Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 85 42 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.03% 3.66% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 61.15% 45.16% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 67
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,250 £21,700
25th Percentile £25,750 £28,500 £22,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.57% - +16.67%
75th Percentile £42,774 £37,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £56,000
UK median annual salary £39,810 £38,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +15.15% +1.54%

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 139 93 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.87% 8.12% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 79 79 113
10th Percentile £23,850 £27,500 £22,000
25th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £48,125 £47,500 £50,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%

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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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 +16 41 £31,250 -0.79% 15
West Wales -10 27 £38,250 +9.29% 4
Mid Wales +2 14 - - 1
North Wales -4 3 £31,250 +60.26% 4
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
1 58 (68.24%) Social Skills
2 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (31.76%) Windows
4 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (27.06%) Finance
6 20 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (22.35%) Degree
8 18 (21.18%) Service Management
9 17 (20.00%) Scrum
9 17 (20.00%) Organisational Skills
9 17 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
10 16 (18.82%) Azure
11 15 (17.65%) AutoCAD
11 15 (17.65%) SLA
12 14 (16.47%) ITIL
12 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
13 13 (15.29%) SQL
14 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
14 12 (14.12%) Apple
14 12 (14.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 12 (14.12%) SCCM
14 12 (14.12%) Requirements Gathering
15 11 (12.94%) Product Strategy
15 11 (12.94%) Kanban
15 11 (12.94%) Mobile Device Management
15 11 (12.94%) BitLocker
15 11 (12.94%) Law
15 11 (12.94%) Advertising

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 6 (7.06%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (17.65%) AutoCAD
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (18.82%) Azure
3 9 (10.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (7.06%) Yammer
5 5 (5.88%) Google Workspace
6 1 (1.18%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco ISE
1 7 (8.24%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (8.24%) Skype
2 5 (5.88%) LAN
2 5 (5.88%) WAN
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) NAS
3 4 (4.71%) SAN
3 4 (4.71%) SD-WAN
3 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) Intranet
5 1 (1.18%) ADSL
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.35%) Big Data
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) JIRA
General
1 58 (68.24%) Social Skills
2 23 (27.06%) Finance
3 17 (20.00%) Organisational Skills
4 11 (12.94%) Advertising
4 11 (12.94%) Law
5 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (8.24%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (5.88%) Banking
7 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
8 4 (4.71%) Retail
9 1 (1.18%) Automotive
9 1 (1.18%) Czech Language
9 1 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.18%) Electronics
9 1 (1.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Analyst
2 15 (17.65%) Design Engineer
3 11 (12.94%) Service Analyst
3 11 (12.94%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (9.41%) Business Manager
6 8 (9.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Financial Business Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Technical Services Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Business Development Manager
8 6 (7.06%) Development Manager
8 6 (7.06%) Messaging Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Transformation Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) PKI
1 7 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.06%) User Experience
3 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.35%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Handset
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) iPhone
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Tandem
5 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Windows 10
2 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Android
3 7 (8.24%) Mac OS
3 7 (8.24%) Mac OS X
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (21.18%) Service Management
5 17 (20.00%) Scrum
6 14 (16.47%) ITIL
6 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
7 12 (14.12%) Requirements Gathering
8 11 (12.94%) Kanban
8 11 (12.94%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (12.94%) Product Strategy
9 10 (11.76%) DevOps
9 10 (11.76%) ITSM
9 10 (11.76%) Problem Management
9 10 (11.76%) Project Management
10 9 (10.59%) Time Management
11 8 (9.41%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (8.24%) Creative Thinking
12 7 (8.24%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (7.06%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.53%) APMP
4 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PMP
5 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) SLA
2 6 (7.06%) PMO
3 1 (1.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) BitLocker
3 4 (4.71%) Firmware
4 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) SCCM
2 7 (8.24%) Jamf Pro
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Apple
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.71%) Becrypt
5 4 (4.71%) HP
5 4 (4.71%) McAfee
5 4 (4.71%) MobileIron
5 4 (4.71%) Remedy
6 1 (1.18%) Mitel