Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 101 61 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 8.68% 7.77% 8.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.46% 20.82% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 92 54 59
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,475 £19,950
25th Percentile £25,375 £22,344 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £31,955 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.40% -12.45% +32.73%
75th Percentile £46,750 £41,000 £44,721
90th Percentile £57,500 £44,625 £52,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,226
% change year-on-year -5.56% +14.72% -1.94%

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 519 293 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.63% 37.32% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 458 238 246
10th Percentile £29,100 £24,025 £28,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,798
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -2.87%
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +5 73 £35,000 +6.06% 31
Durham +2 21 £28,500 +23.24% 12
Northumberland +3 2 £34,000 -2.86%
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 80 (79.21%) Microsoft
2 67 (66.34%) Windows
3 65 (64.36%) Active Directory
4 51 (50.50%) Azure
5 41 (40.59%) Social Skills
6 36 (35.64%) Windows Server
7 32 (31.68%) AWS
8 31 (30.69%) VMware
9 24 (23.76%) DNS
9 24 (23.76%) Hyper-V
10 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (20.79%) Firewall
12 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
12 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (16.83%) Windows 10
14 16 (15.84%) SQL
15 15 (14.85%) LAN
15 15 (14.85%) WAN
15 15 (14.85%) Linux
15 15 (14.85%) PowerShell
16 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.87%) DHCP
17 13 (12.87%) SLA
18 12 (11.88%) Project Management
18 12 (11.88%) MS Exchange
18 12 (11.88%) Migration
18 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
19 11 (10.89%) ITIL
20 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification

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 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (50.50%) Azure
2 32 (31.68%) AWS
3 9 (8.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (7.92%) OneDrive
4 8 (7.92%) Power Platform
4 8 (7.92%) PowerApps
5 7 (6.93%) Power Automate
6 6 (5.94%) GCP
7 5 (4.95%) SaaS
7 5 (4.95%) Slack
8 4 (3.96%) IaaS
9 2 (1.98%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.99%) Azure Storage
10 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) DNS
2 21 (20.79%) Firewall
3 15 (14.85%) LAN
3 15 (14.85%) WAN
4 13 (12.87%) DHCP
5 10 (9.90%) VPN
6 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.92%) Wireless
8 7 (6.93%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (6.93%) SSL
9 6 (5.94%) SAN
9 6 (5.94%) Skype
10 5 (4.95%) VLAN
11 4 (3.96%) VoIP
12 3 (2.97%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.97%) DKIM
12 3 (2.97%) H.323
12 3 (2.97%) HTTP
12 3 (2.97%) NAS
12 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Power BI
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (40.59%) Social Skills
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Local Government
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Support Engineer
2 14 (13.86%) IT Support
3 11 (10.89%) IT Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Consultant
5 8 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.92%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Cloud Consultant
7 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.94%) IT Technician
7 6 (5.94%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Service Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.96%) IT Services Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) HTML
2 5 (4.95%) CSS
3 4 (3.96%) .NET
4 2 (1.98%) JSON
5 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.96%) HP Storage
3 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.98%) Blog
4 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.98%) IVR
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.98%) Replication
4 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.99%) BYOD
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.99%) PKI
5 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (66.34%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.83%) Windows 10
4 15 (14.85%) Linux
5 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.94%) Android
7 6 (5.94%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.97%) CentOS
10 3 (2.97%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (11.88%) Migration
2 12 (11.88%) Project Management
3 11 (10.89%) ITIL
4 10 (9.90%) DevOps
4 10 (9.90%) Service Delivery
5 9 (8.91%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.91%) Time Management
6 8 (7.92%) ITSM
7 7 (6.93%) Application Packaging
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (6.93%) Project Delivery
8 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.94%) Resource Allocation
8 6 (5.94%) Service Management
9 5 (4.95%) Commercial Awareness
9 5 (4.95%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.96%) IT Strategy
10 4 (3.96%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (3.96%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.84%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.97%) C#
3 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.98%) Groovy
4 2 (1.98%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) PHP
4 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.96%) MCSE
3 3 (2.97%) CCNA
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
3 3 (2.97%) MCITP
3 3 (2.97%) MCT
4 1 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) SLA
2 6 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.98%) GDPR
4 2 (1.98%) NIST
4 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 65 (64.36%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.76%) Hyper-V
3 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
6 1 (0.99%) Docker
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (4.95%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) Ansible
2 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.96%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.97%) Puppet
3 3 (2.97%) Salt
4 2 (1.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (1.98%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.98%) WSUS
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Nagios
5 1 (0.99%) Terraform
5 1 (0.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (79.21%) Microsoft
2 31 (30.69%) VMware
3 10 (9.90%) Citrix
4 8 (7.92%) Cisco
4 8 (7.92%) HP
5 6 (5.94%) Zerto
6 4 (3.96%) Nintex
6 4 (3.96%) Veeam
7 3 (2.97%) Avaya
7 3 (2.97%) Meraki
7 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.98%) Apple
8 2 (1.98%) Google
8 2 (1.98%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.98%) Sun
9 1 (0.99%) Juniper
9 1 (0.99%) NetApp
9 1 (0.99%) QNAP