Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 41 48
Rank change year-on-year -35 +7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 1,914 1,747 3,147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.25% 6.10% 5.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.89% 14.91% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,744 1,522 2,660
10th Percentile £29,825 £30,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £54,913 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.39% +22.03% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +13.92% -1.25%

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 21,532 11,719 19,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.82% 40.90% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14,253 9,753 16,486
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 413 £50,000 -9.09% 92
West London -12 116 £47,500 - 38
South London -20 43 £41,250 -21.43% 18
East London +14 39 £38,000 +18.75% 50
North London +12 10 £37,063 -17.64% 6
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1,234 (64.47%) Microsoft
2 1,144 (59.77%) Azure
3 1,071 (55.96%) Windows
4 1,027 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 522 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 521 (27.22%) Windows Server
7 473 (24.71%) Windows 10
7 473 (24.71%) Social Skills
8 463 (24.19%) VMware
9 432 (22.57%) PowerShell
10 427 (22.31%) ITIL
11 402 (21.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 381 (19.91%) Finance
13 375 (19.59%) Microsoft Office
14 335 (17.50%) Microsoft Intune
15 294 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 293 (15.31%) Firewall
17 276 (14.42%) Citrix
18 271 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 265 (13.85%) SQL
20 249 (13.01%) DNS
21 244 (12.75%) AWS
22 224 (11.70%) Power Platform
23 223 (11.65%) Cisco
24 222 (11.60%) SCCM
25 219 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
26 202 (10.55%) VPN
27 200 (10.45%) DHCP
28 186 (9.72%) Hyper-V
29 185 (9.67%) Service Delivery

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
1 522 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 179 (9.35%) MS Exchange
3 58 (3.03%) IIS
4 52 (2.72%) Skype for Business
5 43 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (1.62%) Confluence
8 15 (0.78%) Apache
9 12 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.26%) SAS
14 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.16%) CMS
16 2 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 2 (0.10%) Moodle
17 1 (0.052%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 375 (19.59%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.42%) Revit
7 6 (0.31%) Camtasia
8 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.47%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.37%) Elite 3E
6 6 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.31%) Relativity
7 5 (0.26%) Unica
8 4 (0.21%) BambooHR
8 4 (0.21%) FastStats
8 4 (0.21%) IBM Planning Analytics
9 3 (0.16%) Endur
9 3 (0.16%) Exchequer
9 3 (0.16%) Magento
9 3 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
9 3 (0.16%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,144 (59.77%) Azure
2 402 (21.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 244 (12.75%) AWS
4 224 (11.70%) Power Platform
5 149 (7.78%) OneDrive
6 132 (6.90%) IaaS
7 129 (6.74%) PowerApps
8 117 (6.11%) SaaS
9 114 (5.96%) Power Automate
10 103 (5.38%) PaaS
11 86 (4.49%) Dynamics 365
12 82 (4.28%) Mimecast
13 54 (2.82%) GCP
14 43 (2.25%) Google Workspace
15 32 (1.67%) Azure Logic Apps
15 32 (1.67%) Yammer
16 24 (1.25%) Azure Sentinel
17 22 (1.15%) Azure Storage
18 18 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 18 (0.94%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 293 (15.31%) Firewall
2 249 (13.01%) DNS
3 202 (10.55%) VPN
4 200 (10.45%) DHCP
5 177 (9.25%) LAN
6 167 (8.73%) WAN
7 165 (8.62%) TCP/IP
8 101 (5.28%) SAN
9 78 (4.08%) VoIP
10 60 (3.13%) Network Security
11 55 (2.87%) Skype
12 54 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
13 46 (2.40%) VLAN
14 42 (2.19%) Internet
15 40 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
15 40 (2.09%) Unified Communications
16 39 (2.04%) SSL
16 39 (2.04%) Wireless
17 24 (1.25%) NetScaler
18 23 (1.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 115 (6.01%) Power BI
3 21 (1.10%) MySQL
3 21 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (0.84%) Tableau
7 15 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (0.47%) Metadata
12 7 (0.37%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.37%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (0.31%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 81 (4.23%) JIRA
2 26 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 17 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.31%) Snyk
7 6 (0.31%) Subversion
8 4 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.21%) MSI
8 4 (0.21%) Postman
8 4 (0.21%) Selenium
9 1 (0.052%) AutoIt
9 1 (0.052%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.052%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.052%) Hudson
9 1 (0.052%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.052%) Zephyr
General
1 473 (24.71%) Social Skills
2 381 (19.91%) Finance
3 118 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (5.59%) Legal
5 98 (5.12%) Law
6 77 (4.02%) Marketing
7 72 (3.76%) Telecoms
8 62 (3.24%) Public Sector
9 56 (2.93%) Banking
9 56 (2.93%) Manufacturing
10 43 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
10 43 (2.25%) Retail
11 37 (1.93%) Presentation Skills
12 32 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
13 24 (1.25%) Advertising
13 24 (1.25%) Electronics
14 11 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 11 (0.57%) Local Government
15 8 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 330 (17.24%) Analyst
2 207 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 206 (10.76%) Support Engineer
4 179 (9.35%) IT Support
5 137 (7.16%) Consultant
6 135 (7.05%) Architect
7 132 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 112 (5.85%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 110 (5.75%) Azure Engineer
9 110 (5.75%) IT Analyst
10 101 (5.28%) IT Engineer
11 99 (5.17%) IT Manager
11 99 (5.17%) Service Analyst
12 91 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
12 91 (4.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 89 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
14 79 (4.13%) Administrator
15 77 (4.02%) IT Support Analyst
16 72 (3.76%) Developer
17 67 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.13%) HTML
2 49 (2.56%) Web Services
3 47 (2.46%) CSS
4 44 (2.30%) .NET
5 36 (1.88%) OAuth
6 29 (1.52%) jQuery
6 29 (1.52%) React
7 27 (1.41%) JSON
7 27 (1.41%) XML
8 26 (1.36%) AngularJS
9 25 (1.31%) SAML
10 19 (0.99%) OpenID
11 13 (0.68%) ASP.NET
12 12 (0.63%) REST
13 10 (0.52%) LAMP
13 10 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
13 10 (0.52%) OAuth2
14 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Graph
14 9 (0.47%) XSLT
15 8 (0.42%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (5.28%) Data Centre
1 101 (5.28%) Management Information System
2 56 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
3 45 (2.35%) Public Cloud
4 43 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (2.25%) User Experience
5 29 (1.52%) PKI
6 25 (1.31%) Clustering
7 24 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 24 (1.25%) iPhone
8 22 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 18 (0.94%) Cloud Native
10 18 (0.94%) Hedge funds
10 18 (0.94%) Replication
11 16 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (0.78%) BYOD
12 15 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1,071 (55.96%) Windows
2 521 (27.22%) Windows Server
3 473 (24.71%) Windows 10
4 165 (8.62%) Linux
5 137 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (5.96%) Windows 7
7 107 (5.59%) Windows Server 2016
8 88 (4.60%) Windows Server 2019
9 87 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 77 (4.02%) Android
10 77 (4.02%) Mac OS
11 70 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (2.46%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.99%) Unix
14 16 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.78%) CentOS
16 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.52%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.31%) VMS
17 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (22.31%) ITIL
2 271 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 219 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
4 185 (9.67%) Service Delivery
5 179 (9.35%) Migration
6 178 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (7.68%) DevOps
8 138 (7.21%) Project Delivery
9 134 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
10 131 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
11 126 (6.58%) Project Management
12 106 (5.54%) Presales
13 100 (5.22%) Mentoring
14 99 (5.17%) CRM
15 97 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 97 (5.07%) Information Security
16 93 (4.86%) Service Management
17 89 (4.65%) ITSM
18 88 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
19 83 (4.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 432 (22.57%) PowerShell
2 265 (13.85%) SQL
3 60 (3.13%) Python
4 57 (2.98%) C#
5 56 (2.93%) JavaScript
6 38 (1.99%) Bash Shell
7 25 (1.31%) TypeScript
8 23 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.78%) C
10 11 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.57%) VBA
10 11 (0.57%) VBScript
11 10 (0.52%) Perl
12 9 (0.47%) PHP
13 8 (0.42%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.37%) R
14 7 (0.37%) Ruby
14 7 (0.37%) VB
15 5 (0.26%) Java
16 4 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 146 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (7.58%) Degree
3 91 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (3.55%) MCSE
5 63 (3.29%) CCNA
6 50 (2.61%) MCSA
7 35 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
8 31 (1.62%) MCP
9 30 (1.57%) CISSP
10 27 (1.41%) CCNP
11 23 (1.20%) CISM
12 20 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (0.94%) MCITP
14 18 (0.94%) SC Cleared
14 18 (0.94%) Security Cleared
15 15 (0.78%) CEH
15 15 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
16 11 (0.57%) A+ Certification
16 11 (0.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.07%) SLA
2 90 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (3.19%) GDPR
4 19 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (0.99%) NIST
5 16 (0.84%) QA
6 13 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.21%) NCSC
9 4 (0.21%) PMO
10 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.10%) GRC
11 2 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.10%) PSD2
11 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,027 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 294 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 72 (3.76%) vSphere
5 48 (2.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 48 (2.51%) XenDesktop
6 33 (1.72%) XenApp
7 30 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (1.36%) Docker
9 23 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (1.04%) BitLocker
11 14 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (0.68%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.57%) VMware Server
14 9 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 5 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.16%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 335 (17.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 222 (11.60%) SCCM
3 59 (3.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 56 (2.93%) Single Sign-On
5 41 (2.14%) Jamf Pro
6 37 (1.93%) Terraform
7 29 (1.52%) AirWatch
8 26 (1.36%) Backup Exec
9 22 (1.15%) SCOM
10 20 (1.04%) Kubernetes
11 18 (0.94%) Ansible
12 13 (0.68%) Puppet
13 12 (0.63%) WSUS
14 9 (0.47%) FortiGate
15 8 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (0.42%) vCenter Server
16 6 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
16 6 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 5 (0.26%) PaperCut
18 4 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,234 (64.47%) Microsoft
2 463 (24.19%) VMware
3 276 (14.42%) Citrix
4 223 (11.65%) Cisco
5 112 (5.85%) Apple
6 87 (4.55%) HP
7 63 (3.29%) ServiceNow
8 62 (3.24%) Google
9 58 (3.03%) iManage
10 56 (2.93%) Dell
10 56 (2.93%) Meraki
11 52 (2.72%) SonicWALL
12 49 (2.56%) Palo Alto
13 47 (2.46%) Veeam
14 45 (2.35%) SAP
15 39 (2.04%) SolarWinds
16 31 (1.62%) Adobe
17 29 (1.52%) Aderant
18 28 (1.46%) Aruba
19 27 (1.41%) Salesforce.com