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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 50 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 21 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.38% 4.91% 3.52%
As % of the Applications category 30.43% 20.48% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 19
Average salary £23,750 £22,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £38,000 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
69 166 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.09% 23.95% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 145 92
Average salary £28,550 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stafford - 5 £41,500 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent +5 4 £25,500 +15.90%
Uttoxeter - 3 £22,500 -
Tamworth -24 2 £19,000 - 1
MS Office
West Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 41 (67.21%) MS Excel
3 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
4 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
5 26 (42.62%) SQL
6 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
7 20 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
10 14 (22.95%) LAN
10 14 (22.95%) WAN
11 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
11 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (19.67%) VPN
12 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
12 12 (19.67%) VMware
13 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (16.39%) Citrix
14 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
14 10 (16.39%) .NET
14 10 (16.39%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (16.39%) Windows 8
15 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (14.75%) ITIL
16 8 (13.11%) CSS
16 8 (13.11%) DNS
16 8 (13.11%) DHCP
16 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) IIS
3 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.64%) CMS
7 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
Applications
1 41 (67.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) LAN
1 14 (22.95%) WAN
2 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.67%) VPN
4 8 (13.11%) DNS
4 8 (13.11%) DHCP
5 7 (11.48%) Wireless
6 4 (6.56%) Firewall
7 2 (3.28%) Broadband
8 1 (1.64%) SAN
8 1 (1.64%) VoIP
8 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.56%) MS Access
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Support Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) IT Support
3 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
4 6 (9.84%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) Coordinator
5 5 (8.20%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (8.20%) Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) C# Application Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) CSS
3 6 (9.84%) Ajax
4 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.92%) HTML
5 3 (4.92%) XML
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.28%) HTML5
7 1 (1.64%) WinForms
7 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 3 (4.92%) Statistics
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (27.87%) Windows 7
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
5 10 (16.39%) Windows 8
6 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.48%) Workflow
3 6 (9.84%) Project Management
4 4 (6.56%) Web Development
4 4 (6.56%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Change Management
4 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) ERP
4 4 (6.56%) ETL
5 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.28%) MVC
6 2 (3.28%) Service Management
6 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.64%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) C#
3 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.56%) VBA
4 4 (6.56%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) MCITP
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) MCSE
3 6 (9.84%) MCTS
3 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.84%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.56%) Terminal Server
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Plesk
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Citrix
4 3 (4.92%) Avaya
5 2 (3.28%) Apple
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) Nortel
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) Lotus
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) Altiris
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Qualification Allowance + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago