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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 226 354 564
Rank change year-on-year
+128 +210
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1472 902 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 0.76% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.31% 12.49% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 735 300
Average salary £38,000 £44,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.60% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% -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
9027 7223 5151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.18% 6.12% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7323 5749 4403
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,590 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +123 1393 £38,500 -14.44% 199
London +104 522 £40,000 -11.11% 79
South East +116 375 £37,500 -16.66% 47
East of England +80 174 £39,250 -17.36% 13
Surrey +80 115 £37,500 -6.25% 11
City of London +54 110 £40,000 -27.27% 17
North West +9 99 £38,000 +8.57% 16
West Midlands +16 89 £42,500 +3.03% 12
Berkshire -1 69 £45,000 - 6
Yorkshire +30 68 £34,500 -23.33% 8
Buckinghamshire +27 68 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Hertfordshire +19 61 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Bedfordshire +49 57 £42,500 -12.82% 4
South West -7 55 £31,500 -30.00% 13
Hampshire +39 53 £42,500 +13.33% 7
East Midlands +35 51 £41,087 -3.32% 8
West Yorkshire +21 50 £34,500 -18.34% 2
Manchester -22 48 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Birmingham +12 47 £38,000 -30.90% 9
Milton Keynes +26 46 £35,500 -24.06% 3
Reading -11 46 £29,250 -46.81% 3
Leeds +32 45 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +35 41 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Nottingham +23 34 £41,674 -10.37% 1
Nottinghamshire +18 34 £41,674 -10.37% 2
Watford -6 31 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Luton +30 30 £37,500 -25.00%
Oxfordshire +24 29 £35,500 +11.81% 1
Kent +27 28 £28,000 -37.77% 7
Guildford +16 25 £35,000 -22.22% 3

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1838 (66.09%) Windows
2 1816 (65.30%) Microsoft
3 1402 (50.41%) Active Directory
4 1050 (37.76%) VMware
5 1028 (36.97%) MS Exchange
6 896 (32.22%) SharePoint
7 781 (28.08%) MS Excel
8 768 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 743 (26.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 733 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 695 (24.99%) MS Office
12 606 (21.79%) Hyper-V
13 576 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 569 (20.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 568 (20.42%) Citrix
16 550 (19.78%) ITIL
17 497 (17.87%) SQL Server
18 491 (17.66%) Firewall
18 491 (17.66%) Exchange Server 2010
19 482 (17.33%) DNS
20 479 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2013
21 463 (16.65%) Lync
22 426 (15.32%) Cisco
23 389 (13.99%) SCCM
24 386 (13.88%) SAN
25 385 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
26 384 (13.81%) SQL
27 379 (13.63%) Windows 7
28 364 (13.09%) MCSE
29 342 (12.30%) DHCP

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1028 (36.97%) MS Exchange
2 896 (32.22%) SharePoint
3 491 (17.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 479 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 463 (16.65%) Lync
6 288 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 208 (7.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 190 (6.83%) IIS
9 158 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 156 (5.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 125 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 68 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
13 56 (2.01%) Lotus Domino
14 45 (1.62%) Office Communications Server
15 43 (1.55%) IBM Notes
16 32 (1.15%) Apache
17 26 (0.93%) WebSphere
18 25 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
19 23 (0.83%) CMS
20 19 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 781 (28.08%) MS Excel
2 695 (24.99%) MS Office
3 68 (2.45%) InfoPath
4 20 (0.72%) MS Project
5 17 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.32%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 81 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.25%) Agresso
4 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.11%) SAP CCM
5 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.072%) Summit
7 1 (0.036%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.036%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.036%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.036%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.036%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.036%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 576 (20.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 190 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
4 98 (3.52%) IaaS
5 77 (2.77%) Mimecast
6 70 (2.52%) SaaS
6 70 (2.52%) PaaS
7 47 (1.69%) Yammer
8 38 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
9 35 (1.26%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.54%) Google Apps
11 12 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.32%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.18%) Symantec.cloud
14 4 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.072%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 1 (0.036%) Dropbox
16 1 (0.036%) Google Drive
16 1 (0.036%) IBM PureFlex
16 1 (0.036%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 491 (17.66%) Firewall
2 482 (17.33%) DNS
3 386 (13.88%) SAN
4 342 (12.30%) DHCP
5 340 (12.23%) TCP/IP
6 245 (8.81%) WAN
7 238 (8.56%) VPN
8 232 (8.34%) LAN
9 163 (5.86%) NAS
10 160 (5.75%) VoIP
11 158 (5.68%) Internet
12 103 (3.70%) Unified Communications
13 88 (3.16%) VLAN
14 85 (3.06%) Wireless
15 61 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
16 58 (2.09%) Network Security
17 57 (2.05%) Intranet
17 57 (2.05%) SMTP
18 51 (1.83%) LDAP
19 50 (1.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 54 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 49 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (0.86%) MySQL
9 9 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.29%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.29%) Big Data
11 7 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.14%) DB2
12 4 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 18 (0.65%) JIRA
3 13 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.22%) Subversion
6 5 (0.18%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (0.11%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.072%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.072%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.072%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.072%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.072%) Grunt
9 1 (0.036%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.036%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.036%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.036%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.036%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.036%) MSI
9 1 (0.036%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.036%) JUnit
General
1 271 (9.74%) Finance
2 122 (4.39%) Retail
3 88 (3.16%) Marketing
4 84 (3.02%) Advertising
5 83 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 50 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 50 (1.80%) Banking
7 42 (1.51%) Back Office
8 26 (0.93%) Law
9 22 (0.79%) Legal
10 20 (0.72%) French Language
11 19 (0.68%) Games
12 18 (0.65%) Italian Language
13 11 (0.40%) Electronics
14 7 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.22%) Local Government
15 6 (0.22%) Publishing
16 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.14%) Front Office
18 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 405 (14.56%) Support Engineer
2 332 (11.94%) Analyst
3 285 (10.25%) Consultant
4 252 (9.06%) Architect
5 211 (7.59%) IT Support
6 206 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 171 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 166 (5.97%) Developer
9 146 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 122 (4.39%) Administrator
11 115 (4.14%) Project Manager
12 112 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
13 108 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
14 96 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
15 95 (3.42%) Technical Support
16 91 (3.27%) SharePoint Developer
17 89 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
18 87 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
19 77 (2.77%) Technical Engineer
20 74 (2.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (8.02%) .NET
2 148 (5.32%) HTML
3 113 (4.06%) Web Services
4 111 (3.99%) CSS
5 107 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 59 (2.12%) XSLT
7 50 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 46 (1.65%) HTML5
9 42 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (1.40%) XML
11 38 (1.37%) jQuery
12 34 (1.22%) Spring.NET
12 34 (1.22%) Castle Windsor
13 32 (1.15%) .NET Framework
14 31 (1.11%) Hibernate
15 29 (1.04%) REST
16 27 (0.97%) COM
17 21 (0.76%) Ajax
18 19 (0.68%) CGI
19 17 (0.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 216 (7.77%) Blackberry
2 175 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 157 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (5.36%) Clustering
5 91 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 66 (2.37%) Replication
7 60 (2.16%) Private Cloud
8 51 (1.83%) CLARiiON
9 47 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 43 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 41 (1.47%) iPhone
12 38 (1.37%) Fat Client
12 38 (1.37%) Thin Client
13 33 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.15%) User Experience
15 31 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
16 29 (1.04%) Mathematics
17 28 (1.01%) iPad
18 23 (0.83%) BYOD
18 23 (0.83%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1838 (66.09%) Windows
2 768 (27.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 743 (26.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 385 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 379 (13.63%) Windows 7
6 316 (11.36%) Windows 8
7 267 (9.60%) Linux
8 221 (7.95%) Windows XP
9 127 (4.57%) Android
10 100 (3.60%) Apple iOS
11 82 (2.95%) Mac OS X
12 52 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
13 48 (1.73%) Mac OS
14 40 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 40 (1.44%) Windows Vista
15 25 (0.90%) Ubuntu
16 23 (0.83%) CentOS
17 20 (0.72%) Windows 2000
17 20 (0.72%) UNIX
18 7 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (19.78%) ITIL
2 336 (12.08%) Migration
3 215 (7.73%) Project Management
4 185 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (6.51%) CRM
6 176 (6.33%) Mentoring
7 141 (5.07%) PRINCE2
8 120 (4.31%) Change Management
9 109 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 97 (3.49%) Service Management
10 97 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
11 85 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 79 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 74 (2.66%) Problem Management
14 63 (2.27%) Content Management
14 63 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
15 62 (2.23%) Information Security
16 59 (2.12%) Incident Management
17 58 (2.09%) Scrum
18 56 (2.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 384 (13.81%) SQL
2 311 (11.18%) PowerShell
3 145 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 138 (4.96%) C#
5 49 (1.76%) T-SQL
6 42 (1.51%) VB
7 38 (1.37%) C
8 32 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 28 (1.01%) VBScript
10 19 (0.68%) Python
11 18 (0.65%) Java
12 14 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 10 (0.36%) Ruby
14 9 (0.32%) PHP
14 9 (0.32%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.32%) VBA
15 8 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.14%) XAML
17 1 (0.036%) OCaml
17 1 (0.036%) F#
Qualifications
1 569 (20.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 364 (13.09%) MCSE
3 220 (7.91%) Degree
4 178 (6.40%) MCITP
5 162 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 158 (5.68%) MCSA
7 139 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 129 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
9 120 (4.31%) CCNA
10 117 (4.21%) MCP
11 92 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
12 89 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 77 (2.77%) MCTS
14 40 (1.44%) CCNP
15 30 (1.08%) DV Cleared
16 23 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
17 22 (0.79%) A+ Certification
18 17 (0.61%) IBM Certification
19 15 (0.54%) PMI Certification
20 13 (0.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (6.80%) SLA
2 43 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.40%) QA
5 7 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.14%) GMP
8 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.036%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1402 (50.41%) Active Directory
2 733 (26.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 606 (21.79%) Hyper-V
4 218 (7.84%) XenApp
4 218 (7.84%) vSphere
5 120 (4.31%) VMware ESXi
6 96 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 91 (3.27%) Terminal Services
8 87 (3.13%) VMware ESX
9 53 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
10 45 (1.62%) vCloud
11 33 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
12 25 (0.90%) XenServer
12 25 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 19 (0.68%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.61%) ISA Server
15 13 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
16 12 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.40%) Terminal Server
18 10 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 389 (13.99%) SCCM
2 160 (5.75%) SCOM
3 114 (4.10%) Backup Exec
4 62 (2.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 48 (1.73%) SCVMM
6 45 (1.62%) Puppet
7 38 (1.37%) WSUS
8 35 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (1.11%) Windows Intune
10 29 (1.04%) Nagios
11 23 (0.83%) AirWatch
12 21 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
13 18 (0.65%) Casper Suite
14 17 (0.61%) vMotion
15 15 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
15 15 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 13 (0.47%) XenMobile
17 9 (0.32%) SCOrch
18 8 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
19 7 (0.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1816 (65.30%) Microsoft
2 1050 (37.76%) VMware
3 568 (20.42%) Citrix
4 426 (15.32%) Cisco
5 287 (10.32%) HP
6 166 (5.97%) Apple
7 158 (5.68%) NetApp
7 158 (5.68%) Symantec
8 115 (4.14%) Dell
9 92 (3.31%) Avaya
10 84 (3.02%) EMC
11 72 (2.59%) MobileIron
12 69 (2.48%) Oracle
13 63 (2.27%) Juniper
14 60 (2.16%) SAP
15 57 (2.05%) Veeam
16 54 (1.94%) SonicWALL
17 53 (1.91%) Red Hat
18 48 (1.73%) IBM
18 48 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
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