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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 73 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 193 229 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.30% 4.24% 4.58%
As % of the Applications category 21.33% 25.82% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 158 195 217
Average salary £27,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £20,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
905 887 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.45% 16.43% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 724 710 765
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,346 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -22 70 £37,750 +14.39% 12
Staffordshire -3 26 £22,750 -22.88% 5
Shropshire +6 20 £22,500 +28.57%
Warwickshire -25 17 £27,500 -16.66% 1
Coventry -19 14 £28,000 -27.74% 6
Wolverhampton +4 10 £23,000 -14.81% 1
Worcestershire +1 10 £36,500 +114.70% 1
Solihull +6 9 £29,000 -1.69%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Walsall 0 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £24,000 -31.42% 1
Halesowen -7 1 £20,000 -4.76% 1
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 263 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 206 (54.35%) MS Excel
3 190 (50.13%) Windows
4 104 (27.44%) Active Directory
5 79 (20.84%) ITIL
5 79 (20.84%) SQL
6 76 (20.05%) Windows 7
7 68 (17.94%) MS Exchange
8 64 (16.89%) SQL Server
8 64 (16.89%) Finance
9 58 (15.30%) Windows XP
10 54 (14.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (13.72%) Citrix
12 50 (13.19%) Project Management
13 49 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (11.08%) MS PowerPoint
15 41 (10.82%) LAN
16 40 (10.55%) DNS
16 40 (10.55%) SharePoint
17 39 (10.29%) WAN
17 39 (10.29%) VMware
18 38 (10.03%) DHCP
18 38 (10.03%) TCP/IP
19 37 (9.76%) Service Delivery
20 32 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
20 32 (8.44%) Degree
21 31 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
21 31 (8.18%) VPN
21 31 (8.18%) SLA
21 31 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 68 (17.94%) MS Exchange
2 40 (10.55%) SharePoint
3 31 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (6.07%) IIS
5 16 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.11%) Lync
7 8 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.58%) WorkSite
9 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.06%) Confluence
11 4 (1.06%) CMS
12 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.79%) SAS
13 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 206 (54.35%) MS Excel
2 42 (11.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (6.33%) MS Project
4 17 (4.49%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.58%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Primavera
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.06%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.79%) Agresso
3 2 (0.53%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.53%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.86%) Office 365
2 8 (2.11%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.79%) SaaS
4 3 (0.79%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.82%) LAN
2 40 (10.55%) DNS
3 39 (10.29%) WAN
4 38 (10.03%) DHCP
4 38 (10.03%) TCP/IP
5 31 (8.18%) VPN
6 25 (6.60%) Wireless
7 20 (5.28%) Firewall
8 19 (5.01%) Internet
9 9 (2.37%) VoIP
10 8 (2.11%) HTTP
11 6 (1.58%) 3G
12 5 (1.32%) SAN
12 5 (1.32%) VLAN
13 4 (1.06%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.06%) ADSL
14 3 (0.79%) SNA
14 3 (0.79%) MPLS
14 3 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.69%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.32%) MS Access
9 5 (1.32%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.32%) BODI
9 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (1.06%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.06%) DB2
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.11%) JIRA
2 8 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.06%) Ranorex
5 3 (0.79%) Selenium
5 3 (0.79%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.26%) NUnit
7 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
General
1 64 (16.89%) Finance
2 27 (7.12%) Manufacturing
3 19 (5.01%) Retail
4 16 (4.22%) Marketing
5 13 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.64%) Legal
7 9 (2.37%) Front Office
7 9 (2.37%) Law
8 6 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.58%) Banking
8 6 (1.58%) Publishing
9 5 (1.32%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.79%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Games
11 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 116 (30.61%) Analyst
2 45 (11.87%) Support Engineer
3 43 (11.35%) Support Analyst
4 34 (8.97%) Developer
5 26 (6.86%) Desktop Support
5 26 (6.86%) Administrator
5 26 (6.86%) IT Support
6 24 (6.33%) 1st Line Support
7 21 (5.54%) Service Analyst
7 21 (5.54%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (4.49%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.22%) Consultant
11 15 (3.96%) Technical Support
12 12 (3.17%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (3.17%) PMO Manager
13 11 (2.90%) Help Desk Analyst
13 11 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (2.90%) Coordinator
13 11 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.92%) .NET
2 18 (4.75%) HTML
3 17 (4.49%) ASP.NET
3 17 (4.49%) CSS
4 14 (3.69%) XML
5 13 (3.43%) jQuery
6 12 (3.17%) .NET Framework
7 9 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (2.11%) Entity Framework
8 8 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (1.85%) HTML5
10 6 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.58%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.32%) Ajax
12 4 (1.06%) CGI
12 4 (1.06%) Web Services
13 3 (0.79%) XHTML
13 3 (0.79%) Middleware
13 3 (0.79%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.01%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.96%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.96%) Social Media
5 9 (2.37%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.11%) Replication
7 7 (1.85%) PMI
7 7 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.58%) iSeries
8 6 (1.58%) FMCG
9 5 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.06%) iPhone
10 4 (1.06%) GIS
11 3 (0.79%) Clustering
11 3 (0.79%) CCTV
11 3 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.79%) Life Science
11 3 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 190 (50.13%) Windows
2 76 (20.05%) Windows 7
3 58 (15.30%) Windows XP
4 54 (14.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (6.33%) Linux
8 20 (5.28%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.90%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.58%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.32%) UNIX
12 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.79%) Solaris
14 2 (0.53%) AIX
14 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.26%) Android
15 1 (0.26%) OS/400
15 1 (0.26%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.84%) ITIL
2 50 (13.19%) Project Management
3 37 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 31 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (6.33%) Service Management
6 22 (5.80%) Time Management
7 19 (5.01%) CRM
8 18 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (4.75%) ERP
8 18 (4.75%) Scrum
9 17 (4.49%) PRINCE2
10 15 (3.96%) Test Scripting
11 14 (3.69%) SDLC
12 13 (3.43%) Incident Management
13 12 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.17%) Analytics
14 11 (2.90%) Line Management
14 11 (2.90%) MVC
14 11 (2.90%) Software Testing
15 10 (2.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 79 (20.84%) SQL
2 22 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 19 (5.01%) C#
4 9 (2.37%) C
4 9 (2.37%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.11%) Java
6 7 (1.85%) VBScript
7 5 (1.32%) VBA
8 4 (1.06%) MUMPS
8 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.79%) VB
10 2 (0.53%) ABAP
10 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.26%) VB6
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (8.44%) Degree
2 21 (5.54%) MCSE
3 20 (5.28%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (4.49%) CCNA
6 14 (3.69%) MCITP
7 13 (3.43%) MCTS
8 11 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.64%) ISEB
10 7 (1.85%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.85%) MCP
10 7 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.58%) MCSA
12 5 (1.32%) CCNP
12 5 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.18%) SLA
2 17 (4.49%) QA
3 7 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) P3O
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (27.44%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.96%) XenApp
4 11 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.64%) Terminal Server
6 8 (2.11%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.85%) vSphere
8 6 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.26%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.17%) SCCM
2 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.79%) WSUS
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.26%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 263 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.72%) Citrix
3 39 (10.29%) VMware
4 27 (7.12%) Cisco
5 17 (4.49%) Oracle
6 16 (4.22%) Google
7 14 (3.69%) SAP
8 13 (3.43%) HP
8 13 (3.43%) Apple
9 8 (2.11%) LANDesk
10 6 (1.58%) Interwoven
10 6 (1.58%) Planview
11 5 (1.32%) Veeam
11 5 (1.32%) Facebook
11 5 (1.32%) Twitter
11 5 (1.32%) Dell
12 4 (1.06%) Avaya
12 4 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.06%) Computacenter
12 4 (1.06%) CheckPoint
Staffordshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
WA Consultants
Salary: circa + Relocation + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 15% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rizz Search & Selection
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: £dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Hot Rec
Salary: £18k - 19k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26617.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 12 days ago