Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Microsoft Office
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 67 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 87 97 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.18% 3.68% 5.13%
As % of the Applications category 59.18% 51.87% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 73 82 111
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £22,500 £18,750 £18,250
90th Percentile £44,750 £42,500 £48,750
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 147 187 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.07% 7.09% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 122 156 264
Wales median annual salary £30,100 £30,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% -8.40% -4.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £44,875 £42,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
South Wales +18 67 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Mid Wales +1 9 £27,500 -
West Wales -10 6 £34,000 +19.30% 2
North Wales 0 5 £40,000 +61.62%
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 72 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 39 (44.83%) Windows
3 27 (31.03%) ITIL
4 25 (28.74%) Finance
5 22 (25.29%) SQL
6 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Excel
8 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
9 17 (19.54%) .NET
10 14 (16.09%) Project Management
10 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
10 14 (16.09%) Degree
11 13 (14.94%) Office 365
11 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (13.79%) CRM
12 12 (13.79%) Change Management
13 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (12.64%) SLA
13 11 (12.64%) C#
13 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
13 11 (12.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
14 10 (11.49%) SDLC
14 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Project
14 10 (11.49%) VMware
15 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
15 9 (10.34%) Linux
15 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
15 9 (10.34%) Power BI
16 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement

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 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (8.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) Office 365
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.60%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Skype
2 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 4 (4.60%) VoIP
3 3 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) DHCP
4 2 (2.30%) DNS
4 2 (2.30%) LAN
4 2 (2.30%) SAN
4 2 (2.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) NAS
5 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
5 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) Power BI
3 6 (6.90%) MS Access
4 4 (4.60%) MySQL
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.30%) DTS
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.15%) Big Data
7 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.15%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.15%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Advertising
3 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Law
5 4 (4.60%) Automotive
5 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Military
7 1 (1.15%) Avionics
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
2 15 (17.24%) Applications Support
2 15 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) IT Support
4 12 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 11 (12.64%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.05%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 7 (8.05%) Desktop Team Leader
8 7 (8.05%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (8.05%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.75%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) .NET
2 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.75%) Web Services
4 4 (4.60%) CSS
4 4 (4.60%) HTML
4 4 (4.60%) WinForms
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (3.45%) XML
6 2 (2.30%) COM
6 2 (2.30%) EDI
6 2 (2.30%) jQuery
6 2 (2.30%) ODBC
6 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.30%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.15%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.15%) WCF
7 1 (1.15%) WebRTC
7 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.75%) iSeries
3 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) EPoS
5 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.15%) PDA
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.34%) Linux
4 7 (8.05%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Unix
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) ITIL
2 14 (16.09%) Project Management
3 12 (13.79%) Change Management
3 12 (13.79%) CRM
4 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.49%) SDLC
6 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.20%) Mathematics
7 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 6 (6.90%) ERP
8 6 (6.90%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (5.75%) MVC
9 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) C#
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.75%) PHP
5 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.60%) VBA
6 3 (3.45%) C
7 2 (2.30%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.15%) Java
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.60%) GNVQ
5 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) ISEB
6 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) QA
3 3 (3.45%) PMO
4 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.15%) Def Stans
System Software
1 18 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 72 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) VMware
3 5 (5.75%) Intel
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco
4 4 (4.60%) IBM
5 3 (3.45%) Dell
5 3 (3.45%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.30%) Jitterbit
6 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle
7 1 (1.15%) Remedy
7 1 (1.15%) SYSPRO