Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 74 85
Rank change year-on-year +33 +11 +83
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 297 249 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.91% 3.98% 3.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.00% 13.94% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 245 222 251
Median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £22,600 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £58,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 1,747 1,786 1,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.74% 28.56% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,418 1,469 1,600
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,120 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £70,050
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Manchester

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Manchester over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 -5 17 £33,000 -12.00% 10
Altrincham +21 11 £20,000 -18.37% 2
Rochdale +8 9 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Salford +4 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bolton -5 4 £75,000 +100.00%
Oldham -2 2 £26,000 +15.56%
Cheadle -6 2 £22,500 +2.27% 2
Wigan +5 1 £75,000 +206.12% 2
Bury - 1 £20,000 - 2
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 188 (63.30%) Windows
2 162 (54.55%) Azure
3 144 (48.48%) Active Directory
4 143 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 100 (33.67%) VMware
6 89 (29.97%) Windows Server
7 80 (26.94%) ITIL
8 72 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 68 (22.90%) Windows 10
10 60 (20.20%) Skype
11 56 (18.86%) Microsoft Office
11 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (17.85%) MS Exchange
12 53 (17.85%) Skype for Business
12 53 (17.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 52 (17.51%) Cisco
14 50 (16.84%) WAN
14 50 (16.84%) LAN
15 49 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (15.82%) Firewall
16 47 (15.82%) SLA
17 46 (15.49%) SQL
18 44 (14.81%) AWS
19 43 (14.48%) SharePoint
20 42 (14.14%) Mentoring
21 38 (12.79%) Azure Active Directory
21 38 (12.79%) Hyper-V
21 38 (12.79%) SCCM
22 37 (12.46%) DNS
22 37 (12.46%) Management Information System

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 53 (17.85%) MS Exchange
1 53 (17.85%) Skype for Business
2 43 (14.48%) SharePoint
3 28 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.02%) Confluence
5 6 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.02%) IIS
5 6 (2.02%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.67%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.34%) Drupal
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (18.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 162 (54.55%) Azure
2 44 (14.81%) AWS
3 38 (12.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (5.72%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (4.04%) SaaS
6 10 (3.37%) Power Platform
7 9 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.36%) GCP
8 7 (2.36%) IaaS
9 6 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (2.02%) Amazon S3
9 6 (2.02%) GitHub
9 6 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (2.02%) Slack
9 6 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.68%) PaaS
10 5 (1.68%) WhatsApp
11 4 (1.35%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.20%) Skype
2 50 (16.84%) LAN
2 50 (16.84%) WAN
3 47 (15.82%) Firewall
4 37 (12.46%) DNS
5 26 (8.75%) SAN
6 24 (8.08%) Intranet
7 22 (7.41%) DHCP
8 21 (7.07%) VoIP
9 20 (6.73%) TCP/IP
10 19 (6.40%) VPN
11 13 (4.38%) NetScaler
11 13 (4.38%) Network Security
11 13 (4.38%) Unified Communications
12 8 (2.69%) VLAN
13 7 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.02%) IP Telephony
14 6 (2.02%) VSAN
15 5 (1.68%) Internet
15 5 (1.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.37%) MySQL
3 9 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.03%) Power BI
4 6 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.02%) Big Data
4 6 (2.02%) GIS
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.01%) Redis
6 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.34%) DTS
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.06%) JIRA
2 6 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.34%) GitLab
3 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 20 (6.73%) Public Sector
2 18 (6.06%) Retail
3 16 (5.39%) Finance
4 11 (3.70%) Law
5 8 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.69%) Marketing
6 7 (2.36%) Legal
6 7 (2.36%) Publishing
6 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.68%) Fire and Rescue
7 5 (1.68%) Police
8 4 (1.35%) Billing
9 3 (1.01%) Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (16.84%) Analyst
2 49 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (11.78%) Support Engineer
4 32 (10.77%) IT Engineer
5 30 (10.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 26 (8.75%) IT Support
7 18 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
8 17 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (5.72%) Consultant
9 16 (5.39%) IT Support Engineer
9 16 (5.39%) Service Analyst
9 16 (5.39%) Service Desk Analyst
10 15 (5.05%) Service Manager
11 14 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
12 13 (4.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
15 10 (3.37%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
16 9 (3.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.70%) Web Services
2 6 (2.02%) LDAP
3 4 (1.35%) .NET
4 3 (1.01%) SAML
5 2 (0.67%) COM
5 2 (0.67%) OAuth
5 2 (0.67%) OpenID
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.34%) J2EE
6 1 (0.34%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.34%) Swagger
6 1 (0.34%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.46%) Management Information System
2 26 (8.75%) User Experience
3 19 (6.40%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.38%) iPad
5 10 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.03%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.36%) Replication
7 7 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.02%) Life Science
8 6 (2.02%) NHS
8 6 (2.02%) Xbox
9 5 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.35%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Clustering
11 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 188 (63.30%) Windows
2 89 (29.97%) Windows Server
3 68 (22.90%) Windows 10
4 49 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (12.46%) Windows Server 2016
6 36 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (11.11%) Linux
8 25 (8.42%) Windows 7
9 17 (5.72%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.04%) Unix
11 11 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (3.37%) Android
13 6 (2.02%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (1.68%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.68%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.35%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.94%) ITIL
2 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (17.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 42 (14.14%) Mentoring
5 35 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (11.11%) Coaching
7 32 (10.77%) Problem Management
8 30 (10.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 29 (9.76%) Incident Management
10 22 (7.41%) DevOps
11 21 (7.07%) Migration
12 20 (6.73%) Service Delivery
12 20 (6.73%) Service Management
13 19 (6.40%) Project Management
14 18 (6.06%) Time Management
15 16 (5.39%) Configuration Management
16 15 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (4.71%) Change Management
18 13 (4.38%) Computer Science
19 12 (4.04%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.49%) SQL
2 29 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.04%) Python
4 7 (2.36%) Java
5 6 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.35%) VBScript
7 2 (0.67%) VB
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.08%) Degree
3 17 (5.72%) MCSE
4 12 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.70%) MCSA
6 9 (3.03%) CCNA
6 9 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.68%) CISSP
8 5 (1.68%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (1.68%) MCITP
9 4 (1.35%) MCP
9 4 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.35%) OSCP
9 4 (1.35%) SSCP
10 2 (0.67%) VCP6
11 1 (0.34%) CEH
11 1 (0.34%) GSEC
11 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (15.82%) SLA
2 20 (6.73%) GDPR
3 7 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.35%) PMO
5 3 (1.01%) NIST
5 3 (1.01%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 72 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.79%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (5.72%) vSphere
5 17 (5.72%) XenApp
6 16 (5.39%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.04%) Docker
8 8 (2.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 8 (2.69%) VMware NSX
9 5 (1.68%) vCloud
9 5 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.01%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.67%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.67%) Xen
13 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 38 (12.79%) SCCM
2 28 (9.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (4.38%) Kibana
3 13 (4.38%) Puppet
4 11 (3.70%) AirWatch
5 10 (3.37%) XenMobile
6 9 (3.03%) Kubernetes
6 9 (3.03%) Terraform
7 8 (2.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (2.69%) SCOM
8 7 (2.36%) Icinga
8 7 (2.36%) Nagios
9 6 (2.02%) Ansible
9 6 (2.02%) Grafana
9 6 (2.02%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.68%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.01%) vRealize
Vendors
1 143 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 100 (33.67%) VMware
3 52 (17.51%) Cisco
4 35 (11.78%) Citrix
5 29 (9.76%) Apple
6 21 (7.07%) NetApp
7 17 (5.72%) Veeam
8 14 (4.71%) EMC
9 10 (3.37%) Dell
10 9 (3.03%) HP
11 8 (2.69%) Actuate
11 8 (2.69%) Polycom
12 7 (2.36%) New Relic
12 7 (2.36%) Splunk
13 6 (2.02%) SaltStack
13 6 (2.02%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.02%) Symantec
14 5 (1.68%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.68%) Mitel
14 5 (1.68%) Palo Alto