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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 52 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 82 94 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.08% 5.28% 6.28%
As % of the Applications category 29.18% 36.43% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80 83 82
Average salary £31,225 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.92% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
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
281 258 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.97% 14.49% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 245 229 223
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 5 February 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 65 (41.94%) MS Excel
3 57 (36.77%) Windows
4 37 (23.87%) SQL
5 31 (20.00%) Project Management
6 30 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 30 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 28 (18.06%) ITIL
7 28 (18.06%) Windows Server
8 26 (16.77%) Finance
9 25 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 23 (14.84%) PRINCE2
10 23 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (12.26%) CRM
11 19 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (11.61%) Cisco
13 17 (10.97%) Apple
13 17 (10.97%) MS Visio
13 17 (10.97%) Citrix
13 17 (10.97%) Office 365
13 17 (10.97%) Windows 7
14 15 (9.68%) MS Project
15 12 (7.74%) SLA
15 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (7.74%) Business Analysis
15 12 (7.74%) Degree
15 12 (7.74%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (7.10%) Legal
16 11 (7.10%) VMware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (4.52%) SAS
3 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.23%) Lync
5 4 (2.58%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 65 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.97%) MS Visio
3 15 (9.68%) MS Project
4 6 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.65%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.94%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.29%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.29%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) LAN
1 8 (5.16%) WAN
2 6 (3.87%) VoIP
3 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.58%) Firewall
4 4 (2.58%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.58%) VPN
5 3 (1.94%) DNS
5 3 (1.94%) PABX
6 2 (1.29%) DHCP
6 2 (1.29%) Skype
6 2 (1.29%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.65%) 3G
7 1 (0.65%) IMAP
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) MPLS
7 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) WebEx
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.87%) Data Mining
2 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.58%) BODI
3 4 (2.58%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.94%) MS Access
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.29%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.94%) JIRA
3 2 (1.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (16.77%) Finance
2 11 (7.10%) Legal
2 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.81%) Marketing
4 8 (5.16%) Law
5 6 (3.87%) Billing
6 4 (2.58%) Games
7 3 (1.94%) Banking
7 3 (1.94%) Local Government
7 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.94%) Publishing
8 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Automotive
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 62 (40.00%) Analyst
2 24 (15.48%) Service Analyst
3 21 (13.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (8.39%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.10%) IT Manager
6 10 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
6 10 (6.45%) IT Support
7 9 (5.81%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.16%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (5.16%) Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Service Desk Support
8 8 (5.16%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 7 (4.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.52%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.87%) Consultant
10 6 (3.87%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.81%) X-Windows
2 7 (4.52%) .NET
3 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.87%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.29%) Physics
4 2 (1.29%) Replication
4 2 (1.29%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) CMDB
5 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.65%) Handset
5 1 (0.65%) PMI
5 1 (0.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.77%) Windows
2 28 (18.06%) Windows Server
3 23 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.97%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.10%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.52%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.23%) Unix
9 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.94%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.00%) Project Management
2 28 (18.06%) ITIL
3 23 (14.84%) PRINCE2
4 19 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (12.26%) CRM
5 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.74%) Business Analysis
5 12 (7.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (6.45%) Migration
7 9 (5.81%) Data Analysis
7 9 (5.81%) ITSM
7 9 (5.81%) Service Management
7 9 (5.81%) Trend Analysis
8 8 (5.16%) IT Governance
9 7 (4.52%) Change Management
9 7 (4.52%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.52%) Line Management
9 7 (4.52%) Quality Management
9 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.87%) SQL
2 5 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) Perl
3 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.65%) VB
3 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.74%) Degree
2 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.52%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.52%) MCSA
4 6 (3.87%) ISEB
5 5 (3.23%) APMP
5 5 (3.23%) MCSE
5 5 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.29%) CGEIT
7 2 (1.29%) ISACA
7 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) SLA
2 9 (5.81%) QA
3 5 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.58%) P3O
5 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.65%) COBIT
6 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.29%) vSphere
5 2 (1.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.65%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) SCCM
2 3 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.61%) Cisco
3 17 (10.97%) Apple
3 17 (10.97%) Citrix
4 11 (7.10%) VMware
5 7 (4.52%) SAP
6 6 (3.87%) LANDesk
7 5 (3.23%) Oracle
8 4 (2.58%) Adobe
8 4 (2.58%) iManage
8 4 (2.58%) Lotus
9 3 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.29%) HP
10 2 (1.29%) McAfee
10 2 (1.29%) Nokia
11 1 (0.65%) Avaya
11 1 (0.65%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.65%) Juniper
11 1 (0.65%) Mercator
11 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
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