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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 71 51 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.33% 4.80% 2.49%
As % of the Applications category 36.41% 24.76% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 65 42 16
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
195 206 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.14% 19.40% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 153 178 91
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,300 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Maidstone - 11 £26,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +24 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Whitstable -1 4 £28,250 +37.80% 1
Canterbury - 2 £28,051 -
Tonbridge +14 1 £20,000 -6.97% 1
Chatham +2 1 £37,500 +102.70%
Dover -3 1 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Folkestone -8 1 £28,000 +6.66%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 131 (71.98%) Microsoft
2 107 (58.79%) Windows
3 84 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 62 (34.07%) MS Exchange
4 62 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (29.12%) Cisco
6 51 (28.02%) Active Directory
6 51 (28.02%) Firewall
7 44 (24.18%) Degree
7 44 (24.18%) Windows 8
8 41 (22.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (22.53%) SQL
9 40 (21.98%) CCNA
10 39 (21.43%) LAN
11 38 (20.88%) Regression Testing
12 36 (19.78%) MCSE
13 34 (18.68%) WAN
14 33 (18.13%) ISEB
14 33 (18.13%) MCITP
15 32 (17.58%) C#
15 32 (17.58%) XML
15 32 (17.58%) Windows 7
16 30 (16.48%) HP
17 29 (15.93%) HP Quality Center
18 28 (15.38%) SQL Server
18 28 (15.38%) Windows XP
18 28 (15.38%) System Testing
19 27 (14.84%) Problem Management
19 27 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2000
19 27 (14.84%) SOAP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 62 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2000
3 23 (12.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 84 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.40%) PowerPivot
3 7 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.75%) RoboHelp
4 5 (2.75%) FrameMaker
5 3 (1.65%) Maya
5 3 (1.65%) 3ds Max
5 3 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.65%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.02%) Firewall
2 39 (21.43%) LAN
3 34 (18.68%) WAN
4 16 (8.79%) IP Telephony
5 15 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (7.69%) Internet
7 13 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (4.95%) Wireless
8 9 (4.95%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (3.85%) Intranet
9 7 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (3.30%) Broadband
11 5 (2.75%) Network Security
11 5 (2.75%) RIP
11 5 (2.75%) BGP
11 5 (2.75%) OSPF
12 4 (2.20%) DNS
13 3 (1.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) MySQL
5 2 (1.10%) QlikView
6 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (14.84%) Ranorex
1 27 (14.84%) SoapUI
2 10 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.30%) Selenium
4 5 (2.75%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.65%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.65%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (6.04%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Games
3 6 (3.30%) Marketing
4 4 (2.20%) Retail
4 4 (2.20%) Legal
5 3 (1.65%) Law
6 2 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (21.43%) Analyst
2 35 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 26 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 23 (12.64%) Support Analyst
5 18 (9.89%) Tester
6 17 (9.34%) 1st Line Support
6 17 (9.34%) Software Tester
7 16 (8.79%) Senior Test Engineer
7 16 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (8.79%) Technical Support
8 14 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (6.59%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (6.59%) Technical Support Engineer
9 12 (6.59%) Consultant
10 11 (6.04%) IT Support
11 10 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Network Manager
12 9 (4.95%) Senior Tester
12 9 (4.95%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.58%) XML
2 27 (14.84%) SOAP
3 22 (12.09%) .NET
4 14 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.75%) WinForms
6 4 (2.20%) Web Services
7 3 (1.65%) HTML
7 3 (1.65%) Flash
7 3 (1.65%) CSS
8 1 (0.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.84%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.30%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.20%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.65%) AS400
7 3 (1.65%) Animation
7 3 (1.65%) NHS
7 3 (1.65%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) PDA
8 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.55%) Physics
9 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.55%) PMI
9 1 (0.55%) DTV
9 1 (0.55%) iPhone
9 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 107 (58.79%) Windows
2 44 (24.18%) Windows 8
3 32 (17.58%) Windows 7
4 28 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 27 (14.84%) Windows 2000 Server
6 24 (13.19%) Mac OS X
7 17 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (8.24%) Linux
9 14 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.20%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.65%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.88%) Regression Testing
2 28 (15.38%) System Testing
3 27 (14.84%) Problem Management
3 27 (14.84%) Manual Testing
4 25 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (13.74%) ITIL
4 25 (13.74%) Automation Testing
5 21 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 16 (8.79%) Supplier Management
6 16 (8.79%) ETL
6 16 (8.79%) Service Management
7 15 (8.24%) Release Management
8 13 (7.14%) Project Management
8 13 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 10 (5.49%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.95%) Time Management
10 9 (4.95%) Change Management
11 8 (4.40%) CRM
11 8 (4.40%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.53%) SQL
2 32 (17.58%) C#
3 13 (7.14%) VB
4 9 (4.95%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.75%) VB6
5 5 (2.75%) Java
5 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.10%) VBScript
8 2 (1.10%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (24.18%) Degree
3 41 (22.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (21.98%) CCNA
5 36 (19.78%) MCSE
6 33 (18.13%) ISEB
6 33 (18.13%) MCITP
7 8 (4.40%) CCSE
7 8 (4.40%) JNCIA
7 8 (4.40%) CCSA
8 7 (3.85%) JNCIS
8 7 (3.85%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.85%) MCP
8 7 (3.85%) CCNP
9 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.20%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.65%) MCSA
12 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.10%) CCSP
12 2 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) SLA
2 12 (6.59%) QA
3 5 (2.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) MiFID
4 1 (0.55%) FATCA
4 1 (0.55%) EMIR
4 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 51 (28.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (15.93%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (4.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 131 (71.98%) Microsoft
2 53 (29.12%) Cisco
3 30 (16.48%) HP
4 25 (13.74%) Apple
5 22 (12.09%) Avaya
6 19 (10.44%) Citrix
7 15 (8.24%) CheckPoint
7 15 (8.24%) Websense
7 15 (8.24%) Juniper
7 15 (8.24%) Blue Coat
7 15 (8.24%) F5
8 13 (7.14%) McAfee
8 13 (7.14%) SonicWALL
8 13 (7.14%) Aruba
8 13 (7.14%) Lumension
9 11 (6.04%) VMware
10 8 (4.40%) Clearswift
11 6 (3.30%) Trend Micro
12 4 (2.20%) Twitter
12 4 (2.20%) Perforce
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