Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 60 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,024 1,223 1,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.42% 4.57% 4.79%
As % of the Applications category 54.24% 54.74% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 786 967 1,233
South East median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% -

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 1,888 2,234 2,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.15% 8.34% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,450 1,771 2,367
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £38,875 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.81% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 358 £35,000 +7.69% 107
Surrey -12 216 £34,750 +6.92% 54
Berkshire +15 196 £40,000 +14.29% 40
Hampshire -22 179 £25,500 -7.27% 42
West Sussex +50 146 £30,000 -7.69% 21
Buckinghamshire -18 97 £30,000 -9.09% 46
East Sussex +54 73 £25,000 -37.50% 11
Oxfordshire +10 65 £40,000 +40.35% 21
Kent +2 48 £30,000 - 20
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 704 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 488 (47.66%) Windows
3 340 (33.20%) Office 365
4 303 (29.59%) Active Directory
5 285 (27.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 230 (22.46%) ITIL
7 213 (20.80%) Windows 10
8 190 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
9 166 (16.21%) Windows 7
10 152 (14.84%) Windows Server
11 149 (14.55%) Finance
12 145 (14.16%) SQL
13 131 (12.79%) Degree
14 130 (12.70%) SLA
15 126 (12.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 121 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
17 119 (11.62%) TCP/IP
18 110 (10.74%) Project Management
19 106 (10.35%) MS Exchange
20 103 (10.06%) MS Visio
21 101 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
22 100 (9.77%) SharePoint
23 97 (9.47%) Azure
24 93 (9.08%) SQL Server
25 91 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
26 88 (8.59%) WAN
26 88 (8.59%) VMware
27 82 (8.01%) DHCP
28 81 (7.91%) Citrix
29 79 (7.71%) 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
1 106 (10.35%) MS Exchange
2 100 (9.77%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.42%) Skype for Business
4 22 (2.15%) IIS
5 20 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.76%) Confluence
6 18 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (0.98%) CMS
8 7 (0.68%) Apache
8 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.39%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.20%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.20%) SAS
12 1 (0.098%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.098%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.098%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 285 (27.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 126 (12.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 103 (10.06%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (1.46%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.59%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.098%) InDesign
9 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.098%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.98%) GoldMine
3 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.59%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.39%) assyst
5 3 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.20%) Primavera
6 2 (0.20%) Sage 1000
6 2 (0.20%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.098%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.098%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 340 (33.20%) Office 365
2 97 (9.47%) Azure
3 38 (3.71%) SaaS
4 31 (3.03%) AWS
5 28 (2.73%) OneDrive
6 23 (2.25%) Power Platform
7 19 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.07%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.88%) PowerApps
10 8 (0.78%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.59%) Basecamp
11 6 (0.59%) IaaS
12 5 (0.49%) Akamai
13 4 (0.39%) G Suite
14 3 (0.29%) GCP
14 3 (0.29%) Google Drive
14 3 (0.29%) Yammer
15 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (11.62%) TCP/IP
2 88 (8.59%) WAN
3 82 (8.01%) DHCP
4 78 (7.62%) DNS
4 78 (7.62%) LAN
5 56 (5.47%) VPN
6 54 (5.27%) Firewall
7 41 (4.00%) Wireless
8 39 (3.81%) Skype
9 35 (3.42%) Internet
10 34 (3.32%) Remote Desktop
11 32 (3.13%) VLAN
12 26 (2.54%) Broadband
13 22 (2.15%) Intranet
13 22 (2.15%) VoIP
14 19 (1.86%) IP Telephony
15 18 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (1.66%) SAN
17 10 (0.98%) FTP
18 8 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (9.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.56%) Power BI
3 14 (1.37%) MySQL
4 13 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.07%) MS Access
6 10 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.68%) Big Data
10 6 (0.59%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.39%) DB2
12 4 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 31 (3.03%) JIRA
2 15 (1.46%) CMake
3 9 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.68%) MSI
4 7 (0.68%) Subversion
4 7 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.49%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.49%) AutoIt
6 5 (0.49%) GCC
6 5 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.49%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.39%) VersionOne
8 2 (0.20%) Balsamiq
8 2 (0.20%) Trac
9 1 (0.098%) LSMW
9 1 (0.098%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.098%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 149 (14.55%) Finance
2 49 (4.79%) Marketing
3 45 (4.39%) Legal
3 45 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 43 (4.20%) Retail
5 42 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 35 (3.42%) Public Sector
7 22 (2.15%) Electronics
8 18 (1.76%) Law
9 12 (1.17%) Automotive
9 12 (1.17%) Multimedia
10 11 (1.07%) Publishing
11 10 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.78%) Banking
12 8 (0.78%) Billing
13 7 (0.68%) Advertising
13 7 (0.68%) French Language
14 6 (0.59%) Back Office
14 6 (0.59%) German Language
14 6 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 299 (29.20%) Analyst
2 159 (15.53%) Support Engineer
3 116 (11.33%) IT Support
4 94 (9.18%) Support Analyst
