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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 102 76 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.26% 7.35% 4.73%
As % of the Applications category 46.79% 40.21% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88 73 42
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £20,080 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £31,450 £29,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +1.75%
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
218 189 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.80% 18.28% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 189 175 121
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Tunbridge Wells +14 22 £32,500 +62.50%
Chatham -3 11 £42,500 +66.66% 1
West Malling -2 10 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Sevenoaks - 10 £23,500 -
Folkestone - 8 £30,000 - 1
Canterbury +6 2 £25,000 +22.54%
Faversham +2 2 £25,000 -33.33%
Maidstone -1 2 £24,750 +18.13%
Sittingbourne - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 127 (77.91%) Microsoft
2 104 (63.80%) Windows
3 68 (41.72%) MS Excel
4 65 (39.88%) MS Exchange
5 59 (36.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (35.58%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (35.58%) Windows Server
7 54 (33.13%) Avaya
7 54 (33.13%) Cisco
7 54 (33.13%) CCNA
7 54 (33.13%) MCSE
8 51 (31.29%) Blackberry
9 50 (30.67%) Firewall
10 49 (30.06%) Windows 8
11 47 (28.83%) MCITP
12 44 (26.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 44 (26.99%) Active Directory
13 43 (26.38%) Exchange Server 2000
13 43 (26.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 42 (25.77%) Mac OS X
14 42 (25.77%) Apple
15 39 (23.93%) Finance
16 31 (19.02%) Windows 7
16 31 (19.02%) Problem Management
17 27 (16.56%) Management Information System
18 23 (14.11%) Office 365
19 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
20 18 (11.04%) Project Management
20 18 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (10.43%) HP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 65 (39.88%) MS Exchange
2 44 (26.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 43 (26.38%) Exchange Server 2000
4 17 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (9.82%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.45%) IIS
9 4 (2.45%) Lync
9 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.23%) CMS
11 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (41.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.36%) MS Visio
3 10 (6.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.61%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.61%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.11%) Office 365
2 4 (2.45%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (30.67%) Firewall
2 15 (9.20%) IP Telephony
3 13 (7.98%) LAN
3 13 (7.98%) WAN
4 10 (6.13%) Wireless
5 6 (3.68%) VPN
6 5 (3.07%) Internet
6 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.45%) DHCP
7 4 (2.45%) DNS
7 4 (2.45%) SAN
7 4 (2.45%) VLAN
8 3 (1.84%) VoIP
9 2 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.61%) Intranet
10 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.84%) MySQL
4 2 (1.23%) DB2
4 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) DTS
5 1 (0.61%) MS Access
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.23%) JMeter
4 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 39 (23.93%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Banking
2 13 (7.98%) Law
3 12 (7.36%) Legal
4 4 (2.45%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) French Language
5 2 (1.23%) German Language
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (35.58%) Analyst
2 56 (34.36%) Support Engineer
3 44 (26.99%) Server Support
4 42 (25.77%) Exchange Support
5 40 (24.54%) Exchange Engineer
6 39 (23.93%) Windows Engineer
6 39 (23.93%) Windows Support Engineer
7 32 (19.63%) IT Support
8 31 (19.02%) Cisco Support
9 30 (18.40%) Cisco Engineer
10 28 (17.18%) 3rd Line Support
11 27 (16.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 25 (15.34%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 25 (15.34%) 3rd Line Server Support
12 25 (15.34%) Windows Server Support
13 24 (14.72%) Windows Server Engineer
14 23 (14.11%) Support Analyst
15 18 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (11.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 18 (11.04%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.29%) HTML
2 3 (1.84%) .NET
2 3 (1.84%) XML
3 2 (1.23%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) ADO
4 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.29%) Blackberry
2 27 (16.56%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.13%) iPhone
4 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.68%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.07%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.84%) BYOD
7 3 (1.84%) Life Science
8 2 (1.23%) iPad
8 2 (1.23%) iSeries
9 1 (0.61%) AS400
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.61%) Economics
9 1 (0.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.61%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 104 (63.80%) Windows
2 58 (35.58%) Windows Server
3 49 (30.06%) Windows 8
4 43 (26.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 42 (25.77%) Mac OS X
6 31 (19.02%) Windows 7
7 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (7.36%) Android
10 7 (4.29%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.45%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.84%) Linux
12 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.02%) Problem Management
2 18 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (11.04%) Project Management
3 14 (8.59%) SDLC
4 12 (7.36%) Presales
5 11 (6.75%) ITIL
6 10 (6.13%) UML
7 9 (5.52%) Scrum
7 9 (5.52%) Software Testing
7 9 (5.52%) Test Scripting
7 9 (5.52%) Test Strategy
8 8 (4.91%) ITSM
8 8 (4.91%) System Testing
8 8 (4.91%) Workflow
9 7 (4.29%) Automated Testing
9 7 (4.29%) BPMN
9 7 (4.29%) Manual Testing
9 7 (4.29%) Practice Management
9 7 (4.29%) Service Management
9 7 (4.29%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.82%) SQL
2 4 (2.45%) Java
3 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.23%) VBScript
4 1 (0.61%) C#
4 1 (0.61%) COBOL
4 1 (0.61%) RPG
4 1 (0.61%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (36.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (35.58%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (33.13%) CCNA
3 54 (33.13%) MCSE
4 47 (28.83%) MCITP
5 15 (9.20%) MCP
6 9 (5.52%) A+ Certification
6 9 (5.52%) ISEB
7 8 (4.91%) Degree
7 8 (4.91%) ISTQB
8 5 (3.07%) MCSA
9 4 (2.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.84%) CCENT
10 3 (1.84%) MCTS
11 2 (1.23%) CCNP
12 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.82%) SLA
2 11 (6.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.45%) P3O
3 4 (2.45%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (26.99%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.45%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.45%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.23%) vCloud
5 2 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (7.98%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.91%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 127 (77.91%) Microsoft
2 54 (33.13%) Avaya
2 54 (33.13%) Cisco
3 42 (25.77%) Apple
4 17 (10.43%) HP
5 15 (9.20%) VMware
6 8 (4.91%) Citrix
7 5 (3.07%) Oracle
8 4 (2.45%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.84%) Dell
10 2 (1.23%) Mitel
11 1 (0.61%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.61%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.61%) IBM
11 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.61%) McAfee
11 1 (0.61%) Sage
11 1 (0.61%) SAP
11 1 (0.61%) Symantec
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
AWD online
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago