The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 312 210 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.09% 4.01% 3.72%
As % of the Applications category 33.58% 25.55% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 247 182 170
Average salary £25,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
929 822 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.16% 15.69% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 780 689 584
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +15 109 £24,438 -24.80% 13
Bristol +7 59 £32,000 -8.57% 12
Gloucestershire +20 57 £25,000 +11.11% 4
Dorset +12 39 £23,000 +2.22% 4
Somerset -19 23 £31,250 +23.76% 1
Devon -7 22 £33,250 -2.20% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 324 (53.73%) MS Excel
2 323 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 290 (48.09%) Windows
4 149 (24.71%) SQL
5 124 (20.56%) Active Directory
6 117 (19.40%) Finance
7 115 (19.07%) ITIL
8 99 (16.42%) Windows 7
9 97 (16.09%) Project Management
10 95 (15.75%) Degree
11 89 (14.76%) Windows XP
12 82 (13.60%) SQL Server
13 80 (13.27%) MS Exchange
14 76 (12.60%) MS Project
15 73 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 71 (11.77%) PRINCE2
17 62 (10.28%) VMware
18 58 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
19 56 (9.29%) SLA
20 55 (9.12%) Citrix
21 53 (8.79%) Service Management
21 53 (8.79%) Firewall
22 48 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
23 46 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
23 46 (7.63%) Marketing
24 44 (7.30%) Cisco
24 44 (7.30%) LAN
25 43 (7.13%) VBA
26 42 (6.97%) TCP/IP
26 42 (6.97%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 80 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 39 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.15%) IBM Notes
5 24 (3.98%) IIS
6 21 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.82%) CMS
8 11 (1.82%) Lync
9 9 (1.49%) SAS
10 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (0.83%) TeamSite
13 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.66%) GroupWise
13 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.50%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 324 (53.73%) MS Excel
2 76 (12.60%) MS Project
3 58 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (6.14%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.49%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.66%) InDesign
8 4 (0.66%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.50%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.33%) SPSS
10 2 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.83%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.66%) Maximo
4 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) assyst
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.15%) Office 365
2 4 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (8.79%) Firewall
2 44 (7.30%) LAN
3 42 (6.97%) TCP/IP
4 40 (6.63%) WAN
5 37 (6.14%) VPN
6 36 (5.97%) DNS
7 33 (5.47%) DHCP
8 16 (2.65%) SAN
8 16 (2.65%) Internet
9 14 (2.32%) Intranet
10 11 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
11 10 (1.66%) Wireless
12 8 (1.33%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.16%) VLAN
14 4 (0.66%) LDAP
14 4 (0.66%) HTTP
14 4 (0.66%) SMTP
14 4 (0.66%) VoIP
14 4 (0.66%) Wireshark
15 3 (0.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.66%) Relational Database
2 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.49%) MS Access
4 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.83%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.17%) DTS
9 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 28 (4.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (1.82%) MSI
3 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.83%) LSMW
5 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.50%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.33%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.33%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 117 (19.40%) Finance
2 46 (7.63%) Marketing
3 38 (6.30%) Legal
4 33 (5.47%) Retail
5 24 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.48%) Law
7 15 (2.49%) Electronics
8 14 (2.32%) Back Office
8 14 (2.32%) Banking
9 9 (1.49%) Billing
10 8 (1.33%) French Language
11 7 (1.16%) German Language
11 7 (1.16%) Spanish Language
11 7 (1.16%) Military
12 6 (1.00%) Aerospace
12 6 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.00%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.33%) Automotive
14 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 200 (33.17%) Analyst
2 79 (13.10%) Support Analyst
3 57 (9.45%) Support Engineer
4 52 (8.62%) IT Support
5 51 (8.46%) Developer
6 42 (6.97%) Project Manager
7 40 (6.63%) Service Analyst
8 36 (5.97%) Junior
9 29 (4.81%) 1st Line Support
10 28 (4.64%) Help Desk Support
11 27 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
12 25 (4.15%) Technical Support
13 23 (3.81%) Consultant
14 21 (3.48%) IT Support Analyst
14 21 (3.48%) Help Desk Analyst
15 20 (3.32%) Desktop Engineer
15 20 (3.32%) PMO Analyst
16 19 (3.15%) Architect
16 19 (3.15%) Graduate
17 18 (2.99%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.63%) XML
2 39 (6.47%) HTML
3 33 (5.47%) .NET
4 19 (3.15%) CSS
5 17 (2.82%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.82%) Web Services
7 6 (1.00%) SAP Smart Forms
8 5 (0.83%) COM
9 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (0.66%) XHTML
9 4 (0.66%) Ajax
9 4 (0.66%) WCF
9 4 (0.66%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.33%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.33%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (0.17%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.97%) Management Information System
2 36 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.47%) Blackberry
4 19 (3.15%) PMI
5 16 (2.65%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.32%) PDA
7 9 (1.49%) Statistics
7 9 (1.49%) EPoS
7 9 (1.49%) Replication
8 8 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.33%) Economics
9 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.00%) E-Learning
10 5 (0.83%) Graphic Design
10 5 (0.83%) Firmware
11 4 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.50%) CMDB
12 3 (0.50%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.50%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 290 (48.09%) Windows
2 99 (16.42%) Windows 7
3 89 (14.76%) Windows XP
4 73 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (6.63%) Windows 8
7 29 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.32%) Linux
9 19 (3.15%) Windows Vista
10 18 (2.99%) UNIX
11 16 (2.65%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.16%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.83%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (19.07%) ITIL
2 97 (16.09%) Project Management
3 71 (11.77%) PRINCE2
4 53 (8.79%) Service Management
5 32 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (5.14%) Change Control
7 29 (4.81%) CRM
8 28 (4.64%) Time Management
9 26 (4.31%) Change Management
10 23 (3.81%) Problem Management
10 23 (3.81%) Business Analysis
11 21 (3.48%) OOP
12 20 (3.32%) Workflow
12 20 (3.32%) Risk Management
12 20 (3.32%) Matrix Management
13 18 (2.99%) Automated Testing
14 17 (2.82%) Business Development
15 16 (2.65%) OO
15 16 (2.65%) ERP
15 16 (2.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 149 (24.71%) SQL
2 43 (7.13%) VBA
3 34 (5.64%) VB
4 32 (5.31%) C#
5 28 (4.64%) JavaScript
5 28 (4.64%) VBScript
6 13 (2.16%) C
7 10 (1.66%) Java
8 9 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.33%) Python
10 4 (0.66%) C++
10 4 (0.66%) VB6
11 3 (0.50%) Ruby
11 3 (0.50%) PHP
12 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.33%) Perl
12 2 (0.33%) ABAP
13 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 95 (15.75%) Degree
2 46 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (6.30%) MCP
4 31 (5.14%) Security Cleared
5 23 (3.81%) ISEB
6 22 (3.65%) APMP
7 20 (3.32%) MCSE
8 19 (3.15%) PMI Certification
9 17 (2.82%) PMP
10 14 (2.32%) MCSA
11 12 (1.99%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (1.99%) MCITP
12 10 (1.66%) HND
13 8 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (1.16%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.83%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.66%) MCSD
17 3 (0.50%) A+ Certification
17 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.29%) SLA
2 38 (6.30%) QA
3 18 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (20.56%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.66%) XenApp
4 9 (1.49%) vSphere
5 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.50%) UAG
8 2 (0.33%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.33%) Xen
8 2 (0.33%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (2.16%) WSUS
2 13 (2.16%) Backup Exec
2 13 (2.16%) SCCM
3 10 (1.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (0.66%) MOM
5 4 (0.66%) OpenView
6 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.33%) OVSD
7 1 (0.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 323 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.28%) VMware
3 55 (9.12%) Citrix
4 44 (7.30%) Cisco
5 40 (6.63%) HP
6 26 (4.31%) Lotus
7 21 (3.48%) Oracle
8 14 (2.32%) SAP
8 14 (2.32%) Avaya
9 13 (2.16%) Symantec
10 12 (1.99%) Altiris
11 11 (1.82%) LANDesk
11 11 (1.82%) NetApp
12 10 (1.66%) Apple
13 7 (1.16%) SonicWALL
13 7 (1.16%) Adobe
13 7 (1.16%) EMC
13 7 (1.16%) Remedy
13 7 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.16%) Ektron
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