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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 45 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 3 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.85% 3.46% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.43% 54.84% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 3
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +102.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £27,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £55,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
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
14 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.95% 6.31% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 9
Average salary £33,000 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £27,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £52,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
Blackburn +14 2 £25,750 -44.32%
Preston - 1 £18,500 -
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) SAN

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) Debian
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
2 1 (14.29%) Varnish
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) VMware