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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 63 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.71% 4.43% 3.71%
As % of the Applications category 31.19% 29.19% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 46
Median salary £26,500 £31,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.51% -8.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £20,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +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
202 209 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.10% 15.19% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 159 183 170
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £55,000
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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 46 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Mid Wales - 12 - -
West Wales - 4 £28,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 91 (80.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (36.28%) MS Excel
2 41 (36.28%) Windows
3 35 (30.97%) Active Directory
4 32 (28.32%) SQL
5 29 (25.66%) Office 365
6 27 (23.89%) Finance
7 24 (21.24%) Linux
7 24 (21.24%) Project Management
8 23 (20.35%) Firewall
8 23 (20.35%) Degree
9 21 (18.58%) ITIL
10 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
11 18 (15.93%) SLA
11 18 (15.93%) Windows Server
12 15 (13.27%) DNS
12 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
12 15 (13.27%) Incident Management
13 14 (12.39%) Internet
13 14 (12.39%) ISEB
13 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
14 13 (11.50%) Unix
15 12 (10.62%) Advertising
15 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (10.62%) VMware
15 12 (10.62%) Business Analysis
15 12 (10.62%) Remedy ITSM
15 12 (10.62%) NAS
15 12 (10.62%) Solaris

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 20 (17.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.42%) IIS
4 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (36.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Project
3 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.88%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.88%) InDesign
4 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.66%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.65%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.35%) Firewall
2 15 (13.27%) DNS
3 14 (12.39%) Internet
4 12 (10.62%) NAS
5 7 (6.19%) PuTTY
5 7 (6.19%) SSH
5 7 (6.19%) Telnet
5 7 (6.19%) VPN
6 5 (4.42%) FTP
7 4 (3.54%) DHCP
7 4 (3.54%) SMTP
7 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.54%) VLAN
7 4 (3.54%) VoIP
8 3 (2.65%) LAN
8 3 (2.65%) Network Security
9 2 (1.77%) SAN
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) MySQL
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.42%) SQLPlus
4 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.54%) SQLite
5 3 (2.65%) Big Data
5 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.77%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.77%) JUnit
3 1 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Advertising
3 4 (3.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Back Office
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.77%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (29.20%) Analyst
2 17 (15.04%) IT Support
3 15 (13.27%) Support Engineer
4 14 (12.39%) IT Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Service Analyst
7 11 (9.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) Business Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Collaboration Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 5 (4.42%) Administrator
12 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support
12 5 (4.42%) Field Engineer
12 5 (4.42%) Senior Business Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) .NET
1 7 (6.19%) HTML
2 4 (3.54%) Ajax
2 4 (3.54%) Apache Flex
2 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.54%) HTML5
2 4 (3.54%) XML
3 3 (2.65%) CSS
4 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.77%) J2EE
4 2 (1.77%) Java EE
4 2 (1.77%) Middleware
4 2 (1.77%) Spring
4 2 (1.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) COM
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.42%) Fintech
3 5 (4.42%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.88%) iSeries
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.28%) Windows
2 24 (21.24%) Linux
3 18 (15.93%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.50%) Unix
4 13 (11.50%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.62%) Solaris
6 11 (9.73%) Mac OS X
7 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.77%) Android
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Project Management
2 21 (18.58%) ITIL
3 15 (13.27%) Incident Management
4 12 (10.62%) Business Analysis
4 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.73%) Process Management
6 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.08%) ITSM
7 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.19%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (5.31%) CRM
8 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.31%) Resource Management
8 6 (5.31%) Use Case
9 5 (4.42%) Coaching
9 5 (4.42%) High Availability
9 5 (4.42%) ITIL V2
9 5 (4.42%) MVC
9 5 (4.42%) Requirements Engineering
9 5 (4.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.32%) SQL
2 9 (7.96%) C#
2 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.19%) C
4 6 (5.31%) VBA
5 5 (4.42%) PHP
5 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.54%) Delphi
6 4 (3.54%) Java
6 4 (3.54%) Python
7 2 (1.77%) Scala
7 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 14 (12.39%) ISEB
3 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.42%) CBAP
5 5 (4.42%) IIBA
5 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.77%) MCP
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.93%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (30.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.19%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.54%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.65%) Firmware
5 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) BladeLogic
1 7 (6.19%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (4.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (80.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) Remedy
2 12 (10.62%) VMware
3 11 (9.73%) Sage
4 10 (8.85%) Oracle
5 7 (6.19%) BMC
5 7 (6.19%) HP
5 7 (6.19%) IBM
6 5 (4.42%) Adobe
6 5 (4.42%) Cisco
6 5 (4.42%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.54%) Sybase
8 3 (2.65%) Avaya
8 3 (2.65%) Google
9 2 (1.77%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.88%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.88%) Juniper
10 1 (0.88%) NetApp
10 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds