Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 43 70
Rank change year-on-year -44 +27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 77 372 308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.91% 5.76% 4.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.02% 19.04% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 70 339 273
Median annual salary £38,818 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.51% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,400 £20,050
90th Percentile £63,000 £59,831 £56,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% +9.23% +10.17%

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 960 1,954 1,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.28% 30.25% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1,590 1,580
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +15.85%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,516 £73,875
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 October 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 27 October 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 +12 5 £24,000 -36.00% 5
Salford +19 3 £26,000 -35.00% 3
Rochdale +10 3 £37,500 -10.30%
Bolton +17 2 £56,750 +74.62%
Altrincham +5 2 £40,000 +58.42%
Wigan -4 1 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £36,500 -
Bury - 1 £19,500 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 49 (63.64%) Azure
2 48 (62.34%) Windows
2 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
3 46 (59.74%) Active Directory
4 37 (48.05%) VMware
5 28 (36.36%) DNS
6 27 (35.06%) Windows Server
7 26 (33.77%) DHCP
7 26 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 20 (25.97%) Firewall
10 19 (24.68%) Cisco
10 19 (24.68%) Citrix
11 18 (23.38%) WAN
12 17 (22.08%) LAN
12 17 (22.08%) SharePoint
13 16 (20.78%) ITIL
13 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
14 15 (19.48%) Hyper-V
14 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
15 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
16 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
16 13 (16.88%) SAN
17 12 (15.58%) SQL
17 12 (15.58%) AWS
17 12 (15.58%) Cybersecurity
18 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
19 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
19 10 (12.99%) VoIP

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 17 (22.08%) SharePoint
2 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Sentinel
1 1 (1.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 49 (63.64%) Azure
2 12 (15.58%) AWS
3 8 (10.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (10.39%) IaaS
4 5 (6.49%) OneDrive
4 5 (6.49%) PaaS
5 4 (5.19%) Mimecast
6 3 (3.90%) GCP
6 3 (3.90%) SaaS
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.60%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.60%) AWS CodeBuild
7 2 (2.60%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (2.60%) Power Automate
7 2 (2.60%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.30%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) DNS
2 26 (33.77%) DHCP
3 20 (25.97%) Firewall
4 18 (23.38%) WAN
5 17 (22.08%) LAN
6 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
7 13 (16.88%) SAN
8 10 (12.99%) VoIP
9 6 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (6.49%) IP Telephony
11 4 (5.19%) MPLS
11 4 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (5.19%) Wireshark
12 3 (3.90%) Cisco Firepower
12 3 (3.90%) Skype
12 3 (3.90%) SNMP
12 3 (3.90%) VPN
13 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.60%) VLAN
13 2 (2.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.60%) Redis
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
1 5 (6.49%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.90%) Law
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.39%) IT Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.79%) IT Support
7 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.19%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Incident Responder
9 3 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.60%) COM
3 2 (2.60%) CSS
3 2 (2.60%) SAML
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (62.34%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Windows Server
3 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.19%) Linux
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.30%) Unix
10 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (20.78%) ITIL
3 12 (15.58%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (11.69%) Information Security
4 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.79%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (7.79%) Line Management
5 6 (7.79%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Open Source
5 6 (7.79%) Project Management
5 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.79%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.49%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (5.19%) Project Delivery
7 4 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.58%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) C
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) C#
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.90%) CREST Certified
1 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.30%) CCNA
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) GDPR
2 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.30%) NIST
4 1 (1.30%) PMO
4 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 46 (59.74%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.79%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.90%) Docker
5 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.60%) vCloud
6 2 (2.60%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.60%) XenApp
6 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (10.39%) SCCM
3 3 (3.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.30%) Ansible
5 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.30%) CASB
5 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.30%) Nessus
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) Puppet
5 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.05%) VMware
3 19 (24.68%) Cisco
3 19 (24.68%) Citrix
4 9 (11.69%) NetApp
5 7 (9.09%) Veeam
6 6 (7.79%) Dell
7 5 (6.49%) EMC
7 5 (6.49%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (5.19%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.19%) Google
8 4 (5.19%) HP
8 4 (5.19%) Sophos
9 3 (3.90%) Avaya
9 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.60%) Draytek
10 2 (2.60%) Huawei
10 2 (2.60%) Meraki
10 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.60%) SonicWALL