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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 77 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.74% 4.79% 2.79%
As % of the Applications category 36.15% 24.88% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 65 43 20
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £50,000 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
213 209 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.41% 19.24% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 167 186 98
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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
Maidstone - 13 £41,000 - 1
Whitstable -1 4 £28,250 +37.80%
Tunbridge Wells +26 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Sevenoaks - 2 £31,250 -
Canterbury - 2 £28,051 - 1
Chatham +3 1 £37,500 +102.70%
Dover -5 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Folkestone -10 1 £28,000 +6.66%
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 141 (73.82%) Microsoft
2 117 (61.26%) Windows
3 91 (47.64%) MS Excel
4 66 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (34.03%) MS Exchange
6 59 (30.89%) Cisco
7 58 (30.37%) Firewall
8 52 (27.23%) Active Directory
9 48 (25.13%) Windows 8
10 45 (23.56%) SQL
10 45 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (22.51%) CCNA
12 40 (20.94%) MCSE
13 39 (20.42%) Degree
14 38 (19.90%) LAN
15 37 (19.37%) WAN
15 37 (19.37%) MCITP
15 37 (19.37%) Windows 7
16 36 (18.85%) Regression Testing
17 35 (18.32%) Windows XP
18 32 (16.75%) ISEB
18 32 (16.75%) Windows 2000 Server
19 31 (16.23%) Apple
19 31 (16.23%) Blackberry
19 31 (16.23%) C#
19 31 (16.23%) XML
20 30 (15.71%) SQL Server
21 29 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2000
21 29 (15.18%) Problem Management
22 28 (14.66%) HP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (34.03%) MS Exchange
2 29 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2000
3 28 (14.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.05%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.05%) CMS
8 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 91 (47.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.19%) PowerPivot
4 5 (2.62%) RoboHelp
4 5 (2.62%) FrameMaker
5 3 (1.57%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.57%) Maya
5 3 (1.57%) 3ds Max
6 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (30.37%) Firewall
2 38 (19.90%) LAN
3 37 (19.37%) WAN
4 16 (8.38%) IP Telephony
5 15 (7.85%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (6.28%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (5.24%) Internet
8 8 (4.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (4.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (3.66%) Wireless
10 6 (3.14%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (3.14%) SAN
11 5 (2.62%) OSPF
11 5 (2.62%) BGP
11 5 (2.62%) RIP
11 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.62%) Network Security
12 4 (2.09%) DNS
13 3 (1.57%) Intranet
13 3 (1.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Power View
4 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.05%) QlikView
6 2 (1.05%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (13.09%) Ranorex
1 25 (13.09%) SoapUI
2 11 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.19%) Selenium
4 5 (2.62%) AdminStudio
4 5 (2.62%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.09%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.57%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (7.85%) Finance
2 8 (4.19%) Marketing
2 8 (4.19%) Games
3 7 (3.66%) Legal
4 5 (2.62%) Law
4 5 (2.62%) Banking
5 4 (2.09%) Retail
6 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (20.42%) Analyst
2 35 (18.32%) Support Engineer
3 25 (13.09%) Test Engineer
4 23 (12.04%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (9.42%) Consultant
6 18 (9.42%) Tester
7 17 (8.90%) Technical Support
7 17 (8.90%) Software Tester
8 16 (8.38%) 1st Line Support
9 14 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (6.81%) Senior Test Engineer
11 12 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.28%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (6.28%) Technical Support Engineer
12 11 (5.76%) IT Support
12 11 (5.76%) Automation Engineer
13 10 (5.24%) Technical Consultant
14 9 (4.71%) Desktop Support
14 9 (4.71%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.23%) XML
2 25 (13.09%) SOAP
3 22 (11.52%) .NET
4 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.62%) WinForms
5 5 (2.62%) Application Packaging
6 4 (2.09%) HTML
7 3 (1.57%) Flash
7 3 (1.57%) CSS
8 1 (0.52%) Web Services
8 1 (0.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.23%) Blackberry
2 13 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.14%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.09%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.09%) NHS
6 3 (1.57%) AS400
6 3 (1.57%) Animation
6 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.57%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.05%) PDA
8 1 (0.52%) DTV
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) e-Health
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) Physics
8 1 (0.52%) iPhone
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 117 (61.26%) Windows
2 48 (25.13%) Windows 8
3 37 (19.37%) Windows 7
4 35 (18.32%) Windows XP
5 32 (16.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 28 (14.66%) Mac OS X
7 19 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (8.38%) Linux
9 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.57%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.85%) Regression Testing
2 29 (15.18%) Problem Management
3 27 (14.14%) System Testing
4 25 (13.09%) Manual Testing
5 24 (12.57%) Automation Testing
6 23 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (10.99%) ITIL
8 20 (10.47%) Test Automation
9 18 (9.42%) ETL
10 16 (8.38%) Supplier Management
10 16 (8.38%) Service Management
11 15 (7.85%) Release Management
12 14 (7.33%) Project Management
13 13 (6.81%) Change Management
13 13 (6.81%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.24%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.24%) Service Delivery
15 9 (4.71%) Time Management
16 8 (4.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.56%) SQL
2 31 (16.23%) C#
3 14 (7.33%) VB
4 9 (4.71%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.19%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.66%) VBScript
6 7 (3.66%) Java
7 5 (2.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.62%) VB6
8 4 (2.09%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.05%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 66 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (22.51%) CCNA
4 40 (20.94%) MCSE
5 39 (20.42%) Degree
6 37 (19.37%) MCITP
7 32 (16.75%) ISEB
8 9 (4.71%) CCSE
9 8 (4.19%) JNCIS
9 8 (4.19%) CCNP
10 7 (3.66%) CCSA
10 7 (3.66%) ISTQB
10 7 (3.66%) JNCIA
11 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.62%) MCP
13 3 (1.57%) MCSA
13 3 (1.57%) CCSP
14 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) SLA
2 13 (6.81%) QA
3 5 (2.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) MiFID
4 1 (0.52%) FATCA
4 1 (0.52%) EMIR
4 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 52 (27.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.14%) vSphere
6 5 (2.62%) XenApp
6 5 (2.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (14.14%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (7.33%) SCCM
3 5 (2.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 141 (73.82%) Microsoft
2 59 (30.89%) Cisco
3 31 (16.23%) Apple
4 28 (14.66%) HP
4 28 (14.66%) Avaya
5 24 (12.57%) Citrix
6 16 (8.38%) VMware
7 15 (7.85%) Websense
7 15 (7.85%) Juniper
7 15 (7.85%) CheckPoint
7 15 (7.85%) Blue Coat
7 15 (7.85%) F5
8 14 (7.33%) Lumension
8 14 (7.33%) Aruba
8 14 (7.33%) SonicWALL
8 14 (7.33%) McAfee
9 8 (4.19%) Clearswift
10 6 (3.14%) Trend Micro
10 6 (3.14%) Wyse
11 4 (2.09%) Twitter
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