Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 49 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 144 205 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.21% 5.30% 4.48%
As % of the Applications category 57.37% 54.23% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 121 110 133
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -4.48% +21.82%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,725 £19,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £50,813 £53,450
West Midlands median annual salary £29,750 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.39% -5.00% +9.09%

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 251 378 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.08% 9.77% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 214 225 303
Birmingham median annual salary £39,179 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% - +20.69%
10th Percentile £22,575 £20,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,125 £53,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +6.56%

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 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 91 (63.19%) Microsoft
2 85 (59.03%) Windows
3 64 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 58 (40.28%) Office 365
5 55 (38.19%) ITIL
6 44 (30.56%) Windows Server
7 36 (25.00%) Azure
8 35 (24.31%) SQL
9 31 (21.53%) SCCM
10 30 (20.83%) Finance
11 28 (19.44%) VMware
12 26 (18.06%) Windows 7
13 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
13 24 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 24 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (15.97%) Citrix
14 23 (15.97%) SQL Server
14 23 (15.97%) Service Management
14 23 (15.97%) Project Management
15 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
16 20 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (13.89%) Windows 10
17 19 (13.19%) MCSE
18 18 (12.50%) WAN
18 18 (12.50%) SLA
18 18 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 24 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 14 (9.72%) Skype for Business
4 9 (6.25%) IIS
5 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.39%) JBoss
6 2 (1.39%) WildFly
7 1 (0.69%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.69%) Confluence
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Workfront
2 2 (1.39%) iTrent
2 2 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 58 (40.28%) Office 365
2 36 (25.00%) Azure
3 11 (7.64%) IaaS
4 9 (6.25%) PaaS
5 7 (4.86%) GCP
6 5 (3.47%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.47%) SaaS
6 5 (3.47%) Yammer
7 4 (2.78%) Azure Stack
7 4 (2.78%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.39%) AWS
10 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.69%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.69%) G Suite
10 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) WAN
2 17 (11.81%) DNS
3 16 (11.11%) SAN
4 15 (10.42%) DHCP
4 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 14 (9.72%) LAN
5 14 (9.72%) Skype
6 12 (8.33%) Firewall
7 9 (6.25%) Network Security
8 8 (5.56%) NAS
9 5 (3.47%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.47%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.78%) GoToMeeting
11 3 (2.08%) Internet
11 3 (2.08%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.08%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.39%) BIG-IP
12 2 (1.39%) DSL
12 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (2.78%) Power BI
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2017
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.78%) SSDT
5 2 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) JIRA
2 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.69%) Appium
3 1 (0.69%) Maven
3 1 (0.69%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.69%) Robotium
3 1 (0.69%) Selenium
3 1 (0.69%) TestNG
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Law
3 6 (4.17%) Legal
3 6 (4.17%) Marketing
4 4 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (31.94%) Analyst
2 25 (17.36%) Support Analyst
3 17 (11.81%) Azure Engineer
3 17 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.03%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) Desktop Support
7 10 (6.94%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.86%) PowerShell Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) XML
2 5 (3.47%) .NET
2 5 (3.47%) Web Services
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.78%) SOAP
3 4 (2.78%) XSL
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.69%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.03%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (6.94%) Data Centre
5 9 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (5.56%) Smartphone
7 6 (4.17%) Blackberry
7 6 (4.17%) Clustering
8 4 (2.78%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.39%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.39%) EPoS
10 2 (1.39%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.39%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.39%) User Experience
11 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (59.03%) Windows
2 44 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 26 (18.06%) Windows 7
4 20 (13.89%) Windows 10
5 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.17%) Linux
7 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.47%) Android
9 4 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.69%) SUSE
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.19%) ITIL
2 24 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (15.97%) Project Management
3 23 (15.97%) Service Management
4 20 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (9.72%) Project Delivery
7 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.64%) Change Management
8 11 (7.64%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.64%) Document Management
9 10 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.25%) Time Management
11 8 (5.56%) ITSM
12 7 (4.86%) CRM
12 7 (4.86%) Information Security
12 7 (4.86%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.86%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.31%) SQL
2 24 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.47%) C#
3 5 (3.47%) R
3 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.78%) Java
4 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.78%) VBA
5 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.69%) Scala
7 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.19%) MCSE
3 11 (7.64%) MCSA
4 8 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.86%) MCDST
5 7 (4.86%) MCP
6 5 (3.47%) Degree
7 4 (2.78%) MCITP
7 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.08%) ISEB
8 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.39%) APMP
9 2 (1.39%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.69%) CISMP
10 1 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.78%) GDPR
4 3 (2.08%) PMO
5 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 64 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.03%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.17%) XenApp
5 6 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.47%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (3.47%) KVM
6 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.47%) vSphere
7 2 (1.39%) NLBS
7 2 (1.39%) Xen
8 1 (0.69%) NFS
8 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (21.53%) SCCM
2 12 (8.33%) WSUS
3 10 (6.94%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.94%) SCOM
4 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.47%) FortiGate
5 5 (3.47%) Puppet
6 4 (2.78%) Ansible
6 4 (2.78%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.08%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.69%) Grafana
8 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.69%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 91 (63.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.44%) VMware
3 23 (15.97%) Citrix
4 12 (8.33%) Veeam
5 11 (7.64%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.17%) Apple
6 6 (4.17%) NetApp
6 6 (4.17%) Symantec
7 5 (3.47%) iManage
7 5 (3.47%) Sony
8 4 (2.78%) Cisco
8 4 (2.78%) Ivanti
8 4 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (2.78%) Oracle
8 4 (2.78%) Remedy
9 3 (2.08%) CommVault
10 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.39%) CODA
10 2 (1.39%) Fidessa
10 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com