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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 313 529 693
Rank change year-on-year
+216 +164
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1026 405 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.54% 9.17% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 883 350 198
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
5849 4417 3711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.14% 3.99% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 3694 3225
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +218 981 £42,500 -10.52% 166
London +161 422 £43,750 -12.50% 57
South East +138 250 £35,000 -6.66% 27
City of London +81 101 £51,250 -14.58% 18
West Midlands +42 75 £47,500 -7.31% 6
Yorkshire +24 69 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North West +41 66 £40,000 -10.11% 12
Hampshire +43 64 £32,500 -43.47% 10
Surrey +40 64 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Berkshire +28 60 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Birmingham +32 59 £47,500 -7.31% 2
West Yorkshire +17 52 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East of England +5 50 £35,000 +14.75% 8
South West +25 46 £38,000 -8.43% 27
Leeds +24 43 £52,500 -2.32% 5
Manchester +17 36 £37,500 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +27 34 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Reading +18 28 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Dorset +9 22 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 21 £27,250 -50.45% 4
Oxfordshire +12 21 £35,000 -12.50%
Hertfordshire -15 19 £40,000 +31.14% 2
Southampton - 19 £32,500 - 4
Wales +20 18 £24,000 -31.42% 1
South Wales - 18 £24,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -9 17 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Cardiff - 17 £24,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 16 £40,000 - 2
Lancashire +14 14 £38,750 +10.71%
Bristol +13 14 £32,250 -21.34% 10

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1334 (69.95%) Microsoft
2 1333 (69.90%) Windows
3 926 (48.56%) Active Directory
4 814 (42.68%) MS Exchange
5 662 (34.71%) SharePoint
6 589 (30.89%) MS Excel
7 545 (28.58%) VMware
8 528 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 495 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 475 (24.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 448 (23.49%) Hyper-V
11 448 (23.49%) Lync
12 434 (22.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 421 (22.08%) MS Office
14 418 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 386 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 368 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
17 341 (17.88%) Cisco
18 338 (17.72%) SQL Server
19 329 (17.25%) Firewall
20 307 (16.10%) ITIL
21 289 (15.15%) MCSE
21 289 (15.15%) DNS
22 272 (14.26%) Windows 7
23 263 (13.79%) Citrix
24 256 (13.42%) SQL
25 253 (13.27%) Migration
26 228 (11.96%) SAN
26 228 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2007
27 213 (11.17%) Windows 8

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 814 (42.68%) MS Exchange
2 662 (34.71%) SharePoint
3 448 (23.49%) Lync
4 434 (22.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 368 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 228 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 170 (8.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 167 (8.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 157 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 156 (8.18%) IIS
11 68 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
12 56 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 48 (2.52%) IBM Notes
13 48 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
14 47 (2.46%) Lotus Domino
15 29 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
16 25 (1.31%) WordPress
17 22 (1.15%) Apache
18 21 (1.10%) Tomcat
19 13 (0.68%) Moodle
Applications
1 589 (30.89%) MS Excel
2 421 (22.08%) MS Office
3 38 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.47%) MS Project
4 28 (1.47%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.052%) Revit
Business Applications
1 82 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.10%) Tridion
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.052%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.052%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 418 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (2.88%) IaaS
3 40 (2.10%) SaaS
4 33 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.31%) PaaS
7 12 (0.63%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.10%) Taleo
9 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 329 (17.25%) Firewall
2 289 (15.15%) DNS
3 228 (11.96%) SAN
4 168 (8.81%) WAN
5 162 (8.50%) DHCP
6 153 (8.02%) TCP/IP
7 152 (7.97%) VPN
8 144 (7.55%) LAN
9 102 (5.35%) NAS
10 100 (5.24%) Unified Communications
11 86 (4.51%) Internet
12 80 (4.20%) Wireless
13 75 (3.93%) VoIP
14 58 (3.04%) VLAN
15 54 (2.83%) iSCSI
16 40 (2.10%) MPLS
17 36 (1.89%) LDAP
17 36 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
17 36 (1.89%) IP Telephony
18 32 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 72 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (2.36%) Big Data
4 37 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 32 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (1.57%) MS Access
6 30 (1.57%) MySQL
7 25 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (0.84%) OLAP
9 14 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.37%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.31%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.26%) Ingres
14 5 (0.26%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 47 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.31%) MSBuild
4 5 (0.26%) Rational Rose
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.10%) JIRA
8 1 (0.052%) Grunt
8 1 (0.052%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.052%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.052%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.052%) Subversion
8 1 (0.052%) Git (software)
General
1 188 (9.86%) Finance
2 63 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 53 (2.78%) Marketing
4 44 (2.31%) Banking
5 33 (1.73%) Publishing
6 20 (1.05%) Legal
6 20 (1.05%) Advertising
7 18 (0.94%) Retail
8 15 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.63%) French Language
9 12 (0.63%) German Language
10 11 (0.58%) Law
11 10 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.21%) Back Office
13 4 (0.21%) Electronics
13 4 (0.21%) Local Government
14 3 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.16%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 304 (15.94%) Consultant
2 203 (10.64%) Architect
3 191 (10.02%) Analyst
4 185 (9.70%) Support Engineer
5 165 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 122 (6.40%) Developer
7 113 (5.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 104 (5.45%) IT Support
9 98 (5.14%) Administrator
10 84 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
11 83 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
12 75 (3.93%) SharePoint Developer
13 64 (3.36%) Desktop Support
14 63 (3.30%) Support Analyst
15 62 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
16 57 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
17 56 (2.94%) Project Manager
18 55 (2.88%) Support Technician
19 51 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
20 49 (2.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (8.91%) .NET
2 118 (6.19%) HTML
3 111 (5.82%) CSS
4 78 (4.09%) ASP.NET
5 53 (2.78%) Ajax
6 44 (2.31%) .NET Framework
7 43 (2.25%) jQuery
8 39 (2.05%) Web Services
9 32 (1.68%) WCF
10 29 (1.52%) HTML5
11 24 (1.26%) XSLT
12 18 (0.94%) COM
13 15 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.68%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (0.63%) XML
16 11 (0.58%) REST
17 9 (0.47%) JSON
18 7 (0.37%) WF
19 6 (0.31%) CAML
19 6 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 135 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (5.98%) Blackberry
3 75 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 63 (3.30%) Clustering
5 54 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (2.73%) User Experience
7 49 (2.57%) Replication
8 42 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 41 (2.15%) PMI
10 30 (1.57%) iPhone
11 22 (1.15%) PKI
12 21 (1.10%) Open Source
13 18 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.73%) CLARiiON
16 11 (0.58%) iPad
17 10 (0.52%) Social Media
18 9 (0.47%) FMCG
18 9 (0.47%) Streaming Media
19 8 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1333 (69.90%) Windows
2 528 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 495 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 272 (14.26%) Windows 7
5 213 (11.17%) Windows 8
6 201 (10.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 125 (6.55%) Linux
8 112 (5.87%) Windows XP
9 60 (3.15%) Android
10 59 (3.09%) Mac OS X
11 48 (2.52%) Windows Phone
12 39 (2.05%) Windows Phone 8
13 38 (1.99%) Apple iOS
14 32 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
15 30 (1.57%) Windows Vista
16 25 (1.31%) UNIX
16 25 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (0.68%) Solaris
18 12 (0.63%) Ubuntu
19 11 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (16.10%) ITIL
2 253 (13.27%) Migration
3 184 (9.65%) Project Management
4 164 (8.60%) Service Delivery
5 161 (8.44%) Mentoring
6 136 (7.13%) CRM
7 108 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 100 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 89 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (4.25%) ERP
11 68 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 61 (3.20%) Business Development
13 54 (2.83%) PRINCE2
14 47 (2.46%) Technical Architecture
15 46 (2.41%) Load Balancing
16 44 (2.31%) Change Management
17 42 (2.20%) Identity Management
18 41 (2.15%) Risk Management
18 41 (2.15%) CMMI
19 39 (2.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 256 (13.42%) SQL
2 186 (9.75%) PowerShell
3 100 (5.24%) JavaScript
4 95 (4.98%) C#
5 59 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 58 (3.04%) C
7 46 (2.41%) VB
8 42 (2.20%) Python
9 36 (1.89%) PHP
10 16 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 16 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 14 (0.73%) Java
12 4 (0.21%) Perl
13 3 (0.16%) VBScript
13 3 (0.16%) VBA
13 3 (0.16%) Ruby
13 3 (0.16%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.10%) LotusScript
14 2 (0.10%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 475 (24.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 289 (15.15%) MCSE
3 206 (10.80%) MCITP
4 195 (10.23%) Degree
5 129 (6.76%) MCSA
6 107 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
7 105 (5.51%) MCP
8 96 (5.03%) CCNA
9 95 (4.98%) MCTS
10 91 (4.77%) Security Cleared
11 85 (4.46%) SC Cleared
12 50 (2.62%) PMI Certification
13 43 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 32 (1.68%) CCNP
15 27 (1.42%) MCSD
16 26 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
17 25 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (1.10%) CCA
19 20 (1.05%) MCAD
20 13 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.98%) SLA
2 30 (1.57%) ISO 9001
3 20 (1.05%) QA
4 17 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 926 (48.56%) Active Directory
2 448 (23.49%) Hyper-V
3 386 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (5.87%) vSphere
5 108 (5.66%) XenApp
6 50 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (2.46%) XenDesktop
7 47 (2.46%) VMware ESX
8 36 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
8 36 (1.89%) UAG
9 32 (1.68%) Terminal Services
10 24 (1.26%) XenServer
10 24 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 18 (0.94%) MetaFrame
12 17 (0.89%) ISA Server
13 16 (0.84%) Terminal Server
14 15 (0.79%) Xen
15 14 (0.73%) vCloud
16 13 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 211 (11.06%) SCCM
2 131 (6.87%) SCOM
3 84 (4.40%) SCVMM
4 65 (3.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 50 (2.62%) Backup Exec
6 32 (1.68%) SCDPM
7 19 (1.00%) SCOrch
8 18 (0.94%) WSUS
9 15 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 14 (0.73%) Windows Intune
11 9 (0.47%) SCSM
11 9 (0.47%) Nagios
12 8 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.37%) WMI
14 5 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
15 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.21%) AppDNA
15 4 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1334 (69.95%) Microsoft
2 545 (28.58%) VMware
3 341 (17.88%) Cisco
4 263 (13.79%) Citrix
5 141 (7.39%) HP
6 99 (5.19%) Apple
7 90 (4.72%) NetApp
8 70 (3.67%) Symantec
9 65 (3.41%) EMC
10 62 (3.25%) Lotus
11 59 (3.09%) Dell
12 44 (2.31%) Juniper
12 44 (2.31%) Oracle
13 37 (1.94%) F5
14 35 (1.84%) Red Hat
15 33 (1.73%) Avaya
16 32 (1.68%) IBM
17 31 (1.63%) Google
18 29 (1.52%) CheckPoint
19 28 (1.47%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Envire search
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £Neg + £130k OTE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £45k + £85k OTE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Imperial College London
Salary: From £43,530 to £52,630 per annum
Posted: Yesterday