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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
UK / Wales
Rank 57 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 38 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.59% 3.49% 3.79%
As % of the Applications category 22.89% 26.37% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 36
Median salary £27,500 £22,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

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
166 182 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.68% 13.22% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118 166 163
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £18,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,700
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 26 £28,750 +27.77% 4
North Wales - 8 £24,500 - 5
West Wales - 3 £28,000 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 62 (87.32%) Microsoft
2 39 (54.93%) Windows
3 30 (42.25%) MS Excel
4 28 (39.44%) SQL
5 27 (38.03%) Finance
6 26 (36.62%) Windows Server
7 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
8 22 (30.99%) Degree
9 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
10 16 (22.54%) ITIL
10 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
11 15 (21.13%) VMware
11 15 (21.13%) Business Analysis
12 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
13 12 (16.90%) ISEB
13 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
13 12 (16.90%) LAN
14 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (15.49%) Office 365
15 10 (14.08%) Sage 200
15 10 (14.08%) Firewall
15 10 (14.08%) Project Management
15 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
15 10 (14.08%) Dell
15 10 (14.08%) Sage
15 10 (14.08%) Internet
15 10 (14.08%) SLA
15 10 (14.08%) WAN
16 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
16 9 (12.68%) Validation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (42.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.41%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.41%) InDesign
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.41%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Sage 200
2 9 (12.68%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) LAN
2 10 (14.08%) Firewall
2 10 (14.08%) Internet
2 10 (14.08%) WAN
3 7 (9.86%) Broadband
4 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
5 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) ADSL
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.41%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) PABX
6 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.27%) Advertising
4 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Military
6 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 20 (28.17%) IT Support
3 15 (21.13%) Support Analyst
4 10 (14.08%) Applications Support
4 10 (14.08%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) IT Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Server Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Server Support
7 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Systems Support
7 7 (9.86%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Developer
8 6 (8.45%) IT Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (7.04%) IT Manager
9 5 (7.04%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) iSeries
3 2 (2.82%) AS400
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.41%) CMDB
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.68%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.86%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.41%) Android
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Business Analysis
3 13 (18.31%) Incident Management
4 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (14.08%) Project Management
6 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.68%) Validation
7 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
8 7 (9.86%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.86%) Web Design
9 6 (8.45%) MVC
9 6 (8.45%) Web Development
10 5 (7.04%) ERP
11 4 (5.63%) Change Management
11 4 (5.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) C#
3 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.63%) C
5 2 (2.82%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) ISEB
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.41%) GCP
2 1 (1.41%) GLP
2 1 (1.41%) GMP
2 1 (1.41%) GxP
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) NEBOSH
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
2 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.86%) XenServer
5 1 (1.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (87.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.13%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) Dell
3 10 (14.08%) Sage
4 6 (8.45%) Cisco
5 5 (7.04%) Avaya
6 3 (4.23%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.82%) Apple
7 2 (2.82%) Ciena
7 2 (2.82%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) Huawei
7 2 (2.82%) Nokia
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle
7 2 (2.82%) Tellabs
8 1 (1.41%) Adobe
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix
8 1 (1.41%) Google
8 1 (1.41%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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