Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 54 41
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 220 467 641
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.95% 4.43% 5.35%
As % of the Applications category 46.91% 51.32% 53.37%
Number of salaries quoted 219 415 443
Median annual salary £34,500 £28,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.21% -9.68% +5.98%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £36,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% +7.69%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 469 910 1,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.43% 8.62% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 347 774 813
Median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
10th Percentile £21,750 £20,056 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,300 £53,750 £55,200
England median annual salary £44,000 £38,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.18% -2.81% +6.67%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the Midlands

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the Midlands

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the Midlands

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -7 160 £34,500 +15.00% 29
East Midlands -10 59 £33,500 +26.27% 35
Microsoft Office
England

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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 164 (74.55%) Microsoft
2 146 (66.36%) Windows
3 117 (53.18%) Office 365
4 77 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 74 (33.64%) Windows Server
6 68 (30.91%) ITIL
7 54 (24.55%) SQL
8 52 (23.64%) Azure
9 50 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (20.00%) VMware
11 43 (19.55%) Microsoft Excel
12 40 (18.18%) Service Management
12 40 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 37 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (15.91%) SharePoint
15 35 (15.91%) Project Management
16 31 (14.09%) Finance
16 31 (14.09%) Hyper-V
17 30 (13.64%) Project Delivery
18 28 (12.73%) Citrix
18 28 (12.73%) SQL Server
19 27 (12.27%) MCSE
19 27 (12.27%) MCSA
19 27 (12.27%) ITIL V3
20 26 (11.82%) Windows 10
21 25 (11.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 23 (10.45%) SLA
22 23 (10.45%) Self-Motivation
23 22 (10.00%) VPN

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 35 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.36%) Confluence
4 7 (3.18%) IIS
5 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.91%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (19.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (11.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (6.36%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (3.18%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.45%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Workfront
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 117 (53.18%) Office 365
2 52 (23.64%) Azure
3 19 (8.64%) AWS
3 19 (8.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (4.55%) Smartsheet
5 9 (4.09%) OneDrive
6 7 (3.18%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.91%) IaaS
7 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.91%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.45%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.00%) VPN
2 21 (9.55%) SAN
3 19 (8.64%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.82%) LAN
5 14 (6.36%) DHCP
5 14 (6.36%) WAN
6 13 (5.91%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (5.00%) Firewall
8 10 (4.55%) NAS
8 10 (4.55%) WebEx
9 9 (4.09%) DNS
9 9 (4.09%) VLAN
9 9 (4.09%) Wireless
10 6 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (2.73%) VoIP
11 4 (1.82%) Intranet
12 3 (1.36%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.36%) GoToMeeting
12 3 (1.36%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.91%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.27%) Power BI
3 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.36%) GIS
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.91%) MySQL
6 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (7.73%) JIRA
2 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 31 (14.09%) Finance
2 11 (5.00%) Legal
3 10 (4.55%) Automotive
4 6 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.82%) Marketing
5 4 (1.82%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.36%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.91%) Law
7 2 (0.91%) Local Government
7 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (27.73%) Analyst
2 35 (15.91%) IT Engineer
3 26 (11.82%) Support Analyst
4 22 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 20 (9.09%) IT Support
6 19 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (5.91%) Project Leader
8 13 (5.91%) Service Analyst
8 13 (5.91%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.45%) Service Manager
10 11 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 11 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
10 11 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 11 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.55%) IT Analyst
11 10 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) .NET
2 2 (0.91%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) Ajax
3 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) LDAP
3 1 (0.45%) ODBC
3 1 (0.45%) Velocity
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.45%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 18 (8.18%) Data Centre
5 14 (6.36%) Driving Licence
6 12 (5.45%) Replication
7 5 (2.27%) Clustering
8 4 (1.82%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.82%) User Experience
9 3 (1.36%) iPad
9 3 (1.36%) LPAR
10 2 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.91%) SCADA
11 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.45%) EPoS
11 1 (0.45%) FMCG
11 1 (0.45%) Handset
11 1 (0.45%) iPhone
11 1 (0.45%) IPTV
11 1 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 146 (66.36%) Windows
2 74 (33.64%) Windows Server
3 26 (11.82%) Windows 10
4 15 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.36%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.55%) Linux
6 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (4.09%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (3.18%) Android
9 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (30.91%) ITIL
2 50 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (18.18%) Service Management
4 35 (15.91%) Project Management
5 30 (13.64%) Project Delivery
6 27 (12.27%) ITIL V3
7 21 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.55%) Change Control
7 21 (9.55%) Problem Management
8 20 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 19 (8.64%) Document Management
9 19 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 18 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (8.18%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (6.36%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.91%) Change Management
13 13 (5.91%) Integration Testing
13 13 (5.91%) Logistics
13 13 (5.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.55%) SQL
2 16 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.82%) C#
3 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.36%) C
4 3 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.36%) Python
4 3 (1.36%) VBA
5 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (12.27%) MCSA
2 27 (12.27%) MCSE
3 19 (8.64%) Degree
4 14 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.09%) CCNA
5 9 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.09%) HNC
5 9 (4.09%) NCDA
5 9 (4.09%) NCIE
6 8 (3.64%) A+ Certification
7 7 (3.18%) ISEB
7 7 (3.18%) MCDST
8 4 (1.82%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.91%) CIPD
9 2 (0.91%) MCITP
10 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.45%) SLA
2 17 (7.73%) GDPR
3 8 (3.64%) PMO
4 7 (3.18%) QA
5 4 (1.82%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.45%) Basel III
6 1 (0.45%) COREP
6 1 (0.45%) CRD IV
System Software
1 77 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (14.09%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 18 (8.18%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (4.55%) XenApp
6 7 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.73%) vSphere
8 3 (1.36%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.36%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.45%) Firmware
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.64%) SCCM
2 12 (5.45%) WSUS
3 10 (4.55%) SCOM
4 9 (4.09%) Backup Exec
4 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (4.09%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 164 (74.55%) Microsoft
2 44 (20.00%) VMware
3 28 (12.73%) Citrix
4 21 (9.55%) Cisco
5 18 (8.18%) NetApp
6 13 (5.91%) Remedy
7 12 (5.45%) ServiceNow
8 11 (5.00%) Apple
8 11 (5.00%) Ivanti
9 10 (4.55%) HubSpot
10 9 (4.09%) EMC
10 9 (4.09%) HP
10 9 (4.09%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.64%) Dell
12 7 (3.18%) Veeam
13 6 (2.73%) Avaya
13 6 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.27%) CyberArk
15 4 (1.82%) Oracle
16 3 (1.36%) SAP