Period
to 7 August 2020

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 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 45 56
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 40 85 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.89% 4.74% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 49.38% 55.92% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 77 74
Median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% -15.38%
10th Percentile £21,050 £21,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £56,000 £45,730
UK median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.40% +3.08% -

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 Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 81 152 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.87% 8.47% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 70 127 153
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,375 £21,553 £21,050
90th Percentile £48,875 £57,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% - +1.33%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Wales

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Wales.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Wales

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Wales over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 6 months to 7 August 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
South Wales -15 20 £31,500 -10.00% 2
West Wales +14 12 £35,000 +40.00% 3
North Wales +3 6 £19,500 -64.55% 3
Mid Wales +3 2 - -
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (37.50%) Finance
4 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (32.50%) Advertising
5 13 (32.50%) VBA
6 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (30.00%) Power Platform
6 12 (30.00%) Power BI
7 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (27.50%) ITIL
7 11 (27.50%) SLA
7 11 (27.50%) Avaya
8 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 10 (25.00%) WFM
8 10 (25.00%) Data Governance
9 9 (22.50%) Office 365
9 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
9 9 (22.50%) Veeam
9 9 (22.50%) Azure
10 8 (20.00%) Degree
11 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
11 7 (17.50%) Skype
11 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business

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 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Power Platform
2 9 (22.50%) Azure
2 9 (22.50%) Office 365
3 4 (10.00%) AWS
3 4 (10.00%) IaaS
3 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Skype
2 6 (15.00%) LAN
2 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) VPN
3 5 (12.50%) Wireless
4 4 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) PBX
6 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.50%) RTP
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Power BI
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Advertising
3 4 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Account Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (7.50%) IT Support
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Collaboration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Planning Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Resource Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Resource Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 5 (12.50%) Replication
4 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (5.00%) Handset
5 2 (5.00%) iPad
5 2 (5.00%) iSeries
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.50%) CCTV
6 1 (2.50%) iPhone
6 1 (2.50%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 10 (25.00%) WFM
4 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (12.50%) ITSM
6 5 (12.50%) People Management
6 5 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (10.00%) Business Development
7 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) PMO
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (5.00%) Firmware
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Avaya
3 9 (22.50%) Veeam
4 4 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) Becrypt
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) McAfee
5 2 (5.00%) Mitel
5 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Prism
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Xceptor