Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 63 60
Rank change year-on-year -30 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 242 1,154 1,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.03% 4.54% 4.57%
As % of the Applications category 50.10% 53.77% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 182 895 1,065
Median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,650 £20,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +27.69% - -

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 483 2,146 2,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.05% 8.44% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 372 1,593 2,243
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,675 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in the South East over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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 -33 62 £35,000 -2.78% 20
Hampshire -1 60 £37,500 +47.06% 38
West Sussex -13 47 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Surrey -28 40 £35,000 - 7
Berkshire -20 32 £60,000 +60.00% 6
Kent +13 26 £41,500 +55.14% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 18 £60,000 +100.00% 7
Oxfordshire +13 15 £30,000 -25.00% 7
East Sussex +5 6 £30,000 - 2
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 152 (62.81%) Microsoft
2 86 (35.54%) Windows
3 74 (30.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (30.58%) Active Directory
4 59 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (24.38%) Office 365
5 50 (20.66%) Azure
6 49 (20.25%) SQL Server
7 47 (19.42%) VMware
7 47 (19.42%) Degree
8 46 (19.01%) Windows Server
9 45 (18.60%) SQL
10 43 (17.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 42 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (16.12%) Windows 10
13 36 (14.88%) Security Cleared
14 33 (13.64%) Cisco
15 30 (12.40%) Project Management
15 30 (12.40%) Finance
16 28 (11.57%) ITIL
17 27 (11.16%) SharePoint
17 27 (11.16%) Scrum
17 27 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (11.16%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 26 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
18 26 (10.74%) PowerShell
19 25 (10.33%) MS Exchange
19 25 (10.33%) DNS
20 24 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (9.50%) DHCP

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 27 (11.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.33%) MS Exchange
3 17 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.55%) IIS
6 4 (1.65%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (1.65%) SAS
7 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.83%) Confluence
8 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 74 (30.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (17.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.83%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (0.83%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.38%) Office 365
2 50 (20.66%) Azure
3 11 (4.55%) Power Platform
4 8 (3.31%) AWS
5 6 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.48%) PowerApps
6 5 (2.07%) SaaS
7 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.83%) Asana
8 2 (0.83%) GCP
8 2 (0.83%) GitHub
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.41%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.41%) IaaS
9 1 (0.41%) PaaS
9 1 (0.41%) ShareGate
9 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.33%) DNS
2 23 (9.50%) DHCP
3 18 (7.44%) LAN
4 15 (6.20%) Firewall
5 14 (5.79%) WLAN
6 13 (5.37%) Skype
6 13 (5.37%) WAN
7 9 (3.72%) MPLS
8 7 (2.89%) Internet
9 6 (2.48%) IP Telephony
9 6 (2.48%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.48%) VoIP
9 6 (2.48%) VPN
10 4 (1.65%) Broadband
10 4 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.83%) SAN
12 2 (0.83%) SSL
12 2 (0.83%) VLAN
12 2 (0.83%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.89%) Power BI
3 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.65%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.83%) DB2
6 2 (0.83%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.83%) QlikView
6 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.41%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.41%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.79%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.55%) JIRA
3 7 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.24%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (12.40%) Finance
2 17 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.20%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.48%) Marketing
5 4 (1.65%) Legal
6 3 (1.24%) Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
7 2 (0.83%) German Language
7 2 (0.83%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.41%) Police
8 1 (0.41%) Social Science
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (20.66%) Analyst
2 28 (11.57%) Support Engineer
3 21 (8.68%) Support Analyst
4 20 (8.26%) Technical Support
5 17 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (6.61%) IT Engineer
7 14 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (5.79%) Applications Support
7 14 (5.79%) Developer
7 14 (5.79%) IT Support
8 13 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.37%) Wintel Engineer
9 12 (4.96%) IT Manager
10 11 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.13%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.13%) Technical Support Engineer
12 9 (3.72%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.72%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.85%) .NET
2 18 (7.44%) HTML
3 14 (5.79%) CSS
3 14 (5.79%) XML
4 12 (4.96%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.31%) Ajax
5 8 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (3.31%) jQuery
6 7 (2.89%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (2.89%) Entity Framework
6 7 (2.89%) Kendo UI
7 6 (2.48%) JSON
8 5 (2.07%) Web Services
9 3 (1.24%) LDAP
9 3 (1.24%) XSL
10 2 (0.83%) EDI
10 2 (0.83%) RESTful
10 2 (0.83%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.68%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.02%) Driving Licence
4 13 (5.37%) CMDB
5 11 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.48%) iPhone
8 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.65%) Life Science
8 4 (1.65%) User Experience
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.24%) AS400
9 3 (1.24%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (1.24%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.83%) iSeries
10 2 (0.83%) PKI
10 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (35.54%) Windows
2 46 (19.01%) Windows Server
3 39 (16.12%) Windows 10
4 23 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (7.02%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.61%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.79%) Linux
9 13 (5.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.31%) Android
11 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.41%) Unix
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (12.40%) Project Management
3 28 (11.57%) ITIL
4 27 (11.16%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 27 (11.16%) Scrum
5 26 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 18 (7.44%) Patch Management
8 17 (7.02%) Data Protection
9 16 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.61%) Systems Engineering
10 15 (6.20%) Process Improvement
10 15 (6.20%) Project Delivery
10 15 (6.20%) Release Train
11 14 (5.79%) Coaching
12 13 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (5.37%) Server Patching
12 13 (5.37%) Software Distribution
12 13 (5.37%) Virtual Environments
13 12 (4.96%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.60%) SQL
2 26 (10.74%) PowerShell
3 21 (8.68%) C#
3 21 (8.68%) VB
4 18 (7.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.31%) VB6
6 6 (2.48%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.48%) VBA
7 4 (1.65%) Java
8 3 (1.24%) C
8 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.24%) VBScript
9 2 (0.83%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.83%) RPG
9 2 (0.83%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.83%) SOQL
9 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (19.42%) Degree
2 36 (14.88%) Security Cleared
3 24 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (8.26%) MCSE
5 17 (7.02%) DV Cleared
6 16 (6.61%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.13%) MCP
8 7 (2.89%) MCSA
9 5 (2.07%) PMP
10 4 (1.65%) CCNA
10 4 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.83%) HND
12 2 (0.83%) LFCE
12 2 (0.83%) LFCS
12 2 (0.83%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.83%) RHCE
12 2 (0.83%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.83%) VCAP
13 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.79%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) GDPR
2 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.24%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) IFRS
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.41%) NCSC
4 1 (0.41%) NIST
4 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 74 (30.58%) Active Directory
2 42 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (6.20%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (5.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (5.37%) VMware Server
7 5 (2.07%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.07%) vSphere
8 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (8.68%) SCCM
2 15 (6.20%) WSUS
3 13 (5.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 11 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.07%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.24%) Rsyslog
7 3 (1.24%) ServerView Suite
8 2 (0.83%) Kibana
8 2 (0.83%) logstash
8 2 (0.83%) SCOM
8 2 (0.83%) vRealize
9 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.41%) Nessus
9 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 152 (62.81%) Microsoft
2 47 (19.42%) VMware
3 33 (13.64%) Cisco
4 20 (8.26%) Citrix
5 13 (5.37%) Veeam
6 10 (4.13%) SAP
7 7 (2.89%) Telerik
8 6 (2.48%) Nintex
8 6 (2.48%) Oracle
9 4 (1.65%) Avaya
9 4 (1.65%) EMC
9 4 (1.65%) Google
10 3 (1.24%) Apple
10 3 (1.24%) CA
10 3 (1.24%) hybris
10 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.83%) Adobe
11 2 (0.83%) Dell
11 2 (0.83%) NetApp