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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 65 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.67% 3.58% 3.11%
As % of the Applications category 29.28% 25.56% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 40
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £20,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
222 180 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.96% 14.01% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 204 160 187
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £20,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +11 62 £33,000 +4.76% 15
Mid Wales +7 1 £22,500 -2.17%
West Wales +5 1 £18,000 -
North Wales +1 1 - -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 99 (79.20%) Microsoft
2 69 (55.20%) MS Excel
3 47 (37.60%) Finance
4 41 (32.80%) Windows
5 38 (30.40%) SQL
6 36 (28.80%) Degree
7 30 (24.00%) ITIL
8 27 (21.60%) Business Analysis
9 26 (20.80%) SQL Server
10 25 (20.00%) Migration
10 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (17.60%) PRINCE2
12 20 (16.00%) Project Management
13 19 (15.20%) CRM
13 19 (15.20%) ISEB
14 18 (14.40%) HTML
14 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
15 17 (13.60%) T-SQL
15 17 (13.60%) .NET
15 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (12.80%) Banking
16 16 (12.80%) Systems Analysis
16 16 (12.80%) APMP
16 16 (12.80%) AngularJS
16 16 (12.80%) C#
16 16 (12.80%) XML
16 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET
16 16 (12.80%) Active Directory
16 16 (12.80%) Data Modelling
16 16 (12.80%) PRINCE

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (7.20%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.60%) Lync
3 5 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (55.20%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.80%) MS Project
3 8 (6.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.80%) InDesign
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.80%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) Internet
2 9 (7.20%) Firewall
3 6 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.00%) DNS
4 5 (4.00%) DHCP
5 4 (3.20%) VPN
5 4 (3.20%) LAN
6 3 (2.40%) WAN
7 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (37.60%) Finance
2 16 (12.80%) Banking
3 12 (9.60%) Back Office
4 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.80%) Legal
6 4 (3.20%) Advertising
7 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.80%) Retail
8 1 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.80%) Military
8 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 53 (42.40%) Analyst
2 30 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 16 (12.80%) Project Manager
3 16 (12.80%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.80%) C# Developer
3 16 (12.80%) Developer
3 16 (12.80%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (10.40%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Service Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 7 (5.60%) Financial Business Analyst
6 6 (4.80%) PMO Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (4.80%) Architect
7 5 (4.00%) Tester
7 5 (4.00%) Software Tester
7 5 (4.00%) IT Support
8 4 (3.20%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.40%) HTML
2 17 (13.60%) .NET
3 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET
3 16 (12.80%) XML
3 16 (12.80%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.00%) CGI
5 2 (1.60%) CSS
6 1 (0.80%) DWR
6 1 (0.80%) jQuery
6 1 (0.80%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) PMI
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.00%) iSeries
5 4 (3.20%) GIS
5 4 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.40%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.60%) Statistics
7 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) AS400
8 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.80%) CMDB
8 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.80%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.80%) Windows
2 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.80%) AIX
5 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) ITIL
2 27 (21.60%) Business Analysis
3 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.00%) Migration
4 22 (17.60%) PRINCE2
5 20 (16.00%) Project Management
6 19 (15.20%) CRM
7 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (12.80%) PRINCE
8 16 (12.80%) Data Modelling
8 16 (12.80%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (11.20%) Waterfall
10 12 (9.60%) Business Transformation
11 10 (8.00%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.20%) Target Operating Model
13 7 (5.60%) Service Management
13 7 (5.60%) Change Management
14 6 (4.80%) Data Analysis
14 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.40%) SQL
2 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
3 17 (13.60%) T-SQL
4 16 (12.80%) C#
5 1 (0.80%) COBOL
5 1 (0.80%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.80%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (28.80%) Degree
2 19 (15.20%) ISEB
3 16 (12.80%) APMP
4 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.40%) PMI Certification
7 8 (6.40%) MCSA
8 7 (5.60%) CCNA
9 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
10 4 (3.20%) MCITP
10 4 (3.20%) MCSE
10 4 (3.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.40%) CCIE
11 3 (2.40%) MCP
11 3 (2.40%) ECDL
11 3 (2.40%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.60%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.00%) SLA
3 3 (2.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.60%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.80%) COBIT
5 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.20%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.20%) XenApp
3 4 (3.20%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 99 (79.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) VMware
3 6 (4.80%) Citrix
4 5 (4.00%) Cisco
5 4 (3.20%) Dell
5 4 (3.20%) Computacenter
5 4 (3.20%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.20%) Remedy
6 3 (2.40%) Veeam
6 3 (2.40%) IBM
6 3 (2.40%) SAP
7 2 (1.60%) Cognos
7 2 (1.60%) Adobe
7 2 (1.60%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.60%) Kaspersky
7 2 (1.60%) Avaya
7 2 (1.60%) BMC
7 2 (1.60%) Apple
7 2 (1.60%) Sophos
8 1 (0.80%) Sage
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