Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 64 58
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,479 1,360 1,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.81% 4.25% 4.59%
As % of the Applications category 50.56% 48.97% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,151 1,569
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +16.07%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £19,725
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £56,250
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 2,925 2,777 4,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.51% 8.67% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,310 2,293 3,319
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +28 669 £32,500 +8.33% 91
Berkshire +20 305 £39,130 +26.23% 37
Hampshire -13 294 £27,500 -0.90% 48
Surrey -6 240 £30,000 +3.45% 35
Buckinghamshire +29 234 £25,000 -9.09% 31
Oxfordshire +17 135 £31,250 -0.79% 23
West Sussex -3 129 £35,000 +7.69% 18
Kent -13 69 £26,000 -24.64% 14
East Sussex +2 58 £45,000 +45.16% 8
Middlesex +22 14 £37,500 +15.38% 2
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Home Counties - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 1,041 (70.39%) Microsoft
2 792 (53.55%) Windows
3 426 (28.80%) Active Directory
4 378 (25.56%) Windows Server
5 292 (19.74%) Windows 7
6 274 (18.53%) Office 365
7 264 (17.85%) SQL
8 231 (15.62%) ITIL
9 229 (15.48%) Finance
10 222 (15.01%) Microsoft Excel
11 206 (13.93%) MS Exchange
12 201 (13.59%) Windows 10
13 198 (13.39%) Degree
14 173 (11.70%) Project Management
15 157 (10.62%) SQL Server
16 153 (10.34%) SLA
17 150 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 140 (9.47%) Firewall
19 134 (9.06%) VMware
20 130 (8.79%) IIS
21 125 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 124 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
22 124 (8.38%) Hyper-V
23 123 (8.32%) .NET
24 121 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
25 119 (8.05%) Windows 8
26 118 (7.98%) Cisco
27 114 (7.71%) SharePoint
28 112 (7.57%) WAN
28 112 (7.57%) DNS

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
1 206 (13.93%) MS Exchange
2 130 (8.79%) IIS
3 114 (7.71%) SharePoint
4 46 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (2.16%) CMS
7 24 (1.62%) Skype for Business
8 14 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (0.88%) SAS
10 12 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.68%) MS Project Server
12 9 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.54%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.47%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.41%) Apache
16 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.20%) Confluence
17 3 (0.20%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 222 (15.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 125 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 104 (7.03%) MS Visio
4 92 (6.22%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.22%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.41%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.27%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.27%) InDesign
9 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.27%) Open Workbench
9 4 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.14%) Maya
11 2 (0.14%) Revit
12 1 (0.068%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 14 (0.95%) Teamcenter
2 13 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.47%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle AGIS
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.14%) Maximo
8 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.068%) assyst
9 1 (0.068%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.068%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 274 (18.53%) Office 365
2 121 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.96%) SaaS
4 9 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (0.54%) IaaS
5 8 (0.54%) PaaS
6 7 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (0.47%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.41%) G Suite
8 5 (0.34%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.27%) Slack
10 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.14%) Trello
12 1 (0.068%) AdWords
12 1 (0.068%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 140 (9.47%) Firewall
2 112 (7.57%) DNS
2 112 (7.57%) WAN
3 103 (6.96%) LAN
4 94 (6.36%) VPN
5 91 (6.15%) DHCP
5 91 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 57 (3.85%) Internet
7 40 (2.70%) VoIP
7 40 (2.70%) Wireless
8 26 (1.76%) Skype
9 25 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (1.42%) Intranet
12 15 (1.01%) IPsec
13 13 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (0.88%) IP Telephony
13 13 (0.88%) Network Security
14 12 (0.81%) VLAN
15 11 (0.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 31 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 28 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
7 18 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 18 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (0.74%) MySQL
10 10 (0.68%) Big Data
10 10 (0.68%) QlikView
11 8 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.54%) MS Access
12 7 (0.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (1.96%) JIRA
3 19 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.81%) T4 Templates
4 12 (0.81%) WiX
5 11 (0.74%) Subversion
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.27%) Burp Suite
7 4 (0.27%) IDA Disassembler
7 4 (0.27%) OllyDbg
7 4 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.27%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.20%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.20%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.14%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.14%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 229 (15.48%) Finance
2 106 (7.17%) Marketing
3 92 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.58%) Retail
5 41 (2.77%) Legal
5 41 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 37 (2.50%) Back Office
6 37 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 35 (2.37%) Advertising
8 28 (1.89%) French Language
9 27 (1.83%) Law
10 24 (1.62%) Electronics
11 22 (1.49%) German Language
