The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 44 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 15.33% 4.03% 3.23%
As % of the Applications category 55.00% 28.57% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 5
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Applications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
80 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 27.87% 14.11% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 33
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

MS Office
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Solihull

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Solihull

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 40 (63.49%) MS Excel
2 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
3 36 (57.14%) Finance
4 28 (44.44%) Windows
5 24 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 19 (30.16%) ITIL
7 18 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 14 (22.22%) WSUS
9 14 (22.22%) Operations Management
9 14 (22.22%) ITIL V3
9 14 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
10 12 (19.05%) Retail
10 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
11 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (15.87%) Fujitsu
12 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
13 9 (14.29%) MS Project
13 9 (14.29%) Project Planning
13 9 (14.29%) QA
14 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.70%) LAN
15 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
15 7 (11.11%) SQL
15 7 (11.11%) Project Management
16 6 (9.52%) WAN
16 6 (9.52%) VPN
16 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (9.52%) Degree

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (63.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.29%) MS Project
3 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) LAN
2 6 (9.52%) WAN
2 6 (9.52%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) dotTrace
General
1 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Retail
2 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Analyst
2 18 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Technical Manager
3 14 (22.22%) IT Technical Manager
4 10 (15.87%) IT Support
5 9 (14.29%) Project Planner
5 9 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (12.70%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.52%) Developer
8 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.35%) Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
9 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) MDX
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) XSD
4 1 (1.59%) XSL
4 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) ITIL
2 18 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 14 (22.22%) Operations Management
3 14 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 14 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
4 9 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.11%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.35%) Regression Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Time Management
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
10 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.17%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) XPath
4 1 (1.59%) Delphi
4 1 (1.59%) RPG
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) MCTS
5 1 (1.59%) HND
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) WSUS
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Fujitsu
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.59%) Avaya
6 1 (1.59%) Reuters
6 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.59%) MKS