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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 43 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 263 328 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.60% 5.47% 3.99%
As % of the Applications category 31.12% 36.08% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 201 280 189
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
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
845 909 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.79% 15.17% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 685 788 754
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -2 65 £28,500 -1.72% 9
Dorset +16 55 £28,500 -16.17% 2
Bristol +2 54 £31,500 +16.66% 13
Devon +4 36 £29,000 -1.69% 5
Somerset -8 26 £30,000 +31.86% 7
Gloucestershire -36 19 £34,500 +9.52% 5
Cornwall -2 7 £18,000 -23.40%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 255 (52.58%) Microsoft
2 254 (52.37%) Windows
3 211 (43.51%) MS Excel
4 190 (39.18%) Active Directory
5 126 (25.98%) SQL
6 113 (23.30%) Windows 7
7 105 (21.65%) MS Exchange
8 97 (20.00%) Finance
8 97 (20.00%) VMware
9 93 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 92 (18.97%) Citrix
11 89 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
12 87 (17.94%) ITIL
13 80 (16.49%) Degree
14 71 (14.64%) SQL Server
15 68 (14.02%) LAN
15 68 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
16 65 (13.40%) Windows Server
17 59 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 59 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
18 57 (11.75%) VPN
19 55 (11.34%) Firewall
20 52 (10.72%) Project Management
21 49 (10.10%) Migration
22 48 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2007
23 45 (9.28%) Mac OS
23 45 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
23 45 (9.28%) Service Delivery
24 44 (9.07%) VLAN
24 44 (9.07%) Driving Licence

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 105 (21.65%) MS Exchange
2 59 (12.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (8.87%) Skype for Business
5 38 (7.84%) IIS
6 28 (5.77%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.82%) WordPress
11 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.62%) SAS
12 1 (0.21%) Apache
12 1 (0.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 211 (43.51%) MS Excel
2 45 (9.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (6.60%) MS Visio
4 21 (4.33%) MS Project
5 4 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.41%) Revit
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.21%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.21%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.21%) FastStats
3 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.92%) Office 365
2 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.02%) LAN
2 57 (11.75%) VPN
3 55 (11.34%) Firewall
4 44 (9.07%) VLAN
5 42 (8.66%) IPsec
6 27 (5.57%) WAN
7 26 (5.36%) VoIP
8 24 (4.95%) Wireshark
9 23 (4.74%) SAN
10 22 (4.54%) SNMP
11 21 (4.33%) TCP/IP
12 13 (2.68%) Internet
13 11 (2.27%) DHCP
13 11 (2.27%) DNS
14 8 (1.65%) BGP
14 8 (1.65%) OSPF
15 7 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.44%) Wireless
16 5 (1.03%) IP Telephony
16 5 (1.03%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.44%) MySQL
9 6 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.62%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.41%) QlikView
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.21%) MS Access
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.03%) MSI
2 5 (1.03%) Yeoman
3 4 (0.82%) Selenium
4 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Ant
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.21%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.21%) WiX
General
1 97 (20.00%) Finance
2 39 (8.04%) Banking
3 20 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.51%) Legal
5 16 (3.30%) Law
5 16 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.68%) Retail
7 12 (2.47%) German Language
8 10 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.65%) Billing
10 6 (1.24%) Advertising
10 6 (1.24%) Back Office
10 6 (1.24%) Military
11 5 (1.03%) Marketing
11 5 (1.03%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.82%) French Language
13 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.41%) Automotive
15 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 188 (38.76%) Analyst
2 71 (14.64%) Support Analyst
3 66 (13.61%) Service Analyst
4 60 (12.37%) Applications Support
5 56 (11.55%) IT Support
6 53 (10.93%) Applications Support Analyst
7 52 (10.72%) Service Desk Analyst
8 49 (10.10%) Support Engineer
9 42 (8.66%) IT Engineer
10 34 (7.01%) IT Technician
11 30 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 24 (4.95%) Support Technician
13 23 (4.74%) IT Support Engineer
14 21 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
15 20 (4.12%) Developer
15 20 (4.12%) Service Desk Engineer
16 19 (3.92%) Infrastructure Technician
16 19 (3.92%) Project Manager
17 18 (3.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 18 (3.71%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.98%) .NET
2 18 (3.71%) HTML
3 17 (3.51%) XML
4 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.86%) HTML5
6 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.03%) CSS
7 5 (1.03%) jQuery
8 4 (0.82%) CSS3
9 3 (0.62%) Middleware
9 3 (0.62%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.41%) MDX
10 2 (0.41%) Web Services
11 1 (0.21%) COM
11 1 (0.21%) JDBC
11 1 (0.21%) JSON
11 1 (0.21%) ODBC
11 1 (0.21%) SAP ALE
11 1 (0.21%) Servlets
11 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 89 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.07%) Driving Licence
3 40 (8.25%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.30%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.09%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.47%) Credit Risk
7 12 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.47%) SWIFT
8 10 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.06%) User Experience
9 9 (1.86%) iPhone
10 7 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.44%) iPad
10 7 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.82%) Replication
12 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.41%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 254 (52.37%) Windows
2 113 (23.30%) Windows 7
3 93 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (13.40%) Windows Server
6 45 (9.28%) Mac OS
7 29 (5.98%) Windows 8
8 25 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.30%) Linux
10 14 (2.89%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.68%) Android
11 13 (2.68%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.94%) ITIL
2 52 (10.72%) Project Management
3 49 (10.10%) Migration
4 45 (9.28%) Service Delivery
5 39 (8.04%) Time Management
6 36 (7.42%) Service Management
7 33 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (6.39%) PRINCE2
9 29 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (5.57%) Change Management
12 23 (4.74%) Data Analysis
12 23 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (4.74%) Wealth Management
13 22 (4.54%) Asset Management
13 22 (4.54%) Network Management
14 20 (4.12%) Business Continuity
14 20 (4.12%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.51%) ERP
15 17 (3.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (25.98%) SQL
2 31 (6.39%) C#
3 27 (5.57%) PowerShell
4 21 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.12%) C
5 20 (4.12%) VBScript
6 14 (2.89%) T-SQL
6 14 (2.89%) VB
7 12 (2.47%) Java
7 12 (2.47%) VBA
8 11 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.86%) PHP
10 8 (1.65%) C++
11 6 (1.24%) Delphi
12 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.82%) Python
13 3 (0.62%) R
14 2 (0.41%) COBOL
15 1 (0.21%) ABAP
15 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (16.49%) Degree
2 32 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (5.57%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.30%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (2.47%) MCP
7 10 (2.06%) MCDST
8 8 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.44%) CCNA
9 7 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.44%) ISEB
10 6 (1.24%) APMP
11 5 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.62%) APMG
12 3 (0.62%) HNC
12 3 (0.62%) MCPD
12 3 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.60%) SLA
2 16 (3.30%) QA
3 7 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.03%) COBIT
5 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.41%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.21%) HL7
8 1 (0.21%) TickIT
System Software
1 190 (39.18%) Active Directory
2 59 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.45%) XenApp
4 16 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.44%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.21%) UAG
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (3.09%) SCCM
2 7 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.24%) MOM
3 6 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.41%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 255 (52.58%) Microsoft
2 97 (20.00%) VMware
3 92 (18.97%) Citrix
4 21 (4.33%) Veeam
5 18 (3.71%) HP
6 17 (3.51%) Progress
6 17 (3.51%) Remedy
7 13 (2.68%) Cisco
8 12 (2.47%) Bloomberg
8 12 (2.47%) Reuters
9 11 (2.27%) Apple
9 11 (2.27%) Dell
9 11 (2.27%) Oracle
10 8 (1.65%) SAP
11 7 (1.44%) Hyperion
11 7 (1.44%) Intel Security
11 7 (1.44%) Symantec
12 6 (1.24%) IBM
13 5 (1.03%) Adobe
13 5 (1.03%) Sun
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Dedicated Training, Bonus & More
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18,900 per annum
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Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Training, Pension & More
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Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
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