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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 60 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 266 244 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.72% 4.08% 4.77%
As % of the Applications category 32.28% 33.80% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 213 210 222
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,050
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £29,265
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.51%
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
824 722 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.61% 12.07% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 692 610 757
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,508
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.32%

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 31 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +18 71 £27,000 +3.84% 11
Bristol +14 70 £28,000 -11.81% 9
Gloucestershire +23 57 £21,500 -42.66% 7
Somerset +13 37 £34,000 +29.52% 4
Cornwall -6 16 £22,500 -37.93% 1
Devon -13 7 £30,000 - 1
Dorset -19 7 £20,000 -21.56% 5
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 328 (69.20%) Microsoft
2 245 (51.69%) MS Excel
3 182 (38.40%) Windows
4 116 (24.47%) Active Directory
5 86 (18.14%) SQL
6 77 (16.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 73 (15.40%) Windows 7
8 71 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (14.35%) Finance
10 66 (13.92%) ITIL
11 64 (13.50%) Windows Server
12 59 (12.45%) Security Cleared
13 54 (11.39%) VPN
14 49 (10.34%) SQL Server
15 47 (9.92%) Driving Licence
15 47 (9.92%) SharePoint
15 47 (9.92%) SLA
16 45 (9.49%) MS Visio
16 45 (9.49%) Project Management
17 44 (9.28%) LAN
18 43 (9.07%) PRINCE2
19 42 (8.86%) WAN
20 41 (8.65%) Office 365
21 40 (8.44%) TCP/IP
22 38 (8.02%) Management Information System
23 35 (7.38%) MS Exchange
23 35 (7.38%) MS Project
24 34 (7.17%) VMware
24 34 (7.17%) SC Cleared
25 33 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008

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 47 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 35 (7.38%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.22%) IIS
4 15 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.53%) CMS
7 9 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.69%) SAS
9 7 (1.48%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.27%) JBoss
11 5 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 245 (51.69%) MS Excel
2 77 (16.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 45 (9.49%) MS Visio
4 35 (7.38%) MS Project
5 9 (1.90%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.42%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Maximo
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.21%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.65%) Office 365
2 7 (1.48%) MailChimp
2 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.27%) SaaS
4 4 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.42%) AdWords
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.39%) VPN
2 44 (9.28%) LAN
3 42 (8.86%) WAN
4 40 (8.44%) TCP/IP
5 31 (6.54%) Wireless
6 27 (5.70%) Firewall
7 24 (5.06%) Ethernet
8 22 (4.64%) NFC
8 22 (4.64%) RS-232
8 22 (4.64%) RS-485
8 22 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (3.80%) DHCP
9 18 (3.80%) DNS
10 17 (3.59%) SAN
11 16 (3.38%) Internet
12 13 (2.74%) SNMP
12 13 (2.74%) VoIP
12 13 (2.74%) Wireshark
13 8 (1.69%) VLAN
14 7 (1.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.69%) Big Data
8 6 (1.27%) Apache Accumulo
8 6 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.05%) MS Access
10 4 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.42%) GIS
12 2 (0.42%) Spatial Data
13 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.27%) JIRA
3 6 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.84%) Selenium
4 4 (0.84%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.63%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.63%) MSI
6 2 (0.42%) Hudson
6 2 (0.42%) PVCS
6 2 (0.42%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.21%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.21%) LSMW
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 68 (14.35%) Finance
2 30 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.01%) Marketing
4 18 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.95%) Banking
6 12 (2.53%) Legal
7 10 (2.11%) Advertising
7 10 (2.11%) Billing
8 7 (1.48%) Electronics
8 7 (1.48%) Law
9 6 (1.27%) Back Office
9 6 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.05%) Retail
11 2 (0.42%) Games
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 169 (35.65%) Analyst
2 70 (14.77%) Support Analyst
3 49 (10.34%) IT Support
4 44 (9.28%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.17%) Desktop Support
6 29 (6.12%) IT Engineer
6 29 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 28 (5.91%) Desktop Analyst
7 28 (5.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 28 (5.91%) Developer
8 25 (5.27%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (5.06%) Applications Support
9 24 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (4.64%) Service Analyst
10 22 (4.64%) Systems Analyst
11 19 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (3.80%) Junior
13 17 (3.59%) Service Desk Support
14 16 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
15 15 (3.16%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.49%) HTML
2 25 (5.27%) .NET
3 17 (3.59%) jQuery
4 9 (1.90%) HTML5
5 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.48%) XSLT
6 6 (1.27%) CSS
6 6 (1.27%) ELK Stack
6 6 (1.27%) Kafka
7 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.63%) Flash
9 2 (0.42%) CSS3
9 2 (0.42%) LLVM
9 2 (0.42%) XML
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.21%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.21%) LINQ
10 1 (0.21%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (9.92%) Driving Licence
3 38 (8.02%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.64%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (1.69%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.27%) Social Media
10 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.05%) NHS
11 4 (0.84%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 182 (38.40%) Windows
2 73 (15.40%) Windows 7
3 64 (13.50%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.06%) Windows 10
7 23 (4.85%) Linux
8 19 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.38%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.95%) Android
11 9 (1.90%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.27%) CentOS
12 6 (1.27%) VMS
13 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.05%) Unix
14 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (13.92%) ITIL
2 45 (9.49%) Project Management
3 43 (9.07%) PRINCE2
4 33 (6.96%) Service Delivery
5 32 (6.75%) CRM
6 31 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (6.12%) Software Engineering
8 25 (5.27%) Time Management
9 23 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 22 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (4.64%) E-Commerce
10 22 (4.64%) Systems Analysis
11 18 (3.80%) Programme Management
11 18 (3.80%) Service Management
12 17 (3.59%) ERP
12 17 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (3.16%) Coaching
13 15 (3.16%) Data Analysis
14 14 (2.95%) Change Management
14 14 (2.95%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.14%) SQL
2 25 (5.27%) C
2 25 (5.27%) C#
2 25 (5.27%) JavaScript
2 25 (5.27%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.01%) T-SQL
4 18 (3.80%) Java
5 9 (1.90%) VB
6 8 (1.69%) PHP
7 7 (1.48%) C++
7 7 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.27%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.27%) VBA
9 5 (1.05%) VBScript
10 4 (0.84%) Python
11 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 34 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.91%) Degree
3 28 (5.91%) DV Cleared
4 19 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.38%) ISEB
6 12 (2.53%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.11%) MCP
8 6 (1.27%) APMP
8 6 (1.27%) CCNA
8 6 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.27%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.84%) MCSA
10 4 (0.84%) MCSE
11 3 (0.63%) MCDST
12 2 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.92%) SLA
2 22 (4.64%) QA
3 13 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.27%) P3O
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (24.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.90%) XenApp
4 8 (1.69%) Firmware
5 7 (1.48%) vSphere
6 6 (1.27%) Apache Flume
7 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.84%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.42%) UAG
9 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (2.74%) SCCM
2 7 (1.48%) SCOM
3 6 (1.27%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.27%) Kibana
3 6 (1.27%) logstash
4 5 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.05%) WSUS
5 3 (0.63%) Nagios
6 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.21%) MOM
7 1 (0.21%) OpenView
7 1 (0.21%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 328 (69.20%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.17%) VMware
3 31 (6.54%) Citrix
4 22 (4.64%) Cisco
5 20 (4.22%) HP
6 18 (3.80%) Dell
6 18 (3.80%) SAP
7 12 (2.53%) Oracle
8 10 (2.11%) Apple
9 9 (1.90%) Adobe
9 9 (1.90%) iManage
10 8 (1.69%) EMC
10 8 (1.69%) Veeam
11 7 (1.48%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.48%) Remedy
12 6 (1.27%) Ab Initio
12 6 (1.27%) Hortonworks
12 6 (1.27%) Informatica
12 6 (1.27%) Intel
12 6 (1.27%) Sage
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K Basic + 7.5K Variable + Car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K Basic + 7.5K Variable + Car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K Basic + 7.5K Variable + Car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to 33k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to 33k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to 33k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K Basic + 7.5K Variable + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
myBench Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 5% Pension & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Salisbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Car, Mobile, Laptop
Posted: 9 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: £highly competitive, dependent on experience.
Posted: 13 days ago
South West
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago