Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 71 71
Rank change year-on-year +42 0 +101
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 690 414 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.02% 4.18% 4.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.29% 16.77% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 612 345 358
South West median annual salary £34,375 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,500 £50,250
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +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 South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,439 2,468 2,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.34% 24.94% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,036 1,897 1,740
South West median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,125 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South West

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South West

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the South West over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South West

Office 365
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 25 January 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
Bristol +51 208 £32,500 -4.41% 59
Dorset +17 137 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Wiltshire +40 109 £33,250 -5.00% 25
Gloucestershire +17 102 £42,500 +8.97% 18
Somerset +54 92 £27,500 -15.38% 14
Devon 0 23 £37,500 +47.06% 27
Cornwall +9 4 £42,750 +11.04% 5
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 South West region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 501 (72.61%) Windows
2 421 (61.01%) Microsoft
3 406 (58.84%) Active Directory
4 297 (43.04%) Azure
5 259 (37.54%) Windows Server
6 214 (31.01%) VMware
7 158 (22.90%) Windows 10
8 147 (21.30%) Microsoft Office
9 135 (19.57%) Hyper-V
10 133 (19.28%) ITIL
10 133 (19.28%) Firewall
11 131 (18.99%) SharePoint
12 124 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
13 119 (17.25%) DNS
14 114 (16.52%) MS Exchange
15 104 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 99 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 98 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 95 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
19 90 (13.04%) DHCP
20 89 (12.90%) Finance
20 89 (12.90%) PowerShell
21 87 (12.61%) Cisco
22 81 (11.74%) SQL
23 69 (10.00%) SQL Server
24 66 (9.57%) SLA
24 66 (9.57%) SCCM
25 64 (9.28%) TCP/IP
25 64 (9.28%) LAN
25 64 (9.28%) Migration

