The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 107 71 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.90% 4.08% 4.82%
As % of the Applications category 37.28% 26.69% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 97 60 62
Average salary £41,000 £30,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £22,450 £21,025
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
287 266 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.82% 15.30% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 236 212 194
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Office
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 131 (61.50%) Microsoft
2 85 (39.91%) Windows
3 71 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 71 (33.33%) Finance
4 68 (31.92%) SQL
5 55 (25.82%) Active Directory
6 47 (22.07%) ITIL
7 42 (19.72%) Degree
8 34 (15.96%) SQL Server
8 34 (15.96%) Business Analysis
9 32 (15.02%) C++
9 32 (15.02%) OO
9 32 (15.02%) QA
10 29 (13.62%) OOD
11 27 (12.68%) Computer Science
12 25 (11.74%) MS Exchange
13 24 (11.27%) Office 365
14 22 (10.33%) Windows XP
15 21 (9.86%) TCP/IP
15 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (8.92%) Service Delivery
16 19 (8.92%) Economics
16 19 (8.92%) T-SQL
16 19 (8.92%) Project Management
16 19 (8.92%) Windows 7
16 19 (8.92%) Lync
17 18 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (7.98%) .NET
18 17 (7.98%) SharePoint
18 17 (7.98%) WSUS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (11.74%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.92%) Lync
3 17 (7.98%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.35%) WorkSite
9 3 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.94%) IIS
11 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 71 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.51%) MS Visio
3 15 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (6.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) assyst
2 3 (1.41%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.41%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.94%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.27%) Office 365
2 16 (7.51%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.86%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.63%) WAN
2 12 (5.63%) Internet
3 11 (5.16%) LAN
3 11 (5.16%) Unified Communications
4 10 (4.69%) Firewall
5 9 (4.23%) VPN
6 6 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.88%) DNS
7 4 (1.88%) DHCP
8 3 (1.41%) SMTP
9 2 (0.94%) SSL
9 2 (0.94%) MPLS
10 1 (0.47%) Wireless
10 1 (0.47%) 3G
10 1 (0.47%) HTTP
10 1 (0.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.41%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.47%) MS Access
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.47%) NUnit
3 1 (0.47%) ERwin
3 1 (0.47%) Toad
3 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 71 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Banking
3 13 (6.10%) Front Office
4 9 (4.23%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.76%) Law
6 7 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.35%) Legal
8 3 (1.41%) Advertising
8 3 (1.41%) Local Government
9 2 (0.94%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (46.01%) Analyst
2 31 (14.55%) Consultant
3 30 (14.08%) Support Analyst
4 29 (13.62%) Business Analyst
5 22 (10.33%) Developer
6 21 (9.86%) Support Engineer
7 20 (9.39%) Programmer
8 19 (8.92%) Technical Consultant
9 18 (8.45%) Systems Programmer
10 17 (7.98%) Financial Business Analyst
10 17 (7.98%) Applications Support
10 17 (7.98%) Analyst Programmer
10 17 (7.98%) Systems Analyst
10 17 (7.98%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 16 (7.51%) Systems Analyst Programmer
12 15 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (7.04%) Service Manager
13 12 (5.63%) Analyst Developer
13 12 (5.63%) SQL Developer
14 11 (5.16%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.98%) .NET
2 4 (1.88%) .NET Framework
2 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.41%) ADO.NET
3 3 (1.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (0.94%) jQuery
4 2 (0.94%) CSS
4 2 (0.94%) Web Services
4 2 (0.94%) XML
4 2 (0.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) WPF
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.68%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.92%) Economics
3 6 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.88%) PDA
5 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.94%) iPad
6 2 (0.94%) iPhone
6 2 (0.94%) Derivative
6 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.47%) PMI
7 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (39.91%) Windows
2 22 (10.33%) Windows XP
3 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (8.92%) Windows 7
5 18 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.23%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.29%) UNIX
9 4 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.41%) Android
11 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.47%) Linux
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.07%) ITIL
2 34 (15.96%) Business Analysis
3 32 (15.02%) OO
4 29 (13.62%) OOD
5 19 (8.92%) Service Delivery
5 19 (8.92%) Project Management
6 15 (7.04%) Server Monitoring
6 15 (7.04%) ITIL V3
6 15 (7.04%) Operations Management
7 11 (5.16%) Document Management
8 10 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.23%) Change Management
9 9 (4.23%) Information Security
9 9 (4.23%) Data Analysis
9 9 (4.23%) CRM
10 8 (3.76%) ETRM
10 8 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.76%) ERP
10 8 (3.76%) Risk Management
10 8 (3.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.92%) SQL
2 32 (15.02%) C++
3 19 (8.92%) T-SQL
4 14 (6.57%) Java
5 13 (6.10%) C#
6 11 (5.16%) Python
6 11 (5.16%) VBScript
7 7 (3.29%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.41%) VB
9 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.47%) RPG
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 42 (19.72%) Degree
2 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.76%) MCSE
3 8 (3.76%) MCITP
4 7 (3.29%) ISEB
5 6 (2.82%) MCTS
6 4 (1.88%) MCP
6 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.94%) MOS
9 1 (0.47%) CCVP
9 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PMP
9 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.02%) QA
2 5 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (25.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (7.98%) WSUS
2 6 (2.82%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.41%) SCCM
4 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) SCSM
Vendors
1 131 (61.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.10%) VMware
3 9 (4.23%) Oracle
3 9 (4.23%) Cisco
4 8 (3.76%) Reuters
4 8 (3.76%) Bloomberg
5 7 (3.29%) SAP
5 7 (3.29%) HP
6 5 (2.35%) Symantec
6 5 (2.35%) Citrix
7 4 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.88%) NetApp
8 3 (1.41%) TSYS
9 2 (0.94%) Dell
9 2 (0.94%) CA
9 2 (0.94%) Lotus
9 2 (0.94%) Apple
9 2 (0.94%) Primavera
10 1 (0.47%) NEC
10 1 (0.47%) Google
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