Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 42 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 43 79 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.63% 5.91% 6.51%
As % of the Applications category 37.72% 44.13% 64.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 67 95
Kent median annual salary £27,625 £26,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -30.67% +22.95%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £43,225 £40,000 £59,000
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 114 179 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.28% 13.39% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 97 161 153
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -22.54% +9.23%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £59,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Kent

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Kent.

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in Kent

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Kent over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in Kent

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the Kent region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford +22 13 £20,000 -24.53% 1
Rochester +2 5 £30,000 +15.38%
Maidstone -6 4 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells +10 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Tonbridge -8 3 £32,750 +87.14% 1
Sittingbourne +9 1 £24,500 +10.11%
Chatham -4 1 - -
Folkestone -11 1 - -
Swanley - 1 £25,000 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) Degree
4 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) Finance
6 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
7 10 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
8 9 (20.93%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
9 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (16.28%) Project Management
11 6 (13.95%) VoIP
11 6 (13.95%) Data Management
11 6 (13.95%) JIRA
11 6 (13.95%) Office 365
11 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
12 5 (11.63%) Internal Audit
12 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
12 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
12 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
12 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (11.63%) Firewall

Microsoft 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.65%) Confluence
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) MS Project Server
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.65%) Acrobat
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Abaqus
4 1 (2.33%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.65%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) VoIP
2 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) Skype
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) IT Support
2 8 (18.60%) Graduate
3 7 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Compliance Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Contracts Manager
5 5 (11.63%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (11.63%) IT Technician
5 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Support Technician
6 4 (9.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) DBA
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Contactless
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) EPoS
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (16.28%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) Data Management
5 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.63%) Internal Audit
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) CRM
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) Decision-Making
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) MVVM
7 2 (4.65%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) OOD
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 10 (23.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.65%) MCP
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCA
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Sage
4 2 (4.65%) Aastra
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe
4 2 (4.65%) ProCurve
4 2 (4.65%) Sophos
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.33%) Okta
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.33%) Veeam
5 1 (2.33%) VMware