Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 16 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 191 61 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.53% 9.34% 6.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.21% 29.90% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 161 58 128
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,850 £24,425
25th Percentile £26,250 £36,875 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -19.59% +2.11% +17.28%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,875 £62,688
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -

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 677 204 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 47.95% 31.24% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 435 186 532
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £29,775
25th Percentile £35,750 £41,250 £36,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,125 £64,594 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £68,675
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +2 120 £39,500 -21.00% 21
High Wycombe 0 24 £42,500 - 7
Marlow - 15 £52,500 - 3
Aylesbury - 8 £28,000 - 1
Amersham +3 4 £28,500 -18.57%
Bletchley - 4 - -
Gerrards Cross 0 1 £25,250 +17.44%
Chesham - 1 £65,000 -
Microsoft 365
South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 170 (89.01%) Microsoft
2 132 (69.11%) Windows
3 119 (62.30%) Active Directory
4 110 (57.59%) Azure
5 83 (43.46%) Firewall
6 81 (42.41%) ITIL
7 78 (40.84%) Social Skills
8 67 (35.08%) Windows Server
9 62 (32.46%) Microsoft Intune
10 55 (28.80%) VMware
11 54 (28.27%) SCCM
12 52 (27.23%) Windows 10
13 47 (24.61%) AWS
14 46 (24.08%) Meraki
14 46 (24.08%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (19.37%) DNS
16 36 (18.85%) Cisco
17 33 (17.28%) DHCP
18 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (16.23%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (15.71%) E-Commerce
20 29 (15.18%) MS Exchange
20 29 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
20 29 (15.18%) DevOps
21 28 (14.66%) Azure Active Directory
22 27 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 27 (14.14%) PowerShell
23 25 (13.09%) VMware Infrastructure
24 24 (12.57%) SQL
25 22 (11.52%) MCSE

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 29 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.09%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.57%) IIS
5 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.05%) WordPress
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (57.59%) Azure
2 47 (24.61%) AWS
3 28 (14.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.66%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.14%) GCP
6 5 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.09%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.57%) Dropbox
8 3 (1.57%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.57%) Power Automate
8 3 (1.57%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.05%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.05%) IaaS
10 1 (0.52%) Azure App Service
10 1 (0.52%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 83 (43.46%) Firewall
2 37 (19.37%) DNS
3 33 (17.28%) DHCP
4 20 (10.47%) VPN
5 19 (9.95%) WAN
6 17 (8.90%) SAN
7 10 (5.24%) LAN
8 9 (4.71%) SD-WAN
9 8 (4.19%) VLAN
10 7 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.14%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
12 5 (2.62%) Wireless
13 4 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.09%) Skype
14 3 (1.57%) Internet
14 3 (1.57%) IP Telephony
14 3 (1.57%) MPLS
15 2 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.57%) Power BI
2 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.52%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) NSubstitute
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (40.84%) Social Skills
2 15 (7.85%) Digital Economy
3 14 (7.33%) Finance
4 10 (5.24%) Retail
5 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.09%) Marketing
7 3 (1.57%) Automotive
7 3 (1.57%) Back Office
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.05%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.52%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 59 (30.89%) Analyst
2 32 (16.75%) Support Analyst
3 26 (13.61%) Service Analyst
3 26 (13.61%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (13.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (10.47%) Consultant
6 19 (9.95%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (8.90%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (8.38%) IT Engineer
8 16 (8.38%) IT Support
9 15 (7.85%) Support Engineer
10 13 (6.81%) Desktop Analyst
10 13 (6.81%) Desktop Support
10 13 (6.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 13 (6.81%) Technical Consultant
11 12 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (6.28%) Cloud Consultant
11 12 (6.28%) Platform Engineer
12 11 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 11 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) Web Services
2 3 (1.57%) .NET
2 3 (1.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (1.05%) CSS
3 2 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.52%) ARM Templates
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.52%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.52%) React
4 1 (0.52%) Redux
4 1 (0.52%) SAML
4 1 (0.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.76%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.62%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.09%) Clustering
7 4 (2.09%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.57%) Replication
9 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.05%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 132 (69.11%) Windows
2 67 (35.08%) Windows Server
3 52 (27.23%) Windows 10
4 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.71%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.19%) Linux
7 6 (3.14%) Android
7 6 (3.14%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (2.09%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.05%) VMS
11 1 (0.52%) CentOS
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.41%) ITIL
2 46 (24.08%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (16.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (15.71%) E-Commerce
5 29 (15.18%) DevOps
6 27 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 21 (10.99%) Problem Management
8 19 (9.95%) Mobile Device Management
9 18 (9.42%) ITSM
9 18 (9.42%) Ticket Management
10 17 (8.90%) Migration
11 16 (8.38%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (7.85%) Project Delivery
13 14 (7.33%) Infrastructure as Code
14 13 (6.81%) Incident Management
14 13 (6.81%) Presales
14 13 (6.81%) Requirements Gathering
15 11 (5.76%) High Availability
16 10 (5.24%) Load Balancing
16 10 (5.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.14%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.57%) SQL
3 3 (1.57%) C#
4 2 (1.05%) C
5 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (11.52%) MCSE
3 17 (8.90%) CCA
3 17 (8.90%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (8.38%) MCSA
5 15 (7.85%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (5.24%) Degree
7 8 (4.19%) CCNA
7 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.66%) MCP
9 6 (3.14%) CISSP
9 6 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.52%) CCENT
12 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.52%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.38%) GDPR
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.62%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.09%) XenApp
6 3 (1.57%) vSphere
7 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.52%) Firmware
8 1 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 62 (32.46%) Microsoft Intune
2 54 (28.27%) SCCM
3 18 (9.42%) WSUS
4 13 (6.81%) Terraform
5 7 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (3.14%) CSIRT
7 5 (2.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (1.05%) Plesk
9 1 (0.52%) Ansible
9 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.52%) Packer
9 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 170 (89.01%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.80%) VMware
3 46 (24.08%) Meraki
4 36 (18.85%) Cisco
5 21 (10.99%) Citrix
6 18 (9.42%) Apple
7 17 (8.90%) Veeam
8 13 (6.81%) Zscaler
9 11 (5.76%) Splunk
10 9 (4.71%) Google
11 7 (3.66%) Dell
12 6 (3.14%) HP
13 5 (2.62%) Adobe
13 5 (2.62%) Oracle
14 4 (2.09%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.05%) Draytek
15 2 (1.05%) iManage
15 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.05%) Sage
15 2 (1.05%) ServiceNow