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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 45 108
Rank change year-on-year -35 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 16 58 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.49% 4.39% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.67% 40.85% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 55 16
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% -20.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £44,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% -16.66%  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 150 142 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 13.93% 10.75% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 133 120 112
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Office 365 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Alderley Edge +8 2 £18,000 -57.64%
Runcorn +3 2 £19,750 -47.33%
Warrington +1 2 £28,250 -19.28% 2
Crewe - 2 £30,000 -
Chester 0 1 £30,000 +23.71% 1
Knutsford 0 1 £50,000 +73.91%
Macclesfield -3 1 £24,000 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
3 35 (49.30%) Windows Server
4 31 (43.66%) Active Directory
5 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (38.03%) Windows 7
7 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (28.17%) Hyper-V
8 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
8 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (26.76%) Windows 8
10 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
11 15 (21.13%) MCSE
11 15 (21.13%) VoIP
12 12 (16.90%) Citrix
12 12 (16.90%) MCSA
13 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
13 11 (15.49%) MS Office
14 10 (14.08%) Skype
14 10 (14.08%) Cisco
14 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 10 (14.08%) Firewall
14 10 (14.08%) VMware
15 9 (12.68%) VPN
15 9 (12.68%) DNS
15 9 (12.68%) SQL
15 9 (12.68%) ITIL
15 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010

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 20 (28.17%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
3 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Line 50
1 3 (4.23%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.23%) Dropbox
3 3 (4.23%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.41%) G Suite
5 1 (1.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) PaaS
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) VoIP
2 10 (14.08%) Firewall
2 10 (14.08%) Skype
3 9 (12.68%) DNS
3 9 (12.68%) VPN
4 8 (11.27%) DHCP
5 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.63%) Internet
6 4 (5.63%) WLAN
7 3 (4.23%) ADSL
7 3 (4.23%) LAN
7 3 (4.23%) WAN
7 3 (4.23%) Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) MPLS
9 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.41%) NAS
9 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.41%) SAN
9 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Power BI
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (9.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Advertising
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (15.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (12.68%) IT Support
5 8 (11.27%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (11.27%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 7 (9.86%) Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) IT Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Support
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) iPad
1 6 (8.45%) iPhone
2 3 (4.23%) Social Media
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) NHS
3 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Fintech
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 35 (49.30%) Windows Server
3 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (38.03%) Windows 7
5 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (26.76%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.45%) Mac OS X
8 5 (7.04%) Android
8 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.23%) Linux
10 1 (1.41%) CentOS
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
3 5 (7.04%) CRM
3 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
3 5 (7.04%) Service Management
4 4 (5.63%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.63%) Presales
4 4 (5.63%) Statistics
5 3 (4.23%) Lead Generation
5 3 (4.23%) Migration
6 2 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (2.82%) People Management
7 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (1.41%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (1.41%) High Availability
7 1 (1.41%) Information Governance
7 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.13%) MCSE
3 12 (16.90%) MCSA
4 8 (11.27%) MCP
5 5 (7.04%) MCITP
6 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.82%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CCA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (43.66%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.82%) XenApp
4 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) PaperCut
1 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Citrix
3 10 (14.08%) Cisco
3 10 (14.08%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) Sage
5 6 (8.45%) Apple
6 4 (5.63%) Google
6 4 (5.63%) Symantec
7 3 (4.23%) Siemens
8 2 (2.82%) Sophos
9 1 (1.41%) arcserve
9 1 (1.41%) Dell
9 1 (1.41%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.41%) SAP
9 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam
Warrington, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
The SmartList
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 27 days ago