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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 103 67 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.53% 5.36% 3.65%
As % of the Applications category 50.49% 27.69% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 96 54 37
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,800 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-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
204 242 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.86% 19.36% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 188 169 101
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 April 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 April 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 +8 9 £25,000 -6.97% 3
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
Dartford - 6 £31,000 - 2
Tonbridge -5 5 £27,000 -32.50%
Chatham - 5 £21,000 -
Whitstable - 4 £21,875 -
Maidstone +15 3 £20,400 -11.30% 2
Sevenoaks - 3 £22,500 -
Faversham - 2 £31,250 -
Canterbury -8 1 £20,400 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 139 (78.98%) Microsoft
2 124 (70.45%) Windows
3 71 (40.34%) MS Excel
4 64 (36.36%) Firewall
5 62 (35.23%) MS Exchange
6 59 (33.52%) Cisco
7 54 (30.68%) Windows 8
8 50 (28.41%) SQL
9 49 (27.84%) Windows 7
10 47 (26.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (25.57%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (25.57%) Apple
12 43 (24.43%) CCNA
13 40 (22.73%) MCSE
13 40 (22.73%) Active Directory
14 39 (22.16%) Blackberry
15 38 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (19.32%) HTML
16 34 (19.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 33 (18.75%) VMware
18 32 (18.18%) SLA
18 32 (18.18%) Problem Management
19 31 (17.61%) MCITP
20 30 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
21 29 (16.48%) Windows XP
22 28 (15.91%) Avaya
23 27 (15.34%) Mac OS X
23 27 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2000
23 27 (15.34%) Windows 2000 Server
24 25 (14.20%) Software Testing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 62 (35.23%) MS Exchange
2 34 (19.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 27 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2000
4 19 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (10.23%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (5.11%) IIS
9 5 (2.84%) Apache
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.14%) Sitefinity
11 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.14%) CMS
12 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 71 (40.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (36.36%) Firewall
2 23 (13.07%) VPN
3 22 (12.50%) DNS
3 22 (12.50%) VLAN
4 21 (11.93%) DHCP
5 20 (11.36%) Wireless
6 19 (10.80%) TCP/IP
7 16 (9.09%) WAN
7 16 (9.09%) LAN
7 16 (9.09%) Internet
8 14 (7.95%) IMAP
9 13 (7.39%) DMZ
9 13 (7.39%) SMTP
10 10 (5.68%) SAN
11 8 (4.55%) ADSL
11 8 (4.55%) WLAN
11 8 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.84%) NAS
12 5 (2.84%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (2.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.14%) MS Access
5 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.14%) DTS
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Selenium
2 1 (0.57%) Firebug
2 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.57%) TestComplete
2 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.57%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.57%) Subversion
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 15 (8.52%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Legal
3 8 (4.55%) Law
4 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.41%) Advertising
5 3 (1.70%) Publishing
5 3 (1.70%) French Language
5 3 (1.70%) German Language
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (39.77%) Analyst
2 56 (31.82%) Support Engineer
3 31 (17.61%) Support Analyst
3 31 (17.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 20 (11.36%) 1st Line Support
6 19 (10.80%) Test Analyst
6 19 (10.80%) IT Support
7 18 (10.23%) Help Desk Support
8 16 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (7.95%) Help Desk Analyst
10 13 (7.39%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (7.39%) Systems Support
10 13 (7.39%) Systems Support Engineer
11 12 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (5.68%) Service Analyst
12 10 (5.68%) Automation Analyst
12 10 (5.68%) Automation Test Analyst
13 9 (5.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.32%) HTML
2 21 (11.93%) XML
3 20 (11.36%) Web Services
4 13 (7.39%) MAPI
4 13 (7.39%) .NET
5 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.41%) WinForms
6 6 (3.41%) HTML5
7 4 (2.27%) Silverlight
8 3 (1.70%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.70%) CSS
9 2 (1.14%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.14%) WCF
9 2 (1.14%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.14%) PhoneGap
9 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.16%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.50%) iPhone
3 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.39%) PDA
5 7 (3.98%) iPad
6 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.84%) Replication
8 4 (2.27%) NHS
8 4 (2.27%) e-Health
9 3 (1.70%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.70%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.70%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.70%) EPoS
9 3 (1.70%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.14%) Handset
11 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 124 (70.45%) Windows
2 54 (30.68%) Windows 8
3 49 (27.84%) Windows 7
4 38 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (16.48%) Windows XP
7 27 (15.34%) Mac OS X
7 27 (15.34%) Windows 2000 Server
8 23 (13.07%) Linux
9 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (9.66%) Windows Vista
11 14 (7.95%) Android
12 8 (4.55%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.84%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 25 (14.20%) Software Testing
3 22 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (10.23%) System Testing
4 18 (10.23%) Test Automation
4 18 (10.23%) Automation Testing
5 12 (6.82%) CRM
6 11 (6.25%) Change Management
7 10 (5.68%) ITIL
7 10 (5.68%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.41%) Automated Testing
9 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.41%) Test Scripting
10 5 (2.84%) Cash Management
10 5 (2.84%) ERP
10 5 (2.84%) E-business
10 5 (2.84%) Workflow
11 4 (2.27%) Business Continuity
11 4 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.41%) SQL
2 21 (11.93%) Java
3 12 (6.82%) VB
4 6 (3.41%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.41%) VB6
5 5 (2.84%) VBA
5 5 (2.84%) C#
6 4 (2.27%) PHP
7 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.14%) VBScript
8 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.57%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (26.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (25.57%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (24.43%) CCNA
4 40 (22.73%) MCSE
5 31 (17.61%) MCITP
6 8 (4.55%) CCNP
7 6 (3.41%) MCP
7 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.84%) Degree
8 5 (2.84%) CCSA
8 5 (2.84%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.14%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.14%) MCTS
9 2 (1.14%) CCSE
9 2 (1.14%) MCSA
9 2 (1.14%) CCSP
9 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CISM
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.18%) SLA
2 9 (5.11%) QA
3 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.98%) vSphere
6 4 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.57%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.95%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.84%) SCCM
3 3 (1.70%) WSUS
4 2 (1.14%) SCOM
4 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 139 (78.98%) Microsoft
2 59 (33.52%) Cisco
3 45 (25.57%) Apple
4 33 (18.75%) VMware
5 28 (15.91%) Avaya
6 23 (13.07%) Oracle
7 14 (7.95%) Symantec
8 13 (7.39%) Draytek
9 11 (6.25%) Citrix
10 9 (5.11%) CheckPoint
10 9 (5.11%) McAfee
11 8 (4.55%) Juniper
11 8 (4.55%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.98%) SonicWALL
12 7 (3.98%) Aruba
12 7 (3.98%) F5
12 7 (3.98%) Lumension
12 7 (3.98%) Websense
13 6 (3.41%) HP
13 6 (3.41%) Dell
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