Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 38 84
Rank change year-on-year -9 +46 -12
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 216 339 238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.68% 6.00% 3.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.59% 20.89% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 193 303 170
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £67,500 £68,875
South East median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% +8.70% -1.43%

Office 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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,480 1,623 1,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.10% 28.71% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,222 1,302 1,149
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £78,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Berkshire

Office 365
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Berkshire

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Berkshire

Office 365
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
Reading +2 118 £51,000 +31.61% 16
Maidenhead +33 31 £48,750 -22.00% 2
Slough -5 16 £35,000 - 2
Bracknell -31 12 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Newbury +17 11 £43,500 -8.42% 8
Wokingham +12 5 £31,500 +53.66% 2
Ascot - 4 £33,750 -
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT jobs citing Office 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 141 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 114 (52.78%) Windows
3 102 (47.22%) Active Directory
4 78 (36.11%) Azure
5 65 (30.09%) VMware
6 58 (26.85%) Windows Server
7 53 (24.54%) Windows 10
8 47 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 47 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
9 46 (21.30%) ITIL
10 45 (20.83%) AWS
10 45 (20.83%) SaaS
11 41 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 41 (18.98%) Migration
12 38 (17.59%) Azure Active Directory
13 36 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 35 (16.20%) Finance
15 34 (15.74%) MS Exchange
16 31 (14.35%) Windows 7
17 30 (13.89%) Linux
18 29 (13.43%) Degree
19 28 (12.96%) SQL
19 28 (12.96%) Firewall
20 27 (12.50%) Hyper-V
20 27 (12.50%) IaaS
21 26 (12.04%) PaaS
21 26 (12.04%) Skype
22 25 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
22 25 (11.57%) Skype for Business
22 25 (11.57%) SLA

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 34 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.57%) Skype for Business
3 24 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.78%) Confluence
5 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.93%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 78 (36.11%) Azure
2 45 (20.83%) AWS
2 45 (20.83%) SaaS
3 38 (17.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (12.50%) IaaS
5 26 (12.04%) PaaS
6 9 (4.17%) Mimecast
7 7 (3.24%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (3.24%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.31%) PowerApps
9 4 (1.85%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.39%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.93%) Cloudflare
11 2 (0.93%) GCP
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Flow
12 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.96%) Firewall
2 26 (12.04%) Skype
3 18 (8.33%) LAN
4 17 (7.87%) TCP/IP
5 14 (6.48%) WAN
6 12 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (5.09%) DNS
7 11 (5.09%) VoIP
8 9 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.24%) DHCP
10 5 (2.31%) Broadband
10 5 (2.31%) VPN
11 4 (1.85%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.85%) VLAN
12 3 (1.39%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.39%) SAN
12 3 (1.39%) VSAN
12 3 (1.39%) Wireless
13 2 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.85%) Big Data
3 3 (1.39%) Power BI
4 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.78%) JIRA
2 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.85%) Subversion
2 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.85%) VersionOne
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (16.20%) Finance
2 12 (5.56%) Marketing
3 11 (5.09%) Retail
4 10 (4.63%) Public Sector
5 9 (4.17%) Legal
6 8 (3.70%) Automotive
7 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.39%) Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.93%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 23 (10.65%) Analyst
4 22 (10.19%) IT Support
5 20 (9.26%) Consultant
5 20 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 17 (7.87%) IT Manager
8 12 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (5.56%) IT Engineer
9 11 (5.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.70%) Architect
12 7 (3.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.24%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.85%) ADO
1 4 (1.85%) Velocity
2 2 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.46%) CSS
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 12 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.24%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.24%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.78%) PMI
7 6 (2.78%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.39%) Clustering
9 3 (1.39%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.93%) AS400
10 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.93%) EPoS
10 2 (0.93%) iSeries
10 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 114 (52.78%) Windows
2 58 (26.85%) Windows Server
3 53 (24.54%) Windows 10
4 31 (14.35%) Windows 7
5 30 (13.89%) Linux
6 25 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (7.87%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.24%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.24%) Unix
10 6 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.31%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.85%) Android
13 3 (1.39%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.30%) ITIL
2 41 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 41 (18.98%) Migration
3 21 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (9.72%) Service Management
4 19 (8.80%) Presales
5 18 (8.33%) Information Security
5 18 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 17 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (7.87%) People Management
7 14 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (6.48%) Computer Science
7 14 (6.48%) CRM
8 13 (6.02%) Customer Engagement
8 13 (6.02%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.02%) Time Management
9 12 (5.56%) Project Delivery
9 12 (5.56%) Project Management
10 11 (5.09%) Service Design
11 10 (4.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.96%) SQL
2 16 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.94%) PHP
3 15 (6.94%) Python
4 6 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.46%) C
6 1 (0.46%) C#
6 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (13.43%) Degree
2 22 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.56%) AWS Certification
4 11 (5.09%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.70%) MCP
6 7 (3.24%) MCSA
7 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.31%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.31%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.85%) MCSE
10 2 (0.93%) CCNA
10 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.46%) VCP5
11 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.57%) SLA
2 9 (4.17%) ISO 22301
2 9 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.85%) PMBOK
3 4 (1.85%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 102 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 47 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.70%) XenApp
5 7 (3.24%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.85%) vSphere
8 3 (1.39%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.39%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.39%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.93%) Docker
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (11.57%) SCCM
2 14 (6.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.85%) Ansible
3 4 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.85%) Puppet
4 3 (1.39%) SCOM
4 3 (1.39%) vRealize
5 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.46%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.46%) SCSM
6 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 141 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 65 (30.09%) VMware
3 20 (9.26%) Cisco
4 12 (5.56%) HP
5 10 (4.63%) Citrix
6 8 (3.70%) Apple
7 7 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.31%) Google
8 5 (2.31%) NetApp
9 4 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.85%) Dell
9 4 (1.85%) EMC
9 4 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.85%) SunGard
9 4 (1.85%) Veritas
10 3 (1.39%) Zscaler
11 2 (0.93%) Sony
11 2 (0.93%) Sophos
11 2 (0.93%) Symantec