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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 3 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.46% 4.00% 1.56%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 27.78% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £39,992 £28,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.32% +26.66%
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
5 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.10% 14.40% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 17
Average salary £39,992 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.13% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,497 £17,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 16 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) TickIT
3 3 (50.00%) ISO 14001
3 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (50.00%) Automotive
3 3 (50.00%) IRCA
3 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (50.00%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) GAMP
5 1 (16.67%) GxP
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) PMI
5 1 (16.67%) PMP
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Security Auditor
1 3 (50.00%) IT Auditor
1 3 (50.00%) Auditor
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) VB Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) IRCA
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) TickIT
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) GAMP
2 1 (16.67%) GxP
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM