Period
to 19 May 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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 67 51
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,192 1,362 1,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.57% 4.44% 5.02%
As % of the Applications category 55.44% 46.53% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1,086 1,170
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £19,500 £20,125 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,738 £58,750 £53,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 2,150 2,927 2,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.25% 9.55% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 2,284 2,288
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +0.72% -0.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 19 May 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 19 May 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 +8 438 £32,500 +1.56% 22
Surrey +31 327 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Berkshire +22 218 £35,000 - 12
Hampshire -46 184 £29,000 -10.77% 6
Buckinghamshire -12 135 £32,500 +23.81% 7
Kent +32 94 £25,000 -3.85% 2
West Sussex -30 90 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Oxfordshire +28 85 £30,250 -6.92% 3
East Sussex +24 51 £43,750 +86.17%
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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.

1 790 (66.28%) Microsoft
2 607 (50.92%) Windows
3 428 (35.91%) Active Directory
4 389 (32.63%) Office 365
5 252 (21.14%) Windows 7
6 243 (20.39%) Windows 10
7 222 (18.62%) Microsoft Excel
8 214 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
9 205 (17.20%) Windows Server
10 201 (16.86%) SQL
11 198 (16.61%) Finance
12 195 (16.36%) ITIL
13 185 (15.52%) Degree
14 157 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
15 155 (13.00%) SharePoint
16 138 (11.58%) Project Management
17 137 (11.49%) SLA
17 137 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
18 136 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 133 (11.16%) MS Exchange
20 132 (11.07%) SQL Server
20 132 (11.07%) VMware
21 121 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
22 120 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
23 115 (9.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 104 (8.72%) Self-Motivation
24 104 (8.72%) TCP/IP
25 102 (8.56%) DHCP
26 99 (8.31%) Citrix
26 99 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 155 (13.00%) SharePoint
2 133 (11.16%) MS Exchange
3 37 (3.10%) IIS
4 36 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (2.35%) Skype for Business
7 19 (1.59%) SAS
8 16 (1.34%) Confluence
9 15 (1.26%) CMS
10 13 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.09%) Documentum
11 12 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.92%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.34%) Apache
13 4 (0.34%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.25%) SugarCRM
15 2 (0.17%) LiveCycle
15 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 222 (18.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 115 (9.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 98 (8.22%) MS Visio
4 64 (5.37%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.084%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.084%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 19 (1.59%) Carpe Diem
1 19 (1.59%) Elite 3E
2 16 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.17%) Sage X3
4 10 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.76%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 9 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.59%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.50%) SAP GTS
7 6 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.42%) SAP MDG
9 4 (0.34%) SystmOne
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 389 (32.63%) Office 365
2 137 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (2.60%) Power Platform
5 22 (1.85%) SaaS
6 15 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (1.09%) IaaS
9 12 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.76%) PaaS
12 8 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (0.67%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.67%) Serverless
13 6 (0.50%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 104 (8.72%) TCP/IP
2 102 (8.56%) DHCP
3 97 (8.14%) LAN
4 90 (7.55%) DNS
5 86 (7.21%) VPN
5 86 (7.21%) WAN
6 84 (7.05%) Firewall
7 61 (5.12%) Internet
8 49 (4.11%) Wireless
9 40 (3.36%) Skype
10 36 (3.02%) VoIP
11 30 (2.52%) VLAN
12 26 (2.18%) Network Security
12 26 (2.18%) NFC
13 25 (2.10%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (1.59%) FTP
15 16 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (1.34%) SAN
16 15 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 31 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (2.52%) Power BI
5 27 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (2.18%) Blockchain
7 22 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (1.09%) DB2
9 13 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (1.01%) Data Lake
10 12 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.84%) MySQL
12 10 (0.84%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 36 (3.02%) JIRA
2 20 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (0.67%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.50%) LSMW
5 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (0.34%) MSI
7 4 (0.34%) Selenium
8 3 (0.25%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.17%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.17%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 1 (0.084%) JUnit
10 1 (0.084%) Subversion
General
1 198 (16.61%) Finance
2 57 (4.78%) Telecoms
3 51 (4.28%) Retail
4 41 (3.44%) Legal
5 40 (3.36%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.10%) Law
7 30 (2.52%) Banking
8 29 (2.43%) Electronics
9 26 (2.18%) Retail Banking
10 18 (1.51%) Marketing
11 17 (1.43%) Back Office
12 15 (1.26%) Advertising
13 11 (0.92%) Billing
14 9 (0.76%) Local Government
14 9 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.67%) Military
16 6 (0.50%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.42%) Automotive
18 4 (0.34%) Games
19 2 (0.17%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 439 (36.83%) Analyst
2 218 (18.29%) IT Support
3 157 (13.17%) Support Engineer
4 147 (12.33%) Support Analyst
5 115 (9.65%) IT Analyst
6 104 (8.72%) IT Engineer
7 97 (8.14%) Service Analyst
8 94 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
9 91 (7.63%) Service Desk Analyst
10 84 (7.05%) IT Support Analyst
11 81 (6.80%) IT Support Engineer
12 77 (6.46%) Consultant
13 54 (4.53%) 1st Line Support
13 54 (4.53%) Project Manager
14 49 (4.11%) Business Analyst
15 45 (3.78%) Support Technician
16 41 (3.44%) Junior
17 39 (3.27%) Data Analyst
17 39 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
17 39 (3.27%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.61%) XML
2 41 (3.44%) .NET
3 27 (2.27%) HTML
4 25 (2.10%) Web Services
5 20 (1.68%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 17 (1.43%) CSS
8 14 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (0.92%) REST
9 11 (0.92%) SOAP
10 10 (0.84%) JSON
11 7 (0.59%) COM
12 4 (0.34%) LAMP
13 3 (0.25%) Flash
13 3 (0.25%) HTML5
13 3 (0.25%) Software Packaging
13 3 (0.25%) Symfony
14 2 (0.17%) jQuery
14 2 (0.17%) React
14 2 (0.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 157 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (8.72%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.19%) Fintech
5 28 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 27 (2.27%) Contactless
6 27 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 26 (2.18%) EMV
7 26 (2.18%) Mobile Payment
7 26 (2.18%) Smartcard
8 22 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 21 (1.76%) CCTV
10 20 (1.68%) Fat Client
10 20 (1.68%) iPhone
10 20 (1.68%) Thin Client
11 19 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (1.43%) Blackberry
14 14 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.01%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 607 (50.92%) Windows
2 252 (21.14%) Windows 7
3 243 (20.39%) Windows 10
4 205 (17.20%) Windows Server
5 136 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 99 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (6.21%) Windows 8
8 50 (4.19%) Linux
9 44 (3.69%) Android
10 30 (2.52%) Windows XP
11 27 (2.27%) Mac OS
11 27 (2.27%) Mac OS X
12 19 (1.59%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.26%) Unix
13 15 (1.26%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.59%) HPUX
16 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.34%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
2 195 (16.36%) ITIL
3 138 (11.58%) Project Management
4 120 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
5 75 (6.29%) Computer Science
5 75 (6.29%) ERP
6 66 (5.54%) Presales
7 61 (5.12%) CRM
7 61 (5.12%) Service Delivery
8 58 (4.87%) Change Management
8 58 (4.87%) ITSM
9 56 (4.70%) Process Improvement
9 56 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (4.45%) Data Analysis
11 52 (4.36%) Analytics
11 52 (4.36%) Line Management
12 50 (4.19%) Time Management
12 50 (4.19%) Waterfall
13 48 (4.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 201 (16.86%) SQL
2 56 (4.70%) Java
3 39 (3.27%) PowerShell
4 35 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 33 (2.77%) Python
6 31 (2.60%) C#
7 29 (2.43%) R
8 27 (2.27%) VBA
9 26 (2.18%) C
10 24 (2.01%) Scala
11 20 (1.68%) VB
12 17 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.34%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.17%) COBOL
15 14 (1.17%) MATLAB
15 14 (1.17%) RPG
16 10 (0.84%) Julia
16 10 (0.84%) VBScript
17 8 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 185 (15.52%) Degree
2 121 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (7.21%) MCSE
4 76 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 55 (4.61%) SC Cleared
6 29 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (2.18%) MCSA
8 25 (2.10%) MCP
9 24 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.85%) A+ Certification
11 18 (1.51%) DV Cleared
12 16 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (1.17%) DBS Check
14 11 (0.92%) HND
14 11 (0.92%) MCITP
14 11 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
14 11 (0.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 10 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (0.84%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (11.49%) SLA
2 51 (4.28%) GDPR
3 46 (3.86%) PMO
4 22 (1.85%) QA
5 14 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.92%) GAMP
7 10 (0.84%) P3O
8 5 (0.42%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.42%) DO-254
9 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.25%) IFRS
10 2 (0.17%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.084%) GAAP
11 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 428 (35.91%) Active Directory
2 93 (7.80%) Hyper-V
3 92 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 7 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.42%) Firmware
8 4 (0.34%) KVM
8 4 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.34%) vSphere
9 3 (0.25%) XenApp
10 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.17%) Docker
10 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.084%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (3.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 35 (2.94%) SCCM
3 20 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (1.59%) DameWare
5 18 (1.51%) Backup Exec
6 13 (1.09%) AirWatch
7 11 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.67%) WSUS
9 7 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.42%) PTC Integrity
11 3 (0.25%) Ansible
11 3 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.25%) PowerCLI
11 3 (0.25%) ZENworks
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.17%) Netcool
12 2 (0.17%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 790 (66.28%) Microsoft
2 132 (11.07%) VMware
3 99 (8.31%) Citrix
4 87 (7.30%) Cisco
5 55 (4.61%) Oracle
6 53 (4.45%) HP
6 53 (4.45%) SAP
7 33 (2.77%) Sage
8 30 (2.52%) ServiceNow
9 29 (2.43%) Adobe
10 28 (2.35%) Hyperion
11 26 (2.18%) Avaya
12 21 (1.76%) Apple
12 21 (1.76%) iManage
12 21 (1.76%) Mitel
13 20 (1.68%) Intel
14 16 (1.34%) Google
14 16 (1.34%) Polycom
15 15 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.26%) SolarWinds