Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 87 125
Rank change year-on-year +42 +38 +77
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 680 520 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.98% 3.44% 2.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.69% 22.62% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 580 459 329
Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,550 £61,300 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 2,871 2,299 1,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.03% 15.19% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,332 1,943 1,425
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +1.96% +7.37%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +36 400 £39,000 - 68
East Midlands +41 274 £36,750 +0.68% 50
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 447 (65.74%) Windows
2 433 (63.68%) Microsoft
3 394 (57.94%) Active Directory
4 309 (45.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 267 (39.26%) Windows Server
6 242 (35.59%) VMware
7 173 (25.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 157 (23.09%) Hyper-V
9 151 (22.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 148 (21.76%) SharePoint
11 143 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
12 139 (20.44%) SQL
13 134 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 132 (19.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 132 (19.41%) DNS
15 127 (18.68%) MS Exchange
16 125 (18.38%) Windows 10
17 119 (17.50%) Cisco
18 118 (17.35%) ITIL
19 116 (17.06%) Citrix
20 114 (16.76%) SCCM
21 113 (16.62%) Firewall
21 113 (16.62%) Windows 7
22 111 (16.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 108 (15.88%) SQL Server
24 99 (14.56%) MCSE
25 95 (13.97%) Finance
25 95 (13.97%) DHCP
26 91 (13.38%) Amazon AWS
27 79 (11.62%) SAN

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
1 148 (21.76%) SharePoint
2 127 (18.68%) MS Exchange
3 47 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (4.56%) Skype for Business
6 26 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.74%) Site Server
11 4 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.59%) IIS
11 4 (0.59%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.29%) CMS
14 1 (0.15%) Apache
14 1 (0.15%) Moodle
14 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 143 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 309 (45.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (13.38%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (6.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (3.09%) PaaS
5 20 (2.94%) SaaS
6 17 (2.50%) IaaS
7 14 (2.06%) Mimecast
8 12 (1.76%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.76%) G Suite
9 11 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (1.62%) Amazon Kinesis
9 11 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (1.62%) OneDrive
9 11 (1.62%) Serverless
10 10 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 132 (19.41%) DNS
2 113 (16.62%) Firewall
3 95 (13.97%) DHCP
4 79 (11.62%) SAN
5 65 (9.56%) LAN
6 63 (9.26%) TCP/IP
6 63 (9.26%) WAN
7 42 (6.18%) Network Security
8 39 (5.74%) VLAN
9 31 (4.56%) Skype
10 30 (4.41%) VoIP
11 26 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (3.24%) VPN
13 21 (3.09%) Internet
14 18 (2.65%) NAS
15 16 (2.35%) Intranet
15 16 (2.35%) Wireless
16 15 (2.21%) IPsec
16 15 (2.21%) MPLS
17 11 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.06%) Cosmos DB
5 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (1.32%) Cognos Impromptu
8 9 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (1.18%) MySQL
10 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.74%) Power BI
10 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.44%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.44%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.74%) gulp
3 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.59%) webpack
5 3 (0.44%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.44%) JIRA
6 2 (0.29%) Hudson
7 1 (0.15%) Appium
7 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.15%) Buildbot
7 1 (0.15%) Gatling
7 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) JMeter
7 1 (0.15%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.15%) NUnit
7 1 (0.15%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.15%) Selenium
7 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 95 (13.97%) Finance
2 27 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 22 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.94%) Games
4 20 (2.94%) Legal
5 15 (2.21%) Advertising
6 14 (2.06%) Retail
7 5 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.74%) Marketing
7 5 (0.74%) Publishing
8 4 (0.59%) Back Office
8 4 (0.59%) Law
9 3 (0.44%) Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 99 (14.56%) Support Engineer
2 95 (13.97%) Analyst
3 92 (13.53%) IT Support
4 91 (13.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 64 (9.41%) Architect
6 51 (7.50%) Developer
6 51 (7.50%) IT Engineer
7 50 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 45 (6.62%) Support Analyst
9 39 (5.74%) IT Analyst
10 34 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 34 (5.00%) Technical Support
11 33 (4.85%) IT Support Engineer
12 31 (4.56%) IT Support Analyst
12 31 (4.56%) SharePoint Developer
13 29 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
14 27 (3.97%) IT Manager
14 27 (3.97%) Technical Architect
15 26 (3.82%) Service Analyst
15 26 (3.82%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.53%) .NET
2 36 (5.29%) HTML
3 30 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 27 (3.97%) CSS
5 24 (3.53%) .NET Framework
6 21 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (2.50%) Hibernate
8 15 (2.21%) Web Services
9 14 (2.06%) AngularJS
9 14 (2.06%) React
10 12 (1.76%) HTML5
11 11 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.32%) CSS3
13 6 (0.88%) XML
14 5 (0.74%) jQuery
14 5 (0.74%) REST
15 4 (0.59%) COM
16 3 (0.44%) LDAP
16 3 (0.44%) WCF
16 3 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.85%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (3.38%) Driving Licence
5 21 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.94%) Replication
7 18 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.50%) Internet of Things
9 15 (2.21%) Fat Client
9 15 (2.21%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.91%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.76%) User Experience
12 10 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.18%) Clustering
13 8 (1.18%) Handset
13 8 (1.18%) HP Storage
13 8 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (0.88%) PKI
15 5 (0.74%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 447 (65.74%) Windows
2 267 (39.26%) Windows Server
3 173 (25.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 134 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 125 (18.38%) Windows 10
6 113 (16.62%) Windows 7
7 66 (9.71%) Linux
8 58 (8.53%) Windows 8
9 34 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (4.26%) Mac OS X
11 18 (2.65%) Mac OS
12 13 (1.91%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.32%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.03%) SUSE
16 6 (0.88%) Android
16 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.44%) Unix
18 2 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (17.35%) ITIL
2 111 (16.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 79 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
4 76 (11.18%) Project Management
5 61 (8.97%) Presales
6 48 (7.06%) Migration
7 38 (5.59%) Incident Management
8 35 (5.15%) Service Management
8 35 (5.15%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 34 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 33 (4.85%) Analytics
10 33 (4.85%) CRM
11 31 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (4.56%) Service Delivery
12 30 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (4.41%) Server Virtualisation
13 29 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
14 28 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (3.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 139 (20.44%) SQL
2 74 (10.88%) PowerShell
3 53 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 51 (7.50%) C#
5 15 (2.21%) Java
6 14 (2.06%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.76%) Python
7 12 (1.76%) Scala
8 11 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.47%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.03%) C++
10 7 (1.03%) VB
11 6 (0.88%) VBScript
12 4 (0.59%) PHP
13 3 (0.44%) C
13 3 (0.44%) Perl
13 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.29%) Ruby
14 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 132 (19.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (14.56%) MCSE
3 65 (9.56%) MCSA
4 55 (8.09%) Degree
4 55 (8.09%) Security Cleared
5 51 (7.50%) MCP
6 24 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (2.94%) MCITP
8 16 (2.35%) CISSP
9 15 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (2.21%) ISEB
10 14 (2.06%) CCNA
10 14 (2.06%) DBS Check
11 13 (1.91%) Master's Degree
12 12 (1.76%) CISM
12 12 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (1.76%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.03%) HND
14 6 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.26%) SLA
2 25 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.38%) GDPR
4 3 (0.44%) QA
5 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
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
1 394 (57.94%) Active Directory
2 157 (23.09%) Hyper-V
3 151 (22.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (4.85%) vSphere
5 25 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (3.68%) XenDesktop
6 23 (3.38%) XenApp
7 13 (1.91%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.18%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.18%) VMware NSX
9 7 (1.03%) Firmware
9 7 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.59%) XenServer
11 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.29%) Docker
13 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 114 (16.76%) SCCM
2 27 (3.97%) WSUS
3 21 (3.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (1.47%) SCOM
5 8 (1.18%) vCenter Server
6 6 (0.88%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.74%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.59%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.44%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.29%) Nagios
10 2 (0.29%) SCSM
11 1 (0.15%) Nessus
11 1 (0.15%) QRadar
11 1 (0.15%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 433 (63.68%) Microsoft
2 242 (35.59%) VMware
3 119 (17.50%) Cisco
4 116 (17.06%) Citrix
5 55 (8.09%) HP
6 39 (5.74%) NetApp
7 36 (5.29%) Veeam
8 23 (3.38%) Dell
8 23 (3.38%) SAP
9 21 (3.09%) Xamarin
10 17 (2.50%) WatchGuard
11 15 (2.21%) Oracle
11 15 (2.21%) Remedy
12 14 (2.06%) Mitel
12 14 (2.06%) Nimble Storage
13 12 (1.76%) SonicWALL
14 11 (1.62%) Acronis
14 11 (1.62%) Kaspersky
14 11 (1.62%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.62%) Sophos