The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 6.33% 3.80% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 23.08% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 Walsall region.

Applications Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 15.19% 16.46% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 11
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £25,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £31,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

MS Office
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Walsall

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 3 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) HND
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Dell

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 3 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) HND
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya