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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 156 197 236
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +39
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 93 52 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 0.76% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.43% 17.51% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 72 41 15
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £47,500 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
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
397 297 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.44% 4.34% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 337 226 169
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 £28,550 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 29 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Cheshire +9 23 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Merseyside - 22 £52,500 - 1
Lancashire +8 19 £40,000 - 3
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 107 (64.46%) Windows
2 83 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 68 (40.96%) SharePoint
4 65 (39.16%) VMware
5 59 (35.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 58 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (31.93%) Active Directory
8 51 (30.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 48 (28.92%) MS Exchange
9 48 (28.92%) .NET
10 46 (27.71%) Migration
11 43 (25.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (24.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (22.29%) SQL Server
13 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (21.08%) HTML
14 35 (21.08%) CSS
14 35 (21.08%) Scrum
15 34 (20.48%) Security Cleared
16 33 (19.88%) Visual Studio
16 33 (19.88%) DHCP
16 33 (19.88%) DNS
17 32 (19.28%) SC Cleared
17 32 (19.28%) Hyper-V
18 31 (18.67%) SQL
18 31 (18.67%) MS Excel
18 31 (18.67%) Juniper
18 31 (18.67%) SAN
18 31 (18.67%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 68 (40.96%) SharePoint
2 51 (30.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 48 (28.92%) MS Exchange
4 43 (25.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 29 (17.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (7.83%) IIS
8 11 (6.63%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (4.82%) Lync
10 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 24 (14.46%) InfoPath
3 17 (10.24%) MS Office
4 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (10.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.81%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.60%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.81%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.20%) Yammer
4 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.88%) DHCP
1 33 (19.88%) DNS
2 31 (18.67%) SAN
3 29 (17.47%) TCP/IP
4 20 (12.05%) VPN
4 20 (12.05%) NAS
5 19 (11.45%) Firewall
6 15 (9.04%) VLAN
7 14 (8.43%) VoIP
8 11 (6.63%) ADSL
8 11 (6.63%) VDSL
9 9 (5.42%) iSCSI
9 9 (5.42%) WAN
10 8 (4.82%) Internet
10 8 (4.82%) MPLS
11 7 (4.22%) Ethernet
11 7 (4.22%) DECT
11 7 (4.22%) LAN
12 5 (3.01%) PSTN
12 5 (3.01%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 33 (19.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (10.84%) Finance
2 8 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.01%) Retail
4 4 (2.41%) Back Office
5 3 (1.81%) Legal
6 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (15.66%) Developer
3 25 (15.06%) SharePoint Developer
4 24 (14.46%) Architect
5 20 (12.05%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (12.05%) SharePoint Architect
6 19 (11.45%) Project Manager
6 19 (11.45%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 18 (10.84%) SharePoint Designer
7 18 (10.84%) Designer
8 14 (8.43%) Support Engineer
9 13 (7.83%) IT Manager
10 11 (6.63%) Consultant
11 10 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 8 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (4.22%) IT Support
13 7 (4.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.92%) .NET
2 35 (21.08%) CSS
2 35 (21.08%) HTML
3 24 (14.46%) HTML5
3 24 (14.46%) XSLT
4 15 (9.04%) ASP.NET
5 12 (7.23%) .NET Framework
6 11 (6.63%) WCF
6 11 (6.63%) Ajax
7 1 (0.60%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.60%) SOAP
7 1 (0.60%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) XML
7 1 (0.60%) RESTful
7 1 (0.60%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.47%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.83%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.22%) Life Science
5 6 (3.61%) Replication
6 4 (2.41%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.41%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.81%) Clustering
8 1 (0.60%) Statistics
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (64.46%) Windows
2 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (15.66%) Windows XP
5 19 (11.45%) Windows 7
6 16 (9.64%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.22%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.01%) Linux
10 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.71%) Migration
3 35 (21.08%) Scrum
4 26 (15.66%) ITIL
5 20 (12.05%) Content Management
6 17 (10.24%) CRM
7 16 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (9.04%) Change Management
9 14 (8.43%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.23%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.63%) Project Management
11 11 (6.63%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (6.63%) OO
11 11 (6.63%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (6.63%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (4.82%) Software Deployment
13 7 (4.22%) Service Desk Management
13 7 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.22%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (4.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.67%) SQL
2 19 (11.45%) PowerShell
3 17 (10.24%) T-SQL
4 15 (9.04%) C#
5 11 (6.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.22%) VB
7 3 (1.81%) C
8 2 (1.20%) VBScript
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (24.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (20.48%) Security Cleared
3 32 (19.28%) SC Cleared
4 24 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (13.86%) MCP
6 22 (13.25%) MCSE
6 22 (13.25%) MCTS
7 21 (12.65%) CCNA
8 17 (10.24%) MCITP
9 14 (8.43%) Degree
10 12 (7.23%) MCSD
11 11 (6.63%) MCAD
11 11 (6.63%) JNCIA
12 10 (6.02%) DV Cleared
13 6 (3.61%) CCNP
14 3 (1.81%) MCSA
15 2 (1.20%) CISSP
15 2 (1.20%) CISM
16 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 1 (0.60%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (35.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (31.93%) Active Directory
3 32 (19.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.01%) XenApp
5 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.81%) vSphere
6 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.20%) XenServer
6 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.60%) Xen
7 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) SCCM
2 4 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.81%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.81%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.81%) WMI
3 3 (1.81%) WSUS
3 3 (1.81%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.60%) SCOM
4 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.60%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 83 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (39.16%) VMware
3 31 (18.67%) Juniper
3 31 (18.67%) Citrix
4 29 (17.47%) Cisco
5 21 (12.65%) HP
6 18 (10.84%) Dell
7 13 (7.83%) IBM
8 5 (3.01%) Sophos
9 4 (2.41%) Oracle
9 4 (2.41%) McAfee
9 4 (2.41%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.81%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.81%) TOWER Software
10 3 (1.81%) Avaya
10 3 (1.81%) EMC
11 2 (1.20%) Symantec
11 2 (1.20%) Veeam
12 1 (0.60%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.60%) NetApp
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