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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office 365
Rank 130 176 183
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +7
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 77 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.16% 21.43% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 74 18 15
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
219 98 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.44% 2.22% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 187 84 103
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +26 53 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Wolverhampton - 7 £48,500 - 2
Staffordshire +10 6 £35,000 +12.00% 2
Coventry -4 6 £45,000 -14.28%
Worcestershire - 3 £31,000 - 2
Walsall - 2 £45,000 -
Shropshire -10 1 £22,500 -7.21% 3
Warwickshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 109 (76.76%) Microsoft
2 95 (66.90%) Windows
3 79 (55.63%) SharePoint
4 55 (38.73%) Active Directory
5 54 (38.03%) MS Exchange
6 51 (35.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (33.10%) SQL Server
8 46 (32.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 46 (32.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 45 (31.69%) .NET
10 43 (30.28%) VMware
10 43 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (28.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 38 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
13 36 (25.35%) SQL
13 36 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (25.35%) Exchange Server 2013
14 34 (23.94%) Migration
15 33 (23.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (22.54%) MCTS
17 30 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (20.42%) CRM
19 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
19 28 (19.72%) MS Office
19 28 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
19 28 (19.72%) Dynamics CRM
20 27 (19.01%) CSS
20 27 (19.01%) HTML
21 26 (18.31%) IIS
21 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 79 (55.63%) SharePoint
2 54 (38.03%) MS Exchange
3 46 (32.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 46 (32.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 38 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (25.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (18.31%) IIS
7 25 (17.61%) Lync
8 24 (16.90%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
Applications
1 28 (19.72%) MS Office
2 26 (18.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (19.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) LAN
2 17 (11.97%) DNS
3 16 (11.27%) DHCP
4 15 (10.56%) SAN
4 15 (10.56%) Wireless
4 15 (10.56%) Unified Communications
5 8 (5.63%) Firewall
5 8 (5.63%) WAN
6 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.11%) NetScreen
6 3 (2.11%) NAS
7 2 (1.41%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.41%) Network Security
7 2 (1.41%) Internet
7 2 (1.41%) SMTP
8 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.70%) VoIP
8 1 (0.70%) VPN
8 1 (0.70%) IPv4
8 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.10%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.11%) OLAP
5 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.52%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.24%) Developer
2 27 (19.01%) Architect
3 25 (17.61%) Consultant
4 24 (16.90%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (16.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 19 (13.38%) SharePoint Architect
6 18 (12.68%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 15 (10.56%) Support Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (6.34%) Analyst
9 9 (6.34%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.93%) Administrator
11 7 (4.93%) Technical Support Analyst
11 7 (4.93%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.93%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Consultant
11 7 (4.93%) Senior Support Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) IT Support
12 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.69%) .NET
2 27 (19.01%) CSS
2 27 (19.01%) HTML
3 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET
4 24 (16.90%) .NET Framework
4 24 (16.90%) WCF
4 24 (16.90%) Ajax
5 3 (2.11%) jQuery
6 1 (0.70%) Web Services
6 1 (0.70%) XSLT
6 1 (0.70%) HTML5
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) Clustering
3 4 (2.82%) iSeries
3 4 (2.82%) AS400
4 2 (1.41%) Tandem
4 2 (1.41%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 95 (66.90%) Windows
2 36 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.15%) Windows 7
6 11 (7.75%) Android
7 10 (7.04%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.34%) Windows XP
9 8 (5.63%) Linux
10 5 (3.52%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.94%) Migration
3 29 (20.42%) CRM
4 24 (16.90%) OOA/OOD
4 24 (16.90%) OO
5 20 (14.08%) Content Management
6 19 (13.38%) Scrum
7 13 (9.15%) Service Delivery
8 12 (8.45%) ITIL
9 11 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.04%) Network Management
11 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.93%) ETL
13 6 (4.23%) ERP
14 5 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (2.82%) ITIL V3
15 4 (2.82%) Load Balancing
15 4 (2.82%) Release Management
15 4 (2.82%) Incident Management
15 4 (2.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.35%) SQL
2 28 (19.72%) JavaScript
3 25 (17.61%) C#
4 24 (16.90%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.93%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (35.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (22.54%) MCTS
3 25 (17.61%) MCSD
4 24 (16.90%) MCAD
5 23 (16.20%) MCP
6 22 (15.49%) Security Cleared
7 18 (12.68%) SC Cleared
8 16 (11.27%) MCSE
9 14 (9.86%) MCSA
10 8 (5.63%) MCITP
11 3 (2.11%) CCA
11 3 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.11%) Degree
12 2 (1.41%) MCPD
12 2 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.70%) CCNA
13 1 (0.70%) CCEA
13 1 (0.70%) NCDA
System Software
1 55 (38.73%) Active Directory
2 33 (23.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (7.75%) vSphere
6 6 (4.23%) XenApp
7 5 (3.52%) XenServer
8 4 (2.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.41%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.70%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) SCCM
2 4 (2.82%) SCDPM
2 4 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (2.82%) Windows Intune
2 4 (2.82%) SCOM
2 4 (2.82%) SCVMM
2 4 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.82%) Nagios
3 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.70%) Plesk
4 1 (0.70%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 109 (76.76%) Microsoft
2 43 (30.28%) VMware
3 22 (15.49%) Cisco
4 11 (7.75%) Apple
5 10 (7.04%) Citrix
6 8 (5.63%) NetApp
7 7 (4.93%) HP
8 6 (4.23%) IBM
9 5 (3.52%) Open-E
10 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.11%) Avaya
12 2 (1.41%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.41%) Websense
12 2 (1.41%) Genesys
12 2 (1.41%) Nortel
12 2 (1.41%) Dell
13 1 (0.70%) Oracle
13 1 (0.70%) EMC
13 1 (0.70%) Siemens
13 1 (0.70%) Symantec
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