The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 50 47
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 16 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.85% 3.48% 3.55%
As % of the Applications category 19.28% 25.53% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 19
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £20,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,550 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 83 94 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.80% 13.64% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 73 80
Median salary £35,000 £29,750 £30,565
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £38,240
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Cardiff

MS Office
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office in Cardiff.

Salary trend for MS Office in Cardiff

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Cardiff over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Degree
6 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 9 (37.50%) Sage 200
6 9 (37.50%) Sage 50
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 9 (37.50%) Sage
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
9 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (25.00%) .NET
9 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (25.00%) SLA
9 6 (25.00%) MVC
9 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (25.00%) Web Development
9 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (16.67%) Firewall
10 4 (16.67%) LAN
10 4 (16.67%) CRM

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Sage 200
1 9 (37.50%) Sage 50
2 1 (4.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) ADSL
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) IT Support
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 5 (20.83%) IT Support Technician
2 5 (20.83%) IT Technician
2 5 (20.83%) Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Content Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) AS400
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Case Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Document Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Sage
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (8.33%) Avaya
4 2 (8.33%) Ciena
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) Huawei
4 2 (8.33%) Nokia
4 2 (8.33%) Tellabs
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Unisys
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