The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 57 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.81% 0.63% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 12.12% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +19.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.43% 5.19% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 11
Average salary £37,250 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.22% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Office 365
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Office 365 Salary Trend in Merseyside

Office 365
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Liverpool +18 4 £60,000 +17.07%
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
6 4 (40.00%) CRM
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Intune
6 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (30.00%) ACCA
7 3 (30.00%) CIPFA
7 3 (30.00%) CIMA
7 3 (30.00%) MCTS
7 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (30.00%) Retail
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (30.00%) ERP
7 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (30.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (30.00%) ICAEW
8 2 (20.00%) Degree

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ACCA
2 3 (30.00%) CIPFA
2 3 (30.00%) CIMA
2 3 (30.00%) MCTS
2 3 (30.00%) ICAEW
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCAD
4 1 (10.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware