Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 77 147
Rank change year-on-year +21 +70 +82
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 6,636 6,179 3,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.72% 3.80% 2.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.85% 19.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,621 5,425 3,454
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 35,207 32,263 22,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 25.06% 19.87% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 28,280 27,006 19,140
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,001
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +28 2,872 £45,000 -5.26% 367
South East +30 1,306 £35,000 +4.48% 242
North of England +8 875 £35,000 +11.11% 180
Midlands +27 629 £40,000 +9.59% 176
East of England +50 548 £37,500 - 83
North West -3 443 £32,500 +8.33% 118
West Midlands +31 419 £40,000 - 97
South West +2 402 £34,000 +7.94% 95
Yorkshire +19 349 £35,250 +8.46% 51
East Midlands +8 210 £37,500 +15.38% 79
North East +13 85 £30,000 -7.69% 11
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 4,521 (68.13%) Windows
2 3,989 (60.11%) Active Directory
3 3,940 (59.37%) Microsoft
4 2,568 (38.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 2,375 (35.79%) Windows Server
6 2,045 (30.82%) VMware
7 1,738 (26.19%) Windows 10
8 1,479 (22.29%) Microsoft Office
9 1,418 (21.37%) MS Exchange
10 1,412 (21.28%) ITIL
11 1,263 (19.03%) SharePoint
12 1,258 (18.96%) Firewall
13 1,255 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1,198 (18.05%) Windows 7
15 1,192 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
16 1,142 (17.21%) Hyper-V
17 1,106 (16.67%) Citrix
18 1,059 (15.96%) SCCM
19 1,022 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
20 1,005 (15.14%) PowerShell
21 998 (15.04%) DNS
22 967 (14.57%) Finance
23 965 (14.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 921 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
25 859 (12.94%) DHCP
25 859 (12.94%) SQL
26 853 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
27 831 (12.52%) Cisco
28 756 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
29 696 (10.49%) 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 1,418 (21.37%) MS Exchange
2 1,263 (19.03%) SharePoint
3 531 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 415 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 341 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 170 (2.56%) IIS
7 118 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 116 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 99 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 66 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 60 (0.90%) CMS
11 60 (0.90%) Confluence
12 42 (0.63%) Apache
13 39 (0.59%) IBM Notes
14 38 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 31 (0.47%) IBM Domino
16 24 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
17 13 (0.20%) WordPress
18 9 (0.14%) Tomcat
18 9 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,479 (22.29%) Microsoft Office
2 208 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 111 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 52 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 11 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.060%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.045%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.030%) SPSS
13 1 (0.015%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.015%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.015%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.015%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.015%) Revit
Business Applications
1 144 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
6 7 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.060%) HFM
8 4 (0.060%) Northgate Housing
8 4 (0.060%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.060%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.060%) Scribe Insight
8 4 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.060%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.045%) Lawson
9 3 (0.045%) Magento
9 3 (0.045%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.045%) ResourceLink
9 3 (0.045%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2,568 (38.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 853 (12.85%) Amazon AWS
3 411 (6.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 273 (4.11%) IaaS
5 224 (3.38%) PaaS
6 223 (3.36%) SaaS
7 196 (2.95%) Mimecast
8 153 (2.31%) OneDrive
9 125 (1.88%) G Suite
10 108 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
11 102 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 67 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
13 47 (0.71%) Serverless
14 40 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
15 35 (0.53%) Amazon S3
15 35 (0.53%) Yammer
16 30 (0.45%) Dropbox
17 29 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
18 26 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
18 26 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1,258 (18.96%) Firewall
2 998 (15.04%) DNS
3 859 (12.94%) DHCP
4 660 (9.95%) TCP/IP
5 635 (9.57%) LAN
6 618 (9.31%) WAN
7 558 (8.41%) Skype
8 506 (7.63%) SAN
9 470 (7.08%) VPN
10 376 (5.67%) VoIP
11 282 (4.25%) VLAN
12 244 (3.68%) Wireless
13 213 (3.21%) Network Security
14 211 (3.18%) Internet
15 194 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
16 190 (2.86%) Unified Communications
17 154 (2.32%) Remote Desktop
18 139 (2.09%) Intranet
19 135 (2.03%) MPLS
20 104 (1.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 124 (1.87%) Power BI
3 77 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 72 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 65 (0.98%) MySQL
8 55 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 46 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 45 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
13 34 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
14 26 (0.39%) RDBMS
14 26 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
15 25 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
15 25 (0.38%) Big Data
16 22 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
17 21 (0.32%) NoSQL
17 21 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 171 (2.58%) JIRA
2 71 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 69 (1.04%) Visual Studio
4 47 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (0.68%) Selenium
6 43 (0.65%) SoapUI
7 40 (0.60%) Cucumber
8 34 (0.51%) Jenkins
9 32 (0.48%) JMeter
10 26 (0.39%) MSI
11 22 (0.33%) LoadRunner
12 18 (0.27%) Appium
12 18 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (0.27%) Buildbot
12 18 (0.27%) Ranorex
12 18 (0.27%) WATIR
13 16 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (0.20%) Subversion
15 11 (0.17%) Maven
16 10 (0.15%) WebLOAD
General
1 967 (14.57%) Finance
2 247 (3.72%) Retail
3 237 (3.57%) Banking
4 214 (3.22%) Legal
5 184 (2.77%) Law
5 184 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 108 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 99 (1.49%) Marketing
8 85 (1.28%) Advertising
9 64 (0.96%) Publishing
10 47 (0.71%) Back Office
11 44 (0.66%) Games
12 35 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.41%) Electronics
14 26 (0.39%) Local Government
15 25 (0.38%) Billing
16 18 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.26%) French Language
18 16 (0.24%) Front Office
19 10 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,214 (18.29%) Analyst
2 1,012 (15.25%) Support Engineer
3 778 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 729 (10.99%) IT Support
5 562 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 507 (7.64%) IT Engineer
7 464 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
8 451 (6.80%) Architect
9 398 (6.00%) Consultant
10 369 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 357 (5.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 357 (5.38%) IT Analyst
12 323 (4.87%) Service Analyst
13 311 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
14 307 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
15 303 (4.57%) Desktop Support
16 301 (4.54%) IT Support Engineer
17 254 (3.83%) Administrator
18 244 (3.68%) IT Support Analyst
19 234 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (3.98%) .NET
2 189 (2.85%) HTML
3 178 (2.68%) Web Services
4 137 (2.06%) CSS
5 95 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 75 (1.13%) REST
7 73 (1.10%) jQuery
8 62 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 58 (0.87%) LDAP
10 52 (0.78%) XML
11 42 (0.63%) AngularJS
11 42 (0.63%) HTML5
12 35 (0.53%) .NET Framework
13 34 (0.51%) Middleware
13 34 (0.51%) SOAP
14 29 (0.44%) COM
15 27 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (0.36%) Software Packaging
17 23 (0.35%) .NET Core
18 22 (0.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 463 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 420 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 264 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
4 253 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 143 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 136 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 129 (1.94%) PKI
8 119 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 113 (1.70%) User Experience
10 112 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 102 (1.54%) Clustering
12 101 (1.52%) Hedge funds
12 101 (1.52%) Replication
13 98 (1.48%) Fat Client
13 98 (1.48%) Thin Client
14 83 (1.25%) Fintech
15 70 (1.05%) iPhone
16 62 (0.93%) Blackberry
17 56 (0.84%) iPad
18 52 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4,521 (68.13%) Windows
2 2,375 (35.79%) Windows Server
3 1,738 (26.19%) Windows 10
4 1,198 (18.05%) Windows 7
5 1,192 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1,022 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 535 (8.06%) Linux
