Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 108 146
Rank change year-on-year +56 +38 +63
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 696 426 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.77% 2.78% 2.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.84% 21.45% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 572 391 324
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,912
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.63% -24.44%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,123 £39,000
% change year-on-year +4.92% -2.25% -8.24%

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 3,047 1,986 1,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.90% 12.95% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,446 1,652 1,390
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,750 £23,975
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +42 423 £36,000 -10.00% 69
East Midlands +71 269 £39,500 +12.86% 42
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 467 (67.10%) Windows
2 433 (62.21%) Microsoft
3 430 (61.78%) Active Directory
4 314 (45.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 280 (40.23%) Windows Server
6 267 (38.36%) VMware
7 186 (26.72%) Hyper-V
8 181 (26.01%) VMware Infrastructure
9 175 (25.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 172 (24.71%) Citrix
11 163 (23.42%) Windows 10
12 160 (22.99%) SharePoint
13 154 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 150 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
15 145 (20.83%) ITIL
16 142 (20.40%) SQL
17 130 (18.68%) Firewall
18 129 (18.53%) Windows Server 2008
19 126 (18.10%) DNS
20 122 (17.53%) PowerShell
21 115 (16.52%) MS Exchange
22 114 (16.38%) MCSE
23 112 (16.09%) SQL Server
24 105 (15.09%) SCCM
25 101 (14.51%) Cisco
26 98 (14.08%) Windows 7
27 94 (13.51%) MCSA
27 94 (13.51%) DHCP
28 82 (11.78%) SAN
29 81 (11.64%) 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
1 160 (22.99%) SharePoint
2 115 (16.52%) MS Exchange
3 40 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 27 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 22 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
7 18 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.58%) IIS
9 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.57%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.29%) CMS
12 2 (0.29%) Site Server
13 1 (0.14%) Apache
13 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.14%) Moodle
13 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 150 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 38 (5.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.43%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.43%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 314 (45.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (8.33%) IaaS
3 58 (8.33%) PaaS
4 50 (7.18%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (4.60%) SaaS
6 19 (2.73%) OneDrive
7 12 (1.72%) Serverless
8 10 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (1.44%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.72%) G Suite
10 5 (0.72%) SoftLayer
11 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 130 (18.68%) Firewall
2 126 (18.10%) DNS
3 94 (13.51%) DHCP
4 82 (11.78%) SAN
5 70 (10.06%) LAN
6 67 (9.63%) TCP/IP
7 65 (9.34%) WAN
8 48 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
9 47 (6.75%) VLAN
10 40 (5.75%) Skype
11 39 (5.60%) VPN
12 35 (5.03%) VoIP
13 19 (2.73%) Network Security
14 17 (2.44%) NAS
14 17 (2.44%) Wireless
15 16 (2.30%) Internet
16 14 (2.01%) MPLS
17 10 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (1.44%) Unified Communications
18 9 (1.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (2.59%) NoSQL
3 18 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.30%) Cosmos DB
4 16 (2.30%) Data Lake
5 15 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
12 3 (0.43%) Power BI
12 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.29%) MySQL
13 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
2 34 (4.89%) Visual Studio
3 30 (4.31%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.29%) Ant
4 2 (0.29%) Chocolatey
4 2 (0.29%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.14%) Buildbot
5 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.14%) Gatling
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) JMeter
5 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.14%) MSI
5 1 (0.14%) NUnit
5 1 (0.14%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (10.63%) Finance
2 31 (4.45%) Manufacturing
3 20 (2.87%) Games
3 20 (2.87%) Retail
4 19 (2.73%) Advertising
4 19 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.16%) Legal
6 11 (1.58%) Marketing
7 7 (1.01%) Banking
8 6 (0.86%) Back Office
9 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.72%) Publishing
10 3 (0.43%) Automotive
10 3 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (14.37%) Analyst
2 87 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 87 (12.50%) IT Support
3 81 (11.64%) Support Engineer
4 64 (9.20%) Developer
5 60 (8.62%) IT Engineer
6 50 (7.18%) Consultant
7 45 (6.47%) Architect
7 45 (6.47%) IT Analyst
8 44 (6.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 44 (6.32%) Support Analyst
9 41 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 32 (4.60%) IT Support Analyst
11 31 (4.45%) .NET Developer
11 31 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 31 (4.45%) Administrator
12 28 (4.02%) IT Manager
13 27 (3.88%) Service Analyst
14 26 (3.74%) Project Manager
14 26 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.48%) .NET
2 53 (7.61%) HTML
3 48 (6.90%) CSS
4 43 (6.18%) .NET Framework
5 39 (5.60%) ASP.NET
6 34 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (4.02%) Entity Framework
7 28 (4.02%) WCF
8 24 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 16 (2.30%) .NET Core
9 16 (2.30%) Backbone.js
9 16 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (1.72%) OAuth
11 10 (1.44%) React
12 9 (1.29%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.01%) WSH
14 6 (0.86%) RESTful
15 4 (0.57%) jQuery
15 4 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (11.06%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.47%) User Experience
4 35 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.87%) Driving Licence
6 19 (2.73%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.44%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.30%) Graphic Design
8 16 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.16%) Replication
10 13 (1.87%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.58%) NHS
12 10 (1.44%) Clustering
12 10 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (1.01%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.01%) Fintech
14 7 (1.01%) Internet of Things
14 7 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 467 (67.10%) Windows
2 280 (40.23%) Windows Server
3 175 (25.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 163 (23.42%) Windows 10
5 129 (18.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 98 (14.08%) Windows 7
7 62 (8.91%) Linux
8 47 (6.75%) Windows 8
9 23 (3.30%) Mac OS X
10 20 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (2.59%) Unix
12 14 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.01%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.58%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.15%) Android
15 6 (0.86%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.86%) Solaris
16 5 (0.72%) CentOS
17 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (20.83%) ITIL
2 81 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
2 81 (11.64%) Service Delivery
3 77 (11.06%) Migration
4 67 (9.63%) Presales
5 64 (9.20%) Project Management
6 50 (7.18%) CRM
7 46 (6.61%) Customer Requirements
8 45 (6.47%) Analytics
9 42 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (5.89%) MVC
11 40 (5.75%) Web Development
12 37 (5.32%) Incident Management
13 36 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
14 35 (5.03%) Service Management
15 31 (4.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 28 (4.02%) Change Management
16 28 (4.02%) Data Protection
17 27 (3.88%) Application Virtualisation
17 27 (3.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (20.40%) SQL
2 122 (17.53%) PowerShell
3 74 (10.63%) C#
4 67 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.87%) Bash Shell
6 13 (1.87%) VBScript
7 6 (0.86%) VB
8 5 (0.72%) C++
9 4 (0.57%) Python
9 4 (0.57%) X++
10 3 (0.43%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.29%) C
11 2 (0.29%) Java
11 2 (0.29%) PHP
11 2 (0.29%) Ruby
11 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.14%) Perl
12 1 (0.14%) Scala
12 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 154 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (16.38%) MCSE
3 94 (13.51%) MCSA
4 53 (7.61%) Degree
5 42 (6.03%) MCP
6 33 (4.74%) Security Cleared
7 24 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (3.16%) CCNA
9 19 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (2.16%) MCITP
12 11 (1.58%) CISSP
13 10 (1.44%) DBS Check
14 9 (1.29%) Master's Degree
14 9 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (1.29%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.15%) CISM
16 6 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
16 6 (0.86%) ISEB
17 5 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.75%) SLA
2 14 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.01%) PMO
4 5 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.72%) GDPR
4 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 430 (61.78%) Active Directory
2 186 (26.72%) Hyper-V
3 181 (26.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (9.05%) XenApp
5 52 (7.47%) XenDesktop
6 41 (5.89%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (5.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 29 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (4.17%) vSphere
9 27 (3.88%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (1.72%) BitLocker
11 10 (1.44%) Firmware
11 10 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (1.01%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.57%) Docker
13 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.57%) Squid
14 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 105 (15.09%) SCCM
2 45 (6.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (4.45%) SCOrch
4 30 (4.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 26 (3.74%) SCSM
6 24 (3.45%) SCDPM
6 24 (3.45%) SCVMM
7 17 (2.44%) WSUS
8 14 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (1.87%) SCOM
10 8 (1.15%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.86%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.43%) Nagios
14 3 (0.43%) Tivoli
15 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 433 (62.21%) Microsoft
2 267 (38.36%) VMware
3 172 (24.71%) Citrix
4 101 (14.51%) Cisco
5 44 (6.32%) HP
6 34 (4.89%) Dell
7 31 (4.45%) Veeam
8 23 (3.30%) Apple
9 22 (3.16%) NetApp
10 21 (3.02%) Oracle
11 17 (2.44%) Remedy
12 16 (2.30%) WatchGuard
13 15 (2.16%) IBM
13 15 (2.16%) Red Hat
13 15 (2.16%) Xamarin
14 14 (2.01%) SAP
15 13 (1.87%) Capita
16 12 (1.72%) Mitel
17 11 (1.58%) Sophos
18 9 (1.29%) Kaspersky