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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 53 50 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.11% 3.68% 2.28%
As % of the Applications category 31.55% 24.75% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 22
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,475 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +1.75%
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
168 202 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.02% 14.87% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 151 169 121
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +11 50 £25,000 -16.66% 3
West Wales -15 3 £40,750 +126.38%
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 92 (73.60%) Microsoft
2 60 (48.00%) MS Excel
3 50 (40.00%) Windows
4 46 (36.80%) SQL
5 30 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (23.20%) Degree
7 21 (16.80%) ISEB
8 20 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 20 (16.00%) Finance
9 19 (15.20%) MS Exchange
10 18 (14.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (12.80%) Data Modelling
11 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
11 16 (12.80%) ITIL
12 15 (12.00%) Waterfall
12 15 (12.00%) Office 365
12 15 (12.00%) Windows Server
13 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.20%) Windows 7
13 14 (11.20%) Systems Analysis
14 13 (10.40%) Test Scripting
15 11 (8.80%) QA
15 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (8.80%) Sage
15 11 (8.80%) Cisco
16 10 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
16 10 (8.00%) Advertising
16 10 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 19 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.40%) IIS
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 60 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.60%) MS Project
3 6 (4.80%) Photoshop
4 5 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.00%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.80%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Sage 200
2 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.80%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Firewall
2 7 (5.60%) Internet
3 6 (4.80%) DNS
3 6 (4.80%) LAN
3 6 (4.80%) NAS
4 3 (2.40%) FTP
4 3 (2.40%) WAN
5 2 (1.60%) Extranet
5 2 (1.60%) Intranet
5 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.60%) VoIP
5 2 (1.60%) Wireless
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.80%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.80%) SSH
6 1 (0.80%) Telnet
6 1 (0.80%) VPN
6 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.60%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.60%) QlikView
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.80%) MS Access
7 1 (0.80%) MySQL
7 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.80%) OLAP
7 1 (0.80%) OLTP
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Advertising
3 6 (4.80%) Electronics
4 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.80%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 47 (37.60%) Analyst
2 17 (13.60%) IT Support
3 16 (12.80%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.40%) Developer
4 13 (10.40%) IT Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Junior
8 7 (5.60%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Field Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) 1st Line Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Field Service Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) .NET
2 6 (4.80%) CSS
2 6 (4.80%) HTML
3 5 (4.00%) XML
4 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.60%) Web Services
6 1 (0.80%) COM
6 1 (0.80%) jQuery
6 1 (0.80%) ODBC
6 1 (0.80%) WCF
6 1 (0.80%) WinForms
6 1 (0.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.80%) iSeries
3 6 (4.80%) Physics
4 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.20%) iPhone
5 4 (3.20%) User Experience
6 3 (2.40%) CESG
6 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.60%) FMCG
7 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.60%) Wiki
8 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.80%) Fintech
8 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.20%) Windows 7
4 9 (7.20%) Linux
5 8 (6.40%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.80%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.60%) Android
9 2 (1.60%) Solaris
9 2 (1.60%) Unix
9 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.00%) Business Analysis
3 18 (14.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (12.80%) Data Modelling
4 16 (12.80%) ITIL
5 15 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 14 (11.20%) Systems Analysis
7 13 (10.40%) Test Scripting
8 10 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.40%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.40%) Data Transformation
9 8 (6.40%) Migration
10 7 (5.60%) Project Management
10 7 (5.60%) SDLC
10 7 (5.60%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.80%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (4.80%) Inmon Methodology
11 6 (4.80%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (4.80%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.80%) SQL
2 9 (7.20%) C#
3 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.00%) VBA
5 3 (2.40%) C
5 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) Degree
2 21 (16.80%) ISEB
3 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.60%) MCP
6 5 (4.00%) CCIE
7 4 (3.20%) CCNP
7 4 (3.20%) HNC
7 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.40%) CCNA
8 3 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.60%) MCSE
10 1 (0.80%) CCVP
10 1 (0.80%) HND
10 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.80%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (73.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Cisco
2 11 (8.80%) Sage
3 5 (4.00%) IBM
4 4 (3.20%) Adobe
4 4 (3.20%) HP
4 4 (3.20%) Kaspersky
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle
4 4 (3.20%) VMware
5 3 (2.40%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix
5 3 (2.40%) Intel Security
5 3 (2.40%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.60%) Apple
6 2 (1.60%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (1.60%) Remedy
6 2 (1.60%) Sophos
7 1 (0.80%) Capita
7 1 (0.80%) NEC
7 1 (0.80%) Planview
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