Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 84 63
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 566 424 1,188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.47% 3.46% 4.51%
As % of the Applications category 47.28% 48.02% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 384 349 928
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £19,500
25th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £36,500 £31,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.11% +17.74% -3.13%
75th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £44,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,636 £33,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +15.33% +3.08%

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 1,197 883 2,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.33% 7.21% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 769 707 1,744
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% +12.68% -5.33%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,850 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +2.63%

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 2021. 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 +5 222 £35,000 -17.65% 77
Berkshire +16 141 £40,000 -5.88% 28
Hampshire -42 125 £40,000 +11.11% 25
Surrey -23 101 £30,500 -6.15% 19
West Sussex +14 64 £42,500 +17.24% 15
Buckinghamshire -4 54 £36,250 -30.29% 25
Kent -31 29 £28,500 -10.94% 27
Oxfordshire -17 27 £31,250 -21.88% 24
East Sussex -25 18 £31,500 +5.00% 10
Sussex -2 6 £41,250 +57.14% 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 373 (65.90%) Microsoft
2 251 (44.35%) Social Skills
3 181 (31.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 175 (30.92%) Microsoft 365
5 145 (25.62%) Windows
6 124 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
7 119 (21.02%) Finance
8 112 (19.79%) Degree
9 109 (19.26%) Active Directory
10 102 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
11 101 (17.84%) Project Management
12 98 (17.31%) SQL
13 95 (16.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 94 (16.61%) Azure
15 77 (13.60%) Windows 10
16 74 (13.07%) Windows Server
16 74 (13.07%) Service Delivery
17 68 (12.01%) SharePoint
18 63 (11.13%) ITIL
19 62 (10.95%) Organisational Skills
20 56 (9.89%) Self-Motivation
20 56 (9.89%) Firewall
20 56 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
21 55 (9.72%) VMware
21 55 (9.72%) MS Visio
22 50 (8.83%) SLA
23 49 (8.66%) ERP
24 48 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
25 43 (7.60%) Cisco
25 43 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification

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 68 (12.01%) SharePoint
2 40 (7.07%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.12%) Confluence
4 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.71%) CMS
7 3 (0.53%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.35%) WordPress
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.18%) Documentum
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) Moodle
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 181 (31.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (16.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 55 (9.72%) MS Visio
4 38 (6.71%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.35%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (2.12%) Oracle Assets
2 12 (2.12%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (2.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.06%) NetSuite
3 6 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.71%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.53%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 175 (30.92%) Microsoft 365
2 94 (16.61%) Azure
3 30 (5.30%) Power Platform
4 24 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (3.89%) AWS
6 11 (1.94%) GCP
7 8 (1.41%) SaaS
8 7 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.06%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.06%) OneDrive
9 6 (1.06%) Smartsheet
10 5 (0.88%) Asana
10 5 (0.88%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.71%) IaaS
12 3 (0.53%) Power Automate
13 2 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.35%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 2 (0.35%) Azure Logic Apps
13 2 (0.35%) Google Ads
13 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.89%) Firewall
2 35 (6.18%) WAN
3 34 (6.01%) TCP/IP
3 34 (6.01%) VPN
4 23 (4.06%) LAN
5 20 (3.53%) Internet
6 19 (3.36%) VLAN
7 17 (3.00%) DNS
7 17 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (3.00%) Wireless
8 16 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (2.12%) VoIP
10 11 (1.94%) DHCP
11 7 (1.24%) BGP
11 7 (1.24%) Broadband
11 7 (1.24%) SAN
11 7 (1.24%) Structured Cabling
12 6 (1.06%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.06%) WebEx
13 5 (0.88%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.59%) Power BI
3 9 (1.59%) EDMS
4 8 (1.41%) MS Access
5 6 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.06%) Tableau
6 5 (0.88%) GIS
6 5 (0.88%) MySQL
6 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.18%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.18%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.18%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 29 (5.12%) JIRA
2 11 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (1.59%) Selenium
4 6 (1.06%) HP UFT
5 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 251 (44.35%) Social Skills
2 119 (21.02%) Finance
3 102 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (10.95%) Organisational Skills
5 35 (6.18%) Retail
6 26 (4.59%) Marketing
7 25 (4.42%) German Language
8 24 (4.24%) Influencing Skills
9 21 (3.71%) Legal
9 21 (3.71%) Manufacturing
9 21 (3.71%) Telecoms
10 19 (3.36%) Presentation Skills
11 16 (2.83%) French Language
11 16 (2.83%) Italian Language
12 14 (2.47%) Automotive
12 14 (2.47%) Law
13 12 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.77%) Spanish Language
15 7 (1.24%) Billing
16 6 (1.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 165 (29.15%) Analyst
2 47 (8.30%) IT Support
3 45 (7.95%) Support Engineer
4 34 (6.01%) Project Manager
5 28 (4.95%) IT Engineer
6 27 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (4.77%) Support Analyst
7 26 (4.59%) Business Analyst
7 26 (4.59%) IT Analyst
8 23 (4.06%) Financial Analyst
8 23 (4.06%) Service Analyst
9 21 (3.71%) Junior
10 18 (3.18%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (3.00%) Oracle Analyst
11 17 (3.00%) Technical Support
12 16 (2.83%) IT Manager
12 16 (2.83%) Senior Manager
13 15 (2.65%) Applications Support
13 15 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (2.65%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.89%) XML
2 20 (3.53%) HTML
3 9 (1.59%) EDI
4 8 (1.41%) jQuery
5 7 (1.24%) COM
5 7 (1.24%) XMPP
6 6 (1.06%) JSON
7 5 (0.88%) Ajax
8 4 (0.71%) .NET
8 4 (0.71%) CSS
8 4 (0.71%) Web Services
9 3 (0.53%) Yii
10 2 (0.35%) EDIFACT
10 2 (0.35%) REST
10 2 (0.35%) SAP ALE
10 2 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.89%) Self-Motivation
2 38 (6.71%) Driving Licence
3 32 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.83%) Life Science
5 12 (2.12%) EPoS
6 11 (1.94%) User Experience
7 10 (1.77%) Social Media
8 8 (1.41%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.41%) PKI
8 8 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.24%) PMI
10 6 (1.06%) LIMS
10 6 (1.06%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
11 5 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 145 (25.62%) Windows
2 77 (13.60%) Windows 10
3 74 (13.07%) Windows Server
4 28 (4.95%) Windows Server 2016
5 27 (4.77%) Linux
5 27 (4.77%) Windows 7
5 27 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (4.24%) Apple iOS
7 23 (4.06%) Android
8 12 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.77%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (1.41%) Unix
10 8 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.53%) VMS
13 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.18%) CentOS
14 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
2 101 (17.84%) Project Management
3 74 (13.07%) Service Delivery
4 63 (11.13%) ITIL
5 56 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (8.66%) ERP
7 48 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (7.60%) CRM
8 43 (7.60%) Decision-Making
9 41 (7.24%) Change Management
10 35 (6.18%) PRINCE2
11 34 (6.01%) Process Improvement
12 33 (5.83%) Collaborative Working
13 32 (5.65%) SDLC
14 31 (5.48%) Line Management
14 31 (5.48%) Time Management
15 29 (5.12%) Analytics
15 29 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (4.95%) Inventory Management
17 27 (4.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (17.31%) SQL
2 27 (4.77%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 14 (2.47%) C#
5 14 (2.47%) Java
6 10 (1.77%) C
7 9 (1.59%) Python
8 8 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.41%) VBA
9 5 (0.88%) Tcl
10 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.53%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.53%) PHP
11 2 (0.35%) Perl
11 2 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (19.79%) Degree
2 43 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 17 (3.00%) MCSE
4 16 (2.83%) MCP
5 15 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.47%) PMI Certification
6 14 (2.47%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.12%) CCNA
9 11 (1.94%) HND
10 9 (1.59%) PMP
11 8 (1.41%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.24%) MCSA
13 5 (0.88%) APMP
13 5 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.88%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.83%) SLA
2 28 (4.95%) QA
3 27 (4.77%) PMO
4 14 (2.47%) GDPR
5 6 (1.06%) GxP
6 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.71%) GMP
7 3 (0.53%) HAZOP
7 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.35%) HL7
8 2 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.35%) NCSC
8 2 (0.35%) NIST
9 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
System Software
1 109 (19.26%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.30%) Hyper-V
3 25 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.47%) XenApp
5 8 (1.41%) vSphere
6 6 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (3.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (2.65%) WSUS
3 11 (1.94%) SCCM
4 7 (1.24%) Terraform
5 6 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.53%) Grafana
8 3 (0.53%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.35%) Nessus
10 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 373 (65.90%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.72%) VMware
3 43 (7.60%) Cisco
4 39 (6.89%) Oracle
5 29 (5.12%) ServiceNow
6 27 (4.77%) SAP
7 23 (4.06%) Citrix
8 16 (2.83%) Google
9 14 (2.47%) Blue Prism
10 12 (2.12%) Juniper
10 12 (2.12%) Nokia
11 11 (1.94%) Intel
11 11 (1.94%) NetApp
12 10 (1.77%) Adobe
12 10 (1.77%) Apple
13 9 (1.59%) Splunk
13 9 (1.59%) Veeam
14 8 (1.41%) Sophos
15 7 (1.24%) iManage
15 7 (1.24%) SonicWALL