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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 309 217 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.01% 4.28% 4.37%
As % of the Applications category 32.91% 26.08% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 238 187 206
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
939 832 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.22% 16.41% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 779 710 656
Average salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 22 September 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 22 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
Wiltshire +16 96 £24,534 -10.78% 16
Bristol -2 79 £27,500 -26.66% 15
Gloucestershire +9 42 £28,500 +28.08% 14
Dorset +16 35 £31,250 -7.40% 5
Devon -20 28 £22,500 -32.33% 3
Somerset -10 26 £31,500 -8.69% 2
Cornwall -1 1 £28,500 +35.71%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 324 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 310 (50.74%) MS Excel
3 291 (47.63%) Windows
4 165 (27.00%) SQL
5 151 (24.71%) Active Directory
6 125 (20.46%) Finance
7 123 (20.13%) ITIL
8 111 (18.17%) SQL Server
9 106 (17.35%) Windows 7
10 97 (15.88%) Degree
11 92 (15.06%) Project Management
12 85 (13.91%) MS Exchange
13 84 (13.75%) Windows XP
14 83 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 76 (12.44%) VMware
16 72 (11.78%) PRINCE2
16 72 (11.78%) MS Project
17 70 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
18 69 (11.29%) Firewall
19 66 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
20 59 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
21 53 (8.67%) SLA
21 53 (8.67%) Citrix
22 52 (8.51%) Service Management
23 51 (8.35%) MS PowerPoint
24 50 (8.18%) Time Management
25 49 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
25 49 (8.02%) SharePoint
26 48 (7.86%) VPN
27 46 (7.53%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 85 (13.91%) MS Exchange
2 49 (8.02%) SharePoint
3 37 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (4.75%) IIS
5 20 (3.27%) IBM Notes
6 18 (2.95%) Lync
7 17 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.98%) CMS
11 6 (0.98%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
13 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.33%) Drupal
15 2 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 310 (50.74%) MS Excel
2 72 (11.78%) MS Project
3 51 (8.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (4.91%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.65%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.49%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.49%) InDesign
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.33%) SPSS
11 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.82%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.65%) Maximo
4 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.33%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) assyst
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.60%) Office 365
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.29%) Firewall
2 48 (7.86%) VPN
3 45 (7.36%) DHCP
4 44 (7.20%) TCP/IP
5 43 (7.04%) LAN
6 40 (6.55%) DNS
7 38 (6.22%) WAN
8 25 (4.09%) Internet
9 24 (3.93%) SAN
10 16 (2.62%) IP Telephony
11 15 (2.45%) VLAN
12 14 (2.29%) Intranet
13 11 (1.80%) Wireless
13 11 (1.80%) Structured Cabling
14 8 (1.31%) Ethernet
14 8 (1.31%) FTP
15 6 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.98%) Network Security
15 6 (0.98%) NAS
15 6 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (18.17%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.80%) MS Access
6 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.31%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (0.65%) OLAP
10 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (4.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.65%) MSI
5 3 (0.49%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.33%) JIRA
6 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.16%) LSMW
7 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
General
1 125 (20.46%) Finance
2 33 (5.40%) Legal
3 32 (5.24%) Marketing
4 22 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.27%) Retail
6 17 (2.78%) Electronics
6 17 (2.78%) Banking
7 13 (2.13%) Law
8 11 (1.80%) Aerospace
8 11 (1.80%) French Language
9 10 (1.64%) Back Office
10 9 (1.47%) German Language
11 7 (1.15%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.98%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.98%) Advertising
12 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.65%) Billing
14 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 187 (30.61%) Analyst
2 66 (10.80%) Support Analyst
3 63 (10.31%) Support Engineer
4 58 (9.49%) Project Manager
5 48 (7.86%) Developer
5 48 (7.86%) IT Support
6 38 (6.22%) Junior
7 35 (5.73%) Help Desk Support
8 30 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (4.91%) Service Analyst
8 30 (4.91%) Consultant
9 28 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
10 26 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
11 25 (4.09%) Technical Support
12 24 (3.93%) Help Desk Analyst
13 23 (3.76%) Business Analyst
14 21 (3.44%) Technical Consultant
14 21 (3.44%) IT Support Analyst
15 20 (3.27%) Graduate
16 19 (3.11%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.71%) HTML
2 34 (5.56%) .NET
3 33 (5.40%) XML
4 19 (3.11%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.45%) CSS
6 11 (1.80%) Web Services
7 7 (1.15%) SAP Basis
7 7 (1.15%) SAP Smart Forms
8 6 (0.98%) jQuery
8 6 (0.98%) XSLT
9 5 (0.82%) Ajax
9 5 (0.82%) HTML5
10 4 (0.65%) WCF
10 4 (0.65%) Silverlight
10 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (0.65%) XHTML
11 3 (0.49%) COM
12 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.16%) SOAP
13 1 (0.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.71%) Management Information System
3 35 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 35 (5.73%) Blackberry
4 25 (4.09%) PMI
5 15 (2.45%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.47%) E-Learning
6 9 (1.47%) Replication
7 7 (1.15%) Firmware
7 7 (1.15%) EPoS
7 7 (1.15%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.15%) Social Media
8 6 (0.98%) Statistics
9 5 (0.82%) Smartcard
9 5 (0.82%) PDA
9 5 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.82%) User Experience
10 4 (0.65%) CMDB
10 4 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.65%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 291 (47.63%) Windows
2 106 (17.35%) Windows 7
3 84 (13.75%) Windows XP
4 83 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (6.38%) Windows 8
7 33 (5.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (3.76%) Linux
9 18 (2.95%) Windows Vista
10 15 (2.45%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.80%) UNIX
11 11 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.98%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.49%) Android
15 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.13%) ITIL
2 92 (15.06%) Project Management
3 72 (11.78%) PRINCE2
4 66 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (8.51%) Service Management
6 50 (8.18%) Time Management
7 46 (7.53%) Mentoring
8 44 (7.20%) Change Management
9 35 (5.73%) CRM
10 34 (5.56%) Change Control
11 28 (4.58%) Line Management
12 24 (3.93%) ERP
12 24 (3.93%) Problem Management
13 23 (3.76%) Service Delivery
14 21 (3.44%) ITSM
15 19 (3.11%) MVC
16 18 (2.95%) Migration
16 18 (2.95%) Scrum
17 17 (2.78%) Test Scripting
17 17 (2.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 165 (27.00%) SQL
2 37 (6.06%) C#
3 33 (5.40%) VB
4 32 (5.24%) VBA
5 29 (4.75%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.09%) VBScript
7 20 (3.27%) Java
8 19 (3.11%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.13%) C
10 9 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.31%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.31%) ABAP
12 7 (1.15%) C++
13 6 (0.98%) VB6
13 6 (0.98%) Python
14 5 (0.82%) PHP
15 3 (0.49%) Ruby
16 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (15.88%) Degree
2 49 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (5.24%) MCP
4 31 (5.07%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.42%) ISEB
6 26 (4.26%) MCSE
7 25 (4.09%) PMI Certification
8 22 (3.60%) APMP
9 19 (3.11%) PMP
10 18 (2.95%) MCSA
11 17 (2.78%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (2.13%) MCITP
13 10 (1.64%) HND
14 9 (1.47%) ISTQB
15 7 (1.15%) ACCA
15 7 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (1.15%) CCNA
15 7 (1.15%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.67%) SLA
2 41 (6.71%) QA
3 11 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 151 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.45%) Terminal Services
4 12 (1.96%) XenApp
5 6 (0.98%) vSphere
5 6 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.82%) UAG
7 4 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.65%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.49%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 2 (0.33%) Kerio MailServer
9 2 (0.33%) Xen
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (3.27%) SCCM
2 19 (3.11%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.15%) WSUS
5 5 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.65%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (0.65%) Nagios
6 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.65%) MOM
7 2 (0.33%) SCOM
7 2 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 324 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.44%) VMware
3 53 (8.67%) Citrix
4 44 (7.20%) Cisco
5 38 (6.22%) HP
6 33 (5.40%) Oracle
7 21 (3.44%) Lotus
8 19 (3.11%) SAP
9 16 (2.62%) Apple
10 14 (2.29%) Symantec
11 12 (1.96%) Avaya
12 11 (1.80%) NetApp
12 11 (1.80%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.47%) Remedy
13 9 (1.47%) Altiris
14 7 (1.15%) Sophos
14 7 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.15%) Adobe
14 7 (1.15%) Cognos
14 7 (1.15%) Business Objects
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Gold Group
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire
PleaseTech Ltd
Salary: £30K - £45K
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £000000 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago