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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 170 191 231
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +40
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 72 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.93% 26.40% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 29
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,300 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
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
314 178 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.59% 2.67% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 274 150 166
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +34 25 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Manchester -6 25 £32,500 -27.77% 14
Lancashire +16 15 £48,250 -
Cheshire -6 7 £38,750 +51.96% 2
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 93 (67.39%) Windows
3 65 (47.10%) Active Directory
4 57 (41.30%) SharePoint
5 51 (36.96%) MS Exchange
6 45 (32.61%) VMware
7 42 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (27.54%) SQL
9 36 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 36 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (25.36%) Migration
10 35 (25.36%) DNS
11 34 (24.64%) DHCP
11 34 (24.64%) MS Excel
11 34 (24.64%) MS Office
12 30 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (20.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 27 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
15 26 (18.84%) .NET
16 25 (18.12%) CRM
16 25 (18.12%) Dynamics CRM
16 25 (18.12%) Hyper-V
16 25 (18.12%) SharePoint 2010
16 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (17.39%) Cisco
17 24 (17.39%) MCSE
18 23 (16.67%) IIS
18 23 (16.67%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 57 (41.30%) SharePoint
2 51 (36.96%) MS Exchange
3 28 (20.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (18.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (16.67%) IIS
7 11 (7.97%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (7.97%) Lync
8 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (3.62%) IBM Notes
9 5 (3.62%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.72%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.72%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (24.64%) MS Excel
1 34 (24.64%) MS Office
2 6 (4.35%) PowerPivot
3 5 (3.62%) InfoPath
4 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (7.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.36%) DNS
2 34 (24.64%) DHCP
3 23 (16.67%) Firewall
4 20 (14.49%) WAN
4 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 17 (12.32%) NAS
5 17 (12.32%) iSCSI
5 17 (12.32%) SAN
5 17 (12.32%) VoIP
6 14 (10.14%) VPN
7 13 (9.42%) Ethernet
7 13 (9.42%) DECT
7 13 (9.42%) Internet
8 11 (7.97%) LAN
9 10 (7.25%) LDAP
10 9 (6.52%) MPLS
11 8 (5.80%) VLAN
12 5 (3.62%) Wireless
13 4 (2.90%) Network Security
13 4 (2.90%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.07%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.62%) Ingres
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.07%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.90%) Marketing
5 4 (2.90%) Legal
6 3 (2.17%) Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.22%) Consultant
1 21 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (12.32%) Architect
3 15 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (8.70%) Developer
5 11 (7.97%) SharePoint Architect
5 11 (7.97%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (7.97%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.25%) Administrator
6 10 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.52%) Security Administrator
8 7 (5.07%) IT Security Administrator
8 7 (5.07%) IT Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) Sales Manager
9 6 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
9 6 (4.35%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.84%) .NET
2 19 (13.77%) HTML
2 19 (13.77%) CSS
3 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET
4 12 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 11 (7.97%) WCF
5 11 (7.97%) Ajax
6 5 (3.62%) XSLT
6 5 (3.62%) HTML5
7 1 (0.72%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.72%) SOAP
7 1 (0.72%) Web Services
7 1 (0.72%) XML
7 1 (0.72%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.72%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.42%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.42%) Life Science
3 9 (6.52%) Replication
4 3 (2.17%) Clustering
5 2 (1.45%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Xbox
6 1 (0.72%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 93 (67.39%) Windows
2 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (15.94%) Windows XP
5 13 (9.42%) Windows Vista
6 10 (7.25%) Linux
7 9 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.62%) UNIX
10 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.45%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 35 (25.36%) Migration
3 30 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.12%) CRM
5 19 (13.77%) ITIL
6 18 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 15 (10.87%) Business Continuity
7 15 (10.87%) Information Security
8 13 (9.42%) Scrum
8 13 (9.42%) Performance Management
8 13 (9.42%) Resource Management
8 13 (9.42%) Software Deployment
8 13 (9.42%) Service Desk Management
8 13 (9.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (7.97%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (7.97%) OO
9 11 (7.97%) ERP
9 11 (7.97%) Content Management
10 9 (6.52%) Service Management
11 7 (5.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) SQL
2 23 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
4 13 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.42%) C#
5 8 (5.80%) VB
6 6 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (17.39%) MCSE
3 23 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 17 (12.32%) MCTS
5 16 (11.59%) MCP
6 12 (8.70%) MCSD
7 11 (7.97%) MCAD
7 11 (7.97%) CCNA
7 11 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.80%) Degree
8 8 (5.80%) CISSP
8 8 (5.80%) CISM
9 7 (5.07%) VCP4
9 7 (5.07%) MCITP
10 5 (3.62%) CCNP
10 5 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.17%) CIPFA
11 3 (2.17%) CIMA
11 3 (2.17%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) SLA
2 10 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (47.10%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (18.12%) Hyper-V
4 12 (8.70%) vSphere
5 7 (5.07%) XenApp
6 6 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.62%) MetaFrame
7 5 (3.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) WMI
2 9 (6.52%) SCCM
3 6 (4.35%) WSUS
4 5 (3.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.90%) SCOM
5 4 (2.90%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.90%) SCDPM
6 3 (2.17%) Windows Intune
6 3 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.45%) Nagios
7 2 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 99 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (32.61%) VMware
3 24 (17.39%) Cisco
4 21 (15.22%) Citrix
5 16 (11.59%) EMC
6 15 (10.87%) HP
7 11 (7.97%) Sophos
8 10 (7.25%) WatchGuard
9 9 (6.52%) Symantec
10 8 (5.80%) Juniper
11 7 (5.07%) IBM
12 5 (3.62%) Oracle
12 5 (3.62%) Dell
12 5 (3.62%) Lotus
12 5 (3.62%) Avaya
12 5 (3.62%) McAfee
12 5 (3.62%) Kaspersky
13 4 (2.90%) TOWER Software
13 4 (2.90%) NETGEAR
14 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds
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