Period
to 24 October 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 October 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 44 40
Rank change year-on-year -28 -4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 2,214 1,170 3,421
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.39% 5.95% 6.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.14% 13.48% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 1,034 3,014
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £42,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +29.41% -5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -3.75%

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 24,219 8,677 19,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.04% 44.15% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15,832 7,430 16,666
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £107,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 October 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 October 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 +4 445 £50,000 -3.38% 114
West London -29 125 £45,000 -5.26% 59
South London -9 61 £31,500 -33.68% 14
East London +8 55 £38,500 +19.38% 36
North London -18 7 £27,500 -38.89% 5
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1,409 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1,227 (55.42%) Azure
3 1,201 (54.25%) Windows
4 1,132 (51.13%) Active Directory
5 616 (27.82%) Social Skills
6 549 (24.80%) Windows 10
7 544 (24.57%) SharePoint
8 502 (22.67%) ITIL
9 490 (22.13%) Windows Server
10 481 (21.73%) PowerShell
11 469 (21.18%) VMware
12 457 (20.64%) Microsoft Office
13 412 (18.61%) Finance
14 374 (16.89%) Azure Active Directory
15 354 (15.99%) Firewall
15 354 (15.99%) Microsoft Intune
16 298 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 282 (12.74%) SQL
18 277 (12.51%) Problem-Solving
19 263 (11.88%) Service Delivery
20 252 (11.38%) AWS
21 249 (11.25%) Power Platform
22 245 (11.07%) DNS
23 243 (10.98%) Citrix
24 240 (10.84%) SCCM
24 240 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 219 (9.89%) Cisco
26 218 (9.85%) VPN
27 209 (9.44%) SQL Server
28 196 (8.85%) LAN

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
1 544 (24.57%) SharePoint
2 181 (8.18%) MS Exchange
3 69 (3.12%) IIS
4 42 (1.90%) Confluence
5 27 (1.22%) CMS
5 27 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 24 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (0.81%) SAS
10 13 (0.59%) Apache
11 12 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.45%) Drupal
13 6 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.14%) WordPress
16 2 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2007
16 2 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.090%) WebSphere
Applications
1 457 (20.64%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.36%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.18%) SketchUp
11 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.14%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.090%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.090%) Snagit
13 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.045%) Revit
13 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 55 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 9 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.32%) Elite 3E
7 6 (0.27%) BambooHR
7 6 (0.27%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.27%) Unica
8 5 (0.23%) Relativity
8 5 (0.23%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.18%) FastStats
9 4 (0.18%) IBM Planning Analytics
10 3 (0.14%) Exchequer
10 3 (0.14%) Magento
11 2 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.090%) Findur
11 2 (0.090%) Sage 300 ERP
11 2 (0.090%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,227 (55.42%) Azure
2 374 (16.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 252 (11.38%) AWS
4 249 (11.25%) Power Platform
5 165 (7.45%) OneDrive
6 133 (6.01%) PowerApps
7 128 (5.78%) SaaS
8 110 (4.97%) Power Automate
9 104 (4.70%) IaaS
10 98 (4.43%) Mimecast
11 95 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
12 86 (3.88%) PaaS
13 56 (2.53%) GCP
13 56 (2.53%) Google Workspace
14 36 (1.63%) Yammer
15 29 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 28 (1.26%) Azure Logic Apps
17 26 (1.17%) Azure Sentinel
18 25 (1.13%) Azure Stack
19 22 (0.99%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 354 (15.99%) Firewall
2 245 (11.07%) DNS
3 218 (9.85%) VPN
4 196 (8.85%) LAN
5 182 (8.22%) WAN
6 181 (8.18%) DHCP
7 173 (7.81%) TCP/IP
8 103 (4.65%) SAN
9 102 (4.61%) VoIP
10 76 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
11 73 (3.30%) Wireless
12 59 (2.66%) Network Security
13 53 (2.39%) Unified Communications
14 52 (2.35%) VLAN
15 42 (1.90%) SSL
16 40 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
17 32 (1.45%) Internet
17 32 (1.45%) Intranet
18 30 (1.36%) IPsec
19 29 (1.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 161 (7.27%) Power BI
3 29 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (1.22%) MySQL
4 27 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (1.08%) Tableau
7 22 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 20 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (0.63%) Big Data
13 13 (0.59%) Data Lake
13 13 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (0.41%) Metadata
15 9 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 120 (5.42%) JIRA
2 29 (1.31%) Git (software)
3 25 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.90%) Subversion
6 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (0.45%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.27%) Selenium
9 5 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.18%) MSI
10 4 (0.18%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.090%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.090%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.090%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.090%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.045%) AutoIt
12 1 (0.045%) Zephyr
General
1 616 (27.82%) Social Skills
2 412 (18.61%) Finance
3 175 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (5.78%) Legal
5 122 (5.51%) Law
6 84 (3.79%) Banking
7 79 (3.57%) Telecoms
8 64 (2.89%) Organisational Skills
9 63 (2.85%) Marketing
10 57 (2.57%) Public Sector
11 44 (1.99%) Presentation Skills
12 39 (1.76%) Retail
13 36 (1.63%) Documentation Skills
13 36 (1.63%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.99%) Advertising
15 17 (0.77%) Digital Economy
16 16 (0.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 13 (0.59%) Electronics
17 13 (0.59%) Investment Banking
18 12 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 449 (20.28%) Analyst
2 285 (12.87%) IT Support
3 245 (11.07%) Support Engineer
4 176 (7.95%) Support Analyst
5 171 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 154 (6.96%) Service Analyst
7 148 (6.68%) IT Analyst
8 144 (6.50%) IT Engineer
9 143 (6.46%) Service Desk Analyst
10 131 (5.92%) Architect
11 126 (5.69%) IT Manager
12 118 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 113 (5.10%) Consultant
14 101 (4.56%) IT Support Engineer
15 99 (4.47%) Administrator
15 99 (4.47%) IT Support Analyst
16 95 (4.29%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
17 93 (4.20%) Azure Engineer
17 93 (4.20%) Desktop Support
18 81 (3.66%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.85%) .NET
2 53 (2.39%) HTML
3 44 (1.99%) Web Services
4 39 (1.76%) CSS
5 27 (1.22%) JSON
6 20 (0.90%) React
7 17 (0.77%) jQuery
8 16 (0.72%) REST
8 16 (0.72%) SAML
9 15 (0.68%) OAuth
10 14 (0.63%) XML
11 13 (0.59%) Software Packaging
12 12 (0.54%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.50%) .NET Core
14 10 (0.45%) OpenID
15 8 (0.36%) HTML5 Canvas
15 8 (0.36%) LAMP
15 8 (0.36%) LAPP Stack
15 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Graph
15 8 (0.36%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 122 (5.51%) Management Information System
2 97 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 81 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
4 73 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 64 (2.89%) User Experience
6 49 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 36 (1.63%) iPhone
8 35 (1.58%) Clustering
9 33 (1.49%) Smartphone
10 30 (1.36%) PKI
11 25 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
11 25 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.04%) iPad
13 21 (0.95%) Housing Association
14 20 (0.90%) Driving Licence
14 20 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
15 19 (0.86%) Blackberry
15 19 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
16 18 (0.81%) CMDB
17 17 (0.77%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1,201 (54.25%) Windows
2 549 (24.80%) Windows 10
3 490 (22.13%) Windows Server
4 178 (8.04%) Linux
5 151 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 120 (5.42%) Windows Server 2016
7 101 (4.56%) Mac OS
8 98 (4.43%) Windows 7
9 95 (4.29%) Windows Server 2019
10 88 (3.97%) Apple iOS
11 80 (3.61%) Android
12 61 (2.76%) Mac OS X
13 52 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (1.45%) Unix
15 27 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (0.81%) Windows 8
17 15 (0.68%) CentOS
18 11 (0.50%) VMS
19 9 (0.41%) Ubuntu
20 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (22.67%) ITIL
2 277 (12.51%) Problem-Solving
3 263 (11.88%) Service Delivery
4 240 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 188 (8.49%) DevOps
6 178 (8.04%) Migration
7 169 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
8 167 (7.54%) Cybersecurity
9 163 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
10 148 (6.68%) Project Management
11 142 (6.41%) CRM
12 140 (6.32%) Project Delivery
13 136 (6.14%) Mentoring
14 134 (6.05%) Service Management
15 130 (5.87%) Information Security
15 130 (5.87%) ITSM
16 119 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 116 (5.24%) Change Management
18 104 (4.70%) Analytics
19 91 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 481 (21.73%) PowerShell
2 282 (12.74%) SQL
3 88 (3.97%) Python
4 60 (2.71%) C#
5 53 (2.39%) Bash Shell
6 43 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 31 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 22 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 18 (0.81%) C
9 18 (0.81%) TypeScript
10 17 (0.77%) PHP
11 13 (0.59%) Ruby
12 12 (0.54%) Java
12 12 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.45%) R
13 10 (0.45%) VBA
14 8 (0.36%) C++
14 8 (0.36%) Perl
15 6 (0.27%) VBScript
16 4 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 189 (8.54%) Degree
2 175 (7.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 122 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (4.56%) CCNA
5 78 (3.52%) MCSE
6 66 (2.98%) MCSA
7 53 (2.39%) MCP
8 39 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (1.54%) CISSP
10 29 (1.31%) MCITP
11 28 (1.26%) CCNP
12 26 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (0.99%) CEH
13 22 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
14 20 (0.90%) Security Cleared
15 18 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 17 (0.77%) CISM
16 17 (0.77%) SC Cleared
17 10 (0.45%) A+ Certification
17 10 (0.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.60%) SLA
2 86 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 83 (3.75%) GDPR
4 25 (1.13%) QA
5 18 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (0.72%) NIST
7 14 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.32%) GRC
9 6 (0.27%) PMO
10 4 (0.18%) IASME
11 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.14%) ITGC
11 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.090%) NCSC
12 2 (0.090%) PSD2
12 2 (0.090%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,132 (51.13%) Active Directory
2 298 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 85 (3.84%) vSphere
5 64 (2.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 40 (1.81%) XenApp
7 38 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 24 (1.08%) BitLocker
9 24 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (0.95%) Terminal Services
11 16 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (0.68%) Docker
13 12 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 12 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.41%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.18%) Firmware
16 3 (0.14%) KVM
17 2 (0.090%) MetaFrame
17 2 (0.090%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 354 (15.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 240 (10.84%) SCCM
3 57 (2.57%) Terraform
4 51 (2.30%) Jamf Pro
5 30 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
6 29 (1.31%) Puppet
7 26 (1.17%) Ansible
8 24 (1.08%) SCOM
9 23 (1.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 21 (0.95%) AirWatch
11 20 (0.90%) FortiGate
12 17 (0.77%) Kubernetes
13 16 (0.72%) CASB
14 15 (0.68%) Backup Exec
15 11 (0.50%) WSUS
16 8 (0.36%) vCenter Server
17 7 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
17 7 (0.32%) PowerCLI
18 6 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 5 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1,409 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 469 (21.18%) VMware
3 243 (10.98%) Citrix
4 219 (9.89%) Cisco
5 142 (6.41%) ServiceNow
6 140 (6.32%) Apple
7 73 (3.30%) HP
8 70 (3.16%) iManage
9 69 (3.12%) Google
10 65 (2.94%) Meraki
11 61 (2.76%) Dell
12 56 (2.53%) Adobe
13 54 (2.44%) Oracle
14 49 (2.21%) Veeam
15 45 (2.03%) Palo Alto
16 42 (1.90%) Bloomberg
17 40 (1.81%) SonicWALL
18 38 (1.72%) SAP
19 37 (1.67%) Sophos
20 36 (1.63%) Salesforce.com