Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 275 238 645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.63% 6.60% 6.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.39% 14.66% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 254 219 586
10th Percentile £28,775 £30,950 £24,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £28,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -5.56%
75th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,250 £78,125
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £51,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.38% +21.76% -1.16%

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 2,648 1,623 3,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.59% 45.00% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 1,423 3,593
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £35,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -

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 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 156 (56.73%) Microsoft
2 143 (52.00%) Azure
3 140 (50.91%) Windows
4 133 (48.36%) Active Directory
5 91 (33.09%) Finance
6 86 (31.27%) SharePoint
7 72 (26.18%) Windows 10
8 65 (23.64%) Microsoft Office
9 60 (21.82%) Social Skills
10 54 (19.64%) Power Platform
11 46 (16.73%) Windows Server
11 46 (16.73%) VMware
12 45 (16.36%) Power BI
13 44 (16.00%) PowerShell
14 42 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (14.91%) SQL
16 40 (14.55%) Management Information System
16 40 (14.55%) Azure Active Directory
16 40 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (13.09%) ITIL
18 35 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (12.36%) Analytics
19 34 (12.36%) Legal
19 34 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (11.64%) Firewall
20 32 (11.64%) SCCM
21 31 (11.27%) PowerApps
22 30 (10.91%) Power Automate
22 30 (10.91%) Change Management
22 30 (10.91%) Migration

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 86 (31.27%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.45%) Confluence
3 4 (1.45%) IIS
3 4 (1.45%) SAS
4 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.73%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (23.64%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.82%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (2.18%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) FastStats
2 3 (1.09%) Relativity
2 3 (1.09%) Unica
3 2 (0.73%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.36%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 143 (52.00%) Azure
2 54 (19.64%) Power Platform
3 40 (14.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 31 (11.27%) PowerApps
5 30 (10.91%) Power Automate
6 21 (7.64%) AWS
7 14 (5.09%) OneDrive
8 13 (4.73%) SaaS
9 12 (4.36%) Azure Logic Apps
9 12 (4.36%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (4.00%) IaaS
11 10 (3.64%) Yammer
12 8 (2.91%) Azure Sentinel
12 8 (2.91%) Google Workspace
13 7 (2.55%) Workato
14 6 (2.18%) Mimecast
15 4 (1.45%) PaaS
16 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.73%) GitHub
16 2 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.64%) Firewall
2 28 (10.18%) VPN
3 24 (8.73%) DNS
4 18 (6.55%) DHCP
5 14 (5.09%) Network Security
6 13 (4.73%) Extranet
7 12 (4.36%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.00%) Wireless
9 10 (3.64%) LAN
10 9 (3.27%) WAN
10 9 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.91%) SAN
11 8 (2.91%) WebEx
12 7 (2.55%) VLAN
12 7 (2.55%) VoIP
13 6 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.82%) PBX
15 4 (1.45%) Internet
15 4 (1.45%) Intranet
15 4 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.36%) Power BI
2 21 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.73%) Tableau
4 6 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2019
6 3 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.36%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.36%) Metadata
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) OLAP
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.64%) JIRA
2 6 (2.18%) Selenium
3 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.36%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.36%) Moq
6 1 (0.36%) MSI
6 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 91 (33.09%) Finance
2 60 (21.82%) Social Skills
3 34 (12.36%) Legal
4 28 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (9.82%) Law
6 17 (6.18%) Public Sector
7 12 (4.36%) Marketing
8 10 (3.64%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.91%) Banking
10 6 (2.18%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 5 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (1.82%) Retail
12 3 (1.09%) Advertising
12 3 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (1.09%) Front Office
13 2 (0.73%) Games
13 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 77 (28.00%) Analyst
2 43 (15.64%) IT Support
3 28 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (10.18%) Support Engineer
4 26 (9.45%) IT Analyst
4 26 (9.45%) Support Analyst
5 25 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 18 (6.55%) Developer
6 18 (6.55%) IT Support Analyst
7 17 (6.18%) IT Support Engineer
7 17 (6.18%) Service Analyst
7 17 (6.18%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (5.82%) Desktop Support
9 15 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.45%) IT Manager
10 13 (4.73%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (4.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
12 10 (3.64%) Consultant
13 9 (3.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.45%) HTML
2 12 (4.36%) CSS
3 10 (3.64%) AngularJS
3 10 (3.64%) jQuery
3 10 (3.64%) React
4 7 (2.55%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.45%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.45%) pytest
6 2 (0.73%) JSON
6 2 (0.73%) XHTML
6 2 (0.73%) XML
7 1 (0.36%) .NET
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.36%) ARM Templates
7 1 (0.36%) RESTful
7 1 (0.36%) Velocity
7 1 (0.36%) WSH
7 1 (0.36%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.36%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.55%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.82%) iPad
6 5 (1.82%) Robotics
6 5 (1.82%) User Experience
7 4 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.45%) BYOD
7 4 (1.45%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.09%) EFT
8 3 (1.09%) iPhone
8 3 (1.09%) Replication
9 2 (0.73%) CMDB
9 2 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.73%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 140 (50.91%) Windows
2 72 (26.18%) Windows 10
3 46 (16.73%) Windows Server
4 17 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (4.36%) Windows Server 2019
7 10 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.27%) Linux
9 5 (1.82%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.45%) Unix
11 3 (1.09%) Android
11 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.09%) VMS
11 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.27%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (13.09%) ITIL
4 34 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (12.36%) Analytics
5 30 (10.91%) Change Management
5 30 (10.91%) Migration
6 29 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (10.18%) DevOps
8 24 (8.73%) CRM
8 24 (8.73%) Document Management
8 24 (8.73%) Service Delivery
9 23 (8.36%) Information Security
10 22 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (8.00%) Investment Management
10 22 (8.00%) Project Management
11 20 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (7.27%) Data Protection
12 17 (6.18%) Workflow
13 16 (5.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 41 (14.91%) SQL
3 20 (7.27%) Python
4 12 (4.36%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.64%) TypeScript
6 8 (2.91%) C#
7 7 (2.55%) R
8 4 (1.45%) C
9 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.73%) Java
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (7.64%) Degree
2 14 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.64%) MCSE
4 9 (3.27%) CCNA
4 9 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.45%) ISEB
5 4 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.09%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.09%) CISM
6 3 (1.09%) CISSP
6 3 (1.09%) MCSA
7 2 (0.73%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.36%) MCP
8 1 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.36%) SANS
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.91%) SLA
2 7 (2.55%) QA
3 6 (2.18%) GDPR
4 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.45%) NIST
6 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.73%) GRC
7 2 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.73%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.73%) NCSC
7 2 (0.73%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.36%) Accessibility
System Software
1 133 (48.36%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (3.27%) XenApp
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.73%) Docker
6 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (11.64%) SCCM
2 28 (10.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.82%) Terraform
4 4 (1.45%) CASB
4 4 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.09%) WSUS
6 2 (0.73%) Ansible
6 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.73%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.73%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.36%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.36%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 156 (56.73%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.73%) VMware
3 30 (10.91%) Citrix
4 26 (9.45%) Cisco
5 11 (4.00%) iManage
5 11 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 10 (3.64%) Apple
6 10 (3.64%) Dell
6 10 (3.64%) Workday
7 9 (3.27%) Google
7 9 (3.27%) HP
8 8 (2.91%) Intapp
9 7 (2.55%) Adobe
9 7 (2.55%) Mitel
9 7 (2.55%) Polycom
10 6 (2.18%) Bloomberg
10 6 (2.18%) EMC
10 6 (2.18%) IBM
10 6 (2.18%) OpenText
10 6 (2.18%) Salesforce.com