Period
to 19 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 79 65
Rank change year-on-year +32 -14 +134
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 309 272 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.53% 4.03% 4.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.96% 14.90% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 258 246 327
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,875 £20,800
90th Percentile £65,375 £64,375 £58,000
North West median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +12.31% +6.56% +1.67%

Office 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 1,822 1,826 1,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.60% 27.04% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,572 1,493
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,875 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £49,621 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.27% +15.40% +7.50%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 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 Office 365 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. 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
Stockport -10 25 £22,500 -30.77% 8
Salford -12 9 £43,750 +75.00% 3
Altrincham +29 6 £37,500 +53.06%
Bolton -10 6 £33,750 +3.85% 1
Rochdale -4 5 £29,088 -58.45% 1
Oldham -5 2 £26,000 +15.56% 2
Cheadle -7 2 £25,750 +3.00% 2
Sale -8 2 £28,000 +38.27% 3
Wigan +20 1 £19,000 -7.32% 1
Bury -1 1 £20,000 +15.94% 3
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, IT jobs citing Office 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 Office 365.

1 195 (63.11%) Windows
2 179 (57.93%) Azure
3 175 (56.63%) Microsoft
4 169 (54.69%) Active Directory
5 117 (37.86%) VMware
6 92 (29.77%) Windows 10
7 89 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 78 (25.24%) Windows Server
9 68 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 67 (21.68%) ITIL
11 63 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
13 59 (19.09%) Firewall
13 59 (19.09%) Skype
14 57 (18.45%) DNS
15 53 (17.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 51 (16.50%) SCCM
17 50 (16.18%) Azure Active Directory
18 48 (15.53%) MS Exchange
19 47 (15.21%) Cisco
20 46 (14.89%) Skype for Business
21 44 (14.24%) SharePoint
22 43 (13.92%) Citrix
23 41 (13.27%) Mentoring
24 40 (12.94%) Hyper-V
25 39 (12.62%) LAN
26 38 (12.30%) DHCP
27 37 (11.97%) SLA
27 37 (11.97%) SQL
28 36 (11.65%) AWS

Office 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 48 (15.53%) MS Exchange
2 46 (14.89%) Skype for Business
3 44 (14.24%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (6.15%) IIS
6 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.62%) Confluence
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 179 (57.93%) Azure
2 50 (16.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 36 (11.65%) AWS
4 10 (3.24%) PaaS
5 9 (2.91%) Mimecast
6 8 (2.59%) Power Platform
7 7 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.27%) IaaS
8 5 (1.62%) SaaS
8 5 (1.62%) WhatsApp
9 3 (0.97%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.65%) Serverless
11 1 (0.32%) G Suite
11 1 (0.32%) GCP
11 1 (0.32%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.09%) Firewall
1 59 (19.09%) Skype
2 57 (18.45%) DNS
3 39 (12.62%) LAN
4 38 (12.30%) DHCP
5 32 (10.36%) WAN
6 30 (9.71%) SAN
7 26 (8.41%) TCP/IP
8 24 (7.77%) Intranet
9 20 (6.47%) VoIP
9 20 (6.47%) VPN
10 12 (3.88%) IP Telephony
10 12 (3.88%) NetScaler
11 10 (3.24%) DMZ
12 6 (1.94%) Internet
13 5 (1.62%) PBX
13 5 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.62%) Unified Communications
14 4 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.27%) Power BI
3 3 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.32%) DTS
4 1 (0.32%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.88%) JIRA
2 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.97%) MSI
3 1 (0.32%) GitLab
3 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (7.77%) Public Sector
2 15 (4.85%) Legal
3 14 (4.53%) Finance
4 12 (3.88%) Law
5 11 (3.56%) Publishing
6 10 (3.24%) Fire and Rescue
6 10 (3.24%) Police
6 10 (3.24%) Retail
7 7 (2.27%) Marketing
8 5 (1.62%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.29%) Billing
9 4 (1.29%) Local Government
9 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.97%) Banking
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 59 (19.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (15.21%) Analyst
3 42 (13.59%) Support Engineer
4 39 (12.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (9.06%) IT Engineer
6 24 (7.77%) IT Support
7 22 (7.12%) Support Analyst
8 19 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 16 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (5.18%) Consultant
11 16 (5.18%) Service Analyst
11 16 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (4.85%) Azure Engineer
12 15 (4.85%) Service Desk Engineer
12 15 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.53%) Service Manager
14 13 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (3.88%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.24%) .NET
2 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.29%) .NET Core
3 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET Core
3 4 (1.29%) Web Services
4 3 (0.97%) SAML
5 2 (0.65%) COM
5 2 (0.65%) JSON
6 1 (0.32%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.32%) J2EE
6 1 (0.32%) OAuth
6 1 (0.32%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.32%) OpenID
6 1 (0.32%) Swagger
6 1 (0.32%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.06%) Management Information System
2 25 (8.09%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.15%) User Experience
4 14 (4.53%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (3.88%) iPad
5 12 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.88%) Xbox
6 8 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.59%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.27%) Replication
7 7 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.94%) PlayStation
8 6 (1.94%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.62%) NHS
9 5 (1.62%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.65%) iPhone
11 2 (0.65%) PMI
11 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 195 (63.11%) Windows
2 92 (29.77%) Windows 10
3 78 (25.24%) Windows Server
4 53 (17.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (9.39%) Windows 7
5 29 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (7.44%) Linux
7 22 (7.12%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.24%) Android
8 10 (3.24%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.91%) Windows Vista
10 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.62%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.97%) SUSE
13 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.97%) Unix
14 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 67 (21.68%) ITIL
3 63 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.27%) Mentoring
5 34 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (10.03%) Problem Management
7 29 (9.39%) Coaching
8 28 (9.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 26 (8.41%) Incident Management
10 25 (8.09%) Migration
11 21 (6.80%) Service Management
12 20 (6.47%) Project Management
13 19 (6.15%) Information Security
14 18 (5.83%) DevOps
15 17 (5.50%) Business Development
15 17 (5.50%) Service Delivery
15 17 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (5.18%) Data Protection
17 15 (4.85%) PRINCE2
18 14 (4.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.97%) SQL
2 28 (9.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.32%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) PHP
4 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.32%) VB
4 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (7.77%) Degree
3 17 (5.50%) MCSA
4 12 (3.88%) MCSE
5 8 (2.59%) VCP6
5 8 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.94%) MCITP
7 5 (1.62%) CISSP
7 5 (1.62%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.62%) MCP
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (1.29%) OSCP
8 4 (1.29%) SSCP
9 2 (0.65%) CCNA
9 2 (0.65%) HND
9 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.97%) SLA
2 11 (3.56%) GDPR
3 6 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.97%) NIST
4 3 (0.97%) PMO
4 3 (0.97%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 169 (54.69%) Active Directory
2 89 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (12.94%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.50%) vSphere
5 16 (5.18%) XenApp
6 15 (4.85%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.24%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (2.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 8 (2.59%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.62%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.62%) VMware NSX
11 4 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.65%) vCloud
14 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.32%) Docker
14 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 51 (16.50%) SCCM
2 34 (11.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (6.15%) SCOM
4 13 (4.21%) AirWatch
5 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (2.91%) XenMobile
7 7 (2.27%) Icinga
7 7 (2.27%) Kibana
7 7 (2.27%) Nagios
7 7 (2.27%) WSUS
8 6 (1.94%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (1.29%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.97%) Puppet
10 3 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.97%) Terraform
10 3 (0.97%) vRealize
11 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 175 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 117 (37.86%) VMware
3 47 (15.21%) Cisco
4 43 (13.92%) Citrix
5 34 (11.00%) Apple
6 32 (10.36%) NetApp
7 28 (9.06%) Veeam
8 14 (4.53%) EMC
9 10 (3.24%) Dell
9 10 (3.24%) Palo Alto
9 10 (3.24%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.59%) Actuate
11 7 (2.27%) Avaya
11 7 (2.27%) New Relic
11 7 (2.27%) Polycom
11 7 (2.27%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.27%) Splunk
12 6 (1.94%) Oracle
13 5 (1.62%) Sophos
13 5 (1.62%) Symantec