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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 294 225 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.74% 4.33% 4.11%
As % of the Applications category 31.96% 26.75% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 225 199 191
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
920 841 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.84% 16.17% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 764 711 604
Average salary £33,300 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.05% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +6 103 £24,000 -26.15% 7
Bristol -9 59 £30,000 -14.28% 12
Gloucestershire 0 42 £32,500 +52.94% 11
Dorset +13 37 £23,000 -29.23% 1
Somerset +2 27 £31,500 +23.52% 7
Devon -21 23 £33,250 -2.20% 4
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 334 (55.48%) Microsoft
2 329 (54.65%) MS Excel
3 290 (48.17%) Windows
4 153 (25.42%) SQL
5 134 (22.26%) Active Directory
6 122 (20.27%) Finance
7 110 (18.27%) ITIL
8 98 (16.28%) Windows 7
9 96 (15.95%) SQL Server
9 96 (15.95%) Project Management
10 90 (14.95%) Degree
11 83 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 82 (13.62%) Windows XP
13 79 (13.12%) MS Exchange
14 76 (12.62%) MS Project
15 72 (11.96%) VMware
16 71 (11.79%) PRINCE2
17 58 (9.63%) Firewall
17 58 (9.63%) MS PowerPoint
18 57 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 57 (9.47%) Citrix
19 50 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
20 48 (7.97%) SLA
21 46 (7.64%) SharePoint
22 45 (7.48%) Service Management
23 44 (7.31%) HTML
24 42 (6.98%) TCP/IP
25 41 (6.81%) VBA
25 41 (6.81%) QA
26 40 (6.64%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 79 (13.12%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.64%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.15%) IIS
4 25 (4.15%) IBM Notes
5 18 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (1.99%) CMS
8 11 (1.83%) Lync
9 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
10 6 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.83%) TeamSite
12 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.66%) GroupWise
12 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.50%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 329 (54.65%) MS Excel
2 76 (12.62%) MS Project
3 58 (9.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (6.64%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.50%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.66%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.66%) InDesign
9 3 (0.50%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.50%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.33%) SPSS
10 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Visualfiles
1 6 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.66%) Maximo
3 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) assyst
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.32%) Office 365
2 4 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (9.63%) Firewall
2 42 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 40 (6.64%) LAN
4 37 (6.15%) VPN
4 37 (6.15%) DHCP
5 36 (5.98%) DNS
5 36 (5.98%) WAN
6 21 (3.49%) SAN
7 19 (3.16%) Internet
8 13 (2.16%) Intranet
9 11 (1.83%) Structured Cabling
10 10 (1.66%) VLAN
11 8 (1.33%) Wireless
12 6 (1.00%) VoIP
13 5 (0.83%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.83%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.66%) NAS
14 4 (0.66%) LDAP
14 4 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.66%) MS Access
7 7 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.33%) MSI
3 6 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.66%) LSMW
5 3 (0.50%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.33%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 122 (20.27%) Finance
2 39 (6.48%) Marketing
3 38 (6.31%) Legal
4 26 (4.32%) Retail
5 23 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.99%) Law
7 15 (2.49%) Banking
8 12 (1.99%) Electronics
9 10 (1.66%) Back Office
10 9 (1.50%) French Language
11 8 (1.33%) Billing
12 7 (1.16%) German Language
12 7 (1.16%) Aerospace
12 7 (1.16%) Spanish Language
13 6 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 6 (1.00%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.66%) Military
14 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 183 (30.40%) Analyst
2 70 (11.63%) Support Analyst
3 57 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 54 (8.97%) Developer
5 50 (8.31%) IT Support
6 47 (7.81%) Project Manager
7 37 (6.15%) Junior
8 28 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 28 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
9 26 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (4.15%) 1st Line Support
10 25 (4.15%) Technical Support
11 24 (3.99%) Consultant
12 22 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 21 (3.49%) Help Desk Analyst
13 21 (3.49%) Business Analyst
14 20 (3.32%) PMO Analyst
14 20 (3.32%) IT Support Analyst
15 19 (3.16%) Graduate
16 18 (2.99%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.31%) HTML
2 39 (6.48%) XML
3 38 (6.31%) .NET
4 20 (3.32%) CSS
5 18 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.83%) Web Services
7 7 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (0.83%) Ajax
8 5 (0.83%) COM
9 4 (0.66%) jQuery
9 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (0.66%) XSLT
9 4 (0.66%) XHTML
9 4 (0.66%) WCF
9 4 (0.66%) Silverlight
9 4 (0.66%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.50%) HTML5
11 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.33%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.98%) Computer Science
2 32 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.98%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.16%) PMI
5 17 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.83%) PDA
7 10 (1.66%) E-Learning
8 9 (1.50%) Replication
8 9 (1.50%) EPoS
9 7 (1.16%) Statistics
9 7 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.83%) Economics
11 4 (0.66%) Social Media
12 3 (0.50%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.50%) CMDB
12 3 (0.50%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.50%) Firmware
12 3 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 290 (48.17%) Windows
2 98 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 83 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (13.62%) Windows XP
5 57 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (6.64%) Windows 8
7 32 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (3.49%) Linux
9 18 (2.99%) Windows Vista
10 13 (2.16%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.16%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.99%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.66%) UNIX
13 5 (0.83%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.17%) AIX
15 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (18.27%) ITIL
2 96 (15.95%) Project Management
3 71 (11.79%) PRINCE2
4 45 (7.48%) Service Management
5 37 (6.15%) Time Management
6 32 (5.32%) CRM
7 31 (5.15%) Change Control
8 29 (4.82%) Change Management
9 28 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (3.65%) Problem Management
11 20 (3.32%) Workflow
11 20 (3.32%) Service Delivery
12 19 (3.16%) OOP
13 18 (2.99%) ERP
13 18 (2.99%) Business Analysis
13 18 (2.99%) Automated Testing
14 17 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (2.66%) MVC
15 16 (2.66%) Scrum
15 16 (2.66%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (25.42%) SQL
2 41 (6.81%) VBA
3 38 (6.31%) VB
4 37 (6.15%) C#
5 33 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.65%) VBScript
7 16 (2.66%) Java
8 15 (2.49%) C
9 14 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.66%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.00%) Python
12 6 (1.00%) C++
13 5 (0.83%) VB6
13 5 (0.83%) PHP
13 5 (0.83%) ABAP
14 3 (0.50%) Ruby
15 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.33%) Perl
15 2 (0.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 90 (14.95%) Degree
2 50 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 30 (4.98%) MCP
5 26 (4.32%) ISEB
6 23 (3.82%) MCSE
7 22 (3.65%) APMP
8 19 (3.16%) PMI Certification
9 17 (2.82%) PMP
10 15 (2.49%) MCSA
11 13 (2.16%) MCITP
11 13 (2.16%) SC Cleared
12 12 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (1.50%) HND
14 7 (1.16%) ISTQB
15 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
17 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 4 (0.66%) MCSD
17 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.97%) SLA
2 41 (6.81%) QA
3 13 (2.16%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (22.26%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.99%) XenApp
4 7 (1.16%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.16%) vSphere
4 7 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.50%) UAG
6 3 (0.50%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 2 (0.33%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.33%) Xen
7 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 18 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.49%) SCCM
4 12 (1.99%) WSUS
5 7 (1.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (0.66%) MOM
8 2 (0.33%) SCOM
8 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.33%) Nagios
8 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 334 (55.48%) Microsoft
2 72 (11.96%) VMware
3 57 (9.47%) Citrix
4 39 (6.48%) Cisco
5 34 (5.65%) HP
6 26 (4.32%) Lotus
7 24 (3.99%) Oracle
8 17 (2.82%) SAP
9 13 (2.16%) Symantec
9 13 (2.16%) Avaya
9 13 (2.16%) NetApp
10 11 (1.83%) Altiris
11 10 (1.66%) Apple
12 8 (1.33%) LANDesk
12 8 (1.33%) Adobe
13 7 (1.16%) SonicWALL
13 7 (1.16%) Remedy
13 7 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.16%) Ektron
14 6 (1.00%) Panasonic
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25500.00 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + TBC
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30k - £35k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Required IT
Salary: £28,500
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago