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 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 23 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 46 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.41% 5.26% 3.01%
As % of the Applications category 37.10% 27.43% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 11
Average salary £27,500 £21,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £55,000
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
124 113 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.67% 19.19% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 105 93 71
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Burton-upon-Trent +20 10 £45,000 +150.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 10 £23,935 +13.97% 1
Tamworth -5 6 £18,750 -6.25% 1
Stafford +1 5 £40,000 - 1
Lichfield - 4 £19,500 -
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 53 (66.25%) MS Excel
2 47 (58.75%) SQL
2 47 (58.75%) Microsoft
3 46 (57.50%) Windows
4 36 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
6 26 (32.50%) .NET
7 24 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 23 (28.75%) C#
9 19 (23.75%) CRM
10 17 (21.25%) ITIL
11 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 16 (20.00%) VB.NET
11 16 (20.00%) VBA
12 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 15 (18.75%) Workflow
12 15 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
13 14 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio
14 13 (16.25%) XML
14 13 (16.25%) WinForms
14 13 (16.25%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (16.25%) WPF
14 13 (16.25%) WF
14 13 (16.25%) LINQ
14 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
15 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 24 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (16.25%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.00%) ColdFusion
7 3 (3.75%) SAS
8 2 (2.50%) OpenEdge
8 2 (2.50%) IIS
8 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.25%) Confluence
9 1 (1.25%) Lync
9 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (66.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (10.00%) Line 500
3 3 (3.75%) Epicor Vantage
3 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) LAN
2 10 (12.50%) VPN
3 7 (8.75%) WAN
4 5 (6.25%) DHCP
4 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.25%) DNS
4 5 (6.25%) Firewall
5 3 (3.75%) Wireless
6 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.50%) Broadband
6 2 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (1.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.25%) MS Access
6 3 (3.75%) Base SAS
6 3 (3.75%) Big Data
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) OLAP
8 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (8.75%) LLBLGen Pro
3 7 (8.75%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Games
3 2 (2.50%) Automotive
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Analyst
2 24 (30.00%) Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Software Developer
4 11 (13.75%) Programmer
5 9 (11.25%) Service Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) .NET Software Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (8.75%) C# Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) Software Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.25%) Administrator
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Coordinator
9 5 (6.25%) Business Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) .NET
2 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.25%) XML
3 13 (16.25%) WinForms
3 13 (16.25%) LINQ
3 13 (16.25%) WPF
3 13 (16.25%) WF
4 9 (11.25%) HTML
5 8 (10.00%) CSS
6 7 (8.75%) Silverlight
7 6 (7.50%) Ajax
8 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.75%) Web Services
10 2 (2.50%) EDI
11 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.25%) HTML5
11 1 (1.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) PDA
5 3 (3.75%) Statistics
5 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.50%) Wiki
6 2 (2.50%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
3 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Android
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) CRM
2 17 (21.25%) ITIL
3 15 (18.75%) Workflow
4 9 (11.25%) Project Management
4 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.75%) ERP
5 7 (8.75%) ETL
5 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.25%) Web Development
6 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.25%) Service Management
7 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Web Design
7 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.00%) Change Control
7 4 (5.00%) MVC
7 4 (5.00%) Logistics
7 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.75%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.75%) SQL
2 23 (28.75%) C#
3 16 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 16 (20.00%) VBA
4 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.75%) VB
6 7 (8.75%) VB6
7 5 (6.25%) Java
8 4 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (3.75%) MCSE
3 3 (3.75%) CCNA
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) MCTS
3 3 (3.75%) MCITP
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 47 (58.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Citrix
3 8 (10.00%) Sage
4 7 (8.75%) Infragistics
5 4 (5.00%) VMware
5 4 (5.00%) Avaya
6 3 (3.75%) Epicor
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) Nortel
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) Apple
8 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 4 days ago
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