Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 152 168
Rank change year-on-year +56 +16 +46
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 234 148 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.31% 1.92% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.24% 12.86% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 187 142 81
Manchester median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £19,750 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £30,250 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -17.12% -2.67% -23.47%

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 1,767 1,151 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.98% 14.90% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 987 562
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,975 £24,450 £25,575
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.41% +3.75%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 +30 31 £41,250 +17.86% 7
Rochdale +10 16 £63,500 +81.43%
Salford +6 10 £38,500 -12.99% 2
Bury +3 6 £38,500 +40.00% 1
Altrincham +6 4 £23,750 -10.38% 1
Cheadle - 3 £20,000 - 6
Oldham +32 2 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Bolton +9 1 £37,500 +59.57% 1
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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.

1 185 (79.06%) Windows
2 160 (68.38%) Microsoft
3 131 (55.98%) Active Directory
4 129 (55.13%) Windows Server
5 125 (53.42%) VMware
6 105 (44.87%) Hyper-V
7 86 (36.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (36.75%) Cisco
8 85 (36.32%) ITIL
9 79 (33.76%) MS Exchange
10 73 (31.20%) Firewall
11 68 (29.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 68 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 66 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 65 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
14 63 (26.92%) WAN
14 63 (26.92%) TCP/IP
15 60 (25.64%) LAN
16 59 (25.21%) Microsoft Azure
17 57 (24.36%) SCCM
18 53 (22.65%) DNS
18 53 (22.65%) SharePoint
19 47 (20.09%) Exchange Server 2010
20 43 (18.38%) Windows 10
20 43 (18.38%) MCSE
21 42 (17.95%) DHCP
22 40 (17.09%) MCSA
23 39 (16.67%) Windows 7
24 37 (15.81%) SQL Server
25 36 (15.38%) MCP

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 79 (33.76%) MS Exchange
2 53 (22.65%) SharePoint
3 47 (20.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (8.97%) Skype for Business
7 11 (4.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.99%) IIS
9 5 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 65 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 59 (25.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.26%) IaaS
3 17 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.13%) SaaS
5 11 (4.70%) PaaS
6 9 (3.85%) G Suite
7 8 (3.42%) OneDrive
8 6 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (2.14%) Google App Engine
10 3 (1.28%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.43%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 73 (31.20%) Firewall
2 63 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 63 (26.92%) WAN
3 60 (25.64%) LAN
4 53 (22.65%) DNS
5 42 (17.95%) DHCP
6 30 (12.82%) Skype
7 25 (10.68%) SAN
8 19 (8.12%) VPN
9 17 (7.26%) VoIP
10 13 (5.56%) VLAN
11 11 (4.70%) Internet
12 9 (3.85%) Network Security
12 9 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (3.42%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (2.99%) IP Telephony
15 6 (2.56%) MPLS
15 6 (2.56%) Wireless
15 6 (2.56%) WLAN
16 5 (2.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.14%) Power BI
3 5 (2.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.28%) MySQL
5 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) JIRA
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (6.41%) Retail
2 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.99%) Finance
4 4 (1.71%) Advertising
4 4 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Front Office
5 3 (1.28%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (22.65%) Support Engineer
2 33 (14.10%) Analyst
3 27 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (11.11%) IT Support
5 25 (10.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 25 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (8.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 19 (8.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (8.12%) Service Analyst
7 17 (7.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 16 (6.84%) IT Engineer
9 15 (6.41%) IT Analyst
10 14 (5.98%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (5.56%) Administrator
11 13 (5.56%) Support Analyst
12 12 (5.13%) 1st Line Engineer
12 12 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
12 12 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (4.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.26%) Web Services
2 14 (5.98%) .NET
3 8 (3.42%) HTML
4 7 (2.99%) CSS
5 6 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.14%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.28%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.28%) HTML5
8 3 (1.28%) jQuery
9 2 (0.85%) MAPI
9 2 (0.85%) Servlets
10 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.43%) GWT
10 1 (0.43%) JSON
10 1 (0.43%) WCF
10 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.27%) Replication
4 8 (3.42%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.42%) Private Cloud
5 7 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.71%) User Experience
9 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.85%) Clustering
10 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.85%) iPad
10 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 185 (79.06%) Windows
2 129 (55.13%) Windows Server
3 86 (36.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (18.38%) Windows 10
6 39 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.13%) Linux
8 8 (3.42%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.85%) Android
10 2 (0.85%) Unix
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.43%) SUSE
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.32%) ITIL
2 26 (11.11%) Service Management
3 22 (9.40%) Mentoring
4 19 (8.12%) Migration
5 18 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 17 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.26%) Coaching
7 14 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.70%) CRM
9 10 (4.27%) Change Management
9 10 (4.27%) Commercial Awareness
9 10 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (4.27%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (3.85%) Line Management
11 8 (3.42%) DevOps
11 8 (3.42%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.42%) Information Security
11 8 (3.42%) ITSM
11 8 (3.42%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.68%) SQL
2 16 (6.84%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.41%) JavaScript
4 12 (5.13%) C#
5 6 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.28%) Java
7 2 (0.85%) VB
7 2 (0.85%) VBScript
8 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (29.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (18.38%) MCSE
3 40 (17.09%) MCSA
4 36 (15.38%) MCP
5 23 (9.83%) Degree
6 10 (4.27%) HNC
6 10 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.42%) MCTS
9 7 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.56%) CCNA
11 5 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (2.14%) MCITP
12 4 (1.71%) CISSP
13 3 (1.28%) CISA
13 3 (1.28%) CISM
13 3 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.40%) SLA
2 14 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.70%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.85%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.28%) COSHH
5 3 (1.28%) GDPR
5 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.85%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.43%) GCP
7 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 131 (55.98%) Active Directory
2 105 (44.87%) Hyper-V
3 66 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (8.12%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (7.26%) vSphere
6 12 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.56%) Xen
8 5 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.71%) XenApp
10 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.28%) XenServer
11 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.43%) Docker
12 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (24.36%) SCCM
2 8 (3.42%) SCOM
3 6 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (2.14%) Puppet
4 5 (2.14%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.71%) WSUS
6 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.43%) Ansible
7 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 160 (68.38%) Microsoft
2 125 (53.42%) VMware
3 86 (36.75%) Cisco
4 34 (14.53%) Citrix
5 25 (10.68%) Veeam
6 16 (6.84%) Google
7 15 (6.41%) HP
8 6 (2.56%) Mitel
9 5 (2.14%) Forcepoint
10 4 (1.71%) Apple
10 4 (1.71%) Dell
10 4 (1.71%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (1.28%) Capita
11 3 (1.28%) EMC
11 3 (1.28%) F5
11 3 (1.28%) Isilon
11 3 (1.28%) Juniper
11 3 (1.28%) McAfee
11 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.28%) SonicWALL