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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 44 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 357 216 232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 6.34% 5.58% 5.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.90% 13.56% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 267 206 181
10th Percentile £24,300 £22,500 £24,250
25th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £43,250 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.29% +9.49% +5.33%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,594
90th Percentile £65,400 £64,375 £63,750
North West median annual salary £36,500 £41,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -12.05% +9.21% +8.57%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,396 1,593 1,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.58% 41.17% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,693 1,418 1,177
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,500 £32,300
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,674
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.43% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,675 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,958
North West median annual salary £53,112 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.22% - +5.26%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in Manchester

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in Manchester

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in Manchester

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton +6 12 £25,000 -29.58% 3
Altrincham +11 9 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Wigan -1 6 £30,750 -38.50% 4
Bury +5 4 £27,000 -1.82% 2
Stockport -13 4 £25,750 +11.96% 7
Salford -22 4 £29,750 -0.83% 2
Cheadle -2 2 £31,500 +15.93% 2
Oldham -16 2 - - 4
Rochdale - 1 £23,000 - 1
Microsoft 365
North West

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 287 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 231 (64.71%) Windows
3 199 (55.74%) Azure
4 185 (51.82%) Active Directory
5 137 (38.38%) Windows Server
6 107 (29.97%) Social Skills
7 99 (27.73%) VMware
8 82 (22.97%) Cisco
9 76 (21.29%) Firewall
9 76 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 75 (21.01%) ITIL
11 74 (20.73%) SharePoint
12 68 (19.05%) DNS
13 66 (18.49%) Windows 10
14 65 (18.21%) Microsoft Office
15 64 (17.93%) Problem-Solving
15 64 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 63 (17.65%) DHCP
17 58 (16.25%) AWS
18 57 (15.97%) Cybersecurity
18 57 (15.97%) Hyper-V
19 55 (15.41%) Finance
20 54 (15.13%) Data Centre
21 52 (14.57%) Service Management
22 50 (14.01%) WAN
23 49 (13.73%) SLA
23 49 (13.73%) Agile
23 49 (13.73%) PowerShell
24 47 (13.17%) Service Delivery
25 44 (12.32%) Legal

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 74 (20.73%) SharePoint
2 39 (10.92%) MS Exchange
3 24 (6.72%) IIS
4 12 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) Site Server
9 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (18.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Sentinel
2 10 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.56%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 199 (55.74%) Azure
2 58 (16.25%) AWS
3 35 (9.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 35 (9.80%) SaaS
4 29 (8.12%) IaaS
5 28 (7.84%) PaaS
6 24 (6.72%) OneDrive
7 21 (5.88%) Azure Sentinel
8 20 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (5.60%) Mimecast
8 20 (5.60%) Power Platform
9 14 (3.92%) Google Workspace
10 12 (3.36%) PowerApps
11 8 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.84%) AWS Fargate
12 3 (0.84%) Azure Pipelines
12 3 (0.84%) Miro
13 2 (0.56%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.56%) GitHub
13 2 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (21.29%) Firewall
2 68 (19.05%) DNS
3 63 (17.65%) DHCP
4 50 (14.01%) WAN
5 39 (10.92%) TCP/IP
5 39 (10.92%) VPN
6 38 (10.64%) Remote Desktop
7 30 (8.40%) LAN
8 25 (7.00%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (6.44%) VLAN
10 22 (6.16%) SAN
11 15 (4.20%) MPLS
11 15 (4.20%) VoIP
12 14 (3.92%) Internet
13 12 (3.36%) Network Security
13 12 (3.36%) Wireless
14 9 (2.52%) FTP
14 9 (2.52%) SNMP
15 6 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (1.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.68%) GIS
3 5 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.84%) Power BI
4 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.56%) MS Access
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.24%) JIRA
2 4 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.84%) Selenium
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.28%) Postman
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 107 (29.97%) Social Skills
2 55 (15.41%) Finance
3 44 (12.32%) Legal
4 38 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (7.00%) Law
6 22 (6.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 22 (6.16%) Presentation Skills
7 19 (5.32%) Manufacturing
8 18 (5.04%) Organisational Skills
9 17 (4.76%) Marketing
10 14 (3.92%) Public Sector
11 12 (3.36%) Advertising
12 11 (3.08%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (2.52%) Retail
14 5 (1.40%) Automotive
14 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.84%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.84%) French Language
15 3 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
16 2 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 68 (19.05%) Analyst
2 60 (16.81%) IT Support
3 46 (12.89%) Support Engineer
4 42 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (11.20%) IT Engineer
5 40 (11.20%) Support Analyst
6 33 (9.24%) Consultant
7 31 (8.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (7.84%) Architect
8 28 (7.84%) IT Analyst
9 26 (7.28%) IT Support Engineer
9 26 (7.28%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (6.16%) IT Support Analyst
11 21 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 20 (5.60%) Project Manager
13 18 (5.04%) Service Analyst
14 17 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
14 17 (4.76%) IT Manager
14 17 (4.76%) IT Technician
14 17 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.80%) SAML
2 8 (2.24%) EDI
3 5 (1.40%) .NET
3 5 (1.40%) HTML
3 5 (1.40%) XMPP
4 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.84%) CSS
4 3 (0.84%) REST
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.56%) LDAP
5 2 (0.56%) RESTful
6 1 (0.28%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Graph
6 1 (0.28%) Node.js
6 1 (0.28%) OAuth
6 1 (0.28%) OpenAPI
6 1 (0.28%) React
6 1 (0.28%) Swagger
6 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.13%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.56%) User Experience
3 23 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.64%) Clustering
5 12 (3.36%) NHS
6 9 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.24%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.96%) Handset
9 6 (1.68%) Life Science
10 5 (1.40%) HP Storage
10 5 (1.40%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.84%) PKI
11 3 (0.84%) Replication
11 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.56%) Blog
12 2 (0.56%) IoT
12 2 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 231 (64.71%) Windows
2 137 (38.38%) Windows Server
3 66 (18.49%) Windows 10
4 34 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (7.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.92%) Linux
9 9 (2.52%) Android
10 8 (2.24%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.24%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.24%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.84%) Unix
12 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.28%) CentOS
14 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.01%) ITIL
2 64 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 64 (17.93%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (15.97%) Cybersecurity
4 52 (14.57%) Service Management
5 49 (13.73%) Agile
6 47 (13.17%) Service Delivery
7 43 (12.04%) Project Management
8 35 (9.80%) DevOps
9 30 (8.40%) Information Security
10 28 (7.84%) Time Management
11 27 (7.56%) CRM
12 26 (7.28%) Analytics
13 25 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (7.00%) Test Automation
14 22 (6.16%) Patch Management
15 21 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (5.88%) ITSM
16 20 (5.60%) Capacity Management
16 20 (5.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 30 (8.40%) SQL
3 8 (2.24%) Python
4 6 (1.68%) C#
5 3 (0.84%) Bash
5 3 (0.84%) VB
6 2 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.28%) Bicep
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) Java
7 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) Korn
7 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 21 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.04%) AWS Certification
4 14 (3.92%) Degree
5 10 (2.80%) CISSP
6 7 (1.96%) SSCP
7 6 (1.68%) MCP
8 5 (1.40%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.56%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.56%) MCSA
9 2 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.28%) CCA
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) MCSE
10 1 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.73%) SLA
2 19 (5.32%) GDPR
3 16 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (2.24%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.68%) COBIT
7 5 (1.40%) NCSC
8 4 (1.12%) NIST
9 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.84%) GRC
9 3 (0.84%) QA
10 1 (0.28%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 185 (51.82%) Active Directory
2 76 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (15.97%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.44%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.12%) Docker
6 4 (1.12%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.84%) XenApp
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.56%) vSphere
8 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.28%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (12.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 36 (10.08%) SCCM
3 22 (6.16%) WSUS
4 14 (3.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 10 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (2.52%) SCOM
7 8 (2.24%) Puppet
8 6 (1.68%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.68%) Terraform
9 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.12%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 287 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 99 (27.73%) VMware
3 82 (22.97%) Cisco
4 41 (11.48%) Citrix
5 25 (7.00%) Apple
6 24 (6.72%) Veeam
7 23 (6.44%) Google
8 17 (4.76%) Adobe
9 15 (4.20%) EMC
10 14 (3.92%) Dell
10 14 (3.92%) HP
11 12 (3.36%) Fortinet
11 12 (3.36%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.52%) Meraki
13 8 (2.24%) Avaya
13 8 (2.24%) Sophos
14 7 (1.96%) NetApp
14 7 (1.96%) Northgate
15 6 (1.68%) Draytek
15 6 (1.68%) Ruckus Wireless