The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / Midlands
Rank - 19 28
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 2.75% 1.52%
As % of the Applications category - 18.75% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -3.27% +8.92%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8 16 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 30.77% 14.68% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 22
Median salary £33,750 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.78% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in the Midlands

MS Office
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for MS Office in the Midlands

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCVP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) WebEx
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Red Box
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) XMPP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MGCP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) H.323

MS Office
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) H.323
1 1 (25.00%) MGCP
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Software Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP Voice
1 1 (25.00%) CCVP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Box