Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 71 112
Rank change year-on-year +29 +41 +81
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 660 594 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.22% 3.86% 2.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.56% 23.02% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 557 508 346
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,687 2,580 1,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.24% 16.77% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,109 2,128 1,449
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
West Midlands +35 424 £42,000 +7.69% 74
East Midlands +13 233 £37,500 +15.38% 60
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 463 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 421 (63.79%) Windows
3 360 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 354 (53.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 253 (38.33%) VMware
6 252 (38.18%) Windows Server
7 165 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 164 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 157 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 152 (23.03%) SharePoint
11 146 (22.12%) Microsoft Office
12 145 (21.97%) Hyper-V
13 144 (21.82%) SQL
14 133 (20.15%) MCSE
15 122 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 122 (18.48%) SCCM
16 118 (17.88%) MS Exchange
17 115 (17.42%) Presales
18 114 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
19 109 (16.52%) SQL Server
20 106 (16.06%) DNS
20 106 (16.06%) Windows 10
21 105 (15.91%) Citrix
22 102 (15.45%) Project Management
23 101 (15.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 99 (15.00%) Cisco
25 98 (14.85%) ITIL
26 92 (13.94%) Windows 7
27 91 (13.79%) Firewall
28 86 (13.03%) Finance

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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
1 152 (23.03%) SharePoint
2 118 (17.88%) MS Exchange
3 39 (5.91%) Skype for Business
4 38 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.61%) Site Server
10 3 (0.45%) CMS
11 2 (0.30%) IIS
11 2 (0.30%) WordPress
12 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.15%) Kentico
12 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 146 (22.12%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.15%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 354 (53.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (11.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (4.24%) IaaS
5 23 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (3.48%) Amazon EMR
5 23 (3.48%) Amazon Kinesis
5 23 (3.48%) Amazon S3
5 23 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (3.48%) PaaS
5 23 (3.48%) SaaS
5 23 (3.48%) Serverless
6 22 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (1.97%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.36%) Mimecast
10 8 (1.21%) G Suite
11 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.15%) Force.com
12 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 106 (16.06%) DNS
2 91 (13.79%) Firewall
3 82 (12.42%) DHCP
4 81 (12.27%) SAN
5 60 (9.09%) Network Security
6 56 (8.48%) TCP/IP
7 45 (6.82%) VLAN
8 44 (6.67%) WAN
9 42 (6.36%) LAN
10 31 (4.70%) Skype
10 31 (4.70%) Unified Communications
11 27 (4.09%) NAS
12 26 (3.94%) VPN
13 21 (3.18%) Remote Desktop
14 20 (3.03%) MPLS
15 17 (2.58%) Intranet
16 15 (2.27%) IPsec
17 14 (2.12%) Internet
17 14 (2.12%) VoIP
18 13 (1.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.64%) Cosmos DB
4 23 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
4 23 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
4 23 (3.48%) RDBMS
5 13 (1.97%) Power BI
6 10 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.21%) MySQL
9 7 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.91%) Cognos Impromptu
10 6 (0.91%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (0.91%) Redis
10 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.61%) gulp
3 4 (0.61%) JIRA
3 4 (0.61%) webpack
4 3 (0.45%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 86 (13.03%) Finance
2 23 (3.48%) Manufacturing
3 18 (2.73%) Retail
4 15 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.82%) Legal
6 10 (1.52%) Games
7 5 (0.76%) Back Office
8 4 (0.61%) Advertising
9 2 (0.30%) Automotive
9 2 (0.30%) Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Law
9 2 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (15.45%) Architect
2 85 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 83 (12.58%) Analyst
4 81 (12.27%) Support Engineer
5 74 (11.21%) IT Support
6 57 (8.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 54 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (6.97%) Support Analyst
9 45 (6.82%) Developer
10 41 (6.21%) IT Engineer
11 37 (5.61%) Technical Architect
12 34 (5.15%) IT Analyst
13 29 (4.39%) Technical Support
14 27 (4.09%) Lead Architect
14 27 (4.09%) Technical Engineer
15 26 (3.94%) Cloud Architect
15 26 (3.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 26 (3.94%) IT Support Analyst
15 26 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
16 24 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.09%) .NET
2 43 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 41 (6.21%) Web Services
4 34 (5.15%) HTML
5 31 (4.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (4.55%) CSS
7 22 (3.33%) REST
8 21 (3.18%) .NET Framework
9 17 (2.58%) HTML5
10 14 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.82%) jQuery
12 11 (1.67%) XML
13 10 (1.52%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.52%) SOAP
14 9 (1.36%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.36%) CSS3
14 9 (1.36%) React
15 8 (1.21%) LDAP
15 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Graph
16 7 (1.06%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.76%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 34 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (4.24%) Driving Licence
5 19 (2.88%) Replication
6 16 (2.42%) Clustering
6 16 (2.42%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.42%) Thin Client
7 15 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.52%) Internet of Things
9 10 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.36%) Handset
11 8 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (0.91%) HP Storage
12 6 (0.91%) PKI
12 6 (0.91%) User Experience
13 5 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 421 (63.79%) Windows
2 252 (38.18%) Windows Server
3 164 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 122 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (16.06%) Windows 10
6 92 (13.94%) Windows 7
7 53 (8.03%) Windows 8
8 51 (7.73%) Linux
9 39 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (2.42%) Mac OS
11 14 (2.12%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.67%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.21%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.06%) SUSE
15 4 (0.61%) Android
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.61%) Unix
16 3 (0.45%) AIX
16 3 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (17.42%) Presales
2 102 (15.45%) Project Management
3 101 (15.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 98 (14.85%) ITIL
5 61 (9.24%) Customer Requirements
6 60 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 51 (7.73%) Data Protection
8 51 (7.73%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 36 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (5.30%) Migration
10 35 (5.30%) Server Virtualisation
11 34 (5.15%) Service Management
12 33 (5.00%) CRM
13 32 (4.85%) Thought Leadership
14 31 (4.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 31 (4.70%) Information Security
15 28 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
15 28 (4.24%) IT Strategy
16 27 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (21.82%) SQL
2 52 (7.88%) PowerShell
3 43 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 36 (5.45%) C#
5 26 (3.94%) Java
6 23 (3.48%) Python
6 23 (3.48%) Scala
6 23 (3.48%) Shell Script
7 22 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.36%) C++
9 9 (1.36%) VB
10 8 (1.21%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.21%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.06%) VBScript
12 6 (0.91%) VB6
13 3 (0.45%) Perl
13 3 (0.45%) PHP
13 3 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 165 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (20.15%) MCSE
3 76 (11.52%) MCSA
4 63 (9.55%) Security Cleared
5 44 (6.67%) MCP
5 44 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 40 (6.06%) Degree
7 31 (4.70%) MCITP
8 19 (2.88%) CISSP
9 17 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.97%) CISM
11 11 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (1.67%) DBS Check
12 10 (1.52%) CCNP
13 9 (1.36%) CCNA
13 9 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.36%) ISEB
13 9 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (1.21%) VCP6
15 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.73%) GDPR
1 51 (7.73%) SLA
2 30 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.91%) QA
4 4 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) IASME
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 360 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 157 (23.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (21.97%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (4.39%) vSphere
6 27 (4.09%) XenApp
7 26 (3.94%) XenDesktop
8 15 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (1.82%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (1.36%) Firmware
12 8 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (1.21%) VMware NSX
13 7 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.91%) XenServer
15 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.61%) BitLocker
17 3 (0.45%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 122 (18.48%) SCCM
2 35 (5.30%) WSUS
3 31 (4.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (2.42%) SCOrch
5 13 (1.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (1.21%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (1.21%) SCOM
7 7 (1.06%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.76%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.61%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.45%) Nessus
10 3 (0.45%) QRadar
11 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.30%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.30%) SCSM
12 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 463 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 253 (38.33%) VMware
3 105 (15.91%) Citrix
4 99 (15.00%) Cisco
5 43 (6.52%) HP
6 42 (6.36%) NetApp
7 27 (4.09%) Veeam
8 21 (3.18%) Dell
9 18 (2.73%) Nimble Storage
10 15 (2.27%) Apple
10 15 (2.27%) SAP
10 15 (2.27%) Sophos
11 13 (1.97%) SonicWALL
12 12 (1.82%) WatchGuard
12 12 (1.82%) Xamarin
13 11 (1.67%) Ivanti
14 10 (1.52%) Dell Compellent
14 10 (1.52%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.36%) Avaya
16 8 (1.21%) Red Hat