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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 134 131 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +44
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 100 86 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.76% 1.70% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.75% 33.08% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 75 81 20
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £27,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +5.88%
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
421 260 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.40% 5.14% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 333 216 110
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,300 £60,000 £67,750
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -21 41 £38,000 -27.61% 8
Coventry +13 26 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Warwickshire -3 15 £70,000 +133.33% 5
Staffordshire +4 10 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Worcestershire +1 10 £19,000 -47.22% 1
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Herefordshire +7 1 £27,000 -
Dudley - 1 £21,000 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 82 (42.49%) SharePoint
3 73 (37.82%) Windows
4 58 (30.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 47 (24.35%) VMware
6 44 (22.80%) Active Directory
7 43 (22.28%) MS Office
7 43 (22.28%) Cisco
7 43 (22.28%) Windows Server
8 37 (19.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
10 34 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (17.10%) MS Exchange
11 33 (17.10%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (16.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (16.06%) Unit4 Business World
14 30 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (15.54%) C#
15 29 (15.03%) Citrix
15 29 (15.03%) Moodle
16 28 (14.51%) ITIL
17 27 (13.99%) Cisco Certification
18 25 (12.95%) HP
18 25 (12.95%) .NET
19 24 (12.44%) MS Excel
20 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET
21 22 (11.40%) MCSE
21 22 (11.40%) CCNP
21 22 (11.40%) Microsoft App-V

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 82 (42.49%) SharePoint
2 37 (19.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (17.10%) BizTalk Server
3 33 (17.10%) MS Exchange
4 31 (16.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 29 (15.03%) Moodle
6 18 (9.33%) Skype for Business
7 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (3.11%) Confluence
9 4 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.04%) CMS
10 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.52%) Apache
11 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.52%) IIS
11 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (22.28%) MS Office
2 24 (12.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (16.06%) Unit4 Business World
2 10 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.59%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (2.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.04%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 58 (30.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.25%) IaaS
3 7 (3.63%) PaaS
4 6 (3.11%) SaaS
5 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.36%) Firewall
2 18 (9.33%) VoIP
3 14 (7.25%) LAN
4 13 (6.74%) Unified Communications
4 13 (6.74%) WAN
5 11 (5.70%) DNS
6 10 (5.18%) DHCP
6 10 (5.18%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.15%) Skype
8 6 (3.11%) SAN
9 5 (2.59%) Broadband
9 5 (2.59%) Wireless
10 4 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.55%) Internet
11 3 (1.55%) VPN
12 2 (1.04%) HTTP
12 2 (1.04%) NetScreen
12 2 (1.04%) Network Security
12 2 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.18%) Power BI
6 8 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.59%) Data Mart
7 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.59%) OLAP
7 5 (2.59%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.59%) Snowflake Schema
7 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.59%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.52%) Big Data
9 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.52%) MySQL
9 1 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.11%) JIRA
2 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.07%) Subversion
General
1 8 (4.15%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) Games
3 5 (2.59%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Advertising
4 3 (1.55%) Back Office
4 3 (1.55%) Legal
5 2 (1.04%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) French Language
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (23.83%) Analyst
2 29 (15.03%) Developer
3 18 (9.33%) .NET Developer
3 18 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 15 (7.77%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.25%) Office 365 Developer
6 14 (7.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 14 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.22%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (6.22%) IT Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) Architect
8 11 (5.70%) IT Support
9 10 (5.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Consultant
11 8 (4.15%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.15%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.95%) .NET
2 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET
3 18 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (9.33%) CSS
3 18 (9.33%) Web Services
4 16 (8.29%) .NET Framework
4 16 (8.29%) Entity Framework
4 16 (8.29%) LINQ
4 16 (8.29%) WCF
4 16 (8.29%) WPF
5 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (7.77%) XML
6 14 (7.25%) jQuery
6 14 (7.25%) WF
6 14 (7.25%) XSL
7 9 (4.66%) X-Windows
8 5 (2.59%) HTML
8 5 (2.59%) MDX
9 4 (2.07%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.55%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.66%) Statistics
5 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.59%) User Experience
7 4 (2.07%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.07%) iPhone
7 4 (2.07%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.55%) EPoS
8 3 (1.55%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.04%) Handset
9 2 (1.04%) VLE
10 1 (0.52%) CCTV
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 73 (37.82%) Windows
2 43 (22.28%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.29%) Windows 8
5 15 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (7.25%) Unix
7 13 (6.74%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.74%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.66%) Linux
8 9 (4.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.07%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.07%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.55%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (14.51%) ITIL
3 22 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.84%) MVC
5 16 (8.29%) CRM
5 16 (8.29%) Migration
6 15 (7.77%) Load Balancing
7 11 (5.70%) ETL
8 9 (4.66%) Presales
8 9 (4.66%) Project Management
8 9 (4.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.15%) ERP
9 8 (4.15%) Information Security
9 8 (4.15%) SDLC
10 7 (3.63%) Coaching
10 7 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.63%) DevOps
11 6 (3.11%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.11%) Open Source
11 6 (3.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.54%) C#
2 19 (9.84%) JavaScript
3 18 (9.33%) SQL
4 10 (5.18%) Java
4 10 (5.18%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.63%) Python
6 6 (3.11%) Ruby
7 5 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) Delphi
8 1 (0.52%) Perl
8 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (13.99%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (11.40%) CCNP
3 22 (11.40%) MCSE
4 16 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (8.29%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.77%) CCNA
6 14 (7.25%) Degree
7 8 (4.15%) MCSA
8 4 (2.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (2.07%) CCSP
8 4 (2.07%) CCVP
8 4 (2.07%) CEH
8 4 (2.07%) CISA
8 4 (2.07%) CISM
8 4 (2.07%) CISSP
8 4 (2.07%) GIAC
8 4 (2.07%) ISACA
8 4 (2.07%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (2.07%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (22.80%) Active Directory
2 32 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (9.84%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.63%) vSphere
6 2 (1.04%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.52%) UAG
7 1 (0.52%) vCloud
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (7.77%) SCCM
2 13 (6.74%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.59%) SCVMM
3 5 (2.59%) Windows Intune
4 4 (2.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.55%) Puppet
6 2 (1.04%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 47 (24.35%) VMware
3 43 (22.28%) Cisco
4 29 (15.03%) Citrix
5 25 (12.95%) HP
6 13 (6.74%) Palo Alto
7 11 (5.70%) Apple
8 6 (3.11%) Atlassian
8 6 (3.11%) Google
8 6 (3.11%) SAP
9 5 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.55%) Dell
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle
10 3 (1.55%) Veeam
11 2 (1.04%) Aruba
11 2 (1.04%) Cyberoam
11 2 (1.04%) IBM
11 2 (1.04%) NICE Systems
11 2 (1.04%) Open-E
11 2 (1.04%) ServiceNow
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