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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 70 60 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.40% 6.22% 7.26%
As % of the Applications category 56.00% 55.05% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 68
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,025 £19,250 £21,775
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £54,375 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £29,850 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -0.50% -  

Microsoft 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 125 109 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.57% 11.31% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 152 149 218
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £19,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £46,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Tunbridge Wells +14 14 £32,500 -
Rochester - 9 £35,000 - 1
Dartford +7 5 £23,000 -36.11%
Sevenoaks - 5 £22,500 -
Maidstone +4 4 £30,750 +38.20% 2
Chatham +6 3 £29,000 -29.69%
Sittingbourne - 2 £20,750 -
Microsoft Office
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 77 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 72 (58.54%) Windows
3 37 (30.08%) Windows Server
4 35 (28.46%) Active Directory
5 32 (26.02%) Windows 7
6 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (21.95%) MS Exchange
6 27 (21.95%) .NET
7 26 (21.14%) SQL
7 26 (21.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (20.33%) C#
8 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
8 25 (20.33%) Office 365
9 24 (19.51%) Cisco
10 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET
11 22 (17.89%) Microsoft Excel
11 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (17.07%) Windows 10
12 21 (17.07%) Finance
12 21 (17.07%) HTML
12 21 (17.07%) WAN
12 21 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (16.26%) Wireless
13 20 (16.26%) HTML5
14 19 (15.45%) SLA
15 17 (13.82%) LAN
15 17 (13.82%) MCP
15 17 (13.82%) VMware
16 15 (12.20%) Degree

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 27 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.69%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (17.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (12.20%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (4.88%) Acrobat
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.63%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.33%) Office 365
2 9 (7.32%) SaaS
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.07%) WAN
2 20 (16.26%) Wireless
3 17 (13.82%) LAN
4 14 (11.38%) Network Security
5 12 (9.76%) DHCP
5 12 (9.76%) DNS
6 11 (8.94%) TCP/IP
7 10 (8.13%) Firewall
8 9 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (5.69%) Skype
10 5 (4.07%) BGP
10 5 (4.07%) DSL
10 5 (4.07%) EIGRP
10 5 (4.07%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.07%) IGRP
10 5 (4.07%) MPLS
10 5 (4.07%) OSPF
10 5 (4.07%) RIP
10 5 (4.07%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.63%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Selenium
2 5 (4.07%) NUnit
2 5 (4.07%) SpecFlow
2 5 (4.07%) tSQLt
3 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Marketing
3 8 (6.50%) Retail
4 5 (4.07%) Advertising
4 5 (4.07%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Analyst
2 20 (16.26%) IT Support
3 13 (10.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (10.57%) Tester
4 12 (9.76%) Software Tester
4 12 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.94%) IT Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) QA Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) QA Tester
6 10 (8.13%) Software QA Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) Software QA Tester
7 9 (7.32%) Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Escalation Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Server Support
8 8 (6.50%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) IT Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.95%) .NET
2 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET
3 21 (17.07%) HTML
4 20 (16.26%) HTML5
5 13 (10.57%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (8.94%) WinForms
8 9 (7.32%) CSS
8 9 (7.32%) SOAP
8 9 (7.32%) Web Services
9 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.50%) Node.js
9 8 (6.50%) React
10 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.44%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.81%) MAPI
11 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.94%) iPad
3 9 (7.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.07%) iPhone
5 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) AS400
7 1 (0.81%) CCTV
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) PDA
7 1 (0.81%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 72 (58.54%) Windows
2 37 (30.08%) Windows Server
3 32 (26.02%) Windows 7
4 26 (21.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (17.07%) Windows 10
6 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (10.57%) Windows XP
8 12 (9.76%) Linux
9 8 (6.50%) Android
10 7 (5.69%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.20%) Project Management
2 14 (11.38%) CRM
3 13 (10.57%) ITIL
3 13 (10.57%) Software Testing
3 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
4 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (9.76%) MVC
5 11 (8.94%) Change Management
5 11 (8.94%) ERP
5 11 (8.94%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (8.94%) Test Scripting
6 8 (6.50%) Document Management
6 8 (6.50%) Practice Management
6 8 (6.50%) Process Improvement
7 7 (5.69%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.69%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (5.69%) Line Management
7 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.88%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (4.07%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.14%) SQL
2 25 (20.33%) C#
3 11 (8.94%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.94%) VB
3 11 (8.94%) VB6
4 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.44%) Python
5 3 (2.44%) R
6 1 (0.81%) Delphi
6 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (13.82%) MCP
4 15 (12.20%) Degree
4 15 (12.20%) MCSE
5 12 (9.76%) CCNA
6 9 (7.32%) CCNP
6 9 (7.32%) CCSE
7 8 (6.50%) A+ Certification
8 7 (5.69%) MCSA
9 4 (3.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.44%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.63%) HNC
11 2 (1.63%) MCDST
12 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.45%) SLA
2 12 (9.76%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (28.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.51%) Cisco
3 17 (13.82%) VMware
4 15 (12.20%) Apple
5 11 (8.94%) Facebook
6 10 (8.13%) CheckPoint
7 9 (7.32%) Aruba
7 9 (7.32%) Blue Coat
7 9 (7.32%) F5
7 9 (7.32%) Forcepoint
7 9 (7.32%) Fortinet
7 9 (7.32%) Palo Alto
7 9 (7.32%) Sourcefire
8 8 (6.50%) iManage
8 8 (6.50%) LexisNexis
9 7 (5.69%) SonicWALL
10 6 (4.88%) Adobe
11 5 (4.07%) Oracle
11 5 (4.07%) Remedy
12 3 (2.44%) HP
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago