Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 17 34
Rank change year-on-year -18 +17 +19
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 96 222 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.06% 8.54% 6.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.56% 25.00% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 129 240 184
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,100 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.31% +2.50% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,925 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £75,000 £72,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.64% -2.35% +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 708 888 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 52.10% 34.15% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 580 788 594
Median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,666 £28,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (65.63%) Azure
3 59 (61.46%) Windows
4 55 (57.29%) Active Directory
5 33 (34.38%) SharePoint
5 33 (34.38%) Windows Server
6 31 (32.29%) Microsoft Office
7 25 (26.04%) VMware
8 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Intune
9 21 (21.88%) Windows 10
10 20 (20.83%) SCCM
11 17 (17.71%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (17.71%) Project Delivery
12 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (16.67%) SQL
13 15 (15.63%) MCSE
13 15 (15.63%) ITIL
14 14 (14.58%) Migration
14 14 (14.58%) Hyper-V
15 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
16 12 (12.50%) Citrix
16 12 (12.50%) Project Management
16 12 (12.50%) AWS
16 12 (12.50%) IaaS
16 12 (12.50%) OneDrive
17 11 (11.46%) Degree
18 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
18 10 (10.42%) Change Control
18 10 (10.42%) PaaS

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 33 (34.38%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Workfront
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (65.63%) Azure
2 17 (17.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (12.50%) AWS
3 12 (12.50%) IaaS
3 12 (12.50%) OneDrive
4 10 (10.42%) PaaS
5 7 (7.29%) Power Platform
6 5 (5.21%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (4.17%) Power Automate
7 4 (4.17%) SaaS
8 2 (2.08%) GCP
9 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.04%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) DNS
2 9 (9.38%) DHCP
3 8 (8.33%) LAN
3 8 (8.33%) WAN
4 6 (6.25%) Firewall
5 5 (5.21%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.17%) NAS
6 4 (4.17%) SAN
6 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.13%) VPN
8 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.08%) VLAN
8 2 (2.08%) VoIP
9 1 (1.04%) Network Security
9 1 (1.04%) PBX
9 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.04%) Power BI
4 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.08%) Games
3 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 13 (13.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Desktop Support
5 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) IT Support
5 9 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.29%) Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Deskside Support
7 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Azure Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Developer
8 6 (6.25%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.08%) WinForms
4 1 (1.04%) COM
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) LAMP
4 1 (1.04%) ODBC
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) Replication
4 3 (3.13%) iPhone
5 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 2 (2.08%) PlayStation
5 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) CCTV
6 1 (1.04%) EPoS
6 1 (1.04%) Handset
6 1 (1.04%) IPTV
6 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (61.46%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 21 (21.88%) Windows 10
4 10 (10.42%) Linux
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.13%) Android
7 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Project Delivery
2 15 (15.63%) ITIL
3 14 (14.58%) Migration
4 12 (12.50%) Project Management
5 10 (10.42%) Change Control
6 9 (9.38%) Presales
7 8 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (8.33%) Service Management
8 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.25%) CRM
9 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.25%) Requirements Gathering
9 6 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.21%) ITIL V3
10 5 (5.21%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.25%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.13%) VB
6 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.04%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.63%) MCSE
3 11 (11.46%) Degree
4 8 (8.33%) HNC
5 7 (7.29%) A+ Certification
5 7 (7.29%) MCDST
5 7 (7.29%) MCSA
6 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.17%) VCP5
7 4 (4.17%) VCP6
8 3 (3.13%) CCNA
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.08%) MCITP
9 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.04%) CCA
10 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.04%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (57.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.29%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.13%) vSphere
8 2 (2.08%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.08%) Docker
8 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.04%) Firmware
9 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (20.83%) SCCM
3 8 (8.33%) SCOM
3 8 (8.33%) WSUS
4 5 (5.21%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (4.17%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.04%) VMware
3 12 (12.50%) Citrix
4 10 (10.42%) NetApp
5 8 (8.33%) Cisco
5 8 (8.33%) Remedy
6 6 (6.25%) Ivanti
6 6 (6.25%) McAfee
6 6 (6.25%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.25%) Veeam
7 4 (4.17%) EMC
7 4 (4.17%) HP
7 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.08%) Apple
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle
9 1 (1.04%) Aruba
9 1 (1.04%) Mitel
9 1 (1.04%) SAP
9 1 (1.04%) Sophos