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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 58 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 248 199 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.52% 3.87% 4.61%
As % of the Applications category 27.02% 30.71% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 212 164 238
Median salary £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £19,500 £19,508
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £48,100 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £29,700 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+2.41% -
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
918 648 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.75% 12.61% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 683 541 842
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +27 136 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Staffordshire -13 22 £44,250 +70.19% 1
Shropshire -7 16 £48,000 +74.54%
Coventry 0 14 £23,000 -30.82% 2
Solihull +1 13 £28,750 +53.33%
Worcestershire +1 12 £22,500 -6.92% 6
Warwickshire -17 8 £31,250 +4.16% 1
Wolverhampton +1 3 £25,000 +19.04%
Sutton Coldfield -2 3 £20,000 -16.66%
Smethwick - 3 £17,500 -
Dudley +7 2 £28,000 +4.67%
West Bromwich +2 2 £25,000 -
Herefordshire -10 2 £33,500 +24.07% 2
Walsall +10 1 £29,070 -10.55%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 357 (71.54%) Microsoft
2 246 (49.30%) MS Excel
3 208 (41.68%) Windows
4 133 (26.65%) Active Directory
5 95 (19.04%) Windows 7
6 94 (18.84%) Finance
6 94 (18.84%) MS PowerPoint
7 89 (17.84%) ITIL
8 80 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (14.43%) SQL
10 70 (14.03%) NHS
11 65 (13.03%) CRM
12 63 (12.63%) PRINCE2
13 61 (12.22%) Windows Server
14 59 (11.82%) Manufacturing
15 54 (10.82%) Degree
16 53 (10.62%) ERP
16 53 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
17 52 (10.42%) Project Management
18 50 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
19 47 (9.42%) MS Exchange
20 46 (9.22%) MS Visio
21 42 (8.42%) SLA
21 42 (8.42%) Logistics
22 41 (8.22%) SharePoint
22 41 (8.22%) SaaS
23 40 (8.02%) LAN
24 39 (7.82%) Management Information System
25 38 (7.62%) Cisco
25 38 (7.62%) TOGAF

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 47 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.61%) SharePoint Server
4 19 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (3.21%) Skype for Business
7 13 (2.61%) IIS
8 12 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.20%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.00%) Documentum
10 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.00%) FileNet
10 5 (1.00%) JBoss
10 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.80%) CMS
12 3 (0.60%) Apache
12 3 (0.60%) MindAlign
Applications
1 246 (49.30%) MS Excel
2 94 (18.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 46 (9.22%) MS Visio
4 20 (4.01%) MS Project
5 6 (1.20%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.40%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (6.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (2.00%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.60%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.40%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (0.40%) Pivotal CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.40%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.40%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.20%) Maximo
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.22%) SaaS
2 30 (6.01%) Office 365
3 25 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.60%) G Suite
5 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.60%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.60%) Yammer
7 2 (0.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Trello
8 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.02%) LAN
2 36 (7.21%) WAN
3 31 (6.21%) Firewall
4 29 (5.81%) VPN
5 28 (5.61%) DHCP
5 28 (5.61%) TCP/IP
6 26 (5.21%) DNS
7 17 (3.41%) Internet
8 11 (2.20%) Wireless
9 10 (2.00%) VoIP
10 8 (1.60%) Skype
10 8 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.40%) SMTP
12 6 (1.20%) 802.11
13 5 (1.00%) IMAP
13 5 (1.00%) Intranet
13 5 (1.00%) VLAN
14 4 (0.80%) ADSL
14 4 (0.80%) SAN
14 4 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.81%) SAP BW
3 12 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.20%) SAP HANA
5 10 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.00%) MS Access
7 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.40%) OLAP
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.20%) DB2
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 21 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.81%) Moq
4 13 (2.61%) JIRA
5 6 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.00%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.20%) Serena SBM
8 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.20%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.20%) Zephyr
General
1 94 (18.84%) Finance
2 59 (11.82%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.81%) Retail
4 21 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 20 (4.01%) Legal
6 19 (3.81%) Law
7 16 (3.21%) Automotive
8 13 (2.61%) Marketing
8 13 (2.61%) Publishing
8 13 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.20%) Advertising
9 11 (2.20%) Local Government
10 10 (2.00%) German Language
11 7 (1.40%) Banking
11 7 (1.40%) Billing
11 7 (1.40%) French Language
11 7 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.40%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.00%) Electronics
12 5 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 136 (27.25%) Analyst
2 48 (9.62%) IT Support
3 42 (8.42%) Support Analyst
4 41 (8.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 40 (8.02%) Architect
5 40 (8.02%) Support Engineer
6 39 (7.82%) Developer
7 36 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (6.41%) Service Analyst
9 27 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (5.01%) IT Engineer
11 21 (4.21%) IT Analyst
11 21 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
12 20 (4.01%) C# Developer
13 19 (3.81%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (3.81%) HTML Developer
13 19 (3.81%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (3.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (3.81%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.01%) HTML
2 30 (6.01%) .NET
3 27 (5.41%) XML
4 24 (4.81%) ASP.NET
5 21 (4.21%) .NET Framework
5 21 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (4.21%) Entity Framework
6 19 (3.81%) AngularJS
6 19 (3.81%) HTML5
6 19 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (1.40%) CSS
8 6 (1.20%) 802.1X
9 4 (0.80%) ATL
9 4 (0.80%) COM
9 4 (0.80%) MFC
10 3 (0.60%) Ajax
10 3 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.40%) jQuery
11 2 (0.40%) LINQ
11 2 (0.40%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.03%) NHS
2 50 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.82%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.41%) PMI
5 20 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.01%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.40%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.40%) e-Learning
7 12 (2.40%) iPhone
8 9 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.80%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.20%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.00%) Smart Meter
11 5 (1.00%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.80%) Learning Management System
13 3 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 208 (41.68%) Windows
2 95 (19.04%) Windows 7
3 61 (12.22%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.61%) Windows 8
5 32 (6.41%) Windows 10
6 29 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.61%) Android
10 10 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.00%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.80%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.40%) Linux
13 6 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.00%) Unix
14 5 (1.00%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.60%) CentOS
15 3 (0.60%) Solaris
15 3 (0.60%) SUSE
16 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (17.84%) ITIL
2 80 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (13.03%) CRM
4 63 (12.63%) PRINCE2
5 53 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 53 (10.62%) ERP
6 52 (10.42%) Project Management
7 42 (8.42%) Logistics
8 38 (7.62%) TOGAF
9 30 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (5.61%) Workflow
11 27 (5.41%) Data Management
11 27 (5.41%) Incident Management
12 25 (5.01%) Change Control
12 25 (5.01%) Migration
13 24 (4.81%) Scrum
14 23 (4.61%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (4.41%) MVC
16 21 (4.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.43%) SQL
2 30 (6.01%) JavaScript
3 29 (5.81%) C#
4 21 (4.21%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.80%) C
6 8 (1.60%) VB
7 6 (1.20%) C++
8 4 (0.80%) Java
9 3 (0.60%) Perl
9 3 (0.60%) Python
10 2 (0.40%) PHP
10 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) R
11 1 (0.20%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.20%) Tcl
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.20%) VBScript
11 1 (0.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (10.82%) Degree
2 38 (7.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 30 (6.01%) ISEB
3 30 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (4.81%) MCSE
5 22 (4.41%) PMI Certification
5 22 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 19 (3.81%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.41%) ISTQB
8 12 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.20%) CCNA
10 10 (2.00%) MCP
11 9 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.60%) MCSA
13 7 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.20%) APMP
14 6 (1.20%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.40%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.40%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.42%) SLA
2 18 (3.61%) QA
3 15 (3.01%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (2.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.60%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.40%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 133 (26.65%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.60%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.60%) Sendmail
4 3 (0.60%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.40%) XenApp
5 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (6.21%) SCCM
2 10 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (1.60%) WSUS
4 6 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.60%) SCOM
6 2 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.40%) Nagios
6 2 (0.40%) Opsview
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 357 (71.54%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.62%) Cisco
3 36 (7.21%) VMware
4 34 (6.81%) SAP
5 27 (5.41%) Citrix
6 16 (3.21%) Dell
7 13 (2.61%) Google
8 11 (2.20%) Oracle
9 10 (2.00%) HP
10 7 (1.40%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.20%) Adobe
11 6 (1.20%) Apple
11 6 (1.20%) Huawei
11 6 (1.20%) JD Edwards
11 6 (1.20%) Lotus
11 6 (1.20%) Niku
12 5 (1.00%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.00%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.00%) Remedy
12 5 (1.00%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £24,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, holidays etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22k - 26k per year + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £37000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £17000 - £22000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Van and Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Van and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago