Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 15 60
Rank change year-on-year -20 +45 -3
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 65 278 178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.40% 9.80% 4.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.89% 29.51% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70 216 156
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,925 £23,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £52,275 £72,875 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%

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 468 942 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.90% 33.20% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 393 758 647
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Birmingham

Office 365
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Office 365 in Birmingham

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 46 (70.77%) Windows
2 46 (70.77%) Azure
3 32 (49.23%) Active Directory
4 22 (33.85%) Windows Server
5 20 (30.77%) VMware
6 19 (29.23%) DNS
7 18 (27.69%) Windows 10
8 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (24.62%) SCCM
9 16 (24.62%) Citrix
10 15 (23.08%) DHCP
11 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
12 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 12 (18.46%) ITIL
14 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (16.92%) Veeam
14 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2016
15 10 (15.38%) Firewall
16 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
17 8 (12.31%) Cisco
17 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (12.31%) XenApp
18 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Intune
18 7 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
18 7 (10.77%) SQL
18 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP

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 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 46 (70.77%) Azure
2 7 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (9.23%) IaaS
3 6 (9.23%) PaaS
3 6 (9.23%) Power Platform
4 4 (6.15%) OneDrive
4 4 (6.15%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) AWS
5 2 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.08%) Power Automate
5 2 (3.08%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.54%) GCP
6 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) DNS
2 15 (23.08%) DHCP
3 10 (15.38%) Firewall
4 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.23%) SAN
6 5 (7.69%) Skype
7 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.62%) LAN
8 3 (4.62%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.62%) VPN
9 2 (3.08%) Intranet
9 2 (3.08%) VoIP
9 2 (3.08%) Wireless
10 1 (1.54%) Broadband
10 1 (1.54%) IPsec
10 1 (1.54%) PSTN
10 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.54%) WAN
10 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Power BI
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.15%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) IT Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Developer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) IT Support
6 4 (6.15%) Project Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.54%) Node.js
1 1 (1.54%) React
1 1 (1.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.54%) Handset
4 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 18 (27.69%) Windows 10
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.08%) Android
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.77%) Project Delivery
4 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.15%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Change Control
7 3 (4.62%) CRM
7 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.62%) ISMS
7 3 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.62%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Server Building
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) C#
3 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.08%) MCSA
2 2 (3.08%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) GDPR
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (49.23%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.31%) XenApp
5 6 (9.23%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.62%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (4.62%) vSphere
9 1 (1.54%) vCloud
9 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.54%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (24.62%) SCCM
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.08%) WSUS
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.77%) VMware
3 16 (24.62%) Citrix
4 11 (16.92%) Veeam
5 8 (12.31%) Cisco
6 6 (9.23%) NetApp
7 5 (7.69%) CommVault
7 5 (7.69%) HP
8 4 (6.15%) Dell
8 4 (6.15%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.62%) iManage
9 3 (4.62%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (3.08%) Acronis
10 2 (3.08%) Adobe
10 2 (3.08%) Apple
10 2 (3.08%) Asigra
10 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.54%) arcserve
11 1 (1.54%) Sophos
11 1 (1.54%) Symantec