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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 311 212 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.06% 4.06% 3.86%
As % of the Applications category 33.59% 25.48% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 246 184 179
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
926 832 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.06% 15.95% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 778 699 578
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 30 July 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 July 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
Wiltshire +13 110 £24,375 -25.00% 12
Bristol -2 58 £31,500 -10.00% 17
Gloucestershire +15 57 £25,500 +13.33% 7
Dorset +9 38 £23,000 +2.22% 3
Somerset -10 23 £31,250 +22.54% 3
Devon -9 22 £33,250 - 4
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 330 (53.83%) MS Excel
1 330 (53.83%) Microsoft
2 292 (47.63%) Windows
3 152 (24.80%) SQL
4 125 (20.39%) Active Directory
5 119 (19.41%) Finance
6 117 (19.09%) ITIL
7 98 (15.99%) Windows 7
8 97 (15.82%) Project Management
9 95 (15.50%) Degree
10 88 (14.36%) Windows XP
11 85 (13.87%) SQL Server
12 78 (12.72%) MS Exchange
13 76 (12.40%) MS Project
13 76 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 71 (11.58%) PRINCE2
15 63 (10.28%) VMware
16 60 (9.79%) MS PowerPoint
17 59 (9.62%) SLA
18 56 (9.14%) Citrix
19 54 (8.81%) Service Management
19 54 (8.81%) Firewall
20 50 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
21 48 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
22 46 (7.50%) LAN
22 46 (7.50%) Marketing
23 44 (7.18%) Cisco
24 43 (7.01%) VBA
25 42 (6.85%) WAN
25 42 (6.85%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (12.72%) MS Exchange
2 40 (6.53%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.08%) IBM Notes
5 24 (3.92%) IIS
6 21 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.79%) Lync
8 11 (1.79%) CMS
9 9 (1.47%) SAS
10 7 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
11 6 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.82%) TeamSite
13 4 (0.65%) GroupWise
13 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 330 (53.83%) MS Excel
2 76 (12.40%) MS Project
3 60 (9.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (6.20%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.65%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.65%) InDesign
9 3 (0.49%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.33%) SPSS
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.98%) Visualfiles
3 5 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.65%) Maximo
5 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.16%) assyst
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.26%) Office 365
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.81%) Firewall
2 46 (7.50%) LAN
3 42 (6.85%) WAN
4 40 (6.53%) TCP/IP
5 38 (6.20%) VPN
6 34 (5.55%) DNS
7 32 (5.22%) DHCP
8 17 (2.77%) SAN
9 16 (2.61%) Intranet
9 16 (2.61%) Internet
10 11 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
11 8 (1.31%) Wireless
12 7 (1.14%) VLAN
12 7 (1.14%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.65%) HTTP
13 4 (0.65%) SMTP
13 4 (0.65%) VoIP
13 4 (0.65%) LDAP
13 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.47%) MS Access
5 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.82%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.16%) DTS
Development Applications
1 28 (4.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (1.79%) MSI
3 7 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.82%) LSMW
5 3 (0.49%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.33%) Subversion
6 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.16%) JIRA
7 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 119 (19.41%) Finance
2 46 (7.50%) Marketing
3 37 (6.04%) Legal
4 33 (5.38%) Retail
5 24 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.43%) Law
7 15 (2.45%) Electronics
8 14 (2.28%) Banking
9 13 (2.12%) Back Office
10 9 (1.47%) Billing
11 8 (1.31%) French Language
12 7 (1.14%) Military
12 7 (1.14%) German Language
12 7 (1.14%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.98%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.98%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.33%) Automotive
15 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 206 (33.61%) Analyst
2 79 (12.89%) Support Analyst
3 59 (9.62%) Support Engineer
4 51 (8.32%) Developer
4 51 (8.32%) IT Support
5 44 (7.18%) Project Manager
6 41 (6.69%) Service Analyst
7 37 (6.04%) Junior
8 29 (4.73%) 1st Line Support
8 29 (4.73%) Help Desk Support
9 28 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (4.08%) Technical Support
11 23 (3.75%) Consultant
12 21 (3.43%) Business Analyst
12 21 (3.43%) Help Desk Analyst
13 20 (3.26%) PMO Analyst
13 20 (3.26%) IT Support Analyst
13 20 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
14 19 (3.10%) Graduate
14 19 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.53%) HTML
1 40 (6.53%) XML
2 33 (5.38%) .NET
3 19 (3.10%) CSS
4 17 (2.77%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.79%) Web Services
6 7 (1.14%) SAP Smart Forms
7 5 (0.82%) COM
8 4 (0.65%) XHTML
8 4 (0.65%) Ajax
8 4 (0.65%) WCF
8 4 (0.65%) Silverlight
8 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (0.49%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.33%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.16%) HTML5
11 1 (0.16%) jQuery
11 1 (0.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.85%) Management Information System
2 36 (5.87%) Computer Science
3 32 (5.22%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.10%) PMI
5 16 (2.61%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.12%) PDA
7 9 (1.47%) Replication
7 9 (1.47%) EPoS
8 8 (1.31%) Statistics
8 8 (1.31%) Economics
8 8 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.14%) E-Learning
9 7 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.82%) Graphic Design
10 5 (0.82%) Firmware
11 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.49%) Social Media
12 3 (0.49%) CMDB
12 3 (0.49%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 292 (47.63%) Windows
2 98 (15.99%) Windows 7
3 88 (14.36%) Windows XP
4 76 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (6.36%) Windows 8
7 29 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.26%) Windows Vista
8 20 (3.26%) Linux
9 18 (2.94%) UNIX
10 15 (2.45%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.12%) Windows 2000
11 13 (2.12%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.82%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.16%) Android
14 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (19.09%) ITIL
2 97 (15.82%) Project Management
3 71 (11.58%) PRINCE2
4 54 (8.81%) Service Management
5 33 (5.38%) Change Control
6 32 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (4.89%) CRM
8 29 (4.73%) Time Management
9 28 (4.57%) Change Management
10 26 (4.24%) Problem Management
11 23 (3.75%) Business Analysis
12 21 (3.43%) OOP
12 21 (3.43%) Risk Management
13 20 (3.26%) Matrix Management
13 20 (3.26%) Workflow
14 18 (2.94%) Service Delivery
14 18 (2.94%) ERP
14 18 (2.94%) Automated Testing
15 17 (2.77%) Business Development
16 16 (2.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 152 (24.80%) SQL
2 43 (7.01%) VBA
3 34 (5.55%) VB
4 32 (5.22%) C#
5 28 (4.57%) JavaScript
5 28 (4.57%) VBScript
6 14 (2.28%) C
7 11 (1.79%) Java
8 10 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.31%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.31%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.31%) Python
10 4 (0.65%) C++
10 4 (0.65%) VB6
11 3 (0.49%) Ruby
11 3 (0.49%) PHP
11 3 (0.49%) ABAP
12 2 (0.33%) Perl
12 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 95 (15.50%) Degree
2 48 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (6.20%) MCP
4 33 (5.38%) Security Cleared
5 23 (3.75%) ISEB
6 22 (3.59%) MCSE
6 22 (3.59%) APMP
7 19 (3.10%) PMI Certification
8 17 (2.77%) PMP
9 15 (2.45%) MCSA
10 14 (2.28%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.12%) MCITP
12 12 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (1.63%) HND
14 8 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.82%) DV Cleared
17 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.65%) MCSD
18 3 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.62%) SLA
2 38 (6.20%) QA
3 18 (2.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 125 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.63%) XenApp
4 8 (1.31%) vSphere
5 5 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.82%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.49%) UAG
7 3 (0.49%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 2 (0.33%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.33%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 14 (2.28%) Backup Exec
2 14 (2.28%) WSUS
2 14 (2.28%) SCCM
3 10 (1.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
4 6 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.65%) OpenView
5 4 (0.65%) MOM
6 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.33%) OVSD
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 330 (53.83%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.28%) VMware
3 56 (9.14%) Citrix
4 44 (7.18%) Cisco
5 39 (6.36%) HP
6 26 (4.24%) Lotus
7 22 (3.59%) Oracle
8 15 (2.45%) SAP
9 13 (2.12%) Symantec
9 13 (2.12%) Avaya
10 12 (1.96%) Altiris
11 11 (1.79%) LANDesk
11 11 (1.79%) NetApp
12 9 (1.47%) Apple
13 7 (1.14%) Ektron
13 7 (1.14%) SonicWALL
13 7 (1.14%) Remedy
13 7 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.14%) EMC
13 7 (1.14%) Adobe
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