The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 52 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 53 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.96% 3.18% 2.82%
As % of the Applications category 27.32% 18.60% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 23
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,000 £19,525
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
194 215 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.48% 17.08% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 173 191 113
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 £22,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +15 46 £35,000 +18.74% 9
North Wales -5 5 £25,000 -7.40% 1
West Wales +1 1 - - 1
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 46 (45.10%) MS Excel
3 31 (30.39%) Windows
4 22 (21.57%) Cisco
5 19 (18.63%) BGP
5 19 (18.63%) Firewall
6 17 (16.67%) SQL
6 17 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 16 (15.69%) Finance
7 16 (15.69%) MS Project
7 16 (15.69%) ITIL
8 15 (14.71%) CCNP
8 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (13.73%) Juniper
9 14 (13.73%) LAN
9 14 (13.73%) WAN
9 14 (13.73%) Advertising
10 13 (12.75%) MPLS
11 11 (10.78%) OSPF
11 11 (10.78%) RIP
11 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (9.80%) Network Design
12 10 (9.80%) Project Management
13 9 (8.82%) ISEB
13 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
13 9 (8.82%) DHCP
13 9 (8.82%) CCIP
13 9 (8.82%) VMware
13 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
13 9 (8.82%) ISTQB

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
2 6 (5.88%) 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
4 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.98%) SAS
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 46 (45.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.69%) MS Project
3 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.90%) Photoshop
6 4 (3.92%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (3.92%) Fireworks
6 4 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) BGP
1 19 (18.63%) Firewall
2 14 (13.73%) LAN
2 14 (13.73%) WAN
3 13 (12.75%) MPLS
4 11 (10.78%) OSPF
4 11 (10.78%) RIP
5 9 (8.82%) DHCP
6 8 (7.84%) Telnet
6 8 (7.84%) VPN
6 8 (7.84%) SSH
6 8 (7.84%) HSRP
6 8 (7.84%) PuTTY
6 8 (7.84%) SecureCRT
7 6 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.90%) VLAN
8 5 (4.90%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) MS Access
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) ClearQuest
2 4 (3.92%) JIRA
2 4 (3.92%) Hudson
3 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.98%) PowerBuilder
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) 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%) Electronics
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Hebrew Language
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Analyst
2 12 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 6 (5.88%) Consultant
3 6 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 6 (5.88%) Junior
3 6 (5.88%) Developer
3 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 6 (5.88%) Escalation Engineer
4 5 (4.90%) Market Research Executive
4 5 (4.90%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (4.90%) Security Engineer
4 5 (4.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (4.90%) Test Engineer
4 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.90%) Test Analyst
5 4 (3.92%) Network Consultant
5 4 (3.92%) Graduate
5 4 (3.92%) Security Consultant
5 4 (3.92%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) HTML
1 6 (5.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) CSS
2 4 (3.92%) HTML5
2 4 (3.92%) CSS3
3 2 (1.96%) WAP
3 2 (1.96%) COM
4 1 (0.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) 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%) Copywriting
4 1 (0.98%) Social Network
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 31 (30.39%) Windows
2 17 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 7 (6.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) UNIX
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) Project Management
2 10 (9.80%) Network Design
3 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
4 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
4 7 (6.86%) ITIL V3
5 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.90%) Market Research
7 4 (3.92%) Test Strategy
7 4 (3.92%) Service Management
7 4 (3.92%) Performance Testing
7 4 (3.92%) Security Testing
7 4 (3.92%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.94%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.94%) Workflow
8 3 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (1.96%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.90%) VBA
4 4 (3.92%) C
5 3 (2.94%) Java
6 2 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (0.98%) C#
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) VB6
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) CCNP
1 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.82%) ISEB
2 9 (8.82%) CCIP
2 9 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.84%) Degree
4 6 (5.88%) CCSE
4 6 (5.88%) JNCIS
5 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.94%) HND
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.96%) MCP
7 2 (1.96%) MBA
7 2 (1.96%) MCSE
8 1 (0.98%) MCT
8 1 (0.98%) PhD
8 1 (0.98%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) 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 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.57%) Cisco
3 14 (13.73%) Juniper
4 9 (8.82%) VMware
5 8 (7.84%) SolarWinds
6 6 (5.88%) Aruba
6 6 (5.88%) F5
6 6 (5.88%) Lumension
6 6 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 6 (5.88%) SonicWALL
6 6 (5.88%) McAfee
6 6 (5.88%) Websense
6 6 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.90%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.92%) T-Plan
8 4 (3.92%) Apple
8 4 (3.92%) SAP
9 3 (2.94%) Oracle
9 3 (2.94%) Citrix
9 3 (2.94%) Remedy
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £17500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
SLR
Salary: Competitive, based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £ Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28305.00 - £34965.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago