Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 65 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 684 757 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.42% 4.17% 3.91%
As % of the Applications category 44.82% 43.48% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 560 635 576
Midlands median annual salary £29,000 £28,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 1526 1741 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.85% 9.58% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1363 1317
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -5.51%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the Midlands

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the Midlands

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 0 454 £30,000 - 31
East Midlands +16 229 £25,000 +7.87% 16
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 493 (72.08%) Microsoft
2 308 (45.03%) Windows
3 192 (28.07%) Active Directory
4 182 (26.61%) ITIL
5 152 (22.22%) SQL
6 142 (20.76%) Microsoft Excel
7 130 (19.01%) Windows 7
8 129 (18.86%) Office 365
9 125 (18.27%) Windows Server
10 98 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
11 96 (14.04%) Finance
12 90 (13.16%) Windows 10
13 87 (12.72%) VMware
14 82 (11.99%) MS Exchange
15 79 (11.55%) SQL Server
16 72 (10.53%) MS Visio
16 72 (10.53%) Time Management
17 69 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
18 67 (9.80%) SharePoint
18 67 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
19 65 (9.50%) Degree
20 61 (8.92%) Project Management
20 61 (8.92%) PRINCE2
20 61 (8.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 59 (8.63%) DNS
22 58 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
23 57 (8.33%) Data Centre
23 57 (8.33%) TCP/IP
23 57 (8.33%) Citrix
24 56 (8.19%) Windows 8

