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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.86% 1.00% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 10.53% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £39,992 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
7 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.67% 9.45% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 12
Average salary £39,992 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.90% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,995 £37,850 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Automotive
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) ISMS
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
3 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (37.50%) TickIT
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 14001
3 3 (37.50%) IRCA
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Local Government
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Life Science
5 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
4 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Auditor
1 3 (37.50%) Auditor
1 3 (37.50%) IT Security Auditor
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) VB Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
1 3 (37.50%) Security Management
1 3 (37.50%) ISMS
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) IRCA
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) TickIT
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 14001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) GxP
2 1 (12.50%) GAMP
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) IBM