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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 41 64 40
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 60 43 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.67% 3.38% 4.74%
As % of the Applications category 27.91% 19.63% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 40
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £27,356
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £21,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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
215 219 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.74% 17.23% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 196 203 165
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 54 £31,000 +6.89% 8
West Wales +8 5 £22,750 -43.12%
Mid Wales - 2 £18,000 -
North Wales - 1 £19,000 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (67.62%) Microsoft
2 58 (55.24%) MS Excel
3 42 (40.00%) Windows
4 20 (19.05%) Finance
4 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 19 (18.10%) Degree
6 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (16.19%) SQL
7 17 (16.19%) Windows XP
7 17 (16.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
9 14 (13.33%) Project Management
9 14 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 13 (12.38%) MS Project
10 13 (12.38%) ITIL
10 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2
11 12 (11.43%) Cisco
12 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
12 11 (10.48%) LAN
12 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
13 10 (9.52%) MS Visio
13 10 (9.52%) CheckPoint
14 9 (8.57%) WAN
14 9 (8.57%) Firewall
14 9 (8.57%) Project Planning
15 8 (7.62%) Linux
15 8 (7.62%) CCNP
15 8 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (7.62%) Juniper
15 8 (7.62%) McAfee

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (55.24%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (12.38%) MS Project
4 10 (9.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.90%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.90%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.95%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) LAN
2 9 (8.57%) WAN
2 9 (8.57%) Firewall
3 8 (7.62%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (6.67%) Internet
5 6 (5.71%) OSPF
5 6 (5.71%) BGP
5 6 (5.71%) RIP
5 6 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.90%) DNS
6 2 (1.90%) DHCP
7 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.95%) VLAN
7 1 (0.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.95%) MS Access
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.95%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.95%) ClearQuest
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Back Office
3 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.81%) Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Automotive
4 4 (3.81%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Billing
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (6.67%) IT Support
5 6 (5.71%) Escalation Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Support Technician
5 6 (5.71%) Trainer
5 6 (5.71%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.81%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Junior
7 4 (3.81%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) CSS
2 5 (4.76%) XML
2 5 (4.76%) HTML
2 5 (4.76%) .NET
3 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.95%) COM
4 1 (0.95%) J2EE
4 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.81%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.81%) iPhone
4 2 (1.90%) iPad
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) CMDB
4 2 (1.90%) Copywriting
4 2 (1.90%) Social Network
4 2 (1.90%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) AS400
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.00%) Windows
2 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 17 (16.19%) Windows XP
4 8 (7.62%) Linux
5 7 (6.67%) Android
6 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.33%) Project Management
1 14 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 13 (12.38%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2
3 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
4 9 (8.57%) Project Planning
5 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.67%) Change Control
7 6 (5.71%) Matrix Management
7 6 (5.71%) Network Design
8 5 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.76%) Coaching
9 4 (3.81%) Line Management
9 4 (3.81%) ERP
9 4 (3.81%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.86%) CRM
10 3 (2.86%) PRINCE
10 3 (2.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
2 4 (3.81%) VB
2 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.81%) VB6
3 3 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) VBA
5 1 (0.95%) C#
5 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) CCNP
2 8 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.71%) ISEB
3 6 (5.71%) CCSE
3 6 (5.71%) JNCIS
3 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.90%) APMG
6 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CCA
6 2 (1.90%) CCNA
6 2 (1.90%) MCSA
6 2 (1.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) COBIT
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) WSUS
1 2 (1.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (67.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Cisco
3 10 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 8 (7.62%) McAfee
4 8 (7.62%) Juniper
4 8 (7.62%) Blue Coat
5 6 (5.71%) SonicWALL
5 6 (5.71%) Aruba
5 6 (5.71%) F5
5 6 (5.71%) Lumension
5 6 (5.71%) Websense
6 4 (3.81%) Apple
7 3 (2.86%) T-Plan
7 3 (2.86%) Adobe
7 3 (2.86%) Citrix
8 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 2 (1.90%) Remedy
8 2 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.90%) Casewise
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £25,391 to £29,502- Pro rata
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South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago