Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 35 52
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 +28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 243 551 495
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.00% 6.47% 4.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 17.50% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 207 502 441
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £31,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +21.95% -13.68%
75th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% +23.75% -11.11%

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 2,187 3,148 3,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.03% 36.98% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,957 2,758 2,905
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £55,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £66,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.85% +1.54% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £81,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.85% +8.33%

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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 166 (68.31%) Azure
2 137 (56.38%) Windows
3 135 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 134 (55.14%) Active Directory
5 87 (35.80%) Finance
6 76 (31.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 69 (28.40%) Windows Server
8 62 (25.51%) PowerShell
9 61 (25.10%) SharePoint
10 58 (23.87%) VMware
11 57 (23.46%) Citrix
12 48 (19.75%) ITIL
13 46 (18.93%) Microsoft Intune
14 44 (18.11%) Windows 10
15 43 (17.70%) Microsoft Office
16 41 (16.87%) Cisco
16 41 (16.87%) DNS
16 41 (16.87%) SCCM
16 41 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 40 (16.46%) AWS
17 40 (16.46%) SQL
18 36 (14.81%) DHCP
19 33 (13.58%) VPN
20 31 (12.76%) Migration
21 29 (11.93%) Management Information System
22 28 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 27 (11.11%) Firewall
23 27 (11.11%) SQL Server
24 22 (9.05%) CISSP
24 22 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012

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 61 (25.10%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.82%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.94%) IIS
4 10 (4.12%) Confluence
5 4 (1.65%) CMS
6 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.23%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.82%) Apache
7 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 43 (17.70%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.41%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) Eikon
2 3 (1.23%) Relativity
3 1 (0.41%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.41%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 166 (68.31%) Azure
2 76 (31.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 40 (16.46%) AWS
4 19 (7.82%) Power Platform
5 18 (7.41%) IaaS
6 15 (6.17%) SaaS
7 14 (5.76%) Mimecast
7 14 (5.76%) PaaS
8 13 (5.35%) OneDrive
9 9 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (3.70%) Power Automate
9 9 (3.70%) PowerApps
10 8 (3.29%) Logic Apps
11 5 (2.06%) Google Workspace
12 3 (1.23%) GCP
12 3 (1.23%) Serverless
13 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.82%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.87%) DNS
2 36 (14.81%) DHCP
3 33 (13.58%) VPN
4 27 (11.11%) Firewall
5 19 (7.82%) TCP/IP
6 17 (7.00%) WAN
7 15 (6.17%) LAN
8 13 (5.35%) VoIP
9 11 (4.53%) NetScaler
10 8 (3.29%) Network Security
11 7 (2.88%) SAN
11 7 (2.88%) Unified Communications
11 7 (2.88%) VLAN
12 6 (2.47%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.06%) Extranet
13 5 (2.06%) MPLS
13 5 (2.06%) Skype
14 4 (1.65%) NAS
15 3 (1.23%) BGP
15 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.58%) Power BI
3 9 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.29%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2019
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.41%) Ingres
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (6.17%) JIRA
2 5 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (35.80%) Finance
2 17 (7.00%) Law
3 16 (6.58%) Legal
4 6 (2.47%) Banking
4 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.06%) Front Office
6 3 (1.23%) Back Office
6 3 (1.23%) Housing Association
6 3 (1.23%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (18.93%) Analyst
2 38 (15.64%) Support Engineer
3 35 (14.40%) Architect
4 27 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (9.88%) IT Architect
5 24 (9.88%) Support Analyst
6 23 (9.47%) Azure Architect
6 23 (9.47%) IT Engineer
7 22 (9.05%) IT Support
7 22 (9.05%) Security Architect
8 21 (8.64%) IT Analyst
8 21 (8.64%) IT Security Architect
9 18 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 17 (7.00%) IT Support Analyst
10 17 (7.00%) Senior Support Engineer
11 16 (6.58%) Senior Manager
12 15 (6.17%) IT Manager
12 15 (6.17%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
12 15 (6.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.64%) OAuth
2 9 (3.70%) Web Services
3 7 (2.88%) .NET
3 7 (2.88%) CSS
3 7 (2.88%) HTML
4 5 (2.06%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.06%) jQuery
4 5 (2.06%) React
4 5 (2.06%) XML
5 3 (1.23%) SAML
5 3 (1.23%) XMPP
6 2 (0.82%) REST
7 1 (0.41%) COM
7 1 (0.41%) JSON
7 1 (0.41%) LDAP
7 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.53%) User Experience
4 9 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.47%) PKI
6 6 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.06%) Clustering
8 4 (1.65%) Reinsurance
8 4 (1.65%) Replication
9 3 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.23%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.41%) iPad
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 137 (56.38%) Windows
2 69 (28.40%) Windows Server
3 44 (18.11%) Windows 10
4 22 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.58%) Linux
6 15 (6.17%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.76%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (3.29%) Mac OS
8 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (2.88%) Android
10 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.75%) ITIL
2 31 (12.76%) Migration
3 28 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (8.64%) SIEM
5 20 (8.23%) Cryptography
5 20 (8.23%) DevOps
5 20 (8.23%) Load Balancing
5 20 (8.23%) Project Delivery
6 19 (7.82%) Security Management
7 18 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 17 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.00%) Security Architecture
9 15 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.94%) Analytics
12 12 (4.94%) High Availability
13 11 (4.53%) CRM
14 10 (4.12%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.51%) PowerShell
2 40 (16.46%) SQL
3 9 (3.70%) C#
3 9 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.88%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.47%) Python
6 5 (2.06%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.06%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.23%) Java
8 2 (0.82%) VBScript
9 1 (0.41%) C
9 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.05%) CISSP
2 18 (7.41%) CISM
3 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (6.58%) CISA
5 15 (6.17%) Degree
6 9 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.88%) CCNA
7 7 (2.88%) MCSA
8 6 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.65%) CCNP
9 4 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.65%) MCSE
10 3 (1.23%) EnCE
10 3 (1.23%) GCFA
10 3 (1.23%) GCFE
10 3 (1.23%) GREM
10 3 (1.23%) MCP
10 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.82%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (2.47%) SLA
4 5 (2.06%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (1.65%) GDPR
6 2 (0.82%) NIST
7 1 (0.41%) GRC
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 134 (55.14%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.05%) XenDesktop
4 20 (8.23%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.35%) XenApp
6 5 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.23%) Docker
7 3 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.82%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.82%) vSphere
9 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (18.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 41 (16.87%) SCCM
3 8 (3.29%) Ansible
4 7 (2.88%) Puppet
4 7 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.47%) SCOM
5 6 (2.47%) Terraform
6 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (2.06%) SCDPM
7 4 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.65%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.65%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.23%) EnCase
8 3 (1.23%) FTK
9 2 (0.82%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 135 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 58 (23.87%) VMware
3 57 (23.46%) Citrix
4 41 (16.87%) Cisco
5 18 (7.41%) HP
6 9 (3.70%) Apple
6 9 (3.70%) iManage
6 9 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 8 (3.29%) Google
8 7 (2.88%) Aruba
8 7 (2.88%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.47%) NetApp
9 6 (2.47%) SonicWALL
10 5 (2.06%) Polycom
10 5 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.06%) Sun
10 5 (2.06%) Workday
11 4 (1.65%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.65%) Snow
11 4 (1.65%) Synology