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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 249 420 634
Rank change year-on-year
+171 +214
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1276 647 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.92% 13.19% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 567 206
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%

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
7119 4906 3796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.62% 4.38% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5683 4073 3236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +170 1211 £45,000 +5.88% 211
London +138 536 £47,500 +12.42% 79
South East +106 279 £40,000 -11.11% 38
City of London +56 131 £52,000 +30.00% 18
East of England +85 130 £37,500 +50.00% 11
Hampshire +80 87 £45,000 +50.00% 7
North West +37 76 £42,500 -5.55% 19
West Midlands +10 76 £51,250 +7.89% 14
Berkshire +33 71 £41,500 -26.22% 10
Yorkshire +34 62 £52,500 +90.90% 10
Hertfordshire +50 61 £42,500 +57.40% 3
South West +27 60 £36,000 -28.00% 16
Birmingham +18 50 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Surrey +33 46 £29,250 +6.36% 6
East Midlands +48 44 £45,000 -2.70% 13
West Yorkshire +13 43 £52,500 +92.66% 8
Leeds +38 38 £52,500 +27.27% 7
Reading +18 38 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 35 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Southampton - 33 £45,000 -
Essex +11 32 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Liverpool - 25 £52,500 - 3
Merseyside - 25 £52,500 - 4
North East +18 24 £61,250 +113.04% 1
Tyne and Wear +8 24 £61,250 +113.04% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 24 £61,250 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 22 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 21 £45,750 +22.00% 1
Nottingham +6 21 £45,750 +22.00% 1
Manchester -10 20 £32,500 -27.77% 12

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1684 (69.93%) Windows
2 1627 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 1203 (49.96%) Active Directory
4 979 (40.66%) MS Exchange
5 826 (34.30%) VMware
6 799 (33.18%) SharePoint
7 709 (29.44%) MS Excel
8 656 (27.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 616 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 609 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 607 (25.21%) Lync
12 583 (24.21%) Hyper-V
13 576 (23.92%) MS Office
14 568 (23.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 563 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 504 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 454 (18.85%) Exchange Server 2013
18 439 (18.23%) Citrix
19 427 (17.73%) Firewall
20 422 (17.52%) SQL Server
21 412 (17.11%) DNS
22 380 (15.78%) SQL
23 378 (15.70%) Migration
24 377 (15.66%) Cisco
25 374 (15.53%) ITIL
26 362 (15.03%) Windows 7
27 357 (14.83%) MCSE
28 340 (14.12%) SCCM
29 295 (12.25%) SAN
30 273 (11.34%) Windows 8

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 979 (40.66%) MS Exchange
2 799 (33.18%) SharePoint
3 607 (25.21%) Lync
4 504 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 454 (18.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 262 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 234 (9.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 218 (9.05%) IIS
9 181 (7.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 128 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 78 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 56 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
13 55 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
14 40 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
15 27 (1.12%) IBM Notes
16 24 (1.00%) Lotus Domino
17 20 (0.83%) WordPress
18 19 (0.79%) Apache
19 16 (0.66%) Confluence
20 14 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 709 (29.44%) MS Excel
2 576 (23.92%) MS Office
3 46 (1.91%) InfoPath
4 40 (1.66%) MS Project
5 35 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.083%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.083%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 140 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (0.12%) SAP CCM
7 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.083%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.042%) Agresso
9 1 (0.042%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.042%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 563 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (3.41%) IaaS
3 65 (2.70%) SaaS
4 63 (2.62%) Yammer
5 53 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (1.74%) PaaS
8 15 (0.62%) Google Apps
9 10 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 427 (17.73%) Firewall
2 412 (17.11%) DNS
3 295 (12.25%) SAN
4 252 (10.47%) TCP/IP
5 246 (10.22%) DHCP
6 234 (9.72%) WAN
7 204 (8.47%) LAN
8 176 (7.31%) VPN
9 138 (5.73%) Internet
10 123 (5.11%) Unified Communications
11 121 (5.02%) VoIP
12 111 (4.61%) NAS
13 88 (3.65%) Wireless
14 87 (3.61%) VLAN
15 72 (2.99%) iSCSI
16 54 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
17 47 (1.95%) Intranet
17 47 (1.95%) LDAP
18 45 (1.87%) SMTP
19 44 (1.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 50 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (1.50%) MySQL
6 29 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (0.91%) MS Access
8 20 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.42%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.25%) OLAP
13 6 (0.25%) Big Data
14 5 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.21%) Ingres
15 4 (0.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 57 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 17 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (0.62%) JIRA
4 6 (0.25%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.12%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.042%) Grunt
7 1 (0.042%) MSI
7 1 (0.042%) TeamCity
General
1 235 (9.76%) Finance
2 104 (4.32%) Retail
3 84 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 61 (2.53%) Marketing
5 57 (2.37%) Banking
6 45 (1.87%) Advertising
7 38 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.41%) Back Office
9 20 (0.83%) Legal
10 15 (0.62%) Law
11 10 (0.42%) Electronics
12 9 (0.37%) Publishing
13 6 (0.25%) Games
13 6 (0.25%) German Language
14 5 (0.21%) French Language
15 3 (0.12%) Welsh Language
16 2 (0.083%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.083%) Portuguese Language
16 2 (0.083%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.083%) Billing
Job Titles
1 417 (17.32%) Consultant
2 309 (12.83%) Support Engineer
3 257 (10.67%) Architect
4 250 (10.38%) Analyst
5 160 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 137 (5.69%) IT Support
7 125 (5.19%) Developer
8 122 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 113 (4.69%) Project Manager
10 111 (4.61%) Support Analyst
11 107 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
12 101 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
13 100 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
14 90 (3.74%) SharePoint Developer
15 80 (3.32%) Technical Support
16 78 (3.24%) Senior Consultant
17 76 (3.16%) Administrator
18 75 (3.11%) Desktop Support
19 69 (2.87%) Microsoft Consultant
20 67 (2.78%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (9.39%) .NET
2 137 (5.69%) HTML
3 120 (4.98%) CSS
4 111 (4.61%) ASP.NET
5 75 (3.11%) Web Services
6 69 (2.87%) .NET Framework
7 68 (2.82%) Ajax
8 63 (2.62%) WCF
9 34 (1.41%) XSLT
10 26 (1.08%) HTML5
11 21 (0.87%) jQuery
11 21 (0.87%) WPF
12 18 (0.75%) CGI
13 17 (0.71%) COM
14 16 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (0.58%) ADO.NET
16 13 (0.54%) WF
16 13 (0.54%) REST
17 12 (0.50%) Silverlight
17 12 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 156 (6.48%) Blackberry
2 143 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 83 (3.45%) Clustering
5 69 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 52 (2.16%) Replication
7 47 (1.95%) iPhone
8 36 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 36 (1.50%) Fat Client
9 34 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 21 (0.87%) CLARiiON
11 20 (0.83%) Social Media
11 20 (0.83%) iPad
12 18 (0.75%) GIS
13 17 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
14 16 (0.66%) PKI
14 16 (0.66%) PDA
14 16 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.62%) Life Science
16 14 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1684 (69.93%) Windows
2 656 (27.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 616 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 362 (15.03%) Windows 7
5 273 (11.34%) Windows 8
6 242 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 185 (7.68%) Windows XP
8 180 (7.48%) Linux
9 84 (3.49%) Mac OS X
10 66 (2.74%) Android
11 51 (2.12%) Windows Vista
12 49 (2.03%) Apple iOS
13 36 (1.50%) CentOS
14 33 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 28 (1.16%) Ubuntu
16 25 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.79%) UNIX
18 18 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
18 18 (0.75%) Windows Phone
19 14 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (15.70%) Migration
2 374 (15.53%) ITIL
3 179 (7.43%) CRM
4 156 (6.48%) Project Management
5 140 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (4.73%) Mentoring
7 98 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 94 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 85 (3.53%) PRINCE2
10 78 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
11 76 (3.16%) Business Development
12 75 (3.11%) Service Management
13 67 (2.78%) Change Management
14 61 (2.53%) ERP
15 60 (2.49%) Content Management
16 57 (2.37%) Workflow
17 49 (2.03%) OO
17 49 (2.03%) Kalman Filter
18 48 (1.99%) OOA/OOD
19 46 (1.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 380 (15.78%) SQL
2 260 (10.80%) PowerShell
3 135 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 120 (4.98%) C#
5 79 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 61 (2.53%) VB
7 39 (1.62%) PHP
8 37 (1.54%) Python
9 21 (0.87%) Java
10 18 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 17 (0.71%) C
12 14 (0.58%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.46%) VBScript
14 5 (0.21%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.21%) R
15 4 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.17%) Ruby
15 4 (0.17%) VBA
16 2 (0.083%) Perl
17 1 (0.042%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 568 (23.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 357 (14.83%) MCSE
3 202 (8.39%) MCITP
4 200 (8.31%) Security Cleared
5 191 (7.93%) SC Cleared
6 185 (7.68%) Degree
7 171 (7.10%) MCP
8 165 (6.85%) MCSA
9 121 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
10 112 (4.65%) MCTS
10 112 (4.65%) CCNA
11 63 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (1.87%) MCSD
13 32 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (1.20%) MCAD
15 25 (1.04%) CCNP
15 25 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
16 20 (0.83%) CCA
17 18 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 14 (0.58%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (6.77%) SLA
2 20 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.50%) QA
5 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.12%) GMP
6 2 (0.083%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.042%) Dublin Core
7 1 (0.042%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1203 (49.96%) Active Directory
2 609 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 583 (24.21%) Hyper-V
4 213 (8.85%) vSphere
5 174 (7.23%) XenApp
6 89 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 81 (3.36%) XenDesktop
8 75 (3.11%) VMware ESX
9 59 (2.45%) Terminal Services
10 58 (2.41%) vCloud
11 51 (2.12%) Forefront TMG
12 49 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 32 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
14 25 (1.04%) Terminal Server
15 24 (1.00%) XenServer
16 21 (0.87%) ISA Server
17 20 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 17 (0.71%) UAG
19 16 (0.66%) Xen
20 13 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 340 (14.12%) SCCM
2 210 (8.72%) SCOM
3 102 (4.24%) SCVMM
4 89 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 60 (2.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 49 (2.03%) WSUS
6 49 (2.03%) Windows Intune
7 31 (1.29%) Nagios
8 28 (1.16%) SCDPM
9 23 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
10 20 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 20 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (0.83%) Puppet
11 18 (0.75%) vMotion
12 16 (0.66%) Casper Suite
13 13 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
14 12 (0.50%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.46%) SCSM
16 10 (0.42%) WMI
17 8 (0.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1627 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 826 (34.30%) VMware
3 439 (18.23%) Citrix
4 377 (15.66%) Cisco
5 218 (9.05%) HP
6 158 (6.56%) Apple
7 124 (5.15%) NetApp
8 109 (4.53%) Dell
9 103 (4.28%) Symantec
10 82 (3.41%) Oracle
11 73 (3.03%) Juniper
12 62 (2.57%) EMC
13 52 (2.16%) F5
14 50 (2.08%) Avaya
15 48 (1.99%) Red Hat
16 45 (1.87%) Sophos
17 43 (1.79%) McAfee
17 43 (1.79%) SAP
17 43 (1.79%) IBM
18 39 (1.62%) CheckPoint
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