Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 58 75
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17 0
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 31 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.65% 3.26% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.43% 25.22% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 13
Lancashire median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% -43.48% +43.75%
10th Percentile £22,516 £21,250 £25,200
90th Percentile £41,875 £39,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% -20.25% +3.95%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 113 115 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.29% 12.94% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 97 92 53
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,670 £19,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,925 £60,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Lancashire

Office 365
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Lancashire

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Lancashire

Office 365
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Blackburn +12 16 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Preston +7 5 £40,000 +81.82% 2
Burnley +13 2 £18,000 -20.88%
Chorley - 2 £42,500 -
Accrington - 1 £30,000 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) VMware
3 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
4 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (58.06%) MCSE
5 17 (54.84%) SAN
5 17 (54.84%) SCCM
6 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
6 16 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
10 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
11 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
13 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (16.13%) Data Security
13 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
14 4 (12.90%) IIS
14 4 (12.90%) SQL
14 4 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
14 4 (12.90%) BitLocker
14 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
14 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
15 3 (9.68%) Storage Management
15 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (6.45%) Skype
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) PBX
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) VSAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) WebEx
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.13%) Data Security
3 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Runbook
5 3 (9.68%) Security Hardening
5 3 (9.68%) Storage Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Decision-Making
6 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (6.45%) Proactive Management
6 2 (6.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) MCSE
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) BitLocker
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
1 21 (67.74%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) Forcepoint
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Veeam
4 1 (3.23%) DataCore
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Nimble Storage