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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 167 203 240
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +37
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 83 49 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.69% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.78% 24.38% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 23
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.00%
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
335 201 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.10% 2.81% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 291 161 160
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Merseyside - 24 £52,500 - 3
Manchester -11 22 £32,500 -18.75% 12
Cheshire +17 20 £34,000 -22.28% 4
Lancashire +16 17 £37,000 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 99 (67.35%) Windows
2 90 (61.22%) Microsoft
3 63 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 60 (40.82%) Active Directory
5 57 (38.78%) MS Exchange
6 56 (38.10%) VMware
7 45 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (27.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (26.53%) DHCP
10 39 (26.53%) DNS
10 39 (26.53%) SQL Server
10 39 (26.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 37 (25.17%) SQL
12 36 (24.49%) .NET
13 34 (23.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 33 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 33 (22.45%) Migration
14 33 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2013
16 31 (21.09%) Hyper-V
16 31 (21.09%) Cisco
16 31 (21.09%) MS Excel
17 30 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
18 27 (18.37%) HTML
18 27 (18.37%) CSS
18 27 (18.37%) Security Cleared
18 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
19 26 (17.69%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 63 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 57 (38.78%) MS Exchange
3 39 (26.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (23.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 33 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (12.24%) IIS
8 11 (7.48%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (6.12%) Lync
10 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (2.72%) IBM Notes
12 4 (2.72%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (21.09%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.65%) MS Office
3 14 (9.52%) InfoPath
4 6 (4.08%) PowerPivot
5 5 (3.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.68%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.08%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.36%) Yammer
4 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.53%) DHCP
1 39 (26.53%) DNS
2 26 (17.69%) Firewall
3 25 (17.01%) TCP/IP
4 23 (15.65%) SAN
5 20 (13.61%) WAN
5 20 (13.61%) NAS
6 19 (12.93%) VPN
7 16 (10.88%) VoIP
8 14 (9.52%) LAN
9 13 (8.84%) VLAN
10 12 (8.16%) iSCSI
11 11 (7.48%) Internet
12 10 (6.80%) MPLS
12 10 (6.80%) Ethernet
12 10 (6.80%) DECT
13 8 (5.44%) ADSL
13 8 (5.44%) VDSL
14 6 (4.08%) Unified Communications
15 5 (3.40%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.72%) Ingres
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 25 (17.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (9.52%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.44%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.72%) Legal
6 3 (2.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.24%) Architect
3 17 (11.56%) Developer
3 17 (11.56%) Consultant
4 16 (10.88%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (10.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 15 (10.20%) SharePoint Architect
5 15 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (10.20%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.80%) IT Manager
7 9 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.12%) Designer
7 9 (6.12%) SharePoint Designer
8 7 (4.76%) IT Support
8 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) IT Operations Manager
9 6 (4.08%) Junior
9 6 (4.08%) Field Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.49%) .NET
2 27 (18.37%) CSS
2 27 (18.37%) HTML
3 14 (9.52%) HTML5
3 14 (9.52%) XSLT
4 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET
5 12 (8.16%) .NET Framework
6 11 (7.48%) WCF
6 11 (7.48%) Ajax
7 1 (0.68%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.68%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) Web Services
7 1 (0.68%) XML
7 1 (0.68%) RESTful
7 1 (0.68%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.80%) Life Science
4 8 (5.44%) Replication
5 2 (1.36%) Clustering
5 2 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Xbox
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 99 (67.35%) Windows
2 33 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (13.61%) Windows XP
5 14 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 12 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.80%) Windows Vista
8 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.08%) Linux
10 4 (2.72%) UNIX
11 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.45%) Migration
3 30 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (14.97%) ITIL
5 21 (14.29%) CRM
5 21 (14.29%) Scrum
6 15 (10.20%) Content Management
7 12 (8.16%) Change Management
8 11 (7.48%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.48%) ERP
8 11 (7.48%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (7.48%) OO
8 11 (7.48%) Software Deployment
9 10 (6.80%) Service Desk Management
9 10 (6.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (6.80%) Resource Management
9 10 (6.80%) Performance Management
10 9 (6.12%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.44%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (5.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.17%) SQL
2 24 (16.33%) T-SQL
2 24 (16.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.84%) C#
3 13 (8.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.08%) VB
5 5 (3.40%) C
6 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (27.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
2 27 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 23 (15.65%) MCSE
4 20 (13.61%) MCP
4 20 (13.61%) MCTS
5 18 (12.24%) CCNA
5 18 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (8.16%) MCSD
7 11 (7.48%) MCAD
7 11 (7.48%) MCITP
8 8 (5.44%) JNCIA
9 6 (4.08%) CCNP
10 5 (3.40%) Degree
11 4 (2.72%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.72%) CISSP
11 4 (2.72%) CISM
12 3 (2.04%) CIPFA
12 3 (2.04%) CIMA
12 3 (2.04%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 45 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (21.09%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.80%) vSphere
5 7 (4.76%) XenApp
6 4 (2.72%) MetaFrame
6 4 (2.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) WMI
2 6 (4.08%) SCCM
3 5 (3.40%) WSUS
4 4 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.04%) SCOM
5 3 (2.04%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.04%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 90 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 56 (38.10%) VMware
3 31 (21.09%) Cisco
4 24 (16.33%) HP
5 19 (12.93%) Citrix
6 18 (12.24%) Juniper
7 15 (10.20%) Dell
8 12 (8.16%) Sophos
9 11 (7.48%) IBM
10 10 (6.80%) EMC
10 10 (6.80%) WatchGuard
11 7 (4.76%) McAfee
12 6 (4.08%) Symantec
13 5 (3.40%) Avaya
14 4 (2.72%) Oracle
14 4 (2.72%) Lotus
14 4 (2.72%) Kaspersky
15 3 (2.04%) SonicWALL
15 3 (2.04%) TOWER Software
16 2 (1.36%) NetApp
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