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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 61 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 211 264 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.71% 5.22% 5.20%
As % of the Applications category 30.45% 32.92% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 175 233 193
Average salary £30,750 £30,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.65% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +1.75%
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
693 802 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.17% 15.85% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 564 692 572
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,369 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 -1 87 £31,450 -3.23% 5
Coventry -8 31 £24,000 -4.00% 6
Staffordshire -21 21 £32,500 +21.49% 3
Worcestershire -7 18 £21,750 -48.82% 4
Warwickshire -35 18 £38,500 +40.38% 6
Solihull +14 13 £35,000 +16.66%
West Bromwich - 9 £16,500 -
Walsall -10 8 £32,500 +58.53%
Wolverhampton +10 6 £55,000 - 2
Shropshire +8 3 £20,500 +7.89% 2
Herefordshire +6 2 £27,000 +22.72%
Dudley - 2 £26,750 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

1 279 (69.58%) Microsoft
2 186 (46.38%) Windows
3 184 (45.89%) MS Excel
4 93 (23.19%) Active Directory
5 76 (18.95%) ITIL
6 71 (17.71%) SQL
7 65 (16.21%) Project Management
8 62 (15.46%) Windows 7
9 59 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 55 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 54 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (12.72%) Windows XP
13 49 (12.22%) Windows Server
14 48 (11.97%) Finance
14 48 (11.97%) MS Exchange
15 44 (10.97%) Degree
16 43 (10.72%) Time Management
16 43 (10.72%) Office 365
17 42 (10.47%) SLA
18 39 (9.73%) Cisco
19 37 (9.23%) PRINCE2
19 37 (9.23%) VMware
20 35 (8.73%) SharePoint
21 32 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
22 31 (7.73%) Manufacturing
22 31 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
23 30 (7.48%) TCP/IP
24 28 (6.98%) DHCP
24 28 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
25 27 (6.73%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.73%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.49%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.24%) SAS
8 7 (1.75%) IIS
9 6 (1.50%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) CMS
12 1 (0.25%) Confluence
12 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 184 (45.89%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.23%) MS Visio
3 24 (5.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (5.99%) MS Project
4 6 (1.50%) Open Workbench
5 5 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.50%) CATIA
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.50%) assyst
4 2 (0.50%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.50%) Magento
4 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.50%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.72%) Office 365
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.48%) TCP/IP
2 28 (6.98%) DHCP
3 20 (4.99%) LAN
3 20 (4.99%) WAN
4 17 (4.24%) DNS
5 15 (3.74%) Firewall
5 15 (3.74%) VoIP
6 12 (2.99%) VPN
7 10 (2.49%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.50%) Internet
8 6 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.25%) Skype
9 5 (1.25%) Wireless
10 4 (1.00%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.00%) MPLS
10 4 (1.00%) PABX
11 3 (0.75%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (0.75%) SAN
11 3 (0.75%) WebEx
12 2 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.25%) MS Access
7 4 (1.00%) BODI
7 4 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.50%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.25%) DB2
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (1.75%) JIRA
2 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.50%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.50%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.50%) PVCS
5 1 (0.25%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.25%) WinRunner
General
1 48 (11.97%) Finance
2 31 (7.73%) Manufacturing
3 24 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.24%) Marketing
5 14 (3.49%) Retail
6 13 (3.24%) Legal
7 10 (2.49%) Automotive
7 10 (2.49%) Games
8 8 (2.00%) Law
9 7 (1.75%) Billing
9 7 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.00%) Local Government
11 3 (0.75%) Banking
11 3 (0.75%) German Language
11 3 (0.75%) Publishing
12 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 144 (35.91%) Analyst
2 50 (12.47%) Service Analyst
3 43 (10.72%) Service Desk Analyst
4 41 (10.22%) IT Support
4 41 (10.22%) Support Analyst
5 31 (7.73%) Support Engineer
6 26 (6.48%) IT Analyst
7 24 (5.99%) Project Manager
8 23 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
9 21 (5.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 21 (5.24%) Developer
10 19 (4.74%) IT Engineer
11 17 (4.24%) Consultant
12 15 (3.74%) IT Support Analyst
13 14 (3.49%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (3.49%) Administrator
13 14 (3.49%) Business Analyst
13 14 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
14 13 (3.24%) Data Analyst
15 12 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.24%) .NET
2 11 (2.74%) CSS
3 10 (2.49%) HTML
4 9 (2.24%) X-Windows
5 8 (2.00%) Ajax
6 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.00%) XML
8 3 (0.75%) Flash
9 2 (0.50%) Web Services
10 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.25%) COM
10 1 (0.25%) Middleware
10 1 (0.25%) Velocity
10 1 (0.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.24%) Driving Licence
4 11 (2.74%) Life Science
5 8 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.75%) Statistics
6 7 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.25%) EPoS
9 4 (1.00%) CMDB
9 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.00%) iPhone
9 4 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.75%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.75%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.75%) Social Media
11 2 (0.50%) Physics
11 2 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 186 (46.38%) Windows
2 62 (15.46%) Windows 7
3 55 (13.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (12.72%) Windows XP
5 49 (12.22%) Windows Server
6 32 (7.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (5.74%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.24%) Unix
9 13 (3.24%) Windows Vista
10 11 (2.74%) Linux
11 7 (1.75%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.00%) Android
13 4 (1.00%) HPUX
13 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.75%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (18.95%) ITIL
2 65 (16.21%) Project Management
3 43 (10.72%) Time Management
4 37 (9.23%) PRINCE2
5 31 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (6.48%) CRM
7 26 (6.48%) Service Management
8 21 (5.24%) ITSM
8 21 (5.24%) Software Testing
9 19 (4.74%) Asset Management
10 17 (4.24%) Migration
10 17 (4.24%) Service Delivery
11 16 (3.99%) Configuration Management
11 16 (3.99%) SDLC
12 15 (3.74%) Business Analysis
12 15 (3.74%) Change Management
12 15 (3.74%) Coaching
12 15 (3.74%) Data Analysis
12 15 (3.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.71%) SQL
2 13 (3.24%) C#
3 12 (2.99%) VB
4 9 (2.24%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.24%) VBA
5 8 (2.00%) Java
6 7 (1.75%) C++
7 5 (1.25%) Perl
8 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.75%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.50%) Python
10 2 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) C
11 1 (0.25%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (10.97%) Degree
2 22 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.74%) HND
4 15 (3.74%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.49%) MCSA
5 10 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.24%) CCNA
6 9 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.24%) ISEB
6 9 (2.24%) MCSE
7 8 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.75%) ECDL
9 6 (1.50%) APMP
9 6 (1.50%) HNC
9 6 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.50%) MCP
9 6 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.47%) SLA
2 10 (2.49%) QA
3 7 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.00%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.00%) P3O
4 4 (1.00%) TickIT
5 2 (0.50%) COBIT
5 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) ISO27002
System Software
1 93 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.75%) vSphere
5 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.00%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (3.99%) SCCM
2 5 (1.25%) SCOM
3 4 (1.00%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.75%) HP NNM
4 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.25%) Control-M
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.25%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.25%) Opsview
6 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 279 (69.58%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.73%) Cisco
3 37 (9.23%) VMware
4 25 (6.23%) Citrix
5 20 (4.99%) Apple
6 16 (3.99%) SAP
7 14 (3.49%) Oracle
8 8 (2.00%) HP
8 8 (2.00%) LANDesk
9 7 (1.75%) Avaya
9 7 (1.75%) Intel Security
10 6 (1.50%) Lotus
10 6 (1.50%) MKS
11 4 (1.00%) Adobe
11 4 (1.00%) iManage
11 4 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.75%) Dell
12 3 (0.75%) Dell KACE
12 3 (0.75%) Niku
12 3 (0.75%) ServiceNow
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £7000.00 per annum + bones + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + 5% flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton on Trent
Healthcare at Home
Salary: £18,000 to £19,500 depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago