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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 75 43
Rank change year-on-year +37 -32 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 70 5 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.73% 0.95% 2.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.67% 3.68% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 67 2 3
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,500 -
25th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £22,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +77.78% -35.71%
75th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £36,875
90th Percentile £51,150 £50,500 £44,750
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 375 136 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.39% 25.81% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 171 93 40
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,550 £31,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £34,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £77,500 £58,125
90th Percentile £62,250 £82,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in Northern Ireland

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in Northern Ireland

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in Northern Ireland

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
County Antrim +19 49 £37,500 -6.25% 12
County Londonderry - 9 £30,000 - 2
County Armagh - 6 £30,000 -
County Tyrone - 3 - -
County Down - 2 £41,250 -
Microsoft 365
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 53 (75.71%) Active Directory
2 49 (70.00%) Windows
3 34 (48.57%) Windows Server
4 27 (38.57%) VMware
5 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 22 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 21 (30.00%) Firewall
8 20 (28.57%) Azure
9 16 (22.86%) LAN
9 16 (22.86%) Windows 10
10 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
11 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (18.57%) Manufacturing
11 13 (18.57%) VPN
12 12 (17.14%) Cisco
13 11 (15.71%) Wireless
14 10 (14.29%) DNS
14 10 (14.29%) Migration
14 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (12.86%) VLAN
15 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
16 8 (11.43%) WAN
16 8 (11.43%) DHCP
16 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
16 8 (11.43%) Android
16 8 (11.43%) Veeam
17 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
17 7 (10.00%) Law
17 7 (10.00%) ITIL
17 7 (10.00%) MCP

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) IIS
3 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Azure
2 6 (8.57%) IaaS
3 4 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (5.71%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.71%) PaaS
4 3 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.86%) AWS
5 2 (2.86%) SaaS
6 1 (1.43%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) Firewall
2 16 (22.86%) LAN
3 13 (18.57%) VPN
4 11 (15.71%) Wireless
5 10 (14.29%) DNS
6 9 (12.86%) VLAN
7 8 (11.43%) DHCP
7 8 (11.43%) WAN
8 6 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 5 (7.14%) Internet
9 5 (7.14%) SAN
10 3 (4.29%) 4G
10 3 (4.29%) NAS
11 2 (2.86%) WebEx
11 2 (2.86%) WLAN
12 1 (1.43%) DMZ
12 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (18.57%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.00%) Law
2 7 (10.00%) Social Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 4 (5.71%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.86%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Support Engineer
2 22 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (20.00%) IT Support
4 12 (17.14%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Technical Support
4 12 (17.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) DBA
8 3 (4.29%) ICT Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft 365 Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) OAuth
2 1 (1.43%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.43%) OpenID
2 1 (1.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.71%) FMCG
2 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.71%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (70.00%) Windows
2 34 (48.57%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.86%) Windows 10
4 8 (11.43%) Android
5 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (14.29%) Migration
2 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Project Delivery
5 5 (7.14%) Server Building
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (5.71%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (5.71%) DevOps
6 4 (5.71%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.29%) Architecture Roadmap
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.29%) Workflow
8 2 (2.86%) CI/CD
8 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (2.86%) RBAC
8 2 (2.86%) Technology Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) Bash
3 2 (2.86%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) Java
3 2 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) MCP
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.43%) CCSP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (75.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.57%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) Squid
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Ansible
1 1 (1.43%) Autotask
1 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) VMware
2 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco
4 8 (11.43%) Veeam
5 3 (4.29%) Intapp
5 3 (4.29%) Wyse
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) CrowdStrike
6 1 (1.43%) Epicor
6 1 (1.43%) F5
6 1 (1.43%) iManage
6 1 (1.43%) Okta
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.43%) Zscaler