Period
to 22 March 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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 48 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 +31 +21
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 250 181 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.70% 4.86% 3.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.08% 25.53% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 169 131 109
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -1.64%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £56,250 £64,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%

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 831 709 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.59% 19.02% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 574 467 355
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,050
90th Percentile £79,625 £75,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -

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 22 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 185 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 181 (72.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (57.60%) Active Directory
4 138 (55.20%) Windows
5 100 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 98 (39.20%) Project Management
7 94 (37.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 86 (34.40%) Presales
9 81 (32.40%) MCSE
10 80 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
11 75 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
12 71 (28.40%) VMware
13 59 (23.60%) SQL
13 59 (23.60%) SharePoint
13 59 (23.60%) Citrix
13 59 (23.60%) Data Protection
14 57 (22.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 57 (22.80%) GDPR
15 56 (22.40%) Enterprise Architecture
16 50 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 50 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 47 (18.80%) Hyper-V
17 47 (18.80%) MCSA
18 46 (18.40%) SQL Server
18 46 (18.40%) Network Security
18 46 (18.40%) Vendor Relationship Management
19 45 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (17.20%) Customer Requirements
21 41 (16.40%) Cisco
22 40 (16.00%) DNS

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 59 (23.60%) SharePoint
2 29 (11.60%) MS Exchange
3 23 (9.20%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.20%) CMS
4 8 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) IIS
8 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.40%) SAS
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) Site Server
Applications
1 75 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.60%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 181 (72.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (15.20%) IaaS
4 37 (14.80%) PaaS
5 36 (14.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (7.60%) SaaS
6 19 (7.60%) Serverless
7 18 (7.20%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (6.80%) Amazon EMR
8 17 (6.80%) Amazon Kinesis
8 17 (6.80%) Amazon S3
8 17 (6.80%) Amazon SQS
8 17 (6.80%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (4.80%) OneDrive
10 8 (3.20%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (2.80%) Mimecast
12 6 (2.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 2 (0.80%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.40%) Network Security
2 40 (16.00%) DNS
3 36 (14.40%) DHCP
4 35 (14.00%) Firewall
5 24 (9.60%) Skype
6 22 (8.80%) SAN
6 22 (8.80%) Wireless
7 17 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (5.20%) LAN
8 13 (5.20%) WAN
9 12 (4.80%) VLAN
10 11 (4.40%) VPN
11 9 (3.60%) Unified Communications
12 8 (3.20%) NAS
13 7 (2.80%) MPLS
13 7 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (2.40%) Intranet
14 6 (2.40%) VoIP
15 5 (2.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (6.80%) Amazon Redshift
3 17 (6.80%) Cosmos DB
3 17 (6.80%) RDBMS
4 15 (6.00%) Power BI
5 7 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (8.00%) Finance
2 9 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.60%) Mandarin Language
3 4 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) French Language
4 1 (0.40%) Legal
4 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 81 (32.40%) Architect
2 40 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
3 37 (14.80%) Analyst
4 36 (14.40%) Technical Architect
5 29 (11.60%) Cloud Architect
6 26 (10.40%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 24 (9.60%) Lead Architect
8 23 (9.20%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 21 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (6.40%) IT Engineer
11 15 (6.00%) Business Analyst
11 15 (6.00%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.40%) Office 365 Business Analyst
13 10 (4.00%) Azure Architect
13 10 (4.00%) Developer
13 10 (4.00%) IT Support
14 9 (3.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 9 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (3.20%) Azure Engineer
15 8 (3.20%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.40%) .NET
1 31 (12.40%) Web Services
2 26 (10.40%) ASP.NET
3 24 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (3.20%) CSS
4 8 (3.20%) HTML
4 8 (3.20%) XML
5 7 (2.80%) SAML
5 7 (2.80%) XSLT
6 5 (2.00%) HTML5
6 5 (2.00%) REST
7 4 (1.60%) Ajax
7 4 (1.60%) SOAP
7 4 (1.60%) XHTML
8 3 (1.20%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.80%) JSON
9 2 (0.80%) OLE
9 2 (0.80%) WSH
10 1 (0.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.20%) Clustering
3 17 (6.80%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.20%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.40%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.20%) CMDB
8 3 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.80%) Fintech
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Licensing
10 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.40%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 138 (55.20%) Windows
2 100 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 57 (22.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (10.40%) Windows 7
6 25 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 22 (8.80%) Windows 8
8 15 (6.00%) Linux
9 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.80%) Unix
10 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.40%) AIX
11 1 (0.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.20%) Project Management
2 86 (34.40%) Presales
3 59 (23.60%) Data Protection
4 56 (22.40%) Enterprise Architecture
5 46 (18.40%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 43 (17.20%) Customer Requirements
7 33 (13.20%) Migration
8 32 (12.80%) Thought Leadership
9 30 (12.00%) Identity Access Management
10 29 (11.60%) ITIL
11 25 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (8.80%) Line Management
13 21 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (8.40%) Programme Management
13 21 (8.40%) Server Virtualisation
13 21 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (7.60%) Change Management
15 16 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (6.40%) DevOps
16 15 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.60%) SQL
2 37 (14.80%) PowerShell
3 24 (9.60%) Shell Script
4 23 (9.20%) Java
4 23 (9.20%) PL/SQL
4 23 (9.20%) Python
4 23 (9.20%) Scala
5 9 (3.60%) C#
6 7 (2.80%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.40%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.80%) VBA
8 2 (0.80%) VBScript
9 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (37.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (32.40%) MCSE
3 50 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 47 (18.80%) MCSA
5 30 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (10.00%) MCP
7 15 (6.00%) MCITP
8 8 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.80%) CCNP
10 6 (2.40%) AWS Certification
10 6 (2.40%) Degree
11 5 (2.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.20%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.80%) MCDST
14 1 (0.40%) CISM
14 1 (0.40%) CISMP
14 1 (0.40%) CISSP
14 1 (0.40%) MCTS
14 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (22.80%) GDPR
2 17 (6.80%) SLA
3 4 (1.60%) QA
4 3 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 144 (57.60%) Active Directory
2 47 (18.80%) Hyper-V
3 45 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (8.40%) XenApp
5 20 (8.00%) XenDesktop
6 11 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.00%) vSphere
8 6 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.60%) KVM
10 3 (1.20%) Docker
10 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.80%) Firmware
11 2 (0.80%) UAG
12 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (15.20%) SCCM
2 18 (7.20%) WSUS
3 14 (5.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (3.20%) SCOM
6 7 (2.80%) FortiGate
7 6 (2.40%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.40%) Puppet
7 6 (2.40%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.00%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.60%) Ansible
10 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.20%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.20%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.20%) Nessus
10 3 (1.20%) QRadar
11 2 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 185 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (28.40%) VMware
3 59 (23.60%) Citrix
4 41 (16.40%) Cisco
5 35 (14.00%) NetApp
6 19 (7.60%) Dell
6 19 (7.60%) HP
7 15 (6.00%) Nimble Storage
8 10 (4.00%) Meraki
8 10 (4.00%) Sophos
9 9 (3.60%) Veeam
10 8 (3.20%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.20%) Oracle
11 7 (2.80%) EqualLogic
11 7 (2.80%) Juniper
11 7 (2.80%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (2.40%) Aruba
12 6 (2.40%) ProCurve
12 6 (2.40%) Ruckus Wireless