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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 242 362 621
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +259
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1312 849 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 0.72% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.19% 12.14% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 737 213
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%

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
8639 6995 4633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 5.96% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6934 5752 3947
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +119 1211 £40,500 +1.25% 250
London +80 461 £47,500 +18.01% 87
South East +85 287 £37,500 -6.25% 48
East of England +98 164 £37,500 +16.27% 18
City of London +70 117 £50,000 +29.87% 29
Surrey +70 97 £35,000 -6.66% 16
North West +43 92 £34,000 -9.33% 26
West Midlands +18 78 £37,750 -5.62% 18
Berkshire +26 69 £50,000 +13.63% 12
Yorkshire +19 69 £34,500 +27.77% 12
Hertfordshire +25 67 £42,500 -15.00% 8
West Yorkshire +17 53 £35,000 +29.62% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 52 £35,000 -28.20% 6
South West +10 50 £34,500 -27.36% 27
Leeds +41 48 £35,000 +25.00% 5
East Midlands +27 47 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Birmingham 0 39 £48,250 +1.57% 9
Hampshire +27 36 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Essex +31 34 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Reading +5 32 £37,500 -34.78% 7
Bedfordshire +39 30 £37,500 -50.00%
Milton Keynes -10 30 £35,000 -24.73% 4
Manchester +10 28 £36,250 +3.57% 14
Guildford +22 26 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Cheshire +13 25 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Watford +9 24 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 22 £52,500 +16.66% 2
North East +20 22 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Tyne and Wear +14 22 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Coventry +7 22 £35,000 -26.31% 3

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1756 (67.33%) Microsoft
2 1717 (65.84%) Windows
3 1253 (48.04%) Active Directory
4 1030 (39.49%) MS Exchange
5 942 (36.12%) VMware
6 890 (34.13%) SharePoint
7 738 (28.30%) MS Excel
8 692 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 672 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 671 (25.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 644 (24.69%) MS Office
12 627 (24.04%) Lync
13 616 (23.62%) Hyper-V
14 615 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 571 (21.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 525 (20.13%) Exchange Server 2010
17 497 (19.06%) Citrix
18 493 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2013
19 468 (17.94%) ITIL
20 455 (17.45%) SQL Server
21 442 (16.95%) Firewall
22 406 (15.57%) DNS
23 393 (15.07%) SQL
24 386 (14.80%) Cisco
25 377 (14.46%) Migration
26 366 (14.03%) MCSE
27 357 (13.69%) SCCM
28 354 (13.57%) Windows 7
29 325 (12.46%) SAN
30 315 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1030 (39.49%) MS Exchange
2 890 (34.13%) SharePoint
3 627 (24.04%) Lync
4 525 (20.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 493 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 288 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 238 (9.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 227 (8.70%) IIS
9 172 (6.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 148 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 88 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 55 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
13 52 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
14 50 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
15 30 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
15 30 (1.15%) Apache
16 22 (0.84%) IBM Notes
16 22 (0.84%) WebSphere
17 18 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
17 18 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 738 (28.30%) MS Excel
2 644 (24.69%) MS Office
3 56 (2.15%) InfoPath
4 36 (1.38%) MS Project
5 27 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.077%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.077%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 128 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.12%) SAP CCM
6 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.038%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.038%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.038%) Agresso
8 1 (0.038%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.038%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 615 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 153 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (4.14%) IaaS
4 95 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 87 (3.34%) SaaS
6 68 (2.61%) PaaS
7 60 (2.30%) Yammer
8 53 (2.03%) Mimecast
9 35 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
9 35 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 33 (1.27%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.69%) Google Apps
12 10 (0.38%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.15%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
15 2 (0.077%) Google Drive
16 1 (0.038%) Symantec.cloud
16 1 (0.038%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 442 (16.95%) Firewall
2 406 (15.57%) DNS
3 325 (12.46%) SAN
4 264 (10.12%) TCP/IP
5 260 (9.97%) DHCP
6 228 (8.74%) WAN
7 205 (7.86%) LAN
8 191 (7.32%) VPN
9 151 (5.79%) Internet
10 148 (5.67%) Unified Communications
11 136 (5.21%) VoIP
12 122 (4.68%) NAS
13 84 (3.22%) Wireless
14 81 (3.11%) VLAN
15 55 (2.11%) LDAP
16 54 (2.07%) iSCSI
17 51 (1.96%) Intranet
17 51 (1.96%) SMTP
17 51 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
17 51 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 101 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 46 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 28 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (1.04%) MySQL
9 23 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.38%) Big Data
11 10 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (0.35%) DB2
13 8 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.23%) MS Access
15 5 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
18 2 (0.077%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 56 (2.15%) Visual Studio
2 18 (0.69%) JIRA
3 9 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.077%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.077%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.077%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.038%) Grunt
6 1 (0.038%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.038%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.038%) MSI
General
1 264 (10.12%) Finance
2 129 (4.95%) Retail
3 83 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 78 (2.99%) Advertising
5 72 (2.76%) Marketing
6 54 (2.07%) Banking
7 49 (1.88%) Back Office
8 42 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.73%) Law
10 17 (0.65%) Legal
11 10 (0.38%) Electronics
12 7 (0.27%) Games
13 6 (0.23%) French Language
14 5 (0.19%) Publishing
15 4 (0.15%) Front Office
16 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.12%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.077%) Automotive
17 2 (0.077%) Billing
17 2 (0.077%) German Language
Job Titles
1 380 (14.57%) Consultant
2 354 (13.57%) Support Engineer
3 304 (11.66%) Architect
4 267 (10.24%) Analyst
5 182 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 154 (5.90%) IT Support
7 138 (5.29%) Project Manager
8 135 (5.18%) Developer
9 130 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
10 119 (4.56%) Support Analyst
11 116 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
12 99 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
13 97 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
14 91 (3.49%) Technical Support
15 85 (3.26%) SharePoint Developer
16 75 (2.88%) IT Support Engineer
17 74 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
18 72 (2.76%) Technical Architect
19 68 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
19 68 (2.61%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (8.67%) .NET
2 143 (5.48%) HTML
3 113 (4.33%) CSS
4 110 (4.22%) Web Services
5 109 (4.18%) ASP.NET
6 51 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 48 (1.84%) XSLT
7 48 (1.84%) WCF
8 47 (1.80%) Ajax
9 36 (1.38%) HTML5
10 27 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (0.92%) AngularJS
12 23 (0.88%) XML
13 21 (0.81%) WPF
13 21 (0.81%) COM
14 20 (0.77%) jQuery
15 19 (0.73%) Castle Windsor
15 19 (0.73%) Spring.NET
15 19 (0.73%) CGI
16 17 (0.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 173 (6.63%) Blackberry
2 170 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (4.56%) Clustering
4 83 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 74 (2.84%) Private Cloud
6 67 (2.57%) Replication
7 50 (1.92%) iPhone
8 44 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 42 (1.61%) Fat Client
9 42 (1.61%) Thin Client
10 41 (1.57%) Computer Science
11 33 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 30 (1.15%) Open Source
13 28 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
14 27 (1.04%) CLARiiON
15 24 (0.92%) PDA
15 24 (0.92%) Social Media
16 22 (0.84%) iPad
17 21 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (0.81%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1717 (65.84%) Windows
2 672 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 671 (25.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 354 (13.57%) Windows 7
5 315 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 297 (11.39%) Windows 8
7 211 (8.09%) Linux
8 208 (7.98%) Windows XP
9 92 (3.53%) Android
10 82 (3.14%) Mac OS X
11 61 (2.34%) Apple iOS
12 53 (2.03%) Windows Vista
13 37 (1.42%) CentOS
14 36 (1.38%) Mac OS
15 29 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (1.04%) Ubuntu
17 25 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
18 19 (0.73%) UNIX
19 12 (0.46%) Windows Phone
20 10 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (17.94%) ITIL
2 377 (14.46%) Migration
3 192 (7.36%) CRM
4 190 (7.29%) Project Management
5 163 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 116 (4.45%) Change Management
8 106 (4.06%) PRINCE2
9 95 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
10 89 (3.41%) Service Delivery
11 86 (3.30%) Service Management
12 71 (2.72%) Business Development
13 68 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 61 (2.34%) Workflow
15 58 (2.22%) Content Management
16 56 (2.15%) ERP
16 56 (2.15%) Mobile Device Management
17 54 (2.07%) Scrum
18 53 (2.03%) E-Commerce
19 52 (1.99%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 393 (15.07%) SQL
2 277 (10.62%) PowerShell
3 133 (5.10%) JavaScript
4 121 (4.64%) C#
5 65 (2.49%) T-SQL
6 48 (1.84%) VB
7 27 (1.04%) C
8 26 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 23 (0.88%) Python
10 21 (0.81%) PHP
11 20 (0.77%) Java
12 18 (0.69%) VBScript
13 15 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.31%) VBA
16 5 (0.19%) R
17 4 (0.15%) Ruby
18 2 (0.077%) Perl
19 1 (0.038%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 571 (21.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 366 (14.03%) MCSE
3 203 (7.78%) MCITP
4 197 (7.55%) Degree
5 193 (7.40%) Security Cleared
6 181 (6.94%) SC Cleared
7 164 (6.29%) MCP
8 157 (6.02%) MCSA
9 125 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
10 115 (4.41%) CCNA
11 106 (4.06%) MCTS
12 80 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 64 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (1.19%) CCNP
15 29 (1.11%) MCSD
16 23 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 23 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (0.77%) A+ Certification
17 20 (0.77%) CCA
18 18 (0.69%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (7.09%) SLA
2 20 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.46%) QA
4 8 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.15%) GMP
8 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.038%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1253 (48.04%) Active Directory
2 692 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 616 (23.62%) Hyper-V
4 226 (8.67%) vSphere
5 192 (7.36%) XenApp
6 103 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
7 102 (3.91%) XenDesktop
8 85 (3.26%) VMware ESX
9 66 (2.53%) Terminal Services
10 60 (2.30%) vCloud
11 50 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
12 44 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
13 35 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 24 (0.92%) ISA Server
15 23 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 22 (0.84%) XenServer
17 18 (0.69%) VirtualBox
18 17 (0.65%) Terminal Server
18 17 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
19 12 (0.46%) UAG
Systems Management
1 357 (13.69%) SCCM
2 197 (7.55%) SCOM
3 108 (4.14%) Backup Exec
4 73 (2.80%) SCVMM
5 50 (1.92%) Windows Intune
6 45 (1.73%) WSUS
7 35 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 29 (1.11%) Nagios
9 28 (1.07%) Puppet
9 28 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 28 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (0.92%) vMotion
11 21 (0.81%) Casper Suite
12 20 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
13 17 (0.65%) SCDPM
14 15 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (0.50%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.35%) Tivoli
17 8 (0.31%) DameWare
17 8 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1756 (67.33%) Microsoft
2 942 (36.12%) VMware
3 497 (19.06%) Citrix
4 386 (14.80%) Cisco
5 246 (9.43%) HP
6 166 (6.37%) Apple
7 150 (5.75%) NetApp
8 112 (4.29%) Symantec
9 106 (4.06%) Dell
10 94 (3.60%) Oracle
11 74 (2.84%) Juniper
12 64 (2.45%) EMC
13 62 (2.38%) SAP
14 59 (2.26%) Avaya
15 52 (1.99%) IBM
16 49 (1.88%) Red Hat
17 48 (1.84%) F5
18 44 (1.69%) Veeam
19 42 (1.61%) McAfee
20 39 (1.50%) Sophos
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
United Kingdom
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
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Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 per annum + Great Company
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
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