The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 27 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 10 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.07% 7.87% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 34.48% 38.18% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 0
Average salary £30,250 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
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 Solihull region.

Applications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 55 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 8.90% 20.60% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 32
Average salary £30,500 £25,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.60% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
3 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) ITIL
5 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 8 (23.53%) Citrix
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (23.53%) Change Management
7 7 (20.59%) Internet
7 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
9 5 (14.71%) Software Packaging
9 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
9 5 (14.71%) NAS
9 5 (14.71%) vSphere
9 5 (14.71%) Lync
9 5 (14.71%) SCCM
9 5 (14.71%) SCOM
9 5 (14.71%) Change Control
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (14.71%) SCDPM
9 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (14.71%) VMware
9 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) Lync
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
2 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
3 5 (14.71%) NAS
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
5 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) MS Access
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (5.88%) Automotive
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Team Leader
2 8 (23.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Team Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Project Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Report Writer
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) IT Support
7 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Account Manager
7 1 (2.94%) MI Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Software Packaging
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Change Control
3 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Logistics
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Use Case
7 1 (2.94%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
1 5 (14.71%) SCOM
1 5 (14.71%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) HP
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe
6 1 (2.94%) Apple