Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 48 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 +24 +55
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,122 7,172 6,542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.71% 5.19% 3.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.27% 18.61% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6,459 6,246 5,890
Median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +4.92%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £41,522 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +4.92%

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 36,958 38,540 37,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 34.80% 27.90% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30,243 31,034 31,344
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +19 3,028 £50,000 +11.11% 175
South East +13 1,261 £38,500 +2.67% 142
North of England +13 1,010 £37,500 +7.14% 172
Midlands +11 722 £37,750 -5.63% 67
South West +34 588 £37,500 - 73
North West +24 532 £37,500 +7.14% 71
East of England +14 523 £40,000 +6.67% 55
West Midlands +13 444 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Yorkshire +12 374 £37,500 +7.14% 68
East Midlands +20 277 £34,680 -7.52% 28
North East +2 104 £29,500 -5.60% 33
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 4,783 (67.16%) Windows
2 4,312 (60.54%) Microsoft
3 3,946 (55.41%) Active Directory
4 3,206 (45.02%) Azure
5 2,355 (33.07%) Windows Server
6 2,206 (30.97%) VMware
7 1,985 (27.87%) Windows 10
8 1,492 (20.95%) ITIL
9 1,417 (19.90%) Microsoft Office
10 1,330 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,262 (17.72%) Firewall
12 1,225 (17.20%) SharePoint
13 1,128 (15.84%) MS Exchange
14 1,099 (15.43%) Hyper-V
15 1,097 (15.40%) SCCM
16 1,085 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 1,068 (15.00%) Citrix
18 1,039 (14.59%) PowerShell
19 1,036 (14.55%) DNS
20 1,019 (14.31%) Cisco
21 937 (13.16%) Finance
22 926 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
23 918 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
24 915 (12.85%) AWS
25 865 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
26 858 (12.05%) DHCP
27 840 (11.79%) Windows Server 2016
28 784 (11.01%) Windows 7
29 783 (10.99%) LAN
30 760 (10.67%) WAN

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 1,225 (17.20%) SharePoint
2 1,128 (15.84%) MS Exchange
3 457 (6.42%) Skype for Business
4 389 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 362 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 178 (2.50%) IIS
7 65 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (0.67%) Confluence
9 46 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 38 (0.53%) CMS
11 37 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (0.41%) Drupal
13 18 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.21%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.18%) Apache
16 12 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,417 (19.90%) Microsoft Office
2 206 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 98 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.34%) AutoCAD
7 11 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.13%) SketchUp
10 6 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.070%) Camtasia
11 5 (0.070%) Snagit
12 4 (0.056%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.028%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.028%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.014%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 139 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 12 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 8 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.098%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 5 (0.070%) Magento
9 4 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.056%) Sage CRM
9 4 (0.056%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.042%) Exchequer
10 3 (0.042%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.042%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.042%) Shopify
11 2 (0.028%) Eikon
11 2 (0.028%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3,206 (45.02%) Azure
2 915 (12.85%) AWS
3 621 (8.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 319 (4.48%) OneDrive
5 304 (4.27%) IaaS
6 296 (4.16%) SaaS
7 275 (3.86%) PaaS
7 275 (3.86%) Power Platform
8 165 (2.32%) PowerApps
9 140 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
10 132 (1.85%) Mimecast
11 115 (1.61%) G Suite
12 89 (1.25%) GCP
13 80 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
14 42 (0.59%) Microsoft Flow
15 41 (0.58%) Yammer
16 34 (0.48%) Serverless
17 33 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 31 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
19 30 (0.42%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 1,262 (17.72%) Firewall
2 1,036 (14.55%) DNS
3 858 (12.05%) DHCP
4 783 (10.99%) LAN
5 760 (10.67%) WAN
6 679 (9.53%) TCP/IP
7 597 (8.38%) Skype
8 584 (8.20%) VPN
9 416 (5.84%) VoIP
10 399 (5.60%) SAN
11 277 (3.89%) VLAN
12 247 (3.47%) Internet
13 225 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
14 222 (3.12%) Wireless
15 171 (2.40%) Unified Communications
16 156 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
17 147 (2.06%) Network Security
18 145 (2.04%) NetScaler
19 110 (1.54%) Intranet
20 97 (1.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 167 (2.34%) Power BI
3 100 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 78 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 55 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
6 53 (0.74%) MySQL
7 44 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 32 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 26 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (0.28%) Blockchain
13 15 (0.21%) Big Data
13 15 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (0.21%) Data Lake
14 14 (0.20%) NoSQL
15 13 (0.18%) Cosmos DB
16 12 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 156 (2.19%) JIRA
2 75 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 62 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 47 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 26 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 23 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 18 (0.25%) Selenium
8 18 (0.25%) SoapUI
9 17 (0.24%) Jenkins
9 17 (0.24%) MSI
10 16 (0.22%) Subversion
11 14 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 14 (0.20%) GitLab
11 14 (0.20%) JMeter
11 14 (0.20%) LoadRunner
12 9 (0.13%) NUnit
13 8 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 937 (13.16%) Finance
2 217 (3.05%) Public Sector
3 214 (3.00%) Retail
4 203 (2.85%) Legal
5 184 (2.58%) Law
6 129 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 113 (1.59%) Marketing
8 94 (1.32%) Banking
9 85 (1.19%) Advertising
10 69 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 58 (0.81%) Local Government
12 50 (0.70%) Back Office
13 39 (0.55%) Billing
14 29 (0.41%) Front Office
14 29 (0.41%) Games
15 26 (0.37%) Publishing
16 20 (0.28%) Automotive
17 14 (0.20%) Digital Economy
17 14 (0.20%) Electronics
17 14 (0.20%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 1,222 (17.16%) Analyst
2 1,054 (14.80%) Support Engineer
3 900 (12.64%) IT Support
4 860 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 655 (9.20%) IT Engineer
6 560 (7.86%) Support Analyst
7 524 (7.36%) Consultant
8 474 (6.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 393 (5.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 390 (5.48%) Architect
11 388 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
12 383 (5.38%) IT Analyst
13 332 (4.66%) Desktop Support
14 330 (4.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 316 (4.44%) Service Analyst
16 308 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
17 277 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
18 257 (3.61%) Administrator
19 239 (3.36%) IT Manager
20 236 (3.31%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (2.53%) .NET
2 99 (1.39%) Web Services
3 95 (1.33%) HTML
4 88 (1.24%) CSS
5 82 (1.15%) LDAP
6 57 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 51 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 47 (0.66%) Entity Framework
9 42 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
10 31 (0.44%) JSON
11 28 (0.39%) WSH
12 26 (0.37%) React
12 26 (0.37%) Sass
13 25 (0.35%) LESS
14 23 (0.32%) AngularJS
15 21 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (0.29%) jQuery
15 21 (0.29%) REST
16 20 (0.28%) SAML
17 19 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 455 (6.39%) Data Centre
2 418 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 325 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 241 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
5 199 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
6 197 (2.77%) Driving Licence
7 141 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 133 (1.87%) User Experience
9 112 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 98 (1.38%) Smartphone
11 95 (1.33%) Private Cloud
12 89 (1.25%) iPad
13 86 (1.21%) Replication
14 81 (1.14%) iPhone
15 74 (1.04%) Clustering
16 65 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
17 56 (0.79%) Blackberry
17 56 (0.79%) Virtual Team
18 50 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
19 39 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4,783 (67.16%) Windows
2 2,355 (33.07%) Windows Server
3 1,985 (27.87%) Windows 10
4 926 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 840 (11.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 784 (11.01%) Windows 7
7 507 (7.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 451 (6.33%) Linux
9 261 (3.66%) Windows Server 2019
10 246 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 223 (3.13%) Android
12 209 (2.93%) Apple iOS
13 138 (1.94%) Mac OS X
14 131 (1.84%) Mac OS
15 114 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
16 98 (1.38%) Unix
17 56 (0.79%) Windows XP
18 27 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (0.31%) VMS
20 17 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,492 (20.95%) ITIL
2 1,085 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 918 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
4 592 (8.31%) Migration
5 539 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
6 479 (6.73%) Project Management
7 393 (5.52%) Project Delivery
8 382 (5.36%) Information Security
9 361 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 335 (4.70%) DevOps
11 329 (4.62%) Presales
12 325 (4.56%) Change Management
13 324 (4.55%) Service Delivery
14 310 (4.35%) Service Management
15 285 (4.00%) CRM
16 258 (3.62%) Cybersecurity
17 251 (3.52%) Incident Management
18 244 (3.43%) Problem Management
19 228 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
20 224 (3.15%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1,039 (14.59%) PowerShell
2 732 (10.28%) SQL
3 169 (2.37%) JavaScript
4 144 (2.02%) C#
5 133 (1.87%) Python
6 99 (1.39%) VBScript
7 74 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 71 (1.00%) C
9 42 (0.59%) VBA
10 38 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 33 (0.46%) Java
12 27 (0.38%) PHP
13 22 (0.31%) TypeScript
14 21 (0.29%) Perl
14 21 (0.29%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.27%) VB
16 8 (0.11%) C++
17 7 (0.098%) Go
18 5 (0.070%) RPG III
18 5 (0.070%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 865 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 423 (5.94%) MCSE
3 413 (5.80%) Degree
4 360 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 339 (4.76%) MCSA
6 275 (3.86%) CCNA
7 174 (2.44%) MCP
8 155 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 149 (2.09%) Security Cleared
10 148 (2.08%) CISSP
11 130 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 103 (1.45%) SC Cleared
13 97 (1.36%) A+ Certification
14 81 (1.14%) MCITP
15 78 (1.10%) CCNP
16 72 (1.01%) DBS Check
17 62 (0.87%) CISM
18 45 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 38 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
19 38 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 694 (9.74%) SLA
2 230 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (1.57%) GDPR
4 81 (1.14%) QA
5 57 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 48 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 43 (0.60%) PMO
8 42 (0.59%) NIST
9 32 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 20 (0.28%) BS25999
11 17 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 12 (0.17%) Data Quality
13 11 (0.15%) NCSC
14 9 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 9 (0.13%) ISO 22301
15 8 (0.11%) ISO 14001
16 7 (0.098%) ISO 31000
17 6 (0.084%) COBIT
17 6 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 5 (0.070%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3,946 (55.41%) Active Directory
2 1,330 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,099 (15.43%) Hyper-V
4 425 (5.97%) XenApp
5 336 (4.72%) vSphere
6 325 (4.56%) XenDesktop
7 223 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 76 (1.07%) BitLocker
9 67 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
10 66 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
11 57 (0.80%) Terminal Services
11 57 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
12 56 (0.79%) Docker
13 43 (0.60%) Terminal Server
14 37 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
15 32 (0.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 31 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
17 30 (0.42%) Firmware
17 30 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 24 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,097 (15.40%) SCCM
2 606 (8.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 148 (2.08%) SCOM
4 122 (1.71%) Backup Exec
5 91 (1.28%) WSUS
6 86 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
7 84 (1.18%) vCenter Server
8 72 (1.01%) Ansible
9 52 (0.73%) Kubernetes
10 46 (0.65%) Puppet
11 45 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
12 43 (0.60%) AirWatch
13 42 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
13 42 (0.59%) XenMobile
14 40 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
15 39 (0.55%) Terraform
16 30 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 29 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
18 28 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
19 27 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4,312 (60.54%) Microsoft
2 2,206 (30.97%) VMware
3 1,068 (15.00%) Citrix
4 1,019 (14.31%) Cisco
5 402 (5.64%) HP
6 392 (5.50%) Apple
7 290 (4.07%) Veeam
8 254 (3.57%) Dell
9 191 (2.68%) NetApp
10 188 (2.64%) Meraki
11 152 (2.13%) Avaya
12 148 (2.08%) Google
13 146 (2.05%) Symantec
14 133 (1.87%) Sophos
15 118 (1.66%) EMC
16 109 (1.53%) ServiceNow
17 103 (1.45%) Adobe
17 103 (1.45%) iManage
18 98 (1.38%) Oracle
19 92 (1.29%) Mitel