Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 59 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,316 1,463 1,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.67% 4.69% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 52.20% 49.93% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 1,184 1,143
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,525 £57,500
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 2,521 2,930 2,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.95% 9.40% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,000 2,322 2,425
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
Thames Valley -9 495 £32,250 -0.77% 87
Surrey +46 356 £30,000 - 33
Hampshire +5 289 £27,500 - 41
Berkshire -7 242 £30,000 -23.33% 34
Buckinghamshire 0 181 £33,000 +32.00% 28
West Sussex -18 97 £36,000 +2.86% 4
Oxfordshire -26 71 £27,750 -14.62% 25
Kent 0 43 £27,625 +6.25% 11
East Sussex -28 25 £36,000 -9.72% 6
Middlesex -8 6 £40,000 -25.93%
Sussex - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 851 (64.67%) Microsoft
2 627 (47.64%) Windows
3 460 (34.95%) Active Directory
4 311 (23.63%) Office 365
5 252 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
6 236 (17.93%) Problem-Solving
7 225 (17.10%) Windows Server
7 225 (17.10%) Project Management
7 225 (17.10%) Degree
8 223 (16.95%) ITIL
9 203 (15.43%) Finance
10 192 (14.59%) Windows 7
11 182 (13.83%) Windows 10
12 165 (12.54%) MS Exchange
13 152 (11.55%) VMware
14 149 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
15 147 (11.17%) Security Cleared
16 144 (10.94%) SQL
17 141 (10.71%) MS Visio
18 140 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 137 (10.41%) Firewall
20 126 (9.57%) SLA
21 123 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
22 121 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
23 117 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
24 111 (8.43%) SQL Server
25 108 (8.21%) Linux
26 107 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
27 106 (8.05%) SharePoint
28 105 (7.98%) SC Cleared

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
1 165 (12.54%) MS Exchange
2 106 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.66%) Confluence
4 31 (2.36%) IIS
5 30 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.98%) CMS
7 17 (1.29%) Skype for Business
8 14 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.46%) Apache
11 6 (0.46%) JBoss
12 5 (0.38%) WordPress
13 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.23%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.23%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.23%) SAS
14 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 252 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 140 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 90 (6.84%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.76%) FrameMaker
7 9 (0.68%) RoboHelp
8 7 (0.53%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.46%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.076%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.076%) Mathcad
12 1 (0.076%) SPSS
12 1 (0.076%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.76%) assyst
3 5 (0.38%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.30%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) HFM
6 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.076%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.076%) Line 50
7 1 (0.076%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 311 (23.63%) Office 365
2 121 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (1.82%) SaaS
6 22 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
6 22 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
6 22 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 22 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
6 22 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (1.67%) Serverless
7 14 (1.06%) Mimecast
8 10 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.61%) G Suite
10 7 (0.53%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.46%) IaaS
11 6 (0.46%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 137 (10.41%) Firewall
2 90 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 81 (6.16%) WAN
4 69 (5.24%) LAN
5 67 (5.09%) DNS
6 66 (5.02%) VPN
7 61 (4.64%) DHCP
8 57 (4.33%) Internet
8 57 (4.33%) VoIP
9 49 (3.72%) Network Security
10 44 (3.34%) Wireless
11 38 (2.89%) Remote Desktop
12 34 (2.58%) SAN
12 34 (2.58%) VLAN
13 28 (2.13%) MPLS
13 28 (2.13%) NFC
14 26 (1.98%) Skype
14 26 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (1.37%) WLAN
16 17 (1.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (1.98%) Blockchain
5 24 (1.82%) Power BI
5 24 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 22 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 22 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
6 22 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.61%) Big Data
10 8 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 63 (4.79%) JIRA
2 18 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (0.76%) AdminStudio
4 10 (0.76%) MSI
5 9 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.61%) Subversion
7 6 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.30%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.15%) GCC
9 2 (0.15%) LSMW
9 2 (0.15%) Maven
9 2 (0.15%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.076%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.076%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.076%) LabVIEW
General
1 203 (15.43%) Finance
2 100 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 56 (4.26%) Retail
4 42 (3.19%) Electronics
4 42 (3.19%) Marketing
5 41 (3.12%) Banking
6 27 (2.05%) Billing
6 27 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 25 (1.90%) Legal
8 25 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (1.52%) French Language
10 17 (1.29%) Back Office
11 14 (1.06%) Advertising
12 12 (0.91%) German Language
12 12 (0.91%) Law
13 11 (0.84%) Publishing
14 8 (0.61%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.61%) Local Government
14 8 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 370 (28.12%) Analyst
2 187 (14.21%) Support Engineer
3 174 (13.22%) IT Support
4 160 (12.16%) Support Analyst
5 118 (8.97%) Service Analyst
6 111 (8.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 101 (7.67%) IT Analyst
8 97 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 93 (7.07%) Project Manager
10 92 (6.99%) IT Engineer
11 74 (5.62%) 1st Line Support
12 72 (5.47%) Consultant
12 72 (5.47%) IT Support Engineer
13 63 (4.79%) IT Support Analyst
14 61 (4.64%) Desktop Support
15 59 (4.48%) Technical Support
16 57 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
16 57 (4.33%) IT Manager
17 53 (4.03%) Help Desk Support
18 51 (3.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.10%) HTML
2 49 (3.72%) .NET
3 44 (3.34%) XML
4 36 (2.74%) Web Services
5 31 (2.36%) ASP.NET
6 26 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (1.52%) CSS
8 12 (0.91%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (0.76%) Software Packaging
10 9 (0.68%) REST
10 9 (0.68%) SOAP
11 8 (0.61%) HTML5
11 8 (0.61%) jQuery
12 7 (0.53%) Velocity
12 7 (0.53%) WCF
13 4 (0.30%) Ajax
13 4 (0.30%) CSS3
13 4 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (0.30%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 149 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
3 87 (6.61%) Management Information System
4 59 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 51 (3.88%) Driving Licence
6 31 (2.36%) Fintech
7 27 (2.05%) Contactless
8 26 (1.98%) EMV
8 26 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
8 26 (1.98%) Smartcard
9 25 (1.90%) Fat Client
9 25 (1.90%) Thin Client
10 19 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (1.37%) Life Science
12 14 (1.06%) User Experience
13 13 (0.99%) EPoS
14 12 (0.91%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.91%) CMDB
15 11 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 627 (47.64%) Windows
2 225 (17.10%) Windows Server
3 192 (14.59%) Windows 7
4 182 (13.83%) Windows 10
5 108 (8.21%) Linux
6 97 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (5.40%) Windows 8
9 42 (3.19%) Windows XP
10 25 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.67%) Android
12 19 (1.44%) Mac OS
13 18 (1.37%) Windows 2000
14 17 (1.29%) Mac OS X
15 14 (1.06%) Unix
15 14 (1.06%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.76%) CentOS
16 10 (0.76%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (17.93%) Problem-Solving
2 225 (17.10%) Project Management
3 223 (16.95%) ITIL
4 117 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (7.14%) CRM
6 90 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (6.53%) Incident Management
8 73 (5.55%) Computer Science
9 71 (5.40%) ITSM
10 69 (5.24%) Service Management
11 67 (5.09%) PRINCE2
12 62 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 60 (4.56%) Service Delivery
14 59 (4.48%) Change Management
15 57 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (4.03%) Creative Thinking
16 53 (4.03%) E-Commerce
17 52 (3.95%) Time Management
18 49 (3.72%) Identity Access Management
19 48 (3.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 144 (10.94%) SQL
2 48 (3.65%) C
3 47 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 44 (3.34%) Java
5 38 (2.89%) Python
6 35 (2.66%) JavaScript
7 26 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 23 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 22 (1.67%) Scala
10 21 (1.60%) C#
11 16 (1.22%) VB
11 16 (1.22%) VBScript
12 11 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.68%) Perl
14 7 (0.53%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.38%) R
16 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.30%) VBA
17 3 (0.23%) C++
17 3 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 225 (17.10%) Degree
2 147 (11.17%) Security Cleared
3 107 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 105 (7.98%) SC Cleared
5 79 (6.00%) MCSE
6 55 (4.18%) MCSA
7 35 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (2.51%) CCNA
8 33 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 30 (2.28%) MCP
10 24 (1.82%) DV Cleared
10 24 (1.82%) PMI Certification
11 23 (1.75%) A+ Certification
12 20 (1.52%) CISSP
12 20 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.44%) PMP
14 17 (1.29%) PhD
15 15 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.99%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (9.57%) SLA
2 52 (3.95%) PMO
3 43 (3.27%) QA
4 18 (1.37%) GDPR
5 10 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.30%) GAMP
7 4 (0.30%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) DO-160
8 3 (0.23%) DO-254
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.23%) P3O
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.15%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 460 (34.95%) Active Directory
2 123 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.46%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.38%) vSphere
9 3 (0.23%) XenApp
10 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.076%) Firmware
11 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.076%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (2.51%) SCCM
2 22 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 16 (1.22%) WSUS
4 11 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.38%) Ansible
6 5 (0.38%) Puppet
7 4 (0.30%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.30%) Nessus
8 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.15%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.15%) SCOM
9 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.15%) SCSM
Vendors
1 851 (64.67%) Microsoft
2 152 (11.55%) VMware
3 80 (6.08%) Cisco
4 74 (5.62%) Citrix
5 58 (4.41%) SAP
6 49 (3.72%) HP
7 40 (3.04%) Oracle
8 34 (2.58%) Apple
9 28 (2.13%) Hyperion
10 25 (1.90%) ServiceNow
11 24 (1.82%) Intel
11 24 (1.82%) Remedy
12 22 (1.67%) Avaya
13 21 (1.60%) Adobe
14 18 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (1.22%) Mitel
15 16 (1.22%) Veritas
16 15 (1.14%) Sophos
17 14 (1.06%) hybris
18 13 (0.99%) Polycom