Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 58 118
Rank change year-on-year -1 +60 -16
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 170 160 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.33% 4.18% 2.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.53% 26.36% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 136 151 78
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £24,391 £27,000 £28,100
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,000 £66,875
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -15.00%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 828 607 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.07% 15.85% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 618 514 335
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,275 £28,575 £28,170
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Birmingham

Office 365
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Office 365 in Birmingham

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 122 (71.76%) Windows
2 105 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 96 (56.47%) Active Directory
4 91 (53.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 81 (47.65%) Windows Server
6 55 (32.35%) VMware
7 48 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (25.88%) Citrix
9 43 (25.29%) SQL
10 42 (24.71%) SharePoint
11 39 (22.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (22.35%) Hyper-V
13 37 (21.76%) SQL Server
14 36 (21.18%) MCSE
15 35 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (17.65%) Windows 10
18 29 (17.06%) Project Management
19 28 (16.47%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (16.47%) DNS
19 28 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
20 27 (15.88%) Presales
21 26 (15.29%) Firewall
22 25 (14.71%) MS Exchange
22 25 (14.71%) ITIL
22 25 (14.71%) Windows 7
22 25 (14.71%) PowerShell
22 25 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
23 24 (14.12%) Data Centre

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 42 (24.71%) SharePoint
2 25 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.76%) IIS
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.59%) Moodle
8 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (16.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (53.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (19.41%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.53%) IaaS
5 4 (2.35%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.35%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.76%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (1.76%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.76%) PaaS
6 3 (1.76%) Serverless
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.59%) SaaS
7 1 (0.59%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.47%) DNS
2 26 (15.29%) Firewall
3 24 (14.12%) Network Security
4 20 (11.76%) DHCP
5 19 (11.18%) SAN
6 18 (10.59%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.65%) VLAN
8 12 (7.06%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (3.53%) NAS
9 6 (3.53%) Skype
9 6 (3.53%) VoIP
10 5 (2.94%) VPN
11 4 (2.35%) LAN
11 4 (2.35%) WAN
12 3 (1.76%) ADSL
12 3 (1.76%) IPsec
12 3 (1.76%) IPv6
12 3 (1.76%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (1.76%) SSL
12 3 (1.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.76%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.59%) MySQL
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Chocolatey
1 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.59%) Ant
2 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 15 (8.82%) Finance
2 12 (7.06%) Legal
3 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.35%) Marketing
4 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Back Office
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (18.24%) Architect
1 31 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 14 (8.24%) Support Engineer
4 13 (7.65%) IT Support
5 12 (7.06%) Analyst
5 12 (7.06%) Applications Engineer
5 12 (7.06%) IT Engineer
5 12 (7.06%) Software Engineer
6 11 (6.47%) IT Manager
7 10 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Consultant
8 9 (5.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.71%) Service Manager
10 7 (4.12%) Developer
10 7 (4.12%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.94%) .NET
2 16 (9.41%) .NET Framework
3 12 (7.06%) Hibernate
4 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (3.53%) React
6 6 (3.53%) WSH
7 4 (2.35%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.76%) CSS
8 3 (1.76%) HTML
8 3 (1.76%) jQuery
8 3 (1.76%) Software Packaging
8 3 (1.76%) Web Services
9 2 (1.18%) CAML
9 2 (1.18%) LINQ
9 2 (1.18%) XML
9 2 (1.18%) XSLT
10 1 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.12%) Data Centre
3 21 (12.35%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (9.41%) Mobile App
5 12 (7.06%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.29%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.94%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.35%) Clustering
9 4 (2.35%) User Experience
10 3 (1.76%) AS400
10 3 (1.76%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.76%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.76%) iSeries
10 3 (1.76%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.76%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 122 (71.76%) Windows
2 81 (47.65%) Windows Server
3 48 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 25 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.06%) Mac OS X
8 10 (5.88%) Linux
9 6 (3.53%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.18%) Android
11 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.18%) Unix
11 2 (1.18%) VMS
12 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.06%) Project Management
2 28 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (15.88%) Presales
4 25 (14.71%) ITIL
5 20 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 20 (11.76%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 19 (11.18%) Customer Requirements
7 18 (10.59%) Server Virtualisation
8 17 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 16 (9.41%) Cross-Platform Development
9 16 (9.41%) Data Protection
9 16 (9.41%) SDLC
9 16 (9.41%) TDD
10 14 (8.24%) Migration
11 13 (7.65%) Integration Testing
11 13 (7.65%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (7.06%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.06%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (7.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.29%) SQL
2 25 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 20 (11.76%) C#
4 19 (11.18%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.53%) VBScript
7 3 (1.76%) Java
7 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.76%) Python
7 3 (1.76%) Scala
7 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.18%) C
9 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (22.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (21.18%) MCSE
3 24 (14.12%) Security Cleared
4 23 (13.53%) MCP
5 20 (11.76%) Degree
6 12 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (7.06%) Master's Degree
7 8 (4.71%) MCSA
8 6 (3.53%) CISM
8 6 (3.53%) CISSP
9 3 (1.76%) MCDST
9 3 (1.76%) MCITP
9 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.18%) ISEB
10 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.59%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.12%) SLA
2 12 (7.06%) GDPR
3 7 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (56.47%) Active Directory
2 38 (22.35%) Hyper-V
3 35 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (12.94%) XenDesktop
5 18 (10.59%) XenApp
6 17 (10.00%) vSphere
7 10 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (5.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.35%) BitLocker
10 4 (2.35%) Firmware
10 4 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.76%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.76%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.76%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (12.35%) SCCM
2 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (3.53%) SCOrch
3 6 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.35%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.35%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.35%) SCSM
4 4 (2.35%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.35%) WSUS
5 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.18%) Puppet
5 2 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 105 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 55 (32.35%) VMware
3 44 (25.88%) Citrix
4 22 (12.94%) Cisco
5 16 (9.41%) Xamarin
6 14 (8.24%) NetApp
7 12 (7.06%) Remedy
8 9 (5.29%) Dell
8 9 (5.29%) HP
9 7 (4.12%) SonicWALL
9 7 (4.12%) Veeam
10 4 (2.35%) MobileIron
10 4 (2.35%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.76%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.76%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (1.76%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.76%) Meraki
11 3 (1.76%) QNAP
11 3 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.76%) WatchGuard