The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall 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
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 7 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 2 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 5.88% 6.67% 8.82%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 34.62% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Median salary - £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.00%  
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 Walsall with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Walsall
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7 26 12
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 20.59% 19.26% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 8
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.07% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £26,600 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,200 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walsall 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 Walsall

MS Office
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Salary trend for MS Office in Walsall

MS Office
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Walsall

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 Walsall region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Windchill
2 1 (33.33%) ANSYS
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
1 1 (33.33%) Windchill
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Printer Support
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Finite Element Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ANSYS