The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 297 203 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.12% 3.78% 3.07%
As % of the Applications category 32.75% 24.76% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 254 166 156
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,000 £18,740
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
907 820 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.62% 15.28% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 756 682 709
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,781
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Office
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +22 91 £30,000 - 11
Wiltshire +8 72 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Gloucestershire +45 53 £25,000 +38.88% 8
Devon +7 38 £22,950 -31.49% 3
Dorset -20 19 £25,000 - 6
Somerset -8 14 £33,750 +32.35% 6
Cornwall +3 2 £21,000 +12.00% 2
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 297 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 265 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 203 (39.96%) Windows
4 108 (21.26%) ITIL
5 104 (20.47%) SQL
6 96 (18.90%) Active Directory
7 88 (17.32%) Finance
8 80 (15.75%) Windows 7
9 78 (15.35%) Windows XP
10 76 (14.96%) Project Management
11 72 (14.17%) Degree
12 63 (12.40%) SLA
12 63 (12.40%) MS Project
13 62 (12.20%) PRINCE2
14 60 (11.81%) SQL Server
15 59 (11.61%) MS Exchange
16 54 (10.63%) HP
17 52 (10.24%) Management Information System
17 52 (10.24%) LAN
18 51 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
19 44 (8.66%) Security Cleared
20 43 (8.46%) WAN
21 41 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
21 41 (8.07%) MS PowerPoint
22 40 (7.87%) Legal
23 39 (7.68%) Firewall
23 39 (7.68%) Service Management
23 39 (7.68%) Citrix
24 38 (7.48%) SharePoint
25 37 (7.28%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (2.76%) Lync
4 13 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (2.56%) IIS
5 12 (2.36%) IBM Notes
6 10 (1.97%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.77%) WorkSite
7 9 (1.77%) SAS
8 7 (1.38%) CMS
9 4 (0.79%) GroupWise
9 4 (0.79%) TeamSite
9 4 (0.79%) Drupal
10 3 (0.59%) WordPress
10 3 (0.59%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 265 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 63 (12.40%) MS Project
3 41 (8.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (5.71%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.57%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.59%) InDesign
9 2 (0.39%) SPSS
9 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.20%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.20%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 11 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
2 10 (1.97%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (1.57%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.59%) Magento
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Agresso
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) assyst
6 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.24%) LAN
2 43 (8.46%) WAN
3 39 (7.68%) Firewall
4 34 (6.69%) TCP/IP
5 33 (6.50%) VPN
6 25 (4.92%) DNS
7 21 (4.13%) DHCP
8 16 (3.15%) Internet
9 15 (2.95%) Ethernet
10 13 (2.56%) Wireless
11 11 (2.17%) SAN
12 6 (1.18%) Intranet
13 5 (0.98%) VoIP
13 5 (0.98%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.98%) VLAN
13 5 (0.98%) Network Security
14 4 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.59%) SSH
15 3 (0.59%) FTP
15 3 (0.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.38%) MS Access
8 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.98%) MySQL
10 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.59%) Ingres
11 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.20%) DTS
13 1 (0.20%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (2.36%) MSI
3 10 (1.97%) ClearCase
4 8 (1.57%) LSMW
5 6 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.59%) FrontPage
7 2 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.20%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 88 (17.32%) Finance
2 40 (7.87%) Legal
3 37 (7.28%) Marketing
4 22 (4.33%) Law
5 21 (4.13%) Retail
6 19 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.56%) Electronics
7 13 (2.56%) Billing
8 9 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.77%) Banking
9 7 (1.38%) Back Office
9 7 (1.38%) Automotive
10 5 (0.98%) Local Government
11 4 (0.79%) Military
11 4 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.79%) German Language
12 3 (0.59%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.59%) French Language
13 2 (0.39%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 189 (37.20%) Analyst
2 74 (14.57%) Support Analyst
3 53 (10.43%) Developer
4 38 (7.48%) Service Analyst
5 33 (6.50%) Support Engineer
5 33 (6.50%) IT Support
6 29 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 23 (4.53%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.53%) Junior
7 23 (4.53%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
9 20 (3.94%) Architect
9 20 (3.94%) Help Desk Support
10 18 (3.54%) Consultant
10 18 (3.54%) 1st Line Support
11 17 (3.35%) Business Systems Analyst
12 15 (2.95%) Help Desk Analyst
12 15 (2.95%) Desktop Support
12 15 (2.95%) Customer Analyst
13 14 (2.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.10%) .NET
2 22 (4.33%) HTML
3 16 (3.15%) XML
4 14 (2.76%) CSS
5 13 (2.56%) J2EE
5 13 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.97%) JSP
6 10 (1.97%) Struts
6 10 (1.97%) JSF
7 8 (1.57%) SAP Smart Forms
7 8 (1.57%) jQuery
8 6 (1.18%) HTML5
8 6 (1.18%) CSS3
9 5 (0.98%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.98%) Web Services
10 4 (0.79%) COM
10 4 (0.79%) ODBC
11 3 (0.59%) LAMP
11 3 (0.59%) BAPI
12 2 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.24%) Management Information System
2 33 (6.50%) Blackberry
3 18 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.35%) PMI
5 15 (2.95%) PDA
6 12 (2.36%) Digital Media
7 11 (2.17%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.77%) Statistics
9 8 (1.57%) Replication
10 7 (1.38%) Economics
11 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.98%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.98%) Firmware
13 4 (0.79%) EPoS
14 3 (0.59%) Graphic Design
15 2 (0.39%) Photography
15 2 (0.39%) NHS
15 2 (0.39%) Clustering
15 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 203 (39.96%) Windows
2 80 (15.75%) Windows 7
3 78 (15.35%) Windows XP
4 51 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (6.10%) UNIX
7 20 (3.94%) Mac OS X
8 16 (3.15%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.76%) Linux
11 13 (2.56%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.77%) Windows 2000
12 9 (1.77%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.79%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (21.26%) ITIL
2 76 (14.96%) Project Management
3 62 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 39 (7.68%) Service Management
5 29 (5.71%) Workflow
6 28 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (5.51%) Time Management
7 27 (5.31%) ITSM
8 20 (3.94%) Change Management
9 18 (3.54%) CRM
9 18 (3.54%) Incident Management
9 18 (3.54%) Web Development
9 18 (3.54%) Problem Management
10 17 (3.35%) ERP
10 17 (3.35%) Service Delivery
11 16 (3.15%) Matrix Management
12 15 (2.95%) Asset Management
13 14 (2.76%) Business Analysis
13 14 (2.76%) Contact Management
13 14 (2.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 104 (20.47%) SQL
2 30 (5.91%) JavaScript
3 23 (4.53%) VBA
4 22 (4.33%) VB
5 19 (3.74%) C#
6 18 (3.54%) VBScript
7 15 (2.95%) Java
8 11 (2.17%) C
8 11 (2.17%) C++
8 11 (2.17%) Perl
8 11 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.18%) PHP
10 6 (1.18%) Python
11 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.59%) ABAP
12 3 (0.59%) VB6
12 3 (0.59%) SAPscript
12 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (14.17%) Degree
2 44 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (6.50%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.71%) MCP
6 20 (3.94%) PMI Certification
7 17 (3.35%) APMP
8 16 (3.15%) PMP
8 16 (3.15%) MCSE
9 13 (2.56%) ISEB
10 10 (1.97%) HND
11 9 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.18%) HNC
12 6 (1.18%) MCSA
13 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.59%) MCITP
16 2 (0.39%) MCSD
16 2 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (12.40%) SLA
2 21 (4.13%) ISO 9001
3 20 (3.94%) QA
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) GAMP
5 1 (0.20%) GMP
System Software
1 96 (18.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.77%) vSphere
4 7 (1.38%) UAG
4 7 (1.38%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.18%) MetaFrame
6 5 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.79%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.39%) XenApp
10 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.20%) Xen
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 26 (5.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 16 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.56%) Nagios
3 13 (2.56%) SCCM
3 13 (2.56%) SCOM
3 13 (2.56%) HP SIM
4 10 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.57%) WSUS
5 8 (1.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.79%) OpenView
7 4 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.59%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.59%) DameWare
9 2 (0.39%) OVSD
10 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 297 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 54 (10.63%) HP
3 39 (7.68%) Citrix
4 36 (7.09%) VMware
5 33 (6.50%) Cisco
6 27 (5.31%) Oracle
7 20 (3.94%) Apple
8 16 (3.15%) SAP
9 15 (2.95%) Avaya
9 15 (2.95%) LANDesk
10 14 (2.76%) Dell
11 13 (2.56%) IBM
11 13 (2.56%) Altiris
11 13 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 13 (2.56%) ServiceNow
12 12 (2.36%) Lotus
13 11 (2.17%) Remedy
14 10 (1.97%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.97%) Symantec
14 10 (1.97%) Adobe
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