Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 70 75
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5 +58
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 139 102 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.20% 3.62% 3.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.80% 23.56% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 122 92 66
Cheshire median annual salary £30,000 £25,750 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% +0.98% -5.56%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,125 £50,000 £37,250
North West median annual salary £32,500 £29,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -16.43% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 500 433 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.71% 15.35% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 404 362 211
Cheshire median annual salary £43,250 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.98% +20.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,150 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Cheshire

Office 365
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Cheshire

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Cheshire

Office 365
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Warrington +19 54 £31,000 +24.00% 22
Knutsford +25 19 £34,000 +7.09% 2
Chester +6 12 £27,500 -8.33% 7
Runcorn +20 11 £23,500 -32.86% 2
Macclesfield +15 9 £27,000 +3.85% 1
Wilmslow -15 9 £26,503 +23.27%
Lymm - 4 £25,000 -
Congleton - 3 £18,000 -
Crewe +6 2 - - 1
Winsford -3 2 £25,250 -5.61% 1
Sandbach +9 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 83 (59.71%) Microsoft
2 79 (56.83%) Windows
3 69 (49.64%) Active Directory
4 52 (37.41%) Windows Server
5 37 (26.62%) VMware
6 35 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (23.02%) Hyper-V
8 29 (20.86%) SharePoint
9 27 (19.42%) Project Management
9 27 (19.42%) Presales
10 26 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (17.27%) SQL
12 23 (16.55%) SQL Server
13 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (15.11%) Cisco
15 20 (14.39%) DNS
15 20 (14.39%) MS Exchange
15 20 (14.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (13.67%) VPN
16 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (12.95%) Citrix
17 18 (12.95%) MCSE
17 18 (12.95%) Wireless
18 17 (12.23%) Firewall
18 17 (12.23%) ITIL
18 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (11.51%) Network Security
19 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
19 16 (11.51%) Windows 10

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (20.86%) SharePoint
2 20 (14.39%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.88%) IIS
4 4 (2.88%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.44%) Moodle
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.35%) IaaS
4 3 (2.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.39%) DNS
2 19 (13.67%) VPN
3 18 (12.95%) Wireless
4 17 (12.23%) Firewall
5 16 (11.51%) Network Security
6 14 (10.07%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.63%) DHCP
8 11 (7.91%) LAN
9 8 (5.76%) WAN
10 6 (4.32%) Skype
10 6 (4.32%) VoIP
11 5 (3.60%) Ethernet
11 5 (3.60%) Intranet
11 5 (3.60%) SAN
12 4 (2.88%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.88%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.44%) MPLS
13 2 (1.44%) NAS
13 2 (1.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) Power BI
3 1 (0.72%) Big Data
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (6.47%) Publishing
2 6 (4.32%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Local Government
4 3 (2.16%) Advertising
4 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Automotive
5 2 (1.44%) Back Office
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (20.86%) Analyst
2 23 (16.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 22 (15.83%) Support Engineer
4 18 (12.95%) IT Engineer
5 17 (12.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (12.23%) IT Support
6 16 (11.51%) IT Analyst
7 15 (10.79%) Architect
8 13 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (9.35%) IT Manager
9 12 (8.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.91%) Technical Architect
11 10 (7.19%) Consultant
11 10 (7.19%) Support Analyst
12 9 (6.47%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (6.47%) Developer
12 9 (6.47%) Service Analyst
12 9 (6.47%) Service Desk Engineer
12 9 (6.47%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.16%) HTML
3 2 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (1.44%) COM
3 2 (1.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.32%) NHS
3 3 (2.16%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.72%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (56.83%) Windows
2 52 (37.41%) Windows Server
3 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.51%) Windows 10
6 14 (10.07%) Windows 7
7 13 (9.35%) Linux
8 10 (7.19%) Android
9 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) Presales
1 27 (19.42%) Project Management
2 20 (14.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (12.23%) ITIL
4 14 (10.07%) Customer Requirements
5 13 (9.35%) Break/Fix
5 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (8.63%) Business Continuity
6 12 (8.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (8.63%) Time Management
7 11 (7.91%) CRM
7 11 (7.91%) Process Improvement
7 11 (7.91%) Programme Management
7 11 (7.91%) Server Virtualisation
7 11 (7.91%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 10 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.19%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.47%) Load Balancing
9 9 (6.47%) Migration
10 8 (5.76%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.27%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) C#
3 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) C
5 1 (0.72%) Java
5 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.95%) MCSE
3 12 (8.63%) Degree
3 12 (8.63%) MCP
4 11 (7.91%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) CCNA
5 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.44%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.44%) CCNP
6 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.44%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) MCITP
7 1 (0.72%) MCSA
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) GDPR
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) PMO
2 1 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (49.64%) Active Directory
2 32 (23.02%) Hyper-V
3 17 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.60%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.72%) pfSense
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.72%) MaaS360
2 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.72%) Webmin
Vendors
1 83 (59.71%) Microsoft
2 37 (26.62%) VMware
3 21 (15.11%) Cisco
4 18 (12.95%) Citrix
5 9 (6.47%) Dell
5 9 (6.47%) Dell Compellent
5 9 (6.47%) EMC
5 9 (6.47%) EqualLogic
5 9 (6.47%) Veeam
6 8 (5.76%) HP
7 5 (3.60%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (2.88%) Aruba
8 4 (2.88%) NETGEAR
9 3 (2.16%) Apple
9 3 (2.16%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (2.16%) McAfee
9 3 (2.16%) Mitel
9 3 (2.16%) Nintex
9 3 (2.16%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.44%) NetApp