Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 79 114 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.96% 6.61% 6.39%
As % of the Applications category 42.47% 63.69% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 72 99 123
Kent median annual salary £26,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,450 £21,375
90th Percentile £40,000 £54,200 £43,750
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +16.07%

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 186 179 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.04% 10.38% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 173 162 225
Kent median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,775 £21,925
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,975 £46,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Folkestone +12 14 £26,000 +5.05% 1
Tunbridge Wells +5 8 £35,000 -41.67% 2
Maidstone +19 7 £30,000 -18.92%
Sevenoaks +5 5 £22,500 +2.27%
Chatham +4 5 £32,500 -21.21%
Dartford -7 5 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Sittingbourne -5 2 £22,250 -19.09%
Dover - 2 - -
Rochester - 2 £26,000 -
Tonbridge -2 1 £17,500 -63.16%
Stansted - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 54 (68.35%) Windows
2 53 (67.09%) Microsoft
3 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
4 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
4 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
5 20 (25.32%) Windows 10
6 19 (24.05%) Office 365
7 15 (18.99%) Finance
7 15 (18.99%) SLA
7 15 (18.99%) Windows 8
7 15 (18.99%) Patch Management
8 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
10 12 (15.19%) ITIL
10 12 (15.19%) Cisco
10 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
11 10 (12.66%) DNS
11 10 (12.66%) MCP
11 10 (12.66%) SQL
11 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 9 (11.39%) Degree
12 9 (11.39%) Driving Licence
12 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (11.39%) DHCP
13 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (10.13%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring

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 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.80%) Confluence
3 3 (3.80%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (7.59%) Acrobat
4 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.66%) DNS
3 9 (11.39%) DHCP
4 8 (10.13%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (7.59%) FirePass
5 6 (7.59%) LAN
5 6 (7.59%) NAS
6 5 (6.33%) WAN
7 4 (5.06%) VoIP
7 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.80%) Skype
8 3 (3.80%) Wireless
9 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.27%) DSL
10 1 (1.27%) Firewall
10 1 (1.27%) HTTP
10 1 (1.27%) Internet
10 1 (1.27%) MPLS
10 1 (1.27%) SAN
10 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.86%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (3.80%) NUnit
2 3 (3.80%) Selenium
2 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
2 3 (3.80%) tSQLt
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Analyst
2 20 (25.32%) IT Support
3 18 (22.78%) Desktop Support
4 12 (15.19%) Support Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.86%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) IT Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Software Tester
8 6 (7.59%) Tester
9 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (6.33%) IT Technician
10 4 (5.06%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.80%) HTML
2 3 (3.80%) HTML5
2 3 (3.80%) WinForms
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Driving Licence
3 7 (8.86%) iPhone
4 4 (5.06%) iPad
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.27%) CCTV
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 54 (68.35%) Windows
2 29 (36.71%) Windows 7
3 23 (29.11%) Windows Server
4 20 (25.32%) Windows 10
5 15 (18.99%) Windows 8
6 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.13%) Android
8 5 (6.33%) Unix
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Patch Management
2 12 (15.19%) ITIL
3 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.13%) Software Deployment
5 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.59%) Economics
5 6 (7.59%) Mathematics
5 6 (7.59%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (7.59%) Software Testing
5 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.33%) Project Management
6 5 (6.33%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (6.33%) Time Management
7 4 (5.06%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.06%) SDLC
7 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.80%) Change Control
8 3 (3.80%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) C#
3 4 (5.06%) VB
4 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.80%) VB6
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) MCP
2 9 (11.39%) Degree
3 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (5.06%) MCSA
5 3 (3.80%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.80%) HNC
5 3 (3.80%) HND
6 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.53%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) CCNP
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (67.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Cisco
3 7 (8.86%) Sophos
4 6 (7.59%) Adobe
5 5 (6.33%) VMware
6 4 (5.06%) Apple
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix
7 3 (3.80%) Facebook
7 3 (3.80%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle
8 2 (2.53%) Mitel
8 2 (2.53%) SAP
9 1 (1.27%) Avaya
9 1 (1.27%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds