Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 51 43
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 56 55 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 3.56% 3.76% 5.17%
As % of the Applications category 41.79% 59.78% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 64
Median annual salary £36,452 £33,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.81% +14.53% -4.10%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £51,875 £56,300 £44,530
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% +7.14%

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 134 92 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.52% 6.29% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 125 76 120
Median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% +3.08% +6.56%
10th Percentile £22,900 £22,000 £18,750
90th Percentile £64,700 £55,625 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +11.94% +8.06% +3.33%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 -7 36 £36,404 +8.67% 4
Newport -7 13 £33,500 -27.96% 5
Caerphilly -4 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £35,000 -
Bridgend +5 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Microsoft Office
Wales

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) Windows
3 24 (42.86%) SQL
4 18 (32.14%) SLA
5 17 (30.36%) Finance
6 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
8 14 (25.00%) Office 365
8 14 (25.00%) Azure
9 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (19.64%) Firewall
10 11 (19.64%) VMware
10 11 (19.64%) DHCP
10 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
10 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (19.64%) AWS
10 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
10 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (17.86%) Veeam
11 10 (17.86%) Replication
11 10 (17.86%) Software Deployment
11 10 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (17.86%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (17.86%) MCSE
11 10 (17.86%) MCSA
11 10 (17.86%) LAN
11 10 (17.86%) WLAN
11 10 (17.86%) WAN
11 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP

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 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Azure
1 14 (25.00%) Office 365
2 11 (19.64%) AWS
3 10 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) DHCP
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) LAN
2 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.86%) VPN
2 10 (17.86%) WAN
2 10 (17.86%) WLAN
3 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.79%) FTP
4 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (10.71%) MS Access
3 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.36%) DB2
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Power BI
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Advertising
4 4 (7.14%) Games
4 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Network Support
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Resource Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) CSS
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
1 2 (3.57%) REST
1 2 (3.57%) SOAP
1 2 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS3
2 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) J2EE
2 1 (1.79%) JSON
2 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.79%) Spring
2 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Clustering
1 10 (17.86%) Replication
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.36%) Handset
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) iSeries
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) PMI
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.57%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Identity Management
2 10 (17.86%) Software Deployment
3 9 (16.07%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) DevOps
6 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.14%) B2B
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.14%) Use Case
9 3 (5.36%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) ITSM
9 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (8.93%) VB
3 5 (8.93%) VBA
4 4 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) C
5 3 (5.36%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) MCSA
1 10 (17.86%) MCSE
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.57%) PMP
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) SLA
2 11 (19.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (17.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (7.14%) PMO
5 1 (1.79%) ISO 13485
5 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
2 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.57%) Firmware
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Veeam
4 6 (10.71%) Blue Prism
4 6 (10.71%) Xceptor
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) Avaya
6 3 (5.36%) SAP
7 2 (3.57%) Apple
7 2 (3.57%) Becrypt
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) McAfee
7 2 (3.57%) Mitel
7 2 (3.57%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) Adobe
8 1 (1.79%) Intel
8 1 (1.79%) Xerox