8 381 (5.74%) Windows 8
9 194 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 192 (2.89%) Mac OS X
11 186 (2.80%) Android
12 181 (2.73%) Apple iOS
13 90 (1.36%) Mac OS
13 90 (1.36%) Windows XP
14 82 (1.24%) Unix
15 48 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 39 (0.59%) CentOS
17 25 (0.38%) Ubuntu
18 22 (0.33%) Windows Vista
19 20 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,412 (21.28%) ITIL
2 965 (14.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 756 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
4 696 (10.49%) Migration
5 563 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
6 560 (8.44%) Project Management
7 502 (7.56%) Presales
8 334 (5.03%) DevOps
9 332 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 326 (4.91%) Service Management
11 318 (4.79%) CRM
12 307 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
13 270 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 265 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 245 (3.69%) PRINCE2
16 226 (3.41%) Information Security
17 222 (3.35%) Mentoring
18 220 (3.32%) Cybersecurity
19 210 (3.16%) IT Strategy
20 208 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1,005 (15.14%) PowerShell
2 859 (12.94%) SQL
3 204 (3.07%) JavaScript
4 192 (2.89%) Python
5 183 (2.76%) C#
6 108 (1.63%) C
7 87 (1.31%) Java
8 83 (1.25%) VBScript
9 67 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 62 (0.93%) Perl
11 58 (0.87%) T-SQL
12 57 (0.86%) PHP
13 48 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 44 (0.66%) Scala
15 42 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 35 (0.53%) VB
17 34 (0.51%) C++
18 29 (0.44%) Ruby
19 22 (0.33%) TypeScript
20 18 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 921 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 580 (8.74%) MCSE
3 435 (6.56%) Degree
4 374 (5.64%) MCSA
5 305 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
6 252 (3.80%) CCNA
7 246 (3.71%) MCP
8 197 (2.97%) Security Cleared
9 162 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 145 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
11 134 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
12 120 (1.81%) MCITP
13 106 (1.60%) SC Cleared
14 93 (1.40%) A+ Certification
15 91 (1.37%) CISSP
16 76 (1.15%) CCNP
17 68 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
18 48 (0.72%) PMI Certification
19 46 (0.69%) CCA
20 44 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 419 (6.31%) SLA
2 149 (2.25%) GDPR
3 124 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (0.99%) QA
5 61 (0.92%) PMO
6 51 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 40 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
8 34 (0.51%) COBIT
9 24 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.12%) GAMP
12 7 (0.11%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.045%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.015%) GMP
15 1 (0.015%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.015%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.015%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3,989 (60.11%) Active Directory
2 1,255 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,142 (17.21%) Hyper-V
4 325 (4.90%) vSphere
5 297 (4.48%) XenApp
6 199 (3.00%) XenDesktop
7 197 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
8 120 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 86 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
10 85 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
11 73 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
12 64 (0.96%) Terminal Services
13 53 (0.80%) BitLocker
14 50 (0.75%) Docker
15 37 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
16 33 (0.50%) XenServer
17 21 (0.32%) Firmware
18 16 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 16 (0.24%) VMware Server
19 15 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1,059 (15.96%) SCCM
2 272 (4.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 210 (3.16%) SCOM
4 141 (2.12%) Backup Exec
5 109 (1.64%) WSUS
6 83 (1.25%) AirWatch
7 76 (1.15%) Ansible
8 72 (1.08%) SCVMM
9 66 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
10 55 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
11 54 (0.81%) vCenter Server
12 50 (0.75%) NetBackup
13 47 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
14 44 (0.66%) SCOrch
15 41 (0.62%) Nagios
15 41 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
16 36 (0.54%) Puppet
16 36 (0.54%) Terraform
17 35 (0.53%) XenMobile
18 30 (0.45%) CASB
Vendors
1 3,940 (59.37%) Microsoft
2 2,045 (30.82%) VMware
3 1,106 (16.67%) Citrix
4 831 (12.52%) Cisco
5 384 (5.79%) HP
6 259 (3.90%) Veeam
7 238 (3.59%) Google
8 237 (3.57%) NetApp
9 235 (3.54%) Dell
10 229 (3.45%) Apple
11 168 (2.53%) Symantec
12 146 (2.20%) Meraki
13 139 (2.09%) EMC
14 138 (2.08%) Sophos
15 130 (1.96%) McAfee
16 114 (1.72%) ServiceNow
17 110 (1.66%) Oracle
18 108 (1.63%) IBM
19 104 (1.57%) Ivanti
20 97 (1.46%) SolarWinds