Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > North of England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 42 78
Rank change year-on-year +7 +36 +69
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 684 1,072 881
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.88% 5.66% 3.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.79% 20.98% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 589 892 779
Median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £21,900 £21,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,233 £52,875
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.56%

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 North of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,845 5,109 5,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.05% 26.99% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,147 4,031 4,272
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
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 North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the North of England

Office 365
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in the North of England.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the North of England

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in the North of England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the North of England

Office 365
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the North of England region over the 6 months to 2 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
North West +9 333 £37,500 +7.14% 61
Yorkshire +15 282 £38,177 +9.08% 23
North East -3 69 £29,500 -18.96% 14
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 2 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 North of England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 436 (63.74%) Windows
2 387 (56.58%) Microsoft
3 351 (51.32%) Active Directory
4 295 (43.13%) Azure
5 210 (30.70%) Windows Server
6 206 (30.12%) ITIL
6 206 (30.12%) VMware
7 186 (27.19%) Windows 10
8 138 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 137 (20.03%) Firewall
10 133 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 124 (18.13%) Microsoft Office
12 111 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 110 (16.08%) SCCM
14 105 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 104 (15.20%) Cisco
15 104 (15.20%) WAN
16 98 (14.33%) LAN
16 98 (14.33%) SharePoint
17 95 (13.89%) Citrix
18 92 (13.45%) DNS
19 89 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
20 83 (12.13%) PowerShell
21 81 (11.84%) SLA
22 78 (11.40%) Hyper-V
23 77 (11.26%) AWS
23 77 (11.26%) Windows Server 2016
24 75 (10.96%) Windows 7
25 74 (10.82%) VPN
25 74 (10.82%) DHCP

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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
1 133 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 98 (14.33%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.53%) Skype for Business
4 28 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (2.78%) IIS
6 12 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.88%) Confluence
7 6 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.88%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.29%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 124 (18.13%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.44%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 10 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.58%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 295 (43.13%) Azure
2 77 (11.26%) AWS
3 38 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (3.07%) IaaS
5 15 (2.19%) Power Platform
6 14 (2.05%) SaaS
7 11 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.46%) G Suite
8 10 (1.46%) OneDrive
9 8 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.17%) Yammer
10 7 (1.02%) GCP
11 6 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.88%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.88%) GitHub
11 6 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.88%) Slack
11 6 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (20.03%) Firewall
2 104 (15.20%) WAN
3 98 (14.33%) LAN
4 92 (13.45%) DNS
5 74 (10.82%) DHCP
5 74 (10.82%) VPN
6 71 (10.38%) TCP/IP
7 40 (5.85%) Network Security
7 40 (5.85%) SAN
7 40 (5.85%) VoIP
8 37 (5.41%) VLAN
9 36 (5.26%) Skype
10 25 (3.65%) Wireless
11 21 (3.07%) Internet
12 20 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (2.49%) MPLS
13 17 (2.49%) NetScaler
14 15 (2.19%) Unified Communications
15 10 (1.46%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.05%) Power BI
3 12 (1.75%) MySQL
4 11 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (0.88%) Big Data
6 6 (0.88%) GIS
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.73%) MS Access
7 5 (0.73%) Redis
8 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.29%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.29%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (3.07%) JIRA
2 19 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.17%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.17%) JMeter
3 8 (1.17%) LoadRunner
3 8 (1.17%) Selenium
3 8 (1.17%) SoapUI
3 8 (1.17%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 41 (5.99%) Finance
2 28 (4.09%) Public Sector
3 27 (3.95%) Law
4 17 (2.49%) Legal
5 16 (2.34%) Retail
6 14 (2.05%) Marketing
7 13 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.02%) Billing
8 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.88%) Local Government
10 5 (0.73%) Back Office
11 4 (0.58%) Games
11 4 (0.58%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Fire and Rescue
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Police
Job Titles
1 117 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 103 (15.06%) Analyst
3 77 (11.26%) Support Engineer
4 71 (10.38%) IT Support
5 58 (8.48%) IT Engineer
6 55 (8.04%) Consultant
7 50 (7.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 38 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 38 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 37 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 33 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
10 33 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 32 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
11 32 (4.68%) IT Technician
12 28 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 25 (3.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 24 (3.51%) Microsoft Engineer
14 24 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (3.36%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.34%) .NET
2 13 (1.90%) Web Services
3 8 (1.17%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.17%) HTML
4 7 (1.02%) LDAP
5 5 (0.73%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.73%) CSS
6 4 (0.58%) XML
7 3 (0.44%) COM
7 3 (0.44%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.29%) jQuery
8 2 (0.29%) SAML
9 1 (0.15%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.15%) Middleware
9 1 (0.15%) OAuth
9 1 (0.15%) OpenID
9 1 (0.15%) REST
9 1 (0.15%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (4.39%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.36%) Driving Licence
6 19 (2.78%) User Experience
7 12 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.46%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.46%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.32%) e-Learning
10 8 (1.17%) iPad
11 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.88%) Life Science
13 5 (0.73%) Clustering
13 5 (0.73%) Handset
13 5 (0.73%) Social Media
14 4 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 436 (63.74%) Windows
2 210 (30.70%) Windows Server
3 186 (27.19%) Windows 10
4 77 (11.26%) Windows Server 2016
5 75 (10.96%) Windows 7
6 74 (10.82%) Linux
7 71 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (5.99%) Windows 8
10 32 (4.68%) Windows Server 2019
11 29 (4.24%) Apple iOS
12 23 (3.36%) Android
13 19 (2.78%) Unix
14 12 (1.75%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (1.17%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.88%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.88%) Solaris
18 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (30.12%) ITIL
2 138 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 89 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (9.21%) Mentoring
5 60 (8.77%) Migration
6 49 (7.16%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (6.58%) DevOps
8 40 (5.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 40 (5.85%) Service Delivery
9 39 (5.70%) Service Management
10 36 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 34 (4.97%) Presales
12 32 (4.68%) Configuration Management
13 31 (4.53%) Coaching
14 28 (4.09%) Project Management
14 28 (4.09%) Time Management
15 26 (3.80%) Problem Management
16 25 (3.65%) Information Security
17 23 (3.36%) Change Management
17 23 (3.36%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 83 (12.13%) PowerShell
2 69 (10.09%) SQL
3 17 (2.49%) Python
4 15 (2.19%) C#
5 8 (1.17%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.02%) Java
7 6 (0.88%) C
8 4 (0.58%) VBScript
9 3 (0.44%) C++
10 2 (0.29%) Ruby
10 2 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (7.89%) MCSE
3 41 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (5.85%) CCNA
5 38 (5.56%) MCSA
6 25 (3.65%) Degree
7 23 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (2.49%) Security Cleared
10 14 (2.05%) DBS Check
11 11 (1.61%) CISSP
12 10 (1.46%) A+ Certification
12 10 (1.46%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.32%) CCNP
13 9 (1.32%) MCP
14 8 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (1.02%) MCITP
16 6 (0.88%) MCT
17 5 (0.73%) CISM
17 5 (0.73%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (11.84%) SLA
2 24 (3.51%) GDPR
3 23 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.73%) NIST
6 3 (0.44%) PMO
7 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 351 (51.32%) Active Directory
2 111 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (11.40%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (3.22%) XenApp
6 19 (2.78%) vSphere
7 16 (2.34%) Docker
8 15 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.75%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 7 (1.02%) vCloud
12 7 (1.02%) VMware NSX
12 7 (1.02%) VMware Server
12 7 (1.02%) Xen
13 6 (0.88%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 110 (16.08%) SCCM
2 73 (10.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (1.75%) Puppet
4 11 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.32%) XenMobile
6 8 (1.17%) AirWatch
6 8 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.17%) SCOM
6 8 (1.17%) Terraform
6 8 (1.17%) WSUS
7 7 (1.02%) Kibana
8 6 (0.88%) Ansible
8 6 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.88%) Grafana
8 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.88%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.58%) Nagios
9 4 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 387 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 206 (30.12%) VMware
3 104 (15.20%) Cisco
4 95 (13.89%) Citrix
5 35 (5.12%) Veeam
6 31 (4.53%) HP
7 27 (3.95%) Apple
8 19 (2.78%) Dell
9 17 (2.49%) ServiceNow
10 15 (2.19%) NetApp
11 12 (1.75%) Remedy
12 10 (1.46%) Fortinet
12 10 (1.46%) Meraki
12 10 (1.46%) Symantec
13 9 (1.32%) Asigra
13 9 (1.32%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.32%) EMC
13 9 (1.32%) EqualLogic
13 9 (1.32%) iManage
14 8 (1.17%) Google