The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 27 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 39 45 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.38% 7.33% 2.97%
As % of the Applications category 28.68% 34.35% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 11
Average salary £27,500 £21,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,074 £17,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £33,000 £42,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Applications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
136 131 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.26% 21.34% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 107 112 71
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MS Office
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Staffordshire

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

MS Office
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +12 9 £45,000 +104.54% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -4 9 £23,000 +15.00% 5
Tamworth -5 5 £26,000 +36.84%
Stafford 0 3 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Lichfield -9 1 £19,500 -62.85% 1
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 51 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
3 47 (60.26%) SQL
4 42 (53.85%) Windows
5 36 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 30 (38.46%) SharePoint
7 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
8 24 (30.77%) .NET
9 23 (29.49%) C#
10 22 (28.21%) CRM
11 19 (24.36%) VB.NET
11 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
13 17 (21.79%) Visual Studio
13 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET
13 17 (21.79%) Workflow
14 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
14 16 (20.51%) VBA
14 16 (20.51%) WinForms
14 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (20.51%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (20.51%) WPF
14 16 (20.51%) WF
14 16 (20.51%) LINQ
15 14 (17.95%) Office 365
16 13 (16.67%) VB
16 13 (16.67%) XML
16 13 (16.67%) ITIL
16 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (15.38%) ETL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 30 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 16 (20.51%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.97%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.13%) ColdFusion
7 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.85%) SAS
8 2 (2.56%) OpenEdge
8 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.28%) Confluence
9 1 (1.28%) Lync
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) IIS
9 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 51 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (12.82%) Line 500
3 3 (3.85%) Epicor Vantage
3 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) LAN
2 6 (7.69%) WAN
2 6 (7.69%) VPN
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.41%) Firewall
4 4 (5.13%) DHCP
4 4 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (2.56%) SAN
5 2 (2.56%) Broadband
5 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.28%) Wireless
6 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.69%) OLAP
6 3 (3.85%) MS Access
6 3 (3.85%) Big Data
6 3 (3.85%) Base SAS
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (11.54%) LLBLGen Pro
3 9 (11.54%) NetAdvantage
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Automotive
2 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Billing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Developer
2 23 (29.49%) Analyst
3 16 (20.51%) Software Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Business Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Programmer
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Lead Developer
6 7 (8.97%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (8.97%) Software Programmer
6 7 (8.97%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) C# Programmer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) .NET
2 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET
3 16 (20.51%) WinForms
3 16 (20.51%) WPF
3 16 (20.51%) WF
3 16 (20.51%) LINQ
4 13 (16.67%) XML
5 10 (12.82%) HTML
6 9 (11.54%) Silverlight
7 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.13%) CSS
9 3 (3.85%) Web Services
9 3 (3.85%) Ajax
10 2 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.13%) PDA
4 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
5 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.13%) Android
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) CRM
2 17 (21.79%) Workflow
3 13 (16.67%) ITIL
3 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (15.38%) ETL
5 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.97%) Project Management
6 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.69%) ERP
8 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.13%) Service Management
9 4 (5.13%) Web Design
9 4 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.13%) Change Control
10 3 (3.85%) Time Management
10 3 (3.85%) Web Development
10 3 (3.85%) Data Management
10 3 (3.85%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.85%) Logistics
10 3 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) C#
3 19 (24.36%) VB.NET
4 16 (20.51%) VBA
4 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.67%) VB
6 9 (11.54%) VB6
7 4 (5.13%) PHP
8 3 (3.85%) Java
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) MCP
3 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.28%) Plesk
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Sage
3 9 (11.54%) Infragistics
3 9 (11.54%) Citrix
4 4 (5.13%) Avaya
5 3 (3.85%) Epicor
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec
6 2 (2.56%) Nortel
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle
7 1 (1.28%) Lotus
7 1 (1.28%) Apple
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.28%) Altiris
7 1 (1.28%) Acronis
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £19.5k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comp bens package
Posted: 10 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago