Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 104 179
Rank change year-on-year +19 +75 +20
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 269 251 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.70% 3.09% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.85% 17.12% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 230 245 79
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% -22.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,100 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% -22.50% +6.67%

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 1,811 1,466 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.89% 18.03% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,550 1,271 640
Manchester median annual salary £46,250 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +34 35 £39,000 +11.43% 6
Salford +6 14 £24,000 -53.17% 7
Wigan +25 8 £42,500 +88.89%
Bolton +12 7 £24,000 -25.00% 5
Rochdale +8 7 - - 2
Cheadle +5 6 £22,000 -38.89%
Altrincham -1 4 £23,500 -11.32% 2
Oldham +13 3 £27,500 -50.00%
Sale - 3 £21,500 - 1
Bury 0 2 £27,750 +58.57% 2
Heywood - 2 £26,250 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 202 (75.09%) Windows
2 169 (62.83%) Microsoft
3 163 (60.59%) Active Directory
4 128 (47.58%) VMware
5 124 (46.10%) Windows Server
6 96 (35.69%) ITIL
7 91 (33.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (32.34%) MS Exchange
8 87 (32.34%) Cisco
9 85 (31.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (28.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 74 (27.51%) Hyper-V
12 69 (25.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 60 (22.30%) SharePoint
14 58 (21.56%) TCP/IP
15 57 (21.19%) Firewall
16 52 (19.33%) Microsoft Office
17 51 (18.96%) Citrix
17 51 (18.96%) Windows 10
18 49 (18.22%) DNS
19 48 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (17.10%) SCCM
20 46 (17.10%) Windows 7
21 41 (15.24%) SAN
21 41 (15.24%) LAN
22 40 (14.87%) SQL
22 40 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2010
22 40 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2013
23 39 (14.50%) DHCP
24 38 (14.13%) MCSE

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 87 (32.34%) MS Exchange
2 60 (22.30%) SharePoint
3 40 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (10.41%) Skype for Business
5 22 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (5.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (4.09%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.86%) IIS
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 52 (19.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 76 (28.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.95%) IaaS
3 10 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.23%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.86%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.49%) G Suite
8 2 (0.74%) PaaS
8 2 (0.74%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (21.56%) TCP/IP
2 57 (21.19%) Firewall
3 49 (18.22%) DNS
4 41 (15.24%) LAN
4 41 (15.24%) SAN
5 39 (14.50%) DHCP
6 37 (13.75%) WAN
7 34 (12.64%) Skype
8 25 (9.29%) VPN
9 19 (7.06%) VLAN
9 19 (7.06%) VoIP
10 13 (4.83%) Wireless
11 12 (4.46%) iSCSI
11 12 (4.46%) Network Security
12 11 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (3.72%) Unified Communications
14 9 (3.35%) Intranet
14 9 (3.35%) IP Telephony
14 9 (3.35%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (3.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.72%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (8.92%) Retail
2 22 (8.18%) Finance
3 9 (3.35%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.23%) Electronics
4 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.86%) Games
6 4 (1.49%) Advertising
6 4 (1.49%) Back Office
6 4 (1.49%) Legal
6 4 (1.49%) Publishing
7 3 (1.12%) Front Office
8 2 (0.74%) Billing
8 2 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (17.84%) Analyst
2 42 (15.61%) Support Engineer
3 38 (14.13%) IT Support
4 28 (10.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (9.29%) Service Analyst
6 24 (8.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (8.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (7.81%) Support Analyst
9 17 (6.32%) Administrator
9 17 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (5.95%) 1st Line Support
10 16 (5.95%) IT Analyst
10 16 (5.95%) IT Engineer
10 16 (5.95%) IT Manager
11 14 (5.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (4.09%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.83%) Web Services
2 9 (3.35%) CSS
2 9 (3.35%) HTML
3 7 (2.60%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.23%) jQuery
5 3 (1.12%) .NET
5 3 (1.12%) HTML5
6 2 (0.74%) OAuth
6 2 (0.74%) SAML
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.37%) COM
7 1 (0.37%) JSON
7 1 (0.37%) LDAP
7 1 (0.37%) Node.js
7 1 (0.37%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.58%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.83%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.09%) Replication
5 9 (3.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.49%) 3D Printing
9 4 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.49%) EMC VNX
9 4 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.49%) Xbox
10 3 (1.12%) iPad
10 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
11 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 202 (75.09%) Windows
2 124 (46.10%) Windows Server
3 91 (33.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (31.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (18.96%) Windows 10
6 46 (17.10%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.58%) Linux
8 6 (2.23%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.49%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.37%) Android
13 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) Unix
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.69%) ITIL
2 32 (11.90%) Service Management
3 31 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (8.55%) Incident Management
5 22 (8.18%) Change Management
5 22 (8.18%) ITIL V3
6 21 (7.81%) Migration
7 20 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (6.69%) Problem Management
9 16 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (5.58%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (5.58%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.20%) ITSM
12 13 (4.83%) CRM
12 13 (4.83%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.46%) Line Management
14 11 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (3.72%) PRINCE2
15 10 (3.72%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.87%) SQL
2 21 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.72%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.97%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 69 (25.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (14.13%) MCSE
3 28 (10.41%) MCSA
4 26 (9.67%) MCP
5 18 (6.69%) Degree
6 17 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.46%) CCNA
8 12 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.09%) HNC
10 8 (2.97%) MCTS
11 6 (2.23%) CCNP
12 5 (1.86%) VCP5
13 4 (1.49%) CISSP
13 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (1.12%) CISA
14 3 (1.12%) CISM
14 3 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.15%) SLA
2 15 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.86%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.12%) COSHH
5 3 (1.12%) PMO
5 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.74%) GDPR
6 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.74%) QA
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 163 (60.59%) Active Directory
2 74 (27.51%) Hyper-V
3 48 (17.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (6.32%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (5.20%) XenApp
6 13 (4.83%) vSphere
7 12 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.72%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.23%) Xen
10 5 (1.86%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.12%) XenServer
13 2 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.37%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.37%) NFS
14 1 (0.37%) vCloud
14 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (17.10%) SCCM
2 11 (4.09%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.72%) SCVMM
4 9 (3.35%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (2.97%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.60%) SCOM
7 5 (1.86%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.49%) vRealize
8 4 (1.49%) WSUS
9 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.74%) Puppet
10 1 (0.37%) Ansible
10 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.37%) SnapVault
10 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 169 (62.83%) Microsoft
2 128 (47.58%) VMware
3 87 (32.34%) Cisco
4 51 (18.96%) Citrix
5 29 (10.78%) Veeam
6 9 (3.35%) EMC
6 9 (3.35%) HP
6 9 (3.35%) Nintex
7 8 (2.97%) Mitel
7 8 (2.97%) NetApp
7 8 (2.97%) Nimble Storage
8 7 (2.60%) Dell
9 6 (2.23%) Juniper
10 5 (1.86%) Forcepoint
10 5 (1.86%) Google
11 4 (1.49%) Capita
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle
12 3 (1.12%) Apple
12 3 (1.12%) Avaya
12 3 (1.12%) Sophos