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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 138 174 234
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +60
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 101 75 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.58% 1.08% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.75% 22.12% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 82 43 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,980 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.67% -23.67%
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
444 339 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.93% 4.86% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 367 255 183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +2 50 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Merseyside +31 20 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Lancashire +3 16 £43,000 -4.44%
Cheshire -1 15 £34,000 -15.00% 10
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 116 (64.09%) Windows
2 81 (44.75%) Microsoft
3 80 (44.20%) VMware
4 69 (38.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (38.12%) SharePoint
5 59 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (28.18%) Active Directory
7 51 (28.18%) .NET
8 50 (27.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 46 (25.41%) MS Exchange
9 46 (25.41%) Migration
10 44 (24.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 43 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (23.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (22.65%) Citrix
13 41 (22.65%) HTML
13 41 (22.65%) SQL Server
13 41 (22.65%) CSS
14 38 (20.99%) Security Cleared
14 38 (20.99%) Scrum
15 37 (20.44%) MS Excel
16 36 (19.89%) Visual Studio
17 34 (18.78%) SAN
17 34 (18.78%) SC Cleared
18 33 (18.23%) SQL
19 32 (17.68%) XSLT
19 32 (17.68%) TCP/IP
19 32 (17.68%) Hyper-V
20 31 (17.13%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 69 (38.12%) SharePoint
2 50 (27.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 46 (25.41%) MS Exchange
4 44 (24.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.97%) Lync
7 8 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (4.42%) IIS
8 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.57%) InfoPath
3 23 (12.71%) MS Office
4 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Yammer
4 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.78%) SAN
2 32 (17.68%) TCP/IP
3 30 (16.57%) DNS
3 30 (16.57%) DHCP
4 22 (12.15%) VPN
5 17 (9.39%) Firewall
5 17 (9.39%) NAS
6 12 (6.63%) VLAN
6 12 (6.63%) VoIP
7 11 (6.08%) ADSL
7 11 (6.08%) VDSL
8 8 (4.42%) Internet
9 7 (3.87%) WAN
10 6 (3.31%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.76%) VPLS
11 5 (2.76%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.76%) Wireless
11 5 (2.76%) MPLS
11 5 (2.76%) BGP
11 5 (2.76%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.31%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 36 (19.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (13.81%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.76%) Retail
3 4 (2.21%) Back Office
4 2 (1.10%) Billing
4 2 (1.10%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (18.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (16.02%) Developer
3 28 (15.47%) SharePoint Developer
4 26 (14.36%) Architect
5 21 (11.60%) Designer
5 21 (11.60%) SharePoint Designer
6 20 (11.05%) SharePoint Architect
7 19 (10.50%) Project Manager
8 17 (9.39%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (8.84%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
10 13 (7.18%) IT Manager
10 13 (7.18%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (6.63%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (4.42%) Junior
12 8 (4.42%) IT Support
13 7 (3.87%) Consultant
13 7 (3.87%) Support Technician
13 7 (3.87%) Field Engineer
14 6 (3.31%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.18%) .NET
2 41 (22.65%) CSS
2 41 (22.65%) HTML
3 32 (17.68%) XSLT
4 31 (17.13%) HTML5
5 15 (8.29%) ASP.NET
6 11 (6.08%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.52%) Ajax
8 8 (4.42%) WCF
9 4 (2.21%) Web Services
10 3 (1.66%) XML
10 3 (1.66%) jQuery
11 2 (1.10%) CAML
11 2 (1.10%) REST
12 1 (0.55%) CSS3
12 1 (0.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 1 (0.55%) RESTful
12 1 (0.55%) NHibernate
12 1 (0.55%) SOAP
12 1 (0.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.57%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.97%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.97%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.31%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.21%) Life Science
7 3 (1.66%) Replication
7 3 (1.66%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
8 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) iPhone
8 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 116 (64.09%) Windows
2 53 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (23.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.71%) Windows XP
5 21 (11.60%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.29%) Windows 8
6 15 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.76%) Linux
8 4 (2.21%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.55%) Android
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.41%) Migration
3 38 (20.99%) Scrum
4 29 (16.02%) ITIL
5 23 (12.71%) Content Management
6 17 (9.39%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (8.29%) Change Management
8 13 (7.18%) Project Management
8 13 (7.18%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (6.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (5.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (5.52%) Server Building
11 9 (4.97%) Server Hardening
11 9 (4.97%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.97%) CRM
12 8 (4.42%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (4.42%) OO
12 8 (4.42%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.23%) SQL
2 17 (9.39%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.73%) C#
4 12 (6.63%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.97%) VB
7 4 (2.21%) VBScript
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 42 (23.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (20.99%) Security Cleared
3 34 (18.78%) SC Cleared
4 26 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (12.71%) CCNA
6 22 (12.15%) MCSE
7 20 (11.05%) MCP
7 20 (11.05%) MCTS
8 19 (10.50%) MCITP
9 16 (8.84%) DV Cleared
10 13 (7.18%) Degree
11 11 (6.08%) JNCIA
12 9 (4.97%) MCSD
13 8 (4.42%) MCAD
14 6 (3.31%) CCNP
15 5 (2.76%) MCSA
16 3 (1.66%) MCDST
17 2 (1.10%) HND
18 1 (0.55%) HNC
18 1 (0.55%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.73%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (38.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (28.18%) Active Directory
3 32 (17.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.87%) XenApp
5 4 (2.21%) XenServer
5 4 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.10%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.08%) SCCM
2 6 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.66%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.10%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 80 (44.20%) VMware
3 41 (22.65%) Citrix
4 31 (17.13%) Juniper
5 26 (14.36%) Cisco
6 22 (12.15%) HP
7 18 (9.94%) Dell
8 13 (7.18%) IBM
9 6 (3.31%) McAfee
10 4 (2.21%) Oracle
10 4 (2.21%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.66%) Veeam
11 3 (1.66%) Symantec
11 3 (1.66%) Sophos
11 3 (1.66%) AppSense
12 1 (0.55%) Mitel
12 1 (0.55%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.55%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.55%) NetApp
12 1 (0.55%) Nokia
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + Company Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Sandbach
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Warrington
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 27 days ago