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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 90 84 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.17% 5.68% 4.67%
As % of the Applications category 37.19% 33.47% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 79 71 65
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
242 251 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.90% 16.98% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 207 204 185
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 5 March 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 138 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 91 (48.40%) Windows
3 80 (42.55%) MS Excel
4 58 (30.85%) SQL Server
5 43 (22.87%) SQL
6 36 (19.15%) ITIL
6 36 (19.15%) Active Directory
7 29 (15.43%) .NET
8 28 (14.89%) TCP/IP
8 28 (14.89%) Degree
9 26 (13.83%) Windows 7
10 24 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (12.77%) C#
11 23 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET
12 22 (11.70%) Project Management
13 21 (11.17%) MS Project
13 21 (11.17%) Visual Studio
13 21 (11.17%) VB.NET
13 21 (11.17%) SharePoint
14 20 (10.64%) MS Exchange
14 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (9.57%) CRM
16 17 (9.04%) Business Analysis
17 16 (8.51%) Windows XP
17 16 (8.51%) WAN
17 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (7.98%) SharePoint 2010
18 15 (7.98%) Office 365
18 15 (7.98%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 21 (11.17%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.98%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (7.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (6.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.72%) IIS
8 4 (2.13%) Lync
9 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.53%) SAS
11 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.53%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 80 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.17%) MS Project
3 10 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.60%) InDesign
5 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.53%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.66%) SAP BPC
3 4 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.98%) Office 365
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.51%) WAN
3 15 (7.98%) LAN
4 8 (4.26%) DNS
5 7 (3.72%) DHCP
6 6 (3.19%) Firewall
7 5 (2.66%) VPN
8 4 (2.13%) SAN
8 4 (2.13%) MPLS
9 3 (1.60%) DSL
9 3 (1.60%) VLAN
10 2 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.06%) Internet
11 1 (0.53%) 3G
11 1 (0.53%) OSPF
11 1 (0.53%) BGP
11 1 (0.53%) IPsec
11 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (30.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.72%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (2.66%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.53%) MS Access
11 1 (0.53%) MySQL
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.53%) QlikView
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 21 (11.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.19%) JIRA
3 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.53%) NUnit
4 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (7.98%) Finance
2 13 (6.91%) Front Office
3 11 (5.85%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
5 5 (2.66%) Billing
5 5 (2.66%) Law
6 3 (1.60%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Local Government
7 2 (1.06%) Advertising
7 2 (1.06%) Games
7 2 (1.06%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (32.98%) Analyst
2 32 (17.02%) Developer
3 29 (15.43%) Support Analyst
4 17 (9.04%) Consultant
5 15 (7.98%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.98%) Technical Consultant
6 13 (6.91%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (6.91%) IT Support
7 12 (6.38%) Administrator
7 12 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.85%) Senior Business Analyst
8 11 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) Technical Manager
10 9 (4.79%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.79%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.79%) Help Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.43%) .NET
2 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.91%) CSS
3 13 (6.91%) ADO.NET
3 13 (6.91%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 13 (6.91%) HTML
4 11 (5.85%) .NET Framework
4 11 (5.85%) HTML5
5 9 (4.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (4.26%) LINQ
6 8 (4.26%) jQuery
6 8 (4.26%) JSON
6 8 (4.26%) XML
6 8 (4.26%) DOM
6 8 (4.26%) EDI
7 2 (1.06%) WCF
8 1 (0.53%) WPF
8 1 (0.53%) WF
8 1 (0.53%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.72%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.19%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.66%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.13%) User Experience
5 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.13%) Clustering
6 3 (1.60%) NHS
6 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.60%) iSeries
6 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.06%) Social Media
7 2 (1.06%) EPoS
7 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.06%) Economics
8 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 91 (48.40%) Windows
2 26 (13.83%) Windows 7
3 16 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (8.51%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.19%) Linux
4 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Debian
7 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.15%) ITIL
2 23 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (11.70%) Project Management
4 18 (9.57%) CRM
5 17 (9.04%) Business Analysis
6 15 (7.98%) Data Analysis
7 14 (7.45%) ERP
8 13 (6.91%) ETRM
9 12 (6.38%) Logistics
10 10 (5.32%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.79%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.79%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.79%) Change Control
12 8 (4.26%) Line Management
13 7 (3.72%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.72%) Programme Management
14 6 (3.19%) Business Development
14 6 (3.19%) PRINCE2
15 5 (2.66%) Migration
15 5 (2.66%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.87%) SQL
2 24 (12.77%) C#
3 21 (11.17%) VB.NET
4 13 (6.91%) Python
4 13 (6.91%) VBScript
5 10 (5.32%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.66%) Java
8 4 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (14.89%) Degree
2 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.91%) MCTS
4 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.72%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.60%) VCP4
8 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.06%) ISEB
9 1 (0.53%) CCA
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.53%) MCP
9 1 (0.53%) MCAD
9 1 (0.53%) MCSD
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) MCSA
9 1 (0.53%) CCNP
9 1 (0.53%) CCNA
9 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.85%) SLA
2 9 (4.79%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (2.13%) Nagios
2 2 (1.06%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) WSUS
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 138 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.38%) Cisco
3 11 (5.85%) VMware
4 8 (4.26%) Altova
4 8 (4.26%) DevExpress
5 6 (3.19%) SAP
5 6 (3.19%) Tableau
5 6 (3.19%) Reuters
5 6 (3.19%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.66%) Adobe
7 4 (2.13%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.60%) Citrix
8 3 (1.60%) Lotus
8 3 (1.60%) Apple
9 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.06%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle
9 2 (1.06%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.06%) F5
10 1 (0.53%) Acronis
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