Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 16 53
Rank change year-on-year -11 +37 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 191 356 216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.46% 10.05% 5.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.95% 30.66% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 210 351 210
Median annual salary £39,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.57% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £57,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 870 1,161 1,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.98% 32.79% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 787 978 780
Median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +3.45% -2.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in the East Midlands

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in the East Midlands

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in the East Midlands

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 5 March 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
Nottinghamshire -1 62 £39,000 +0.65% 14
Northamptonshire -3 52 £45,000 - 14
Leicestershire -10 39 £38,750 +29.17% 5
Derbyshire -8 25 £50,000 +78.57% 15
Lincolnshire -9 11 £22,500 -18.18% 7
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 127 (66.49%) Windows
2 123 (64.40%) Active Directory
3 118 (61.78%) Microsoft
4 95 (49.74%) Azure
5 85 (44.50%) Windows Server
6 77 (40.31%) VMware
7 61 (31.94%) ITIL
8 48 (25.13%) Firewall
9 38 (19.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 37 (19.37%) Windows 10
11 33 (17.28%) Citrix
11 33 (17.28%) Hyper-V
12 32 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
14 29 (15.18%) SQL
15 28 (14.66%) Azure Active Directory
16 26 (13.61%) XenDesktop
17 22 (11.52%) DNS
18 21 (10.99%) VLAN
18 21 (10.99%) Data Centre
18 21 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (10.47%) PowerShell
19 20 (10.47%) SCCM
19 20 (10.47%) VoIP
19 20 (10.47%) Cisco
19 20 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (10.47%) SharePoint
19 20 (10.47%) Project Management
20 19 (9.95%) MS Exchange
20 19 (9.95%) SAN

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.95%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 95 (49.74%) Azure
2 28 (14.66%) Azure Active Directory
3 18 (9.42%) AWS
4 8 (4.19%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.14%) G Suite
6 5 (2.62%) IaaS
6 5 (2.62%) PowerApps
7 4 (2.09%) Power Automate
7 4 (2.09%) SaaS
8 3 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.57%) PaaS
9 1 (0.52%) GCP
9 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.52%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.52%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.13%) Firewall
2 22 (11.52%) DNS
3 21 (10.99%) VLAN
4 20 (10.47%) VoIP
5 19 (9.95%) SAN
6 18 (9.42%) LAN
6 18 (9.42%) WAN
7 17 (8.90%) DHCP
8 14 (7.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.66%) Unified Communications
10 6 (3.14%) VPN
10 6 (3.14%) VSAN
11 5 (2.62%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.62%) Network Security
12 4 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.09%) NAS
13 3 (1.57%) Multicast
13 3 (1.57%) PBX
13 3 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (4.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.57%) Power BI
4 2 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.05%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.52%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 18 (9.42%) Public Sector
2 9 (4.71%) Back Office
2 9 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.09%) Law
3 4 (2.09%) Local Government
3 4 (2.09%) Retail
3 4 (2.09%) Social Housing
4 3 (1.57%) Finance
4 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Games
5 2 (1.05%) Legal
5 2 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 35 (18.32%) Analyst
2 34 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (10.47%) Support Analyst
4 19 (9.95%) IT Engineer
5 17 (8.90%) IT Support
6 16 (8.38%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.85%) IT Manager
8 12 (6.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (6.28%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) Field Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) Service Analyst
11 9 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (4.71%) Service Manager
12 8 (4.19%) Help Desk Analyst
12 8 (4.19%) Help Desk Support
12 8 (4.19%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.14%) .NET
2 3 (1.57%) CSS
3 2 (1.05%) HTML
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.05%) WinForms
4 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.52%) Ajax
4 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) COM
4 1 (0.52%) jQuery
4 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.99%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.76%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.62%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.62%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (2.62%) FMCG
4 5 (2.62%) Replication
5 3 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.57%) PKI
5 3 (1.57%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.57%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.05%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 127 (66.49%) Windows
2 85 (44.50%) Windows Server
3 37 (19.37%) Windows 10
4 19 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (7.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.76%) Linux
9 6 (3.14%) Unix
10 4 (2.09%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.05%) Android
11 2 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Debian
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.94%) ITIL
2 38 (19.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (10.47%) Project Management
5 17 (8.90%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.85%) Identity Access Management
6 15 (7.85%) Incident Management
6 15 (7.85%) Migration
6 15 (7.85%) Service Delivery
7 13 (6.81%) Identity Management
8 12 (6.28%) Project Delivery
9 11 (5.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.24%) Coaching
10 10 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.71%) Service Management
12 8 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (4.19%) ITSM
13 6 (3.14%) Converged Infrastructure
13 6 (3.14%) Decision-Making
13 6 (3.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.18%) SQL
2 20 (10.47%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.57%) C#
4 3 (1.57%) PHP
5 2 (1.05%) Java
5 2 (1.05%) Python
5 2 (1.05%) VB
6 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.52%) Go
6 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.42%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (5.76%) MCSE
4 8 (4.19%) MCSA
5 6 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (3.14%) DBS Check
6 5 (2.62%) MCITP
6 5 (2.62%) MCP
7 4 (2.09%) CCNA
7 4 (2.09%) CCSA
7 4 (2.09%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.57%) Degree
8 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.05%) CISM
9 2 (1.05%) CISSP
9 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) SLA
2 6 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.09%) GDPR
4 3 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 123 (64.40%) Active Directory
2 33 (17.28%) Hyper-V
3 32 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (13.61%) XenDesktop
5 19 (9.95%) XenApp
6 9 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (4.19%) vSphere
8 7 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (1.57%) Docker
11 1 (0.52%) pfSense
11 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (10.47%) SCCM
2 7 (3.66%) SCOrch
3 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (3.14%) SCOM
4 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.09%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.57%) Ansible
5 3 (1.57%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.57%) Nessus
6 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 118 (61.78%) Microsoft
2 77 (40.31%) VMware
3 33 (17.28%) Citrix
4 20 (10.47%) Cisco
5 11 (5.76%) Dell
5 11 (5.76%) HP
6 9 (4.71%) Draytek
6 9 (4.71%) ServiceNow
6 9 (4.71%) SolarWinds
6 9 (4.71%) SonicWALL
7 8 (4.19%) NetApp
8 6 (3.14%) Google
9 5 (2.62%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.62%) Mitel
9 5 (2.62%) Veeam
10 4 (2.09%) Apple
10 4 (2.09%) Meraki
11 2 (1.05%) Acronis
11 2 (1.05%) Synology
11 2 (1.05%) Xerox