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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
1 131 (18.99%) SharePoint
2 114 (16.52%) MS Exchange
3 56 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (4.35%) Confluence
4 30 (4.35%) Skype for Business
5 20 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (2.17%) CMS
7 12 (1.74%) Drupal
8 3 (0.43%) IIS
8 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.14%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 147 (21.30%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.14%) iTrent
3 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 297 (43.04%) Azure
2 45 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 41 (5.94%) AWS
4 25 (3.62%) OneDrive
5 24 (3.48%) Dynamics 365
6 17 (2.46%) IaaS
6 17 (2.46%) SaaS
7 15 (2.17%) Azure Stack
8 11 (1.59%) Power Platform
9 9 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.16%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.43%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.43%) Serverless
12 2 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.29%) PaaS
13 1 (0.14%) G Suite
13 1 (0.14%) GCP
13 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) Slack
13 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 133 (19.28%) Firewall
2 119 (17.25%) DNS
3 90 (13.04%) DHCP
4 64 (9.28%) LAN
4 64 (9.28%) TCP/IP
5 60 (8.70%) WAN
6 54 (7.83%) VLAN
7 46 (6.67%) Skype
8 42 (6.09%) SAN
9 40 (5.80%) VPN
10 38 (5.51%) Wireless
11 31 (4.49%) VoIP
12 26 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (3.04%) IPv4
14 20 (2.90%) NetScaler
15 18 (2.61%) Internet
16 16 (2.32%) IPsec
16 16 (2.32%) Remote Desktop
17 13 (1.88%) Unified Communications
18 12 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.88%) MySQL
3 8 (1.16%) Power BI
4 6 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (5.36%) JIRA
2 18 (2.61%) Bitbucket
3 16 (2.32%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.59%) Subversion
5 9 (1.30%) TestRail
5 9 (1.30%) Zephyr
6 7 (1.01%) GitLab
6 7 (1.01%) MSTest
6 7 (1.01%) NUnit
6 7 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.14%) MSI
8 1 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 89 (12.90%) Finance
2 26 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.46%) Public Sector
4 16 (2.32%) Advertising
4 16 (2.32%) Retail
5 14 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.03%) Marketing
6 13 (1.88%) Electronics
6 13 (1.88%) Legal
7 9 (1.30%) Back Office
7 9 (1.30%) Law
8 6 (0.87%) Publishing
9 4 (0.58%) Games
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.29%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 138 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 95 (13.77%) Analyst
3 77 (11.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (11.01%) IT Support
5 71 (10.29%) IT Engineer
6 63 (9.13%) Consultant
7 60 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 56 (8.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 55 (7.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 44 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
11 43 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 40 (5.80%) Administrator
13 39 (5.65%) Support Analyst
14 38 (5.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 34 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 33 (4.78%) 1st Line Support
16 33 (4.78%) Technical Support
17 32 (4.64%) Desktop Support
17 32 (4.64%) Service Desk Engineer
18 31 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.48%) .NET
2 14 (2.03%) CSS
3 11 (1.59%) .NET Core
4 10 (1.45%) REST
5 8 (1.16%) HTML
6 7 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.01%) Dapper ORM
6 7 (1.01%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.29%) React
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.14%) DOM
8 1 (0.14%) Redux
8 1 (0.14%) RESTful
8 1 (0.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.78%) Driving Licence
2 31 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
3 26 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.75%) Mobile Computing
7 12 (1.74%) iPhone
8 10 (1.45%) iPad
9 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.16%) CMDB
10 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.16%) PKI
10 8 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.01%) Cybercrime
11 7 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.01%) Replication
11 7 (1.01%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.72%) Animation
12 5 (0.72%) Digital Signage
12 5 (0.72%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 501 (72.61%) Windows
2 259 (37.54%) Windows Server
3 158 (22.90%) Windows 10
4 104 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (8.26%) Windows 7
7 53 (7.68%) Linux
8 29 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 25 (3.62%) Mac OS
10 16 (2.32%) Unix
11 9 (1.30%) Android
12 7 (1.01%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.29%) CentOS
14 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.29%) VMS
15 1 (0.14%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (19.28%) ITIL
2 124 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
3 98 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 64 (9.28%) Migration
5 55 (7.97%) CRM
6 47 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (5.80%) Project Delivery
8 33 (4.78%) Fintech
9 31 (4.49%) Mentoring
10 29 (4.20%) IT Strategy
11 28 (4.06%) Scrum
11 28 (4.06%) Service Management
12 26 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (3.77%) Project Management
13 25 (3.62%) ITIL V3
14 22 (3.19%) Coaching
14 22 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (3.04%) Change Management
16 20 (2.90%) Kanban
16 20 (2.90%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 81 (11.74%) SQL
3 30 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 22 (3.19%) Python
5 20 (2.90%) C#
6 15 (2.17%) PHP
7 8 (1.16%) C
8 6 (0.87%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.58%) VBScript
10 3 (0.43%) Java
11 1 (0.14%) C-shell
11 1 (0.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 95 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (7.54%) MCSE
3 47 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 43 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (5.94%) CCNA
6 40 (5.80%) MCSA
7 29 (4.20%) MCP
8 26 (3.77%) Degree
9 25 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (3.33%) SC Cleared
11 21 (3.04%) CCA
12 17 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (2.46%) DV Cleared
13 16 (2.32%) DBS Check
14 15 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (1.74%) RHCE
16 8 (1.16%) CISMP
16 8 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
16 8 (1.16%) CRISC
16 8 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.57%) SLA
2 17 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 11 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.29%) QA
8 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.14%) GDPR
8 1 (0.14%) GxP
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 406 (58.84%) Active Directory
2 135 (19.57%) Hyper-V
3 99 (14.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (6.38%) XenApp
5 36 (5.22%) vSphere
6 27 (3.91%) UAG
7 25 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.46%) XenDesktop
9 15 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.16%) Firmware
10 8 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.43%) Docker
11 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.14%) Btrfs
12 1 (0.14%) Corosync
12 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.14%) NFS
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (9.57%) SCCM
2 36 (5.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (2.61%) PaperCut
4 15 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 15 (2.17%) SCOM
4 15 (2.17%) SCOrch
5 11 (1.59%) WSUS
6 10 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.30%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.87%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.72%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.58%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.14%) Ansible
11 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.14%) Icinga
11 1 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 421 (61.01%) Microsoft
2 214 (31.01%) VMware
3 87 (12.61%) Cisco
4 63 (9.13%) Citrix
5 39 (5.65%) Apple
6 37 (5.36%) HP
7 36 (5.22%) Veeam
8 32 (4.64%) Meraki
9 29 (4.20%) Avaya
10 25 (3.62%) Atlassian
11 23 (3.33%) Dell
12 22 (3.19%) Splunk
13 19 (2.75%) Veritas
14 17 (2.46%) IBM
15 15 (2.17%) EMC
15 15 (2.17%) Oracle
15 15 (2.17%) Symantec
16 13 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (1.74%) MuleSoft
17 12 (1.74%) SAP