Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 57 87
Rank change year-on-year +23 +30 +79
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 1,192 947 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 6.49% 4.41% 3.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.05% 18.75% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,001 808 701
North of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £38,243 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.39% - +6.67%

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 5,171 5,051 3,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 28.17% 23.51% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,146 4,195 3,369
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,375 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +2.97%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +28 637 £35,000 +7.69% 238
Yorkshire +17 467 £35,000 - 114
North East +29 88 £37,410 +49.64% 26
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 768 (64.43%) Windows
2 719 (60.32%) Active Directory
3 713 (59.82%) Microsoft
4 535 (44.88%) Azure
5 416 (34.90%) Windows Server
6 409 (34.31%) VMware
7 339 (28.44%) ITIL
8 299 (25.08%) Windows 10
9 276 (23.15%) DNS
10 260 (21.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 253 (21.22%) Microsoft Office
12 252 (21.14%) Firewall
13 250 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 226 (18.96%) Cisco
15 207 (17.37%) DHCP
16 202 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
17 197 (16.53%) Hyper-V
18 187 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
19 183 (15.35%) MS Exchange
20 180 (15.10%) LAN
21 177 (14.85%) WAN
22 171 (14.35%) SCCM
23 161 (13.51%) PowerShell
24 157 (13.17%) Citrix
25 156 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
26 151 (12.67%) SharePoint
27 149 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
28 144 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
29 130 (10.91%) SQL
30 128 (10.74%) Skype

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
1 183 (15.35%) MS Exchange
2 151 (12.67%) SharePoint
3 114 (9.56%) Skype for Business
4 60 (5.03%) IIS
5 53 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.42%) CMS
9 4 (0.34%) Apache
9 4 (0.34%) Drupal
9 4 (0.34%) SAS
9 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 253 (21.22%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.084%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.084%) Figma
6 1 (0.084%) HipChat
6 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.084%) InVision
6 1 (0.084%) Marvel
6 1 (0.084%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (0.84%) assyst
2 5 (0.42%) Odoo
3 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.17%) Unica
6 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.084%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.084%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.084%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 535 (44.88%) Azure
2 125 (10.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 120 (10.07%) AWS
4 55 (4.61%) G Suite
5 30 (2.52%) Power Platform
6 21 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.76%) OneDrive
6 21 (1.76%) SaaS
7 20 (1.68%) IaaS
7 20 (1.68%) Mimecast
8 19 (1.59%) PaaS
9 14 (1.17%) GCP
10 9 (0.76%) Yammer
11 3 (0.25%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.25%) ShareGate
11 3 (0.25%) Slack
12 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.17%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.084%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 276 (23.15%) DNS
2 252 (21.14%) Firewall
3 207 (17.37%) DHCP
4 180 (15.10%) LAN
5 177 (14.85%) WAN
6 128 (10.74%) Skype
7 125 (10.49%) VPN
8 121 (10.15%) TCP/IP
9 108 (9.06%) SAN
10 73 (6.12%) VLAN
11 68 (5.70%) VoIP
12 50 (4.19%) Wireless
13 49 (4.11%) Intranet
14 41 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
15 40 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
16 34 (2.85%) Internet
17 29 (2.43%) NAS
18 25 (2.10%) MPLS
19 22 (1.85%) Network Security
19 22 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (9.31%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.43%) Power BI
3 11 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.25%) FileMaker
9 3 (0.25%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.17%) DB2
10 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (3.44%) Cucumber
1 41 (3.44%) JIRA
1 41 (3.44%) JMeter
1 41 (3.44%) Selenium
1 41 (3.44%) SoapUI
2 31 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (2.52%) LoadRunner
4 13 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.92%) Appium
5 11 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (0.92%) Buildbot
5 11 (0.92%) Gatling
5 11 (0.92%) NeoLoad
5 11 (0.92%) Ranorex
5 11 (0.92%) WATIR
5 11 (0.92%) WebLOAD
6 4 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.34%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.25%) CMake
7 3 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 94 (7.89%) Finance
2 87 (7.30%) Public Sector
3 64 (5.37%) Retail
4 36 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.52%) Legal
6 25 (2.10%) Marketing
7 24 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.68%) Law
9 11 (0.92%) Fire and Rescue
9 11 (0.92%) Police
9 11 (0.92%) Publishing
10 8 (0.67%) Banking
10 8 (0.67%) Local Government
11 6 (0.50%) Electronics
11 6 (0.50%) Housing Association
12 5 (0.42%) Automotive
13 2 (0.17%) French Language
13 2 (0.17%) Games
14 1 (0.084%) German Language
14 1 (0.084%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 196 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 164 (13.76%) Analyst
3 155 (13.00%) Support Engineer
4 104 (8.72%) IT Support
5 102 (8.56%) IT Engineer
6 94 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 78 (6.54%) Service Analyst
8 77 (6.46%) Service Desk Analyst
9 62 (5.20%) Consultant
10 56 (4.70%) Support Analyst
11 52 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
12 50 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
13 48 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
14 47 (3.94%) IT Manager
15 44 (3.69%) IT Support Engineer
15 44 (3.69%) Support Technician
16 42 (3.52%) 1st Line Support
17 40 (3.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 39 (3.27%) Service Manager
19 37 (3.10%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.52%) .NET
2 16 (1.34%) Web Services
3 12 (1.01%) HTML
4 8 (0.67%) CSS
5 7 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.59%) LDAP
6 6 (0.50%) SOAP
7 4 (0.34%) .NET Core
7 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (0.34%) HTML5
7 4 (0.34%) JSON
7 4 (0.34%) MAPI
7 4 (0.34%) XML
8 3 (0.25%) jQuery
8 3 (0.25%) WPF
9 2 (0.17%) COM
9 2 (0.17%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.17%) SAML
10 1 (0.084%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.084%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.05%) Data Centre
2 78 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.20%) Public Cloud
4 55 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.27%) Driving Licence
7 18 (1.51%) Replication
8 17 (1.43%) Xbox
9 16 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (1.26%) Fat Client
10 15 (1.26%) Private Cloud
10 15 (1.26%) Thin Client
10 15 (1.26%) User Experience
10 15 (1.26%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.17%) NHS
12 13 (1.09%) e-Learning
12 13 (1.09%) PKI
13 12 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
13 12 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 768 (64.43%) Windows
2 416 (34.90%) Windows Server
3 299 (25.08%) Windows 10
4 156 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 144 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (9.40%) Windows 7
7 90 (7.55%) Linux
8 74 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 67 (5.62%) Windows 8
10 24 (2.01%) Mac OS X
11 20 (1.68%) Ubuntu
12 16 (1.34%) CentOS
13 15 (1.26%) Mac OS
14 14 (1.17%) Android
14 14 (1.17%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.17%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.42%) Unix
17 3 (0.25%) SUSE
18 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (28.44%) ITIL
2 250 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 202 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 111 (9.31%) Mentoring
6 102 (8.56%) Migration
7 101 (8.47%) Service Delivery
8 98 (8.22%) Project Delivery
9 92 (7.72%) Coaching
10 70 (5.87%) Service Management
11 65 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 64 (5.37%) DevOps
13 63 (5.29%) Project Management
14 61 (5.12%) Change Management
15 54 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 52 (4.36%) Incident Management
16 52 (4.36%) Problem Management
17 51 (4.28%) Software Testing
18 50 (4.19%) Patch Management
19 49 (4.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 161 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 130 (10.91%) SQL
3 38 (3.19%) Python
4 26 (2.18%) C#
5 17 (1.43%) C++
6 16 (1.34%) Java
7 15 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.26%) C
8 14 (1.17%) PHP
9 11 (0.92%) Ruby
9 11 (0.92%) Scala
10 6 (0.50%) VB
11 5 (0.42%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.34%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.17%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.17%) VBScript
14 1 (0.084%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.084%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.084%) VBA
Qualifications
1 187 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (9.31%) MCSA
3 83 (6.96%) MCSE
4 61 (5.12%) Degree
5 50 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (3.86%) CCNA
7 34 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (2.43%) MCP
9 27 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (2.01%) CCNP
11 20 (1.68%) Security Cleared
12 18 (1.51%) SC Cleared
13 12 (1.01%) APMP
13 12 (1.01%) RHCA
13 12 (1.01%) VCP6
14 11 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (0.84%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.67%) MCITP
17 7 (0.59%) CCENT
17 7 (0.59%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (9.06%) SLA
2 18 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.84%) GDPR
3 10 (0.84%) QA
4 7 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.50%) PMO
6 5 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.084%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.084%) NCSC
8 1 (0.084%) NIST
System Software
1 719 (60.32%) Active Directory
2 260 (21.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (16.53%) Hyper-V
4 54 (4.53%) vSphere
5 48 (4.03%) XenApp
6 44 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (1.68%) Terminal Services
9 18 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (1.17%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (1.01%) pfSense
13 11 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.76%) BitLocker
16 8 (0.67%) VMware NSX
17 5 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 4 (0.34%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
19 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
19 3 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 171 (14.35%) SCCM
2 76 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 76 (6.38%) WSUS
3 48 (4.03%) SCOM
4 30 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (1.26%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 12 (1.01%) Ansible
7 10 (0.84%) Nessus
7 10 (0.84%) PaperCut
8 9 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.59%) CASB
9 7 (0.59%) Terraform
10 5 (0.42%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.34%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.34%) Sysprep
11 4 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 713 (59.82%) Microsoft
2 409 (34.31%) VMware
3 226 (18.96%) Cisco
4 157 (13.17%) Citrix
5 88 (7.38%) Veeam
6 74 (6.21%) HP
7 58 (4.87%) Google
8 48 (4.03%) NetApp
9 41 (3.44%) Dell
10 36 (3.02%) Apple
11 35 (2.94%) Meraki
12 22 (1.85%) Mitel
12 22 (1.85%) SolarWinds
13 19 (1.59%) Red Hat
14 18 (1.51%) Oracle
15 17 (1.43%) WatchGuard
16 16 (1.34%) CommVault
16 16 (1.34%) Palo Alto
16 16 (1.34%) ServiceNow
17 14 (1.17%) Avaya