Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 49 24
Rank change year-on-year +29 -25 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 102 66 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.41% 5.55% 8.03%
As % of the Applications category 68.92% 45.21% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 100 59 97
Kent median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,250 £40,000 £46,600
South East median annual salary £32,347 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.08% +6.67% -6.25%

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 148 146 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.55% 12.28% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 136 125 188
Kent median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,500 £22,350
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £45,300
South East median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -

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 15 June 2019.

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 15 June 2019. 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 +8 26 £20,000 -
Sevenoaks +1 26 £24,750 +10.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells +9 17 £46,500 +43.08%
Chatham -13 7 £28,000 -25.33%
Sittingbourne -2 4 £22,500 -
Maidstone -6 4 £30,000 -25.00%
West Malling - 3 £26,500 -
Whitstable - 3 £45,000 -
Rochester -1 1 - - 1
Canterbury - 1 £21,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £20,000 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 72 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 54 (52.94%) Windows
3 50 (49.02%) Active Directory
4 48 (47.06%) Office 365
5 42 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 28 (27.45%) Windows 10
7 26 (25.49%) SharePoint
8 25 (24.51%) SQL Server
9 23 (22.55%) Windows 7
10 20 (19.61%) SQL
11 19 (18.63%) VPN
11 19 (18.63%) Citrix
11 19 (18.63%) VMware
11 19 (18.63%) Windows Server
12 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (17.65%) Degree
12 18 (17.65%) Sage
13 17 (16.67%) Internet
14 16 (15.69%) Adobe
14 16 (15.69%) SLA
14 16 (15.69%) Java
14 16 (15.69%) Firewall
15 15 (14.71%) Data Security
15 15 (14.71%) LAN
15 15 (14.71%) WAN
15 15 (14.71%) Project Management
15 15 (14.71%) Sage X3
15 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (13.73%) Service Desk Management
16 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure

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 42 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 26 (25.49%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 48 (47.06%) Office 365
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.84%) Power Platform
4 7 (6.86%) PowerApps
5 3 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.96%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (1.96%) Yammer
7 1 (0.98%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) VPN
2 17 (16.67%) Internet
3 16 (15.69%) Firewall
4 15 (14.71%) LAN
4 15 (14.71%) WAN
5 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.84%) DHCP
6 8 (7.84%) DNS
7 4 (3.92%) VoIP
7 4 (3.92%) Wireless
8 2 (1.96%) Broadband
8 2 (1.96%) Intranet
8 2 (1.96%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.96%) SAN
8 2 (1.96%) Skype
9 1 (0.98%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.84%) Power BI
4 7 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) Ranorex
3 2 (1.96%) Selenium
3 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Advertising
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (51.96%) Analyst
2 27 (26.47%) Service Analyst
3 25 (24.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (15.69%) Support Engineer
6 15 (14.71%) IT Engineer
6 15 (14.71%) IT Support
7 13 (12.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 11 (10.78%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (10.78%) Data Analyst
8 11 (10.78%) Graduate
8 11 (10.78%) Graduate Analyst
8 11 (10.78%) Graduate Data Analyst
9 9 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 7 (6.86%) Business Manager
11 7 (6.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (6.86%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) .NET
1 2 (1.96%) WPF
1 2 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) iPhone
5 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (52.94%) Windows
2 28 (27.45%) Windows 10
3 23 (22.55%) Windows 7
4 19 (18.63%) Windows Server
5 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.71%) Data Security
1 15 (14.71%) Project Management
2 14 (13.73%) Service Desk Management
3 13 (12.75%) Computer Science
4 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.76%) ITIL
5 11 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.86%) Agile Project Management
7 7 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.86%) Dashboard Development
7 7 (6.86%) Logistics
8 6 (5.88%) ERP
9 5 (4.90%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 4 (3.92%) Migration
11 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 3 (2.94%) Line Management
11 3 (2.94%) Presales
11 3 (2.94%) Process Improvement
11 3 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.61%) SQL
2 16 (15.69%) Java
3 2 (1.96%) C#
3 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Degree
2 13 (12.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (9.80%) MCP
4 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.90%) DBS Check
5 5 (4.90%) MCITP
5 5 (4.90%) MCSE
6 3 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.94%) CCNA
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.96%) HND
7 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.96%) PMP
7 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) SLA
2 5 (4.90%) QA
System Software
1 50 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.63%) Citrix
2 19 (18.63%) VMware
3 18 (17.65%) Sage
4 16 (15.69%) Adobe
5 6 (5.88%) Google
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco
6 3 (2.94%) Veritas
7 2 (1.96%) Avaya
7 2 (1.96%) Perforce
7 2 (1.96%) Remedy
7 2 (1.96%) Veeam
8 1 (0.98%) HP
8 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.98%) Sophos
8 1 (0.98%) Symantec
8 1 (0.98%) Wyse