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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 144 171 228
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +57
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 100 79 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.11% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.28% 22.13% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 87 43 19
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
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
470 357 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.19% 5.02% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 401 271 177
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 £27,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 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 29 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 -3 52 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Cheshire +10 20 £34,000 +36.00% 4
Merseyside +24 15 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Lancashire +4 13 £43,000 -4.44%
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 (63.39%) Windows
2 85 (46.45%) Microsoft
3 80 (43.72%) VMware
4 68 (37.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (37.16%) SharePoint
5 55 (30.05%) Active Directory
6 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (27.87%) .NET
9 50 (27.32%) MS Exchange
10 49 (26.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 45 (24.59%) SQL Server
12 44 (24.04%) Citrix
13 43 (23.50%) CSS
13 43 (23.50%) HTML
13 43 (23.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 42 (22.95%) Migration
14 42 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (21.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 39 (21.31%) Visual Studio
17 38 (20.77%) SQL
17 38 (20.77%) MS Excel
18 37 (20.22%) XSLT
19 36 (19.67%) Scrum
20 35 (19.13%) SAN
21 34 (18.58%) Security Cleared
22 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
22 33 (18.03%) ITIL
23 31 (16.94%) HTML5
24 30 (16.39%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 68 (37.16%) SharePoint
2 50 (27.32%) MS Exchange
3 49 (26.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 43 (23.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.37%) Lync
8 7 (3.83%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (3.28%) IIS
9 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 38 (20.77%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.39%) InfoPath
3 22 (12.02%) MS Office
4 6 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.64%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.13%) SAN
2 30 (16.39%) TCP/IP
3 29 (15.85%) DHCP
3 29 (15.85%) DNS
4 22 (12.02%) VPN
5 18 (9.84%) Firewall
6 16 (8.74%) NAS
7 13 (7.10%) VLAN
8 11 (6.01%) Internet
8 11 (6.01%) ADSL
8 11 (6.01%) VoIP
8 11 (6.01%) VDSL
9 8 (4.37%) WAN
10 7 (3.83%) Intranet
11 6 (3.28%) LAN
11 6 (3.28%) MPLS
12 5 (2.73%) BGP
12 5 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.73%) Wireless
12 5 (2.73%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.37%) Data Mining
7 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 39 (21.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (16.39%) Finance
2 5 (2.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.19%) Back Office
4 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (18.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (17.49%) Developer
3 30 (16.39%) SharePoint Developer
4 24 (13.11%) Architect
5 21 (11.48%) Designer
5 21 (11.48%) SharePoint Designer
6 18 (9.84%) SharePoint Architect
7 17 (9.29%) Project Manager
8 15 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (7.65%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
10 13 (7.10%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (7.10%) IT Manager
11 12 (6.56%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.37%) Support Technician
12 8 (4.37%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (4.37%) IT Support
13 7 (3.83%) Server Technician
13 7 (3.83%) Analyst
13 7 (3.83%) Systems Support
13 7 (3.83%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.87%) .NET
2 43 (23.50%) CSS
2 43 (23.50%) HTML
3 37 (20.22%) XSLT
4 31 (16.94%) HTML5
5 17 (9.29%) ASP.NET
6 13 (7.10%) .NET Framework
7 12 (6.56%) Ajax
8 9 (4.92%) Web Services
9 8 (4.37%) XML
9 8 (4.37%) jQuery
10 7 (3.83%) CAML
10 7 (3.83%) REST
11 5 (2.73%) WCF
12 2 (1.09%) MDX
13 1 (0.55%) CSS3
13 1 (0.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 1 (0.55%) NHibernate
13 1 (0.55%) SOAP
13 1 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.92%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.92%) Thin Client
4 7 (3.83%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.64%) Replication
7 3 (1.64%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) Life Science
9 1 (0.55%) iPhone
9 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.55%) Statistics
9 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 116 (63.39%) Windows
2 52 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (12.02%) Windows 7
5 19 (10.38%) Windows XP
6 16 (8.74%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.73%) Linux
9 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.55%) Android
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.95%) Migration
3 36 (19.67%) Scrum
4 33 (18.03%) ITIL
5 26 (14.21%) Content Management
6 21 (11.48%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.20%) Change Management
9 14 (7.65%) Project Management
10 13 (7.10%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (6.01%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (5.46%) Server Building
13 9 (4.92%) Server Hardening
13 9 (4.92%) Incident Management
14 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.37%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (4.37%) Change Control
14 8 (4.37%) Release Management
15 7 (3.83%) Problem Management
15 7 (3.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.77%) SQL
2 17 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.74%) C#
4 12 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.46%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.92%) VB
7 4 (2.19%) VBScript
8 2 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (21.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (18.58%) Security Cleared
3 30 (16.39%) SC Cleared
4 26 (14.21%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (12.57%) CCNA
6 20 (10.93%) MCSE
7 19 (10.38%) MCITP
8 17 (9.29%) MCTS
8 17 (9.29%) MCP
9 16 (8.74%) DV Cleared
10 13 (7.10%) Degree
11 11 (6.01%) JNCIA
12 6 (3.28%) MCDST
12 6 (3.28%) MCSD
12 6 (3.28%) CCNP
13 5 (2.73%) MCSA
13 5 (2.73%) MCAD
14 2 (1.09%) HND
15 1 (0.55%) HNC
15 1 (0.55%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (37.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (30.05%) Active Directory
3 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.83%) XenApp
5 5 (2.73%) XenServer
5 5 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.09%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (8.20%) SCCM
2 6 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.19%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.09%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 85 (46.45%) Microsoft
2 80 (43.72%) VMware
3 44 (24.04%) Citrix
4 30 (16.39%) Juniper
5 28 (15.30%) Cisco
6 23 (12.57%) HP
7 18 (9.84%) Dell
8 13 (7.10%) IBM
9 7 (3.83%) AppSense
10 6 (3.28%) McAfee
11 5 (2.73%) Symantec
12 4 (2.19%) Oracle
12 4 (2.19%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.64%) Veeam
13 3 (1.64%) Sophos
14 1 (0.55%) Mitel
14 1 (0.55%) Fortinet
14 1 (0.55%) NetApp
14 1 (0.55%) Nokia
14 1 (0.55%) Apple
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