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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 193 265 509
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +244
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1812 1270 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.21% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.23% 15.88% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1133 403
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%

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
10516 7995 5844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.36% 7.65% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8878 6489 4756
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 +53 1643 £37,500 -16.66% 404
London +19 637 £42,000 -11.57% 145
South East +59 442 £37,500 -6.25% 107
East of England +63 150 £32,500 -13.33% 26
North West +42 113 £34,500 -18.82% 40
West Midlands -2 99 £42,500 -15.00% 30
Surrey +45 96 £37,500 +15.38% 12
City of London +30 95 £47,500 -7.76% 29
Hampshire -6 86 £40,000 -11.11% 10
East Midlands +33 76 £43,417 -3.51% 11
Buckinghamshire +28 76 £32,500 -23.52% 12
South West +10 76 £30,250 -11.02% 11
Berkshire +32 75 £41,500 -17.00% 42
Cheshire +69 58 £27,000 +17.39% 13
Hertfordshire +18 57 £35,000 -26.31% 12
Yorkshire -6 52 £40,000 -23.80% 19
Scotland +42 50 £43,500 +55.35% 25
Southampton +8 44 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 39 £26,000 -36.58% 7
Birmingham -26 39 £36,250 -30.95% 13
Manchester +25 38 £42,500 +22.30% 17
Reading +22 38 £41,500 - 25
West Yorkshire -10 36 £42,500 -19.04% 8
Croydon +19 35 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Sussex +10 32 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Essex +22 31 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Glasgow +18 30 £44,250 +70.19% 11
Kent +36 29 £31,000 +3.33% 3
Dorset +14 29 £30,250 -29.65% 2
Derbyshire +15 26 £47,500 +137.50% 3

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2271 (69.01%) Windows
2 2208 (67.09%) Microsoft
3 1770 (53.78%) Active Directory
4 1290 (39.20%) Windows Server
5 1189 (36.13%) MS Exchange
6 1138 (34.58%) VMware
7 915 (27.80%) MS Excel
8 899 (27.32%) SharePoint
9 897 (27.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 857 (26.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 796 (24.19%) MS Office
12 789 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 758 (23.03%) Firewall
14 730 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 670 (20.36%) Hyper-V
16 664 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 635 (19.30%) ITIL
18 634 (19.26%) SQL Server
19 615 (18.69%) Citrix
20 569 (17.29%) Cisco
21 568 (17.26%) Windows 7
22 550 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
23 542 (16.47%) DNS
24 488 (14.83%) Lync
25 473 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2013
26 436 (13.25%) SQL
27 420 (12.76%) LAN
28 413 (12.55%) MCSE
29 406 (12.34%) WAN
30 390 (11.85%) SAN

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1189 (36.13%) MS Exchange
2 899 (27.32%) SharePoint
3 550 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 488 (14.83%) Lync
5 473 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 219 (6.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 197 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 156 (4.74%) IIS
9 152 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 130 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 116 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 89 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
13 60 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
14 40 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
15 30 (0.91%) Moodle
16 24 (0.73%) IBM Notes
17 23 (0.70%) MS Project Server
18 17 (0.52%) Apache
19 15 (0.46%) CMS
20 11 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 915 (27.80%) MS Excel
2 796 (24.19%) MS Office
3 47 (1.43%) InfoPath
4 37 (1.12%) MS Project
5 24 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.091%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.061%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.061%) Maya
Business Applications
1 142 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
3 26 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
4 24 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.49%) Faxination
6 9 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.091%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.061%) Sage 1000
9 2 (0.061%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.061%) SAP CCM
10 1 (0.030%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 1 (0.030%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.030%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.030%) Sage CRM
10 1 (0.030%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.030%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 730 (22.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 175 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (3.04%) IaaS
4 73 (2.22%) SaaS
5 70 (2.13%) Mimecast
6 53 (1.61%) Yammer
7 52 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 49 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (1.03%) Google Apps
10 26 (0.79%) PaaS
11 25 (0.76%) Amazon S3
12 22 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (0.67%) OneDrive
13 14 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.30%) Dropbox
14 10 (0.30%) Force.com
14 10 (0.30%) Heroku
15 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 2 (0.061%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 758 (23.03%) Firewall
2 542 (16.47%) DNS
3 420 (12.76%) LAN
4 406 (12.34%) WAN
5 390 (11.85%) SAN
6 384 (11.67%) DHCP
7 329 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 270 (8.20%) VPN
9 204 (6.20%) Skype
10 153 (4.65%) VoIP
11 122 (3.71%) NAS
12 118 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
13 117 (3.56%) Wireless
14 108 (3.28%) Internet
14 108 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
15 101 (3.07%) VLAN
16 88 (2.67%) Unified Communications
17 66 (2.01%) Intranet
18 58 (1.76%) SSL
19 41 (1.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 634 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 108 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (1.58%) MySQL
6 47 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 45 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 23 (0.70%) Power BI
9 23 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 19 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.36%) OLAP
13 12 (0.36%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.27%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.24%) PerformancePoint
16 7 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (0.15%) Snowflake Schema
17 5 (0.15%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 73 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 35 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (0.46%) JIRA
4 13 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.33%) Subversion
6 10 (0.30%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.18%) MSI
8 4 (0.12%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.12%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.091%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (0.091%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.091%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.061%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.030%) Ant
11 1 (0.030%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.030%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.030%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 262 (7.96%) Finance
2 108 (3.28%) Retail
3 92 (2.80%) Advertising
3 92 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 79 (2.40%) Marketing
5 44 (1.34%) Legal
6 29 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 25 (0.76%) Games
8 21 (0.64%) Back Office
8 21 (0.64%) Banking
8 21 (0.64%) Law
9 16 (0.49%) Publishing
10 14 (0.43%) Electronics
11 9 (0.27%) Billing
11 9 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.15%) French Language
13 5 (0.15%) German Language
13 5 (0.15%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 592 (17.99%) Support Engineer
2 509 (15.47%) Analyst
3 358 (10.88%) IT Support
4 338 (10.27%) Consultant
5 313 (9.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 265 (8.05%) IT Engineer
7 263 (7.99%) Support Analyst
8 262 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 233 (7.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 214 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
11 195 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 193 (5.86%) Architect
13 176 (5.35%) IT Support Engineer
14 167 (5.07%) Developer
15 149 (4.53%) Desktop Support
15 149 (4.53%) Windows Engineer
16 142 (4.31%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 141 (4.28%) Project Manager
17 141 (4.28%) Technical Engineer
18 126 (3.83%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (7.17%) .NET
2 134 (4.07%) CSS
3 129 (3.92%) HTML
4 120 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 108 (3.28%) Web Services
6 76 (2.31%) jQuery
7 67 (2.04%) XML
8 65 (1.98%) HTML5
9 47 (1.43%) XSLT
10 39 (1.19%) COM
11 37 (1.12%) .NET Framework
12 35 (1.06%) AngularJS
13 32 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (0.85%) REST
15 22 (0.67%) Entity Framework
16 21 (0.64%) WCF
17 19 (0.58%) LINQ
18 17 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (0.52%) WF
18 17 (0.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 220 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 199 (6.05%) Blackberry
4 134 (4.07%) Clustering
5 107 (3.25%) Driving Licence
6 98 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 83 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
8 82 (2.49%) iPhone
9 79 (2.40%) Computer Science
10 78 (2.37%) Private Cloud
11 62 (1.88%) Replication
12 44 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
13 43 (1.31%) User Experience
14 39 (1.19%) Client/Server
15 38 (1.15%) iPad
16 32 (0.97%) Fat Client
16 32 (0.97%) Thin Client
17 31 (0.94%) Handset
18 29 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2271 (69.01%) Windows
2 1290 (39.20%) Windows Server
3 897 (27.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 857 (26.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 568 (17.26%) Windows 7
6 378 (11.49%) Windows 8
7 311 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 223 (6.78%) Linux
9 191 (5.80%) Windows XP
10 167 (5.07%) Windows 10
11 156 (4.74%) Android
12 119 (3.62%) Mac OS X
13 95 (2.89%) Apple iOS
14 60 (1.82%) Unix
15 31 (0.94%) Mac OS
16 30 (0.91%) Windows Vista
17 29 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
18 26 (0.79%) Windows Phone
19 18 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 14 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (19.30%) ITIL
2 329 (10.00%) Migration
3 251 (7.63%) Presales
4 239 (7.26%) Project Management
5 217 (6.59%) CRM
6 194 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (5.59%) Mentoring
8 163 (4.95%) PRINCE2
9 134 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 131 (3.98%) Service Management
11 128 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 117 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
13 109 (3.31%) Change Management
14 96 (2.92%) Service Delivery
15 74 (2.25%) ERP
16 73 (2.22%) Load Balancing
17 72 (2.19%) Incident Management
18 66 (2.01%) Business Analysis
19 62 (1.88%) Information Security
20 58 (1.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 436 (13.25%) SQL
2 279 (8.48%) PowerShell
3 206 (6.26%) C#
4 144 (4.38%) JavaScript
5 40 (1.22%) C
6 39 (1.19%) VBScript
7 37 (1.12%) Java
8 25 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 19 (0.58%) VB
10 17 (0.52%) Python
11 16 (0.49%) PHP
12 14 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.27%) C++
15 8 (0.24%) Ruby
16 7 (0.21%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.21%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.15%) VBA
18 2 (0.061%) Perl
Qualifications
1 664 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 413 (12.55%) MCSE
3 253 (7.69%) MCSA
4 218 (6.62%) Degree
5 205 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
6 197 (5.99%) MCITP
7 174 (5.29%) CCNA
8 128 (3.89%) MCP
9 122 (3.71%) Security Cleared
9 122 (3.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 76 (2.31%) SC Cleared
11 70 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 69 (2.10%) CCNP
13 67 (2.04%) MCDST
13 67 (2.04%) MCTS
14 36 (1.09%) A+ Certification
15 29 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
16 26 (0.79%) CCA
17 22 (0.67%) MCSD
17 22 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (7.35%) SLA
2 47 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.00%) QA
4 6 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.15%) COBIT
6 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.12%) ISO22301
6 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.091%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.061%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.030%) BS7799
9 1 (0.030%) DICOM
9 1 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.030%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.030%) ISO 14000
System Software
1 1770 (53.78%) Active Directory
2 789 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 670 (20.36%) Hyper-V
4 180 (5.47%) vSphere
5 159 (4.83%) XenApp
6 147 (4.47%) Terminal Services
7 84 (2.55%) XenDesktop
8 65 (1.98%) vCloud
9 55 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 43 (1.31%) VMware ESX
11 40 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 29 (0.88%) BitLocker
13 20 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
14 17 (0.52%) Xen
14 17 (0.52%) XenServer
15 14 (0.43%) DFS Replication
16 13 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
16 13 (0.40%) Samba
17 11 (0.33%) Terminal Server
18 10 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 357 (10.85%) SCCM
2 120 (3.65%) SCOM
3 64 (1.94%) Backup Exec
4 45 (1.37%) Windows Intune
5 41 (1.25%) WSUS
6 38 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 34 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
8 32 (0.97%) SCVMM
9 30 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 28 (0.85%) AirWatch
11 23 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
12 21 (0.64%) XenMobile
13 20 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 17 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (0.52%) Puppet
15 16 (0.49%) NetBackup
16 14 (0.43%) FortiGate
16 14 (0.43%) Nagios
16 14 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
17 13 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2208 (67.09%) Microsoft
2 1138 (34.58%) VMware
3 615 (18.69%) Citrix
4 569 (17.29%) Cisco
5 323 (9.81%) HP
6 193 (5.86%) Apple
7 162 (4.92%) Dell
8 141 (4.28%) NetApp
9 114 (3.46%) Symantec
10 104 (3.16%) Veeam
11 78 (2.37%) Oracle
12 69 (2.10%) SonicWALL
13 67 (2.04%) McAfee
14 65 (1.98%) SAP
15 62 (1.88%) Avaya
16 59 (1.79%) EMC
16 59 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
17 57 (1.73%) Google
18 56 (1.70%) Juniper
19 55 (1.67%) MobileIron
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens Pack
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Bens Pack
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + plus bonus, healthcare and 5% pension.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Scotland
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £31500.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
UK
DCV Technologies
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40,000-£48,000 + Car + Certified training
Posted: 21 hours ago