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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 58 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 270 193 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.42% 3.26% 4.21%
As % of the Applications category 30.13% 21.05% 25.57%
Number of salaries quoted 200 162 188
Median salary £28,250 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.72% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
896 917 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.67% 15.49% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 644 731 702
Median salary £32,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,346 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
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 July 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 25 July 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 +26 119 £30,356 -24.11% 4
Staffordshire +21 47 £28,000 +23.07% 10
Warwickshire +20 33 £28,500 +14.00% 1
Coventry +13 19 £22,500 -29.68% 6
Worcestershire +17 18 £32,000 -12.32% 1
Solihull +13 7 £25,630 -6.80%
West Bromwich +4 5 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton -9 4 £18,000 -21.73%
Shropshire -27 4 £26,500 +32.50% 2
Walsall -2 3 £30,000 +62.16%
Dudley - 2 £22,500 - 1
Bilston - 1 £20,000 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 340 (65.64%) Microsoft
2 274 (52.90%) MS Excel
3 209 (40.35%) Windows
4 119 (22.97%) Active Directory
5 101 (19.50%) Finance
6 83 (16.02%) SQL
7 78 (15.06%) ITIL
8 75 (14.48%) Windows 7
9 73 (14.09%) Project Management
10 64 (12.36%) Degree
11 63 (12.16%) MS Exchange
12 48 (9.27%) Windows Server
13 47 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
13 47 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
14 45 (8.69%) PRINCE2
15 43 (8.30%) SharePoint
16 41 (7.92%) Service Delivery
16 41 (7.92%) Coaching
17 38 (7.34%) TCP/IP
17 38 (7.34%) .NET
18 37 (7.14%) LAN
18 37 (7.14%) MS Visio
19 36 (6.95%) C#
19 36 (6.95%) Security Cleared
20 35 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
21 34 (6.56%) CRM
21 34 (6.56%) Management Information System
21 34 (6.56%) Time Management
22 33 (6.37%) SQL Server
22 33 (6.37%) WAN

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 63 (12.16%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.30%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (2.51%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.74%) IIS
6 9 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.97%) SAS
8 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.77%) Apache
9 4 (0.77%) CMS
9 4 (0.77%) Documentum
9 4 (0.77%) FileNet
9 4 (0.77%) JBoss
9 4 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 274 (52.90%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 27 (5.21%) MS Project
5 24 (4.63%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.16%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.97%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.19%) CATIA
8 1 (0.19%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 14 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (0.39%) Pivotal CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.39%) SAP EHS
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.39%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.19%) Maximo
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.63%) Office 365
2 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.16%) SaaS
4 4 (0.77%) IaaS
4 4 (0.77%) PaaS
5 3 (0.58%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.58%) Yammer
6 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.34%) TCP/IP
2 37 (7.14%) LAN
3 33 (6.37%) WAN
4 25 (4.83%) DHCP
5 21 (4.05%) DNS
5 21 (4.05%) Firewall
6 20 (3.86%) VPN
7 17 (3.28%) Internet
8 10 (1.93%) SMTP
9 8 (1.54%) IMAP
9 8 (1.54%) VoIP
10 7 (1.35%) Skype
11 6 (1.16%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.16%) PABX
12 5 (0.97%) ADSL
12 5 (0.97%) SSL
13 4 (0.77%) SAN
13 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.58%) Intranet
14 3 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.74%) MS Access
4 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.39%) DB2
8 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.39%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.39%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (2.51%) JIRA
2 12 (2.32%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.97%) Selenium
6 4 (0.77%) Serena SBM
6 4 (0.77%) TestDirector
6 4 (0.77%) WinRunner
7 3 (0.58%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.58%) Moq
8 2 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.39%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.19%) JUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 101 (19.50%) Finance
2 28 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.63%) Law
4 24 (4.63%) Retail
5 22 (4.25%) Banking
5 22 (4.25%) Legal
6 17 (3.28%) Marketing
7 14 (2.70%) Automotive
8 13 (2.51%) Games
8 13 (2.51%) German Language
9 11 (2.12%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.35%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.16%) Advertising
12 6 (1.16%) French Language
13 5 (0.97%) Back Office
14 4 (0.77%) Publishing
15 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 194 (37.45%) Analyst
2 52 (10.04%) Support Analyst
3 47 (9.07%) IT Support
4 40 (7.72%) IT Analyst
5 39 (7.53%) Support Engineer
6 38 (7.34%) Service Analyst
7 35 (6.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 25 (4.83%) Business Analyst
9 22 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (4.05%) 1st Line Support
10 21 (4.05%) Administrator
10 21 (4.05%) IT Engineer
10 21 (4.05%) Project Manager
