Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 87 142
Rank change year-on-year +27 +55 +108
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,021 5,983 4,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.63% 3.54% 2.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.01% 18.86% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6,012 5,259 3,843
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -1.32%

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 36,928 31,727 23,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.34% 18.78% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29,898 26,375 20,078
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +32 3,051 £45,000 - 380
South East +31 1,383 £37,500 +10.29% 214
North of England +22 983 £32,500 +8.33% 223
Midlands +32 686 £40,000 +10.77% 120
East of England +29 553 £35,000 -12.50% 98
North West +13 537 £32,500 +8.33% 122
West Midlands +40 423 £40,000 +5.26% 70
South West +6 375 £34,000 +4.62% 90
Yorkshire +17 366 £35,000 +16.67% 81
East Midlands +14 258 £36,450 +12.15% 50
North East +2 81 £25,500 -21.54% 20
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 4,791 (68.24%) Windows
2 4,200 (59.82%) Microsoft
3 4,118 (58.65%) Active Directory
4 2,623 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 2,563 (36.50%) Windows Server
6 2,168 (30.88%) VMware
7 1,760 (25.07%) Windows 10
8 1,522 (21.68%) Microsoft Office
9 1,511 (21.52%) MS Exchange
10 1,450 (20.65%) ITIL
11 1,345 (19.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1,326 (18.89%) SharePoint
13 1,313 (18.70%) Windows 7
14 1,243 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1,217 (17.33%) Firewall
16 1,210 (17.23%) Hyper-V
17 1,197 (17.05%) Citrix
18 1,134 (16.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 1,117 (15.91%) SCCM
20 1,107 (15.77%) DNS
21 1,040 (14.81%) PowerShell
22 1,012 (14.41%) Finance
23 1,010 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 957 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
25 908 (12.93%) DHCP
26 867 (12.35%) SQL
27 847 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
28 826 (11.76%) Cisco
29 815 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
30 721 (10.27%) 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 1,511 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 1,326 (18.89%) SharePoint
3 566 (8.06%) Skype for Business
4 468 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 420 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 170 (2.42%) IIS
7 165 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 130 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 98 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 82 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 50 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
12 49 (0.70%) Confluence
13 48 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 48 (0.68%) CMS
14 38 (0.54%) Apache
15 28 (0.40%) Tomcat
16 23 (0.33%) Umbraco
17 22 (0.31%) IBM Notes
18 20 (0.28%) IBM Domino
19 12 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1,522 (21.68%) Microsoft Office
2 221 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 124 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 74 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 57 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 20 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.085%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.043%) LibreOffice
11 3 (0.043%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 158 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
7 8 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.085%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.071%) Carpe Diem
9 5 (0.071%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.057%) Northgate Housing
10 4 (0.057%) RiskWrite
10 4 (0.057%) Scribe Insight
10 4 (0.057%) TRIRIGA
11 3 (0.043%) Elite 3E
11 3 (0.043%) Magento
11 3 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.028%) Academy Housing
12 2 (0.028%) Sage CRM
12 2 (0.028%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 2,623 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 847 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
3 365 (5.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 243 (3.46%) IaaS
5 206 (2.93%) Mimecast
6 192 (2.73%) PaaS
7 155 (2.21%) OneDrive
8 154 (2.19%) SaaS
9 151 (2.15%) G Suite
10 107 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
11 95 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
12 92 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 44 (0.63%) Serverless
14 36 (0.51%) Yammer
15 34 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
16 28 (0.40%) Slack
17 27 (0.38%) Amazon S3
18 22 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 20 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
19 20 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 1,217 (17.33%) Firewall
2 1,107 (15.77%) DNS
3 908 (12.93%) DHCP
4 709 (10.10%) TCP/IP
5 666 (9.49%) LAN
6 661 (9.41%) WAN
7 586 (8.35%) Skype
8 574 (8.18%) SAN
9 479 (6.82%) VPN
10 380 (5.41%) VoIP
11 258 (3.67%) VLAN
12 234 (3.33%) Wireless
13 220 (3.13%) Internet
14 212 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
15 211 (3.01%) Network Security
16 179 (2.55%) Unified Communications
17 177 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
18 148 (2.11%) Intranet
19 125 (1.78%) NAS
20 109 (1.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 125 (1.78%) Power BI
3 93 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (1.27%) MySQL
5 78 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 72 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 70 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
8 61 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 51 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 49 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 47 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (0.60%) Big Data
13 30 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (0.36%) Cosmos DB
15 24 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
17 22 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
18 21 (0.30%) NoSQL
19 20 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
19 20 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 137 (1.95%) JIRA
2 88 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 60 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 48 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (0.63%) Selenium
6 42 (0.60%) SoapUI
7 39 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 38 (0.54%) MSI
9 37 (0.53%) Jenkins
10 30 (0.43%) JMeter
11 22 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (0.28%) LoadRunner
13 19 (0.27%) Appium
13 19 (0.27%) Buildbot
13 19 (0.27%) Ranorex
13 19 (0.27%) WATIR
14 16 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (0.19%) InstallShield
16 10 (0.14%) Maven
16 10 (0.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 1,012 (14.41%) Finance
2 267 (3.80%) Retail
3 230 (3.28%) Banking
4 219 (3.12%) Legal
5 199 (2.83%) Law
6 167 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 158 (2.25%) Advertising
8 117 (1.67%) Marketing
9 111 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 63 (0.90%) Publishing
11 51 (0.73%) Games
12 46 (0.66%) Back Office
13 41 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 32 (0.46%) Local Government
15 26 (0.37%) Front Office
16 25 (0.36%) French Language
17 23 (0.33%) Electronics
18 20 (0.28%) Billing
19 17 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
20 10 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,257 (17.90%) Analyst
2 1,096 (15.61%) Support Engineer
3 792 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 778 (11.08%) IT Support
5 570 (8.12%) Support Analyst
6 559 (7.96%) IT Engineer
7 510 (7.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 457 (6.51%) Architect
9 438 (6.24%) Consultant
10 390 (5.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 388 (5.53%) Desktop Support
12 369 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 352 (5.01%) Service Analyst
14 347 (4.94%) IT Analyst
15 336 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
16 332 (4.73%) IT Support Engineer
17 309 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
18 273 (3.89%) Developer
19 266 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 264 (3.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (3.99%) .NET
2 194 (2.76%) HTML
3 175 (2.49%) Web Services
4 133 (1.89%) CSS
5 88 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 76 (1.08%) REST
7 66 (0.94%) jQuery
8 58 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 56 (0.80%) LDAP
10 48 (0.68%) XML
11 44 (0.63%) AngularJS
12 43 (0.61%) HTML5
13 40 (0.57%) .NET Framework
13 40 (0.57%) Middleware
14 30 (0.43%) React
14 30 (0.43%) Software Packaging
15 27 (0.38%) SOAP
16 23 (0.33%) COM
17 22 (0.31%) .NET Core
17 22 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 503 (7.16%) Data Centre
2 457 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 302 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 217 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 159 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 159 (2.26%) PKI
6 150 (2.14%) Driving Licence
7 136 (1.94%) User Experience
8 113 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
9 111 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 109 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 103 (1.47%) Replication
12 97 (1.38%) Fat Client
12 97 (1.38%) Thin Client
13 92 (1.31%) Clustering
14 87 (1.24%) Hedge funds
15 85 (1.21%) iPhone
16 74 (1.05%) Blackberry
17 66 (0.94%) Fintech
18 60 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4,791 (68.24%) Windows
2 2,563 (36.50%) Windows Server
3 1,760 (25.07%) Windows 10
4 1,345 (19.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,313 (18.70%) Windows 7
6 1,134 (16.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 536 (7.63%) Linux
8 380 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 257 (3.66%) Mac OS X
10 191 (2.72%) Android
11 186 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 181 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 99 (1.41%) Mac OS
14 96 (1.37%) Windows XP
15 74 (1.05%) Unix
16 64 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (0.50%) CentOS
18 33 (0.47%) Ubuntu
19 32 (0.46%) Windows Vista
20 25 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,450 (20.65%) ITIL
2 1,010 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 815 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
4 721 (10.27%) Migration
5 588 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
6 576 (8.20%) Project Management
7 459 (6.54%) Presales
8 338 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 324 (4.61%) DevOps
10 315 (4.49%) Service Delivery
10 315 (4.49%) Service Management
11 304 (4.33%) CRM
12 293 (4.17%) PRINCE2
13 266 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 245 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 232 (3.30%) Mentoring
16 228 (3.25%) ITSM
17 221 (3.15%) Change Management
18 211 (3.01%) IT Strategy
19 207 (2.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1,040 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 867 (12.35%) SQL
3 233 (3.32%) JavaScript
4 231 (3.29%) C#
5 166 (2.36%) Python
6 112 (1.60%) C
7 99 (1.41%) Java
8 68 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 68 (0.97%) VBScript
9 57 (0.81%) PHP
10 54 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 49 (0.70%) Perl
12 45 (0.64%) C++
13 44 (0.63%) Shell Script
14 43 (0.61%) VB
15 42 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 39 (0.56%) Scala
17 34 (0.48%) Ruby
18 31 (0.44%) TypeScript
19 20 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 957 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 599 (8.53%) MCSE
3 453 (6.45%) Degree
4 354 (5.04%) MCSA
5 278 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
6 247 (3.52%) MCP
7 240 (3.42%) CCNA
8 185 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 182 (2.59%) Security Cleared
10 146 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
11 121 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
12 112 (1.60%) MCITP
13 98 (1.40%) A+ Certification
14 87 (1.24%) SC Cleared
15 85 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
16 77 (1.10%) CISSP
17 73 (1.04%) CCNP
18 64 (0.91%) PMI Certification
19 48 (0.68%) CCA
20 44 (0.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (6.79%) SLA
2 150 (2.14%) GDPR
3 141 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (0.94%) QA
5 55 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 55 (0.78%) PMO
6 40 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 25 (0.36%) COBIT
8 21 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.17%) PMBOK
11 11 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 8 (0.11%) GAMP
14 6 (0.085%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.043%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.043%) ISO 9000
16 2 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 1 (0.014%) GMP
17 1 (0.014%) GxP
System Software
1 4,118 (58.65%) Active Directory
2 1,243 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,210 (17.23%) Hyper-V
4 352 (5.01%) XenApp
5 297 (4.23%) vSphere
6 243 (3.46%) XenDesktop
7 216 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
8 155 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 106 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
10 90 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 77 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
12 64 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
13 55 (0.78%) BitLocker
14 46 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
15 43 (0.61%) XenServer
16 40 (0.57%) Docker
17 19 (0.27%) Firmware
17 19 (0.27%) VMware Server
18 18 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 15 (0.21%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1,117 (15.91%) SCCM
2 236 (3.36%) SCOM
3 226 (3.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 126 (1.79%) Backup Exec
5 115 (1.64%) WSUS
6 71 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
7 69 (0.98%) AirWatch
8 67 (0.95%) Ansible
8 67 (0.95%) SCVMM
9 59 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
10 55 (0.78%) NetBackup
11 54 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
12 51 (0.73%) vCenter Server
13 45 (0.64%) Puppet
14 41 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
15 38 (0.54%) SCOrch
16 36 (0.51%) Nagios
17 32 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
18 30 (0.43%) XenMobile
19 27 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4,200 (59.82%) Microsoft
2 2,168 (30.88%) VMware
3 1,197 (17.05%) Citrix
4 826 (11.76%) Cisco
5 383 (5.46%) HP
6 294 (4.19%) Veeam
7 267 (3.80%) Apple
8 257 (3.66%) Google
9 221 (3.15%) Dell
10 206 (2.93%) NetApp
11 165 (2.35%) Symantec
12 149 (2.12%) Sophos
13 144 (2.05%) Oracle
14 129 (1.84%) SolarWinds
15 128 (1.82%) McAfee
16 124 (1.77%) EMC
17 120 (1.71%) Meraki
18 119 (1.69%) Ivanti
19 110 (1.57%) ServiceNow
20 99 (1.41%) IBM