The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 39 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 16 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.60% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.61% 42.86% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
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 Lancashire region.

Cloud Services Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
31 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.97% 1.54% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 24
Average salary £33,500 £23,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.55% -44.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,300 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,500 £28,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Office 365
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Office 365 Salary Trend in Lancashire

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Office 365 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Office 365
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chorley - 8 £33,500 -
Blackburn - 2 £46,250 -
Preston - 1 £22,500 -
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
4 21 (60.00%) VMware
5 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 20 (57.14%) Windows XP
6 17 (48.57%) DHCP
6 17 (48.57%) DNS
7 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (34.29%) Cisco
8 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
9 11 (31.43%) MS Office
9 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
9 11 (31.43%) Citrix
9 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (31.43%) Firewall
9 11 (31.43%) Juniper
9 11 (31.43%) Internet
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
10 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
10 10 (28.57%) Migration
10 10 (28.57%) HP
10 10 (28.57%) SLA
10 10 (28.57%) VoIP
10 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
10 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 10 (28.57%) MCSE

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.86%) Lync
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) DHCP
1 17 (48.57%) DNS
2 11 (31.43%) Internet
2 11 (31.43%) Firewall
3 10 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 10 (28.57%) NAS
3 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (28.57%) DECT
3 10 (28.57%) VoIP
4 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 6 (17.14%) LAN
4 6 (17.14%) SAN
5 4 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Junior
3 6 (17.14%) IT Operations Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Operations Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Support Manager
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Integrator
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Life Science
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 10 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 10 (28.57%) Service Desk Management
2 10 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Information Security
5 1 (2.86%) CRM
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) MCSE
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) WMI
2 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Cisco
4 11 (31.43%) Citrix
4 11 (31.43%) Juniper
5 10 (28.57%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) Sophos
6 5 (14.29%) WatchGuard
7 4 (11.43%) SonicWALL
7 4 (11.43%) McAfee
8 3 (8.57%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.86%) ScanSafe