11 20 (3.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 19 (3.67%) IT Support Engineer
13 17 (3.28%) Tester
14 15 (2.90%) Help Desk Analyst
14 15 (2.90%) IT Technician
15 14 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
15 14 (2.70%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.34%) .NET
2 25 (4.83%) HTML
3 18 (3.47%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.28%) XML
5 16 (3.09%) CSS
6 8 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.54%) Entity Framework
7 7 (1.35%) HTML5
8 5 (0.97%) Ajax
8 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.97%) EDI
8 5 (0.97%) jQuery
8 5 (0.97%) Web Services
9 4 (0.77%) CGI
9 4 (0.77%) COM
9 4 (0.77%) EDIFACT
10 3 (0.58%) ATL
10 3 (0.58%) Flash
10 3 (0.58%) MFC
10 3 (0.58%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.63%) Virtual Team
4 22 (4.25%) Blackberry
5 17 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.70%) PMI
7 11 (2.12%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.12%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.74%) Mobile Computing
8 9 (1.74%) NHS
9 7 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.16%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.16%) Learning Management System
11 5 (0.97%) Life Science
11 5 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.77%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 209 (40.35%) Windows
2 75 (14.48%) Windows 7
3 48 (9.27%) Windows Server
4 35 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (4.05%) Windows XP
6 17 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.09%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.93%) Unix
9 10 (1.93%) Windows Vista
10 9 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.74%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (1.54%) Android
11 8 (1.54%) Linux
12 5 (0.97%) CentOS
13 4 (0.77%) Solaris
14 3 (0.58%) SUSE
15 2 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.06%) ITIL
2 73 (14.09%) Project Management
3 45 (8.69%) PRINCE2
4 41 (7.92%) Coaching
4 41 (7.92%) Service Delivery
5 34 (6.56%) CRM
5 34 (6.56%) Time Management
6 30 (5.79%) Service Management
7 29 (5.60%) Software Testing
8 27 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (4.25%) ERP
9 22 (4.25%) SDLC
10 20 (3.86%) Business Analysis
10 20 (3.86%) Quality Management
10 20 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (3.67%) Change Control
12 17 (3.28%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.28%) Migration
13 16 (3.09%) Process Improvement
13 16 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.02%) SQL
2 36 (6.95%) C#
3 23 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.28%) VBA
5 16 (3.09%) VB
6 9 (1.74%) Java
6 9 (1.74%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.16%) C++
8 4 (0.77%) PHP
9 3 (0.58%) C
9 3 (0.58%) Perl
9 3 (0.58%) Python
9 3 (0.58%) R
9 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.39%) VBScript
11 1 (0.19%) Korn
11 1 (0.19%) RPG
11 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (12.36%) Degree
2 36 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.41%) ISEB
4 27 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (4.05%) ISTQB
5 21 (4.05%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (3.09%) MCSE
7 14 (2.70%) APMP
7 14 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 13 (2.51%) MCSA
9 12 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.93%) CCNA
11 8 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.35%) MCP
13 5 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.77%) CCNP
14 4 (0.77%) ECDL
14 4 (0.77%) HND
14 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.60%) QA
2 27 (5.21%) SLA
3 13 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.54%) COBIT
5 7 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.97%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.39%) WCAG
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 119 (22.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.77%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.77%) XenApp
5 3 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.58%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (2.32%) SCCM
2 7 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.77%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.77%) SCOM
4 3 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (0.58%) WSUS
5 2 (0.39%) Nagios
5 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.19%) Legato
6 1 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.19%) Simpana
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 340 (65.64%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.37%) Cisco
3 24 (4.63%) Citrix
3 24 (4.63%) VMware
4 15 (2.90%) SAP
5 14 (2.70%) Oracle
6 10 (1.93%) LANDesk
7 9 (1.74%) iManage
8 8 (1.54%) Remedy
9 7 (1.35%) Juniper
10 6 (1.16%) Adobe
10 6 (1.16%) Apple
10 6 (1.16%) Avaya
10 6 (1.16%) Intel Security
11 5 (0.97%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.97%) Dell
11 5 (0.97%) Niku
11 5 (0.97%) Verint
12 4 (0.77%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.77%) Veeam
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £22.5k - 26k per year + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £19k - 22k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £17500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Salary: £15000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
AHDB
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £24,000 to £25,000 per annum £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
euro car parts
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum Additional £1000 after 6month probation
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £35k - 52k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago