Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 62 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 66 80 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.60% 3.66% 5.12%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 50.63% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 58 74 105
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.70% +0.80%
10th Percentile £22,500 £18,750 £18,600
90th Percentile £45,750 £42,500 £57,000
Wales median annual salary £31,000 £27,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year +12.73% -10.57% +11.82%

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 99 158 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.90% 7.23% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 87 142 244
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.45% -4.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £44,250 £42,500 £53,875
Wales median annual salary £30,100 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +0.33% -9.09% +1.54%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in South Wales

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in South Wales

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +29 35 £32,500 +35.42% 3
Newport -1 28 £28,500 -6.56%
Bridgend +6 2 £23,000 -30.30%
Merthyr Tydfil +1 1 £17,000 -15.00%
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Office
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 53 (80.30%) Microsoft
2 33 (50.00%) Windows
3 23 (34.85%) ITIL
4 18 (27.27%) Finance
5 17 (25.76%) SQL
6 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
7 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 13 (19.70%) Project Management
9 12 (18.18%) .NET
10 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (16.67%) CRM
10 11 (16.67%) SLA
10 11 (16.67%) Degree
11 10 (15.15%) Office 365
11 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
11 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
11 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
11 10 (15.15%) Change Management
12 9 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 9 (13.64%) C#
12 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
13 8 (12.12%) SDLC
13 8 (12.12%) Linux
13 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
13 8 (12.12%) VMware
13 8 (12.12%) Advertising
14 7 (10.61%) Retail
14 7 (10.61%) Windows 10
15 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.58%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Skype
2 4 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.06%) VoIP
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) NAS
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) MS Access
3 4 (6.06%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.03%) DTS
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.52%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Advertising
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.55%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Applications Support
3 13 (19.70%) Desktop Support
3 13 (19.70%) IT Support
4 12 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
7 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 7 (10.61%) Desktop Team Leader
7 7 (10.61%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (10.61%) Team Leader
8 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) IT Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.58%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) ODBC
5 1 (1.52%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.52%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) iSeries
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.12%) Linux
5 7 (10.61%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Unix
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) Project Management
3 11 (16.67%) CRM
4 10 (15.15%) Change Management
5 8 (12.12%) Mathematics
5 8 (12.12%) SDLC
6 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.58%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) DevOps
8 4 (6.06%) People Management
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Data Privacy
9 3 (4.55%) Data Security
9 3 (4.55%) ERP
9 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) PHP
4 4 (6.06%) VBA
5 3 (4.55%) C
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.55%) GNVQ
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) PMO
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 53 (80.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Intel
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
5 3 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) Remedy
6 1 (1.52%) SYSPRO