The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 100 74 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.43% 5.89% 3.29%
As % of the Applications category 46.30% 29.84% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 92 63 35
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,875 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
216 248 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.52% 19.73% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 194 172 110
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MS Office
Salary Trend in Kent

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

MS Office Salary Trend in Kent

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Kent

MS Office
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +5 10 £25,000 +81.81% 3
Stansted - 6 £30,000 -
Chatham - 6 £25,500 -
Tonbridge -5 5 £27,000 -32.50% 1
Dartford - 4 £21,750 - 1
Whitstable - 3 £22,000 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £22,500 - 1
Maidstone +12 2 £32,000 +33.33% 1
Faversham - 2 £31,250 -
Canterbury -8 1 £20,400 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 132 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 121 (70.35%) Windows
3 67 (38.95%) MS Excel
4 61 (35.47%) MS Exchange
5 60 (34.88%) Firewall
6 56 (32.56%) Cisco
7 55 (31.98%) Windows 8
8 48 (27.91%) SQL
9 46 (26.74%) Windows 7
10 44 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (25.00%) Apple
12 42 (24.42%) Active Directory
12 42 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
13 41 (23.84%) CCNA
14 40 (23.26%) Blackberry
14 40 (23.26%) MCSE
15 36 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (20.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 33 (19.19%) HTML
18 32 (18.60%) SLA
18 32 (18.60%) MCITP
18 32 (18.60%) Problem Management
19 31 (18.02%) VMware
20 28 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2000
20 28 (16.28%) Windows 2000 Server
20 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
21 27 (15.70%) Avaya
21 27 (15.70%) Windows XP
22 26 (15.12%) Mac OS X
23 24 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (35.47%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2000
4 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
4 18 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (5.81%) IIS
7 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.49%) Apache
9 5 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.16%) Sitefinity
11 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.58%) Lync
Applications
1 67 (38.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.91%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (2.91%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (2.91%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 5 (2.91%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (34.88%) Firewall
2 21 (12.21%) VPN
2 21 (12.21%) DNS
3 20 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 20 (11.63%) VLAN
3 20 (11.63%) DHCP
3 20 (11.63%) Wireless
4 15 (8.72%) Internet
4 15 (8.72%) IMAP
5 14 (8.14%) DMZ
5 14 (8.14%) SMTP
6 11 (6.40%) WAN
6 11 (6.40%) LAN
7 10 (5.81%) SAN
8 8 (4.65%) ADSL
9 6 (3.49%) IP Telephony
9 6 (3.49%) NAS
10 5 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.91%) WLAN
11 4 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) MS Access
5 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.16%) DTS
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Selenium
2 2 (1.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.58%) Firebug
3 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.58%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Selenium IDE
General
1 16 (9.30%) Finance
2 10 (5.81%) Law
3 7 (4.07%) Advertising
4 6 (3.49%) Legal
4 6 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.74%) French Language
5 3 (1.74%) German Language
5 3 (1.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (42.44%) Analyst
2 55 (31.98%) Support Engineer
3 32 (18.60%) Support Analyst
4 29 (16.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (15.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 20 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
7 19 (11.05%) Help Desk Support
7 19 (11.05%) IT Support
8 18 (10.47%) Test Analyst
9 16 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (8.72%) Help Desk Analyst
11 14 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (8.14%) Systems Support
11 14 (8.14%) Systems Support Engineer
12 12 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (6.40%) Service Analyst
14 10 (5.81%) Automation Analyst
14 10 (5.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 10 (5.81%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.19%) HTML
2 20 (11.63%) XML
3 19 (11.05%) Web Services
4 14 (8.14%) MAPI
5 13 (7.56%) .NET
6 8 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.49%) WinForms
7 6 (3.49%) HTML5
8 4 (2.33%) Silverlight
9 3 (1.74%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.74%) CSS
10 2 (1.16%) ADO.NET
10 2 (1.16%) WCF
10 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.16%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.16%) PhoneGap
10 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.26%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.79%) iPhone
3 19 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.14%) PDA
5 6 (3.49%) Replication
5 6 (3.49%) iPad
5 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.74%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.74%) EPoS
6 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.74%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.16%) e-Health
7 2 (1.16%) Social Media
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Handset
7 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (70.35%) Windows
2 55 (31.98%) Windows 8
3 46 (26.74%) Windows 7
4 36 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (16.28%) Windows 2000 Server
5 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (15.70%) Windows XP
7 26 (15.12%) Mac OS X
8 21 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (12.21%) Linux
9 18 (10.47%) Windows Vista
10 15 (8.72%) Android
11 6 (3.49%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.60%) Problem Management
2 24 (13.95%) Software Testing
3 21 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (9.88%) System Testing
4 17 (9.88%) Test Automation
4 17 (9.88%) Automation Testing
5 11 (6.40%) ITIL
5 11 (6.40%) CRM
6 10 (5.81%) Incident Management
7 9 (5.23%) Change Management
8 6 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.49%) Automated Testing
8 6 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.49%) Test Scripting
9 5 (2.91%) Cash Management
9 5 (2.91%) ERP
9 5 (2.91%) E-business
9 5 (2.91%) Workflow
10 4 (2.33%) Project Management
10 4 (2.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.91%) SQL
2 20 (11.63%) Java
3 12 (6.98%) VB
4 6 (3.49%) VB6
4 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.91%) C#
5 5 (2.91%) VBA
6 4 (2.33%) PHP
7 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.58%) Delphi
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (24.42%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (23.84%) CCNA
4 40 (23.26%) MCSE
5 32 (18.60%) MCITP
6 6 (3.49%) MCP
6 6 (3.49%) Degree
7 5 (2.91%) CCNP
8 4 (2.33%) CCSA
8 4 (2.33%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.16%) MCTS
9 2 (1.16%) MCSA
9 2 (1.16%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.58%) CISM
10 1 (0.58%) ISEB
10 1 (0.58%) CISSP
10 1 (0.58%) CCSP
10 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.60%) SLA
2 9 (5.23%) QA
3 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.07%) vSphere
6 3 (1.74%) XenApp
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.58%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 15 (8.72%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.33%) SCCM
3 2 (1.16%) SCOM
3 2 (1.16%) WSUS
3 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 132 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 56 (32.56%) Cisco
3 43 (25.00%) Apple
4 31 (18.02%) VMware
5 27 (15.70%) Avaya
6 22 (12.79%) Oracle
7 15 (8.72%) Symantec
8 14 (8.14%) Draytek
9 10 (5.81%) Citrix
10 6 (3.49%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.49%) McAfee
10 6 (3.49%) Veeam
11 5 (2.91%) Aruba
11 5 (2.91%) F5
11 5 (2.91%) Lumension
11 5 (2.91%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.91%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.91%) Sophos
11 5 (2.91%) Websense
11 5 (2.91%) Juniper
Sevenoaks, Kent
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Annum £18 - 22k + Excellent benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago