Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 50 54
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,349 1,470 1,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.45% 5.03% 4.92%
As % of the Applications category 47.25% 51.71% 49.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,070 1,164 1,583
South East median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.69% +10.17%
10th Percentile £19,975 £20,000 £19,731
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,000 £57,500
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 2,855 2,843 3,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.41% 9.73% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,225 2,280 3,044
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 544 £32,000 +6.67% 73
Hampshire -17 317 £32,500 +18.18% 34
Surrey -29 252 £32,500 +14.04% 19
Buckinghamshire +9 238 £27,200 +8.80% 20
Berkshire -23 220 £33,500 +9.84% 35
West Sussex +36 132 £30,000 -9.09% 9
Oxfordshire -11 88 £32,500 +3.17% 18
Kent -25 56 £25,000 -28.57% 13
East Sussex -8 39 £23,500 -9.62% 4
Middlesex +14 5 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Sussex -22 2 - - 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 856 (63.45%) Microsoft
2 682 (50.56%) Windows
3 359 (26.61%) Active Directory
4 280 (20.76%) Windows Server
5 276 (20.46%) Office 365
6 246 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
7 236 (17.49%) Finance
8 235 (17.42%) Windows 7
9 211 (15.64%) ITIL
10 210 (15.57%) SQL
11 207 (15.34%) Microsoft Excel
12 168 (12.45%) Degree
13 167 (12.38%) Project Management
14 144 (10.67%) SLA
15 143 (10.60%) MS Exchange
16 140 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
17 139 (10.30%) SQL Server
18 138 (10.23%) Windows 10
19 133 (9.86%) VMware
20 130 (9.64%) Firewall
21 124 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
22 123 (9.12%) Cisco
23 116 (8.60%) SharePoint
24 110 (8.15%) Linux
25 102 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
26 101 (7.49%) IIS
27 100 (7.41%) Citrix
28 96 (7.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
29 94 (6.97%) Security Cleared
29 94 (6.97%) 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
1 143 (10.60%) MS Exchange
2 116 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 101 (7.49%) IIS
4 34 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (1.19%) Apache
7 16 (1.19%) CMS
8 15 (1.11%) Skype for Business
9 14 (1.04%) SAS
10 13 (0.96%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.52%) WordPress
13 5 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.30%) Confluence
14 4 (0.30%) IBM Domino
14 4 (0.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 207 (15.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (7.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 86 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
4 61 (4.52%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.82%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.37%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.15%) Maya
9 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.074%) InDesign
10 1 (0.074%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.074%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.59%) assyst
4 7 (0.52%) Workfront
5 5 (0.37%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.15%) HFM
7 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.074%) Maximo
8 1 (0.074%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.074%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.074%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.074%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 276 (20.46%) Office 365
2 124 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.22%) SaaS
4 21 (1.56%) Basecamp
5 19 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (0.74%) IaaS
9 9 (0.67%) PaaS
10 8 (0.59%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.44%) G Suite
12 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.37%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.15%) Google Play
15 2 (0.15%) Trello
16 1 (0.074%) AdWords
16 1 (0.074%) Amazon Kinesis
16 1 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 130 (9.64%) Firewall
2 94 (6.97%) VPN
3 91 (6.75%) LAN
4 89 (6.60%) WAN
5 75 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 71 (5.26%) DNS
7 63 (4.67%) DHCP
8 55 (4.08%) Internet
9 42 (3.11%) Wireless
10 36 (2.67%) VoIP
11 31 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
13 20 (1.48%) Intranet
14 19 (1.41%) Network Security
14 19 (1.41%) Skype
14 19 (1.41%) VLAN
15 16 (1.19%) NFC
16 15 (1.11%) SAN
17 14 (1.04%) IP Telephony
18 12 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 18 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
5 18 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (0.89%) Blockchain
9 11 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.59%) DB2
10 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.52%) MS Access
11 7 (0.52%) MySQL
11 7 (0.52%) Power BI
11 7 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (1.63%) JIRA
2 20 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.74%) SpecFlow
5 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Blend
6 5 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.30%) Jasmine
7 4 (0.30%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.30%) Mocha
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.30%) Selenium
8 3 (0.22%) Subversion
9 2 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.074%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.074%) Maven
10 1 (0.074%) Mockito
10 1 (0.074%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.074%) TestNG
General
1 236 (17.49%) Finance
2 84 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 72 (5.34%) Legal
4 59 (4.37%) Marketing
5 58 (4.30%) Retail
6 52 (3.85%) Law
7 49 (3.63%) Back Office
8 42 (3.11%) French Language
9 36 (2.67%) Manufacturing
10 35 (2.59%) Advertising
11 32 (2.37%) German Language
11 32 (2.37%) Publishing
12 29 (2.15%) Electronics
13 22 (1.63%) Banking
14 18 (1.33%) Financial Institution
15 16 (1.19%) Retail Banking
16 14 (1.04%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.89%) Billing
18 9 (0.67%) Dutch Language
19 5 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 432 (32.02%) Analyst
2 190 (14.08%) Support Analyst
3 168 (12.45%) IT Support
4 152 (11.27%) Service Analyst
5 151 (11.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 142 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 128 (9.49%) IT Analyst
8 91 (6.75%) Consultant
9 89 (6.60%) Desktop Support
10 81 (6.00%) IT Support Analyst
11 80 (5.93%) Project Manager
12 77 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
13 72 (5.34%) IT Engineer
14 52 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
15 49 (3.63%) Service Desk Support
16 48 (3.56%) Developer
16 48 (3.56%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
17 46 (3.41%) Administrator
18 45 (3.34%) IT Manager
19 44 (3.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (5.86%) .NET
2 62 (4.60%) HTML
3 43 (3.19%) CSS
4 27 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 27 (2.00%) XML
5 20 (1.48%) jQuery
6 19 (1.41%) HTML5
7 16 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (1.11%) Web Services
9 14 (1.04%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.04%) WPF
10 12 (0.89%) CSS3
10 12 (0.89%) WCF
11 11 (0.82%) D3.js
11 11 (0.82%) JSON
12 10 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (0.74%) WinForms
13 9 (0.67%) OLE DB
14 8 (0.59%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 140 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
3 75 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 61 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.97%) Driving Licence
6 38 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 25 (1.85%) Smartphone
8 24 (1.78%) Blackberry
9 22 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
9 22 (1.63%) Fat Client
9 22 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.63%) Thin Client
10 20 (1.48%) iPhone
11 18 (1.33%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.19%) Clustering
13 15 (1.11%) Fintech
14 14 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.89%) EPoS
15 12 (0.89%) Life Science
15 12 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 682 (50.56%) Windows
2 280 (20.76%) Windows Server
3 235 (17.42%) Windows 7
4 138 (10.23%) Windows 10
5 110 (8.15%) Linux
6 94 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 68 (5.04%) Windows 8
9 39 (2.89%) Windows XP
10 28 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 25 (1.85%) Apple iOS
12 20 (1.48%) Unix
12 20 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (1.41%) Mac OS
14 17 (1.26%) Android
15 8 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.59%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.59%) zOS
16 7 (0.52%) CentOS
17 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (18.24%) Problem-Solving
2 211 (15.64%) ITIL
3 167 (12.38%) Project Management
4 102 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (6.75%) ERP
6 79 (5.86%) CRM
7 66 (4.89%) PRINCE2
8 60 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (4.30%) Change Management
10 55 (4.08%) Information Security
10 55 (4.08%) Time Management
11 53 (3.93%) Service Delivery
12 48 (3.56%) Incident Management
12 48 (3.56%) Migration
12 48 (3.56%) Validation
13 47 (3.48%) Decision-Making
14 45 (3.34%) Business Analysis
15 44 (3.26%) Ticket Management
16 42 (3.11%) SDLC
17 41 (3.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 210 (15.57%) SQL
2 71 (5.26%) C#
3 59 (4.37%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.45%) Java
5 24 (1.78%) PowerShell
6 23 (1.70%) VBA
7 22 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.41%) C
9 16 (1.19%) VB
9 16 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 9 (0.67%) PHP
10 9 (0.67%) XAML
11 8 (0.59%) COBOL
11 8 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.52%) C++
12 7 (0.52%) Python
13 5 (0.37%) ANSI SQL
13 5 (0.37%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.37%) VB6
13 5 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 168 (12.45%) Degree
2 94 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 77 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 73 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 45 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (2.89%) CCNA
7 34 (2.52%) MCSE
8 33 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 30 (2.22%) A+ Certification
10 26 (1.93%) MCP
10 26 (1.93%) MCSA
11 25 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.48%) ISEB
13 18 (1.33%) MCITP
13 18 (1.33%) PMP
14 17 (1.26%) PMI Certification
14 17 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.19%) CISSP
16 15 (1.11%) HNC
17 12 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (10.67%) SLA
2 51 (3.78%) QA
3 40 (2.97%) PMO
4 13 (0.96%) GDPR
5 12 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.67%) GAMP
7 8 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.15%) DO-160
9 2 (0.15%) DO-254
10 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.074%) P3O
10 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 359 (26.61%) Active Directory
2 78 (5.78%) Hyper-V
3 64 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.78%) vSphere
5 16 (1.19%) vCloud
6 12 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.44%) Firmware
10 5 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
10 5 (0.37%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.37%) XenApp
11 4 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (2.52%) Backup Exec
2 30 (2.22%) SCCM
3 17 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.59%) HP ALM
4 8 (0.59%) WSUS
5 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.30%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.30%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.22%) SCOM
7 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.15%) DameWare
8 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.074%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 856 (63.45%) Microsoft
2 133 (9.86%) VMware
3 123 (9.12%) Cisco
4 100 (7.41%) Citrix
5 72 (5.34%) HP
6 59 (4.37%) Oracle
7 44 (3.26%) SAP
8 41 (3.04%) Apple
9 35 (2.59%) Google
10 30 (2.22%) Juniper
11 20 (1.48%) Avaya
11 20 (1.48%) Ivanti
12 18 (1.33%) Capita
13 17 (1.26%) Intel
13 17 (1.26%) LexisNexis
14 16 (1.19%) Adobe
14 16 (1.19%) Dell
15 15 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.11%) ServiceNow
16 14 (1.04%) Hyperion