The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 92 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 32 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.81% 10.59% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 5
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -8.10%
Office 365
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
129 85 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.38% 4.39% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 114 77 32
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Office 365
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Cheshire region.

Office 365 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Office 365 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Office 365
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 7 £27,000 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £46,000 -
Macclesfield - 3 £26,500 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £26,500 -
Crewe - 2 £26,000 -
Warrington +2 1 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Office 365 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Office 365.

1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
3 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
4 31 (58.49%) MS Exchange
5 28 (52.83%) ITIL
6 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (41.51%) Citrix
8 20 (37.74%) VMware
9 19 (35.85%) SCCM
10 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (32.08%) AppSense
10 17 (32.08%) Hyper-V
11 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (24.53%) Cisco
14 13 (24.53%) DHCP
14 13 (24.53%) VPN
14 13 (24.53%) DNS
14 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
15 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (22.64%) IBM
15 12 (22.64%) HP
15 12 (22.64%) Dell
15 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
16 11 (20.75%) MCDST
16 11 (20.75%) CCNA
16 11 (20.75%) SAN
16 11 (20.75%) MCSE

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Office 365 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Office 365. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (58.49%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.66%) Lync
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DHCP
1 13 (24.53%) VPN
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 11 (20.75%) SAN
3 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.87%) VLAN
4 9 (16.98%) VDSL
4 9 (16.98%) Firewall
4 9 (16.98%) ADSL
4 9 (16.98%) NAS
5 4 (7.55%) LAN
5 4 (7.55%) Intranet
5 4 (7.55%) Internet
5 4 (7.55%) MPLS
5 4 (7.55%) WAN
6 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.77%) VoIP
8 1 (1.89%) DSL
8 1 (1.89%) IPv4
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Support Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) IT Manager
4 9 (16.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Service Analyst
7 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) IT Support
9 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (7.55%) Developer
9 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (5.66%) IT Administrator
10 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
10 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.55%) CSS
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
1 4 (7.55%) XML
1 4 (7.55%) XSLT
1 4 (7.55%) Ajax
1 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
1 4 (7.55%) jQuery
1 4 (7.55%) CAML
1 4 (7.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.98%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
3 9 (16.98%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (16.98%) Change Management
4 4 (7.55%) Content Management
4 4 (7.55%) Release Management
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (7.55%) SDLC
5 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) CRM
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Line Management
7 1 (1.89%) Server Building
7 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (20.75%) MCSE
3 11 (20.75%) CCNA
3 11 (20.75%) MCDST
4 10 (18.87%) MCITP
5 9 (16.98%) MCTS
5 9 (16.98%) MCP
5 9 (16.98%) JNCIA
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.66%) MCSA
7 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (32.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) XenApp
3 3 (5.66%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.89%) Xen
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (35.85%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) Citrix
3 20 (37.74%) VMware
4 17 (32.08%) AppSense
5 13 (24.53%) Cisco
6 12 (22.64%) IBM
6 12 (22.64%) HP
6 12 (22.64%) Dell
7 9 (16.98%) Juniper
8 2 (3.77%) McAfee
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) Mitel
9 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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