The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 326 208 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.01% 3.68% 3.95%
As % of the Applications category 30.90% 21.51% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 257 180 195
Average salary £29,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,950 £18,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,050 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1055 967 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.21% 17.12% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 909 815 759
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the South West region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the South West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the South West

MS Office
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
Wiltshire +24 91 £29,000 +12.62% 13
Bristol +7 78 £27,500 -11.29% 9
Gloucestershire +5 57 £27,000 -16.92% 8
Somerset +8 37 £29,500 -14.49% 7
Dorset +12 32 £45,000 +44.00% 8
Devon +3 31 £29,500 +28.26% 8
Cornwall - 1 £28,500 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 370 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 299 (47.54%) MS Excel
3 258 (41.02%) Windows
4 171 (27.19%) SQL
5 164 (26.07%) Active Directory
6 160 (25.44%) ITIL
7 128 (20.35%) Finance
8 110 (17.49%) SQL Server
9 100 (15.90%) Project Management
10 91 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
11 83 (13.20%) Windows 7
12 79 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 79 (12.56%) Degree
13 71 (11.29%) VMware
14 68 (10.81%) Service Management
14 68 (10.81%) Firewall
14 68 (10.81%) PRINCE2
15 67 (10.65%) Change Management
16 66 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 66 (10.49%) Windows XP
16 66 (10.49%) MS Exchange
17 65 (10.33%) SLA
17 65 (10.33%) MS Project
18 62 (9.86%) SharePoint
19 59 (9.38%) CRM
20 55 (8.74%) VPN
20 55 (8.74%) Cisco
20 55 (8.74%) Time Management
21 54 (8.59%) MS PowerPoint
22 53 (8.43%) Citrix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 66 (10.49%) MS Exchange
2 62 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.25%) IIS
4 23 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (2.86%) Lync
5 18 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.86%) NetWeaver
6 12 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.75%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.32%) Apache
11 2 (0.32%) JBoss
12 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 299 (47.54%) MS Excel
2 65 (10.33%) MS Project
3 54 (8.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (5.72%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.48%) RoboHelp
6 3 (0.48%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (2.38%) SAP CRM
2 13 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.07%) SAP ERP
3 12 (1.91%) SAP SM
4 6 (0.95%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.64%) Summit
5 4 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.64%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.32%) Maximo
6 2 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.07%) Office 365
2 6 (0.95%) SaaS
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (10.81%) Firewall
2 55 (8.74%) VPN
3 53 (8.43%) DHCP
4 49 (7.79%) LAN
5 47 (7.47%) TCP/IP
6 41 (6.52%) DNS
7 35 (5.56%) WAN
8 25 (3.97%) Internet
9 24 (3.82%) FTP
10 19 (3.02%) VLAN
11 17 (2.70%) SAN
12 14 (2.23%) Intranet
12 14 (2.23%) IP Telephony
13 13 (2.07%) MPLS
14 11 (1.75%) ISDN
15 8 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.11%) LDAP
17 6 (0.95%) VoIP
17 6 (0.95%) NAS
17 6 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.75%) Data Mining
10 9 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (0.95%) MS Access
12 6 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.64%) OLAP
13 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
14 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.27%) Rational Performance Tester
3 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.64%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.48%) JIRA
5 3 (0.48%) Subversion
6 2 (0.32%) JMeter
6 2 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.32%) JUnit
6 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 128 (20.35%) Finance
2 30 (4.77%) Back Office
2 30 (4.77%) Legal
3 17 (2.70%) Banking
4 15 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.23%) Front Office
5 14 (2.23%) Retail
5 14 (2.23%) Marketing
6 13 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.91%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.75%) Law
9 9 (1.43%) Advertising
9 9 (1.43%) Electronics
10 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.79%) French Language
10 5 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.64%) German Language
11 4 (0.64%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 217 (34.50%) Analyst
2 76 (12.08%) Support Analyst
3 66 (10.49%) Support Engineer
4 59 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 40 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (5.72%) Service Analyst
6 36 (5.72%) Developer
6 36 (5.72%) Help Desk Support
6 36 (5.72%) Service Desk Analyst
7 31 (4.93%) SAP Analyst
7 31 (4.93%) IT Support
8 29 (4.61%) Consultant
8 29 (4.61%) Junior
9 25 (3.97%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
11 22 (3.50%) Systems Support
12 21 (3.34%) Administrator
12 21 (3.34%) Technical Engineer
12 21 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (3.18%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.36%) .NET
2 35 (5.56%) HTML
3 23 (3.66%) XML
4 21 (3.34%) SAP Basis
5 20 (3.18%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.86%) SAP Smart Forms
7 13 (2.07%) Web Services
8 9 (1.43%) jQuery
8 9 (1.43%) CSS
9 7 (1.11%) Ajax
10 6 (0.95%) XSLT
10 6 (0.95%) HTML5
11 5 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (0.79%) COM
12 3 (0.48%) XHTML
12 3 (0.48%) WinForms
12 3 (0.48%) WCF
12 3 (0.48%) Silverlight
13 2 (0.32%) WPF
13 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 91 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 32 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.82%) PMI
6 15 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.23%) Clustering
8 11 (1.75%) EPoS
9 8 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.11%) Replication
11 6 (0.95%) Smartcard
11 6 (0.95%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.79%) User Experience
12 5 (0.79%) Statistics
13 4 (0.64%) Social Media
13 4 (0.64%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.48%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.48%) Device Driver
14 3 (0.48%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.48%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 258 (41.02%) Windows
2 83 (13.20%) Windows 7
3 79 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (10.49%) Windows XP
4 66 (10.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (5.09%) Windows 8
7 21 (3.34%) Windows Vista
8 19 (3.02%) Linux
9 13 (2.07%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.59%) UNIX
11 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (0.48%) Android
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (25.44%) ITIL
2 100 (15.90%) Project Management
3 68 (10.81%) Service Management
3 68 (10.81%) PRINCE2
4 67 (10.65%) Change Management
5 59 (9.38%) CRM
6 55 (8.74%) Time Management
7 51 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (7.63%) ERP
9 42 (6.68%) Mentoring
10 35 (5.56%) Change Control
11 31 (4.93%) Line Management
12 29 (4.61%) Problem Management
13 27 (4.29%) Service Delivery
14 26 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (4.13%) Configuration Management
15 24 (3.82%) ITSM
16 23 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (3.34%) Migration
18 20 (3.18%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 171 (27.19%) SQL
2 46 (7.31%) C#
3 30 (4.77%) Java
4 24 (3.82%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.82%) VB
5 18 (2.86%) VBScript
5 18 (2.86%) ABAP
5 18 (2.86%) VBA
6 17 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 16 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 11 (1.75%) C++
9 10 (1.59%) C
10 8 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.95%) VB6
12 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.64%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.48%) PHP
15 2 (0.32%) Delphi
15 2 (0.32%) Perl
15 2 (0.32%) AWK
Qualifications
1 79 (12.56%) Degree
2 41 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 39 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (4.61%) MCP
5 28 (4.45%) SC Cleared
6 24 (3.82%) PMI Certification
7 23 (3.66%) ISEB
8 22 (3.50%) MCSE
9 19 (3.02%) PMP
9 19 (3.02%) APMP
10 16 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (2.54%) CCNA
11 15 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (2.07%) MCSA
13 10 (1.59%) ISTQB
13 10 (1.59%) AAT
14 9 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.33%) SLA
2 39 (6.20%) QA
3 11 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.95%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 164 (26.07%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.18%) Terminal Services
4 17 (2.70%) XenApp
5 15 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.23%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.59%) ISA Server
8 7 (1.11%) XenServer
8 7 (1.11%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.79%) Firmware
10 4 (0.64%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.64%) UAG
10 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.48%) Kerio MailServer
11 3 (0.48%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 2 (0.32%) vSphere
13 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (3.34%) SCCM
2 13 (2.07%) SCOM
3 12 (1.91%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.59%) OpenView
5 8 (1.27%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.79%) Nagios
6 5 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (0.64%) WSUS
7 4 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.64%) MOM
7 4 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 370 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.29%) VMware
3 55 (8.74%) Cisco
4 53 (8.43%) Citrix
5 50 (7.95%) SAP
6 42 (6.68%) Oracle
7 35 (5.56%) HP
8 15 (2.38%) Dell
9 13 (2.07%) Avaya
10 12 (1.91%) Lotus
10 12 (1.91%) Apple
11 11 (1.75%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.59%) Syclo
13 9 (1.43%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.43%) Symantec
14 8 (1.27%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.27%) NetScout
14 8 (1.27%) Riverbed
14 8 (1.27%) F5
15 7 (1.11%) NetApp
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ashdown IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £37,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burges Salmon LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago