Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 15 50
Rank change year-on-year -21 +35 +14
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 63 265 195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.78% 9.98% 5.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.09% 30.81% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88 250 171
Median annual salary £38,463 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.53% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,225 £25,750
90th Percentile £51,000 £73,875 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 447 860 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 48.12% 32.38% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 377 739 660
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,400 £75,000 £73,875
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +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 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 51 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 44 (69.84%) Azure
3 40 (63.49%) Windows
4 32 (50.79%) Active Directory
5 25 (39.68%) SharePoint
6 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Office
6 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
7 13 (20.63%) Windows 10
7 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (19.05%) OneDrive
8 12 (19.05%) VMware
9 11 (17.46%) Project Delivery
10 10 (15.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (15.87%) DNS
11 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 9 (14.29%) ITIL
11 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.70%) Citrix
12 8 (12.70%) Power Platform
13 7 (11.11%) Public Sector
13 7 (11.11%) AWS
13 7 (11.11%) Veeam
13 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (11.11%) Project Management
13 7 (11.11%) HNC
13 7 (11.11%) LAN
14 6 (9.52%) DHCP
14 6 (9.52%) SLA
14 6 (9.52%) C#

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 25 (39.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (69.84%) Azure
2 12 (19.05%) OneDrive
3 10 (15.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (12.70%) Power Platform
5 7 (11.11%) AWS
6 4 (6.35%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (6.35%) IaaS
6 4 (6.35%) Power Automate
7 3 (4.76%) PaaS
7 3 (4.76%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) DNS
2 7 (11.11%) LAN
3 6 (9.52%) DHCP
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.76%) Firewall
6 3 (4.76%) Wireless
7 2 (3.17%) Intranet
7 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.17%) VoIP
7 2 (3.17%) VPN
8 1 (1.59%) Network Security
8 1 (1.59%) PBX
8 1 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Power BI
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) IT Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (12.70%) Desktop Support
4 8 (12.70%) IT Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) IT Support
5 6 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.52%) Deskside Support
5 6 (9.52%) Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.17%) WinForms
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) PlayStation
3 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) CCTV
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) IPTV
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (63.49%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.63%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Android
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.17%) Linux
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Project Delivery
2 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.94%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.94%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (6.35%) CRM
6 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.35%) Migration
6 4 (6.35%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Change Control
7 3 (4.76%) ISMS
7 3 (4.76%) Security Management
7 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) C#
1 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.94%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.11%) HNC
3 6 (9.52%) A+ Certification
3 6 (9.52%) MCDST
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) MCSE
6 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) CCA
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MCSA
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.59%) VCP5
7 1 (1.59%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (50.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.17%) Docker
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
3 3 (4.76%) WSUS
4 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) VMware
3 8 (12.70%) Citrix
4 7 (11.11%) Veeam
5 4 (6.35%) NetApp
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) CommVault
7 2 (3.17%) Apple
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 1 (1.59%) Aruba
8 1 (1.59%) Asigra
8 1 (1.59%) ConnectWise
8 1 (1.59%) iManage
8 1 (1.59%) McAfee
8 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.59%) Sophos
8 1 (1.59%) Symantec