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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 169 180 214
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +34
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 89 86 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.31% 1.17% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.70% 19.72% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 82 41 20
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
476 436 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.02% 5.93% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 416 309 166
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,125 £62,500 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -21 48 £37,500 +8.69% 13
Cheshire +18 32 £27,000 +8.00% 6
Merseyside +14 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Lancashire +1 2 £38,000 -15.55%
Cumbria - 2 £23,500 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 115 (63.54%) Windows
2 90 (49.72%) Microsoft
3 78 (43.09%) VMware
4 66 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (36.46%) Active Directory
5 64 (35.36%) SharePoint
6 56 (30.94%) MS Exchange
7 53 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (28.73%) Citrix
9 41 (22.65%) ITIL
10 40 (22.10%) MS Excel
10 40 (22.10%) .NET
10 40 (22.10%) SQL Server
10 40 (22.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (22.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 38 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (19.89%) SQL
13 35 (19.34%) Visual Studio
13 35 (19.34%) CSS
13 35 (19.34%) Migration
14 34 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (18.23%) HTML
16 32 (17.68%) XSLT
16 32 (17.68%) Finance
16 32 (17.68%) SharePoint 2010
17 31 (17.13%) Hyper-V
18 29 (16.02%) Scrum
19 27 (14.92%) Juniper
19 27 (14.92%) Cisco
19 27 (14.92%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 64 (35.36%) SharePoint
2 56 (30.94%) MS Exchange
3 40 (22.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 32 (17.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (4.97%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (4.42%) Lync
9 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.55%) IIS
11 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 40 (22.10%) MS Excel
2 25 (13.81%) InfoPath
3 19 (10.50%) MS Office
4 2 (1.10%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.10%) Yammer
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.81%) DHCP
1 25 (13.81%) DNS
2 24 (13.26%) SAN
3 22 (12.15%) TCP/IP
4 21 (11.60%) VPN
5 20 (11.05%) Firewall
6 13 (7.18%) VLAN
7 11 (6.08%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (5.52%) WAN
8 10 (5.52%) VDSL
8 10 (5.52%) NAS
8 10 (5.52%) ADSL
8 10 (5.52%) LAN
8 10 (5.52%) Internet
9 7 (3.87%) Intranet
9 7 (3.87%) Wireless
10 5 (2.76%) MPLS
10 5 (2.76%) VoIP
11 4 (2.21%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (4.42%) Data Mining
5 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 35 (19.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (17.68%) Finance
2 4 (2.21%) Back Office
2 4 (2.21%) Advertising
2 4 (2.21%) Marketing
3 2 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (17.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.47%) Developer
3 27 (14.92%) SharePoint Developer
4 22 (12.15%) Analyst
5 21 (11.60%) Designer
5 21 (11.60%) SharePoint Designer
6 17 (9.39%) Project Manager
7 15 (8.29%) Architect
7 15 (8.29%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (8.29%) Support Engineer
8 13 (7.18%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.63%) SharePoint Architect
10 10 (5.52%) IT Manager
11 9 (4.97%) IT Support
12 8 (4.42%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.42%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (4.42%) Support Technician
12 8 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.10%) .NET
2 35 (19.34%) CSS
3 33 (18.23%) HTML
4 32 (17.68%) XSLT
5 26 (14.36%) HTML5
6 14 (7.73%) ASP.NET
7 10 (5.52%) jQuery
8 9 (4.97%) REST
9 8 (4.42%) Web Services
10 7 (3.87%) XML
10 7 (3.87%) Ajax
10 7 (3.87%) .NET Framework
10 7 (3.87%) CAML
11 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.10%) MDX
11 2 (1.10%) COM
12 1 (0.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.52%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.52%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.87%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.21%) Clustering
6 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.66%) iPhone
7 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
9 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (63.54%) Windows
2 53 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (22.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (14.92%) Windows 7
5 19 (10.50%) Windows 8
6 14 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.73%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.66%) Android
8 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.65%) ITIL
2 38 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (19.34%) Migration
4 29 (16.02%) Scrum
5 21 (11.60%) Mentoring
6 20 (11.05%) Content Management
7 19 (10.50%) Project Management
8 16 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.18%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (6.63%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.08%) Change Management
11 11 (6.08%) Server Building
12 10 (5.52%) Server Hardening
13 9 (4.97%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (4.97%) Change Control
14 7 (3.87%) Database Tuning
14 7 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (3.87%) Database Security
14 7 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (3.87%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.89%) SQL
2 15 (8.29%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.18%) C#
4 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.76%) VB
6 4 (2.21%) VBScript
7 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (13.26%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.05%) SC Cleared
4 17 (9.39%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.84%) MCITP
5 16 (8.84%) DV Cleared
6 14 (7.73%) MCSE
7 13 (7.18%) CCNA
7 13 (7.18%) Degree
8 11 (6.08%) MCDST
9 10 (5.52%) MCTS
10 9 (4.97%) JNCIA
10 9 (4.97%) MCP
11 6 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.21%) MCSA
13 2 (1.10%) HND
13 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.55%) CCNP
14 1 (0.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 66 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 66 (36.46%) Active Directory
2 31 (17.13%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.42%) XenApp
4 5 (2.76%) XenServer
4 5 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.66%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Xen
7 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (13.26%) SCCM
2 6 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.21%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.55%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 90 (49.72%) Microsoft
2 78 (43.09%) VMware
3 52 (28.73%) Citrix
4 27 (14.92%) Juniper
4 27 (14.92%) Cisco
5 25 (13.81%) HP
6 17 (9.39%) Dell
6 17 (9.39%) AppSense
7 12 (6.63%) IBM
8 6 (3.31%) McAfee
8 6 (3.31%) SonicWALL
9 5 (2.76%) Symantec
9 5 (2.76%) NetApp
10 4 (2.21%) Oracle
10 4 (2.21%) Veeam
11 3 (1.66%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.66%) Sophos
12 2 (1.10%) EMC
12 2 (1.10%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.10%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £200 - £220 per day
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 23,000 + bonus, pension, training, certifications
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