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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 57 77
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 236 264 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.55% 4.33% 3.27%
As % of the Applications category 43.70% 43.00% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 175 199 160
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £47,750 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft 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 West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 540 614 545
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.42% 10.08% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 424 480 418
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £49,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -2.94%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the West Midlands

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 81 £37,500 +36.36% 10
Coventry +16 35 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Staffordshire +7 35 £27,500 +1.85% 8
Shropshire +9 13 £29,000 +13.72% 2
Worcestershire -4 12 £31,059 -1.40%
Warwickshire -6 11 £23,500 -26.56%
Solihull -7 10 £55,000 +91.23% 1
Halesowen - 9 £30,000 -
West Bromwich +10 6 £37,500 +25.00%
Wolverhampton +7 4 £23,000 +27.77% 1
Dudley +2 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Walsall +6 1 £22,500 -25.00%
Willenhall - 1 £21,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £17,000 -
Microsoft Office
England

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

1 343 (76.39%) Microsoft
2 189 (42.09%) Windows
3 116 (25.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 109 (24.28%) ITIL
5 98 (21.83%) Active Directory
6 94 (20.94%) Finance
7 82 (18.26%) SQL
8 70 (15.59%) Windows 7
8 70 (15.59%) Windows Server
9 56 (12.47%) Office 365
10 53 (11.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 53 (11.80%) Degree
11 51 (11.36%) MS Visio
12 50 (11.14%) CRM
12 50 (11.14%) SharePoint
13 48 (10.69%) PRINCE2
13 48 (10.69%) SQL Server
14 47 (10.47%) VMware
14 47 (10.47%) Project Management
15 44 (9.80%) MS Exchange
16 41 (9.13%) TCP/IP
16 41 (9.13%) Windows 10
17 39 (8.69%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (8.69%) C#
18 37 (8.24%) Cisco
18 37 (8.24%) Logistics
19 36 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 36 (8.02%) ERP
19 36 (8.02%) LAN
19 36 (8.02%) Change Management

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 50 (11.14%) SharePoint
2 44 (9.80%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.56%) IIS
4 15 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.90%) SAS
6 12 (2.67%) Oracle UPK
7 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.34%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.11%) CMS
10 3 (0.67%) Apache
10 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.45%) nginx
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.45%) WordPress
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 116 (25.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (11.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 51 (11.36%) MS Visio
4 34 (7.57%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (3.79%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.89%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 12 (2.67%) Oracle Assets
1 12 (2.67%) Oracle Payables
1 12 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.78%) SAP BPC
3 8 (1.78%) SAP LE
3 8 (1.78%) SAP MM
4 6 (1.34%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.67%) Workfront
6 1 (0.22%) BPCS
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.47%) Office 365
2 11 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.78%) SaaS
4 7 (1.56%) G Suite
4 7 (1.56%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.67%) IaaS
5 3 (0.67%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.45%) Trello
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.13%) TCP/IP
2 36 (8.02%) LAN
3 35 (7.80%) WAN
4 34 (7.57%) DNS
5 33 (7.35%) DHCP
6 28 (6.24%) Firewall
7 22 (4.90%) VPN
8 19 (4.23%) Internet
9 10 (2.23%) SAN
10 8 (1.78%) Skype
10 8 (1.78%) VoIP
11 6 (1.34%) HTTP
11 6 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (1.11%) WLAN
13 4 (0.89%) 802.11
13 4 (0.89%) VLAN
13 4 (0.89%) WebEx
14 3 (0.67%) NAS
14 3 (0.67%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.67%) Data Mart
3 12 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.00%) Base SAS
5 9 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 8 (1.78%) SAP BW
6 8 (1.78%) SAP HANA
7 6 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.89%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.00%) ProC
3 8 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.45%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.45%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.22%) Fiddler
General
1 94 (20.94%) Finance
2 32 (7.13%) Manufacturing
3 23 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.90%) General Ledger
5 10 (2.23%) Advertising
5 10 (2.23%) Local Government
5 10 (2.23%) Marketing
6 8 (1.78%) Legal
6 8 (1.78%) Retail
7 7 (1.56%) French Language
7 7 (1.56%) Law
7 7 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.11%) German Language
8 5 (1.11%) Polish Language
8 5 (1.11%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.89%) Automotive
9 4 (0.89%) Russian Language
10 3 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (27.39%) Analyst
2 56 (12.47%) IT Support
3 45 (10.02%) Developer
4 41 (9.13%) Support Analyst
4 41 (9.13%) Support Engineer
5 33 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
6 30 (6.68%) Business Analyst
7 26 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (5.57%) Architect
9 24 (5.35%) IT Engineer
9 24 (5.35%) Project Manager
10 21 (4.68%) IT Support Engineer
10 21 (4.68%) Senior Business Analyst
11 18 (4.01%) IT Analyst
12 17 (3.79%) Applications Support
12 17 (3.79%) Service Manager
13 16 (3.56%) Desktop Support
14 15 (3.34%) 1st Line Support
14 15 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (3.34%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.79%) .NET
2 15 (3.34%) XML
3 12 (2.67%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.23%) CSS
4 10 (2.23%) HTML
4 10 (2.23%) LINQ
5 8 (1.78%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.78%) EDI
5 8 (1.78%) Entity Framework
5 8 (1.78%) jQuery
6 7 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (1.11%) CGI
7 5 (1.11%) Kendo UI
7 5 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.89%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.35%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.68%) Driving Licence
4 21 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.79%) NHS
6 13 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.45%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.34%) Replication
9 5 (1.11%) iPad
9 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.11%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.89%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.89%) User Experience
11 3 (0.67%) Life Science
12 2 (0.45%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.45%) EPoS
13 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.22%) CMDB
13 1 (0.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 189 (42.09%) Windows
2 70 (15.59%) Windows 7
2 70 (15.59%) Windows Server
3 41 (9.13%) Windows 10
4 39 (8.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (7.57%) Windows 8
7 19 (4.23%) Android
7 19 (4.23%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.34%) Linux
9 14 (3.12%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.00%) Unix
12 7 (1.56%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.67%) VyOS
14 2 (0.45%) CentOS
14 2 (0.45%) Fedora
14 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (24.28%) ITIL
2 50 (11.14%) CRM
3 48 (10.69%) PRINCE2
4 47 (10.47%) Project Management
5 37 (8.24%) Logistics
6 36 (8.02%) Change Management
6 36 (8.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (8.02%) ERP
7 28 (6.24%) Service Delivery
8 27 (6.01%) Business Process Modelling
9 26 (5.79%) Presales
9 26 (5.79%) Service Management
10 25 (5.57%) Change Control
11 24 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (5.35%) Risk Management
12 20 (4.45%) Process Improvement
13 17 (3.79%) Data Analysis
13 17 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (3.79%) Time Management
14 15 (3.34%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 82 (18.26%) SQL
2 39 (8.69%) C#
3 30 (6.68%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.12%) Java
5 14 (3.12%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.00%) PROC SQL
6 9 (2.00%) VB
6 9 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (2.00%) VBA
6 9 (2.00%) VBScript
7 7 (1.56%) COBOL
7 7 (1.56%) PHP
8 6 (1.34%) C
9 5 (1.11%) C++
10 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.22%) Perl
12 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (11.80%) Degree
2 26 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (4.45%) MCSE
5 19 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (4.01%) CCNA
6 18 (4.01%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (2.90%) ISEB
8 13 (2.90%) PMP
9 12 (2.67%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.67%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 9 (2.00%) MCP
11 9 (2.00%) SAS Certification
12 8 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.56%) MCSA
14 6 (1.34%) Master's Degree
15 5 (1.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.13%) SLA
2 21 (4.68%) PMO
2 21 (4.68%) QA
3 12 (2.67%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (21.83%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.11%) XenApp
6 4 (0.89%) vSphere
7 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.45%) Postfix
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (5.57%) SCCM
2 6 (1.34%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.11%) WSUS
4 4 (0.89%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.89%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.45%) Nagios
5 2 (0.45%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (0.45%) Simpana
6 1 (0.22%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 343 (76.39%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.47%) VMware
3 37 (8.24%) Cisco
4 35 (7.80%) Oracle
5 33 (7.35%) SAP
6 24 (5.35%) Citrix
7 22 (4.90%) ServiceNow
8 17 (3.79%) Apple
9 15 (3.34%) Google
10 14 (3.12%) HP
11 12 (2.67%) JD Edwards
12 9 (2.00%) JDA
13 8 (1.78%) Dell
13 8 (1.78%) NetApp
14 7 (1.56%) Adobe
15 6 (1.34%) Barracuda Networks
15 6 (1.34%) F5
15 6 (1.34%) Lotus
16 5 (1.11%) Huawei
16 5 (1.11%) Nokia
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