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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 51 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 46 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.55% 3.00% 2.98%
As % of the Applications category 25.14% 19.51% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 28
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £18,800 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £45,500 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
183 205 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.14% 15.38% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 162 184 133
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 September 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 22 September 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 +17 36 £31,500 +5.00% 7
Mid Wales - 4 £23,000 -
West Wales +2 3 £20,500 -25.45%
North Wales 0 2 £25,000 -20.63%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (41.24%) MS Excel
3 34 (35.05%) Windows
4 21 (21.65%) Firewall
5 20 (20.62%) Cisco
6 18 (18.56%) SQL
6 18 (18.56%) BGP
7 17 (17.53%) Windows 7
7 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (15.46%) Finance
8 15 (15.46%) MS Project
8 15 (15.46%) LAN
9 14 (14.43%) WAN
9 14 (14.43%) CCNP
9 14 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (13.40%) Juniper
10 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
11 12 (12.37%) RIP
11 12 (12.37%) Windows XP
11 12 (12.37%) OSPF
12 11 (11.34%) MPLS
12 11 (11.34%) Project Management
12 11 (11.34%) ITIL
13 10 (10.31%) ISEB
13 10 (10.31%) ISTQB
13 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
14 9 (9.28%) Degree
14 9 (9.28%) Network Design
14 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
15 8 (8.25%) Linux

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.06%) Lync
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.03%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.03%) Drupal
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.03%) SAS
6 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (41.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.46%) MS Project
3 8 (8.25%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.06%) Fireworks
4 2 (2.06%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.03%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.65%) Firewall
2 18 (18.56%) BGP
3 15 (15.46%) LAN
4 14 (14.43%) WAN
5 12 (12.37%) RIP
5 12 (12.37%) OSPF
6 11 (11.34%) MPLS
7 8 (8.25%) DHCP
8 7 (7.22%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (7.22%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (7.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (7.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (6.19%) HSRP
9 6 (6.19%) PuTTY
9 6 (6.19%) SecureCRT
9 6 (6.19%) VPN
9 6 (6.19%) Telnet
9 6 (6.19%) SSH
9 6 (6.19%) VLAN
10 5 (5.15%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) MS Access
3 3 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) ClearQuest
2 5 (5.15%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) Hudson
3 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.03%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Legal
2 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.19%) Advertising
3 5 (5.15%) Back Office
4 4 (4.12%) Welsh Language
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Electronics
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (25.77%) Analyst
2 10 (10.31%) Network Engineer
3 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (7.22%) Consultant
4 7 (7.22%) Escalation Engineer
5 6 (6.19%) Junior
5 6 (6.19%) Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Junior Project Manager
6 5 (5.15%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.15%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.12%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) CSS3
3 2 (2.06%) CSS
3 2 (2.06%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) CMDB
3 2 (2.06%) SCADA
3 2 (2.06%) iPhone
4 1 (1.03%) Derivative
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
4 1 (1.03%) Physics
4 1 (1.03%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.03%) Firmware
4 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.03%) DTV
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.05%) Windows
2 17 (17.53%) Windows 7
3 12 (12.37%) Windows XP
4 8 (8.25%) Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Android
7 1 (1.03%) UNIX
7 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) Project Management
1 11 (11.34%) ITIL
2 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
3 9 (9.28%) Network Design
3 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
4 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.15%) Automated Testing
6 5 (5.15%) Performance Testing
6 5 (5.15%) Security Testing
6 5 (5.15%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.15%) Test Strategy
7 3 (3.09%) Information Security
7 3 (3.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.06%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.06%) Coaching
8 2 (2.06%) CRM
8 2 (2.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.06%) Change Management
8 2 (2.06%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.56%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) VBA
3 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.09%) Java
5 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.06%) VB
5 2 (2.06%) VB6
6 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) CCNP
1 14 (14.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.31%) ISEB
2 10 (10.31%) ISTQB
3 9 (9.28%) Degree
4 7 (7.22%) JNCIS
4 7 (7.22%) CCSE
4 7 (7.22%) CCIP
5 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.09%) HND
8 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.06%) MCSE
8 2 (2.06%) MCSA
9 1 (1.03%) MCITP
9 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.03%) CCA
9 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) COBIT
3 1 (1.03%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.15%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) WSUS
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) Cisco
3 13 (13.40%) Juniper
4 8 (8.25%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.25%) VMware
5 7 (7.22%) Blue Coat
5 7 (7.22%) SonicWALL
5 7 (7.22%) Aruba
5 7 (7.22%) Websense
5 7 (7.22%) McAfee
5 7 (7.22%) F5
5 7 (7.22%) Lumension
6 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.15%) T-Plan
7 5 (5.15%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.12%) Citrix
9 3 (3.09%) Remedy
9 3 (3.09%) SAP
10 2 (2.06%) Allen-Bradley
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle
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