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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 27 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 77 85 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.01% 8.35% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 38.69% 39.53% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 45
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
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
199 215 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.12% 21.12% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 173 169 182
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -25 12 £26,000 -25.71%
Maidstone -1 6 £35,000 +32.07%
West Malling - 3 £37,500 -
Chatham +1 1 £34,000 -9.33%
Tonbridge -1 1 £27,000 +35.00%
Dartford - 1 £22,500 - 2
Sittingbourne - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 116 (72.96%) Microsoft
2 106 (66.67%) Windows
3 66 (41.51%) MS Exchange
4 63 (39.62%) MS Excel
5 60 (37.74%) Windows 8
6 59 (37.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (33.96%) MCSE
8 53 (33.33%) Blackberry
9 52 (32.70%) MCITP
10 51 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
10 51 (32.08%) Firewall
10 51 (32.08%) CCNA
11 50 (31.45%) Cisco
11 50 (31.45%) Exchange Server 2000
11 50 (31.45%) Windows 2000 Server
12 48 (30.19%) Apple
13 46 (28.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 44 (27.67%) Avaya
14 44 (27.67%) Problem Management
15 40 (25.16%) Mac OS X
16 39 (24.53%) Active Directory
17 33 (20.75%) SQL
18 23 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (13.84%) Finance
19 22 (13.84%) Project Management
20 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (12.58%) Management Information System
22 19 (11.95%) SLA
23 18 (11.32%) SQL Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 66 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 50 (31.45%) Exchange Server 2000
3 46 (28.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.03%) IIS
6 7 (4.40%) Apache
6 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
9 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.63%) WordPress
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Visualfiles
1 1 (0.63%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (32.08%) Firewall
2 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.18%) DNS
4 9 (5.66%) SAN
4 9 (5.66%) VPN
5 8 (5.03%) Internet
5 8 (5.03%) Wireless
6 7 (4.40%) VLAN
6 7 (4.40%) IMAP
6 7 (4.40%) NAS
6 7 (4.40%) DMZ
6 7 (4.40%) VoIP
6 7 (4.40%) SMTP
6 7 (4.40%) DHCP
7 5 (3.14%) WAN
7 5 (3.14%) LAN
7 5 (3.14%) Intranet
7 5 (3.14%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.52%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) DTS
6 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Selenium
2 3 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.26%) Subversion
3 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Firebug
4 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (13.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Law
3 5 (3.14%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) French Language
4 3 (1.89%) German Language
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.26%) Publishing
5 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (42.77%) Analyst
2 58 (36.48%) Support Engineer
3 32 (20.13%) Support Analyst
4 21 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (11.95%) 1st Line Support
6 18 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (10.69%) Help Desk Support
8 16 (10.06%) Help Desk Analyst
9 14 (8.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 12 (7.55%) IT Support
10 12 (7.55%) Test Analyst
11 11 (6.92%) Service Analyst
11 11 (6.92%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (6.92%) SLA Analyst
12 10 (6.29%) Business Analyst
13 9 (5.66%) Developer
13 9 (5.66%) Administrator
13 9 (5.66%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.18%) HTML
2 10 (6.29%) .NET
3 7 (4.40%) XML
3 7 (4.40%) MAPI
4 5 (3.14%) Web Services
5 3 (1.89%) HTML5
5 3 (1.89%) WinForms
5 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.26%) CSS
6 2 (1.26%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.26%) XSD
6 2 (1.26%) XSLT
7 1 (0.63%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 53 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 20 (12.58%) Management Information System
2 20 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.03%) iPhone
3 8 (5.03%) Replication
4 7 (4.40%) PDA
5 6 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.52%) NHS
7 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.89%) Social Media
8 2 (1.26%) iSeries
8 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.63%) SecurID
9 1 (0.63%) VAX
9 1 (0.63%) AS400
9 1 (0.63%) Handset
9 1 (0.63%) iPad
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 106 (66.67%) Windows
2 60 (37.74%) Windows 8
3 50 (31.45%) Windows 2000 Server
4 40 (25.16%) Mac OS X
5 23 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (10.06%) Windows XP
9 15 (9.43%) Windows 7
10 11 (6.92%) Linux
10 11 (6.92%) Windows Vista
10 11 (6.92%) Android
11 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
12 7 (4.40%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.63%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.67%) Problem Management
2 22 (13.84%) Project Management
3 11 (6.92%) SDLC
4 8 (5.03%) Data Protection
4 8 (5.03%) ITIL
4 8 (5.03%) Test Scripting
4 8 (5.03%) Automated Testing
4 8 (5.03%) Software Testing
5 7 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (4.40%) Business Continuity
5 7 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.40%) System Testing
5 7 (4.40%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (3.77%) Test Automation
6 6 (3.77%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (3.77%) Business Transformation
7 5 (3.14%) V-Model
7 5 (3.14%) Automation Testing
7 5 (3.14%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.75%) SQL
2 12 (7.55%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.03%) Java
4 7 (4.40%) VB
5 6 (3.77%) C#
6 5 (3.14%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.89%) VB6
9 2 (1.26%) C
9 2 (1.26%) VBA
9 2 (1.26%) VBScript
10 1 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 59 (37.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (33.96%) MCSE
3 52 (32.70%) MCITP
4 51 (32.08%) CCNA
4 51 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.03%) Degree
6 4 (2.52%) MCTS
6 4 (2.52%) MCP
6 4 (2.52%) MCSA
7 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.63%) CCENT
8 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.95%) SLA
2 4 (2.52%) QA
3 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.66%) vSphere
4 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.14%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.29%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 116 (72.96%) Microsoft
2 50 (31.45%) Cisco
3 48 (30.19%) Apple
4 44 (27.67%) Avaya
5 15 (9.43%) VMware
6 13 (8.18%) Oracle
7 10 (6.29%) Citrix
8 9 (5.66%) Veeam
9 7 (4.40%) Draytek
9 7 (4.40%) Symantec
10 2 (1.26%) McAfee
10 2 (1.26%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.26%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (0.63%) Sophos
11 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.63%) Tableau
11 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.63%) SAP
11 1 (0.63%) HP
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