Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 54 90
Rank change year-on-year +18 +36 -4
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 221 187 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.28% 4.91% 3.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.59% 26.87% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 170 139 93
Birmingham median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% -6.34%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,125 £27,700
90th Percentile £72,625 £60,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £39,500 £39,323
% change year-on-year +6.33% +0.45% -12.62%

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 801 696 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.78% 18.27% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 597 520 409
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £28,650 £27,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.30% +8.75%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 179 (81.00%) Microsoft
2 155 (70.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (61.09%) Windows
4 116 (52.49%) Active Directory
5 97 (43.89%) Windows Server
6 84 (38.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (36.20%) Project Management
7 80 (36.20%) MCSE
8 75 (33.94%) Presales
9 73 (33.03%) VMware
10 72 (32.58%) Microsoft Office
11 65 (29.41%) SQL
11 65 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
12 62 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 56 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 56 (25.34%) SharePoint
14 55 (24.89%) Network Security
15 54 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 51 (23.08%) Security Cleared
17 50 (22.62%) Enterprise Architecture
18 49 (22.17%) Vendor Relationship Management
19 47 (21.27%) Data Protection
19 47 (21.27%) GDPR
20 45 (20.36%) Citrix
21 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
22 42 (19.00%) Customer Requirements
22 42 (19.00%) Data Centre
23 41 (18.55%) .NET
24 39 (17.65%) Hyper-V
25 38 (17.19%) MCSA

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 56 (25.34%) SharePoint
2 37 (16.74%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.36%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.90%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) IIS
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 72 (32.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.90%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 155 (70.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (11.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (9.95%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (9.95%) Amazon EMR
4 22 (9.95%) Amazon Kinesis
4 22 (9.95%) Amazon S3
4 22 (9.95%) Amazon SQS
4 22 (9.95%) AWS Lambda
4 22 (9.95%) Serverless
5 10 (4.52%) IaaS
6 7 (3.17%) PaaS
7 5 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.26%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.81%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.81%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.89%) Network Security
2 28 (12.67%) DNS
3 27 (12.22%) Firewall
4 26 (11.76%) SAN
5 19 (8.60%) DHCP
6 13 (5.88%) VLAN
7 10 (4.52%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (4.07%) IPsec
8 9 (4.07%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (3.62%) IPv6
9 8 (3.62%) VSAN
10 6 (2.71%) NAS
10 6 (2.71%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.26%) Skype
11 5 (2.26%) VPN
11 5 (2.26%) Wireless
12 4 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.81%) Intranet
13 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.36%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.95%) Amazon RDS
3 22 (9.95%) Amazon Redshift
3 22 (9.95%) Cosmos DB
3 22 (9.95%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.17%) Power BI
5 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (9.50%) Finance
2 6 (2.71%) Legal
3 3 (1.36%) Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Local Government
5 1 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (32.58%) Architect
2 36 (16.29%) Technical Architect
3 35 (15.84%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (11.76%) Lead Architect
5 23 (10.41%) Cloud Architect
5 23 (10.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 22 (9.95%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 20 (9.05%) Analyst
8 19 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (7.24%) Implementation Engineer
9 16 (7.24%) Senior Implementation Engineer
10 14 (6.33%) Developer
10 14 (6.33%) IT Manager
11 12 (5.43%) Technical Leader
12 11 (4.98%) .NET Developer
13 10 (4.52%) IT Security Manager
13 10 (4.52%) Security Manager
14 9 (4.07%) C# Developer
14 9 (4.07%) IT Engineer
15 8 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.55%) .NET
2 31 (14.03%) ASP.NET
3 30 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 27 (12.22%) Web Services
5 14 (6.33%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.52%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.71%) CSS
8 6 (2.71%) HTML
9 5 (2.26%) HTML5
9 5 (2.26%) REST
9 5 (2.26%) XML
10 4 (1.81%) Ajax
10 4 (1.81%) SOAP
10 4 (1.81%) XHTML
10 4 (1.81%) XSLT
11 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.90%) jQuery
11 2 (0.90%) React
11 2 (0.90%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.43%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.62%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.62%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (3.62%) Thin Client
4 7 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.81%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.81%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.36%) Clustering
6 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.90%) Fintech
7 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 135 (61.09%) Windows
2 97 (43.89%) Windows Server
3 62 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (15.84%) Windows 7
6 28 (12.67%) Windows 8
7 26 (11.76%) Windows 10
8 10 (4.52%) Linux
9 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.26%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.81%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.81%) SUSE
11 4 (1.81%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.90%) Unix
13 1 (0.45%) AIX
13 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.20%) Project Management
2 75 (33.94%) Presales
3 50 (22.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 49 (22.17%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 47 (21.27%) Data Protection
6 42 (19.00%) Customer Requirements
7 31 (14.03%) Thought Leadership
8 29 (13.12%) Server Virtualisation
9 24 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 22 (9.95%) Identity Access Management
10 22 (9.95%) ITIL
10 22 (9.95%) Programme Management
11 15 (6.79%) Business Continuity
11 15 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (6.79%) Time Management
11 15 (6.79%) Web Development
12 14 (6.33%) Risk Management
13 13 (5.88%) Information Security
13 13 (5.88%) Migration
13 13 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.41%) SQL
2 22 (9.95%) Java
2 22 (9.95%) PL/SQL
2 22 (9.95%) Python
2 22 (9.95%) Scala
2 22 (9.95%) Shell Script
3 19 (8.60%) C#
4 18 (8.14%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.79%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.90%) VBA
7 2 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (38.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (36.20%) MCSE
3 51 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 38 (17.19%) MCSA
5 32 (14.48%) MCP
6 27 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (9.95%) Degree
8 13 (5.88%) CISM
8 13 (5.88%) CISSP
8 13 (5.88%) MCITP
9 6 (2.71%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.26%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.81%) MCDST
12 2 (0.90%) CCNP
12 2 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.90%) ISEB
12 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (21.27%) GDPR
2 16 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.17%) SLA
4 3 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 116 (52.49%) Active Directory
2 54 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.50%) XenDesktop
5 20 (9.05%) XenApp
6 13 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (5.43%) vSphere
8 8 (3.62%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (3.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (3.62%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.62%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.45%) Firmware
11 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (16.74%) SCCM
2 22 (9.95%) WSUS
3 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (3.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (3.62%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.36%) Nessus
5 3 (1.36%) QRadar
5 3 (1.36%) SCOM
6 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 179 (81.00%) Microsoft
2 73 (33.03%) VMware
3 45 (20.36%) Citrix
4 28 (12.67%) NetApp
5 24 (10.86%) Cisco
6 14 (6.33%) HP
7 13 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
8 12 (5.43%) Dell
8 12 (5.43%) Xamarin
9 10 (4.52%) SonicWALL
10 8 (3.62%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.62%) Dell Compellent
10 8 (3.62%) Ivanti
10 8 (3.62%) Sophos
11 5 (2.26%) Remedy
11 5 (2.26%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.81%) Adobe
13 3 (1.36%) EMC
13 3 (1.36%) Forcepoint
13 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com