Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 54 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 210 178 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.32% 4.60% 4.94%
As % of the Applications category 54.97% 47.21% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 112 129 186
Birmingham median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% -24.66%
10th Percentile £20,750 £18,500 £17,625
90th Percentile £52,313 £52,250 £54,375
West Midlands median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.09% +4.76%

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 382 377 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.67% 9.74% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 229 281 397
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,125 £51,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 141 (67.14%) Microsoft
2 107 (50.95%) Windows
3 72 (34.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 71 (33.81%) Active Directory
5 66 (31.43%) Windows 7
6 64 (30.48%) Windows 10
7 60 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (25.71%) Degree
9 51 (24.29%) ITIL
9 51 (24.29%) Self-Motivation
10 47 (22.38%) Data Centre
10 47 (22.38%) SQL
11 46 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (21.90%) SCCM
11 46 (21.90%) VMware
12 45 (21.43%) MCSE
12 45 (21.43%) Finance
13 44 (20.95%) PowerShell
14 40 (19.05%) MCP
15 39 (18.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 38 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (18.10%) VBScript
17 35 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
17 35 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 35 (16.67%) Software Engineering
18 33 (15.71%) Service Management
19 28 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 28 (13.33%) Office 365
20 24 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 21 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.38%) Confluence
3 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.43%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.95%) SAS
5 2 (0.95%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.95%) WordPress
6 1 (0.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 72 (34.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (9.05%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.81%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.33%) Office 365
2 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.38%) GitHub
5 4 (1.90%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.43%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.43%) Serverless
7 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.95%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) DHCP
2 4 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.43%) DNS
3 3 (1.43%) Firewall
3 3 (1.43%) LAN
3 3 (1.43%) Network Security
3 3 (1.43%) Skype
3 3 (1.43%) WebEx
4 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.95%) VPN
4 2 (0.95%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (8.10%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.90%) MySQL
5 3 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.95%) Power BI
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.48%) MS Access
7 1 (0.48%) QlikView
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.38%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) Appium
3 4 (1.90%) Maven
3 4 (1.90%) Robot Framework
3 4 (1.90%) Robotium
3 4 (1.90%) Selenium
3 4 (1.90%) TestNG
3 4 (1.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.95%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (21.43%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Retail
3 12 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.71%) Publishing
4 10 (4.76%) Legal
5 9 (4.29%) Marketing
6 6 (2.86%) Automotive
7 5 (2.38%) Banking
8 3 (1.43%) Law
9 2 (0.95%) Billing
9 2 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 65 (30.95%) Analyst
2 37 (17.62%) SCCM Engineer
3 24 (11.43%) IT Support
4 20 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.10%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 16 (7.62%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 12 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.71%) IT Analyst
7 12 (5.71%) IT Engineer
8 10 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 10 (4.76%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 9 (4.29%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (3.81%) Consultant
10 8 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.33%) Desktop Support
12 6 (2.86%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.86%) Web Services
2 5 (2.38%) XML
3 4 (1.90%) .NET
4 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (1.43%) SOAP
5 2 (0.95%) COM
5 2 (0.95%) HTML
6 1 (0.48%) CSS
6 1 (0.48%) EDI
6 1 (0.48%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.29%) Self-Motivation
2 47 (22.38%) Data Centre
3 35 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 24 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.81%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.38%) User Experience
8 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.95%) AS400
9 2 (0.95%) Fintech
9 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.95%) iSeries
9 2 (0.95%) NHS
9 2 (0.95%) PMI
9 2 (0.95%) Social Media
10 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.48%) Replication
10 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 107 (50.95%) Windows
2 66 (31.43%) Windows 7
3 64 (30.48%) Windows 10
4 13 (6.19%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.24%) Linux
6 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) SUSE
10 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.48%) Unix
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.29%) ITIL
3 39 (18.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 38 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 33 (15.71%) Service Management
7 21 (10.00%) Project Management
8 19 (9.05%) Presales
9 17 (8.10%) Data Protection
10 16 (7.62%) Scrum
11 15 (7.14%) ITSM
12 13 (6.19%) Coaching
12 13 (6.19%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (6.19%) Data Management
13 12 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.71%) CRM
13 12 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (4.76%) PRINCE2
14 10 (4.76%) Time Management
15 9 (4.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.38%) SQL
2 44 (20.95%) PowerShell
3 38 (18.10%) VBScript
4 8 (3.81%) C#
5 7 (3.33%) Java
6 6 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.86%) R
7 5 (2.38%) Python
7 5 (2.38%) VBA
8 3 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.43%) Scala
8 3 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.95%) PHP
9 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (25.71%) Degree
2 46 (21.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (21.43%) MCSE
4 40 (19.05%) MCP
5 35 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (6.19%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.29%) IIBA
9 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.90%) MCSA
10 3 (1.43%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.43%) CISM
10 3 (1.43%) CISSP
10 3 (1.43%) ISEB
10 3 (1.43%) MCDST
10 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.48%) MCITP
12 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) SLA
2 9 (4.29%) GDPR
3 8 (3.81%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.81%) QA
4 5 (2.38%) PMO
5 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 71 (33.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (3.33%) BitLocker
4 6 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.86%) XenApp
4 6 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (21.90%) SCCM
2 15 (7.14%) WSUS
3 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.90%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.90%) SCDPM
4 4 (1.90%) SCSM
4 4 (1.90%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 141 (67.14%) Microsoft
2 46 (21.90%) VMware
3 12 (5.71%) Apple
3 12 (5.71%) SAP
3 12 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 11 (5.24%) Citrix
5 5 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.38%) Capita
6 4 (1.90%) Adobe
6 4 (1.90%) Google
6 4 (1.90%) MobileIron
6 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.43%) Cisco
7 3 (1.43%) Lotus
8 2 (0.95%) iManage
8 2 (0.95%) Meraki
8 2 (0.95%) Oracle
9 1 (0.48%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.48%) NVIDIA
9 1 (0.48%) Ubiquiti