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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 64 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 244 290 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.08% 4.77% 4.09%
As % of the Applications category 33.75% 31.97% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 210 222 180
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,050 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,265 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -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
723 907 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.09% 14.91% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 612 755 693
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bristol -5 72 £31,750 +13.39% 6
Wiltshire -24 55 £26,000 +6.66% 12
Dorset +2 35 £25,500 +10.86% 4
Gloucestershire -27 29 £37,500 +31.57% 4
Devon -7 22 £30,000 -9.77% 1
Somerset -5 18 £26,250 -16.66% 6
Cornwall - 8 £36,250 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 305 (59.80%) Microsoft
2 295 (57.84%) MS Excel
3 255 (50.00%) Windows
4 123 (24.12%) Active Directory
5 106 (20.78%) SQL
5 106 (20.78%) Finance
6 101 (19.80%) ITIL
7 91 (17.84%) Windows 7
8 84 (16.47%) SQL Server
9 80 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (15.29%) MS Exchange
11 77 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (12.55%) Project Management
13 63 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 62 (12.16%) VMware
15 53 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (9.22%) Windows 8
17 46 (9.02%) LAN
18 45 (8.82%) .NET
18 45 (8.82%) SharePoint
18 45 (8.82%) Degree
19 43 (8.43%) Service Management
20 42 (8.24%) Windows XP
21 41 (8.04%) Service Delivery
22 39 (7.65%) MS PowerPoint
23 38 (7.45%) PRINCE2
24 37 (7.25%) VPN
24 37 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
25 36 (7.06%) TCP/IP
25 36 (7.06%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 78 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.88%) IIS
4 27 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (3.92%) Lync
7 13 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (2.16%) WorkSite
9 9 (1.76%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.57%) SAS
10 8 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.37%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.18%) ArcGIS
12 6 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.98%) Apache
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.20%) CMS
15 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 295 (57.84%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (5.10%) MS Project
4 17 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.57%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.59%) InDesign
6 3 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.39%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.39%) SPSS
7 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
1 6 (1.18%) Aareon QL
2 3 (0.59%) Sage 1000
2 3 (0.59%) Maximo
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Summit
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.20%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.20%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.20%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.20%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.90%) Office 365
2 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Route 53
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.02%) LAN
2 37 (7.25%) VPN
3 36 (7.06%) WAN
3 36 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 34 (6.67%) Firewall
5 28 (5.49%) DHCP
6 25 (4.90%) DNS
7 24 (4.71%) Internet
8 17 (3.33%) Wireless
9 16 (3.14%) SAN
10 14 (2.75%) VoIP
11 10 (1.96%) VLAN
12 9 (1.76%) IPsec
13 8 (1.57%) Network Security
14 7 (1.37%) ADSL
14 7 (1.37%) Ethernet
15 6 (1.18%) SMTP
15 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.18%) NAS
16 5 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.55%) MS Access
6 13 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.76%) Oracle9i Database
9 9 (1.76%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.59%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.39%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 18 (3.53%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.18%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.98%) Selenium
6 5 (0.98%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.98%) Ant
6 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.59%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (0.59%) SilkTest
8 3 (0.59%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.59%) MSI
8 3 (0.59%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.59%) Toad
8 3 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.59%) Yeoman
9 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 106 (20.78%) Finance
2 29 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.33%) Law
4 16 (3.14%) Banking
5 13 (2.55%) Marketing
6 12 (2.35%) Back Office
7 11 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.96%) Legal
9 9 (1.76%) Military
9 9 (1.76%) Retail
10 8 (1.57%) Advertising
10 8 (1.57%) Electronics
11 6 (1.18%) French Language
12 5 (0.98%) German Language
12 5 (0.98%) Publishing
12 5 (0.98%) Games
13 3 (0.59%) Billing
13 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Local Government
14 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 194 (38.04%) Analyst
2 73 (14.31%) Support Analyst
3 52 (10.20%) Service Analyst
4 49 (9.61%) Developer
5 43 (8.43%) IT Support
6 40 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 37 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 27 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 26 (5.10%) Support Technician
10 20 (3.92%) Project Manager
10 20 (3.92%) Desktop Support
11 19 (3.73%) Server Support
12 18 (3.53%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.53%) Server Support Analyst
12 18 (3.53%) Server Analyst
13 17 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
14 16 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (2.94%) .NET Developer
15 15 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
16 14 (2.75%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.82%) .NET
2 36 (7.06%) HTML
3 24 (4.71%) XML
4 19 (3.73%) ASP.NET
5 14 (2.75%) CSS
6 13 (2.55%) COM
7 11 (2.16%) jQuery
8 9 (1.76%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.76%) XSL
9 8 (1.57%) Entity Framework
10 7 (1.37%) Web Services
10 7 (1.37%) Middleware
11 5 (0.98%) XHTML
11 5 (0.98%) JDBC
11 5 (0.98%) Servlets
11 5 (0.98%) JSON
11 5 (0.98%) WCF
12 4 (0.78%) HTML5
13 3 (0.59%) REST
13 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.73%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.14%) GIS
3 16 (3.14%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.14%) Clustering
4 15 (2.94%) iPhone
5 14 (2.75%) iPad
6 13 (2.55%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.16%) CMDB
9 9 (1.76%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.37%) Data Extraction
11 7 (1.37%) User Experience
12 6 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.98%) Statistics
13 5 (0.98%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 255 (50.00%) Windows
2 91 (17.84%) Windows 7
3 80 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (9.22%) Windows 8
7 42 (8.24%) Windows XP
8 19 (3.73%) Linux
9 11 (2.16%) Mac OS X
9 11 (2.16%) Windows Vista
10 9 (1.76%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.18%) Android
11 6 (1.18%) UNIX
12 5 (0.98%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.20%) Solaris
16 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (19.80%) ITIL
2 64 (12.55%) Project Management
3 43 (8.43%) Service Management
4 41 (8.04%) Service Delivery
5 38 (7.45%) PRINCE2
6 34 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (6.47%) Time Management
8 32 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (6.27%) Change Management
9 25 (4.90%) ERP
10 24 (4.71%) Data Analysis
11 23 (4.51%) CRM
11 23 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (4.31%) Incident Management
13 21 (4.12%) Asset Management
13 21 (4.12%) Migration
14 20 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (3.73%) Change Control
16 18 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 106 (20.78%) SQL
2 34 (6.67%) C#
3 25 (4.90%) Java
4 24 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 17 (3.33%) VBA
7 13 (2.55%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 10 (1.96%) VB
8 10 (1.96%) C++
8 10 (1.96%) C
9 7 (1.37%) VBScript
10 6 (1.18%) PHP
10 6 (1.18%) Delphi
11 3 (0.59%) Python
11 3 (0.59%) R
12 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 45 (8.82%) Degree
2 35 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.31%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (2.75%) ISEB
7 13 (2.55%) MCSE
8 12 (2.35%) MCP
9 10 (1.96%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.37%) CCNA
10 7 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.18%) HNC
11 6 (1.18%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.98%) HND
12 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.78%) MCSA
13 4 (0.78%) MCPD
13 4 (0.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.51%) QA
2 20 (3.92%) SLA
3 7 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.98%) HL7
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 123 (24.12%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.75%) XenApp
5 9 (1.76%) vSphere
5 9 (1.76%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.76%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.59%) Firmware
8 3 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.20%) Postfix
10 1 (0.20%) KVM
10 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.20%) UAG
10 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (5.29%) SCCM
2 11 (2.16%) SCOM
3 8 (1.57%) WSUS
3 8 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.59%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.59%) OpenView
5 2 (0.39%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.39%) vMotion
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 305 (59.80%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.16%) VMware
3 34 (6.67%) Citrix
4 26 (5.10%) Oracle
5 25 (4.90%) Cisco
6 19 (3.73%) HP
6 19 (3.73%) Remedy
7 18 (3.53%) Dell
8 15 (2.94%) Avaya
9 12 (2.35%) Apple
9 12 (2.35%) Sage
10 9 (1.76%) McAfee
10 9 (1.76%) Mitel
11 8 (1.57%) Bomgar
11 8 (1.57%) IBM
11 8 (1.57%) SAP
12 7 (1.37%) Adobe
12 7 (1.37%) ESRI
12 7 (1.37%) Hummingbird
12 7 (1.37%) OpenText
Somerset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wellington, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £18,900
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £140 - £160 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + Company Car, Laptop and Phone
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Pertemps Plymouth
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bens!
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
National Tust
Posted: 10 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
National Trust
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Melksham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago