The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.69% 0.62% 0.95%
As % of the Applications category 16.28% 3.45% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Applications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
43 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.96% 17.90% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 9
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £74,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MS Office
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Midlands region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the Midlands

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the Midlands

MS Office
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Programme Management
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Retail Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) P3O

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Programme Management
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) P3O
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft