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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 128 181 212
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +31
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 105 81 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 1.25% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.08% 18.97% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 62 39
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,750 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
523 427 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.24% 6.58% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 412 344 200
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +32 43 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Cheshire +45 41 £34,000 - 10
Merseyside +4 18 £47,500 -22.44% 4
Lancashire -11 2 £26,000 -29.72%
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 142 (69.95%) Windows
2 141 (69.46%) Microsoft
3 116 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 80 (39.41%) MS Exchange
5 78 (38.42%) Windows Server
6 71 (34.98%) ITIL
7 63 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (27.09%) MS Excel
8 55 (27.09%) SQL Server
9 53 (26.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 50 (24.63%) Citrix
10 50 (24.63%) VMware
11 49 (24.14%) SharePoint
11 49 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (23.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (23.15%) Firewall
14 43 (21.18%) SQL
15 41 (20.20%) Windows 7
15 41 (20.20%) SCCM
16 38 (18.72%) WAN
17 37 (18.23%) LAN
18 36 (17.73%) MS Office
19 34 (16.75%) AppSense
20 33 (16.26%) Cisco
21 30 (14.78%) Hyper-V
22 29 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
23 28 (13.79%) Data Centre
23 28 (13.79%) Project Management
24 27 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2013
25 24 (11.82%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 80 (39.41%) MS Exchange
2 49 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 29 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (11.33%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.45%) IIS
8 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.46%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Apache
11 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.49%) Confluence
11 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 55 (27.09%) MS Excel
2 36 (17.73%) MS Office
3 5 (2.46%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 53 (26.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.88%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.97%) IaaS
5 3 (1.48%) PaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.99%) Heroku
6 2 (0.99%) SaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Force.com
7 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.15%) Firewall
2 38 (18.72%) WAN
3 37 (18.23%) LAN
4 24 (11.82%) VPN
5 18 (8.87%) Internet
6 16 (7.88%) SAN
6 16 (7.88%) VLAN
7 15 (7.39%) DNS
8 14 (6.90%) DHCP
9 13 (6.40%) Skype
10 10 (4.93%) TCP/IP
10 10 (4.93%) VoIP
11 8 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.94%) Unified Communications
12 7 (3.45%) Intranet
12 7 (3.45%) IP Telephony
12 7 (3.45%) MPLS
13 6 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.99%) OLAP
6 2 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 24 (11.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.91%) Finance
3 6 (2.96%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.96%) Marketing
4 4 (1.97%) Legal
5 3 (1.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (15.27%) Analyst
2 25 (12.32%) Support Analyst
3 20 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (8.87%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (8.37%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (8.37%) Senior Support Analyst
6 14 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 14 (6.90%) IT Support
7 12 (5.91%) 1st Line Engineer
7 12 (5.91%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (4.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (4.93%) Developer
9 9 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) Consultant
9 9 (4.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 8 (3.94%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.94%) IT Technician
10 8 (3.94%) Server Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.33%) .NET
2 9 (4.43%) CSS
2 9 (4.43%) HTML
3 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.46%) CSS3
4 5 (2.46%) HTML5
4 5 (2.46%) Web Services
5 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.97%) SOAP
5 4 (1.97%) WCF
6 3 (1.48%) COM
7 1 (0.49%) JSON
7 1 (0.49%) LAMP
7 1 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.49%) OAuth
7 1 (0.49%) REST
7 1 (0.49%) SAML
7 1 (0.49%) WAP
7 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.93%) Replication
3 9 (4.43%) Clustering
4 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.96%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.46%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.46%) iPad
6 5 (2.46%) iPhone
6 5 (2.46%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) Handset
8 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.99%) Statistics
8 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.49%) BYOD
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (69.95%) Windows
2 78 (38.42%) Windows Server
3 63 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (20.20%) Windows 7
6 24 (11.82%) Windows 8
7 21 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 13 (6.40%) Linux
9 6 (2.96%) Android
9 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.97%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.48%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.99%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (0.99%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.49%) CentOS
13 1 (0.49%) Debian
13 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.49%) Unix
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.98%) ITIL
2 28 (13.79%) Project Management
3 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.87%) Mentoring
5 15 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.90%) Scrum
7 13 (6.40%) Server Virtualisation
8 12 (5.91%) Line Management
8 12 (5.91%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.93%) Business Continuity
10 9 (4.43%) Migration
10 9 (4.43%) Presales
11 8 (3.94%) CRM
11 8 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.94%) Information Security
11 8 (3.94%) Service Management
12 6 (2.96%) Business Development
12 6 (2.96%) Document Management
12 6 (2.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.18%) SQL
2 24 (11.82%) C#
3 13 (6.40%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.42%) VB
5 10 (4.93%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.46%) Java
7 3 (1.48%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (23.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.84%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (8.37%) MCDST
4 16 (7.88%) MCSE
5 15 (7.39%) CCNA
6 14 (6.90%) CCNP
6 14 (6.90%) MCSA
7 13 (6.40%) MCITP
8 9 (4.43%) MCP
9 8 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.96%) Degree
11 3 (1.48%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.48%) MCTS
11 3 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.99%) CCIE
13 1 (0.49%) CCA
13 1 (0.49%) CISSP
13 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (4.93%) SLA
2 7 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.97%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.97%) ISO22301
4 3 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 30 (14.78%) Hyper-V
3 21 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.48%) XenApp
6 2 (0.99%) vCloud
6 2 (0.99%) vSphere
6 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.49%) NDS
7 1 (0.49%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.49%) Postfix
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.49%) Varnish
7 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (20.20%) SCCM
2 5 (2.46%) WSUS
3 3 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.99%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.99%) SCOM
4 2 (0.99%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.99%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.49%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 141 (69.46%) Microsoft
2 50 (24.63%) Citrix
2 50 (24.63%) VMware
3 34 (16.75%) AppSense
4 33 (16.26%) Cisco
5 15 (7.39%) Juniper
6 12 (5.91%) Dell
7 9 (4.43%) Avaya
8 8 (3.94%) Sophos
8 8 (3.94%) Symantec
9 6 (2.96%) NetApp
10 5 (2.46%) Apple
10 5 (2.46%) HP
10 5 (2.46%) Nintex
10 5 (2.46%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.97%) Foundry
11 4 (1.97%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (1.97%) QNAP
11 4 (1.97%) Veeam
11 4 (1.97%) Zoho
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