Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 62 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 202 163 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.50% 4.28% 5.25%
As % of the Applications category 53.44% 45.15% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 120 123 184
Birmingham median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,500 £22,650
90th Percentile £47,575 £59,950 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 378 361 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.29% 9.48% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 227 282 405
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £34,475 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.77% +6.08% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,275 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,625 £58,450
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 127 (62.87%) Microsoft
2 87 (43.07%) Windows
3 69 (34.16%) Active Directory
4 68 (33.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 61 (30.20%) Windows 7
6 57 (28.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (27.72%) SQL
8 55 (27.23%) MCSE
9 53 (26.24%) Office 365
10 47 (23.27%) Finance
10 47 (23.27%) VMware
11 46 (22.77%) Data Centre
11 46 (22.77%) Windows 10
12 45 (22.28%) SCCM
13 43 (21.29%) Project Management
13 43 (21.29%) Degree
14 37 (18.32%) ITIL
15 36 (17.82%) Presales
16 31 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (15.35%) Self-Motivation
17 30 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (14.85%) WSUS
18 29 (14.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 27 (13.37%) Scrum
19 27 (13.37%) SharePoint
19 27 (13.37%) PowerShell
19 27 (13.37%) Root Cause Analysis
20 26 (12.87%) Python

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 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.44%) Confluence
3 10 (4.95%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 68 (33.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (14.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (11.39%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 53 (26.24%) Office 365
2 31 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (7.43%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (7.43%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (7.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 15 (7.43%) Amazon S3
4 15 (7.43%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (7.43%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (7.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (7.43%) Serverless
5 13 (6.44%) GitHub
6 4 (1.98%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.99%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.92%) DHCP
2 15 (7.43%) Network Security
3 10 (4.95%) DNS
4 5 (2.48%) Internet
4 5 (2.48%) LAN
4 5 (2.48%) WAN
5 4 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.49%) Skype
6 3 (1.49%) WebEx
7 2 (0.99%) ADSL
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.99%) Firewall
7 2 (0.99%) VPN
7 2 (0.99%) Wireless
8 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.50%) MPLS
8 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.50%) VLAN
8 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.90%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (8.42%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.43%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (7.43%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (7.43%) Cosmos DB
4 15 (7.43%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.97%) MySQL
6 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.99%) Power BI
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.50%) GIS
7 1 (0.50%) QGIS
7 1 (0.50%) QlikView
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.42%) JIRA
2 13 (6.44%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.98%) Appium
4 4 (1.98%) Maven
4 4 (1.98%) Robot Framework
4 4 (1.98%) Robotium
4 4 (1.98%) Selenium
4 4 (1.98%) TestNG
4 4 (1.98%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.99%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.99%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.99%) TestRail
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (23.27%) Finance
2 16 (7.92%) Retail
3 11 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.45%) Publishing
4 10 (4.95%) Marketing
5 4 (1.98%) Back Office
5 4 (1.98%) Legal
5 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (22.77%) Analyst
2 23 (11.39%) SCCM Engineer
3 19 (9.41%) Architect
4 18 (8.91%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 17 (8.42%) IT Support
6 15 (7.43%) Cloud Architect
6 15 (7.43%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 15 (7.43%) Lead Architect
6 15 (7.43%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 15 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (7.43%) Support Engineer
7 14 (6.93%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.94%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.95%) Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Coordinator
11 8 (3.96%) IT Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) IT Manager
11 8 (3.96%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.91%) Web Services
2 16 (7.92%) .NET
3 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (3.47%) XML
5 3 (1.49%) HTML
5 3 (1.49%) SOAP
6 2 (0.99%) Spring
7 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.50%) COM
7 1 (0.50%) CSS
7 1 (0.50%) EDI
7 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 31 (15.35%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (11.39%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.44%) Algorithms
5 13 (6.44%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.95%) Driving Licence
7 8 (3.96%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.97%) PMI
9 4 (1.98%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.98%) PDA
9 4 (1.98%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.49%) Social Media
11 2 (0.99%) AS400
11 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.99%) iSeries
11 2 (0.99%) NHS
12 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (43.07%) Windows
2 61 (30.20%) Windows 7
3 46 (22.77%) Windows 10
4 30 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (10.89%) Windows 8
5 22 (10.89%) Windows Server
5 22 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.98%) Linux
7 4 (1.98%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.98%) SUSE
7 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.50%) Unix
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.29%) Project Management
3 37 (18.32%) ITIL
4 36 (17.82%) Presales
5 30 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (13.37%) Root Cause Analysis
6 27 (13.37%) Scrum
7 24 (11.88%) Service Management
7 24 (11.88%) Software Engineering
8 20 (9.90%) Data Protection
9 18 (8.91%) Customer Requirements
9 18 (8.91%) ITSM
10 17 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (7.43%) Identity Access Management
11 15 (7.43%) Vendor Relationship Management
12 14 (6.93%) Coaching
13 13 (6.44%) Issue Tracking
13 13 (6.44%) Multithreading
13 13 (6.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.72%) SQL
2 27 (13.37%) PowerShell
3 26 (12.87%) Python
4 24 (11.88%) VBScript
5 20 (9.90%) Java
6 16 (7.92%) PL/SQL
7 15 (7.43%) Scala
7 15 (7.43%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.93%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.96%) C#
10 5 (2.48%) VBA
11 3 (1.49%) VB
12 2 (0.99%) R
12 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.50%) C
13 1 (0.50%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) Ruby
13 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (28.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (27.23%) MCSE
3 43 (21.29%) Degree
4 26 (12.87%) MCP
5 25 (12.38%) MCSA
6 21 (10.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (10.40%) Security Cleared
7 14 (6.93%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (5.94%) IIBA
10 9 (4.46%) MCITP
11 6 (2.97%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.48%) ISEB
13 4 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.98%) MCDST
14 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
14 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.99%) CCNA
15 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.90%) GDPR
2 19 (9.41%) QA
3 14 (6.93%) SLA
4 9 (4.46%) PMO
5 7 (3.47%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 69 (34.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.98%) XenApp
4 4 (1.98%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 45 (22.28%) SCCM
2 30 (14.85%) WSUS
3 4 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.98%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.50%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 127 (62.87%) Microsoft
2 47 (23.27%) VMware
3 14 (6.93%) ServiceNow
4 13 (6.44%) Atlassian
4 13 (6.44%) SAP
5 9 (4.46%) NetApp
5 9 (4.46%) Nimble Storage
6 7 (3.47%) Cisco
7 6 (2.97%) Adobe
7 6 (2.97%) HP
7 6 (2.97%) Planview
8 5 (2.48%) Citrix
9 4 (1.98%) IBM
9 4 (1.98%) Intel
9 4 (1.98%) Ivanti
10 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.49%) Sophos
11 2 (0.99%) Cadence
11 2 (0.99%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.99%) WatchGuard