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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 188 222 241
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +19
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 74 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.49% 16.42% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 12
Average salary £42,500 £28,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.44% -19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £46,150 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -6.31%
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
315 134 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.25% 1.95% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 247 120 74
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 September 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 September 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 +45 58 £34,750 +2.96% 9
Cheshire -9 8 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Merseyside - 6 £72,500 - 2
Lancashire +2 3 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 104 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 93 (64.58%) Windows
3 57 (39.58%) Active Directory
4 51 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 48 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 44 (30.56%) SharePoint
7 40 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 40 (27.78%) Mentoring
7 40 (27.78%) Hyper-V
8 34 (23.61%) MS Excel
9 32 (22.22%) VMware
10 26 (18.06%) ITIL
10 26 (18.06%) MS Office
11 25 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (16.67%) ERP
12 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (16.67%) Degree
12 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (15.97%) Lync
13 23 (15.97%) Finance
13 23 (15.97%) Project Management
14 22 (15.28%) Citrix
15 21 (14.58%) Linux
15 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (13.19%) VPN
17 19 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (13.19%) SAN
17 19 (13.19%) Business Development
18 18 (12.50%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (30.56%) SharePoint
2 40 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 23 (15.97%) Lync
4 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (6.25%) IIS
8 6 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (2.78%) Apache
10 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.39%) GroupWise
11 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.39%) Zimbra
11 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.69%) Site Server
12 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 26 (18.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.08%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (2.08%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) VPN
1 19 (13.19%) SAN
2 13 (9.03%) WAN
3 12 (8.33%) LAN
4 10 (6.94%) Firewall
5 9 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 9 (6.25%) Internet
6 8 (5.56%) DNS
6 8 (5.56%) DHCP
6 8 (5.56%) NAS
7 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.78%) VoIP
9 1 (0.69%) LDAP
9 1 (0.69%) Wireless
9 1 (0.69%) VLAN
9 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.11%) Big Data
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 23 (15.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.08%) Marketing
3 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (13.89%) Architect
2 18 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 16 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 16 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 15 (10.42%) Technical Account Manager
5 12 (8.33%) IT Support
5 12 (8.33%) Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) Consultant
6 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Administrator
8 6 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
9 5 (3.47%) Sales Manager
9 5 (3.47%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (3.47%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) COM
2 4 (2.78%) .NET
2 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.11%) PMI
3 15 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (10.42%) User Experience
4 8 (5.56%) Clustering
5 4 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.78%) iPhone
5 4 (2.78%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.08%) Replication
6 3 (2.08%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 93 (64.58%) Windows
2 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (14.58%) Linux
4 20 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (10.42%) Windows Phone 8
6 15 (10.42%) Windows Phone
7 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.56%) UNIX
7 8 (5.56%) Solaris
8 7 (4.86%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.47%) Android
11 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 40 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 26 (18.06%) ITIL
4 25 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (16.67%) ERP
6 23 (15.97%) Project Management
7 19 (13.19%) Business Development
8 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 16 (11.11%) CMMI
10 15 (10.42%) OpenUP
11 14 (9.72%) CRM
12 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (6.25%) Migration
14 8 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (4.86%) Change Management
16 5 (3.47%) Change Control
16 5 (3.47%) Problem Management
17 4 (2.78%) Unit Testing
17 4 (2.78%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) C
2 4 (2.78%) C#
2 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.39%) SQL
5 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Degree
2 19 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 9 (6.25%) MCITP
4 9 (6.25%) MCSE
5 5 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.78%) MCTS
6 4 (2.78%) CCA
6 4 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.08%) MCP
7 3 (2.08%) CCNA
8 2 (1.39%) MCSA
8 2 (1.39%) CCNP
9 1 (0.69%) CISSP
9 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 40 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.33%) vSphere
5 10 (6.94%) XenApp
6 8 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (5.56%) MetaFrame
7 6 (4.17%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.08%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (12.50%) SCCM
2 7 (4.86%) Nagios
3 6 (4.17%) SCOM
3 6 (4.17%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.47%) SCDPM
4 5 (3.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.78%) Cacti
5 4 (2.78%) Windows Intune
6 3 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 104 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.22%) VMware
3 22 (15.28%) Citrix
4 15 (10.42%) Cisco
5 12 (8.33%) EMC
6 8 (5.56%) AppSense
6 8 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.47%) HP
9 4 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.78%) Symantec
9 4 (2.78%) Oracle
9 4 (2.78%) Avaya
9 4 (2.78%) Juniper
9 4 (2.78%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.08%) ZyXEL
10 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.08%) SAP
10 3 (2.08%) IBM
11 2 (1.39%) Novell
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