Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 35 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 62 81 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.00% 6.36% 6.59%
As % of the Applications category 40.26% 40.91% 62.03%
Number of salaries quoted 58 76 99
Kent median annual salary £24,500 £29,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.95% -1.67% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,125 £19,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -1.54%

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 154 198 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.91% 15.54% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 135 186 163
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.04% -18.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,625 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,250 £48,125 £49,750
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +20 23 £20,000 -12.09%
Rochester +3 7 £30,000 -14.29%
Tunbridge Wells -1 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Tonbridge -1 4 £25,000 +42.86%
Maidstone -8 3 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Folkestone -2 1 - -
Chatham -3 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Sevenoaks -4 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 52 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.16%) Windows
3 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
4 26 (41.94%) Active Directory
5 23 (37.10%) Degree
5 23 (37.10%) Windows Server
6 20 (32.26%) SQL
6 20 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (29.03%) Visual Studio
7 18 (29.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
7 18 (29.03%) Office 365
7 18 (29.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
8 14 (22.58%) Finance
9 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
10 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
11 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (14.52%) Project Management
11 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (12.90%) MCSE
12 8 (12.90%) MCP
12 8 (12.90%) Windows 10
13 7 (11.29%) CRM
13 7 (11.29%) LAN
13 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP

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 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) MS Project Server
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Acrobat
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.61%) Abaqus
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.61%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (1.61%) Mathcad
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.61%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.23%) Elite 3E
1 2 (3.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (29.03%) Office 365
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) LAN
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) VoIP
3 5 (8.06%) WAN
4 4 (6.45%) DNS
4 4 (6.45%) Firewall
5 3 (4.84%) DHCP
5 3 (4.84%) Skype
6 1 (1.61%) 802.11
6 1 (1.61%) ADSL
6 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
6 1 (1.61%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) SSL
6 1 (1.61%) Telnet
6 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 18 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Graduate
2 14 (22.58%) IT Support
3 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) IT Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (12.90%) DBA
6 8 (12.90%) Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Graduate DBA
6 8 (12.90%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Graduate SQL Developer
6 8 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) SQL DBA
6 8 (12.90%) SQL Developer
7 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.06%) Compliance Manager
8 5 (8.06%) Contracts Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
1 2 (3.23%) WinForms
1 2 (3.23%) WPF
2 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) EPoS
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
1 9 (14.52%) Project Management
2 7 (11.29%) CRM
3 5 (8.06%) Data Management
3 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.06%) Internal Audit
3 5 (8.06%) Migration
4 4 (6.45%) ERP
4 4 (6.45%) Information Security
4 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.84%) Lead Generation
5 3 (4.84%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (3.23%) Microservices
6 2 (3.23%) MVC
6 2 (3.23%) MVVM
6 2 (3.23%) Practice Management
6 2 (3.23%) SDLC
6 2 (3.23%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C#
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.23%) VBA
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Degree
2 18 (29.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.90%) MCP
4 8 (12.90%) MCSE
5 6 (9.68%) A+ Certification
5 6 (9.68%) CCNA
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCNP
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) GDPR
1 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) HP
3 5 (8.06%) VMware
4 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) Adobe
5 3 (4.84%) ProCurve
5 3 (4.84%) Sage
5 3 (4.84%) Veeam
6 2 (3.23%) Aastra
6 2 (3.23%) Aderant
6 2 (3.23%) Infragistics
6 2 (3.23%) LexisNexis
6 2 (3.23%) Sophos
6 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) Aruba
7 1 (1.61%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.61%) Okta