Period
to 21 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 63 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 45 99 192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.24% 3.80% 5.86%
As % of the Applications category 43.69% 44.59% 55.81%
Number of salaries quoted 67 106 111
Median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% -10.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £18,515
90th Percentile £44,450 £52,500 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -3.23% +3.33%

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 103 222 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.42% 8.52% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 91 203 199
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +12.78%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £34,500 £32,875
% change year-on-year +11.59% +4.94% +1.15%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (66.67%) Office 365
3 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
4 27 (60.00%) Windows
5 21 (46.67%) Azure
6 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
7 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (28.89%) Degree
8 12 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
10 10 (22.22%) SQL
10 10 (22.22%) Service Management
10 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (20.00%) OneDrive
11 9 (20.00%) AWS
11 9 (20.00%) VMware
11 9 (20.00%) SCCM
11 9 (20.00%) Project Management
12 8 (17.78%) Remedy
12 8 (17.78%) ITIL
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
13 7 (15.56%) Driving Licence
13 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
13 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
13 7 (15.56%) HNC
13 7 (15.56%) LAN
13 7 (15.56%) WAN
13 7 (15.56%) SLA

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 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.44%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) AutoCAD
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Workfront
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (66.67%) Office 365
2 21 (46.67%) Azure
3 12 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (20.00%) AWS
4 9 (20.00%) OneDrive
5 2 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (4.44%) Power Automate
5 2 (4.44%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) LAN
1 7 (15.56%) WAN
2 4 (8.89%) NAS
2 4 (8.89%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) GIS
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Local Government
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 8 (17.78%) IT Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.56%) Deskside Support
4 6 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Salesforce Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
1 7 (15.56%) Driving Licence
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) LPAR
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) Handset
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) IPTV
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
1 10 (22.22%) Service Management
2 9 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) Change Control
5 6 (13.33%) CRM
5 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Decision-Making
7 4 (8.89%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.44%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) VB
2 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.56%) A+ Certification
2 7 (15.56%) HNC
2 7 (15.56%) MCDST
3 6 (13.33%) MCSA
3 6 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.44%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Remedy
4 6 (13.33%) Ivanti
4 6 (13.33%) ServiceNow
5 4 (8.89%) EMC
5 4 (8.89%) NetApp
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
6 3 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Google
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
7 2 (4.44%) McAfee
7 2 (4.44%) Virgin Media
8 1 (2.22%) Aruba
8 1 (2.22%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.22%) DocuSign
8 1 (2.22%) MobileIron