Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 64 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 605 1,192 1,362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.82% 4.58% 4.45%
As % of the Applications category 48.83% 54.88% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 506 954 1,110
Median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £19,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,175 £58,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +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 1,239 2,172 2,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.82% 8.34% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1,653 2,314
Median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 -15 203 £41,100 +26.46% 12
Surrey -17 134 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Hampshire +8 113 £36,250 +25.00% 14
Berkshire -12 112 £41,100 +17.43% 4
West Sussex +10 60 £34,000 +4.62% 2
Kent +7 47 £30,000 +20.00% 9
Oxfordshire -13 47 £40,000 +23.37% 2
East Sussex +18 44 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 44 £48,750 +50.00% 6
Sussex - 2 £26,250 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 422 (69.75%) Microsoft
2 220 (36.36%) Windows
3 194 (32.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 146 (24.13%) Office 365
5 142 (23.47%) Active Directory
6 122 (20.17%) SQL
7 112 (18.51%) Finance
8 107 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
9 100 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
10 97 (16.03%) Windows 10
10 97 (16.03%) Project Management
11 91 (15.04%) ITIL
12 87 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
12 87 (14.38%) Windows Server
13 84 (13.88%) Degree
14 82 (13.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 78 (12.89%) Azure
16 65 (10.74%) SQL Server
17 64 (10.58%) HTML
18 61 (10.08%) Windows 7
19 59 (9.75%) SharePoint
19 59 (9.75%) VMware
20 58 (9.59%) MS Visio
21 55 (9.09%) DNS
22 54 (8.93%) DHCP
23 50 (8.26%) SLA
23 50 (8.26%) Management Information System
24 49 (8.10%) LAN
24 49 (8.10%) CRM
25 47 (7.77%) TCP/IP

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 59 (9.75%) SharePoint
2 35 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.80%) IIS
4 16 (2.64%) Skype for Business
5 15 (2.48%) Confluence
6 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.66%) Apache
7 4 (0.66%) CMS
7 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.50%) SAS
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 194 (32.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (13.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 58 (9.59%) MS Visio
4 30 (4.96%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.98%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.33%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.17%) ArcView
9 1 (0.17%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 25 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) assyst
3 2 (0.33%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 146 (24.13%) Office 365
2 78 (12.89%) Azure
3 32 (5.29%) AWS
4 22 (3.64%) SaaS
5 16 (2.64%) Google Analytics
5 16 (2.64%) Power Platform
6 8 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.16%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.99%) Google Drive
8 6 (0.99%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.66%) Asana
9 4 (0.66%) GCP
9 4 (0.66%) IaaS
9 4 (0.66%) PaaS
10 3 (0.50%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.50%) Smartsheet
11 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.33%) Akamai
12 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.09%) DNS
2 54 (8.93%) DHCP
3 49 (8.10%) LAN
4 47 (7.77%) TCP/IP
5 45 (7.44%) Skype
6 42 (6.94%) WAN
7 37 (6.12%) Firewall
8 36 (5.95%) VPN
9 35 (5.79%) Internet
10 21 (3.47%) VLAN
11 15 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (2.48%) VoIP
12 13 (2.15%) Wireless
13 12 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.65%) SAN
15 8 (1.32%) Broadband
15 8 (1.32%) MPLS
15 8 (1.32%) WLAN
16 6 (0.99%) ADSL
16 6 (0.99%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.15%) Power BI
4 9 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.49%) SAP HANA
4 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.16%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.66%) Big Data
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.50%) MS Access
8 3 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.33%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (5.29%) JIRA
2 18 (2.98%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.32%) Subversion
5 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.66%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.66%) StarTeam
5 4 (0.66%) VersionOne
6 3 (0.50%) LSMW
6 3 (0.50%) MSBuild
General
1 112 (18.51%) Finance
2 47 (7.77%) Marketing
3 44 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 32 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.12%) Public Sector
6 26 (4.30%) Legal
7 16 (2.64%) Retail
8 12 (1.98%) Advertising
9 11 (1.82%) Electronics
10 8 (1.32%) Automotive
11 7 (1.16%) Law
12 5 (0.83%) Banking
12 5 (0.83%) Local Government
13 4 (0.66%) Billing
13 4 (0.66%) French Language
13 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.66%) Publishing
13 4 (0.66%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.50%) Military
14 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (24.63%) Analyst
2 77 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 67 (11.07%) IT Support
4 64 (10.58%) Support Analyst
5 46 (7.60%) Applications Support
6 37 (6.12%) Consultant
7 36 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (5.12%) IT Engineer
8 31 (5.12%) Project Manager
9 30 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
10 29 (4.79%) Technical Support
11 27 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
11 27 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
12 24 (3.97%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.97%) Junior
13 23 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
14 22 (3.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 22 (3.64%) Developer
14 22 (3.64%) IT Analyst
15 21 (3.47%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.58%) HTML
2 44 (7.27%) CSS
3 29 (4.79%) XML
4 24 (3.97%) .NET
5 16 (2.64%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (1.82%) Ajax
7 11 (1.82%) jQuery
7 11 (1.82%) Web Services
8 9 (1.49%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (1.49%) Entity Framework
8 9 (1.49%) Kendo UI
9 5 (0.83%) JSON
10 4 (0.66%) ADO
10 4 (0.66%) CSS3
10 4 (0.66%) HTML5
10 4 (0.66%) LDAP
10 4 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 100 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 46 (7.60%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (4.13%) Driving Licence
5 23 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.64%) Virtual Team
8 14 (2.31%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.98%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.49%) CMDB
10 9 (1.49%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.16%) PMI
12 6 (0.99%) CCTV
13 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.83%) EPoS
13 5 (0.83%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.83%) iPad
13 5 (0.83%) NHS
13 5 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 220 (36.36%) Windows
2 97 (16.03%) Windows 10
3 87 (14.38%) Windows Server
4 61 (10.08%) Windows 7
5 44 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (4.46%) Linux
6 27 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (4.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 13 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.65%) Unix
10 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (1.16%) Android
11 7 (1.16%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.17%) Debian
14 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (17.69%) Problem-Solving
2 97 (16.03%) Project Management
3 91 (15.04%) ITIL
4 87 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (8.10%) CRM
6 38 (6.28%) Decision-Making
6 38 (6.28%) Process Improvement
7 37 (6.12%) Change Management
7 37 (6.12%) Project Delivery
8 34 (5.62%) Analytics
9 33 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 32 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 32 (5.29%) Scrum
11 29 (4.79%) PRINCE2
12 28 (4.63%) Coaching
12 28 (4.63%) Presales
13 27 (4.46%) Computer Science
14 26 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (4.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (20.17%) SQL
2 46 (7.60%) JavaScript
3 34 (5.62%) PowerShell
4 30 (4.96%) C#
5 25 (4.13%) VB
6 20 (3.31%) C
7 19 (3.14%) PHP
8 18 (2.98%) Java
9 12 (1.98%) Python
10 10 (1.65%) VB6
11 9 (1.49%) VBA
12 6 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.83%) C++
14 4 (0.66%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.66%) XAML
15 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.50%) R
16 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.33%) VBScript
17 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (13.88%) Degree
2 43 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 39 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.31%) A+ Certification
5 20 (3.31%) MCSE
6 18 (2.98%) MCP
7 14 (2.31%) Analytics IQ
7 14 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.15%) ISEB
8 13 (2.15%) PMP
9 12 (1.98%) MCSA
10 11 (1.82%) CCNA
10 11 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.49%) MCITP
13 7 (1.16%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.99%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.26%) SLA
2 16 (2.64%) QA
3 12 (1.98%) PMO
4 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.66%) IEC 62304
5 4 (0.66%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.50%) GDPR
6 3 (0.50%) GMP
6 3 (0.50%) GxP
6 3 (0.50%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.50%) ISO 13485
6 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.17%) NCSC
8 1 (0.17%) NIST
System Software
1 142 (23.47%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.98%) vSphere
6 9 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.16%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.83%) Firmware
9 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 47 (7.77%) SCCM
2 15 (2.48%) WSUS
3 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (1.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 5 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.83%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.66%) Ansible
6 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.66%) Puppet
7 3 (0.50%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.50%) SCOM
7 3 (0.50%) ServerView Suite
8 2 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.17%) AppManager
9 1 (0.17%) SCSM
9 1 (0.17%) Webmin
Vendors
1 422 (69.75%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.75%) VMware
3 39 (6.45%) Cisco
4 36 (5.95%) SAP
5 27 (4.46%) Google
6 17 (2.81%) Apple
7 16 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (2.48%) Citrix
9 14 (2.31%) Oracle
10 13 (2.15%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.49%) Telerik
12 6 (0.99%) Dell
12 6 (0.99%) EMC
12 6 (0.99%) HP
12 6 (0.99%) McAfee
13 5 (0.83%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.83%) Symantec
14 4 (0.66%) F5
14 4 (0.66%) iManage
14 4 (0.66%) Veeam