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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 41 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 1,389 992 839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.21% 6.36% 6.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.44% 15.74% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 836 752
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £28,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% - +3.90%
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,375 £68,750
England median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 8,450 6,304 4,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.75% 40.40% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,198 4,789 3,957
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in the South East

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in the South East

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in the South East

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 30 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
Thames Valley +7 521 £38,000 -10.59% 92
Hampshire +1 310 £37,500 +7.14% 52
Surrey -27 269 £35,000 -17.65% 44
Buckinghamshire -9 198 £39,000 -8.24% 39
Berkshire +4 188 £34,063 -19.85% 29
Oxfordshire +16 135 £42,500 +23.19% 24
Kent -15 106 £37,500 -6.25% 26
West Sussex +5 87 £38,000 +8.57% 17
East Sussex -9 77 £42,500 -2.86% 11
Middlesex - 5 £87,500 -
Home Counties - 4 £76,250 -
Sussex -6 2 £42,625 -14.75% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £28,000 -
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 906 (65.23%) Microsoft
2 749 (53.92%) Windows
3 714 (51.40%) Azure
4 667 (48.02%) Active Directory
5 431 (31.03%) Social Skills
6 423 (30.45%) Windows Server
7 348 (25.05%) VMware
8 310 (22.32%) SharePoint
9 275 (19.80%) Firewall
10 265 (19.08%) Windows 10
11 242 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
11 242 (17.42%) ITIL
12 235 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 224 (16.13%) DNS
14 222 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
15 201 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 197 (14.18%) DHCP
17 178 (12.81%) Finance
18 163 (11.74%) SQL
19 162 (11.66%) Project Management
20 155 (11.16%) Cisco
21 154 (11.09%) SCCM
21 154 (11.09%) Azure Active Directory
22 152 (10.94%) Power Platform
23 147 (10.58%) PowerShell
24 146 (10.51%) Hyper-V
25 143 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
26 142 (10.22%) AWS
27 141 (10.15%) Cybersecurity
28 140 (10.08%) SLA

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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
1 310 (22.32%) SharePoint
2 121 (8.71%) MS Exchange
3 27 (1.94%) IIS
4 14 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.58%) CMS
7 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.43%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.43%) WordPress
8 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.14%) Apache
9 2 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.14%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.072%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.072%) Confluence
10 1 (0.072%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.072%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.072%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 242 (17.42%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 18 (1.30%) Magento
2 14 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.072%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.072%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 714 (51.40%) Azure
2 154 (11.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 152 (10.94%) Power Platform
4 142 (10.22%) AWS
5 78 (5.62%) SaaS
6 69 (4.97%) IaaS
7 52 (3.74%) OneDrive
7 52 (3.74%) PaaS
8 44 (3.17%) Azure DevOps
9 35 (2.52%) Mimecast
10 30 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
10 30 (2.16%) PowerApps
11 24 (1.73%) Azure Data Factory
12 23 (1.66%) Power Automate
13 14 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.94%) Google Workspace
14 13 (0.94%) Smartsheet
15 12 (0.86%) Azure Logic Apps
15 12 (0.86%) Azure Pipelines
16 7 (0.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 275 (19.80%) Firewall
2 224 (16.13%) DNS
3 197 (14.18%) DHCP
4 127 (9.14%) VPN
5 112 (8.06%) WAN
6 102 (7.34%) LAN
7 91 (6.55%) TCP/IP
8 85 (6.12%) SAN
9 70 (5.04%) Network Security
10 57 (4.10%) Wireless
11 56 (4.03%) VLAN
12 55 (3.96%) VoIP
13 43 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
14 41 (2.95%) Internet
15 32 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
16 31 (2.23%) Unified Communications
17 26 (1.87%) NAS
18 14 (1.01%) SNMP
19 13 (0.94%) SD-WAN
20 11 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 102 (7.34%) Power BI
3 27 (1.94%) Big Data
4 26 (1.87%) Data Lake
4 26 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (1.58%) HDInsight
5 22 (1.58%) MongoDB
5 22 (1.58%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.43%) MySQL
7 6 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.36%) Electronic Patient Records
9 4 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.14%) GIS
12 1 (0.072%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 15 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.72%) JIRA
4 8 (0.58%) Burp Suite
4 8 (0.58%) Emacs
5 6 (0.43%) Postman
5 6 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 431 (31.03%) Social Skills
2 178 (12.81%) Finance
3 115 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 51 (3.67%) Legal
7 50 (3.60%) Manufacturing
7 50 (3.60%) Marketing
8 48 (3.46%) Organisational Skills
9 47 (3.38%) Presentation Skills
10 46 (3.31%) Retail
11 38 (2.74%) Advertising
12 29 (2.09%) Law
13 25 (1.80%) Public Sector
14 23 (1.66%) Electronics
15 20 (1.44%) Local Government
16 19 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
17 17 (1.22%) Games
18 16 (1.15%) Digital Economy
19 11 (0.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 231 (16.63%) Analyst
2 219 (15.77%) Support Engineer
3 185 (13.32%) IT Support
4 164 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 153 (11.02%) IT Engineer
6 109 (7.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 105 (7.56%) Support Analyst
8 88 (6.34%) IT Support Engineer
9 66 (4.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 65 (4.68%) IT Analyst
11 61 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support
11 61 (4.39%) Service Analyst
12 59 (4.25%) Service Desk Analyst
13 56 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 50 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 50 (3.60%) Desktop Support
14 50 (3.60%) IT Manager
15 46 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
16 44 (3.17%) Architect
17 42 (3.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.67%) .NET
2 22 (1.58%) HTML
3 20 (1.44%) CSS
4 18 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 17 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 17 (1.22%) Entity Framework
6 15 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (1.08%) LESS
6 15 (1.08%) Sass
7 12 (0.86%) COM
8 10 (0.72%) JSON
8 10 (0.72%) Web Services
9 9 (0.65%) SAML
9 9 (0.65%) XMPP
10 6 (0.43%) ARM Templates
10 6 (0.43%) Middleware
10 6 (0.43%) RESTful
11 5 (0.36%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.29%) React
12 4 (0.29%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 61 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 43 (3.10%) NHS
5 40 (2.88%) Driving Licence
6 37 (2.66%) Public Cloud
7 30 (2.16%) User Experience
8 29 (2.09%) Marketing Technology
9 22 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
10 21 (1.51%) Cyberattack
10 21 (1.51%) Cybercrime
11 18 (1.30%) PKI
12 16 (1.15%) IoT
13 15 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
13 15 (1.08%) Private Cloud
14 13 (0.94%) EPoS
15 9 (0.65%) Clustering
15 9 (0.65%) Low-Code
15 9 (0.65%) SCADA
16 8 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 749 (53.92%) Windows
2 423 (30.45%) Windows Server
3 265 (19.08%) Windows 10
4 104 (7.49%) Linux
5 81 (5.83%) Windows Server 2019
6 72 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (5.11%) Windows Server 2016
8 61 (4.39%) Windows 7
9 55 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (3.74%) Android
11 40 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (2.45%) Mac OS
13 33 (2.38%) Apple iOS
14 31 (2.23%) Kali Linux
14 31 (2.23%) Ubuntu
15 29 (2.09%) Windows 8
16 20 (1.44%) Windows XP
17 14 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (0.79%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (17.42%) ITIL
2 222 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
3 201 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 162 (11.66%) Project Management
5 141 (10.15%) Cybersecurity
6 131 (9.43%) Agile
7 130 (9.36%) Project Delivery
8 114 (8.21%) Service Delivery
9 106 (7.63%) DevOps
10 90 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
11 87 (6.26%) Information Security
12 82 (5.90%) Migration
13 74 (5.33%) CRM
14 73 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 61 (4.39%) Mobile Device Management
16 55 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 55 (3.96%) PRINCE2
17 54 (3.89%) CI/CD
17 54 (3.89%) Presales
18 52 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 163 (11.74%) SQL
2 147 (10.58%) PowerShell
3 60 (4.32%) C#
4 32 (2.30%) Python
5 30 (2.16%) JavaScript
6 29 (2.09%) C
7 25 (1.80%) Java
8 12 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.36%) Bash
10 4 (0.29%) R
11 3 (0.22%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.072%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.072%) Perl
12 1 (0.072%) VB
12 1 (0.072%) VBA
Qualifications
1 143 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (9.14%) Degree
3 78 (5.62%) Security Cleared
4 76 (5.47%) SC Cleared
5 62 (4.46%) MCSE
6 54 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
7 44 (3.17%) MCP
8 37 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (2.30%) CCNA
10 30 (2.16%) CISSP
11 28 (2.02%) A+ Certification
12 23 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (1.66%) MCSA
13 16 (1.15%) DBS Check
14 14 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
15 11 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.72%) CISM
16 10 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.65%) HND
17 9 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (10.08%) SLA
2 99 (7.13%) GDPR
3 75 (5.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (2.88%) NIST
5 26 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (1.66%) PCI DSS
7 21 (1.51%) QA
8 12 (0.86%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.50%) GRC
10 7 (0.50%) NIST 800
10 7 (0.50%) PMO
11 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.29%) Accessibility
13 4 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.29%) ISO 31000
13 4 (0.29%) NCSC
14 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 667 (48.02%) Active Directory
2 235 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (10.51%) Hyper-V
4 63 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (4.03%) vSphere
6 28 (2.02%) XenApp
7 16 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.65%) Docker
9 9 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.65%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.58%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.50%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.43%) Firmware
13 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.22%) KVM
15 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.14%) Xen
16 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 154 (11.09%) SCCM
2 137 (9.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 41 (2.95%) vCenter Server
4 22 (1.58%) Terraform
5 18 (1.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 17 (1.22%) FortiGate
7 13 (0.94%) SCOM
8 12 (0.86%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.79%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.72%) Jamf Pro
11 9 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.58%) Autotask
12 8 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.58%) WSUS
13 7 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.43%) PaperCut
15 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
15 5 (0.36%) VxRail
16 4 (0.29%) CASB
Vendors
1 906 (65.23%) Microsoft
2 348 (25.05%) VMware
3 155 (11.16%) Cisco
4 113 (8.14%) Citrix
5 66 (4.75%) Veeam
6 61 (4.39%) Apple
7 53 (3.82%) Google
8 51 (3.67%) HP
8 51 (3.67%) Sophos
9 44 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
10 39 (2.81%) Meraki
11 34 (2.45%) ServiceNow
12 30 (2.16%) Adobe
13 23 (1.66%) Databricks
14 22 (1.58%) Palantir
15 20 (1.44%) Palo Alto
16 19 (1.37%) NetApp
16 19 (1.37%) SAP
17 18 (1.30%) Red Hat
18 17 (1.22%) SolarWinds