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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 55 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 285 276 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.64% 5.04% 3.91%
As % of the Applications category 33.81% 31.58% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 240 232 168
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
843 874 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.72% 15.95% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 721 734 712
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,984 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
Wiltshire +6 81 £25,750 +3.00% 13
Gloucestershire +1 62 £33,500 +34.00% 7
Bristol -13 61 £31,500 +5.00% 8
Devon -15 24 £33,000 +43.79% 1
Dorset -21 22 £34,000 +36.00% 4
Somerset +16 18 £26,000 -21.80% 6
Cornwall - 6 £20,750 - 2
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 422 (67.95%) Microsoft
2 306 (49.28%) Windows
3 269 (43.32%) MS Excel
4 203 (32.69%) Active Directory
5 179 (28.82%) SQL
6 139 (22.38%) ITIL
7 117 (18.84%) SQL Server
8 107 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
9 106 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 97 (15.62%) Finance
11 92 (14.81%) MS Exchange
12 91 (14.65%) VMware
13 88 (14.17%) Citrix
13 88 (14.17%) Windows 7
14 84 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 80 (12.88%) TCP/IP
16 77 (12.40%) .NET
17 73 (11.76%) Firewall
18 69 (11.11%) IIS
19 67 (10.79%) Project Management
20 66 (10.63%) Degree
21 64 (10.31%) C#
22 59 (9.50%) LAN
22 59 (9.50%) VPN
23 56 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
24 55 (8.86%) DHCP
25 54 (8.70%) CRM
26 52 (8.37%) WAN
26 52 (8.37%) SLA
26 52 (8.37%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 92 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 69 (11.11%) IIS
3 51 (8.21%) SharePoint
4 28 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (3.06%) Lync
7 17 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.93%) NetWeaver
10 7 (1.13%) WorkSite
10 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.48%) SAS
13 2 (0.32%) Apache
13 2 (0.32%) JBoss
13 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.32%) Oracle UPK
14 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 269 (43.32%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (6.60%) MS Project
4 31 (4.99%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.48%) InDesign
6 3 (0.48%) SPSS
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.32%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.93%) SAP CRM
2 11 (1.77%) SAP SM
2 11 (1.77%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.81%) Summit
5 4 (0.64%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.32%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.16%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.67%) Office 365
2 4 (0.64%) SaaS
3 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (12.88%) TCP/IP
2 73 (11.76%) Firewall
3 59 (9.50%) VPN
3 59 (9.50%) LAN
4 55 (8.86%) DHCP
5 52 (8.37%) WAN
6 51 (8.21%) DNS
7 29 (4.67%) Wireless
8 25 (4.03%) Internet
9 23 (3.70%) VoIP
10 20 (3.22%) SAN
11 18 (2.90%) FTP
11 18 (2.90%) VLAN
12 15 (2.42%) Intranet
13 9 (1.45%) SMTP
13 9 (1.45%) Wireshark
14 8 (1.29%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.29%) NetScaler
14 8 (1.29%) MPLS
15 7 (1.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (1.45%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.13%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.13%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.32%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.32%) MS Access
12 2 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.09%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (1.45%) ClearQuest
5 8 (1.29%) MSI
5 8 (1.29%) InstallShield
5 8 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (1.29%) Rational Performance Tester
5 8 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.97%) Subversion
7 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.32%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.32%) JMeter
7 2 (0.32%) JUnit
8 1 (0.16%) Ant
8 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 97 (15.62%) Finance
2 28 (4.51%) Back Office
3 21 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.06%) Legal
5 17 (2.74%) Marketing
6 14 (2.25%) German Language
7 13 (2.09%) Banking
7 13 (2.09%) Retail
8 12 (1.93%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.93%) Law
8 12 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.77%) Front Office
10 9 (1.45%) Military
11 4 (0.64%) Advertising
11 4 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 218 (35.10%) Analyst
2 108 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 68 (10.95%) Support Engineer
4 54 (8.70%) Developer
5 43 (6.92%) Service Analyst
6 40 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 40 (6.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 39 (6.28%) IT Support
8 28 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 26 (4.19%) Applications Support
10 24 (3.86%) Help Desk Support
11 23 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
11 23 (3.70%) Administrator
11 23 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
12 21 (3.38%) DBA
12 21 (3.38%) SQL DBA
13 20 (3.22%) Support Technician
14 19 (3.06%) .NET Developer
14 19 (3.06%) Desktop Support
14 19 (3.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.40%) .NET
2 43 (6.92%) ASP.NET
3 29 (4.67%) HTML
4 25 (4.03%) COM
5 17 (2.74%) SAP Basis
6 12 (1.93%) WPF
6 12 (1.93%) SAP Smart Forms
7 11 (1.77%) WinForms
7 11 (1.77%) jQuery
8 9 (1.45%) WCF
9 8 (1.29%) XML
10 7 (1.13%) Web Services
10 7 (1.13%) HTML5
11 6 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (0.97%) Ajax
12 5 (0.81%) FusionCharts
12 5 (0.81%) Flash
13 3 (0.48%) CGI
13 3 (0.48%) J2EE
14 2 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (17.23%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.96%) Client/Server
3 33 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.86%) Blackberry
5 23 (3.70%) Clustering
6 21 (3.38%) N-Tier
7 20 (3.22%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (1.93%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.93%) EPoS
9 10 (1.61%) CMDB
10 9 (1.45%) PDA
10 9 (1.45%) Replication
11 8 (1.29%) E-Learning
12 7 (1.13%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.13%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.13%) iPhone
13 6 (0.97%) Statistics
14 5 (0.81%) iPad
14 5 (0.81%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 306 (49.28%) Windows
2 106 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (14.17%) Windows 7
4 84 (13.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (7.09%) Windows XP
6 41 (6.60%) Windows 8
7 36 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (2.42%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.93%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.29%) Linux
11 5 (0.81%) UNIX
12 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (22.38%) ITIL
2 67 (10.79%) Project Management
3 54 (8.70%) CRM
4 52 (8.37%) Service Management
5 44 (7.09%) PRINCE2
6 37 (5.96%) ERP
6 37 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
7 36 (5.80%) Time Management
8 35 (5.64%) Change Management
9 31 (4.99%) Migration
9 31 (4.99%) Line Management
10 29 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (4.67%) Service Delivery
11 26 (4.19%) ITSM
12 25 (4.03%) Configuration Management
13 22 (3.54%) Validation
13 22 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (3.38%) Incident Management
14 21 (3.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 179 (28.82%) SQL
2 64 (10.31%) C#
3 40 (6.44%) T-SQL
4 30 (4.83%) Java
5 21 (3.38%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 13 (2.09%) C++
7 13 (2.09%) ABAP
7 13 (2.09%) VBA
8 11 (1.77%) VBScript
9 10 (1.61%) VB
10 9 (1.45%) PHP
10 9 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.97%) C
12 5 (0.81%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
12 5 (0.81%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (0.64%) Delphi
14 3 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (10.63%) Degree
2 51 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (6.60%) Security Cleared
4 33 (5.31%) MCSE
5 29 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.54%) MCSA
7 17 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (2.58%) MCP
9 12 (1.93%) ISEB
10 11 (1.77%) CCNA
10 11 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.29%) CCA
12 6 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.48%) AAT
13 3 (0.48%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.37%) SLA
2 28 (4.51%) QA
3 13 (2.09%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.29%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 203 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 56 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 29 (4.67%) XenApp
5 22 (3.54%) XenDesktop
6 20 (3.22%) VMware ESX
7 15 (2.42%) Terminal Services
8 11 (1.77%) ISA Server
9 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.45%) XenServer
11 6 (0.97%) vSphere
12 2 (0.32%) UAG
13 1 (0.16%) Kerio MailServer
13 1 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 34 (5.48%) SCCM
2 23 (3.70%) SCOM
3 11 (1.77%) OpenView
3 11 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (1.61%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.81%) vMotion
6 5 (0.81%) MOM
6 5 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.48%) WSUS
8 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 422 (67.95%) Microsoft
2 91 (14.65%) VMware
3 88 (14.17%) Citrix
4 46 (7.41%) Cisco
5 41 (6.60%) SAP
6 40 (6.44%) Oracle
7 25 (4.03%) HP
8 20 (3.22%) Dell
9 14 (2.25%) Business Objects
9 14 (2.25%) Apple
10 13 (2.09%) Veeam
10 13 (2.09%) Symantec
11 12 (1.93%) Adobe
11 12 (1.93%) Avaya
12 10 (1.61%) Websense
13 9 (1.45%) Syclo
14 8 (1.29%) Riverbed
14 8 (1.29%) F5
14 8 (1.29%) NetScout
14 8 (1.29%) CheckPoint
Taunton, Somerset
Hays IT
Salary: Competitive with Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k to £27k per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum + Pension& Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + basic+ ote £35k+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive with Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury
Spectrum IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Global Eye
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago