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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 58 80 41
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -39
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 253 186 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.05% 3.44% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 30.56% 24.25% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 202 150 203
Average salary £27,250 £25,151 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.34% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £53,200 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
828 767 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.26% 14.19% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 630 602 664
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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
Birmingham +26 120 £27,250 -26.84% 12
Staffordshire +4 22 £26,000 +8.33% 7
Shropshire -2 22 £25,500 +21.42% 1
Worcestershire +6 20 £21,500 -32.28% 4
Warwickshire -8 16 £32,000 +34.73% 4
Coventry -6 14 £27,000 +11.34% 3
Solihull +20 10 £32,500 +18.18%
Walsall -3 6 £27,500 +48.64%
Wolverhampton +5 3 - - 2
West Bromwich -3 3 £35,000 -
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 287 (64.35%) Microsoft
2 211 (47.31%) MS Excel
3 194 (43.50%) Windows
4 101 (22.65%) Active Directory
5 77 (17.26%) SQL
6 72 (16.14%) Project Management
7 70 (15.70%) ITIL
8 64 (14.35%) Windows 7
9 60 (13.45%) Finance
10 51 (11.43%) Windows Server
11 48 (10.76%) SQL Server
11 48 (10.76%) MS Exchange
12 46 (10.31%) PRINCE2
12 46 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (10.09%) Time Management
14 42 (9.42%) Windows XP
15 41 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (8.74%) TCP/IP
17 38 (8.52%) SharePoint
17 38 (8.52%) Degree
18 36 (8.07%) Telecoms
19 35 (7.85%) Office 365
20 34 (7.62%) SLA
21 32 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
22 31 (6.95%) Cisco
22 31 (6.95%) VMware
23 30 (6.73%) Coaching
24 29 (6.50%) Manufacturing
24 29 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
25 28 (6.28%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 48 (10.76%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.24%) SAS
6 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.57%) IIS
8 6 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Confluence
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 211 (47.31%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (6.28%) MS Visio
4 21 (4.71%) MS Project
5 18 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.35%) Open Workbench
7 5 (1.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.45%) CATIA
9 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.22%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.45%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.45%) Maximo
4 2 (0.45%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.45%) SAP EHS
4 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.45%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.22%) assyst
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.85%) Office 365
2 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.74%) TCP/IP
2 28 (6.28%) DHCP
3 18 (4.04%) LAN
4 16 (3.59%) WAN
5 15 (3.36%) DNS
6 13 (2.91%) VoIP
7 10 (2.24%) Firewall
7 10 (2.24%) Internet
8 9 (2.02%) VPN
9 8 (1.79%) PABX
10 5 (1.12%) SAN
10 5 (1.12%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.90%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.90%) IMAP
11 4 (0.90%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.90%) SMTP
12 3 (0.67%) Intranet
13 2 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.57%) MS Access
5 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.90%) BODI
6 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.45%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.45%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.22%) DB2
9 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.12%) JIRA
3 4 (0.90%) Selenium
4 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.45%) PVCS
5 2 (0.45%) Serena SBM
5 2 (0.45%) TestComplete
5 2 (0.45%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.45%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (13.45%) Finance
2 36 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.50%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.81%) Law
4 17 (3.81%) Marketing
5 16 (3.59%) Legal
6 13 (2.91%) Banking
6 13 (2.91%) Retail
7 9 (2.02%) Automotive
7 9 (2.02%) Games
8 6 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 169 (37.89%) Analyst
2 53 (11.88%) Support Analyst
3 41 (9.19%) Service Analyst
4 38 (8.52%) IT Analyst
5 36 (8.07%) IT Support
6 31 (6.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 30 (6.73%) Support Engineer
8 24 (5.38%) Administrator
8 24 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 19 (4.26%) IT Engineer
10 18 (4.04%) Developer
11 17 (3.81%) IT Support Analyst
12 16 (3.59%) Coordinator
12 16 (3.59%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (3.36%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.36%) IT Support Engineer
14 14 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
14 14 (3.14%) Project Coordinator
15 13 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.61%) .NET
2 13 (2.91%) ASP.NET
3 10 (2.24%) XML
4 7 (1.57%) CSS
5 6 (1.35%) HTML
6 5 (1.12%) EDI
7 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.90%) EDIFACT
7 4 (0.90%) HTML5
7 4 (0.90%) Web Services
8 3 (0.67%) CGI
8 3 (0.67%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.67%) Flash
8 3 (0.67%) jQuery
9 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.45%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.45%) Velocity
9 2 (0.45%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.22%) JSON
10 1 (0.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.14%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.69%) Blackberry
3 12 (2.69%) Data Centre
3 12 (2.69%) Life Science
4 9 (2.02%) Driving Licence
5 8 (1.79%) EPoS
5 8 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.35%) Statistics
6 6 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.90%) iPhone
8 4 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.90%) PMI
9 3 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.45%) CMDB
10 2 (0.45%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.45%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.45%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 194 (43.50%) Windows
2 64 (14.35%) Windows 7
3 51 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 46 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (9.42%) Windows XP
6 24 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.91%) Unix
10 12 (2.69%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.57%) Windows 10
12 6 (1.35%) Linux
13 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.90%) HPUX
15 3 (0.67%) Android
15 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.45%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (16.14%) Project Management
2 70 (15.70%) ITIL
3 46 (10.31%) PRINCE2
4 45 (10.09%) Time Management
5 32 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (6.73%) Coaching
7 27 (6.05%) Service Delivery
8 20 (4.48%) Change Control
8 20 (4.48%) Service Management
9 19 (4.26%) Software Testing
10 17 (3.81%) Business Analysis
10 17 (3.81%) Data Analysis
11 16 (3.59%) Asset Management
12 15 (3.36%) CRM
12 15 (3.36%) Migration
12 15 (3.36%) Resource Management
12 15 (3.36%) SDLC
13 14 (3.14%) IT Governance
13 14 (3.14%) Scrum
13 14 (3.14%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (17.26%) SQL
2 25 (5.61%) C#
3 19 (4.26%) VB
4 17 (3.81%) VBA
5 11 (2.47%) Java
6 8 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.35%) C++
7 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.12%) Perl
9 4 (0.90%) PHP
9 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
12 1 (0.22%) VBScript
12 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (8.52%) Degree
2 27 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.04%) APMP
5 15 (3.36%) HND
6 13 (2.91%) CCNA
6 13 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.02%) ISEB
7 9 (2.02%) MCP
8 8 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.79%) MCSA
8 8 (1.79%) MCSE
9 7 (1.57%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.12%) MCDST
11 5 (1.12%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.62%) SLA
2 12 (2.69%) QA
3 8 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.35%) COBIT
5 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.90%) P3O
7 3 (0.67%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.67%) TickIT
8 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.22%) ISO27002
System Software
1 101 (22.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.12%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.12%) vSphere
4 5 (1.12%) XenApp
5 3 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (3.81%) SCCM
2 5 (1.12%) SCOM
3 4 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.90%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (0.67%) HP NNM
4 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.22%) Control-M
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Legato
6 1 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Opsview
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 287 (64.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.95%) Cisco
2 31 (6.95%) VMware
3 20 (4.48%) SAP
4 19 (4.26%) Citrix
5 18 (4.04%) Oracle
6 10 (2.24%) Avaya
7 9 (2.02%) Apple
7 9 (2.02%) HP
7 9 (2.02%) iManage
8 8 (1.79%) LANDesk
8 8 (1.79%) MKS
9 7 (1.57%) Adobe
10 6 (1.35%) Niku
10 6 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.35%) Verint
11 5 (1.12%) Veritas
12 4 (0.90%) Dell
12 4 (0.90%) Symantec
12 4 (0.90%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + 20% shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Expenses, Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: to £18k
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Shift Allowance, 10% Annual bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£65,000 (Plus Fantastic Package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Katharine House Hospice
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Staffordshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago