Period
to 26 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > North East
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 18 18
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 78 73 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.06% 9.53% 9.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.93% 24.83% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 85
10th Percentile £21,025 £19,000 £19,750
25th Percentile £24,250 £23,875 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,250 £32,500 £37,410
Median % change year-on-year +2.31% -13.12% +31.26%
75th Percentile £42,500 £47,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £59,625 £52,400 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% -3.75%

Microsoft 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 North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 560 294 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 43.51% 38.38% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 441 264 271
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,313 £34,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £64,700 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in the North East

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the North East.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in the North East

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the North East over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in the North East

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the North East region over the 6 months to 26 November 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
Tyne and Wear -16 44 £30,000 -25.93% 34
Durham -11 29 £34,500 +18.97% 13
Northumberland -3 4 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 66 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 52 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 52 (66.67%) Windows
3 38 (48.72%) Azure
4 36 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 34 (43.59%) VMware
6 32 (41.03%) Social Skills
7 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
8 22 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (26.92%) Firewall
10 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
11 16 (20.51%) SQL
11 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
12 15 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
13 14 (17.95%) DNS
14 13 (16.67%) WAN
14 13 (16.67%) SLA
14 13 (16.67%) ITIL
14 13 (16.67%) AWS
14 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (15.38%) LAN
15 12 (15.38%) VPN
16 11 (14.10%) SAN
16 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
16 11 (14.10%) Skype
17 10 (12.82%) DHCP
17 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
17 10 (12.82%) Citrix
17 10 (12.82%) Service Management

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.54%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.13%) IIS
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (48.72%) Azure
2 15 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (16.67%) AWS
4 4 (5.13%) GCP
5 2 (2.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (2.56%) PaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Power Automate
5 2 (2.56%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.56%) PowerApps
5 2 (2.56%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) Firewall
2 14 (17.95%) DNS
3 13 (16.67%) WAN
4 12 (15.38%) LAN
4 12 (15.38%) VPN
5 11 (14.10%) SAN
5 11 (14.10%) Skype
5 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.82%) DHCP
7 7 (8.97%) VoIP
8 6 (7.69%) Unified Communications
9 5 (6.41%) NAS
10 4 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (5.13%) VLAN
10 4 (5.13%) Wireless
10 4 (5.13%) WLAN
11 3 (3.85%) Internet
12 2 (2.56%) Intranet
12 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.56%) Power BI
3 2 (2.56%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 32 (41.03%) Social Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) IT Support
2 14 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.97%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) IT Technician
6 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Replication
2 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.85%) HP Storage
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.28%) CMDB
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) SCADA
4 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (66.67%) Windows
2 36 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.26%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) Android
7 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) ITIL
1 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (12.82%) Service Management
3 9 (11.54%) ITSM
4 8 (10.26%) Migration
5 7 (8.97%) Time Management
6 6 (7.69%) Presales
7 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.13%) ERP
8 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.13%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (5.13%) Storage Management
9 3 (3.85%) Cost Reduction
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (3.85%) IT Strategy
9 3 (3.85%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.85%) PHP
3 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) MCT
3 3 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 52 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
3 22 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.85%) WSUS
4 2 (2.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (43.59%) VMware
3 10 (12.82%) Citrix
4 5 (6.41%) Mitel
4 5 (6.41%) Veeam
5 4 (5.13%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) Google
7 2 (2.56%) Nintex
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) Juniper
8 1 (1.28%) Meraki
8 1 (1.28%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.28%) QNAP