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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 152 177 198
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +21
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 59 33 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.60% 0.062%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.50% 23.57% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 51 33 3
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,310 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.42% -5.26%
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
200 140 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.72% 2.54% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 176 127 47
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 27 August 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 27 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
Birmingham +17 28 £55,000 +124.48% 4
Coventry - 13 £38,500 -
Staffordshire - 12 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,000 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 96 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 60 (53.57%) Windows
3 57 (50.89%) Active Directory
4 53 (47.32%) SharePoint
5 48 (42.86%) MS Office
6 45 (40.18%) VMware
7 44 (39.29%) MS Exchange
8 41 (36.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (36.61%) Lync
9 35 (31.25%) Unified Communications
10 32 (28.57%) MCSE
10 32 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
13 26 (23.21%) MS Excel
13 26 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (20.54%) NAS
15 22 (19.64%) MCITP
15 22 (19.64%) SQL
16 21 (18.75%) Cisco
17 20 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (16.96%) MCTS
18 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2003
18 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (16.96%) ETL
18 19 (16.96%) SAN
19 18 (16.07%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (47.32%) SharePoint
2 44 (39.29%) MS Exchange
3 41 (36.61%) Lync
4 26 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (13.39%) Office Communications Server
8 10 (8.93%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (8.04%) IIS
10 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (42.86%) MS Office
2 26 (23.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.25%) Unified Communications
2 23 (20.54%) NAS
3 19 (16.96%) SAN
4 17 (15.18%) Firewall
5 11 (9.82%) VPN
6 9 (8.04%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.04%) NetScaler
7 6 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (5.36%) IP Telephony
7 6 (5.36%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.36%) DHCP
7 6 (5.36%) DNS
7 6 (5.36%) LAN
8 5 (4.46%) Wireless
8 5 (4.46%) Internet
9 3 (2.68%) IPv4
9 3 (2.68%) PBX
10 2 (1.79%) SSL
10 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (16.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (7.14%) OLAP
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) MySQL
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Back Office
2 2 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Publishing
3 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (31.25%) Consultant
2 21 (18.75%) Developer
3 20 (17.86%) Architect
4 18 (16.07%) SQL Developer
5 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Consultant
6 14 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
7 13 (11.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (11.61%) Business Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Support Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) Analyst
9 11 (9.82%) IT Support
10 9 (8.04%) Support Analyst
10 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (7.14%) Technical Support
11 8 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Senior Support Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Technical Architect
12 6 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
1 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.79%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.79%) Clustering
2 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.89%) iPhone
2 1 (0.89%) iPad
2 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (53.57%) Windows
2 26 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.93%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.36%) Android
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (16.96%) ETL
3 18 (16.07%) Project Management
3 18 (16.07%) Migration
3 18 (16.07%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.25%) ITIL
7 6 (5.36%) CRM
8 4 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (2.68%) Workflow
10 2 (1.79%) Content Management
10 2 (1.79%) Document Management
10 2 (1.79%) B2B
10 2 (1.79%) SIEM
10 2 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (0.89%) Load Balancing
11 1 (0.89%) Integration Testing
11 1 (0.89%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (36.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (28.57%) MCSE
3 22 (19.64%) MCITP
4 19 (16.96%) MCTS
5 15 (13.39%) Degree
6 14 (12.50%) MCSA
7 12 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (8.04%) CCNA
10 6 (5.36%) CCA
10 6 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (5.36%) CCNP
10 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
10 6 (5.36%) NCDA
11 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.79%) MCP
13 1 (0.89%) CCIE
13 1 (0.89%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (50.89%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.82%) XenDesktop
5 8 (7.14%) XenApp
5 8 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) SCCM
2 8 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (4.46%) SCDPM
4 5 (4.46%) SCOM
4 5 (4.46%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.68%) AppDNA
5 3 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 45 (40.18%) VMware
3 21 (18.75%) Cisco
4 18 (16.07%) NetApp
5 17 (15.18%) Citrix
6 14 (12.50%) HP
7 9 (8.04%) IBM
8 7 (6.25%) Mitel
9 6 (5.36%) EMC
9 6 (5.36%) Siemens
9 6 (5.36%) Apple
10 4 (3.57%) Symantec
11 3 (2.68%) Websense
11 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.79%) Oracle
12 2 (1.79%) Sophos
12 2 (1.79%) Trend Micro
13 1 (0.89%) Avaya
13 1 (0.89%) AppSense
13 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
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