Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 73 110
Rank change year-on-year +30 +37 +72
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,268 6,504 4,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.45% 4.04% 2.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.05% 17.14% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6,051 5,522 3,920
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 38,149 37,938 26,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.62% 23.58% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30,949 31,212 21,895
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +17 2,871 £45,000 - 160
South East +32 1,425 £37,500 +7.14% 88
North of England +30 1,020 £35,000 +7.69% 100
Midlands +26 794 £40,000 +6.67% 75
East of England +51 570 £36,000 +2.86% 34
South West +20 562 £38,000 +20.63% 45
West Midlands +27 512 £42,500 +10.97% 51
North West +28 486 £35,000 +16.67% 64
Yorkshire +21 426 £35,000 +6.06% 26
East Midlands +23 279 £35,000 -6.67% 24
North East +42 108 £36,404 +19.36% 10
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 4,810 (66.18%) Windows
2 4,291 (59.04%) Active Directory
3 4,213 (57.97%) Microsoft
4 3,087 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 2,479 (34.11%) Windows Server
6 2,342 (32.22%) VMware
7 1,795 (24.70%) Windows 10
8 1,700 (23.39%) Microsoft Office
9 1,587 (21.84%) ITIL
10 1,424 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,408 (19.37%) Hyper-V
12 1,380 (18.99%) SharePoint
13 1,305 (17.96%) Firewall
14 1,248 (17.17%) MS Exchange
15 1,181 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 1,178 (16.21%) DNS
17 1,160 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 1,151 (15.84%) PowerShell
19 1,129 (15.53%) Cisco
19 1,129 (15.53%) Citrix
20 1,101 (15.15%) Windows 7
21 1,097 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
22 1,074 (14.78%) Finance
23 1,072 (14.75%) SCCM
24 1,012 (13.92%) DHCP
25 902 (12.41%) SQL
26 892 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
27 889 (12.23%) Amazon AWS
28 859 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
29 790 (10.87%) Migration

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 1,380 (18.99%) SharePoint
2 1,248 (17.17%) MS Exchange
3 624 (8.59%) Skype for Business
4 381 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 303 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 173 (2.38%) IIS
7 85 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 79 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 79 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 64 (0.88%) CMS
10 56 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 50 (0.69%) Confluence
12 36 (0.50%) IBM Notes
13 29 (0.40%) Apache
14 28 (0.39%) IBM Domino
15 13 (0.18%) Tomcat
16 12 (0.17%) Apache Spark
16 12 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.17%) WordPress
17 9 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 1,700 (23.39%) Microsoft Office
2 190 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 115 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.12%) Figma
9 9 (0.12%) InVision
9 9 (0.12%) Marvel
9 9 (0.12%) Sketch
10 6 (0.083%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.083%) CATIA
11 5 (0.069%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.041%) Photoshop
14 2 (0.028%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 2 (0.028%) Revit
14 2 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 128 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
3 16 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
5 11 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 9 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.096%) Odoo
7 7 (0.096%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.069%) Q-Pulse
8 5 (0.069%) Sage CRM
8 5 (0.069%) SAP MDG
8 5 (0.069%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.055%) Line 50
9 4 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.055%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.055%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3,087 (42.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 889 (12.23%) Amazon AWS
3 565 (7.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 396 (5.45%) IaaS
5 293 (4.03%) PaaS
6 270 (3.71%) OneDrive
7 243 (3.34%) SaaS
8 225 (3.10%) Power Platform
9 170 (2.34%) G Suite
10 149 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
11 138 (1.90%) Mimecast
12 107 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
13 99 (1.36%) PowerApps
14 85 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 69 (0.95%) Yammer
16 57 (0.78%) Azure Stack
17 43 (0.59%) Serverless
18 42 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 29 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
20 27 (0.37%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1,305 (17.96%) Firewall
2 1,178 (16.21%) DNS
3 1,012 (13.92%) DHCP
4 754 (10.37%) LAN
5 744 (10.24%) WAN
6 720 (9.91%) Skype
7 717 (9.87%) TCP/IP
8 620 (8.53%) VPN
9 501 (6.89%) SAN
10 413 (5.68%) VoIP
11 309 (4.25%) VLAN
11 309 (4.25%) Wireless
12 252 (3.47%) Internet
13 248 (3.41%) Network Security
14 171 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
15 169 (2.33%) Unified Communications
15 169 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
16 158 (2.17%) MPLS
17 118 (1.62%) NAS
18 116 (1.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 783 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 160 (2.20%) Power BI
3 90 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 71 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 55 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 50 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 49 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
10 38 (0.52%) MySQL
11 36 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 28 (0.39%) MongoDB
13 23 (0.32%) Cosmos DB
14 21 (0.29%) Hadoop
15 20 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (0.22%) QlikView
18 15 (0.21%) Redis
19 14 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 177 (2.44%) JIRA
2 99 (1.36%) Cucumber
2 99 (1.36%) Selenium
3 98 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 96 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 87 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 87 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 86 (1.18%) JMeter
7 60 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 58 (0.80%) Appium
9 58 (0.80%) Buildbot
9 58 (0.80%) Ranorex
9 58 (0.80%) WATIR
10 46 (0.63%) Gatling
10 46 (0.63%) NeoLoad
10 46 (0.63%) WebLOAD
11 40 (0.55%) LoadRunner
12 32 (0.44%) TestRail
12 32 (0.44%) Zephyr
General
1 1,074 (14.78%) Finance
2 349 (4.80%) Retail
3 223 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 218 (3.00%) Legal
5 207 (2.85%) Law
6 177 (2.44%) Banking
7 110 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 85 (1.17%) Marketing
9 78 (1.07%) Advertising
10 63 (0.87%) Electronics
11 56 (0.77%) Back Office
12 31 (0.43%) Billing
13 27 (0.37%) Games
14 24 (0.33%) Publishing
15 20 (0.28%) Front Office
16 15 (0.21%) Automotive
16 15 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.18%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.17%) Aerospace
19 11 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,330 (18.30%) Analyst
2 983 (13.53%) Support Engineer
3 946 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 887 (12.20%) IT Support
5 651 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 633 (8.71%) IT Engineer
7 509 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 462 (6.36%) IT Analyst
9 420 (5.78%) Architect
10 419 (5.76%) Consultant
11 379 (5.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 368 (5.06%) IT Support Engineer
13 342 (4.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 323 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
15 297 (4.09%) Desktop Support
16 295 (4.06%) Service Analyst
17 276 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
18 270 (3.71%) IT Manager
19 260 (3.58%) 3rd Line Support
20 259 (3.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (2.89%) .NET
2 162 (2.23%) Web Services
3 144 (1.98%) HTML
4 122 (1.68%) CSS
5 71 (0.98%) XML
6 69 (0.95%) ASP.NET
7 61 (0.84%) jQuery
8 58 (0.80%) LDAP
9 43 (0.59%) JSON
10 41 (0.56%) Software Packaging
11 40 (0.55%) HTML5
12 36 (0.50%) Middleware
13 35 (0.48%) REST
13 35 (0.48%) SOAP
14 34 (0.47%) COM
15 32 (0.44%) SAML
16 27 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (0.33%) React
19 23 (0.32%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 475 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 465 (6.40%) Data Centre
3 308 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
4 255 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 179 (2.46%) Driving Licence
5 179 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
6 178 (2.45%) Public Cloud
7 165 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 158 (2.17%) Clustering
9 130 (1.79%) User Experience
10 111 (1.53%) Replication
11 108 (1.49%) iPhone
12 97 (1.33%) Smartphone
13 96 (1.32%) Fintech
13 96 (1.32%) iPad
14 75 (1.03%) PKI
15 63 (0.87%) Fat Client
15 63 (0.87%) Thin Client
16 62 (0.85%) Hedge funds
17 53 (0.73%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4,810 (66.18%) Windows
2 2,479 (34.11%) Windows Server
3 1,795 (24.70%) Windows 10
4 1,181 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,101 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 892 (12.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 599 (8.24%) Linux
8 349 (4.80%) Windows 8
9 197 (2.71%) Android
10 189 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 170 (2.34%) Apple iOS
12 159 (2.19%) Mac OS
13 145 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 99 (1.36%) Windows XP
15 85 (1.17%) Unix
16 52 (0.72%) CentOS
17 50 (0.69%) Ubuntu
18 45 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 38 (0.52%) Windows 2000
20 18 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,587 (21.84%) ITIL
2 1,160 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 859 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
4 790 (10.87%) Migration
5 696 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
6 574 (7.90%) Project Management
7 461 (6.34%) Presales
8 431 (5.93%) Service Delivery
9 389 (5.35%) Service Management
10 325 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 318 (4.38%) Mentoring
12 310 (4.27%) CRM
13 307 (4.22%) DevOps
14 275 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 271 (3.73%) Change Management
16 270 (3.71%) Stakeholder Management
17 266 (3.66%) Mobile Device Management
18 254 (3.49%) PRINCE2
19 237 (3.26%) IT Strategy
20 234 (3.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,151 (15.84%) PowerShell
2 902 (12.41%) SQL
3 229 (3.15%) Python
4 227 (3.12%) C#
5 178 (2.45%) JavaScript
6 150 (2.06%) C
7 104 (1.43%) PHP
8 103 (1.42%) Java
9 95 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 81 (1.11%) Scala
11 73 (1.00%) Ruby
12 64 (0.88%) C++
13 60 (0.83%) VBScript
14 45 (0.62%) T-SQL
15 43 (0.59%) Perl
16 35 (0.48%) R
17 27 (0.37%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.25%) VB
18 18 (0.25%) VBA
19 15 (0.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1,097 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 661 (9.09%) MCSE
3 500 (6.88%) MCSA
4 492 (6.77%) Degree
5 352 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 284 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 282 (3.88%) CCNA
8 267 (3.67%) MCP
9 197 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 181 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
11 176 (2.42%) SC Cleared
12 128 (1.76%) MCITP
13 112 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
14 108 (1.49%) A+ Certification
15 106 (1.46%) CCNP
16 87 (1.20%) CISSP
17 86 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
18 62 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 50 (0.69%) CCA
20 43 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 518 (7.13%) SLA
2 189 (2.60%) GDPR
3 160 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 95 (1.31%) PMO
5 60 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 56 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
7 50 (0.69%) QA
8 42 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 34 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 21 (0.29%) COBIT
11 13 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.055%) Data Quality
15 3 (0.041%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.014%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4,291 (59.04%) Active Directory
2 1,424 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,408 (19.37%) Hyper-V
4 398 (5.48%) vSphere
5 362 (4.98%) XenApp
6 267 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
7 236 (3.25%) XenDesktop
8 136 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
9 128 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 95 (1.31%) Docker
11 92 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
12 91 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 78 (1.07%) BitLocker
14 55 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 39 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
16 36 (0.50%) Terminal Services
17 31 (0.43%) Firmware
18 30 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 24 (0.33%) VMware NSX
20 22 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1,072 (14.75%) SCCM
2 425 (5.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 184 (2.53%) SCOM
4 152 (2.09%) WSUS
5 118 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 106 (1.46%) Ansible
7 88 (1.21%) SCVMM
8 84 (1.16%) AirWatch
9 79 (1.09%) Puppet
10 75 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
11 71 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
11 71 (0.98%) vCenter Server
12 67 (0.92%) Kubernetes
13 65 (0.89%) SCOrch
14 60 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 50 (0.69%) Terraform
16 40 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
16 40 (0.55%) NetBackup
17 38 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
18 33 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4,213 (57.97%) Microsoft
2 2,342 (32.22%) VMware
3 1,129 (15.53%) Cisco
3 1,129 (15.53%) Citrix
4 490 (6.74%) HP
5 286 (3.94%) Veeam
6 271 (3.73%) Dell
7 256 (3.52%) Apple
8 245 (3.37%) Google
9 208 (2.86%) NetApp
10 170 (2.34%) Avaya
11 155 (2.13%) Meraki
12 130 (1.79%) Symantec
13 128 (1.76%) EMC
14 122 (1.68%) Oracle
15 116 (1.60%) Sophos
16 111 (1.53%) ServiceNow
17 106 (1.46%) SAP
18 101 (1.39%) Mitel
19 97 (1.33%) Adobe