Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 58 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,103 1,332 1,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.38% 4.66% 4.73%
As % of the Applications category 53.29% 50.44% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 831 1,055 1,149
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £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 2,070 2,641 2,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.21% 9.25% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,570 2,120 2,284
South East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 -6 413 £35,000 +11.11% 97
Surrey -10 224 £34,500 +15.00% 36
Berkshire 0 215 £37,500 +25.00% 46
Hampshire -27 193 £25,500 -7.27% 54
West Sussex +35 153 £27,500 -23.61% 29
Buckinghamshire -17 117 £30,000 -7.69% 31
Oxfordshire +32 81 £40,000 +35.59% 20
East Sussex +46 59 £25,500 -27.14% 8
Kent -8 56 £28,500 +4.59% 28
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 727 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 551 (49.95%) Windows
3 388 (35.18%) Office 365
4 369 (33.45%) Active Directory
5 273 (24.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 243 (22.03%) ITIL
7 229 (20.76%) Windows 10
8 215 (19.49%) Problem-Solving
9 195 (17.68%) Windows 7
10 180 (16.32%) Windows Server
11 169 (15.32%) Finance
12 150 (13.60%) Degree
13 144 (13.06%) SLA
14 141 (12.78%) MS Exchange
15 140 (12.69%) SQL
16 126 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
17 120 (10.88%) TCP/IP
18 118 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
19 111 (10.06%) Project Management
20 110 (9.97%) SQL Server
21 108 (9.79%) SharePoint
22 104 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 103 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
24 101 (9.16%) Azure
25 100 (9.07%) Citrix
26 98 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
27 92 (8.34%) WAN
27 92 (8.34%) VMware
28 85 (7.71%) LAN
29 80 (7.25%) Management Information System

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
1 141 (12.78%) MS Exchange
2 108 (9.79%) SharePoint
3 48 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 31 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.72%) IIS
6 18 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.09%) Confluence
9 7 (0.63%) CMS
10 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.36%) Apache
11 4 (0.36%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.27%) SAS
13 2 (0.18%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.091%) LiveLink
14 1 (0.091%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 273 (24.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 79 (7.16%) MS Visio
4 38 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.45%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.091%) InDesign
8 1 (0.091%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.091%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (0.91%) GoldMine
2 8 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.63%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.36%) assyst
6 4 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.27%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.27%) Workfront
8 2 (0.18%) Primavera
8 2 (0.18%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.091%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.091%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.091%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 388 (35.18%) Office 365
2 101 (9.16%) Azure
3 36 (3.26%) Power Platform
4 27 (2.45%) OneDrive
5 26 (2.36%) AWS
6 23 (2.09%) SaaS
7 16 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (1.18%) PowerApps
9 11 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.91%) Google Analytics
10 10 (0.91%) IaaS
11 8 (0.73%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.54%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.45%) G Suite
13 5 (0.45%) Yammer
14 4 (0.36%) PaaS
15 3 (0.27%) GCP
15 3 (0.27%) Slack
16 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Flow
16 2 (0.18%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 120 (10.88%) TCP/IP
2 92 (8.34%) WAN
3 85 (7.71%) LAN
4 68 (6.17%) DHCP
5 64 (5.80%) DNS
6 54 (4.90%) Firewall
7 52 (4.71%) VPN
8 49 (4.44%) Skype
9 46 (4.17%) Wireless
10 30 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
11 25 (2.27%) Internet
11 25 (2.27%) Intranet
12 24 (2.18%) Broadband
12 24 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (2.09%) VLAN
14 20 (1.81%) SAN
14 20 (1.81%) VoIP
15 19 (1.72%) IP Telephony
16 14 (1.27%) Unified Communications
17 11 (1.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.99%) Power BI
3 25 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.45%) MySQL
7 11 (1.00%) MS Access
8 7 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.63%) QlikView
8 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.54%) Big Data
9 6 (0.54%) Blockchain
9 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.45%) DB2
10 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (2.09%) JIRA
2 15 (1.36%) CMake
3 10 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.63%) MSI
4 7 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.45%) GCC
6 5 (0.45%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.36%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.36%) AutoIt
7 4 (0.36%) Subversion
8 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.18%) Balsamiq
9 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.18%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.18%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.18%) Selenium
9 2 (0.18%) Trac
9 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 169 (15.32%) Finance
2 54 (4.90%) Retail
3 47 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 38 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 35 (3.17%) Legal
6 34 (3.08%) Electronics
6 34 (3.08%) Marketing
6 34 (3.08%) Public Sector
7 33 (2.99%) Law
8 22 (1.99%) Banking
9 21 (1.90%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.00%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.91%) French Language
12 9 (0.82%) German Language
12 9 (0.82%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.73%) Advertising
13 8 (0.73%) Automotive
13 8 (0.73%) Publishing
14 7 (0.63%) Local Government
14 7 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 369 (33.45%) Analyst
2 172 (15.59%) Support Engineer
3 123 (11.15%) IT Support
