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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / West Midlands
Rank 62 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 178 226 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.84% 3.81% 4.98%
As % of the Applications category 27.22% 30.46% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 146 188 217
Median salary £27,500 £29,750 £27,925
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% +6.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +8.62%

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
654 742 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.12% 12.52% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 498 595 658
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +1 93 £25,000 -19.35% 13
Worcestershire -8 17 £30,646 +42.53% 2
Coventry +8 16 £30,000 +20.00% 5
Staffordshire +2 13 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Shropshire -6 7 £53,500 +84.48% 2
Warwickshire +21 6 £29,250 -46.81% 2
West Bromwich +7 5 £30,000 +81.81%
Solihull -9 5 £29,250 -16.42% 1
Walsall +9 3 £19,000 -41.53%
Wolverhampton +5 2 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Herefordshire -25 1 £36,000 +33.33% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £40,000 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 322 (71.24%) Microsoft
2 217 (48.01%) MS Excel
3 189 (41.81%) Windows
4 117 (25.88%) Active Directory
5 99 (21.90%) Finance
6 89 (19.69%) Windows 7
7 84 (18.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 84 (18.58%) ITIL
8 74 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (16.15%) ERP
9 73 (16.15%) CRM
10 70 (15.49%) PRINCE2
11 63 (13.94%) NHS
12 57 (12.61%) SQL
13 55 (12.17%) Windows Server
14 52 (11.50%) Manufacturing
15 49 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 48 (10.62%) Project Management
17 47 (10.40%) MS Visio
17 47 (10.40%) Logistics
18 45 (9.96%) SaaS
19 43 (9.51%) VMware
20 42 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 40 (8.85%) Windows 10
22 39 (8.63%) MS Exchange
23 38 (8.41%) SharePoint
23 38 (8.41%) Degree
24 37 (8.19%) TOGAF
24 37 (8.19%) Office 365
24 37 (8.19%) Analytical Skills

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 39 (8.63%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.41%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.32%) Oracle UPK
4 14 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.99%) IBM Notes
7 8 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.77%) IIS
8 6 (1.33%) SAS
9 5 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.11%) Site Server
10 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.88%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.44%) WordPress
13 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 217 (48.01%) MS Excel
2 84 (18.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 47 (10.40%) MS Visio
4 18 (3.98%) MS Project
5 4 (0.88%) Open Workbench
6 3 (0.66%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.44%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) SPSS
8 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 15 (3.32%) Oracle Assets
2 15 (3.32%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (3.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (2.88%) SAP BPC
4 9 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.88%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.44%) Workfront
8 1 (0.22%) Magento
8 1 (0.22%) Maximo
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.96%) SaaS
2 37 (8.19%) Office 365
3 14 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.99%) G Suite
5 8 (1.77%) Trello
6 5 (1.11%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.44%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.30%) LAN
2 30 (6.64%) DNS
3 28 (6.19%) Firewall
4 27 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.97%) WAN
5 23 (5.09%) DHCP
6 18 (3.98%) VPN
7 13 (2.88%) Internet
7 13 (2.88%) VoIP
8 11 (2.43%) Wireless
9 10 (2.21%) VLAN
10 8 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.33%) 802.11
12 5 (1.11%) Intranet
12 5 (1.11%) SAN
13 4 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.66%) MPLS
14 3 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (0.66%) Skype
15 2 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (3.32%) SAP BW
5 14 (3.10%) SAP HANA
6 10 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.33%) MS Access
9 5 (1.11%) Data Mart
9 5 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.44%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.44%) OLAP
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.22%) QlikView
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.65%) Moq
3 8 (1.77%) Axure RP
3 8 (1.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.66%) JIRA
6 2 (0.44%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.44%) ProC
6 2 (0.44%) Selenium
6 2 (0.44%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.22%) Zephyr
General
1 99 (21.90%) Finance
2 52 (11.50%) Manufacturing
3 18 (3.98%) Marketing
4 16 (3.54%) General Ledger
4 16 (3.54%) Local Government
5 15 (3.32%) Retail
6 12 (2.65%) Law
6 12 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.43%) Legal
8 9 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.77%) Advertising
9 8 (1.77%) Automotive
9 8 (1.77%) Publishing
10 7 (1.55%) Billing
11 6 (1.33%) Games
12 2 (0.44%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Banking
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 93 (20.58%) Analyst
2 51 (11.28%) Architect
3 40 (8.85%) IT Support
4 39 (8.63%) Support Analyst
5 38 (8.41%) Support Engineer
6 36 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (7.74%) Developer
8 24 (5.31%) IT Engineer
9 21 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (4.20%) Service Analyst
11 17 (3.76%) 1st Line Support
12 16 (3.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (3.54%) Project Manager
13 15 (3.32%) Field Engineer
13 15 (3.32%) IT Technician
14 14 (3.10%) Applications Support
14 14 (3.10%) Desktop Support
15 13 (2.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.98%) HTML
2 17 (3.76%) XML
3 15 (3.32%) .NET
4 13 (2.88%) .NET Framework
4 13 (2.88%) ASP.NET
5 12 (2.65%) AngularJS
5 12 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (2.65%) Entity Framework
5 12 (2.65%) HTML5
5 12 (2.65%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (1.33%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.44%) MDX
8 1 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.94%) NHS
2 37 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 17 (3.76%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.65%) iPhone
7 12 (2.65%) PMI
8 8 (1.77%) e-Learning
8 8 (1.77%) Smart Meter
9 7 (1.55%) iPad
10 6 (1.33%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.33%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.66%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.66%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 189 (41.81%) Windows
2 89 (19.69%) Windows 7
3 55 (12.17%) Windows Server
4 40 (8.85%) Windows 10
5 32 (7.08%) Windows 8
6 29 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.88%) Linux
10 12 (2.65%) Android
10 12 (2.65%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.21%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.77%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.33%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.11%) Unix
15 3 (0.66%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.58%) ITIL
2 74 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (16.15%) CRM
3 73 (16.15%) ERP
4 70 (15.49%) PRINCE2
5 49 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 48 (10.62%) Project Management
7 47 (10.40%) Logistics
8 37 (8.19%) TOGAF
9 31 (6.86%) Data Management
10 28 (6.19%) Service Management
11 24 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (5.09%) Incident Management
13 20 (4.42%) Workflow
14 18 (3.98%) Change Control
14 18 (3.98%) Scrum
15 16 (3.54%) Migration
15 16 (3.54%) Service Delivery
16 15 (3.32%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.61%) SQL
2 22 (4.87%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.32%) C#
4 13 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.99%) VB
6 8 (1.77%) Java
7 7 (1.55%) C
8 5 (1.11%) COBOL
8 5 (1.11%) VBScript
9 4 (0.88%) VBA
10 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.44%) C++
11 2 (0.44%) PHP
11 2 (0.44%) PROC SQL
11 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 38 (8.41%) Degree
3 25 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (5.09%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.65%) MCSE
6 18 (3.98%) PMI Certification
6 18 (3.98%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.65%) ISEB
9 10 (2.21%) APMP
9 10 (2.21%) MCP
10 8 (1.77%) CCNA
11 7 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.33%) PMP
13 5 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.88%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.66%) SAP Certification
16 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.75%) PMO
2 25 (5.53%) SLA
3 18 (3.98%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.65%) QA
5 9 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.22%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 117 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.44%) XenApp
6 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (7.52%) SCCM
2 7 (1.55%) WSUS
3 6 (1.33%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.44%) Nagios
5 2 (0.44%) Opsview
5 2 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 322 (71.24%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.51%) VMware
3 36 (7.96%) Cisco
4 34 (7.52%) SAP
5 28 (6.19%) Oracle
6 15 (3.32%) Dell
6 15 (3.32%) JD Edwards
7 14 (3.10%) Citrix
8 12 (2.65%) Google
9 9 (1.99%) HP
9 9 (1.99%) Lotus
10 8 (1.77%) Adobe
10 8 (1.77%) Apple
11 7 (1.55%) SonicWALL
11 7 (1.55%) Sophos
12 6 (1.33%) Huawei
12 6 (1.33%) Intel
12 6 (1.33%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.33%) Symantec
13 5 (1.11%) arcserve
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £31 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum + £8000 commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + Pension, training
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum c£35k + Bonus - Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, CV3
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35161.00 - £38385.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton, UK
WIPRO
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive Base Salary + Bonus and
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Malvern
Net-Recruit.co.uk
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000
Posted: 18 days ago