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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 197 235 234
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 63 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.75% 8.22% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 11 16
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -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
319 146 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.29% 2.14% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 275 129 107
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +12 35 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Lancashire - 13 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside +22 7 £72,500 +38.09% 1
Cheshire -8 6 £42,500 +57.40% 5
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 123 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 104 (69.33%) Windows
3 64 (42.67%) Active Directory
4 52 (34.67%) Service Delivery
5 50 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 48 (32.00%) Hyper-V
7 47 (31.33%) MS Exchange
8 42 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 39 (26.00%) SharePoint
10 37 (24.67%) MS Office
11 33 (22.00%) Mentoring
12 31 (20.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (20.67%) VMware
13 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (19.33%) Finance
14 29 (19.33%) ITIL
15 28 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
16 25 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (16.00%) Degree
17 24 (16.00%) Citrix
17 24 (16.00%) Project Management
18 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (14.67%) Lync
20 21 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
20 21 (14.00%) ERP
21 20 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (13.33%) EMC
21 20 (13.33%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 47 (31.33%) MS Exchange
2 39 (26.00%) SharePoint
3 25 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (14.67%) Lync
5 21 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (6.67%) IIS
8 7 (4.67%) IBM Notes
9 5 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (1.33%) Zimbra
12 2 (1.33%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.67%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.67%) Site Server
13 1 (0.67%) Moodle
13 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 37 (24.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 50 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.67%) WAN
2 18 (12.00%) VPN
2 18 (12.00%) DNS
2 18 (12.00%) SAN
3 17 (11.33%) DHCP
4 14 (9.33%) Firewall
5 13 (8.67%) LAN
6 11 (7.33%) NAS
7 10 (6.67%) VoIP
7 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.67%) iSCSI
8 8 (5.33%) LDAP
8 8 (5.33%) Internet
9 7 (4.67%) Unified Communications
10 6 (4.00%) DECT
10 6 (4.00%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.00%) VLAN
12 2 (1.33%) Wireless
13 1 (0.67%) Network Security
13 1 (0.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.00%) Big Data
3 5 (3.33%) Ingres
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (19.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.00%) Banking
3 3 (2.00%) Retail
3 3 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (12.67%) Architect
2 17 (11.33%) Consultant
2 17 (11.33%) Account Manager
2 17 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 14 (9.33%) Technical Account Manager
4 14 (9.33%) Technical Manager
5 11 (7.33%) Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Administrator
6 9 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.67%) Security Administrator
8 7 (4.67%) IT Support
9 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) IT Administrator
9 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.67%) COM
2 2 (1.33%) CSS
2 2 (1.33%) HTML
2 2 (1.33%) XMPP
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.00%) PMI
3 14 (9.33%) User Experience
3 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.00%) Life Science
5 4 (2.67%) Clustering
5 4 (2.67%) iPhone
6 3 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.00%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) Xbox
8 1 (0.67%) VLE
8 1 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 104 (69.33%) Windows
2 28 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (15.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (12.67%) Linux
5 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.33%) Windows Phone 8
5 14 (9.33%) Windows Phone
6 13 (8.67%) UNIX
7 9 (6.00%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.00%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.33%) Solaris
9 6 (4.00%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.33%) Android
11 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.67%) Service Delivery
2 33 (22.00%) Mentoring
3 31 (20.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (19.33%) ITIL
5 24 (16.00%) Project Management
6 21 (14.00%) ERP
7 20 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (10.67%) Migration
8 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 15 (10.00%) CMMI
9 15 (10.00%) Business Development
10 14 (9.33%) Business Continuity
10 14 (9.33%) OpenUP
11 11 (7.33%) CRM
12 10 (6.67%) Information Security
13 8 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (4.00%) Performance Management
14 6 (4.00%) Resource Management
14 6 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.33%) C
2 16 (10.67%) SQL
3 10 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.67%) VB
5 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (16.00%) Degree
3 19 (12.67%) MCSE
4 15 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 9 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.33%) MCITP
7 6 (4.00%) CISM
7 6 (4.00%) MCTS
7 6 (4.00%) CISSP
8 4 (2.67%) MCP
8 4 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.00%) CIPFA
9 3 (2.00%) CIMA
9 3 (2.00%) ACCA
9 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.00%) MCSA
9 3 (2.00%) CCNA
9 3 (2.00%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.67%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.00%) SLA
3 8 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 64 (42.67%) Active Directory
2 48 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 25 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (10.00%) XenApp
5 13 (8.67%) MetaFrame
5 13 (8.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (5.33%) vSphere
7 6 (4.00%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (13.33%) SCCM
2 8 (5.33%) SCOM
3 7 (4.67%) SCVMM
4 6 (4.00%) SCDPM
4 6 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.67%) WMI
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.33%) Nagios
7 2 (1.33%) WSUS
7 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 123 (82.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.67%) VMware
3 24 (16.00%) Citrix
4 20 (13.33%) EMC
5 14 (9.33%) Cisco
6 10 (6.67%) HP
7 9 (6.00%) Symantec
8 8 (5.33%) AppSense
8 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.67%) Lotus
10 6 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.33%) Oracle
11 5 (3.33%) Kaspersky
11 5 (3.33%) McAfee
12 4 (2.67%) Sophos
12 4 (2.67%) NETGEAR
12 4 (2.67%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.67%) Avaya
13 3 (2.00%) SAP
13 3 (2.00%) IBM
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