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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 343 524 703
Rank change year-on-year
+181 +179
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 868 380 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.98% 9.35% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 672 342 172
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%

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
5793 4065 3407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.08% 3.82% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4598 3501 2960
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 £31,500 £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 23 September 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 September 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 +168 805 £42,500 -10.52% 163
London +111 344 £45,000 -10.00% 53
South East +107 191 £40,000 -20.00% 38
City of London +74 89 £57,500 -4.16% 21
Berkshire +49 84 £40,000 -23.80% 11
North West +36 74 £41,250 +46.01% 13
Reading +42 66 £45,000 -18.18% 5
West Midlands +14 63 £40,000 -13.51% 4
East of England +11 58 £40,000 +24.70% 9
Manchester +35 57 £34,750 +2.96% 8
Yorkshire -3 46 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Hampshire +7 37 £37,500 +8.69% 6
Birmingham +16 33 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Yorkshire +9 33 £36,250 +20.83% 3
Scotland +9 29 £32,500 +21.49% 5
South West -16 29 £45,000 -6.25% 32
Cambridgeshire +31 28 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Leeds -7 26 £39,250 +57.00%
East Midlands -19 25 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Surrey -1 23 £38,750 -29.54% 10
Cambridge +17 22 £26,000 -52.72%
Buckinghamshire +14 22 £47,500 +31.94% 5
Edinburgh - 22 £28,750 -
Hertfordshire -7 21 £37,500 +22.95% 5
Wales - 20 £24,500 - 1
South Wales - 20 £24,500 - 1
Cardiff - 20 £24,500 - 1
Watford +6 16 £38,750 -22.50%
Dorset +10 14 £43,750 - 9
South Yorkshire -8 13 £46,500 +43.07% 1

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1277 (72.39%) Microsoft
2 1185 (67.18%) Windows
3 872 (49.43%) Active Directory
4 767 (43.48%) MS Exchange
5 649 (36.79%) SharePoint
6 542 (30.73%) MS Excel
7 519 (29.42%) VMware
8 471 (26.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 449 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 438 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 435 (24.66%) Lync
12 412 (23.36%) Hyper-V
13 402 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 384 (21.77%) MS Office
15 357 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 338 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
17 337 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2013
18 308 (17.46%) Cisco
19 306 (17.35%) Firewall
20 300 (17.01%) DNS
21 292 (16.55%) ITIL
22 284 (16.10%) SQL Server
23 271 (15.36%) MCSE
24 235 (13.32%) Citrix
25 234 (13.27%) Windows 7
26 224 (12.70%) MCITP
27 222 (12.59%) SAN
28 211 (11.96%) Migration
29 209 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
29 209 (11.85%) SQL

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 767 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 649 (36.79%) SharePoint
3 435 (24.66%) Lync
4 402 (22.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 337 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 200 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 167 (9.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 167 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 157 (8.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 125 (7.09%) IIS
10 81 (4.59%) Office Communications Server
11 72 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
12 54 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 50 (2.83%) Lotus Domino
14 43 (2.44%) IBM Notes
15 21 (1.19%) Apache
15 21 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (1.13%) Tomcat
17 18 (1.02%) WordPress
18 10 (0.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 542 (30.73%) MS Excel
2 384 (21.77%) MS Office
3 26 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.30%) InfoPath
5 19 (1.08%) MS Project
6 11 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.057%) Revit
8 1 (0.057%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 62 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.17%) Bond Adapt
7 2 (0.11%) Tridion
7 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.057%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.057%) Summit
8 1 (0.057%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 338 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (2.44%) IaaS
3 42 (2.38%) SaaS
4 41 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (0.96%) PaaS
6 17 (0.96%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.11%) Heroku
9 2 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 306 (17.35%) Firewall
2 300 (17.01%) DNS
3 222 (12.59%) SAN
4 195 (11.05%) DHCP
5 158 (8.96%) VPN
6 151 (8.56%) TCP/IP
7 142 (8.05%) WAN
8 126 (7.14%) LAN
9 112 (6.35%) Unified Communications
10 105 (5.95%) NAS
11 94 (5.33%) Internet
12 92 (5.22%) Wireless
13 60 (3.40%) VoIP
14 43 (2.44%) VLAN
15 41 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (1.70%) iSCSI
17 28 (1.59%) Network Security
17 28 (1.59%) IP Telephony
18 27 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
19 25 (1.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (2.49%) Big Data
3 44 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (1.42%) MySQL
8 23 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (0.74%) MS Access
11 11 (0.62%) OLAP
12 7 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.34%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.23%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.17%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 47 (2.66%) Visual Studio
2 38 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.28%) Rational Rose
3 5 (0.28%) Log4Net
3 5 (0.28%) Subversion
4 3 (0.17%) JIRA
4 3 (0.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
5 2 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.057%) Hudson
6 1 (0.057%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.057%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.057%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.057%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.057%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Forms
General
1 180 (10.20%) Finance
2 72 (4.08%) Marketing
3 63 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 39 (2.21%) Banking
5 35 (1.98%) Publishing
6 26 (1.47%) Advertising
7 24 (1.36%) Retail
8 22 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.08%) Legal
10 13 (0.74%) Games
10 13 (0.74%) German Language
11 12 (0.68%) Law
11 12 (0.68%) Electronics
12 10 (0.57%) French Language
13 8 (0.45%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.34%) Back Office
15 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.17%) Billing
17 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 298 (16.89%) Consultant
2 189 (10.71%) Analyst
3 182 (10.32%) Support Engineer
4 173 (9.81%) Architect
5 158 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 122 (6.92%) Developer
7 108 (6.12%) IT Support
8 105 (5.95%) Microsoft Consultant
9 94 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 92 (5.22%) Administrator
11 88 (4.99%) 2nd Line Support
12 77 (4.37%) Support Analyst
13 67 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
14 55 (3.12%) Desktop Support
15 54 (3.06%) Technical Manager
16 52 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
16 52 (2.95%) Technical Consultant
17 51 (2.89%) Account Manager
18 50 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
19 47 (2.66%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (8.28%) .NET
2 110 (6.24%) HTML
2 110 (6.24%) CSS
3 69 (3.91%) jQuery
4 63 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 52 (2.95%) Ajax
6 41 (2.32%) Web Services
7 38 (2.15%) HTML5
8 35 (1.98%) XML
9 29 (1.64%) XSLT
10 27 (1.53%) WCF
11 22 (1.25%) COM
12 18 (1.02%) .NET Framework
13 15 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (0.74%) REST
15 12 (0.68%) CSS3
16 11 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (0.57%) XSL
18 9 (0.51%) SAML
18 9 (0.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (6.18%) Blackberry
3 73 (4.14%) Clustering
4 57 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 56 (3.17%) Replication
6 51 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 51 (2.89%) User Experience
7 43 (2.44%) PMI
8 25 (1.42%) iPhone
9 24 (1.36%) PKI
10 22 (1.25%) CLARiiON
11 19 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 17 (0.96%) Open Source
14 13 (0.74%) Mathematics
15 12 (0.68%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.68%) DTV
16 11 (0.62%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.57%) EqualLogic
17 10 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1185 (67.18%) Windows
2 449 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 438 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 234 (13.27%) Windows 7
5 209 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 184 (10.43%) Windows 8
7 126 (7.14%) Linux
8 112 (6.35%) Windows XP
9 64 (3.63%) Android
10 47 (2.66%) Mac OS X
11 45 (2.55%) Windows Mobile
11 45 (2.55%) Windows Phone
12 41 (2.32%) Windows Phone 8
13 40 (2.27%) Apple iOS
14 35 (1.98%) UNIX
15 30 (1.70%) Windows Vista
16 22 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (1.02%) Solaris
18 16 (0.91%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (16.55%) ITIL
2 211 (11.96%) Migration
3 171 (9.69%) Project Management
4 168 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 154 (8.73%) Service Delivery
6 122 (6.92%) CRM
7 109 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
8 80 (4.54%) ERP
9 75 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 63 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (2.89%) Technical Architecture
13 50 (2.83%) Business Development
13 50 (2.83%) Change Management
14 43 (2.44%) CMMI
14 43 (2.44%) PRINCE2
14 43 (2.44%) Load Balancing
14 43 (2.44%) Risk Management
15 41 (2.32%) OpenUP
16 38 (2.15%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (11.85%) SQL
2 187 (10.60%) PowerShell
3 88 (4.99%) C#
4 85 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 57 (3.23%) C
6 33 (1.87%) Python
7 29 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 26 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.30%) VB
10 20 (1.13%) PHP
11 14 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.74%) Java
13 12 (0.68%) Perl
14 10 (0.57%) VBScript
15 9 (0.51%) Ruby
16 8 (0.45%) LotusScript
17 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.23%) VBA
19 2 (0.11%) C++
19 2 (0.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 471 (26.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 271 (15.36%) MCSE
3 224 (12.70%) MCITP
4 192 (10.88%) Degree
5 136 (7.71%) MCSA
6 119 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
7 104 (5.90%) CCNA
8 101 (5.73%) MCTS
9 96 (5.44%) MCP
10 52 (2.95%) Security Cleared
11 50 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 47 (2.66%) CCNP
13 45 (2.55%) SC Cleared
14 44 (2.49%) PMI Certification
15 25 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
17 21 (1.19%) MCSD
18 19 (1.08%) CCA
19 13 (0.74%) A+ Certification
19 13 (0.74%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.78%) SLA
2 25 (1.42%) QA
3 16 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 872 (49.43%) Active Directory
2 412 (23.36%) Hyper-V
3 357 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (4.59%) XenApp
5 76 (4.31%) vSphere
6 51 (2.89%) XenDesktop
7 44 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 41 (2.32%) UAG
9 36 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (1.76%) Terminal Services
11 27 (1.53%) XenServer
11 27 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
12 20 (1.13%) ISA Server
13 17 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (0.74%) Xen
14 13 (0.74%) MetaFrame
15 12 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.57%) IAG
17 9 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
18 8 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 180 (10.20%) SCCM
2 97 (5.50%) SCOM
3 62 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 59 (3.34%) Backup Exec
5 58 (3.29%) SCVMM
6 30 (1.70%) SCDPM
7 20 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 17 (0.96%) SCOrch
9 11 (0.62%) WSUS
10 8 (0.45%) Nagios
10 8 (0.45%) Windows Intune
11 6 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.23%) AppDNA
12 4 (0.23%) SCSM
12 4 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.17%) MIIS
14 2 (0.11%) MIMEsweeper
14 2 (0.11%) MOM
14 2 (0.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1277 (72.39%) Microsoft
2 519 (29.42%) VMware
3 308 (17.46%) Cisco
4 235 (13.32%) Citrix
5 151 (8.56%) HP
6 86 (4.88%) Symantec
7 72 (4.08%) NetApp
8 69 (3.91%) Apple
9 65 (3.68%) EMC
10 61 (3.46%) Dell
10 61 (3.46%) Lotus
11 39 (2.21%) MobileIron
12 34 (1.93%) Red Hat
12 34 (1.93%) CheckPoint
13 32 (1.81%) Google
14 31 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
14 31 (1.76%) Oracle
15 30 (1.70%) IronPort
15 30 (1.70%) F5
16 28 (1.59%) Veeam
Leatherhead, Surrey
Talent Spa
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-25k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £70k - 100k per year + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £37500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Co-operative Systems
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus zone 1&2 travel
Posted: 3 days ago