The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 61 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 41 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.72% 3.59% 3.69%
As % of the Applications category 24.12% 25.38% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 35
Median salary £30,000 £22,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.86% -15.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £18,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,300 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS 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 170 197 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.44% 14.13% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 127 171 147
Median salary £35,000 £30,971 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.01% -1.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Wales

MS Office
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Wales

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Wales

MS 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 MS Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 -2 33 £30,500 +31.18% 6
West Wales - 4 £32,058 -
North Wales - 3 £25,000 -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 66 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 40 (54.05%) Windows
3 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
4 30 (40.54%) SQL
5 27 (36.49%) Windows Server
6 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
7 24 (32.43%) Finance
8 20 (27.03%) Hyper-V
8 20 (27.03%) Degree
9 18 (24.32%) VMware
10 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
11 15 (20.27%) ITIL
11 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
11 15 (20.27%) LAN
11 15 (20.27%) Office 365
12 14 (18.92%) Business Analysis
13 12 (16.22%) Firewall
13 12 (16.22%) WAN
13 12 (16.22%) Internet
13 12 (16.22%) Incident Management
13 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (14.86%) Dell
14 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
14 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (13.51%) Manufacturing
15 10 (13.51%) ISEB
15 10 (13.51%) Sage
15 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
15 10 (13.51%) Waterfall

MS 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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Sage 200
2 9 (12.16%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) LAN
2 12 (16.22%) Firewall
2 12 (16.22%) Internet
2 12 (16.22%) WAN
3 8 (10.81%) Broadband
4 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) SAN
6 3 (4.05%) DHCP
6 3 (4.05%) DNS
6 3 (4.05%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.70%) ADSL
7 2 (2.70%) VoIP
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.35%) IPsec
8 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.35%) PPTP
8 1 (1.35%) VPN
8 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.35%) MS Access
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.46%) Advertising
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Back Office
6 2 (2.70%) Military
7 1 (1.35%) Law
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Analyst
2 20 (27.03%) IT Support
3 14 (18.92%) Support Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) IT Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Applications Support
6 9 (12.16%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Server Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Server Support
7 8 (10.81%) Systems Support
7 8 (10.81%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Developer
8 6 (8.11%) IT Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (6.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (6.76%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) HTML
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.81%) iSeries
2 2 (2.70%) Clustering
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.35%) AS400
3 1 (1.35%) CMDB
3 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.35%) EPoS
3 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.51%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.46%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.11%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Business Analysis
3 12 (16.22%) Incident Management
4 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
5 10 (13.51%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
6 9 (12.16%) Validation
7 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.81%) Project Management
7 8 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (10.81%) Web Design
8 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
8 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
9 6 (8.11%) MVC
9 6 (8.11%) Web Development
10 5 (6.76%) Change Management
10 5 (6.76%) ERP
10 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.05%) Java
6 2 (2.70%) C
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) ISEB
3 7 (9.46%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.70%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.35%) MCP
6 1 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.35%) GCP
3 1 (1.35%) GLP
3 1 (1.35%) GMP
3 1 (1.35%) GxP
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (27.03%) Hyper-V
2 16 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.81%) XenServer
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (89.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) Dell
4 10 (13.51%) Sage
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco
6 5 (6.76%) Avaya
7 4 (5.41%) IBM
8 3 (4.05%) Apple
9 2 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.70%) Ciena
9 2 (2.70%) HP
9 2 (2.70%) Huawei
9 2 (2.70%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.70%) Nokia
9 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.70%) Tellabs
9 2 (2.70%) Veeam
9 2 (2.70%) Veritas
10 1 (1.35%) Google
10 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
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