Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 58 77
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 36 79 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.85% 4.19% 2.80%
As % of the Applications category 59.02% 47.88% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 74 43
Median annual salary £32,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.25% +6.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,290 £19,300 £20,750
90th Percentile £59,750 £47,125 £37,500
UK median annual salary £35,038 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.17% -2.94% +4.62%

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 61 165 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.52% 8.74% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 52 136 114
Median annual salary £32,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,275 £20,875 £22,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £48,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +5 28 £31,750 -10.56% 7
Mid Wales +5 4 - - 1
North Wales - 3 £50,000 - 2
West Wales +12 1 £24,500 +40.00%
Microsoft Office
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (36.11%) Office 365
5 12 (33.33%) Azure
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (25.00%) ITIL
6 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) WAN
7 8 (22.22%) SLA
7 8 (22.22%) LAN
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
8 7 (19.44%) Service Management
8 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) SCCM
10 5 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (13.89%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (13.89%) Technology Roadmap
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 5 (13.89%) Project Management

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 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Office 365
2 12 (33.33%) Azure
3 5 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.78%) G Suite
5 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) LAN
1 8 (22.22%) WAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) NAS
2 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) PBX
3 4 (11.11%) RTP
3 4 (11.11%) VoIP
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) Skype
4 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) Wireless
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Power BI
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Automotive
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) iSeries
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Handset
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Service Management
3 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) Creative Thinking
4 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Technology Roadmap
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (11.11%) ITSM
5 4 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Economics
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) RPG
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.78%) ACCA
3 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.78%) ECDL
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.56%) GDPR
3 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) BitLocker
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.56%) Firmware
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (8.33%) Veeam
4 2 (5.56%) Becrypt
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) McAfee
4 2 (5.56%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Mitel