Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 57 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,330 1,404 1,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.57% 4.85% 4.01%
As % of the Applications category 49.44% 50.56% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 1,105 1,182
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £19,500 £20,000 £19,775
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £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 2,690 2,777 3,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.24% 9.58% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,150 2,208 2,615
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 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -11 491 £31,500 +5.88% 80
Surrey +24 318 £30,000 - 33
Hampshire -6 318 £28,500 +9.62% 42
Berkshire -16 238 £30,000 -20.00% 24
Buckinghamshire +6 202 £32,000 +28.00% 32
West Sussex +11 107 £35,250 +3.68% 16
Kent -3 64 £24,500 -18.33% 12
Oxfordshire -38 51 £29,500 -9.23% 24
East Sussex -59 20 £30,500 +1.67% 6
Middlesex +2 5 £40,000 -25.93%
Sussex - 4 - -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 852 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 608 (45.71%) Windows
3 421 (31.65%) Active Directory
4 280 (21.05%) Office 365
5 251 (18.87%) Degree
6 238 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
7 232 (17.44%) Windows Server
8 227 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
9 221 (16.62%) Project Management
10 220 (16.54%) Finance
11 219 (16.47%) ITIL
12 204 (15.34%) Windows 7
13 161 (12.11%) Windows 10
14 156 (11.73%) SQL
14 156 (11.73%) VMware
15 153 (11.50%) MS Exchange
16 142 (10.68%) Firewall
17 133 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 132 (9.92%) MS Visio
19 129 (9.70%) Security Cleared
20 124 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
21 120 (9.02%) SQL Server
21 120 (9.02%) Linux
22 118 (8.87%) SLA
23 116 (8.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 114 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
24 114 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
24 114 (8.57%) Telecoms
25 111 (8.35%) Microsoft Certification
26 105 (7.89%) CRM

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
1 153 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 104 (7.82%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.78%) IIS
4 34 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.48%) CMS
6 25 (1.88%) Confluence
7 19 (1.43%) Skype for Business
8 17 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.83%) WordPress
11 10 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.68%) Apache
12 9 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (0.60%) JBoss
14 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 227 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (9.92%) MS Visio
3 116 (8.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 90 (6.77%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.75%) RoboHelp
7 9 (0.68%) FrameMaker
8 8 (0.60%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
10 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.075%) Abaqus
13 1 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.075%) InDesign
13 1 (0.075%) SPSS
13 1 (0.075%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) assyst
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.38%) Workfront
4 4 (0.30%) HFM
4 4 (0.30%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.075%) Maximo
7 1 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.075%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.075%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 280 (21.05%) Office 365
2 114 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (2.18%) SaaS
5 27 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
7 15 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 15 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
7 15 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (1.13%) Serverless
8 12 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (0.68%) IaaS
11 6 (0.45%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.38%) G Suite
13 4 (0.30%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.15%) Basecamp
14 2 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 142 (10.68%) Firewall
2 92 (6.92%) WAN
3 89 (6.69%) LAN
4 83 (6.24%) TCP/IP
5 69 (5.19%) DNS
6 65 (4.89%) Internet
6 65 (4.89%) VPN
7 60 (4.51%) DHCP
8 48 (3.61%) VoIP
9 46 (3.46%) Wireless
10 42 (3.16%) Network Security
11 38 (2.86%) SAN
12 34 (2.56%) VLAN
13 33 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (2.41%) NFC
15 28 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
16 26 (1.95%) MPLS
17 24 (1.80%) Skype
18 19 (1.43%) Intranet
19 18 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (1.95%) Blockchain
4 20 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.43%) Power BI
5 19 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 19 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 15 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
8 13 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.68%) Big Data
11 7 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.45%) MySQL
12 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 55 (4.14%) JIRA
2 30 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.83%) Subversion
5 8 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.30%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.30%) MSI
7 4 (0.30%) NetBeans
7 4 (0.30%) VersionOne
7 4 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.15%) GCC
8 2 (0.15%) Maven
8 2 (0.15%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.075%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.075%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.075%) Selenium
General
1 220 (16.54%) Finance
2 114 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 70 (5.26%) Retail
4 47 (3.53%) Electronics
4 47 (3.53%) Legal
5 43 (3.23%) Marketing
6 42 (3.16%) Banking
7 32 (2.41%) French Language
8 27 (2.03%) Back Office
9 26 (1.95%) Law
9 26 (1.95%) Retail Banking
10 24 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.65%) Billing
12 20 (1.50%) German Language
13 14 (1.05%) Advertising
13 14 (1.05%) Publishing
14 11 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.53%) Automotive
16 6 (0.45%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 361 (27.14%) Analyst
2 177 (13.31%) Support Engineer
3 174 (13.08%) IT Support
4 159 (11.95%) Support Analyst
5 119 (8.95%) Service Analyst
6 112 (8.42%) Service Desk Analyst
7 103 (7.74%) IT Analyst
8 99 (7.44%) IT Engineer
9 97 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 90 (6.77%) Project Manager
11 86 (6.47%) Consultant
12 76 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
13 64 (4.81%) Technical Support
14 63 (4.74%) Administrator
15 61 (4.59%) IT Manager
16 58 (4.36%) IT Support Analyst
17 57 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
18 53 (3.98%) Desktop Support
19 51 (3.83%) Graduate
20 50 (3.76%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.59%) HTML
2 48 (3.61%) .NET
3 46 (3.46%) XML
4 29 (2.18%) ASP.NET
4 29 (2.18%) Web Services
5 25 (1.88%) CSS
6 21 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (0.98%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (0.83%) HTML5
9 11 (0.83%) WCF
10 8 (0.60%) jQuery
10 8 (0.60%) REST
11 7 (0.53%) Velocity
12 6 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.45%) COM
12 6 (0.45%) CSS3
12 6 (0.45%) D3.js
12 6 (0.45%) RESTful
12 6 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 92 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 80 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 57 (4.29%) Data Centre
6 43 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 30 (2.26%) Fintech
8 29 (2.18%) Fat Client
8 29 (2.18%) Thin Client
9 26 (1.95%) Contactless
9 26 (1.95%) EMV
9 26 (1.95%) Mobile Payment
9 26 (1.95%) Smartcard
10 18 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.13%) Clustering
11 15 (1.13%) Smartphone
12 13 (0.98%) CMDB
12 13 (0.98%) EPoS
12 13 (0.98%) Life Science
13 11 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 608 (45.71%) Windows
2 232 (17.44%) Windows Server
3 204 (15.34%) Windows 7
4 161 (12.11%) Windows 10
5 120 (9.02%) Linux
6 95 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (5.64%) Windows 8
8 70 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 22 (1.65%) Android
11 15 (1.13%) Unix
12 14 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.90%) Windows 2000
14 11 (0.83%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.68%) CentOS
16 9 (0.68%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.60%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
2 221 (16.62%) Project Management
3 219 (16.47%) ITIL
4 124 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (7.89%) CRM
6 83 (6.24%) Incident Management
7 79 (5.94%) Service Management
8 71 (5.34%) PRINCE2
8 71 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (5.04%) ITSM
10 66 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 63 (4.74%) Service Delivery
12 61 (4.59%) Time Management
13 60 (4.51%) Creative Thinking
13 60 (4.51%) ERP
14 55 (4.14%) SDLC
15 54 (4.06%) Change Management
16 50 (3.76%) Business Analysis
17 45 (3.38%) E-Commerce
17 45 (3.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 156 (11.73%) SQL
2 46 (3.46%) C
3 44 (3.31%) Java
3 44 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.48%) Python
5 31 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 20 (1.50%) C#
7 19 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.13%) Scala
11 10 (0.75%) VBScript
12 9 (0.68%) VB
13 8 (0.60%) Perl
13 8 (0.60%) PHP
14 6 (0.45%) VBA
15 5 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.23%) C++
17 3 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 251 (18.87%) Degree
2 129 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 111 (8.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 99 (7.44%) SC Cleared
5 79 (5.94%) MCSE
6 46 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (3.38%) CCNA
8 44 (3.31%) MCP
9 42 (3.16%) MCSA
10 36 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 29 (2.18%) A+ Certification
12 22 (1.65%) CISSP
13 20 (1.50%) PMI Certification
14 19 (1.43%) PMP
15 18 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (1.28%) DV Cleared
16 17 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (1.05%) ISEB
18 13 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 12 (0.90%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (8.87%) SLA
2 45 (3.38%) QA
3 43 (3.23%) PMO
4 14 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.98%) GDPR
6 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (0.38%) DO-160
7 5 (0.38%) DO-254
8 4 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.23%) GAMP
9 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.23%) NEBOSH
9 3 (0.23%) P3O
9 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.15%) GxP
10 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 421 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 114 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.20%) vSphere
5 14 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.90%) Terminal Services
7 11 (0.83%) vCloud
8 6 (0.45%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.075%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.075%) Firmware
10 1 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.075%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (1.88%) SCCM
2 22 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 21 (1.58%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.53%) WSUS
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.30%) Ansible
7 4 (0.30%) Puppet
8 3 (0.23%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.23%) Nessus
8 3 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.23%) SCOM
9 2 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.15%) Nagios
9 2 (0.15%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.075%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 852 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 156 (11.73%) VMware
3 86 (6.47%) Citrix
4 72 (5.41%) Cisco
5 53 (3.98%) SAP
6 49 (3.68%) HP
7 48 (3.61%) Oracle
8 31 (2.33%) Apple
9 30 (2.26%) Hyperion
10 25 (1.88%) Avaya
11 22 (1.65%) ServiceNow
12 21 (1.58%) Intel
12 21 (1.58%) Remedy
13 20 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.13%) Adobe
14 15 (1.13%) LexisNexis
14 15 (1.13%) Mitel
15 13 (0.98%) Google
15 13 (0.98%) Sony
15 13 (0.98%) Sophos