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 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 182 221 258
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +37
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 68 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.18% 13.77% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 55 23 16
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,700 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
337 167 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.57% 2.46% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 289 145 145
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £70,000
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 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 19 December 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 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
Manchester +14 36 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Lancashire +17 20 £41,250 +96.42% 1
Cheshire -10 6 £35,000 +12.00% 5
Merseyside +13 4 £60,000 +17.07%
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 112 (78.87%) Microsoft
2 99 (69.72%) Windows
3 69 (48.59%) Active Directory
4 52 (36.62%) MS Exchange
5 43 (30.28%) Service Delivery
6 41 (28.87%) SharePoint
7 40 (28.17%) Hyper-V
8 39 (27.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (26.76%) MS Excel
9 38 (26.76%) VMware
10 34 (23.94%) MS Office
11 33 (23.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (19.72%) Finance
15 26 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
15 26 (18.31%) DNS
16 25 (17.61%) DHCP
16 25 (17.61%) SQL
16 25 (17.61%) Citrix
16 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (16.90%) EMC
17 24 (16.90%) SQL Server
17 24 (16.90%) ITIL
17 24 (16.90%) WAN
17 24 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (15.49%) MCSE
19 21 (14.79%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 52 (36.62%) MS Exchange
2 41 (28.87%) SharePoint
3 26 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (11.97%) Lync
6 13 (9.15%) IIS
7 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.93%) IBM Notes
9 6 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (3.52%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.41%) Zimbra
12 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.41%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.70%) Site Server
13 1 (0.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 38 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 34 (23.94%) MS Office
3 5 (3.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.31%) DNS
2 25 (17.61%) DHCP
3 24 (16.90%) WAN
4 21 (14.79%) Firewall
5 18 (12.68%) LAN
5 18 (12.68%) VPN
6 16 (11.27%) SAN
7 13 (9.15%) VoIP
7 13 (9.15%) iSCSI
8 11 (7.75%) NAS
8 11 (7.75%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.04%) LDAP
10 9 (6.34%) DECT
10 9 (6.34%) Ethernet
10 9 (6.34%) Internet
11 7 (4.93%) VLAN
12 5 (3.52%) Wireless
12 5 (3.52%) MPLS
12 5 (3.52%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) Big Data
3 7 (4.93%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.52%) Ingres
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (19.72%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.82%) Legal
4 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.11%) Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Retail
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (12.68%) Consultant
1 18 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (11.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (9.15%) Architect
4 12 (8.45%) Analyst
5 11 (7.75%) Account Manager
5 11 (7.75%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Administrator
6 10 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) Enterprise Architect
7 9 (6.34%) Security Administrator
8 8 (5.63%) Technical Manager
8 8 (5.63%) Technical Account Manager
9 7 (4.93%) IT Administrator
9 7 (4.93%) IT Security Administrator
9 7 (4.93%) Service Manager
9 7 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) COM
2 4 (2.82%) CSS
2 4 (2.82%) HTML
3 3 (2.11%) .NET
3 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.41%) XMPP
5 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.70%) WCF
5 1 (0.70%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.34%) Life Science
3 9 (6.34%) PMI
4 8 (5.63%) User Experience
4 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.93%) Replication
6 3 (2.11%) iPhone
7 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.41%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.41%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) VLE
8 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 99 (69.72%) Windows
2 29 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.27%) Linux
5 15 (10.56%) Windows XP
6 13 (9.15%) UNIX
7 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (7.04%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 9 (6.34%) Windows Vista
10 8 (5.63%) Solaris
10 8 (5.63%) Windows Phone 8
10 8 (5.63%) Windows Phone
10 8 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.11%) Android
12 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.28%) Service Delivery
2 39 (27.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (16.90%) ITIL
4 20 (14.08%) Migration
5 19 (13.38%) Mentoring
6 18 (12.68%) ERP
6 18 (12.68%) Project Management
7 16 (11.27%) Business Continuity
8 15 (10.56%) Information Security
9 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.45%) CRM
11 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.34%) Risk Management
12 9 (6.34%) Service Management
12 9 (6.34%) CMMI
12 9 (6.34%) Business Development
12 9 (6.34%) Resource Management
12 9 (6.34%) Performance Management
12 9 (6.34%) Software Deployment
12 9 (6.34%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.61%) SQL
2 16 (11.27%) PowerShell
3 15 (10.56%) C
4 11 (7.75%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.82%) VB
5 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.49%) MCSE
3 18 (12.68%) Degree
4 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.34%) PMI Certification
6 8 (5.63%) CISM
6 8 (5.63%) CISSP
6 8 (5.63%) MCITP
7 7 (4.93%) MCTS
8 5 (3.52%) MCP
9 4 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.11%) ICAEW
10 3 (2.11%) MCSA
10 3 (2.11%) CCNA
10 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.11%) CIPFA
10 3 (2.11%) CIMA
10 3 (2.11%) ACCA
11 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.04%) SLA
3 8 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 69 (48.59%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.17%) Hyper-V
3 30 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (10.56%) XenApp
5 13 (9.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 13 (9.15%) MetaFrame
6 12 (8.45%) vSphere
7 5 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.82%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (11.27%) SCCM
2 10 (7.04%) WMI
3 6 (4.23%) WSUS
3 6 (4.23%) SCOM
4 5 (3.52%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.82%) Windows Intune
5 4 (2.82%) SCDPM
5 4 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.41%) Nagios
6 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 112 (78.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.76%) VMware
3 25 (17.61%) Citrix
4 24 (16.90%) EMC
5 20 (14.08%) Cisco
6 12 (8.45%) HP
7 10 (7.04%) Sophos
7 10 (7.04%) WatchGuard
8 8 (5.63%) Symantec
8 8 (5.63%) AppSense
8 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.93%) Avaya
9 7 (4.93%) Lotus
10 5 (3.52%) Kaspersky
10 5 (3.52%) McAfee
10 5 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.52%) Oracle
11 4 (2.82%) Juniper
11 4 (2.82%) TOWER Software
11 4 (2.82%) NETGEAR
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, pension, healthcare,
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + inc Benefts
Posted: 15 days ago