Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 94 157
Rank change year-on-year +29 +63 +98
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 6,907 5,498 4,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.42% 3.30% 2.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.76% 18.49% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,852 4,808 3,666
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.30%

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 36,820 29,741 23,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.57% 17.85% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 30,014 24,662 19,610
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +2.97% +6.32%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +42 2,979 £45,000 - 311
South East +19 1,329 £38,000 +8.57% 187
North of England +40 953 £32,500 +6.56% 171
Midlands +31 681 £39,000 +4.00% 119
East of England +17 544 £35,000 -17.65% 89
North West +26 513 £32,500 +8.33% 91
South West +24 424 £34,000 +4.62% 74
West Midlands +32 401 £39,000 - 69
Yorkshire +45 374 £35,000 +7.69% 61
East Midlands +38 274 £36,750 +0.68% 50
North East -1 65 £25,000 -28.57% 19
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4,728 (68.45%) Windows
2 4,132 (59.82%) Microsoft
3 3,989 (57.75%) Active Directory
4 2,577 (37.31%) Windows Server
5 2,475 (35.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 2,190 (31.71%) VMware
7 1,685 (24.40%) Windows 10
8 1,483 (21.47%) MS Exchange
9 1,428 (20.67%) ITIL
10 1,417 (20.52%) Microsoft Office
11 1,357 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 1,340 (19.40%) Windows 7
13 1,314 (19.02%) SharePoint
14 1,244 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1,239 (17.94%) Hyper-V
16 1,175 (17.01%) Citrix
17 1,165 (16.87%) Firewall
18 1,147 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 1,120 (16.22%) DNS
20 1,092 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 1,064 (15.40%) SCCM
22 1,022 (14.80%) Finance
23 1,012 (14.65%) PowerShell
24 971 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
25 886 (12.83%) Cisco
26 873 (12.64%) DHCP
27 836 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
28 824 (11.93%) SQL
29 729 (10.55%) TCP/IP
29 729 (10.55%) Problem-Solving

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 1,483 (21.47%) MS Exchange
2 1,314 (19.02%) SharePoint
3 575 (8.32%) Skype for Business
4 499 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 481 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 197 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 144 (2.08%) IIS
8 143 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 101 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 84 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 55 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
12 49 (0.71%) Apache
13 43 (0.62%) Confluence
14 34 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
14 34 (0.49%) CMS
15 33 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 30 (0.43%) Tomcat
17 22 (0.32%) IBM Notes
18 17 (0.25%) Umbraco
19 16 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 1,417 (20.52%) Microsoft Office
2 190 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 132 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 77 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 56 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 34 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.14%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
11 9 (0.13%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.043%) LibreOffice
13 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 126 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 13 (0.19%) HFM
4 13 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 12 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
5 12 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
6 10 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.072%) Elite 3E
9 5 (0.072%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 4 (0.058%) Scribe Insight
10 4 (0.058%) TRIRIGA
11 3 (0.043%) Northgate Housing
11 3 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.029%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.029%) Maximo
12 2 (0.029%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2,475 (35.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 836 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
3 309 (4.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 265 (3.84%) IaaS
5 221 (3.20%) Mimecast
6 191 (2.77%) PaaS
7 154 (2.23%) OneDrive
8 144 (2.08%) SaaS
9 130 (1.88%) G Suite
10 123 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
11 88 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
12 70 (1.01%) Slack
13 63 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
14 40 (0.58%) Serverless
15 31 (0.45%) Yammer
16 25 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
17 22 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 18 (0.26%) Amazon S3
18 18 (0.26%) GitHub
19 14 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1,165 (16.87%) Firewall
2 1,120 (16.22%) DNS
3 873 (12.64%) DHCP
4 729 (10.55%) TCP/IP
5 709 (10.26%) WAN
6 708 (10.25%) LAN
7 579 (8.38%) Skype
8 563 (8.15%) SAN
9 523 (7.57%) VPN
10 364 (5.27%) VoIP
11 265 (3.84%) VLAN
12 227 (3.29%) Network Security
13 209 (3.03%) Wireless
14 184 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
15 183 (2.65%) Internet
16 172 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
17 164 (2.37%) Unified Communications
18 135 (1.95%) NAS
19 131 (1.90%) Intranet
20 75 (1.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 111 (1.61%) Power BI
3 78 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (1.10%) MySQL
5 68 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 67 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 61 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
9 47 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (0.51%) Big Data
13 26 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
14 25 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
14 25 (0.36%) NoSQL
15 21 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
16 18 (0.26%) Blockchain
17 15 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 107 (1.55%) JIRA
2 101 (1.46%) Visual Studio
3 57 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 49 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 41 (0.59%) Selenium
6 37 (0.54%) SoapUI
7 34 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 32 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (0.41%) MSI
10 25 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (0.36%) JMeter
11 24 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 22 (0.32%) Appium
12 22 (0.32%) Buildbot
12 22 (0.32%) Ranorex
12 22 (0.32%) Subversion
13 19 (0.28%) WATIR
14 15 (0.22%) LoadRunner
15 13 (0.19%) InstallShield
15 13 (0.19%) NUnit
General
1 1,022 (14.80%) Finance
2 259 (3.75%) Retail
3 225 (3.26%) Advertising
4 210 (3.04%) Legal
5 204 (2.95%) Banking
6 188 (2.72%) Law
7 147 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 127 (1.84%) Marketing
9 112 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 62 (0.90%) Back Office
11 43 (0.62%) Games
11 43 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 43 (0.62%) Publishing
12 32 (0.46%) Front Office
13 27 (0.39%) Local Government
14 17 (0.25%) Electronics
14 17 (0.25%) French Language
15 14 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.17%) Billing
17 11 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1,198 (17.34%) Analyst
2 1,120 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 804 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 744 (10.77%) IT Support
5 560 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 517 (7.49%) IT Engineer
7 507 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 453 (6.56%) Consultant
9 446 (6.46%) Architect
10 414 (5.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 390 (5.65%) Desktop Support
12 341 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 339 (4.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 332 (4.81%) IT Analyst
15 314 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
16 309 (4.47%) Developer
16 309 (4.47%) Service Analyst
17 291 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
18 265 (3.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 251 (3.63%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (4.68%) .NET
2 226 (3.27%) HTML
3 188 (2.72%) CSS
4 171 (2.48%) Web Services
5 119 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 71 (1.03%) jQuery
7 67 (0.97%) AngularJS
8 66 (0.96%) .NET Framework
9 60 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 60 (0.87%) LDAP
10 58 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (0.83%) HTML5
12 51 (0.74%) Middleware
13 47 (0.68%) REST
14 46 (0.67%) React
15 43 (0.62%) XML
16 30 (0.43%) WCF
17 27 (0.39%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (0.36%) Software Packaging
19 24 (0.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 475 (6.88%) Data Centre
2 474 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 294 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 205 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 165 (2.39%) User Experience
6 150 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 149 (2.16%) PKI
8 144 (2.08%) Computer Science
9 108 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
10 107 (1.55%) iPhone
11 98 (1.42%) Blackberry
12 96 (1.39%) Replication
13 90 (1.30%) Clustering
14 88 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 78 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
16 72 (1.04%) Mobile App
17 71 (1.03%) Fat Client
17 71 (1.03%) Thin Client
18 69 (1.00%) iPad
19 61 (0.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4,728 (68.45%) Windows
2 2,577 (37.31%) Windows Server
3 1,685 (24.40%) Windows 10
4 1,357 (19.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,340 (19.40%) Windows 7
6 1,147 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 573 (8.30%) Linux
8 432 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 246 (3.56%) Mac OS X
10 184 (2.66%) Android
11 168 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 162 (2.35%) Apple iOS
13 117 (1.69%) Mac OS
14 88 (1.27%) Windows XP
15 61 (0.88%) Unix
16 51 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (0.48%) Ubuntu
18 32 (0.46%) CentOS
19 30 (0.43%) Windows Vista
20 27 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,428 (20.67%) ITIL
2 1,092 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 729 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
4 704 (10.19%) Migration
5 568 (8.22%) Project Management
6 561 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
7 421 (6.10%) Presales
8 333 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 307 (4.44%) PRINCE2
10 300 (4.34%) DevOps
11 295 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 286 (4.14%) Service Management
13 277 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 274 (3.97%) CRM
15 218 (3.16%) Mentoring
16 217 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 212 (3.07%) Mobile Device Management
18 210 (3.04%) Change Management
19 200 (2.90%) IT Strategy
20 185 (2.68%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1,012 (14.65%) PowerShell
2 824 (11.93%) SQL
3 307 (4.44%) C#
4 274 (3.97%) JavaScript
5 125 (1.81%) Python
6 102 (1.48%) C
7 94 (1.36%) Java
8 85 (1.23%) VBScript
9 49 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 46 (0.67%) PHP
11 42 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 41 (0.59%) C++
13 38 (0.55%) VB
14 35 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 34 (0.49%) Scala
16 33 (0.48%) Ruby
17 31 (0.45%) TypeScript
18 29 (0.42%) Perl
19 21 (0.30%) VBA
20 20 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 971 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 574 (8.31%) MCSE
3 441 (6.38%) Degree
4 329 (4.76%) MCSA
5 259 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 257 (3.72%) MCP
7 227 (3.29%) CCNA
8 194 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 164 (2.37%) Security Cleared
10 140 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
11 118 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
12 116 (1.68%) MCITP
13 85 (1.23%) A+ Certification
14 78 (1.13%) PMI Certification
15 65 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
16 64 (0.93%) SC Cleared
17 59 (0.85%) CCNP
18 54 (0.78%) CISSP
19 53 (0.77%) MCTS
20 48 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (7.05%) SLA
2 137 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 127 (1.84%) GDPR
4 51 (0.74%) QA
5 45 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 43 (0.62%) PMO
7 37 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 19 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.22%) COBIT
10 14 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 13 (0.19%) PMBOK
12 9 (0.13%) ISO 14001
13 8 (0.12%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.12%) GAMP
14 7 (0.10%) GCP
15 5 (0.072%) ISO 9000
15 5 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.043%) COSHH
17 2 (0.029%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3,989 (57.75%) Active Directory
2 1,244 (18.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,239 (17.94%) Hyper-V
4 356 (5.15%) XenApp
5 278 (4.02%) vSphere
6 264 (3.82%) XenDesktop
7 235 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
8 142 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 112 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
10 78 (1.13%) Terminal Services
10 78 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 62 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
12 55 (0.80%) BitLocker
13 49 (0.71%) XenServer
14 43 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
15 40 (0.58%) Docker
16 21 (0.30%) Firmware
16 21 (0.30%) VirtualBox
17 20 (0.29%) DFS Replication
18 17 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1,064 (15.40%) SCCM
2 216 (3.13%) SCOM
3 199 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 121 (1.75%) WSUS
5 112 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 62 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 62 (0.90%) SCVMM
6 62 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
7 59 (0.85%) AirWatch
8 49 (0.71%) Ansible
9 46 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (0.64%) Puppet
11 43 (0.62%) vCenter Server
12 42 (0.61%) NetBackup
13 39 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
14 37 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 36 (0.52%) Nagios
16 33 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 32 (0.46%) FortiGate
18 30 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4,132 (59.82%) Microsoft
2 2,190 (31.71%) VMware
3 1,175 (17.01%) Citrix
4 886 (12.83%) Cisco
5 377 (5.46%) HP
6 300 (4.34%) Apple
7 293 (4.24%) Veeam
8 233 (3.37%) Google
9 180 (2.61%) Dell
10 165 (2.39%) Symantec
11 163 (2.36%) NetApp
12 162 (2.35%) Oracle
13 139 (2.01%) EMC
14 119 (1.72%) ServiceNow
15 116 (1.68%) SolarWinds
15 116 (1.68%) Sophos
16 106 (1.53%) McAfee
16 106 (1.53%) Meraki
17 105 (1.52%) SAP
18 101 (1.46%) Adobe