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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 83 59 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.53% 5.13% 4.34%
As % of the Applications category 43.46% 30.41% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 79 48 33
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
191 194 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.63% 16.85% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 179 142 80
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,428
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +9 5 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Dartford - 5 £37,500 -
Whitstable -3 4 £21,875 -4.89%
Maidstone +10 3 £20,400 -11.30% 1
Chatham - 3 £21,000 - 2
Tonbridge -8 2 £29,250 -12.03% 1
Canterbury - 1 £20,400 - 1
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 136 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 126 (71.59%) Windows
3 79 (44.89%) MS Excel
4 69 (39.20%) Firewall
5 65 (36.93%) Cisco
5 65 (36.93%) MS Exchange
6 56 (31.82%) Windows 7
7 54 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (29.55%) Windows 8
9 49 (27.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (27.27%) Apple
11 45 (25.57%) CCNA
11 45 (25.57%) SQL
12 43 (24.43%) Active Directory
13 42 (23.86%) MCSE
14 40 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 38 (21.59%) Blackberry
16 35 (19.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 35 (19.89%) Windows XP
16 35 (19.89%) VMware
17 34 (19.32%) Avaya
18 32 (18.18%) MCITP
19 31 (17.61%) Mac OS X
20 30 (17.05%) Problem Management
21 29 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
22 28 (15.91%) Windows 2000 Server
22 28 (15.91%) LAN
22 28 (15.91%) WAN
23 27 (15.34%) HTML
24 26 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 65 (36.93%) MS Exchange
2 35 (19.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2000
4 17 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
6 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.41%) IIS
8 5 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.27%) CMS
10 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.14%) Apache
11 2 (1.14%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.14%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 79 (44.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
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 EBS R12
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (39.20%) Firewall
2 28 (15.91%) LAN
2 28 (15.91%) WAN
3 20 (11.36%) VPN
4 19 (10.80%) DNS
4 19 (10.80%) VLAN
5 18 (10.23%) DHCP
6 17 (9.66%) Wireless
7 16 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 11 (6.25%) IMAP
8 11 (6.25%) Internet
9 10 (5.68%) SMTP
9 10 (5.68%) DMZ
9 10 (5.68%) SAN
9 10 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (5.11%) IP Telephony
11 8 (4.55%) ADSL
11 8 (4.55%) WLAN
12 7 (3.98%) Network Security
13 5 (2.84%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
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
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) Selenium
2 6 (3.41%) AdminStudio
3 4 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.70%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.70%) Ranorex
4 3 (1.70%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) Firebug
5 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.09%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Legal
3 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.41%) Banking
4 6 (3.41%) Law
5 5 (2.84%) Advertising
6 3 (1.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (30.68%) Analyst
2 50 (28.41%) Support Engineer
3 33 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 30 (17.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 20 (11.36%) Support Analyst
6 18 (10.23%) Test Analyst
7 15 (8.52%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (6.82%) Help Desk Support
8 12 (6.82%) IT Support
9 10 (5.68%) Systems Support
9 10 (5.68%) Consultant
9 10 (5.68%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Systems Support Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (5.11%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.34%) HTML
2 23 (13.07%) XML
3 19 (10.80%) Web Services
4 10 (5.68%) MAPI
5 9 (5.11%) .NET
6 6 (3.41%) Application Packaging
7 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.70%) HTML5
8 3 (1.70%) WinForms
8 3 (1.70%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.70%) CSS
8 3 (1.70%) SOAP
9 2 (1.14%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.14%) WCF
9 2 (1.14%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (1.14%) PhoneGap
9 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.57%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.59%) Blackberry
2 20 (11.36%) iPhone
2 20 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.25%) PDA
4 8 (4.55%) iPad
5 5 (2.84%) e-Health
5 5 (2.84%) NHS
6 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.70%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.70%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.70%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.70%) EPoS
6 3 (1.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.14%) Replication
7 2 (1.14%) Handset
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Social Media
8 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 126 (71.59%) Windows
2 56 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 52 (29.55%) Windows 8
4 40 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (19.89%) Windows XP
6 31 (17.61%) Mac OS X
7 29 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (15.91%) Windows 2000 Server
9 21 (11.93%) Linux
10 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (9.09%) Windows Vista
12 11 (6.25%) Android
13 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.05%) Problem Management
2 24 (13.64%) Software Testing
3 23 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (11.36%) System Testing
4 20 (11.36%) Test Automation
4 20 (11.36%) Automation Testing
5 16 (9.09%) ITIL
6 15 (8.52%) Change Management
7 11 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.25%) CRM
8 7 (3.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.98%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.98%) ETL
9 6 (3.41%) Regression Testing
9 6 (3.41%) Supplier Management
10 5 (2.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (2.84%) Coaching
10 5 (2.84%) Cash Management
10 5 (2.84%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.57%) SQL
2 22 (12.50%) Java
3 9 (5.11%) C#
4 7 (3.98%) VBScript
4 7 (3.98%) VB
5 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.84%) VBA
7 4 (2.27%) PHP
8 3 (1.70%) VB6
8 3 (1.70%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.57%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 54 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (27.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (25.57%) CCNA
4 42 (23.86%) MCSE
5 32 (18.18%) MCITP
6 10 (5.68%) CCNP
7 9 (5.11%) Degree
8 6 (3.41%) ISEB
8 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.84%) CCSA
9 5 (2.84%) JNCIA
9 5 (2.84%) MCP
10 4 (2.27%) CCSP
10 4 (2.27%) CCSE
10 4 (2.27%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.27%) VCP4
11 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.14%) MCSA
12 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.50%) SLA
2 9 (5.11%) QA
3 3 (1.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (24.43%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.11%) XenApp
4 9 (5.11%) vSphere
5 6 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.41%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.57%) MDaemon
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.25%) SCCM
1 11 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.55%) WSUS
3 3 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.14%) SCOM
4 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 136 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 65 (36.93%) Cisco
3 48 (27.27%) Apple
4 35 (19.89%) VMware
5 34 (19.32%) Avaya
6 22 (12.50%) Oracle
7 17 (9.66%) Citrix
8 11 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.25%) Symantec
8 11 (6.25%) McAfee
9 10 (5.68%) HP
9 10 (5.68%) Juniper
9 10 (5.68%) Draytek
9 10 (5.68%) Blue Coat
10 9 (5.11%) Aruba
10 9 (5.11%) Lumension
10 9 (5.11%) F5
10 9 (5.11%) SonicWALL
10 9 (5.11%) Websense
11 7 (3.98%) Wyse
Kent
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000, Pension, Gym Membership, Healthcare.
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hythe, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Fuel Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
QA Limited
Salary: £135.00 per week
Posted: 20 days ago