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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 232 353 593
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +240
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1419 897 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 0.75% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.76% 12.32% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 766 233
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%

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
9003 7282 4937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 6.06% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7270 5914 4217
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +129 1320 £40,000 -5.88% 240
London +73 470 £45,000 +5.88% 81
South East +100 344 £37,500 -11.76% 44
East of England +96 182 £37,500 -8.32% 22
Surrey +62 116 £37,500 - 16
City of London +74 111 £50,000 +25.00% 25
North West +32 96 £38,000 +8.57% 22
West Midlands +33 93 £35,000 -22.22% 19
Yorkshire +37 77 £35,000 +17.64% 13
Berkshire +12 76 £48,750 +10.79% 15
Hertfordshire +31 71 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +29 66 £35,000 -30.00% 6
West Yorkshire +27 64 £35,000 +25.00% 11
South West +8 64 £32,000 -28.88% 26
Leeds +41 59 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Bedfordshire +56 53 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Milton Keynes +18 51 £35,000 -25.53% 2
Reading +10 46 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Manchester -13 44 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Birmingham -4 42 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Luton +33 36 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +17 36 £41,674 -10.37% 6
Hampshire +38 35 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +41 34 £38,750 +33.62% 12
Guildford +27 34 £33,750 -18.18% 2
Coventry +23 34 £35,000 -28.20% 7
Watford +10 33 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Scotland +27 24 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Oxfordshire +18 24 £45,000 +80.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +23 22 £32,500 -27.77% 1

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1799 (65.73%) Microsoft
2 1783 (65.14%) Windows
3 1299 (47.46%) Active Directory
4 1018 (37.19%) MS Exchange
5 1000 (36.54%) VMware
6 911 (33.28%) SharePoint
7 748 (27.33%) MS Excel
8 718 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 717 (26.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 704 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 698 (25.50%) MS Office
12 617 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 601 (21.96%) Hyper-V
14 575 (21.01%) Microsoft Certification
15 559 (20.42%) Lync
16 544 (19.88%) Citrix
17 524 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 504 (18.41%) ITIL
19 498 (18.20%) Exchange Server 2013
20 469 (17.14%) SQL Server
21 468 (17.10%) Firewall
22 437 (15.97%) DNS
23 407 (14.87%) Cisco
24 373 (13.63%) Windows 7
25 370 (13.52%) MCSE
26 368 (13.45%) SQL
27 359 (13.12%) SAN
28 357 (13.04%) SCCM
29 356 (13.01%) Windows Server 2003
30 352 (12.86%) Migration

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1018 (37.19%) MS Exchange
2 911 (33.28%) SharePoint
3 559 (20.42%) Lync
4 524 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 498 (18.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 292 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 245 (8.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 211 (7.71%) IIS
9 169 (6.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 150 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 112 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 54 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
13 46 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
14 45 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
15 40 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
16 33 (1.21%) Apache
17 31 (1.13%) IBM Notes
18 25 (0.91%) WebSphere
19 20 (0.73%) CMS
20 19 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 748 (27.33%) MS Excel
2 698 (25.50%) MS Office
3 65 (2.37%) InfoPath
4 24 (0.88%) MS Project
5 22 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.037%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 103 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.15%) SAP CCM
4 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.073%) Summit
7 1 (0.037%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.037%) Primavera
7 1 (0.037%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.037%) Agresso
7 1 (0.037%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.037%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.037%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 617 (22.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 184 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
4 98 (3.58%) IaaS
5 77 (2.81%) SaaS
6 74 (2.70%) PaaS
7 64 (2.34%) Mimecast
8 62 (2.27%) Yammer
9 38 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (1.28%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.62%) Google Apps
13 13 (0.47%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.073%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.073%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.073%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.073%) Google Drive
14 2 (0.073%) Symantec.cloud
14 2 (0.073%) IBM PureFlex
15 1 (0.037%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 468 (17.10%) Firewall
2 437 (15.97%) DNS
3 359 (13.12%) SAN
4 309 (11.29%) TCP/IP
5 306 (11.18%) DHCP
6 233 (8.51%) WAN
7 219 (8.00%) VPN
8 214 (7.82%) LAN
9 155 (5.66%) VoIP
10 142 (5.19%) NAS
11 141 (5.15%) Unified Communications
12 134 (4.90%) Internet
13 86 (3.14%) VLAN
14 85 (3.11%) Wireless
15 60 (2.19%) SMTP
16 56 (2.05%) Network Security
17 54 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
18 50 (1.83%) LDAP
19 45 (1.64%) Intranet
20 44 (1.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 50 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (1.02%) MySQL
8 25 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.29%) Big Data
12 6 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.18%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.15%) DB2
14 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (2.01%) Visual Studio
2 20 (0.73%) JIRA
3 10 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.22%) Subversion
6 5 (0.18%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (0.11%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.073%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.073%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.073%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.073%) Grunt
9 1 (0.037%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.037%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.037%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.037%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.037%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.037%) JUnit
9 1 (0.037%) Selenium
General
1 282 (10.30%) Finance
2 134 (4.90%) Retail
3 86 (3.14%) Marketing
4 85 (3.11%) Advertising
5 77 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 55 (2.01%) Banking
7 52 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 43 (1.57%) Back Office
9 24 (0.88%) Law
10 18 (0.66%) Legal
11 17 (0.62%) French Language
12 14 (0.51%) Italian Language
13 10 (0.37%) Games
14 9 (0.33%) Electronics
15 5 (0.18%) Publishing
15 5 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.18%) Local Government
16 4 (0.15%) Front Office
16 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 379 (13.85%) Support Engineer
2 358 (13.08%) Consultant
3 291 (10.63%) Analyst
4 288 (10.52%) Architect
5 192 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 177 (6.47%) IT Support
7 157 (5.74%) Developer
8 142 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 130 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
10 129 (4.71%) Project Manager
11 103 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
12 97 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
13 95 (3.47%) Technical Support
13 95 (3.47%) IT Support Engineer
14 92 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
15 89 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
16 86 (3.14%) Administrator
17 84 (3.07%) Technical Consultant
18 69 (2.52%) Technical Engineer
19 68 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (8.15%) .NET
2 154 (5.63%) HTML
3 114 (4.17%) Web Services
4 112 (4.09%) CSS
5 104 (3.80%) ASP.NET
6 47 (1.72%) XSLT
7 45 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 44 (1.61%) HTML5
9 42 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (1.46%) .NET Framework
11 34 (1.24%) Spring.NET
11 34 (1.24%) Castle Windsor
12 33 (1.21%) WCF
13 31 (1.13%) Hibernate
14 28 (1.02%) XML
14 28 (1.02%) jQuery
15 27 (0.99%) Ajax
16 26 (0.95%) COM
17 19 (0.69%) CGI
18 16 (0.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 196 (7.16%) Blackberry
2 175 (6.39%) Data Centre
3 160 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (4.75%) Clustering
5 76 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 67 (2.45%) Replication
7 64 (2.34%) Private Cloud
8 50 (1.83%) Fat Client
8 50 (1.83%) Thin Client
9 47 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 44 (1.61%) iPhone
11 42 (1.53%) Computer Science
12 37 (1.35%) CLARiiON
13 29 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (0.91%) User Experience
14 25 (0.91%) iPad
14 25 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
15 24 (0.88%) FMCG
15 24 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1783 (65.14%) Windows
2 718 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 717 (26.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 373 (13.63%) Windows 7
5 356 (13.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 322 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 266 (9.72%) Linux
8 225 (8.22%) Windows XP
9 110 (4.02%) Android
10 92 (3.36%) Mac OS X
11 83 (3.03%) Apple iOS
12 47 (1.72%) Windows Vista
13 42 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (1.50%) Mac OS
15 35 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
16 31 (1.13%) CentOS
17 29 (1.06%) Ubuntu
18 23 (0.84%) UNIX
19 9 (0.33%) Windows 2000
20 8 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (18.41%) ITIL
2 352 (12.86%) Migration
3 196 (7.16%) Project Management
4 191 (6.98%) CRM
5 179 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 126 (4.60%) PRINCE2
8 125 (4.57%) Change Management
9 104 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
10 99 (3.62%) Service Delivery
11 82 (3.00%) Service Management
12 69 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 68 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 58 (2.12%) Scrum
14 58 (2.12%) Problem Management
15 57 (2.08%) Business Development
15 57 (2.08%) Workflow
15 57 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
16 52 (1.90%) Information Security
17 51 (1.86%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 368 (13.45%) SQL
2 310 (11.33%) PowerShell
3 141 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 125 (4.57%) C#
5 55 (2.01%) T-SQL
6 47 (1.72%) VB
7 36 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 36 (1.32%) C
8 25 (0.91%) Python
9 23 (0.84%) VBScript
10 18 (0.66%) Java
11 17 (0.62%) PHP
12 13 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 12 (0.44%) Ruby
14 10 (0.37%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.37%) VBA
15 8 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.11%) XAML
17 1 (0.037%) OCaml
17 1 (0.037%) F#
Qualifications
1 575 (21.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 370 (13.52%) MCSE
3 218 (7.96%) Degree
4 205 (7.49%) MCITP
5 195 (7.12%) Security Cleared
6 173 (6.32%) SC Cleared
7 158 (5.77%) MCSA
8 130 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
9 126 (4.60%) MCP
10 120 (4.38%) CCNA
11 90 (3.29%) MCTS
12 89 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 85 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
14 35 (1.28%) CCNP
15 29 (1.06%) DV Cleared
16 26 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
17 25 (0.91%) A+ Certification
18 19 (0.69%) CCA
18 19 (0.69%) MCSD
19 17 (0.62%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.61%) SLA
2 29 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.37%) QA
5 7 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.15%) GMP
8 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.037%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 1299 (47.46%) Active Directory
2 704 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 601 (21.96%) Hyper-V
4 223 (8.15%) vSphere
5 211 (7.71%) XenApp
6 113 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
7 102 (3.73%) XenDesktop
8 89 (3.25%) VMware ESX
9 80 (2.92%) Terminal Services
10 54 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
10 54 (1.97%) vCloud
11 36 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
12 26 (0.95%) XenServer
12 26 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 23 (0.84%) VirtualBox
14 20 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 19 (0.69%) ISA Server
16 16 (0.58%) Terminal Server
17 15 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
18 11 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 357 (13.04%) SCCM
2 171 (6.25%) SCOM
3 108 (3.95%) Backup Exec
4 58 (2.12%) SCVMM
5 46 (1.68%) Puppet
6 43 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 41 (1.50%) Windows Intune
8 39 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
9 38 (1.39%) WSUS
10 33 (1.21%) Nagios
11 23 (0.84%) Casper Suite
11 23 (0.84%) vMotion
12 19 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 19 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
13 17 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
14 15 (0.55%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.29%) SCSM
15 8 (0.29%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.29%) DameWare
16 7 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1799 (65.73%) Microsoft
2 1000 (36.54%) VMware
3 544 (19.88%) Citrix
4 407 (14.87%) Cisco
5 276 (10.08%) HP
6 158 (5.77%) Apple
7 153 (5.59%) NetApp
8 126 (4.60%) Symantec
9 109 (3.98%) Dell
10 77 (2.81%) Oracle
11 73 (2.67%) Avaya
12 67 (2.45%) EMC
13 66 (2.41%) SAP
14 63 (2.30%) Juniper
15 59 (2.16%) Red Hat
16 52 (1.90%) IBM
17 49 (1.79%) MobileIron
18 47 (1.72%) Veeam
18 47 (1.72%) SonicWALL
19 44 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
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