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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 83 65 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.20% 5.59% 2.80%
As % of the Applications category 36.73% 27.78% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 70 52 20
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £18,838 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £50,000 £45,000
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
226 234 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.33% 20.12% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 188 206 103
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +25 19 £41,000 +10.06% 5
Whitstable -1 3 £25,000 +21.95%
Canterbury -10 2 £28,051 +48.90%
Sevenoaks - 2 £31,250 - 1
Dover -6 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Folkestone -10 1 £28,000 +6.66%
Faversham - 1 £35,000 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 142 (73.96%) Microsoft
2 120 (62.50%) Windows
3 94 (48.96%) MS Excel
4 69 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (33.85%) MS Exchange
6 62 (32.29%) Cisco
6 62 (32.29%) Firewall
7 49 (25.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (25.52%) Windows 8
8 48 (25.00%) CCNA
9 46 (23.96%) Active Directory
10 43 (22.40%) MCSE
10 43 (22.40%) SQL
10 43 (22.40%) Windows 7
11 40 (20.83%) LAN
12 39 (20.31%) WAN
12 39 (20.31%) MCITP
13 37 (19.27%) Apple
14 36 (18.75%) Windows XP
15 34 (17.71%) Windows 2000 Server
16 33 (17.19%) Blackberry
16 33 (17.19%) Degree
17 32 (16.67%) Problem Management
17 32 (16.67%) Regression Testing
18 31 (16.15%) Mac OS X
18 31 (16.15%) Avaya
18 31 (16.15%) XML
18 31 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2000
19 30 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 28 (14.58%) C#

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 65 (33.85%) MS Exchange
2 31 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2000
3 30 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.04%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.04%) CMS
8 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 94 (48.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.13%) PowerPivot
3 5 (2.60%) RoboHelp
3 5 (2.60%) FrameMaker
4 3 (1.56%) Maya
4 3 (1.56%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (32.29%) Firewall
2 40 (20.83%) LAN
3 39 (20.31%) WAN
4 18 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (7.29%) IP Telephony
6 13 (6.77%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (5.73%) Internet
8 9 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (4.17%) Wireless
10 7 (3.65%) SAN
11 6 (3.13%) VPN
11 6 (3.13%) DNS
11 6 (3.13%) Network Security
12 5 (2.60%) RIP
12 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
12 5 (2.60%) OSPF
12 5 (2.60%) BGP
12 5 (2.60%) DHCP
13 3 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Power View
4 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (11.46%) SoapUI
1 22 (11.46%) Ranorex
2 11 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.65%) Selenium
4 6 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (3.13%) AdminStudio
5 4 (2.08%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (6.77%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Legal
3 8 (4.17%) Marketing
3 8 (4.17%) Games
4 6 (3.13%) Banking
5 5 (2.60%) Law
6 4 (2.08%) Retail
7 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.04%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (20.31%) Analyst
2 37 (19.27%) Support Engineer
3 24 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 23 (11.98%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.94%) Consultant
6 20 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (9.38%) Technical Support
8 17 (8.85%) 1st Line Support
9 15 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (7.29%) Tester
11 13 (6.77%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (6.77%) Software Tester
11 13 (6.77%) Technical Support Engineer
11 13 (6.77%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (5.73%) Automation Engineer
13 10 (5.21%) IT Support
13 10 (5.21%) Senior Test Engineer
14 9 (4.69%) Desktop Support
15 8 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.15%) XML
2 22 (11.46%) SOAP
3 18 (9.38%) .NET
4 13 (6.77%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.65%) HTML
6 6 (3.13%) Application Packaging
7 5 (2.60%) WinForms
8 4 (2.08%) CSS
9 3 (1.56%) Web Services
9 3 (1.56%) Flash
10 1 (0.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.19%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.60%) NHS
5 4 (2.08%) e-Health
5 4 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.56%) Animation
6 3 (1.56%) User Experience
6 3 (1.56%) AS400
7 2 (1.04%) PDA
7 2 (1.04%) iPhone
7 2 (1.04%) iPad
8 1 (0.52%) Physics
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
8 1 (0.52%) DTV
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 120 (62.50%) Windows
2 49 (25.52%) Windows 8
3 43 (22.40%) Windows 7
4 36 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 34 (17.71%) Windows 2000 Server
6 31 (16.15%) Mac OS X
7 19 (9.90%) Linux
8 18 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.56%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 32 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 26 (13.54%) System Testing
3 23 (11.98%) Automation Testing
4 21 (10.94%) Manual Testing
5 20 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.42%) ETL
6 19 (9.90%) ITIL
6 19 (9.90%) Test Automation
7 15 (7.81%) Change Management
8 13 (6.77%) Service Management
8 13 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.77%) Supplier Management
9 12 (6.25%) Release Management
9 12 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 12 (6.25%) Project Management
10 10 (5.21%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.69%) Time Management
11 9 (4.69%) CRM
12 8 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.40%) SQL
2 28 (14.58%) C#
3 14 (7.29%) VB
4 9 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.69%) Java
4 9 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.17%) VBScript
6 5 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.60%) VB6
7 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (25.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (25.00%) CCNA
4 43 (22.40%) MCSE
5 39 (20.31%) MCITP
6 33 (17.19%) Degree
7 26 (13.54%) ISEB
8 11 (5.73%) CCNP
9 10 (5.21%) CCSE
10 9 (4.69%) JNCIS
11 8 (4.17%) JNCIA
11 8 (4.17%) CCSA
11 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.60%) MCP
13 4 (2.08%) CCSP
13 4 (2.08%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.56%) MCSA
15 2 (1.04%) A+ Certification
15 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.38%) SLA
2 13 (6.77%) QA
3 5 (2.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) MiFID
4 1 (0.52%) FATCA
4 1 (0.52%) EMIR
4 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 46 (23.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.65%) vSphere
4 7 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.13%) XenApp
5 6 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (6.77%) SCCM
3 6 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (73.96%) Microsoft
2 62 (32.29%) Cisco
3 37 (19.27%) Apple
4 31 (16.15%) Avaya
5 27 (14.06%) HP
6 23 (11.98%) Citrix
7 18 (9.38%) Juniper
7 18 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 18 (9.38%) Blue Coat
8 17 (8.85%) McAfee
8 17 (8.85%) Websense
8 17 (8.85%) F5
9 16 (8.33%) Lumension
9 16 (8.33%) VMware
9 16 (8.33%) Aruba
9 16 (8.33%) SonicWALL
10 9 (4.69%) Clearswift
11 7 (3.65%) Wyse
11 7 (3.65%) Trend Micro
12 4 (2.08%) Twitter
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago