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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 8 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.80% 10.67% 1.61%
As % of the Applications category 32.00% 61.54% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Average salary £32,500 £20,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.53% -59.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,475 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +1.75%
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
25 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 18.12% 17.33% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 7
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Manufacturing
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
3 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) HND
4 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Windchill

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) PTC Creo
3 1 (7.69%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) IMAP
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (61.54%) Manufacturing
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) CAD
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) ANSYS