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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 11 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 10.89% - 5.17%
As % of the Applications category 64.71% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 2
Average salary £26,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 - £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 - £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,265 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -
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
17 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 16.83% 17.76% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 5
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 22 September 2014.

MS Office Salary Histogram in Maidstone

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (78.57%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
3 18 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (53.57%) Juniper
4 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
4 15 (53.57%) Websense
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (53.57%) F5
4 15 (53.57%) Blue Coat
5 13 (46.43%) SonicWALL
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (46.43%) Lumension
5 13 (46.43%) Aruba
5 13 (46.43%) McAfee
5 13 (46.43%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) LAN
6 11 (39.29%) WAN
7 8 (28.57%) Change Management
7 8 (28.57%) CCSA
7 8 (28.57%) CCNA
7 8 (28.57%) CRM
7 8 (28.57%) CCSE
7 8 (28.57%) JNCIA
8 7 (25.00%) JNCIS
8 7 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco PIX
2 13 (46.43%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (25.00%) Internet
5 5 (17.86%) Network Security
5 5 (17.86%) OSPF
5 5 (17.86%) BGP
5 5 (17.86%) RIP
6 4 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 2 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
1 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Support
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
3 18 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Change Management
1 8 (28.57%) CRM
2 5 (17.86%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
3 3 (10.71%) BDD
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Logistics
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) VB
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CCSA
2 8 (28.57%) CCNA
2 8 (28.57%) CCSE
2 8 (28.57%) JNCIA
3 7 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 7 (25.00%) CCNP
4 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) ISEB
5 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (7.14%) CCSP
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) Juniper
2 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
2 15 (53.57%) Websense
2 15 (53.57%) F5
2 15 (53.57%) Blue Coat
3 13 (46.43%) SonicWALL
3 13 (46.43%) Lumension
3 13 (46.43%) Aruba
3 13 (46.43%) McAfee
4 6 (21.43%) Clearswift
4 6 (21.43%) Trend Micro
5 4 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Sun
7 1 (3.57%) HP