The first table below looks at the demand for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 163 226 246
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +20
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 79 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 0.29% 0.094%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.15% 15.11% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 7
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -62.58%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.78%
Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
271 139 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.89% 1.90% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 203 115 81
Average salary £44,500 £37,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.88% +12.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Office 365
England

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Office 365
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Office 365 Salary Trend in the North West

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office 365 across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Office 365 Salary Histogram in the North West

Office 365
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Manchester +60 64 £35,000 -13.58% 5
Cheshire +12 12 £32,000 +77.77%
Lancashire -1 2 £45,000 +21.62%
Merseyside -1 2 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 84 (66.14%) Microsoft
2 80 (62.99%) Windows
3 55 (43.31%) Active Directory
4 51 (40.16%) SharePoint
5 38 (29.92%) VMware
6 36 (28.35%) MS Exchange
6 36 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (25.98%) Service Delivery
8 30 (23.62%) Hyper-V
9 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
9 28 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (18.11%) Lync
11 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (16.54%) ITIL
12 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (15.75%) VPN
13 20 (15.75%) Cisco
14 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
14 19 (14.96%) Citrix
15 18 (14.17%) MS Office
15 18 (14.17%) ERP
16 17 (13.39%) Linux
16 17 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (13.39%) SAN
16 17 (13.39%) Project Management
16 17 (13.39%) Firewall
16 17 (13.39%) Degree
17 14 (11.02%) MCSE
17 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 51 (40.16%) SharePoint
2 36 (28.35%) MS Exchange
3 23 (18.11%) Lync
4 14 (11.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.51%) IIS
7 6 (4.72%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.94%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (3.15%) Apache
9 4 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.79%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.79%) Zimbra
Applications
1 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (14.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.36%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.75%) VPN
2 17 (13.39%) SAN
2 17 (13.39%) Firewall
3 10 (7.87%) LAN
3 10 (7.87%) WAN
4 9 (7.09%) Internet
4 9 (7.09%) Unified Communications
5 8 (6.30%) NAS
5 8 (6.30%) DNS
5 8 (6.30%) DHCP
6 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.72%) VoIP
8 2 (1.57%) SMTP
8 2 (1.57%) SSL
8 2 (1.57%) MPLS
8 2 (1.57%) Wireless
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.79%) Intranet
9 1 (0.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) Big Data
3 5 (3.94%) MySQL
3 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) NUnit
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
1 1 (0.79%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (10.24%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (11.81%) Consultant
2 11 (8.66%) Analyst
2 11 (8.66%) Administrator
2 11 (8.66%) IT Support
3 10 (7.87%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (7.87%) Technical Manager
3 10 (7.87%) Enterprise Architect
3 10 (7.87%) Developer
3 10 (7.87%) Architect
4 9 (7.09%) Account Manager
4 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (7.09%) Technical Account Manager
5 7 (5.51%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Cisco Support
7 5 (3.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) .NET
2 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.51%) COM
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) WPF
4 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) PMI
2 9 (7.09%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.30%) Clustering
4 5 (3.94%) iPhone
5 4 (3.15%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.57%) iPad
6 2 (1.57%) Replication
6 2 (1.57%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 80 (62.99%) Windows
2 23 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (13.39%) Linux
5 14 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.66%) Windows Phone
7 9 (7.09%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.51%) Android
9 6 (4.72%) UNIX
9 6 (4.72%) Solaris
9 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.72%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Service Delivery
2 21 (16.54%) ITIL
3 18 (14.17%) ERP
4 17 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (13.39%) Project Management
5 13 (10.24%) CRM
5 13 (10.24%) Business Development
6 12 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.87%) CMMI
7 10 (7.87%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.09%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.09%) OpenUP
9 8 (6.30%) Change Management
10 6 (4.72%) Migration
10 6 (4.72%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.72%) Software Deployment
11 5 (3.94%) Change Control
11 5 (3.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) C
1 11 (8.66%) C#
2 4 (3.15%) SQL
2 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (13.39%) Degree
3 14 (11.02%) MCSE
4 11 (8.66%) MCITP
5 10 (7.87%) PMI Certification
6 9 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (6.30%) CCNA
8 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.15%) CCA
9 4 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.36%) MCTS
11 2 (1.57%) MCSA
11 2 (1.57%) CCNP
11 2 (1.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 6 (4.72%) QA
3 3 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (43.31%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.62%) Hyper-V
3 28 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.45%) vSphere
5 8 (6.30%) XenApp
6 6 (4.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (4.72%) MetaFrame
7 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.36%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) SCCM
2 6 (4.72%) Nagios
3 5 (3.94%) SCOM
3 5 (3.94%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.15%) Cacti
4 4 (3.15%) SCDPM
4 4 (3.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 84 (66.14%) Microsoft
2 38 (29.92%) VMware
3 20 (15.75%) Cisco
4 19 (14.96%) Citrix
5 10 (7.87%) Avaya
6 9 (7.09%) HP
7 8 (6.30%) EMC
8 6 (4.72%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.72%) AppSense
9 5 (3.94%) ProCurve
9 5 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.94%) Oracle
10 4 (3.15%) IBM
10 4 (3.15%) Juniper
10 4 (3.15%) LANDesk
10 4 (3.15%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.36%) ZyXEL
11 3 (2.36%) SAP
11 3 (2.36%) Symantec
12 2 (1.57%) Lotus
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