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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 43 20 50
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +30
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 38 56 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.23% 8.72% 2.65%
As % of the Applications category 27.74% 42.11% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 8
Average salary £35,750 £25,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.00% -35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
137 133 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.84% 20.72% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 120 123 69
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 17 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -12 8 £23,000 - 1
Cannock -3 2 £24,000 -4.00%
Tamworth 0 1 £19,500 -18.75%
Stafford -5 1 £25,500 -5.55% 1
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (80.26%) MS Excel
2 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 35 (46.05%) SQL
4 34 (44.74%) Windows
5 31 (40.79%) SharePoint
6 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
7 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
8 23 (30.26%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (28.95%) ETL
10 21 (27.63%) Office 365
11 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
13 15 (19.74%) CRM
13 15 (19.74%) E-Commerce
14 14 (18.42%) Citrix
15 13 (17.11%) .NET
15 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
15 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
15 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
15 13 (17.11%) Dynamics CRM
15 13 (17.11%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (14.47%) OLAP
17 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
17 9 (11.84%) C#
17 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
17 9 (11.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (40.79%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.11%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (11.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.63%) SAS
7 1 (1.32%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 61 (80.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (9.21%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) VPN
2 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 4 (5.26%) DHCP
3 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.63%) Broadband
4 2 (2.63%) LAN
4 2 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) SAN
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 11 (14.47%) OLAP
6 5 (6.58%) Data Mining
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.26%) QlikView
7 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.63%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.63%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (2.63%) NetAdvantage
General
1 7 (9.21%) Billing
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) SQL Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Business Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Service Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) IT Support
7 7 (9.21%) .NET Software Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) C# Programmer
7 7 (9.21%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (9.21%) Software Programmer
7 7 (9.21%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Programmer
7 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) .NET
1 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
2 9 (11.84%) WinForms
2 9 (11.84%) WPF
2 9 (11.84%) WF
2 9 (11.84%) LINQ
3 7 (9.21%) XML
4 6 (7.89%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) MDX
6 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.63%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Wiki
4 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) ETL
1 22 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 15 (19.74%) CRM
3 15 (19.74%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.84%) Workflow
5 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.26%) B2B
6 4 (5.26%) Multidimensional Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Data Management
7 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) Service Management
7 3 (3.95%) Change Control
8 2 (2.63%) Transition Management
8 2 (2.63%) People Management
8 2 (2.63%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.32%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) SQL
2 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.84%) C#
3 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.89%) VBA
5 3 (3.95%) VB
6 2 (2.63%) VB6
7 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCTS
3 1 (1.32%) MCITP
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) Citrix
3 7 (9.21%) Sage
4 4 (5.26%) Logi Analytics
5 2 (2.63%) Symantec
5 2 (2.63%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Altiris
6 1 (1.32%) Acronis
6 1 (1.32%) Avaya
6 1 (1.32%) Novell
6 1 (1.32%) Lotus
6 1 (1.32%) Apple
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £19.5k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 7 days ago