Period
to 4 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 29 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 +40 +7
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 366 567 506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 10.10% 7.46% 4.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.55% 26.58% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 330 473 470
Median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Office 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 1,282 2,133 2,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.39% 28.07% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1,665 2,178
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% -3.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the East of England

Office 365
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Office 365 in the East of England

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the East of England

Office 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 Office 365 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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 +10 159 £35,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire +25 95 £41,250 +10.00% 11
Essex +3 54 £39,250 +25.60% 5
Bedfordshire +18 44 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Norfolk +4 8 £24,500 -15.00%
Suffolk +3 7 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT jobs citing Office 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 Office 365.

1 283 (77.32%) Windows
2 235 (64.21%) Active Directory
3 211 (57.65%) Microsoft
4 184 (50.27%) Azure
5 168 (45.90%) Windows Server
6 155 (42.35%) VMware
7 108 (29.51%) Firewall
8 100 (27.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 97 (26.50%) Windows 10
10 91 (24.86%) DNS
11 81 (22.13%) Hyper-V
12 80 (21.86%) DHCP
13 75 (20.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 73 (19.95%) Problem-Solving
15 72 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
16 71 (19.40%) ITIL
17 69 (18.85%) Windows Server 2016
18 67 (18.31%) AWS
18 67 (18.31%) vSphere
19 66 (18.03%) SharePoint
20 64 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 59 (16.12%) MS Exchange
21 59 (16.12%) TCP/IP
22 58 (15.85%) LAN
23 57 (15.57%) Cisco
23 57 (15.57%) Citrix
24 56 (15.30%) SQL Server
25 53 (14.48%) Windows Server 2008
25 53 (14.48%) SQL
26 52 (14.21%) WAN

Office 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 66 (18.03%) SharePoint
2 59 (16.12%) MS Exchange
3 34 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (6.28%) IIS
6 10 (2.73%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.82%) Apache
8 2 (0.55%) Confluence
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 72 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 184 (50.27%) Azure
2 67 (18.31%) AWS
3 35 (9.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 34 (9.29%) OneDrive
5 12 (3.28%) GCP
6 10 (2.73%) IaaS
6 10 (2.73%) Power Platform
7 8 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.91%) PaaS
9 5 (1.37%) G Suite
10 4 (1.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (1.09%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.82%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (29.51%) Firewall
2 91 (24.86%) DNS
3 80 (21.86%) DHCP
4 59 (16.12%) TCP/IP
5 58 (15.85%) LAN
6 52 (14.21%) WAN
7 39 (10.66%) Wireless
8 32 (8.74%) VPN
9 29 (7.92%) VLAN
10 28 (7.65%) SAN
11 21 (5.74%) Skype
12 20 (5.46%) VoIP
13 17 (4.64%) Internet
14 13 (3.55%) PBX
14 13 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (3.01%) Network Security
16 8 (2.19%) Cisco Wireless
17 6 (1.64%) Intranet
18 3 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.37%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2017
5 7 (1.91%) Power BI
5 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (7.10%) Retail
2 14 (3.83%) Finance
3 6 (1.64%) Law
3 6 (1.64%) Local Government
3 6 (1.64%) Public Sector
4 4 (1.09%) Housing Association
5 2 (0.55%) Advertising
5 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (21.31%) Support Engineer
2 76 (20.77%) IT Support
3 67 (18.31%) Analyst
4 56 (15.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 54 (14.75%) IT Engineer
6 38 (10.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 34 (9.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 34 (9.29%) Support Analyst
8 30 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (8.20%) Network Engineer
9 28 (7.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 28 (7.65%) Service Analyst
10 25 (6.83%) Service Desk Analyst
11 24 (6.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 22 (6.01%) VMware Engineer
13 20 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (5.46%) Network Support
13 20 (5.46%) Server Support
14 19 (5.19%) Security Engineer
14 19 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.01%) WSH
2 10 (2.73%) Web Services
3 8 (2.19%) LDAP
4 4 (1.09%) HTML
5 2 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) COM
6 1 (0.27%) EDI
6 1 (0.27%) JSP
6 1 (0.27%) SAML
6 1 (0.27%) XAMPP
6 1 (0.27%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.74%) FMCG
4 15 (4.10%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.28%) Replication
5 12 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.46%) iPad
7 8 (2.19%) EPoS
7 8 (2.19%) Life Science
7 8 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.37%) Blog
9 4 (1.09%) Clustering
9 4 (1.09%) NHS
10 3 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.82%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.82%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 283 (77.32%) Windows
2 168 (45.90%) Windows Server
3 97 (26.50%) Windows 10
4 75 (20.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (18.85%) Windows Server 2016
6 53 (14.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (9.29%) Linux
7 34 (9.29%) Windows Server 2019
8 32 (8.74%) Windows 7
9 12 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 12 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.73%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.46%) Android
12 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.55%) Unix
15 1 (0.27%) CentOS
15 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.95%) Problem-Solving
2 71 (19.40%) ITIL
3 64 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (7.10%) Incident Management
5 26 (7.10%) Service Delivery
6 25 (6.83%) Information Security
6 25 (6.83%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (6.83%) SIEM
7 24 (6.56%) Web Filtering
8 22 (6.01%) Patch Management
9 20 (5.46%) Project Delivery
10 19 (5.19%) ITSM
10 19 (5.19%) Vulnerability Management
11 18 (4.92%) IT Strategy
12 17 (4.64%) ITIL V3
13 16 (4.37%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (4.37%) Security Architecture
14 15 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.48%) SQL
2 45 (12.30%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.83%) VBScript
4 6 (1.64%) PHP
4 6 (1.64%) Python
5 5 (1.37%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.82%) Perl
7 2 (0.55%) C
7 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.27%) C#
8 1 (0.27%) Java
8 1 (0.27%) VB
8 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (5.46%) Degree
3 19 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.92%) CISSP
5 16 (4.37%) CCNA
6 14 (3.83%) IISP
7 13 (3.55%) MCSA
7 13 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.73%) TOGAF Certification
9 9 (2.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 9 (2.46%) CCSP
9 9 (2.46%) CSSLP
9 9 (2.46%) ISSAP
9 9 (2.46%) MCSE
10 8 (2.19%) MCP
11 6 (1.64%) SANS
12 5 (1.37%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.82%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.84%) SLA
2 7 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.37%) AICPA
3 5 (1.37%) COBIT
3 5 (1.37%) NIST
4 4 (1.09%) GDPR
5 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 235 (64.21%) Active Directory
2 100 (27.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (22.13%) Hyper-V
4 67 (18.31%) vSphere
5 16 (4.37%) XenApp
6 11 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.09%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (11.75%) SCCM
2 15 (4.10%) WSUS
3 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (2.46%) SCOM
5 7 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.64%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (1.09%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.82%) Opsgenie
8 3 (0.82%) vRealize
9 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.55%) SCSM
9 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 211 (57.65%) Microsoft
2 155 (42.35%) VMware
3 57 (15.57%) Cisco
3 57 (15.57%) Citrix
4 43 (11.75%) HP
5 26 (7.10%) Meraki
5 26 (7.10%) Veeam
6 21 (5.74%) SonicWALL
7 15 (4.10%) Apple
8 14 (3.83%) Google
9 12 (3.28%) NetApp
10 11 (3.01%) Sophos
11 8 (2.19%) Mitel
12 7 (1.91%) Oracle
12 7 (1.91%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.64%) Asigra
13 6 (1.64%) Avaya
14 5 (1.37%) Ivanti
15 4 (1.09%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.09%) Juniper