Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 37 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34 +31
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 3,740 7,935 6,890
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.04% 5.96% 4.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.46% 19.55% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,519 6,960 6,125
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,150
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 22,722 40,594 39,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 36.69% 30.47% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18,717 33,256 32,193
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £94,400 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in England

Office 365
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in England.

Salary trend for Office 365 in England

Office 365
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in England over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +5 1,649 £55,000 +22.22% 111
South East -3 649 £42,500 +11.84% 104
North of England -6 524 £37,500 +7.14% 105
Midlands -6 330 £41,000 +2.50% 63
South West +4 298 £38,000 +8.57% 60
East of England +8 284 £40,000 +14.29% 37
West Midlands +5 254 £42,500 - 31
North West -13 236 £37,500 +7.14% 61
Yorkshire +8 227 £40,000 +14.29% 32
East Midlands -28 75 £37,500 +7.14% 32
North East -1 61 £31,955 -12.34% 12
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 2,474 (66.15%) Windows
2 2,235 (59.76%) Microsoft
3 2,048 (54.76%) Active Directory
4 1,938 (51.82%) Azure
5 1,268 (33.90%) Windows Server
6 1,191 (31.84%) VMware
7 960 (25.67%) Windows 10
8 765 (20.45%) ITIL
9 761 (20.35%) Firewall
10 733 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 724 (19.36%) SharePoint
12 709 (18.96%) PowerShell
13 679 (18.16%) Microsoft Office
14 676 (18.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 639 (17.09%) Cisco
16 610 (16.31%) Hyper-V
17 602 (16.10%) Citrix
18 583 (15.59%) SCCM
19 564 (15.08%) MS Exchange
20 550 (14.71%) Finance
21 539 (14.41%) DNS
22 530 (14.17%) AWS
23 497 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
24 494 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
25 482 (12.89%) SQL
26 469 (12.54%) Windows Server 2016
27 440 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
28 434 (11.60%) DHCP
29 421 (11.26%) Azure Active Directory
30 397 (10.61%) 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
1 724 (19.36%) SharePoint
2 564 (15.08%) MS Exchange
3 185 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 182 (4.87%) Skype for Business
5 177 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 141 (3.77%) IIS
7 31 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 28 (0.75%) Confluence
9 25 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (0.59%) CMS
11 20 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.27%) Apache
15 10 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
17 7 (0.19%) Drupal
18 6 (0.16%) Mendix
18 6 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 679 (18.16%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.16%) SketchUp
9 3 (0.080%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.053%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.053%) Revit
11 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.027%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.027%) InDesign
11 1 (0.027%) LightWave 3D
11 1 (0.027%) MODO
11 1 (0.027%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 91 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.21%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.16%) Carpe Diem
4 6 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.11%) FastStats
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.11%) Sage CRM
6 4 (0.11%) Unica
7 3 (0.080%) Exchequer
7 3 (0.080%) Magento
8 2 (0.053%) Eikon
8 2 (0.053%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.053%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.053%) Shopify
8 2 (0.053%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.053%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,938 (51.82%) Azure
2 530 (14.17%) AWS
3 421 (11.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 248 (6.63%) IaaS
5 226 (6.04%) PaaS
6 192 (5.13%) OneDrive
7 185 (4.95%) Power Platform
8 167 (4.47%) SaaS
9 117 (3.13%) PowerApps
10 101 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
11 81 (2.17%) Mimecast
12 62 (1.66%) GCP
13 52 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
14 44 (1.18%) G Suite
15 37 (0.99%) Power Automate
16 35 (0.94%) Slack
17 25 (0.67%) Yammer
18 22 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
19 17 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
20 16 (0.43%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 761 (20.35%) Firewall
2 539 (14.41%) DNS
3 434 (11.60%) DHCP
4 397 (10.61%) LAN
5 372 (9.95%) VPN
6 369 (9.87%) WAN
7 345 (9.22%) TCP/IP
8 249 (6.66%) Skype
9 227 (6.07%) SAN
10 188 (5.03%) VoIP
11 140 (3.74%) VLAN
11 140 (3.74%) Wireless
12 139 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
13 128 (3.42%) Internet
14 125 (3.34%) Network Security
15 88 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
16 81 (2.17%) Unified Communications
17 80 (2.14%) NetScaler
18 57 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
19 47 (1.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 124 (3.32%) Power BI
3 53 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
5 40 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
6 39 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
7 36 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
8 31 (0.83%) MySQL
9 25 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.43%) Big Data
12 15 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.32%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.24%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.24%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.19%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.19%) Relational Database
16 7 (0.19%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 95 (2.54%) JIRA
2 41 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 36 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 31 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.21%) MSI
7 8 (0.21%) Selenium
7 8 (0.21%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.19%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.13%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.13%) GitLab
10 3 (0.080%) Gradle
10 3 (0.080%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.080%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.080%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.080%) Snyk
10 3 (0.080%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.053%) Subversion
General
1 550 (14.71%) Finance
2 141 (3.77%) Public Sector
3 124 (3.32%) Law
4 115 (3.07%) Legal
5 109 (2.91%) Retail
6 85 (2.27%) Marketing
7 76 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 66 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.34%) Banking
10 44 (1.18%) Local Government
11 30 (0.80%) Back Office
12 28 (0.75%) Advertising
12 28 (0.75%) Electronics
13 20 (0.53%) Games
14 16 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.40%) Front Office
16 13 (0.35%) Billing
17 11 (0.29%) Publishing
18 9 (0.24%) Housing Association
19 6 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 560 (14.97%) Analyst
2 548 (14.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 534 (14.28%) Support Engineer
4 355 (9.49%) IT Support
5 342 (9.14%) IT Engineer
6 266 (7.11%) Consultant
7 242 (6.47%) Support Analyst
8 220 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 206 (5.51%) Architect
10 197 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 180 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
12 156 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
13 151 (4.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 148 (3.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 145 (3.88%) Desktop Support
16 139 (3.72%) IT Analyst
17 130 (3.48%) IT Manager
18 124 (3.32%) Service Analyst
19 123 (3.29%) Office 365 Engineer
20 122 (3.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (3.37%) .NET
2 67 (1.79%) Web Services
3 47 (1.26%) HTML
4 38 (1.02%) CSS
5 35 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 33 (0.88%) LDAP
7 31 (0.83%) .NET Framework
8 20 (0.53%) JSON
9 19 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (0.48%) Entity Framework
10 18 (0.48%) LESS
10 18 (0.48%) Sass
11 12 (0.32%) OAuth
12 11 (0.29%) SailPoint
12 11 (0.29%) XML
13 10 (0.27%) COM
13 10 (0.27%) React
14 9 (0.24%) HTML5
14 9 (0.24%) OpenID
15 8 (0.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 236 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 230 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 177 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 125 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (2.49%) Driving Licence
6 72 (1.93%) Public Cloud
7 70 (1.87%) User Experience
8 67 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 59 (1.58%) Clustering
10 56 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 53 (1.42%) Private Cloud
11 53 (1.42%) Replication
12 41 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
13 31 (0.83%) NHS
14 26 (0.70%) Fat Client
14 26 (0.70%) iPad
14 26 (0.70%) iPhone
14 26 (0.70%) Thin Client
15 24 (0.64%) Client/Server
15 24 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,474 (66.15%) Windows
2 1,268 (33.90%) Windows Server
3 960 (25.67%) Windows 10
4 497 (13.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 469 (12.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 314 (8.40%) Windows 7
7 283 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 271 (7.25%) Linux
9 174 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
10 90 (2.41%) Windows 8
11 75 (2.01%) Apple iOS
12 73 (1.95%) Android
13 66 (1.76%) Unix
14 56 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 54 (1.44%) Mac OS X
16 53 (1.42%) Mac OS
17 24 (0.64%) CentOS
18 15 (0.40%) VMS
19 10 (0.27%) Windows XP
20 9 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (20.45%) ITIL
2 676 (18.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 494 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
4 345 (9.22%) Migration
5 276 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
6 264 (7.06%) Project Management
7 206 (5.51%) DevOps
7 206 (5.51%) Information Security
8 203 (5.43%) Project Delivery
9 186 (4.97%) Presales
10 181 (4.84%) Change Management
11 175 (4.68%) Service Delivery
12 165 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
13 150 (4.01%) CRM
14 147 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
15 144 (3.85%) Incident Management
16 142 (3.80%) Service Management
17 138 (3.69%) Mentoring
18 133 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 133 (3.56%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 709 (18.96%) PowerShell
2 482 (12.89%) SQL
3 106 (2.83%) Python
4 99 (2.65%) C#
5 77 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 40 (1.07%) Bash Shell
7 37 (0.99%) C
8 30 (0.80%) VBScript
9 28 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 22 (0.59%) Java
11 17 (0.45%) VB
12 14 (0.37%) Perl
13 12 (0.32%) VBA
14 11 (0.29%) PHP
15 9 (0.24%) C++
16 7 (0.19%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.13%) RPG
17 5 (0.13%) RPG III
17 5 (0.13%) RPG IV
17 5 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 440 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 238 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
3 231 (6.18%) MCSE
4 225 (6.02%) Degree
5 187 (5.00%) CCNA
6 146 (3.90%) MCSA
7 88 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 86 (2.30%) Security Cleared
9 82 (2.19%) CISSP
10 77 (2.06%) MCP
11 75 (2.01%) SC Cleared
12 74 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
13 53 (1.42%) CISM
14 48 (1.28%) CCNP
15 36 (0.96%) MCITP
16 35 (0.94%) A+ Certification
17 31 (0.83%) SANS
18 28 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
19 27 (0.72%) CISA
20 23 (0.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (7.17%) SLA
2 137 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 93 (2.49%) GDPR
4 42 (1.12%) QA
5 27 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 24 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
7 23 (0.61%) BS25999
8 22 (0.59%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.56%) NIST
10 11 (0.29%) PMO
11 9 (0.24%) NCSC
12 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (0.21%) NIST 800
13 5 (0.13%) AICPA
13 5 (0.13%) COBIT
13 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.080%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 1 (0.027%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2,048 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 733 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 610 (16.31%) Hyper-V
4 189 (5.05%) XenApp
5 180 (4.81%) vSphere
6 150 (4.01%) XenDesktop
7 118 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
8 62 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
9 56 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
10 46 (1.23%) BitLocker
10 46 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
11 35 (0.94%) Docker
12 34 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 27 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 24 (0.64%) Terminal Server
15 23 (0.61%) NFS
16 21 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
17 19 (0.51%) Terminal Services
17 19 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
18 15 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 583 (15.59%) SCCM
2 374 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 82 (2.19%) Backup Exec
4 80 (2.14%) Ansible
5 74 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
6 70 (1.87%) SCOM
7 66 (1.76%) Puppet
8 59 (1.58%) WSUS
9 58 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
10 45 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
11 34 (0.91%) SCVMM
12 33 (0.88%) vCenter Server
13 28 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
13 28 (0.75%) Terraform
14 27 (0.72%) Kubernetes
15 23 (0.61%) Nagios
16 21 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
17 20 (0.53%) QRadar
18 18 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 15 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 2,235 (59.76%) Microsoft
2 1,191 (31.84%) VMware
3 639 (17.09%) Cisco
4 602 (16.10%) Citrix
5 216 (5.78%) HP
6 189 (5.05%) Veeam
7 143 (3.82%) Dell
8 124 (3.32%) Meraki
9 112 (2.99%) Apple
10 111 (2.97%) Sophos
11 100 (2.67%) NetApp
12 74 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 73 (1.95%) Palo Alto
14 71 (1.90%) Google
15 62 (1.66%) Avaya
15 62 (1.66%) Symantec
16 60 (1.60%) EMC
17 53 (1.42%) ServiceNow
18 52 (1.39%) SAP
19 50 (1.34%) iManage