Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 51 49
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 +58
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 25 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.42% 3.97% 4.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.12% 35.45% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 52
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,900 £32,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £55,386 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.25% -5.88% +6.25%

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 83 110 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 8.02% 11.19% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 64 79 26
Merseyside median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% -19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £26,800 £21,000 £32,125
90th Percentile £67,125 £60,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017. 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 -14 15 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bootle - 4 £53,573 -
Office 365
North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (32.00%) Migration
8 7 (28.00%) SAN
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) XenApp
11 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
11 4 (16.00%) Physics
11 4 (16.00%) Human Factors
11 4 (16.00%) vSphere
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) VMware
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle
12 3 (12.00%) HP
12 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
13 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V

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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.00%) Skype
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) Power BI
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Designer
2 5 (20.00%) Lead Designer
2 5 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.00%) iPhone
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) HPUX
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
1 8 (32.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Human Factors
3 4 (16.00%) Physics
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds