Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 90 86
Rank change year-on-year +31 -4 +64
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 131 71 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.20% 2.70% 2.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.98% 18.93% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 104 67 55
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £19,825 £19,850 £20,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -12.50% -6.98%

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 570 375 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.28% 14.24% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 459 319 206
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £55,000
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +8 39 £27,000 -32.50% 5
Knutsford +19 23 £34,000 -32.00% 4
Runcorn +20 13 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Wilmslow +12 13 £50,000 +132.56%
Chester 0 12 £27,500 -12.70%
Crewe -10 6 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Macclesfield +3 5 £32,500 +35.42% 8
Congleton - 3 £18,000 -
Sandbach +5 2 - -
Alderley Edge +3 1 £23,500 +30.56%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £42,500 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 81 (61.83%) Microsoft
2 77 (58.78%) Windows
3 72 (54.96%) Active Directory
4 48 (36.64%) Windows Server
5 36 (27.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (25.19%) SharePoint
6 33 (25.19%) VMware
7 31 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (22.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (21.37%) MCSE
9 28 (21.37%) Citrix
10 27 (20.61%) ITIL
10 27 (20.61%) SQL Server
10 27 (20.61%) Project Management
10 27 (20.61%) Hyper-V
11 26 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (19.85%) SQL
12 25 (19.08%) VPN
12 25 (19.08%) Firewall
13 22 (16.79%) Time Management
14 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (16.03%) MCP
15 20 (15.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (14.50%) Linux
16 19 (14.50%) Presales
17 18 (13.74%) Business Continuity
17 18 (13.74%) Process Improvement
18 17 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (12.21%) MS Exchange
19 16 (12.21%) TCP/IP

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 (25.19%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.21%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.16%) IIS
3 12 (9.16%) Skype for Business
4 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.05%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.53%) Moodle
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.53%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.34%) IaaS
4 4 (3.05%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.29%) G Suite
5 3 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.08%) Firewall
1 25 (19.08%) VPN
2 16 (12.21%) Network Security
2 16 (12.21%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.69%) DNS
4 13 (9.92%) Skype
5 11 (8.40%) WAN
6 9 (6.87%) VoIP
7 8 (6.11%) LAN
8 6 (4.58%) DHCP
9 5 (3.82%) SAN
9 5 (3.82%) VLAN
10 4 (3.05%) Wireless
11 3 (2.29%) ADSL
11 3 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.29%) WLAN
12 2 (1.53%) Broadband
12 2 (1.53%) IMAP
12 2 (1.53%) MPLS
12 2 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) Power BI
3 3 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.05%) Advertising
1 4 (3.05%) Finance
1 4 (3.05%) Publishing
1 4 (3.05%) Retail
1 4 (3.05%) Retail Banking
2 2 (1.53%) Local Government
3 1 (0.76%) Back Office
3 1 (0.76%) Law
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.43%) Analyst
2 19 (14.50%) Support Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) IT Manager
4 16 (12.21%) Architect
4 16 (12.21%) Technical Analyst
5 15 (11.45%) Technical Architect
6 14 (10.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (10.69%) IT Support
7 13 (9.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (9.92%) IT Engineer
8 12 (9.16%) IT Analyst
9 11 (8.40%) Support Analyst
10 10 (7.63%) Project Analyst
10 10 (7.63%) Project Manager
10 10 (7.63%) Technical Manager
10 10 (7.63%) Technical Project Manager
11 9 (6.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (6.87%) Developer
11 9 (6.87%) Technical Support
12 8 (6.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) .NET
2 2 (1.53%) COM
2 2 (1.53%) CSS
2 2 (1.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) CSS3
3 1 (0.76%) HTML5
3 1 (0.76%) jQuery
3 1 (0.76%) JSON
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) Replication
4 4 (3.05%) NHS
5 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Fintech
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (58.78%) Windows
2 48 (36.64%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (14.50%) Linux
6 16 (12.21%) Windows 7
7 13 (9.92%) Windows 10
8 12 (9.16%) Android
9 10 (7.63%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.53%) CentOS
13 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.53%) SUSE
14 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) ITIL
1 27 (20.61%) Project Management
2 22 (16.79%) Time Management
3 20 (15.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (14.50%) Presales
5 18 (13.74%) Business Continuity
5 18 (13.74%) Process Improvement
6 16 (12.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (11.45%) Customer Requirements
7 15 (11.45%) Programme Management
7 15 (11.45%) Server Virtualisation
7 15 (11.45%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 13 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
10 11 (8.40%) Service Delivery
11 10 (7.63%) Change Management
11 10 (7.63%) Project Planning
11 10 (7.63%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (6.87%) Software Licensing
13 8 (6.11%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.85%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) C#
3 2 (1.53%) Java
3 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (27.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (21.37%) MCSE
3 21 (16.03%) MCP
4 16 (12.21%) Degree
5 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.82%) CCNA
6 5 (3.82%) CCNP
6 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.05%) MCSA
8 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) GDPR
System Software
1 72 (54.96%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.61%) Hyper-V
3 17 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.53%) vSphere
4 2 (1.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.53%) SCOM
2 2 (1.53%) SmoothWall
2 2 (1.53%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Webmin
Vendors
1 81 (61.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.19%) VMware
3 28 (21.37%) Citrix
4 12 (9.16%) Cisco
5 5 (3.82%) Veeam
6 4 (3.05%) Dell
6 4 (3.05%) Google
7 3 (2.29%) Avaya
7 3 (2.29%) HP
7 3 (2.29%) McAfee
8 2 (1.53%) Apple
8 2 (1.53%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.53%) EMC
8 2 (1.53%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.53%) NetApp
8 2 (1.53%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.53%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (1.53%) Zerto
9 1 (0.76%) Nimble Storage