Period
to 21 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 20 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 465 189 488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 8.42% 10.49% 7.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.14% 25.68% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 385 180 393
10th Percentile £22,200 £23,000 £24,550
25th Percentile £27,500 £27,438 £27,281
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,125 £57,450
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,779 736 2,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.22% 40.87% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,217 609 1,590
10th Percentile £25,933 £29,000 £27,725
25th Percentile £34,250 £36,750 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £47,500 £49,750
Median % change year-on-year +2.11% -4.52% -0.50%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £91,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in the East of England

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in the East of England

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in the East of England

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Hertfordshire -11 147 £32,500 -0.76% 64
Cambridgeshire -10 124 £30,000 -29.41% 48
Essex +5 90 £33,500 -6.94% 20
Bedfordshire -4 59 £38,000 -10.59% 16
Suffolk +2 23 £33,000 +13.79% 15
Norfolk -7 19 £42,000 -1.18% 11
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 281 (60.43%) Microsoft
2 264 (56.77%) Windows
3 258 (55.48%) Active Directory
4 241 (51.83%) Azure
5 142 (30.54%) Social Skills
6 139 (29.89%) Windows 10
7 129 (27.74%) Windows Server
8 125 (26.88%) ITIL
9 119 (25.59%) VMware
10 94 (20.22%) Firewall
11 84 (18.06%) SharePoint
12 82 (17.63%) Hyper-V
13 79 (16.99%) Microsoft Office
14 74 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
15 72 (15.48%) MS Exchange
16 69 (14.84%) PowerShell
17 67 (14.41%) SCCM
18 63 (13.55%) Microsoft Intune
19 60 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 59 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
21 55 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 54 (11.61%) Citrix
23 51 (10.97%) DNS
24 49 (10.54%) SLA
25 48 (10.32%) Azure Active Directory
26 46 (9.89%) Veeam
26 46 (9.89%) AWS
27 45 (9.68%) SQL
28 44 (9.46%) OneDrive
29 43 (9.25%) DHCP

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 84 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 72 (15.48%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.01%) IIS
4 11 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 79 (16.99%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.65%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.65%) Raiser's Edge
3 2 (0.43%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.22%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 241 (51.83%) Azure
2 48 (10.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 46 (9.89%) AWS
4 44 (9.46%) OneDrive
5 19 (4.09%) Power Platform
6 18 (3.87%) Mimecast
7 12 (2.58%) PaaS
7 12 (2.58%) SaaS
8 11 (2.37%) IaaS
9 9 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.94%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.08%) Power Automate
11 3 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.65%) Trello
12 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.43%) GCP
12 2 (0.43%) Google Workspace
12 2 (0.43%) npm
13 1 (0.22%) Azure Event Grid
13 1 (0.22%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 94 (20.22%) Firewall
2 51 (10.97%) DNS
3 43 (9.25%) DHCP
4 36 (7.74%) WAN
5 35 (7.53%) LAN
6 29 (6.24%) VPN
7 27 (5.81%) TCP/IP
8 26 (5.59%) Internet
9 25 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (5.38%) Wireless
10 21 (4.52%) VoIP
11 19 (4.09%) VLAN
12 15 (3.23%) MPLS
12 15 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (2.80%) NAS
14 11 (2.37%) ADSL
15 10 (2.15%) Skype
16 8 (1.72%) NetScaler
16 8 (1.72%) SSL
17 7 (1.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.23%) Power BI
2 14 (3.01%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.65%) Big Data
4 3 (0.65%) Data Lake
4 3 (0.65%) HDInsight
4 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.08%) JIRA
3 3 (0.65%) MSTest
3 3 (0.65%) NUnit
3 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.43%) GitLab
4 2 (0.43%) gulp
4 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (30.54%) Social Skills
2 39 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.10%) Finance
4 23 (4.95%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (3.66%) Retail
7 15 (3.23%) Public Sector
8 8 (1.72%) Local Government
8 8 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
9 7 (1.51%) Back Office
10 5 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (1.08%) Games
11 4 (0.86%) Legal
11 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.65%) Banking
12 3 (0.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.65%) Law
13 2 (0.43%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
13 2 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (22.37%) Analyst
2 97 (20.86%) Support Engineer
3 66 (14.19%) IT Support
4 45 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 42 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 40 (8.60%) Support Analyst
7 36 (7.74%) IT Engineer
7 36 (7.74%) Service Analyst
8 35 (7.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 33 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 31 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 29 (6.24%) IT Support Engineer
12 26 (5.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 25 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
14 24 (5.16%) Architect
14 24 (5.16%) IT Analyst
15 23 (4.95%) Consultant
16 20 (4.30%) Desktop Support
17 19 (4.09%) IT Support Analyst
17 19 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.08%) HTML
1 5 (1.08%) SAML
2 4 (0.86%) .NET
2 4 (0.86%) JSON
3 3 (0.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (0.65%) CSS
3 3 (0.65%) jQuery
3 3 (0.65%) OAuth
4 2 (0.43%) LDAP
4 2 (0.43%) Node.js
4 2 (0.43%) ServiceStack
4 2 (0.43%) Web Services
5 1 (0.22%) ADSI
5 1 (0.22%) COM
5 1 (0.22%) EDI
5 1 (0.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.22%) REST
5 1 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.74%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (4.95%) Driving Licence
3 19 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 9 (1.94%) User Experience
6 8 (1.72%) FMCG
7 7 (1.51%) Biotechnology
7 7 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.51%) Replication
8 6 (1.29%) iPad
8 6 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
8 6 (1.29%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.08%) Housing Association
9 5 (1.08%) iPhone
9 5 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.86%) EPoS
10 4 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.65%) Clustering
11 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 264 (56.77%) Windows
2 139 (29.89%) Windows 10
3 129 (27.74%) Windows Server
4 60 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (8.60%) Windows Server 2019
6 35 (7.53%) Android
7 33 (7.10%) Windows Server 2016
8 27 (5.81%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.66%) Windows 8
10 15 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 14 (3.01%) Linux
12 13 (2.80%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.29%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.08%) Unix
16 4 (0.86%) VMS
17 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (26.88%) ITIL
2 74 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 36 (7.74%) Problem Management
5 32 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 28 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (5.81%) Incident Management
8 27 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (5.59%) Service Management
10 24 (5.16%) Migration
11 23 (4.95%) Project Management
12 22 (4.73%) Change Management
12 22 (4.73%) Service Delivery
13 21 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (4.30%) DevOps
15 19 (4.09%) Time Management
16 18 (3.87%) Information Security
17 17 (3.66%) Data Protection
18 16 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.84%) PowerShell
2 45 (9.68%) SQL
3 12 (2.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.94%) C#
4 9 (1.94%) Python
5 6 (1.29%) PHP
5 6 (1.29%) VB
6 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.86%) VBScript
7 3 (0.65%) Java
7 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (4.52%) MCSA
3 20 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (4.09%) Degree
5 18 (3.87%) MCSE
6 17 (3.66%) CCNA
7 14 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.94%) MCP
9 8 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.72%) VCP6
10 7 (1.51%) CCENT
11 6 (1.29%) CISSP
12 4 (0.86%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.86%) CISM
12 4 (0.86%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.65%) MCITP
14 2 (0.43%) ISSAP
14 2 (0.43%) MCDST
14 2 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.54%) SLA
2 14 (3.01%) GDPR
3 9 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.43%) GRC
5 2 (0.43%) GxP
5 2 (0.43%) NCSC
5 2 (0.43%) NIST
5 2 (0.43%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 258 (55.48%) Active Directory
2 82 (17.63%) Hyper-V
3 59 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (4.09%) vSphere
5 13 (2.80%) XenApp
6 7 (1.51%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.08%) KVM
8 5 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.43%) Docker
11 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 67 (14.41%) SCCM
2 63 (13.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (4.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.86%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.65%) SCOM
6 3 (0.65%) WSUS
7 2 (0.43%) Ansible
7 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.43%) Terraform
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.22%) Nessus
8 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.22%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 281 (60.43%) Microsoft
2 119 (25.59%) VMware
3 54 (11.61%) Citrix
4 46 (9.89%) Veeam
5 37 (7.96%) Cisco
6 21 (4.52%) Apple
6 21 (4.52%) Sophos
7 11 (2.37%) Palo Alto
8 9 (1.94%) Meraki
9 7 (1.51%) CommVault
9 7 (1.51%) Veritas
10 6 (1.29%) NetApp
10 6 (1.29%) Remedy
10 6 (1.29%) SAP
11 5 (1.08%) Dell
11 5 (1.08%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.86%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (0.86%) Ivanti
12 4 (0.86%) Oracle
12 4 (0.86%) Varonis