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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / South West
Rank 71 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 210 266 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.13% 4.59% 5.43%
As % of the Applications category 33.12% 31.07% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 189 195 277
Median salary £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,200 £20,320
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

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
634 856 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.48% 14.77% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 528 692 770
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +12 69 £32,500 +6.55% 20
Wiltshire -1 47 £25,000 -12.28% 7
Gloucestershire +6 31 £30,000 -13.04% 5
Devon -7 24 £35,000 +20.68% 6
Somerset -5 21 £38,750 +29.16% 2
Dorset 0 10 £26,000 -8.77% 1
Cornwall -6 5 £24,500 +22.50%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 344 (73.50%) Microsoft
2 210 (44.87%) Windows
3 195 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 141 (30.13%) Active Directory
5 139 (29.70%) ITIL
6 85 (18.16%) MS Exchange
7 82 (17.52%) Windows Server
8 81 (17.31%) Finance
9 72 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (14.32%) Windows 7
11 66 (14.10%) Service Delivery
12 64 (13.68%) SQL
13 63 (13.46%) Service Management
14 62 (13.25%) MS PowerPoint
15 55 (11.75%) LAN
16 54 (11.54%) WAN
16 54 (11.54%) Degree
17 52 (11.11%) Security Cleared
18 50 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
19 49 (10.47%) Windows 8
19 49 (10.47%) PRINCE2
20 48 (10.26%) SLA
21 45 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (9.40%) SharePoint
22 44 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
23 42 (8.97%) SQL Server
24 38 (8.12%) NHS
25 37 (7.91%) Project Management
26 36 (7.69%) VMware
26 36 (7.69%) Office 365

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (18.16%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.40%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.85%) CMS
8 4 (0.85%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.64%) IIS
9 3 (0.64%) SAS
9 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.43%) Drupal
11 1 (0.21%) Confluence
11 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.21%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 195 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 62 (13.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (6.41%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.56%) MS Project
5 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.64%) InDesign
6 3 (0.64%) InVision
6 3 (0.64%) SPSS
6 3 (0.64%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.85%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.69%) Office 365
2 17 (3.63%) SaaS
3 8 (1.71%) IaaS
4 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.28%) PaaS
5 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.75%) LAN
2 54 (11.54%) WAN
3 26 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (5.34%) Firewall
4 25 (5.34%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.63%) VPN
6 13 (2.78%) Internet
7 12 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (2.14%) SAN
9 8 (1.71%) Wireless
10 7 (1.50%) DHCP
10 7 (1.50%) DNS
11 6 (1.28%) VoIP
12 5 (1.07%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (1.07%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.07%) Network Security
12 5 (1.07%) SSL
13 4 (0.85%) ADSL
13 4 (0.85%) WLAN
14 3 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.71%) MySQL
5 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.07%) MS Access
7 4 (0.85%) QlikView
7 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.64%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.14%) JIRA
3 7 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.07%) Toad
6 4 (0.85%) Selenium
7 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.64%) MSI
7 3 (0.64%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.43%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.43%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.43%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 81 (17.31%) Finance
2 23 (4.91%) Manufacturing
3 22 (4.70%) Marketing
4 21 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.21%) Legal
6 8 (1.71%) Front Office
7 7 (1.50%) Electronics
7 7 (1.50%) Military
8 6 (1.28%) Billing
9 5 (1.07%) Banking
10 4 (0.85%) Back Office
10 4 (0.85%) Law
11 3 (0.64%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 164 (35.04%) Analyst
2 74 (15.81%) IT Support
3 61 (13.03%) Support Engineer
4 55 (11.75%) Service Analyst
4 55 (11.75%) Support Analyst
5 52 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 47 (10.04%) Desktop Support
7 46 (9.83%) IT Engineer
8 45 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
9 40 (8.55%) IT Support Engineer
10 33 (7.05%) Desktop Engineer
10 33 (7.05%) IT Analyst
11 30 (6.41%) Developer
12 27 (5.77%) Field Engineer
13 26 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 25 (5.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 24 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
16 23 (4.91%) IT Manager
17 22 (4.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 20 (4.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.42%) .NET
2 14 (2.99%) HTML
3 11 (2.35%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.14%) XML
5 6 (1.28%) CSS
5 6 (1.28%) Web Services
6 5 (1.07%) Spring
7 4 (0.85%) SOAP
7 4 (0.85%) XSLT
8 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.64%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.64%) CAdES
8 3 (0.64%) Classic ASP
8 3 (0.64%) jQuery
8 3 (0.64%) JSF
8 3 (0.64%) PAdES
8 3 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.64%) WPF
8 3 (0.64%) XAdES
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.12%) NHS
3 32 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.77%) Driving Licence
5 22 (4.70%) Fat Client
5 22 (4.70%) Thin Client
6 8 (1.71%) Smartphone
6 8 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.50%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.50%) BYOD
7 7 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.50%) User Experience
8 5 (1.07%) CCTV
9 4 (0.85%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.85%) iPad
9 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.85%) Replication
10 3 (0.64%) AS400
10 3 (0.64%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 210 (44.87%) Windows
2 82 (17.52%) Windows Server
3 67 (14.32%) Windows 7
4 49 (10.47%) Windows 8
5 45 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (7.48%) Windows XP
8 30 (6.41%) Windows 10
9 27 (5.77%) Linux
10 25 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (2.78%) Android
11 13 (2.78%) Windows Vista
12 10 (2.14%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.71%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.71%) Unix
14 6 (1.28%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.28%) OpenVMS
14 6 (1.28%) Solaris
15 5 (1.07%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (29.70%) ITIL
2 72 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (14.10%) Service Delivery
4 63 (13.46%) Service Management
5 49 (10.47%) PRINCE2
6 37 (7.91%) Project Management
7 34 (7.26%) Data Protection
8 33 (7.05%) ERP
9 23 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (4.70%) Programme Management
11 21 (4.49%) ITSM
11 21 (4.49%) Time Management
12 20 (4.27%) Migration
13 19 (4.06%) Problem Management
14 18 (3.85%) ITIL V3
14 18 (3.85%) SDLC
15 17 (3.63%) Infrastructure Management
16 16 (3.42%) Line Management
16 16 (3.42%) Mentoring
16 16 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.68%) SQL
2 25 (5.34%) C#
3 23 (4.91%) C
4 20 (4.27%) VBScript
5 19 (4.06%) VB
6 17 (3.63%) Java
7 13 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.14%) VBA
9 8 (1.71%) PHP
9 8 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.07%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.64%) C++
12 3 (0.64%) Python
12 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.21%) COBOL
13 1 (0.21%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (11.54%) Degree
2 52 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.70%) DV Cleared
4 22 (4.70%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.06%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (4.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (2.99%) MCP
7 13 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (2.14%) MCSE
9 8 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.50%) CCNA
10 7 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.50%) DBS Check
10 7 (1.50%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.28%) Chartered Engineer
11 6 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.07%) CCNP
12 5 (1.07%) MCSA
13 4 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.26%) SLA
2 15 (3.21%) QA
3 12 (2.56%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.71%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.43%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.21%) DO-160
System Software
1 141 (30.13%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.85%) vSphere
6 3 (0.64%) KVM
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.43%) UAG
7 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.43%) XenApp
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (7.05%) SCCM
2 9 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.71%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.28%) WSUS
5 5 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.85%) SCOM
7 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.64%) Puppet
7 3 (0.64%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.64%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.43%) Nagios
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 344 (73.50%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.69%) VMware
3 32 (6.84%) Cisco
4 27 (5.77%) Citrix
5 20 (4.27%) Oracle
6 19 (4.06%) Intel
7 16 (3.42%) Apple
8 15 (3.21%) HP
8 15 (3.21%) SAP
9 11 (2.35%) Symantec
9 11 (2.35%) Veeam
10 10 (2.14%) Dell
11 8 (1.71%) NetApp
11 8 (1.71%) Sophos
11 8 (1.71%) Wyse
12 6 (1.28%) Adobe
12 6 (1.28%) Avaya
13 5 (1.07%) Lotus
13 5 (1.07%) Remedy
14 4 (0.85%) Nokia
Swindon, Wiltshire
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus shift premium where applicable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Offer Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon
aap3
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sarah West Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Cloud Computing International
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
FT Select
Salary: £19,000 per annum + 25% shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24,000 to £28,000 DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Okehampton, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension - 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: £17,000 per annum increasing to £20,000 after 3 months probation
Posted: 22 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Software Solved
Salary: From £23,000 to £42,000 per annum Training allowance to gain Microsoft
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
The Curve Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago