Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 78 78
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 24 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.67% 1.11% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.74% 21.28% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 10
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +44.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £21,175 £37,400 £17,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £72,500 £39,000
North West median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -27.78%

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 97 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.79% 5.21% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 44 31
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +15.15% -17.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Preston 0 5 £45,000 +150.00% 2
Burnley - 5 £23,000 -
Lancaster - 3 £22,500 -
Rossendale - 3 £32,500 -
Blackpool +14 2 £27,500 -60.00%
Blackburn 0 1 £45,000 -
Accrington - 1 - -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (25.00%) SLA
9 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) SAP
9 5 (20.83%) ERP
9 5 (20.83%) Project Management
10 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (16.67%) MS Access
10 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (16.67%) Sage
10 4 (16.67%) SAP Business One
10 4 (16.67%) SCCM
10 4 (16.67%) Data Management
11 3 (12.50%) Skype
11 3 (12.50%) OneDrive

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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Skype
2 3 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (16.67%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) IT Support
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) SAP Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Security Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ERP
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (8.33%) Data Security
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.33%) Security Management
4 2 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.17%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) Sage
5 3 (12.50%) Apple
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Epicor
7 1 (4.17%) SYSPRO