The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 61 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 13 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.23% 2.95% 3.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.27% 21.26% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 39
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,511 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 98 127 134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.81% 13.86% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 68 110 121
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,506 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Office 365 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Bedfordshire

Office 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 Office 365 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +14 6 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Shefford - 4 £27,511 -
Luton -7 1 - -
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) ITIL
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (22.22%) High Availability
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (22.22%) Change Management
8 8 (22.22%) IIS
8 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 7 (19.44%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (19.44%) IT Strategy
9 7 (19.44%) VBScript
9 7 (19.44%) MCP
9 7 (19.44%) MCSE
9 7 (19.44%) MCSA
9 7 (19.44%) SOA
9 7 (19.44%) VMware
9 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
9 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
9 7 (19.44%) ITIL V3
9 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (19.44%) Amazon RDS

Office 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 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) PaaS
2 4 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) Skype
2 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 3 (8.33%) WLAN
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) IT Support
3 6 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Azure Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Server Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Change Management
2 8 (22.22%) High Availability
3 7 (19.44%) IT Strategy
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL V3
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Improvement
3 7 (19.44%) SOA
3 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
4 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.56%) Coaching
8 2 (5.56%) Software Licensing
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
1 7 (19.44%) VBScript
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) MCP
2 7 (19.44%) MCSA
2 7 (19.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Apple
4 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas
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