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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 77 102 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.16% 10.65% 5.96%
As % of the Applications category 39.90% 45.95% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 73 95 64
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
193 222 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.94% 23.17% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 171 201 173
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
West Malling - 18 £48,750 - 1
Tonbridge +4 8 £26,000 -3.70%
Tunbridge Wells -7 7 £27,500 +4.76%
Chatham -4 5 £42,500 +61.90%
Faversham 0 3 £21,500 -31.20%
Dartford -2 3 £22,000 +15.78%
Canterbury - 1 £25,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £22,500 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 133 (75.57%) Microsoft
2 110 (62.50%) Windows
3 70 (39.77%) MS Excel
4 63 (35.80%) Active Directory
5 56 (31.82%) MS Exchange
6 49 (27.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (26.14%) Windows 8
9 45 (25.57%) MCSE
10 44 (25.00%) Finance
10 44 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 43 (24.43%) CCNA
12 42 (23.86%) Cisco
13 39 (22.16%) Windows 7
14 38 (21.59%) MCITP
15 36 (20.45%) Blackberry
15 36 (20.45%) Firewall
15 36 (20.45%) Avaya
16 34 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2000
16 34 (19.32%) Windows 2000 Server
17 33 (18.75%) Problem Management
18 29 (16.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 29 (16.48%) SQL
19 27 (15.34%) Mac OS X
19 27 (15.34%) Apple
19 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (14.20%) SLA
21 21 (11.93%) Office 365
22 20 (11.36%) SDLC
22 20 (11.36%) HP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 34 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2000
3 29 (16.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (9.66%) SharePoint
5 15 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (7.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.98%) IIS
8 7 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.98%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.14%) CMS
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (39.77%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.93%) Office 365
2 5 (2.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.45%) Firewall
2 17 (9.66%) DNS
3 16 (9.09%) DHCP
4 15 (8.52%) IP Telephony
5 8 (4.55%) LAN
5 8 (4.55%) WAN
5 8 (4.55%) Wireless
6 7 (3.98%) SAN
7 6 (3.41%) Internet
8 5 (2.84%) VPN
9 4 (2.27%) VLAN
9 4 (2.27%) VoIP
10 3 (1.70%) Intranet
11 2 (1.14%) HTTP
11 2 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.57%) Network Security
12 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.11%) MySQL
3 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.14%) MS Access
6 1 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.14%) JMeter
4 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 44 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (9.66%) Legal
3 15 (8.52%) Banking
3 15 (8.52%) Law
4 4 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) French Language
5 2 (1.14%) German Language
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (40.91%) Analyst
2 48 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 37 (21.02%) Support Analyst
4 32 (18.18%) Server Support
5 31 (17.61%) IT Support
6 30 (17.05%) Server Engineer
7 29 (16.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 29 (16.48%) Cisco Support
8 28 (15.91%) Exchange Support
9 27 (15.34%) Exchange Engineer
9 27 (15.34%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (15.34%) Windows Support Engineer
10 24 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 24 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 23 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (13.07%) Infrastructure Support
11 23 (13.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 22 (12.50%) Service Analyst
13 21 (11.93%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) HTML
2 5 (2.84%) XML
3 2 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.45%) Blackberry
2 16 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.39%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.82%) iPhone
5 7 (3.98%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.84%) BYOD
6 5 (2.84%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Economics
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) iSeries
7 1 (0.57%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 110 (62.50%) Windows
2 46 (26.14%) Windows 8
3 44 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 39 (22.16%) Windows 7
5 34 (19.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 27 (15.34%) Mac OS X
7 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.98%) Android
10 6 (3.41%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.14%) Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.36%) SDLC
4 18 (10.23%) ITIL
4 18 (10.23%) Project Management
5 12 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 11 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 11 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.68%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (5.68%) Resource Management
7 10 (5.68%) System Testing
8 9 (5.11%) Practice Management
8 9 (5.11%) Test Strategy
9 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.98%) Document Management
10 7 (3.98%) ITSM
10 7 (3.98%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (3.98%) Six Sigma
10 7 (3.98%) Test Scripting
10 7 (3.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.48%) SQL
2 6 (3.41%) Java
3 2 (1.14%) VB
4 1 (0.57%) COBOL
4 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (27.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (25.57%) MCSE
4 43 (24.43%) CCNA
5 38 (21.59%) MCITP
6 13 (7.39%) Degree
7 12 (6.82%) ISEB
7 12 (6.82%) MCP
8 10 (5.68%) ISTQB
9 9 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (4.55%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.14%) CCNP
13 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.20%) SLA
2 10 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.84%) QA
4 4 (2.27%) P3O
System Software
1 63 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.98%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (3.98%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.70%) vCloud
5 3 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.84%) SCCM
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 133 (75.57%) Microsoft
2 42 (23.86%) Cisco
3 36 (20.45%) Avaya
4 27 (15.34%) Apple
5 20 (11.36%) HP
6 15 (8.52%) VMware
7 11 (6.25%) Oracle
8 10 (5.68%) Citrix
9 7 (3.98%) WatchGuard
10 6 (3.41%) Mitel
11 3 (1.70%) Dell
11 3 (1.70%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (1.14%) Remedy
13 1 (0.57%) BMC
13 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.57%) Forcepoint
13 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.57%) Sage
13 1 (0.57%) SAP
13 1 (0.57%) Symantec
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
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