The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 65 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 36 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.74% 1.14% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.25% 25.81% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 3
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
Office 365
East of England

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

Cloud Services Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
64 62 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.86% 4.40% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 28
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Office 365
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Office 365 Salary Trend in Essex

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Office 365 Salary Histogram in Essex

Office 365
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Brentwood -4 8 £33,750 -10.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 8 - -
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Rayleigh - 2 £60,000 -
Basildon +2 1 - -
Chelmsford -8 1 £25,000 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Billericay - 1 £60,000 -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
1 27 (64.29%) Project Management
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 24 (57.14%) ITIL
4 23 (54.76%) VMware
5 22 (52.38%) MCSE
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (50.00%) Firewall
6 21 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 20 (47.62%) Cisco
7 20 (47.62%) Citrix
7 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (42.86%) Windows
9 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
9 16 (38.10%) Hyper-V
9 16 (38.10%) Finance
10 15 (35.71%) Degree
10 15 (35.71%) CRM
11 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
11 14 (33.33%) Strategic Management
11 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
12 13 (30.95%) Backup Exec
12 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
13 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (23.81%) Change Control
14 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
14 10 (23.81%) People Management
14 10 (23.81%) Document Management
14 10 (23.81%) ERP
14 10 (23.81%) Change Management

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 21 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2000
4 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.14%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) WAN
3 8 (19.05%) VoIP
4 7 (16.67%) DNS
5 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (14.29%) SAN
6 5 (11.90%) SNMP
7 2 (4.76%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) OSPF
8 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Head of IT
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Junior
7 1 (2.38%) Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (19.05%) BYOD
5 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.38%) Replication
7 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
6 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
6 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Project Management
2 24 (57.14%) ITIL
3 15 (35.71%) CRM
4 14 (33.33%) Strategic Management
4 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 10 (23.81%) Change Control
5 10 (23.81%) Document Management
5 10 (23.81%) ERP
5 10 (23.81%) Change Management
5 10 (23.81%) People Management
6 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
7 8 (19.05%) High Availability
8 7 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) Web Development
10 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) MCSE
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (35.71%) Degree
3 8 (19.05%) MCSA
4 4 (9.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (38.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.14%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Backup Exec
2 7 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) VMware
2 20 (47.62%) Citrix
2 20 (47.62%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) Avaya
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) Sophos
4 5 (11.90%) WatchGuard
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu