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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 87 78 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.47% 6.33% 4.92%
As % of the Applications category 37.66% 35.94% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 80 60 38
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,838 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £29,000 £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
231 217 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.85% 17.61% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 211 190 116
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 15 £41,000 +10.06%
Tunbridge Wells +5 7 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Stansted - 5 £22,500 -
Faversham - 4 £35,000 -
Dartford -19 2 £34,000 +41.66%
Sevenoaks - 2 £31,250 -
West Malling +3 1 £45,000 +29.49%
Snodland - 1 £32,000 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 111 (68.94%) Microsoft
2 100 (62.11%) Windows
3 83 (51.55%) MS Excel
4 59 (36.65%) Firewall
5 57 (35.40%) Cisco
6 53 (32.92%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 49 (30.43%) Windows 7
8 38 (23.60%) SQL
8 38 (23.60%) Active Directory
9 37 (22.98%) CCNA
10 36 (22.36%) Windows 8
10 36 (22.36%) Apple
11 35 (21.74%) Windows XP
12 34 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (20.50%) LAN
14 32 (19.88%) WAN
15 30 (18.63%) XML
16 29 (18.01%) MCSE
17 27 (16.77%) Blackberry
17 27 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (16.15%) Automation Testing
18 26 (16.15%) System Testing
19 24 (14.91%) Avaya
19 24 (14.91%) HP
19 24 (14.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 23 (14.29%) MCITP
20 23 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 23 (14.29%) Regression Testing
21 22 (13.66%) Mac OS X

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2000
4 13 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.86%) CMS
11 2 (1.24%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.62%) IIS
12 1 (0.62%) Lync
12 1 (0.62%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 83 (51.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Maya
4 1 (0.62%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.62%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (36.65%) Firewall
2 33 (20.50%) LAN
3 32 (19.88%) WAN
4 17 (10.56%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (8.70%) DNS
6 13 (8.07%) DHCP
6 13 (8.07%) VPN
6 13 (8.07%) IP Telephony
6 13 (8.07%) VLAN
7 12 (7.45%) Internet
8 11 (6.83%) Wireless
8 11 (6.83%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (6.21%) Network Security
9 10 (6.21%) TCP/IP
10 8 (4.97%) WLAN
11 7 (4.35%) SAN
11 7 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (3.73%) ADSL
13 5 (3.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.62%) MS Access
4 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.62%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (9.32%) SoapUI
1 15 (9.32%) Ranorex
2 13 (8.07%) Selenium
3 12 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.73%) AdminStudio
5 4 (2.48%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (8.70%) Finance
2 12 (7.45%) Legal
3 8 (4.97%) Marketing
4 7 (4.35%) Games
5 6 (3.73%) Banking
5 6 (3.73%) Law
6 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.48%) Retail
8 3 (1.86%) Advertising
9 2 (1.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.62%) Electronics
10 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (19.25%) Analyst
2 29 (18.01%) Support Engineer
3 26 (16.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (13.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 19 (11.80%) Test Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Consultant
7 12 (7.45%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (6.83%) Automation Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Network Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Test Analyst
10 9 (5.59%) Technical Support
10 9 (5.59%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (4.97%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Head of Infrastructure
12 7 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Security Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
14 5 (3.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.63%) XML
2 15 (9.32%) SOAP
2 15 (9.32%) HTML
3 11 (6.83%) Web Services
4 6 (3.73%) .NET
4 6 (3.73%) Application Packaging
5 5 (3.11%) MAPI
5 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.86%) CSS
7 1 (0.62%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.62%) ODBC
7 1 (0.62%) Flash
7 1 (0.62%) WinForms
7 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.62%) WCF
7 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.62%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.77%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.70%) iPhone
2 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.35%) PDA
4 7 (4.35%) iPad
5 5 (3.11%) NHS
5 5 (3.11%) e-Health
6 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.24%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.62%) Physics
8 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.62%) Animation
8 1 (0.62%) PMI
8 1 (0.62%) DTV
8 1 (0.62%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 100 (62.11%) Windows
2 49 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 36 (22.36%) Windows 8
4 35 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 27 (16.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (13.66%) Mac OS X
7 21 (13.04%) Linux
8 19 (11.80%) Windows 2000 Server
8 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (6.83%) Windows Vista
10 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.11%) Android
12 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.15%) System Testing
1 26 (16.15%) Automation Testing
2 23 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 21 (13.04%) ETL
3 21 (13.04%) Test Automation
3 21 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 18 (11.18%) ITIL
5 17 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (9.94%) Change Management
7 15 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (8.70%) Software Testing
9 11 (6.83%) CRM
10 10 (6.21%) Service Management
11 9 (5.59%) Supplier Management
11 9 (5.59%) Release Management
12 8 (4.97%) Project Management
13 7 (4.35%) Manual Testing
13 7 (4.35%) Time Management
14 5 (3.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.60%) SQL
2 20 (12.42%) C#
3 15 (9.32%) Java
4 6 (3.73%) VBScript
4 6 (3.73%) VB
4 6 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.86%) PHP
6 2 (1.24%) VBA
6 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) C++
7 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.62%) VB6
7 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (32.92%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (22.98%) CCNA
3 34 (21.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (18.01%) MCSE
5 23 (14.29%) MCITP
6 20 (12.42%) Degree
7 19 (11.80%) ISEB
8 12 (7.45%) CCNP
9 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
9 9 (5.59%) CCSA
9 9 (5.59%) JNCIA
10 8 (4.97%) CCSE
11 7 (4.35%) JNCIS
12 5 (3.11%) CCSP
13 4 (2.48%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.86%) MCP
15 2 (1.24%) MCSA
15 2 (1.24%) A+ Certification
15 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.94%) SLA
2 10 (6.21%) QA
3 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (23.60%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.21%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.59%) XenApp
5 8 (4.97%) vSphere
6 6 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.73%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (10.56%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.83%) SCCM
3 8 (4.97%) WSUS
4 5 (3.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.24%) SCOM
5 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 111 (68.94%) Microsoft
2 57 (35.40%) Cisco
3 36 (22.36%) Apple
4 24 (14.91%) HP
4 24 (14.91%) Avaya
5 21 (13.04%) VMware
6 18 (11.18%) CheckPoint
7 17 (10.56%) Juniper
7 17 (10.56%) Blue Coat
8 16 (9.94%) McAfee
8 16 (9.94%) Citrix
8 16 (9.94%) F5
8 16 (9.94%) Websense
9 15 (9.32%) Lumension
9 15 (9.32%) SonicWALL
9 15 (9.32%) Aruba
10 14 (8.70%) Oracle
11 10 (6.21%) Clearswift
12 8 (4.97%) Trend Micro
13 7 (4.35%) Wyse
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