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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 55 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 263 306 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.64% 5.16% 3.87%
As % of the Applications category 34.38% 34.27% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 207 256 178
Average salary £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
765 893 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.51% 15.05% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 649 750 693
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Gloucestershire -7 67 £30,000 +20.00% 5
Wiltshire -11 64 £29,000 +16.00% 8
Bristol -16 63 £31,500 -1.56% 11
Somerset +26 30 £28,000 -15.15% 7
Devon -14 24 £31,500 +18.86% 3
Dorset -13 11 £21,000 -22.93% 5
Cornwall -9 3 £21,500 +2.38%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 378 (65.51%) Microsoft
2 303 (52.51%) Windows
3 274 (47.49%) MS Excel
4 177 (30.68%) Active Directory
5 157 (27.21%) SQL
6 113 (19.58%) ITIL
7 103 (17.85%) Windows 7
8 102 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 102 (17.68%) SQL Server
9 97 (16.81%) MS Exchange
10 94 (16.29%) Finance
11 89 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
12 87 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 83 (14.38%) VMware
14 74 (12.82%) TCP/IP
15 70 (12.13%) .NET
16 64 (11.09%) Project Management
17 63 (10.92%) Degree
18 62 (10.75%) IIS
18 62 (10.75%) Citrix
19 57 (9.88%) Windows 8
20 56 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
21 55 (9.53%) C#
22 54 (9.36%) PRINCE2
23 53 (9.19%) Firewall
24 50 (8.67%) SharePoint
25 49 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
26 48 (8.32%) MS Project
27 46 (7.97%) Windows XP
28 45 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 97 (16.81%) MS Exchange
2 62 (10.75%) IIS
3 50 (8.67%) SharePoint
4 28 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (3.12%) Lync
7 11 (1.91%) WorkSite
8 10 (1.73%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.87%) SAS
12 5 (0.87%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle UPK
15 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.17%) CMS
15 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 274 (47.49%) MS Excel
2 48 (8.32%) MS Project
3 39 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.69%) SPSS
6 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.52%) InDesign
7 3 (0.52%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.52%) Maximo
2 3 (0.52%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.17%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.72%) Office 365
2 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 74 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 53 (9.19%) Firewall
3 43 (7.45%) VPN
3 43 (7.45%) WAN
3 43 (7.45%) DHCP
4 42 (7.28%) DNS
5 40 (6.93%) LAN
6 30 (5.20%) Wireless
7 26 (4.51%) SAN
7 26 (4.51%) Internet
8 25 (4.33%) VoIP
9 13 (2.25%) Intranet
10 10 (1.73%) ADSL
10 10 (1.73%) VLAN
11 9 (1.56%) Wireshark
11 9 (1.56%) SMTP
12 8 (1.39%) NetScaler
12 8 (1.39%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (4.33%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.39%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (1.21%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.52%) MS Access
12 2 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.35%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.95%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.21%) ClearQuest
5 7 (1.21%) InstallShield
5 7 (1.21%) MSI
5 7 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.52%) Subversion
9 2 (0.35%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.17%) JIRA
10 1 (0.17%) Ant
General
1 94 (16.29%) Finance
2 28 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.77%) Marketing
3 16 (2.77%) German Language
4 13 (2.25%) Retail
4 13 (2.25%) Legal
5 9 (1.56%) Military
5 9 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 9 (1.56%) Law
5 9 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.39%) Back Office
7 7 (1.21%) Banking
8 6 (1.04%) Electronics
9 5 (0.87%) Games
10 3 (0.52%) French Language
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (32.24%) Analyst
2 87 (15.08%) Support Analyst
3 61 (10.57%) Developer
4 60 (10.40%) Support Engineer
5 52 (9.01%) IT Support
6 46 (7.97%) Service Analyst
7 38 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 33 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (4.33%) Desktop Support
9 25 (4.33%) .NET Developer
10 22 (3.81%) IT Support Analyst
11 21 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (3.47%) DBA
12 20 (3.47%) SQL DBA
13 19 (3.29%) 1st Line Support
13 19 (3.29%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (3.12%) SQL Server DBA
15 17 (2.95%) SQL Developer
16 16 (2.77%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.13%) .NET
2 39 (6.76%) ASP.NET
3 27 (4.68%) HTML
4 24 (4.16%) COM
5 15 (2.60%) XML
6 11 (1.91%) jQuery
7 9 (1.56%) WPF
8 8 (1.39%) HTML5
8 8 (1.39%) WCF
9 7 (1.21%) WinForms
9 7 (1.21%) XSL
10 6 (1.04%) Ajax
11 5 (0.87%) Flash
11 5 (0.87%) CSS
11 5 (0.87%) Web Services
12 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.52%) XHTML
13 3 (0.52%) CGI
13 3 (0.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.07%) Client/Server
3 31 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.47%) N-Tier
5 19 (3.29%) Clustering
5 19 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (2.77%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.25%) iPhone
9 11 (1.91%) GIS
9 11 (1.91%) iPad
10 10 (1.73%) CMDB
11 9 (1.56%) PDA
12 8 (1.39%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.39%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.39%) E-Learning
13 7 (1.21%) Replication
13 7 (1.21%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.21%) EPoS
13 7 (1.21%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 303 (52.51%) Windows
2 103 (17.85%) Windows 7
3 102 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 57 (9.88%) Windows 8
6 46 (7.97%) Windows XP
7 45 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.43%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.91%) Windows Vista
10 8 (1.39%) Linux
11 6 (1.04%) UNIX
12 5 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.35%) Android
13 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (19.58%) ITIL
2 64 (11.09%) Project Management
3 54 (9.36%) PRINCE2
4 35 (6.07%) Time Management
5 34 (5.89%) Service Management
6 32 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (4.68%) Line Management
7 27 (4.68%) ITSM
7 27 (4.68%) Change Management
7 27 (4.68%) CRM
8 26 (4.51%) Service Delivery
9 24 (4.16%) Capacity Planning
10 23 (3.99%) Data Modelling
10 23 (3.99%) Migration
10 23 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (3.81%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.64%) Resource Management
12 21 (3.64%) Validation
12 21 (3.64%) Data Protection
13 20 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (27.21%) SQL
2 55 (9.53%) C#
3 37 (6.41%) T-SQL
4 25 (4.33%) Java
4 25 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.47%) PL/SQL
6 11 (1.91%) C++
6 11 (1.91%) PHP
6 11 (1.91%) VB
6 11 (1.91%) VBA
7 10 (1.73%) VBScript
8 7 (1.21%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.21%) C
8 7 (1.21%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.87%) Delphi
9 5 (0.87%) ActionScript
9 5 (0.87%) ActionScript 3.0
9 5 (0.87%) ActionScript 2.0
10 4 (0.69%) R
10 4 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 63 (10.92%) Degree
2 49 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (5.20%) MCSE
4 24 (4.16%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.95%) MCSA
6 16 (2.77%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.60%) MCP
8 13 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.08%) ISEB
10 8 (1.39%) CCA
10 8 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.04%) CCNA
13 4 (0.69%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.07%) SLA
2 28 (4.85%) QA
3 11 (1.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 177 (30.68%) Active Directory
2 56 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.12%) XenApp
5 16 (2.77%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.77%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.08%) vSphere
7 10 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.73%) Terminal Services
7 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.52%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.52%) XenServer
9 3 (0.52%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.35%) UAG
10 2 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.17%) Postfix
11 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (6.76%) SCCM
2 15 (2.60%) SCOM
3 11 (1.91%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.73%) SCVMM
4 10 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.39%) WSUS
6 5 (0.87%) MOM
6 5 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.87%) vMotion
7 2 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.35%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.17%) OpenView
8 1 (0.17%) Control-M
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 378 (65.51%) Microsoft
2 83 (14.38%) VMware
3 62 (10.75%) Citrix
4 30 (5.20%) Cisco
5 29 (5.03%) Oracle
6 20 (3.47%) HP
7 19 (3.29%) Apple
8 15 (2.60%) Business Objects
8 15 (2.60%) Dell
9 14 (2.43%) Veeam
10 13 (2.25%) Adobe
11 12 (2.08%) Symantec
12 10 (1.73%) Websense
12 10 (1.73%) Remedy
12 10 (1.73%) McAfee
12 10 (1.73%) Avaya
12 10 (1.73%) Lotus
13 8 (1.39%) Hummingbird
13 8 (1.39%) SAP
13 8 (1.39%) Meridio
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol
GreenJobs - DNV GL
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Wellington, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: £18,900 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Cayder
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HFMA
Salary: From £20,265 to £22,016 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £24000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £18900 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Honiton, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago