Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 23 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 234 241 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.50% 8.65% 6.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.15% 27.08% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 223 216 223
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,875 £23,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +7.14%
75th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £46,625
90th Percentile £54,400 £61,500 £53,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 1,011 890 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 36.72% 31.95% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 863 733 761
10th Percentile £27,100 £25,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.75% +3.64% +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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +8 75 £36,000 +2.86% 25
Northamptonshire +8 70 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Leicestershire -8 36 £37,500 +36.36% 13
Derbyshire 0 27 £38,000 +35.71% 8
Lincolnshire -9 18 £27,000 -1.82% 10
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 147 (62.82%) Active Directory
2 146 (62.39%) Microsoft
3 145 (61.97%) Windows
4 112 (47.86%) Azure
5 93 (39.74%) Windows Server
6 88 (37.61%) VMware
7 74 (31.62%) Social Skills
8 68 (29.06%) ITIL
9 55 (23.50%) Windows 10
10 46 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (19.66%) Citrix
10 46 (19.66%) Firewall
11 39 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 39 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 36 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
12 36 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 35 (14.96%) SharePoint
14 34 (14.53%) XenDesktop
15 32 (13.68%) SQL
15 32 (13.68%) MS Exchange
16 31 (13.25%) Data Centre
17 30 (12.82%) SCCM
18 29 (12.39%) PowerShell
18 29 (12.39%) XenApp
19 28 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (11.54%) Project Management
20 27 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
21 24 (10.26%) Public Sector
21 24 (10.26%) Cisco
22 21 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012

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 35 (14.96%) SharePoint
2 32 (13.68%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.28%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 112 (47.86%) Azure
2 36 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (5.98%) AWS
4 11 (4.70%) IaaS
5 9 (3.85%) Power Platform
6 8 (3.42%) PaaS
6 8 (3.42%) PowerApps
6 8 (3.42%) SaaS
7 7 (2.99%) Google Workspace
8 4 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.71%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.28%) GitHub
9 3 (1.28%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.28%) Yammer
10 2 (0.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.85%) Taleo
11 1 (0.43%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.43%) Azure Storage
11 1 (0.43%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.66%) Firewall
2 19 (8.12%) VoIP
3 18 (7.69%) SAN
4 17 (7.26%) DNS
4 17 (7.26%) WAN
5 16 (6.84%) LAN
6 14 (5.98%) DHCP
6 14 (5.98%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.56%) VLAN
8 10 (4.27%) VPN
9 9 (3.85%) Internet
9 9 (3.85%) Unified Communications
10 8 (3.42%) VSAN
11 7 (2.99%) NAS
12 6 (2.56%) Wireless
13 4 (1.71%) Intranet
13 4 (1.71%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.71%) Network Security
13 4 (1.71%) PBX
13 4 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.70%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.28%) Power BI
3 3 (1.28%) Tableau
4 2 (0.85%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 74 (31.62%) Social Skills
2 24 (10.26%) Public Sector
3 14 (5.98%) Presentation Skills
3 14 (5.98%) Retail
4 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.27%) Back Office
6 9 (3.85%) Law
7 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.71%) Legal
8 4 (1.71%) Local Government
9 3 (1.28%) Finance
9 3 (1.28%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.28%) Social Housing
10 2 (0.85%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (15.81%) Analyst
1 37 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (13.68%) Support Engineer
3 26 (11.11%) IT Support
4 21 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (8.97%) Support Analyst
5 18 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 16 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (5.98%) IT Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) Senior Support Engineer
8 12 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.70%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (4.70%) Help Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.70%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (4.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.70%) Service Manager
10 10 (4.27%) IT Analyst
11 9 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.71%) .NET
2 3 (1.28%) CSS
2 3 (1.28%) HTML
2 3 (1.28%) JSON
3 2 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) COM
4 1 (0.43%) jQuery
4 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.42%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (1.71%) FMCG
4 4 (1.71%) PKI
4 4 (1.71%) Private Cloud
4 4 (1.71%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.28%) iPhone
5 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.28%) Replication
6 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.43%) EPoS
7 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) Life Science
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 145 (61.97%) Windows
2 93 (39.74%) Windows Server
3 55 (23.50%) Windows 10
4 21 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
6 17 (7.26%) Linux
6 17 (7.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.85%) Unix
8 9 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.56%) Android
10 4 (1.71%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.28%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) Debian
13 1 (0.43%) HPUX
13 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.06%) ITIL
2 39 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (11.54%) Project Management
4 18 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 17 (7.26%) Mentoring
6 16 (6.84%) Identity Access Management
7 15 (6.41%) Identity Management
8 14 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (5.98%) Migration
9 13 (5.56%) Service Management
10 11 (4.70%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (4.27%) Application Packaging
11 10 (4.27%) Coaching
11 10 (4.27%) Project Delivery
12 9 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.85%) Converged Infrastructure
12 9 (3.85%) ITIL V3
13 8 (3.42%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.68%) SQL
2 29 (12.39%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.71%) Python
4 2 (0.85%) Java
4 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) C#
5 1 (0.43%) Go
5 1 (0.43%) PHP
5 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.84%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (6.84%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (5.98%) MCSE
4 12 (5.13%) MCITP
4 12 (5.13%) MCSA
5 6 (2.56%) Degree
6 4 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.28%) CISM
7 3 (1.28%) CISSP
7 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.28%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.85%) MCP
9 1 (0.43%) CCNP
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.43%) HND
9 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.69%) SLA
2 9 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.99%) GDPR
4 6 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (1.71%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.85%) COBIT
6 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 147 (62.82%) Active Directory
2 46 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 34 (14.53%) XenDesktop
5 29 (12.39%) XenApp
6 18 (7.69%) vSphere
7 14 (5.98%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (4.70%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.43%) Docker
11 1 (0.43%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 30 (12.82%) SCCM
2 13 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (5.13%) SCOrch
4 8 (3.42%) Ansible
4 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (3.42%) SCOM
5 4 (1.71%) Nessus
6 3 (1.28%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (1.28%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 146 (62.39%) Microsoft
2 88 (37.61%) VMware
3 46 (19.66%) Citrix
4 24 (10.26%) Cisco
5 12 (5.13%) Dell
5 12 (5.13%) HP
5 12 (5.13%) Veeam
6 11 (4.70%) ServiceNow
6 11 (4.70%) SonicWALL
7 10 (4.27%) Draytek
7 10 (4.27%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.42%) Apple
9 7 (2.99%) Google
10 6 (2.56%) Meraki
11 5 (2.14%) NetApp
11 5 (2.14%) Sophos
12 3 (1.28%) Adobe
12 3 (1.28%) Avaya
12 3 (1.28%) Sage
12 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com