Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 92 44
Rank change year-on-year +32 -48 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 419 169 653
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.37% 3.13% 5.46%
As % of the Applications category 48.11% 39.95% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 319 127 488
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £19,750
25th Percentile £24,188 £23,750 £24,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
75th Percentile £43,750 £43,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,636 £33,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +15.33% +3.08%

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 871 423 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.09% 7.83% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 632 334 851
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% -2.86%
75th Percentile £49,500 £48,438 £45,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,350 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +2.63%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +20 245 £34,998 +7.68% 87
East Midlands +10 173 £31,500 +6.78% 73
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 327 (78.04%) Microsoft
2 201 (47.97%) Windows
3 181 (43.20%) Social Skills
4 139 (33.17%) Active Directory
5 138 (32.94%) Microsoft 365
6 108 (25.78%) Problem-Solving
7 99 (23.63%) Microsoft Excel
8 93 (22.20%) SQL
9 91 (21.72%) Windows 10
10 82 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
10 82 (19.57%) Windows Server
11 67 (15.99%) VMware
12 66 (15.75%) SharePoint
13 61 (14.56%) DNS
14 60 (14.32%) SQL Server
15 59 (14.08%) DHCP
16 56 (13.37%) Finance
16 56 (13.37%) Azure
17 54 (12.89%) Retail
18 50 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (11.69%) Incident Management
20 45 (10.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 45 (10.74%) Service Delivery
20 45 (10.74%) DNA
20 45 (10.74%) ITIL
21 43 (10.26%) WAN
21 43 (10.26%) Project Management
21 43 (10.26%) Windows 7
22 42 (10.02%) Degree
22 42 (10.02%) LAN

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 66 (15.75%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.06%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.58%) Confluence
4 11 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.15%) CMS
6 8 (1.91%) IIS
7 6 (1.43%) nginx
8 4 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 99 (23.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (10.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (4.06%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.91%) AutoCAD
6 7 (1.67%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (1.43%) InDesign
7 6 (1.43%) Siemens NX
7 6 (1.43%) Solid Edge
8 4 (0.95%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.72%) Revit
10 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.43%) Shopify
2 6 (1.43%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.72%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.72%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.48%) iTrent
5 2 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.24%) Magento
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 138 (32.94%) Microsoft 365
2 56 (13.37%) Azure
3 24 (5.73%) Power Platform
4 21 (5.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (3.34%) IaaS
6 11 (2.63%) AWS
6 11 (2.63%) Smartsheet
7 9 (2.15%) PaaS
8 8 (1.91%) SaaS
9 6 (1.43%) Cloudflare
9 6 (1.43%) GitHub
10 4 (0.95%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.48%) Azure Event Grid
12 2 (0.48%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.48%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.48%) Azure Storage
12 2 (0.48%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 2 (0.48%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.56%) DNS
2 59 (14.08%) DHCP
3 43 (10.26%) WAN
4 42 (10.02%) LAN
5 40 (9.55%) TCP/IP
6 35 (8.35%) Firewall
7 31 (7.40%) VPN
8 28 (6.68%) Wireless
9 22 (5.25%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (5.01%) VLAN
10 21 (5.01%) VoIP
11 19 (4.53%) Skype
12 14 (3.34%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (2.86%) WebEx
13 12 (2.86%) WLAN
14 10 (2.39%) SAN
15 9 (2.15%) Internet
16 6 (1.43%) NAS
16 6 (1.43%) PSTN
17 2 (0.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (3.82%) Power BI
5 12 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.95%) OLAP
9 3 (0.72%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.48%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.48%) GIS
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.24%) SSDT
11 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 31 (7.40%) JIRA
2 16 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.43%) Cactus
4 6 (1.43%) gulp
4 6 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.43%) webpack
5 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.24%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.24%) Postman
5 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 181 (43.20%) Social Skills
2 82 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (13.37%) Finance
4 54 (12.89%) Retail
5 34 (8.11%) Organisational Skills
6 29 (6.92%) Manufacturing
7 24 (5.73%) Law
8 21 (5.01%) Presentation Skills
9 16 (3.82%) Telecoms
10 15 (3.58%) Automotive
10 15 (3.58%) Marketing
11 12 (2.86%) Public Sector
12 8 (1.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 7 (1.67%) Back Office
13 7 (1.67%) Legal
14 4 (0.95%) Banking
15 3 (0.72%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.72%) Local Government
16 2 (0.48%) Documentation Skills
16 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (26.01%) Analyst
2 84 (20.05%) IT Support
3 55 (13.13%) Support Analyst
4 40 (9.55%) IT Engineer
5 35 (8.35%) Developer
6 34 (8.11%) IT Analyst
6 34 (8.11%) Support Technician
7 29 (6.92%) IT Support Technician
7 29 (6.92%) IT Technician
8 28 (6.68%) IT Support Analyst
9 22 (5.25%) Project Manager
9 22 (5.25%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.77%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (4.06%) Consultant
13 16 (3.82%) Business Analyst
14 15 (3.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 15 (3.58%) Desktop Support
15 13 (3.10%) Administrator
15 13 (3.10%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.16%) HTML
2 23 (5.49%) CSS
3 14 (3.34%) jQuery
4 13 (3.10%) .NET
4 13 (3.10%) XML
5 10 (2.39%) .NET Framework
5 10 (2.39%) Ajax
6 9 (2.15%) JSON
6 9 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (1.67%) COM
7 7 (1.67%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.43%) Laravel
8 6 (1.43%) Node.js
8 6 (1.43%) PHP-FPM
8 6 (1.43%) Sass
8 6 (1.43%) Web Services
9 5 (1.19%) EDI
9 5 (1.19%) HTML5
9 5 (1.19%) React
9 5 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.21%) CCTV
3 25 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.30%) Driving Licence
4 18 (4.30%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (2.63%) User Experience
6 10 (2.39%) Clustering
6 10 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.91%) AS400
9 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.43%) Blog
10 6 (1.43%) IVR
11 5 (1.19%) iPad
11 5 (1.19%) Social Media
11 5 (1.19%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.95%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.72%) iPhone
13 3 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 201 (47.97%) Windows
2 91 (21.72%) Windows 10
3 82 (19.57%) Windows Server
4 43 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 36 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (5.01%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (4.77%) Windows XP
8 19 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (4.53%) Windows Server 2019
9 16 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.10%) Linux
11 9 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.67%) Android
13 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (25.78%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (11.69%) Incident Management
4 45 (10.74%) DNA
4 45 (10.74%) ITIL
4 45 (10.74%) Service Delivery
5 43 (10.26%) Project Management
6 37 (8.83%) Change Management
6 37 (8.83%) Facilities Management
7 34 (8.11%) Line Management
8 30 (7.16%) CRM
8 30 (7.16%) Decision-Making
8 30 (7.16%) Project Delivery
9 29 (6.92%) Information Security
10 24 (5.73%) Data Analysis
11 23 (5.49%) Computer Science
12 22 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (5.25%) ETL
13 20 (4.77%) ERP
13 20 (4.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 93 (22.20%) SQL
2 33 (7.88%) JavaScript
3 20 (4.77%) C#
4 17 (4.06%) T-SQL
5 15 (3.58%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.63%) PHP
7 9 (2.15%) VBA
8 7 (1.67%) Java
9 4 (0.95%) C
9 4 (0.95%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.48%) Python
11 1 (0.24%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) VB
11 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.24%) XPath
11 1 (0.24%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (10.02%) Degree
2 8 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.43%) CCNA
4 6 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.43%) ISEB
5 5 (1.19%) CCNP
6 4 (0.95%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.48%) NCDA
8 2 (0.48%) NCIE
8 2 (0.48%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.83%) SLA
2 14 (3.34%) PMO
3 12 (2.86%) QA
4 11 (2.63%) GDPR
5 7 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.72%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.24%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 139 (33.17%) Active Directory
2 37 (8.83%) Hyper-V
3 35 (8.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.91%) VMware Server
5 7 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.19%) Firmware
6 5 (1.19%) XenApp
7 4 (0.95%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.95%) vSphere
8 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.24%) NFS
10 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (7.16%) SCCM
2 18 (4.30%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (4.30%) WSUS
3 13 (3.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 11 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.72%) SCOM
7 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.24%) vMotion
Vendors
1 327 (78.04%) Microsoft
2 67 (15.99%) VMware
3 35 (8.35%) Cisco
4 33 (7.88%) Citrix
5 24 (5.73%) SAP
6 18 (4.30%) Google
7 16 (3.82%) HP
8 15 (3.58%) Apple
9 14 (3.34%) Adobe
9 14 (3.34%) Siemens
10 13 (3.10%) Dell
10 13 (3.10%) Veeam
11 10 (2.39%) HubSpot
11 10 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (2.15%) Avaya
12 9 (2.15%) NetApp
12 9 (2.15%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.91%) JD Edwards
13 8 (1.91%) Meraki
13 8 (1.91%) SonicWALL