Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 118 187
Rank change year-on-year +48 +69 +92
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 6,596 4,276 3,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.99% 2.67% 1.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.93% 17.64% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,640 3,777 3,160
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,858 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.66% -1.67% -14.44%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,792 24,241 21,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.23% 15.14% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30,452 20,401 18,466
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in England

Office 365
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in England.

Salary trend for Office 365 in England

Office 365
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in England over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in England

Office 365
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
London +58 2,855 £45,000 +3.45% 329
South East +6 1,242 £35,000 - 185
North of England +75 943 £33,000 -5.71% 189
Midlands +52 650 £36,500 -7.59% 125
North West +62 480 £32,500 -7.14% 119
South West +83 474 £31,500 +0.80% 63
West Midlands +43 413 £39,500 -4.82% 75
East of England +2 399 £35,000 -12.50% 85
Yorkshire +71 397 £35,000 -5.41% 58
East Midlands +56 236 £32,500 -9.72% 49
North East -7 69 £35,000 - 12
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 4,379 (66.39%) Windows
2 4,034 (61.16%) Microsoft
3 3,631 (55.05%) Active Directory
4 2,389 (36.22%) Windows Server
5 2,325 (35.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 2,127 (32.25%) VMware
7 1,505 (22.82%) SharePoint
8 1,496 (22.68%) ITIL
9 1,435 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
10 1,431 (21.69%) Windows 10
11 1,303 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,303 (19.75%) MS Exchange
12 1,298 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 1,287 (19.51%) Hyper-V
14 1,284 (19.47%) Windows 7
15 1,204 (18.25%) Citrix
16 1,148 (17.40%) Firewall
17 1,122 (17.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 1,069 (16.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 1,007 (15.27%) SCCM
20 915 (13.87%) Cisco
21 912 (13.83%) DNS
22 910 (13.80%) Finance
23 877 (13.30%) SQL Server
24 850 (12.89%) PowerShell
25 787 (11.93%) SQL
26 721 (10.93%) WAN
27 699 (10.60%) DHCP
28 688 (10.43%) LAN
29 682 (10.34%) MCSE

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1,505 (22.82%) SharePoint
2 1,303 (19.75%) MS Exchange
3 512 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 496 (7.52%) Skype for Business
5 399 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 265 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 179 (2.71%) IIS
8 136 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 87 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 80 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
11 61 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 60 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
13 46 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 46 (0.70%) IBM Notes
14 40 (0.61%) Apache
15 34 (0.52%) CMS
16 33 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 27 (0.41%) JBoss
18 26 (0.39%) WebLogic
18 26 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,435 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
2 142 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 95 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 42 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.33%) Camtasia
7 19 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 19 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
9 12 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.091%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.015%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 179 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.38%) Carpe Diem
4 22 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 20 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.23%) Elite 3E
7 8 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 8 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.091%) Shopify
9 4 (0.061%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.061%) Pegasus Opera
9 4 (0.061%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.061%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.061%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.061%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.061%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.045%) HFM
10 3 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.030%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,325 (35.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 637 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
3 359 (5.44%) IaaS
4 315 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 286 (4.34%) PaaS
6 281 (4.26%) SaaS
7 254 (3.85%) OneDrive
8 189 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
9 183 (2.77%) Mimecast
10 87 (1.32%) G Suite
11 67 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
12 65 (0.99%) Yammer
13 40 (0.61%) Slack
14 35 (0.53%) Serverless
15 24 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
16 19 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 17 (0.26%) GitHub
18 13 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
19 11 (0.17%) Amazon S3
20 10 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,148 (17.40%) Firewall
2 912 (13.83%) DNS
3 721 (10.93%) WAN
4 699 (10.60%) DHCP
5 688 (10.43%) LAN
6 630 (9.55%) TCP/IP
7 525 (7.96%) SAN
8 497 (7.53%) Skype
9 459 (6.96%) VPN
10 327 (4.96%) VoIP
11 271 (4.11%) VLAN
12 218 (3.31%) Wireless
13 202 (3.06%) Network Security
14 176 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
15 165 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
16 163 (2.47%) Internet
17 137 (2.08%) NAS
18 112 (1.70%) Unified Communications
19 93 (1.41%) Intranet
20 70 (1.06%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 82 (1.24%) Power BI
3 75 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 64 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
6 57 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 53 (0.80%) MySQL
8 51 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (0.53%) Relational Database
12 32 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
13 28 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
13 28 (0.42%) NoSQL
14 27 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.38%) Cosmos DB
16 23 (0.35%) Data Lake
17 22 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
18 19 (0.29%) Big Data
19 13 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 166 (2.52%) Visual Studio
2 88 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 75 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
4 72 (1.09%) JIRA
5 56 (0.85%) Selenium
6 47 (0.71%) MSI
7 42 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (0.58%) Jenkins
9 36 (0.55%) Subversion
10 34 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 34 (0.52%) SoapUI
11 28 (0.42%) NUnit
12 26 (0.39%) MSTest
12 26 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 25 (0.38%) JMeter
14 24 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (0.35%) Appium
15 23 (0.35%) Buildbot
15 23 (0.35%) Jasmine
15 23 (0.35%) Ranorex
General
1 910 (13.80%) Finance
2 257 (3.90%) Retail
3 235 (3.56%) Advertising
4 168 (2.55%) Legal
5 160 (2.43%) Law
6 153 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 151 (2.29%) Banking
8 149 (2.26%) Marketing
9 101 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 47 (0.71%) Back Office
11 42 (0.64%) Games
12 36 (0.55%) Publishing
13 25 (0.38%) Billing
13 25 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.30%) Front Office
15 19 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.21%) French Language
17 12 (0.18%) Electronics
17 12 (0.18%) German Language
18 8 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,068 (16.19%) Analyst
2 995 (15.08%) Support Engineer
3 710 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 627 (9.51%) IT Support
5 536 (8.13%) Support Analyst
6 513 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 503 (7.63%) Consultant
8 423 (6.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 416 (6.31%) Desktop Support
10 412 (6.25%) Architect
11 392 (5.94%) IT Engineer
12 361 (5.47%) Developer
13 324 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
14 320 (4.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 305 (4.62%) IT Analyst
16 263 (3.99%) IT Manager
17 246 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 244 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
19 234 (3.55%) Service Analyst
20 232 (3.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (6.76%) .NET
2 307 (4.65%) HTML
3 279 (4.23%) CSS
4 215 (3.26%) ASP.NET
5 196 (2.97%) Web Services
6 151 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 127 (1.93%) .NET Framework
8 120 (1.82%) AngularJS
9 119 (1.80%) jQuery
10 103 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 103 (1.56%) HTML5
11 75 (1.14%) REST
11 75 (1.14%) WCF
12 69 (1.05%) Middleware
13 60 (0.91%) CSS3
14 58 (0.88%) Software Packaging
15 57 (0.86%) Entity Framework
16 55 (0.83%) .NET Core
17 53 (0.80%) JSON
18 52 (0.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 385 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 373 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 253 (3.84%) User Experience
4 243 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 215 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 177 (2.68%) Driving Licence
7 120 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 119 (1.80%) iPhone
9 116 (1.76%) Computer Science
10 105 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 100 (1.52%) Replication
12 94 (1.43%) Clustering
13 91 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
14 84 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 79 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
16 75 (1.14%) Fat Client
16 75 (1.14%) Thin Client
17 71 (1.08%) Private Cloud
18 70 (1.06%) PKI
19 69 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4,379 (66.39%) Windows
2 2,389 (36.22%) Windows Server
3 1,431 (21.69%) Windows 10
4 1,298 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,284 (19.47%) Windows 7
6 1,069 (16.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 448 (6.79%) Linux
8 407 (6.17%) Windows 8
9 232 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 219 (3.32%) Mac OS X
11 167 (2.53%) Android
12 156 (2.37%) Apple iOS
13 108 (1.64%) Mac OS
14 92 (1.39%) Windows XP
15 76 (1.15%) Unix
16 39 (0.59%) Windows Phone
17 36 (0.55%) CentOS
18 32 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (0.39%) Ubuntu
20 22 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,496 (22.68%) ITIL
2 657 (9.96%) Migration
3 599 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
4 488 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
5 486 (7.37%) Project Management
6 445 (6.75%) Service Delivery
7 385 (5.84%) Presales
8 323 (4.90%) Service Management
9 317 (4.81%) CRM
10 285 (4.32%) PRINCE2
11 275 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 238 (3.61%) Mobile Device Management
13 206 (3.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 199 (3.02%) Mentoring
15 198 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
16 194 (2.94%) MVC
17 187 (2.84%) DevOps
18 186 (2.82%) ITSM
19 181 (2.74%) Change Management
20 180 (2.73%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 850 (12.89%) PowerShell
2 787 (11.93%) SQL
3 406 (6.16%) C#
4 362 (5.49%) JavaScript
5 92 (1.39%) Python
6 85 (1.29%) C
7 79 (1.20%) VBScript
8 77 (1.17%) Java
9 59 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 48 (0.73%) Ruby
11 44 (0.67%) Perl
12 43 (0.65%) PHP
12 43 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 25 (0.38%) Scala
14 24 (0.36%) C++
14 24 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 23 (0.35%) Bourne shell
15 23 (0.35%) Korn
16 17 (0.26%) VB
17 12 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,122 (17.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 682 (10.34%) MCSE
3 440 (6.67%) Degree
4 405 (6.14%) MCSA
5 282 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
6 264 (4.00%) MCP
7 239 (3.62%) CCNA
8 156 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 142 (2.15%) Security Cleared
10 141 (2.14%) MCITP
11 137 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
12 80 (1.21%) CISSP
13 79 (1.20%) A+ Certification
14 78 (1.18%) PMI Certification
15 77 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
16 74 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
17 68 (1.03%) SC Cleared
18 66 (1.00%) CISM
19 63 (0.96%) CCA
19 63 (0.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (7.32%) SLA
2 155 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 131 (1.99%) GDPR
4 76 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.88%) QA
6 51 (0.77%) PMO
7 46 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.26%) Data Quality
10 16 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 13 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.076%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.045%) COSHH
14 3 (0.045%) GCP
14 3 (0.045%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.030%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.030%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.030%) P3O
16 1 (0.015%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3,631 (55.05%) Active Directory
2 1,303 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,287 (19.51%) Hyper-V
4 432 (6.55%) XenApp
5 276 (4.18%) XenDesktop
6 268 (4.06%) vSphere
7 237 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 202 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
9 178 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
10 172 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
11 87 (1.32%) BitLocker
12 62 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
13 42 (0.64%) XenServer
14 41 (0.62%) Terminal Services
15 34 (0.52%) VirtualBox
16 29 (0.44%) Firmware
17 24 (0.36%) DFS Replication
18 20 (0.30%) Docker
18 20 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
19 19 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,007 (15.27%) SCCM
2 237 (3.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 183 (2.77%) SCOM
4 137 (2.08%) WSUS
5 127 (1.93%) Backup Exec
6 107 (1.62%) SCVMM
7 94 (1.43%) AirWatch
8 66 (1.00%) SCOrch
9 64 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 63 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
11 55 (0.83%) vCenter Server
12 52 (0.79%) SCSM
13 49 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
14 48 (0.73%) SCDPM
15 40 (0.61%) NetBackup
16 38 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 34 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 33 (0.50%) FortiGate
18 33 (0.50%) Puppet
19 31 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4,034 (61.16%) Microsoft
2 2,127 (32.25%) VMware
3 1,204 (18.25%) Citrix
4 915 (13.87%) Cisco
5 372 (5.64%) Apple
6 370 (5.61%) HP
7 275 (4.17%) Google
8 220 (3.34%) Veeam
9 165 (2.50%) Oracle
10 156 (2.37%) Dell
11 146 (2.21%) Avaya
12 132 (2.00%) NetApp
13 130 (1.97%) Symantec
14 116 (1.76%) EMC
15 115 (1.74%) Meraki
16 103 (1.56%) MobileIron
17 94 (1.43%) McAfee
18 91 (1.38%) Capita
18 91 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
19 90 (1.36%) SolarWinds