The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 111 117 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.95% 4.88% 4.46%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 31.88% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 76 103 68
Median salary £26,750 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.72% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 296 367 248
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.87% 15.31% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 206 269 200
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £70,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Birmingham

MS Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office in Birmingham.

Salary trend for MS Office in Birmingham

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 169 (75.78%) Microsoft
2 124 (55.61%) MS Excel
3 86 (38.57%) Finance
4 57 (25.56%) Windows
5 55 (24.66%) ERP
6 48 (21.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 47 (21.08%) PRINCE2
8 46 (20.63%) CRM
9 37 (16.59%) ITIL
10 35 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (15.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (14.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 33 (14.80%) Active Directory
11 33 (14.80%) NHS
12 30 (13.45%) Manufacturing
13 29 (13.00%) Windows 7
14 28 (12.56%) Logistics
15 25 (11.21%) Project Management
15 25 (11.21%) MS Visio
15 25 (11.21%) SQL
15 25 (11.21%) Oracle
16 23 (10.31%) Degree
17 22 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (9.87%) PMO
18 20 (8.97%) Driving Licence
18 20 (8.97%) Data Management
18 20 (8.97%) SAP
19 19 (8.52%) MS Project
19 19 (8.52%) General Ledger
20 18 (8.07%) JDE EnterpriseOne

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 18 (8.07%) Oracle UPK
2 14 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.93%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.90%) IIS
7 2 (0.90%) SAS
7 2 (0.90%) WordPress
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 124 (55.61%) MS Excel
2 48 (21.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (11.21%) MS Visio
4 19 (8.52%) MS Project
5 5 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (8.07%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 18 (8.07%) Oracle Assets
1 18 (8.07%) Oracle Payables
1 18 (8.07%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (4.48%) SAP BPC
3 6 (2.69%) Sentinel
4 5 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.62%) SaaS
2 6 (2.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) G Suite
4 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.04%) LAN
2 6 (2.69%) WAN
3 5 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.79%) Firewall
4 4 (1.79%) Wireless
5 3 (1.35%) DNS
5 3 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (1.35%) VoIP
5 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.90%) DHCP
6 2 (0.90%) HTTP
6 2 (0.90%) Internet
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.45%) IMAP
7 1 (0.45%) Intranet
7 1 (0.45%) IPsec
7 1 (0.45%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.45%) SAN
7 1 (0.45%) SMTP
7 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.93%) SAP BW
2 11 (4.93%) SAP HANA
3 10 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.24%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.35%) MS Access
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.45%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Selenium
1 2 (0.90%) TestComplete
General
1 86 (38.57%) Finance
2 30 (13.45%) Manufacturing
3 19 (8.52%) General Ledger
4 15 (6.73%) Retail
5 11 (4.93%) Local Government
6 9 (4.04%) Legal
7 8 (3.59%) Law
8 7 (3.14%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.69%) Billing
9 6 (2.69%) Publishing
10 5 (2.24%) Marketing
11 3 (1.35%) Games
12 2 (0.90%) Automotive
13 1 (0.45%) Advertising
13 1 (0.45%) Banking
13 1 (0.45%) French Language
13 1 (0.45%) German Language
13 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.45%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (26.01%) Analyst
2 39 (17.49%) Architect
3 24 (10.76%) Support Analyst
4 17 (7.62%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (7.17%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.73%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.28%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.83%) 1st Line Engineer
8 13 (5.83%) Coordinator
8 13 (5.83%) Service Analyst
8 13 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.38%) Developer
9 12 (5.38%) IT Support
10 11 (4.93%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.48%) Project Coordinator
11 10 (4.48%) SAP BW Developer
11 10 (4.48%) SAP Developer
12 9 (4.04%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.80%) NHS
2 22 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.97%) Driving Licence
4 14 (6.28%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.83%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.04%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.59%) Smart Meter
8 6 (2.69%) iPad
9 5 (2.24%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.35%) iPhone
11 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.90%) EPoS
11 2 (0.90%) Handset
11 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.45%) CCTV
12 1 (0.45%) Derivative
12 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.56%) Windows
2 29 (13.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.38%) Windows 10
4 9 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.04%) Windows 8
4 9 (4.04%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.69%) Android
6 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.24%) Linux
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.66%) ERP
2 47 (21.08%) PRINCE2
3 46 (20.63%) CRM
4 37 (16.59%) ITIL
5 35 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (15.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (12.56%) Logistics
7 25 (11.21%) Project Management
8 20 (8.97%) Data Management
9 18 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (8.07%) Business Process Modelling
9 18 (8.07%) Presales
10 17 (7.62%) TOGAF
11 16 (7.17%) Line Management
11 16 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (6.28%) Process Management
12 14 (6.28%) Resource Management
13 13 (5.83%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.38%) Quality Management
15 11 (4.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.21%) SQL
2 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.14%) C
4 6 (2.69%) VBScript
5 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.90%) VBA
6 1 (0.45%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (14.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 23 (10.31%) Degree
3 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.28%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.93%) ISEB
5 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 9 (4.04%) APMP
7 9 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.59%) MCSE
9 6 (2.69%) MCP
10 4 (1.79%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.35%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.90%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.90%) CISSP
12 2 (0.90%) GNVQ
12 2 (0.90%) HND
13 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.87%) PMO
2 15 (6.73%) SLA
3 14 (6.28%) QA
4 7 (3.14%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.45%) ISO27002
System Software
1 33 (14.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 169 (75.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.21%) Oracle
3 20 (8.97%) SAP
4 18 (8.07%) JD Edwards
5 12 (5.38%) VMware
6 11 (4.93%) Cisco
7 7 (3.14%) Huawei
7 7 (3.14%) Nokia
8 6 (2.69%) Apple
9 4 (1.79%) Adobe
9 4 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (1.79%) Ciena
9 4 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.79%) Tellabs
10 3 (1.35%) Citrix
10 3 (1.35%) Dell
10 3 (1.35%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.35%) Lotus
11 2 (0.90%) Google
11 2 (0.90%) Wyse
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