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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 23 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 536 320 463
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 8.10% 8.33% 10.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.20% 25.89% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 433 255 384
10th Percentile £22,600 £25,950 £23,825
25th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £47,000
90th Percentile £62,200 £71,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,215 1,236 1,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.47% 32.19% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,218 938 1,132
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.66% +11.58% -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +4.55%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +3 210 £42,500 +15.65% 30
Cambridgeshire +4 145 £36,000 -10.00% 27
Essex -26 74 £35,000 -21.35% 27
Bedfordshire -7 62 £32,000 -28.89% 10
Norfolk +10 23 £31,500 -11.27% 8
Suffolk -5 15 £33,000 +20.00% 6
East Anglia - 2 £47,500 -
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 384 (71.64%) Microsoft
2 341 (63.62%) Windows
3 336 (62.69%) Active Directory
4 298 (55.60%) Azure
5 207 (38.62%) Windows Server
6 198 (36.94%) Social Skills
7 146 (27.24%) ITIL
8 143 (26.68%) VMware
9 129 (24.07%) Windows 10
10 117 (21.83%) AWS
11 115 (21.46%) SharePoint
12 105 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
13 104 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 103 (19.22%) Microsoft Office
15 102 (19.03%) DNS
16 98 (18.28%) Azure Active Directory
17 97 (18.10%) Firewall
18 91 (16.98%) MS Exchange
19 90 (16.79%) SCCM
20 89 (16.60%) DHCP
21 87 (16.23%) PowerShell
22 84 (15.67%) Windows Server 2012
23 74 (13.81%) SQL
24 73 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 72 (13.43%) Cisco
26 69 (12.87%) Windows Server 2016
27 66 (12.31%) Citrix
27 66 (12.31%) SQL Server
27 66 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
28 65 (12.13%) SLA

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
1 115 (21.46%) SharePoint
2 91 (16.98%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.10%) Skype for Business
4 21 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.31%) IIS
7 6 (1.12%) Apache
7 6 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.93%) Documentum
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.56%) CMS
10 3 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 103 (19.22%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (3.36%) Sentinel
2 6 (1.12%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 298 (55.60%) Azure
2 117 (21.83%) AWS
3 98 (18.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 47 (8.77%) OneDrive
5 40 (7.46%) IaaS
6 25 (4.66%) Power Platform
7 24 (4.48%) PaaS
8 16 (2.99%) Azure Sentinel
9 15 (2.80%) SaaS
10 10 (1.87%) PowerApps
11 9 (1.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 9 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (1.68%) Serverless
12 8 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.49%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.49%) GCP
12 8 (1.49%) Route 53
12 8 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (19.03%) DNS
2 97 (18.10%) Firewall
3 89 (16.60%) DHCP
4 55 (10.26%) LAN
5 54 (10.07%) WAN
6 40 (7.46%) TCP/IP
7 38 (7.09%) Skype
8 28 (5.22%) SAN
9 27 (5.04%) VLAN
10 26 (4.85%) Wireless
11 25 (4.66%) VPN
12 23 (4.29%) iSCSI
13 19 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (3.36%) VoIP
15 15 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
17 10 (1.87%) Network Security
18 7 (1.31%) MPLS
19 5 (0.93%) ADSL
19 5 (0.93%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.24%) Power BI
3 10 (1.87%) MySQL
4 7 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.75%) Big Data
7 4 (0.75%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.75%) HDInsight
7 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.19%) DTS
10 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.93%) JIRA
1 5 (0.93%) MSI
2 4 (0.75%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 198 (36.94%) Social Skills
2 66 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (9.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 49 (9.14%) Finance
5 22 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.80%) Law
6 15 (2.80%) Retail
6 15 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.61%) Public Sector
8 13 (2.43%) Games
9 11 (2.05%) Marketing
10 10 (1.87%) Documentation Skills
10 10 (1.87%) Organisational Skills
10 10 (1.87%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (1.87%) Publishing
11 8 (1.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (1.12%) Automotive
12 6 (1.12%) Back Office
12 6 (1.12%) Electronics
13 5 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 135 (25.19%) Analyst
2 91 (16.98%) IT Support
3 72 (13.43%) Support Analyst
4 68 (12.69%) Support Engineer
5 63 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 52 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 49 (9.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 42 (7.84%) IT Engineer
9 40 (7.46%) IT Analyst
10 39 (7.28%) Cloud Engineer
11 37 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
12 35 (6.53%) Consultant
12 35 (6.53%) Service Analyst
12 35 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
13 27 (5.04%) IT Support Engineer
14 26 (4.85%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
15 25 (4.66%) 1st Line Support
15 25 (4.66%) Azure Consultant
15 25 (4.66%) Technical Support
16 22 (4.10%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.68%) CSS
1 9 (1.68%) HTML
2 8 (1.49%) .NET
3 7 (1.31%) EDI
3 7 (1.31%) LDAP
4 6 (1.12%) JSP
4 6 (1.12%) XAMPP
4 6 (1.12%) XML
4 6 (1.12%) XSLT
5 3 (0.56%) CSS3
5 3 (0.56%) HTML5
5 3 (0.56%) REST
5 3 (0.56%) RESTful
6 2 (0.37%) Flash
6 2 (0.37%) OAuth
6 2 (0.37%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.37%) OpenID
6 2 (0.37%) SAML
7 1 (0.19%) Middleware
7 1 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.01%) Data Centre
2 43 (8.02%) Replication
3 32 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.36%) Clustering
6 17 (3.17%) PKI
7 16 (2.99%) Biotechnology
7 16 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
8 12 (2.24%) EMC VNX
9 11 (2.05%) Cloud Native
9 11 (2.05%) User Experience
10 10 (1.87%) EPoS
10 10 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
11 9 (1.68%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.68%) FMCG
11 9 (1.68%) PMI
11 9 (1.68%) Tandem
12 8 (1.49%) Handset
13 6 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 341 (63.62%) Windows
2 207 (38.62%) Windows Server
3 129 (24.07%) Windows 10
4 84 (15.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (12.87%) Windows Server 2016
6 47 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (7.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 30 (5.60%) Android
8 30 (5.60%) Linux
9 28 (5.22%) Windows 7
10 20 (3.73%) Mac OS X
11 19 (3.54%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.99%) Mac OS
13 10 (1.87%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.31%) CentOS
15 6 (1.12%) Unix
16 4 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.75%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (27.24%) ITIL
2 105 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
3 73 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 55 (10.26%) Incident Management
5 52 (9.70%) Service Management
6 51 (9.51%) Service Delivery
7 44 (8.21%) Information Security
7 44 (8.21%) Problem Management
8 43 (8.02%) ITSM
8 43 (8.02%) Project Management
9 40 (7.46%) Agile
10 36 (6.72%) Change Management
11 34 (6.34%) Identity Management
11 34 (6.34%) Mentoring
12 32 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (5.22%) ERP
14 26 (4.85%) Data Protection
15 25 (4.66%) Asset Management
16 24 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
17 23 (4.29%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.23%) PowerShell
2 74 (13.81%) SQL
3 18 (3.36%) Python
4 11 (2.05%) C#
4 11 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.87%) VB
6 7 (1.31%) VBA
7 6 (1.12%) PHP
8 4 (0.75%) Java
9 3 (0.56%) C
9 3 (0.56%) RPG
10 2 (0.37%) Perl
11 1 (0.19%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.19%) Bash
11 1 (0.19%) Bicep
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (8.58%) MCSE
3 35 (6.53%) MCSA
4 32 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (5.41%) Degree
6 24 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 22 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (3.36%) Security Cleared
9 16 (2.99%) CCNP
10 14 (2.61%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.24%) CCNA
12 11 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.68%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.68%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.31%) MCP
15 6 (1.12%) NCDA
16 5 (0.93%) DBS Check
17 4 (0.75%) CISSP
18 3 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (12.13%) SLA
2 20 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.24%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (1.12%) GDPR
5 6 (1.12%) NIST
6 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.56%) GxP
8 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 336 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 104 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.58%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
4 34 (6.34%) vSphere
5 23 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
6 20 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 14 (2.61%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.75%) NFS
11 4 (0.75%) vCloud
12 3 (0.56%) Docker
13 2 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.37%) Firmware
13 2 (0.37%) XenApp
14 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 90 (16.79%) SCCM
2 62 (11.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (4.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 19 (3.54%) SCOM
4 19 (3.54%) vCenter Server
5 17 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
6 16 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (2.80%) SCVMM
8 12 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (2.24%) SCOrch
9 10 (1.87%) WSUS
10 7 (1.31%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.93%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.75%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.75%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.56%) CSIRT
13 3 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
14 2 (0.37%) Stealthwatch
15 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 384 (71.64%) Microsoft
2 143 (26.68%) VMware
3 72 (13.43%) Cisco
4 66 (12.31%) Citrix
5 48 (8.96%) NetApp
6 38 (7.09%) Veeam
7 35 (6.53%) Apple
8 29 (5.41%) EMC
9 18 (3.36%) Sophos
10 17 (3.17%) Oracle
11 12 (2.24%) 3PAR
11 12 (2.24%) Brocade
11 12 (2.24%) Google
11 12 (2.24%) jetNEXUS
11 12 (2.24%) Rackspace
11 12 (2.24%) Symantec
12 10 (1.87%) HP
13 9 (1.68%) Varonis
14 8 (1.49%) CloudEndure
15 7 (1.31%) ServiceNow