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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 65 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 68 124 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.69% 6.48% 4.44%
As % of the Applications category 21.45% 38.15% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57 115 66
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £22,200 £21,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
317 325 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.19% 16.98% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 229 282 227
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 £22,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

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 28 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 121 (74.23%) Microsoft
2 70 (42.94%) MS Excel
3 63 (38.65%) Windows
4 46 (28.22%) SQL
5 34 (20.86%) Active Directory
6 33 (20.25%) SQL Server
7 26 (15.95%) Visual Studio
7 26 (15.95%) Windows 7
8 25 (15.34%) .NET
9 24 (14.72%) ITIL
10 23 (14.11%) MS Exchange
10 23 (14.11%) Project Management
11 22 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (12.88%) Windows XP
12 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET
13 20 (12.27%) MS Project
13 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
13 20 (12.27%) WAN
14 19 (11.66%) LAN
14 19 (11.66%) Cisco
14 19 (11.66%) C#
14 19 (11.66%) HTML
15 18 (11.04%) XML
15 18 (11.04%) Citrix
15 18 (11.04%) .NET Framework
16 17 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (10.43%) Finance
16 17 (10.43%) CRM
16 17 (10.43%) CSS
16 17 (10.43%) Service Delivery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (14.11%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.59%) IIS
4 12 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.68%) WorkSite
5 6 (3.68%) Lync
5 6 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.84%) CMS
7 3 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (42.94%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.27%) MS Project
3 13 (7.98%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.45%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Office 365
2 8 (4.91%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.27%) WAN
2 19 (11.66%) LAN
3 13 (7.98%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.98%) VPN
4 11 (6.75%) DNS
5 8 (4.91%) DHCP
5 8 (4.91%) Firewall
6 7 (4.29%) Wireless
6 7 (4.29%) Internet
6 7 (4.29%) HTTP
7 6 (3.68%) 3G
8 5 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.45%) MPLS
9 4 (2.45%) IPsec
10 3 (1.84%) DSL
10 3 (1.84%) Frame Relay
10 3 (1.84%) SNA
11 2 (1.23%) VLAN
11 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.29%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (2.45%) MS Access
9 4 (2.45%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (15.95%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.13%) JIRA
3 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.84%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.61%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.61%) NUnit
6 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 14 (8.59%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.91%) Law
4 4 (2.45%) Games
4 4 (2.45%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (31.90%) Analyst
2 28 (17.18%) Developer
3 16 (9.82%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.20%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (8.59%) Business Analyst
5 14 (8.59%) Senior Business Analyst
6 13 (7.98%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.98%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.36%) Service Analyst
7 12 (7.36%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 12 (7.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (7.36%) IT Support
8 11 (6.75%) Desktop Support
8 11 (6.75%) Architect
9 10 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.91%) Administrator
10 8 (4.91%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.29%) Service Architect
12 6 (3.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.34%) .NET
2 21 (12.88%) ASP.NET
3 19 (11.66%) HTML
4 18 (11.04%) XML
4 18 (11.04%) .NET Framework
5 17 (10.43%) CSS
6 16 (9.82%) Entity Framework
7 15 (9.20%) jQuery
8 14 (8.59%) HTML5
9 8 (4.91%) EDI
9 8 (4.91%) DOM
9 8 (4.91%) JSON
9 8 (4.91%) LINQ
10 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.68%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.45%) CGI
13 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.82%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.36%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.68%) iSeries
4 6 (3.68%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.45%) GIS
7 3 (1.84%) Social Media
7 3 (1.84%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.84%) Life Science
7 3 (1.84%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.23%) EPoS
8 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.23%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) iPhone
9 1 (0.61%) Physics
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.65%) Windows
2 26 (15.95%) Windows 7
3 21 (12.88%) Windows XP
4 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.68%) Windows 2000
5 6 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.72%) ITIL
2 23 (14.11%) Project Management
3 17 (10.43%) CRM
3 17 (10.43%) Service Delivery
4 14 (8.59%) Business Analysis
5 12 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.75%) Data Analysis
7 10 (6.13%) Logistics
8 9 (5.52%) Scrum
8 9 (5.52%) MVC
8 9 (5.52%) ERP
8 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.91%) Service Management
9 8 (4.91%) Change Control
9 8 (4.91%) Analytics
10 7 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.29%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.29%) Web Development
11 6 (3.68%) Software Testing
11 6 (3.68%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.22%) SQL
2 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.66%) C#
4 12 (7.36%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.91%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.91%) C
6 1 (0.61%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) Degree
4 6 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.07%) MCTS
6 4 (2.45%) CCNP
6 4 (2.45%) CCNA
7 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.84%) MCITP
7 3 (1.84%) ISEB
8 2 (1.23%) MCSE
8 2 (1.23%) MCP
8 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) MCPD
9 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.61%) MCAD
9 1 (0.61%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.07%) QA
3 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (20.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.07%) vSphere
4 4 (2.45%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.45%) XenApp
4 4 (2.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.23%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (74.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.66%) Cisco
3 18 (11.04%) Citrix
4 10 (6.13%) VMware
5 8 (4.91%) Altova
5 8 (4.91%) Google
5 8 (4.91%) DevExpress
6 7 (4.29%) Apple
7 6 (3.68%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.68%) Interwoven
7 6 (3.68%) LANDesk
7 6 (3.68%) Tableau
8 5 (3.07%) F5
8 5 (3.07%) Adobe
9 4 (2.45%) Dell
9 4 (2.45%) SAP
9 4 (2.45%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.61%) Planview
11 1 (0.61%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form
Salary: £28,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capgemini
Salary: competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago