Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 101 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -40 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 662 233 1,137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.73% 2.95% 4.48%
As % of the Applications category 43.10% 49.68% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 415 174 887
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,325 £20,325
25th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £24,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £48,160 £47,500 £43,588
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £54,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -

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 1,536 469 2,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.64% 5.95% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 932 386 1,639
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £28,563 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -6.25%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +48 278 £33,000 +10.00% 70
Berkshire +31 165 £32,500 -43.48% 28
Hampshire -62 126 £40,000 +11.11% 45
Surrey -11 112 £32,500 -27.78% 27
West Sussex +10 68 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Oxfordshire +13 60 £33,000 +10.00% 14
Buckinghamshire -23 54 £35,000 -35.19% 28
Kent -18 52 £38,000 -8.43% 35
East Sussex -29 19 £29,000 -17.14% 8
Sussex - 6 £41,250 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 435 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 283 (42.75%) Social Skills
3 204 (30.82%) Microsoft 365
4 200 (30.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 192 (29.00%) Windows
6 150 (22.66%) Degree
7 138 (20.85%) Problem-Solving
8 127 (19.18%) Active Directory
9 123 (18.58%) Finance
10 119 (17.98%) SQL
11 103 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
12 102 (15.41%) Azure
13 98 (14.80%) Windows 10
14 95 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
15 94 (14.20%) Windows Server
16 93 (14.05%) Project Management
17 81 (12.24%) Service Delivery
18 80 (12.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 77 (11.63%) SharePoint
20 75 (11.33%) Self-Motivation
21 73 (11.03%) Firewall
22 69 (10.42%) SQL Server
23 65 (9.82%) SLA
24 63 (9.52%) ITIL
25 60 (9.06%) VMware
25 60 (9.06%) Retail
26 57 (8.61%) Oracle
27 55 (8.31%) Organisational Skills
28 54 (8.16%) Change Management
29 52 (7.85%) 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 77 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 44 (6.65%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.96%) IIS
4 10 (1.51%) CMS
5 7 (1.06%) Confluence
6 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.15%) Documentum
9 1 (0.15%) Moodle
9 1 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 200 (30.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (12.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (4.98%) MS Visio
4 32 (4.83%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.21%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.11%) Oracle ERP
2 13 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
2 13 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (1.66%) NetSuite
4 8 (1.21%) SAP ERP
5 7 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.45%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.15%) Magento
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.15%) Primavera
10 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 204 (30.82%) Microsoft 365
2 102 (15.41%) Azure
3 33 (4.98%) Power Platform
4 26 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (2.57%) OneDrive
6 14 (2.11%) AWS
7 13 (1.96%) SaaS
8 12 (1.81%) Power Automate
9 9 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.76%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.60%) IaaS
12 4 (0.60%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.45%) Smartsheet
13 3 (0.45%) Taleo
14 2 (0.30%) Asana
14 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.30%) GCP
14 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.03%) Firewall
2 49 (7.40%) WAN
3 45 (6.80%) LAN
4 41 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 41 (6.19%) VPN
5 35 (5.29%) DNS
6 31 (4.68%) VLAN
7 27 (4.08%) Internet
8 25 (3.78%) DHCP
9 20 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (2.27%) VoIP
11 13 (1.96%) Skype
12 10 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (1.51%) Wireless
13 8 (1.21%) SD-WAN
13 8 (1.21%) WebEx
13 8 (1.21%) WLAN
14 7 (1.06%) Structured Cabling
15 6 (0.91%) BGP
15 6 (0.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.38%) Power BI
3 18 (2.72%) MS Access
4 16 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.51%) EDMS
7 10 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.21%) Spotfire
10 7 (1.06%) MySQL
11 6 (0.91%) Tableau
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.60%) GIS
13 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (3.63%) JIRA
2 18 (2.72%) Selenium
3 13 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.45%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.15%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.15%) Postman
7 1 (0.15%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 283 (42.75%) Social Skills
2 123 (18.58%) Finance
3 103 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (9.06%) Retail
5 55 (8.31%) Organisational Skills
6 32 (4.83%) Marketing
7 29 (4.38%) German Language
8 26 (3.93%) Influencing Skills
9 23 (3.47%) French Language
9 23 (3.47%) Law
10 21 (3.17%) Manufacturing
10 21 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
11 20 (3.02%) Legal
12 19 (2.87%) Telecoms
13 18 (2.72%) Italian Language
14 17 (2.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 13 (1.96%) Public Sector
16 12 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (1.81%) Spanish Language
17 10 (1.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 162 (24.47%) Analyst
2 55 (8.31%) Support Engineer
3 51 (7.70%) IT Support
4 43 (6.50%) Support Analyst
5 34 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 34 (5.14%) IT Engineer
6 33 (4.98%) Project Manager
7 28 (4.23%) Developer
8 27 (4.08%) Service Analyst
9 26 (3.93%) IT Support Engineer
10 25 (3.78%) Applications Support
11 24 (3.63%) Consultant
12 22 (3.32%) Financial Analyst
13 20 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (3.02%) Junior
13 20 (3.02%) Service Desk Analyst
13 20 (3.02%) Team Leader
13 20 (3.02%) Tester
14 19 (2.87%) Business Analyst
14 19 (2.87%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.74%) HTML
2 34 (5.14%) XML
3 18 (2.72%) .NET
4 17 (2.57%) CSS
4 17 (2.57%) jQuery
5 11 (1.66%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.36%) XMPP
7 7 (1.06%) COM
7 7 (1.06%) Yii
8 6 (0.91%) JSON
9 5 (0.76%) Ajax
10 4 (0.60%) EDI
11 3 (0.45%) ADO
12 2 (0.30%) LDAP
12 2 (0.30%) Web Services
13 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.15%) Ext JS
13 1 (0.15%) REST
13 1 (0.15%) SOAP
13 1 (0.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.33%) Self-Motivation
2 52 (7.85%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.89%) Driving Licence
4 26 (3.93%) Life Science
5 23 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.47%) EPoS
6 13 (1.96%) User Experience
7 12 (1.81%) PKI
7 12 (1.81%) Replication
8 11 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.51%) PMI
10 9 (1.36%) Learning Management System
11 8 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (0.91%) NHS
12 6 (0.91%) Social Media
13 5 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.60%) mPOS
14 4 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 192 (29.00%) Windows
2 98 (14.80%) Windows 10
3 94 (14.20%) Windows Server
4 43 (6.50%) Windows 7
5 37 (5.59%) Linux
6 30 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (4.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (3.93%) Android
7 26 (3.93%) Apple iOS
8 14 (2.11%) Unix
8 14 (2.11%) Windows 8
8 14 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.06%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (20.85%) Problem-Solving
2 95 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (14.05%) Project Management
4 81 (12.24%) Service Delivery
5 63 (9.52%) ITIL
6 54 (8.16%) Change Management
7 52 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (7.85%) ERP
8 50 (7.55%) Analytics
9 47 (7.10%) Collaborative Working
10 40 (6.04%) CRM
10 40 (6.04%) Line Management
11 37 (5.59%) Data Analysis
12 36 (5.44%) Time Management
13 34 (5.14%) Mentoring
13 34 (5.14%) PRINCE2
13 34 (5.14%) Service Management
14 33 (4.98%) Decision-Making
15 31 (4.68%) Coaching
16 30 (4.53%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 119 (17.98%) SQL
2 39 (5.89%) JavaScript
3 28 (4.23%) C#
3 28 (4.23%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.57%) Java
5 16 (2.42%) PL/SQL
6 14 (2.11%) C
7 13 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.36%) PHP
8 9 (1.36%) VBA
9 8 (1.21%) MATLAB
9 8 (1.21%) Python
10 6 (0.91%) Tcl
11 3 (0.45%) R
12 2 (0.30%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.15%) Groovy
13 1 (0.15%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 150 (22.66%) Degree
2 39 (5.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.42%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.96%) HND
4 13 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 13 (1.96%) MCP
5 12 (1.81%) PMP
6 9 (1.36%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.21%) CIPD
7 8 (1.21%) MCSE
7 8 (1.21%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.91%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.91%) MCSA
10 5 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.82%) SLA
2 22 (3.32%) QA
3 13 (1.96%) PMO
4 12 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (1.81%) GDPR
5 4 (0.60%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.60%) HL7
5 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.30%) GxP
7 2 (0.30%) HAZOP
7 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 127 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (1.06%) XenApp
7 5 (0.76%) vSphere
8 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 26 (3.93%) SCCM
3 15 (2.27%) WSUS
4 12 (1.81%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.91%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.76%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.30%) Terraform
10 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 435 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.06%) VMware
3 57 (8.61%) Oracle
4 39 (5.89%) Cisco
5 29 (4.38%) SAP
6 21 (3.17%) Google
7 19 (2.87%) Adobe
7 19 (2.87%) ServiceNow
8 15 (2.27%) Apple
9 14 (2.11%) Citrix
10 11 (1.66%) Dell Compellent
10 11 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.66%) Veeam
11 10 (1.51%) Intel
11 10 (1.51%) Ivanti
11 10 (1.51%) Juniper
12 9 (1.36%) Remedy
13 8 (1.21%) TIBCO
13 8 (1.21%) Workday
14 7 (1.06%) Xamarin