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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 37 20 31
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 89 102 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.93% 8.96% 6.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.33% 21.61% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 85 94 65
10th Percentile £22,600 £20,500 £21,550
25th Percentile £24,500 £25,500 £23,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £33,750 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +22.73% -24.46%
75th Percentile £45,250 £47,500 £37,558
90th Percentile £56,050 £55,875 £44,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - - +6.25%

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 545 472 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 36.33% 41.44% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 451 431 261
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £60,323
England median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.67% +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 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -4 64 £32,000 -11.11% 33
Durham -18 21 £32,250 +11.21% 16
Northumberland - 3 £34,000 - 6
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 73 (82.02%) Microsoft
2 46 (51.69%) Windows
3 44 (49.44%) Active Directory
4 33 (37.08%) Azure
5 31 (34.83%) ITIL
6 29 (32.58%) Windows Server
7 22 (24.72%) Social Skills
8 19 (21.35%) SharePoint
9 14 (15.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (13.48%) ITSM
11 12 (13.48%) VMware
12 11 (12.36%) Linux
12 11 (12.36%) Power Platform
12 11 (12.36%) SaaS
13 10 (11.24%) AWS
13 10 (11.24%) Project Delivery
14 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (10.11%) Agile
15 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
15 8 (8.99%) Firewall
15 8 (8.99%) SQL
15 8 (8.99%) LAN
15 8 (8.99%) DHCP
15 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
15 8 (8.99%) DNS
15 8 (8.99%) Service Management
15 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills

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 19 (21.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.08%) Azure
2 14 (15.73%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (12.36%) Power Platform
3 11 (12.36%) SaaS
4 10 (11.24%) AWS
5 7 (7.87%) IaaS
6 6 (6.74%) Mimecast
6 6 (6.74%) PaaS
7 3 (3.37%) GCP
8 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.25%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.25%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) DHCP
1 8 (8.99%) DNS
1 8 (8.99%) Firewall
1 8 (8.99%) LAN
1 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.87%) VPN
2 7 (7.87%) WAN
3 4 (4.49%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (4.49%) Skype
3 4 (4.49%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.37%) Intranet
4 3 (3.37%) NAS
4 3 (3.37%) SAN
4 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.37%) WLAN
5 2 (2.25%) Internet
5 2 (2.25%) VoIP
6 1 (1.12%) Broadband
6 1 (1.12%) PSTN
6 1 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
General
1 22 (24.72%) Social Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Law
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) IT Support
2 18 (20.22%) Support Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Analyst
4 15 (16.85%) IT Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) IT Support Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.37%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.12%) COM
1 1 (1.12%) CSS
1 1 (1.12%) HTML
1 1 (1.12%) jQuery
1 1 (1.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
1 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.49%) Replication
2 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.37%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.12%) Anti-Spyware
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) iPad
4 1 (1.12%) iPhone
4 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Windows
2 29 (32.58%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.36%) Linux
4 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
5 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.25%) Android
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (13.48%) ITSM
4 10 (11.24%) Project Delivery
5 9 (10.11%) Agile
5 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.99%) Service Management
7 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.74%) DevOps
8 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.74%) Migration
8 6 (6.74%) Project Management
8 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.62%) Data Security
9 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.62%) Presales
10 4 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.49%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) SQL
2 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.62%) MCSE
3 4 (4.49%) MCSA
4 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCP
5 2 (2.25%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (49.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 73 (82.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) VMware
3 6 (6.74%) Citrix
3 6 (6.74%) Google
4 5 (5.62%) Mitel
5 3 (3.37%) Civica
5 3 (3.37%) Northgate
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco
6 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) Avaya
7 1 (1.12%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.12%) Nintex
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle
7 1 (1.12%) Qualys
7 1 (1.12%) Sophos
7 1 (1.12%) Veeam
7 1 (1.12%) Zerto
7 1 (1.12%) Zoho