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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 336 547 727
Rank change year-on-year
+211 +180
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 890 344 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.11% 8.39% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 692 306 150
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,240 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.07% -

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
5890 4098 3386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 3.85% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 3530 2928
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +200 824 £45,000 - 136
London +129 336 £45,000 - 45
South East +114 204 £45,000 -18.18% 27
Berkshire +61 95 £42,000 -23.63% 5
North West +46 87 £35,000 -6.66% 8
City of London +57 85 £57,500 +6.97% 15
Manchester +49 73 £34,500 -14.81% 7
Reading +50 71 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East of England +30 67 £42,000 +33.33% 9
West Midlands +16 62 £42,500 - 7
Yorkshire -11 41 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Buckinghamshire +23 34 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Birmingham +23 31 £55,000 +124.48% 5
South West +1 31 £42,500 -22.72% 25
Hampshire -9 30 £37,500 +0.33% 7
Cambridgeshire +19 28 £40,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -12 27 £38,250 +27.50% 3
Scotland +6 26 £29,000 +8.41% 7
Surrey +5 25 £38,500 -30.00% 6
Hertfordshire -4 25 £50,000 +63.93% 3
Cambridge +15 23 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Leeds -5 23 £39,500 +58.00% 3
Edinburgh - 21 £28,750 - 3
Watford +6 20 £50,000 +212.50% 1
East Midlands -34 20 £45,750 +7.64% 7
Wales - 16 £27,545 - 2
South Wales - 16 £27,545 - 2
Cardiff - 16 £27,545 - 2
High Wycombe +6 14 £57,500 +4.54%
Sheffield -4 14 £50,750 +56.15%

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1270 (72.65%) Microsoft
2 1169 (66.88%) Windows
3 882 (50.46%) Active Directory
4 719 (41.13%) MS Exchange
5 661 (37.81%) SharePoint
6 534 (30.55%) MS Excel
7 503 (28.78%) VMware
8 470 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 435 (24.89%) Lync
10 433 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 420 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 406 (23.23%) Hyper-V
13 368 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 366 (20.94%) MS Office
15 347 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 328 (18.76%) Microsoft Azure
17 315 (18.02%) DNS
18 312 (17.85%) Firewall
19 309 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2013
20 293 (16.76%) Cisco
21 291 (16.65%) ITIL
22 276 (15.79%) SQL Server
23 261 (14.93%) MCSE
24 246 (14.07%) Windows 7
25 233 (13.33%) MCITP
26 228 (13.04%) Citrix
27 217 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
28 216 (12.36%) DHCP
29 212 (12.13%) SQL
29 212 (12.13%) SAN

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 719 (41.13%) MS Exchange
2 661 (37.81%) SharePoint
3 435 (24.89%) Lync
4 368 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 309 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 191 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 179 (10.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 169 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 157 (8.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 112 (6.41%) IIS
11 90 (5.15%) Office Communications Server
12 77 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
13 50 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 43 (2.46%) Lotus Domino
15 40 (2.29%) IBM Notes
16 22 (1.26%) Apache
17 18 (1.03%) Tomcat
17 18 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.86%) WordPress
19 8 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 534 (30.55%) MS Excel
2 366 (20.94%) MS Office
3 24 (1.37%) InfoPath
4 20 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.97%) MS Project
6 10 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.057%) Revit
Business Applications
1 55 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.17%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) Summit
7 1 (0.057%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 328 (18.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (2.46%) SaaS
3 40 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (2.29%) IaaS
4 39 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.03%) Google Apps
6 17 (0.97%) PaaS
7 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.11%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.11%) Heroku
8 2 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 315 (18.02%) DNS
2 312 (17.85%) Firewall
3 216 (12.36%) DHCP
4 212 (12.13%) SAN
5 157 (8.98%) VPN
6 150 (8.58%) TCP/IP
7 136 (7.78%) WAN
8 120 (6.86%) LAN
9 109 (6.24%) Unified Communications
10 99 (5.66%) NAS
11 95 (5.43%) Wireless
12 94 (5.38%) Internet
13 59 (3.38%) VoIP
14 48 (2.75%) VLAN
15 41 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
17 30 (1.72%) Network Security
18 28 (1.60%) iSCSI
19 27 (1.54%) IP Telephony
20 23 (1.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (2.52%) Big Data
5 30 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (1.72%) MySQL
6 29 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (0.63%) OLAP
10 10 (0.57%) MS Access
11 9 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.34%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.23%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.17%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 45 (2.57%) Visual Studio
2 38 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.34%) JIRA
5 5 (0.29%) Log4Net
5 5 (0.29%) Subversion
6 4 (0.23%) Rational Rose
7 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.17%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.11%) PhantomJS
8 2 (0.11%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.057%) Hudson
9 1 (0.057%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.057%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.057%) NUnit
9 1 (0.057%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.057%) TestComplete
General
1 161 (9.21%) Finance
2 66 (3.78%) Marketing
3 60 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 33 (1.89%) Banking
5 32 (1.83%) Publishing
6 25 (1.43%) Advertising
7 24 (1.37%) Retail
8 22 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 17 (0.97%) Legal
10 16 (0.92%) Games
11 13 (0.74%) German Language
12 12 (0.69%) Law
12 12 (0.69%) Electronics
13 7 (0.40%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.34%) French Language
14 6 (0.34%) Back Office
15 5 (0.29%) Billing
16 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.17%) Japanese Language
18 1 (0.057%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 290 (16.59%) Consultant
2 195 (11.16%) Analyst
3 171 (9.78%) Support Engineer
4 164 (9.38%) Architect
5 154 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 128 (7.32%) Developer
7 108 (6.18%) IT Support
8 104 (5.95%) Microsoft Consultant
9 100 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 97 (5.55%) Administrator
11 89 (5.09%) Support Analyst
12 84 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 68 (3.89%) SharePoint Developer
14 57 (3.26%) Technical Manager
15 54 (3.09%) Desktop Support
16 52 (2.97%) Account Manager
17 51 (2.92%) Technical Account Manager
18 49 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
18 49 (2.80%) Technical Support
19 48 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (8.01%) .NET
2 112 (6.41%) CSS
3 108 (6.18%) HTML
4 76 (4.35%) jQuery
5 58 (3.32%) ASP.NET
6 54 (3.09%) Web Services
7 49 (2.80%) Ajax
8 35 (2.00%) XML
9 33 (1.89%) HTML5
10 29 (1.66%) XSLT
11 22 (1.26%) WCF
12 20 (1.14%) REST
13 19 (1.09%) COM
14 17 (0.97%) JSON
15 15 (0.86%) .NET Framework
16 14 (0.80%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (0.69%) CSS3
18 10 (0.57%) XSL
19 9 (0.51%) LINQ
19 9 (0.51%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.24%) Blackberry
2 72 (4.12%) Clustering
3 53 (3.03%) Replication
3 53 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (2.52%) PMI
5 42 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.43%) iPhone
7 23 (1.32%) PKI
8 20 (1.14%) CLARiiON
9 19 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (0.97%) Open Source
10 17 (0.97%) Digital Media
11 14 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 13 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.74%) EqualLogic
13 12 (0.69%) DTV
14 10 (0.57%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.51%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.40%) Streaming Media
16 7 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1169 (66.88%) Windows
2 433 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 420 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 246 (14.07%) Windows 7
5 217 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 177 (10.13%) Windows 8
7 118 (6.75%) Windows XP
8 117 (6.69%) Linux
9 62 (3.55%) Android
10 46 (2.63%) Windows Phone
11 41 (2.35%) Windows Phone 8
11 41 (2.35%) Mac OS X
12 39 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
12 39 (2.23%) Apple iOS
13 35 (2.00%) UNIX
14 28 (1.60%) Windows Vista
15 19 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (1.03%) Solaris
17 16 (0.92%) Mac OS
18 14 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (16.65%) ITIL
2 192 (10.98%) Migration
3 168 (9.61%) Project Management
4 147 (8.41%) Service Delivery
5 115 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
6 109 (6.24%) CRM
7 77 (4.41%) ERP
8 71 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 59 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (2.97%) Business Development
10 52 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
11 48 (2.75%) Change Management
12 44 (2.52%) PRINCE2
13 43 (2.46%) CMMI
13 43 (2.46%) Risk Management
14 41 (2.35%) OpenUP
15 37 (2.12%) Identity Management
16 36 (2.06%) Load Balancing
17 33 (1.89%) Time Management
18 31 (1.77%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (12.13%) SQL
2 192 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 88 (5.03%) JavaScript
4 76 (4.35%) C#
5 53 (3.03%) C
6 32 (1.83%) Bash Shell
7 30 (1.72%) Python
8 19 (1.09%) VB
8 19 (1.09%) PHP
8 19 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.74%) Perl
9 13 (0.74%) Java
9 13 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 12 (0.69%) VBScript
11 10 (0.57%) Ruby
12 8 (0.46%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.46%) LotusScript
13 7 (0.40%) VBA
14 3 (0.17%) VB6
15 2 (0.11%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 470 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 261 (14.93%) MCSE
3 233 (13.33%) MCITP
4 194 (11.10%) Degree
5 133 (7.61%) MCSA
6 117 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
7 103 (5.89%) MCTS
8 102 (5.84%) MCP
9 99 (5.66%) CCNA
10 52 (2.97%) Security Cleared
11 49 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 48 (2.75%) CCNP
13 47 (2.69%) SC Cleared
14 45 (2.57%) PMI Certification
15 22 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
16 19 (1.09%) MCSD
17 18 (1.03%) CCA
18 13 (0.74%) MCPD
19 12 (0.69%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (6.58%) SLA
2 25 (1.43%) QA
3 14 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 882 (50.46%) Active Directory
2 406 (23.23%) Hyper-V
3 347 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (4.12%) XenApp
5 68 (3.89%) vSphere
6 46 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 39 (2.23%) VMware ESX
8 38 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (2.00%) UAG
10 27 (1.54%) Terminal Services
11 23 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
12 22 (1.26%) ISA Server
13 20 (1.14%) XenServer
14 14 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (0.74%) Xen
15 13 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.69%) MetaFrame
17 10 (0.57%) NDS
18 9 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
19 8 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 174 (9.95%) SCCM
2 90 (5.15%) SCOM
3 66 (3.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 60 (3.43%) Backup Exec
5 54 (3.09%) SCVMM
6 31 (1.77%) SCDPM
7 19 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 14 (0.80%) SCOrch
8 14 (0.80%) WSUS
9 10 (0.57%) Nagios
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Intune
11 6 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.23%) Cacti
14 3 (0.17%) AppDNA
14 3 (0.17%) FortiGate
15 2 (0.11%) Puppet
15 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
15 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1270 (72.65%) Microsoft
2 503 (28.78%) VMware
3 293 (16.76%) Cisco
4 228 (13.04%) Citrix
5 157 (8.98%) HP
6 83 (4.75%) Symantec
7 76 (4.35%) Apple
8 65 (3.72%) Dell
9 63 (3.60%) NetApp
10 60 (3.43%) EMC
11 54 (3.09%) Lotus
12 37 (2.12%) CheckPoint
12 37 (2.12%) MobileIron
13 35 (2.00%) Oracle
14 34 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.72%) IronPort
15 30 (1.72%) Veeam
16 29 (1.66%) SonicWALL
17 28 (1.60%) Google
18 26 (1.49%) Red Hat
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 8 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parliamentary ICT
Salary: From £34,989 to £42,401 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15.00 - £17.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago