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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 59 50
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 770 837 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.32% 4.53% 5.02%
As % of the Applications category 52.88% 47.80% 48.03%
Number of salaries quoted 570 687 870
Median salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Software Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1456 1751 2232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.07% 9.48% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1161 1420 1767
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,200 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% -1.47%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +7 171 £30,000 -7.69% 17
Hampshire +16 169 £25,000 -23.07% 18
Berkshire +9 150 £32,750 -10.27% 14
Buckinghamshire +11 110 £25,000 -13.79% 20
Kent +10 74 £35,000 +38.61% 4
Oxfordshire -10 35 £33,500 -4.28% 7
West Sussex -18 34 £39,000 +39.28% 4
East Sussex +8 18 £26,500 +6.00% 2
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 - 1
Home Counties - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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.

1 967 (65.16%) Microsoft
2 778 (52.43%) Windows
3 457 (30.80%) Active Directory
4 345 (23.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 316 (21.29%) Windows 7
6 299 (20.15%) Finance
7 298 (20.08%) SQL
8 291 (19.61%) ITIL
9 245 (16.51%) Windows Server
10 238 (16.04%) MS Exchange
11 222 (14.96%) Office 365
12 220 (14.82%) Degree
13 219 (14.76%) SLA
14 187 (12.60%) VMware
15 178 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
16 167 (11.25%) VPN
17 160 (10.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 158 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
19 157 (10.58%) Project Management
20 146 (9.84%) Windows 10
21 145 (9.77%) Citrix
22 144 (9.70%) Cisco
23 142 (9.57%) SQL Server
24 134 (9.03%) LAN
25 133 (8.96%) SharePoint
26 124 (8.36%) Microsoft Project
26 124 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
27 123 (8.29%) WAN
28 120 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
29 119 (8.02%) Windows 8

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
1 238 (16.04%) MS Exchange
2 133 (8.96%) SharePoint
3 56 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (2.96%) Skype for Business
6 38 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (1.75%) IIS
8 22 (1.48%) CMS
9 16 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (0.88%) SAS
11 12 (0.81%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.61%) MS Project Server
13 8 (0.54%) WordPress
14 6 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.27%) Apache
16 4 (0.27%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 345 (23.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 160 (10.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 124 (8.36%) Microsoft Project
4 106 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.94%) RoboHelp
7 12 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.81%) FrameMaker
8 10 (0.67%) Acrobat
8 10 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.40%) InDesign
10 6 (0.40%) QuarkXPress
11 5 (0.34%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.27%) Camtasia
12 4 (0.27%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.20%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 25 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.67%) SAP MM
3 9 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.54%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.40%) Primavera
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.34%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.27%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.20%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.13%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 222 (14.96%) Office 365
2 66 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.55%) SaaS
4 10 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.67%) IaaS
5 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.34%) PaaS
7 4 (0.27%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.13%) G Suite
9 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.13%) Veeva
10 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.067%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.067%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.067%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.067%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 167 (11.25%) VPN
2 134 (9.03%) LAN
3 123 (8.29%) WAN
4 108 (7.28%) TCP/IP
5 98 (6.60%) Firewall
6 81 (5.46%) DNS
7 75 (5.05%) Internet
8 62 (4.18%) DHCP
9 58 (3.91%) Wireless
10 55 (3.71%) Network Security
11 35 (2.36%) Skype
12 30 (2.02%) VoIP
13 26 (1.75%) SAN
13 26 (1.75%) VLAN
14 16 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.81%) SSL
16 11 (0.74%) Intranet
16 11 (0.74%) MPLS
17 10 (0.67%) BIG-IP
17 10 (0.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 53 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (2.22%) MS Access
6 24 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
6 24 (1.62%) MySQL
7 22 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (1.35%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.81%) Power BI
12 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.40%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.34%) GIS
16 5 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.35%) T4 Templates
2 20 (1.35%) WiX
3 13 (0.88%) HP UFT
3 13 (0.88%) JIRA
3 13 (0.88%) LoadRunner
3 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 9 (0.61%) Selenium
5 5 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (0.34%) NUnit
5 5 (0.34%) SpecFlow
5 5 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.34%) tSQLt
6 4 (0.27%) Burp Suite
6 4 (0.27%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.27%) MSI
6 4 (0.27%) OllyDbg
6 4 (0.27%) Subversion
6 4 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 299 (20.15%) Finance
2 101 (6.81%) Back Office
3 99 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 87 (5.86%) Marketing
5 68 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 55 (3.71%) Legal
7 49 (3.30%) Financial Institution
8 45 (3.03%) Retail
9 39 (2.63%) Electronics
10 21 (1.42%) Banking
11 20 (1.35%) Billing
11 20 (1.35%) Digital Economy
12 18 (1.21%) Advertising
13 16 (1.08%) French Language
13 16 (1.08%) German Language
14 13 (0.88%) Law
15 12 (0.81%) Military
16 9 (0.61%) Front Office
17 5 (0.34%) Automotive
17 5 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 521 (35.11%) Analyst
2 202 (13.61%) Support Analyst
3 193 (13.01%) Service Analyst
4 171 (11.52%) Support Engineer
5 159 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 156 (10.51%) IT Support
7 111 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 92 (6.20%) IT Analyst
9 79 (5.32%) Developer
9 79 (5.32%) IT Engineer
10 75 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
11 71 (4.78%) Applications Support
12 65 (4.38%) IT Support Engineer
13 62 (4.18%) Project Manager
14 58 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 52 (3.50%) Help Desk Analyst
16 51 (3.44%) IT Support Analyst
17 49 (3.30%) Administrator
18 48 (3.23%) Junior
19 47 (3.17%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.40%) .NET
2 71 (4.78%) HTML
3 55 (3.71%) XML
4 49 (3.30%) .NET Framework
5 44 (2.96%) CSS
6 36 (2.43%) ASP.NET
6 36 (2.43%) WPF
7 30 (2.02%) WCF
8 26 (1.75%) HTML5
9 24 (1.62%) XSLT
10 23 (1.55%) Entity Framework
11 20 (1.35%) Web Services
11 20 (1.35%) WF
12 16 (1.08%) SOAP
13 13 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (0.74%) jQuery
14 11 (0.74%) WinForms
15 10 (0.67%) AngularJS
16 9 (0.61%) Node.js
16 9 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 158 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.71%) Driving Licence
3 47 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 41 (2.76%) Blackberry
6 33 (2.22%) iPad
7 29 (1.95%) Social Media
8 28 (1.89%) iPhone
9 27 (1.82%) Data Centre
10 21 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
11 20 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.21%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.01%) Life Science
14 14 (0.94%) EPoS
14 14 (0.94%) Replication
15 12 (0.81%) CMDB
15 12 (0.81%) Hedge funds
15 12 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 778 (52.43%) Windows
2 316 (21.29%) Windows 7
3 245 (16.51%) Windows Server
4 146 (9.84%) Windows 10
5 124 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 119 (8.02%) Windows 8
7 112 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 94 (6.33%) Windows XP
9 58 (3.91%) Android
10 54 (3.64%) Apple iOS
10 54 (3.64%) Linux
11 51 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (3.17%) Mac OS X
13 20 (1.35%) Unix
14 15 (1.01%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.74%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.54%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.47%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.34%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (19.61%) ITIL
2 157 (10.58%) Project Management
3 120 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (5.32%) PRINCE2
6 76 (5.12%) CRM
7 72 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 70 (4.72%) Time Management
9 65 (4.38%) Ticket Management
10 64 (4.31%) Change Management
11 59 (3.98%) ERP
12 55 (3.71%) Service Management
13 52 (3.50%) Process Improvement
14 50 (3.37%) Test Automation
15 43 (2.90%) Mentoring
15 43 (2.90%) Risk Management
16 42 (2.83%) Business Analysis
16 42 (2.83%) Programme Management
17 40 (2.70%) Migration
18 39 (2.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 298 (20.08%) SQL
2 82 (5.53%) C#
3 49 (3.30%) T-SQL
4 47 (3.17%) Java
5 46 (3.10%) JavaScript
6 40 (2.70%) VB
7 39 (2.63%) C
8 27 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 27 (1.82%) Python
9 23 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 20 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.15%) C++
12 14 (0.94%) R
13 13 (0.88%) VB6
14 12 (0.81%) ABAP
15 11 (0.74%) PHP
15 11 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.61%) VBA
18 8 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 220 (14.82%) Degree
2 178 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (7.01%) MCSE
4 95 (6.40%) MCP
5 75 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 47 (3.17%) MCSA
8 45 (3.03%) CCNA
8 45 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (2.63%) SC Cleared
10 31 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 29 (1.95%) CCSE
11 29 (1.95%) MCITP
12 28 (1.89%) MCDST
13 27 (1.82%) A+ Certification
14 26 (1.75%) HND
15 21 (1.42%) CCIE
15 21 (1.42%) JNCIS
16 20 (1.35%) CCSP
16 20 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (14.76%) SLA
2 75 (5.05%) QA
3 54 (3.64%) PMO
4 15 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.13%) GAMP
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.13%) P3O
9 1 (0.067%) GDPR
9 1 (0.067%) HL7
9 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 457 (30.80%) Active Directory
2 117 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (5.86%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.35%) ProxySG
5 19 (1.28%) XenApp
6 15 (1.01%) vSphere
7 12 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.40%) vCloud
11 6 (0.40%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.34%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 3 (0.20%) Firmware
13 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.13%) NDS
14 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 74 (4.99%) SCCM
2 15 (1.01%) Backup Exec
3 14 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.40%) Puppet
5 6 (0.40%) SCOM
5 6 (0.40%) WSUS
6 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.34%) Terraform
7 4 (0.27%) Sysprep
8 3 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.20%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.20%) SmoothWall
9 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.13%) Nagios
9 2 (0.13%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.067%) Ansible
10 1 (0.067%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 967 (65.16%) Microsoft
2 187 (12.60%) VMware
3 145 (9.77%) Citrix
4 144 (9.70%) Cisco
5 73 (4.92%) Apple
6 67 (4.51%) Oracle
7 64 (4.31%) HP
8 61 (4.11%) SAP
9 42 (2.83%) Juniper
10 39 (2.63%) Adobe
10 39 (2.63%) F5
11 38 (2.56%) Remedy
12 34 (2.29%) Palo Alto
13 32 (2.16%) CheckPoint
13 32 (2.16%) Fortinet
14 30 (2.02%) Avaya
15 29 (1.95%) Blue Coat
15 29 (1.95%) Sourcefire
16 23 (1.55%) McAfee
17 20 (1.35%) TippingPoint
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + excllnt benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: £15,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £28000. per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + Bonus + Good B
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum GBP 26K +Extensive benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum Benefits and car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000.00 - £22500.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum + Free Gym + Free Lunch + Great Pens
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago