The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 15 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 9.93% 5.91% 10.53%
As % of the Applications category 38.46% 27.08% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 6
Average salary £41,000 £37,250 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.06% +34.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -5.00%
MS Office
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Applications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
39 48 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 25.83% 21.82% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 7
Average salary £41,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

MS Office
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the Maidstone region.

MS Office Salary Trend in Maidstone

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Maidstone

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows XP
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Juniper
2 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
2 17 (65.38%) Blue Coat
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
3 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) McAfee
3 16 (61.54%) Websense
3 16 (61.54%) F5
4 15 (57.69%) Firewall
4 15 (57.69%) SonicWALL
4 15 (57.69%) Aruba
4 15 (57.69%) Lumension
5 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (38.46%) CRM
7 10 (38.46%) CCNA
7 10 (38.46%) Change Management
8 9 (34.62%) LAN
8 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 9 (34.62%) Internet
8 9 (34.62%) CCSA
8 9 (34.62%) JNCIA
8 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
9 8 (30.77%) Java

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (34.62%) LAN
4 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 9 (34.62%) Internet
5 7 (26.92%) Network Security
5 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 2 (7.69%) BGP
6 2 (7.69%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Technical Support
2 8 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) Technical Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Technical Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Security Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Network Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
1 17 (65.38%) Windows XP
1 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Change Management
1 10 (38.46%) CRM
2 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) System Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 4 (15.38%) BDD
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB
2 4 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) CCSA
3 9 (34.62%) JNCIA
3 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) CCSE
4 8 (30.77%) CCNP
5 7 (26.92%) JNCIS
6 5 (19.23%) CCSP
7 4 (15.38%) ISEB
7 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
2 6 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Juniper
2 17 (65.38%) CheckPoint
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) Blue Coat
3 16 (61.54%) McAfee
3 16 (61.54%) Websense
3 16 (61.54%) F5
4 15 (57.69%) Lumension
4 15 (57.69%) Aruba
4 15 (57.69%) SonicWALL
5 8 (30.77%) Trend Micro
5 8 (30.77%) Clearswift
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle