The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 33 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 89 112 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.56% 5.54% 2.50%
As % of the Applications category 29.97% 33.63% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 78 95 34
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,200 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
297 333 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.23% 16.46% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 251 294 152
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 117 (58.79%) Microsoft
2 74 (37.19%) Windows
3 66 (33.17%) Finance
4 65 (32.66%) Active Directory
5 63 (31.66%) MS Excel
6 51 (25.63%) SQL
7 40 (20.10%) ITIL
8 33 (16.58%) MS Exchange
9 30 (15.08%) SQL Server
10 27 (13.57%) Business Analysis
11 25 (12.56%) Degree
12 24 (12.06%) .NET
12 24 (12.06%) Windows XP
12 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
13 23 (11.56%) Project Management
14 22 (11.06%) Office 365
15 21 (10.55%) Service Delivery
15 21 (10.55%) MS Project
16 20 (10.05%) QA
16 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (9.55%) VMware
18 18 (9.05%) Legal
18 18 (9.05%) WSUS
18 18 (9.05%) C++
18 18 (9.05%) OO
18 18 (9.05%) Operations Management
18 18 (9.05%) ITIL V3
18 18 (9.05%) Server Monitoring
19 17 (8.54%) Windows 7
19 17 (8.54%) C#

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (16.58%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.04%) Lync
4 13 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.01%) IIS
11 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.50%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 63 (31.66%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.55%) MS Project
3 12 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) assyst
2 3 (1.51%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.51%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.50%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.06%) Office 365
2 6 (3.02%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.04%) Firewall
2 12 (6.03%) VPN
3 10 (5.03%) LAN
3 10 (5.03%) WAN
3 10 (5.03%) Internet
4 8 (4.02%) Unified Communications
5 6 (3.02%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.01%) IP Telephony
6 4 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.51%) Wireless
7 3 (1.51%) 3G
7 3 (1.51%) Network Security
7 3 (1.51%) PBX
7 3 (1.51%) DNS
8 2 (1.01%) SMTP
8 2 (1.01%) DHCP
9 1 (0.50%) VoIP
9 1 (0.50%) SSL
9 1 (0.50%) SAN
9 1 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.01%) MySQL
4 4 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.51%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.51%) Toad
2 3 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.51%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.51%) ERwin
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (33.17%) Finance
2 18 (9.05%) Legal
3 15 (7.54%) Banking
4 9 (4.52%) Law
4 9 (4.52%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.51%) Front Office
6 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.51%) Local Government
7 2 (1.01%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 87 (43.72%) Analyst
2 30 (15.08%) Support Analyst
3 27 (13.57%) Developer
4 24 (12.06%) Business Analyst
5 21 (10.55%) Consultant
6 19 (9.55%) Support Engineer
7 18 (9.05%) Service Manager
8 13 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.03%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.53%) Programmer
11 10 (5.03%) Analyst Programmer
11 10 (5.03%) Architect
11 10 (5.03%) Operations Manager
11 10 (5.03%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (4.52%) Applications Support
13 8 (4.02%) Applications Support Engineer
13 8 (4.02%) Systems Programmer
13 8 (4.02%) Systems Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.06%) .NET
2 6 (3.02%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.01%) ADO.NET
4 4 (2.01%) WinForms
4 4 (2.01%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 4 (2.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (1.51%) Web Services
6 2 (1.01%) XML
6 2 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.01%) HTML
7 1 (0.50%) WPF
7 1 (0.50%) jQuery
7 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.54%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.53%) Economics
3 9 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.51%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.51%) PDA
6 4 (2.01%) Derivative
7 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.01%) Blog
7 2 (1.01%) Social Media
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) PMI
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.19%) Windows
2 24 (12.06%) Windows XP
3 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.54%) Windows 7
5 15 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.53%) Apple iOS
6 11 (5.53%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.52%) Android
8 8 (4.02%) Windows 2000
9 7 (3.52%) UNIX
10 5 (2.51%) Linux
11 4 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.01%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.50%) Debian
12 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.10%) ITIL
2 27 (13.57%) Business Analysis
3 23 (11.56%) Project Management
4 21 (10.55%) Service Delivery
5 18 (9.05%) OO
5 18 (9.05%) Operations Management
5 18 (9.05%) ITIL V3
5 18 (9.05%) Server Monitoring
6 15 (7.54%) OOD
7 11 (5.53%) Document Management
8 10 (5.03%) Data Analysis
8 10 (5.03%) CRM
8 10 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.52%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.02%) ERP
11 7 (3.52%) Web Development
11 7 (3.52%) Quality Management
12 6 (3.02%) System Testing
12 6 (3.02%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.63%) SQL
2 18 (9.05%) C++
3 17 (8.54%) C#
4 14 (7.04%) VB.NET
5 10 (5.03%) Java
6 9 (4.52%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.52%) PHP
8 5 (2.51%) VB
9 2 (1.01%) Ruby
9 2 (1.01%) RPG
9 2 (1.01%) Delphi
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (12.56%) Degree
2 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.02%) MCSE
3 8 (4.02%) MCTS
4 6 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.02%) ISEB
4 6 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.51%) MCP
5 5 (2.51%) MCITP
6 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.01%) CCNP
7 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.01%) MOS
8 2 (1.01%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PMP
9 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.05%) QA
System Software
1 65 (32.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (9.05%) WSUS
2 5 (2.51%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.01%) SCCM
4 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 117 (58.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.55%) VMware
3 13 (6.53%) Cisco
4 10 (5.03%) Oracle
5 9 (4.52%) HP
6 8 (4.02%) Citrix
7 7 (3.52%) Juniper
8 6 (3.02%) SAP
8 6 (3.02%) McAfee
8 6 (3.02%) NetApp
8 6 (3.02%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.51%) Apple
10 4 (2.01%) Symantec
10 4 (2.01%) DevExpress
10 4 (2.01%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.51%) TSYS
11 3 (1.51%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.51%) Interwoven
12 1 (0.50%) Avaya
12 1 (0.50%) CA
Birmingham
Volt
Salary: £7.00 per hour + Holiday Pay
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Excellent salarty plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Netcom Resourcing
Salary: £17000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 24 days ago