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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 63 52 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.55% 3.87% 3.17%
As % of the Applications category 29.30% 26.67% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 37
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,350 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £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
215 195 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.52% 14.50% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 190 174 192
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 59 £33,000 -5.71% 7
North Wales +2 4 £22,500 -10.00%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 85 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 68 (61.82%) MS Excel
3 45 (40.91%) Windows
4 39 (35.45%) Finance
5 30 (27.27%) SQL
6 29 (26.36%) ITIL
6 29 (26.36%) Degree
7 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
8 25 (22.73%) Migration
9 21 (19.09%) PRINCE2
9 21 (19.09%) Project Management
10 20 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 19 (17.27%) .NET
12 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
12 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
12 18 (16.36%) CRM
13 17 (15.45%) C#
13 17 (15.45%) HTML
13 17 (15.45%) XML
13 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (14.55%) AngularJS
14 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET
14 16 (14.55%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (13.64%) APMP
15 15 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (13.64%) Banking
15 15 (13.64%) Business Analysis
15 15 (13.64%) PRINCE
16 14 (12.73%) MS Project
16 14 (12.73%) VMware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (11.82%) Lync
2 11 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.64%) IIS
4 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.91%) SAS
6 1 (0.91%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 68 (61.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.73%) MS Project
3 7 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.91%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Internet
1 11 (10.00%) Firewall
2 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.45%) VPN
3 6 (5.45%) DNS
3 6 (5.45%) DHCP
4 5 (4.55%) LAN
5 3 (2.73%) WAN
6 2 (1.82%) SAN
6 2 (1.82%) VoIP
6 2 (1.82%) Network Security
6 2 (1.82%) NAS
6 2 (1.82%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.91%) Multicast
7 1 (0.91%) Unicast
7 1 (0.91%) IGMP
7 1 (0.91%) RTSP
7 1 (0.91%) SNMP
7 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.91%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.91%) Subversion
2 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (35.45%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Banking
3 11 (10.00%) Back Office
4 5 (4.55%) Legal
5 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.91%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Analyst
2 16 (14.55%) Business Analyst
2 16 (14.55%) Developer
2 16 (14.55%) .NET Developer
2 16 (14.55%) C# Developer
2 16 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.91%) Service Analyst
4 12 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Financial Business Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) PMO Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) IT Support
9 4 (3.64%) Portfolio Manager
9 4 (3.64%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) .NET
2 17 (15.45%) XML
2 17 (15.45%) HTML
3 16 (14.55%) AngularJS
3 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.55%) CGI
5 2 (1.82%) J2EE
5 2 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (0.91%) Web Services
6 1 (0.91%) XSD
6 1 (0.91%) COM
6 1 (0.91%) Ajax
6 1 (0.91%) WCF
6 1 (0.91%) DWR
6 1 (0.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) PMI
3 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.64%) GIS
5 3 (2.73%) Statistics
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) AS400
6 2 (1.82%) Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) DTV
7 1 (0.91%) iSeries
7 1 (0.91%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.82%) UNIX
5 2 (1.82%) Linux
6 1 (0.91%) AIX
6 1 (0.91%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) ITIL
2 25 (22.73%) Migration
3 21 (19.09%) PRINCE2
3 21 (19.09%) Project Management
4 18 (16.36%) CRM
5 15 (13.64%) PRINCE
5 15 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.00%) Business Transformation
8 10 (9.09%) Change Management
9 8 (7.27%) Target Operating Model
10 7 (6.36%) Service Management
11 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.55%) Time Management
12 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (3.64%) Portfolio Management
13 4 (3.64%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.27%) SQL
2 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
2 18 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (15.45%) C#
4 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.91%) VB6
5 1 (0.91%) Korn
5 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.91%) COBOL
5 1 (0.91%) Perl
5 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (26.36%) Degree
2 15 (13.64%) APMP
3 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.09%) MCSA
6 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.27%) PMI Certification
8 7 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (6.36%) CCNA
9 6 (5.45%) MCSE
9 6 (5.45%) MCITP
10 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.73%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.82%) ECDL
12 2 (1.82%) MCTS
12 2 (1.82%) HNC
12 2 (1.82%) ISEB
12 2 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.91%) CCA
13 1 (0.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.91%) COBIT
4 1 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
System Software
1 20 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.45%) XenApp
4 4 (3.64%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.82%) vSphere
6 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) SCCM
2 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.73%) VMware
3 12 (10.91%) Citrix
4 7 (6.36%) Cisco
5 4 (3.64%) Computacenter
5 4 (3.64%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.64%) Remedy
5 4 (3.64%) Dell
6 3 (2.73%) Veeam
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
6 3 (2.73%) SAP
7 2 (1.82%) Cognos
7 2 (1.82%) Avaya
7 2 (1.82%) BMC
7 2 (1.82%) NetApp
7 2 (1.82%) Lotus
7 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.82%) Symantec
7 2 (1.82%) McAfee
7 2 (1.82%) BT
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CGI
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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