The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 47 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 711 1032 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.74% 5.30% 5.42%
As % of the Applications category 33.29% 32.59% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 555 874 899
Median salary £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.24% +12.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,770 £20,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2136 3167 3512
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.25% 16.27% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1771 2735 2812
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £59,850
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing MS Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in the South East

MS Office
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office in the South East.

Salary trend for MS Office in the South East

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MS Office in the South East

MS 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 MS Office within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -6 192 £28,500 -16.17% 14
Hampshire +20 154 £30,000 -7.69% 26
Berkshire +14 119 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Buckinghamshire -2 91 £29,000 -7.93% 16
Kent +4 55 £37,250 +14.61% 4
Oxfordshire -17 46 £30,000 +9.09% 10
West Sussex -18 27 £33,500 +4.68% 4
East Sussex -18 12 £32,500 +75.67% 2
Middlesex 0 2 £33,250 +38.54%
Home Counties +2 1 £32,500 -45.83%
MS Office
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 924 (65.25%) Microsoft
2 695 (49.08%) Windows
3 661 (46.68%) MS Excel
4 455 (32.13%) Active Directory
5 297 (20.97%) Windows 7
6 266 (18.79%) Finance
7 256 (18.08%) Windows Server
8 238 (16.81%) ITIL
9 237 (16.74%) SQL
10 232 (16.38%) MS Exchange
11 208 (14.69%) Degree
12 207 (14.62%) VMware
13 189 (13.35%) SLA
14 184 (12.99%) Cisco
15 182 (12.85%) Office 365
16 175 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint
17 155 (10.95%) Project Management
18 152 (10.73%) VPN
19 143 (10.10%) SQL Server
20 138 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
21 136 (9.60%) MS Visio
22 130 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
23 129 (9.11%) Microsoft Certification
24 128 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
25 126 (8.90%) Firewall
26 123 (8.69%) Windows 10
27 116 (8.19%) Windows 8
27 116 (8.19%) SharePoint
28 111 (7.84%) LAN
29 110 (7.77%) Citrix

MS 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
1 232 (16.38%) MS Exchange
2 116 (8.19%) SharePoint
3 49 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (2.26%) Skype for Business
7 30 (2.12%) CMS
8 23 (1.62%) IIS
9 16 (1.13%) IBM Notes
10 14 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.78%) SAS
13 7 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.49%) WordPress
14 5 (0.35%) MS Project Server
14 5 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.21%) Apache
16 3 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 661 (46.68%) MS Excel
2 175 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 136 (9.60%) MS Visio
4 98 (6.92%) MS Project
5 15 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.99%) FrameMaker
7 11 (0.78%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.49%) RoboHelp
9 6 (0.42%) QuarkXPress
10 5 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.28%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.28%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.21%) InDesign
12 3 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.14%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.14%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.071%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 14 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (0.64%) SAP MM
3 8 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 182 (12.85%) Office 365
2 47 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.06%) SaaS
4 12 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.35%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.21%) G Suite
8 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.14%) Veeva
9 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.071%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.071%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.071%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 152 (10.73%) VPN
2 126 (8.90%) Firewall
3 111 (7.84%) LAN
4 98 (6.92%) WAN
5 83 (5.86%) TCP/IP
6 72 (5.08%) DNS
7 64 (4.52%) Internet
8 61 (4.31%) DHCP
9 59 (4.17%) Wireless
10 47 (3.32%) Network Security
11 44 (3.11%) VoIP
12 29 (2.05%) SAN
13 22 (1.55%) Skype
14 21 (1.48%) VLAN
15 19 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (1.27%) Multicast
16 18 (1.27%) OSPF
17 17 (1.20%) MPLS
18 16 (1.13%) WLAN
19 15 (1.06%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (2.75%) MS Access
4 34 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
5 28 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (0.99%) MySQL
9 13 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.49%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.35%) Big Data
15 5 (0.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 43 (3.04%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.99%) T4 Templates
3 14 (0.99%) WiX
4 12 (0.85%) JIRA
5 8 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 6 (0.42%) MSI
7 5 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.28%) JUnit
8 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.28%) Subversion
9 3 (0.21%) FxCop
9 3 (0.21%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.21%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.21%) Selenium
9 3 (0.21%) StyleCop
9 3 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.14%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 266 (18.79%) Finance
2 110 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 90 (6.36%) Marketing
4 65 (4.59%) Back Office
5 49 (3.46%) Retail
6 42 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.26%) Legal
8 22 (1.55%) German Language
9 21 (1.48%) Billing
10 20 (1.41%) Banking
11 17 (1.20%) French Language
12 16 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.85%) Advertising
13 12 (0.85%) Electronics
14 11 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.71%) Military
16 8 (0.56%) Front Office
16 8 (0.56%) Law
17 7 (0.49%) Automotive
18 4 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 465 (32.84%) Analyst
2 189 (13.35%) Support Analyst
3 159 (11.23%) Support Engineer
4 158 (11.16%) IT Support
5 149 (10.52%) Service Analyst
6 142 (10.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 128 (9.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 104 (7.34%) IT Analyst
9 86 (6.07%) Administrator
10 82 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
11 75 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 70 (4.94%) IT Support Analyst
13 66 (4.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 65 (4.59%) Help Desk Support
15 62 (4.38%) Developer
16 58 (4.10%) Desktop Support
16 58 (4.10%) Help Desk Analyst
16 58 (4.10%) IT Engineer
16 58 (4.10%) Project Manager
17 55 (3.88%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.10%) .NET
2 54 (3.81%) XML
3 52 (3.67%) HTML
4 38 (2.68%) CSS
5 30 (2.12%) .NET Framework
6 26 (1.84%) WCF
7 25 (1.77%) WPF
8 20 (1.41%) Web Services
9 19 (1.34%) XSLT
10 16 (1.13%) ASP.NET
11 15 (1.06%) Entity Framework
12 14 (0.99%) WF
13 12 (0.85%) SOAP
13 12 (0.85%) Software Packaging
14 11 (0.78%) EDI
14 11 (0.78%) HTML5
14 11 (0.78%) REST
15 10 (0.71%) COM
16 8 (0.56%) WinForms
17 5 (0.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 138 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.95%) Driving Licence
3 49 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 39 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 29 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 29 (2.05%) iPad
7 22 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
8 21 (1.48%) iPhone
8 21 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.48%) Social Media
9 17 (1.20%) EPoS
10 16 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 16 (1.13%) Thin Client
10 16 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.06%) Smartphone
11 15 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 14 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
13 13 (0.92%) e-Learning
13 13 (0.92%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 695 (49.08%) Windows
2 297 (20.97%) Windows 7
3 256 (18.08%) Windows Server
4 130 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (8.69%) Windows 10
6 116 (8.19%) Windows 8
7 105 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 99 (6.99%) Windows XP
9 77 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 58 (4.10%) Linux
11 48 (3.39%) Mac OS X
12 42 (2.97%) Apple iOS
13 35 (2.47%) Android
14 16 (1.13%) Mac OS
15 15 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (1.06%) Unix
16 10 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.71%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.56%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (16.81%) ITIL
2 155 (10.95%) Project Management
3 93 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (6.00%) CRM
5 69 (4.87%) Time Management
6 67 (4.73%) PRINCE2
7 66 (4.66%) Service Management
8 65 (4.59%) Change Management
8 65 (4.59%) Risk Management
8 65 (4.59%) Service Delivery
9 61 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
10 60 (4.24%) ERP
11 52 (3.67%) Migration
12 49 (3.46%) Business Analysis
13 47 (3.32%) Content Management
13 47 (3.32%) Line Management
14 45 (3.18%) ITIL V3
15 41 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
16 40 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (2.75%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 237 (16.74%) SQL
2 51 (3.60%) C#
3 41 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 33 (2.33%) C
4 33 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.12%) VB
6 28 (1.98%) PowerShell
7 24 (1.69%) Java
8 20 (1.41%) Python
9 16 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.85%) VBA
12 11 (0.78%) ABAP
13 9 (0.64%) C++
14 8 (0.56%) PHP
14 8 (0.56%) VB6
14 8 (0.56%) VBScript
15 5 (0.35%) Perl
15 5 (0.35%) R
16 4 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 208 (14.69%) Degree
2 129 (9.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 83 (5.86%) MCP
3 83 (5.86%) MCSE
4 75 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.67%) MCSA
6 48 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 42 (2.97%) CCNA
8 41 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 30 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (2.05%) CCSE
11 26 (1.84%) CCIE
12 22 (1.55%) CCSP
12 22 (1.55%) JNCIS
13 19 (1.34%) A+ Certification
13 19 (1.34%) ISEB
14 18 (1.27%) MCITP
15 17 (1.20%) PMI Certification
16 16 (1.13%) CCNP
16 16 (1.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (13.35%) SLA
2 56 (3.95%) PMO
3 46 (3.25%) QA
4 16 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.56%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.35%) GAMP
7 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.21%) COBIT
8 3 (0.21%) P3O
9 1 (0.071%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 455 (32.13%) Active Directory
2 128 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.69%) vSphere
5 22 (1.55%) ProxySG
5 22 (1.55%) XenApp
6 13 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (0.49%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 4 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
9 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.28%) vCloud
10 3 (0.21%) Firmware
10 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.14%) NDS
11 2 (0.14%) Samba
11 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (3.46%) SCCM
2 18 (1.27%) Backup Exec
3 12 (0.85%) WSUS
4 9 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.28%) SmoothWall
7 4 (0.28%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.21%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.14%) Bacula
9 2 (0.14%) DameWare
10 1 (0.071%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.071%) Netcool
10 1 (0.071%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.071%) Puppet
10 1 (0.071%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.071%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 924 (65.25%) Microsoft
2 207 (14.62%) VMware
3 184 (12.99%) Cisco
4 110 (7.77%) Citrix
5 81 (5.72%) HP
6 60 (4.24%) Apple
7 55 (3.88%) Oracle
8 52 (3.67%) SAP
9 46 (3.25%) Avaya
10 42 (2.97%) Adobe
11 39 (2.75%) F5
12 37 (2.61%) Juniper
13 36 (2.54%) Palo Alto
14 34 (2.40%) Fortinet
15 31 (2.19%) CheckPoint
16 29 (2.05%) Blue Coat
16 29 (2.05%) Dell
16 29 (2.05%) Intel Security
16 29 (2.05%) Sourcefire
17 26 (1.84%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £17000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Pension, free car parking etc
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + 30 hol
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + ben+on call allow
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Car Allow, Health Ins.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
St Giles International
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 5 days ago