Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 73 193
Rank change year-on-year +3 +120 -8
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 319 348 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.35% 4.34% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.52% 21.18% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 283 336 84
Manchester median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.53% +0.67%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £49,375 £52,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £29,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +9.24% -8.46% -7.14%

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 1,821 1,643 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.84% 20.49% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 1,451 814
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.25% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +21 34 £32,500 -24.42% 10
Salford +5 16 £24,000 -32.31% 3
Sale - 13 £20,250 - 1
Rochdale +3 11 £70,000 +164.15% 1
Bolton +26 10 £27,500 -26.67% 4
Wigan - 10 £22,500 - 1
Cheadle 0 9 £25,500 -40.70% 4
Altrincham -9 4 £24,500 -32.41% 1
Heywood - 3 £26,250 -
Oldham +1 2 £32,500 -40.91%
Bury -3 2 £17,250 -63.68% 1
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 225 (70.53%) Windows
2 191 (59.87%) Active Directory
3 190 (59.56%) Microsoft
4 141 (44.20%) VMware
5 112 (35.11%) Windows Server
6 102 (31.97%) ITIL
7 94 (29.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 83 (26.02%) Cisco
10 77 (24.14%) MS Exchange
11 75 (23.51%) SharePoint
12 73 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 70 (21.94%) Windows 10
14 68 (21.32%) TCP/IP
15 66 (20.69%) Citrix
16 63 (19.75%) DNS
17 58 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 57 (17.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 55 (17.24%) DHCP
20 54 (16.93%) Hyper-V
21 52 (16.30%) Firewall
22 51 (15.99%) Microsoft Office
23 50 (15.67%) Windows 7
24 49 (15.36%) SCCM
25 46 (14.42%) LAN
26 42 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
27 41 (12.85%) WAN
27 41 (12.85%) SQL
27 41 (12.85%) Finance
28 40 (12.54%) SAN

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 77 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 75 (23.51%) SharePoint
3 30 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (7.84%) Skype for Business
5 24 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (4.08%) IIS
9 12 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (2.19%) CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 51 (15.99%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.88%) Visualfiles
3 5 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 87 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.51%) IaaS
5 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) G Suite
6 2 (0.63%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.31%) Force.com
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (21.32%) TCP/IP
2 63 (19.75%) DNS
3 55 (17.24%) DHCP
4 52 (16.30%) Firewall
5 46 (14.42%) LAN
6 41 (12.85%) WAN
7 40 (12.54%) SAN
8 30 (9.40%) Skype
9 21 (6.58%) VPN
10 20 (6.27%) VoIP
11 17 (5.33%) Intranet
11 17 (5.33%) Wireless
12 14 (4.39%) VLAN
13 12 (3.76%) iSCSI
14 11 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (3.45%) Unified Communications
15 10 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (3.13%) Ethernet
16 8 (2.51%) MPLS
17 7 (2.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.31%) MS Access
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 41 (12.85%) Finance
2 22 (6.90%) Retail
3 11 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.82%) Electronics
4 9 (2.82%) Publishing
5 7 (2.19%) Games
5 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.88%) Back Office
6 6 (1.88%) Marketing
7 5 (1.57%) Local Government
8 4 (1.25%) Legal
9 3 (0.94%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.63%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (18.18%) Analyst
2 53 (16.61%) IT Support
3 41 (12.85%) Support Engineer
4 34 (10.66%) 2nd Line Support
5 33 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 31 (9.72%) 1st Line Support
7 28 (8.78%) Service Analyst
8 25 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 21 (6.58%) Desktop Support
9 21 (6.58%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (6.58%) Service Desk Support
10 20 (6.27%) IT Technician
11 19 (5.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 19 (5.96%) Support Technician
12 18 (5.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (5.64%) IT Analyst
12 18 (5.64%) IT Support Technician
13 17 (5.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
14 16 (5.02%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.64%) HTML
1 18 (5.64%) Web Services
2 10 (3.13%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.13%) XML
3 9 (2.82%) CSS
4 8 (2.51%) .NET
5 6 (1.88%) jQuery
6 2 (0.63%) COM
6 2 (0.63%) HTML5
6 2 (0.63%) Node.js
6 2 (0.63%) OAuth
6 2 (0.63%) SAML
7 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.31%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.31%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.31%) REST
7 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.31%) Sass
7 1 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.08%) Replication
4 9 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.51%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.88%) Fintech
7 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.88%) Xbox
8 5 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) 3D Printing
9 4 (1.25%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.94%) User Experience
10 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.31%) iPad
12 1 (0.31%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 225 (70.53%) Windows
2 112 (35.11%) Windows Server
3 94 (29.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (22.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (21.94%) Windows 10
6 50 (15.67%) Windows 7
7 23 (7.21%) Linux
8 9 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.51%) Android
9 8 (2.51%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.94%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.94%) SUSE
13 1 (0.31%) Unix
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (31.97%) ITIL
2 42 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 32 (10.03%) Service Management
5 25 (7.84%) Incident Management
6 22 (6.90%) Change Management
7 20 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (6.27%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (5.96%) Migration
9 18 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (5.33%) CRM
10 17 (5.33%) ERP
11 16 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (5.02%) ITIL V3
11 16 (5.02%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.39%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (4.39%) Project Management
13 13 (4.08%) Coaching
13 13 (4.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.85%) SQL
2 25 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.63%) C
6 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.31%) C#
6 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 57 (17.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (9.72%) MCSE
3 16 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (4.70%) MCP
4 15 (4.70%) MCSA
4 15 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (3.45%) CCNA
5 11 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.45%) Degree
6 8 (2.51%) HNC
6 8 (2.51%) MCTS
7 7 (2.19%) CCNP
7 7 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.57%) VCP5
9 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.94%) MCITP
11 1 (0.31%) CCA
11 1 (0.31%) CCIE
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.54%) SLA
2 17 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.94%) GDPR
5 3 (0.94%) PMO
5 3 (0.94%) QA
6 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 191 (59.87%) Active Directory
2 58 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (16.93%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.15%) vSphere
5 22 (6.90%) XenApp
6 19 (5.96%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (5.02%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (4.39%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.57%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.94%) vCloud
12 2 (0.63%) NFS
12 2 (0.63%) Xen
12 2 (0.63%) XenServer
13 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.31%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (15.36%) SCCM
2 8 (2.51%) SCVMM
2 8 (2.51%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (2.19%) WSUS
4 6 (1.88%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (1.88%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.25%) SCOM
5 4 (1.25%) SCOrch
5 4 (1.25%) vRealize
6 3 (0.94%) DameWare
6 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.63%) Puppet
7 2 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 190 (59.56%) Microsoft
2 141 (44.20%) VMware
3 83 (26.02%) Cisco
4 66 (20.69%) Citrix
5 23 (7.21%) Veeam
6 14 (4.39%) NetApp
7 12 (3.76%) HP
8 11 (3.45%) Nintex
9 8 (2.51%) Apple
9 8 (2.51%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (2.19%) Dell
11 6 (1.88%) EMC
12 5 (1.57%) Aruba
12 5 (1.57%) Juniper
12 5 (1.57%) NETGEAR
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle
12 5 (1.57%) Ruckus Wireless
12 5 (1.57%) SAP
12 5 (1.57%) Snow
13 4 (1.25%) Avaya