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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 140 168 170
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 75 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.36% 23.08% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 67 20 14
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,650 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
247 91 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.92% 2.18% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 201 78 126
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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
Birmingham +18 50 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Wolverhampton - 10 £41,750 -
Coventry -16 5 £57,500 +17.94%
Worcestershire -3 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Staffordshire -8 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 113 (74.34%) Microsoft
2 105 (69.08%) Windows
3 84 (55.26%) SharePoint
4 59 (38.82%) Active Directory
4 59 (38.82%) MS Exchange
5 56 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 56 (36.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 54 (35.53%) .NET
7 52 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 52 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 52 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (32.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 46 (30.26%) VMware
10 45 (29.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 43 (28.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 38 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (25.00%) Migration
13 36 (23.68%) SQL
13 36 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (23.03%) MCTS
14 35 (23.03%) HTML
14 35 (23.03%) IIS
14 35 (23.03%) CSS
15 33 (21.71%) CRM
15 33 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
16 32 (21.05%) JavaScript
17 30 (19.74%) ASP.NET
18 29 (19.08%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 84 (55.26%) SharePoint
2 59 (38.82%) MS Exchange
3 56 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 56 (36.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 45 (29.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (28.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (23.03%) IIS
7 28 (18.42%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (15.79%) Lync
9 18 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.13%) MS Office
3 7 (4.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (32.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Yammer
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.47%) DNS
2 21 (13.82%) DHCP
3 19 (12.50%) LAN
4 17 (11.18%) SAN
5 14 (9.21%) Wireless
6 12 (7.89%) Unified Communications
7 9 (5.92%) WAN
8 6 (3.95%) Firewall
9 3 (1.97%) SMTP
9 3 (1.97%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.97%) NetScreen
10 2 (1.32%) Network Security
10 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.32%) VLAN
10 2 (1.32%) Internet
11 1 (0.66%) IPv4
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.66%) VPN
11 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 36 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.32%) OLAP
5 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (16.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.29%) Advertising
2 4 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.05%) Developer
2 30 (19.74%) Architect
3 29 (19.08%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (18.42%) SharePoint Developer
5 27 (17.76%) Consultant
6 24 (15.79%) SharePoint Architect
7 23 (15.13%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
8 14 (9.21%) Support Engineer
9 13 (8.55%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (6.58%) Analyst
10 10 (6.58%) Support Analyst
11 9 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.92%) IT Support
12 8 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
12 8 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (5.26%) Technical Support
12 8 (5.26%) Support Technician
13 7 (4.61%) Administrator
14 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (3.95%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (35.53%) .NET
2 35 (23.03%) CSS
2 35 (23.03%) HTML
3 30 (19.74%) ASP.NET
4 28 (18.42%) Ajax
4 28 (18.42%) .NET Framework
4 28 (18.42%) WCF
5 5 (3.29%) XSLT
5 5 (3.29%) HTML5
6 3 (1.97%) jQuery
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.66%) Web Services
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.29%) AS400
2 5 (3.29%) Clustering
2 5 (3.29%) iSeries
3 2 (1.32%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.32%) Tandem
4 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (69.08%) Windows
2 38 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (11.18%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.58%) Windows 8
6 10 (6.58%) Android
7 8 (5.26%) Linux
7 8 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.29%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.00%) Migration
3 33 (21.71%) CRM
4 28 (18.42%) OOA/OOD
4 28 (18.42%) OO
5 25 (16.45%) Content Management
6 24 (15.79%) Scrum
7 14 (9.21%) ITIL
7 14 (9.21%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.92%) Network Management
9 6 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.95%) ERP
9 6 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.29%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.63%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.63%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.63%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.68%) SQL
2 32 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.08%) C#
4 28 (18.42%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.61%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (23.03%) MCTS
3 29 (19.08%) MCSD
4 28 (18.42%) MCAD
4 28 (18.42%) Security Cleared
5 27 (17.76%) MCP
6 24 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 14 (9.21%) MCSE
7 14 (9.21%) MCSA
8 7 (4.61%) MCITP
9 5 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.97%) CCA
10 3 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.32%) MCPD
11 2 (1.32%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.32%) HP MASE
11 2 (1.32%) NCIE
11 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.66%) CCAA
System Software
1 59 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (17.76%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.87%) vSphere
5 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (3.95%) XenServer
7 4 (2.63%) XenApp
8 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.66%) IAG
9 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) SCCM
2 5 (3.29%) SCOM
2 5 (3.29%) SCVMM
2 5 (3.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.63%) Windows Intune
3 4 (2.63%) Nagios
4 3 (1.97%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.66%) Plesk
Vendors
1 113 (74.34%) Microsoft
2 46 (30.26%) VMware
3 27 (17.76%) Cisco
4 11 (7.24%) Apple
5 9 (5.92%) Citrix
6 8 (5.26%) HP
7 6 (3.95%) IBM
7 6 (3.95%) NetApp
8 5 (3.29%) Open-E
9 4 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.63%) Dell
10 3 (1.97%) Avaya
11 2 (1.32%) Genesys
11 2 (1.32%) Nortel
11 2 (1.32%) Symantec
11 2 (1.32%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.32%) Websense
12 1 (0.66%) Twitter
12 1 (0.66%) Polycom
12 1 (0.66%) Remedy
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