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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 20 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 76 112 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.88% 10.09% 4.53%
As % of the Applications category 41.99% 46.67% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 64 103 40
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £21,150 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -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
181 240 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 16.39% 21.62% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 147 200 179
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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 10 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Maidstone -9 5 £33,750 +45.16% 1
Tonbridge -2 3 £26,000 -38.82%
West Malling +1 2 £30,500 +8.92% 2
Chatham +1 1 £34,000 -9.33%
Dartford - 1 £19,000 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 124 (71.68%) Microsoft
2 116 (67.05%) Windows
3 69 (39.88%) MS Exchange
4 64 (36.99%) Windows 8
5 63 (36.42%) MS Excel
6 58 (33.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (30.64%) MCSE
7 53 (30.64%) Firewall
8 52 (30.06%) Blackberry
9 50 (28.90%) Cisco
9 50 (28.90%) MCITP
10 49 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2000
10 49 (28.32%) CCNA
10 49 (28.32%) Cisco Certification
10 49 (28.32%) Windows 2000 Server
11 46 (26.59%) Apple
11 46 (26.59%) Problem Management
12 45 (26.01%) Active Directory
13 44 (25.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 42 (24.28%) SQL
15 40 (23.12%) Avaya
16 36 (20.81%) Mac OS X
17 27 (15.61%) SLA
18 26 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (14.45%) Finance
20 24 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (12.72%) Windows XP
21 22 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (12.14%) Windows 7

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 69 (39.88%) MS Exchange
2 49 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2000
3 44 (25.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (6.36%) IIS
6 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (5.20%) Apache
8 8 (4.62%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.58%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 63 (36.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.58%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.58%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (30.64%) Firewall
2 16 (9.25%) DNS
3 15 (8.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.94%) VPN
5 11 (6.36%) SAN
6 10 (5.78%) IMAP
7 9 (5.20%) VLAN
7 9 (5.20%) Wireless
7 9 (5.20%) NAS
7 9 (5.20%) DMZ
7 9 (5.20%) SMTP
7 9 (5.20%) DHCP
8 8 (4.62%) VoIP
8 8 (4.62%) Internet
9 5 (2.89%) Intranet
9 5 (2.89%) WAN
9 5 (2.89%) LAN
9 5 (2.89%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.31%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.73%) MySQL
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Selenium
2 3 (1.73%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.73%) Subversion
3 2 (1.16%) JIRA
3 2 (1.16%) Firebug
3 2 (1.16%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (14.45%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Law
3 7 (4.05%) Advertising
4 3 (1.73%) Publishing
4 3 (1.73%) Legal
4 3 (1.73%) French Language
4 3 (1.73%) German Language
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (46.82%) Analyst
2 59 (34.10%) Support Engineer
3 39 (22.54%) Support Analyst
4 24 (13.87%) 1st Line Support
4 24 (13.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (13.87%) Help Desk Support
5 23 (13.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 23 (13.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (10.40%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 17 (9.83%) Test Analyst
8 15 (8.67%) Service Analyst
8 15 (8.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (8.67%) IT Support
9 14 (8.09%) SLA Analyst
10 13 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (6.36%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (6.36%) Senior Support Engineer
12 9 (5.20%) Systems Support Engineer
12 9 (5.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.40%) HTML
2 11 (6.36%) .NET
2 11 (6.36%) XML
3 9 (5.20%) MAPI
4 7 (4.05%) Web Services
5 4 (2.31%) HTML5
5 4 (2.31%) WinForms
5 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.16%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.16%) XSD
6 2 (1.16%) XSLT
7 1 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (30.06%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.09%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.78%) iPhone
5 9 (5.20%) PDA
5 9 (5.20%) Replication
6 7 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.31%) Social Media
7 4 (2.31%) NHS
7 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.73%) Handset
9 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.58%) IVR
10 1 (0.58%) SecurID
10 1 (0.58%) VAX
10 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.58%) iPad
10 1 (0.58%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 116 (67.05%) Windows
2 64 (36.99%) Windows 8
3 49 (28.32%) Windows 2000 Server
4 36 (20.81%) Mac OS X
5 26 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (12.72%) Windows XP
7 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (12.14%) Windows 7
9 13 (7.51%) Windows Vista
10 12 (6.94%) Android
10 12 (6.94%) Linux
11 9 (5.20%) Mac OS
12 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.58%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.59%) Problem Management
2 17 (9.83%) Project Management
3 15 (8.67%) Software Testing
3 15 (8.67%) SDLC
4 12 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (6.36%) System Testing
5 11 (6.36%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (5.78%) Test Automation
7 9 (5.20%) Data Protection
7 9 (5.20%) Automation Testing
7 9 (5.20%) Test Scripting
7 9 (5.20%) Automated Testing
8 8 (4.62%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.62%) ITIL
8 8 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.05%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.47%) Migration
10 6 (3.47%) CRM
10 6 (3.47%) Performance Improvement
10 6 (3.47%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.28%) SQL
2 13 (7.51%) Java
3 11 (6.36%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.78%) VB
5 6 (3.47%) C#
6 4 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.31%) VB6
7 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.16%) C
9 1 (0.58%) COBOL
9 1 (0.58%) VBA
9 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (33.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (30.64%) MCSE
3 50 (28.90%) MCITP
4 49 (28.32%) CCNA
4 49 (28.32%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.20%) Degree
6 3 (1.73%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.73%) MCTS
6 3 (1.73%) MCP
6 3 (1.73%) MCSA
7 2 (1.16%) ISEB
7 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.61%) SLA
2 9 (5.20%) QA
3 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (26.01%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.36%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.36%) vSphere
4 9 (5.20%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.89%) XenApp
5 5 (2.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.58%) Firmware
6 1 (0.58%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 12 (6.94%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.58%) WMI
3 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 124 (71.68%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.90%) Cisco
3 46 (26.59%) Apple
4 40 (23.12%) Avaya
5 18 (10.40%) Oracle
5 18 (10.40%) VMware
6 11 (6.36%) Veeam
7 10 (5.78%) Symantec
8 9 (5.20%) Draytek
8 9 (5.20%) Citrix
9 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.16%) McAfee
9 2 (1.16%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.16%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (0.58%) Sophos
10 1 (0.58%) Tableau
10 1 (0.58%) SAP
10 1 (0.58%) Nokia
10 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £14062.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £17,000 - £19,500 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical, Pension
Posted: 14 days ago