The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 198 200 201
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 47 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.51% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.50% 14.69% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,700 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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 South West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
376 211 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.29% 3.50% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 317 165 151
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region.

Office 365 Salary Trend in the South West

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Office 365 Salary Histogram in the South West

Office 365
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Gloucestershire +7 20 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Dorset +6 11 £39,000 -13.33% 4
Bristol +1 11 £25,000 -45.65% 3
Somerset - 2 £43,750 - 6
Devon -9 1 £27,000 +52.11% 6
Wiltshire -10 1 - - 2
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 86 (85.15%) Microsoft
2 61 (60.40%) Active Directory
3 60 (59.41%) Windows
4 58 (57.43%) MS Exchange
5 45 (44.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (40.59%) VMware
7 35 (34.65%) Citrix
8 33 (32.67%) MS Excel
8 33 (32.67%) Hyper-V
9 30 (29.70%) DNS
10 29 (28.71%) SCCM
11 26 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (25.74%) SharePoint
11 26 (25.74%) ITIL
12 25 (24.75%) MS Office
13 23 (22.77%) VoIP
13 23 (22.77%) Lync
14 22 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2013
14 22 (21.78%) TCP/IP
14 22 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (21.78%) Firewall
15 21 (20.79%) DHCP
15 21 (20.79%) Cisco
15 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (19.80%) SAN
16 20 (19.80%) Migration
17 17 (16.83%) LAN
17 17 (16.83%) WAN
18 16 (15.84%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 58 (57.43%) MS Exchange
2 45 (44.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (25.74%) SharePoint
4 23 (22.77%) Lync
5 22 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (5.94%) IIS
9 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (32.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (24.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.94%) SaaS
3 5 (4.95%) PaaS
4 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.98%) IaaS
6 1 (0.99%) Yammer
6 1 (0.99%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.70%) DNS
2 23 (22.77%) VoIP
3 22 (21.78%) TCP/IP
3 22 (21.78%) Firewall
4 21 (20.79%) DHCP
5 20 (19.80%) SAN
6 17 (16.83%) WAN
6 17 (16.83%) LAN
7 16 (15.84%) VPN
8 11 (10.89%) Network Security
9 9 (8.91%) SMTP
10 8 (7.92%) Wireless
11 7 (6.93%) Unified Communications
12 6 (5.94%) SSL
13 5 (4.95%) Ethernet
14 3 (2.97%) ADSL
14 3 (2.97%) IPv4
14 3 (2.97%) Internet
14 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (2.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Advertising
3 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.97%) Back Office
5 3 (2.97%) Local Government
6 2 (1.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (16.83%) Analyst
1 17 (16.83%) Consultant
2 12 (11.88%) Architect
3 9 (8.91%) Support Analyst
4 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
4 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Consultant
4 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (5.94%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.95%) IT Support
6 5 (4.95%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Field Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (2.97%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) CGI
2 2 (1.98%) HTML
2 2 (1.98%) CSS
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) XML
3 1 (0.99%) XSL
3 1 (0.99%) .NET
3 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.99%) Middleware
3 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Clustering
2 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.97%) FMCG
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) GIS
5 2 (1.98%) PDA
5 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) iPhone
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) CMDB
6 1 (0.99%) Wiki
6 1 (0.99%) Social Network
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (59.41%) Windows
2 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.87%) Windows 8
5 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.94%) Linux
7 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.95%) Android
9 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) ITIL
2 20 (19.80%) Migration
3 11 (10.89%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (10.89%) Project Management
3 11 (10.89%) Service Management
4 8 (7.92%) CRM
4 8 (7.92%) ITSM
5 7 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.94%) Change Control
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.95%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.95%) Release Management
7 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.95%) ERP
7 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.91%) SQL
3 4 (3.96%) VBScript
3 4 (3.96%) VB
4 1 (0.99%) C#
4 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.84%) MCSE
3 11 (10.89%) MCSA
4 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.93%) MCITP
5 7 (6.93%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.95%) MCP
8 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.96%) CCNA
9 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.98%) CCA
10 2 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.99%) CCNP
11 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.99%) MCTS
11 1 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (60.40%) Active Directory
2 33 (32.67%) Hyper-V
3 26 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.90%) vSphere
5 9 (8.91%) XenApp
6 8 (7.92%) Terminal Services
7 6 (5.94%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.95%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (28.71%) SCCM
2 11 (10.89%) SCOM
3 9 (8.91%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.97%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.97%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.97%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.97%) SCSM
6 2 (1.98%) vMotion
7 1 (0.99%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 86 (85.15%) Microsoft
2 41 (40.59%) VMware
3 35 (34.65%) Citrix
4 21 (20.79%) Cisco
5 8 (7.92%) Symantec
6 7 (6.93%) Dell
7 5 (4.95%) Sophos
7 5 (4.95%) Apple
8 3 (2.97%) Computacenter
8 3 (2.97%) Veeam
9 2 (1.98%) Websense
9 2 (1.98%) SAP
9 2 (1.98%) Siemens
9 2 (1.98%) Avaya
9 2 (1.98%) Meraki
10 1 (0.99%) Juniper
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle
10 1 (0.99%) Remedy
10 1 (0.99%) McAfee
10 1 (0.99%) MobileIron
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