Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 43 63
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20 +22
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 234 207 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.70% 5.79% 4.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.26% 24.27% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 203 165 136
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,400 £25,850 £23,125
90th Percentile £72,400 £70,750 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £40,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.86% +7.33% -4.64%

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 891 853 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.11% 23.85% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 785 653 552
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £27,800 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +18.75% -6.46%

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 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 156 (66.67%) Azure
2 143 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 134 (57.26%) Windows
4 108 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 81 (34.62%) Windows Server
6 71 (30.34%) VMware
7 56 (23.93%) Hyper-V
8 52 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 48 (20.51%) Citrix
10 46 (19.66%) ITIL
11 44 (18.80%) DHCP
12 43 (18.38%) DNS
13 41 (17.52%) Firewall
13 41 (17.52%) SharePoint
13 41 (17.52%) Windows 10
14 40 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
15 39 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 38 (16.24%) SQL
17 37 (15.81%) SQL Server
17 37 (15.81%) PaaS
18 36 (15.38%) AWS
18 36 (15.38%) Linux
18 36 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (14.96%) Cisco
19 35 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (14.53%) Finance
21 33 (14.10%) IaaS
21 33 (14.10%) Project Delivery
22 32 (13.68%) Presales
23 31 (13.25%) DevOps

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 41 (17.52%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.68%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.13%) SAS
5 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.99%) IIS
6 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Workfront
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 156 (66.67%) Azure
2 37 (15.81%) PaaS
3 36 (15.38%) AWS
4 33 (14.10%) IaaS
5 24 (10.26%) Power Platform
6 22 (9.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (6.84%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (5.98%) SaaS
9 11 (4.70%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (3.85%) PowerApps
11 8 (3.42%) Azure Stack
11 8 (3.42%) OneDrive
12 7 (2.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 5 (2.14%) Azure Functions
13 5 (2.14%) Serverless
13 5 (2.14%) Yammer
14 4 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Flow
15 3 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.80%) DHCP
2 43 (18.38%) DNS
3 41 (17.52%) Firewall
4 28 (11.97%) LAN
5 22 (9.40%) WAN
6 18 (7.69%) NAS
7 15 (6.41%) iSCSI
7 15 (6.41%) SAN
8 13 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (5.56%) Skype
8 13 (5.56%) VLAN
9 12 (5.13%) FCoE
9 12 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
9 12 (5.13%) Unified Communications
10 11 (4.70%) Wireless
11 10 (4.27%) VPN
12 9 (3.85%) MPLS
13 8 (3.42%) TCP/IP
14 6 (2.56%) WLAN
15 5 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.40%) Power BI
3 7 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
9 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.43%) MySQL
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (2.99%) JIRA
2 4 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.28%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.85%) Chocolatey
4 2 (0.85%) MSI
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (14.53%) Finance
2 7 (2.99%) Retail
3 5 (2.14%) Banking
3 5 (2.14%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.28%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (17.52%) Architect
3 27 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 23 (9.83%) Analyst
5 18 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (5.98%) Azure Engineer
6 14 (5.98%) Consultant
6 14 (5.98%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.56%) Developer
7 13 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 12 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 11 (4.70%) Azure Architect
9 11 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.70%) Office 365 Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Citrix Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Cloud Architect
10 10 (4.27%) IT Support
10 10 (4.27%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Technical Specialist
11 9 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) .NET
2 6 (2.56%) HTML
3 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.71%) JSON
4 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.85%) Web Services
5 2 (0.85%) XML
6 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.43%) COM
6 1 (0.43%) CSS
6 1 (0.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.55%) Public Cloud
2 17 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.84%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.84%) Private Cloud
4 13 (5.56%) Clustering
5 11 (4.70%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.56%) BYOD
9 5 (2.14%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.71%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.28%) Replication
11 3 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.28%) Wiki
12 2 (0.85%) NHS
12 2 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 134 (57.26%) Windows
2 81 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 41 (17.52%) Windows 10
4 36 (15.38%) Linux
5 26 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.71%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (19.66%) ITIL
3 36 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (14.10%) Project Delivery
5 32 (13.68%) Presales
6 31 (13.25%) DevOps
7 28 (11.97%) Migration
8 27 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (10.68%) Project Management
10 16 (6.84%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (6.84%) Change Management
10 16 (6.84%) Incident Management
10 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 15 (6.41%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.98%) Analytics
12 14 (5.98%) Service Delivery
13 13 (5.56%) Data Analysis
14 12 (5.13%) Service Management
15 10 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 38 (16.24%) SQL
3 7 (2.99%) C#
4 6 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (1.28%) VBScript
6 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.99%) MCSE
3 6 (2.56%) MCSA
4 4 (1.71%) CCA
4 4 (1.71%) CCNA
4 4 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (1.71%) Degree
4 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.28%) CCNP
6 2 (0.85%) AAT
6 2 (0.85%) ACCA
6 2 (0.85%) CIMA
6 2 (0.85%) CISSP
6 2 (0.85%) ISEB
7 1 (0.43%) MCITP
7 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PMP
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.39%) SLA
2 13 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.14%) COBIT
3 5 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.28%) PMO
5 2 (0.85%) NIST
5 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
6 1 (0.43%) P3O
6 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 108 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 56 (23.93%) Hyper-V
3 35 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (11.97%) XenApp
5 19 (8.12%) XenDesktop
6 17 (7.26%) vSphere
7 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 14 (5.98%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (4.27%) Docker
9 6 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.71%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.85%) Firmware
11 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.43%) NFS
12 1 (0.43%) vCloud
12 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (11.11%) SCCM
2 19 (8.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (4.27%) Kubernetes
4 8 (3.42%) Terraform
5 5 (2.14%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.71%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.71%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.71%) WSUS
7 3 (1.28%) Ansible
7 3 (1.28%) SCOM
8 2 (0.85%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.43%) Icinga
9 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 143 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 71 (30.34%) VMware
3 48 (20.51%) Citrix
4 35 (14.96%) Cisco
5 25 (10.68%) HP
6 22 (9.40%) NetApp
7 20 (8.55%) IBM
8 18 (7.69%) Dell
9 12 (5.13%) Dell Compellent
10 11 (4.70%) Meraki
11 9 (3.85%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.85%) Tableau
12 7 (2.99%) Symantec
13 5 (2.14%) Avaya
13 5 (2.14%) Remedy
13 5 (2.14%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.71%) Qualys
14 4 (1.71%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.71%) Veeam