Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 36 55
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 1,529 3,070 3,002
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.96% 6.54% 4.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.87% 16.88% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,359 2,636 2,542
10th Percentile £29,950 £26,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £30,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,500 £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 14,072 18,189 18,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.62% 38.72% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11,405 15,001 15,649
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -5 349 £52,500 +6.06% 55
West London +23 95 £48,750 +8.33% 33
East London +17 45 £37,500 -1.32% 18
South London -34 37 £45,000 +15.38% 3
North London +13 9 £30,000 -11.11% 4
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 956 (62.52%) Microsoft
2 900 (58.86%) Azure
3 869 (56.83%) Active Directory
3 869 (56.83%) Windows
4 493 (32.24%) Windows Server
5 431 (28.19%) SharePoint
6 397 (25.96%) VMware
7 370 (24.20%) Windows 10
8 313 (20.47%) PowerShell
9 308 (20.14%) Finance
10 305 (19.95%) ITIL
11 295 (19.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 263 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
13 254 (16.61%) Microsoft Intune
14 248 (16.22%) Citrix
15 242 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 212 (13.87%) DNS
16 212 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 206 (13.47%) Firewall
18 197 (12.88%) SCCM
19 193 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
20 191 (12.49%) AWS
21 188 (12.30%) DHCP
22 183 (11.97%) Cisco
23 182 (11.90%) SQL
24 164 (10.73%) Power Platform
25 163 (10.66%) MS Exchange
26 162 (10.60%) Migration
27 151 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
28 142 (9.29%) VPN

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
1 431 (28.19%) SharePoint
2 163 (10.66%) MS Exchange
3 54 (3.53%) Skype for Business
4 36 (2.35%) IIS
5 35 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (1.90%) Confluence
8 12 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.46%) Apache
10 7 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.26%) CMS
11 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.20%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.065%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.065%) Site Server
Applications
1 263 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.64%) AutoCAD
3 25 (1.64%) Revit
4 22 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.39%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 42 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.52%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.26%) Endur
3 4 (0.26%) Relativity
3 4 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.20%) Eikon
4 3 (0.20%) Tradar
5 2 (0.13%) BambooHR
5 2 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.065%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.065%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.065%) Magento
6 1 (0.065%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.065%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.065%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 900 (58.86%) Azure
2 295 (19.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 191 (12.49%) AWS
4 164 (10.73%) Power Platform
5 92 (6.02%) IaaS
5 92 (6.02%) OneDrive
6 78 (5.10%) PaaS
7 76 (4.97%) SaaS
8 72 (4.71%) Dynamics 365
8 72 (4.71%) PowerApps
9 64 (4.19%) Mimecast
10 59 (3.86%) Power Automate
11 34 (2.22%) GCP
12 25 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 25 (1.64%) Logic Apps
13 19 (1.24%) Serverless
14 18 (1.18%) Google Workspace
15 17 (1.11%) Azure Functions
16 14 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (0.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 212 (13.87%) DNS
2 206 (13.47%) Firewall
3 188 (12.30%) DHCP
4 142 (9.29%) VPN
5 105 (6.87%) TCP/IP
6 102 (6.67%) LAN
7 100 (6.54%) WAN
8 65 (4.25%) VoIP
9 61 (3.99%) SAN
10 60 (3.92%) Skype
11 52 (3.40%) VLAN
12 40 (2.62%) Network Security
13 37 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (2.29%) Internet
15 33 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
16 31 (2.03%) NetScaler
16 31 (2.03%) Unified Communications
17 22 (1.44%) SD-WAN
18 19 (1.24%) IPsec
18 19 (1.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.99%) Power BI
3 18 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
7 12 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (0.46%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (0.39%) MySQL
10 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2019
10 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.26%) Tableau
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.13%) Redis
12 2 (0.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 45 (2.94%) JIRA
2 12 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.39%) MSI
7 5 (0.33%) Postman
7 5 (0.33%) Snyk
8 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.20%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.13%) Chocolatey
9 2 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.065%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.065%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.065%) Hudson
10 1 (0.065%) Inno Setup
10 1 (0.065%) NUnit
10 1 (0.065%) xUnit.net
General
1 308 (20.14%) Finance
2 80 (5.23%) Legal
3 77 (5.04%) Law
4 67 (4.38%) Public Sector
5 42 (2.75%) Banking
5 42 (2.75%) Marketing
6 39 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.70%) Retail
9 23 (1.50%) Electronics
10 12 (0.78%) Digital Economy
11 10 (0.65%) Advertising
12 7 (0.46%) Housing Association
12 7 (0.46%) Publishing
13 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.39%) Games
14 5 (0.33%) Front Office
14 5 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
15 4 (0.26%) Back Office
15 4 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 278 (18.18%) Analyst
2 177 (11.58%) Support Engineer
3 170 (11.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 136 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 135 (8.83%) IT Support
6 130 (8.50%) Architect
7 98 (6.41%) Consultant
8 91 (5.95%) IT Analyst
9 81 (5.30%) IT Engineer
10 76 (4.97%) Azure Engineer
10 76 (4.97%) Office 365 Engineer
11 75 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
12 69 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 68 (4.45%) Developer
14 67 (4.38%) IT Support Analyst
15 64 (4.19%) IT Manager
16 58 (3.79%) Administrator
17 55 (3.60%) Desktop Support
18 54 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 53 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.01%) .NET
2 41 (2.68%) Web Services
3 38 (2.49%) OAuth
4 31 (2.03%) CSS
4 31 (2.03%) HTML
5 19 (1.24%) XML
6 18 (1.18%) React
7 17 (1.11%) SAML
8 13 (0.85%) AngularJS
9 11 (0.72%) jQuery
10 10 (0.65%) JSON
10 10 (0.65%) OpenID
11 8 (0.52%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.39%) LDAP
12 6 (0.39%) Node.js
12 6 (0.39%) REST
12 6 (0.39%) XSLT
13 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (0.33%) SOAP
13 5 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 89 (5.82%) Data Centre
2 74 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 66 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (2.55%) Public Cloud
4 39 (2.55%) User Experience
5 31 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
6 26 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (1.57%) PKI
8 20 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.24%) Replication
10 18 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.11%) Hedge funds
12 16 (1.05%) Blackberry
12 16 (1.05%) Clustering
13 14 (0.92%) Cloud Native
14 13 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (0.85%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.85%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.78%) iPhone
15 12 (0.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 869 (56.83%) Windows
2 493 (32.24%) Windows Server
3 370 (24.20%) Windows 10
4 134 (8.76%) Windows 7
5 117 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (7.13%) Linux
7 91 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (5.76%) Windows Server 2016
9 64 (4.19%) Windows Server 2019
10 49 (3.20%) Android
11 48 (3.14%) Mac OS
12 47 (3.07%) Apple iOS
13 36 (2.35%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.98%) Unix
15 13 (0.85%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.59%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.33%) Debian
17 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.20%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (19.95%) ITIL
2 212 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 193 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
4 162 (10.60%) Migration
5 151 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (7.19%) Service Delivery
7 108 (7.06%) Project Delivery
8 90 (5.89%) DevOps
9 84 (5.49%) Cybersecurity
10 83 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 81 (5.30%) Presales
12 77 (5.04%) Project Management
13 73 (4.77%) Service Management
14 63 (4.12%) CRM
15 59 (3.86%) Change Management
15 59 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 59 (3.86%) Mentoring
16 58 (3.79%) ITSM
17 56 (3.66%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 313 (20.47%) PowerShell
2 182 (11.90%) SQL
3 52 (3.40%) C#
4 38 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 25 (1.64%) Python
6 16 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 12 (0.78%) TypeScript
7 12 (0.78%) VBScript
8 11 (0.72%) Bash Shell
8 11 (0.72%) VB
9 8 (0.52%) C
10 6 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.33%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.33%) VBA
12 3 (0.20%) Java
12 3 (0.20%) PHP
13 2 (0.13%) Go
13 2 (0.13%) R
14 1 (0.065%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (6.08%) Degree
3 66 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (3.53%) MCSE
5 50 (3.27%) CCNA
6 35 (2.29%) CISSP
7 33 (2.16%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.16%) Security Cleared
8 32 (2.09%) MCSA
9 31 (2.03%) CCNP
10 28 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 26 (1.70%) CISM
12 25 (1.64%) MCP
13 21 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (1.37%) MCITP
14 18 (1.18%) CISA
15 14 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (0.85%) A+ Certification
17 11 (0.72%) MOS
18 10 (0.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.08%) SLA
2 61 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (3.14%) GDPR
4 21 (1.37%) NIST
5 13 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.59%) QA
7 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.39%) BS25999
9 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.20%) PMO
12 2 (0.13%) NCSC
13 1 (0.065%) GRC
13 1 (0.065%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 869 (56.83%) Active Directory
2 242 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 59 (3.86%) XenDesktop
5 54 (3.53%) vSphere
6 40 (2.62%) XenApp
7 28 (1.83%) Docker
7 28 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.65%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.59%) BitLocker
12 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.33%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.26%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 254 (16.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 197 (12.88%) SCCM
3 56 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
4 28 (1.83%) Terraform
5 22 (1.44%) AirWatch
5 22 (1.44%) Ansible
5 22 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 20 (1.31%) SCOM
7 19 (1.24%) Backup Exec
8 17 (1.11%) Jamf Pro
9 15 (0.98%) Puppet
10 12 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (0.78%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.46%) Nagios
12 6 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.33%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 956 (62.52%) Microsoft
2 397 (25.96%) VMware
3 248 (16.22%) Citrix
4 183 (11.97%) Cisco
5 72 (4.71%) Apple
6 59 (3.86%) HP
7 43 (2.81%) ServiceNow
8 42 (2.75%) Google
8 42 (2.75%) Meraki
9 40 (2.62%) Dell
10 37 (2.42%) Veeam
11 35 (2.29%) Avaya
11 35 (2.29%) SAP
12 33 (2.16%) Adobe
13 32 (2.09%) iManage
14 28 (1.83%) Palo Alto
15 25 (1.64%) Autodesk
15 25 (1.64%) Sophos
16 24 (1.57%) SonicWALL
17 23 (1.50%) EMC