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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 54 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 15 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.37% 1.78% 3.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.85% 22.22% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 18
Median salary £35,000 £56,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.77% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £70,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.33% -  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 52 36 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 11.69% 8.02% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 33
Median salary £37,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.94% +11.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £46,500 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Office 365 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - 5 £37,000 -
Preston - 5 £22,000 - 2
Blackburn -2 2 £37,500 +44.23%
Blackpool +6 1 - -
Rossendale - 1 £35,000 - 1
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (42.11%) Migration
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) CMS
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) Line Management
5 7 (36.84%) Content Management
6 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
6 5 (26.32%) Veeam
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.79%) ERP
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) SAP Business One
9 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (10.53%) Sage
9 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.53%) MS Access
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports

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 (36.84%) CMS
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.53%) MS Access
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Team Leader
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Content Management
2 7 (36.84%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Veeam
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Sage
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Epicor
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel
6 1 (5.26%) SYSPRO
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Omni RMS
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Rossendale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits package + training
Posted: 13 days ago