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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 98 95 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.42% 6.27% 5.24%
As % of the Applications category 35.77% 34.30% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 87 85 74
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £21,400 £18,075
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
274 277 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.15% 18.28% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 247 229 220
Average salary £36,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £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 30 January 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 146 (69.19%) Microsoft
2 95 (45.02%) Windows
3 75 (35.55%) MS Excel
4 55 (26.07%) SQL Server
5 45 (21.33%) ITIL
6 43 (20.38%) SQL
7 41 (19.43%) Degree
8 36 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (16.11%) Active Directory
10 31 (14.69%) MS Project
11 30 (14.22%) TCP/IP
12 29 (13.74%) .NET
12 29 (13.74%) Finance
12 29 (13.74%) Business Analysis
13 25 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (11.37%) C#
14 24 (11.37%) Windows 7
15 23 (10.90%) SharePoint
15 23 (10.90%) Project Management
16 22 (10.43%) ASP.NET
17 21 (9.95%) VB.NET
18 19 (9.00%) Visual Studio
18 19 (9.00%) MS Exchange
19 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (8.06%) Windows XP
20 17 (8.06%) Office 365
21 15 (7.11%) Security Cleared
21 15 (7.11%) ETRM
21 15 (7.11%) QA
21 15 (7.11%) SharePoint Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (10.90%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.00%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.11%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (6.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.84%) Lync
7 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.95%) IIS
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 75 (35.55%) MS Excel
2 31 (14.69%) MS Project
3 10 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.42%) InDesign
5 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.47%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.95%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.06%) Office 365
2 7 (3.32%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.22%) TCP/IP
2 15 (7.11%) LAN
2 15 (7.11%) WAN
3 5 (2.37%) Firewall
3 5 (2.37%) VPN
3 5 (2.37%) SAN
4 4 (1.90%) MPLS
4 4 (1.90%) DNS
4 4 (1.90%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.42%) VLAN
5 3 (1.42%) DHCP
5 3 (1.42%) Internet
5 3 (1.42%) DSL
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.47%) Network Security
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.47%) HSRP
7 1 (0.47%) GLBP
7 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (26.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.32%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.84%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.95%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.47%) QlikView
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.47%) MySQL
10 1 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.84%) JIRA
3 3 (1.42%) Toad
3 3 (1.42%) ERwin
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (13.74%) Finance
2 15 (7.11%) Front Office
3 10 (4.74%) Law
4 9 (4.27%) Legal
5 8 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.37%) Billing
6 5 (2.37%) Retail
7 4 (1.90%) Banking
7 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Automotive
8 2 (0.95%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (35.07%) Analyst
2 28 (13.27%) Developer
3 25 (11.85%) Business Analyst
3 25 (11.85%) Support Analyst
4 22 (10.43%) Consultant
5 19 (9.00%) Technical Consultant
6 13 (6.16%) SharePoint Developer
6 13 (6.16%) Technical Support
7 12 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.69%) Administrator
8 11 (5.21%) Senior Business Analyst
8 11 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (5.21%) Technical Manager
8 11 (5.21%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.74%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.74%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 9 (4.27%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.27%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (4.27%) Architect
10 9 (4.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.74%) .NET
2 22 (10.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.16%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 13 (6.16%) ADO.NET
4 12 (5.69%) CSS
4 12 (5.69%) HTML
5 11 (5.21%) HTML5
6 10 (4.74%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.79%) XML
7 8 (3.79%) DOM
7 8 (3.79%) EDI
7 8 (3.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (3.79%) JSON
7 8 (3.79%) jQuery
7 8 (3.79%) LINQ
8 1 (0.47%) WCF
8 1 (0.47%) WPF
8 1 (0.47%) WF
8 1 (0.47%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.79%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.79%) Economics
4 5 (2.37%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.37%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.37%) NHS
5 4 (1.90%) Clustering
5 4 (1.90%) User Experience
5 4 (1.90%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.90%) Derivative
6 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.95%) EPoS
7 2 (0.95%) Social Media
7 2 (0.95%) CMDB
7 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 95 (45.02%) Windows
2 24 (11.37%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.06%) Windows XP
4 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.32%) Linux
5 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.47%) Debian
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.33%) ITIL
2 29 (13.74%) Business Analysis
3 23 (10.90%) Project Management
4 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.11%) ETRM
5 15 (7.11%) CRM
6 14 (6.64%) Data Analysis
7 13 (6.16%) Logistics
7 13 (6.16%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.69%) ERP
9 11 (5.21%) Line Management
10 9 (4.27%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.79%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.79%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.79%) Business Development
12 7 (3.32%) Migration
12 7 (3.32%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.84%) Change Control
13 6 (2.84%) Performance Management
14 5 (2.37%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.38%) SQL
2 24 (11.37%) C#
3 21 (9.95%) VB.NET
4 15 (7.11%) Python
4 15 (7.11%) VBScript
5 9 (4.27%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.37%) Java
7 2 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (19.43%) Degree
2 25 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.11%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.64%) MCTS
5 13 (6.16%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.90%) MCITP
8 3 (1.42%) ISEB
9 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.95%) MCSE
9 2 (0.95%) MCSA
9 2 (0.95%) CCNA
10 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CIMA
10 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CCA
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.11%) QA
2 12 (5.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (16.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (1.90%) Nagios
1 4 (1.90%) Windows Intune
2 2 (0.95%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) WSUS
3 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 146 (69.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.74%) VMware
3 9 (4.27%) Cisco
4 8 (3.79%) Reuters
4 8 (3.79%) Bloomberg
4 8 (3.79%) DevExpress
4 8 (3.79%) Altova
5 5 (2.37%) Tableau
5 5 (2.37%) Adobe
6 4 (1.90%) Lotus
6 4 (1.90%) SAP
6 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.42%) Citrix
7 3 (1.42%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.95%) Apple
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle
8 2 (0.95%) F5
8 2 (0.95%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.47%) SonicWALL
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