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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 81 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +20
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 174 270 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.30% 5.26% 4.09%
As % of the Applications category 23.02% 29.06% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 149 217 167
Average salary £25,151 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.47% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £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
756 929 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.33% 18.10% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 609 744 651
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -34 65 £32,500 -18.75% 14
Staffordshire -6 21 £23,750 +7.95% 6
Coventry -11 17 £24,250 -28.14% 1
Shropshire -18 14 £20,000 -27.27% 2
Warwickshire -14 13 £27,500 -24.13% 2
Worcestershire +3 11 £39,000 +69.56% 3
Solihull -18 8 £26,250 +25.00% 1
Wolverhampton +14 7 £23,000 -17.85%
Walsall +7 3 £18,500 -21.27%
West Bromwich +8 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £20,000 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 303 (70.96%) Microsoft
2 235 (55.04%) Windows
3 228 (53.40%) MS Excel
4 138 (32.32%) Active Directory
5 116 (27.17%) SQL
6 104 (24.36%) Windows 7
7 80 (18.74%) SQL Server
8 78 (18.27%) ITIL
9 69 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 67 (15.69%) MS Exchange
11 58 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 57 (13.35%) .NET
13 54 (12.65%) Project Management
14 51 (11.94%) LAN
14 51 (11.94%) WAN
15 49 (11.48%) Windows XP
16 47 (11.01%) VMware
16 47 (11.01%) Citrix
17 45 (10.54%) SharePoint
17 45 (10.54%) C#
18 44 (10.30%) Finance
19 42 (9.84%) TCP/IP
20 41 (9.60%) DNS
21 40 (9.37%) Degree
22 37 (8.67%) MS PowerPoint
22 37 (8.67%) VPN
23 36 (8.43%) Cisco
23 36 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
24 35 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 35 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 67 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.54%) SharePoint
3 35 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (6.32%) IIS
5 13 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.64%) Lync
10 6 (1.41%) WorkSite
10 6 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (1.17%) CMS
12 4 (0.94%) Apache
13 3 (0.70%) SAS
14 2 (0.47%) Confluence
14 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 228 (53.40%) MS Excel
2 37 (8.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (7.73%) MS Project
4 20 (4.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.47%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.23%) Simulink
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Agresso
1 9 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.17%) Primavera
3 4 (0.94%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.22%) Office 365
2 8 (1.87%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.94%) LAN
1 51 (11.94%) WAN
2 42 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 41 (9.60%) DNS
4 37 (8.67%) VPN
5 32 (7.49%) DHCP
6 26 (6.09%) Firewall
7 19 (4.45%) Wireless
8 15 (3.51%) Internet
9 10 (2.34%) IP Telephony
10 9 (2.11%) SAN
11 8 (1.87%) HTTP
12 7 (1.64%) VoIP
12 7 (1.64%) MPLS
13 6 (1.41%) VLAN
13 6 (1.41%) 3G
14 5 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.94%) IPsec
15 4 (0.94%) ADSL
15 4 (0.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.15%) MS Access
5 19 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.58%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (0.94%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.47%) Big Data
13 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.23%) MySQL
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.23%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.23%) BODI
14 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 27 (6.32%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.11%) JIRA
3 8 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.70%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.47%) Subversion
6 2 (0.47%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.23%) NUnit
7 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.23%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
General
1 44 (10.30%) Finance
2 21 (4.92%) Marketing
2 21 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 16 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.34%) Retail
5 8 (1.87%) Law
6 6 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.41%) Legal
7 5 (1.17%) Automotive
7 5 (1.17%) Games
7 5 (1.17%) Front Office
7 5 (1.17%) Banking
7 5 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Finnish Language
9 2 (0.47%) French Language
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 147 (34.43%) Analyst
2 56 (13.11%) Support Analyst
3 48 (11.24%) Developer
3 48 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 34 (7.96%) IT Support
5 32 (7.49%) Service Analyst
6 31 (7.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (7.26%) Administrator
7 29 (6.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (5.39%) 1st Line Support
9 21 (4.92%) Desktop Support
10 19 (4.45%) Business Analyst
10 19 (4.45%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (3.04%) Applications Developer
13 13 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (2.81%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 12 (2.81%) Junior
14 12 (2.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.35%) .NET
2 32 (7.49%) CSS
3 30 (7.03%) HTML
4 28 (6.56%) ASP.NET
5 26 (6.09%) XML
6 24 (5.62%) .NET Framework
7 21 (4.92%) jQuery
8 16 (3.75%) Entity Framework
8 16 (3.75%) HTML5
9 10 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (2.34%) Ajax
10 8 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (1.87%) JSON
10 8 (1.87%) LINQ
10 8 (1.87%) EDI
10 8 (1.87%) DOM
11 6 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.41%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (0.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.92%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.75%) Social Media
4 15 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.41%) iSeries
8 6 (1.41%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.41%) PMI
9 5 (1.17%) Replication
9 5 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.94%) GIS
11 3 (0.70%) Clustering
11 3 (0.70%) Statistics
11 3 (0.70%) Life Science
11 3 (0.70%) Copywriting
12 2 (0.47%) User Experience
12 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 235 (55.04%) Windows
2 104 (24.36%) Windows 7
3 69 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (11.48%) Windows XP
6 33 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (5.15%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.28%) Linux
9 7 (1.64%) UNIX
10 6 (1.41%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.41%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.70%) Solaris
12 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) AIX
14 1 (0.23%) zOS
14 1 (0.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.27%) ITIL
2 54 (12.65%) Project Management
3 29 (6.79%) Service Delivery
4 22 (5.15%) CRM
4 22 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (4.45%) Business Analysis
6 18 (4.22%) Scrum
6 18 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (3.98%) PRINCE2
7 17 (3.98%) ERP
7 17 (3.98%) Time Management
8 16 (3.75%) Logistics
9 15 (3.51%) Service Management
10 13 (3.04%) Analytics
11 12 (2.81%) Web Development
11 12 (2.81%) Data Analysis
11 12 (2.81%) MVC
12 11 (2.58%) Problem Management
12 11 (2.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (2.58%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (27.17%) SQL
2 45 (10.54%) C#
3 29 (6.79%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.22%) T-SQL
5 16 (3.75%) VB.NET
5 16 (3.75%) VBA
6 15 (3.51%) C
7 13 (3.04%) Java
8 12 (2.81%) VB
9 4 (0.94%) VBScript
10 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) C++
11 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (9.37%) Degree
2 29 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (3.98%) CCNA
5 16 (3.75%) MCSE
6 14 (3.28%) MCITP
7 12 (2.81%) MCTS
8 11 (2.58%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.64%) MCP
9 7 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.41%) ISEB
10 6 (1.41%) CCNP
10 6 (1.41%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.17%) HND
12 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.70%) HNC
13 3 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.47%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.85%) SLA
2 8 (1.87%) QA
3 6 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.23%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 138 (32.32%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.81%) XenApp
5 11 (2.58%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.58%) vSphere
6 6 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.41%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.94%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (2.81%) SCCM
2 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.70%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) Plesk
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 303 (70.96%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.01%) VMware
2 47 (11.01%) Citrix
3 36 (8.43%) Cisco
4 16 (3.75%) Google
4 16 (3.75%) Apple
5 11 (2.58%) HP
6 10 (2.34%) Adobe
7 8 (1.87%) Altova
7 8 (1.87%) DevExpress
8 7 (1.64%) Dell
9 6 (1.41%) Tableau
9 6 (1.41%) LANDesk
9 6 (1.41%) Interwoven
9 6 (1.41%) Oracle
9 6 (1.41%) SAP
10 5 (1.17%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.17%) Avaya
10 5 (1.17%) Facebook
10 5 (1.17%) Twitter
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: 19k to 23k per year GBP
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Qualification Allowance + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago