The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 54 44 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +40
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 227 251 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.22% 4.53% 2.83%
As % of the Applications category 25.77% 29.63% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 191 214 114
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
881 847 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.36% 15.30% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 714 732 568
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
MS Office
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -8 89 £33,000 -14.28% 11
Staffordshire +1 39 £28,500 +14.00% 3
Warwickshire +2 31 £32,750 -22.94% 3
Solihull +11 18 £29,500 +55.26%
Coventry -24 16 £33,750 +3.84% 3
Shropshire +5 7 £17,500 -27.08% 1
Worcestershire -5 5 £17,000 -40.35% 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £27,000 - 2
Halesowen - 3 £21,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Herefordshire -4 1 - -
Tipton - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £25,000 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 302 (62.66%) Microsoft
2 236 (48.96%) MS Excel
3 201 (41.70%) Windows
4 162 (33.61%) Active Directory
5 145 (30.08%) Finance
6 116 (24.07%) SQL
7 90 (18.67%) SQL Server
8 76 (15.77%) SharePoint
9 69 (14.32%) MS Exchange
10 63 (13.07%) ITIL
11 61 (12.66%) MS Project
12 51 (10.58%) Project Management
12 51 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 49 (10.17%) Degree
14 47 (9.75%) Windows 7
15 46 (9.54%) WSUS
16 45 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (9.34%) Windows XP
17 44 (9.13%) Office 365
18 42 (8.71%) TCP/IP
18 42 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 42 (8.71%) .NET
18 42 (8.71%) PRINCE2
19 41 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (8.51%) VMware
20 40 (8.30%) Telecoms
21 39 (8.09%) Service Delivery
21 39 (8.09%) Citrix
22 38 (7.88%) DNS
23 36 (7.47%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 76 (15.77%) SharePoint
2 69 (14.32%) MS Exchange
3 23 (4.77%) Lync
4 21 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.15%) IIS
6 18 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.87%) IBM Notes
12 8 (1.66%) Apache
12 8 (1.66%) Moodle
13 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.83%) WordPress
16 2 (0.41%) WorkSite
16 2 (0.41%) GroupWise
Applications
1 236 (48.96%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.66%) MS Project
3 35 (7.26%) MS Visio
4 33 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.41%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.21%) GIMP
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (1.87%) assyst
2 7 (1.45%) Line 500
2 7 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.24%) Summit
4 5 (1.04%) Maximo
5 4 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.62%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.62%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.21%) Magento
7 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.21%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.13%) Office 365
2 6 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.71%) TCP/IP
2 38 (7.88%) DNS
3 36 (7.47%) Firewall
3 36 (7.47%) LAN
3 36 (7.47%) WAN
4 27 (5.60%) VPN
5 26 (5.39%) Internet
6 18 (3.73%) SSH
7 16 (3.32%) DHCP
8 15 (3.11%) SSL
8 15 (3.11%) Unified Communications
9 14 (2.90%) VLAN
9 14 (2.90%) SAN
9 14 (2.90%) HTTP
10 13 (2.70%) Wireless
11 10 (2.07%) Network Security
12 8 (1.66%) ADSL
13 7 (1.45%) Broadband
13 7 (1.45%) VoIP
14 5 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.90%) OLAP
6 14 (2.90%) MySQL
7 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 13 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.07%) IBM InfoSphere
9 8 (1.66%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.04%) DB2
11 5 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (0.83%) QlikView
12 4 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (5.39%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.83%) JIRA
3 4 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.62%) Toad
4 3 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.62%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.62%) ERwin
5 2 (0.41%) Selenium
5 2 (0.41%) NetAdvantage
5 2 (0.41%) MSI
5 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.41%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Redmine
6 1 (0.21%) ClearQuest
General
1 145 (30.08%) Finance
2 40 (8.30%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.02%) Legal
4 22 (4.56%) Retail
5 19 (3.94%) Banking
6 14 (2.90%) Publishing
7 11 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.07%) Billing
9 9 (1.87%) Law
9 9 (1.87%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.45%) Automotive
11 6 (1.24%) Marketing
12 5 (1.04%) Front Office
13 3 (0.62%) Advertising
13 3 (0.62%) Local Government
14 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.41%) German Language
15 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 182 (37.76%) Analyst
2 62 (12.86%) Support Analyst
3 54 (11.20%) Developer
4 43 (8.92%) Support Engineer
5 38 (7.88%) Business Analyst
6 26 (5.39%) Consultant
6 26 (5.39%) IT Support
7 25 (5.19%) Service Analyst
7 25 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (4.77%) SQL Developer
9 21 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (4.36%) Project Manager
10 20 (4.15%) Project Planner
11 18 (3.73%) Service Manager
11 18 (3.73%) Administrator
12 17 (3.53%) Coordinator
12 17 (3.53%) Technical Manager
13 16 (3.32%) Architect
14 14 (2.90%) IT Technical Manager
14 14 (2.90%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.71%) .NET
2 15 (3.11%) HTML
2 15 (3.11%) ASP.NET
2 15 (3.11%) XML
3 11 (2.28%) .NET Framework
4 9 (1.87%) LAMP
5 8 (1.66%) MDX
6 7 (1.45%) CSS
6 7 (1.45%) WinForms
7 5 (1.04%) Middleware
8 4 (0.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 4 (0.83%) WPF
8 4 (0.83%) ADO.NET
8 4 (0.83%) Web Services
8 4 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (0.62%) LINQ
9 3 (0.62%) WF
10 2 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.41%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.39%) Management Information System
2 24 (4.98%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.11%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.49%) Economics
6 10 (2.07%) Open Source
7 7 (1.45%) Social Media
8 6 (1.24%) PDA
8 6 (1.24%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.04%) iPhone
10 4 (0.83%) VLE
10 4 (0.83%) Derivative
10 4 (0.83%) Clustering
10 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.62%) iPad
12 2 (0.41%) Blog
12 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.41%) DTV
13 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 201 (41.70%) Windows
2 51 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (9.75%) Windows 7
4 45 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (9.34%) Windows XP
5 29 (6.02%) Linux
6 23 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (3.94%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.49%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.49%) UNIX
9 10 (2.07%) Android
10 9 (1.87%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.83%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (13.07%) ITIL
2 51 (10.58%) Project Management
3 42 (8.71%) PRINCE2
4 41 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (8.09%) Service Delivery
6 36 (7.47%) Business Analysis
7 32 (6.64%) Operations Management
7 32 (6.64%) ITIL V3
7 32 (6.64%) Server Monitoring
8 27 (5.60%) ETL
9 25 (5.19%) Time Management
10 23 (4.77%) Project Planning
11 21 (4.36%) CRM
12 20 (4.15%) Change Control
12 20 (4.15%) Document Management
12 20 (4.15%) E-Commerce
13 19 (3.94%) OO
13 19 (3.94%) Scrum
14 16 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (3.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 116 (24.07%) SQL
2 21 (4.36%) C#
3 20 (4.15%) VB.NET
4 19 (3.94%) T-SQL
5 18 (3.73%) C++
6 17 (3.53%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.32%) PHP
8 14 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.90%) Perl
9 11 (2.28%) Java
10 9 (1.87%) VB
11 7 (1.45%) VBA
12 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.41%) VB6
13 2 (0.41%) Ruby
13 2 (0.41%) RPG
13 2 (0.41%) Delphi
13 2 (0.41%) VBScript
14 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (10.17%) Degree
2 42 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (7.47%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.56%) MCSE
5 14 (2.90%) ISEB
6 13 (2.70%) MCTS
6 13 (2.70%) MCITP
7 12 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.87%) CCNA
10 8 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.66%) MCP
10 8 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.83%) MCAD
11 4 (0.83%) MCSD
11 4 (0.83%) CCNP
12 3 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.41%) MOS
13 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.22%) QA
2 16 (3.32%) SLA
3 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) P3O
System Software
1 162 (33.61%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.77%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.73%) vSphere
4 17 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (1.66%) Shibboleth
7 5 (1.04%) XenApp
8 4 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.83%) XenServer
9 3 (0.62%) Squid
10 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (9.54%) WSUS
2 22 (4.56%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.49%) SCCM
4 7 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.04%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (1.04%) Control-M
6 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.62%) Plesk
6 3 (0.62%) SCOM
7 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 302 (62.66%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.51%) VMware
3 39 (8.09%) Citrix
4 28 (5.81%) Cisco
5 24 (4.98%) Oracle
6 19 (3.94%) Fujitsu
7 16 (3.32%) Altiris
8 15 (3.11%) NetApp
9 13 (2.70%) HP
10 10 (2.07%) Symantec
10 10 (2.07%) Apple
10 10 (2.07%) Business Objects
10 10 (2.07%) Cognos
11 9 (1.87%) SAP
11 9 (1.87%) Lotus
11 9 (1.87%) Sage
11 9 (1.87%) McAfee
12 8 (1.66%) Netezza
13 7 (1.45%) Juniper
14 6 (1.24%) CheckPoint
Birmingham
Volt
Salary: £7.00 per hour + Holiday Pay
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Excellent salarty plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Netcom Resourcing
Salary: £17000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 13 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Competitive, Depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 21 days ago