Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 47 90
Rank change year-on-year +24 +43 +44
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 873 672 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.52% 4.98% 3.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.12% 22.27% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 724 574 451
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,150 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,850 £61,500
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +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 3,342 3,017 2,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.78% 22.36% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,763 2,467 2,012
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,828 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.50%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 +29 561 £41,500 +6.41% 124
East Midlands +15 310 £34,000 -9.33% 98
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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.

1 576 (65.98%) Windows
2 562 (64.38%) Microsoft
3 505 (57.85%) Active Directory
4 465 (53.26%) Azure
5 374 (42.84%) Windows Server
6 318 (36.43%) VMware
7 218 (24.97%) Hyper-V
8 212 (24.28%) Windows 10
9 208 (23.83%) Microsoft Office
10 183 (20.96%) ITIL
11 177 (20.27%) Citrix
12 171 (19.59%) DNS
13 165 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 163 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 158 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 155 (17.75%) DHCP
17 147 (16.84%) SharePoint
17 147 (16.84%) Firewall
18 145 (16.61%) MS Exchange
19 140 (16.04%) Cisco
20 138 (15.81%) AWS
21 137 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 130 (14.89%) PowerShell
23 126 (14.43%) SCCM
24 121 (13.86%) SQL
25 115 (13.17%) WAN
26 113 (12.94%) LAN
27 100 (11.45%) SLA
28 97 (11.11%) Project Management
29 96 (11.00%) Windows 7

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
1 147 (16.84%) SharePoint
2 145 (16.61%) MS Exchange
3 50 (5.73%) Skype for Business
4 41 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.06%) IIS
6 18 (2.06%) SAS
7 13 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.03%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.57%) Apache
11 3 (0.34%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 208 (23.83%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.03%) Acrobat
4 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 8 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.69%) Workfront
3 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.46%) Line 50
4 4 (0.46%) Line 500
5 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.11%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 465 (53.26%) Azure
2 138 (15.81%) AWS
3 96 (11.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 63 (7.22%) IaaS
5 58 (6.64%) PaaS
6 52 (5.96%) Power Platform
7 28 (3.21%) Dynamics 365
8 24 (2.75%) SaaS
9 17 (1.95%) IBM Cloud
10 16 (1.83%) OneDrive
10 16 (1.83%) PowerApps
11 12 (1.37%) Azure Functions
11 12 (1.37%) Serverless
12 11 (1.26%) Azure Stack
13 9 (1.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 9 (1.03%) GCP
13 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Flow
14 8 (0.92%) Yammer
15 7 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
15 7 (0.80%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 171 (19.59%) DNS
2 155 (17.75%) DHCP
3 147 (16.84%) Firewall
4 115 (13.17%) WAN
5 113 (12.94%) LAN
6 59 (6.76%) VLAN
7 58 (6.64%) VPN
8 56 (6.41%) Skype
9 55 (6.30%) TCP/IP
10 54 (6.19%) SAN
11 46 (5.27%) Unified Communications
12 44 (5.04%) NAS
13 43 (4.93%) Internet
14 36 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
15 33 (3.78%) VoIP
16 28 (3.21%) Wireless
17 25 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (2.52%) MPLS
19 21 (2.41%) iSCSI
19 21 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.47%) Power BI
3 12 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.57%) MySQL
7 5 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.46%) FileMaker
8 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.34%) MS Access
9 3 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.23%) Big Data
10 2 (0.23%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.69%) JIRA
4 6 (0.69%) MSI
5 5 (0.57%) Subversion
6 2 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 83 (9.51%) Finance
2 51 (5.84%) Retail
3 45 (5.15%) Public Sector
4 24 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.80%) Banking
7 5 (0.57%) Back Office
8 4 (0.46%) Games
8 4 (0.46%) Law
9 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.34%) Legal
9 3 (0.34%) Marketing
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Local Government
10 2 (0.23%) Publishing
10 2 (0.23%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.11%) German Language
11 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 144 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 114 (13.06%) Analyst
3 93 (10.65%) Support Engineer
4 91 (10.42%) Architect
5 85 (9.74%) IT Support
6 78 (8.93%) IT Engineer
7 51 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
8 47 (5.38%) Consultant
9 46 (5.27%) Azure Engineer
9 46 (5.27%) Support Analyst
10 43 (4.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 42 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 39 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support
13 37 (4.24%) Developer
14 36 (4.12%) IT Support Engineer
15 32 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
16 31 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
16 31 (3.55%) IT Analyst
17 30 (3.44%) Office 365 Engineer
18 28 (3.21%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.01%) CSS
2 33 (3.78%) .NET
3 18 (2.06%) ASP.NET
3 18 (2.06%) HTML
4 17 (1.95%) jQuery
5 16 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (1.72%) REST
7 13 (1.49%) XML
8 12 (1.37%) JSON
8 12 (1.37%) LDAP
8 12 (1.37%) SAML
8 12 (1.37%) Web Services
9 11 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.57%) COM
11 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (0.34%) RESTful
11 3 (0.34%) SailPoint
12 2 (0.23%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 53 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 34 (3.89%) Clustering
4 34 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.55%) Public Cloud
6 28 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 25 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.06%) Replication
9 16 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.83%) iPhone
10 15 (1.72%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.26%) User Experience
12 10 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.15%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.03%) NHS
13 9 (1.03%) PDA
13 9 (1.03%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.92%) Handset
15 7 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 576 (65.98%) Windows
2 374 (42.84%) Windows Server
3 212 (24.28%) Windows 10
4 158 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (11.00%) Windows 7
6 90 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 85 (9.74%) Linux
8 53 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (4.47%) Windows 8
10 19 (2.18%) Windows XP
11 17 (1.95%) Android
12 15 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.49%) Windows 2000
14 12 (1.37%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.03%) AIX
16 7 (0.80%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.80%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.57%) CentOS
18 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (20.96%) ITIL
2 165 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 97 (11.11%) Project Management
4 94 (10.77%) Migration
5 90 (10.31%) Presales
6 89 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (9.51%) Project Delivery
9 79 (9.05%) Change Management
10 62 (7.10%) Service Management
11 56 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (5.61%) Service Delivery
13 48 (5.50%) Customer Requirements
13 48 (5.50%) DevOps
14 45 (5.15%) IT Strategy
15 40 (4.58%) Line Management
16 38 (4.35%) Incident Management
17 37 (4.24%) Mentoring
17 37 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (4.12%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 121 (13.86%) SQL
3 30 (3.44%) C#
4 22 (2.52%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 13 (1.49%) VBScript
6 9 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.46%) VB
7 4 (0.46%) VBA
8 3 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (0.34%) Perl
8 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.11%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.11%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 137 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (8.25%) MCSE
3 70 (8.02%) MCSA
4 45 (5.15%) MCP
5 43 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (3.55%) CCNA
7 23 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
9 18 (2.06%) Security Cleared
10 16 (1.83%) CCNP
10 16 (1.83%) Degree
11 13 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.26%) CCA
12 11 (1.26%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (1.15%) MCITP
13 10 (1.15%) PMI Certification
13 10 (1.15%) PMP
14 9 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
15 6 (0.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (11.45%) SLA
2 22 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (0.92%) GDPR
4 7 (0.80%) COBIT
5 6 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.46%) PMO
7 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.23%) QA
9 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 505 (57.85%) Active Directory
2 218 (24.97%) Hyper-V
3 163 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (9.51%) XenApp
5 46 (5.27%) XenDesktop
6 43 (4.93%) vSphere
7 27 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
9 24 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 22 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (1.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 16 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (1.72%) Docker
14 10 (1.15%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.80%) Firmware
16 6 (0.69%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.23%) KVM
18 1 (0.11%) vCloud
18 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 126 (14.43%) SCCM
2 84 (9.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (2.98%) Backup Exec
4 23 (2.63%) WSUS
5 22 (2.52%) SCOM
6 18 (2.06%) AirWatch
7 16 (1.83%) Kubernetes
8 15 (1.72%) NetBackup
9 13 (1.49%) Terraform
10 11 (1.26%) CASB
11 10 (1.15%) Ansible
11 10 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (1.15%) Puppet
12 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.92%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
15 5 (0.57%) SCVMM
16 4 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
16 4 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 562 (64.38%) Microsoft
2 318 (36.43%) VMware
3 177 (20.27%) Citrix
4 140 (16.04%) Cisco
5 52 (5.96%) HP
6 41 (4.70%) NetApp
7 40 (4.58%) Dell
8 39 (4.47%) Veeam
9 31 (3.55%) IBM
10 28 (3.21%) Meraki
11 27 (3.09%) Symantec
12 26 (2.98%) Avaya
12 26 (2.98%) CheckPoint
13 19 (2.18%) Oracle
14 18 (2.06%) Dell Compellent
15 17 (1.95%) SAP
16 15 (1.72%) CommVault
16 15 (1.72%) SonicWALL
17 14 (1.60%) Adobe
17 14 (1.60%) Tableau