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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 137 67 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.17% 3.53% 4.40%
As % of the Applications category 31.07% 32.21% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 110 54 87
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,150 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,700 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+2.41% -
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
441 208 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.87% 10.96% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 300 184 301
Median salary £40,000 £37,210 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.49% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 10 December 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 191 (75.79%) Microsoft
2 130 (51.59%) MS Excel
3 85 (33.73%) Windows
4 74 (29.37%) Finance
5 72 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 53 (21.03%) Active Directory
7 50 (19.84%) PRINCE2
7 50 (19.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 49 (19.44%) Windows 7
8 49 (19.44%) NHS
9 47 (18.65%) ERP
9 47 (18.65%) Manufacturing
9 47 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (15.08%) SaaS
11 38 (15.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 38 (15.08%) Logistics
12 36 (14.29%) TOGAF
13 35 (13.89%) CRM
14 32 (12.70%) Degree
15 31 (12.30%) SQL
16 30 (11.90%) Project Management
16 30 (11.90%) Management Information System
17 27 (10.71%) ITIL
18 25 (9.92%) MS Exchange
18 25 (9.92%) Cisco
19 24 (9.52%) Data Management
20 23 (9.13%) SAP
21 22 (8.73%) MS Visio
22 20 (7.94%) Retail

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 25 (9.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.16%) IIS
5 11 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.17%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.98%) Documentum
7 5 (1.98%) FileNet
7 5 (1.98%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.98%) JBoss
7 5 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle UPK
9 3 (1.19%) Apache
9 3 (1.19%) MindAlign
10 2 (0.79%) CMS
10 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 130 (51.59%) MS Excel
2 72 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (8.73%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.16%) MS Project
5 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (3.97%) SAP BPC
3 9 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.79%) Pivotal CRM
5 2 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.08%) SaaS
2 12 (4.76%) Office 365
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.19%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.19%) Yammer
5 2 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.75%) LAN
2 14 (5.56%) WAN
3 13 (5.16%) Firewall
4 12 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.78%) VPN
5 7 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.98%) SMTP
6 5 (1.98%) SSL
7 4 (1.59%) DHCP
7 4 (1.59%) Internet
7 4 (1.59%) S/MIME
8 3 (1.19%) IMAP
8 3 (1.19%) LDAP
8 3 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.19%) Skype
9 2 (0.79%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.79%) IPsec
9 2 (0.79%) Network Security
9 2 (0.79%) Wireless
10 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.37%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.37%) SAP BW
2 11 (4.37%) SAP HANA
3 10 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.59%) MS Access
5 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) QlikView
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
General
1 74 (29.37%) Finance
2 47 (18.65%) Manufacturing
3 20 (7.94%) Retail
4 19 (7.54%) Law
4 19 (7.54%) Legal
5 11 (4.37%) Local Government
5 11 (4.37%) Publishing
6 9 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.17%) Banking
7 8 (3.17%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.78%) Advertising
8 7 (2.78%) Billing
8 7 (2.78%) French Language
8 7 (2.78%) German Language
8 7 (2.78%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.38%) Marketing
10 4 (1.59%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (23.02%) Analyst
2 41 (16.27%) Architect
3 36 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (9.13%) IT Support
5 21 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 20 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 17 (6.75%) Service Analyst
7 17 (6.75%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (5.56%) Developer
9 12 (4.76%) IT Analyst
9 12 (4.76%) IT Engineer
10 11 (4.37%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.37%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.97%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (3.97%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.97%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (3.97%) SAP BW Developer
11 10 (3.97%) SAP Developer
12 9 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.38%) .NET
2 4 (1.59%) HTML
3 3 (1.19%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (1.19%) XML
4 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.79%) ATL
4 2 (0.79%) COM
4 2 (0.79%) CSS
4 2 (0.79%) jQuery
4 2 (0.79%) MFC
4 2 (0.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.40%) Ajax
5 1 (0.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.44%) NHS
2 39 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 20 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.16%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.37%) Virtual Team
7 10 (3.97%) Blackberry
8 8 (3.17%) Driving Licence
8 8 (3.17%) e-Learning
9 7 (2.78%) iPhone
10 5 (1.98%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.98%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.98%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.19%) Derivative
11 3 (1.19%) Economics
11 3 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.19%) PKI
12 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.79%) Handset
12 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (33.73%) Windows
2 49 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 20 (7.94%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.95%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 8 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.78%) Android
9 5 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.19%) CentOS
10 3 (1.19%) Linux
10 3 (1.19%) Solaris
10 3 (1.19%) SUSE
10 3 (1.19%) Unix
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.84%) Continuous Improvement
1 50 (19.84%) PRINCE2
2 47 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.65%) ERP
3 38 (15.08%) Logistics
4 36 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 35 (13.89%) CRM
6 30 (11.90%) Project Management
7 27 (10.71%) ITIL
8 24 (9.52%) Data Management
9 19 (7.54%) Migration
9 19 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (6.35%) Presales
11 16 (6.35%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.76%) Change Control
12 12 (4.76%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.76%) Information Security
13 11 (4.37%) Process Improvement
14 10 (3.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.30%) SQL
2 11 (4.37%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.38%) C#
4 4 (1.59%) C
4 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.19%) Java
5 3 (1.19%) Perl
5 3 (1.19%) Python
6 2 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) VBA
7 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (15.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 32 (12.70%) Degree
3 19 (7.54%) Security Cleared
4 17 (6.75%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.76%) MCSE
7 9 (3.57%) ISEB
8 8 (3.17%) MCP
9 7 (2.78%) APMP
10 6 (2.38%) ISTQB
10 6 (2.38%) SAP Certification
11 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.59%) MCSA
13 2 (0.79%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.40%) CCNA
14 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.40%) CISSP
14 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.75%) SLA
2 15 (5.95%) Data Quality
3 11 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.57%) QA
5 6 (2.38%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.59%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (21.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.37%) SCCM
2 8 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 191 (75.79%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.92%) Cisco
3 23 (9.13%) SAP
4 17 (6.75%) Citrix
5 10 (3.97%) Oracle
6 9 (3.57%) VMware
7 7 (2.78%) Dell
7 7 (2.78%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.98%) Lotus
10 4 (1.59%) Adobe
10 4 (1.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (1.59%) Apple
10 4 (1.59%) Ciena
10 4 (1.59%) Google
10 4 (1.59%) Huawei
10 4 (1.59%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.59%) Juniper
10 4 (1.59%) Nokia
10 4 (1.59%) Tellabs
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