Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 61 105
Rank change year-on-year +15 +44 -18
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 195 163 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.36% 4.29% 2.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.59% 24.01% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 158 130 85
Birmingham median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,125 £28,500
90th Percentile £69,125 £65,000 £64,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,323
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.64% -7.48%

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 793 679 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.79% 17.86% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 612 533 391
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 148 (75.90%) Microsoft
2 129 (66.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (65.64%) Windows
4 107 (54.87%) Active Directory
5 92 (47.18%) Windows Server
6 67 (34.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 64 (32.82%) MCSE
8 62 (31.79%) VMware
9 59 (30.26%) SQL
10 55 (28.21%) Presales
11 54 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (27.18%) Amazon AWS
12 53 (27.18%) Project Management
13 51 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
14 49 (25.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 47 (24.10%) SharePoint
16 44 (22.56%) Network Security
16 44 (22.56%) Security Cleared
16 44 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (21.54%) Citrix
18 41 (21.03%) Enterprise Architecture
19 40 (20.51%) Vendor Relationship Management
20 36 (18.46%) Windows 7
20 36 (18.46%) .NET
20 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
21 35 (17.95%) MS Exchange
22 34 (17.44%) Hyper-V
23 33 (16.92%) Data Centre
23 33 (16.92%) Relational Database
24 32 (16.41%) Customer Requirements

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 47 (24.10%) SharePoint
2 35 (17.95%) MS Exchange
3 19 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (66.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (27.18%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (8.21%) Amazon S3
3 16 (8.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
4 15 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (7.69%) Serverless
5 8 (4.10%) IaaS
6 5 (2.56%) PaaS
7 3 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.03%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.03%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.51%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.56%) Network Security
2 30 (15.38%) Firewall
3 25 (12.82%) DNS
4 24 (12.31%) SAN
5 16 (8.21%) DHCP
6 14 (7.18%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (4.62%) VLAN
8 8 (4.10%) IPsec
8 8 (4.10%) IPv6
8 8 (4.10%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (4.10%) VSAN
9 6 (3.08%) NAS
10 5 (2.56%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.05%) LAN
11 4 (2.05%) VoIP
11 4 (2.05%) VPN
11 4 (2.05%) WAN
12 3 (1.54%) Skype
13 2 (1.03%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
3 15 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.54%) Power BI
5 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (7.69%) Finance
2 11 (5.64%) Legal
3 4 (2.05%) Retail
4 3 (1.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (29.23%) Architect
2 29 (14.87%) Technical Architect
3 27 (13.85%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) Lead Architect
6 17 (8.72%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (8.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 16 (8.21%) Implementation Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) IT Manager
8 15 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 14 (7.18%) Senior Implementation Engineer
10 13 (6.67%) Analyst
11 12 (6.15%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.64%) Applications Engineer
12 11 (5.64%) Software Engineer
13 10 (5.13%) Developer
13 10 (5.13%) IT Security Manager
13 10 (5.13%) Security Manager
13 10 (5.13%) Technical Leader
14 9 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.46%) .NET
2 24 (12.31%) ASP.NET
3 22 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (9.23%) .NET Framework
5 16 (8.21%) Hibernate
6 15 (7.69%) Web Services
7 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.05%) React
9 3 (1.54%) CSS
9 3 (1.54%) HTML
9 3 (1.54%) jQuery
10 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.03%) CAML
10 2 (1.03%) LINQ
10 2 (1.03%) XML
10 2 (1.03%) XSLT
11 1 (0.51%) COM
11 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.28%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (9.23%) Mobile App
4 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.64%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.10%) Fat Client
6 8 (4.10%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (4.10%) Thin Client
7 6 (3.08%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.05%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.03%) NHS
11 1 (0.51%) AS400
11 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.51%) Fintech
11 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) PMI
11 1 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 128 (65.64%) Windows
2 92 (47.18%) Windows Server
3 54 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (25.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (18.46%) Windows 7
6 21 (10.77%) Windows 10
7 20 (10.26%) Windows 8
8 13 (6.67%) Linux
9 11 (5.64%) Mac OS X
10 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.56%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.56%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.05%) SUSE
13 2 (1.03%) VMS
14 1 (0.51%) Android
14 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.21%) Presales
2 53 (27.18%) Project Management
3 41 (21.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 40 (20.51%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 32 (16.41%) Customer Requirements
6 29 (14.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (14.36%) Server Virtualisation
8 27 (13.85%) Data Protection
9 22 (11.28%) ITIL
10 21 (10.77%) Programme Management
11 19 (9.74%) Integration Testing
12 18 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (9.23%) Cross-Platform Development
12 18 (9.23%) TDD
13 16 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (8.21%) Web Development
14 15 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
15 14 (7.18%) Risk Management
16 13 (6.67%) Business Continuity
16 13 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.26%) SQL
2 22 (11.28%) C#
3 21 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.72%) PowerShell
5 15 (7.69%) Java
5 15 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.69%) Python
5 15 (7.69%) Scala
5 15 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 14 (7.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.03%) C
7 2 (1.03%) VBA
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (34.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (32.82%) MCSE
3 44 (22.56%) Security Cleared
4 30 (15.38%) MCP
5 26 (13.33%) MCSA
6 24 (12.31%) Degree
7 19 (9.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (6.15%) CISM
8 12 (6.15%) CISSP
9 11 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (5.64%) Master's Degree
10 9 (4.62%) MCITP
11 5 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.05%) MCDST
13 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.03%) ISEB
14 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
15 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.85%) GDPR
2 15 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 107 (54.87%) Active Directory
2 44 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (17.44%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.26%) XenDesktop
5 16 (8.21%) vSphere
6 15 (7.69%) XenApp
7 9 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.10%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (4.10%) Terminal Services
8 8 (4.10%) VMware NSX
9 4 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (13.33%) SCCM
2 16 (8.21%) WSUS
3 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (2.05%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.03%) Nessus
5 2 (1.03%) QRadar
6 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 148 (75.90%) Microsoft
2 62 (31.79%) VMware
3 42 (21.54%) Citrix
4 26 (13.33%) Cisco
5 25 (12.82%) NetApp
6 18 (9.23%) Xamarin
7 16 (8.21%) HP
8 14 (7.18%) Dell
9 11 (5.64%) Remedy
10 10 (5.13%) SonicWALL
11 9 (4.62%) Nimble Storage
12 8 (4.10%) CheckPoint
12 8 (4.10%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (2.05%) Adobe
13 4 (2.05%) Ivanti
14 3 (1.54%) IBM
14 3 (1.54%) QNAP
14 3 (1.54%) Sophos
15 2 (1.03%) Rapid7
15 2 (1.03%) Tableau