Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -23 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 164 406 418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.49% 5.20% 4.42%
As % of the Applications category 42.82% 55.62% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 137 297 312
Median annual salary £31,900 £31,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.90% +8.77% -5.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,946 £18,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 383 730 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.15% 9.36% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 316 519 692
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.19% +5.38%
10th Percentile £19,625 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the West Midlands

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the West Midlands

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the West Midlands

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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
Birmingham -21 57 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Staffordshire -13 28 £25,500 +13.33% 2
Solihull +19 27 £22,500 -44.79% 2
Warwickshire +6 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Shropshire +19 10 £33,750 +60.71%
Worcestershire +2 7 £22,106 -26.31%
Coventry -13 6 £20,500 -33.87% 1
Wolverhampton +2 4 £47,750 +73.64% 1
Herefordshire +11 2 £33,750 +35.00%
Sutton Coldfield +13 1 £37,500 +92.31% 1
Walsall -5 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Wednesbury - 1 £55,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 138 (84.15%) Microsoft
2 79 (48.17%) Windows
3 55 (33.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 47 (28.66%) Office 365
5 42 (25.61%) Active Directory
6 33 (20.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 32 (19.51%) Finance
8 29 (17.68%) TCP/IP
8 29 (17.68%) SQL
9 28 (17.07%) MS Exchange
9 28 (17.07%) DNS
10 26 (15.85%) LAN
10 26 (15.85%) Project Management
10 26 (15.85%) Windows 10
11 24 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (14.63%) ITIL
12 23 (14.02%) VPN
13 21 (12.80%) Azure
14 20 (12.20%) Management Information System
14 20 (12.20%) DHCP
14 20 (12.20%) SharePoint
15 18 (10.98%) WAN
15 18 (10.98%) Windows 7
16 17 (10.37%) Analytics
17 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (9.76%) Degree
18 14 (8.54%) VMware
18 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (8.54%) CRM
18 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 28 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.05%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (33.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (20.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.83%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 4 (2.44%) SAP R/3
3 3 (1.83%) Primavera
4 2 (1.22%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.61%) assyst
5 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 47 (28.66%) Office 365
2 21 (12.80%) Azure
3 8 (4.88%) Power Platform
4 7 (4.27%) Mimecast
5 6 (3.66%) PowerApps
6 4 (2.44%) AWS
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.61%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.68%) TCP/IP
2 28 (17.07%) DNS
3 26 (15.85%) LAN
4 23 (14.02%) VPN
5 20 (12.20%) DHCP
6 18 (10.98%) WAN
7 12 (7.32%) VLAN
8 10 (6.10%) Firewall
9 9 (5.49%) GoToMeeting
10 6 (3.66%) Wireless
11 5 (3.05%) Internet
12 3 (1.83%) VoIP
13 2 (1.22%) SAN
14 1 (0.61%) MPLS
14 1 (0.61%) NAS
14 1 (0.61%) WebEx
14 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) Power BI
2 5 (3.05%) EDRMS
2 5 (3.05%) MS Access
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.83%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.22%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (19.51%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Manufacturing
3 10 (6.10%) Legal
4 9 (5.49%) Public Sector
5 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.22%) Games
7 2 (1.22%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (32.93%) Analyst
2 23 (14.02%) Support Analyst
3 11 (6.71%) Project Manager
3 11 (6.71%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (5.49%) Administrator
5 9 (5.49%) Consultant
5 9 (5.49%) Data Analyst
6 8 (4.88%) IT Administrator
6 8 (4.88%) IT Support
6 8 (4.88%) IT Systems Administrator
6 8 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (4.88%) Technical Support
7 7 (4.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 7 (4.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
7 7 (4.27%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) XML
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) CSS
2 1 (0.61%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.27%) User Experience
4 6 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.44%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.83%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.83%) PMI
6 3 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.22%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.22%) Wiki
8 1 (0.61%) CCTV
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 79 (48.17%) Windows
2 26 (15.85%) Windows 10
3 18 (10.98%) Windows 7
4 14 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.71%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.22%) Android
8 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.85%) Project Management
2 24 (14.63%) ITIL
2 24 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (10.37%) Analytics
4 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.54%) CRM
6 13 (7.93%) Data Analysis
7 12 (7.32%) Change Management
7 12 (7.32%) Product Roadmap
8 11 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.71%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.71%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.10%) Decision-Making
9 10 (6.10%) Time Management
10 9 (5.49%) Information Security
10 9 (5.49%) Logistics
10 9 (5.49%) Process Improvement
10 9 (5.49%) Visualisation
11 8 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.68%) SQL
2 5 (3.05%) Python
2 5 (3.05%) R
2 5 (3.05%) VB
2 5 (3.05%) VBScript
3 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.22%) C#
4 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.22%) VBA
5 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.61%) C
5 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (9.76%) Degree
2 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.10%) MCSA
4 9 (5.49%) MCP
4 9 (5.49%) MCSE
5 5 (3.05%) PMP
6 4 (2.44%) HNC
6 4 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.83%) HND
7 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.22%) CISA
8 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.61%) APMP
9 1 (0.61%) CCNA
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.61%) IIBA
9 1 (0.61%) ISEB
9 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.71%) SLA
2 7 (4.27%) QA
3 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.83%) PMO
4 2 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 42 (25.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.44%) Firmware
4 4 (2.44%) Terminal Server
4 4 (2.44%) XenApp
4 4 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.61%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) SCCM
2 5 (3.05%) EnCase
2 5 (3.05%) FTK
3 4 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.83%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 138 (84.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.54%) VMware
3 11 (6.71%) Cisco
3 11 (6.71%) Citrix
4 10 (6.10%) HP
5 8 (4.88%) Apple
5 8 (4.88%) SAP
6 7 (4.27%) Meraki
7 6 (3.66%) Oracle
7 6 (3.66%) Veeam
8 5 (3.05%) Nuix
8 5 (3.05%) Sony
8 5 (3.05%) Symantec
9 4 (2.44%) Adobe
9 4 (2.44%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.83%) Dell
10 3 (1.83%) McAfee
10 3 (1.83%) Sage
10 3 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.83%) Virgin Media