management
9 2 (2.44%) CAD
9 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) VBA
3 3 (3.66%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.44%) C
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) VB6
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) CCNP
1 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.20%) ISEB
2 10 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.54%) Degree
3 7 (8.54%) CCSE
3 7 (8.54%) JNCIS
4 6 (7.32%) CCIP
5 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.22%) APMG
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) MCSE
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) COBIT
2 1 (1.22%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) Cisco
3 13 (15.85%) Juniper
4 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.54%) McAfee
5 7 (8.54%) Websense
5 7 (8.54%) Blue Coat
5 7 (8.54%) SonicWALL
5 7 (8.54%) Aruba
5 7 (8.54%) F5
5 7 (8.54%) Lumension
6 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.10%) T-Plan
8 3 (3.66%) Apple
8 3 (3.66%) VMware
8 3 (3.66%) Remedy
8 3 (3.66%) Citrix
9 2 (2.44%) Siemens
9 2 (2.44%) Wonderware
9 2 (2.44%) Allen-Bradley
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Gym, Parking subs, Flexi time, bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago