Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 109 178
Rank change year-on-year +43 +69 +48
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 614 434 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.09% 2.61% 1.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.97% 22.51% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 520 345 224
Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -14.77%

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 2,562 1,928 1,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.08% 11.61% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,094 1,448 1,107
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £43,792 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.95% +9.48% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,350 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 January 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 16 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
West Midlands +47 376 £40,000 +6.67% 62
East Midlands +38 237 £32,500 -10.22% 37
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 384 (62.54%) Windows
2 372 (60.59%) Microsoft
3 318 (51.79%) Active Directory
4 252 (41.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 243 (39.58%) VMware
6 225 (36.64%) Windows Server
7 179 (29.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 178 (28.99%) ITIL
9 175 (28.50%) Hyper-V
10 128 (20.85%) Windows 10
11 126 (20.52%) Citrix
12 123 (20.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 117 (19.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 116 (18.89%) Firewall
15 114 (18.57%) Microsoft Office
16 112 (18.24%) SharePoint
17 107 (17.43%) MS Exchange
18 101 (16.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 96 (15.64%) MCSE
20 88 (14.33%) Windows 7
21 87 (14.17%) PowerShell
22 85 (13.84%) SAN
23 84 (13.68%) SCCM
24 83 (13.52%) Project Management
25 78 (12.70%) Presales
26 77 (12.54%) Cisco
27 75 (12.21%) SQL
28 72 (11.73%) DNS
29 70 (11.40%) Skype
30 66 (10.75%) Service Delivery

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
1 112 (18.24%) SharePoint
2 107 (17.43%) MS Exchange
3 57 (9.28%) Skype for Business
4 33 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (5.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 29 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.95%) IIS
8 11 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.65%) WordPress
13 3 (0.49%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 1 (0.16%) Confluence
15 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 114 (18.57%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.47%) InfoPath
4 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.49%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 252 (41.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (6.19%) IaaS
4 33 (5.37%) PaaS
5 28 (4.56%) SaaS
6 21 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.79%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.47%) Serverless
9 6 (0.98%) npm
10 4 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.65%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.65%) Yammer
11 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.33%) G Suite
11 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 116 (18.89%) Firewall
2 85 (13.84%) SAN
3 72 (11.73%) DNS
4 70 (11.40%) Skype
5 58 (9.45%) LAN
6 54 (8.79%) WAN
7 47 (7.65%) DHCP
8 46 (7.49%) TCP/IP
9 31 (5.05%) NAS
9 31 (5.05%) VLAN
10 29 (4.72%) VPN
11 26 (4.23%) Network Security
12 21 (3.42%) VoIP
13 18 (2.93%) NetScaler
14 16 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (1.79%) MPLS
16 9 (1.47%) iSCSI
16 9 (1.47%) PBX
17 8 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
17 8 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.30%) Power BI
5 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.65%) MS Access
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.49%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.33%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.77%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (0.98%) gulp
5 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.33%) JIRA
5 2 (0.33%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.16%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.16%) GitLab
6 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.16%) Selenium
6 1 (0.16%) Subversion
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (7.98%) Finance
2 21 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.26%) Advertising
4 19 (3.09%) Retail
5 17 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.14%) Marketing
7 4 (0.65%) Automotive
8 3 (0.49%) Back Office
9 2 (0.33%) Banking
9 2 (0.33%) Law
9 2 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.16%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (14.01%) Analyst
2 66 (10.75%) Support Engineer
3 56 (9.12%) Consultant
4 55 (8.96%) IT Support
5 54 (8.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 50 (8.14%) Developer
7 49 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 46 (7.49%) IT Engineer
9 43 (7.00%) Desktop Support
9 43 (7.00%) IT Manager
10 42 (6.84%) Architect
11 37 (6.03%) Support Analyst
12 31 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
13 30 (4.89%) Service Manager
14 29 (4.72%) IT Analyst
14 29 (4.72%) Technical Manager
15 28 (4.56%) SharePoint Developer
16 27 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
17 26 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
18 23 (3.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.49%) CSS
2 43 (7.00%) .NET
3 41 (6.68%) HTML
4 23 (3.75%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.93%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (2.28%) .NET Framework
7 14 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (1.79%) Entity Framework
8 11 (1.79%) jQuery
8 11 (1.79%) WCF
9 8 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (1.14%) REST
10 7 (1.14%) Web Services
11 6 (0.98%) LESS
11 6 (0.98%) Sass
11 6 (0.98%) XML
12 4 (0.65%) HTML5
12 4 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (0.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.28%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.40%) Public Cloud
4 25 (4.07%) Driving Licence
5 18 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.61%) User Experience
6 16 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (2.28%) Clustering
7 14 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (2.12%) Analytical Mindset
9 10 (1.63%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.14%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.98%) CCTV
12 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 384 (62.54%) Windows
2 225 (36.64%) Windows Server
3 128 (20.85%) Windows 10
4 117 (19.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (16.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (14.33%) Windows 7
7 38 (6.19%) Windows 8
8 26 (4.23%) Linux
9 16 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.28%) Unix
10 14 (2.28%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.14%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.98%) Solaris
14 5 (0.81%) Android
15 4 (0.65%) VMS
16 3 (0.49%) CentOS
16 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (28.99%) ITIL
2 83 (13.52%) Project Management
3 78 (12.70%) Presales
4 66 (10.75%) Service Delivery
5 51 (8.31%) Migration
6 42 (6.84%) Line Management
7 40 (6.51%) Time Management
8 35 (5.70%) Change Management
8 35 (5.70%) Web Development
9 33 (5.37%) Customer Requirements
10 30 (4.89%) CRM
10 30 (4.89%) Service Management
11 28 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (4.56%) PRINCE2
12 21 (3.42%) Patch Management
13 19 (3.09%) Analytics
13 19 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (3.09%) MVC
14 18 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (2.93%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (14.17%) PowerShell
2 75 (12.21%) SQL
3 55 (8.96%) C#
4 45 (7.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.30%) TypeScript
6 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.98%) VB
6 6 (0.98%) VBScript
7 5 (0.81%) Java
7 5 (0.81%) Python
7 5 (0.81%) VBA
8 4 (0.65%) PHP
8 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.49%) C++
9 3 (0.49%) Perl
10 2 (0.33%) C
10 2 (0.33%) XAML
11 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 123 (20.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (15.64%) MCSE
3 53 (8.63%) MCSA
4 38 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (5.86%) Citrix Certification
6 35 (5.70%) MCP
7 27 (4.40%) Degree
8 24 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (3.58%) CCA
9 22 (3.58%) Security Cleared
10 21 (3.42%) CCNA
11 20 (3.26%) MCITP
12 13 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.47%) DBS Check
14 8 (1.30%) CISM
14 8 (1.30%) CISSP
14 8 (1.30%) SC Cleared
15 7 (1.14%) MCSD
16 6 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.07%) SLA
2 8 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.30%) PMO
3 6 (0.98%) GDPR
4 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.65%) QA
6 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 318 (51.79%) Active Directory
2 179 (29.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (28.50%) Hyper-V
4 62 (10.10%) XenApp
5 36 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (4.40%) XenDesktop
7 18 (2.93%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 15 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (1.47%) vSphere
12 5 (0.81%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.65%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.65%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.49%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.49%) XenServer
15 2 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 84 (13.68%) SCCM
2 25 (4.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (3.26%) SCOM
4 16 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 15 (2.44%) SCOrch
6 13 (2.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 12 (1.95%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.79%) WSUS
9 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.65%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.49%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.49%) SCSM
11 3 (0.49%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.33%) IBM BigFix
12 2 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 372 (60.59%) Microsoft
2 243 (39.58%) VMware
3 126 (20.52%) Citrix
4 77 (12.54%) Cisco
5 35 (5.70%) Apple
6 31 (5.05%) HP
6 31 (5.05%) NetApp
6 31 (5.05%) Veeam
7 28 (4.56%) Dell
8 22 (3.58%) Sophos
9 16 (2.61%) Symantec
10 15 (2.44%) EqualLogic
11 14 (2.28%) Capita
11 14 (2.28%) CommVault
12 13 (2.12%) Barracuda Networks
13 12 (1.95%) IBM
13 12 (1.95%) Juniper
14 11 (1.79%) Autodesk
14 11 (1.79%) Oracle
14 11 (1.79%) Veritas