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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 62 101 83
Rank change year-on-year +39 -18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Office 1,027 583 375
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.75% 3.52% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 44.10% 46.38% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 623 397 308
10th Percentile £24,840 £22,620 £23,500
25th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - -6.67% +25.00%
75th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,810 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.80% -0.48% +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 2,329 1,257 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.76% 7.58% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 797 608
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,265 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £51,063
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +3.49% +10.26%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +22 363 £35,000 - 68
Surrey +25 261 £35,375 +14.11% 23
Berkshire +18 194 £41,500 +15.28% 26
Hampshire +57 191 £35,000 -12.50% 22
Buckinghamshire -3 93 £32,500 -18.75% 25
West Sussex -1 87 £38,500 -9.41% 12
Oxfordshire +15 80 £31,500 -3.82% 17
Kent -22 73 £38,041 +17.05% 8
East Sussex +12 32 £42,500 +51.79% 4
Middlesex - 5 £26,500 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £28,000 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 721 (70.20%) Microsoft
2 478 (46.54%) Social Skills
3 360 (35.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 277 (26.97%) Windows
5 256 (24.93%) Analytical Skills
6 255 (24.83%) Microsoft 365
7 226 (22.01%) Degree
8 223 (21.71%) Finance
8 223 (21.71%) Problem-Solving
9 205 (19.96%) Agile
10 199 (19.38%) Active Directory
11 187 (18.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 151 (14.70%) Project Management
13 149 (14.51%) SharePoint
14 126 (12.27%) Service Delivery
15 123 (11.98%) Windows Server
16 122 (11.88%) Security Cleared
17 121 (11.78%) Windows 10
18 117 (11.39%) SC Cleared
19 115 (11.20%) Self-Motivation
19 115 (11.20%) Marketing
20 114 (11.10%) Time Management
21 106 (10.32%) Azure
22 94 (9.15%) SQL
23 93 (9.06%) SLA
24 89 (8.67%) ITIL
25 88 (8.57%) Presentation Skills
26 86 (8.37%) Project Delivery
26 86 (8.37%) CRM
27 84 (8.18%) DNS

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
1 149 (14.51%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.75%) IIS
4 9 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.78%) CMS
6 6 (0.58%) Confluence
6 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.39%) OpenEdge
7 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.19%) WildFly
10 1 (0.097%) Apache
10 1 (0.097%) Appian
10 1 (0.097%) nginx
10 1 (0.097%) SAS
10 1 (0.097%) WordPress
Applications
1 360 (35.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 187 (18.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 61 (5.94%) Microsoft Project
4 49 (4.77%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.46%) AutoCAD
5 15 (1.46%) Blender
5 15 (1.46%) CATIA
6 7 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.19%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.097%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.097%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 23 (2.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 19 (1.85%) Academy Housing
3 15 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.88%) SAP R/3
5 6 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.49%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.49%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.097%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.097%) Changepoint
9 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.097%) Primavera
9 1 (0.097%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.097%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.097%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 255 (24.83%) Microsoft 365
2 106 (10.32%) Azure
3 55 (5.36%) Power Platform
4 25 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
6 22 (2.14%) AWS
6 22 (2.14%) OneDrive
7 20 (1.95%) SaaS
8 17 (1.66%) Mimecast
9 14 (1.36%) Slack
10 13 (1.27%) GCP
11 11 (1.07%) Google Ads
11 11 (1.07%) Google Data Studio
12 9 (0.88%) IaaS
12 9 (0.88%) Veeva
13 8 (0.78%) Google Workspace
14 7 (0.68%) Azure DevOps
15 6 (0.58%) Google Sheets
15 6 (0.58%) Smartsheet
16 5 (0.49%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 84 (8.18%) DNS
2 81 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 74 (7.21%) DHCP
4 68 (6.62%) Firewall
5 48 (4.67%) LAN
6 45 (4.38%) WAN
7 42 (4.09%) VPN
8 40 (3.89%) Wireless
9 30 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
10 28 (2.73%) Network Security
11 25 (2.43%) Internet
12 24 (2.34%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (1.85%) VLAN
13 19 (1.85%) VoIP
14 17 (1.66%) Ethernet
15 15 (1.46%) Unified Communications
16 12 (1.17%) Intranet
17 11 (1.07%) Skype
17 11 (1.07%) WLAN
18 8 (0.78%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.67%) Power BI
3 15 (1.46%) Power Query
4 11 (1.07%) Geospatial Data
4 11 (1.07%) GIS
5 6 (0.58%) MySQL
6 5 (0.49%) Spatial Data
6 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.29%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.19%) Big Data
8 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.097%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.097%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.097%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 34 (3.31%) JIRA
2 24 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.49%) Selenium
4 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.39%) eggPlant
4 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.39%) TestCafe
5 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.097%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.097%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.097%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.097%) NUnit
6 1 (0.097%) PyCharm
6 1 (0.097%) Subversion
6 1 (0.097%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 478 (46.54%) Social Skills
2 256 (24.93%) Analytical Skills
3 223 (21.71%) Finance
4 115 (11.20%) Marketing
5 88 (8.57%) Presentation Skills
6 77 (7.50%) Legal
7 76 (7.40%) Organisational Skills
8 67 (6.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 48 (4.67%) Telecoms
10 43 (4.19%) Law
11 40 (3.89%) Advertising
11 40 (3.89%) Manufacturing
11 40 (3.89%) Public Sector
12 37 (3.60%) Aerospace
13 35 (3.41%) Retail
14 33 (3.21%) Aviation
15 27 (2.63%) Back Office
15 27 (2.63%) Police
16 18 (1.75%) Automotive
17 15 (1.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 237 (23.08%) Analyst
2 104 (10.13%) Support Engineer
3 86 (8.37%) Project Manager
4 83 (8.08%) IT Support
5 70 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 68 (6.62%) Consultant
6 68 (6.62%) IT Engineer
7 51 (4.97%) Support Analyst
8 50 (4.87%) IT Support Engineer
9 47 (4.58%) Graduate
10 46 (4.48%) Data Analyst
11 45 (4.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 42 (4.09%) Service Analyst
13 40 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
14 39 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 37 (3.60%) Coordinator
16 33 (3.21%) Desktop Support
17 31 (3.02%) Support Technician
18 29 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
19 27 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.19%) .NET
2 39 (3.80%) HTML
3 33 (3.21%) CSS
4 21 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 20 (1.95%) EDI
6 19 (1.85%) Android SDK
7 14 (1.36%) XMPP
8 12 (1.17%) jQuery
9 7 (0.68%) XML
10 6 (0.58%) COM
11 3 (0.29%) Laravel
12 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.19%) HTML5
12 2 (0.19%) JSON
12 2 (0.19%) REST
12 2 (0.19%) Vaadin
12 2 (0.19%) Web Services
12 2 (0.19%) YAML
13 1 (0.097%) LDAP
13 1 (0.097%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.20%) Self-Motivation
2 79 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 44 (4.28%) Cyberattack
3 44 (4.28%) Cybercrime
4 30 (2.92%) Driving Licence
5 23 (2.24%) Data Centre
6 20 (1.95%) PMI
6 20 (1.95%) User Experience
7 18 (1.75%) NHS
8 15 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
8 15 (1.46%) Video Editing
9 14 (1.36%) Legacy Systems
10 13 (1.27%) Life Science
10 13 (1.27%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.07%) IoT
12 10 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.88%) iPad
13 9 (0.88%) iPhone
13 9 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 277 (26.97%) Windows
2 123 (11.98%) Windows Server
3 121 (11.78%) Windows 10
4 51 (4.97%) Windows 7
5 45 (4.38%) Linux
6 39 (3.80%) Android
7 37 (3.60%) Windows Server 2016
8 35 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (2.73%) Windows Server 2019
11 25 (2.43%) Windows 8
12 24 (2.34%) Ubuntu
13 22 (2.14%) Kali Linux
14 13 (1.27%) Apple iOS
15 10 (0.97%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.58%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
20 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (21.71%) Problem-Solving
2 205 (19.96%) Agile
3 151 (14.70%) Project Management
4 126 (12.27%) Service Delivery
5 114 (11.10%) Time Management
6 89 (8.67%) ITIL
7 86 (8.37%) CRM
7 86 (8.37%) Project Delivery
8 82 (7.98%) Data Analysis
9 72 (7.01%) Analytics
10 70 (6.82%) Process Improvement
11 69 (6.72%) Asset Management
11 69 (6.72%) Mentoring
12 65 (6.33%) PRINCE2
12 65 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (6.23%) Decision-Making
14 63 (6.13%) Coaching
15 62 (6.04%) ITSM
16 59 (5.74%) Cybersecurity
17 58 (5.65%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (9.15%) SQL
2 69 (6.72%) C
3 41 (3.99%) JavaScript
4 30 (2.92%) C#
5 28 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 24 (2.34%) Python
7 20 (1.95%) VBA
8 19 (1.85%) VB.NET
9 15 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 15 (1.46%) Formula Language
10 10 (0.97%) Java
11 8 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.78%) VB
12 7 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.49%) Lua
14 4 (0.39%) Progress 4GL
15 3 (0.29%) ABAP
15 3 (0.29%) Bash
15 3 (0.29%) C++
15 3 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 226 (22.01%) Degree
2 122 (11.88%) Security Cleared
3 117 (11.39%) SC Cleared
4 49 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.02%) PMI Certification
6 28 (2.73%) MCP
7 27 (2.63%) A+ Certification
8 26 (2.53%) APMP
9 25 (2.43%) DBS Check
10 19 (1.85%) PMP
11 17 (1.66%) DV Cleared
12 16 (1.56%) MCSA
13 15 (1.46%) Master's Degree
14 14 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (1.17%) HNC
16 10 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.88%) CBAP
17 9 (0.88%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.06%) SLA
2 56 (5.45%) PMO
3 45 (4.38%) QA
4 27 (2.63%) GDPR
5 15 (1.46%) ISO 9001
6 13 (1.27%) Accessibility
7 10 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.58%) HL7
9 6 (0.58%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.29%) Automotive SPICE
10 3 (0.29%) GMP
10 3 (0.29%) Good Clinical Practice
10 3 (0.29%) ISO 26262
10 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.19%) GxP
11 2 (0.19%) NCSC
11 2 (0.19%) NIST
11 2 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 199 (19.38%) Active Directory
2 62 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.34%) vSphere
5 23 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.29%) Docker
7 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.097%) Firmware
9 1 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.097%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.097%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 68 (6.62%) SCCM
2 42 (4.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (2.24%) vCenter Server
4 13 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (0.78%) Terraform
8 5 (0.49%) Autotask
8 5 (0.49%) Malwarebytes
8 5 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.49%) WSUS
9 3 (0.29%) Grafana
9 3 (0.29%) Kibana
9 3 (0.29%) LiteSpeed
9 3 (0.29%) Nessus
9 3 (0.29%) NetVault Backup
9 3 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.19%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 721 (70.20%) Microsoft
2 79 (7.69%) VMware
3 70 (6.82%) Adobe
3 70 (6.82%) SAP
4 61 (5.94%) Apple
5 51 (4.97%) Cisco
6 42 (4.09%) Google
7 41 (3.99%) Workday
8 36 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (2.92%) Oracle
10 29 (2.82%) ServiceNow
11 22 (2.14%) Palo Alto
12 16 (1.56%) Alteryx
12 16 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
13 15 (1.46%) Sophos
14 13 (1.27%) Snow
15 12 (1.17%) Concur
15 12 (1.17%) QAD
16 11 (1.07%) Veeam
17 10 (0.97%) SolarWinds