Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 19 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23 +25
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 444 868 649
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.00% 8.30% 5.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.37% 26.75% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 468 860 576
Median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +10.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 2,180 3,245 2,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.29% 31.02% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,819 2,793 2,180
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Office 365 in the Midlands

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 +2 288 £37,500 -8.37% 55
East Midlands -1 156 £40,000 +10.34% 49
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 291 (65.54%) Microsoft
2 285 (64.19%) Windows
3 234 (52.70%) Active Directory
4 202 (45.50%) Azure
5 175 (39.41%) Windows Server
6 158 (35.59%) VMware
7 138 (31.08%) ITIL
8 115 (25.90%) Microsoft Office
9 98 (22.07%) Hyper-V
10 97 (21.85%) Firewall
11 96 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 80 (18.02%) Citrix
12 80 (18.02%) Windows 10
13 69 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 67 (15.09%) Cisco
15 65 (14.64%) SharePoint
15 65 (14.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 64 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
16 64 (14.41%) DNS
17 61 (13.74%) PowerShell
18 55 (12.39%) DHCP
18 55 (12.39%) SQL
19 52 (11.71%) MCSE
20 51 (11.49%) SCCM
21 50 (11.26%) Service Management
22 48 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
23 47 (10.59%) AWS
23 47 (10.59%) Project Delivery
24 46 (10.36%) MS Exchange
25 43 (9.68%) WAN

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 65 (14.64%) SharePoint
2 46 (10.36%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.05%) Confluence
4 16 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.48%) IIS
6 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.68%) Site Server
9 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 115 (25.90%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) Workfront
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.45%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 202 (45.50%) Azure
2 47 (10.59%) AWS
3 42 (9.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (4.50%) PaaS
5 17 (3.83%) Power Platform
6 16 (3.60%) IaaS
7 15 (3.38%) OneDrive
7 15 (3.38%) SaaS
8 14 (3.15%) G Suite
9 11 (2.48%) Smartsheet
10 8 (1.80%) Power Automate
11 7 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.58%) PowerApps
12 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.68%) GCP
13 3 (0.68%) Serverless
14 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.23%) Logic Apps
14 1 (0.23%) Stackdriver
14 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 97 (21.85%) Firewall
2 64 (14.41%) DNS
3 55 (12.39%) DHCP
4 43 (9.68%) WAN
5 42 (9.46%) LAN
6 39 (8.78%) SAN
6 39 (8.78%) TCP/IP
6 39 (8.78%) VPN
7 29 (6.53%) VLAN
8 25 (5.63%) VoIP
9 22 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (4.05%) Network Security
11 14 (3.15%) NetScaler
12 13 (2.93%) NAS
13 12 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (2.25%) WebEx
15 9 (2.03%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.58%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.58%) Unified Communications
16 7 (1.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.13%) Power BI
4 4 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.68%) MySQL
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.45%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (0.45%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (4.73%) JIRA
2 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (6.98%) Finance
2 28 (6.31%) Public Sector
3 17 (3.83%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.48%) Automotive
4 11 (2.48%) Legal
5 10 (2.25%) Digital Economy
5 10 (2.25%) Games
6 8 (1.80%) Local Government
7 5 (1.13%) Social Housing
8 4 (0.90%) Law
9 3 (0.68%) Marketing
9 3 (0.68%) Retail
9 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
10 2 (0.45%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (19.37%) IT Engineer
2 81 (18.24%) Analyst
3 54 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (10.81%) IT Support
5 47 (10.59%) Support Analyst
6 44 (9.91%) Support Engineer
7 35 (7.88%) Systems Engineer
8 28 (6.31%) IT Manager
8 28 (6.31%) IT Support Engineer
9 27 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 23 (5.18%) Desktop Support
11 22 (4.95%) Service Analyst
12 21 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
12 21 (4.73%) Service Manager
13 20 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 18 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (3.83%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (3.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 15 (3.38%) Azure Engineer
16 15 (3.38%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.93%) .NET
2 6 (1.35%) CSS
3 4 (0.90%) Web Services
3 4 (0.90%) WinForms
4 3 (0.68%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.68%) HTML
4 3 (0.68%) LDAP
5 2 (0.45%) COM
6 1 (0.23%) Ajax
6 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.23%) jQuery
6 1 (0.23%) LAMP
6 1 (0.23%) ODBC
6 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
2 28 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.08%) Driving Licence
4 25 (5.63%) Data Centre
5 22 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.28%) Replication
7 12 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (2.03%) Analytical Mindset
8 9 (2.03%) Clustering
9 7 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.13%) AS400
11 5 (1.13%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.90%) FMCG
12 4 (0.90%) PlayStation
12 4 (0.90%) User Experience
13 3 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.68%) iPhone
13 3 (0.68%) PKI
13 3 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 285 (64.19%) Windows
2 175 (39.41%) Windows Server
3 80 (18.02%) Windows 10
4 48 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (8.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (6.53%) Windows Server 2019
7 27 (6.08%) Linux
8 24 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (4.50%) Windows 7
10 12 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.80%) Android
12 6 (1.35%) Unix
13 5 (1.13%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.23%) Debian
17 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (31.08%) ITIL
2 65 (14.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 64 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (11.26%) Service Management
5 47 (10.59%) Project Delivery
6 39 (8.78%) Project Management
7 37 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 34 (7.66%) Problem Management
9 33 (7.43%) Service Delivery
10 27 (6.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (5.86%) Mentoring
11 26 (5.86%) Process Improvement
12 24 (5.41%) Change Control
12 24 (5.41%) Migration
13 22 (4.95%) Change Management
14 21 (4.73%) Document Management
15 20 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (4.28%) Identity Management
16 19 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.74%) PowerShell
2 55 (12.39%) SQL
3 9 (2.03%) C#
4 8 (1.80%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.13%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.13%) VB
6 4 (0.90%) PHP
7 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.45%) Java
8 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.45%) VBA
9 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 69 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (11.71%) MCSE
3 37 (8.33%) MCSA
4 28 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.73%) CCNA
6 20 (4.50%) Degree
7 19 (4.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.70%) DBS Check
10 9 (2.03%) CCSA
10 9 (2.03%) MCP
10 9 (2.03%) NCDA
10 9 (2.03%) NCIE
11 8 (1.80%) A+ Certification
11 8 (1.80%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (1.80%) CISSP
11 8 (1.80%) HNC
12 7 (1.58%) CCNP
12 7 (1.58%) CSPO
12 7 (1.58%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.43%) SLA
2 27 (6.08%) GDPR
3 7 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) NIST
7 1 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 234 (52.70%) Active Directory
2 98 (22.07%) Hyper-V
3 96 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (6.98%) XenApp
5 27 (6.08%) XenDesktop
6 19 (4.28%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (3.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 14 (3.15%) vSphere
9 13 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.03%) BitLocker
11 8 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.58%) NFS
13 5 (1.13%) Docker
13 5 (1.13%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.90%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 2 (0.45%) vCloud
17 1 (0.23%) KVM
17 1 (0.23%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 51 (11.49%) SCCM
2 28 (6.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (4.50%) SCOM
4 16 (3.60%) Backup Exec
5 15 (3.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 15 (3.38%) WSUS
6 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (2.03%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.80%) vCenter Server
8 7 (1.58%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.13%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.68%) Nessus
11 2 (0.45%) Ansible
11 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 291 (65.54%) Microsoft
2 158 (35.59%) VMware
3 80 (18.02%) Citrix
4 67 (15.09%) Cisco
5 37 (8.33%) NetApp
6 29 (6.53%) Veeam
7 28 (6.31%) ServiceNow
8 16 (3.60%) HP
9 14 (3.15%) Dell
10 13 (2.93%) Apple
10 13 (2.93%) EMC
10 13 (2.93%) Remedy
11 12 (2.70%) Fortinet
11 12 (2.70%) Mitel
11 12 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.48%) HubSpot
12 11 (2.48%) Ivanti
13 10 (2.25%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.03%) Meraki
14 9 (2.03%) SAP