Period
to 18 March 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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 46 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 181 192 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.64% 5.16% 5.75%
As % of the Applications category 58.01% 52.60% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 105 124 178
Birmingham median annual salary £35,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.94% +6.67% -4.61%
10th Percentile £18,515 £20,575 £19,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.98% -2.50% -

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 312 365 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.72% 9.81% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 179 260 319
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% -5.71%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,225 £20,700
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £56,050
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +1.54%

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 18 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 March 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.

1 124 (68.51%) Microsoft
2 88 (48.62%) Windows
3 72 (39.78%) Office 365
4 67 (37.02%) Active Directory
5 60 (33.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (32.04%) MCSE
7 57 (31.49%) SQL
8 53 (29.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 50 (27.62%) Data Protection
9 50 (27.62%) GDPR
9 50 (27.62%) Microsoft Excel
9 50 (27.62%) Project Management
10 48 (26.52%) SCCM
10 48 (26.52%) Data Centre
11 47 (25.97%) VMware
12 42 (23.20%) Windows 7
13 39 (21.55%) Presales
14 37 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (19.34%) MCSA
16 34 (18.78%) Windows 10
17 32 (17.68%) WSUS
18 31 (17.13%) ITIL
18 31 (17.13%) Windows Server
19 29 (16.02%) Python
19 29 (16.02%) Java
20 27 (14.92%) PL/SQL
20 27 (14.92%) SharePoint
20 27 (14.92%) Windows Server 2012
20 27 (14.92%) Relational Database
21 26 (14.36%) Security Cleared

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 27 (14.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.08%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.87%) Confluence
5 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.10%) CMS
6 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (27.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (13.26%) MS Visio
3 19 (10.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (4.97%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (4.42%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (2.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) iTrent
1 5 (2.76%) SAP R/3
2 4 (2.21%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.66%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.10%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 72 (39.78%) Office 365
2 53 (29.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (11.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (9.39%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (9.39%) Amazon EMR
5 17 (9.39%) Amazon Kinesis
5 17 (9.39%) Amazon S3
5 17 (9.39%) Amazon SQS
5 17 (9.39%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (9.39%) Serverless
6 7 (3.87%) GitHub
7 6 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.31%) IaaS
7 6 (3.31%) PaaS
8 3 (1.66%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.10%) BrowserStack
9 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.94%) Network Security
2 14 (7.73%) DHCP
2 14 (7.73%) DNS
3 13 (7.18%) Internet
4 7 (3.87%) SAN
5 6 (3.31%) NAS
6 5 (2.76%) Firewall
7 3 (1.66%) Intranet
8 2 (1.10%) ADSL
8 2 (1.10%) LAN
8 2 (1.10%) Skype
8 2 (1.10%) VLAN
8 2 (1.10%) WAN
9 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.55%) IPv6
9 1 (0.55%) MPLS
9 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.55%) VoIP
9 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.92%) Relational Database
2 17 (9.39%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (9.39%) Amazon Redshift
2 17 (9.39%) Cosmos DB
2 17 (9.39%) RDBMS
3 16 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.66%) MySQL
8 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.55%) GIS
9 1 (0.55%) QGIS
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.97%) JIRA
2 7 (3.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.10%) Appium
4 2 (1.10%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.10%) Maven
4 2 (1.10%) Robot Framework
4 2 (1.10%) Robotium
4 2 (1.10%) Selenium
4 2 (1.10%) TestNG
4 2 (1.10%) TestRail
4 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (8.84%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.66%) Billing
3 3 (1.66%) Marketing
3 3 (1.66%) Publishing
4 2 (1.10%) Local Government
4 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (19.89%) Analyst
2 30 (16.57%) Architect
3 23 (12.71%) Cloud Architect
3 23 (12.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 23 (12.71%) Lead Architect
3 23 (12.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 23 (12.71%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (8.29%) SCCM Engineer
4 15 (8.29%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 12 (6.63%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.08%) Coordinator
7 10 (5.52%) IT Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Team Leader
8 9 (4.97%) Field Engineer
9 8 (4.42%) Business Data Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Data Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 8 (4.42%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (4.42%) Support Technician
10 7 (3.87%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.81%) .NET
2 24 (13.26%) ASP.NET
3 23 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (10.50%) Web Services
5 5 (2.76%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.21%) CSS
6 4 (2.21%) HTML
6 4 (2.21%) XML
7 3 (1.66%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.66%) Spring
8 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.10%) OLE
9 1 (0.55%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.55%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.55%) HTML5
9 1 (0.55%) jQuery
9 1 (0.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.52%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.05%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (10.50%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.42%) PMI
5 7 (3.87%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.87%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.31%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.21%) User Experience
8 3 (1.66%) Clustering
8 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.66%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.66%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.10%) PDA
9 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (48.62%) Windows
2 42 (23.20%) Windows 7
3 34 (18.78%) Windows 10
4 31 (17.13%) Windows Server
5 27 (14.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (11.05%) Windows 8
8 12 (6.63%) Linux
9 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.62%) Data Protection
1 50 (27.62%) Project Management
2 39 (21.55%) Presales
3 37 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (17.13%) ITIL
5 23 (12.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (12.71%) Identity Access Management
5 23 (12.71%) Service Delivery
5 23 (12.71%) Thought Leadership
5 23 (12.71%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 22 (12.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 21 (11.60%) Software Engineering
8 20 (11.05%) Computer Science
9 19 (10.50%) Customer Requirements
10 18 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (9.39%) Scrum
12 13 (7.18%) Data Analysis
12 13 (7.18%) Service Management
12 13 (7.18%) Time Management
13 12 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.49%) SQL
2 29 (16.02%) Java
2 29 (16.02%) Python
3 27 (14.92%) PL/SQL
4 23 (12.71%) Scala
4 23 (12.71%) Shell Script
5 21 (11.60%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.29%) VBScript
7 8 (4.42%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.21%) C
8 4 (2.21%) VB
9 3 (1.66%) C#
10 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (33.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (32.04%) MCSE
3 35 (19.34%) MCSA
4 26 (14.36%) Degree
4 26 (14.36%) Security Cleared
5 20 (11.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (9.39%) MCP
7 15 (8.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (7.73%) MCITP
9 13 (7.18%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (5.52%) IIBA
11 8 (4.42%) PMI Certification
12 6 (3.31%) AWS Certification
13 4 (2.21%) ISEB
14 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
15 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
15 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (1.10%) MCDST
15 2 (1.10%) Postgraduate
16 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (27.62%) GDPR
2 18 (9.94%) QA
3 9 (4.97%) SLA
4 3 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.66%) PMO
5 1 (0.55%) COSHH
5 1 (0.55%) HAZOP
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (37.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.87%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.31%) XenApp
7 3 (1.66%) KVM
7 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.10%) Firmware
9 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (26.52%) SCCM
2 32 (17.68%) WSUS
3 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (3.31%) SCOM
4 6 (3.31%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.21%) HP ALM
5 4 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.66%) Ansible
6 3 (1.66%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.66%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.66%) Puppet
7 2 (1.10%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 124 (68.51%) Microsoft
2 47 (25.97%) VMware
3 18 (9.94%) NetApp
4 14 (7.73%) Nimble Storage
5 12 (6.63%) ServiceNow
6 11 (6.08%) Citrix
7 10 (5.52%) HP
8 7 (3.87%) Apple
8 7 (3.87%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.87%) Oracle
9 6 (3.31%) Ivanti
9 6 (3.31%) SAP
9 6 (3.31%) Sophos
10 5 (2.76%) WatchGuard
11 4 (2.21%) Bloomberg
11 4 (2.21%) Fidessa
11 4 (2.21%) Reuters
12 3 (1.66%) Dell
12 3 (1.66%) EMC
12 3 (1.66%) Google