The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 255 176 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.40% 3.31% 4.22%
As % of the Applications category 30.11% 24.72% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 199 145 205
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £29,265
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +2.51%
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
847 712 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.61% 13.40% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 596 580 707
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Office
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Office Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Office
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 121 £36,750 +20.49% 7
Staffordshire +22 40 £30,000 +42.01% 3
Coventry +5 28 £22,500 -18.91% 5
Warwickshire -6 14 £29,000 +5.45% 4
Worcestershire +14 12 £25,000 +25.00% 3
Solihull +17 9 £37,500 +32.74% 3
Shropshire -12 6 £33,750 +19.46% 1
Herefordshire -3 4 £26,000 -
Wolverhampton -11 3 - -
Dudley - 3 £22,500 -
Sutton Coldfield -11 2 £20,000 -16.66%
West Bromwich - 2 £25,000 -
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 -
Walsall - 1 £29,070 - 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 362 (69.75%) Microsoft
2 285 (54.91%) MS Excel
3 221 (42.58%) Windows
4 143 (27.55%) Active Directory
5 111 (21.39%) Finance
6 93 (17.92%) Windows 7
7 82 (15.80%) SQL
8 81 (15.61%) ITIL
9 72 (13.87%) MS PowerPoint
10 68 (13.10%) Windows Server
11 67 (12.91%) Degree
12 63 (12.14%) Project Management
13 58 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
14 55 (10.60%) PRINCE2
15 53 (10.21%) CRM
16 49 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
17 48 (9.25%) MS Exchange
18 44 (8.48%) Management Information System
19 43 (8.29%) Manufacturing
19 43 (8.29%) NHS
20 40 (7.71%) ERP
21 39 (7.51%) SharePoint
22 38 (7.32%) LAN
23 37 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
23 37 (7.13%) .NET
24 36 (6.94%) WAN
24 36 (6.94%) Cisco
25 35 (6.74%) C#
26 34 (6.55%) SQL Server
26 34 (6.55%) ISEB

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (9.25%) MS Exchange
2 39 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.66%) Skype for Business
4 15 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (2.12%) IIS
6 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.96%) CMS
8 5 (0.96%) Documentum
8 5 (0.96%) FileNet
8 5 (0.96%) JBoss
8 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.77%) Apache
9 4 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 285 (54.91%) MS Excel
2 72 (13.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (5.59%) MS Visio
4 24 (4.62%) MS Project
5 14 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.54%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.19%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 26 (5.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.96%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.77%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 4 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.77%) SAP MDM
4 4 (0.77%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.77%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.58%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.39%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Maximo
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.01%) SaaS
2 21 (4.05%) Office 365
3 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.77%) IaaS
4 4 (0.77%) PaaS
5 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.58%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.32%) LAN
2 36 (6.94%) WAN
3 30 (5.78%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.20%) Firewall
5 22 (4.24%) DHCP
5 22 (4.24%) VPN
6 19 (3.66%) DNS
7 17 (3.28%) Internet
8 10 (1.93%) Skype
9 8 (1.54%) SMTP
9 8 (1.54%) VoIP
10 6 (1.16%) IMAP
10 6 (1.16%) SAN
10 6 (1.16%) SSL
10 6 (1.16%) Wireless
11 5 (0.96%) ADSL
11 5 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.77%) Intranet
12 4 (0.77%) VLAN
13 3 (0.58%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.73%) MS Access
4 9 (1.73%) SAP BW
4 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.96%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.77%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.39%) DB2
10 2 (0.39%) OLAP
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.50%) JIRA
3 11 (2.12%) Moq
4 5 (0.96%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.39%) Serena SBM
5 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.39%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.39%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.19%) JUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.19%) Zephyr
General
1 111 (21.39%) Finance
2 43 (8.29%) Manufacturing
3 29 (5.59%) Retail
4 26 (5.01%) Law
5 23 (4.43%) Legal
6 17 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (3.08%) Automotive
8 15 (2.89%) Banking
8 15 (2.89%) Marketing
8 15 (2.89%) Telecoms
9 14 (2.70%) Advertising
10 13 (2.50%) German Language
11 10 (1.93%) Publishing
12 8 (1.54%) Games
12 8 (1.54%) Investment Banking
13 7 (1.35%) French Language
13 7 (1.35%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.96%) Back Office
14 5 (0.96%) Electronics
14 5 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 180 (34.68%) Analyst
2 59 (11.37%) Support Analyst
3 54 (10.40%) IT Support
4 41 (7.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 38 (7.32%) IT Analyst
6 37 (7.13%) Support Engineer
7 33 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (6.36%) Service Analyst
8 27 (5.20%) Developer
9 24 (4.62%) Administrator
10 22 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
10 22 (4.24%) IT Engineer
11 21 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
12 20 (3.85%) Architect
12 20 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 20 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
13 19 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.66%) Tester
14 18 (3.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 17 (3.28%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.13%) .NET
2 32 (6.17%) HTML
3 22 (4.24%) XML
4 21 (4.05%) ASP.NET
5 14 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 14 (2.70%) CSS
5 14 (2.70%) Entity Framework
6 13 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (2.31%) HTML5
8 11 (2.12%) AngularJS
8 11 (2.12%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (0.96%) Ajax
9 5 (0.96%) COM
10 4 (0.77%) ATL
10 4 (0.77%) CGI
10 4 (0.77%) MFC
11 3 (0.58%) jQuery
11 3 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (0.58%) LINQ
11 3 (0.58%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (8.48%) Management Information System
3 43 (8.29%) NHS
4 23 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 21 (4.05%) PMI
6 19 (3.66%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.12%) Smartphone
8 11 (2.12%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.93%) e-Learning
10 9 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.73%) iPhone
11 8 (1.54%) Learning Management System
11 8 (1.54%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.77%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.77%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.77%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 221 (42.58%) Windows
2 93 (17.92%) Windows 7
3 68 (13.10%) Windows Server
4 28 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (4.82%) Windows 8
6 20 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 16 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 12 (2.31%) Android
9 12 (2.31%) Linux
10 10 (1.93%) Unix
11 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (1.35%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.96%) CentOS
14 5 (0.96%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.77%) Solaris
16 3 (0.58%) SUSE
17 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (15.61%) ITIL
2 63 (12.14%) Project Management
3 55 (10.60%) PRINCE2
4 53 (10.21%) CRM
5 49 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (7.71%) ERP
7 37 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (5.97%) Service Delivery
9 29 (5.59%) Change Control
10 28 (5.39%) Logistics
10 28 (5.39%) Service Management
11 27 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (4.62%) Incident Management
12 24 (4.62%) Migration
13 23 (4.43%) Coaching
13 23 (4.43%) Time Management
14 22 (4.24%) Software Testing
15 21 (4.05%) Data Management
15 21 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (4.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 82 (15.80%) SQL
2 35 (6.74%) C#
3 30 (5.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.50%) VBA
6 12 (2.31%) VB
7 7 (1.35%) C
7 7 (1.35%) Java
8 6 (1.16%) C++
9 4 (0.77%) PHP
10 3 (0.58%) Perl
10 3 (0.58%) Python
10 3 (0.58%) R
10 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.19%) RPG
11 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
11 1 (0.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 67 (12.91%) Degree
2 34 (6.55%) ISEB
3 31 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (5.59%) Security Cleared
5 23 (4.43%) MCSE
5 23 (4.43%) SC Cleared
6 22 (4.24%) ISTQB
7 21 (4.05%) PMI Certification
8 20 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (2.31%) MCP
10 10 (1.93%) MCSA
11 8 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.96%) CCNA
14 4 (0.77%) ECDL
14 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.58%) APMP
15 3 (0.58%) SAP Certification
16 2 (0.39%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.59%) QA
1 29 (5.59%) SLA
2 14 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.77%) COBIT
5 4 (0.77%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.39%) WCAG
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 143 (27.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.58%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.58%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.58%) XenApp
5 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (4.05%) SCCM
2 8 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.16%) SCOM
4 5 (0.96%) WSUS
5 4 (0.77%) Nagios
6 3 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.39%) Opsview
8 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.19%) Simpana
8 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 362 (69.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.94%) Cisco
3 29 (5.59%) Citrix
3 29 (5.59%) VMware
4 23 (4.43%) SAP
5 9 (1.73%) iManage
6 8 (1.54%) Apple
6 8 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.54%) Dell
6 8 (1.54%) Niku
6 8 (1.54%) Oracle
7 7 (1.35%) Juniper
7 7 (1.35%) LANDesk
7 7 (1.35%) Remedy
8 6 (1.16%) Lotus
9 5 (0.96%) Intel Security
9 5 (0.96%) Sage
10 4 (0.77%) Adobe
10 4 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.77%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 pro rata
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £23000.00 per annum + Shift Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Montash Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £17500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 18 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Company Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £26k - 53k per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excllent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
DesignStudioPeople
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £9.00 - £9.75 per hour + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £12000 - £14000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago