Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 50 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 -6
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 32 61 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.55% 4.83% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.77% 33.15% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 10
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -10.53% -20.83%
10th Percentile £22,400 £26,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,791 £53,775
North West median annual salary £30,500 £30,000 £29,250
% change year-on-year +1.67% +2.56% -44.29%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 147 184 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.30% 14.56% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 116 42
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.87% +4.71% -19.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,625 £60,000 £56,025
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Merseyside

Office 365
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Merseyside

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Merseyside

Office 365
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Liverpool +5 27 £40,000 -13.51% 7
Prescot - 4 £28,500 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (37.50%) SCCM
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 9 (28.13%) Skype
9 9 (28.13%) Driving Licence
9 9 (28.13%) DNS
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) Skype for Business
9 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
10 8 (25.00%) Citrix
10 8 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
11 7 (21.88%) LAN
11 7 (21.88%) WAN
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
12 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
12 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.63%) .NET
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (15.63%) VMware

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (28.13%) Skype for Business
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
1 9 (28.13%) Skype
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
2 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) IT Support
5 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Server Support
6 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Driving Licence
2 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.50%) iPhone
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Android
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Content Management
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Service Design
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (3.13%) BCP
7 1 (3.13%) CAD
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 4 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (9.38%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) XenApp
2 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.13%) HP