The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 53 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.29% 0.87% 2.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.82% 9.38% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £23,000 £32,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% -24.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Office 365
Bedfordshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
55 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.99% 9.33% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 38
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Office 365
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Office 365 Salary Trend in Luton

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) CCA
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCTS
2 3 (37.50%) CCA
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom