The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 20 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.77% 7.56% 1.63%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 36.00% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 2
Average salary £22,500 £17,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £17,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £36,000 £24,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
MS Office
West Midlands

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

Applications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.04% 21.01% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 9
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Shropshire

MS Office
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +6 19 £25,000 +42.85%
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 10 (33.33%) Citrix
7 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (23.33%) DNS
9 7 (23.33%) DHCP
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.00%) Project Management
10 6 (20.00%) Legal
10 6 (20.00%) XenApp
11 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
12 4 (13.33%) VMware
12 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (13.33%) LAN
12 4 (13.33%) WAN
12 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
12 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
12 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 4 (13.33%) Incident Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.67%) Confluence
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) Open Workbench
4 1 (3.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.00%) Legal
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 4 (13.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Project Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (3.33%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Line Management
6 1 (3.33%) SDLC
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) P3O
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) XenApp
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks