Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 62 44
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 202 169 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.74% 4.44% 5.44%
As % of the Applications category 54.59% 48.01% 49.22%
Number of salaries quoted 119 139 188
Birmingham median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £18,515 £20,450 £22,350
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.26%

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 370 352 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.52% 9.24% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 222 294 376
Birmingham median annual salary £38,566 £33,600 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.78% +3.38% -6.47%
10th Percentile £21,550 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,875 £57,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 138 (68.32%) Microsoft
2 94 (46.53%) Windows
3 74 (36.63%) Active Directory
4 72 (35.64%) Office 365
5 65 (32.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (31.19%) MCSE
7 61 (30.20%) SQL
8 59 (29.21%) Microsoft Excel
9 57 (28.22%) Windows 7
10 53 (26.24%) Project Management
10 53 (26.24%) VMware
11 47 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 47 (23.27%) SCCM
12 43 (21.29%) Data Centre
13 42 (20.79%) Windows 10
14 39 (19.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (19.31%) ITIL
15 38 (18.81%) MCSA
15 38 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (18.81%) Presales
16 36 (17.82%) Finance
16 36 (17.82%) WSUS
17 35 (17.33%) Data Protection
17 35 (17.33%) GDPR
18 34 (16.83%) Degree
19 32 (15.84%) Python
20 30 (14.85%) Windows Server
21 29 (14.36%) Relational Database
22 28 (13.86%) Windows 8
22 28 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure

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 22 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.44%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.46%) Confluence
4 8 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 59 (29.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (9.41%) MS Visio
3 18 (8.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (5.94%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (5.94%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.99%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.99%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 72 (35.64%) Office 365
2 47 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (10.89%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (10.89%) Amazon EMR
5 22 (10.89%) Amazon Kinesis
5 22 (10.89%) Amazon S3
5 22 (10.89%) Amazon SQS
5 22 (10.89%) AWS Lambda
5 22 (10.89%) Serverless
6 9 (4.46%) GitHub
7 2 (0.99%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.89%) Network Security
2 20 (9.90%) DHCP
3 14 (6.93%) DNS
4 9 (4.46%) Internet
5 6 (2.97%) LAN
5 6 (2.97%) WAN
6 4 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.98%) Firewall
7 3 (1.49%) ADSL
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.49%) VPN
7 3 (1.49%) Wireless
8 2 (0.99%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.99%) MPLS
8 2 (0.99%) NAS
8 2 (0.99%) SAN
8 2 (0.99%) Skype
8 2 (0.99%) VLAN
8 2 (0.99%) VoIP
9 1 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.36%) Relational Database
2 22 (10.89%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (10.89%) Amazon Redshift
2 22 (10.89%) Cosmos DB
2 22 (10.89%) RDBMS
3 17 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.49%) MySQL
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.50%) GIS
7 1 (0.50%) Power BI
7 1 (0.50%) QGIS
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.44%) JIRA
2 9 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.99%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.99%) TestRail
4 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (17.82%) Finance
2 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.47%) Marketing
4 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.48%) Back Office
5 5 (2.48%) Retail
6 4 (1.98%) Publishing
7 2 (0.99%) Automotive
7 2 (0.99%) Billing
7 2 (0.99%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (18.32%) Analyst
2 31 (15.35%) Architect
3 22 (10.89%) Cloud Architect
3 22 (10.89%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 22 (10.89%) Lead Architect
3 22 (10.89%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 22 (10.89%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (7.43%) SCCM Engineer
5 14 (6.93%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 13 (6.44%) IT Engineer
6 13 (6.44%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) Coordinator
7 11 (5.45%) IT Support
7 11 (5.45%) Project Coordinator
8 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Developer
9 9 (4.46%) Field Engineer
10 8 (3.96%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.96%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.38%) Web Services
2 24 (11.88%) .NET
3 23 (11.39%) ASP.NET
4 22 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (3.47%) XML
6 3 (1.49%) HTML
6 3 (1.49%) Spring
7 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.99%) SOAP
8 1 (0.50%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.50%) CSS
8 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.50%) HTML5
8 1 (0.50%) jQuery
8 1 (0.50%) ODBC
8 1 (0.50%) OLE
8 1 (0.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.29%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.91%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.95%) Driving Licence
4 10 (4.95%) PMI
5 9 (4.46%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.46%) Data Structures
5 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.98%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.98%) PDA
7 4 (1.98%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.99%) Social Media
8 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 94 (46.53%) Windows
2 57 (28.22%) Windows 7
3 42 (20.79%) Windows 10
4 39 (19.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (14.85%) Windows Server
6 28 (13.86%) Windows 8
6 28 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.94%) Linux
8 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.98%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.98%) SUSE
9 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.24%) Project Management
2 39 (19.31%) ITIL
3 38 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.81%) Presales
4 35 (17.33%) Data Protection
5 27 (13.37%) Service Management
6 24 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (10.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (10.89%) Identity Access Management
7 22 (10.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (10.89%) Thought Leadership
7 22 (10.89%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 20 (9.90%) Service Delivery
8 20 (9.90%) Software Engineering
9 18 (8.91%) Computer Science
10 17 (8.42%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (8.42%) Scrum
11 15 (7.43%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.44%) Line Management
12 13 (6.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.20%) SQL
2 32 (15.84%) Python
3 26 (12.87%) Java
3 26 (12.87%) PL/SQL
4 22 (10.89%) Scala
4 22 (10.89%) Shell Script
5 18 (8.91%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.43%) VBScript
7 10 (4.95%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.97%) VB
9 5 (2.48%) VBA
10 4 (1.98%) C
10 4 (1.98%) C#
11 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.50%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (32.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (31.19%) MCSE
3 38 (18.81%) MCSA
4 34 (16.83%) Degree
5 27 (13.37%) Security Cleared
6 21 (10.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (9.41%) MCP
8 14 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (6.44%) MCITP
10 10 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (4.95%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.97%) IIBA
12 4 (1.98%) MCDST
12 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.49%) CCNA
13 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.99%) HNC
14 2 (0.99%) ISEB
14 2 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.33%) GDPR
2 19 (9.41%) QA
3 15 (7.43%) SLA
4 8 (3.96%) PMO
5 7 (3.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) COSHH
6 1 (0.50%) HAZOP
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (36.63%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.96%) XenApp
5 8 (3.96%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (23.27%) SCCM
2 36 (17.82%) WSUS
3 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (3.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (3.96%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.98%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.49%) SCOM
8 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 138 (68.32%) Microsoft
2 53 (26.24%) VMware
3 15 (7.43%) NetApp
4 13 (6.44%) Nimble Storage
5 11 (5.45%) HP
6 10 (4.95%) SAP
7 9 (4.46%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.96%) Cisco
8 8 (3.96%) Citrix
8 8 (3.96%) Ivanti
8 8 (3.96%) ServiceNow
9 7 (3.47%) Planview
10 6 (2.97%) Apple
10 6 (2.97%) Sophos
11 5 (2.48%) Adobe
11 5 (2.48%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.98%) IBM
12 4 (1.98%) Intel
13 3 (1.49%) Draytek
13 3 (1.49%) SonicWALL