Period
to 27 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 26 16
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 45 62 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.90% 8.73% 8.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.55% 22.38% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 52 47 66
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00% +33.33%
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +1.27% +5.33%

Microsoft 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 101 277 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 35.69% 39.01% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 87 207 300
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% -6.09%
10th Percentile £26,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £80,000 £70,125
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in Bedfordshire

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in Bedfordshire

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in Bedfordshire

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 27 February 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +18 19 £26,500 +0.95%
Luton -7 4 £85,000 +25.93% 1
Biggleswade - 1 £20,500 -
Microsoft 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 28 (62.22%) ITIL
3 26 (57.78%) Windows
4 21 (46.67%) Azure
5 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
6 18 (40.00%) Finance
7 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 15 (33.33%) Service Management
9 14 (31.11%) ITSM
9 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
9 14 (31.11%) Apple
9 14 (31.11%) Android
10 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
10 13 (28.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (28.89%) SCCM
10 13 (28.89%) Skype
10 13 (28.89%) Mac OS X
11 10 (22.22%) Change Management
11 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
11 10 (22.22%) PaaS
12 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
13 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (13.33%) VMware
14 6 (13.33%) OneDrive
15 5 (11.11%) Power BI
15 5 (11.11%) Power Platform
15 5 (11.11%) PowerApps
15 5 (11.11%) IaaS
15 5 (11.11%) vSphere

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (8.89%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Azure
2 10 (22.22%) PaaS
3 6 (13.33%) OneDrive
4 5 (11.11%) IaaS
4 5 (11.11%) Logic Apps
4 5 (11.11%) Power Platform
4 5 (11.11%) PowerApps
4 5 (11.11%) SaaS
5 3 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Skype
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Power BI
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.89%) Azure Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) IT Support
7 4 (8.89%) Operations Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Business Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (31.11%) Android
4 13 (28.89%) Mac OS X
4 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Linux
5 5 (11.11%) SUSE
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) Service Management
3 14 (31.11%) ITSM
4 13 (28.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) Change Management
5 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.11%) CRM
6 5 (11.11%) ETL
6 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Cloud Operations
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL 4
7 4 (8.89%) Presales
7 4 (8.89%) Proactive Management
7 4 (8.89%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) CCNA
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) GDPR
3 2 (4.44%) NCSC
4 1 (2.22%) NIST
4 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Apple
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 5 (11.11%) arcserve
4 5 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) IBM