Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South West
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 46 81
Rank change year-on-year +7 +35 +26
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 293 609 412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.67% 6.08% 3.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.59% 24.16% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 287 571 353
Median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £54,250 £52,500 £61,200
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,423 2,521 2,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.39% 25.16% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 2,070 1,855
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,529
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.06% +0.07%
10th Percentile £27,629 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +6.00%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in the South West over the 6 months to 6 August 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 6 August 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 +36 101 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Wiltshire +19 61 £45,750 +40.77% 9
Gloucestershire -9 57 £38,000 -0.65% 9
Dorset -21 25 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Devon +12 21 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Somerset 0 20 £40,000 +18.52% 6
Cornwall 0 5 £44,000 +37.50% 6
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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.

1 206 (70.31%) Windows
2 177 (60.41%) Microsoft
3 127 (43.34%) Active Directory
4 113 (38.57%) Azure
5 96 (32.76%) VMware
6 95 (32.42%) Windows Server
7 77 (26.28%) Microsoft Office
8 71 (24.23%) Windows 10
9 60 (20.48%) ITIL
10 59 (20.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 51 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (16.38%) SharePoint
13 47 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (15.70%) Firewall
15 44 (15.02%) Cisco
16 39 (13.31%) SQL Server
17 37 (12.63%) LAN
17 37 (12.63%) WAN
17 37 (12.63%) SCCM
18 36 (12.29%) DNS
19 35 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
20 33 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (10.92%) Citrix
21 32 (10.92%) DHCP
22 31 (10.58%) PowerShell
23 29 (9.90%) Security Cleared
24 28 (9.56%) Windows 7
24 28 (9.56%) SQL
24 28 (9.56%) HP

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 48 (16.38%) SharePoint
2 26 (8.87%) MS Exchange
3 25 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.05%) CMS
6 4 (1.37%) Drupal
7 3 (1.02%) Confluence
7 3 (1.02%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 77 (26.28%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (2.73%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.02%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.02%) Exchequer
3 3 (1.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 113 (38.57%) Azure
2 24 (8.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 15 (5.12%) Power Platform
4 14 (4.78%) OneDrive
5 8 (2.73%) AWS
6 5 (1.71%) SaaS
7 4 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.37%) IaaS
7 4 (1.37%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.02%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.02%) PaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) G Suite
9 1 (0.34%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.70%) Firewall
2 37 (12.63%) LAN
2 37 (12.63%) WAN
3 36 (12.29%) DNS
4 32 (10.92%) DHCP
5 27 (9.22%) TCP/IP
6 22 (7.51%) VoIP
7 16 (5.46%) Skype
7 16 (5.46%) VPN
8 15 (5.12%) Structured Cabling
8 15 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (4.44%) SAN
10 10 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (3.41%) Wireless
11 8 (2.73%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.73%) VLAN
12 6 (2.05%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.71%) Network Security
13 5 (1.71%) WLAN
14 4 (1.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.75%) Power BI
3 10 (3.41%) MySQL
4 5 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) MS Access
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.73%) JIRA
2 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) TestRail
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (9.56%) Finance
2 18 (6.14%) Public Sector
3 13 (4.44%) Legal
4 7 (2.39%) Retail
4 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.71%) Local Government
7 3 (1.02%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Military
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 58 (19.80%) Support Engineer
2 54 (18.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (11.60%) Analyst
4 30 (10.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (9.56%) IT Engineer
6 27 (9.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (6.83%) IT Support
8 16 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) Support Analyst
9 14 (4.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 14 (4.78%) Architect
9 14 (4.78%) Consultant
9 14 (4.78%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (3.75%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (3.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (3.41%) IT Analyst
11 10 (3.41%) IT Manager
11 10 (3.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.48%) .NET
2 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.02%) HTML
2 3 (1.02%) HTML5
2 3 (1.02%) SailPoint
2 3 (1.02%) Web Services
3 2 (0.68%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.34%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.34%) MDX
4 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.83%) Driving Licence
3 14 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.73%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.39%) User Experience
7 6 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.71%) CCTV
9 4 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.37%) iSeries
9 4 (1.37%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.02%) FMCG
11 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 206 (70.31%) Windows
2 95 (32.42%) Windows Server
3 71 (24.23%) Windows 10
4 33 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (9.56%) Windows 7
6 27 (9.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (5.46%) Linux
9 15 (5.12%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (2.73%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.05%) Android
11 6 (2.05%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.71%) Unix
13 4 (1.37%) HPUX
13 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.37%) Solaris
13 4 (1.37%) SUSE
14 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.48%) ITIL
2 59 (20.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 51 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (9.56%) Migration
4 28 (9.56%) Project Management
5 27 (9.22%) Mentoring
6 25 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (6.83%) Service Management
8 19 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (6.14%) IT Strategy
9 18 (6.14%) Project Delivery
10 14 (4.78%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (4.78%) Technology Roadmap
11 13 (4.44%) Change Management
11 13 (4.44%) SDLC
12 12 (4.10%) ERP
12 12 (4.10%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.75%) Coaching
13 11 (3.75%) Proactive Management
14 10 (3.41%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.58%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.56%) SQL
3 12 (4.10%) C
4 10 (3.41%) C#
4 10 (3.41%) VB
5 4 (1.37%) VBScript
6 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.34%) C++
6 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.34%) Java
6 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.34%) PHP
6 1 (0.34%) Python
6 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.90%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.48%) CCNA
4 19 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (5.46%) Degree
5 16 (5.46%) MCSA
6 12 (4.10%) MCSE
7 10 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.05%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.05%) CISSP
9 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.71%) PMP
10 4 (1.37%) CISM
10 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.37%) HND
10 4 (1.37%) MCDST
10 4 (1.37%) MCP
11 3 (1.02%) CCENT
11 3 (1.02%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.22%) SLA
2 9 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.05%) GDPR
4 3 (1.02%) NCSC
4 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 127 (43.34%) Active Directory
2 47 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.17%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.75%) XenApp
5 10 (3.41%) vSphere
6 8 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (2.73%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.02%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.68%) Firmware
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.34%) Docker
11 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.34%) NDS
11 1 (0.34%) UAG
11 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (12.63%) SCCM
2 15 (5.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (2.39%) SCOM
4 5 (1.71%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.34%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.34%) Terraform
7 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 177 (60.41%) Microsoft
2 96 (32.76%) VMware
3 44 (15.02%) Cisco
4 32 (10.92%) Citrix
5 28 (9.56%) HP
6 25 (8.53%) Veeam
7 17 (5.80%) Oracle
8 14 (4.78%) Dell
9 10 (3.41%) Aruba
10 8 (2.73%) Meraki
11 6 (2.05%) IBM
11 6 (2.05%) McAfee
11 6 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.71%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.71%) Progress
13 4 (1.37%) Apple
13 4 (1.37%) Sage
13 4 (1.37%) SAP
13 4 (1.37%) Symantec
13 4 (1.37%) Veritas