12 16 (1.08%) Banking
13 14 (0.95%) Publishing
14 11 (0.74%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.61%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.61%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.54%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 501 (33.87%) Analyst
2 243 (16.43%) Support Analyst
3 235 (15.89%) IT Support
4 193 (13.05%) Support Engineer
5 151 (10.21%) IT Analyst
6 144 (9.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 136 (9.20%) Service Analyst
8 134 (9.06%) Service Desk Analyst
9 125 (8.45%) IT Support Analyst
10 97 (6.56%) Developer
11 80 (5.41%) Project Manager
12 78 (5.27%) Desktop Support
13 75 (5.07%) IT Engineer
14 74 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 69 (4.67%) Consultant
16 68 (4.60%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 65 (4.39%) 1st Line Support
18 57 (3.85%) Junior
19 54 (3.65%) Applications Support
20 53 (3.58%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (8.32%) .NET
2 92 (6.22%) HTML
3 84 (5.68%) CSS
4 62 (4.19%) jQuery
5 59 (3.99%) ASP.NET
6 37 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (2.23%) HTML5
8 26 (1.76%) WCF
8 26 (1.76%) XML
9 19 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 19 (1.28%) OLE DB
10 16 (1.08%) Entity Framework
11 14 (0.95%) XSLT
12 13 (0.88%) Web Services
13 12 (0.81%) WF
13 12 (0.81%) WPF
14 10 (0.68%) Hibernate
14 10 (0.68%) JSON
14 10 (0.68%) NHibernate
15 9 (0.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 68 (4.60%) Driving Licence
4 61 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 48 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 36 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.16%) Fat Client
7 32 (2.16%) Thin Client
8 25 (1.69%) Hedge funds
9 24 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.42%) iPhone
11 19 (1.28%) RIA
12 17 (1.15%) Blackberry
13 13 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
14 12 (0.81%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.74%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.68%) Life Science
16 10 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 792 (53.55%) Windows
2 378 (25.56%) Windows Server
3 292 (19.74%) Windows 7
4 201 (13.59%) Windows 10
5 150 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 124 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 119 (8.05%) Windows 8
8 88 (5.95%) Linux
9 44 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (2.84%) Windows XP
11 23 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.49%) Android
13 21 (1.42%) Unix
14 20 (1.35%) Mac OS X
15 16 (1.08%) CentOS
16 13 (0.88%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.74%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (15.62%) ITIL
2 173 (11.70%) Project Management
3 95 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (6.09%) CRM
5 77 (5.21%) Service Delivery
5 77 (5.21%) Time Management
6 68 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
7 54 (3.65%) ERP
8 53 (3.58%) MVC
9 50 (3.38%) Change Management
9 50 (3.38%) Unit Testing
10 48 (3.25%) Validation
11 46 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (2.97%) Service Management
13 43 (2.91%) Incident Management
13 43 (2.91%) PRINCE2
14 41 (2.77%) Line Management
15 40 (2.70%) Analytics
16 39 (2.64%) Asset Management
17 38 (2.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 264 (17.85%) SQL
2 108 (7.30%) C#
3 86 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 44 (2.97%) Java
5 41 (2.77%) VB.NET
6 35 (2.37%) PowerShell
7 24 (1.62%) C
8 22 (1.49%) C++
8 22 (1.49%) VB
9 20 (1.35%) Python
9 20 (1.35%) TypeScript
10 19 (1.28%) PHP
11 16 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 14 (0.95%) VBA
13 5 (0.34%) Perl
14 4 (0.27%) Ruby
14 4 (0.27%) Tcl
14 4 (0.27%) VBScript
15 3 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 198 (13.39%) Degree
2 101 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 66 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 59 (3.99%) MCP
6 38 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (2.57%) MCSE
7 37 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (2.10%) MCSA
9 30 (2.03%) CCNA
10 25 (1.69%) MCITP
11 23 (1.56%) DV Cleared
11 23 (1.56%) MCTS
12 21 (1.42%) MCDST
13 19 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (1.01%) PMP
15 14 (0.95%) ISEB
15 14 (0.95%) PMI Certification
16 11 (0.74%) CCNP
16 11 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (10.34%) SLA
2 44 (2.97%) PMO
3 29 (1.96%) QA
4 25 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.01%) GDPR
6 9 (0.61%) GAMP
7 8 (0.54%) COBIT
7 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.20%) P3O
9 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.14%) RMADS
11 1 (0.068%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 426 (28.80%) Active Directory
2 124 (8.38%) Hyper-V
3 76 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.08%) vSphere
6 9 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.54%) pfSense
8 7 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
8 7 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.41%) KVM
9 6 (0.41%) NFS
9 6 (0.41%) oVirt
9 6 (0.41%) Samba
10 5 (0.34%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.34%) Firmware
10 5 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.34%) XenApp
11 4 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (2.64%) SCCM
2 19 (1.28%) WSUS
3 9 (0.61%) Backup Exec
3 9 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.41%) Bacula
5 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.27%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.20%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.068%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.068%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.068%) MOM
9 1 (0.068%) SCOM
9 1 (0.068%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1,041 (70.39%) Microsoft
2 134 (9.06%) VMware
3 118 (7.98%) Cisco
4 100 (6.76%) Citrix
5 88 (5.95%) Oracle
6 64 (4.33%) Apple
7 57 (3.85%) SAP
8 33 (2.23%) Juniper
9 32 (2.16%) Dell
9 32 (2.16%) HP
10 25 (1.69%) Adobe
10 25 (1.69%) NetApp
11 19 (1.28%) Sophos
12 15 (1.01%) Avaya
12 15 (1.01%) hybris
12 15 (1.01%) Remedy
13 14 (0.95%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.95%) Siemens
14 13 (0.88%) EqualLogic
15 12 (0.81%) Cognos