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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 58 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 48 51 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.48% 4.16% 2.71%
As % of the Applications category 26.97% 28.33% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 27
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,800 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £44,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
178 180 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.90% 14.67% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 149 165 176
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £22,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 1 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 1 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 -7 41 £35,000 +20.68% 5
West Wales +18 3 £20,000 -4.76% 1
North Wales -17 2 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £19,500 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 70 (72.16%) Microsoft
2 60 (61.86%) MS Excel
3 44 (45.36%) Windows
4 26 (26.80%) Finance
5 25 (25.77%) ITIL
6 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
6 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (21.65%) Degree
8 19 (19.59%) Project Management
9 17 (17.53%) SQL
9 17 (17.53%) MS Project
10 16 (16.49%) VMware
10 16 (16.49%) Lync
11 14 (14.43%) Citrix
12 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
12 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (13.40%) Firewall
13 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
13 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
13 12 (12.37%) Cisco
13 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (11.34%) XML
14 11 (11.34%) Office 365
15 10 (10.31%) .NET
15 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
15 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
16 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
16 9 (9.28%) Migration
16 9 (9.28%) CCNA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (16.49%) Lync
2 12 (12.37%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.06%) SAS
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.03%) IIS
8 1 (1.03%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 60 (61.86%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.53%) MS Project
3 8 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Office 365
2 5 (5.15%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.03%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) Firewall
2 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.25%) LAN
4 6 (6.19%) Internet
4 6 (6.19%) WAN
5 5 (5.15%) DHCP
5 5 (5.15%) VPN
5 5 (5.15%) DNS
5 5 (5.15%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.12%) Unicast
6 4 (4.12%) Multicast
6 4 (4.12%) SNMP
6 4 (4.12%) IGMP
6 4 (4.12%) RTSP
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.12%) Network Security
7 3 (3.09%) VoIP
8 2 (2.06%) NAS
8 2 (2.06%) SAN
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.06%) Big Data
5 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Back Office
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.06%) Automotive
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Analyst
2 10 (10.31%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.28%) Service Analyst
3 9 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (9.28%) Architect
4 7 (7.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Team Leader
5 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Junior
6 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.12%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (4.12%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) XML
2 10 (10.31%) .NET
3 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.19%) HTML
3 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.15%) CGI
4 5 (5.15%) CSS
5 3 (3.09%) J2EE
6 1 (1.03%) Ajax
6 1 (1.03%) jQuery
6 1 (1.03%) WCF
6 1 (1.03%) XSD
6 1 (1.03%) Web Services
6 1 (1.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.19%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.15%) Clustering
5 4 (4.12%) DTV
5 4 (4.12%) GIS
6 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.09%) AS400
7 2 (2.06%) PMI
7 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.06%) CMDB
7 2 (2.06%) Statistics
8 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 44 (45.36%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
3 9 (9.28%) Linux
3 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.12%) UNIX
6 3 (3.09%) Solaris
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) AIX
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) ITIL
2 19 (19.59%) Project Management
3 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.28%) Migration
6 8 (8.25%) CRM
6 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.22%) Change Management
7 7 (7.22%) PRINCE
7 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.19%) Service Management
8 6 (6.19%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.15%) ITSM
9 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.15%) Product Management
9 5 (5.15%) Coaching
10 4 (4.12%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) T-SQL
2 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.22%) C#
3 4 (4.12%) Perl
3 4 (4.12%) Korn
4 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) VB
5 1 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) C++
5 1 (1.03%) COBOL
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.28%) CCNA
4 9 (9.28%) MCSA
5 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.19%) APMP
6 6 (6.19%) MCITP
7 5 (5.15%) MCSE
8 4 (4.12%) CCNP
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.06%) CCA
9 2 (2.06%) ISEB
9 2 (2.06%) MCP
9 2 (2.06%) MCTS
10 1 (1.03%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) QA
3 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.03%) COBIT
5 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) XenApp
3 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.15%) vSphere
5 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) SCCM
2 3 (3.09%) WSUS
3 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (72.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.49%) VMware
3 14 (14.43%) Citrix
4 12 (12.37%) Cisco
5 6 (6.19%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.19%) McAfee
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) Remedy
6 4 (4.12%) Juniper
6 4 (4.12%) Dell
6 4 (4.12%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.12%) Computacenter
7 3 (3.09%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.09%) BT
7 3 (3.09%) Avaya
7 3 (3.09%) Veeam
8 2 (2.06%) Symantec
8 2 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
8 2 (2.06%) Lotus
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