Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 54 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20 +64
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,779 6,844 6,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.91% 4.90% 3.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.24% 18.19% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6,712 5,796 5,626
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,105
% change year-on-year - +2.29% +4.28%

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 38,432 37,617 35,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 34.14% 26.92% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31,489 30,275 29,958
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
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 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 February 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 23 February 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 3,289 £45,000 - 528
South East +19 1,424 £37,500 - 352
North of England +24 1,093 £35,000 - 357
Midlands +18 806 £35,000 -12.50% 212
South West +45 671 £35,000 -2.78% 146
North West +45 599 £37,500 +11.94% 222
East of England +14 503 £40,000 +6.67% 164
West Midlands +14 468 £37,500 -6.25% 122
Yorkshire +19 399 £32,500 -7.14% 112
East Midlands +34 337 £32,500 -13.33% 87
North East +10 95 £31,000 -11.43% 23
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 5,267 (67.71%) Windows
2 4,690 (60.29%) Microsoft
3 4,369 (56.16%) Active Directory
4 3,421 (43.98%) Azure
5 2,583 (33.20%) Windows Server
6 2,463 (31.66%) VMware
7 2,256 (29.00%) Windows 10
8 1,646 (21.16%) Microsoft Office
9 1,610 (20.70%) ITIL
10 1,493 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,326 (17.05%) SharePoint
12 1,324 (17.02%) Firewall
13 1,293 (16.62%) MS Exchange
14 1,186 (15.25%) SCCM
15 1,185 (15.23%) Hyper-V
16 1,181 (15.18%) DNS
17 1,180 (15.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 1,127 (14.49%) Citrix
19 1,125 (14.46%) Cisco
20 1,075 (13.82%) PowerShell
21 1,066 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
22 1,014 (13.04%) DHCP
23 1,008 (12.96%) AWS
24 968 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
25 966 (12.42%) Windows 7
26 964 (12.39%) Finance
27 961 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
28 835 (10.73%) WAN
29 831 (10.68%) LAN
30 778 (10.00%) SLA

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 1,326 (17.05%) SharePoint
2 1,293 (16.62%) MS Exchange
3 572 (7.35%) Skype for Business
4 427 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 386 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 188 (2.42%) IIS
7 87 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 61 (0.78%) Confluence
9 51 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 40 (0.51%) CMS
11 34 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (0.32%) Drupal
13 21 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (0.17%) Apache
14 13 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.15%) Tomcat
16 11 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.13%) WordPress
18 8 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
18 8 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,646 (21.16%) Microsoft Office
2 233 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 125 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 17 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (0.077%) Camtasia
10 6 (0.077%) Snagit
11 5 (0.064%) SketchUp
12 4 (0.051%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.051%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.026%) Figma
13 2 (0.026%) InVision
13 2 (0.026%) Marvel
13 2 (0.026%) ProjectWise
13 2 (0.026%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 144 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 16 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.13%) Elite 3E
7 9 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.064%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.051%) Magento
9 4 (0.051%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.039%) assyst
10 3 (0.039%) Sage CRM
10 3 (0.039%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.039%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.039%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.039%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.026%) Exchequer
11 2 (0.026%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.026%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.026%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3,421 (43.98%) Azure
2 1,008 (12.96%) AWS
3 626 (8.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 349 (4.49%) OneDrive
5 284 (3.65%) SaaS
6 280 (3.60%) Power Platform
7 275 (3.54%) IaaS
8 246 (3.16%) PaaS
9 179 (2.30%) PowerApps
10 156 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
11 132 (1.70%) G Suite
11 132 (1.70%) Mimecast
12 91 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
13 75 (0.96%) GCP
14 55 (0.71%) Microsoft Flow
15 47 (0.60%) Yammer
16 37 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 37 (0.48%) ShareGate
17 26 (0.33%) Serverless
18 23 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,324 (17.02%) Firewall
2 1,181 (15.18%) DNS
3 1,014 (13.04%) DHCP
4 835 (10.73%) WAN
5 831 (10.68%) LAN
6 735 (9.45%) TCP/IP
7 725 (9.32%) Skype
8 601 (7.73%) VPN
9 496 (6.38%) SAN
10 479 (6.16%) VoIP
11 308 (3.96%) VLAN
12 268 (3.45%) Internet
13 263 (3.38%) Wireless
14 209 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
15 194 (2.49%) Unified Communications
16 183 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
17 148 (1.90%) NetScaler
18 140 (1.80%) Intranet
19 134 (1.72%) Network Security
20 117 (1.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 160 (2.06%) Power BI
3 94 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 71 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
5 43 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
6 38 (0.49%) MySQL
6 38 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 35 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 30 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 27 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (0.33%) Blockchain
12 23 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (0.17%) Big Data
15 13 (0.17%) Cosmos DB
15 13 (0.17%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 160 (2.06%) JIRA
2 71 (0.91%) Git (software)
3 66 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 53 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (0.36%) SoapUI
6 27 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 26 (0.33%) Selenium
8 25 (0.32%) MSI
8 25 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 24 (0.31%) Cucumber
9 24 (0.31%) JMeter
10 23 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
11 22 (0.28%) Jenkins
11 22 (0.28%) LoadRunner
12 19 (0.24%) Bitbucket
13 18 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (0.22%) Subversion
15 14 (0.18%) GitLab
16 11 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (0.10%) Zephyr
General
1 964 (12.39%) Finance
2 231 (2.97%) Retail
3 227 (2.92%) Public Sector
4 197 (2.53%) Law
5 192 (2.47%) Legal
6 152 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 137 (1.76%) Marketing
8 99 (1.27%) Advertising
9 97 (1.25%) Banking
10 71 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 52 (0.67%) Back Office
12 41 (0.53%) Local Government
13 37 (0.48%) Billing
14 30 (0.39%) Publishing
15 25 (0.32%) Front Office
16 24 (0.31%) Automotive
17 21 (0.27%) Electronics
18 19 (0.24%) Games
19 17 (0.22%) Financial Institution
20 15 (0.19%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 1,362 (17.51%) Analyst
2 1,211 (15.57%) Support Engineer
3 1,003 (12.89%) IT Support
4 949 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 695 (8.93%) IT Engineer
6 632 (8.12%) Support Analyst
7 561 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 532 (6.84%) Consultant
9 437 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 437 (5.62%) IT Analyst
10 415 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
11 394 (5.06%) Architect
12 377 (4.85%) Desktop Support
13 374 (4.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 357 (4.59%) Service Analyst
15 323 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
16 313 (4.02%) Service Desk Analyst
17 308 (3.96%) Administrator
18 283 (3.64%) IT Support Analyst
19 269 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (2.40%) .NET
2 106 (1.36%) HTML
3 91 (1.17%) CSS
4 90 (1.16%) LDAP
5 89 (1.14%) Web Services
6 74 (0.95%) ASP.NET
7 51 (0.66%) .NET Framework
8 45 (0.58%) Entity Framework
9 41 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 41 (0.53%) JSON
10 40 (0.51%) React
11 31 (0.40%) SAML
12 30 (0.39%) AngularJS
13 28 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (0.35%) WSH
15 26 (0.33%) jQuery
16 22 (0.28%) WCF
17 21 (0.27%) Sass
18 20 (0.26%) COM
18 20 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 500 (6.43%) Data Centre
2 402 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 340 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 259 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 254 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
6 231 (2.97%) Driving Licence
7 157 (2.02%) Public Cloud
8 150 (1.93%) User Experience
9 135 (1.74%) Smartphone
10 116 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 110 (1.41%) iPhone
12 109 (1.40%) iPad
13 104 (1.34%) Replication
14 93 (1.20%) Private Cloud
15 91 (1.17%) Blackberry
15 91 (1.17%) Clustering
16 68 (0.87%) Virtual Team
17 59 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
18 46 (0.59%) Mobile App
19 43 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5,267 (67.71%) Windows
2 2,583 (33.20%) Windows Server
3 2,256 (29.00%) Windows 10
4 1,066 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 966 (12.42%) Windows 7
6 612 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 483 (6.21%) Linux
8 297 (3.82%) Windows 8
9 273 (3.51%) Android
10 227 (2.92%) Apple iOS
11 158 (2.03%) Mac OS X
12 154 (1.98%) Mac OS
13 139 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 78 (1.00%) Windows XP
15 68 (0.87%) Unix
16 31 (0.40%) VMS
17 28 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (0.23%) CentOS
18 18 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 17 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,610 (20.70%) ITIL
2 1,180 (15.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 968 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
4 627 (8.06%) Migration
5 589 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
6 447 (5.75%) Project Management
7 400 (5.14%) Mentoring
8 383 (4.92%) Project Delivery
9 381 (4.90%) Information Security
10 378 (4.86%) Service Delivery
11 371 (4.77%) Service Management
12 366 (4.70%) DevOps
13 331 (4.26%) Change Management
14 325 (4.18%) CRM
15 309 (3.97%) Presales
16 276 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
17 258 (3.32%) ITSM
18 255 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
19 253 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
20 244 (3.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1,075 (13.82%) PowerShell
2 727 (9.35%) SQL
3 182 (2.34%) JavaScript
4 153 (1.97%) C#
5 118 (1.52%) Python
6 96 (1.23%) VBScript
7 79 (1.02%) C
8 63 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 48 (0.62%) VBA
10 39 (0.50%) PHP
11 38 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 30 (0.39%) TypeScript
13 25 (0.32%) Java
14 22 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.22%) VB
16 14 (0.18%) Perl
17 8 (0.10%) Ruby
18 7 (0.090%) C++
19 6 (0.077%) Go
20 2 (0.026%) R
Qualifications
1 961 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 479 (6.16%) MCSE
3 434 (5.58%) Degree
4 418 (5.37%) MCSA
5 352 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
6 273 (3.51%) CCNA
7 218 (2.80%) MCP
8 172 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 161 (2.07%) Security Cleared
10 121 (1.56%) CISSP
11 111 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 103 (1.32%) A+ Certification
13 97 (1.25%) SC Cleared
14 91 (1.17%) DBS Check
15 86 (1.11%) MCITP
16 84 (1.08%) CCNP
17 51 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
18 49 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 48 (0.62%) CCA
20 39 (0.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 778 (10.00%) SLA
2 207 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 88 (1.13%) GDPR
4 75 (0.96%) QA
5 69 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 62 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
7 44 (0.57%) PMO
8 37 (0.48%) NIST
9 25 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 18 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 18 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 15 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.19%) NCSC
12 10 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.10%) ISO 14001
14 8 (0.10%) ISO 31000
15 7 (0.090%) BS25999
16 6 (0.077%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (0.064%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4,369 (56.16%) Active Directory
2 1,493 (19.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,185 (15.23%) Hyper-V
4 454 (5.84%) XenApp
5 374 (4.81%) vSphere
6 345 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 246 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
8 91 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
9 77 (0.99%) Terminal Services
10 71 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
11 62 (0.80%) BitLocker
12 58 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
13 49 (0.63%) Docker
14 39 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
15 36 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
16 33 (0.42%) Firmware
16 33 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 33 (0.42%) Terminal Server
17 31 (0.40%) UAG
18 27 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 1,186 (15.25%) SCCM
2 647 (8.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 181 (2.33%) SCOM
4 125 (1.61%) WSUS
5 97 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 87 (1.12%) vCenter Server
7 73 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
8 63 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
9 56 (0.72%) Kubernetes
10 53 (0.68%) AirWatch
10 53 (0.68%) Ansible
11 52 (0.67%) XenMobile
12 41 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 41 (0.53%) Terraform
13 39 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
13 39 (0.50%) SCVMM
14 38 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (0.48%) Puppet
16 35 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 32 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4,690 (60.29%) Microsoft
2 2,463 (31.66%) VMware
3 1,127 (14.49%) Citrix
4 1,125 (14.46%) Cisco
5 444 (5.71%) Apple
6 416 (5.35%) HP
7 317 (4.08%) Veeam
8 253 (3.25%) Dell
9 197 (2.53%) NetApp
10 192 (2.47%) Meraki
11 174 (2.24%) Avaya
12 167 (2.15%) Google
13 158 (2.03%) Symantec
14 144 (1.85%) ServiceNow
15 135 (1.74%) Sophos
16 130 (1.67%) EMC
17 105 (1.35%) Adobe
18 102 (1.31%) Oracle
19 97 (1.25%) SolarWinds
20 95 (1.22%) Mitel