Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 55 59
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,312 1,458 1,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.43% 5.01% 4.56%
As % of the Applications category 47.03% 50.10% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 1,113 1,407
South East median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19,500 £20,000 £19,731
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,250
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 2,790 2,910 3,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.41% 9.99% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,163 2,321 2,881
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,113
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -8 525 £31,000 -4.62% 73
Hampshire -13 287 £32,250 +17.27% 45
Surrey +1 281 £32,500 +8.33% 17
Buckinghamshire +11 236 £30,000 +20.00% 34
Berkshire -21 226 £31,250 -16.67% 26
West Sussex +27 107 £35,000 - 12
Kent -7 74 £22,500 -35.71% 9
Oxfordshire -31 63 £32,500 -7.14% 13
East Sussex -40 28 £23,500 -21.67% 6
Middlesex +7 5 £38,750 +10.71%
Sussex - 4 - -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 837 (63.80%) Microsoft
2 645 (49.16%) Windows
3 404 (30.79%) Active Directory
4 288 (21.95%) Office 365
5 243 (18.52%) Finance
6 236 (17.99%) Windows Server
7 234 (17.84%) Problem-Solving
8 228 (17.38%) Degree
9 223 (17.00%) Windows 7
10 220 (16.77%) ITIL
11 192 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
12 189 (14.41%) Project Management
13 172 (13.11%) SQL
14 158 (12.04%) Windows 10
15 150 (11.43%) MS Exchange
16 149 (11.36%) VMware
17 133 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
18 127 (9.68%) SQL Server
19 124 (9.45%) Firewall
20 122 (9.30%) SLA
21 111 (8.46%) Telecoms
22 110 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
22 110 (8.38%) Linux
23 107 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
24 106 (8.08%) Security Cleared
25 99 (7.55%) Cisco
26 98 (7.47%) SharePoint
27 95 (7.24%) LAN
28 93 (7.09%) CRM
29 92 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 150 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 98 (7.47%) SharePoint
3 54 (4.12%) IIS
4 38 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (2.06%) CMS
6 23 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (1.14%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.84%) Confluence
11 11 (0.84%) WordPress
12 9 (0.69%) Apache
12 9 (0.69%) JBoss
13 8 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.30%) SAS
14 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 192 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (6.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 89 (6.78%) MS Visio
4 88 (6.71%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.99%) RoboHelp
6 11 (0.84%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.46%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.076%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.076%) InDesign
11 1 (0.076%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.076%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.076%) SPSS
11 1 (0.076%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.61%) assyst
3 7 (0.53%) Workfront
4 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.38%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.30%) HFM
6 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.076%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.076%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.076%) Maximo
8 1 (0.076%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.076%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 288 (21.95%) Office 365
2 107 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.06%) SaaS
4 17 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (0.76%) Basecamp
6 9 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (0.61%) IaaS
8 7 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (0.53%) Serverless
9 5 (0.38%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.38%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (9.45%) Firewall
2 95 (7.24%) LAN
3 83 (6.33%) WAN
4 77 (5.87%) TCP/IP
5 75 (5.72%) VPN
6 74 (5.64%) DNS
6 74 (5.64%) Internet
7 62 (4.73%) DHCP
8 43 (3.28%) VoIP
9 39 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
10 37 (2.82%) Wireless
11 31 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
12 28 (2.13%) NFC
12 28 (2.13%) SAN
13 27 (2.06%) Network Security
14 26 (1.98%) VLAN
15 24 (1.83%) Skype
16 20 (1.52%) Intranet
17 16 (1.22%) IP Telephony
18 15 (1.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (1.68%) Blockchain
4 21 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.07%) RDBMS
8 13 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (0.84%) Power BI
10 10 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (0.46%) MySQL
14 5 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (2.52%) JIRA
2 27 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 6 (0.46%) Subversion
5 6 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.30%) NetBeans
8 3 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.15%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.15%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.15%) MSI
10 1 (0.076%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.076%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.076%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.076%) FrontPage
10 1 (0.076%) GCC
10 1 (0.076%) Selenium
10 1 (0.076%) VersionOne
General
1 243 (18.52%) Finance
2 111 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 78 (5.95%) Retail
4 67 (5.11%) Legal
5 50 (3.81%) Marketing
6 44 (3.35%) Electronics
7 43 (3.28%) Law
8 41 (3.13%) French Language
9 35 (2.67%) Back Office
10 33 (2.52%) German Language
10 33 (2.52%) Manufacturing
11 29 (2.21%) Banking
12 23 (1.75%) Publishing
12 23 (1.75%) Retail Banking
13 22 (1.68%) Billing
14 11 (0.84%) Advertising
15 9 (0.69%) Dutch Language
15 9 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.61%) Automotive
17 6 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 385 (29.34%) Analyst
2 184 (14.02%) IT Support
3 170 (12.96%) Support Analyst
4 169 (12.88%) Support Engineer
5 128 (9.76%) Service Analyst
6 124 (9.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 122 (9.30%) IT Analyst
8 94 (7.16%) Consultant
9 89 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
9 89 (6.78%) IT Engineer
10 78 (5.95%) IT Support Analyst
10 78 (5.95%) Project Manager
11 75 (5.72%) Desktop Support
12 68 (5.18%) IT Support Engineer
13 65 (4.95%) IT Manager
14 58 (4.42%) Administrator
15 49 (3.73%) Graduate
16 48 (3.66%) Help Desk Analyst
17 47 (3.58%) Junior
18 46 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.03%) HTML
2 51 (3.89%) .NET
3 49 (3.73%) XML
4 29 (2.21%) CSS
5 25 (1.91%) ASP.NET
6 22 (1.68%) Web Services
7 17 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (1.07%) .NET Framework
8 14 (1.07%) HTML5
9 11 (0.84%) D3.js
9 11 (0.84%) WCF
10 10 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (0.76%) CSS3
11 8 (0.61%) EDI
12 7 (0.53%) COM
12 7 (0.53%) jQuery
12 7 (0.53%) JSON
12 7 (0.53%) REST
12 7 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 87 (6.63%) Self-Motivation
4 78 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.05%) Driving Licence
6 39 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 30 (2.29%) Fat Client
7 30 (2.29%) Thin Client
8 23 (1.75%) Fintech
9 22 (1.68%) Contactless
9 22 (1.68%) EMV
9 22 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
9 22 (1.68%) Smartcard
10 20 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.45%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.37%) Clustering
12 18 (1.37%) iPhone
13 17 (1.30%) Smartphone
14 14 (1.07%) EPoS
15 13 (0.99%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 645 (49.16%) Windows
2 236 (17.99%) Windows Server
3 223 (17.00%) Windows 7
4 158 (12.04%) Windows 10
5 110 (8.38%) Linux
6 87 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (5.79%) Windows 8
8 67 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.75%) Android
11 19 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.07%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.99%) Unix
15 6 (0.46%) Solaris
15 6 (0.46%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.38%) CentOS
16 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (17.84%) Problem-Solving
2 220 (16.77%) ITIL
3 189 (14.41%) Project Management
4 110 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (7.09%) CRM
6 78 (5.95%) ERP
7 76 (5.79%) Incident Management
8 66 (5.03%) Service Management
9 63 (4.80%) Service Delivery
10 62 (4.73%) PRINCE2
11 56 (4.27%) SDLC
11 56 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (4.19%) Change Management
12 55 (4.19%) Time Management
13 50 (3.81%) Decision-Making
14 49 (3.73%) ITSM
15 48 (3.66%) Information Security
15 48 (3.66%) Validation
16 44 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (3.28%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 172 (13.11%) SQL
2 54 (4.12%) JavaScript
3 43 (3.28%) Java
4 30 (2.29%) PowerShell
5 29 (2.21%) C
6 28 (2.13%) C#
7 21 (1.60%) T-SQL
8 20 (1.52%) Python
9 12 (0.91%) VBA
10 10 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 10 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.69%) PHP
12 7 (0.53%) Scala
12 7 (0.53%) VBScript
13 5 (0.38%) VB
14 4 (0.30%) COBOL
14 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.23%) Perl
16 2 (0.15%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 228 (17.38%) Degree
2 106 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 92 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (6.48%) SC Cleared
5 60 (4.57%) MCSE
6 49 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (3.58%) CCNA
8 40 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 40 (3.05%) MCP
9 37 (2.82%) A+ Certification
10 30 (2.29%) MCSA
11 26 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.83%) CISSP
13 21 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (1.52%) PMI Certification
15 19 (1.45%) PMP
16 15 (1.14%) ISEB
17 12 (0.91%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.91%) HND
17 12 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (9.30%) SLA
2 48 (3.66%) QA
3 37 (2.82%) PMO
4 15 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.99%) GDPR
6 9 (0.69%) GAMP
7 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.38%) DO-160
8 5 (0.38%) DO-254
9 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.15%) NEBOSH
10 2 (0.15%) P3O
10 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.076%) COSHH
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.076%) PMBOK
System Software
1 404 (30.79%) Active Directory
2 91 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (5.64%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.98%) vSphere
5 17 (1.30%) vCloud
6 15 (1.14%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.61%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.23%) XenApp
14 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.15%) Firmware
15 1 (0.076%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (2.36%) Backup Exec
2 30 (2.29%) SCCM
3 15 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (0.53%) WSUS
7 4 (0.30%) HP ALM
7 4 (0.30%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.23%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.15%) Ansible
9 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.15%) DameWare
9 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.15%) Nagios
9 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.076%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 837 (63.80%) Microsoft
2 149 (11.36%) VMware
3 99 (7.55%) Cisco
4 81 (6.17%) Citrix
5 58 (4.42%) HP
6 56 (4.27%) SAP
7 54 (4.12%) Oracle
8 28 (2.13%) Avaya
9 27 (2.06%) Apple
10 26 (1.98%) Hyperion
11 24 (1.83%) Google
11 24 (1.83%) Intel
12 22 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.52%) Ivanti
13 20 (1.52%) ServiceNow
14 19 (1.45%) LexisNexis
15 18 (1.37%) Juniper
15 18 (1.37%) Remedy
16 15 (1.14%) Adobe
16 15 (1.14%) Dell