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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 177 211 242
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +31
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 83 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.43% 17.24% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 11
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,310 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.42% -5.26%
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
314 145 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.22% 2.10% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 238 128 75
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,400 £65,000
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 2 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 2 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 +47 69 £33,764 -16.63% 8
Cheshire -12 9 £25,000 +38.88% 1
Merseyside +14 3 £45,000 -
Lancashire -4 3 £45,000 +21.62%
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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 96 (69.06%) Microsoft
2 88 (63.31%) Windows
3 52 (37.41%) Active Directory
4 48 (34.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (31.65%) Service Delivery
6 43 (30.94%) SharePoint
7 40 (28.78%) Hyper-V
7 40 (28.78%) Mentoring
8 35 (25.18%) MS Exchange
9 34 (24.46%) MS Excel
10 32 (23.02%) VMware
11 25 (17.99%) ITIL
12 24 (17.27%) ERP
12 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (15.83%) Lync
14 22 (15.83%) Degree
15 21 (15.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (15.11%) Citrix
15 21 (15.11%) Project Management
16 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (13.67%) Linux
16 19 (13.67%) Business Development
17 18 (12.95%) VPN
17 18 (12.95%) MS Office
17 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (12.23%) Finance
18 17 (12.23%) C
18 17 (12.23%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 43 (30.94%) SharePoint
2 35 (25.18%) MS Exchange
3 22 (15.83%) Lync
4 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (5.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (5.04%) IIS
9 6 (4.32%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (4.32%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.88%) Apache
12 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.44%) Zimbra
13 2 (1.44%) GroupWise
13 2 (1.44%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.72%) Site Server
14 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (24.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.16%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.16%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 48 (34.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) VPN
2 17 (12.23%) SAN
3 12 (8.63%) LAN
3 12 (8.63%) WAN
4 10 (7.19%) Firewall
5 9 (6.47%) Internet
5 9 (6.47%) Unified Communications
6 8 (5.76%) NAS
6 8 (5.76%) DHCP
6 8 (5.76%) DNS
7 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.88%) VoIP
9 2 (1.44%) Wireless
10 1 (0.72%) VLAN
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
1 16 (11.51%) Big Data
2 5 (3.60%) MySQL
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) NUnit
1 1 (0.72%) JIRA
1 1 (0.72%) TestComplete
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.72%) Advertising
3 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (12.23%) Architect
2 16 (11.51%) Technical Manager
2 16 (11.51%) Enterprise Architect
3 15 (10.79%) Technical Account Manager
3 15 (10.79%) Account Manager
4 12 (8.63%) Analyst
4 12 (8.63%) Consultant
4 12 (8.63%) IT Support
5 10 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.32%) Developer
8 6 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Specialist
8 6 (4.32%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (3.60%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) .NET
2 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.04%) COM
3 2 (1.44%) XMPP
4 1 (0.72%) WPF
4 1 (0.72%) RESTful
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) PMI
2 15 (10.79%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.76%) Clustering
4 4 (2.88%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.88%) iPhone
5 2 (1.44%) Replication
5 2 (1.44%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.72%) Tandem
6 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 88 (63.31%) Windows
2 24 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (15.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (13.67%) Linux
5 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (10.79%) Windows Phone 8
6 15 (10.79%) Windows Phone
7 8 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.76%) UNIX
7 8 (5.76%) Solaris
8 7 (5.04%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.32%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.60%) Android
11 2 (1.44%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) Service Delivery
2 40 (28.78%) Mentoring
3 25 (17.99%) ITIL
4 24 (17.27%) ERP
5 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (15.11%) Project Management
7 19 (13.67%) Business Development
8 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.51%) Risk Management
9 16 (11.51%) CMMI
10 15 (10.79%) OpenUP
11 13 (9.35%) CRM
12 9 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (5.04%) Change Management
15 6 (4.32%) Unit Testing
16 5 (3.60%) Problem Management
16 5 (3.60%) Migration
16 5 (3.60%) Change Control
17 4 (2.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.23%) C
2 7 (5.04%) C#
3 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.16%) SQL
5 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) Degree
2 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.51%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.76%) MCSE
4 8 (5.76%) MCITP
5 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.88%) CCA
6 4 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.16%) CCNA
7 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.16%) MCTS
8 2 (1.44%) MCP
8 2 (1.44%) MCSA
8 2 (1.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) SLA
3 4 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (37.41%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.78%) Hyper-V
3 24 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.63%) vSphere
5 10 (7.19%) XenApp
6 8 (5.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (5.76%) MetaFrame
7 5 (3.60%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.16%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (12.23%) SCCM
2 6 (4.32%) SCOM
2 6 (4.32%) SCVMM
2 6 (4.32%) Nagios
3 5 (3.60%) SCDPM
3 5 (3.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.88%) Cacti
5 2 (1.44%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 96 (69.06%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.02%) VMware
3 21 (15.11%) Citrix
4 15 (10.79%) Cisco
5 10 (7.19%) EMC
6 8 (5.76%) AppSense
6 8 (5.76%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.60%) Oracle
8 5 (3.60%) Avaya
9 4 (2.88%) Juniper
9 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.88%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.16%) ZyXEL
10 3 (2.16%) HP
10 3 (2.16%) Symantec
10 3 (2.16%) SAP
11 2 (1.44%) IBM
11 2 (1.44%) Novell
11 2 (1.44%) Lotus
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