Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 64 94
Rank change year-on-year +30 +30 +63
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 8,104 6,879 5,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.30% 4.43% 3.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.08% 17.90% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,996 5,833 4,811
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +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 40,368 38,421 30,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 31.41% 24.74% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33,089 31,361 25,714
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +24 3,278 £43,000 -4.44% 451
South East +25 1,485 £37,500 -1.32% 391
North of England +23 1,215 £35,000 +7.69% 331
Midlands +21 876 £38,500 -1.28% 200
South West +35 664 £34,750 +2.21% 163
North West +28 642 £35,000 +7.69% 205
West Midlands +28 557 £41,500 +5.07% 119
East of England +20 529 £34,500 -1.43% 126
Yorkshire +16 479 £35,000 - 104
East Midlands +13 317 £35,000 -2.78% 81
North East +27 94 £36,955 +47.82% 22
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5,388 (66.49%) Windows
2 4,697 (57.96%) Active Directory
3 4,663 (57.54%) Microsoft
4 3,566 (44.00%) Azure
5 2,804 (34.60%) Windows Server
6 2,549 (31.45%) VMware
7 2,172 (26.80%) Windows 10
8 1,844 (22.75%) Microsoft Office
9 1,714 (21.15%) ITIL
10 1,518 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,460 (18.02%) Hyper-V
12 1,403 (17.31%) DNS
13 1,376 (16.98%) MS Exchange
14 1,371 (16.92%) Firewall
15 1,344 (16.58%) SharePoint
16 1,292 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 1,270 (15.67%) Cisco
18 1,233 (15.21%) Citrix
19 1,222 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
20 1,210 (14.93%) Windows 7
21 1,190 (14.68%) DHCP
22 1,154 (14.24%) PowerShell
23 1,148 (14.17%) SCCM
24 1,090 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
25 1,076 (13.28%) Finance
26 1,012 (12.49%) AWS
27 928 (11.45%) SQL
28 872 (10.76%) WAN
29 871 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
30 841 (10.38%) SQL Server

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 1,376 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 1,344 (16.58%) SharePoint
3 642 (7.92%) Skype for Business
4 417 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 411 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 208 (2.57%) IIS
7 99 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 76 (0.94%) Confluence
9 62 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 54 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 37 (0.46%) Apache
11 37 (0.46%) CMS
12 31 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 28 (0.35%) IBM Notes
14 27 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 23 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
16 22 (0.27%) SAS
17 14 (0.17%) IBM Domino
18 13 (0.16%) WordPress
19 8 (0.099%) nginx
Applications
1 1,844 (22.75%) Microsoft Office
2 236 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 161 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 83 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 10 (0.12%) Figma
8 10 (0.12%) InVision
8 10 (0.12%) Marvel
8 10 (0.12%) Sketch
9 7 (0.086%) AutoCAD
9 7 (0.086%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.049%) CATIA
11 3 (0.037%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.037%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.037%) Snagit
12 2 (0.025%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (0.025%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 139 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 26 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
6 10 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.11%) Workfront
8 8 (0.099%) assyst
8 8 (0.099%) Carpe Diem
9 7 (0.086%) Q-Pulse
9 7 (0.086%) Sage CRM
10 5 (0.062%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.062%) Odoo
10 5 (0.062%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.049%) Line 50
11 4 (0.049%) Line 500
11 4 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.037%) Sage X3
12 3 (0.037%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 3,566 (44.00%) Azure
2 1,012 (12.49%) AWS
3 733 (9.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 394 (4.86%) OneDrive
5 319 (3.94%) IaaS
6 294 (3.63%) Power Platform
7 227 (2.80%) G Suite
8 220 (2.71%) PaaS
9 209 (2.58%) SaaS
10 147 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
11 146 (1.80%) Mimecast
12 130 (1.60%) PowerApps
13 109 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
14 86 (1.06%) Yammer
15 76 (0.94%) GCP
16 57 (0.70%) Azure Stack
17 49 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
18 47 (0.58%) Microsoft Flow
19 42 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
20 39 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,403 (17.31%) DNS
2 1,371 (16.92%) Firewall
3 1,190 (14.68%) DHCP
4 872 (10.76%) WAN
5 826 (10.19%) LAN
6 795 (9.81%) TCP/IP
7 770 (9.50%) Skype
8 600 (7.40%) VPN
9 559 (6.90%) SAN
10 435 (5.37%) VoIP
11 341 (4.21%) Wireless
12 336 (4.15%) VLAN
13 238 (2.94%) Internet
14 235 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
15 204 (2.52%) Network Security
16 183 (2.26%) Unified Communications
17 175 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
18 152 (1.88%) MPLS
19 151 (1.86%) NAS
20 149 (1.84%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 841 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 210 (2.59%) Power BI
3 82 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 57 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 55 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
8 41 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
9 39 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (0.48%) MySQL
10 37 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
11 33 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 33 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 25 (0.31%) Blockchain
12 25 (0.31%) MongoDB
13 22 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (0.22%) Big Data
14 18 (0.22%) Hadoop
15 17 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 211 (2.60%) JIRA
2 101 (1.25%) Visual Studio
3 77 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 76 (0.94%) Selenium
4 76 (0.94%) SoapUI
5 75 (0.93%) JMeter
6 72 (0.89%) Jenkins
7 71 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 66 (0.81%) Git (software)
9 54 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 44 (0.54%) LoadRunner
11 40 (0.49%) TestRail
11 40 (0.49%) Zephyr
12 33 (0.41%) MSI
13 32 (0.39%) Appium
13 32 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 32 (0.39%) Buildbot
13 32 (0.39%) Ranorex
13 32 (0.39%) WATIR
14 31 (0.38%) NeoLoad
General
1 1,076 (13.28%) Finance
2 309 (3.81%) Retail
3 252 (3.11%) Public Sector
4 231 (2.85%) Law
5 217 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 163 (2.01%) Legal
7 159 (1.96%) Marketing
8 128 (1.58%) Banking
9 100 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 45 (0.56%) Advertising
11 39 (0.48%) Electronics
12 34 (0.42%) Back Office
13 33 (0.41%) Publishing
14 30 (0.37%) Games
15 27 (0.33%) Billing
16 25 (0.31%) Local Government
17 16 (0.20%) Fire and Rescue
18 15 (0.19%) Front Office
19 14 (0.17%) Automotive
19 14 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,528 (18.85%) Analyst
2 1,200 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 1,022 (12.61%) IT Support
4 1,001 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 763 (9.42%) IT Engineer
6 741 (9.14%) Support Analyst
7 601 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 522 (6.44%) Consultant
9 483 (5.96%) IT Analyst
10 460 (5.68%) Architect
11 427 (5.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 414 (5.11%) IT Support Engineer
13 368 (4.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 363 (4.48%) Service Analyst
15 353 (4.36%) IT Support Analyst
16 336 (4.15%) Desktop Support
17 328 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
18 299 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support
19 297 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 293 (3.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (2.49%) .NET
2 125 (1.54%) CSS
3 118 (1.46%) HTML
4 115 (1.42%) Web Services
5 73 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 59 (0.73%) LDAP
7 53 (0.65%) JSON
8 50 (0.62%) XML
9 44 (0.54%) jQuery
10 40 (0.49%) SAML
11 31 (0.38%) Middleware
11 31 (0.38%) REST
12 29 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (0.33%) COM
14 25 (0.31%) React
15 23 (0.28%) SOAP
16 22 (0.27%) AngularJS
16 22 (0.27%) HTML5
17 21 (0.26%) .NET Framework
18 19 (0.23%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 465 (5.74%) Data Centre
2 423 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 379 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 294 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
5 249 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
6 215 (2.65%) Driving Licence
7 208 (2.57%) Public Cloud
8 164 (2.02%) User Experience
9 139 (1.72%) Smartphone
10 132 (1.63%) iPhone
11 117 (1.44%) Replication
12 107 (1.32%) Blackberry
12 107 (1.32%) Clustering
13 102 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
14 101 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 76 (0.94%) iPad
16 72 (0.89%) Hedge funds
17 66 (0.81%) Virtual Team
18 62 (0.77%) Mobile Computing
19 48 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5,388 (66.49%) Windows
2 2,804 (34.60%) Windows Server
3 2,172 (26.80%) Windows 10
4 1,222 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,210 (14.93%) Windows 7
6 834 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 616 (7.60%) Linux
8 343 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 272 (3.36%) Mac OS
10 258 (3.18%) Android
11 218 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 190 (2.34%) Apple iOS
13 171 (2.11%) Mac OS X
14 98 (1.21%) Windows XP
15 80 (0.99%) Ubuntu
16 77 (0.95%) Unix
17 71 (0.88%) CentOS
18 44 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 39 (0.48%) Windows Vista
20 37 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,714 (21.15%) ITIL
2 1,292 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 871 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
4 776 (9.58%) Migration
5 713 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
6 515 (6.35%) Project Management
7 422 (5.21%) Project Delivery
8 420 (5.18%) Service Management
9 411 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 402 (4.96%) Service Delivery
11 357 (4.41%) DevOps
12 346 (4.27%) Presales
13 345 (4.26%) Change Management
14 343 (4.23%) CRM
15 327 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
16 316 (3.90%) Information Security
17 312 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
18 278 (3.43%) Incident Management
19 270 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
20 267 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,154 (14.24%) PowerShell
2 928 (11.45%) SQL
3 187 (2.31%) Python
4 175 (2.16%) C#
5 165 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 129 (1.59%) C
7 94 (1.16%) PHP
8 75 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 69 (0.85%) Java
10 59 (0.73%) Ruby
11 45 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 42 (0.52%) C++
13 36 (0.44%) Scala
14 34 (0.42%) VBScript
15 25 (0.31%) Shell Script
16 19 (0.23%) TypeScript
16 19 (0.23%) VBA
17 18 (0.22%) Perl
18 15 (0.19%) R
19 10 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,090 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 618 (7.63%) MCSE
3 553 (6.82%) MCSA
4 544 (6.71%) Degree
5 397 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
6 340 (4.20%) CCNA
7 312 (3.85%) MCP
8 223 (2.75%) Security Cleared
9 178 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 150 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
11 129 (1.59%) A+ Certification
12 117 (1.44%) SC Cleared
13 115 (1.42%) MCITP
14 112 (1.38%) CCNP
15 98 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
16 91 (1.12%) CISSP
17 71 (0.88%) CCA
18 63 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
19 62 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
19 62 (0.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 639 (7.88%) SLA
2 165 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 120 (1.48%) GDPR
4 64 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 61 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 48 (0.59%) QA
7 45 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 45 (0.56%) PMO
8 22 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 22 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.20%) COBIT
10 13 (0.16%) NIST
11 10 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.062%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.049%) NCSC
15 3 (0.037%) EMIR
15 3 (0.037%) MiFID
16 2 (0.025%) DICOM
16 2 (0.025%) HL7
System Software
1 4,697 (57.96%) Active Directory
2 1,518 (18.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,460 (18.02%) Hyper-V
4 424 (5.23%) XenApp
5 374 (4.62%) vSphere
6 289 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 270 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
8 131 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
8 131 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
9 97 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 85 (1.05%) Docker
11 76 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
12 73 (0.90%) BitLocker
13 62 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 46 (0.57%) Terminal Services
15 44 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 31 (0.38%) Firmware
17 25 (0.31%) VMware NSX
18 23 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
19 19 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,148 (14.17%) SCCM
2 605 (7.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 211 (2.60%) SCOM
4 188 (2.32%) WSUS
5 112 (1.38%) Backup Exec
6 85 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
7 83 (1.02%) Kubernetes
7 83 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 76 (0.94%) AirWatch
9 64 (0.79%) SCOrch
10 60 (0.74%) Terraform
11 59 (0.73%) Ansible
12 54 (0.67%) Puppet
12 54 (0.67%) vCenter Server
13 53 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
14 48 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
15 44 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
16 40 (0.49%) FortiGate
17 39 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
18 37 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4,663 (57.54%) Microsoft
2 2,549 (31.45%) VMware
3 1,270 (15.67%) Cisco
4 1,233 (15.21%) Citrix
5 431 (5.32%) HP
6 369 (4.55%) Veeam
7 340 (4.20%) Apple
8 299 (3.69%) Dell
9 264 (3.26%) Google
10 234 (2.89%) Meraki
11 178 (2.20%) NetApp
12 155 (1.91%) Avaya
13 151 (1.86%) ServiceNow
14 125 (1.54%) Sophos
15 121 (1.49%) Symantec
16 116 (1.43%) SolarWinds
17 114 (1.41%) Adobe
18 112 (1.38%) EMC
18 112 (1.38%) Ivanti
19 106 (1.31%) Oracle