Period
to 24 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 34 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 1,356 3,381 2,988
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.92% 6.69% 4.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.09% 17.64% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,380 3,127 2,692
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,950 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Microsoft 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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,232 19,167 18,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.42% 37.90% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10,287 15,810 15,226
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in London

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in London.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in London

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in London

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 24 February 2021. 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
Central London -13 308 £55,000 +24.29% 46
West London +12 77 £45,000 - 28
East London +12 42 £34,250 +5.65% 14
South London -31 37 £42,500 +8.97% 8
North London 0 10 £31,000 -11.43% 6
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 849 (62.61%) Microsoft
2 787 (58.04%) Azure
3 757 (55.83%) Windows
4 756 (55.75%) Active Directory
5 425 (31.34%) Windows Server
6 377 (27.80%) SharePoint
7 343 (25.29%) VMware
8 336 (24.78%) Windows 10
9 295 (21.76%) PowerShell
10 248 (18.29%) Microsoft Office
11 241 (17.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 231 (17.04%) Finance
13 230 (16.96%) ITIL
14 218 (16.08%) Firewall
15 216 (15.93%) Microsoft Intune
16 191 (14.09%) SCCM
16 191 (14.09%) Citrix
17 187 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 184 (13.57%) Cisco
19 179 (13.20%) DNS
20 175 (12.91%) AWS
21 166 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 165 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
23 152 (11.21%) MS Exchange
24 151 (11.14%) DHCP
25 147 (10.84%) SQL
26 146 (10.77%) Migration
27 138 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
28 137 (10.10%) VPN
29 124 (9.14%) Power Platform

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 377 (27.80%) SharePoint
2 152 (11.21%) MS Exchange
3 62 (4.57%) Skype for Business
4 36 (2.65%) IIS
5 27 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (1.84%) Confluence
7 23 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.37%) CMS
11 5 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.29%) Apache
12 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.074%) Alfresco
15 1 (0.074%) Site Server
Applications
1 248 (18.29%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.77%) AutoCAD
5 22 (1.62%) Revit
6 20 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.15%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.074%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 42 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.37%) Endur
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.22%) Eikon
5 3 (0.22%) Tradar
6 2 (0.15%) Relativity
7 1 (0.074%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.074%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.074%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 787 (58.04%) Azure
2 241 (17.77%) Azure Active Directory
3 175 (12.91%) AWS
4 124 (9.14%) Power Platform
5 84 (6.19%) OneDrive
6 69 (5.09%) IaaS
7 62 (4.57%) Dynamics 365
8 61 (4.50%) SaaS
9 60 (4.42%) PaaS
10 59 (4.35%) Mimecast
11 45 (3.32%) PowerApps
12 39 (2.88%) Power Automate
13 28 (2.06%) GCP
14 22 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 22 (1.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 20 (1.47%) Logic Apps
15 20 (1.47%) Serverless
15 20 (1.47%) Slack
16 18 (1.33%) Azure Functions
17 15 (1.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 218 (16.08%) Firewall
2 179 (13.20%) DNS
3 151 (11.14%) DHCP
4 137 (10.10%) VPN
5 100 (7.37%) LAN
6 99 (7.30%) WAN
7 74 (5.46%) VoIP
8 73 (5.38%) TCP/IP
9 67 (4.94%) Skype
10 60 (4.42%) SAN
11 55 (4.06%) Network Security
12 46 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
13 40 (2.95%) VLAN
14 36 (2.65%) Unified Communications
15 32 (2.36%) Internet
16 30 (2.21%) NetScaler
16 30 (2.21%) Wireless
17 29 (2.14%) PBX
18 28 (2.06%) IPsec
18 28 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.32%) Power BI
3 15 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
5 13 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (0.44%) Tableau
10 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2019
10 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.29%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.22%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon QuickSight
13 2 (0.15%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 37 (2.73%) JIRA
2 18 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.44%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.29%) MSI
7 4 (0.29%) Postman
7 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.22%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.22%) NUnit
8 3 (0.22%) xUnit.net
9 2 (0.15%) Chocolatey
9 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.15%) GitLab
9 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.15%) Snyk
9 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 231 (17.04%) Finance
2 56 (4.13%) Public Sector
3 55 (4.06%) Law
4 52 (3.83%) Banking
5 51 (3.76%) Legal
6 27 (1.99%) Marketing
7 25 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.55%) Retail
9 20 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.18%) Electronics
11 12 (0.88%) Digital Economy
11 12 (0.88%) Front Office
12 9 (0.66%) Publishing
13 7 (0.52%) Games
14 6 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.37%) Back Office
15 5 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.29%) Advertising
16 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.22%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 223 (16.45%) Analyst
2 149 (10.99%) Support Engineer
3 133 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 105 (7.74%) IT Support
5 103 (7.60%) Support Analyst
6 99 (7.30%) Architect
7 86 (6.34%) Consultant
8 67 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
9 64 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 59 (4.35%) Developer
10 59 (4.35%) IT Analyst
11 58 (4.28%) IT Engineer
12 57 (4.20%) Administrator
12 57 (4.20%) Office 365 Engineer
13 56 (4.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 55 (4.06%) Desktop Support
15 54 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
16 48 (3.54%) IT Manager
16 48 (3.54%) Network Engineer
17 44 (3.24%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.02%) .NET
2 32 (2.36%) Web Services
3 30 (2.21%) OAuth
4 17 (1.25%) CSS
5 16 (1.18%) HTML
5 16 (1.18%) SAML
6 12 (0.88%) JSON
6 12 (0.88%) React
6 12 (0.88%) XML
7 10 (0.74%) WSH
8 7 (0.52%) OpenID
8 7 (0.52%) REST
9 6 (0.44%) Middleware
9 6 (0.44%) Node.js
9 6 (0.44%) RESTful
9 6 (0.44%) XMPP
10 4 (0.29%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.29%) SOAP
10 4 (0.29%) Swagger
10 4 (0.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.46%) Data Centre
2 64 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 49 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (2.73%) Public Cloud
5 36 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (2.36%) User Experience
8 23 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 23 (1.70%) PKI
9 20 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
10 18 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.25%) Replication
12 16 (1.18%) Clustering
13 14 (1.03%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.96%) Taxonomies
15 12 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.81%) iPhone
16 11 (0.81%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 757 (55.83%) Windows
2 425 (31.34%) Windows Server
3 336 (24.78%) Windows 10
4 122 (9.00%) Windows 7
5 102 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (6.71%) Linux
7 88 (6.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 86 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (4.20%) Windows Server 2019
10 47 (3.47%) Mac OS
11 39 (2.88%) Android
12 37 (2.73%) Mac OS X
13 31 (2.29%) Apple iOS
14 24 (1.77%) Unix
15 21 (1.55%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (16.96%) ITIL
2 166 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 165 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
4 146 (10.77%) Migration
5 138 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (6.86%) Service Delivery
7 90 (6.64%) DevOps
8 74 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 72 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
10 70 (5.16%) Project Management
11 67 (4.94%) Project Delivery
12 62 (4.57%) Information Security
12 62 (4.57%) Presales
13 61 (4.50%) Service Management
14 58 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 54 (3.98%) Mentoring
15 54 (3.98%) SIEM
16 53 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
17 52 (3.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 295 (21.76%) PowerShell
2 147 (10.84%) SQL
3 60 (4.42%) C#
4 47 (3.47%) Python
5 27 (1.99%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.25%) VB
7 15 (1.11%) C
7 15 (1.11%) VBScript
8 10 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.44%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.44%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.22%) Java
11 3 (0.22%) VBA
12 2 (0.15%) Go
12 2 (0.15%) PHP
12 2 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 116 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (6.19%) Degree
3 70 (5.16%) CCNA
4 61 (4.50%) MCSE
5 42 (3.10%) CISSP
5 42 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 41 (3.02%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.43%) CISM
8 32 (2.36%) MCSA
9 26 (1.92%) CCNP
10 23 (1.70%) MCITP
10 23 (1.70%) MCP
11 20 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 19 (1.40%) SSCP
13 15 (1.11%) CISA
13 15 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
14 14 (1.03%) RHCSA
14 14 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.12%) SLA
2 54 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (2.88%) GDPR
4 19 (1.40%) NIST
5 18 (1.33%) QA
6 11 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.44%) BS25999
8 6 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.37%) PMO
10 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.074%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 756 (55.75%) Active Directory
2 187 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 51 (3.76%) XenDesktop
5 47 (3.47%) vSphere
6 42 (3.10%) XenApp
7 28 (2.06%) Docker
8 27 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.59%) BitLocker
12 8 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.52%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.44%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 216 (15.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 191 (14.09%) SCCM
3 42 (3.10%) Single Sign-On
4 41 (3.02%) Ansible
5 32 (2.36%) Puppet
6 31 (2.29%) Terraform
7 23 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (1.55%) Kubernetes
9 18 (1.33%) Nagios
10 17 (1.25%) Backup Exec
10 17 (1.25%) SCOM
11 14 (1.03%) AirWatch
11 14 (1.03%) Jamf Pro
12 8 (0.59%) vCenter Server
13 7 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
14 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.37%) SCDPM
15 4 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 849 (62.61%) Microsoft
2 343 (25.29%) VMware
3 191 (14.09%) Citrix
4 184 (13.57%) Cisco
5 64 (4.72%) Apple
6 51 (3.76%) Meraki
7 50 (3.69%) HP
8 42 (3.10%) Veeam
9 41 (3.02%) Dell
10 40 (2.95%) Avaya
11 38 (2.80%) Palo Alto
12 34 (2.51%) ServiceNow
13 32 (2.36%) Sophos
14 31 (2.29%) Adobe
14 31 (2.29%) Google
15 23 (1.70%) CheckPoint
15 23 (1.70%) SolarWinds
16 22 (1.62%) Autodesk
16 22 (1.62%) Bloomberg
16 22 (1.62%) NetApp