4 119 (10.79%) Service Analyst
5 116 (10.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 111 (10.06%) Support Analyst
7 105 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 79 (7.16%) IT Analyst
9 75 (6.80%) 1st Line Support
10 67 (6.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 65 (5.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 65 (5.89%) Business Analyst
12 63 (5.71%) IT Engineer
13 51 (4.62%) Applications Support
13 51 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
14 47 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 45 (4.08%) Junior
16 44 (3.99%) Service Desk Support
17 41 (3.72%) Desktop Support
18 39 (3.54%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.72%) .NET
2 33 (2.99%) HTML
3 27 (2.45%) CSS
4 21 (1.90%) XML
5 19 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 19 (1.72%) Web Services
6 17 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (1.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.73%) SOAP
9 6 (0.54%) MAPI
10 5 (0.45%) jQuery
10 5 (0.45%) JSON
10 5 (0.45%) LDAP
11 4 (0.36%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.36%) COM
11 4 (0.36%) Flash
12 3 (0.27%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (0.27%) REST
12 3 (0.27%) STL
12 3 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 126 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 80 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
3 61 (5.53%) Driving Licence
4 31 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
5 30 (2.72%) CMDB
5 30 (2.72%) Smartphone
6 28 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.18%) Client/Server
8 23 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.63%) User Experience
10 16 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (1.18%) iPhone
12 12 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 12 (1.09%) Wiki
13 11 (1.00%) iPad
14 10 (0.91%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.91%) Social Network
15 9 (0.82%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 551 (49.95%) Windows
2 229 (20.76%) Windows 10
3 195 (17.68%) Windows 7
4 180 (16.32%) Windows Server
5 98 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (5.26%) Linux
7 57 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (3.72%) Apple iOS
9 38 (3.45%) Android
10 28 (2.54%) Windows 8
11 23 (2.09%) Windows XP
12 20 (1.81%) Windows 2000
13 14 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.18%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.82%) Unix
16 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.27%) CentOS
19 2 (0.18%) Fedora
20 1 (0.091%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (22.03%) ITIL
2 215 (19.49%) Problem-Solving
3 118 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (10.06%) Project Management
5 74 (6.71%) Change Management
6 63 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 62 (5.62%) Service Management
8 58 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 55 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 54 (4.90%) Business Analysis
11 52 (4.71%) Analytics
11 52 (4.71%) Time Management
12 45 (4.08%) Data Analysis
12 45 (4.08%) Project Delivery
13 41 (3.72%) Incident Management
14 40 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 39 (3.54%) SDLC
16 37 (3.35%) PRINCE2
17 35 (3.17%) ITIL V3
18 34 (3.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 140 (12.69%) SQL
2 49 (4.44%) C
3 43 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 35 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 33 (2.99%) C#
6 24 (2.18%) Python
7 21 (1.90%) VBA
8 18 (1.63%) Bash Shell
9 17 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.45%) Java
10 16 (1.45%) VB
11 13 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.00%) C++
12 11 (1.00%) R
13 8 (0.73%) PHP
14 5 (0.45%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.18%) Ladder Logic
15 2 (0.18%) Lua
16 1 (0.091%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 150 (13.60%) Degree
2 103 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (6.53%) Security Cleared
4 50 (4.53%) MCSE
5 45 (4.08%) A+ Certification
6 28 (2.54%) MCP
6 28 (2.54%) MCSA
6 28 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 24 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (1.99%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (1.81%) CCNA
10 20 (1.81%) ISEB
11 14 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 13 (1.18%) MCITP
12 13 (1.18%) PMP
13 12 (1.09%) MCDST
14 10 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (13.06%) SLA
2 42 (3.81%) QA
3 29 (2.63%) PMO
4 9 (0.82%) GDPR
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.27%) BS7799
6 3 (0.27%) NIST
6 3 (0.27%) P3O
6 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.18%) Good Clinical Practice
7 2 (0.18%) GxP
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) NCSC
7 2 (0.18%) RMADS
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.091%) GAMP
8 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 369 (33.45%) Active Directory
2 79 (7.16%) Hyper-V
3 72 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.99%) vSphere
5 20 (1.81%) Firmware
6 8 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.73%) XenApp
7 6 (0.54%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.45%) NFS
8 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.18%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.091%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 68 (6.17%) SCCM
2 28 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.82%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.54%) SCOM
8 5 (0.45%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.45%) DameWare
8 5 (0.45%) WSUS
9 4 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.27%) Grafana
10 3 (0.27%) Graylog
10 3 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
10 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.18%) Avamar
11 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 727 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 100 (9.07%) Citrix
3 92 (8.34%) VMware
4 69 (6.26%) Cisco
5 52 (4.71%) HP
6 36 (3.26%) Apple
7 33 (2.99%) ServiceNow
8 32 (2.90%) Dell
9 27 (2.45%) Adobe
10 26 (2.36%) Veeam
11 25 (2.27%) SAP
12 22 (1.99%) Polycom
13 21 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (1.72%) Google
15 18 (1.63%) Oracle
15 18 (1.63%) Sage
16 12 (1.09%) Ivanti
17 11 (1.00%) Meraki
17 11 (1.00%) Remedy
18 10 (0.91%) LexisNexis