Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 263 347 586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.71% 6.50% 5.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.38% 16.32% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 235 326 532
10th Percentile £33,150 £31,375 £24,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +37.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,500 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -

Microsoft 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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,534 2,126 3,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.35% 39.82% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,308 1,864 3,658
10th Percentile £44,774 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,875 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.79% +7.69% +4.00%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in the City of London

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in the City of London

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in the City of London

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £77,500 -
Microsoft 365
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 157 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 155 (58.94%) Azure
3 152 (57.79%) Windows
4 120 (45.63%) Active Directory
5 107 (40.68%) Finance
6 90 (34.22%) SharePoint
7 63 (23.95%) Windows 10
7 63 (23.95%) Windows Server
8 62 (23.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 62 (23.57%) VMware
9 58 (22.05%) Microsoft Office
10 57 (21.67%) PowerShell
11 55 (20.91%) ITIL
12 54 (20.53%) SQL
13 53 (20.15%) Management Information System
14 51 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 47 (17.87%) Power Platform
16 43 (16.35%) Citrix
17 42 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (15.97%) Social Skills
18 41 (15.59%) Power BI
18 41 (15.59%) Cisco
19 40 (15.21%) VPN
20 38 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
21 37 (14.07%) AWS
22 36 (13.69%) Change Management
23 35 (13.31%) Power Automate
24 34 (12.93%) PowerApps
25 33 (12.55%) Microsoft Intune
26 32 (12.17%) Document Management

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 90 (34.22%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.98%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.42%) IIS
4 7 (2.66%) Confluence
5 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.14%) SAS
5 3 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (22.05%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.52%) Relativity
2 3 (1.14%) FastStats
2 3 (1.14%) Unica
3 2 (0.76%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 155 (58.94%) Azure
2 62 (23.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 47 (17.87%) Power Platform
4 37 (14.07%) AWS
5 35 (13.31%) Power Automate
6 34 (12.93%) PowerApps
7 20 (7.60%) Azure Logic Apps
8 19 (7.22%) IaaS
8 19 (7.22%) OneDrive
9 9 (3.42%) SaaS
10 8 (3.04%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (3.04%) PaaS
11 7 (2.66%) Google Workspace
11 7 (2.66%) Workato
12 6 (2.28%) Azure Sentinel
12 6 (2.28%) Yammer
13 5 (1.90%) GCP
13 5 (1.90%) Mimecast
14 4 (1.52%) GitHub
15 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.21%) VPN
2 30 (11.41%) DHCP
2 30 (11.41%) DNS
3 27 (10.27%) Firewall
4 19 (7.22%) Extranet
4 19 (7.22%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.32%) VLAN
5 14 (5.32%) WAN
6 13 (4.94%) Network Security
7 12 (4.56%) LAN
8 10 (3.80%) SAN
9 6 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.28%) WebEx
10 5 (1.90%) Internet
10 5 (1.90%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (1.52%) Skype
11 4 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.59%) Power BI
2 28 (10.65%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.42%) Tableau
4 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2019
7 3 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.38%) Ingres
9 1 (0.38%) Metadata
9 1 (0.38%) OLAP
9 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.18%) JIRA
2 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.52%) Selenium
3 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.76%) MSI
5 1 (0.38%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 107 (40.68%) Finance
2 42 (15.97%) Social Skills
3 28 (10.65%) Law
3 28 (10.65%) Legal
4 21 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.70%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.94%) Marketing
7 6 (2.28%) Banking
8 5 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (1.90%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.90%) Retail
9 4 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.14%) Back Office
10 3 (1.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 62 (23.57%) Analyst
2 43 (16.35%) IT Support
3 33 (12.55%) Support Analyst
4 32 (12.17%) IT Analyst
5 31 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (11.79%) Support Engineer
6 28 (10.65%) IT Support Analyst
7 25 (9.51%) IT Engineer
8 24 (9.13%) IT Manager
9 22 (8.37%) IT Support Engineer
10 21 (7.98%) Developer
11 20 (7.60%) Support Manager
11 20 (7.60%) Technical Support
12 19 (7.22%) Technical Analyst
13 18 (6.84%) Senior IT Engineer
13 18 (6.84%) SharePoint Developer
13 18 (6.84%) Technical Support Analyst
14 17 (6.46%) IT Support Manager
14 17 (6.46%) Technical Manager
14 17 (6.46%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.37%) HTML
2 21 (7.98%) CSS
3 17 (6.46%) AngularJS
3 17 (6.46%) jQuery
3 17 (6.46%) React
4 11 (4.18%) OAuth
5 5 (1.90%) JSON
6 4 (1.52%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.52%) pytest
7 3 (1.14%) .NET
7 3 (1.14%) Web Services
8 2 (0.76%) REST
8 2 (0.76%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.76%) XML
9 1 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.38%) LDAP
9 1 (0.38%) SAML
9 1 (0.38%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.15%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.18%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.80%) User Experience
4 7 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.90%) Robotics
6 4 (1.52%) Replication
7 3 (1.14%) EFT
7 3 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.76%) BYOD
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.76%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.76%) iPhone
8 2 (0.76%) Life Science
8 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 152 (57.79%) Windows
2 63 (23.95%) Windows 10
2 63 (23.95%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (5.70%) Linux
5 9 (3.42%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (3.04%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (2.28%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.52%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.14%) Android
10 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.14%) Unix
10 3 (1.14%) VMS
11 2 (0.76%) CentOS
11 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.91%) ITIL
2 42 (15.97%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (13.69%) Change Management
5 32 (12.17%) Document Management
5 32 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 31 (11.79%) Analytics
6 31 (11.79%) DevOps
7 30 (11.41%) Migration
8 29 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (10.65%) Investment Management
9 28 (10.65%) Service Delivery
10 25 (9.51%) CRM
11 23 (8.75%) Project Management
12 20 (7.60%) Information Security
13 18 (6.84%) Workflow
14 15 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (5.70%) SIEM
15 14 (5.32%) Incident Management
15 14 (5.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.67%) PowerShell
2 54 (20.53%) SQL
3 23 (8.75%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.60%) Python
5 17 (6.46%) TypeScript
6 8 (3.04%) C#
7 6 (2.28%) C
8 5 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.90%) R
9 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.38%) Java
10 1 (0.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (9.13%) Degree
2 13 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.04%) CISSP
4 7 (2.66%) CISM
4 7 (2.66%) MCSE
5 6 (2.28%) CISA
6 4 (1.52%) CCNA
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.52%) ISEB
6 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.52%) MCSA
7 3 (1.14%) EnCE
7 3 (1.14%) GCFA
7 3 (1.14%) GCFE
7 3 (1.14%) GREM
7 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.76%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.42%) SLA
3 5 (1.90%) QA
4 4 (1.52%) GDPR
5 3 (1.14%) NIST
6 2 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.76%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.76%) NCSC
6 2 (0.76%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (45.63%) Active Directory
2 51 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.37%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.94%) XenApp
5 8 (3.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (3.04%) vSphere
5 8 (3.04%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.90%) Docker
7 4 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (12.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 31 (11.79%) SCCM
3 12 (4.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 8 (3.04%) Terraform
5 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.52%) Puppet
6 3 (1.14%) Ansible
6 3 (1.14%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.14%) EnCase
6 3 (1.14%) FTK
6 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.76%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.76%) Sysprep
7 2 (0.76%) WSUS
8 1 (0.38%) AssetCenter
Vendors
1 157 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 62 (23.57%) VMware
3 43 (16.35%) Citrix
4 41 (15.59%) Cisco
5 17 (6.46%) Workday
6 16 (6.08%) iManage
7 13 (4.94%) HP
8 8 (3.04%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.04%) Intapp
8 8 (3.04%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.66%) Google
9 7 (2.66%) Polycom
9 7 (2.66%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.28%) Dell
10 6 (2.28%) EMC
10 6 (2.28%) IBM
10 6 (2.28%) NetApp
10 6 (2.28%) Palo Alto
10 6 (2.28%) Rapid7
11 5 (1.90%) Veritas