Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 78 109 57
Rank change year-on-year +31 -52 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 680 287 1,024
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.83% 2.87% 4.42%
As % of the Applications category 40.33% 49.23% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 502 219 804
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £20,500
25th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,380
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%
75th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,525 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.31% -4.41%

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 1,686 583 1,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.49% 5.82% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 476 1,476
10th Percentile £24,775 £23,500 £21,375
25th Percentile £29,219 £27,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,489 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.72% +6.67% -1.32%
75th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +8.97% -2.50%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +67 256 £35,000 +16.67% 68
Berkshire +45 132 £43,750 -8.85% 36
Surrey -2 130 £35,000 - 28
Hampshire -35 130 £35,000 +27.27% 27
Kent -12 71 £38,500 +35.09% 23
West Sussex +20 70 £41,500 +18.57% 9
Oxfordshire +33 68 £33,000 +10.00% 13
Buckinghamshire -5 57 £32,500 +18.72% 19
East Sussex -18 15 £34,000 -16.56% 5
Isle of Wight - 2 £31,000 -
Sussex - 1 £24,750 - 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 479 (70.44%) Microsoft
2 278 (40.88%) Social Skills
3 216 (31.76%) Windows
4 204 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 204 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
5 138 (20.29%) Active Directory
5 138 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
6 135 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
7 120 (17.65%) Finance
8 117 (17.21%) Degree
9 108 (15.88%) SQL
9 108 (15.88%) Windows 10
10 102 (15.00%) Windows Server
11 97 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
12 96 (14.12%) Azure
13 84 (12.35%) SQL Server
14 83 (12.21%) Project Management
15 74 (10.88%) SharePoint
16 73 (10.74%) Analytics
17 72 (10.59%) Self-Motivation
18 69 (10.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 65 (9.56%) Management Information System
20 62 (9.12%) Firewall
21 61 (8.97%) Windows 7
22 59 (8.68%) Service Delivery
22 59 (8.68%) ITIL
22 59 (8.68%) Retail
23 58 (8.53%) VMware
24 57 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
25 56 (8.24%) ERP

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 74 (10.88%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.29%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.38%) CMS
4 15 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (2.06%) IIS
6 9 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.03%) Confluence
7 7 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.88%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.74%) Kentico
10 2 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.15%) Appian
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 204 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (10.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.18%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.59%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 18 (2.65%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
2 11 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (1.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.18%) NetSuite
4 7 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.88%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.15%) Magento
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) Primavera
8 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.15%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 204 (30.00%) Microsoft 365
2 96 (14.12%) Azure
3 51 (7.50%) Power Platform
4 31 (4.56%) AWS
5 18 (2.65%) OneDrive
6 17 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (1.76%) SaaS
8 11 (1.62%) Power Automate
8 11 (1.62%) PowerApps
9 8 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (0.88%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.88%) IaaS
11 5 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.74%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.74%) GitHub
11 5 (0.74%) Google Ads
12 4 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.12%) Firewall
2 52 (7.65%) LAN
3 44 (6.47%) WAN
4 43 (6.32%) DNS
5 37 (5.44%) TCP/IP
6 33 (4.85%) DHCP
6 33 (4.85%) VPN
7 25 (3.68%) VoIP
8 20 (2.94%) Internet
8 20 (2.94%) VLAN
9 15 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (2.06%) Skype
11 12 (1.76%) FTP
11 12 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (1.76%) SSH
12 11 (1.62%) SD-WAN
12 11 (1.62%) WLAN
13 9 (1.32%) SAN
14 7 (1.03%) ADSL
14 7 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.62%) Power BI
3 21 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.50%) MS Access
4 17 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.32%) Spotfire
11 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.88%) Tableau
14 5 (0.74%) MySQL
14 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.59%) KNIME
15 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (4.12%) JIRA
2 21 (3.09%) Selenium
3 16 (2.35%) Postman
4 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.74%) TestRail
7 4 (0.59%) Cypress.io
7 4 (0.59%) REST Assured
7 4 (0.59%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.29%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.29%) eggPlant
8 2 (0.29%) MSTest
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.29%) TestCafe
8 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq
9 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.15%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 278 (40.88%) Social Skills
2 120 (17.65%) Finance
3 97 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (8.68%) Retail
5 56 (8.24%) Organisational Skills
6 42 (6.18%) Marketing
7 35 (5.15%) Telecoms
8 33 (4.85%) Law
9 27 (3.97%) Presentation Skills
10 22 (3.24%) Influencing Skills
11 21 (3.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 21 (3.09%) Legal
12 20 (2.94%) Manufacturing
13 19 (2.79%) Advertising
14 14 (2.06%) French Language
14 14 (2.06%) German Language
15 13 (1.91%) Banking
16 10 (1.47%) Automotive
16 10 (1.47%) Multimedia
16 10 (1.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 169 (24.85%) Analyst
2 62 (9.12%) Support Analyst
3 61 (8.97%) Support Engineer
4 52 (7.65%) IT Support
5 48 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 42 (6.18%) Developer
7 32 (4.71%) Consultant
8 30 (4.41%) IT Engineer
8 30 (4.41%) Service Analyst
9 25 (3.68%) Network Engineer
10 23 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (3.24%) IT Analyst
12 21 (3.09%) 1st Line Support
12 21 (3.09%) IT Support Engineer
12 21 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
12 21 (3.09%) Support Technician
13 20 (2.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (2.94%) Business Analyst
13 20 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.50%) HTML
2 38 (5.59%) CSS
3 34 (5.00%) .NET
3 34 (5.00%) XML
4 29 (4.26%) jQuery
5 18 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 14 (2.06%) JSON
7 12 (1.76%) EDIFACT
7 12 (1.76%) HTML5
7 12 (1.76%) RESTful
8 7 (1.03%) Web Services
9 6 (0.88%) EDI
10 5 (0.74%) COM
10 5 (0.74%) LDAP
11 4 (0.59%) ADO
11 4 (0.59%) REST
11 4 (0.59%) SOAP
11 4 (0.59%) Yii
12 2 (0.29%) SAML
12 2 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.59%) Self-Motivation
2 65 (9.56%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.79%) Social Media
5 17 (2.50%) Life Science
6 16 (2.35%) NHS
7 15 (2.21%) Legacy Systems
8 14 (2.06%) EPoS
9 13 (1.91%) Replication
10 12 (1.76%) iSeries
11 11 (1.62%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.47%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.47%) iPhone
12 10 (1.47%) PKI
13 9 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.32%) Learning Management System
13 9 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (1.18%) PMI
14 8 (1.18%) User Experience
15 7 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 216 (31.76%) Windows
2 108 (15.88%) Windows 10
3 102 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 61 (8.97%) Windows 7
5 44 (6.47%) Linux
5 44 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (4.85%) Windows Server 2016
7 32 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (3.68%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.21%) Android
9 15 (2.21%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.91%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (1.32%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.18%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.03%) Unix
13 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.03%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.29%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.29%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
2 135 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (12.21%) Project Management
4 73 (10.74%) Analytics
5 59 (8.68%) ITIL
5 59 (8.68%) Service Delivery
6 57 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (8.24%) ERP
8 55 (8.09%) Data Analysis
9 43 (6.32%) Change Management
9 43 (6.32%) Mentoring
10 38 (5.59%) Time Management
11 37 (5.44%) Coaching
12 35 (5.15%) Business Analysis
12 35 (5.15%) Project Delivery
13 33 (4.85%) Data Management
13 33 (4.85%) Scrum
14 31 (4.56%) Service Management
15 28 (4.12%) Programme Management
15 28 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (15.88%) SQL
2 52 (7.65%) JavaScript
3 45 (6.62%) C#
4 27 (3.97%) Python
5 25 (3.68%) C
5 25 (3.68%) PowerShell
5 25 (3.68%) T-SQL
6 24 (3.53%) Java
7 18 (2.65%) PHP
8 12 (1.76%) Bash
8 12 (1.76%) RPG
8 12 (1.76%) RPG IV
8 12 (1.76%) RPG/400
9 9 (1.32%) R
10 8 (1.18%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.59%) Groovy
11 4 (0.59%) VBA
12 3 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.29%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 117 (17.21%) Degree
2 31 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.21%) MCP
4 13 (1.91%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.47%) MCSE
7 9 (1.32%) CIPD
7 9 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.32%) PMP
7 9 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 7 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.88%) HND
9 6 (0.88%) ISEB
9 6 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.59%) CSPO
10 4 (0.59%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.59%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.47%) SLA
2 20 (2.94%) QA
3 16 (2.35%) HL7
4 12 (1.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.18%) PMO
6 6 (0.88%) GDPR
7 4 (0.59%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.29%) P3O
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.15%) DICOM
10 1 (0.15%) GRC
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.15%) NCSC
10 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 138 (20.29%) Active Directory
2 46 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.03%) XenApp
8 5 (0.74%) vSphere
9 3 (0.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (5.88%) SCCM
2 14 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.32%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (0.88%) WSUS
5 5 (0.74%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.44%) Ansible
7 3 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.44%) Terraform
8 2 (0.29%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.29%) Icinga
8 2 (0.29%) Puppet
8 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 479 (70.44%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.53%) VMware
3 49 (7.21%) Oracle
4 35 (5.15%) Cisco
4 35 (5.15%) SAP
5 25 (3.68%) Google
6 24 (3.53%) Adobe
7 23 (3.38%) Citrix
8 19 (2.79%) Apple
9 16 (2.35%) HP
10 13 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.76%) IBM
11 12 (1.76%) Remedy
11 12 (1.76%) Veeam
11 12 (1.76%) Zend
12 11 (1.62%) Dell Compellent
13 10 (1.47%) Avaya
13 10 (1.47%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.32%) Ivanti
14 9 (1.32%) TIBCO