Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 58 60
Rank change year-on-year -44 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 281 1,034 1,224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.87% 4.44% 4.58%
As % of the Applications category 48.12% 54.22% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 227 826 1,004
Median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £35,019 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.12% -5.71% +7.69%

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 584 1,907 2,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.96% 8.19% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 482 1,488 1,811
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.99% -3.75% +6.67%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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
Hampshire +7 73 £27,500 +7.84% 17
West Sussex -31 57 £35,000 +21.74% 7
Thames Valley -54 57 £30,000 -14.29% 19
Surrey -26 52 £43,750 +25.00% 8
Berkshire -36 37 £55,000 +57.14% 7
Kent +26 31 £28,500 -18.57% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 18 £29,000 -3.33% 7
East Sussex -11 10 £40,000 +60.00%
Oxfordshire -12 4 £30,000 -25.00% 5
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 170 (60.50%) Microsoft
2 86 (30.60%) Windows
3 81 (28.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 79 (28.11%) Office 365
5 69 (24.56%) Active Directory
6 57 (20.28%) Degree
7 55 (19.57%) Project Management
7 55 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (17.44%) Finance
9 49 (17.44%) SQL
9 49 (17.44%) Azure
10 48 (17.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 42 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (14.23%) Windows Server
13 36 (12.81%) ITIL
14 32 (11.39%) Windows 10
15 31 (11.03%) Cisco
16 28 (9.96%) Windows Server 2012
17 26 (9.25%) Windows 7
17 26 (9.25%) MS Exchange
17 26 (9.25%) VMware
18 25 (8.90%) MS Visio
18 25 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (8.54%) SharePoint
20 23 (8.19%) Management Information System
20 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
20 23 (8.19%) SQL Server
20 23 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (7.83%) Change Management

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 26 (9.25%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.54%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.14%) SAS
5 5 (1.78%) Confluence
6 3 (1.07%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (1.07%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Moodle
8 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (28.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (17.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (8.90%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.78%) Simulink
6 3 (1.07%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.36%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (2.85%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.78%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (1.78%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.71%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 79 (28.11%) Office 365
2 49 (17.44%) Azure
3 15 (5.34%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.49%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (2.49%) GitHub
6 6 (2.14%) AWS
7 5 (1.78%) SaaS
8 4 (1.42%) Asana
8 4 (1.42%) Smartsheet
9 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.07%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.71%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.71%) Trello
11 1 (0.36%) AdWords
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 1 (0.36%) GCP
11 1 (0.36%) Google Docs
11 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.12%) DNS
2 18 (6.41%) WAN
3 17 (6.05%) DHCP
3 17 (6.05%) IP Telephony
4 12 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.91%) LAN
6 10 (3.56%) Firewall
7 8 (2.85%) Broadband
7 8 (2.85%) VoIP
8 7 (2.49%) VPN
8 7 (2.49%) WLAN
9 6 (2.14%) Intranet
9 6 (2.14%) Skype
10 5 (1.78%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.78%) MPLS
10 5 (1.78%) Software-Defined Radio
10 5 (1.78%) VSAT
11 4 (1.42%) Wireless
12 3 (1.07%) Internet
12 3 (1.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.27%) Power BI
3 7 (2.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.71%) DB2
6 2 (0.71%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (0.71%) GIS
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.71%) QlikView
6 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.36%) QGIS
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.41%) JIRA
2 8 (2.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.71%) TestRail
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 49 (17.44%) Finance
2 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.98%) Marketing
4 12 (4.27%) Retail
5 11 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.14%) Electronics
7 5 (1.78%) Military
8 4 (1.42%) Automotive
9 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.07%) Fire and Rescue
9 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 3 (1.07%) Local Government
10 2 (0.71%) Advertising
10 2 (0.71%) Banking
10 2 (0.71%) Law
10 2 (0.71%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (26.69%) Analyst
2 35 (12.46%) Support Engineer
3 34 (12.10%) Support Analyst
4 24 (8.54%) Applications Support
4 24 (8.54%) IT Support
5 18 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
5 18 (6.41%) IT Analyst
6 16 (5.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 16 (5.69%) IT Manager
6 16 (5.69%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (4.98%) Technical Support
9 13 (4.63%) Service Analyst
10 11 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (3.91%) IT Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) 1st Line Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Scrum Master
12 9 (3.20%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.20%) Architect
12 9 (3.20%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.63%) .NET
2 10 (3.56%) HTML
3 7 (2.49%) EDI
3 7 (2.49%) Express
3 7 (2.49%) JSON
3 7 (2.49%) XML
4 4 (1.42%) CSS
5 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.71%) COM
6 2 (0.71%) LDAP
6 2 (0.71%) REST
6 2 (0.71%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.71%) Web Services
6 2 (0.71%) WinForms
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.36%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.36%) jQuery
7 1 (0.36%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.85%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.85%) Life Science
6 7 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.14%) User Experience
8 5 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.78%) iPhone
9 4 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.42%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (1.07%) Fibre Optics
10 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.71%) AS400
11 2 (0.71%) iSeries
11 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (30.60%) Windows
2 40 (14.23%) Windows Server
3 32 (11.39%) Windows 10
4 28 (9.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (9.25%) Windows 7
6 22 (7.83%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (6.76%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.34%) Linux
9 12 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.14%) Android
11 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.71%) Unix
13 1 (0.36%) AIX
13 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
1 55 (19.57%) Project Management
2 53 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.81%) ITIL
4 25 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (7.83%) Change Management
6 21 (7.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (7.47%) Project Delivery
6 21 (7.47%) Time Management
7 18 (6.41%) ERP
7 18 (6.41%) Logistics
7 18 (6.41%) Scrum
7 18 (6.41%) Service Delivery
8 17 (6.05%) Conflict Resolution
8 17 (6.05%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 17 (6.05%) Workflow
9 16 (5.69%) CRM
9 16 (5.69%) Mathematics
9 16 (5.69%) Release Train
9 16 (5.69%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.44%) SQL
2 14 (4.98%) C
3 13 (4.63%) C#
4 10 (3.56%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.85%) VBA
6 7 (2.49%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.14%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.78%) C++
8 5 (1.78%) Java
8 5 (1.78%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.78%) Python
9 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.07%) VB
10 3 (1.07%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.71%) RPG
11 2 (0.71%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.71%) SOQL
11 2 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (20.28%) Degree
2 23 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.98%) MCSE
4 12 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.49%) MCSA
7 6 (2.14%) A+ Certification
7 6 (2.14%) CCNA
7 6 (2.14%) MCP
8 5 (1.78%) PhD
8 5 (1.78%) PMP
9 4 (1.42%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.07%) APMP
10 3 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.71%) LFCE
11 2 (0.71%) LFCS
11 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.71%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.71%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.47%) SLA
2 9 (3.20%) PMO
3 5 (1.78%) GDPR
3 5 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.07%) QA
5 2 (0.71%) GAMP
5 2 (0.71%) Good Clinical Practice
5 2 (0.71%) IFRS
6 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 69 (24.56%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.78%) Firmware
6 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.71%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.71%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.36%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.49%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.42%) Rsyslog
3 4 (1.42%) SCCM
3 4 (1.42%) WSUS
4 2 (0.71%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.36%) Nessus
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 170 (60.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.03%) Cisco
3 26 (9.25%) VMware
4 15 (5.34%) Avaya
4 15 (5.34%) Citrix
5 11 (3.91%) Oracle
5 11 (3.91%) SAP
6 9 (3.20%) hybris
7 8 (2.85%) Adobe
7 8 (2.85%) Google
8 7 (2.49%) New Relic
8 7 (2.49%) Veeam
9 6 (2.14%) Blue Prism
10 5 (1.78%) Nintex
10 5 (1.78%) Xilinx
11 4 (1.42%) Apple
11 4 (1.42%) Planview
11 4 (1.42%) Sophos
12 3 (1.07%) IBM
12 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com