The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Wales / South Wales
Rank 54 53 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 34 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.88% 3.88% 3.69%
As % of the Applications category 24.82% 25.95% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 28
Median salary £30,500 £22,750 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.06% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £18,000 £16,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,550 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,250 £28,000
% change year-on-year -2.47% +8.03%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 137 185 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.64% 14.96% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 110 159 131
Median salary £35,000 £30,971 £31,033
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.01% -0.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

MS Office
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for MS Office in South Wales

MS Office
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in South Wales

MS 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 MS Office within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 16 £30,000 +20.00% 4
Newport +3 7 £30,500 - 1
Caerphilly - 3 £22,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £22,625 -
Bridgend 0 1 £42,500 +136.11% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £19,000 -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Finance
3 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 22 (36.67%) SQL
5 20 (33.33%) Degree
6 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
7 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
7 13 (21.67%) ITIL
8 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 12 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.67%) ISEB
10 10 (16.67%) Sage
10 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 10 (16.67%) Sage 200
11 9 (15.00%) Sage 50
11 9 (15.00%) SLA
11 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
12 8 (13.33%) Firewall
12 8 (13.33%) Validation
12 8 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
12 8 (13.33%) C#
12 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.33%) iSeries
12 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.67%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.67%) MS Project
3 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Sage 200
2 9 (15.00%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (5.00%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
5 2 (3.33%) ADSL
5 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.67%) IPsec
6 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.67%) PPTP
6 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.67%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.67%) Advertising
4 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.00%) Back Office
6 2 (3.33%) Military
7 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Applications Support
3 9 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) IT Support
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (8.33%) IT Technician
6 5 (8.33%) Support Technician
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Field Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) IT Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) PMO Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (13.33%) iSeries
2 1 (1.67%) AS400
2 1 (1.67%) CMDB
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.67%) EPoS
2 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 8 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (13.33%) Validation
5 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.00%) MVC
7 6 (10.00%) Web Development
8 5 (8.33%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Change Management
10 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.00%) ERP
10 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C#
3 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) C
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (16.67%) ISEB
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) Def Stans
2 2 (3.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Sage
3 7 (11.67%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) Avaya
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (5.00%) Dell
7 2 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (3.33%) Ciena
7 2 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Huawei
7 2 (3.33%) Nokia
7 2 (3.33%) Tellabs
7 2 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Google
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) Unisys
8 1 (1.67%) WatchGuard
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