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 82 (11.99%) MS Exchange
2 67 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (2.19%) CMS
5 15 (2.19%) IIS
5 15 (2.19%) SAS
6 10 (1.46%) IBM Notes
7 9 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.58%) Apache
10 4 (0.58%) WordPress
11 3 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.44%) nginx
11 3 (0.44%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.29%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 142 (20.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 61 (8.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (4.97%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.17%) Acrobat
5 8 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.17%) RoboHelp
6 7 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.58%) Snagit
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) CATIA
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.58%) assyst
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.44%) SAP LE
5 3 (0.44%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.29%) Maximo
6 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.29%) Workfront
7 1 (0.15%) BPCS
7 1 (0.15%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 129 (18.86%) Office 365
2 44 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.05%) SaaS
4 9 (1.32%) IaaS
4 9 (1.32%) PaaS
5 6 (0.88%) G Suite
6 5 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (8.63%) DNS
2 57 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 50 (7.31%) DHCP
3 50 (7.31%) LAN
4 49 (7.16%) Firewall
5 48 (7.02%) WAN
6 26 (3.80%) VPN
7 21 (3.07%) Internet
7 21 (3.07%) MPLS
8 19 (2.78%) SAN
9 17 (2.49%) VoIP
10 15 (2.19%) Broadband
11 12 (1.75%) NAS
12 11 (1.61%) Wireless
13 9 (1.32%) VLAN
14 7 (1.02%) Intranet
14 7 (1.02%) Skype
14 7 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.88%) 802.11
15 6 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.05%) Data Mart
2 14 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.90%) Base SAS
4 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.17%) Qlik Sense
5 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.02%) MySQL
6 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.02%) QlikView
7 6 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.05%) ProC
3 13 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.61%) JIRA
5 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.73%) Selenium
7 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.29%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.29%) Toad
7 2 (0.29%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.15%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.15%) GCC
8 1 (0.15%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 96 (14.04%) Finance
2 33 (4.82%) Retail
3 31 (4.53%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.19%) Legal
4 15 (2.19%) Marketing
4 15 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.17%) Automotive
6 8 (1.17%) Banking
7 6 (0.88%) Advertising
7 6 (0.88%) Electronics
8 4 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.58%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.29%) French Language
9 2 (0.29%) German Language
9 2 (0.29%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.29%) Publishing
9 2 (0.29%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 255 (37.28%) Analyst
2 95 (13.89%) Support Analyst
3 64 (9.36%) Support Engineer
4 61 (8.92%) IT Support
5 60 (8.77%) Service Analyst
6 57 (8.33%) Developer
7 54 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 44 (6.43%) Desktop Support
9 43 (6.29%) 1st Line Support
10 40 (5.85%) IT Analyst
11 35 (5.12%) Applications Support
12 34 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support
13 33 (4.82%) Project Manager
14 32 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
15 31 (4.53%) Support Technician
16 30 (4.39%) Business Analyst
17 29 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
18 23 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
18 23 (3.36%) Graduate
18 23 (3.36%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.70%) .NET
2 36 (5.26%) XML
3 20 (2.92%) HTML
4 17 (2.49%) LINQ
5 16 (2.34%) CSS
6 14 (2.05%) AngularJS
6 14 (2.05%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.05%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (1.46%) JSON
8 8 (1.17%) 802.1X
8 8 (1.17%) jQuery
8 8 (1.17%) Web Services
9 7 (1.02%) SOAP
10 5 (0.73%) REST
11 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.58%) Middleware
12 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.44%) EDI
12 3 (0.44%) Entity Framework
12 3 (0.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 29 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.36%) Driving Licence
5 20 (2.92%) User Experience
6 17 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.34%) iPhone
7 16 (2.34%) NHS
8 15 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.90%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.46%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.88%) iPad
12 6 (0.88%) Social Media
13 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.73%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.73%) PMI
13 5 (0.73%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 308 (45.03%) Windows
2 130 (19.01%) Windows 7
3 125 (18.27%) Windows Server
4 90 (13.16%) Windows 10
5 58 (8.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (8.19%) Windows 8
7 43 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (4.09%) Windows XP
9 26 (3.80%) Linux
10 19 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (2.49%) Unix
12 10 (1.46%) Android
13 8 (1.17%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.17%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.73%) CentOS
15 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.44%) Fedora
16 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (26.61%) ITIL
2 72 (10.53%) Time Management
3 69 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (8.92%) PRINCE2
4 61 (8.92%) Project Management
5 48 (7.02%) Incident Management
6 44 (6.43%) Service Management
7 40 (5.85%) Change Management
8 37 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (5.26%) CRM
10 34 (4.97%) Service Delivery
11 32 (4.68%) Data Analysis
12 29 (4.24%) Change Control
12 29 (4.24%) Workflow
13 27 (3.95%) Configuration Management
13 27 (3.95%) Test Automation
14 26 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (3.65%) ERP
15 25 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
16 23 (3.36%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 152 (22.22%) SQL
2 43 (6.29%) C#
3 32 (4.68%) JavaScript
4 29 (4.24%) PowerShell
5 19 (2.78%) Java
5 19 (2.78%) VBA
6 17 (2.49%) VB.NET
7 14 (2.05%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.05%) PROC SQL
8 13 (1.90%) C
9 11 (1.61%) VB
10 10 (1.46%) PHP
11 6 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.73%) Python
13 3 (0.44%) VBScript
14 2 (0.29%) C++
14 2 (0.29%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.29%) Perl
14 2 (0.29%) R
14 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (9.50%) Degree
2 37 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.36%) MCSE
4 23 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.19%) MCSA
6 14 (2.05%) SAS Certification
7 13 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.61%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.61%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.46%) APMP
9 10 (1.46%) MCP
10 9 (1.32%) CISSP
11 8 (1.17%) CCNA
11 8 (1.17%) MCITP
11 8 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.04%) SLA
2 26 (3.80%) Data Quality
3 25 (3.65%) PMO
4 23 (3.36%) QA
5 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.44%) P3O
8 2 (0.29%) COBIT
8 2 (0.29%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 192 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 67 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.70%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
5 16 (2.34%) XenApp
6 15 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.02%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.73%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.44%) Postfix
11 3 (0.44%) vSphere
12 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.15%) Xen
13 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (4.82%) SCCM
2 15 (2.19%) WSUS
3 10 (1.46%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.88%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (0.58%) PaperCut
6 4 (0.58%) SCOM
6 4 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.44%) Nagios
7 3 (0.44%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.44%) Simpana
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.29%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.29%) Nessus
8 2 (0.29%) SCSM
9 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 493 (72.08%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.72%) VMware
3 57 (8.33%) Citrix
4 45 (6.58%) Cisco
5 34 (4.97%) Oracle
6 28 (4.09%) Dell
6 28 (4.09%) SolarWinds
7 23 (3.36%) HP
7 23 (3.36%) Veeam
8 19 (2.78%) Adobe
9 15 (2.19%) Apple
9 15 (2.19%) NetApp
9 15 (2.19%) SAP
10 14 (2.05%) Barracuda Networks
10 14 (2.05%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.90%) CommVault
12 12 (1.75%) Remedy
12 12 (1.75%) Sophos
13 10 (1.46%) Lotus
13 10 (1.46%) Symantec