5 84 (8.20%) Service Analyst
6 82 (8.01%) Service Desk Analyst
7 75 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 74 (7.23%) 1st Line Support
9 65 (6.35%) Business Analyst
10 64 (6.25%) Applications Support
11 52 (5.08%) IT Analyst
12 51 (4.98%) Desktop Support
13 50 (4.88%) IT Engineer
14 48 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
15 46 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 44 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
17 42 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 42 (4.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 41 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
19 38 (3.71%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.08%) HTML
2 44 (4.30%) .NET
3 40 (3.91%) CSS
4 23 (2.25%) XML
5 18 (1.76%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (1.37%) Web Services
7 11 (1.07%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.78%) JSON
9 7 (0.68%) COM
10 5 (0.49%) Flash
10 5 (0.49%) jQuery
10 5 (0.49%) LDAP
11 4 (0.39%) ADO
11 4 (0.39%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.39%) EDI
11 4 (0.39%) Velocity
12 3 (0.29%) LAMP
12 3 (0.29%) MAPI
13 2 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
3 73 (7.13%) Management Information System
4 48 (4.69%) Driving Licence
5 38 (3.71%) Smartphone
6 28 (2.73%) CMDB
7 27 (2.64%) Data Centre
8 24 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
9 21 (2.05%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (1.27%) iPad
12 12 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 12 (1.17%) iPhone
12 12 (1.17%) Social Network
12 12 (1.17%) Wiki
13 10 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.88%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 488 (47.66%) Windows
2 213 (20.80%) Windows 10
3 166 (16.21%) Windows 7
4 152 (14.84%) Windows Server
5 75 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (6.15%) Linux
7 52 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (4.79%) Apple iOS
9 28 (2.73%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.34%) Android
11 18 (1.76%) Windows XP
12 17 (1.66%) Mac OS
13 15 (1.46%) Windows 2000
14 13 (1.27%) Unix
15 9 (0.88%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.39%) CentOS
18 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.20%) Fedora
20 1 (0.098%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (22.46%) ITIL
2 190 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
3 110 (10.74%) Project Management
4 101 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (7.03%) Change Management
6 69 (6.74%) Asset Management
7 60 (5.86%) CRM
8 51 (4.98%) Time Management
9 48 (4.69%) Analytics
9 48 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 47 (4.59%) Service Management
11 46 (4.49%) Decision-Making
11 46 (4.49%) Mentoring
12 45 (4.39%) Business Analysis
13 44 (4.30%) Process Improvement
14 43 (4.20%) Incident Management
15 42 (4.10%) SDLC
16 39 (3.81%) ITSM
17 38 (3.71%) Data Analysis
18 36 (3.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 145 (14.16%) SQL
2 50 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 44 (4.30%) C
4 43 (4.20%) PowerShell
5 24 (2.34%) C#
6 23 (2.25%) Java
7 22 (2.15%) VBA
8 20 (1.95%) VB
9 19 (1.86%) PHP
9 19 (1.86%) Python
10 17 (1.66%) Bash Shell
11 15 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.07%) C++
14 5 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.29%) R
17 2 (0.20%) Ladder Logic
17 2 (0.20%) XAML
18 1 (0.098%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 131 (12.79%) Degree
2 79 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (6.84%) Security Cleared
4 48 (4.69%) A+ Certification
5 33 (3.22%) ISEB
6 27 (2.64%) MCSE
6 27 (2.64%) SC Cleared
7 26 (2.54%) MCP
8 21 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.95%) MCSA
10 18 (1.76%) CCNA
11 16 (1.56%) DV Cleared
12 15 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (1.37%) MCDST
13 14 (1.37%) PMP
14 13 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (1.27%) DBS Check
14 13 (1.27%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.98%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (12.70%) SLA
2 32 (3.13%) QA
3 24 (2.34%) PMO
4 8 (0.78%) GDPR
5 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.39%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.29%) BS7799
8 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.29%) NIST
8 3 (0.29%) P3O
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
9 2 (0.20%) GxP
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.20%) NCSC
9 2 (0.20%) RMADS
10 1 (0.098%) GAMP
10 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 303 (29.59%) Active Directory
2 67 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.64%) vSphere
5 18 (1.76%) Firmware
6 10 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.78%) XenApp
8 6 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.49%) NFS
9 5 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.39%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.20%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.098%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.098%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.098%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.098%) vCloud
12 1 (0.098%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 77 (7.52%) SCCM
2 22 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (0.78%) SCOM
4 6 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.49%) WSUS
6 4 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.39%) Ansible
6 4 (0.39%) DameWare
6 4 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.39%) Puppet
6 4 (0.39%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.29%) Grafana
7 3 (0.29%) Graylog
7 3 (0.29%) IBM BigFix
7 3 (0.29%) vRealize
8 2 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 704 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 88 (8.59%) VMware
3 81 (7.91%) Citrix
4 53 (5.18%) Cisco
5 40 (3.91%) Apple
6 39 (3.81%) HP
7 33 (3.22%) ServiceNow
8 27 (2.64%) Veeam
9 25 (2.44%) SAP
10 23 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
11 22 (2.15%) Google
12 21 (2.05%) Oracle
13 20 (1.95%) Adobe
14 19 (1.86%) Dell
15 13 (1.27%) Meraki
15 13 (1.27%) Sage
16 12 (1.17%) Veritas
17 11 (1.07%) IBM
17 11 (1.07%) Polycom
18 9 (0.88%) SonicWALL