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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 167 173 182
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 76 88 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.32% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.84% 16.86% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 39
Median salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £46,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
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
592 522 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.84% 7.81% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 508 459 352
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,400 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 34 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Merseyside -1 19 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Cheshire +11 18 £24,750 -8.33% 5
Lancashire +9 4 £68,750 +80.92% 4
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 106 (61.99%) Microsoft
2 104 (60.82%) Windows
3 88 (51.46%) Windows Server
4 80 (46.78%) Active Directory
5 63 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (34.50%) VMware
7 51 (29.82%) Firewall
7 51 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (28.07%) MS Exchange
9 47 (27.49%) SharePoint
10 42 (24.56%) MS Excel
11 38 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 38 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 31 (18.13%) ITIL
14 30 (17.54%) SQL Server
14 30 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (16.96%) SQL
15 29 (16.96%) Hyper-V
16 28 (16.37%) MS Office
17 27 (15.79%) WAN
17 27 (15.79%) Windows 7
17 27 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (15.20%) Cisco
18 26 (15.20%) SAN
19 24 (14.04%) LAN
19 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (12.28%) DNS
20 21 (12.28%) Dell
20 21 (12.28%) MCSE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 47 (27.49%) SharePoint
3 35 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (9.94%) Skype for Business
6 14 (8.19%) IIS
7 12 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.34%) Apache
10 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (24.56%) MS Excel
2 28 (16.37%) MS Office
3 2 (1.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.77%) IaaS
3 13 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.09%) PaaS
5 5 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.34%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.34%) Yammer
7 2 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.17%) Heroku
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.58%) SaaS
8 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 51 (29.82%) Firewall
2 27 (15.79%) WAN
3 26 (15.20%) SAN
4 24 (14.04%) LAN
5 21 (12.28%) DNS
6 18 (10.53%) DHCP
7 13 (7.60%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (6.43%) IP Telephony
9 9 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
11 7 (4.09%) Skype
11 7 (4.09%) VPN
12 5 (2.92%) VoIP
13 4 (2.34%) MPLS
13 4 (2.34%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.34%) SMTP
13 4 (2.34%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.75%) Internet
15 2 (1.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.75%) Power BI
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.17%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (7.60%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.09%) Legal
3 7 (4.09%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.34%) Marketing
4 4 (2.34%) Publishing
5 3 (1.75%) Automotive
5 3 (1.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Law
6 2 (1.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (16.37%) IT Support
2 23 (13.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (11.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (11.11%) Analyst
4 19 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.36%) Infrastructure Manager
6 14 (8.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (7.60%) Consultant
7 13 (7.60%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (6.43%) Architect
10 10 (5.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.26%) Administrator
11 9 (5.26%) ICT Support
11 9 (5.26%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (5.26%) Technical Support
12 8 (4.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) Web Services
2 10 (5.85%) .NET
2 10 (5.85%) HTML
3 8 (4.68%) CSS
4 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.34%) SOAP
5 4 (2.34%) WCF
6 3 (1.75%) jQuery
7 2 (1.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.17%) LAMP
7 2 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.58%) HTML5
8 1 (0.58%) JSON
8 1 (0.58%) OAuth
8 1 (0.58%) REST
8 1 (0.58%) SAML
8 1 (0.58%) WAP
8 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.19%) Clustering
3 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.26%) Replication
5 8 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.68%) EqualLogic
6 7 (4.09%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.51%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.34%) iPad
9 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.75%) iPhone
9 3 (1.75%) PMI
10 2 (1.17%) PKI
10 2 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) BYOD
11 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.58%) Statistics
11 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (60.82%) Windows
2 88 (51.46%) Windows Server
3 63 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.02%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.26%) Linux
7 9 (5.26%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.09%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.51%) Android
10 5 (2.92%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.34%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.58%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.13%) ITIL
2 20 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (9.36%) Project Management
3 16 (9.36%) Service Delivery
4 14 (8.19%) Service Management
5 13 (7.60%) Migration
6 12 (7.02%) CRM
6 12 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.02%) High Availability
6 12 (7.02%) Mobile Device Management
6 12 (7.02%) Supplier Management
7 11 (6.43%) Presales
8 9 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.09%) Change Management
10 7 (4.09%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.09%) ERP
10 7 (4.09%) Information Security
11 6 (3.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 29 (16.96%) SQL
3 9 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.68%) C#
5 3 (1.75%) VBScript
6 2 (1.17%) Python
6 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.58%) C
7 1 (0.58%) Java
7 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (12.28%) MCSE
3 15 (8.77%) MCITP
3 15 (8.77%) MCSA
4 11 (6.43%) MCP
5 6 (3.51%) Degree
6 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.75%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.75%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.58%) CCNA
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.58%) CISSP
9 1 (0.58%) MBA
9 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) GAMP
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (46.78%) Active Directory
2 29 (16.96%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (8.77%) vSphere
5 12 (7.02%) XenApp
6 10 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.09%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (2.92%) ISA Server
10 4 (2.34%) vCloud
10 4 (2.34%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (11.11%) SCCM
2 7 (4.09%) WSUS
3 6 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.75%) Ansible
4 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.75%) Puppet
5 2 (1.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.17%) vMotion
6 1 (0.58%) DameWare
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.58%) SCOM
6 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 106 (61.99%) Microsoft
2 59 (34.50%) VMware
3 26 (15.20%) Cisco
4 21 (12.28%) Dell
5 20 (11.70%) Citrix
6 15 (8.77%) Apple
7 14 (8.19%) HP
8 13 (7.60%) Sophos
9 11 (6.43%) Symantec
10 10 (5.85%) Avaya
10 10 (5.85%) Nimble Storage
11 9 (5.26%) Veeam
12 6 (3.51%) SonicWALL
13 4 (2.34%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (2.34%) Forcepoint
13 4 (2.34%) SAP
14 3 (1.75%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.75%) Veritas
15 2 (1.17%) Polycom
15 2 (1.17%) Zerto
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