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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 76 58 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.99% 5.25% 5.82%
As % of the Applications category 39.79% 36.71% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 46 41
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
191 158 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.56% 14.31% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 179 133 105
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +15 8 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Stansted - 8 £22,500 - 1
Maidstone -1 6 £21,500 -12.24% 1
Dartford -8 5 £37,500 +57.89% 1
Whitstable -3 3 £21,750 -5.43% 1
Faversham - 2 £36,250 -
Chatham - 2 £25,500 - 1
West Malling +3 1 £45,000 +34.32%
Snodland - 1 £32,000 -
Canterbury - 1 £20,400 - 3
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 121 (76.10%) Microsoft
2 111 (69.81%) Windows
3 84 (52.83%) MS Excel
4 65 (40.88%) Firewall
5 62 (38.99%) Cisco
6 56 (35.22%) MS Exchange
7 53 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 42 (26.42%) Windows 8
8 42 (26.42%) Apple
9 41 (25.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 40 (25.16%) Active Directory
11 38 (23.90%) CCNA
12 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (21.38%) Windows XP
13 34 (21.38%) MCSE
13 34 (21.38%) SQL
14 32 (20.13%) LAN
14 32 (20.13%) WAN
14 32 (20.13%) Blackberry
15 29 (18.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 29 (18.24%) Avaya
15 29 (18.24%) VMware
16 27 (16.98%) Mac OS X
17 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (15.72%) MCITP
18 24 (15.09%) Problem Management
19 21 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (13.21%) Linux
19 21 (13.21%) XML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (35.22%) MS Exchange
2 29 (18.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2000
4 16 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
8 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.52%) CMS
9 4 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.89%) IIS
10 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.26%) Sitefinity
11 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.26%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 84 (52.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.52%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (40.88%) Firewall
2 32 (20.13%) LAN
2 32 (20.13%) WAN
3 17 (10.69%) VLAN
3 17 (10.69%) VPN
4 16 (10.06%) DNS
4 16 (10.06%) DHCP
5 15 (9.43%) Wireless
6 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.18%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (7.55%) IP Telephony
9 11 (6.92%) Internet
10 10 (6.29%) Network Security
11 8 (5.03%) SAN
11 8 (5.03%) DMZ
11 8 (5.03%) ADSL
11 8 (5.03%) SMTP
11 8 (5.03%) WLAN
11 8 (5.03%) IMAP
12 7 (4.40%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.26%) DTS
4 2 (1.26%) MS Access
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Selenium
2 7 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.77%) Ranorex
3 6 (3.77%) SoapUI
3 6 (3.77%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.89%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (8.81%) Finance
2 11 (6.92%) Legal
3 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.77%) Marketing
4 6 (3.77%) Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Law
5 4 (2.52%) Advertising
5 4 (2.52%) Games
6 3 (1.89%) Retail
7 2 (1.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (25.79%) Support Engineer
2 35 (22.01%) Analyst
3 30 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (16.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (7.55%) Test Analyst
6 11 (6.92%) Network Engineer
6 11 (6.92%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.29%) Consultant
7 10 (6.29%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (5.03%) IT Support
9 8 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Systems Support
9 8 (5.03%) Systems Support Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.40%) Head of Infrastructure
11 6 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.21%) XML
2 19 (11.95%) HTML
3 14 (8.81%) Web Services
4 8 (5.03%) MAPI
5 6 (3.77%) SOAP
5 6 (3.77%) Application Packaging
6 5 (3.14%) .NET
7 3 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.89%) CSS
8 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.26%) PhoneGap
8 2 (1.26%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.26%) WCF
9 1 (0.63%) WinForms
9 1 (0.63%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.63%) ODBC
9 1 (0.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) Blackberry
2 18 (11.32%) iPhone
3 17 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.29%) PDA
5 8 (5.03%) iPad
6 5 (3.14%) e-Health
6 5 (3.14%) NHS
7 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.89%) EPoS
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.63%) DTV
9 1 (0.63%) AS400
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 111 (69.81%) Windows
2 53 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 42 (26.42%) Windows 8
4 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (21.38%) Windows XP
6 27 (16.98%) Mac OS X
7 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (13.21%) Linux
8 21 (13.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (8.81%) Windows Vista
10 8 (5.03%) Android
11 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.09%) Problem Management
2 21 (13.21%) ITIL
3 18 (11.32%) System Testing
3 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (11.32%) Test Automation
3 18 (11.32%) Automation Testing
4 16 (10.06%) Software Testing
5 13 (8.18%) Change Management
6 12 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.29%) ETL
8 9 (5.66%) CRM
8 9 (5.66%) Regression Testing
8 9 (5.66%) Service Management
9 8 (5.03%) Release Management
9 8 (5.03%) Supplier Management
9 8 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.40%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.14%) BCP
11 5 (3.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.38%) SQL
2 17 (10.69%) Java
3 12 (7.55%) C#
4 6 (3.77%) VBScript
4 6 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.52%) PHP
5 4 (2.52%) VBA
5 4 (2.52%) VB
6 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.63%) VB6
7 1 (0.63%) Delphi
7 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (25.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (23.90%) CCNA
4 34 (21.38%) MCSE
5 25 (15.72%) MCITP
6 13 (8.18%) CCNP
7 10 (6.29%) Degree
8 9 (5.66%) ISEB
9 7 (4.40%) CCSE
9 7 (4.40%) JNCIS
10 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
11 5 (3.14%) CCSA
11 5 (3.14%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.14%) MCP
11 5 (3.14%) CCSP
12 3 (1.89%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.26%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.26%) MCSA
14 1 (0.63%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.43%) SLA
2 9 (5.66%) QA
3 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (25.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.66%) XenApp
5 7 (4.40%) vSphere
6 6 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) SCCM
2 8 (5.03%) WSUS
2 8 (5.03%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 121 (76.10%) Microsoft
2 62 (38.99%) Cisco
3 42 (26.42%) Apple
4 29 (18.24%) Avaya
4 29 (18.24%) VMware
5 17 (10.69%) Citrix
6 16 (10.06%) Oracle
7 14 (8.81%) CheckPoint
8 13 (8.18%) Blue Coat
8 13 (8.18%) HP
8 13 (8.18%) McAfee
8 13 (8.18%) Juniper
9 12 (7.55%) Websense
9 12 (7.55%) SonicWALL
9 12 (7.55%) Lumension
9 12 (7.55%) F5
9 12 (7.55%) Aruba
10 8 (5.03%) Symantec
10 8 (5.03%) Draytek
11 7 (4.40%) Wyse
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000, Pension, Gym Membership, Healthcare.
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: From £25,513 to £27,864 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury
Volt
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + pension, 5 weeks holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Hythe, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Gold Group
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Gold Group
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Whitstable
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Aurora Kendrick James
Salary: £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Stansted, Essex
Inflite
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Canterbury
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago