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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 49 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 31 43 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.29% 3.77% 4.78%
As % of the Applications category 63.27% 51.81% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 42
Median salary £32,500 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% -24.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft 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 49 83 110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 6.79% 7.28% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 77 90
Median salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.51% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +12 19 £32,500 - 5
Newport +6 9 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Torfaen - 3 £35,000 -
Microsoft Office
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 50 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) Degree
3 26 (40.63%) Windows
4 22 (34.38%) Finance
5 18 (28.13%) ITIL
5 18 (28.13%) SQL
6 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 14 (21.88%) Business Analysis
9 13 (20.31%) CRM
9 13 (20.31%) Project Management
10 12 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
12 10 (15.63%) Sage 200
12 10 (15.63%) Sage
12 10 (15.63%) C#
12 10 (15.63%) Manufacturing
13 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Project
13 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
13 9 (14.06%) Internet
13 9 (14.06%) Sage 50
13 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
14 8 (12.50%) .NET
14 8 (12.50%) Firewall
15 7 (10.94%) Change Management
15 7 (10.94%) VMware
15 7 (10.94%) HTML
15 7 (10.94%) MS Visio

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 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Sage 200
2 9 (14.06%) Sage 50
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Internet
2 8 (12.50%) Firewall
3 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
4 5 (7.81%) LAN
4 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) SAN
5 3 (4.69%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) ADSL
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
6 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) IPsec
7 1 (1.56%) PPTP
7 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.56%) Skype
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
7 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.25%) MS Access
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.13%) DTS
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.81%) Automotive
4 4 (6.25%) Billing
5 3 (4.69%) Advertising
6 2 (3.13%) Military
6 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.56%) Electronics
7 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Business Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) IT Support
2 10 (15.63%) Support Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Applications Support
3 9 (14.06%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Developer
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) IT Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (4.69%) IT Technician
8 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
1 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.94%) HTML
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.13%) ODBC
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) iSeries
3 2 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) PDA
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.94%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 14 (21.88%) Business Analysis
3 13 (20.31%) CRM
3 13 (20.31%) Project Management
4 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.94%) Change Management
6 6 (9.38%) ERP
6 6 (9.38%) MVC
6 6 (9.38%) Web Development
7 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.25%) Time Management
8 4 (6.25%) Validation
8 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) C#
3 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) C
4 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
4 3 (4.69%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) GNVQ
2 5 (7.81%) ISEB
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) CCNA
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) Def Stans
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) Firmware
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Sage
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) Avaya
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) Dell
6 2 (3.13%) Veeam
6 2 (3.13%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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