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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 57 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 274 301 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.51% 5.19% 3.87%
As % of the Applications category 33.54% 33.04% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 220 254 173
Average salary £29,000 £25,467 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.87% -7.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
817 911 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.46% 15.72% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 683 760 686
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Wiltshire +6 84 £27,000 +8.00% 15
Gloucestershire -6 70 £30,000 +20.00% 8
Bristol -23 57 £31,500 -5.97% 11
Somerset +29 29 £27,500 -18.51% 9
Devon -26 17 £24,000 +4.57% 5
Dorset -21 10 £21,000 -19.23% 2
Cornwall -10 6 £20,500 -2.38%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 424 (68.94%) Microsoft
2 316 (51.38%) Windows
3 281 (45.69%) MS Excel
4 188 (30.57%) Active Directory
5 176 (28.62%) SQL
6 124 (20.16%) ITIL
7 118 (19.19%) SQL Server
8 111 (18.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 102 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
9 102 (16.59%) Finance
10 97 (15.77%) Windows 7
11 96 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 89 (14.47%) MS Exchange
13 84 (13.66%) VMware
14 76 (12.36%) .NET
15 75 (12.20%) TCP/IP
15 75 (12.20%) Citrix
16 72 (11.71%) IIS
17 67 (10.89%) Firewall
18 66 (10.73%) Project Management
19 63 (10.24%) Degree
20 60 (9.76%) C#
21 54 (8.78%) PRINCE2
21 54 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
22 51 (8.29%) Windows 8
22 51 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 51 (8.29%) VPN
23 49 (7.97%) MS PowerPoint
24 48 (7.80%) SharePoint
24 48 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 72 (11.71%) IIS
3 48 (7.80%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (3.09%) Lync
7 10 (1.63%) WorkSite
7 10 (1.63%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.14%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.65%) SAS
11 4 (0.65%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle UPK
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 281 (45.69%) MS Excel
2 49 (7.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 46 (7.48%) MS Project
4 26 (4.23%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.65%) SPSS
7 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.49%) InDesign
8 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) SAP CRM
1 5 (0.81%) SAP SM
1 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (0.81%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.49%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
4 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.72%) Office 365
2 3 (0.49%) SaaS
2 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 67 (10.89%) Firewall
3 51 (8.29%) VPN
4 46 (7.48%) LAN
5 45 (7.32%) WAN
6 44 (7.15%) DHCP
7 42 (6.83%) DNS
8 31 (5.04%) Wireless
9 24 (3.90%) VoIP
9 24 (3.90%) SAN
10 21 (3.41%) Internet
11 15 (2.44%) Intranet
12 12 (1.95%) VLAN
12 12 (1.95%) FTP
13 9 (1.46%) SMTP
13 9 (1.46%) Wireshark
14 8 (1.30%) NetScaler
14 8 (1.30%) Unified Communications
15 7 (1.14%) HTTP
15 7 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.63%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.30%) BusinessObjects XI
11 7 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.33%) MS Access
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.33%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (1.46%) ClearQuest
6 8 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (1.30%) InstallShield
6 8 (1.30%) MSI
6 8 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.65%) Subversion
8 3 (0.49%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.16%) Ant
9 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 102 (16.59%) Finance
2 24 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.09%) Legal
4 17 (2.76%) Marketing
5 16 (2.60%) German Language
6 14 (2.28%) Back Office
7 12 (1.95%) Retail
7 12 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.95%) Law
8 9 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.46%) Military
9 7 (1.14%) Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Front Office
11 4 (0.65%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 204 (33.17%) Analyst
2 93 (15.12%) Support Analyst
3 68 (11.06%) Support Engineer
4 55 (8.94%) Developer
5 46 (7.48%) Service Analyst
6 43 (6.99%) IT Support
7 41 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 41 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (3.90%) DBA
8 24 (3.90%) SQL DBA
9 23 (3.74%) Applications Support
10 21 (3.41%) Help Desk Support
10 21 (3.41%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.25%) Desktop Support
11 20 (3.25%) Administrator
12 19 (3.09%) Support Technician
12 19 (3.09%) Project Manager
13 18 (2.93%) SQL Server DBA
13 18 (2.93%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (12.36%) .NET
2 45 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 29 (4.72%) COM
4 27 (4.39%) HTML
5 12 (1.95%) SAP Basis
6 10 (1.63%) WPF
6 10 (1.63%) XML
7 9 (1.46%) WinForms
7 9 (1.46%) WCF
7 9 (1.46%) jQuery
8 7 (1.14%) HTML5
8 7 (1.14%) SAP Smart Forms
9 5 (0.81%) Web Services
9 5 (0.81%) Flash
10 4 (0.65%) Ajax
10 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (0.49%) FusionCharts
11 3 (0.49%) XHTML
11 3 (0.49%) CGI
11 3 (0.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 102 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.50%) Client/Server
3 33 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.90%) N-Tier
5 23 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
6 21 (3.41%) Clustering
7 15 (2.44%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.79%) EPoS
9 11 (1.79%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.63%) CMDB
11 9 (1.46%) iPhone
11 9 (1.46%) GIS
11 9 (1.46%) PDA
12 8 (1.30%) E-Learning
13 7 (1.14%) iPad
13 7 (1.14%) Replication
14 6 (0.98%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.98%) Statistics
14 6 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 316 (51.38%) Windows
2 111 (18.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (15.77%) Windows 7
4 96 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (8.29%) Windows 8
6 48 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (7.64%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.28%) Mac OS X
9 13 (2.11%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.81%) UNIX
11 4 (0.65%) Linux
11 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.16%) Android
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (20.16%) ITIL
2 66 (10.73%) Project Management
3 54 (8.78%) PRINCE2
4 42 (6.83%) Service Management
5 38 (6.18%) CRM
6 35 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (5.53%) Time Management
8 33 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
8 33 (5.37%) Change Management
9 30 (4.88%) Migration
10 29 (4.72%) Line Management
11 27 (4.39%) ERP
11 27 (4.39%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (4.07%) ITSM
12 25 (4.07%) Service Delivery
13 24 (3.90%) Data Modelling
14 23 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (3.74%) Validation
14 23 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (3.74%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 176 (28.62%) SQL
2 60 (9.76%) C#
3 43 (6.99%) T-SQL
4 28 (4.55%) Java
5 23 (3.74%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 12 (1.95%) VB
8 11 (1.79%) VBA
8 11 (1.79%) VBScript
9 10 (1.63%) PHP
9 10 (1.63%) C++
10 9 (1.46%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.30%) ABAP
12 6 (0.98%) C
13 5 (0.81%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (0.81%) ActionScript 2.0
13 5 (0.81%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.65%) Python
14 4 (0.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 63 (10.24%) Degree
2 51 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (5.53%) Security Cleared
4 33 (5.37%) MCSE
5 22 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.58%) MCSA
6 15 (2.44%) ISEB
7 14 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.95%) MCP
9 10 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.30%) CCA
11 6 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.81%) CCNA
13 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.65%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.34%) SLA
2 32 (5.20%) QA
3 10 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.65%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 188 (30.57%) Active Directory
2 54 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.58%) XenApp
5 17 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.60%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.79%) Terminal Services
8 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.63%) vSphere
9 4 (0.65%) XenServer
10 3 (0.49%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.49%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.33%) UAG
12 1 (0.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 39 (6.34%) SCCM
2 15 (2.44%) SCOM
3 10 (1.63%) SCVMM
3 10 (1.63%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.81%) vMotion
4 5 (0.81%) MOM
4 5 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.81%) OpenView
5 4 (0.65%) WSUS
5 4 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.49%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 424 (68.94%) Microsoft
2 84 (13.66%) VMware
3 75 (12.20%) Citrix
4 34 (5.53%) Cisco
5 33 (5.37%) Oracle
6 23 (3.74%) SAP
7 21 (3.41%) HP
8 15 (2.44%) Business Objects
8 15 (2.44%) Apple
9 14 (2.28%) Veeam
10 12 (1.95%) Dell
10 12 (1.95%) Adobe
10 12 (1.95%) Symantec
11 10 (1.63%) Lotus
11 10 (1.63%) Websense
12 9 (1.46%) Avaya
13 8 (1.30%) Meridio
13 8 (1.30%) Sagent
13 8 (1.30%) Hummingbird
13 8 (1.30%) OpenText
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Fawcetts IT
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum £21k - £26k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
A L D Automotive Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Arval
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Calne, Wiltshire
IT Support 365 Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
i-Systems Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago