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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 61 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 249 297 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.22% 4.86% 3.92%
As % of the Applications category 33.88% 32.04% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 206 241 181
Average salary £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
735 927 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.47% 15.17% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 629 786 710
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -15 66 £29,125 -10.38% 9
Wiltshire -21 62 £33,000 +36.08% 4
Gloucestershire -18 51 £30,000 +23.71% 6
Devon -6 29 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Somerset +18 23 £27,500 -12.00% 4
Dorset -8 13 £26,000 -13.33% 8
Cornwall -8 3 £30,000 +42.85% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 332 (61.14%) Microsoft
2 283 (52.12%) MS Excel
3 277 (51.01%) Windows
4 154 (28.36%) Active Directory
5 144 (26.52%) SQL
6 114 (20.99%) ITIL
7 94 (17.31%) Windows 7
8 90 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (16.39%) SQL Server
9 89 (16.39%) MS Exchange
9 89 (16.39%) Finance
10 83 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 81 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (12.89%) VMware
13 64 (11.79%) Project Management
14 62 (11.42%) TCP/IP
15 59 (10.87%) Windows 8
16 57 (10.50%) Degree
17 52 (9.58%) .NET
18 50 (9.21%) PRINCE2
19 47 (8.66%) Windows XP
19 47 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
20 46 (8.47%) SharePoint
21 45 (8.29%) IIS
21 45 (8.29%) MS Project
21 45 (8.29%) Citrix
21 45 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (7.92%) C#
23 42 (7.73%) Firewall
24 41 (7.55%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 89 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 46 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 45 (8.29%) IIS
4 27 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (3.31%) Lync
7 15 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.21%) WorkSite
9 10 (1.84%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.84%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.47%) SAS
11 6 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.92%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.92%) Apache
13 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
15 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 283 (52.12%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.29%) MS Project
3 34 (6.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.74%) SPSS
7 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.37%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Aareon QL
2 3 (0.55%) Sage 1000
2 3 (0.55%) Maximo
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Summit
4 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.18%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.18%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.89%) Office 365
2 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Route 53
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 62 (11.42%) TCP/IP
2 42 (7.73%) Firewall
3 41 (7.55%) VPN
4 40 (7.37%) WAN
5 39 (7.18%) LAN
6 33 (6.08%) DHCP
7 30 (5.52%) DNS
8 28 (5.16%) Internet
8 28 (5.16%) Wireless
9 21 (3.87%) SAN
9 21 (3.87%) VoIP
10 10 (1.84%) Intranet
11 9 (1.66%) ADSL
11 9 (1.66%) Ethernet
11 9 (1.66%) VLAN
12 8 (1.47%) Network Security
12 8 (1.47%) SMTP
13 7 (1.29%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.21%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.03%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.03%) Oracle9i Database
10 9 (1.66%) MS Access
10 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.47%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.29%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.37%) SQLPlus
15 2 (0.37%) SAP BI
15 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.10%) Ant
4 5 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (0.92%) SoapUI
4 5 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.92%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.55%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.55%) MSI
5 3 (0.55%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.37%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.37%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) MSTest
7 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Moq
General
1 89 (16.39%) Finance
2 30 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.95%) Marketing
4 14 (2.58%) German Language
5 12 (2.21%) Law
6 11 (2.03%) Retail
7 10 (1.84%) Electronics
8 9 (1.66%) Military
9 8 (1.47%) Banking
10 7 (1.29%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.29%) Legal
10 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.10%) Back Office
12 5 (0.92%) Games
12 5 (0.92%) French Language
13 4 (0.74%) Advertising
14 2 (0.37%) Billing
14 2 (0.37%) Local Government
15 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 176 (32.41%) Analyst
2 77 (14.18%) Support Analyst
3 67 (12.34%) Developer
4 52 (9.58%) Support Engineer
5 51 (9.39%) IT Support
6 46 (8.47%) Service Analyst
7 38 (7.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 33 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (4.97%) Desktop Support
10 25 (4.60%) .NET Developer
11 22 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (3.87%) IT Support Analyst
13 18 (3.31%) Support Technician
14 17 (3.13%) Project Manager
15 16 (2.95%) Help Desk Support
16 15 (2.76%) SQL DBA
16 15 (2.76%) DBA
16 15 (2.76%) PMO Analyst
17 14 (2.58%) Business Analyst
17 14 (2.58%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.58%) .NET
2 39 (7.18%) HTML
3 23 (4.24%) ASP.NET
4 22 (4.05%) XML
5 19 (3.50%) COM
6 16 (2.95%) jQuery
7 12 (2.21%) CSS
8 11 (2.03%) XSL
9 7 (1.29%) HTML5
10 6 (1.10%) Ajax
10 6 (1.10%) WPF
11 5 (0.92%) WinForms
11 5 (0.92%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.92%) JSON
11 5 (0.92%) WCF
11 5 (0.92%) Flash
11 5 (0.92%) XHTML
11 5 (0.92%) Middleware
11 5 (0.92%) JDBC
11 5 (0.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 81 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.42%) Client/Server
4 20 (3.68%) Clustering
5 18 (3.31%) Blackberry
6 16 (2.95%) iPhone
7 15 (2.76%) N-Tier
8 14 (2.58%) GIS
8 14 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (2.58%) iPad
9 12 (2.21%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.66%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.47%) PDA
12 7 (1.29%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.29%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.29%) Replication
12 7 (1.29%) CMDB
12 7 (1.29%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.29%) Data Extraction
13 6 (1.10%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 277 (51.01%) Windows
2 94 (17.31%) Windows 7
3 90 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (10.87%) Windows 8
6 47 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (8.66%) Windows XP
7 15 (2.76%) Mac OS X
7 15 (2.76%) Linux
8 12 (2.21%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.10%) UNIX
10 5 (0.92%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.74%) Android
12 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (20.99%) ITIL
2 64 (11.79%) Project Management
3 50 (9.21%) PRINCE2
4 36 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (6.45%) Service Management
6 33 (6.08%) Service Delivery
7 32 (5.89%) Change Management
8 29 (5.34%) CRM
8 29 (5.34%) Time Management
9 26 (4.79%) ITSM
10 24 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (4.05%) Resource Management
12 21 (3.87%) Data Modelling
13 20 (3.68%) Incident Management
13 20 (3.68%) Project Planning
14 19 (3.50%) Data Management
14 19 (3.50%) Data Analysis
14 19 (3.50%) Migration
14 19 (3.50%) Data Protection
14 19 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 144 (26.52%) SQL
2 43 (7.92%) C#
3 32 (5.89%) T-SQL
4 31 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.97%) Java
6 18 (3.31%) PL/SQL
7 16 (2.95%) VBA
8 13 (2.39%) PHP
9 12 (2.21%) C++
10 11 (2.03%) VB
11 8 (1.47%) C
11 8 (1.47%) VBScript
12 6 (1.10%) Delphi
12 6 (1.10%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.92%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
13 5 (0.92%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.74%) R
14 4 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (10.50%) Degree
2 31 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (3.50%) MCSE
6 15 (2.76%) MCP
7 11 (2.03%) ISEB
7 11 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.29%) CCA
8 7 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.92%) HNC
9 5 (0.92%) MCSA
9 5 (0.92%) CCNA
9 5 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.52%) SLA
2 27 (4.97%) QA
3 9 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.92%) HL7
5 3 (0.55%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 154 (28.36%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.95%) XenApp
5 14 (2.58%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.39%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.21%) vSphere
8 11 (2.03%) Terminal Services
9 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.55%) Firmware
11 3 (0.55%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.37%) UAG
12 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.37%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) Postfix
13 1 (0.18%) KVM
13 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 34 (6.26%) SCCM
2 14 (2.58%) SCOM
3 9 (1.66%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.47%) WSUS
4 8 (1.47%) SCVMM
4 8 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.92%) vMotion
6 3 (0.55%) MOM
6 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) OpenView
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 332 (61.14%) Microsoft
2 70 (12.89%) VMware
3 45 (8.29%) Citrix
4 33 (6.08%) Cisco
5 27 (4.97%) Oracle
6 20 (3.68%) HP
7 19 (3.50%) Apple
8 18 (3.31%) Dell
9 14 (2.58%) Avaya
9 14 (2.58%) Business Objects
10 11 (2.03%) Remedy
10 11 (2.03%) McAfee
10 11 (2.03%) Veeam
11 10 (1.84%) Symantec
11 10 (1.84%) Sage
11 10 (1.84%) Lotus
11 10 (1.84%) Adobe
12 8 (1.47%) Hummingbird
12 8 (1.47%) OpenText
12 8 (1.47%) Websense
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Salary: £19000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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