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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 22 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +34
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 78 114 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.12% 9.87% 3.56%
As % of the Applications category 38.05% 46.53% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66 109 33
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £52,500 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
205 245 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.72% 21.21% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 168 217 154
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -27 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Stansted - 4 £30,000 -
Dartford +8 3 £19,000 -36.66% 1
Maidstone -9 3 £31,000 +8.77% 1
Tonbridge -9 2 £23,000 -42.50%
Chatham +4 1 £31,500 -16.00%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 142 (78.89%) Microsoft
2 125 (69.44%) Windows
3 72 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 65 (36.11%) Windows 8
5 63 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 56 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (30.56%) Firewall
8 53 (29.44%) Cisco
9 51 (28.33%) MCSE
10 49 (27.22%) Cisco Certification
10 49 (27.22%) CCNA
11 48 (26.67%) Blackberry
12 47 (26.11%) MCITP
12 47 (26.11%) Problem Management
13 46 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2000
13 46 (25.56%) SQL
13 46 (25.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 44 (24.44%) Active Directory
14 44 (24.44%) Apple
15 42 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 37 (20.56%) Avaya
17 35 (19.44%) Mac OS X
18 32 (17.78%) SLA
19 31 (17.22%) Windows 7
20 29 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (13.89%) SQL Server
22 24 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
23 23 (12.78%) HTML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 72 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2000
3 42 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (7.78%) SharePoint
5 13 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (7.22%) IIS
6 11 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (5.00%) Apache
8 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 63 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (30.56%) Firewall
2 17 (9.44%) TCP/IP
3 15 (8.33%) VPN
3 15 (8.33%) DNS
4 12 (6.67%) Wireless
4 12 (6.67%) VLAN
4 12 (6.67%) IMAP
5 11 (6.11%) DMZ
5 11 (6.11%) Internet
5 11 (6.11%) SMTP
5 11 (6.11%) DHCP
6 10 (5.56%) SAN
7 9 (5.00%) NAS
8 7 (3.89%) LAN
8 7 (3.89%) WAN
9 5 (2.78%) Intranet
9 5 (2.78%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.22%) VoIP
11 2 (1.11%) ADSL
11 2 (1.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) DTS
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Selenium
2 3 (1.67%) Subversion
3 2 (1.11%) JIRA
3 2 (1.11%) Firebug
3 2 (1.11%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.11%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.56%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 18 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Law
3 5 (2.78%) Legal
3 5 (2.78%) Advertising
3 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.67%) French Language
4 3 (1.67%) German Language
4 3 (1.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (44.44%) Analyst
2 61 (33.89%) Support Engineer
3 41 (22.78%) Support Analyst
4 27 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 27 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
5 25 (13.89%) Help Desk Analyst
5 25 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
5 25 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 19 (10.56%) IT Support
7 18 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 17 (9.44%) Service Analyst
8 17 (9.44%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 15 (8.33%) SLA Analyst
10 13 (7.22%) IT Support Engineer
10 13 (7.22%) Test Analyst
11 12 (6.67%) Developer
12 11 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (6.11%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (6.11%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.78%) HTML
2 16 (8.89%) .NET
3 12 (6.67%) XML
4 11 (6.11%) MAPI
4 11 (6.11%) Web Services
5 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.33%) WinForms
6 6 (3.33%) HTML5
7 4 (2.22%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.11%) XSD
8 2 (1.11%) XSLT
8 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.11%) CSS
9 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.56%) WCF
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.56%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 24 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.22%) iPhone
4 11 (6.11%) PDA
4 11 (6.11%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.00%) Replication
6 7 (3.89%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.22%) Social Media
9 3 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.67%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.67%) Handset
9 3 (1.67%) EPoS
9 3 (1.67%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.11%) NHS
10 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.11%) iPad
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 125 (69.44%) Windows
2 65 (36.11%) Windows 8
3 46 (25.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 35 (19.44%) Mac OS X
5 31 (17.22%) Windows 7
6 29 (16.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (11.67%) Windows XP
9 14 (7.78%) Linux
10 13 (7.22%) Windows Vista
10 13 (7.22%) Android
11 9 (5.00%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.11%) Problem Management
2 18 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 13 (7.22%) Project Management
4 12 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (6.67%) SDLC
5 11 (6.11%) Automation Testing
5 11 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (5.56%) System Testing
6 10 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 9 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.44%) Test Scripting
8 8 (4.44%) Automated Testing
8 8 (4.44%) ITIL
9 6 (3.33%) CRM
9 6 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (3.33%) Business Transformation
10 5 (2.78%) Change Management
10 5 (2.78%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.56%) SQL
2 13 (7.22%) T-SQL
3 12 (6.67%) Java
3 12 (6.67%) VB
4 8 (4.44%) C#
5 6 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.33%) VB6
6 4 (2.22%) VBA
6 4 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.11%) C
8 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) Delphi
8 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (28.33%) MCSE
3 49 (27.22%) CCNA
3 49 (27.22%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (26.11%) MCITP
5 9 (5.00%) Degree
6 4 (2.22%) MCP
7 3 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.11%) MCTS
8 2 (1.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.56%) CISSP
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
9 1 (0.56%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.78%) SLA
2 10 (5.56%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.00%) vSphere
4 9 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.11%) XenApp
5 2 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.56%) Firmware
6 1 (0.56%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 12 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.56%) WMI
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 142 (78.89%) Microsoft
2 53 (29.44%) Cisco
3 44 (24.44%) Apple
4 37 (20.56%) Avaya
5 22 (12.22%) VMware
6 17 (9.44%) Oracle
7 12 (6.67%) Symantec
8 11 (6.11%) Draytek
9 10 (5.56%) Citrix
10 9 (5.00%) Veeam
11 4 (2.22%) Sophos
12 2 (1.11%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.11%) McAfee
13 1 (0.56%) Nokia
13 1 (0.56%) Ektron
13 1 (0.56%) Tableau
13 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago