Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > Midlands
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 30 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 +64
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 494 802 678
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.37% 6.79% 4.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.78% 25.93% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 457 664 593
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 2,169 3,093 3,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.34% 26.17% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,758 2,394 2,557
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +7 325 £43,250 +1.76% 27
East Midlands 0 168 £31,500 -10.00% 12
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 361 (73.08%) Windows
2 343 (69.43%) Microsoft
3 292 (59.11%) Active Directory
4 271 (54.86%) Azure
5 197 (39.88%) VMware
6 183 (37.04%) Windows Server
7 144 (29.15%) Hyper-V
8 142 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 125 (25.30%) Windows 10
10 119 (24.09%) Citrix
11 114 (23.08%) ITIL
12 104 (21.05%) MS Exchange
12 104 (21.05%) Firewall
13 93 (18.83%) SCCM
14 90 (18.22%) DNS
15 89 (18.02%) Problem-Solving
16 88 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 84 (17.00%) Microsoft Office
17 84 (17.00%) PowerShell
18 83 (16.80%) Microsoft Certification
19 81 (16.40%) DHCP
20 73 (14.78%) Cisco
21 67 (13.56%) VPN
22 66 (13.36%) Windows Server 2016
23 64 (12.96%) TCP/IP
24 62 (12.55%) XenApp
25 61 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
26 60 (12.15%) Veeam
26 60 (12.15%) SharePoint
27 59 (11.94%) Problem Management

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
1 104 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.15%) SharePoint
3 56 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.62%) IIS
7 2 (0.40%) Confluence
7 2 (0.40%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (17.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 271 (54.86%) Azure
2 44 (8.91%) IaaS
3 39 (7.89%) PaaS
4 36 (7.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (5.47%) Power Platform
6 25 (5.06%) AWS
6 25 (5.06%) SaaS
7 22 (4.45%) OneDrive
8 20 (4.05%) PowerApps
9 8 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.21%) GCP
11 6 (1.21%) Serverless
12 5 (1.01%) Mimecast
12 5 (1.01%) Power Automate
13 2 (0.40%) AdWords
14 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.20%) Cloudflare
14 1 (0.20%) ShareGate
14 1 (0.20%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 104 (21.05%) Firewall
2 90 (18.22%) DNS
3 81 (16.40%) DHCP
4 67 (13.56%) VPN
5 64 (12.96%) TCP/IP
6 50 (10.12%) LAN
7 46 (9.31%) SAN
8 41 (8.30%) WAN
9 23 (4.66%) iSCSI
9 23 (4.66%) VLAN
10 22 (4.45%) Skype
11 18 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (3.04%) VoIP
13 13 (2.63%) Internet
14 8 (1.62%) NAS
15 7 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.42%) WLAN
16 6 (1.21%) MPLS
16 6 (1.21%) SMTP
16 6 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.24%) Power BI
3 11 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.20%) MySQL
8 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.61%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.61%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.40%) JIRA
3 2 (0.40%) JUnit
3 2 (0.40%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.40%) NUnit
3 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.40%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.20%) MSI
4 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.20%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (9.72%) Finance
2 32 (6.48%) Public Sector
3 22 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.83%) Legal
4 14 (2.83%) Retail
5 12 (2.43%) Games
5 12 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.62%) Law
6 8 (1.62%) Marketing
7 6 (1.21%) Advertising
7 6 (1.21%) Local Government
8 3 (0.61%) Billing
8 3 (0.61%) Housing Association
8 3 (0.61%) Social Housing
9 2 (0.40%) Automotive
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (22.67%) Analyst
2 72 (14.57%) Support Analyst
3 62 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (10.93%) IT Support
5 51 (10.32%) IT Engineer
6 42 (8.50%) IT Analyst
7 39 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 35 (7.09%) Infrastructure Support
9 26 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
10 25 (5.06%) Architect
10 25 (5.06%) Service Analyst
10 25 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
11 24 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 24 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (4.86%) Administrator
11 24 (4.86%) Technical Analyst
12 23 (4.66%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 20 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.21%) .NET
1 6 (1.21%) Node.js
1 6 (1.21%) React
1 6 (1.21%) Web Services
2 4 (0.81%) COM
2 4 (0.81%) HTML
3 3 (0.61%) CSS
4 2 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.40%) LDAP
4 2 (0.40%) REST
4 2 (0.40%) SAML
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.20%) jQuery
5 1 (0.20%) LAMP
5 1 (0.20%) Middleware
5 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.10%) Enterprise Storage
2 34 (6.88%) Driving Licence
3 33 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 29 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.06%) Data Centre
6 23 (4.66%) Smartphone
7 18 (3.64%) Replication
8 17 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (3.24%) Clustering
10 7 (1.42%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.01%) NHS
12 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.81%) CMDB
13 3 (0.61%) CCTV
13 3 (0.61%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.61%) Handset
13 3 (0.61%) User Experience
14 2 (0.40%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 361 (73.08%) Windows
2 183 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 125 (25.30%) Windows 10
4 66 (13.36%) Windows Server 2016
5 61 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (10.12%) Windows 7
7 29 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (5.06%) Windows 8
9 21 (4.25%) Windows Server 2019
10 15 (3.04%) Linux
11 12 (2.43%) Android
12 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.42%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.40%) CentOS
17 1 (0.20%) Unix
17 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (23.08%) ITIL
2 89 (18.02%) Problem-Solving
3 88 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 59 (11.94%) Problem Management
5 48 (9.72%) Line Management
6 46 (9.31%) Process Improvement
7 45 (9.11%) Change Management
8 44 (8.91%) Decision-Making
9 38 (7.69%) Change Control
9 38 (7.69%) Server Management
10 32 (6.48%) Project Management
11 31 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (6.28%) Project Delivery
12 30 (6.07%) Information Security
13 25 (5.06%) Commercial Awareness
13 25 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.66%) Mentoring
15 21 (4.25%) Service Management
16 20 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (3.85%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (17.00%) PowerShell
2 50 (10.12%) SQL
3 10 (2.02%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.02%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.01%) C#
5 3 (0.61%) Java
5 3 (0.61%) VBScript
6 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.40%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) C
7 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (16.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (10.73%) MCSE
3 52 (10.53%) MCSA
4 29 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (5.26%) CCNA
5 26 (5.26%) Degree
6 17 (3.44%) CCNP
6 17 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.82%) CISSP
7 9 (1.82%) MCP
8 8 (1.62%) CISM
8 8 (1.62%) DBS Check
8 8 (1.62%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.21%) MCSD
10 6 (1.21%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.01%) CEH
11 5 (1.01%) GIAC
11 5 (1.01%) OSCP
11 5 (1.01%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (7.69%) SLA
3 23 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 22 (4.45%) BS25999
5 7 (1.42%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.42%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.01%) GDPR
6 5 (1.01%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.61%) QA
8 2 (0.40%) PMO
9 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 292 (59.11%) Active Directory
2 144 (29.15%) Hyper-V
3 142 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (12.55%) XenApp
5 47 (9.51%) XenDesktop
6 25 (5.06%) BitLocker
6 25 (5.06%) vSphere
7 22 (4.45%) NFS
8 17 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (3.24%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (2.23%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.01%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.40%) Docker
12 2 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.40%) vCloud
12 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (18.83%) SCCM
2 42 (8.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 34 (6.88%) Backup Exec
4 24 (4.86%) SCOM
5 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.21%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.81%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.61%) Puppet
9 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.40%) Terraform
9 2 (0.40%) WSUS
9 2 (0.40%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.20%) Ansible
10 1 (0.20%) CASB
10 1 (0.20%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 343 (69.43%) Microsoft
2 197 (39.88%) VMware
3 119 (24.09%) Citrix
4 73 (14.78%) Cisco
5 60 (12.15%) Veeam
6 49 (9.92%) Dell
7 41 (8.30%) NetApp
8 28 (5.67%) Sophos
9 25 (5.06%) HP
10 23 (4.66%) EqualLogic
11 16 (3.24%) Symantec
12 10 (2.02%) Adobe
12 10 (2.02%) EMC
13 9 (1.82%) CommVault
14 8 (1.62%) Acronis
14 8 (1.62%) McAfee
14 8 (1.62%) Remedy
14 8 (1.62%) Samsung
15 7 (1.42%) iManage
15 7 (1.42%) Palo Alto