Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 33 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30 +32
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 2,813 8,225 6,924
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.28% 6.52% 4.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.52% 20.34% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,863 7,543 6,233
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,745 £68,250
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 18,122 40,441 38,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.44% 32.05% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15,392 33,292 31,305
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 1,114 £55,000 +22.22% 118
South East -1 541 £42,500 +13.33% 101
North of England -4 490 £37,000 +5.71% 152
Midlands -10 276 £37,926 -4.07% 107
Yorkshire +15 245 £37,000 +5.71% 67
South West -8 213 £38,500 +13.24% 59
West Midlands 0 203 £40,000 -5.88% 79
North West -17 183 £37,500 +6.38% 67
East of England +14 176 £40,000 +14.29% 38
East Midlands -14 75 £40,000 +14.29% 28
North East +8 62 £32,500 -13.12% 18
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1,732 (61.57%) Microsoft
2 1,716 (61.00%) Windows
3 1,561 (55.49%) Azure
4 1,511 (53.71%) Active Directory
5 948 (33.70%) Windows Server
6 840 (29.86%) VMware
7 623 (22.15%) Windows 10
8 587 (20.87%) SharePoint
9 564 (20.05%) Firewall
10 536 (19.05%) ITIL
11 521 (18.52%) PowerShell
12 502 (17.85%) Microsoft Office
13 486 (17.28%) Cisco
14 485 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 480 (17.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 414 (14.72%) Citrix
17 413 (14.68%) Hyper-V
18 398 (14.15%) DNS
19 395 (14.04%) AWS
20 391 (13.90%) SCCM
21 384 (13.65%) MS Exchange
22 346 (12.30%) Finance
23 342 (12.16%) SQL
24 337 (11.98%) Azure Active Directory
25 328 (11.66%) Microsoft Intune
26 315 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
27 305 (10.84%) DHCP
28 287 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
29 282 (10.02%) LAN
30 274 (9.74%) 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
1 587 (20.87%) SharePoint
2 384 (13.65%) MS Exchange
3 154 (5.47%) Skype for Business
4 96 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 94 (3.34%) IIS
6 66 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (1.10%) Confluence
8 30 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.43%) CMS
12 8 (0.28%) Apache
12 8 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.21%) Mendix
14 5 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
16 3 (0.11%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.11%) Site Server
17 2 (0.071%) SAS
Applications
1 502 (17.85%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.11%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.11%) SketchUp
7 2 (0.071%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.071%) Revit
8 1 (0.036%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.036%) InDesign
8 1 (0.036%) LightWave 3D
8 1 (0.036%) MODO
8 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 72 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.39%) Carpe Diem
3 9 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.21%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.071%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.071%) Magento
7 2 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.071%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.071%) Workfront
8 1 (0.036%) BASE24
8 1 (0.036%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.036%) Endur
8 1 (0.036%) HealthRoster
8 1 (0.036%) Maximo
8 1 (0.036%) Q-Pulse
8 1 (0.036%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,561 (55.49%) Azure
2 395 (14.04%) AWS
3 337 (11.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 191 (6.79%) IaaS
5 175 (6.22%) OneDrive
6 146 (5.19%) PaaS
7 129 (4.59%) Power Platform
8 112 (3.98%) SaaS
9 89 (3.16%) Dynamics 365
10 76 (2.70%) PowerApps
11 56 (1.99%) Mimecast
12 50 (1.78%) GCP
13 44 (1.56%) Slack
14 39 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
15 31 (1.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 29 (1.03%) Power Automate
16 29 (1.03%) Serverless
17 25 (0.89%) Yammer
18 24 (0.85%) G Suite
19 23 (0.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 564 (20.05%) Firewall
2 398 (14.15%) DNS
3 305 (10.84%) DHCP
4 282 (10.02%) LAN
5 274 (9.74%) WAN
6 271 (9.63%) VPN
7 233 (8.28%) TCP/IP
8 201 (7.15%) SAN
9 197 (7.00%) Skype
10 154 (5.47%) VoIP
11 128 (4.55%) Unified Communications
12 122 (4.34%) Wireless
13 111 (3.95%) Network Security
14 110 (3.91%) VLAN
15 108 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
16 87 (3.09%) Internet
17 77 (2.74%) NetScaler
18 74 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
19 53 (1.88%) MPLS
20 51 (1.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.02%) Power BI
3 54 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 36 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (0.43%) Big Data
6 12 (0.43%) MySQL
7 11 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.25%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.18%) QlikView
12 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.14%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (2.03%) JIRA
2 39 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 20 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 19 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (0.28%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.21%) GitLab
9 5 (0.18%) Selenium
10 4 (0.14%) MSI
11 3 (0.11%) Gradle
11 3 (0.11%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.11%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.11%) NUnit
11 3 (0.11%) Snyk
11 3 (0.11%) xUnit.net
12 2 (0.071%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.071%) Postman
12 2 (0.071%) Subversion
General
1 346 (12.30%) Finance
2 120 (4.27%) Public Sector
3 79 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 73 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 72 (2.56%) Marketing
6 64 (2.28%) Banking
6 64 (2.28%) Legal
7 62 (2.20%) Law
8 44 (1.56%) Retail
9 39 (1.39%) Electronics
10 24 (0.85%) Advertising
11 21 (0.75%) Local Government
12 17 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.57%) Back Office
14 15 (0.53%) Games
15 13 (0.46%) Front Office
16 10 (0.36%) Housing Association
17 9 (0.32%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.28%) Publishing
19 6 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 421 (14.97%) Analyst
2 407 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 367 (13.05%) Support Engineer
4 231 (8.21%) IT Engineer
4 231 (8.21%) IT Support
5 165 (5.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 149 (5.30%) Support Analyst
7 145 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 135 (4.80%) Consultant
9 131 (4.66%) Azure Engineer
10 125 (4.44%) IT Manager
11 119 (4.23%) IT Analyst
12 117 (4.16%) Architect
13 116 (4.12%) Office 365 Engineer
14 112 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
14 112 (3.98%) Network Engineer
15 110 (3.91%) Desktop Support
16 109 (3.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 106 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
18 102 (3.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (3.59%) .NET
2 38 (1.35%) Web Services
3 29 (1.03%) .NET Framework
4 22 (0.78%) CSS
5 19 (0.68%) LDAP
6 18 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 18 (0.64%) SAML
7 15 (0.53%) HTML
7 15 (0.53%) OAuth
8 14 (0.50%) WSH
9 13 (0.46%) React
10 12 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (0.43%) Entity Framework
10 12 (0.43%) JSON
10 12 (0.43%) LESS
10 12 (0.43%) Sass
11 10 (0.36%) REST
11 10 (0.36%) XML
12 9 (0.32%) Middleware
12 9 (0.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 145 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 125 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 105 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 76 (2.70%) User Experience
6 56 (1.99%) Driving Licence
6 56 (1.99%) Public Cloud
7 51 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 44 (1.56%) Clustering
8 44 (1.56%) Private Cloud
9 43 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
9 43 (1.53%) Replication
10 30 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 30 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
11 26 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (0.89%) Fat Client
12 25 (0.89%) Smartphone
12 25 (0.89%) Thin Client
13 22 (0.78%) PKI
14 15 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1,716 (61.00%) Windows
2 948 (33.70%) Windows Server
3 623 (22.15%) Windows 10
4 287 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 270 (9.60%) Windows Server 2016
6 198 (7.04%) Linux
6 198 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 181 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 135 (4.80%) Windows Server 2019
9 69 (2.45%) Windows 8
10 51 (1.81%) Android
11 46 (1.64%) Mac OS X
12 37 (1.32%) Mac OS
13 34 (1.21%) Unix
14 29 (1.03%) CentOS
15 24 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 20 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (0.64%) VMS
18 13 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
19 11 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (19.05%) ITIL
2 480 (17.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 258 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
4 242 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 236 (8.39%) Migration
6 195 (6.93%) DevOps
7 146 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
8 143 (5.08%) Service Delivery
9 139 (4.94%) Information Security
10 138 (4.91%) Project Management
11 137 (4.87%) Project Delivery
12 130 (4.62%) Service Management
13 129 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
14 116 (4.12%) CRM
15 108 (3.84%) Incident Management
15 108 (3.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 107 (3.80%) Presales
17 106 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
18 101 (3.59%) Problem Management
19 100 (3.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 521 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 342 (12.16%) SQL
3 97 (3.45%) Python
4 94 (3.34%) C#
5 61 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 40 (1.42%) C
7 26 (0.92%) VB
8 25 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 25 (0.89%) VBScript
9 21 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 11 (0.39%) PHP
11 8 (0.28%) VBA
12 6 (0.21%) Java
12 6 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.14%) Perl
14 3 (0.11%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.11%) C++
14 3 (0.11%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.11%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.071%) DataFlex
Qualifications
1 315 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 165 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
3 163 (5.79%) MCSE
4 157 (5.58%) Degree
5 143 (5.08%) CCNA
6 88 (3.13%) MCSA
7 73 (2.60%) Security Cleared
8 64 (2.28%) SC Cleared
9 57 (2.03%) CISSP
10 51 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 48 (1.71%) CISM
12 46 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
13 39 (1.39%) MCP
14 28 (1.00%) SANS
15 25 (0.89%) CCNP
16 23 (0.82%) A+ Certification
17 20 (0.71%) DBS Check
18 19 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
19 18 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
20 17 (0.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (7.36%) SLA
2 146 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 120 (4.27%) GDPR
4 31 (1.10%) NIST
5 26 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 21 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 13 (0.46%) QA
9 10 (0.36%) NCSC
10 6 (0.21%) BS25999
10 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.21%) PMO
11 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.14%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.071%) IFRS
13 1 (0.036%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.036%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1,511 (53.71%) Active Directory
2 485 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 413 (14.68%) Hyper-V
4 94 (3.34%) vSphere
5 84 (2.99%) XenApp
6 77 (2.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 64 (2.28%) XenDesktop
8 55 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 43 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
10 42 (1.49%) Docker
11 41 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 20 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 18 (0.64%) BitLocker
15 15 (0.53%) VMware Server
16 12 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 9 (0.32%) DFS Replication
17 9 (0.32%) KVM
17 9 (0.32%) Terminal Services
18 8 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 391 (13.90%) SCCM
2 328 (11.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 87 (3.09%) Ansible
4 75 (2.67%) Puppet
5 67 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (1.85%) WSUS
7 41 (1.46%) Terraform
8 40 (1.42%) Backup Exec
9 37 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
10 31 (1.10%) Nagios
11 26 (0.92%) SCOM
12 25 (0.89%) Kubernetes
12 25 (0.89%) SCVMM
13 24 (0.85%) QRadar
14 23 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
15 18 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
15 18 (0.64%) vCenter Server
16 12 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
16 12 (0.43%) NetBackup
17 10 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,732 (61.57%) Microsoft
2 840 (29.86%) VMware
3 486 (17.28%) Cisco
4 414 (14.72%) Citrix
5 146 (5.19%) Veeam
6 133 (4.73%) HP
7 103 (3.66%) Sophos
8 93 (3.31%) CheckPoint
9 91 (3.23%) Meraki
10 82 (2.92%) Palo Alto
11 80 (2.84%) NetApp
12 79 (2.81%) Dell
13 68 (2.42%) Apple
14 66 (2.35%) SAP
15 51 (1.81%) Google
16 46 (1.64%) Oracle
16 46 (1.64%) ServiceNow
17 44 (1.56%) Avaya
18 41 (1.46%) SolarWinds
19 40 (1.42%) Splunk