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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 304 208 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.95% 4.08% 4.32%
As % of the Applications category 32.94% 25.33% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 233 181 196
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £47,500 £43,500
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
923 821 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.04% 16.11% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 764 698 623
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +9 101 £24,438 -15.00% 12
Bristol -2 64 £28,000 -25.33% 11
Gloucestershire +6 43 £28,000 +24.44% 14
Dorset +11 37 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Somerset +5 30 £31,500 +23.52% 5
Devon -13 26 £30,533 -6.05% 3
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 338 (55.50%) Microsoft
2 321 (52.71%) MS Excel
3 295 (48.44%) Windows
4 160 (26.27%) SQL
5 143 (23.48%) Active Directory
6 127 (20.85%) Finance
7 116 (19.05%) ITIL
8 107 (17.57%) SQL Server
9 101 (16.58%) Windows 7
10 94 (15.44%) Project Management
11 93 (15.27%) Degree
12 84 (13.79%) Windows XP
12 84 (13.79%) MS Exchange
12 84 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 76 (12.48%) VMware
14 75 (12.32%) PRINCE2
14 75 (12.32%) MS Project
15 66 (10.84%) Firewall
16 60 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
17 57 (9.36%) Citrix
18 55 (9.03%) MS PowerPoint
19 52 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 48 (7.88%) SLA
21 47 (7.72%) Service Management
22 45 (7.39%) SharePoint
23 44 (7.22%) TCP/IP
23 44 (7.22%) Mentoring
24 43 (7.06%) Time Management
25 42 (6.90%) DHCP
25 42 (6.90%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 84 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 45 (7.39%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (4.27%) IIS
5 24 (3.94%) IBM Notes
6 19 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (2.30%) Lync
9 9 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.31%) CMS
11 6 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
12 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.49%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.49%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 321 (52.71%) MS Excel
2 75 (12.32%) MS Project
3 55 (9.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.31%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.66%) InDesign
7 4 (0.66%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.49%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.33%) SPSS
9 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.99%) Visualfiles
2 6 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.66%) Maximo
4 3 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) assyst
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.28%) Office 365
2 4 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.84%) Firewall
2 44 (7.22%) TCP/IP
3 42 (6.90%) DHCP
4 41 (6.73%) VPN
5 40 (6.57%) DNS
5 40 (6.57%) LAN
6 36 (5.91%) WAN
7 23 (3.78%) SAN
8 21 (3.45%) Internet
9 14 (2.30%) Intranet
10 13 (2.13%) VLAN
11 11 (1.81%) Wireless
11 11 (1.81%) Structured Cabling
12 8 (1.31%) IP Telephony
12 8 (1.31%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.31%) VoIP
13 6 (0.99%) Network Security
13 6 (0.99%) NAS
14 5 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.64%) MS Access
7 9 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.31%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.49%) OLAP
12 3 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (4.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.99%) MSI
4 3 (0.49%) LSMW
4 3 (0.49%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.33%) JIRA
5 2 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.33%) Subversion
5 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 127 (20.85%) Finance
2 36 (5.91%) Legal
3 35 (5.75%) Marketing
4 23 (3.78%) Retail
4 23 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.79%) Banking
6 15 (2.46%) Law
7 13 (2.13%) Electronics
8 11 (1.81%) French Language
9 10 (1.64%) Back Office
10 8 (1.31%) German Language
11 7 (1.15%) Spanish Language
11 7 (1.15%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.99%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.99%) Billing
13 5 (0.82%) Advertising
14 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.66%) Military
14 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 182 (29.89%) Analyst
2 70 (11.49%) Support Analyst
3 61 (10.02%) Support Engineer
4 53 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 52 (8.54%) Developer
6 50 (8.21%) IT Support
7 34 (5.58%) Junior
8 30 (4.93%) Help Desk Support
9 29 (4.76%) Service Analyst
10 28 (4.60%) Consultant
11 27 (4.43%) Service Desk Analyst
12 24 (3.94%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
12 24 (3.94%) Technical Support
13 23 (3.78%) 1st Line Support
14 20 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
14 20 (3.28%) Help Desk Analyst
14 20 (3.28%) IT Support Analyst
15 19 (3.12%) Graduate
16 18 (2.96%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.90%) HTML
2 39 (6.40%) .NET
3 38 (6.24%) XML
4 21 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 16 (2.63%) CSS
6 11 (1.81%) Web Services
7 6 (0.99%) jQuery
7 6 (0.99%) XSLT
7 6 (0.99%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (0.82%) Ajax
8 5 (0.82%) COM
8 5 (0.82%) HTML5
9 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (0.66%) XHTML
9 4 (0.66%) SAP Basis
9 4 (0.66%) WCF
9 4 (0.66%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.33%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.91%) Computer Science
2 34 (5.58%) Blackberry
2 34 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.45%) PMI
4 17 (2.79%) Mathematics
5 9 (1.48%) Replication
5 9 (1.48%) PDA
5 9 (1.48%) EPoS
5 9 (1.48%) E-Learning
6 7 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.15%) Digital Media
7 6 (0.99%) Statistics
8 5 (0.82%) Social Media
8 5 (0.82%) Economics
9 4 (0.66%) Firmware
10 3 (0.49%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.49%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.49%) CMDB
10 3 (0.49%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 295 (48.44%) Windows
2 101 (16.58%) Windows 7
3 84 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 60 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (6.73%) Windows 8
6 34 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (3.45%) Linux
8 18 (2.96%) Windows Vista
9 13 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.97%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.81%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.64%) UNIX
13 5 (0.82%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
15 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (19.05%) ITIL
2 94 (15.44%) Project Management
3 75 (12.32%) PRINCE2
4 47 (7.72%) Service Management
5 44 (7.22%) Mentoring
6 43 (7.06%) Time Management
7 34 (5.58%) Change Management
8 32 (5.25%) CRM
8 32 (5.25%) Change Control
9 27 (4.43%) Line Management
10 23 (3.78%) ERP
10 23 (3.78%) Problem Management
11 21 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.45%) MVC
12 19 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (2.79%) Scrum
14 17 (2.79%) OOP
14 17 (2.79%) Automated Testing
14 17 (2.79%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 160 (26.27%) SQL
2 42 (6.90%) C#
3 41 (6.73%) VB
4 35 (5.75%) VBA
5 34 (5.58%) JavaScript
6 27 (4.43%) VBScript
7 19 (3.12%) PowerShell
8 17 (2.79%) Java
9 15 (2.46%) C
10 10 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.48%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.31%) VB6
13 6 (0.99%) Python
13 6 (0.99%) C++
14 5 (0.82%) PHP
14 5 (0.82%) ABAP
15 3 (0.49%) Ruby
16 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (15.27%) Degree
2 52 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (5.09%) Security Cleared
4 30 (4.93%) MCP
5 27 (4.43%) ISEB
6 25 (4.11%) MCSE
7 24 (3.94%) APMP
8 21 (3.45%) PMI Certification
9 19 (3.12%) PMP
10 17 (2.79%) MCSA
11 14 (2.30%) SC Cleared
12 13 (2.13%) MCITP
13 12 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (1.48%) HND
15 8 (1.31%) ISTQB
16 7 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (0.99%) ACCA
17 6 (0.99%) CCNA
17 6 (0.99%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.88%) SLA
2 41 (6.73%) QA
3 11 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (23.48%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.97%) Terminal Services
3 12 (1.97%) XenApp
4 7 (1.15%) vSphere
4 7 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.82%) UAG
7 4 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.66%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.49%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 2 (0.33%) Xen
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 19 (3.12%) SCCM
3 18 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (1.81%) WSUS
5 6 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 6 (0.99%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.66%) MOM
6 4 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.33%) Nagios
7 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 338 (55.50%) Microsoft
2 76 (12.48%) VMware
3 57 (9.36%) Citrix
4 41 (6.73%) Cisco
5 35 (5.75%) HP
6 30 (4.93%) Oracle
7 25 (4.11%) Lotus
8 16 (2.63%) Symantec
8 16 (2.63%) SAP
9 15 (2.46%) Avaya
10 14 (2.30%) Apple
11 13 (2.13%) NetApp
12 11 (1.81%) Altiris
13 9 (1.48%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.48%) Remedy
14 7 (1.15%) Sophos
14 7 (1.15%) Adobe
14 7 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.99%) Panasonic
15 6 (0.99%) Cognos
Bristol, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exmouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25500.00 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
Hunt 4 Staff
Salary: £25k - 33k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stroud
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-24,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Chippenham, Gloucester, Bath, Swindon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £20-24,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000.00 - £24400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago