The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 173 201 243
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +42
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 69 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.04% 23.21% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 24
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Office 365
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
313 168 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.60% 2.54% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 275 147 174
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Manchester 0 29 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Lancashire +10 20 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Merseyside +27 17 £55,000 +7.31% 2
Cheshire -6 3 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 107 (81.06%) Microsoft
2 85 (64.39%) Windows
3 59 (44.70%) Active Directory
4 51 (38.64%) MS Exchange
5 49 (37.12%) SharePoint
6 39 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (28.03%) MS Excel
8 35 (26.52%) VMware
9 34 (25.76%) MS Office
10 32 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (23.48%) SQL
12 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
12 29 (21.97%) Hyper-V
13 28 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (21.21%) DNS
13 28 (21.21%) Service Delivery
14 27 (20.45%) DHCP
15 25 (18.94%) Migration
15 25 (18.94%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (18.18%) Finance
16 24 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (15.91%) Firewall
18 20 (15.15%) ITIL
18 20 (15.15%) CRM
18 20 (15.15%) MCSE
18 20 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
18 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (14.39%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (38.64%) MS Exchange
2 49 (37.12%) SharePoint
3 25 (18.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (13.64%) IIS
6 17 (12.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (10.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (9.09%) Lync
9 8 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (4.55%) IBM Notes
10 6 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (3.79%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.76%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.76%) Moodle
12 1 (0.76%) Site Server
12 1 (0.76%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
Applications
1 37 (28.03%) MS Excel
2 34 (25.76%) MS Office
3 5 (3.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (7.58%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.21%) DNS
2 27 (20.45%) DHCP
3 21 (15.91%) Firewall
4 16 (12.12%) WAN
5 15 (11.36%) iSCSI
5 15 (11.36%) VoIP
6 11 (8.33%) DECT
6 11 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 11 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.33%) Internet
6 11 (8.33%) NAS
7 10 (7.58%) LAN
7 10 (7.58%) LDAP
8 8 (6.06%) VPN
9 7 (5.30%) VLAN
10 6 (4.55%) SAN
11 5 (3.79%) MPLS
11 5 (3.79%) Wireless
11 5 (3.79%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.79%) Big Data
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.79%) Ingres
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (14.39%) Consultant
2 18 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (10.61%) Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Administrator
6 10 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.82%) Security Administrator
8 8 (6.06%) Account Manager
9 7 (5.30%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.30%) IT Administrator
9 7 (5.30%) IT Security Administrator
10 6 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Sales Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Developer
10 6 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.79%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.79%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) .NET
2 9 (6.82%) CSS
2 9 (6.82%) HTML
3 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.55%) Ajax
4 6 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.55%) WCF
5 2 (1.52%) XMPP
6 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.33%) Life Science
4 7 (5.30%) Replication
5 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.79%) PMI
5 5 (3.79%) User Experience
6 2 (1.52%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.52%) Clustering
6 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) VLE
7 1 (0.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 85 (64.39%) Windows
2 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 17 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 9 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.55%) Linux
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Phone
9 5 (3.79%) UNIX
10 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.76%) Android
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 25 (18.94%) Migration
4 20 (15.15%) ITIL
4 20 (15.15%) CRM
5 16 (12.12%) ERP
5 16 (12.12%) Business Continuity
6 15 (11.36%) Information Security
7 12 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.09%) Project Management
8 11 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 11 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 11 (8.33%) Software Deployment
8 11 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
8 11 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.82%) Service Management
9 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.48%) SQL
2 16 (12.12%) T-SQL
2 16 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.33%) C
4 8 (6.06%) C#
4 8 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (15.15%) MCSE
3 15 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
4 12 (9.09%) Degree
5 10 (7.58%) MCTS
5 10 (7.58%) MCP
6 8 (6.06%) CISSP
6 8 (6.06%) CISM
7 6 (4.55%) MCAD
7 6 (4.55%) MCSD
8 5 (3.79%) PMI Certification
9 4 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.03%) MCITP
10 3 (2.27%) ICAEW
10 3 (2.27%) CIPFA
10 3 (2.27%) CIMA
10 3 (2.27%) ACCA
11 2 (1.52%) CCNA
11 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.09%) SLA
2 10 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (44.70%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.97%) Hyper-V
3 28 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.09%) vSphere
5 5 (3.79%) XenApp
5 5 (3.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (3.79%) MetaFrame
5 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) SCCM
2 10 (7.58%) WMI
3 6 (4.55%) WSUS
4 5 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.79%) SCOM
5 4 (3.03%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Intune
5 4 (3.03%) SCDPM
5 4 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.52%) Nagios
6 2 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 107 (81.06%) Microsoft
2 35 (26.52%) VMware
3 19 (14.39%) Cisco
4 17 (12.88%) Citrix
5 16 (12.12%) EMC
6 12 (9.09%) HP
7 10 (7.58%) Sophos
7 10 (7.58%) WatchGuard
8 8 (6.06%) Symantec
9 6 (4.55%) Lotus
10 5 (3.79%) McAfee
10 5 (3.79%) Avaya
10 5 (3.79%) Juniper
10 5 (3.79%) Oracle
10 5 (3.79%) Kaspersky
11 4 (3.03%) TOWER Software
11 4 (3.03%) NETGEAR
12 3 (2.27%) IBM
13 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs / Car Allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on Exp + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago