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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 328 209 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.09% 3.68% 3.91%
As % of the Applications category 31.09% 21.41% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 259 182 197
Average salary £29,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,305 £18,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,450 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
1055 976 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.37% 17.18% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 908 825 773
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +22 95 £30,000 +15.38% 10
Bristol 0 78 £27,500 -8.33% 9
Gloucestershire -1 56 £27,000 -16.92% 7
Somerset +14 37 £29,000 -15.94% 7
Dorset +14 31 £45,000 +50.00% 11
Devon +2 30 £29,500 +42.16% 12
Cornwall -6 1 £28,500 -5.00%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 369 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 294 (46.96%) MS Excel
3 254 (40.58%) Windows
4 173 (27.64%) SQL
5 167 (26.68%) Active Directory
6 157 (25.08%) ITIL
7 127 (20.29%) Finance
8 108 (17.25%) SQL Server
9 102 (16.29%) Project Management
10 91 (14.54%) Analytical Skills
11 81 (12.94%) Windows 7
12 80 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 77 (12.30%) Degree
14 72 (11.50%) VMware
15 70 (11.18%) Firewall
16 68 (10.86%) Service Management
16 68 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 68 (10.86%) PRINCE2
17 67 (10.70%) Change Management
18 66 (10.54%) Windows XP
19 65 (10.38%) MS Exchange
19 65 (10.38%) MS Project
20 61 (9.74%) SharePoint
21 60 (9.58%) SLA
21 60 (9.58%) CRM
22 56 (8.95%) VPN
23 55 (8.79%) Cisco
23 55 (8.79%) Citrix
24 54 (8.63%) DHCP
24 54 (8.63%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 65 (10.38%) MS Exchange
2 61 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.43%) IIS
4 23 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (2.88%) Lync
5 18 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.88%) NetWeaver
6 12 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.76%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.32%) Apache
12 2 (0.32%) JBoss
13 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 294 (46.96%) MS Excel
2 65 (10.38%) MS Project
3 54 (8.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (5.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.48%) RoboHelp
6 3 (0.48%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (2.56%) SAP CRM
2 14 (2.24%) SAP ERP
3 13 (2.08%) SAP SM
3 13 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.96%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.64%) Summit
5 4 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.64%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.92%) Office 365
2 6 (0.96%) SaaS
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (11.18%) Firewall
2 56 (8.95%) VPN
3 54 (8.63%) DHCP
4 51 (8.15%) LAN
5 47 (7.51%) TCP/IP
6 41 (6.55%) DNS
7 37 (5.91%) WAN
8 25 (3.99%) Internet
9 24 (3.83%) FTP
10 19 (3.04%) VLAN
11 17 (2.72%) SAN
12 14 (2.24%) IP Telephony
13 13 (2.08%) MPLS
14 12 (1.92%) Intranet
15 11 (1.76%) ISDN
16 9 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (1.12%) LDAP
18 6 (0.96%) VoIP
18 6 (0.96%) NAS
18 6 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (17.25%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.76%) Data Mining
10 10 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
12 6 (0.96%) MS Access
12 6 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.64%) OLAP
14 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
15 2 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
15 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.28%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.64%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.48%) Subversion
5 3 (0.48%) JIRA
6 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.32%) JMeter
6 2 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.32%) JUnit
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 127 (20.29%) Finance
2 30 (4.79%) Back Office
2 30 (4.79%) Legal
3 17 (2.72%) Banking
4 16 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.40%) Front Office
6 14 (2.24%) Retail
6 14 (2.24%) Marketing
7 13 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.92%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.76%) Law
10 9 (1.44%) Electronics
10 9 (1.44%) Advertising
11 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.80%) French Language
12 4 (0.64%) German Language
12 4 (0.64%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (34.35%) Analyst
2 77 (12.30%) Support Analyst
3 69 (11.02%) Support Engineer
4 60 (9.58%) Project Manager
5 42 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 36 (5.75%) Help Desk Support
7 35 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 35 (5.59%) Service Analyst
7 35 (5.59%) Developer
8 32 (5.11%) SAP Analyst
9 30 (4.79%) IT Support
10 29 (4.63%) Junior
11 28 (4.47%) Consultant
12 25 (3.99%) Business Analyst
13 24 (3.83%) Technical Analyst
14 23 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 22 (3.51%) Systems Support
15 22 (3.51%) Administrator
16 21 (3.35%) Technical Engineer
17 20 (3.19%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.23%) .NET
2 34 (5.43%) HTML
3 23 (3.67%) XML
4 21 (3.35%) SAP Basis
5 20 (3.19%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.88%) SAP Smart Forms
7 12 (1.92%) Web Services
8 9 (1.44%) jQuery
9 8 (1.28%) CSS
10 6 (0.96%) COM
10 6 (0.96%) Ajax
10 6 (0.96%) XSLT
10 6 (0.96%) HTML5
11 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (0.64%) WinForms
12 2 (0.32%) WCF
12 2 (0.32%) WPF
12 2 (0.32%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.32%) FusionCharts
12 2 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (14.54%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.27%) Blackberry
3 31 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.83%) PMI
6 15 (2.40%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.24%) Clustering
8 10 (1.60%) EPoS
9 9 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.12%) Replication
11 6 (0.96%) Smartcard
11 6 (0.96%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.80%) Statistics
12 5 (0.80%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.80%) User Experience
13 4 (0.64%) Social Media
14 3 (0.48%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.48%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 254 (40.58%) Windows
2 81 (12.94%) Windows 7
3 80 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (10.54%) Windows XP
6 32 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (4.95%) Windows 8
8 21 (3.35%) Windows Vista
9 19 (3.04%) Linux
10 14 (2.24%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.60%) UNIX
12 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.48%) Android
14 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (25.08%) ITIL
2 102 (16.29%) Project Management
3 68 (10.86%) Service Management
3 68 (10.86%) PRINCE2
4 67 (10.70%) Change Management
5 60 (9.58%) CRM
6 54 (8.63%) Time Management
7 52 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (7.83%) ERP
9 40 (6.39%) Mentoring
10 35 (5.59%) Change Control
11 30 (4.79%) Line Management
12 28 (4.47%) Problem Management
13 27 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (4.15%) Configuration Management
14 26 (4.15%) Service Delivery
15 24 (3.83%) ITSM
15 24 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (3.51%) Migration
17 20 (3.19%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (27.64%) SQL
2 45 (7.19%) C#
3 29 (4.63%) Java
4 24 (3.83%) JavaScript
5 23 (3.67%) VB
6 19 (3.04%) VBScript
6 19 (3.04%) VBA
7 18 (2.88%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.88%) ABAP
8 15 (2.40%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.60%) C
9 10 (1.60%) C++
10 8 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.80%) VB6
11 5 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.48%) PHP
13 2 (0.32%) Delphi
13 2 (0.32%) Perl
13 2 (0.32%) AWK
Qualifications
1 77 (12.30%) Degree
2 40 (6.39%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.47%) MCP
5 27 (4.31%) SC Cleared
6 24 (3.83%) PMI Certification
7 23 (3.67%) ISEB
8 22 (3.51%) MCSE
9 19 (3.04%) PMP
9 19 (3.04%) APMP
10 16 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (2.56%) CCNA
11 15 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (2.08%) MCSA
13 10 (1.60%) AAT
14 9 (1.44%) ISTQB
14 9 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.58%) SLA
2 40 (6.39%) QA
3 11 (1.76%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.96%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 167 (26.68%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.19%) Terminal Services
4 17 (2.72%) XenApp
5 15 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.24%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.60%) ISA Server
8 7 (1.12%) XenServer
8 7 (1.12%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.80%) Firmware
10 4 (0.64%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.64%) UAG
10 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.48%) Kerio MailServer
11 3 (0.48%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 2 (0.32%) vSphere
13 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (3.35%) SCCM
2 13 (2.08%) SCOM
3 12 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.60%) OpenView
5 8 (1.28%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.80%) Nagios
6 5 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (0.64%) WSUS
7 4 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.64%) MOM
7 4 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 369 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 72 (11.50%) VMware
3 55 (8.79%) Cisco
3 55 (8.79%) Citrix
4 50 (7.99%) SAP
5 42 (6.71%) Oracle
6 34 (5.43%) HP
7 15 (2.40%) Dell
8 13 (2.08%) Avaya
9 12 (1.92%) Lotus
9 12 (1.92%) Apple
10 11 (1.76%) Business Objects
10 11 (1.76%) Syclo
11 9 (1.44%) SonicWALL
11 9 (1.44%) Symantec
12 8 (1.28%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.28%) NetScout
12 8 (1.28%) Riverbed
12 8 (1.28%) F5
13 7 (1.12%) NetApp
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £34,000 to £46,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
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MSM Software
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
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Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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n-tier selection limited
Salary: £23000 - £24700 Per Annum Pension, Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £20,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
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Salary: £18 - £22 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Great Benefits Package
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus + Benefits
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