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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 40 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 92 97 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.20% 4.52% 5.27%
As % of the Applications category 33.82% 31.19% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 66 92 83
Median salary £25,000 £31,225 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.93% -3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,600 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

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
272 311 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.38% 14.49% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 178 255 213
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,335 £21,500 £20,320
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 179 (74.90%) Microsoft
2 133 (55.65%) MS Excel
3 84 (35.15%) Finance
4 72 (30.13%) Windows
5 67 (28.03%) ERP
5 67 (28.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 55 (23.01%) PRINCE2
7 50 (20.92%) CRM
7 50 (20.92%) NHS
8 49 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (19.67%) Active Directory
9 47 (19.67%) Windows 7
9 47 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (17.57%) Manufacturing
11 40 (16.74%) Logistics
11 40 (16.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 36 (15.06%) SaaS
12 36 (15.06%) TOGAF
13 31 (12.97%) ITIL
13 31 (12.97%) Data Management
14 28 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (10.46%) Project Management
15 25 (10.46%) SQL
16 24 (10.04%) SAP
17 22 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (8.79%) Oracle
18 21 (8.79%) Management Information System
18 21 (8.79%) Degree
19 20 (8.37%) Windows 10
20 19 (7.95%) Security Cleared

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (5.86%) MS Exchange
1 14 (5.86%) Oracle UPK
1 14 (5.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (2.09%) IBM Notes
2 5 (2.09%) IIS
3 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.84%) SAS
4 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 133 (55.65%) MS Excel
2 67 (28.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (7.11%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.86%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 14 (5.86%) Oracle Assets
1 14 (5.86%) Oracle Payables
1 14 (5.86%) Oracle Receivables
1 14 (5.86%) SAP BPC
2 9 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.67%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.84%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.06%) SaaS
2 8 (3.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) G Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.77%) LAN
2 8 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.09%) WAN
5 4 (1.67%) Wireless
6 3 (1.26%) DHCP
6 3 (1.26%) VoIP
7 2 (0.84%) DNS
7 2 (0.84%) Firewall
7 2 (0.84%) HTTP
7 2 (0.84%) Internet
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.42%) IPsec
8 1 (0.42%) NAS
8 1 (0.42%) Network Security
8 1 (0.42%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.42%) SAN
8 1 (0.42%) SSL
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.69%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (6.28%) SAP BW
2 15 (6.28%) SAP HANA
3 10 (4.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.35%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.09%) MS Access
7 5 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.42%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Selenium
1 1 (0.42%) TestComplete
General
1 84 (35.15%) Finance
2 42 (17.57%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.28%) General Ledger
3 15 (6.28%) Local Government
4 12 (5.02%) Retail
5 11 (4.60%) Law
6 8 (3.35%) Legal
7 6 (2.51%) Billing
7 6 (2.51%) Publishing
8 5 (2.09%) Marketing
9 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.84%) Games
12 1 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) Banking
12 1 (0.42%) French Language
12 1 (0.42%) German Language
12 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (20.92%) Architect
2 48 (20.08%) Analyst
3 36 (15.06%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (11.30%) Support Analyst
5 16 (6.69%) Developer
6 14 (5.86%) SAP BW Developer
6 14 (5.86%) SAP Developer
6 14 (5.86%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.44%) Applications Support
7 13 (5.44%) IT Support
7 13 (5.44%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.02%) Service Analyst
8 12 (5.02%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.60%) 1st Line Engineer
9 11 (4.60%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (4.60%) Coordinator
9 11 (4.60%) Project Coordinator
10 10 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 10 (4.18%) SAP BI Developer
10 10 (4.18%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.92%) NHS
2 28 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.79%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.86%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.77%) Driving Licence
7 8 (3.35%) Smart Meter
8 7 (2.93%) iPhone
9 5 (2.09%) e-Learning
9 5 (2.09%) iPad
10 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.84%) Handset
10 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 72 (30.13%) Windows
2 47 (19.67%) Windows 7
3 20 (8.37%) Windows 10
4 16 (6.69%) Windows 8
4 16 (6.69%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.93%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.51%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.09%) Linux
9 4 (1.67%) Android
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.03%) ERP
2 55 (23.01%) PRINCE2
3 50 (20.92%) CRM
4 49 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (16.74%) Logistics
7 36 (15.06%) TOGAF
8 31 (12.97%) Data Management
8 31 (12.97%) ITIL
9 25 (10.46%) Project Management
10 22 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.02%) Presales
13 11 (4.60%) Information Management
13 11 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (4.60%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.18%) Data Modelling
14 10 (4.18%) Migration
14 10 (4.18%) Resource Management
14 10 (4.18%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.46%) SQL
2 13 (5.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.67%) C
3 4 (1.67%) VBScript
4 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.84%) VBA
5 1 (0.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (16.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 21 (8.79%) Degree
3 19 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.69%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (5.02%) MCSE
7 10 (4.18%) APMP
7 10 (4.18%) MCP
8 4 (1.67%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.26%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.84%) CISSP
10 2 (0.84%) ISEB
11 1 (0.42%) AAT
11 1 (0.42%) CIMA
11 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.35%) SLA
3 6 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.67%) QA
5 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) ISO27002
System Software
1 47 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 179 (74.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.04%) SAP
3 21 (8.79%) Oracle
4 15 (6.28%) Cisco
4 15 (6.28%) VMware
5 14 (5.86%) JD Edwards
6 7 (2.93%) Dell
7 6 (2.51%) Apple
8 5 (2.09%) Adobe
8 5 (2.09%) Lotus
9 4 (1.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (1.67%) Ciena
9 4 (1.67%) Citrix
9 4 (1.67%) Huawei
9 4 (1.67%) Nokia
9 4 (1.67%) Tellabs
10 3 (1.26%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.84%) Google
11 2 (0.84%) Mitel
11 2 (0.84%) Wyse
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