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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 68 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 235 310 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.02% 5.03% 4.07%
As % of the Applications category 33.19% 33.19% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 200 246 184
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
708 934 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.10% 15.15% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 614 785 701
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -5 70 £29,875 -5.15% 13
Wiltshire -27 58 £30,000 +25.00% 12
Devon +3 32 £30,000 -9.77% 2
Dorset -6 23 £26,000 +13.04% 2
Gloucestershire -32 22 £27,500 +7.84% 4
Somerset +6 18 £26,000 -16.80% 6
Cornwall - 7 £37,500 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 306 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 284 (55.69%) MS Excel
3 271 (53.14%) Windows
4 135 (26.47%) Active Directory
5 112 (21.96%) SQL
6 109 (21.37%) ITIL
7 93 (18.24%) Windows 7
8 91 (17.84%) Finance
9 85 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 82 (16.08%) SQL Server
11 78 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 75 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
13 65 (12.75%) VMware
14 64 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 57 (11.18%) Project Management
16 53 (10.39%) Windows 8
17 50 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
18 47 (9.22%) Degree
19 46 (9.02%) .NET
20 44 (8.63%) LAN
21 43 (8.43%) TCP/IP
22 42 (8.24%) HTML
22 42 (8.24%) SharePoint
23 40 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
24 39 (7.65%) PRINCE2
24 39 (7.65%) Windows XP
25 38 (7.45%) VPN
25 38 (7.45%) WAN
26 37 (7.25%) Citrix
26 37 (7.25%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 85 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 42 (8.24%) SharePoint
3 34 (6.67%) IIS
4 25 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.12%) Lync
6 20 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.35%) WorkSite
8 10 (1.96%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.37%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.37%) SAS
11 6 (1.18%) ArcGIS
11 6 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.98%) Apache
12 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
15 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 284 (55.69%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.67%) MS Project
3 33 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.59%) SPSS
8 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.39%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.39%) InDesign
9 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
1 5 (0.98%) Aareon QL
2 4 (0.78%) Sage 1000
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Maximo
4 2 (0.39%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.20%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.20%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.88%) Office 365
2 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.63%) LAN
2 43 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 38 (7.45%) VPN
3 38 (7.45%) WAN
4 37 (7.25%) Firewall
5 27 (5.29%) Internet
6 26 (5.10%) DHCP
7 25 (4.90%) Wireless
8 23 (4.51%) DNS
9 20 (3.92%) VoIP
10 18 (3.53%) SAN
11 10 (1.96%) VLAN
11 10 (1.96%) Network Security
12 8 (1.57%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.57%) SMTP
13 7 (1.37%) Wireshark
14 6 (1.18%) IPsec
14 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.18%) ADSL
14 6 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.35%) MS Access
9 11 (2.16%) Oracle9i Database
9 11 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.37%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.37%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.59%) SQLPlus
14 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.39%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.18%) Ant
6 5 (0.98%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.98%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.59%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.59%) MSI
8 3 (0.59%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.59%) Toad
8 3 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.39%) SilkTest
9 2 (0.39%) Selenium
9 2 (0.39%) Rational Functional Tester
10 1 (0.20%) JIRA
10 1 (0.20%) MSTest
General
1 91 (17.84%) Finance
2 29 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.75%) Banking
3 14 (2.75%) Law
4 13 (2.55%) Marketing
5 10 (1.96%) Electronics
5 10 (1.96%) German Language
6 9 (1.76%) Military
6 9 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.57%) Back Office
8 7 (1.37%) Legal
8 7 (1.37%) Retail
9 6 (1.18%) Advertising
9 6 (1.18%) French Language
10 5 (0.98%) Games
11 4 (0.78%) Publishing
12 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
13 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 177 (34.71%) Analyst
2 77 (15.10%) Support Analyst
3 58 (11.37%) Developer
4 47 (9.22%) Service Analyst
5 44 (8.63%) Support Engineer
5 44 (8.63%) IT Support
6 39 (7.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 30 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (4.51%) Desktop Support
8 23 (4.51%) Support Technician
9 20 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 18 (3.53%) Server Support
10 18 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 18 (3.53%) IT Support Analyst
11 17 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
11 17 (3.33%) Server Support Analyst
11 17 (3.33%) Server Analyst
12 15 (2.94%) Business Analyst
12 15 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.02%) .NET
2 42 (8.24%) HTML
3 25 (4.90%) XML
4 17 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.94%) CSS
6 14 (2.75%) COM
7 13 (2.55%) jQuery
8 11 (2.16%) XSL
9 9 (1.76%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.57%) Entity Framework
11 6 (1.18%) Web Services
11 6 (1.18%) WCF
12 5 (0.98%) Middleware
12 5 (0.98%) JSON
12 5 (0.98%) XHTML
12 5 (0.98%) JDBC
12 5 (0.98%) Servlets
12 5 (0.98%) HTML5
13 4 (0.78%) Flash
14 3 (0.59%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.53%) Client/Server
3 18 (3.53%) Clustering
4 17 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 15 (2.94%) GIS
6 14 (2.75%) iPhone
6 14 (2.75%) iPad
7 13 (2.55%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.96%) CMDB
9 10 (1.96%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.37%) Data Extraction
12 6 (1.18%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.18%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.18%) PDA
12 6 (1.18%) Statistics
12 6 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 271 (53.14%) Windows
2 93 (18.24%) Windows 7
3 78 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (10.39%) Windows 8
6 50 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (7.65%) Windows XP
8 16 (3.14%) Linux
9 14 (2.75%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.57%) Windows Vista
10 8 (1.57%) UNIX
11 7 (1.37%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.18%) Android
13 5 (0.98%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.37%) ITIL
2 57 (11.18%) Project Management
3 39 (7.65%) PRINCE2
4 36 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (6.67%) Service Management
5 34 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 27 (5.29%) Change Management
7 26 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (5.10%) Time Management
8 23 (4.51%) ITSM
8 23 (4.51%) CRM
9 22 (4.31%) Data Analysis
10 20 (3.92%) Data Management
10 20 (3.92%) Incident Management
11 19 (3.73%) Migration
11 19 (3.73%) ERP
11 19 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (3.73%) Change Control
12 16 (3.14%) Data Protection
12 16 (3.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.96%) SQL
2 31 (6.08%) C#
3 26 (5.10%) T-SQL
3 26 (5.10%) JavaScript
4 25 (4.90%) Java
5 15 (2.94%) VBA
6 13 (2.55%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.55%) VB.NET
7 10 (1.96%) C
8 9 (1.76%) PHP
9 8 (1.57%) C++
9 8 (1.57%) VB
10 6 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.18%) VBScript
11 4 (0.78%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (0.78%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.59%) Python
12 3 (0.59%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.59%) Delphi
12 3 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (9.22%) Degree
2 25 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (2.94%) MCP
4 15 (2.94%) MCSE
5 13 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.96%) ISEB
7 7 (1.37%) CCNA
7 7 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.18%) HNC
9 5 (0.98%) HND
9 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.78%) CCA
10 4 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.29%) SLA
2 24 (4.71%) QA
3 6 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.98%) HL7
5 3 (0.59%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 40 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.75%) XenApp
5 11 (2.16%) vSphere
5 11 (2.16%) VMware ESX
6 10 (1.96%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.57%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.59%) Firmware
9 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.20%) KVM
11 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.20%) XenServer
11 1 (0.20%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (5.88%) SCCM
2 13 (2.55%) SCOM
3 8 (1.57%) WSUS
3 8 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.78%) vMotion
6 3 (0.59%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.59%) OpenView
6 3 (0.59%) MOM
6 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.20%) Control-M
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 306 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.75%) VMware
3 37 (7.25%) Citrix
4 30 (5.88%) Cisco
5 25 (4.90%) Oracle
6 20 (3.92%) HP
7 17 (3.33%) Dell
8 16 (3.14%) Apple
9 14 (2.75%) Avaya
10 11 (2.16%) Sage
10 11 (2.16%) Remedy
11 9 (1.76%) McAfee
11 9 (1.76%) Adobe
12 8 (1.57%) Hummingbird
12 8 (1.57%) OpenText
12 8 (1.57%) Meridio
13 7 (1.37%) Mitel
13 7 (1.37%) Veeam
13 7 (1.37%) Bomgar
13 7 (1.37%) IBM
Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portishead, Somerset
networx
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits To be discussed
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £20500 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £18,000 per annum £18,000, impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wellington, Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: From £18,900
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25,000 Salary + £20,000-£40,000 OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £44228 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Plymouth
Land Registry
Salary: £22,000 - 28,601 per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Corsham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Circa £20k
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
Land Registry
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago