Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 191 197
Rank change year-on-year +121 +6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 328 110 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.46% 1.44% 1.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.99% 10.81% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 293 101 69
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,100 £52,500 £51,500
North West median annual salary £31,250 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% -12.86% -33.33%

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 1,641 1,018 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.33% 13.37% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 893 559
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,100 £24,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £44,375 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.41% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +29 37 £43,000 +28.36% 9
Rochdale +13 19 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Salford +5 11 £36,729 -15.32% 7
Cheadle +1 8 £43,000 - 3
Bury +18 7 £47,500 +72.73%
Altrincham -1 4 £36,250 +22.88% 2
Oldham +17 2 £22,500 - 4
Audenshaw - 2 £57,500 -
Bolton +6 1 £37,500 -5.06% 1
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 255 (77.74%) Windows
2 208 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 207 (63.11%) Active Directory
4 176 (53.66%) VMware
5 159 (48.48%) Windows Server
6 142 (43.29%) Hyper-V
7 137 (41.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 132 (40.24%) Cisco
9 128 (39.02%) ITIL
10 98 (29.88%) TCP/IP
10 98 (29.88%) MS Exchange
10 98 (29.88%) Firewall
11 97 (29.57%) WAN
12 93 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 92 (28.05%) LAN
14 91 (27.74%) DNS
15 90 (27.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 88 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
17 80 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 76 (23.17%) MCSE
19 75 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
20 74 (22.56%) SharePoint
21 70 (21.34%) Exchange Server 2010
22 68 (20.73%) DHCP
23 63 (19.21%) Windows 10
24 60 (18.29%) SCCM
25 55 (16.77%) Windows 7
26 48 (14.63%) MCP
27 45 (13.72%) Citrix
28 44 (13.41%) MCSA

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 98 (29.88%) MS Exchange
2 74 (22.56%) SharePoint
3 70 (21.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (6.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (6.10%) Skype for Business
8 10 (3.05%) IIS
9 6 (1.83%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.83%) SAS
10 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 88 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (0.91%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.91%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.61%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.30%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 80 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.79%) IaaS
4 13 (3.96%) SaaS
5 11 (3.35%) OneDrive
5 11 (3.35%) PaaS
6 9 (2.74%) Mimecast
7 7 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.83%) G Suite
8 6 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.52%) Google App Engine
10 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.30%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.30%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 98 (29.88%) Firewall
1 98 (29.88%) TCP/IP
2 97 (29.57%) WAN
3 92 (28.05%) LAN
4 91 (27.74%) DNS
5 68 (20.73%) DHCP
6 39 (11.89%) SAN
7 29 (8.84%) VPN
8 27 (8.23%) VoIP
9 23 (7.01%) Skype
10 22 (6.71%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (4.88%) MPLS
11 16 (4.88%) VLAN
12 9 (2.74%) Internet
12 9 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.44%) Network Security
14 6 (1.83%) BGP
14 6 (1.83%) EIGRP
14 6 (1.83%) OSPF
14 6 (1.83%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.13%) Power BI
3 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (5.79%) Retail
2 13 (3.96%) Finance
3 9 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.13%) Advertising
5 5 (1.52%) Games
6 4 (1.22%) Law
6 4 (1.22%) Legal
7 3 (0.91%) Back Office
7 3 (0.91%) Billing
7 3 (0.91%) Front Office
8 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 2 (0.61%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (31.71%) Support Engineer
2 47 (14.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 45 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (13.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 42 (12.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 35 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 34 (10.37%) IT Support
8 31 (9.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 31 (9.45%) IT Engineer
9 29 (8.84%) Analyst
10 26 (7.93%) Windows Engineer
11 25 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (6.40%) VMware Engineer
13 19 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
14 17 (5.18%) IT Support Engineer
14 17 (5.18%) Service Desk Engineer
15 16 (4.88%) 1st Line Engineer
15 16 (4.88%) Architect
16 15 (4.57%) Support Analyst
16 15 (4.57%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.06%) Web Services
2 14 (4.27%) .NET
3 6 (1.83%) .NET Framework
3 6 (1.83%) HTML
4 5 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.22%) CSS
5 4 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.61%) MAPI
7 2 (0.61%) Servlets
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.30%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.30%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.30%) GWT
8 1 (0.30%) HTML5
8 1 (0.30%) jQuery
8 1 (0.30%) WCF
8 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.62%) Driving Licence
2 17 (5.18%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.27%) Private Cloud
4 9 (2.74%) Replication
5 5 (1.52%) Clustering
5 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (0.91%) User Experience
7 2 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.61%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.61%) iPad
7 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.30%) FMCG
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 255 (77.74%) Windows
2 159 (48.48%) Windows Server
3 137 (41.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (19.21%) Windows 10
6 55 (16.77%) Windows 7
7 17 (5.18%) Linux
8 7 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.52%) Unix
9 5 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) AIX
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) SUSE
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (39.02%) ITIL
2 31 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (8.54%) Mentoring
4 24 (7.32%) Service Management
5 19 (5.79%) Coaching
6 18 (5.49%) Migration
7 16 (4.88%) DevOps
7 16 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.88%) Information Security
8 14 (4.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (4.27%) ITIL V3
9 12 (3.66%) TOGAF
10 11 (3.35%) CRM
10 11 (3.35%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.05%) Change Control
12 9 (2.74%) High Availability
12 9 (2.74%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.74%) IT Strategy
13 8 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.45%) SQL
2 27 (8.23%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.96%) C#
3 13 (3.96%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.91%) Java
5 2 (0.61%) VB
5 2 (0.61%) VBScript
6 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 90 (27.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (23.17%) MCSE
3 48 (14.63%) MCP
4 44 (13.41%) MCSA
5 19 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (5.49%) CCNA
6 18 (5.49%) Degree
6 18 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.13%) MCITP
8 6 (1.83%) HNC
9 5 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.22%) CCNP
10 4 (1.22%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.22%) MCTS
11 3 (0.91%) CISA
11 3 (0.91%) CISM
11 3 (0.91%) CISSP
12 2 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.61%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.54%) SLA
2 19 (5.79%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.13%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.52%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) GCP
System Software
1 207 (63.11%) Active Directory
2 142 (43.29%) Hyper-V
3 93 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (7.93%) vSphere
5 25 (7.62%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (7.32%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.22%) XenApp
9 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.61%) Xen
10 2 (0.61%) XenServer
11 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.30%) Docker
11 1 (0.30%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.30%) vCloud
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (18.29%) SCCM
2 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (2.13%) Puppet
3 6 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.91%) SCOM
7 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.61%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.61%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.30%) Ansible
8 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.30%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 176 (53.66%) VMware
3 132 (40.24%) Cisco
4 45 (13.72%) Citrix
5 29 (8.84%) Veeam
6 21 (6.40%) Google
7 13 (3.96%) HP
8 8 (2.44%) Dell
9 7 (2.13%) Apple
9 7 (2.13%) Juniper
10 6 (1.83%) Lotus
11 5 (1.52%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.22%) McAfee
12 4 (1.22%) Symantec
13 3 (0.91%) Forcepoint
13 3 (0.91%) Intapp
13 3 (0.91%) LexisNexis
13 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.91%) Sophos