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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 55 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 47 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.51% 4.56% 3.51%
As % of the Applications category 27.65% 30.41% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 38
Average salary £35,500 £31,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.51% +9.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,850 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £37,250
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
170 194 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.71% 14.98% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 145 179 195
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 42 £40,500 +30.64% 8
West Wales +18 3 £20,000 -4.76%
North Wales -12 1 £22,500 -47.05% 2
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (71.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (63.00%) MS Excel
3 42 (42.00%) Windows
4 29 (29.00%) Finance
5 24 (24.00%) ITIL
5 24 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (21.00%) Active Directory
6 21 (21.00%) Degree
7 20 (20.00%) Project Management
7 20 (20.00%) SQL
8 18 (18.00%) MS Project
9 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
10 16 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (16.00%) VMware
10 16 (16.00%) Lync
11 15 (15.00%) PRINCE2
12 13 (13.00%) .NET
12 13 (13.00%) Citrix
12 13 (13.00%) Migration
13 12 (12.00%) Firewall
13 12 (12.00%) XML
13 12 (12.00%) MS Exchange
14 11 (11.00%) Office 365
15 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (10.00%) PRINCE
15 10 (10.00%) CRM
15 10 (10.00%) T-SQL
15 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 10 (10.00%) C#
15 10 (10.00%) Back Office

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (16.00%) Lync
2 12 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.00%) SAS
7 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 63 (63.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.00%) MS Project
3 7 (7.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Office 365
2 5 (5.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.00%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Firewall
2 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.00%) Internet
4 6 (6.00%) LAN
5 5 (5.00%) WAN
5 5 (5.00%) DHCP
5 5 (5.00%) VPN
5 5 (5.00%) DNS
5 5 (5.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.00%) Unicast
6 4 (4.00%) Multicast
6 4 (4.00%) SNMP
6 4 (4.00%) IGMP
6 4 (4.00%) RTSP
6 4 (4.00%) Network Security
7 3 (3.00%) VoIP
8 2 (2.00%) SAN
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.00%) NAS
9 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.00%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.00%) Big Data
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (29.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Back Office
3 8 (8.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) Military
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (11.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (9.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (9.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (9.00%) Architect
3 9 (9.00%) Service Analyst
3 9 (9.00%) Developer
3 9 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.00%) PMO Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Junior
6 5 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) .NET
2 12 (12.00%) XML
3 9 (9.00%) HTML
3 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.00%) CGI
5 3 (3.00%) CSS
5 3 (3.00%) J2EE
6 1 (1.00%) jQuery
6 1 (1.00%) WCF
6 1 (1.00%) Ajax
6 1 (1.00%) Web Services
6 1 (1.00%) XSD
6 1 (1.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.00%) Clustering
3 5 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.00%) PMI
4 4 (4.00%) DTV
4 4 (4.00%) GIS
4 4 (4.00%) Statistics
5 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.00%) AS400
6 2 (2.00%) CMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.00%) iSeries
7 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.00%) Windows XP
2 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.00%) Linux
4 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.00%) UNIX
6 3 (3.00%) Solaris
7 1 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) ITIL
2 20 (20.00%) Project Management
3 16 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (13.00%) Migration
6 10 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 10 (10.00%) CRM
6 10 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.00%) Change Management
9 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.00%) Business Transformation
10 6 (6.00%) Service Management
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.00%) Matrix Management
11 5 (5.00%) Product Management
11 5 (5.00%) ITSM
11 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 10 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (4.00%) Perl
3 4 (4.00%) Korn
4 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) VB
5 1 (1.00%) C
5 1 (1.00%) C++
5 1 (1.00%) COBOL
5 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) Degree
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.00%) APMP
3 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) MCSA
4 8 (8.00%) CCNA
4 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.00%) MCITP
6 5 (5.00%) MCSE
6 5 (5.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.00%) ISEB
7 2 (2.00%) CCA
7 2 (2.00%) CCNP
7 2 (2.00%) MCTS
8 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.00%) MCP
8 1 (1.00%) HNC
8 1 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.00%) COBIT
5 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (21.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.00%) XenApp
3 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.00%) vSphere
5 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.00%) WSUS
3 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (71.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) VMware
3 13 (13.00%) Citrix
4 9 (9.00%) Cisco
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle
6 4 (4.00%) Dell
6 4 (4.00%) Remedy
6 4 (4.00%) McAfee
6 4 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.00%) Computacenter
7 3 (3.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.00%) Veeam
7 3 (3.00%) BT
7 3 (3.00%) Avaya
8 2 (2.00%) Symantec
8 2 (2.00%) Juniper
8 2 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.00%) NetApp
8 2 (2.00%) Lotus
8 2 (2.00%) Business Objects
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