The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 50 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 39 50 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.92% 3.90% 4.60%
As % of the Applications category 59.09% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 47
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £56,100
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 Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 66 90 132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 6.64% 7.01% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 76 108
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Wales

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Wales

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Wales +11 30 £32,500 +22.64% 9
North Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1
West Wales -11 4 £34,000 +19.29% 2
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 66 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 41 (50.00%) Windows
3 29 (35.37%) Degree
4 25 (30.49%) SQL
5 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
5 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
6 23 (28.05%) Finance
7 18 (21.95%) Project Management
7 18 (21.95%) ITIL
7 18 (21.95%) Hyper-V
8 17 (20.73%) VMware
9 16 (19.51%) Manufacturing
9 16 (19.51%) Business Analysis
10 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (17.07%) Office 365
12 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (15.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 13 (15.85%) Internet
13 12 (14.63%) CRM
13 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
13 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
14 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
15 10 (12.20%) Sage
15 10 (12.20%) Firewall
15 10 (12.20%) .NET
15 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
15 10 (12.20%) C#
15 10 (12.20%) ERP
15 10 (12.20%) LAN
15 10 (12.20%) Windows 7

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (8.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Sage 200
2 9 (10.98%) Sage 50
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Internet
2 10 (12.20%) Firewall
2 10 (12.20%) LAN
3 7 (8.54%) WAN
4 6 (7.32%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.10%) Broadband
5 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.66%) SAN
6 3 (3.66%) VPN
7 2 (2.44%) ADSL
7 2 (2.44%) DHCP
7 2 (2.44%) DNS
7 2 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (1.22%) IPsec
8 1 (1.22%) PPTP
8 1 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.22%) Skype
8 1 (1.22%) Wireless
8 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) MySQL
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.88%) MS Access
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.44%) DTS
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.22%) Big Data
7 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.22%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.88%) Automotive
3 4 (4.88%) Billing
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
4 3 (3.66%) Military
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Avionics
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) IT Support
3 11 (13.41%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Support Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) IT Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Server Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Server Support
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Support
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) .NET
1 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
2 9 (10.98%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.66%) EDI
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.44%) CSS
5 2 (2.44%) ODBC
5 2 (2.44%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) WinForms
5 2 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) iSeries
3 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) CMDB
3 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) Social Media
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.22%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.22%) PDA
4 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Windows
2 24 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.32%) Linux
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ITIL
1 18 (21.95%) Project Management
2 16 (19.51%) Business Analysis
3 12 (14.63%) CRM
4 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.20%) ERP
6 8 (9.76%) MVC
7 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.54%) Change Management
7 7 (8.54%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.32%) Web Development
9 5 (6.10%) SDLC
9 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.10%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.10%) Validation
9 5 (6.10%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) C#
3 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.66%) C
4 3 (3.66%) Embedded C
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
5 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.10%) ISEB
4 4 (4.88%) GNVQ
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.44%) MCP
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 6 (7.32%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) Def Stans
4 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.22%) GCP
5 1 (1.22%) GLP
5 1 (1.22%) GMP
5 1 (1.22%) GxP
5 1 (1.22%) PMO
5 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (21.95%) Hyper-V
2 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.10%) XenServer
5 3 (3.66%) Firmware
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) SCCM
3 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.73%) VMware
3 10 (12.20%) Sage
4 8 (9.76%) Dell
5 4 (4.88%) IBM
6 3 (3.66%) Avaya
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.44%) Apple
7 2 (2.44%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.44%) McAfee
7 2 (2.44%) Veeam
7 2 (2.44%) Veritas
7 2 (2.44%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.22%) Adobe
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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