Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 44 71
Rank change year-on-year -19 +27 -26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 167 250 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.34% 5.34% 3.41%
As % of the Applications category 45.88% 46.73% 46.08%
Number of salaries quoted 134 191 106
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £20,575 £22,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £52,875
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -14.73%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 364 535 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.47% 11.42% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 300 403 216
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.11% -8.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £51,875
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -7.35%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 130 (77.84%) Microsoft
2 62 (37.13%) Windows
3 42 (25.15%) ITIL
3 42 (25.15%) Finance
4 34 (20.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 31 (18.56%) Windows 7
6 30 (17.96%) SQL
7 29 (17.37%) Office 365
8 26 (15.57%) Active Directory
8 26 (15.57%) Service Management
9 25 (14.97%) SQL Server
9 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (13.77%) Project Management
11 22 (13.17%) Windows 10
12 20 (11.98%) Data Centre
12 20 (11.98%) PRINCE2
13 19 (11.38%) Change Management
13 19 (11.38%) PowerShell
14 18 (10.78%) Windows Server
14 18 (10.78%) VMware
15 17 (10.18%) MS Visio
15 17 (10.18%) Change Control
15 17 (10.18%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (9.58%) QA
17 14 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (8.38%) WAN
17 14 (8.38%) DHCP
17 14 (8.38%) Time Management
17 14 (8.38%) Degree
17 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft 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 9 (5.39%) IIS
2 8 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.19%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.59%) CMS
4 6 (3.59%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.20%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (20.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (10.18%) MS Visio
3 11 (6.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (4.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Maximo
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.60%) BPCS
2 1 (0.60%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.60%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.37%) Office 365
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.99%) SaaS
4 9 (5.39%) IaaS
4 9 (5.39%) PaaS
5 5 (2.99%) G Suite
6 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.38%) DHCP
1 14 (8.38%) WAN
2 13 (7.78%) DNS
3 12 (7.19%) VPN
4 11 (6.59%) LAN
5 6 (3.59%) Internet
6 5 (2.99%) 802.11
6 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.40%) Skype
7 4 (2.40%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.80%) Extranet
8 3 (1.80%) OSPF
8 3 (1.80%) VLAN
8 3 (1.80%) WLAN
9 2 (1.20%) DWDM
9 2 (1.20%) Firewall
9 2 (1.20%) HSRP
9 2 (1.20%) MPLS
9 2 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) Qlik Sense
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.60%) BODI
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.60%) GIS
6 1 (0.60%) QGIS
6 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.80%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) Selenium
4 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (25.15%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Legal
2 10 (5.99%) Retail
3 7 (4.19%) Marketing
4 6 (3.59%) Automotive
4 6 (3.59%) Banking
5 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (32.93%) Analyst
2 18 (10.78%) Developer
3 15 (8.98%) Support Analyst
4 13 (7.78%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.19%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (6.59%) IT Support
7 10 (5.99%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.99%) IT Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.19%) Coordinator
9 7 (4.19%) Informatica Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.59%) IT Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Programme Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) .NET
1 11 (6.59%) XML
2 9 (5.39%) JSON
3 7 (4.19%) 802.1X
3 7 (4.19%) jQuery
4 5 (2.99%) CSS
4 5 (2.99%) HTML
4 5 (2.99%) REST
4 5 (2.99%) SOAP
5 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.80%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.80%) LINQ
7 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.20%) Spring
8 1 (0.60%) Middleware
8 1 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.98%) Data Centre
3 17 (10.18%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (5.99%) Reference Data
5 8 (4.79%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.59%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.40%) PMI
7 4 (2.40%) User Experience
8 3 (1.80%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) iPad
10 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.60%) Replication
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.13%) Windows
2 31 (18.56%) Windows 7
3 22 (13.17%) Windows 10
4 18 (10.78%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.19%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.99%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.80%) Linux
9 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.20%) Unix
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.15%) ITIL
2 26 (15.57%) Service Management
3 23 (13.77%) Project Management
4 20 (11.98%) PRINCE2
5 19 (11.38%) Change Management
6 17 (10.18%) Change Control
7 14 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.38%) Time Management
8 13 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (7.19%) Migration
10 11 (6.59%) Business Analysis
10 11 (6.59%) Logistics
10 11 (6.59%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.59%) Web Development
11 10 (5.99%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.39%) ERP
12 9 (5.39%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (4.79%) CRM
13 8 (4.79%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.96%) SQL
2 19 (11.38%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.19%) VBA
4 9 (5.39%) VB
5 8 (4.79%) C#
5 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.79%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.60%) Java
8 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Degree
1 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.59%) MCSE
3 11 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.19%) Master's Degree
6 6 (3.59%) CCNA
6 6 (3.59%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.99%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.40%) MCP
9 3 (1.80%) APMP
9 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.20%) CCDP
10 2 (1.20%) CCNP
10 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.58%) QA
2 11 (6.59%) SLA
3 9 (5.39%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.99%) PMO
5 1 (0.60%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (15.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.19%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.19%) XenApp
4 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.80%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.99%) SCCM
2 6 (3.59%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.80%) SCOM
3 3 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.20%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.20%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.60%) SCSM
5 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 130 (77.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.78%) VMware
3 11 (6.59%) Citrix
3 11 (6.59%) Oracle
3 11 (6.59%) ServiceNow
4 9 (5.39%) Cisco
5 8 (4.79%) Informatica
5 8 (4.79%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.19%) Dell
6 7 (4.19%) HP
7 6 (3.59%) Apple
7 6 (3.59%) Google
8 4 (2.40%) Capita
9 3 (1.80%) Adobe
9 3 (1.80%) NEC
9 3 (1.80%) SAP
9 3 (1.80%) Sophos
9 3 (1.80%) Veeam
10 2 (1.20%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.20%) LANDesk