Period
to 4 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 68 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 41 20 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 3.93% 2.24% 4.35%
As % of the Applications category 45.56% 33.33% 54.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 62
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,200 £20,775
25th Percentile £25,750 £28,500 £22,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -10.00% +40.00%
75th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,350 £56,000
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.08% - +18.18%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 90 60 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.62% 6.73% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 74 57 104
10th Percentile £24,300 £28,100 £21,250
25th Percentile £28,625 £30,750 £23,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +10.29%
75th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £50,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year - +13.48% +0.71%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in South Wales

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in South Wales.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in South Wales

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in South Wales over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in South Wales

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 4 August 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +17 37 £31,250 +4.17% 9
Caerphilly +11 1 £24,500 -38.75% 3
Newport +4 1 - - 1
Glamorgan - 1 £55,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £24,000 - 2
Microsoft Office
Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (65.85%) Social Skills
3 19 (46.34%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (34.15%) Degree
5 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
5 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (29.27%) Finance
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (26.83%) Law
8 10 (24.39%) Project Management
8 10 (24.39%) Azure
8 10 (24.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
9 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Project
10 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.07%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
11 7 (17.07%) Time Management
11 7 (17.07%) COM
11 7 (17.07%) Change Management
12 6 (14.63%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
12 6 (14.63%) Apple
12 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (14.63%) Business Development
12 6 (14.63%) SCCM
12 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.63%) Lead Generation

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (24.39%) Azure
2 10 (24.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (12.20%) Google Workspace
4 1 (2.44%) AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.44%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) LAN
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) NAS
2 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 4 (9.76%) SD-WAN
2 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) ADSL
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
4 1 (2.44%) VDSL
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Power BI
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 27 (65.85%) Social Skills
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 11 (26.83%) Law
4 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (17.07%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (12.20%) Banking
6 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (4.88%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (4.88%) Retail
8 1 (2.44%) Automotive
8 1 (2.44%) Czech Language
8 1 (2.44%) Electronics
8 1 (2.44%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Business Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Business Development Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Development Manager
4 5 (12.20%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Transformation Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support
5 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) IT Assistant
7 2 (4.88%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.76%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.88%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) Handset
4 1 (2.44%) HoloLens
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Tandem
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Change Management
3 7 (17.07%) Project Planning
3 7 (17.07%) Time Management
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Business Development
4 6 (14.63%) Deadline-Driven
4 6 (14.63%) Lead Generation
4 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.20%) Line Management
5 5 (12.20%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.76%) ITSM
6 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
6 4 (9.76%) Technology Roadmap
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Master's Degree
3 3 (7.32%) APMP
3 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.32%) PMP
4 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) BitLocker
2 4 (9.76%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.44%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.44%) MaaS360
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Apple
2 6 (14.63%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (12.20%) MobileIron
4 4 (9.76%) Becrypt
4 4 (9.76%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) McAfee
4 4 (9.76%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Mitel