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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 53 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 13 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.41% 0.43% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.83% 13.33% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 3
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £45,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
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
29 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.38% 3.21% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 6
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +76.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,650 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £65,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 11 £43,000 -
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) VMware
3 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (67.86%) Windows XP
4 19 (67.86%) Juniper
4 19 (67.86%) Data Centre
5 17 (60.71%) Citrix
5 17 (60.71%) Migration
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
7 10 (35.71%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) SAN
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco
10 6 (21.43%) Firewall
10 6 (21.43%) Project Management
10 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.29%) SonicWALL
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (14.29%) McAfee
11 4 (14.29%) Back Office
11 4 (14.29%) HP
12 3 (10.71%) DNS
12 3 (10.71%) DHCP
12 3 (10.71%) MS Office

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) DECT
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Junior
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Juniper
3 17 (60.71%) Citrix
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) McAfee
6 4 (14.29%) SonicWALL
7 2 (7.14%) IBM