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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 56 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 43 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.30% 2.88% 2.37%
As % of the Applications category 23.89% 18.01% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 20
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £21,100 £19,325
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £50,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
180 211 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.81% 15.97% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 159 186 113
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
South Wales +5 38 £33,250 +15.65% 6
West Wales +6 2 £18,000 -34.54%
North Wales -1 2 £23,500 -25.39%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 59 (57.84%) Microsoft
2 49 (48.04%) MS Excel
3 32 (31.37%) Windows
4 22 (21.57%) Cisco
5 21 (20.59%) Firewall
6 19 (18.63%) BGP
7 17 (16.67%) SQL
7 17 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 16 (15.69%) ITIL
9 15 (14.71%) CCNP
9 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (14.71%) Finance
10 14 (13.73%) Juniper
10 14 (13.73%) LAN
10 14 (13.73%) WAN
10 14 (13.73%) MS Project
11 13 (12.75%) Advertising
12 12 (11.76%) RIP
12 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
12 12 (11.76%) MPLS
12 12 (11.76%) OSPF
13 11 (10.78%) ISEB
13 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (10.78%) Degree
14 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
14 10 (9.80%) Test Scripting
14 10 (9.80%) Network Design
15 9 (8.82%) VMware
15 9 (8.82%) Project Management
16 8 (7.84%) DHCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.96%) Lync
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.98%) Drupal
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (48.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.73%) MS Project
3 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.94%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.59%) Firewall
2 19 (18.63%) BGP
3 14 (13.73%) LAN
3 14 (13.73%) WAN
4 12 (11.76%) MPLS
4 12 (11.76%) OSPF
4 12 (11.76%) RIP
5 8 (7.84%) DHCP
6 7 (6.86%) Telnet
6 7 (6.86%) VPN
6 7 (6.86%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (6.86%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (6.86%) SSH
6 7 (6.86%) HSRP
6 7 (6.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (6.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (6.86%) PuTTY
6 7 (6.86%) SecureCRT
7 6 (5.88%) VLAN
8 5 (4.90%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) MS Access
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) ClearQuest
2 5 (4.90%) JIRA
3 3 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.98%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Advertising
3 6 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (3.92%) Welsh Language
5 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Analyst
2 11 (10.78%) Network Engineer
3 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (6.86%) Escalation Engineer
4 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 6 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 6 (5.88%) Junior
4 6 (5.88%) Developer
4 6 (5.88%) Consultant
5 5 (4.90%) Security Engineer
5 5 (4.90%) Junior Project Manager
5 5 (4.90%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (4.90%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (4.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (4.90%) Market Research Executive
5 5 (4.90%) IT Support
5 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.90%) Support Technician
5 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) HTML
3 3 (2.94%) HTML5
3 3 (2.94%) CSS3
3 3 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) WAP
4 1 (0.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) Physics
3 2 (1.96%) CMDB
3 2 (1.96%) SCADA
4 1 (0.98%) iPhone
4 1 (0.98%) iPad
4 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
4 1 (0.98%) DTV
4 1 (0.98%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.98%) Derivative
4 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.37%) Windows
2 17 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 8 (7.84%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) UNIX
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) Network Design
2 10 (9.80%) Test Scripting
3 9 (8.82%) Project Management
4 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.86%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.90%) Test Strategy
6 5 (4.90%) Market Research
6 5 (4.90%) Performance Testing
6 5 (4.90%) Security Testing
6 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
6 5 (4.90%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.92%) Service Management
8 3 (2.94%) Workflow
8 3 (2.94%) Information Security
8 3 (2.94%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.94%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) VBA
2 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.94%) Java
3 3 (2.94%) C
4 2 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) C++
5 1 (0.98%) VB6
5 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) CCNP
1 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.78%) ISEB
2 11 (10.78%) Degree
3 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.84%) CCIP
5 7 (6.86%) CCSE
5 7 (6.86%) JNCIS
6 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.94%) HND
8 2 (1.96%) MCSE
8 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.98%) MCP
9 1 (0.98%) APMG
9 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.98%) MCT
9 1 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) GxP
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.90%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.98%) vSphere
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (57.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.57%) Cisco
3 14 (13.73%) Juniper
4 9 (8.82%) VMware
5 7 (6.86%) McAfee
5 7 (6.86%) Websense
5 7 (6.86%) CheckPoint
5 7 (6.86%) Blue Coat
5 7 (6.86%) SonicWALL
5 7 (6.86%) SolarWinds
5 7 (6.86%) Aruba
5 7 (6.86%) F5
5 7 (6.86%) Lumension
6 5 (4.90%) T-Plan
6 5 (4.90%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.92%) SAP
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle
8 3 (2.94%) Remedy
8 3 (2.94%) Citrix
8 3 (2.94%) Apple
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