The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 55 82 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.84% 7.20% 10.45%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 39.42% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 93
Median salary £37,250 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.61% +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 132 208 198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 16.42% 18.26% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 186 182
Median salary £38,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £49,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office 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 in Kent.

Salary trend for MS Office in Kent

MS Office
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Kent over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in Kent

MS Office
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +2 15 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Folkestone +4 9 £30,001 +7.14%
Tunbridge Wells +13 8 £33,750 +3.84%
Sevenoaks -3 4 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Chatham -8 2 £26,000 -38.82%
Rochester - 2 £35,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £20,800 -
Dartford -2 1 £37,500 +20.96%
West Malling -10 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 57 (58.76%) Microsoft
2 53 (54.64%) MS Excel
3 49 (50.52%) Windows
4 30 (30.93%) Windows Server
5 26 (26.80%) Finance
5 26 (26.80%) Windows 7
6 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
7 24 (24.74%) Project Management
8 23 (23.71%) SQL
9 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (21.65%) Degree
11 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (20.62%) WAN
12 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (19.59%) Office 365
13 18 (18.56%) LAN
14 17 (17.53%) Wireless
15 16 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (16.49%) Cisco
15 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
16 15 (15.46%) Apple
16 15 (15.46%) Firewall
16 15 (15.46%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (14.43%) Marketing
17 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
18 13 (13.40%) Line Management
19 12 (12.37%) Windows XP
19 12 (12.37%) SLA
19 12 (12.37%) MCSE
19 12 (12.37%) VMware

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 53 (54.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (10.31%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.12%) MS Project
5 1 (1.03%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.03%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Magento
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.03%) Infor LN
3 1 (1.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.03%) G Suite
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.62%) WAN
2 18 (18.56%) LAN
3 17 (17.53%) Wireless
4 15 (15.46%) Firewall
5 9 (9.28%) Network Security
6 7 (7.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (7.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (5.15%) IP Telephony
7 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.15%) VPN
8 4 (4.12%) DHCP
8 4 (4.12%) DNS
8 4 (4.12%) SAN
9 3 (3.09%) Skype
9 3 (3.09%) VLAN
10 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.06%) Internet
10 2 (2.06%) RIP
10 2 (2.06%) VPLS
10 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.06%) Ranorex
2 2 (2.06%) Robot Framework
2 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Selenium
3 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Marketing
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Analyst
2 17 (17.53%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.37%) IT Support
4 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (9.28%) IT Manager
5 9 (9.28%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.22%) Escalation Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Server Support
8 6 (6.19%) Tester
9 5 (5.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.15%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Database Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Active Directory Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET
2 7 (7.22%) HTML
2 7 (7.22%) SOAP
3 6 (6.19%) HTML5
3 6 (6.19%) REST
4 5 (5.15%) Web Services
4 5 (5.15%) WinForms
5 4 (4.12%) XML
6 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.09%) EDI
7 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.06%) CSS
8 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.03%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.03%) Node.js
8 1 (1.03%) React
8 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) iPad
3 7 (7.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (6.19%) iPhone
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) AS400
6 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.52%) Windows
2 30 (30.93%) Windows Server
3 26 (26.80%) Windows 7
4 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.37%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.34%) Android
6 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.31%) Linux
8 7 (7.22%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.22%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Project Management
2 13 (13.40%) Line Management
3 11 (11.34%) ERP
4 10 (10.31%) CRM
5 9 (9.28%) ITIL
6 8 (8.25%) Change Management
7 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.19%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.15%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Automation Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Propensity Modelling
9 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.12%) Regression Testing
10 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) SQL
2 11 (11.34%) C#
3 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.15%) VB
4 5 (5.15%) VB6
5 3 (3.09%) Python
5 3 (3.09%) R
6 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.03%) Delphi
7 1 (1.03%) Java
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Degree
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (12.37%) MCSE
5 10 (10.31%) CCNP
5 10 (10.31%) MCP
6 9 (9.28%) CCNA
7 8 (8.25%) MCSA
8 7 (7.22%) CCSE
9 6 (6.19%) MCITP
10 5 (5.15%) A+ Certification
11 4 (4.12%) MCTS
12 2 (2.06%) ISEB
12 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
12 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (2.06%) MCDST
13 1 (1.03%) HNC
13 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
2 7 (7.22%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (58.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.49%) Cisco
3 15 (15.46%) Apple
4 12 (12.37%) VMware
5 11 (11.34%) HP
6 7 (7.22%) Aruba
6 7 (7.22%) Blue Coat
6 7 (7.22%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.22%) F5
6 7 (7.22%) Forcepoint
6 7 (7.22%) Fortinet
6 7 (7.22%) Palo Alto
6 7 (7.22%) Sourcefire
7 5 (5.15%) Dell
7 5 (5.15%) Facebook
7 5 (5.15%) Mitel
7 5 (5.15%) Nortel
7 5 (5.15%) Remedy
8 4 (4.12%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.09%) Infor
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Tangent International
Posted: Yesterday
East Malling, Kent
The Malling School
Salary: Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Electrical Contractors Association
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago