The first table below looks at the demand for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 350 577 754
Rank change year-on-year
+227 +177
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 863 313 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.71% 7.64% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 719 270 138
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5867 4096 3377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.99% 3.76% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 3528 2909
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Office 365
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 within the UK.

Office 365 Salary Trend in the UK

Office 365
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Office 365 Salary Histogram in the UK

Office 365
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
England +228 817 £44,000 -20.00% 135
London +113 335 £42,500 +6.25% 56
South East +94 184 £45,000 -21.73% 28
City of London +64 81 £45,000 -9.09% 25
North West +55 80 £35,000 +20.68% 9
East of England +53 77 £47,500 +55.73% 7
Berkshire +32 67 £46,250 -19.56% 12
Manchester +60 66 £35,000 -13.58% 7
West Midlands +38 56 £40,000 -5.88% 7
South West +15 45 £46,250 -22.91% 11
Hertfordshire +14 43 £50,000 +63.93% 2
Surrey +33 40 £40,000 -30.43% 6
Reading +6 40 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Buckinghamshire +40 39 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Watford +11 34 £50,000 +212.50% 2
Yorkshire -6 33 £45,000 +60.71% 12
Birmingham +19 28 £53,750 +73.38% 5
West Yorkshire -23 26 £39,500 +41.07% 7
Leeds -16 22 £45,000 +69.81% 6
East Midlands -21 21 £46,500 +9.41% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 19 £33,750 -15.62% 3
Guildford +13 17 £42,500 -26.08%
Cambridge +4 17 £28,750 -28.12% 2
Hampshire -6 17 £37,500 -34.78% 3
Maidenhead -4 16 £29,000 -49.56%
Wales +8 13 £33,000 +53.48% 3
South Wales +6 13 £33,000 +53.48% 2
High Wycombe +4 13 £57,500 -6.12%
Milton Keynes 0 13 £46,750 -22.08% 2
Cardiff - 12 £31,795 - 2

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1155 (70.82%) Microsoft
2 1070 (65.60%) Windows
3 862 (52.85%) Active Directory
4 686 (42.06%) MS Exchange
5 622 (38.14%) SharePoint
6 492 (30.17%) MS Excel
7 488 (29.92%) VMware
8 472 (28.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 422 (25.87%) Lync
10 418 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 381 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 356 (21.83%) Hyper-V
13 347 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 346 (21.21%) MS Office
15 342 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 309 (18.95%) DNS
17 294 (18.03%) Firewall
18 289 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2013
19 274 (16.80%) Cisco
20 265 (16.25%) Windows 7
21 263 (16.13%) SQL Server
22 260 (15.94%) ITIL
23 253 (15.51%) MCSE
24 234 (14.35%) MCITP
25 228 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
26 223 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
27 215 (13.18%) DHCP
28 212 (13.00%) Citrix
29 210 (12.88%) SAN
30 199 (12.20%) SQL

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 686 (42.06%) MS Exchange
2 622 (38.14%) SharePoint
3 422 (25.87%) Lync
4 347 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 289 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 197 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 185 (11.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 173 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 160 (9.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 95 (5.82%) IIS
11 81 (4.97%) Office Communications Server
12 65 (3.99%) SharePoint Server
13 49 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 34 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
15 32 (1.96%) IBM Notes
16 23 (1.41%) Apache
17 16 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.92%) Tomcat
19 10 (0.61%) WordPress
20 8 (0.49%) Moodle
Applications
1 492 (30.17%) MS Excel
2 346 (21.21%) MS Office
3 30 (1.84%) InfoPath
4 16 (0.98%) MS Project
5 12 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 54 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.18%) Summit
5 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.18%) Bond Adapt
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.061%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 228 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 39 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.33%) SaaS
5 30 (1.84%) IaaS
6 21 (1.29%) Google Apps
7 11 (0.67%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.12%) Heroku
10 1 (0.061%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 309 (18.95%) DNS
2 294 (18.03%) Firewall
3 215 (13.18%) DHCP
4 210 (12.88%) SAN
5 162 (9.93%) TCP/IP
6 137 (8.40%) VPN
7 127 (7.79%) WAN
8 114 (6.99%) LAN
9 103 (6.32%) Unified Communications
10 91 (5.58%) Wireless
11 88 (5.40%) NAS
12 81 (4.97%) Internet
13 56 (3.43%) VoIP
14 52 (3.19%) VLAN
15 46 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
17 29 (1.78%) Network Security
18 27 (1.66%) iSCSI
19 23 (1.41%) IP Telephony
20 22 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (1.72%) MySQL
5 25 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (1.16%) Big Data
8 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (0.61%) OLAP
10 9 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.31%) MS Access
13 4 (0.25%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.25%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.18%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.12%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 51 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 43 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.43%) JIRA
5 5 (0.31%) Subversion
5 5 (0.31%) Log4Net
6 3 (0.18%) Rational Rose
6 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.12%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.12%) PhantomJS
7 2 (0.12%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.061%) NUnit
8 1 (0.061%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.061%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.061%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.061%) MSI
8 1 (0.061%) Hudson
8 1 (0.061%) TestComplete
General
1 115 (7.05%) Finance
2 62 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 55 (3.37%) Marketing
4 30 (1.84%) Banking
5 27 (1.66%) Advertising
6 24 (1.47%) Publishing
6 24 (1.47%) Retail
7 23 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.23%) Games
9 16 (0.98%) Legal
10 13 (0.80%) Law
11 11 (0.67%) Electronics
12 7 (0.43%) German Language
13 6 (0.37%) Back Office
14 5 (0.31%) Billing
15 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.18%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.12%) Italian Language
18 1 (0.061%) Local Government
18 1 (0.061%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 301 (18.45%) Consultant
2 201 (12.32%) Analyst
3 161 (9.87%) Support Engineer
4 140 (8.58%) Architect
5 134 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 127 (7.79%) Developer
7 107 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 103 (6.32%) Microsoft Consultant
9 99 (6.07%) Administrator
10 97 (5.95%) IT Support
11 95 (5.82%) Support Analyst
12 74 (4.54%) SharePoint Developer
13 69 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 54 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
14 54 (3.31%) Desktop Support
15 51 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
16 49 (3.00%) Technical Support
16 49 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
17 43 (2.64%) IT Support Engineer
18 42 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (8.71%) .NET
2 112 (6.87%) CSS
3 105 (6.44%) HTML
4 72 (4.41%) jQuery
5 60 (3.68%) ASP.NET
6 57 (3.49%) Web Services
7 45 (2.76%) Ajax
8 35 (2.15%) XML
9 32 (1.96%) XSLT
9 32 (1.96%) HTML5
10 23 (1.41%) REST
11 20 (1.23%) JSON
12 19 (1.16%) WCF
13 16 (0.98%) COM
14 12 (0.74%) .NET Framework
15 11 (0.67%) CSS3
15 11 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (0.61%) SAML
17 9 (0.55%) LINQ to SQL
17 9 (0.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 108 (6.62%) Blackberry
2 63 (3.86%) Clustering
3 43 (2.64%) Replication
4 32 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 25 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (1.35%) PKI
6 22 (1.35%) iPhone
7 20 (1.23%) CLARiiON
8 19 (1.16%) PMI
8 19 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 15 (0.92%) Open Source
10 14 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (0.80%) EqualLogic
12 12 (0.74%) Smartphone
12 12 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.67%) DTV
13 11 (0.67%) Social Media
13 11 (0.67%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1070 (65.60%) Windows
2 418 (25.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 381 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 265 (16.25%) Windows 7
5 223 (13.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 175 (10.73%) Windows 8
7 116 (7.11%) Windows XP
8 111 (6.81%) Linux
9 58 (3.56%) Android
10 39 (2.39%) Windows Mobile
11 38 (2.33%) Apple iOS
12 33 (2.02%) Windows Vista
12 33 (2.02%) UNIX
13 32 (1.96%) Mac OS X
14 24 (1.47%) Windows Phone
15 22 (1.35%) Mac OS
16 18 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (1.10%) Solaris
17 17 (1.04%) Windows Phone 8
18 12 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (15.94%) ITIL
2 181 (11.10%) Migration
3 139 (8.52%) Project Management
4 105 (6.44%) Service Delivery
5 98 (6.01%) CRM
6 88 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (2.82%) PRINCE2
9 44 (2.70%) Change Management
10 43 (2.64%) ERP
11 42 (2.58%) Technical Architecture
12 35 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (2.15%) Identity Management
13 34 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
14 31 (1.90%) Time Management
15 30 (1.84%) Technical Analysis
16 28 (1.72%) Business Development
17 27 (1.66%) Scrum
18 26 (1.59%) Load Balancing
19 25 (1.53%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 199 (12.20%) SQL
2 185 (11.34%) PowerShell
3 85 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 74 (4.54%) C#
5 31 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 25 (1.53%) C
6 25 (1.53%) Python
7 15 (0.92%) PHP
8 13 (0.80%) Java
8 13 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 13 (0.80%) VBScript
8 13 (0.80%) VB
9 12 (0.74%) VB.NET
9 12 (0.74%) Perl
10 9 (0.55%) Ruby
11 8 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.43%) LotusScript
13 6 (0.37%) VBA
14 3 (0.18%) VB6
15 2 (0.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 472 (28.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 253 (15.51%) MCSE
3 234 (14.35%) MCITP
4 169 (10.36%) Degree
5 129 (7.91%) MCSA
6 116 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
7 104 (6.38%) MCTS
8 96 (5.89%) MCP
9 94 (5.76%) CCNA
10 53 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 51 (3.13%) CCNP
12 50 (3.07%) Security Cleared
13 41 (2.51%) SC Cleared
14 23 (1.41%) MCSD
15 20 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
15 20 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (1.16%) PMI Certification
17 17 (1.04%) MCPD
18 16 (0.98%) CCA
19 12 (0.74%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.05%) SLA
2 22 (1.35%) QA
3 13 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 862 (52.85%) Active Directory
2 356 (21.83%) Hyper-V
3 342 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (4.11%) XenApp
5 64 (3.92%) vSphere
6 42 (2.58%) XenDesktop
7 37 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (2.21%) UAG
9 31 (1.90%) VMware ESX
10 28 (1.72%) XenServer
11 26 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 25 (1.53%) ISA Server
12 25 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
13 15 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 14 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (0.80%) Xen
16 12 (0.74%) MetaFrame
17 11 (0.67%) IAG
18 10 (0.61%) NDS
18 10 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 165 (10.12%) SCCM
2 90 (5.52%) SCOM
3 60 (3.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 53 (3.25%) Backup Exec
5 45 (2.76%) SCVMM
6 24 (1.47%) SCDPM
7 19 (1.16%) WSUS
8 18 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 17 (1.04%) SCOrch
10 13 (0.80%) Nagios
11 12 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.31%) Windows Intune
14 4 (0.25%) Cacti
15 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
15 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
15 3 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 2 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
16 2 (0.12%) XenMobile
16 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1155 (70.82%) Microsoft
2 488 (29.92%) VMware
3 274 (16.80%) Cisco
4 212 (13.00%) Citrix
5 168 (10.30%) HP
6 80 (4.90%) Symantec
7 71 (4.35%) Dell
8 69 (4.23%) Apple
9 65 (3.99%) NetApp
10 57 (3.49%) EMC
11 42 (2.58%) Lotus
12 37 (2.27%) CheckPoint
13 36 (2.21%) Oracle
14 35 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
15 34 (2.08%) MobileIron
16 28 (1.72%) IronPort
17 27 (1.66%) Veeam
18 25 (1.53%) SonicWALL
19 24 (1.47%) Google
19 24 (1.47%) Red Hat
Leatherhead, Surrey
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum and company bonus.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Car Allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Talent Spa
Salary: DoE
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parliamentary ICT
Salary: From £22,829 to £29,330 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Volt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + training,bonus,pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday