Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 39 27
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 148 49 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.20% 5.31% 7.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.83% 16.01% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135 48 130
10th Percentile £23,000 £32,500 £24,475
25th Percentile £28,000 £39,688 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £42,750
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +16.96% +14.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% +1.33%

Microsoft 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 573 306 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 43.38% 33.15% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 421 289 527
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,500 £68,600
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 89 £45,750 -11.59% 28
High Wycombe +11 23 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Aylesbury - 10 £42,500 - 2
Marlow - 8 £38,500 - 2
Bletchley -3 4 - -
Amersham +15 1 £23,000 -34.29% 1
Chesham - 1 £65,000 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,250 - 1
Microsoft 365
South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 130 (87.84%) Microsoft
2 95 (64.19%) Windows
3 91 (61.49%) Azure
4 79 (53.38%) Active Directory
5 62 (41.89%) Firewall
6 61 (41.22%) ITIL
7 60 (40.54%) Windows Server
8 54 (36.49%) Social Skills
9 47 (31.76%) Microsoft Intune
10 45 (30.41%) SCCM
11 43 (29.05%) AWS
12 42 (28.38%) VMware
13 39 (26.35%) Windows 10
14 37 (25.00%) Meraki
15 36 (24.32%) Cisco
16 34 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (22.30%) DevOps
17 33 (22.30%) E-Commerce
18 27 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 26 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
20 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (16.22%) PowerShell
22 23 (15.54%) DNS
22 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
23 20 (13.51%) DHCP
24 19 (12.84%) SQL
24 19 (12.84%) MCSE
25 18 (12.16%) Problem Management
26 17 (11.49%) Project Delivery

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 16 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.35%) WordPress
5 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.68%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) ProjectWise
3 1 (0.68%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 91 (61.49%) Azure
2 43 (29.05%) AWS
3 15 (10.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.41%) GCP
5 5 (3.38%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.70%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.03%) Dropbox
7 3 (2.03%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.35%) Google Workspace
8 2 (1.35%) IaaS
8 2 (1.35%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.35%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.68%) Azure App Service
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Key Vault
9 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.68%) PaaS
9 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (41.89%) Firewall
2 23 (15.54%) DNS
3 20 (13.51%) DHCP
4 14 (9.46%) SAN
4 14 (9.46%) WAN
5 11 (7.43%) VPN
6 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.05%) LAN
7 6 (4.05%) Wireless
8 5 (3.38%) SD-WAN
8 5 (3.38%) Skype
8 5 (3.38%) VLAN
8 5 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.70%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.35%) Network Security
11 2 (1.35%) OpenScape
11 2 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.68%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) GIS
2 2 (1.35%) Power BI
3 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.68%) Metadata
3 1 (0.68%) MS Access
3 1 (0.68%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) NSubstitute
1 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (36.49%) Social Skills
2 9 (6.08%) Digital Economy
3 5 (3.38%) Finance
4 4 (2.70%) Billing
4 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.03%) Automotive
5 3 (2.03%) Back Office
5 3 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (2.03%) Retail
6 2 (1.35%) Advertising
6 2 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (19.59%) Analyst
2 25 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.49%) Support Analyst
4 13 (8.78%) Consultant
4 13 (8.78%) Platform Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) IT Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) IT Support
5 12 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) Service Analyst
6 11 (7.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) Web Services
2 3 (2.03%) .NET
2 3 (2.03%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (1.35%) CSS
3 2 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.68%) React
4 1 (0.68%) Redux
4 1 (0.68%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.38%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.70%) Clustering
3 4 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.70%) Social Media
4 3 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.68%) Lidar
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (64.19%) Windows
2 60 (40.54%) Windows Server
3 39 (26.35%) Windows 10
4 33 (22.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (4.73%) Linux
6 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.70%) Android
7 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.03%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.35%) VMS
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.22%) ITIL
2 34 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (22.30%) DevOps
3 33 (22.30%) E-Commerce
4 27 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (17.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (12.16%) Problem Management
7 17 (11.49%) Project Delivery
8 16 (10.81%) Migration
9 15 (10.14%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (8.78%) High Availability
10 13 (8.78%) ITSM
10 13 (8.78%) Ticket Management
11 11 (7.43%) Incident Management
12 10 (6.76%) Load Balancing
13 8 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (5.41%) Project Management
14 7 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (4.73%) Proactive Monitoring
14 7 (4.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 19 (12.84%) SQL
3 3 (2.03%) C#
4 2 (1.35%) C
5 1 (0.68%) Python
5 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (12.84%) MCSE
3 13 (8.78%) MCSA
4 12 (8.11%) CCA
4 12 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (8.11%) MCP
5 11 (7.43%) CCNA
6 9 (6.08%) Degree
7 4 (2.70%) CISSP
7 4 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.03%) CCENT
8 3 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.68%) MCITP
10 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) GDPR
2 3 (2.03%) SLA
3 2 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 79 (53.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.73%) XenApp
5 4 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.68%) KVM
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (31.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 45 (30.41%) SCCM
3 15 (10.14%) Terraform
4 10 (6.76%) WSUS
5 4 (2.70%) CSIRT
6 3 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.35%) Plesk
8 1 (0.68%) Ansible
8 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.68%) Packer
8 1 (0.68%) SCOM
8 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 130 (87.84%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.38%) VMware
3 37 (25.00%) Meraki
4 36 (24.32%) Cisco
5 16 (10.81%) Citrix
6 13 (8.78%) Splunk
7 11 (7.43%) Veeam
8 10 (6.76%) Google
9 8 (5.41%) Zscaler
10 5 (3.38%) Apple
10 5 (3.38%) Avaya
10 5 (3.38%) Draytek
11 4 (2.70%) HP
12 3 (2.03%) Dell
12 3 (2.03%) McAfee
12 3 (2.03%) NetApp
12 3 (2.03%) Oracle
12 3 (2.03%) Sophos
12 3 (2.03%) Symantec
12 3 (2.03%) WatchGuard