Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 77 46
Rank change year-on-year +34 -31 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 547 142 577
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.10% 3.46% 5.13%
As % of the Applications category 48.11% 43.69% 55.64%
Number of salaries quoted 381 107 472
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £19,750
25th Percentile £23,750 £22,250 £21,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £32,500 £27,750
Median % change year-on-year - +17.12% -7.50%
75th Percentile £43,750 £43,250 £39,813
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,200 £47,950
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -

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 1,137 325 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.61% 7.92% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 743 239 862
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £27,500 £27,375 £24,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38% -7.14%
75th Percentile £50,500 £47,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £43,313 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +20.00% -6.25%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +24 304 £33,250 +10.83% 98
East Midlands +30 236 £32,500 -7.14% 82
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 412 (75.32%) Microsoft
2 246 (44.97%) Social Skills
3 205 (37.48%) Windows
4 144 (26.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 143 (26.14%) Active Directory
6 133 (24.31%) Microsoft 365
6 133 (24.31%) Problem-Solving
7 115 (21.02%) Windows Server
7 115 (21.02%) SQL
8 105 (19.20%) Retail
9 96 (17.55%) Windows 10
10 86 (15.72%) SQL Server
10 86 (15.72%) Finance
11 82 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
12 70 (12.80%) DNS
13 69 (12.61%) SharePoint
14 67 (12.25%) Project Management
15 66 (12.07%) Windows 7
16 65 (11.88%) Azure
16 65 (11.88%) DHCP
16 65 (11.88%) Service Delivery
17 62 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (11.15%) Facilities Management
19 57 (10.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 55 (10.05%) Degree
21 54 (9.87%) VMware
21 54 (9.87%) ITIL
22 53 (9.69%) Organisational Skills
23 50 (9.14%) Marketing
23 50 (9.14%) Hyper-V

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 69 (12.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.02%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.47%) Confluence
4 11 (2.01%) IIS
5 7 (1.28%) CMS
5 7 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.10%) nginx
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 144 (26.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (10.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (4.75%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (1.65%) AutoCAD
6 9 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (1.46%) Photoshop
8 6 (1.10%) InDesign
8 6 (1.10%) Revit
9 5 (0.91%) Siemens NX
9 5 (0.91%) Solid Edge
10 2 (0.37%) Maya
10 2 (0.37%) NUKE
11 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.28%) Visualfiles
4 6 (1.10%) Shopify
5 5 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.91%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.91%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.73%) Workfront
7 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.37%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.37%) TrackWise
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 133 (24.31%) Microsoft 365
2 65 (11.88%) Azure
3 32 (5.85%) Power Platform
4 21 (3.84%) SaaS
5 20 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.56%) IaaS
7 13 (2.38%) PaaS
8 11 (2.01%) AWS
9 8 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (1.28%) Smartsheet
11 6 (1.10%) Cloudflare
11 6 (1.10%) GitHub
12 5 (0.91%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.73%) Mavenlink
14 3 (0.55%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.55%) Power Automate
15 2 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.37%) Azure Service Bus
15 2 (0.37%) Azure Storage
15 2 (0.37%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 70 (12.80%) DNS
2 65 (11.88%) DHCP
3 47 (8.59%) WAN
4 46 (8.41%) LAN
5 43 (7.86%) TCP/IP
6 36 (6.58%) VPN
7 27 (4.94%) Firewall
8 22 (4.02%) Wireless
9 16 (2.93%) VLAN
9 16 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (2.56%) Skype
11 8 (1.46%) SAN
12 7 (1.28%) WebEx
13 6 (1.10%) NAS
13 6 (1.10%) WLAN
14 5 (0.91%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.91%) MPLS
15 4 (0.73%) Ethernet
16 3 (0.55%) Internet
16 3 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.02%) Power BI
5 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.10%) MySQL
7 5 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.91%) Spotfire
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.73%) MS Access
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.37%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.37%) GIS
Development Applications
1 33 (6.03%) JIRA
2 23 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.10%) Cactus
4 6 (1.10%) gulp
4 6 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.10%) webpack
5 3 (0.55%) Liquibase
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.18%) Postman
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 246 (44.97%) Social Skills
2 105 (19.20%) Retail
3 86 (15.72%) Finance
4 82 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (9.69%) Organisational Skills
6 50 (9.14%) Marketing
7 43 (7.86%) Manufacturing
8 19 (3.47%) Law
9 18 (3.29%) Automotive
10 15 (2.74%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (2.74%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.46%) Banking
11 8 (1.46%) Public Sector
12 7 (1.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 6 (1.10%) Legal
14 5 (0.91%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.55%) Electronics
16 2 (0.37%) Advertising
16 2 (0.37%) Games
16 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 159 (29.07%) Analyst
2 60 (10.97%) IT Support
3 53 (9.69%) Developer
4 52 (9.51%) Support Analyst
5 40 (7.31%) IT Analyst
6 38 (6.95%) Consultant
7 32 (5.85%) IT Engineer
8 28 (5.12%) Systems Analyst
9 27 (4.94%) Support Technician
10 26 (4.75%) IT Support Analyst
11 21 (3.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (3.84%) Support Engineer
12 20 (3.66%) IT Technician
13 19 (3.47%) IT Support Technician
14 18 (3.29%) Business Analyst
14 18 (3.29%) Junior
14 18 (3.29%) Service Analyst
15 17 (3.11%) Service Desk Analyst
16 16 (2.93%) Coordinator
16 16 (2.93%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.13%) HTML
2 34 (6.22%) CSS
3 28 (5.12%) XML
4 25 (4.57%) .NET
5 19 (3.47%) jQuery
6 15 (2.74%) Ajax
7 13 (2.38%) JSON
7 13 (2.38%) XSLT
8 12 (2.19%) HTML5
8 12 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (2.01%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.01%) Entity Framework
10 10 (1.83%) AngularJS
10 10 (1.83%) ASP.NET
10 10 (1.83%) EDI
10 10 (1.83%) Node.js
10 10 (1.83%) REST
10 10 (1.83%) Sass
11 8 (1.46%) React
12 6 (1.10%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.78%) Self-Motivation
2 43 (7.86%) Management Information System
3 36 (6.58%) CCTV
3 36 (6.58%) Driving Licence
4 30 (5.48%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
6 17 (3.11%) User Experience
7 14 (2.56%) EPoS
8 12 (2.19%) Clustering
8 12 (2.19%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.65%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.28%) Social Media
11 6 (1.10%) Blog
11 6 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.91%) Digital Signage
12 5 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.73%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.73%) iPad
13 4 (0.73%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 205 (37.48%) Windows
2 115 (21.02%) Windows Server
3 96 (17.55%) Windows 10
4 66 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 37 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (5.30%) Windows XP
7 28 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (5.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 26 (4.75%) Windows Server 2019
9 19 (3.47%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.46%) Linux
11 6 (1.10%) Android
12 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (24.31%) Problem-Solving
2 67 (12.25%) Project Management
3 65 (11.88%) Service Delivery
4 62 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (11.15%) Facilities Management
6 54 (9.87%) ITIL
7 48 (8.78%) Incident Management
8 47 (8.59%) Decision-Making
9 44 (8.04%) Line Management
10 40 (7.31%) Information Security
11 36 (6.58%) Time Management
12 35 (6.40%) Change Management
12 35 (6.40%) Data Analysis
13 34 (6.22%) CRM
14 32 (5.85%) Security Operations
15 30 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (5.48%) Quality Management
16 29 (5.30%) Validation
17 27 (4.94%) ETL
17 27 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (21.02%) SQL
2 39 (7.13%) JavaScript
3 38 (6.95%) T-SQL
4 22 (4.02%) PHP
5 20 (3.66%) PowerShell
6 19 (3.47%) C#
7 16 (2.93%) C
8 14 (2.56%) Python
9 13 (2.38%) VBA
10 9 (1.65%) Java
11 7 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.10%) R
13 5 (0.91%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.73%) Ruby
15 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (10.05%) Degree
2 19 (3.47%) HNC
3 16 (2.93%) ISEB
3 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.56%) A+ Certification
5 13 (2.38%) HND
6 12 (2.19%) MCSA
7 6 (1.10%) MCSE
8 5 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.73%) CCNA
9 4 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.73%) MCP
9 4 (0.73%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.55%) CCNP
10 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.37%) MCDST
11 2 (0.37%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.30%) SLA
2 27 (4.94%) QA
3 24 (4.39%) PMO
4 13 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.19%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.10%) GDPR
7 4 (0.73%) NEBOSH
8 2 (0.37%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 143 (26.14%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.14%) Hyper-V
3 41 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.46%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.73%) Firmware
6 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.73%) XenApp
7 3 (0.55%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (4.94%) SCCM
2 22 (4.02%) WSUS
3 15 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (2.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 12 (2.19%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (1.10%) SCOM
8 5 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 412 (75.32%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.87%) VMware
3 47 (8.59%) Cisco
4 35 (6.40%) Google
5 30 (5.48%) SAP
6 22 (4.02%) Adobe
7 20 (3.66%) Apple
8 16 (2.93%) Veeam
9 15 (2.74%) Citrix
9 15 (2.74%) JD Edwards
10 13 (2.38%) Siemens
11 12 (2.19%) Acronis
11 12 (2.19%) HP
11 12 (2.19%) MAPICS
11 12 (2.19%) Remedy
11 12 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.65%) Dell
12 9 (1.65%) HubSpot
12 9 (1.65%) Meraki
12 9 (1.65%) NetApp