Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 60 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,172 1,339 1,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.51% 4.52% 4.99%
As % of the Applications category 53.42% 46.98% 51.39%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1,031 1,113
South East median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,500 £19,550
90th Percentile £55,100 £57,500 £55,000
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 2,194 2,850 2,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.44% 9.62% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,628 2,252 2,236
South East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,475 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 418 £33,500 +8.06% 91
Surrey +10 279 £35,000 +7.69% 69
Berkshire +5 228 £37,000 +23.33% 40
Hampshire -31 192 £25,500 -12.07% 63
West Sussex +18 142 £28,000 -20.00% 22
Buckinghamshire -23 117 £31,000 -0.80% 38
Kent +3 81 £25,125 +11.67% 23
Oxfordshire +45 73 £37,500 +25.00% 13
East Sussex +38 52 £30,000 +27.66% 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 766 (65.36%) Microsoft
2 589 (50.26%) Windows
3 408 (34.81%) Active Directory
4 403 (34.39%) Office 365
5 251 (21.42%) Microsoft Excel
6 248 (21.16%) Windows 10
7 241 (20.56%) ITIL
8 237 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
9 233 (19.88%) Windows 7
10 202 (17.24%) Finance
10 202 (17.24%) Windows Server
11 175 (14.93%) Degree
12 161 (13.74%) MS Exchange
13 155 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
14 145 (12.37%) SLA
15 144 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 139 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
17 137 (11.69%) Citrix
18 136 (11.60%) SQL
19 129 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
20 124 (10.58%) Project Management
21 122 (10.41%) SharePoint
22 117 (9.98%) TCP/IP
23 116 (9.90%) Azure
24 113 (9.64%) VMware
25 110 (9.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
26 101 (8.62%) SQL Server
26 101 (8.62%) Hyper-V
27 93 (7.94%) Management Information System
28 92 (7.85%) Cisco

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
1 161 (13.74%) MS Exchange
2 122 (10.41%) SharePoint
3 55 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 46 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (2.05%) IIS
7 20 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (1.37%) Confluence
9 10 (0.85%) CMS
10 8 (0.68%) Documentum
11 6 (0.51%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.43%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.43%) SAS
13 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.26%) LiveLink
14 3 (0.26%) SugarCRM
15 2 (0.17%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.085%) WordPress
Applications
1 251 (21.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (9.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 87 (7.42%) MS Visio
4 55 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.085%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.085%) Stata
Business Applications
1 26 (2.22%) Elite 3E
2 23 (1.96%) Carpe Diem
3 10 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.60%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.60%) Sage X3
6 5 (0.43%) SAP GTS
7 4 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.26%) SAP MDG
8 3 (0.26%) Workfront
9 2 (0.17%) assyst
9 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.17%) Primavera
10 1 (0.085%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.085%) Sage 1000
10 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 403 (34.39%) Office 365
2 116 (9.90%) Azure
3 46 (3.92%) Power Platform
4 26 (2.22%) AWS
5 21 (1.79%) SaaS
6 15 (1.28%) PowerApps
7 14 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 10 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (0.68%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.68%) IaaS
11 7 (0.60%) Yammer
12 5 (0.43%) PaaS
13 4 (0.34%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.34%) Tricentis Tosca
14 3 (0.26%) Slack
15 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.17%) G Suite
15 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
16 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 117 (9.98%) TCP/IP
2 82 (7.00%) LAN
3 78 (6.66%) DHCP
4 76 (6.48%) VPN
4 76 (6.48%) WAN
5 74 (6.31%) DNS
6 59 (5.03%) Firewall
7 58 (4.95%) Skype
8 40 (3.41%) Wireless
9 31 (2.65%) Internet
10 27 (2.30%) VLAN
11 25 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
11 25 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (1.62%) Intranet
13 18 (1.54%) VoIP
14 17 (1.45%) Broadband
15 16 (1.37%) SAN
16 15 (1.28%) NFC
16 15 (1.28%) PSTN
16 15 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.75%) Power BI
3 41 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.28%) Blockchain
8 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.77%) QlikView
10 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.43%) Big Data
12 4 (0.34%) DB2
12 4 (0.34%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.34%) MySQL
12 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.26%) EDMS
14 2 (0.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 40 (3.41%) JIRA
2 13 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.68%) CMake
3 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.51%) Selenium
5 5 (0.43%) GCC
5 5 (0.43%) MSI
5 5 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.43%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.34%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.34%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.34%) Ranorex
6 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 3 (0.26%) LSMW
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.17%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 202 (17.24%) Finance
2 60 (5.12%) Law
3 54 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.27%) Retail
5 45 (3.84%) Legal
6 44 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 42 (3.58%) Public Sector
8 38 (3.24%) Electronics
9 31 (2.65%) Banking
10 23 (1.96%) Marketing
11 21 (1.79%) Aerospace
12 15 (1.28%) Retail Banking
13 12 (1.02%) Advertising
14 11 (0.94%) Local Government
15 9 (0.77%) Back Office
16 8 (0.68%) French Language
17 7 (0.60%) Automotive
17 7 (0.60%) German Language
17 7 (0.60%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 425 (36.26%) Analyst
2 181 (15.44%) Support Engineer
3 145 (12.37%) IT Support
4 125 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 123 (10.49%) Support Analyst
6 122 (10.41%) Service Analyst
7 118 (10.07%) Service Desk Analyst
8 96 (8.19%) IT Analyst
9 92 (7.85%) IT Engineer
10 78 (6.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 74 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 70 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
13 65 (5.55%) Business Analyst
14 58 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
15 56 (4.78%) Consultant
16 53 (4.52%) IT Support Analyst
17 50 (4.27%) Junior
18 49 (4.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 48 (4.10%) Administrator
19 48 (4.10%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.73%) XML
2 22 (1.88%) HTML
3 20 (1.71%) .NET
4 19 (1.62%) Web Services
5 11 (0.94%) CSS
6 8 (0.68%) SOAP
7 6 (0.51%) LDAP
7 6 (0.51%) MAPI
8 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.34%) JSON
8 4 (0.34%) WPF
9 3 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.26%) HTML5
9 3 (0.26%) jQuery
9 3 (0.26%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (0.26%) REST
9 3 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.17%) COM
10 2 (0.17%) Swing
11 1 (0.085%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 155 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 81 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (4.01%) Driving Licence
5 30 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 27 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 26 (2.22%) Smartphone
8 23 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.88%) Data Centre
10 21 (1.79%) CMDB
11 20 (1.71%) User Experience
12 18 (1.54%) Blackberry
12 18 (1.54%) iPhone
13 17 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.28%) CCTV
14 15 (1.28%) Contactless
14 15 (1.28%) EMV
14 15 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
14 15 (1.28%) Smartcard
15 11 (0.94%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 589 (50.26%) Windows
2 248 (21.16%) Windows 10
3 233 (19.88%) Windows 7
4 202 (17.24%) Windows Server
5 129 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (4.61%) Windows 8
8 45 (3.84%) Android
9 40 (3.41%) Linux
10 28 (2.39%) Mac OS X
11 25 (2.13%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.96%) Windows XP
13 20 (1.71%) Mac OS
14 16 (1.37%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.43%) Unix
15 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.26%) CentOS
18 1 (0.085%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (20.56%) ITIL
2 237 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
3 139 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (10.58%) Project Management
5 77 (6.57%) Project Delivery
6 69 (5.89%) Business Analysis
7 67 (5.72%) Change Management
8 62 (5.29%) Analytics
9 61 (5.20%) Time Management
10 58 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 58 (4.95%) Service Management
11 57 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 55 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (4.69%) Data Analysis
13 52 (4.44%) Computer Science
13 52 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (4.18%) Waterfall
15 48 (4.10%) Asset Management
16 43 (3.67%) Service Delivery
17 42 (3.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 136 (11.60%) SQL
2 55 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 35 (2.99%) C
4 25 (2.13%) C#
5 21 (1.79%) R
5 21 (1.79%) VBA
6 20 (1.71%) Python
7 18 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 17 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 16 (1.37%) VB
10 13 (1.11%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.94%) Java
12 8 (0.68%) COBOL
12 8 (0.68%) RPG
13 5 (0.43%) C++
14 4 (0.34%) PHP
15 3 (0.26%) ABAP
15 3 (0.26%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.17%) Lua
16 2 (0.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 175 (14.93%) Degree
2 144 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (6.91%) MCSE
4 63 (5.38%) Security Cleared
5 47 (4.01%) A+ Certification
6 41 (3.50%) MCSA
7 33 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 31 (2.65%) MCP
9 24 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.37%) MCITP
12 14 (1.19%) PMI Certification
12 14 (1.19%) PMP
13 13 (1.11%) CCNA
13 13 (1.11%) MCDST
14 11 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.77%) CCNP
15 9 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (12.37%) SLA
2 44 (3.75%) PMO
3 37 (3.16%) QA
4 24 (2.05%) GDPR
5 10 (0.85%) P3O
6 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.17%) GxP
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.085%) BS7799
8 1 (0.085%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.085%) DO-254
8 1 (0.085%) GAMP
8 1 (0.085%) IFRS
8 1 (0.085%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.085%) NCSC
8 1 (0.085%) NIST
8 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
System Software
1 408 (34.81%) Active Directory
2 101 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 88 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.37%) vSphere
5 14 (1.19%) Firmware
6 10 (0.85%) Terminal Services
7 9 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.26%) XenApp
11 2 (0.17%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.17%) NFS
11 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.085%) Docker
12 1 (0.085%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 56 (4.78%) SCCM
2 38 (3.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 21 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
5 15 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.28%) DameWare
6 10 (0.85%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.34%) SCOM
8 4 (0.34%) WSUS
8 4 (0.34%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.26%) Grafana
9 3 (0.26%) Graylog
9 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.17%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 766 (65.36%) Microsoft
2 137 (11.69%) Citrix
3 113 (9.64%) VMware
4 92 (7.85%) Cisco
5 56 (4.78%) HP
6 42 (3.58%) SAP
7 29 (2.47%) Dell
8 28 (2.39%) iManage
8 28 (2.39%) Veeam
9 27 (2.30%) Polycom
10 25 (2.13%) ServiceNow
11 24 (2.05%) Avaya
12 23 (1.96%) Adobe
13 22 (1.88%) Apple
13 22 (1.88%) Oracle
14 21 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (1.45%) Hyperion
15 17 (1.45%) Mitel
15 17 (1.45%) Sage
16 16 (1.37%) Ivanti