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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 13 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.62% 2.13% 2.29%
As % of the Applications category 56.52% 10.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 2
Median salary £42,500 £56,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +3.38%
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
23 40 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 22.33% 21.28% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 4
Median salary £42,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 15 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) OLE
2 14 (93.33%) WebSpeed
2 14 (93.33%) Client/Server
2 14 (93.33%) OpenEdge
2 14 (93.33%) Progress 4GL
2 14 (93.33%) Progress
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) COM
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) XML
2 14 (93.33%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) NEBOSH
3 1 (6.67%) IRCA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (93.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 15 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Progress 4GL Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Progress Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Senior Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Senior Progress Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) COM
1 14 (93.33%) CSS
1 14 (93.33%) HTML
1 14 (93.33%) OLE
1 14 (93.33%) XHTML
1 14 (93.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Coaching
1 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
1 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (93.33%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) NEBOSH
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Progress