Period
to 22 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 84 72
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 +91
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 138 61 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.10% 2.71% 3.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.82% 19.87% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 113 58 82
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £27,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% - -20.59%
10th Percentile £19,750 £17,875 £20,250
90th Percentile £52,935 £47,875 £47,125
North West median annual salary £32,500 £34,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.47% -7.33% -28.57%

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 556 307 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.53% 13.62% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 439 265 201
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,700 £20,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,213 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 22 April 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 April 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 +18 34 £31,750 +9.48% 11
Chester 0 21 £42,500 +34.92% 3
Knutsford -21 18 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Wilmslow +14 16 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Runcorn +9 11 £50,000 +138.10% 3
Crewe -2 10 £36,250 +11.54% 5
Macclesfield -2 6 £28,250 +6.60% 1
Sandbach +4 2 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £42,500 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 85 (61.59%) Microsoft
2 82 (59.42%) Windows
3 65 (47.10%) Active Directory
4 38 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (25.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (24.64%) VMware
7 33 (23.91%) MS Exchange
8 30 (21.74%) SQL
8 30 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 28 (20.29%) MCSE
9 28 (20.29%) Windows 7
10 26 (18.84%) ITIL
10 26 (18.84%) Firewall
11 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (17.39%) SharePoint
12 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (16.67%) Windows 10
13 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (13.04%) VPN
14 18 (13.04%) Citrix
14 18 (13.04%) DevOps
15 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
15 17 (12.32%) Hyper-V
15 17 (12.32%) Degree
16 16 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (11.59%) IaaS
16 16 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (10.87%) Break/Fix
17 15 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery

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 33 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (7.97%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.52%) IIS
6 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.62%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.59%) IaaS
3 15 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (10.87%) PaaS
3 15 (10.87%) SaaS
4 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (5.80%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.84%) Firewall
2 18 (13.04%) VPN
3 15 (10.87%) WAN
4 14 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.70%) DNS
5 12 (8.70%) LAN
5 12 (8.70%) VoIP
6 9 (6.52%) Skype
7 8 (5.80%) Network Security
8 7 (5.07%) VLAN
9 6 (4.35%) DHCP
9 6 (4.35%) Wireless
9 6 (4.35%) WLAN
10 5 (3.62%) Broadband
11 4 (2.90%) IMAP
12 3 (2.17%) ADSL
13 2 (1.45%) Internet
13 2 (1.45%) Intranet
13 2 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) Power BI
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 10 (7.25%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Retail
3 8 (5.80%) Publishing
4 6 (4.35%) Games
5 4 (2.90%) Marketing
5 4 (2.90%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Legal
7 2 (1.45%) Law
7 2 (1.45%) Local Government
7 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (21.01%) Analyst
2 17 (12.32%) Support Analyst
3 16 (11.59%) IT Support
3 16 (11.59%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 11 (7.97%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Developer
6 10 (7.25%) IT Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Service Manager
6 10 (7.25%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) Junior
7 9 (6.52%) Junior Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.25%) .NET
2 5 (3.62%) CSS
2 5 (3.62%) CSS3
2 5 (3.62%) HTML
2 5 (3.62%) HTML5
2 5 (3.62%) jQuery
3 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.17%) REST
4 2 (1.45%) JSON
4 2 (1.45%) XML
5 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.07%) Replication
4 6 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.45%) PKI
7 2 (1.45%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.72%) BYOD
8 1 (0.72%) Fintech
8 1 (0.72%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (59.42%) Windows
2 30 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 28 (20.29%) Windows 7
4 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.42%) Linux
7 8 (5.80%) Android
7 8 (5.80%) Apple iOS
7 8 (5.80%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.62%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.45%) CentOS
10 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.84%) ITIL
2 18 (13.04%) DevOps
3 16 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (10.87%) Break/Fix
4 15 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.87%) Scrum
5 14 (10.14%) Time Management
6 11 (7.97%) Service Management
7 10 (7.25%) Business Continuity
7 10 (7.25%) Process Improvement
7 10 (7.25%) Project Management
8 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.80%) Migration
8 8 (5.80%) Presales
9 7 (5.07%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.35%) ITIL V3
10 6 (4.35%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.74%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.90%) C#
5 2 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (20.29%) MCSE
3 17 (12.32%) Degree
4 14 (10.14%) MCP
4 14 (10.14%) MCSA
5 9 (6.52%) CCNA
5 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.52%) MCITP
6 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) CCNP
8 2 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 65 (47.10%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.17%) XenApp
5 2 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.17%) WSUS
4 2 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.45%) SCOM
4 2 (1.45%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 85 (61.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.64%) VMware
3 18 (13.04%) Citrix
4 11 (7.97%) Veeam
5 8 (5.80%) Cisco
6 6 (4.35%) Dell
7 5 (3.62%) Apple
7 5 (3.62%) Google
7 5 (3.62%) McAfee
8 4 (2.90%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (2.17%) EqualLogic
9 3 (2.17%) Symantec
10 2 (1.45%) Avaya
10 2 (1.45%) EMC
10 2 (1.45%) HP
10 2 (1.45%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.45%) Sage
10 2 (1.45%) Zerto