The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 53 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 51 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.78% 3.53% 1.99%
As % of the Applications category 27.72% 27.46% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 17
Average salary £27,000 £31,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £21,000 £15,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £50,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
MS Office
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
184 142 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.65% 12.84% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 149 131 144
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MS Office
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Wales region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Wales

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Wales

MS Office
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South Wales +3 45 £27,000 -12.90% 10
West Wales +16 2 £19,000 -9.52% 1
North Wales -10 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Mid Wales - 2 £18,750 - 2
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 75 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 62 (57.41%) MS Excel
3 46 (42.59%) Windows
4 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (22.22%) ITIL
6 22 (20.37%) Active Directory
6 22 (20.37%) Finance
7 19 (17.59%) Degree
7 19 (17.59%) Project Management
8 18 (16.67%) MS Project
9 17 (15.74%) SQL
10 15 (13.89%) VMware
11 14 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (12.96%) Citrix
11 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
11 14 (12.96%) Lync
12 13 (12.04%) Cisco
12 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
13 12 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 12 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 12 (11.11%) Firewall
14 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
14 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2
14 11 (10.19%) Linux
14 11 (10.19%) Office 365
15 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
15 10 (9.26%) LAN
15 10 (9.26%) Project Planning
16 9 (8.33%) SCCM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 14 (12.96%) Lync
2 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.85%) CMS
6 2 (1.85%) SAS
6 2 (1.85%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 62 (57.41%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.67%) MS Project
3 14 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.85%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Firewall
2 10 (9.26%) LAN
3 8 (7.41%) WAN
3 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.63%) NetScaler
5 5 (4.63%) Internet
6 4 (3.70%) SNMP
6 4 (3.70%) IGMP
6 4 (3.70%) RTSP
6 4 (3.70%) VPN
6 4 (3.70%) DNS
6 4 (3.70%) DHCP
6 4 (3.70%) Network Security
6 4 (3.70%) Multicast
7 3 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (2.78%) RIP
7 3 (2.78%) VoIP
7 3 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.85%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Automotive
2 4 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (2.78%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (28.70%) Analyst
2 12 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 12 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (9.26%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.26%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.33%) Architect
5 6 (5.56%) Junior
5 6 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 6 (5.56%) IT Support
6 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (4.63%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.63%) Trainer
6 5 (4.63%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.70%) Support Technician
7 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.70%) Administrator
7 4 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) CSS
2 7 (6.48%) .NET
3 5 (4.63%) XML
3 5 (4.63%) CGI
3 5 (4.63%) HTML
4 3 (2.78%) J2EE
4 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.85%) COM
6 1 (0.93%) XSD
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) WCF
6 1 (0.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.63%) Clustering
5 4 (3.70%) DTV
5 4 (3.70%) GIS
5 4 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.70%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.78%) AS400
7 2 (1.85%) Statistics
7 2 (1.85%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.85%) CMDB
7 2 (1.85%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.85%) Social Network
8 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.93%) iPhone
8 1 (0.93%) iSeries
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.59%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
3 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
4 11 (10.19%) Linux
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.70%) Android
6 4 (3.70%) UNIX
7 3 (2.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) ITIL
2 19 (17.59%) Project Management
3 12 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 11 (10.19%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.26%) Project Planning
6 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.41%) Migration
7 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.48%) Change Control
9 6 (5.56%) Matrix Management
9 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.63%) Change Management
10 5 (4.63%) Service Management
10 5 (4.63%) ITSM
10 5 (4.63%) Product Management
11 4 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.70%) Perl
2 4 (3.70%) Korn
3 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.85%) VB
3 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) C++
4 1 (0.93%) COBOL
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.93%) VB6
4 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Degree
2 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.56%) CCNP
5 6 (5.56%) CCNA
6 5 (4.63%) MCSA
6 5 (4.63%) MCITP
7 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.70%) MCSE
8 3 (2.78%) CCSE
8 3 (2.78%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.78%) ISEB
9 2 (1.85%) CCA
9 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.85%) MCTS
9 2 (1.85%) MCP
9 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 5 (4.63%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.33%) XenApp
3 7 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.63%) vSphere
5 4 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (2.78%) WSUS
3 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) VMware
3 14 (12.96%) Citrix
4 13 (12.04%) Cisco
5 9 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.41%) McAfee
7 6 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 6 (5.56%) Juniper
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle
8 4 (3.70%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.70%) Computacenter
8 4 (3.70%) Dell
8 4 (3.70%) Remedy
9 3 (2.78%) Websense
9 3 (2.78%) BT
9 3 (2.78%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.78%) Aruba
9 3 (2.78%) F5
9 3 (2.78%) Lumension
10 2 (1.85%) Twitter
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On Call Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Car Allowance & Company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Allied Worldwide
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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