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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 281 512 709
Rank change year-on-year
+231 +197
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1108 417 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.98% 9.01% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 992 348 170
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -15.00%

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
6163 4630 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.58% 4.30% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5073 3815 3411
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 December 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 December 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 +223 1068 £42,500 -10.52% 170
London +150 471 £45,000 -10.00% 62
South East +128 266 £39,000 +11.42% 42
City of London +82 112 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Hampshire +55 78 £45,000 -18.18% 11
West Midlands +40 76 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Yorkshire +41 73 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Surrey +45 70 £32,500 +18.18% 5
North West +28 68 £37,500 -16.66% 12
West Yorkshire +42 54 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East of England +16 54 £35,000 +14.75% 7
Birmingham +28 53 £52,500 +2.43% 3
South West +24 44 £34,000 -32.00% 16
Berkshire +25 43 £60,000 +41.17% 11
Leeds +26 42 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Manchester +12 36 £35,000 -30.00% 4
East Midlands +33 35 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Southampton - 31 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +11 22 £32,500 -3.70% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 21 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Lancashire +11 19 £42,500 +102.38% 1
South Yorkshire -2 18 £26,000 -50.47% 2
Dorset -6 17 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Hertfordshire -13 17 £45,000 +47.54% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 16 £45,000 +136.84% 3
Sheffield -8 15 £41,250 -21.42%
Milton Keynes - 15 £45,000 - 3
Cambridge - 15 £35,000 - 1
Slough +8 14 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Reigate -11 13 £32,500 +39.78%

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1404 (70.94%) Windows
2 1382 (69.83%) Microsoft
3 978 (49.42%) Active Directory
4 835 (42.19%) MS Exchange
5 718 (36.28%) SharePoint
6 619 (31.28%) MS Excel
7 607 (30.67%) VMware
8 552 (27.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 529 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 471 (23.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 462 (23.35%) Hyper-V
12 459 (23.19%) MS Office
13 453 (22.89%) Lync
14 449 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
15 442 (22.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 434 (21.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 375 (18.95%) SQL Server
18 366 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2013
19 361 (18.24%) Firewall
20 357 (18.04%) Cisco
21 312 (15.77%) DNS
22 304 (15.36%) ITIL
23 298 (15.06%) Citrix
24 294 (14.86%) MCSE
25 293 (14.81%) Windows 7
26 290 (14.65%) SQL
27 284 (14.35%) Migration
28 236 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
29 233 (11.77%) SCCM
30 228 (11.52%) Windows 8

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 835 (42.19%) MS Exchange
2 718 (36.28%) SharePoint
3 453 (22.89%) Lync
4 434 (21.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 366 (18.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 236 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 189 (9.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 178 (8.99%) IIS
9 172 (8.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 135 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 66 (3.34%) Office Communications Server
12 50 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 47 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
14 42 (2.12%) IBM Notes
15 35 (1.77%) Lotus Domino
15 35 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
16 30 (1.52%) WordPress
17 21 (1.06%) Apache
18 19 (0.96%) Tomcat
19 15 (0.76%) Moodle
Applications
1 619 (31.28%) MS Excel
2 459 (23.19%) MS Office
3 41 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.62%) InfoPath
5 31 (1.57%) MS Project
6 14 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.051%) Revit
Business Applications
1 104 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.10%) Tridion
8 1 (0.051%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.051%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.051%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 442 (22.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (3.44%) IaaS
3 51 (2.58%) SaaS
4 31 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.36%) PaaS
7 13 (0.66%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.10%) Taleo
9 1 (0.051%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 361 (18.24%) Firewall
2 312 (15.77%) DNS
3 227 (11.47%) SAN
4 199 (10.06%) WAN
5 179 (9.04%) DHCP
6 171 (8.64%) LAN
7 167 (8.44%) TCP/IP
8 157 (7.93%) VPN
9 112 (5.66%) Internet
10 98 (4.95%) NAS
11 92 (4.65%) Wireless
12 86 (4.35%) Unified Communications
13 79 (3.99%) VoIP
14 66 (3.34%) iSCSI
15 62 (3.13%) VLAN
16 50 (2.53%) MPLS
17 44 (2.22%) LDAP
18 38 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
19 37 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
20 36 (1.82%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (1.67%) Big Data
6 33 (1.67%) MS Access
7 31 (1.57%) MySQL
8 29 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (0.66%) OLAP
11 12 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.30%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.30%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.30%) FileMaker
14 5 (0.25%) Ingres
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (2.48%) Visual Studio
2 19 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.30%) MSBuild
4 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.15%) JIRA
5 3 (0.15%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.10%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.051%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.051%) MSI
7 1 (0.051%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.051%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.051%) Grunt
General
1 200 (10.11%) Finance
2 67 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 57 (2.88%) Marketing
4 42 (2.12%) Banking
5 26 (1.31%) Publishing
6 21 (1.06%) Retail
7 20 (1.01%) Advertising
8 18 (0.91%) Legal
9 14 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.71%) German Language
10 13 (0.66%) French Language
11 11 (0.56%) Law
11 11 (0.56%) Back Office
12 10 (0.51%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.25%) Electronics
14 4 (0.20%) Local Government
15 3 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.15%) Welsh Language
16 2 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (16.07%) Consultant
2 216 (10.91%) Support Engineer
3 205 (10.36%) Architect
3 205 (10.36%) Analyst
4 153 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 132 (6.67%) Developer
6 110 (5.56%) IT Support
7 109 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 94 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 93 (4.70%) Administrator
10 84 (4.24%) SharePoint Developer
11 75 (3.79%) Microsoft Consultant
12 68 (3.44%) Technical Consultant
12 68 (3.44%) Support Analyst
12 68 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
13 65 (3.28%) Project Manager
14 61 (3.08%) Support Technician
15 55 (2.78%) Desktop Support
16 53 (2.68%) Technical Support
17 47 (2.37%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (9.85%) .NET
2 128 (6.47%) HTML
3 114 (5.76%) CSS
4 101 (5.10%) ASP.NET
5 69 (3.49%) Ajax
6 55 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 48 (2.43%) WCF
8 40 (2.02%) Web Services
9 36 (1.82%) jQuery
10 25 (1.26%) HTML5
11 24 (1.21%) XSLT
12 18 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (0.76%) WPF
14 14 (0.71%) COM
15 13 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (0.56%) REST
16 11 (0.56%) XML
17 10 (0.51%) JSON
18 9 (0.45%) WF
19 8 (0.40%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (5.46%) Blackberry
3 75 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 64 (3.23%) Clustering
5 61 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 52 (2.63%) Replication
7 42 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (2.02%) User Experience
9 35 (1.77%) iPhone
10 29 (1.47%) PMI
11 21 (1.06%) Open Source
12 20 (1.01%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (0.76%) PKI
15 12 (0.61%) Social Media
15 12 (0.61%) iPad
16 11 (0.56%) VLE
17 10 (0.51%) Life Science
18 9 (0.45%) CMDB
18 9 (0.45%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1404 (70.94%) Windows
2 552 (27.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 529 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 293 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 228 (11.52%) Windows 8
6 202 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 131 (6.62%) Linux
8 130 (6.57%) Windows XP
9 62 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 53 (2.68%) Android
11 43 (2.17%) Windows Phone
12 33 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (1.57%) Apple iOS
13 31 (1.57%) Windows Vista
14 27 (1.36%) Windows Phone 8
15 23 (1.16%) UNIX
16 21 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
17 13 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
18 12 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (15.36%) ITIL
2 284 (14.35%) Migration
3 161 (8.14%) Project Management
4 153 (7.73%) Service Delivery
5 148 (7.48%) CRM
6 139 (7.02%) Mentoring
7 102 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
7 102 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 95 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (4.19%) ERP
10 65 (3.28%) Business Development
11 57 (2.88%) PRINCE2
11 57 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (2.43%) Change Management
12 48 (2.43%) Service Management
13 47 (2.37%) Content Management
14 43 (2.17%) Load Balancing
15 41 (2.07%) Kalman Filter
16 40 (2.02%) Technical Architecture
16 40 (2.02%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (14.65%) SQL
2 194 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 125 (6.32%) JavaScript
4 117 (5.91%) C#
5 74 (3.74%) T-SQL
6 54 (2.73%) VB
7 51 (2.58%) C
8 42 (2.12%) Python
9 41 (2.07%) PHP
10 20 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 18 (0.91%) Java
12 10 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.20%) R
13 4 (0.20%) Perl
14 3 (0.15%) VBScript
14 3 (0.15%) VBA
14 3 (0.15%) Ruby
15 2 (0.10%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.10%) C++
16 1 (0.051%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 471 (23.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (14.86%) MCSE
3 182 (9.20%) MCITP
4 176 (8.89%) Degree
5 130 (6.57%) MCP
6 124 (6.27%) MCSA
7 107 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
8 102 (5.15%) CCNA
9 100 (5.05%) MCTS
10 99 (5.00%) Security Cleared
11 90 (4.55%) SC Cleared
12 42 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 38 (1.92%) PMI Certification
14 34 (1.72%) MCSD
15 27 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
16 25 (1.26%) CCNP
17 24 (1.21%) MCAD
18 22 (1.11%) CCA
19 19 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
20 13 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.76%) SLA
2 34 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 22 (1.11%) QA
4 17 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 978 (49.42%) Active Directory
2 462 (23.35%) Hyper-V
3 449 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 139 (7.02%) vSphere
5 121 (6.11%) XenApp
6 53 (2.68%) VMware ESX
7 52 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (2.48%) XenDesktop
9 42 (2.12%) Forefront TMG
10 39 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 31 (1.57%) Terminal Services
11 31 (1.57%) UAG
12 25 (1.26%) vCloud
13 24 (1.21%) XenServer
14 18 (0.91%) Terminal Server
15 17 (0.86%) ISA Server
16 16 (0.81%) MetaFrame
16 16 (0.81%) Xen
17 14 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 13 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 233 (11.77%) SCCM
2 143 (7.23%) SCOM
3 86 (4.35%) SCVMM
4 58 (2.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 56 (2.83%) Backup Exec
6 32 (1.62%) SCDPM
7 27 (1.36%) WSUS
8 25 (1.26%) Windows Intune
9 16 (0.81%) SCOrch
10 11 (0.56%) WMI
10 11 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (0.51%) Nagios
12 9 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (0.45%) SCSM
13 8 (0.40%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (0.35%) Puppet
14 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
15 5 (0.25%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 1382 (69.83%) Microsoft
2 607 (30.67%) VMware
3 357 (18.04%) Cisco
4 298 (15.06%) Citrix
5 152 (7.68%) HP
6 121 (6.11%) Apple
7 95 (4.80%) NetApp
8 69 (3.49%) Dell
9 67 (3.39%) Symantec
10 66 (3.34%) Oracle
11 65 (3.28%) EMC
12 55 (2.78%) Juniper
13 52 (2.63%) Lotus
13 52 (2.63%) F5
14 41 (2.07%) Red Hat
15 40 (2.02%) Avaya
16 38 (1.92%) IBM
17 36 (1.82%) Google
18 34 (1.72%) CheckPoint
19 31 (1.57%) Sophos
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: 58 minutes ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + unlimited holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Centric Resource
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55k + Car Allow + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + On-Call + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits, bonus,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, life
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, life
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000 - £77000 per annum + pension, medical, life, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago