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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / West Midlands
Rank 65 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 184 189 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.77% 3.62% 5.13%
As % of the Applications category 25.07% 30.00% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 152 161 229
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,050 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
734 630 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.03% 12.07% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 544 534 732
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,748
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +6 93 £27,500 -10.49% 14
Coventry +1 14 £25,000 -1.96% 6
Staffordshire -7 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Worcestershire -12 14 £33,250 +44.01% 4
Shropshire -7 10 £48,000 +74.54% 1
Warwickshire +9 8 £29,250 -2.50% 3
Solihull -8 8 £23,750 - 2
Walsall +16 3 £19,000 -41.53%
Wolverhampton +9 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Smethwick - 2 £17,500 -
West Bromwich 0 1 £25,000 +51.51%
Herefordshire -26 1 £36,000 +33.33% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 324 (71.52%) Microsoft
2 224 (49.45%) MS Excel
3 199 (43.93%) Windows
4 122 (26.93%) Active Directory
5 99 (21.85%) Windows 7
6 93 (20.53%) Finance
7 85 (18.76%) MS PowerPoint
8 81 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (17.44%) ITIL
10 66 (14.57%) NHS
11 63 (13.91%) PRINCE2
12 62 (13.69%) CRM
13 60 (13.25%) Windows Server
14 59 (13.02%) ERP
14 59 (13.02%) SQL
15 56 (12.36%) Manufacturing
16 50 (11.04%) Continuous Improvement
17 46 (10.15%) SaaS
18 44 (9.71%) Project Management
18 44 (9.71%) MS Visio
19 41 (9.05%) VMware
19 41 (9.05%) Degree
19 41 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (8.83%) Logistics
21 39 (8.61%) Windows 10
22 38 (8.39%) TOGAF
22 38 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 38 (8.39%) MS Exchange
23 37 (8.17%) SAP
24 36 (7.95%) SharePoint

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 38 (8.39%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.97%) SharePoint Server
4 16 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.43%) IIS
6 9 (1.99%) Oracle UPK
7 8 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.77%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.32%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.10%) Site Server
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.66%) JBoss
11 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.44%) WordPress
13 1 (0.22%) CMS
13 1 (0.22%) FileNet
Applications
1 224 (49.45%) MS Excel
2 85 (18.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (9.71%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.31%) MS Project
5 6 (1.32%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.44%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.44%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 23 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.65%) SAP BPC
3 9 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.99%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 9 (1.99%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.88%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 2 (0.44%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.44%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.44%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.44%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.22%) Maximo
7 1 (0.22%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.15%) SaaS
2 31 (6.84%) Office 365
3 17 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.99%) G Suite
5 8 (1.77%) Trello
6 5 (1.10%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.18%) Firewall
1 28 (6.18%) LAN
2 26 (5.74%) DNS
3 24 (5.30%) DHCP
3 24 (5.30%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.86%) WAN
5 21 (4.64%) VPN
6 11 (2.43%) Internet
6 11 (2.43%) VoIP
6 11 (2.43%) Wireless
7 10 (2.21%) VLAN
8 8 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.32%) 802.11
9 6 (1.32%) SAN
10 4 (0.88%) Intranet
10 4 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.66%) Skype
12 2 (0.44%) MPLS
12 2 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.53%) SAP BW
3 14 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (2.87%) SAP HANA
5 10 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.32%) MS Access
7 5 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.44%) OLAP
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.22%) QlikView
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.42%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.53%) Moq
4 8 (1.77%) Axure RP
4 8 (1.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 7 (1.55%) JIRA
6 5 (1.10%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.22%) Zephyr
General
1 93 (20.53%) Finance
2 56 (12.36%) Manufacturing
3 19 (4.19%) Retail
4 17 (3.75%) Law
4 17 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (3.53%) Legal
6 15 (3.31%) Marketing
7 14 (3.09%) Automotive
7 14 (3.09%) Local Government
8 13 (2.87%) Publishing
9 10 (2.21%) Advertising
10 9 (1.99%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.77%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.55%) Billing
13 4 (0.88%) Electronics
13 4 (0.88%) Games
13 4 (0.88%) German Language
14 3 (0.66%) French Language
15 2 (0.44%) Banking
15 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (24.72%) Analyst
2 48 (10.60%) IT Support
3 45 (9.93%) Architect
4 44 (9.71%) Support Analyst
5 41 (9.05%) Support Engineer
6 36 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (7.73%) Developer
8 32 (7.06%) Service Desk Analyst
9 26 (5.74%) IT Engineer
10 25 (5.52%) Service Analyst
11 22 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (4.19%) IT Analyst
13 16 (3.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 16 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 16 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.53%) HTML Developer
13 16 (3.53%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 16 (3.53%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (3.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.30%) HTML
2 21 (4.64%) .NET
3 20 (4.42%) XML
4 18 (3.97%) .NET Framework
4 18 (3.97%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (3.75%) Entity Framework
6 16 (3.53%) AngularJS
6 16 (3.53%) HTML5
6 16 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (1.32%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.44%) CSS
8 2 (0.44%) MDX
9 1 (0.22%) ATL
9 1 (0.22%) COM
9 1 (0.22%) LINQ
9 1 (0.22%) MFC
9 1 (0.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.57%) NHS
2 41 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 17 (3.75%) PMI
6 15 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.09%) iPhone
8 13 (2.87%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.43%) e-Learning
10 7 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.32%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.32%) Smart Meter
11 6 (1.32%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.10%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.88%) iPad
13 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.66%) Statistics
15 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 199 (43.93%) Windows
2 99 (21.85%) Windows 7
3 60 (13.25%) Windows Server
4 39 (8.61%) Windows 10
5 34 (7.51%) Windows 8
6 28 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.65%) Android
10 11 (2.43%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.77%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.55%) Linux
12 7 (1.55%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.44%) Unix
14 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (17.44%) ITIL
3 63 (13.91%) PRINCE2
4 62 (13.69%) CRM
5 59 (13.02%) ERP
6 50 (11.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 44 (9.71%) Project Management
8 40 (8.83%) Logistics
9 38 (8.39%) TOGAF
10 28 (6.18%) Data Management
11 25 (5.52%) Incident Management
11 25 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (5.30%) Workflow
13 22 (4.86%) Scrum
14 21 (4.64%) Change Control
15 20 (4.42%) Migration
15 20 (4.42%) Service Management
16 18 (3.97%) Presales
17 17 (3.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.02%) SQL
2 25 (5.52%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.19%) JavaScript
4 18 (3.97%) C#
5 9 (1.99%) VB
6 8 (1.77%) C
7 4 (0.88%) Java
7 4 (0.88%) VBA
7 4 (0.88%) VBScript
8 3 (0.66%) C++
8 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.44%) PHP
9 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (9.05%) Degree
2 38 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 31 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (5.74%) MCSE
5 23 (5.08%) Security Cleared
6 19 (4.19%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.97%) ISEB
8 17 (3.75%) PMI Certification
9 14 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (2.87%) MCP
11 10 (2.21%) APMP
12 9 (1.99%) CCNA
12 9 (1.99%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (1.32%) SAP Certification
15 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.88%) MCSA
17 3 (0.66%) DBS Check
18 2 (0.44%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.06%) SLA
2 14 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.99%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.99%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (26.93%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.44%) XenApp
5 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (7.95%) SCCM
2 7 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (1.55%) WSUS
3 6 (1.32%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.44%) Nagios
5 2 (0.44%) Opsview
5 2 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 324 (71.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.05%) VMware
3 37 (8.17%) SAP
4 32 (7.06%) Cisco
5 20 (4.42%) Citrix
6 19 (4.19%) Oracle
7 15 (3.31%) Dell
8 13 (2.87%) Google
9 9 (1.99%) Apple
9 9 (1.99%) HP
9 9 (1.99%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.55%) Adobe
10 7 (1.55%) SonicWALL
10 7 (1.55%) Sophos
11 6 (1.32%) Huawei
11 6 (1.32%) Intel
11 6 (1.32%) Lotus
11 6 (1.32%) Niku
11 6 (1.32%) Symantec
12 5 (1.10%) arcserve
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Sungard Availability Services Ltd
Salary: 22k +8 k
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension and company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £29433.00 - £31991.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20335.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum + £8000 commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recann
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Mereway Group of Companies
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38538.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Salary: Up to £30 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + car allow, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + car allow, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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