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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 50 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 314 212 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.93% 4.01% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 30.46% 23.87% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 242 187 203
Average salary £28,500 £31,650 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.95% +15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
1031 888 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.19% 16.80% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 868 765 734
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Bristol -2 82 £27,500 -11.29% 10
Wiltshire +17 78 £27,000 +3.84% 12
Gloucestershire +2 50 £27,000 -16.92% 15
Devon 0 39 £29,500 +5.35% 6
Somerset +1 35 £30,090 -12.78% 8
Dorset +16 29 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Cornwall - 1 £28,500 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 346 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 293 (46.88%) MS Excel
3 268 (42.88%) Windows
4 173 (27.68%) SQL
5 161 (25.76%) Active Directory
6 148 (23.68%) ITIL
7 128 (20.48%) Finance
8 108 (17.28%) SQL Server
9 99 (15.84%) Project Management
10 91 (14.56%) Degree
11 90 (14.40%) Windows 7
12 81 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 79 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
14 77 (12.32%) VMware
14 77 (12.32%) Windows XP
15 74 (11.84%) MS Exchange
16 70 (11.20%) PRINCE2
17 68 (10.88%) MS Project
18 67 (10.72%) Firewall
19 66 (10.56%) Service Management
20 65 (10.40%) SLA
21 60 (9.60%) SharePoint
21 60 (9.60%) Change Management
21 60 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
22 57 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
23 56 (8.96%) CRM
23 56 (8.96%) Cisco
24 54 (8.64%) DHCP
24 54 (8.64%) Time Management
25 52 (8.32%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 74 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 60 (9.60%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.44%) IIS
4 26 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.72%) IBM Notes
7 16 (2.56%) Lync
8 11 (1.76%) NetWeaver
8 11 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.80%) CMS
10 5 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
10 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.32%) Apache
11 2 (0.32%) JBoss
12 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
Applications
1 293 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 68 (10.88%) MS Project
3 51 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (5.28%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.64%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.48%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.48%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.32%) InDesign
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.92%) SAP CRM
3 10 (1.60%) SAP ERP
4 9 (1.44%) SAP SM
5 5 (0.80%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.64%) Maximo
6 4 (0.64%) Summit
6 4 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.64%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.32%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.16%) Magento
9 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.56%) Office 365
2 5 (0.80%) SaaS
3 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (10.72%) Firewall
2 54 (8.64%) DHCP
3 50 (8.00%) LAN
4 49 (7.84%) TCP/IP
5 47 (7.52%) VPN
6 45 (7.20%) DNS
7 41 (6.56%) WAN
8 28 (4.48%) Internet
9 20 (3.20%) SAN
10 18 (2.88%) VLAN
11 15 (2.40%) IP Telephony
12 14 (2.24%) Intranet
12 14 (2.24%) FTP
13 12 (1.92%) MPLS
14 11 (1.76%) Structured Cabling
15 10 (1.60%) ISDN
16 7 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.12%) Wireless
16 7 (1.12%) LDAP
17 6 (0.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.60%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.44%) MS Access
10 8 (1.28%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.96%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.64%) OLAP
13 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
15 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (3.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.12%) Rational Performance Tester
3 7 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.48%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.48%) JIRA
6 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.32%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.32%) JMeter
6 2 (0.32%) Subversion
6 2 (0.32%) JUnit
6 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
General
1 128 (20.48%) Finance
2 28 (4.48%) Back Office
2 28 (4.48%) Legal
3 22 (3.52%) Marketing
4 20 (3.20%) Banking
4 20 (3.20%) Retail
5 16 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.08%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.76%) Law
8 11 (1.76%) Front Office
8 11 (1.76%) Electronics
9 9 (1.44%) Advertising
10 7 (1.12%) French Language
11 5 (0.80%) German Language
11 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.64%) Billing
13 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 208 (33.28%) Analyst
2 73 (11.68%) Support Analyst
3 67 (10.72%) Support Engineer
4 60 (9.60%) Project Manager
5 43 (6.88%) Developer
6 39 (6.24%) Help Desk Support
7 36 (5.76%) IT Support
8 35 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (5.12%) Service Analyst
9 32 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
10 29 (4.64%) Junior
10 29 (4.64%) Consultant
11 26 (4.16%) Business Analyst
12 22 (3.52%) Systems Support
13 21 (3.36%) Technical Support
13 21 (3.36%) SAP Analyst
14 19 (3.04%) 1st Line Support
14 19 (3.04%) Administrator
14 19 (3.04%) Graduate
14 19 (3.04%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.40%) HTML
2 36 (5.76%) .NET
3 28 (4.48%) XML
4 16 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.40%) CSS
6 14 (2.24%) Web Services
7 12 (1.92%) SAP Basis
8 11 (1.76%) SAP Smart Forms
9 9 (1.44%) jQuery
10 8 (1.28%) Ajax
11 6 (0.96%) XSLT
11 6 (0.96%) HTML5
11 6 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (0.64%) WCF
12 4 (0.64%) Silverlight
12 4 (0.64%) XHTML
13 2 (0.32%) Middleware
13 2 (0.32%) Struts
13 2 (0.32%) COM
13 2 (0.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 35 (5.60%) Blackberry
4 33 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.00%) PMI
6 13 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.28%) EPoS
7 8 (1.28%) Clustering
8 7 (1.12%) E-Learning
8 7 (1.12%) Replication
8 7 (1.12%) Social Media
9 6 (0.96%) Smartcard
9 6 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.80%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.80%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.80%) Statistics
10 5 (0.80%) User Experience
11 4 (0.64%) CMDB
12 3 (0.48%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.48%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 268 (42.88%) Windows
2 90 (14.40%) Windows 7
3 81 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (12.32%) Windows XP
5 60 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (5.76%) Windows 8
7 29 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (4.00%) Linux
9 22 (3.52%) Windows Vista
10 12 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.76%) UNIX
12 6 (0.96%) 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 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (23.68%) ITIL
2 99 (15.84%) Project Management
3 70 (11.20%) PRINCE2
4 66 (10.56%) Service Management
5 60 (9.60%) Change Management
6 57 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (8.96%) CRM
8 54 (8.64%) Time Management
9 46 (7.36%) Mentoring
10 43 (6.88%) ERP
11 36 (5.76%) Change Control
12 29 (4.64%) Line Management
13 28 (4.48%) Problem Management
14 27 (4.32%) Service Delivery
15 25 (4.00%) ITSM
16 23 (3.68%) Configuration Management
17 22 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (2.88%) Scrum
18 18 (2.88%) Coaching
19 17 (2.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 173 (27.68%) SQL
2 43 (6.88%) C#
3 27 (4.32%) Java
3 27 (4.32%) JavaScript
4 25 (4.00%) VB
4 25 (4.00%) VBA
5 20 (3.20%) VBScript
6 17 (2.72%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.08%) ABAP
7 13 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.76%) C++
8 11 (1.76%) C
9 9 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.80%) VB6
11 3 (0.48%) Perl
11 3 (0.48%) PHP
11 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.32%) Delphi
12 2 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 91 (14.56%) Degree
2 42 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (6.24%) Security Cleared
4 30 (4.80%) MCP
5 27 (4.32%) SC Cleared
6 25 (4.00%) ISEB
6 25 (4.00%) PMI Certification
7 21 (3.36%) MCSE
8 19 (3.04%) PMP
8 19 (3.04%) APMP
9 15 (2.40%) CCNA
9 15 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (2.08%) MCSA
10 13 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 12 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.92%) MCITP
12 11 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (1.60%) ISTQB
14 9 (1.44%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.40%) SLA
2 40 (6.40%) QA
3 12 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.64%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 161 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.04%) Terminal Services
4 17 (2.72%) XenApp
5 14 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.28%) ISA Server
8 6 (0.96%) vSphere
9 5 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.80%) Firmware
9 5 (0.80%) XenServer
9 5 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.64%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.64%) UAG
11 3 (0.48%) Kerio MailServer
11 3 (0.48%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.16%) Xen
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 21 (3.36%) SCCM
2 14 (2.24%) Backup Exec
3 11 (1.76%) SCOM
4 6 (0.96%) HP SIM
4 6 (0.96%) OpenView
5 5 (0.80%) Nagios
5 5 (0.80%) WSUS
5 5 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.64%) MOM
6 4 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.32%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 346 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.32%) VMware
3 56 (8.96%) Cisco
4 52 (8.32%) Citrix
5 37 (5.92%) HP
5 37 (5.92%) Oracle
5 37 (5.92%) SAP
6 18 (2.88%) Lotus
7 14 (2.24%) Avaya
8 13 (2.08%) Dell
8 13 (2.08%) Symantec
9 12 (1.92%) Apple
10 11 (1.76%) Remedy
10 11 (1.76%) SonicWALL
11 10 (1.60%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.44%) NetApp
13 8 (1.28%) Syclo
14 7 (1.12%) Riverbed
14 7 (1.12%) F5
14 7 (1.12%) NetScout
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £17500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 per annum + pension and 22 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + pension, 22 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Remit Resources
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago