Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 57 80
Rank change year-on-year +27 +23 +66
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 8,339 6,977 6,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.79% 4.71% 3.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.41% 18.20% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7,269 5,942 5,427
England median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £38,159 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -4.60% +2.56% +4.00%

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 40,856 38,344 33,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 33.25% 25.90% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33,618 30,946 28,295
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +26 3,569 £42,500 -5.56% 469
South East +13 1,484 £35,700 -4.80% 350
North of England +22 1,167 £35,000 +2.94% 370
Midlands +23 903 £37,500 -6.25% 228
South West +43 718 £34,000 -2.12% 161
North West +28 614 £36,544 +12.44% 231
West Midlands +18 558 £37,500 -10.71% 124
East of England +13 470 £37,500 - 168
Yorkshire +27 453 £35,000 - 106
East Midlands +29 345 £35,000 -5.15% 103
North East +17 100 £36,531 +21.77% 33
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 5,536 (66.39%) Windows
2 5,015 (60.14%) Microsoft
3 4,653 (55.80%) Active Directory
4 3,618 (43.39%) Azure
5 2,797 (33.54%) Windows Server
6 2,588 (31.03%) VMware
7 2,374 (28.47%) Windows 10
8 1,828 (21.92%) Microsoft Office
9 1,759 (21.09%) ITIL
10 1,574 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,411 (16.92%) MS Exchange
12 1,406 (16.86%) SharePoint
13 1,344 (16.12%) Firewall
13 1,344 (16.12%) Hyper-V
14 1,298 (15.57%) DNS
15 1,242 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 1,226 (14.70%) Cisco
17 1,196 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
18 1,182 (14.17%) Citrix
19 1,170 (14.03%) SCCM
20 1,126 (13.50%) Windows 7
21 1,114 (13.36%) DHCP
22 1,089 (13.06%) PowerShell
23 1,040 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
24 1,031 (12.36%) Finance
25 1,002 (12.02%) AWS
26 959 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
27 847 (10.16%) WAN
28 814 (9.76%) SQL
29 811 (9.73%) LAN

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 1,411 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 1,406 (16.86%) SharePoint
3 606 (7.27%) Skype for Business
4 423 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 408 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 196 (2.35%) IIS
7 102 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 69 (0.83%) Confluence
9 68 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 34 (0.41%) CMS
12 26 (0.31%) Apache
13 23 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 23 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 21 (0.25%) Drupal
14 21 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
16 16 (0.19%) WordPress
17 10 (0.12%) SAS
18 8 (0.096%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1,828 (21.92%) Microsoft Office
2 235 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 132 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 75 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 46 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 23 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 15 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.048%) Camtasia
9 4 (0.048%) Figma
9 4 (0.048%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.048%) InVision
9 4 (0.048%) Marvel
9 4 (0.048%) Sketch
9 4 (0.048%) Snagit
10 3 (0.036%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.036%) SketchUp
11 2 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.024%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 145 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 10 (0.12%) assyst
7 8 (0.096%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.072%) Elite 3E
8 6 (0.072%) Workfront
9 4 (0.048%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.048%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.048%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.036%) Carpe Diem
10 3 (0.036%) Sage X3
10 3 (0.036%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.036%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.036%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.024%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.024%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3,618 (43.39%) Azure
2 1,002 (12.02%) AWS
3 694 (8.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 421 (5.05%) OneDrive
5 301 (3.61%) Power Platform
6 260 (3.12%) IaaS
7 247 (2.96%) SaaS
8 217 (2.60%) PaaS
9 176 (2.11%) G Suite
10 173 (2.07%) PowerApps
11 155 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
12 149 (1.79%) Mimecast
13 103 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
14 76 (0.91%) Yammer
15 69 (0.83%) GCP
16 65 (0.78%) Microsoft Flow
17 38 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 37 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
19 36 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 36 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,344 (16.12%) Firewall
2 1,298 (15.57%) DNS
3 1,114 (13.36%) DHCP
4 847 (10.16%) WAN
5 811 (9.73%) LAN
6 777 (9.32%) Skype
7 757 (9.08%) TCP/IP
8 552 (6.62%) SAN
9 543 (6.51%) VPN
10 502 (6.02%) VoIP
11 322 (3.86%) Wireless
12 321 (3.85%) VLAN
13 263 (3.15%) Internet
14 225 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
15 196 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
16 188 (2.25%) Unified Communications
17 164 (1.97%) Network Security
18 147 (1.76%) Intranet
19 141 (1.69%) NetScaler
20 134 (1.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 709 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 177 (2.12%) Power BI
3 74 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 54 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 40 (0.48%) MySQL
9 37 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 35 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (0.41%) Blockchain
12 33 (0.40%) Relational Database
13 31 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
14 27 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (0.20%) Big Data
16 16 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
19 12 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 186 (2.23%) JIRA
2 87 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 62 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 62 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (0.49%) Cucumber
5 40 (0.48%) JMeter
5 40 (0.48%) Selenium
5 40 (0.48%) SoapUI
6 34 (0.41%) MSI
6 34 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 32 (0.38%) LoadRunner
8 31 (0.37%) Jenkins
9 27 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 23 (0.28%) TeamCity
11 22 (0.26%) GitLab
12 20 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (0.18%) TestRail
13 15 (0.18%) Zephyr
14 13 (0.16%) Bitbucket
15 11 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1,031 (12.36%) Finance
2 242 (2.90%) Public Sector
3 234 (2.81%) Law
4 231 (2.77%) Retail
5 192 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 162 (1.94%) Legal
6 162 (1.94%) Marketing
7 94 (1.13%) Banking
8 80 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 61 (0.73%) Advertising
10 53 (0.64%) Back Office
11 44 (0.53%) Publishing
12 32 (0.38%) Local Government
13 30 (0.36%) Electronics
14 29 (0.35%) Billing
14 29 (0.35%) Games
15 21 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.23%) Front Office
17 18 (0.22%) Automotive
18 14 (0.17%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 1,555 (18.65%) Analyst
2 1,313 (15.75%) Support Engineer
3 1,071 (12.84%) IT Support
4 964 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 774 (9.28%) IT Engineer
6 726 (8.71%) Support Analyst
7 647 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 549 (6.58%) Consultant
9 495 (5.94%) IT Analyst
10 449 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
11 446 (5.35%) Architect
12 445 (5.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 404 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 399 (4.78%) Service Analyst
15 373 (4.47%) Desktop Support
16 345 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
17 322 (3.86%) Administrator
18 321 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
19 318 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
20 308 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (2.25%) .NET
2 122 (1.46%) HTML
3 116 (1.39%) CSS
4 101 (1.21%) Web Services
5 77 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 73 (0.88%) LDAP
7 48 (0.58%) .NET Framework
8 40 (0.48%) AngularJS
9 38 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (0.46%) React
10 37 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (0.44%) Entity Framework
11 34 (0.41%) JSON
12 32 (0.38%) jQuery
13 31 (0.37%) SAML
14 28 (0.34%) REST
15 25 (0.30%) XML
16 21 (0.25%) COM
17 19 (0.23%) WCF
18 18 (0.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 500 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 399 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 386 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 289 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
5 264 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 241 (2.89%) Driving Licence
7 173 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 162 (1.94%) User Experience
9 142 (1.70%) Smartphone
10 130 (1.56%) iPhone
11 118 (1.42%) Blackberry
12 116 (1.39%) Private Cloud
13 109 (1.31%) Replication
14 106 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
15 86 (1.03%) Virtual Team
16 83 (1.00%) iPad
17 77 (0.92%) Clustering
18 65 (0.78%) Hedge funds
19 62 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
20 57 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5,536 (66.39%) Windows
2 2,797 (33.54%) Windows Server
3 2,374 (28.47%) Windows 10
4 1,196 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,126 (13.50%) Windows 7
6 754 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 558 (6.69%) Linux
8 314 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 285 (3.42%) Android
10 230 (2.76%) Mac OS
11 225 (2.70%) Apple iOS
12 193 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 168 (2.01%) Mac OS X
14 83 (1.00%) Windows XP
15 62 (0.74%) Unix
16 50 (0.60%) CentOS
17 49 (0.59%) Ubuntu
18 40 (0.48%) Windows Vista
19 30 (0.36%) VMS
20 25 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,759 (21.09%) ITIL
2 1,242 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 959 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
4 726 (8.71%) Migration
5 677 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
6 477 (5.72%) Project Management
7 427 (5.12%) Service Management
8 424 (5.08%) Mentoring
9 421 (5.05%) Service Delivery
10 391 (4.69%) Project Delivery
11 370 (4.44%) Information Security
12 364 (4.37%) Change Management
13 361 (4.33%) DevOps
14 339 (4.07%) CRM
15 332 (3.98%) Cybersecurity
16 326 (3.91%) Presales
17 297 (3.56%) Mobile Device Management
18 292 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
19 271 (3.25%) Incident Management
20 258 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,089 (13.06%) PowerShell
2 814 (9.76%) SQL
3 184 (2.21%) JavaScript
4 160 (1.92%) C#
5 119 (1.43%) Python
6 89 (1.07%) C
7 72 (0.86%) VBScript
8 66 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 60 (0.72%) PHP
10 43 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 41 (0.49%) Java
12 39 (0.47%) VBA
13 29 (0.35%) TypeScript
14 26 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 21 (0.25%) Ruby
16 17 (0.20%) VB
17 16 (0.19%) Perl
18 14 (0.17%) C++
19 8 (0.096%) Scala
20 3 (0.036%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,040 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 576 (6.91%) MCSE
3 540 (6.48%) Degree
4 505 (6.06%) MCSA
5 348 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 278 (3.33%) CCNA
7 264 (3.17%) MCP
8 182 (2.18%) Security Cleared
9 167 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 126 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
11 123 (1.47%) A+ Certification
12 103 (1.24%) CISSP
13 102 (1.22%) MCITP
14 95 (1.14%) SC Cleared
15 93 (1.12%) DBS Check
16 90 (1.08%) CCNP
17 75 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
18 68 (0.82%) CCA
19 52 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
20 46 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 793 (9.51%) SLA
2 210 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (1.21%) GDPR
4 88 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 79 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
6 54 (0.65%) QA
7 45 (0.54%) PMO
8 43 (0.52%) NIST
9 30 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 25 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 18 (0.22%) Data Quality
12 14 (0.17%) NCSC
13 11 (0.13%) COBIT
14 8 (0.096%) ISO 31000
14 8 (0.096%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.072%) Actionable Recommendations
16 6 (0.072%) ISO 22301
17 5 (0.060%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4,653 (55.80%) Active Directory
2 1,574 (18.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,344 (16.12%) Hyper-V
4 446 (5.35%) XenApp
5 366 (4.39%) vSphere
6 316 (3.79%) XenDesktop
7 229 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
8 106 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
9 89 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
10 73 (0.88%) Terminal Services
11 67 (0.80%) BitLocker
12 62 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
13 58 (0.70%) Docker
14 52 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 50 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
16 39 (0.47%) Firmware
17 31 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 26 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
19 21 (0.25%) UAG
20 19 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1,170 (14.03%) SCCM
2 676 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 166 (1.99%) SCOM
4 152 (1.82%) WSUS
5 95 (1.14%) Backup Exec
6 75 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
7 69 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
8 66 (0.79%) AirWatch
8 66 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 66 (0.79%) vCenter Server
9 58 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 49 (0.59%) Terraform
11 40 (0.48%) Ansible
11 40 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 38 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
13 37 (0.44%) SCVMM
14 36 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
15 34 (0.41%) FortiGate
16 33 (0.40%) NetBackup
17 31 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5,015 (60.14%) Microsoft
2 2,588 (31.03%) VMware
3 1,226 (14.70%) Cisco
4 1,182 (14.17%) Citrix
5 452 (5.42%) Apple
6 429 (5.14%) HP
7 337 (4.04%) Veeam
8 269 (3.23%) Dell
9 237 (2.84%) Meraki
10 225 (2.70%) Google
11 187 (2.24%) NetApp
12 167 (2.00%) ServiceNow
13 165 (1.98%) Avaya
14 158 (1.89%) Symantec
15 138 (1.65%) Sophos
16 121 (1.45%) Adobe
17 120 (1.44%) EMC
18 107 (1.28%) Ivanti
18 107 (1.28%) SolarWinds
19 103 (1.24%) SonicWALL