Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 193 184
Rank change year-on-year +124 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 342 97 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.31% 1.29% 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.55% 10.37% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 332 86 83
Manchester median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
10th Percentile £20,538 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
North West median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -27.78%

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 1587 935 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.01% 12.48% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 827 581
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +22 33 £43,000 +20.28% 6
Cheadle 0 12 £43,000 - 1
Rochdale +10 10 £26,500 -20.30% 1
Salford - 5 £36,729 - 5
Altrincham -8 4 £36,250 +11.54%
Bolton -8 3 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Bury - 3 £47,500 - 1
Oldham -1 2 £55,000 +144.44% 2
Audenshaw - 2 £57,500 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 253 (73.98%) Windows
2 243 (71.05%) Active Directory
3 197 (57.60%) Microsoft
4 176 (51.46%) VMware
5 159 (46.49%) Cisco
6 150 (43.86%) Hyper-V
7 143 (41.81%) Windows Server
8 130 (38.01%) ITIL
9 124 (36.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 97 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 94 (27.49%) Firewall
12 89 (26.02%) Microsoft Office
12 89 (26.02%) MS Exchange
13 88 (25.73%) TCP/IP
13 88 (25.73%) MCSE
14 87 (25.44%) DNS
15 86 (25.15%) WAN
15 86 (25.15%) LAN
16 73 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 73 (21.35%) Windows 10
17 72 (21.05%) SAN
18 69 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
19 68 (19.88%) DHCP
20 66 (19.30%) SharePoint
21 64 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2010
22 63 (18.42%) Windows 7
23 52 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
24 49 (14.33%) VLAN
25 48 (14.04%) Veeam
26 42 (12.28%) 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 89 (26.02%) MS Exchange
2 66 (19.30%) SharePoint
3 64 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (9.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (6.73%) Skype for Business
6 19 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (3.51%) IBM Notes
9 9 (2.63%) SAS
10 6 (1.75%) IIS
11 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 89 (26.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Epicor Tropos
1 3 (0.88%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 69 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (9.94%) Mimecast
3 28 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.92%) OneDrive
5 7 (2.05%) IaaS
6 5 (1.46%) SaaS
7 4 (1.17%) PaaS
8 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.58%) CodePlex
8 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.58%) G Suite
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 94 (27.49%) Firewall
2 88 (25.73%) TCP/IP
3 87 (25.44%) DNS
4 86 (25.15%) LAN
4 86 (25.15%) WAN
5 72 (21.05%) SAN
6 68 (19.88%) DHCP
7 49 (14.33%) VLAN
8 29 (8.48%) VoIP
9 27 (7.89%) VPN
10 26 (7.60%) Skype
11 19 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (4.68%) MPLS
13 11 (3.22%) Network Security
14 9 (2.63%) BGP
14 9 (2.63%) DMZ
14 9 (2.63%) EIGRP
14 9 (2.63%) OSPF
14 9 (2.63%) VPLS
15 7 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.58%) MySQL
4 2 (0.58%) Power BI
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (4.68%) Finance
2 14 (4.09%) Advertising
2 14 (4.09%) Retail
3 11 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.17%) Law
4 4 (1.17%) Legal
5 3 (0.88%) Back Office
5 3 (0.88%) Billing
5 3 (0.88%) Front Office
5 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.58%) Games
6 2 (0.58%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 129 (37.72%) Support Engineer
2 47 (13.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (13.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 46 (13.45%) IT Engineer
4 44 (12.87%) IT Support
5 43 (12.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 42 (12.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 36 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 34 (9.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 30 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
10 29 (8.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 29 (8.48%) Analyst
11 28 (8.19%) IT Support Engineer
12 24 (7.02%) 1st Line Engineer
13 23 (6.73%) Hyper-V Engineer
14 22 (6.43%) 1st Line Support
15 20 (5.85%) Service Desk Engineer
15 20 (5.85%) Windows Support Engineer
16 19 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
16 19 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.02%) Web Services
2 6 (1.75%) CSS
2 6 (1.75%) HTML
3 5 (1.46%) .NET
3 5 (1.46%) jQuery
4 4 (1.17%) CSS3
4 4 (1.17%) HTML5
5 3 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.29%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.23%) Driving Licence
2 11 (3.22%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.34%) iPad
3 8 (2.34%) Replication
4 7 (2.05%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.17%) Clustering
7 3 (0.88%) FMCG
7 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.58%) EPoS
8 2 (0.58%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 253 (73.98%) Windows
2 143 (41.81%) Windows Server
3 124 (36.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (21.35%) Windows 10
5 63 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 52 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.22%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.92%) Linux
9 9 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.17%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.17%) Unix
10 4 (1.17%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.88%) Android
11 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) SUSE
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (38.01%) ITIL
2 30 (8.77%) Mentoring
3 21 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (5.26%) Time Management
5 16 (4.68%) Service Management
6 15 (4.39%) Information Security
7 12 (3.51%) Migration
8 11 (3.22%) TOGAF
9 10 (2.92%) DevOps
9 10 (2.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (2.92%) Incident Management
9 10 (2.92%) Load Balancing
10 9 (2.63%) IT Strategy
10 9 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (2.63%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (2.05%) High Availability
11 7 (2.05%) ITIL V3
11 7 (2.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.99%) PowerShell
2 21 (6.14%) SQL
3 5 (1.46%) C#
3 5 (1.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.17%) VB
4 4 (1.17%) VBScript
5 2 (0.58%) Java
5 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (25.73%) MCSE
3 42 (12.28%) MCP
4 38 (11.11%) MCSA
5 21 (6.14%) Degree
6 20 (5.85%) CCNA
6 20 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.85%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (5.26%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.46%) MCITP
9 4 (1.17%) CCNP
9 4 (1.17%) CISM
9 4 (1.17%) CISSP
9 4 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.17%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.88%) CISA
10 3 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.58%) MCSD
11 2 (0.58%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.89%) SLA
2 12 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.58%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 243 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 150 (43.86%) Hyper-V
3 73 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (7.89%) vSphere
5 26 (7.60%) Terminal Services
6 22 (6.43%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.17%) XenApp
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.88%) XenServer
10 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.29%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (11.70%) SCCM
2 7 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.58%) Puppet
5 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.58%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.58%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.29%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.29%) SCSM
6 1 (0.29%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.29%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 197 (57.60%) Microsoft
2 176 (51.46%) VMware
3 159 (46.49%) Cisco
4 48 (14.04%) Veeam
5 38 (11.11%) Citrix
6 28 (8.19%) Dell
7 23 (6.73%) EqualLogic
8 16 (4.68%) HP
9 14 (4.09%) Google
10 12 (3.51%) Lotus
11 10 (2.92%) Juniper
12 8 (2.34%) Apple
13 6 (1.75%) Symantec
14 3 (0.88%) Forcepoint
14 3 (0.88%) LexisNexis
14 3 (0.88%) McAfee
14 3 (0.88%) Nintex
14 3 (0.88%) Panasonic
14 3 (0.88%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.58%) Palo Alto