Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 150 153
Rank change year-on-year +64 +3 +65
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 449 271 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.68% 2.19% 1.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.06% 15.93% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 363 242 194
North West median annual salary £30,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.81% -2.67% -23.47%
10th Percentile £20,050 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,386 £54,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -14.04%

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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,632 1,701 1,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.58% 13.77% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,244 1,458 882
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the North West

Office 365
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in the North West.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the North West

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the North West

Office 365
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Manchester +57 231 £30,000 -20.00% 49
Cheshire +18 121 £37,500 +25.00% 21
Merseyside +12 47 £35,500 -29.00% 12
Lancashire +26 39 £28,000 -24.32% 4
Cumbria -7 4 £25,250 -15.83%
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 315 (70.16%) Windows
2 307 (68.37%) Microsoft
3 247 (55.01%) Active Directory
4 191 (42.54%) VMware
5 186 (41.43%) Windows Server
6 142 (31.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 131 (29.18%) Hyper-V
8 121 (26.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 119 (26.50%) ITIL
10 117 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 112 (24.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 110 (24.50%) MS Exchange
13 103 (22.94%) Cisco
13 103 (22.94%) MCSE
14 102 (22.72%) Firewall
15 98 (21.83%) SharePoint
16 97 (21.60%) SCCM
17 94 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 94 (20.94%) SQL Server
18 93 (20.71%) Microsoft Office
19 84 (18.71%) WAN
19 84 (18.71%) TCP/IP
20 79 (17.59%) SQL
21 77 (17.15%) LAN
22 76 (16.93%) DNS
23 70 (15.59%) Windows 10
24 67 (14.92%) Citrix
25 62 (13.81%) Windows 7
25 62 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2010
26 59 (13.14%) MCP

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 110 (24.50%) MS Exchange
2 98 (21.83%) SharePoint
3 62 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (8.69%) Skype for Business
6 28 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (5.35%) IIS
8 18 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.67%) CMS
12 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.22%) Confluence
13 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 93 (20.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.67%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (0.67%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 112 (24.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (8.91%) IaaS
3 31 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (6.01%) SaaS
5 22 (4.90%) PaaS
6 19 (4.23%) OneDrive
7 16 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.23%) G Suite
9 9 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.11%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.89%) GitHub
13 3 (0.67%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.22%) Serverless
14 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 102 (22.72%) Firewall
2 84 (18.71%) TCP/IP
2 84 (18.71%) WAN
3 77 (17.15%) LAN
4 76 (16.93%) DNS
5 55 (12.25%) SAN
6 49 (10.91%) DHCP
7 46 (10.24%) Skype
8 40 (8.91%) VPN
9 32 (7.13%) VoIP
10 24 (5.35%) Network Security
10 24 (5.35%) VLAN
11 20 (4.45%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (3.56%) Wireless
13 13 (2.90%) Internet
14 11 (2.45%) WLAN
15 10 (2.23%) MPLS
15 10 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (1.78%) Broadband
17 7 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.67%) Power BI
2 12 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (0.67%) MySQL
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.34%) JIRA
2 6 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.89%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (4.45%) Finance
1 20 (4.45%) Retail
2 14 (3.12%) Advertising
3 11 (2.45%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.23%) Games
5 8 (1.78%) Marketing
6 7 (1.56%) Publishing
7 6 (1.34%) Legal
8 4 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Front Office
9 3 (0.67%) Local Government
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (17.59%) Support Engineer
2 67 (14.92%) Analyst
3 65 (14.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 49 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (9.58%) IT Support
6 41 (9.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 33 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (6.46%) Developer
8 29 (6.46%) Support Analyst
9 28 (6.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 28 (6.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 28 (6.24%) IT Engineer
10 27 (6.01%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (6.01%) Service Analyst
11 24 (5.35%) IT Analyst
12 20 (4.45%) Architect
12 20 (4.45%) IT Support Engineer
13 19 (4.23%) 1st Line Support
13 19 (4.23%) Desktop Support
14 18 (4.01%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.35%) .NET
2 26 (5.79%) Web Services
3 20 (4.45%) HTML
4 18 (4.01%) CSS
5 10 (2.23%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.00%) HTML5
7 8 (1.78%) jQuery
8 6 (1.34%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.11%) CSS3
10 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.89%) React
11 3 (0.67%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.67%) JSON
11 3 (0.67%) REST
11 3 (0.67%) XML
12 2 (0.45%) MAPI
12 2 (0.45%) Servlets
13 1 (0.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.01%) Replication
4 16 (3.56%) Driving Licence
5 15 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.78%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.56%) Clustering
8 7 (1.56%) User Experience
9 6 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.45%) PKI
12 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 315 (70.16%) Windows
2 186 (41.43%) Windows Server
3 121 (26.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 117 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (15.59%) Windows 10
6 62 (13.81%) Windows 7
7 27 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (5.57%) Linux
9 14 (3.12%) Mac OS X
10 12 (2.67%) Android
11 11 (2.45%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.23%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.11%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.67%) SUSE
15 2 (0.45%) CentOS
15 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.45%) Unix
15 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (26.50%) ITIL
2 35 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (7.35%) Service Management
4 32 (7.13%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (6.90%) Project Management
6 28 (6.24%) Migration
6 28 (6.24%) Service Delivery
7 26 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (5.57%) Mentoring
8 25 (5.57%) Time Management
9 24 (5.35%) E-Commerce
9 24 (5.35%) ITIL V3
10 22 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 21 (4.68%) DevOps
12 20 (4.45%) Business Continuity
13 19 (4.23%) CRM
13 19 (4.23%) Information Security
14 18 (4.01%) Change Management
14 18 (4.01%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (3.79%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 79 (17.59%) SQL
2 37 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 28 (6.24%) JavaScript
4 25 (5.57%) C#
5 6 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.11%) Java
7 2 (0.45%) VB
7 2 (0.45%) VBScript
8 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.22%) Python
8 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 142 (31.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (22.94%) MCSE
3 59 (13.14%) MCP
4 49 (10.91%) Degree
5 48 (10.69%) MCSA
6 17 (3.79%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.45%) MCITP
10 10 (2.23%) CCNA
10 10 (2.23%) HNC
11 8 (1.78%) MCTS
12 5 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.89%) CCNP
13 4 (0.89%) CISSP
14 3 (0.67%) CISA
14 3 (0.67%) CISM
14 3 (0.67%) CompTIA Security+
15 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.80%) SLA
2 14 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.00%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.56%) GDPR
6 3 (0.67%) COSHH
6 3 (0.67%) PMO
6 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 247 (55.01%) Active Directory
2 131 (29.18%) Hyper-V
3 94 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (5.35%) vSphere
5 20 (4.45%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.67%) Terminal Services
7 10 (2.23%) XenApp
8 7 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.34%) Xen
10 5 (1.11%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.67%) XenServer
12 2 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.22%) Docker
13 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.22%) vCloud
13 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 97 (21.60%) SCCM
2 14 (3.12%) SCOM
3 11 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (2.00%) SCVMM
5 8 (1.78%) WSUS
6 6 (1.34%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.11%) Puppet
8 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.45%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.45%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 307 (68.37%) Microsoft
2 191 (42.54%) VMware
3 103 (22.94%) Cisco
4 67 (14.92%) Citrix
5 42 (9.35%) Veeam
6 20 (4.45%) Google
7 19 (4.23%) HP
8 11 (2.45%) Dell
9 9 (2.00%) Apple
9 9 (2.00%) Forcepoint
10 7 (1.56%) EMC
10 7 (1.56%) Sage
11 6 (1.34%) McAfee
11 6 (1.34%) Mitel
12 5 (1.11%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (1.11%) Ruckus Wireless
12 5 (1.11%) Symantec
13 4 (0.89%) SonicWALL
14 3 (0.67%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds