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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 89 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.64% 4.71% 3.97%
As % of the Applications category 42.38% 23.74% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 82 44 28
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,800 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,450
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
210 219 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.39% 19.84% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 169 187 114
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 16 £26,500 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +21 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Whitstable -2 3 £31,500 +53.65% 1
Chatham - 3 £37,500 -
Tonbridge +6 1 £20,000 -35.22%
Dover -1 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Folkestone - 1 £28,000 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 128 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 104 (56.52%) Windows
3 70 (38.04%) MS Excel
4 58 (31.52%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (30.98%) MS Exchange
6 50 (27.17%) Active Directory
7 49 (26.63%) Cisco
7 49 (26.63%) Firewall
8 45 (24.46%) Degree
9 44 (23.91%) Windows 8
10 41 (22.28%) SQL
11 40 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (21.74%) CCNA
12 38 (20.65%) Regression Testing
13 35 (19.02%) MCSE
14 34 (18.48%) LAN
15 33 (17.93%) MCITP
16 32 (17.39%) ISEB
16 32 (17.39%) XML
17 31 (16.85%) C#
17 31 (16.85%) Windows 7
18 29 (15.76%) HP Quality Center
18 29 (15.76%) WAN
18 29 (15.76%) HP
18 29 (15.76%) Manual Testing
19 28 (15.22%) System Testing
20 27 (14.67%) Problem Management
20 27 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2000
20 27 (14.67%) Windows XP
20 27 (14.67%) SOAP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 57 (30.98%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2000
3 23 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.17%) SAS
6 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 70 (38.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.35%) PowerPivot
3 5 (2.72%) FrameMaker
3 5 (2.72%) RoboHelp
4 4 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.63%) Maya
5 3 (1.63%) 3ds Max
5 3 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (26.63%) Firewall
2 34 (18.48%) LAN
3 29 (15.76%) WAN
4 14 (7.61%) Internet
4 14 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (7.07%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (6.52%) IP Telephony
7 9 (4.89%) Cisco IPT
7 9 (4.89%) Wireless
8 8 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.26%) Broadband
9 6 (3.26%) Intranet
9 6 (3.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (3.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (2.72%) BGP
10 5 (2.72%) OSPF
10 5 (2.72%) RIP
11 4 (2.17%) DNS
11 4 (2.17%) Network Security
12 3 (1.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.17%) QlikView
5 2 (1.09%) MySQL
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (14.67%) SoapUI
1 27 (14.67%) Ranorex
2 7 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.72%) Selenium
3 5 (2.72%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.63%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.09%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (5.98%) Finance
2 8 (4.35%) Games
3 6 (3.26%) Marketing
4 4 (2.17%) Legal
4 4 (2.17%) Retail
5 3 (1.63%) Law
6 2 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (23.37%) Analyst
2 33 (17.93%) Support Engineer
3 26 (14.13%) Test Engineer
4 23 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 19 (10.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 18 (9.78%) Tester
7 17 (9.24%) Technical Support
7 17 (9.24%) 1st Line Support
7 17 (9.24%) Software Tester
8 14 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) Technical Support Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) Consultant
10 11 (5.98%) IT Support
10 11 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) Service Analyst
11 9 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.89%) Senior Software Tester
11 9 (4.89%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.39%) XML
2 27 (14.67%) SOAP
3 23 (12.50%) .NET
4 14 (7.61%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.72%) WinForms
6 4 (2.17%) HTML
6 4 (2.17%) Web Services
7 3 (1.63%) Flash
7 3 (1.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.59%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.72%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.17%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.17%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.63%) Animation
6 3 (1.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.09%) AS400
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
8 1 (0.54%) Physics
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 104 (56.52%) Windows
2 44 (23.91%) Windows 8
3 31 (16.85%) Windows 7
4 27 (14.67%) Windows XP
4 27 (14.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 23 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 17 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (7.61%) Linux
7 14 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.17%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.63%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.65%) Regression Testing
2 29 (15.76%) Manual Testing
3 28 (15.22%) System Testing
4 27 (14.67%) Problem Management
5 25 (13.59%) Automation Testing
6 23 (12.50%) ITIL
6 23 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (11.41%) Test Automation
8 17 (9.24%) Project Management
9 13 (7.07%) Service Management
9 13 (7.07%) ETL
9 13 (7.07%) Automated Testing
9 13 (7.07%) Supplier Management
10 12 (6.52%) Release Management
11 10 (5.43%) Time Management
12 9 (4.89%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.89%) Change Management
13 8 (4.35%) CRM
14 7 (3.80%) Workflow
15 6 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.28%) SQL
2 31 (16.85%) C#
3 12 (6.52%) VB
4 9 (4.89%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.72%) VB6
5 5 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.17%) Java
6 4 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.09%) PHP
8 2 (1.09%) VBScript
9 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 58 (31.52%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (24.46%) Degree
3 40 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (21.74%) CCNA
4 35 (19.02%) MCSE
5 33 (17.93%) MCITP
6 32 (17.39%) ISEB
7 8 (4.35%) CCSA
7 8 (4.35%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.80%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.80%) CCSE
8 7 (3.80%) MCP
9 6 (3.26%) CCNP
9 6 (3.26%) JNCIS
9 6 (3.26%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.17%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.09%) MCSA
11 2 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.24%) SLA
2 11 (5.98%) QA
3 5 (2.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) FATCA
4 1 (0.54%) EMIR
4 1 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 50 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (15.76%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 128 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 49 (26.63%) Cisco
3 29 (15.76%) HP
4 24 (13.04%) Apple
5 21 (11.41%) Avaya
6 18 (9.78%) Citrix
7 14 (7.61%) Blue Coat
7 14 (7.61%) CheckPoint
7 14 (7.61%) Websense
7 14 (7.61%) Juniper
7 14 (7.61%) F5
8 13 (7.07%) VMware
9 12 (6.52%) SonicWALL
9 12 (6.52%) McAfee
9 12 (6.52%) Lumension
9 12 (6.52%) Aruba
10 8 (4.35%) Clearswift
11 6 (3.26%) Trend Micro
12 4 (2.17%) Perforce
12 4 (2.17%) Twitter
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