Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 56 90
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34 +98
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 137 93 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.23% 4.17% 2.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.81% 34.07% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 118 86 75
Cheshire median annual salary £29,750 £24,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -9.26% -36.47%
10th Percentile £19,175 £18,000 £20,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £36,625 £43,750
North West median annual salary £30,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +0.83% - -42.86%

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 511 273 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.79% 12.25% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 419 236 210
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% +4.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,700 £20,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +23 37 £23,500 -21.67% 8
Wilmslow +17 24 £21,750 +1.16% 3
Chester +3 22 £42,500 - 5
Macclesfield +7 13 £27,500 +3.77% 3
Knutsford -36 13 £38,000 -
Crewe -7 6 £38,750 +19.23% 4
Runcorn -3 3 £31,250 +16.82% 2
Middlewich - 1 £22,000 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 102 (74.45%) Windows
2 82 (59.85%) Microsoft
3 56 (40.88%) Active Directory
4 47 (34.31%) Windows 7
5 45 (32.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (31.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (31.39%) MS Exchange
6 43 (31.39%) Windows Server
7 40 (29.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 39 (28.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (23.36%) Windows 10
10 29 (21.17%) MCSE
11 27 (19.71%) MCSA
12 26 (18.98%) VMware
13 25 (18.25%) Firewall
14 21 (15.33%) ITIL
14 21 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (14.60%) DevOps
15 20 (14.60%) MCP
16 19 (13.87%) Citrix
16 19 (13.87%) IaaS
16 19 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (13.14%) SQL
18 17 (12.41%) SLA
18 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (12.41%) MCITP
18 17 (12.41%) SaaS
18 17 (12.41%) Break/Fix
19 16 (11.68%) PaaS

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 43 (31.39%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (15.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (8.76%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.30%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.38%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.46%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.73%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.87%) IaaS
3 17 (12.41%) SaaS
4 16 (11.68%) PaaS
5 15 (10.95%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.92%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.25%) Firewall
2 16 (11.68%) DNS
2 16 (11.68%) LAN
2 16 (11.68%) WAN
3 13 (9.49%) DHCP
3 13 (9.49%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.03%) VPN
5 10 (7.30%) Skype
6 7 (5.11%) VoIP
7 5 (3.65%) Internet
7 5 (3.65%) WLAN
8 4 (2.92%) Broadband
8 4 (2.92%) Network Security
8 4 (2.92%) SAN
8 4 (2.92%) Wireless
9 3 (2.19%) Intranet
10 2 (1.46%) ADSL
10 2 (1.46%) IMAP
10 2 (1.46%) VLAN
11 1 (0.73%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Games
3 6 (4.38%) Retail
4 5 (3.65%) Publishing
5 3 (2.19%) Advertising
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
5 3 (2.19%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (23.36%) Support Engineer
2 28 (20.44%) Analyst
3 20 (14.60%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (13.87%) IT Support
5 17 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (10.22%) Service Analyst
7 13 (9.49%) IT Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (9.49%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (7.30%) Technical Support
10 10 (7.30%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (6.57%) Active Directory Analyst
12 8 (5.84%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (5.84%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (5.84%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (5.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) .NET
2 4 (2.92%) CSS
2 4 (2.92%) CSS3
2 4 (2.92%) HTML
2 4 (2.92%) HTML5
2 4 (2.92%) jQuery
3 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.19%) REST
4 1 (0.73%) JSON
4 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.19%) User Experience
5 2 (1.46%) BYOD
5 2 (1.46%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (74.45%) Windows
2 47 (34.31%) Windows 7
3 45 (32.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (31.39%) Windows Server
5 39 (28.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (23.36%) Windows 10
7 16 (11.68%) Windows 8
8 13 (9.49%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.65%) Linux
10 2 (1.46%) Android
10 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) DevOps
3 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.41%) Break/Fix
4 15 (10.95%) Scrum
5 12 (8.76%) Service Management
6 8 (5.84%) IT Strategy
7 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.65%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.92%) CRM
9 4 (2.92%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.92%) ERP
9 4 (2.92%) Identity Management
9 4 (2.92%) Migration
9 4 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.19%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.19%) Document Management
10 3 (2.19%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.14%) SQL
2 11 (8.03%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.73%) C#
4 1 (0.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (31.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (21.17%) MCSE
3 27 (19.71%) MCSA
4 20 (14.60%) MCP
5 17 (12.41%) MCITP
6 8 (5.84%) Degree
7 7 (5.11%) CCNA
7 7 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.73%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (40.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.46%) XenApp
6 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.46%) SCOM
3 2 (1.46%) WSUS
4 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (59.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.98%) VMware
3 19 (13.87%) Citrix
4 13 (9.49%) Apple
5 6 (4.38%) Veeam
6 5 (3.65%) Cisco
6 5 (3.65%) Symantec
7 4 (2.92%) Dell
7 4 (2.92%) McAfee
8 3 (2.19%) NetApp
8 3 (2.19%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (2.19%) Sage
9 2 (1.46%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (1.46%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.46%) Google
9 2 (1.46%) NETGEAR
9 2 (1.46%) SAP
10 1 (0.73%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.73%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.73%) Progress