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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 337 215 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.37% 3.69% 3.94%
As % of the Applications category 33.57% 21.18% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 273 186 194
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £19,000 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
1004 1015 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.99% 17.42% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 870 842 797
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £21,953
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 December 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 December 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 +25 94 £30,000 +15.38% 13
Gloucestershire +4 60 £28,500 +7.54% 6
Bristol -17 53 £30,000 +7.14% 12
Somerset +28 45 £27,500 -16.66% 2
Dorset +15 40 £34,000 +13.33% 4
Devon +3 36 £29,500 +40.47% 4
Cornwall -4 1 £19,000 -36.66%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 400 (62.21%) Microsoft
2 287 (44.63%) MS Excel
3 268 (41.68%) Windows
4 185 (28.77%) SQL
5 180 (27.99%) Active Directory
6 154 (23.95%) ITIL
7 133 (20.68%) Finance
8 121 (18.82%) SQL Server
9 104 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
10 98 (15.24%) Project Management
11 86 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 85 (13.22%) VMware
13 82 (12.75%) Windows 7
14 78 (12.13%) Firewall
15 73 (11.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 73 (11.35%) Degree
16 69 (10.73%) MS Exchange
17 68 (10.58%) Citrix
18 66 (10.26%) Change Management
19 64 (9.95%) Windows XP
19 64 (9.95%) DHCP
19 64 (9.95%) Service Management
20 63 (9.80%) VPN
21 62 (9.64%) PRINCE2
22 61 (9.49%) SharePoint
22 61 (9.49%) LAN
22 61 (9.49%) TCP/IP
23 60 (9.33%) Time Management
24 59 (9.18%) C#
25 58 (9.02%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (10.73%) MS Exchange
2 61 (9.49%) SharePoint
3 52 (8.09%) IIS
4 24 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (2.95%) Lync
5 19 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.80%) NetWeaver
7 16 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.09%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.62%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.31%) Apache
12 2 (0.31%) JBoss
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 287 (44.63%) MS Excel
2 57 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 54 (8.40%) MS Project
4 40 (6.22%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.47%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
8 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (2.64%) SAP CRM
2 15 (2.33%) SAP ERP
3 14 (2.18%) SAP SM
4 11 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.93%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.78%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.62%) Summit
7 4 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.16%) Magento
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.02%) Office 365
2 8 (1.24%) SaaS
3 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (12.13%) Firewall
2 64 (9.95%) DHCP
3 63 (9.80%) VPN
4 61 (9.49%) TCP/IP
4 61 (9.49%) LAN
5 52 (8.09%) DNS
6 46 (7.15%) WAN
7 25 (3.89%) FTP
8 24 (3.73%) Internet
9 21 (3.27%) SAN
10 20 (3.11%) VLAN
11 15 (2.33%) VoIP
12 14 (2.18%) IP Telephony
13 13 (2.02%) MPLS
14 12 (1.87%) Wireless
15 11 (1.71%) Intranet
15 11 (1.71%) ISDN
16 9 (1.40%) LDAP
16 9 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (1.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 17 (2.64%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.71%) Data Mining
5 11 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.09%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (0.93%) MS Access
8 6 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.62%) OLAP
9 4 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.31%) Cognos Impromptu
11 1 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.56%) Rational Performance Tester
4 9 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.93%) ClearQuest
7 5 (0.78%) MSI
7 5 (0.78%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.78%) Subversion
8 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.47%) JIRA
9 3 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.31%) JUnit
10 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.31%) JMeter
11 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 133 (20.68%) Finance
2 31 (4.82%) Legal
3 30 (4.67%) Back Office
4 20 (3.11%) Banking
5 17 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.49%) Front Office
7 15 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.02%) Retail
9 12 (1.87%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.87%) Marketing
10 9 (1.40%) Advertising
11 7 (1.09%) Law
12 6 (0.93%) Electronics
12 6 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.93%) German Language
13 5 (0.78%) French Language
14 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.31%) Publishing
16 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 227 (35.30%) Analyst
2 87 (13.53%) Support Analyst
3 72 (11.20%) Support Engineer
4 56 (8.71%) Project Manager
5 41 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 40 (6.22%) Developer
7 39 (6.07%) Service Analyst
7 39 (6.07%) Service Desk Analyst
8 34 (5.29%) Help Desk Support
9 33 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
10 27 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
10 27 (4.20%) Business Analyst
11 26 (4.04%) Junior
11 26 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
11 26 (4.04%) Administrator
12 25 (3.89%) Consultant
13 24 (3.73%) Support Technician
14 23 (3.58%) Systems Support
14 23 (3.58%) Technical Engineer
14 23 (3.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.02%) .NET
2 33 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 29 (4.51%) HTML
4 22 (3.42%) SAP Basis
5 21 (3.27%) XML
6 18 (2.80%) SAP Smart Forms
7 13 (2.02%) COM
8 9 (1.40%) Web Services
9 8 (1.24%) jQuery
10 6 (0.93%) WPF
10 6 (0.93%) WinForms
11 5 (0.78%) XSLT
11 5 (0.78%) CSS
11 5 (0.78%) HTML5
12 4 (0.62%) WCF
12 4 (0.62%) Ajax
13 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.31%) Middleware
13 2 (0.31%) Struts
13 2 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 28 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.42%) Client/Server
4 22 (3.42%) PMI
5 16 (2.49%) Clustering
6 13 (2.02%) EPoS
7 12 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.93%) E-Learning
9 6 (0.93%) Smartcard
9 6 (0.93%) CMDB
10 5 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.78%) User Experience
10 5 (0.78%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.62%) Replication
11 4 (0.62%) Social Media
12 3 (0.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 268 (41.68%) Windows
2 86 (13.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (12.75%) Windows 7
4 73 (11.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (9.95%) Windows XP
6 33 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (4.82%) Windows 8
8 17 (2.64%) Windows Vista
9 14 (2.18%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.18%) Linux
10 6 (0.93%) UNIX
11 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.62%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.47%) Android
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (23.95%) ITIL
2 98 (15.24%) Project Management
3 66 (10.26%) Change Management
4 64 (9.95%) Service Management
5 62 (9.64%) PRINCE2
6 60 (9.33%) Time Management
7 57 (8.86%) CRM
8 56 (8.71%) ERP
9 46 (7.15%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (5.13%) Line Management
11 32 (4.98%) Configuration Management
12 31 (4.82%) Mentoring
13 30 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (4.20%) Change Control
14 27 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (4.20%) Migration
15 25 (3.89%) Service Delivery
15 25 (3.89%) Problem Management
16 23 (3.58%) ITSM
17 21 (3.27%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (28.77%) SQL
2 59 (9.18%) C#
3 34 (5.29%) Java
4 25 (3.89%) T-SQL
5 23 (3.58%) VB
6 21 (3.27%) JavaScript
7 20 (3.11%) VBScript
8 19 (2.95%) ABAP
8 19 (2.95%) VBA
9 15 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.24%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.24%) C++
12 7 (1.09%) C
12 7 (1.09%) VB6
13 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.47%) PHP
15 2 (0.31%) Delphi
15 2 (0.31%) Perl
15 2 (0.31%) AWK
Qualifications
1 73 (11.35%) Degree
2 46 (7.15%) Security Cleared
2 46 (7.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.98%) MCSE
5 28 (4.35%) MCP
6 23 (3.58%) MCSA
7 22 (3.42%) PMI Certification
8 21 (3.27%) ISEB
9 18 (2.80%) CCNA
9 18 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (2.64%) PMP
10 17 (2.64%) APMP
11 16 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.56%) AAT
15 8 (1.24%) MCITP
16 7 (1.09%) ACCA
17 6 (0.93%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.86%) SLA
2 37 (5.75%) QA
3 12 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.93%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 180 (27.99%) Active Directory
2 45 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.58%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.11%) XenApp
5 19 (2.95%) Terminal Services
6 16 (2.49%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.71%) ISA Server
8 10 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.24%) XenServer
10 5 (0.78%) Firmware
10 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.62%) UAG
11 4 (0.62%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.47%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.47%) Kerio MailServer
13 1 (0.16%) vSphere
13 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 30 (4.67%) SCCM
2 16 (2.49%) SCOM
3 12 (1.87%) Backup Exec
4 11 (1.71%) OpenView
5 9 (1.40%) HP SIM
6 6 (0.93%) MOM
6 6 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.78%) Nagios
7 5 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.47%) WSUS
9 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 400 (62.21%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.22%) VMware
3 68 (10.58%) Citrix
4 53 (8.24%) SAP
5 47 (7.31%) Cisco
6 46 (7.15%) Oracle
7 28 (4.35%) HP
8 16 (2.49%) Dell
9 14 (2.18%) Avaya
10 12 (1.87%) Apple
10 12 (1.87%) Syclo
11 11 (1.71%) Business Objects
12 10 (1.56%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.56%) Riverbed
12 10 (1.56%) F5
12 10 (1.56%) NetScout
13 9 (1.40%) Symantec
14 7 (1.09%) Sagent
14 7 (1.09%) Lotus
14 7 (1.09%) Adobe
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