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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 70 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 226 277 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.99% 4.48% 5.05%
As % of the Applications category 28.61% 33.41% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 179 221 248
Average salary £31,000 £29,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
790 829 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.96% 13.41% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 661 693 758
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -14 58 £31,000 +14.81% 9
Bristol -6 55 £27,500 -12.69% 10
Gloucestershire -23 37 £34,500 +13.11% 3
Dorset +36 32 £47,500 +126.19% 3
Somerset -9 19 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Devon +2 13 £30,000 - 2
Cornwall -7 7 £20,000 -2.43% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 267 (56.81%) Microsoft
2 218 (46.38%) Windows
3 197 (41.91%) MS Excel
4 176 (37.45%) Active Directory
5 130 (27.66%) SQL
6 107 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
7 92 (19.57%) Finance
8 81 (17.23%) ITIL
8 81 (17.23%) Windows 7
9 79 (16.81%) Degree
10 71 (15.11%) MS Exchange
11 70 (14.89%) Citrix
12 69 (14.68%) VMware
13 63 (13.40%) SQL Server
14 61 (12.98%) MS PowerPoint
15 60 (12.77%) VPN
16 59 (12.55%) Windows Server 2008
17 58 (12.34%) Windows Server
18 55 (11.70%) IIS
19 54 (11.49%) Banking
20 52 (11.06%) Project Management
21 48 (10.21%) LAN
21 48 (10.21%) Time Management
21 48 (10.21%) Driving Licence
22 47 (10.00%) SLA
23 44 (9.36%) MS Visio
24 43 (9.15%) Wireshark
24 43 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
25 42 (8.94%) Firewall
26 41 (8.72%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 71 (15.11%) MS Exchange
2 55 (11.70%) IIS
3 39 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (7.66%) SharePoint
5 28 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (4.89%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.70%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.49%) CMS
9 7 (1.49%) SAS
10 6 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.28%) JBoss
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.85%) WordPress
12 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.21%) GroupWise
Applications
1 197 (41.91%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (9.36%) MS Visio
4 28 (5.96%) MS Project
5 4 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.21%) Revit
7 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.64%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) FastStats
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.83%) Office 365
2 6 (1.28%) MailChimp
2 6 (1.28%) SaaS
3 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.77%) VPN
2 48 (10.21%) LAN
3 43 (9.15%) Wireshark
4 42 (8.94%) Firewall
5 41 (8.72%) SNMP
6 33 (7.02%) TCP/IP
7 26 (5.53%) SAN
7 26 (5.53%) VLAN
7 26 (5.53%) WAN
8 23 (4.89%) IPsec
8 23 (4.89%) VoIP
9 19 (4.04%) Wireless
10 16 (3.40%) Ethernet
11 15 (3.19%) NFC
11 15 (3.19%) RS-232
11 15 (3.19%) RS-485
12 13 (2.77%) Internet
13 11 (2.34%) DNS
14 10 (2.13%) DHCP
15 9 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.96%) Relational Database
2 28 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.70%) Big Data
6 7 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.49%) MySQL
6 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.28%) Apache Accumulo
7 6 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.64%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.21%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (1.06%) MSI
1 5 (1.06%) Selenium
1 5 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.85%) JIRA
2 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.21%) Hudson
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.21%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 92 (19.57%) Finance
2 54 (11.49%) Banking
3 17 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.98%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.55%) German Language
5 12 (2.55%) Marketing
6 10 (2.13%) Billing
6 10 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.13%) Legal
7 9 (1.91%) Advertising
8 8 (1.70%) Retail
9 7 (1.49%) Law
9 7 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.28%) Military
11 3 (0.64%) Publishing
11 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 199 (42.34%) Analyst
2 90 (19.15%) Support Analyst
3 75 (15.96%) Applications Support
4 68 (14.47%) Applications Support Analyst
5 52 (11.06%) IT Support
6 36 (7.66%) Support Engineer
7 34 (7.23%) Service Analyst
8 32 (6.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 31 (6.60%) IT Engineer
10 28 (5.96%) IT Technician
11 24 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (4.89%) Support Technician
13 22 (4.68%) Product Analyst
13 22 (4.68%) Products Support Analyst
14 21 (4.47%) SQL Analyst
15 20 (4.26%) Network Engineer
16 19 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
16 19 (4.04%) Technical Support
17 18 (3.83%) Account Manager
17 18 (3.83%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.04%) .NET
2 13 (2.77%) HTML
3 8 (1.70%) HTML5
4 7 (1.49%) jQuery
4 7 (1.49%) XML
5 6 (1.28%) ELK Stack
5 6 (1.28%) Kafka
6 5 (1.06%) CSS
7 4 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.85%) CSS3
8 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.43%) BAPI
9 2 (0.43%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.43%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.43%) Web Services
9 2 (0.43%) XSLT
10 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.21%) MDX
10 1 (0.21%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 107 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.21%) Driving Licence
3 30 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 28 (5.96%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.47%) Credit Risk
5 21 (4.47%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.47%) SWIFT
6 20 (4.26%) Mathematics
7 15 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (2.55%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.13%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.70%) User Experience
11 7 (1.49%) iPad
11 7 (1.49%) iPhone
11 7 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.28%) Social Media
13 4 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 218 (46.38%) Windows
2 81 (17.23%) Windows 7
3 59 (12.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (12.34%) Windows Server
5 43 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (5.53%) Windows 8
7 24 (5.11%) Mac OS
8 22 (4.68%) Linux
9 13 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.77%) Windows XP
10 12 (2.55%) Android
10 12 (2.55%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.28%) CentOS
12 5 (1.06%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.23%) ITIL
2 52 (11.06%) Project Management
3 48 (10.21%) Time Management
4 41 (8.72%) Network Management
4 41 (8.72%) Service Delivery
5 36 (7.66%) Data Analysis
5 36 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (6.81%) PRINCE2
7 29 (6.17%) Change Management
7 29 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (6.17%) Migration
7 29 (6.17%) Wealth Management
8 23 (4.89%) ITSM
9 22 (4.68%) Service Management
10 20 (4.26%) CRM
11 19 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (3.83%) Performance Improvement
13 16 (3.40%) Mentoring
14 15 (3.19%) Asset Management
14 15 (3.19%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 130 (27.66%) SQL
2 31 (6.60%) C
3 26 (5.53%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.26%) C#
5 17 (3.62%) VBScript
6 16 (3.40%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.19%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.98%) Java
9 13 (2.77%) VBA
10 12 (2.55%) VB
11 7 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.28%) PHP
13 5 (1.06%) Python
14 4 (0.85%) C++
15 3 (0.64%) ABAP
15 3 (0.64%) Delphi
15 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.64%) R
16 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 79 (16.81%) Degree
2 28 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 19 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (4.04%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.40%) MCP
7 13 (2.77%) MCDST
8 12 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (1.70%) APMP
9 8 (1.70%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.49%) ISEB
11 6 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.85%) CCNA
12 4 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.85%) MCSE
12 4 (0.85%) MCTS
13 3 (0.64%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.00%) SLA
2 14 (2.98%) QA
3 11 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.64%) COBIT
6 3 (0.64%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 176 (37.45%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.89%) XenApp
4 7 (1.49%) Firmware
4 7 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.28%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.85%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.43%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.34%) SCCM
2 7 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (1.28%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.28%) Kibana
3 6 (1.28%) logstash
4 3 (0.64%) MOM
4 3 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.21%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 267 (56.81%) Microsoft
2 70 (14.89%) Citrix
3 69 (14.68%) VMware
4 23 (4.89%) HP
5 21 (4.47%) Bloomberg
5 21 (4.47%) Reuters
6 20 (4.26%) Veeam
7 17 (3.62%) Progress
8 16 (3.40%) Cisco
8 16 (3.40%) SAP
9 15 (3.19%) Dell
9 15 (3.19%) Remedy
10 13 (2.77%) Oracle
11 11 (2.34%) Apple
11 11 (2.34%) Intel Security
12 9 (1.91%) Informatica
13 7 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.49%) Symantec
14 6 (1.28%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.28%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Truro, Cornwall
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum 32days hols, bonus, MS training
Posted: 3 days ago
Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire
DSTL
Salary: £30,500 DOE - £43,500 DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £14000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol Water
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago