Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 103 161
Rank change year-on-year +31 +58 +98
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 6,838 5,105 4,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.23% 3.06% 2.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.27% 18.05% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,750 4,501 3,710
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,311 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.41% -4.22% -

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 37,422 28,290 23,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.13% 16.93% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30,667 23,474 19,550
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +44 2,955 £45,000 +4.65% 283
South East +14 1,322 £37,500 +7.14% 131
North of England +51 909 £32,500 -7.14% 155
Midlands +48 690 £39,617 +5.64% 110
East of England +14 531 £35,000 -17.65% 62
North West +45 473 £32,500 -7.14% 90
South West +35 420 £35,000 +16.67% 48
West Midlands +36 405 £37,500 -6.25% 68
Yorkshire +47 367 £35,000 - 51
East Midlands +64 279 £40,000 +14.29% 41
North East -7 68 £27,500 -21.43% 14
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4,660 (68.15%) Windows
2 4,117 (60.21%) Microsoft
3 3,872 (56.62%) Active Directory
4 2,533 (37.04%) Windows Server
5 2,428 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 2,192 (32.06%) VMware
7 1,576 (23.05%) Windows 10
8 1,458 (21.32%) ITIL
9 1,453 (21.25%) Microsoft Office
10 1,412 (20.65%) MS Exchange
11 1,389 (20.31%) SharePoint
12 1,339 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 1,289 (18.85%) Windows 7
14 1,256 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1,251 (18.29%) Hyper-V
16 1,207 (17.65%) Citrix
17 1,152 (16.85%) Firewall
18 1,129 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
19 1,066 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
20 1,046 (15.30%) SCCM
21 1,018 (14.89%) DNS
22 958 (14.01%) Finance
23 932 (13.63%) PowerShell
24 927 (13.56%) Cisco
25 814 (11.90%) SQL
26 788 (11.52%) SQL Server
27 765 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
28 758 (11.09%) DHCP
29 716 (10.47%) WAN
30 712 (10.41%) TCP/IP

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 1,412 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 1,389 (20.31%) SharePoint
3 579 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 509 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 474 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 211 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 153 (2.24%) IIS
8 147 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 81 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 81 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 70 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
11 45 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 44 (0.64%) Apache
13 39 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 35 (0.51%) CMS
15 34 (0.50%) IBM Notes
16 33 (0.48%) Tomcat
17 26 (0.38%) JBoss
18 25 (0.37%) WebLogic
19 24 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1,453 (21.25%) Microsoft Office
2 198 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 131 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 44 (0.64%) InfoPath
6 36 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.29%) Camtasia
8 15 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
9 12 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 12 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 12 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.044%) LibreOffice
12 1 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.015%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 123 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
4 20 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 17 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 13 (0.19%) HFM
8 11 (0.16%) Sage 200
9 10 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.13%) Elite 3E
11 6 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.088%) Orchard Housing
12 5 (0.073%) Shopify
12 5 (0.073%) Veritas eDiscovery
13 4 (0.058%) TRIRIGA
14 2 (0.029%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 2 (0.029%) Pegasus Opera
14 2 (0.029%) Sage 50
14 2 (0.029%) Unit4 Business World
14 2 (0.029%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2,428 (35.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 765 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
3 319 (4.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 291 (4.26%) IaaS
5 216 (3.16%) Mimecast
6 208 (3.04%) PaaS
7 190 (2.78%) OneDrive
8 177 (2.59%) SaaS
9 155 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
10 129 (1.89%) G Suite
11 73 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
12 59 (0.86%) Slack
13 43 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
14 40 (0.58%) Yammer
15 31 (0.45%) Serverless
16 22 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 14 (0.20%) Amazon S3
19 13 (0.19%) GitHub
20 12 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1,152 (16.85%) Firewall
2 1,018 (14.89%) DNS
3 758 (11.09%) DHCP
4 716 (10.47%) WAN
5 712 (10.41%) TCP/IP
6 699 (10.22%) LAN
7 561 (8.20%) SAN
8 548 (8.01%) Skype
9 525 (7.68%) VPN
10 374 (5.47%) VoIP
11 265 (3.88%) VLAN
12 221 (3.23%) Network Security
13 194 (2.84%) Wireless
14 187 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
15 170 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
16 166 (2.43%) Internet
17 152 (2.22%) Unified Communications
18 134 (1.96%) NAS
19 107 (1.56%) Intranet
20 74 (1.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 788 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 93 (1.36%) Power BI
3 78 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (1.11%) MySQL
5 73 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 50 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 49 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
11 40 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 38 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
13 37 (0.54%) Big Data
14 30 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
15 29 (0.42%) NoSQL
16 28 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
17 21 (0.31%) Data Lake
18 20 (0.29%) Blockchain
19 19 (0.28%) Cosmos DB
19 19 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 134 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 75 (1.10%) JIRA
3 60 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 50 (0.73%) Selenium
5 47 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 46 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 37 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 37 (0.54%) SoapUI
8 30 (0.44%) JMeter
9 27 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (0.35%) Appium
10 24 (0.35%) Buildbot
10 24 (0.35%) Ranorex
11 23 (0.34%) MSI
12 20 (0.29%) Subversion
13 19 (0.28%) NUnit
13 19 (0.28%) WATIR
14 18 (0.26%) LoadRunner
14 18 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 958 (14.01%) Finance
2 261 (3.82%) Retail
3 245 (3.58%) Advertising
4 212 (3.10%) Law
5 205 (3.00%) Legal
6 164 (2.40%) Banking
7 139 (2.03%) Marketing
8 130 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 109 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 57 (0.83%) Back Office
11 42 (0.61%) Games
12 36 (0.53%) Front Office
12 36 (0.53%) Publishing
13 30 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.31%) French Language
15 18 (0.26%) Billing
15 18 (0.26%) Local Government
16 14 (0.20%) German Language
17 13 (0.19%) Japanese Language
18 12 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,222 (17.87%) Analyst
2 1,012 (14.80%) Support Engineer
3 753 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 718 (10.50%) IT Support
5 583 (8.53%) Support Analyst
6 504 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 483 (7.06%) Consultant
8 447 (6.54%) IT Engineer
9 440 (6.43%) Architect
10 409 (5.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 399 (5.84%) Desktop Support
12 341 (4.99%) IT Analyst
13 332 (4.86%) Developer
14 322 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
15 320 (4.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 290 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
17 287 (4.20%) Service Analyst
18 265 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
19 254 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 252 (3.69%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (5.29%) .NET
2 243 (3.55%) HTML
3 212 (3.10%) CSS
4 166 (2.43%) Web Services
5 144 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 98 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 93 (1.36%) .NET Framework
8 84 (1.23%) AngularJS
9 72 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 68 (0.99%) jQuery
11 67 (0.98%) HTML5
12 60 (0.88%) Middleware
13 52 (0.76%) LDAP
14 49 (0.72%) React
15 47 (0.69%) WCF
16 46 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
17 43 (0.63%) REST
18 37 (0.54%) XML
19 34 (0.50%) CSS3
20 32 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 431 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 416 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 261 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
4 248 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 242 (3.54%) User Experience
6 175 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 128 (1.87%) iPhone
8 126 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 119 (1.74%) Blackberry
10 97 (1.42%) Replication
11 94 (1.37%) Clustering
12 91 (1.33%) PKI
12 91 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
13 88 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
14 85 (1.24%) Public Cloud
15 84 (1.23%) Mobile App
16 80 (1.17%) iPad
17 72 (1.05%) Private Cloud
18 70 (1.02%) Smartphone
19 69 (1.01%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4,660 (68.15%) Windows
2 2,533 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 1,576 (23.05%) Windows 10
4 1,339 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,289 (18.85%) Windows 7
6 1,129 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 560 (8.19%) Linux
8 388 (5.67%) Windows 8
9 242 (3.54%) Mac OS X
10 190 (2.78%) Android
11 189 (2.76%) Apple iOS
12 183 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 121 (1.77%) Mac OS
14 82 (1.20%) Windows XP
15 67 (0.98%) Unix
16 47 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 34 (0.50%) CentOS
18 33 (0.48%) Ubuntu
19 25 (0.37%) Windows Phone
20 24 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,458 (21.32%) ITIL
2 709 (10.37%) Migration
3 674 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
4 530 (7.75%) Project Management
5 497 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 409 (5.98%) Presales
7 407 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 300 (4.39%) PRINCE2
9 293 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 281 (4.11%) Service Management
11 265 (3.88%) CRM
12 242 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 238 (3.48%) Mobile Device Management
14 230 (3.36%) DevOps
15 212 (3.10%) Mentoring
16 207 (3.03%) Change Management
17 199 (2.91%) ITSM
18 195 (2.85%) IT Strategy
19 181 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
20 180 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 932 (13.63%) PowerShell
2 814 (11.90%) SQL
3 346 (5.06%) C#
4 283 (4.14%) JavaScript
5 100 (1.46%) C
6 95 (1.39%) Python
7 86 (1.26%) Java
8 83 (1.21%) VBScript
9 61 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 49 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 40 (0.58%) C++
11 40 (0.58%) PHP
12 33 (0.48%) Ruby
13 32 (0.47%) VB
14 29 (0.42%) Scala
14 29 (0.42%) TypeScript
15 24 (0.35%) Perl
16 20 (0.29%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.22%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,066 (15.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 645 (9.43%) MCSE
3 440 (6.43%) Degree
4 375 (5.48%) MCSA
5 265 (3.88%) MCP
6 257 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
7 214 (3.13%) CCNA
8 170 (2.49%) Security Cleared
9 162 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 140 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
11 119 (1.74%) MCITP
12 104 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
13 95 (1.39%) A+ Certification
14 80 (1.17%) PMI Certification
15 75 (1.10%) SC Cleared
16 69 (1.01%) MCTS
17 64 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
18 61 (0.89%) CCNP
19 49 (0.72%) CISSP
20 48 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (7.27%) SLA
2 166 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 140 (2.05%) GDPR
4 62 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 45 (0.66%) PMO
6 42 (0.61%) QA
7 35 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 20 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 20 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 12 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 9 (0.13%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.10%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.058%) COBIT
13 4 (0.058%) GCP
14 3 (0.044%) COSHH
15 2 (0.029%) GAMP
15 2 (0.029%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3,872 (56.62%) Active Directory
2 1,256 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,251 (18.29%) Hyper-V
4 407 (5.95%) XenApp
5 298 (4.36%) XenDesktop
6 275 (4.02%) vSphere
7 242 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
8 198 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 159 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
10 135 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
11 75 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
12 71 (1.04%) BitLocker
13 58 (0.85%) Terminal Services
14 48 (0.70%) XenServer
15 40 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
16 39 (0.57%) Docker
17 36 (0.53%) Firmware
18 26 (0.38%) DFS Replication
19 21 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 18 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,046 (15.30%) SCCM
2 232 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 186 (2.72%) SCOM
4 130 (1.90%) WSUS
5 128 (1.87%) Backup Exec
6 89 (1.30%) SCVMM
7 71 (1.04%) AirWatch
8 62 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
9 56 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
10 45 (0.66%) NetBackup
11 44 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 43 (0.63%) FortiGate
13 42 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 42 (0.61%) vCenter Server
14 41 (0.60%) Puppet
14 41 (0.60%) SCOrch
15 38 (0.56%) SCSM
15 38 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 35 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
17 34 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4,117 (60.21%) Microsoft
2 2,192 (32.06%) VMware
3 1,207 (17.65%) Citrix
4 927 (13.56%) Cisco
5 373 (5.45%) HP
6 348 (5.09%) Apple
7 275 (4.02%) Google
8 268 (3.92%) Veeam
9 183 (2.68%) Oracle
10 182 (2.66%) Dell
11 152 (2.22%) NetApp
12 147 (2.15%) Symantec
13 144 (2.11%) EMC
14 125 (1.83%) Avaya
14 125 (1.83%) SolarWinds
15 111 (1.62%) Meraki
16 107 (1.56%) ServiceNow
17 102 (1.49%) McAfee
18 94 (1.37%) SAP
19 90 (1.32%) Sophos