Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 66 62
Rank change year-on-year -39 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 370 807 1,203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.94% 4.05% 4.52%
As % of the Applications category 47.19% 51.11% 54.86%
Number of salaries quoted 299 651 950
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,000
25th Percentile £25,938 £26,250 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £35,000 £32,347
Median % change year-on-year - +8.20% +7.82%
75th Percentile £48,000 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £61,025
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% 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 784 1,579 2,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.22% 7.92% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 595 1,242 1,727
10th Percentile £23,850 £23,882 £21,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £50,000 £52,362 £52,000
90th Percentile £62,400 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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
Hampshire +22 101 £40,000 +14.29% 27
Thames Valley -51 97 £40,000 - 44
West Sussex +17 67 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Surrey -39 63 £30,000 -7.69% 10
Berkshire -43 51 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Buckinghamshire -5 36 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Kent -15 25 £27,625 -10.89% 8
East Sussex -28 15 £42,500 +41.67% 6
Oxfordshire -18 10 £35,000 -12.50% 11
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 257 (69.46%) Microsoft
2 124 (33.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 118 (31.89%) Microsoft 365
4 113 (30.54%) Windows
5 89 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (23.24%) Active Directory
7 85 (22.97%) Finance
8 82 (22.16%) Project Management
9 71 (19.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 62 (16.76%) Azure
11 59 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (14.32%) Windows Server
12 53 (14.32%) SQL
13 49 (13.24%) Windows 10
14 48 (12.97%) Degree
15 46 (12.43%) ITIL
16 44 (11.89%) MS Visio
17 42 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (10.54%) Self-Motivation
19 36 (9.73%) SharePoint
20 35 (9.46%) ERP
20 35 (9.46%) Cisco
21 34 (9.19%) VMware
22 33 (8.92%) Service Delivery
22 33 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
23 30 (8.11%) Change Management
23 30 (8.11%) MS Exchange
24 29 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
25 27 (7.30%) SDLC
26 26 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012

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 36 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.97%) Confluence
4 6 (1.62%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.08%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.81%) WordPress
8 2 (0.54%) CMS
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.54%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.27%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) Moodle
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 124 (33.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (19.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 44 (11.89%) MS Visio
4 25 (6.76%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.08%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.08%) Simulink
6 3 (0.81%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.54%) Revit
7 2 (0.54%) Solid Edge
7 2 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.27%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.27%) InDesign
8 1 (0.27%) LightWave 3D
8 1 (0.27%) Maya
8 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.05%) Oracle ERP
2 13 (3.51%) Oracle Assets
2 13 (3.51%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (3.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.81%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.54%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.54%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 118 (31.89%) Microsoft 365
2 62 (16.76%) Azure
3 18 (4.86%) AWS
4 16 (4.32%) Power Platform
5 13 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.97%) GCP
7 8 (2.16%) Asana
7 8 (2.16%) Smartsheet
8 4 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.08%) GitHub
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.54%) AdWords
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 2 (0.54%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (0.54%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.54%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.54%) SaaS
10 1 (0.27%) Azure Storage
10 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.03%) Firewall
2 25 (6.76%) WAN
3 22 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.41%) VPN
5 17 (4.59%) LAN
6 14 (3.78%) DHCP
7 13 (3.51%) DNS
8 12 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (2.97%) IP Telephony
9 11 (2.97%) Wireless
10 10 (2.70%) VoIP
11 8 (2.16%) Broadband
12 7 (1.89%) SAN
12 7 (1.89%) Skype
13 6 (1.62%) Ethernet
13 6 (1.62%) Internet
13 6 (1.62%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.35%) WLAN
15 4 (1.08%) 3G
15 4 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.32%) Power BI
3 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.81%) MS Access
4 3 (0.81%) MySQL
5 2 (0.54%) GIS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.54%) Tableau
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) UniData
Development Applications
1 24 (6.49%) JIRA
2 6 (1.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.81%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.27%) JMeter
5 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.27%) TestRail
5 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 85 (22.97%) Finance
2 22 (5.95%) Marketing
3 20 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.14%) Retail
5 15 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.24%) Automotive
7 11 (2.97%) Legal
8 10 (2.70%) Law
9 7 (1.89%) Billing
9 7 (1.89%) Electronics
10 6 (1.62%) Military
11 5 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.81%) Fire and Rescue
12 3 (0.81%) German Language
12 3 (0.81%) Local Government
13 2 (0.54%) Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 117 (31.62%) Analyst
2 40 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 39 (10.54%) IT Support
4 32 (8.65%) Support Analyst
5 31 (8.38%) IT Analyst
6 27 (7.30%) Project Manager
7 21 (5.68%) Service Analyst
8 20 (5.41%) Applications Support
9 18 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.86%) Financial Analyst
10 17 (4.59%) Automation Analyst
10 17 (4.59%) Process Analyst
11 16 (4.32%) Business Analyst
12 15 (4.05%) Oracle Analyst
13 13 (3.51%) ERP Analyst
14 12 (3.24%) Desktop Support
14 12 (3.24%) IT Manager
14 12 (3.24%) Service Desk Analyst
15 11 (2.97%) 1st Line Support
15 11 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.70%) EDI
1 10 (2.70%) XML
2 7 (1.89%) HTML
3 5 (1.35%) .NET
4 4 (1.08%) Express
4 4 (1.08%) Web Services
5 3 (0.81%) COM
5 3 (0.81%) CSS
5 3 (0.81%) EDIFACT
5 3 (0.81%) REST
5 3 (0.81%) SAP ALE
5 3 (0.81%) SOAP
5 3 (0.81%) V-Ray
6 2 (0.54%) JSON
7 1 (0.27%) Ajax
7 1 (0.27%) jQuery
7 1 (0.27%) ODBC
7 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.27%) XSD
7 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.54%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (7.03%) Organisational Skills
4 12 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.70%) Life Science
6 8 (2.16%) Renewable Energy
7 7 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.62%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.62%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.62%) Social Media
9 5 (1.35%) User Experience
9 5 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (1.08%) LIMS
10 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (30.54%) Windows
2 53 (14.32%) Windows Server
3 49 (13.24%) Windows 10
4 26 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (6.49%) Linux
6 19 (5.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (4.59%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.97%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2019
12 5 (1.35%) Android
13 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.54%) VMS
14 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.27%) AIX
15 1 (0.27%) CentOS
15 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
2 82 (22.16%) Project Management
3 46 (12.43%) ITIL
4 42 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (9.46%) ERP
6 33 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (8.92%) Service Delivery
7 30 (8.11%) Change Management
8 29 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (7.30%) SDLC
10 26 (7.03%) Mathematics
11 25 (6.76%) PRINCE2
11 25 (6.76%) Project Delivery
11 25 (6.76%) Time Management
12 24 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 23 (6.22%) CRM
14 20 (5.41%) Decision-Making
15 19 (5.14%) Analytics
15 19 (5.14%) Business Transformation
15 19 (5.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.32%) SQL
2 16 (4.32%) C
3 15 (4.05%) PowerShell
4 12 (3.24%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.43%) Python
6 7 (1.89%) C#
6 7 (1.89%) Java
6 7 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.08%) C++
8 4 (1.08%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.08%) Perl
9 2 (0.54%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (12.97%) Degree
2 25 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.59%) CCNA
5 15 (4.05%) MCSE
6 14 (3.78%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.51%) MCP
8 12 (3.24%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.70%) PMI Certification
10 8 (2.16%) APMP
10 8 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.89%) PMP
12 6 (1.62%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.62%) MCSA
13 4 (1.08%) HND
13 4 (1.08%) PhD
14 3 (0.81%) CISSP
15 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.76%) PMO
2 23 (6.22%) SLA
3 15 (4.05%) QA
4 7 (1.89%) GDPR
5 4 (1.08%) GMP
5 4 (1.08%) GxP
5 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.54%) GAMP
7 2 (0.54%) Good Clinical Practice
7 2 (0.54%) HAZOP
7 2 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.54%) NCSC
7 2 (0.54%) NIST
System Software
1 86 (23.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.70%) XenApp
5 9 (2.43%) vSphere
6 6 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.08%) Firmware
7 4 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.27%) Docker
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (1.62%) SCCM
2 6 (1.62%) Terraform
3 4 (1.08%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.81%) Grafana
4 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.54%) Nessus
5 2 (0.54%) WSUS
6 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 257 (69.46%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.46%) Cisco
3 34 (9.19%) VMware
4 25 (6.76%) SAP
5 24 (6.49%) Oracle
6 17 (4.59%) Blue Prism
6 17 (4.59%) Citrix
7 16 (4.32%) Google
7 16 (4.32%) ServiceNow
8 13 (3.51%) Avaya
9 9 (2.43%) Adobe
9 9 (2.43%) Sophos
10 8 (2.16%) hybris
10 8 (2.16%) Juniper
10 8 (2.16%) NetApp
10 8 (2.16%) Splunk
11 7 (1.89%) Nokia
12 6 (1.62%) iManage
13 5 (1.35%) Aderant
13 5 (1.35%) Apple