The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 155 178 198
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +20
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 62 36 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.66% 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.85% 27.27% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 34 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Office 365
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
201 132 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.63% 2.42% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 175 119 41
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £105,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Office 365
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 across the West Midlands region.

Office 365 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Office 365 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Office 365 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Office 365
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 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
Birmingham +15 31 £55,000 +47.65% 4
Coventry - 13 £38,500 -
Staffordshire - 12 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,000 - 2
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 95 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 63 (55.26%) Windows
3 59 (51.75%) Active Directory
4 53 (46.49%) SharePoint
5 48 (42.11%) MS Office
6 46 (40.35%) MS Exchange
7 44 (38.60%) VMware
8 41 (35.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 39 (34.21%) Lync
10 32 (28.07%) Unified Communications
10 32 (28.07%) Hyper-V
11 30 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (26.32%) MCSE
12 29 (25.44%) SQL Server
13 26 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
14 24 (21.05%) SQL
15 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (19.30%) NAS
16 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
16 22 (19.30%) Migration
17 21 (18.42%) MCITP
17 21 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (17.54%) Cisco
19 19 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (16.67%) SAN
19 19 (16.67%) NetApp
19 19 (16.67%) ETL
19 19 (16.67%) MCTS
19 19 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 53 (46.49%) SharePoint
2 46 (40.35%) MS Exchange
3 39 (34.21%) Lync
4 26 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (11.40%) Office Communications Server
8 9 (7.89%) IIS
8 9 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 48 (42.11%) MS Office
2 22 (19.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.07%) Unified Communications
2 22 (19.30%) NAS
3 19 (16.67%) SAN
4 14 (12.28%) Firewall
5 10 (8.77%) VPN
6 9 (7.89%) NetScaler
7 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.26%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 6 (5.26%) Wireless
8 6 (5.26%) DNS
8 6 (5.26%) DHCP
9 5 (4.39%) LAN
10 3 (2.63%) IPv4
10 3 (2.63%) Internet
10 3 (2.63%) PBX
11 2 (1.75%) Network Security
11 2 (1.75%) Multicast
11 2 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (14.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (7.02%) OLAP
6 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 2 (1.75%) Advertising
2 2 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (28.95%) Consultant
2 24 (21.05%) Architect
3 22 (19.30%) Developer
4 18 (15.79%) SQL Developer
5 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Consultant
6 13 (11.40%) Business Developer
6 13 (11.40%) Exchange Consultant
6 13 (11.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (10.53%) Support Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) Analyst
9 10 (8.77%) IT Support
10 9 (7.89%) Support Analyst
10 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (7.02%) Senior Support Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) Technical Support
11 8 (7.02%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.75%) CAML
3 2 (1.75%) CSS
3 2 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) XSLT
4 1 (0.88%) Ajax
4 1 (0.88%) WCF
4 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.88%) Clustering
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (55.26%) Windows
2 23 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.02%) Windows 8
6 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Migration
2 19 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (16.67%) ETL
3 17 (14.91%) Project Management
3 17 (14.91%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (14.04%) Mentoring
5 13 (11.40%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.26%) ITIL
7 6 (5.26%) CRM
8 4 (3.51%) Coaching
9 3 (2.63%) Workflow
9 3 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (2.63%) Content Management
10 2 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.75%) Document Management
10 2 (1.75%) SIEM
10 2 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (1.75%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.05%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) C#
3 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (35.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (26.32%) MCSE
3 21 (18.42%) MCITP
4 19 (16.67%) MCTS
5 14 (12.28%) Degree
5 14 (12.28%) MCSA
6 11 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (7.02%) CCNA
9 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.26%) NCDA
9 6 (5.26%) CCA
9 6 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (4.39%) CCNP
11 1 (0.88%) MCP
11 1 (0.88%) MCAD
11 1 (0.88%) MCSD
11 1 (0.88%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (51.75%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.07%) Hyper-V
3 30 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.65%) XenDesktop
5 9 (7.89%) XenApp
6 8 (7.02%) VMware ESX
7 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (6.14%) vSphere
8 2 (1.75%) XenServer
9 1 (0.88%) IAG
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.39%) SCDPM
3 5 (4.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (4.39%) SCOM
3 5 (4.39%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Intune
4 3 (2.63%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 44 (38.60%) VMware
3 20 (17.54%) Cisco
4 19 (16.67%) NetApp
5 17 (14.91%) Citrix
6 14 (12.28%) HP
7 9 (7.89%) IBM
8 6 (5.26%) Mitel
8 6 (5.26%) EMC
8 6 (5.26%) Siemens
8 6 (5.26%) Apple
9 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.63%) Websense
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle
10 2 (1.75%) Symantec
11 1 (0.88%) AppSense
11 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.88%) Sophos
11 1 (0.88%) Open-E
11 1 (0.88%) Trend Micro
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and executive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £21k - 24k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford & Worcestershire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oasis Community Learning
Salary: From £38,230 to £41,753 per annum + local government pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago