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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank - 29 -
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.56% -
As % of the Applications category - 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
63 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.13% 9.55% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 3
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,200 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £103,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Yammer
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) ECDL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Yammer
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ECDL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft