The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 41 36 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 97 110 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.49% 5.21% 3.04%
As % of the Applications category 30.03% 30.81% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 91 43
Average salary £33,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.29% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
323 357 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.95% 16.91% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 260 318 165
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Birmingham

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 121 (57.08%) Microsoft
2 78 (36.79%) Finance
3 76 (35.85%) Windows
4 61 (28.77%) MS Excel
5 58 (27.36%) Active Directory
6 54 (25.47%) SQL
7 49 (23.11%) ITIL
8 36 (16.98%) Business Analysis
9 33 (15.57%) Degree
10 31 (14.62%) SQL Server
11 29 (13.68%) MS Exchange
12 28 (13.21%) MS Project
13 24 (11.32%) SharePoint
13 24 (11.32%) Project Management
13 24 (11.32%) Legal
13 24 (11.32%) QA
14 23 (10.85%) .NET
14 23 (10.85%) Windows XP
15 22 (10.38%) Service Delivery
16 21 (9.91%) Computer Science
17 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (8.49%) Office 365
19 17 (8.02%) C#
19 17 (8.02%) VMware
19 17 (8.02%) Operations Management
19 17 (8.02%) WSUS
19 17 (8.02%) Windows 7
19 17 (8.02%) ITIL V3
19 17 (8.02%) Server Monitoring
20 16 (7.55%) C++

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (13.68%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.72%) Lync
5 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.94%) IIS
9 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (28.77%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.21%) MS Project
3 16 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.89%) assyst
2 3 (1.42%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.49%) Office 365
2 10 (4.72%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.60%) Firewall
2 9 (4.25%) VPN
3 8 (3.77%) Internet
4 7 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.30%) WAN
4 7 (3.30%) Unified Communications
5 6 (2.83%) LAN
6 4 (1.89%) DNS
6 4 (1.89%) Wireless
6 4 (1.89%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.42%) 3G
7 3 (1.42%) DHCP
7 3 (1.42%) PBX
7 3 (1.42%) Network Security
8 2 (0.94%) SMTP
8 2 (0.94%) SAN
8 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.47%) VLAN
9 1 (0.47%) MPLS
9 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Toad
1 7 (3.30%) ERwin
2 6 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.42%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 78 (36.79%) Finance
2 24 (11.32%) Legal
3 15 (7.08%) Banking
4 14 (6.60%) Law
5 10 (4.72%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.42%) Front Office
7 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.94%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 91 (42.92%) Analyst
2 32 (15.09%) Business Analyst
3 26 (12.26%) Developer
4 25 (11.79%) Support Analyst
5 20 (9.43%) Consultant
6 17 (8.02%) Service Manager
7 16 (7.55%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.66%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.19%) Operations Manager
9 11 (5.19%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.72%) Analyst Programmer
10 10 (4.72%) Programmer
10 10 (4.72%) Lead Business Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) Risk Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) Financial Business Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.77%) Applications Support
12 8 (3.77%) Architect
12 8 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.85%) .NET
2 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.83%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (1.89%) ADO.NET
3 4 (1.89%) WinForms
3 4 (1.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (0.94%) Web Services
4 2 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.55%) Economics
3 10 (4.72%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.72%) Credit Risk
4 9 (4.25%) Derivative
5 8 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.36%) PDA
7 3 (1.42%) NHS
7 3 (1.42%) CMDB
8 2 (0.94%) Blog
8 2 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.94%) Social Media
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.47%) PMI
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.85%) Windows
2 23 (10.85%) Windows XP
3 17 (8.02%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.19%) Apple iOS
7 10 (4.72%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.25%) Android
9 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.77%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.83%) Linux
11 5 (2.36%) UNIX
12 4 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.89%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.47%) Debian
13 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.11%) ITIL
2 36 (16.98%) Business Analysis
3 24 (11.32%) Project Management
4 22 (10.38%) Service Delivery
5 17 (8.02%) Operations Management
5 17 (8.02%) ITIL V3
5 17 (8.02%) Server Monitoring
6 16 (7.55%) OO
7 14 (6.60%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.13%) OOD
9 12 (5.66%) Quality Management
9 12 (5.66%) Document Management
10 10 (4.72%) CRM
11 9 (4.25%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (3.30%) ERP
13 7 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (2.83%) Asset Management
14 6 (2.83%) Migration
14 6 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.47%) SQL
2 17 (8.02%) C#
3 16 (7.55%) C++
4 14 (6.60%) VB.NET
5 8 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.77%) Java
6 7 (3.30%) PHP
7 4 (1.89%) VB
8 2 (0.94%) RPG
8 2 (0.94%) Delphi
8 2 (0.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) C
9 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (15.57%) Degree
2 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.25%) MCSE
6 8 (3.77%) MCTS
7 6 (2.83%) MCITP
8 5 (2.36%) ISEB
8 5 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.89%) CCNP
9 4 (1.89%) MCP
9 4 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.94%) MOS
11 2 (0.94%) CCNA
12 1 (0.47%) MCSA
12 1 (0.47%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.32%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 58 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (8.02%) WSUS
2 4 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.42%) SCCM
3 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.94%) SCOM
4 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 121 (57.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.02%) VMware
3 12 (5.66%) Cisco
4 8 (3.77%) Oracle
4 8 (3.77%) Citrix
5 7 (3.30%) HP
5 7 (3.30%) Juniper
6 6 (2.83%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.83%) McAfee
7 5 (2.36%) Apple
7 5 (2.36%) SAP
8 4 (1.89%) NetApp
8 4 (1.89%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.89%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.42%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.42%) Interwoven
10 2 (0.94%) BMC
10 2 (0.94%) Symantec
10 2 (0.94%) Remedy
10 2 (0.94%) SonicWALL
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