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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 184 184 210
Rank change year-on-year
0 +26
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 56 45 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.73% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.66% 20.93% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 5
Average salary £30,750 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% -25.00%
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 South West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
382 215 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.50% 3.50% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 310 178 150
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 31 July 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 31 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
Bristol +3 20 £25,000 -58.33% 5
Gloucestershire -4 18 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Dorset +5 9 £45,000 -
Wiltshire -9 4 £33,500 -26.77% 4
Somerset +7 3 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Devon -8 1 £27,000 +50.00% 3
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 103 (88.79%) Microsoft
2 68 (58.62%) Windows
3 66 (56.90%) Active Directory
4 63 (54.31%) MS Exchange
5 49 (42.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (38.79%) MS Excel
7 44 (37.93%) Hyper-V
8 41 (35.34%) VMware
9 34 (29.31%) SCCM
10 33 (28.45%) Citrix
11 30 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (25.86%) SharePoint
12 29 (25.00%) MS Office
12 29 (25.00%) DNS
12 29 (25.00%) Lync
12 29 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (24.14%) TCP/IP
14 27 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2013
16 25 (21.55%) Migration
17 24 (20.69%) Firewall
18 23 (19.83%) VoIP
18 23 (19.83%) ITIL
18 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
19 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (18.97%) WAN
20 21 (18.10%) DHCP
20 21 (18.10%) Cisco
20 21 (18.10%) SAN
21 19 (16.38%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (54.31%) MS Exchange
2 49 (42.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (25.86%) SharePoint
4 29 (25.00%) Lync
5 26 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.31%) IIS
8 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 45 (38.79%) MS Excel
2 29 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.90%) SaaS
3 5 (4.31%) PaaS
4 4 (3.45%) IaaS
4 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.86%) Yammer
5 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.00%) DNS
2 28 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 24 (20.69%) Firewall
4 23 (19.83%) VoIP
5 22 (18.97%) WAN
6 21 (18.10%) DHCP
6 21 (18.10%) SAN
7 19 (16.38%) LAN
8 18 (15.52%) VPN
9 10 (8.62%) SMTP
9 10 (8.62%) Network Security
10 9 (7.76%) Unified Communications
11 7 (6.03%) Wireless
11 7 (6.03%) Internet
12 6 (5.17%) SSL
12 6 (5.17%) Ethernet
13 4 (3.45%) VLAN
13 4 (3.45%) Wireshark
13 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.86%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (9.48%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Advertising
3 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.59%) Local Government
6 2 (1.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Consultant
2 17 (14.66%) Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 12 (10.34%) Architect
6 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Consultant
7 10 (8.62%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.17%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (4.31%) Field Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Help Desk Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Network Support
11 5 (4.31%) Network Support Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 4 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) CSS
1 3 (2.59%) CGI
1 3 (2.59%) HTML
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.72%) Web Services
2 2 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (0.86%) XSL
3 1 (0.86%) Middleware
3 1 (0.86%) WinForms
3 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Clustering
2 4 (3.45%) PDA
2 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.59%) FMCG
3 3 (2.59%) GIS
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) iPhone
5 1 (0.86%) Social Media
5 1 (0.86%) iPad
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.86%) CMDB
5 1 (0.86%) Wiki
5 1 (0.86%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (58.62%) Windows
2 29 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.93%) Windows 8
5 14 (12.07%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.31%) Linux
7 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.59%) Android
9 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Migration
2 23 (19.83%) ITIL
3 11 (9.48%) Project Management
3 11 (9.48%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (6.03%) Service Management
4 7 (6.03%) CRM
5 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.17%) ITSM
6 5 (4.31%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.31%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.45%) Time Management
7 4 (3.45%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.45%) Memory Management
8 3 (2.59%) Business Development
8 3 (2.59%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.48%) SQL
3 4 (3.45%) VBScript
3 4 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (1.72%) C#
4 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.66%) MCSE
3 16 (13.79%) MCSA
4 9 (7.76%) MCITP
4 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.31%) CCNA
6 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.45%) MCP
7 4 (3.45%) CCA
7 4 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.72%) Degree
10 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.86%) MCTS
10 1 (0.86%) CCNP
10 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (56.90%) Active Directory
2 44 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 27 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.34%) vSphere
5 9 (7.76%) XenApp
6 8 (6.90%) Terminal Services
7 7 (6.03%) VMware ESX
7 7 (6.03%) XenDesktop
8 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.86%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 34 (29.31%) SCCM
2 15 (12.93%) SCOM
3 11 (9.48%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Intune
5 5 (4.31%) SCVMM
5 5 (4.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.31%) SCSM
6 4 (3.45%) vMotion
7 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.86%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.86%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 103 (88.79%) Microsoft
2 41 (35.34%) VMware
3 33 (28.45%) Citrix
4 21 (18.10%) Cisco
5 12 (10.34%) Symantec
6 6 (5.17%) Sophos
6 6 (5.17%) Dell
7 5 (4.31%) Veeam
8 4 (3.45%) Websense
8 4 (3.45%) Avaya
8 4 (3.45%) Siemens
9 3 (2.59%) Apple
9 3 (2.59%) Computacenter
9 3 (2.59%) McAfee
10 2 (1.72%) Meraki
10 2 (1.72%) SAP
11 1 (0.86%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.86%) Remedy
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