The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 259 495 689
Rank change year-on-year
+236 +194
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1180 450 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.73% 9.74% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1063 372 161
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6301 4618 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.98% 4.44% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5123 3811 3393
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 January 2015 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 26 January 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
England +216 1136 £45,000 - 222
London +146 490 £45,000 -5.26% 92
South East +129 293 £40,000 +6.66% 47
City of London +56 118 £50,750 -3.33% 23
Hampshire +74 100 £45,000 -10.00% 14
West Midlands +44 80 £50,000 +2.56% 16
Yorkshire +51 73 £52,500 +5.00% 7
East of England +32 70 £37,500 +22.95% 9
North West +28 70 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Surrey +34 59 £32,500 +18.18% 9
South West +37 57 £35,000 -30.00% 19
Birmingham +20 54 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Yorkshire +34 53 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Berkshire +30 51 £60,000 +41.17% 8
Southampton - 42 £45,000 -
Leeds +35 41 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East Midlands +25 34 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Manchester -6 29 £35,000 -26.31% 7
Hertfordshire +4 27 £47,500 +55.73% 4
Cambridgeshire +17 26 £38,000 +38.18% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 22 £42,500 - 6
Cambridge +19 22 £35,000 -30.00% 2
West Sussex +12 22 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Milton Keynes +17 21 £43,750 -20.45% 4
Reading +16 21 £41,500 -24.54% 4
Lancashire +12 20 £42,500 +102.38% 1
South Yorkshire +15 19 £25,250 -49.50% 1
Oxfordshire 0 19 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Merseyside +27 17 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Liverpool +26 17 £55,000 +7.31% 1

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1490 (70.45%) Windows
2 1487 (70.31%) Microsoft
3 1033 (48.84%) Active Directory
4 902 (42.65%) MS Exchange
5 750 (35.46%) SharePoint
6 667 (31.54%) MS Excel
7 647 (30.59%) VMware
8 584 (27.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 536 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 516 (24.40%) Lync
11 515 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 507 (23.97%) MS Office
13 503 (23.78%) Hyper-V
14 499 (23.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 485 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 469 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
17 401 (18.96%) Exchange Server 2013
18 386 (18.25%) SQL Server
19 377 (17.83%) Firewall
20 357 (16.88%) Cisco
21 330 (15.60%) DNS
22 323 (15.27%) Windows 7
23 321 (15.18%) Citrix
24 305 (14.42%) ITIL
25 303 (14.33%) Migration
26 302 (14.28%) MCSE
26 302 (14.28%) SQL
27 262 (12.39%) SCCM
28 256 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2007
29 246 (11.63%) Windows 8

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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
1 902 (42.65%) MS Exchange
2 750 (35.46%) SharePoint
3 516 (24.40%) Lync
4 469 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 401 (18.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 256 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 212 (10.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 200 (9.46%) IIS
9 172 (8.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 132 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 72 (3.40%) Office Communications Server
12 53 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 49 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
14 44 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
15 35 (1.65%) IBM Notes
16 28 (1.32%) WordPress
17 27 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
18 18 (0.85%) Apache
19 15 (0.71%) Moodle
20 14 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 667 (31.54%) MS Excel
2 507 (23.97%) MS Office
3 41 (1.94%) MS Project
4 40 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.47%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.095%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.095%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.047%) Revit
Business Applications
1 129 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.095%) Tridion
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.047%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.047%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.047%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 515 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (3.26%) IaaS
3 50 (2.36%) SaaS
4 34 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.28%) PaaS
6 26 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (0.80%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.095%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.047%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 377 (17.83%) Firewall
2 330 (15.60%) DNS
3 215 (10.17%) WAN
4 209 (9.88%) SAN
5 190 (8.98%) DHCP
6 185 (8.75%) TCP/IP
7 183 (8.65%) LAN
8 158 (7.47%) VPN
9 121 (5.72%) Internet
10 100 (4.73%) Unified Communications
11 93 (4.40%) VoIP
12 92 (4.35%) Wireless
13 84 (3.97%) NAS
14 63 (2.98%) iSCSI
15 61 (2.88%) VLAN
16 48 (2.27%) MPLS
17 40 (1.89%) LDAP
18 39 (1.84%) Intranet
19 38 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
20 36 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 100 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 44 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (1.47%) MySQL
6 30 (1.42%) MS Access
6 30 (1.42%) Big Data
7 27 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.33%) OLAP
14 6 (0.28%) FileMaker
14 6 (0.28%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.24%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 49 (2.32%) Visual Studio
2 15 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.28%) MSBuild
4 4 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.19%) JIRA
4 4 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.095%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.095%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.047%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.047%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.047%) MSI
6 1 (0.047%) Grunt
General
1 220 (10.40%) Finance
2 76 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 56 (2.65%) Marketing
4 52 (2.46%) Banking
5 38 (1.80%) Retail
6 22 (1.04%) Advertising
7 20 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 19 (0.90%) Legal
8 19 (0.90%) Publishing
9 14 (0.66%) Back Office
9 14 (0.66%) French Language
9 14 (0.66%) German Language
10 10 (0.47%) Italian Language
11 8 (0.38%) Electronics
11 8 (0.38%) Law
12 4 (0.19%) Local Government
13 3 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.14%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.14%) Welsh Language
14 2 (0.095%) Games
Job Titles
1 383 (18.11%) Consultant
2 237 (11.21%) Support Engineer
3 212 (10.02%) Analyst
4 207 (9.79%) Architect
5 156 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 127 (6.00%) Developer
7 113 (5.34%) IT Support
8 111 (5.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 103 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
10 91 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
11 85 (4.02%) SharePoint Developer
12 84 (3.97%) Administrator
13 83 (3.92%) Project Manager
14 81 (3.83%) Support Analyst
15 75 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
16 70 (3.31%) Microsoft Consultant
17 65 (3.07%) Desktop Support
18 64 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
19 59 (2.79%) Support Technician
20 55 (2.60%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (9.88%) .NET
2 135 (6.38%) HTML
3 118 (5.58%) CSS
4 113 (5.34%) ASP.NET
5 74 (3.50%) Ajax
6 66 (3.12%) .NET Framework
7 61 (2.88%) WCF
8 39 (1.84%) Web Services
9 27 (1.28%) jQuery
10 22 (1.04%) HTML5
11 21 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (0.99%) XSLT
12 16 (0.76%) WPF
13 12 (0.57%) COM
14 10 (0.47%) JSON
14 10 (0.47%) Application Packaging
15 9 (0.43%) WF
15 9 (0.43%) ADO.NET
15 9 (0.43%) XML
15 9 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 137 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (5.39%) Blackberry
3 71 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 67 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 65 (3.07%) Clustering
6 48 (2.27%) Replication
7 39 (1.84%) iPhone
7 39 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.47%) User Experience
9 27 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 25 (1.18%) PMI
11 19 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (0.76%) Open Source
13 14 (0.66%) Fat Client
13 14 (0.66%) Thin Client
14 13 (0.61%) Life Science
14 13 (0.61%) VLE
15 12 (0.57%) PKI
15 12 (0.57%) iPad
16 11 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1490 (70.45%) Windows
2 584 (27.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 536 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 323 (15.27%) Windows 7
5 246 (11.63%) Windows 8
6 193 (9.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 148 (7.00%) Windows XP
8 136 (6.43%) Linux
9 74 (3.50%) Mac OS X
10 48 (2.27%) Android
11 43 (2.03%) Windows Phone
12 38 (1.80%) Windows Vista
13 30 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (1.18%) Apple iOS
15 24 (1.13%) Windows Phone 8
16 20 (0.95%) CentOS
17 17 (0.80%) Ubuntu
18 16 (0.76%) UNIX
19 14 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
20 12 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (14.42%) ITIL
2 303 (14.33%) Migration
3 168 (7.94%) CRM
4 147 (6.95%) Project Management
5 146 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 131 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 112 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
8 99 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 94 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 90 (4.26%) ERP
11 69 (3.26%) Business Development
12 61 (2.88%) PRINCE2
13 56 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 55 (2.60%) Change Management
15 49 (2.32%) Service Management
16 48 (2.27%) OO
17 46 (2.17%) Content Management
18 44 (2.08%) OOA/OOD
18 44 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
19 41 (1.94%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (14.28%) SQL
2 219 (10.35%) PowerShell
3 135 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 124 (5.86%) C#
5 81 (3.83%) T-SQL
6 58 (2.74%) VB
7 47 (2.22%) C
8 42 (1.99%) PHP
9 34 (1.61%) Python
10 19 (0.90%) VB.NET
10 19 (0.90%) Java
11 5 (0.24%) R
12 4 (0.19%) Ruby
12 4 (0.19%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.19%) Perl
12 4 (0.19%) VBA
13 3 (0.14%) VBScript
14 2 (0.095%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.095%) C++
15 1 (0.047%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 499 (23.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 302 (14.28%) MCSE
3 188 (8.89%) MCITP
4 167 (7.90%) Degree
5 145 (6.86%) MCP
6 135 (6.38%) Security Cleared
7 131 (6.19%) MCSA
8 124 (5.86%) SC Cleared
9 107 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
10 106 (5.01%) MCTS
11 101 (4.78%) CCNA
12 41 (1.94%) MCSD
13 39 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (1.61%) PMI Certification
15 30 (1.42%) MCAD
16 22 (1.04%) CCNP
16 22 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
18 15 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 14 (0.66%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.58%) SLA
2 29 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.71%) QA
4 13 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1033 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 503 (23.78%) Hyper-V
3 485 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 158 (7.47%) vSphere
5 122 (5.77%) XenApp
6 55 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
7 52 (2.46%) VMware ESX
8 51 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
9 46 (2.17%) XenDesktop
10 45 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 42 (1.99%) vCloud
12 34 (1.61%) Terminal Services
13 31 (1.47%) UAG
14 27 (1.28%) XenServer
15 23 (1.09%) Terminal Server
16 20 (0.95%) ISA Server
17 14 (0.66%) NFS
17 14 (0.66%) Xen
18 13 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
18 13 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 262 (12.39%) SCCM
2 165 (7.80%) SCOM
3 88 (4.16%) SCVMM
4 64 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 62 (2.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 35 (1.65%) Windows Intune
6 35 (1.65%) SCDPM
7 32 (1.51%) WSUS
8 15 (0.71%) SCOrch
9 13 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (0.57%) Nagios
11 11 (0.52%) WMI
11 11 (0.52%) Casper Suite
12 10 (0.47%) SCSM
12 10 (0.47%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.38%) Puppet
13 8 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 8 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 5 (0.24%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1487 (70.31%) Microsoft
2 647 (30.59%) VMware
3 357 (16.88%) Cisco
4 321 (15.18%) Citrix
5 156 (7.38%) HP
6 126 (5.96%) Apple
7 101 (4.78%) NetApp
8 75 (3.55%) Symantec
9 74 (3.50%) Oracle
10 68 (3.22%) Dell
11 58 (2.74%) Juniper
12 53 (2.51%) F5
13 49 (2.32%) EMC
14 45 (2.13%) Lotus
15 41 (1.94%) Avaya
16 39 (1.84%) Google
17 38 (1.80%) Red Hat
18 37 (1.75%) IBM
19 36 (1.70%) CheckPoint
20 33 (1.56%) Sophos
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Macmillan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow/Medical/Pension/37 Hols
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow/Medical/Pension/37 Hols
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow/Medical/Pension/37 Hols
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Car
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits/Car
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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