Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 141 230
Rank change year-on-year +66 +89 +97
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 6,208 3,974 2,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.83% 2.38% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.20% 17.50% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,453 3,493 2,648
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -14.77%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -11.76%

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 32,333 22,704 19,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.95% 13.58% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27,080 19,158 16,731
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +72 2,636 £47,500 +11.76% 342
South East +21 1,153 £33,500 -4.29% 176
North of England +84 991 £32,000 -1.54% 168
Midlands +44 610 £36,000 -4.00% 123
North West +83 549 £30,500 +1.67% 104
South West +101 430 £31,500 -3.08% 86
East of England +30 389 £37,500 -11.76% 75
West Midlands +45 371 £40,000 +6.67% 63
Yorkshire +70 365 £32,500 -7.14% 51
East Midlands +48 237 £32,500 -10.22% 60
North East +16 80 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 4,150 (66.85%) Windows
2 3,820 (61.53%) Microsoft
3 3,449 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 2,322 (37.40%) Windows Server
5 2,212 (35.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 2,121 (34.17%) VMware
7 1,467 (23.63%) ITIL
8 1,433 (23.08%) SharePoint
9 1,375 (22.15%) MS Exchange
10 1,369 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 1,350 (21.75%) Microsoft Office
12 1,340 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1,302 (20.97%) Windows 10
14 1,285 (20.70%) Windows 7
15 1,269 (20.44%) Hyper-V
16 1,143 (18.41%) Citrix
17 1,115 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 1,086 (17.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 1,085 (17.48%) Firewall
20 961 (15.48%) Cisco
21 927 (14.93%) DNS
22 894 (14.40%) SCCM
23 866 (13.95%) PowerShell
24 823 (13.26%) Finance
25 810 (13.05%) SQL Server
26 717 (11.55%) DHCP
27 695 (11.20%) SQL
28 691 (11.13%) MCSE
29 671 (10.81%) WAN
30 616 (9.92%) LAN

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 1,433 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1,375 (22.15%) MS Exchange
3 570 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 546 (8.80%) Skype for Business
5 412 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 257 (4.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 240 (3.87%) IIS
8 149 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 107 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 86 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
11 74 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 35 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 35 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 33 (0.53%) CMS
13 33 (0.53%) IBM Notes
14 31 (0.50%) Apache
15 24 (0.39%) SAS
16 20 (0.32%) Confluence
16 20 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.31%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1,350 (21.75%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 35 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 24 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.064%) InCopy
8 4 (0.064%) InDesign
9 3 (0.048%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.048%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.032%) Revit
11 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.016%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.016%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 184 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.081%) ReMetrica
7 4 (0.064%) Eikon
7 4 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.064%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.064%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.064%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.048%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.048%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.048%) Pegasus Opera
8 3 (0.048%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.048%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.032%) Epicor Tropos
9 2 (0.032%) Retail-J
9 2 (0.032%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2,212 (35.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 604 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
3 314 (5.06%) IaaS
4 279 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 267 (4.30%) PaaS
6 246 (3.96%) SaaS
7 227 (3.66%) OneDrive
8 169 (2.72%) Mimecast
9 150 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
10 65 (1.05%) G Suite
11 64 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
12 58 (0.93%) Yammer
13 23 (0.37%) Slack
14 22 (0.35%) Serverless
15 21 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 14 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
18 11 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
19 10 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
19 10 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1,085 (17.48%) Firewall
2 927 (14.93%) DNS
3 717 (11.55%) DHCP
4 671 (10.81%) WAN
5 616 (9.92%) LAN
6 571 (9.20%) TCP/IP
7 570 (9.18%) SAN
8 554 (8.92%) Skype
9 440 (7.09%) VPN
10 338 (5.44%) VoIP
11 248 (3.99%) VLAN
12 204 (3.29%) Internet
13 176 (2.84%) Wireless
14 162 (2.61%) Network Security
15 159 (2.56%) NAS
16 158 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
17 154 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
18 122 (1.97%) MPLS
19 121 (1.95%) Unified Communications
20 99 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 810 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 82 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 67 (1.08%) Power BI
5 66 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 63 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 51 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
9 44 (0.71%) MySQL
10 34 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
11 32 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
12 27 (0.43%) Relational Database
13 22 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 21 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.19%) Cosmos DB
15 12 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.18%) Big Data
17 10 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
18 9 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 143 (2.30%) Visual Studio
2 76 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 74 (1.19%) MSI
4 68 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (0.74%) JIRA
6 45 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 43 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 41 (0.66%) Selenium
9 33 (0.53%) Subversion
10 29 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 24 (0.39%) SoapUI
13 20 (0.32%) Buildbot
14 19 (0.31%) Appium
14 19 (0.31%) Ranorex
15 17 (0.27%) InstallShield
15 17 (0.27%) Jasmine
15 17 (0.27%) NUnit
15 17 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 15 (0.24%) MSTest
General
1 823 (13.26%) Finance
2 223 (3.59%) Advertising
3 219 (3.53%) Retail
4 202 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 145 (2.34%) Banking
6 112 (1.80%) Law
6 112 (1.80%) Legal
7 103 (1.66%) Marketing
8 91 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 52 (0.84%) Publishing
10 38 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 37 (0.60%) Games
12 26 (0.42%) Back Office
13 24 (0.39%) Front Office
14 23 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.31%) Billing
16 15 (0.24%) Dutch Language
17 13 (0.21%) French Language
18 12 (0.19%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,067 (17.19%) Support Engineer
2 957 (15.42%) Analyst
3 699 (11.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 663 (10.68%) IT Support
5 544 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 514 (8.28%) Support Analyst
7 466 (7.51%) Consultant
8 444 (7.15%) IT Engineer
9 419 (6.75%) Desktop Support
10 412 (6.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 347 (5.59%) Architect
12 342 (5.51%) Developer
13 332 (5.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 313 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
15 280 (4.51%) IT Analyst
16 271 (4.37%) IT Support Engineer
17 260 (4.19%) Windows Engineer
18 254 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 248 (3.99%) Administrator
20 225 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (6.60%) .NET
2 286 (4.61%) HTML
3 271 (4.37%) CSS
4 218 (3.51%) Web Services
5 190 (3.06%) ASP.NET
6 170 (2.74%) jQuery
7 106 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 98 (1.58%) HTML5
9 97 (1.56%) Software Packaging
10 87 (1.40%) AngularJS
11 81 (1.30%) .NET Framework
11 81 (1.30%) REST
12 79 (1.27%) CSS3
13 71 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 56 (0.90%) XML
15 50 (0.81%) JSON
15 50 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 49 (0.79%) WCF
17 45 (0.72%) Middleware
18 44 (0.71%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 340 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 319 (5.14%) Data Centre
3 190 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 182 (2.93%) Driving Licence
5 159 (2.56%) User Experience
6 111 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 105 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 99 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 94 (1.51%) iPhone
10 92 (1.48%) Blackberry
11 87 (1.40%) Replication
12 83 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
13 78 (1.26%) Fat Client
13 78 (1.26%) Thin Client
14 76 (1.22%) Clustering
15 59 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
16 54 (0.87%) PKI
17 52 (0.84%) Smartphone
18 46 (0.74%) Private Cloud
19 40 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4,150 (66.85%) Windows
2 2,322 (37.40%) Windows Server
3 1,369 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1,302 (20.97%) Windows 10
5 1,285 (20.70%) Windows 7
6 1,115 (17.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 459 (7.39%) Windows 8
8 387 (6.23%) Linux
9 252 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 236 (3.80%) Mac OS X
11 140 (2.26%) Android
12 125 (2.01%) Windows XP
13 115 (1.85%) Apple iOS
14 97 (1.56%) Mac OS
15 74 (1.19%) Unix
16 39 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 38 (0.61%) Windows Phone
18 35 (0.56%) Windows Vista
19 31 (0.50%) CentOS
20 24 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,467 (23.63%) ITIL
2 574 (9.25%) Migration
3 444 (7.15%) Agile Software Development
4 434 (6.99%) Project Management
5 361 (5.82%) Service Delivery
6 345 (5.56%) Presales
7 344 (5.54%) Service Management
8 338 (5.44%) CRM
9 282 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 223 (3.59%) PRINCE2
11 215 (3.46%) Problem Management
12 213 (3.43%) Mentoring
13 199 (3.21%) Incident Management
14 194 (3.13%) Change Management
14 194 (3.13%) DevOps
15 169 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
16 168 (2.71%) Time Management
17 162 (2.61%) ITSM
18 157 (2.53%) MVC
19 156 (2.51%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 866 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 695 (11.20%) SQL
3 410 (6.60%) C#
4 357 (5.75%) JavaScript
5 87 (1.40%) Python
6 84 (1.35%) Java
7 66 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 60 (0.97%) C
9 55 (0.89%) T-SQL
10 51 (0.82%) Perl
11 46 (0.74%) PHP
11 46 (0.74%) Ruby
12 39 (0.63%) VBScript
13 27 (0.43%) VB
13 27 (0.43%) VBA
14 26 (0.42%) Bourne shell
14 26 (0.42%) Korn
15 24 (0.39%) C++
16 23 (0.37%) VB.NET
17 21 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,086 (17.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 691 (11.13%) MCSE
3 431 (6.94%) Degree
4 388 (6.25%) MCSA
5 283 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
5 283 (4.56%) MCP
6 252 (4.06%) CCNA
7 161 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 151 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
9 140 (2.26%) MCITP
10 117 (1.88%) Security Cleared
11 109 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
12 73 (1.18%) CCA
13 69 (1.11%) CISSP
14 63 (1.01%) CCNP
15 62 (1.00%) CISM
16 60 (0.97%) A+ Certification
17 48 (0.77%) CISA
17 48 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
17 48 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (7.38%) SLA
2 81 (1.30%) GDPR
3 80 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.93%) QA
6 42 (0.68%) PMO
7 29 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 20 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.097%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.048%) P3O
12 3 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.032%) COBIT
13 2 (0.032%) GCP
14 1 (0.016%) GAMP
14 1 (0.016%) GMP
14 1 (0.016%) GxP
14 1 (0.016%) MiFID
System Software
1 3,449 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1,340 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,269 (20.44%) Hyper-V
4 365 (5.88%) XenApp
5 295 (4.75%) vSphere
6 204 (3.29%) XenDesktop
7 196 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
8 177 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 137 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 107 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
11 98 (1.58%) Terminal Services
12 74 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
13 63 (1.01%) BitLocker
14 62 (1.00%) XenServer
15 40 (0.64%) VirtualBox
16 34 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
17 30 (0.48%) Docker
18 22 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 15 (0.24%) DFS Replication
20 14 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 894 (14.40%) SCCM
2 206 (3.32%) SCOM
3 174 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 109 (1.76%) WSUS
5 105 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 66 (1.06%) SCVMM
7 64 (1.03%) AirWatch
8 59 (0.95%) SCOrch
9 56 (0.90%) vCenter Server
10 52 (0.84%) Puppet
11 48 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 40 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 39 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
14 38 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
15 32 (0.52%) Nagios
16 27 (0.43%) NetBackup
16 27 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 24 (0.39%) SCDPM
17 24 (0.39%) XenMobile
18 22 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3,820 (61.53%) Microsoft
2 2,121 (34.17%) VMware
3 1,143 (18.41%) Citrix
4 961 (15.48%) Cisco
5 359 (5.78%) HP
6 348 (5.61%) Apple
7 241 (3.88%) Dell
8 215 (3.46%) Veeam
9 183 (2.95%) Google
10 140 (2.26%) Oracle
11 139 (2.24%) NetApp
12 123 (1.98%) Sophos
13 115 (1.85%) Symantec
14 105 (1.69%) Avaya
15 100 (1.61%) McAfee
16 93 (1.50%) Meraki
17 89 (1.43%) Juniper
18 84 (1.35%) IBM
19 71 (1.14%) Adobe
19 71 (1.14%) Reuters