Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 70 54
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1443 1358 2032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.72% 3.92% 4.74%
As % of the Applications category 49.74% 45.31% 46.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1132 1698
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +16.07%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2901 2997 4373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.48% 8.64% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2482 3518
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in the South East

Microsoft Office
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Office in the South East

Microsoft Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Office in the South East

Microsoft Office
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley +27 629 £30,000 -6.25% 46
Berkshire +31 284 £39,130 +16.81% 14
Hampshire +6 274 £27,000 -8.47% 22
Surrey +8 265 £30,000 -4.76% 12
Buckinghamshire +22 232 £25,000 -12.28% 16
Oxfordshire +22 118 £28,500 -10.94% 16
West Sussex -24 107 £35,000 +25.00% 6
Kent -5 79 £26,000 -25.71% 3
East Sussex +32 61 £35,875 -12.50%
Middlesex +23 15 £54,000 +66.15% 1
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Home Counties - 2 £43,750 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 979 (67.84%) Microsoft
2 767 (53.15%) Windows
3 407 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 319 (22.11%) Windows Server
5 297 (20.58%) Windows 7
6 271 (18.78%) SQL
7 259 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
8 248 (17.19%) Finance
9 247 (17.12%) ITIL
10 238 (16.49%) Office 365
11 210 (14.55%) Degree
12 206 (14.28%) MS Exchange
13 194 (13.44%) Windows 10
14 165 (11.43%) Project Management
15 156 (10.81%) SLA
16 135 (9.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 134 (9.29%) SQL Server
18 131 (9.08%) VMware
19 130 (9.01%) Windows 8
19 130 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
20 126 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
21 123 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
22 121 (8.39%) Telecoms
23 115 (7.97%) .NET
24 112 (7.76%) Firewall
24 112 (7.76%) Marketing
25 108 (7.48%) Hyper-V
25 108 (7.48%) SharePoint
26 106 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
27 105 (7.28%) Cisco

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 206 (14.28%) MS Exchange
2 108 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 89 (6.17%) IIS
4 50 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (2.15%) Skype for Business
7 29 (2.01%) CMS
8 14 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (0.83%) MS Project Server
10 10 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.62%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.42%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.28%) Moodle
14 4 (0.28%) SAS
14 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.21%) Confluence
16 2 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 259 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 135 (9.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 100 (6.93%) Microsoft Project
4 97 (6.72%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 15 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.83%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.62%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.55%) InDesign
11 7 (0.49%) FrameMaker
12 6 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
12 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.35%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.35%) PTC Creo
14 4 (0.28%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.28%) RoboHelp
15 3 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 14 (0.97%) Teamcenter
2 12 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.49%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle AGIS
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.21%) Epicor Vantage
6 3 (0.21%) Primavera
6 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.21%) SessionCam
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 238 (16.49%) Office 365
2 93 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.25%) SaaS
4 9 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.62%) Mimecast
5 8 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.35%) IaaS
7 4 (0.28%) Slack
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.21%) G Suite
8 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.21%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.21%) PaaS
8 3 (0.21%) Trello
9 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.069%) OpenDNS
10 1 (0.069%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.069%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 112 (7.76%) Firewall
2 103 (7.14%) WAN
3 100 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 98 (6.79%) LAN
5 97 (6.72%) VPN
6 87 (6.03%) DNS
7 65 (4.50%) DHCP
8 49 (3.40%) Internet
9 38 (2.63%) VoIP
9 38 (2.63%) Wireless
10 31 (2.15%) Skype
11 21 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (1.46%) VLAN
11 21 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.18%) Intranet
13 16 (1.11%) SSL
14 15 (1.04%) SAN
15 14 (0.97%) Network Security
16 13 (0.90%) HTTP
16 13 (0.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.49%) Relational Database
3 33 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (2.01%) Oracle Database
4 29 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.18%) MySQL
8 15 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (0.97%) MS Access
9 14 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (0.83%) Power BI
11 11 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.62%) QlikView
13 8 (0.55%) GIS
13 8 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.49%) Big Data
15 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (2.01%) JIRA
3 28 (1.94%) Visual Studio
4 20 (1.39%) T4 Templates
4 20 (1.39%) WiX
5 11 (0.76%) Burp Suite
5 11 (0.76%) IDA Disassembler
5 11 (0.76%) OllyDbg
5 11 (0.76%) Subversion
5 11 (0.76%) WinDbg
6 9 (0.62%) HP UFT
6 9 (0.62%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.42%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.21%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.21%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.21%) NUnit
9 3 (0.21%) tSQLt
General
1 248 (17.19%) Finance
2 121 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 112 (7.76%) Marketing
4 54 (3.74%) Financial Institution
5 50 (3.47%) Retail
6 48 (3.33%) Back Office
7 46 (3.19%) Legal
7 46 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 44 (3.05%) Electronics
9 22 (1.52%) Banking
10 18 (1.25%) Advertising
10 18 (1.25%) French Language
10 18 (1.25%) German Language
11 17 (1.18%) Law
12 13 (0.90%) Publishing
13 10 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.62%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.55%) Billing
15 8 (0.55%) Digital Economy
15 8 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 519 (35.97%) Analyst
2 235 (16.29%) Support Analyst
3 207 (14.35%) IT Support
4 168 (11.64%) Support Engineer
5 150 (10.40%) Service Analyst
6 145 (10.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 139 (9.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 134 (9.29%) IT Analyst
9 102 (7.07%) IT Support Analyst
10 101 (7.00%) Developer
11 72 (4.99%) Desktop Support
11 72 (4.99%) Junior
12 69 (4.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 67 (4.64%) Project Manager
14 66 (4.57%) 1st Line Support
15 65 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 62 (4.30%) IT Engineer
17 58 (4.02%) Applications Support
18 55 (3.81%) .NET Developer
19 53 (3.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (7.97%) .NET
2 98 (6.79%) HTML
3 79 (5.47%) CSS
4 53 (3.67%) ASP.NET
5 49 (3.40%) jQuery
6 41 (2.84%) XML
7 36 (2.49%) WCF
8 33 (2.29%) HTML5
9 30 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (1.80%) .NET Framework
11 25 (1.73%) Entity Framework
12 24 (1.66%) XSLT
13 20 (1.39%) WF
13 20 (1.39%) WPF
14 13 (0.90%) OLE DB
15 11 (0.76%) Regular Expression
15 11 (0.76%) Web Services
16 9 (0.62%) CSS3
16 9 (0.62%) JSON
17 8 (0.55%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.54%) Computer Science
3 77 (5.34%) Driving Licence
4 63 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 30 (2.08%) Hedge funds
7 29 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.80%) iPhone
9 24 (1.66%) Fat Client
9 24 (1.66%) Thin Client
10 21 (1.46%) Blackberry
10 21 (1.46%) iPad
11 17 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 14 (0.97%) RIA
13 13 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (0.90%) Life Science
14 11 (0.76%) Blog
14 11 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
14 11 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 767 (53.15%) Windows
2 319 (22.11%) Windows Server
3 297 (20.58%) Windows 7
4 194 (13.44%) Windows 10
5 130 (9.01%) Windows 8
5 130 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 123 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (4.50%) Linux
8 50 (3.47%) Windows XP
9 40 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (2.15%) Apple iOS
11 27 (1.87%) Android
12 18 (1.25%) Unix
13 13 (0.90%) CentOS
14 12 (0.83%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.49%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.49%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (17.12%) ITIL
2 165 (11.43%) Project Management
3 99 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (5.89%) Service Delivery
5 78 (5.41%) Time Management
6 77 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
7 71 (4.92%) CRM
8 55 (3.81%) Service Management
9 51 (3.53%) Process Improvement
10 50 (3.47%) MVC
11 46 (3.19%) Digital Marketing
11 46 (3.19%) ERP
12 45 (3.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (2.98%) Workflow
14 40 (2.77%) Problem Management
15 39 (2.70%) PRINCE2
15 39 (2.70%) Validation
16 38 (2.63%) Asset Management
16 38 (2.63%) Test Automation
16 38 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 271 (18.78%) SQL
2 99 (6.86%) C#
3 92 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 68 (4.71%) Java
5 46 (3.19%) C
6 43 (2.98%) VB.NET
7 33 (2.29%) C++
8 32 (2.22%) Python
9 31 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 30 (2.08%) PHP
11 28 (1.94%) VB
12 26 (1.80%) T-SQL
13 20 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.97%) TypeScript
15 12 (0.83%) Perl
16 11 (0.76%) Ruby
17 10 (0.69%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.55%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.55%) R
19 7 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 210 (14.55%) Degree
2 126 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (6.51%) Security Cleared
4 71 (4.92%) MCP
5 67 (4.64%) SC Cleared
6 51 (3.53%) MCSE
7 44 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (2.91%) CCNA
9 40 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 38 (2.63%) MCSA
11 32 (2.22%) DV Cleared
11 32 (2.22%) MCTS
12 31 (2.15%) MCITP
13 29 (2.01%) MCDST
14 24 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.39%) ISTQB
16 18 (1.25%) A+ Certification
17 17 (1.18%) HND
18 13 (0.90%) DBS Check
18 13 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (10.81%) SLA
2 57 (3.95%) PMO
3 46 (3.19%) QA
4 28 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.76%) GDPR
5 11 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.55%) COBIT
6 8 (0.55%) GAMP
7 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.21%) P3O
10 2 (0.14%) RMADS
10 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 407 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 108 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 86 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (1.04%) vSphere
6 11 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.55%) pfSense
8 7 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.42%) Firmware
9 6 (0.42%) KVM
9 6 (0.42%) NFS
9 6 (0.42%) oVirt
9 6 (0.42%) Samba
9 6 (0.42%) XenApp
10 4 (0.28%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.21%) vCloud
11 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (2.77%) SCCM
2 18 (1.25%) WSUS
3 12 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 10 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.42%) Bacula
5 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.21%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.14%) Ansible
9 2 (0.14%) Nagios
9 2 (0.14%) SCSM
10 1 (0.069%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.069%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 979 (67.84%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.08%) VMware
3 105 (7.28%) Cisco
4 100 (6.93%) Citrix
5 87 (6.03%) Oracle
6 69 (4.78%) Apple
7 65 (4.50%) SAP
8 43 (2.98%) HP
9 36 (2.49%) Adobe
10 26 (1.80%) Dell
11 25 (1.73%) Juniper
12 23 (1.59%) Sophos
13 21 (1.46%) NetApp
14 15 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 15 (1.04%) Tableau
15 14 (0.97%) Siemens
16 13 (0.90%) Avaya
16 13 (0.90%) EqualLogic
16 13 (0.90%) hybris
17 12 (0.83%) Forcepoint