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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 324 524 683
Rank change year-on-year
+200 +159
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 935 386 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.93% 9.51% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 743 352 186
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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
5868 4059 3374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.14% 3.79% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4722 3425 2897
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +197 872 £40,000 -20.00% 159
London +121 389 £43,875 -12.25% 48
South East +106 212 £37,500 -25.00% 30
City of London +81 93 £52,500 -12.50% 15
Berkshire +54 80 £47,000 -6.00% 6
West Midlands +18 68 £46,500 -7.00% 13
North West +24 66 £42,500 +54.54% 15
Reading +48 63 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Yorkshire +8 57 £45,750 +40.76% 6
Manchester +34 50 £37,500 -6.25% 11
East of England -2 48 £37,500 +16.90% 7
Birmingham +22 46 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Hampshire +20 45 £29,250 -10.00% 7
West Yorkshire +14 42 £37,500 +36.36% 5
Surrey +10 38 £35,000 -36.36% 8
Leeds +1 33 £47,500 +72.72% 2
Scotland +19 30 £36,000 +80.00% 5
East Midlands +12 27 £35,000 -24.32% 5
South West -10 27 £42,500 +2.40% 28
Edinburgh +19 24 £30,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire +21 21 £31,250 -43.18% 3
Wales +22 16 £24,000 -31.42% 2
Oxfordshire +16 16 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Hertfordshire -16 16 £37,500 +22.95% 2
South Wales - 16 £24,000 - 2
Cardiff - 15 £24,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £48,750 +43.38% 5
Cambridge +5 14 £25,500 -53.63% 1
Northamptonshire -10 14 £24,000 -38.06% 1
Northampton -17 14 £24,000 -38.06% 1

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1275 (71.35%) Microsoft
2 1211 (67.77%) Windows
3 868 (48.57%) Active Directory
4 771 (43.14%) MS Exchange
5 638 (35.70%) SharePoint
6 540 (30.22%) MS Excel
7 515 (28.82%) VMware
8 484 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 465 (26.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 460 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 434 (24.29%) Lync
12 412 (23.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 399 (22.33%) Hyper-V
14 392 (21.94%) MS Office
15 368 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
16 352 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 348 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2013
18 328 (18.35%) Cisco
19 299 (16.73%) Firewall
20 297 (16.62%) SQL Server
21 296 (16.56%) ITIL
22 277 (15.50%) MCSE
23 259 (14.49%) DNS
24 250 (13.99%) Windows 7
25 235 (13.15%) Citrix
26 224 (12.53%) SQL
27 219 (12.26%) Migration
28 216 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2007
29 215 (12.03%) SAN
30 203 (11.36%) MCITP

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 771 (43.14%) MS Exchange
2 638 (35.70%) SharePoint
3 434 (24.29%) Lync
4 412 (23.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 348 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 216 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 170 (9.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 170 (9.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 162 (9.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 131 (7.33%) IIS
10 76 (4.25%) Office Communications Server
11 62 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
12 58 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 54 (3.02%) Lotus Domino
14 48 (2.69%) IBM Notes
15 23 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (1.06%) WordPress
17 18 (1.01%) Apache
18 16 (0.90%) Tomcat
19 11 (0.62%) Moodle
Applications
1 540 (30.22%) MS Excel
2 392 (21.94%) MS Office
3 32 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.45%) InfoPath
5 23 (1.29%) MS Project
6 11 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.056%) Revit
Business Applications
1 76 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.62%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.11%) Tridion
8 1 (0.056%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.056%) Summit
8 1 (0.056%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.056%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 368 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (2.74%) IaaS
3 38 (2.13%) SaaS
4 36 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (1.01%) PaaS
7 15 (0.84%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.11%) Heroku
10 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 299 (16.73%) Firewall
2 259 (14.49%) DNS
3 215 (12.03%) SAN
4 164 (9.18%) DHCP
5 151 (8.45%) VPN
6 142 (7.95%) WAN
7 141 (7.89%) TCP/IP
8 125 (6.99%) LAN
9 112 (6.27%) Unified Communications
10 99 (5.54%) NAS
11 83 (4.64%) Internet
12 80 (4.48%) Wireless
13 69 (3.86%) VoIP
14 45 (2.52%) VLAN
15 40 (2.24%) iSCSI
16 33 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (1.85%) IP Telephony
17 30 (1.68%) MPLS
18 27 (1.51%) Network Security
19 25 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (2.57%) Big Data
4 33 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (1.18%) MySQL
9 20 (1.12%) MS Access
10 19 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (0.56%) OLAP
12 8 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.39%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.34%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.22%) FileMaker
16 4 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 32 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.34%) MSBuild
4 5 (0.28%) Rational Rose
4 5 (0.28%) Log4Net
4 5 (0.28%) Subversion
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
7 2 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.056%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.056%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.056%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.056%) JIRA
8 1 (0.056%) Grunt
General
1 183 (10.24%) Finance
2 63 (3.53%) Marketing
3 60 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.57%) Banking
5 35 (1.96%) Publishing
6 25 (1.40%) Advertising
7 22 (1.23%) Retail
8 17 (0.95%) Legal
8 17 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.67%) French Language
10 10 (0.56%) German Language
10 10 (0.56%) Italian Language
10 10 (0.56%) Law
11 8 (0.45%) Games
12 7 (0.39%) Back Office
12 7 (0.39%) Electronics
13 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.22%) Local Government
15 3 (0.17%) Billing
15 3 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 281 (15.72%) Consultant
2 186 (10.41%) Analyst
3 178 (9.96%) Architect
4 172 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 169 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 126 (7.05%) Developer
7 108 (6.04%) IT Support
8 95 (5.32%) Administrator
9 93 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 91 (5.09%) Microsoft Consultant
11 78 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
12 75 (4.20%) SharePoint Developer
13 59 (3.30%) Desktop Support
13 59 (3.30%) Support Analyst
14 51 (2.85%) Support Technician
14 51 (2.85%) Technical Manager
15 49 (2.74%) Messaging Engineer
16 48 (2.69%) Technical Consultant
16 48 (2.69%) Account Manager
17 46 (2.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (8.62%) .NET
2 118 (6.60%) HTML
3 110 (6.16%) CSS
4 74 (4.14%) ASP.NET
5 63 (3.53%) jQuery
6 58 (3.25%) Ajax
7 36 (2.01%) Web Services
8 34 (1.90%) HTML5
9 31 (1.73%) WCF
10 29 (1.62%) .NET Framework
11 26 (1.45%) XSLT
12 25 (1.40%) XML
13 21 (1.18%) COM
14 17 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (0.73%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (0.73%) REST
16 12 (0.67%) JSON
17 8 (0.45%) SOAP
18 7 (0.39%) XSL
18 7 (0.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (6.44%) Blackberry
3 64 (3.58%) Clustering
4 61 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 57 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (3.02%) User Experience
7 48 (2.69%) Replication
8 43 (2.41%) PMI
9 26 (1.45%) PKI
10 25 (1.40%) iPhone
11 24 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.01%) Open Source
12 18 (1.01%) CLARiiON
13 15 (0.84%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (0.62%) Digital Media
16 10 (0.56%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.50%) Streaming Media
17 9 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1211 (67.77%) Windows
2 484 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 460 (25.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 250 (13.99%) Windows 7
5 202 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 188 (10.52%) Windows 8
7 120 (6.72%) Linux
8 103 (5.76%) Windows XP
9 66 (3.69%) Android
10 56 (3.13%) Mac OS X
11 45 (2.52%) Windows Phone
12 41 (2.29%) Windows Phone 8
13 39 (2.18%) Windows Mobile
14 38 (2.13%) Apple iOS
15 34 (1.90%) UNIX
16 28 (1.57%) Windows Vista
17 26 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (0.95%) Solaris
19 15 (0.84%) Ubuntu
20 14 (0.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (16.56%) ITIL
2 219 (12.26%) Migration
3 180 (10.07%) Project Management
4 169 (9.46%) Mentoring
5 153 (8.56%) Service Delivery
6 134 (7.50%) CRM
7 104 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
8 89 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 82 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (4.53%) ERP
11 67 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (2.91%) Business Development
13 49 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
14 48 (2.69%) PRINCE2
15 46 (2.57%) Change Management
15 46 (2.57%) Load Balancing
16 43 (2.41%) CMMI
16 43 (2.41%) Risk Management
17 41 (2.29%) OpenUP
18 35 (1.96%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (12.53%) SQL
2 185 (10.35%) PowerShell
3 103 (5.76%) JavaScript
4 95 (5.32%) C#
5 56 (3.13%) C
6 43 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 38 (2.13%) Python
8 35 (1.96%) VB
9 27 (1.51%) PHP
10 23 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.73%) Java
13 9 (0.50%) Perl
14 8 (0.45%) LotusScript
14 8 (0.45%) VBScript
15 7 (0.39%) Ruby
16 4 (0.22%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.22%) VBA
17 2 (0.11%) ECMAScript
17 2 (0.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 465 (26.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 277 (15.50%) MCSE
3 203 (11.36%) MCITP
4 189 (10.58%) Degree
5 130 (7.27%) MCSA
6 117 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
7 104 (5.82%) CCNA
8 93 (5.20%) MCP
9 88 (4.92%) MCTS
10 65 (3.64%) Security Cleared
11 59 (3.30%) SC Cleared
12 47 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 45 (2.52%) PMI Certification
14 44 (2.46%) CCNP
15 29 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (1.29%) MCSD
17 20 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
18 19 (1.06%) CCA
19 15 (0.84%) MCAD
20 14 (0.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.15%) SLA
2 22 (1.23%) QA
3 21 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 868 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 399 (22.33%) Hyper-V
3 352 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 93 (5.20%) XenApp
5 89 (4.98%) vSphere
6 46 (2.57%) VMware ESX
6 46 (2.57%) XenDesktop
7 43 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (2.29%) UAG
9 30 (1.68%) Terminal Services
10 26 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
11 24 (1.34%) XenServer
12 16 (0.90%) ISA Server
13 15 (0.84%) MetaFrame
14 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 14 (0.78%) Xen
15 11 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 10 (0.56%) NFS
17 8 (0.45%) IAG
Systems Management
1 189 (10.58%) SCCM
2 107 (5.99%) SCOM
3 71 (3.97%) SCVMM
4 69 (3.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 42 (2.35%) Backup Exec
6 36 (2.01%) SCDPM
7 19 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 17 (0.95%) SCOrch
9 14 (0.78%) WSUS
10 10 (0.56%) Windows Intune
11 7 (0.39%) Nagios
12 6 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.28%) SCSM
14 4 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (0.22%) AppDNA
14 4 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
15 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 3 (0.17%) MIIS
15 3 (0.17%) HP SIM
16 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1275 (71.35%) Microsoft
2 515 (28.82%) VMware
3 328 (18.35%) Cisco
4 235 (13.15%) Citrix
5 139 (7.78%) HP
6 84 (4.70%) NetApp
7 78 (4.36%) Apple
8 77 (4.31%) Symantec
9 68 (3.81%) Lotus
10 66 (3.69%) EMC
11 55 (3.08%) Dell
12 38 (2.13%) Red Hat
13 34 (1.90%) MobileIron
14 33 (1.85%) F5
14 33 (1.85%) Oracle
15 31 (1.73%) Google
16 30 (1.68%) IBM
17 29 (1.62%) Avaya
18 28 (1.57%) IronPort
19 26 (1.45%) CheckPoint
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Company Car
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
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Epsom, Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 Per Annum + £5K Car Allowance
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 50% OTE, £500/month car
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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London
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Salary: £24,000 per annum + plus benefits
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