Period
to 25 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 73 104
Rank change year-on-year +29 +31 +20
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 632 415 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.24% 3.97% 3.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.99% 18.92% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 575 340 271
South West median annual salary £35,000 £34,736 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.76% +6.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £21,850 £21,950 £20,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year -2.50% +1.91% +1.95%

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 2,529 2,193 1,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.96% 21.00% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,060 1,879 1,443
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £26,487 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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
Gloucestershire +63 160 £40,000 +6.67% 23
Bristol +21 152 £34,750 +15.83% 58
Dorset +13 144 £39,000 +4.00% 34
Wiltshire +22 87 £32,500 +18.18% 22
Somerset +6 38 £26,500 -19.39% 18
Devon -3 29 £35,000 +22.81% 13
Cornwall +32 20 £31,500 +6.78% 4
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 469 (74.21%) Windows
2 383 (60.60%) Active Directory
3 339 (53.64%) Microsoft
4 290 (45.89%) Azure
5 264 (41.77%) Windows Server
6 252 (39.87%) VMware
7 179 (28.32%) ITIL
8 172 (27.22%) Hyper-V
9 163 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 158 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 156 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 151 (23.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 134 (21.20%) SharePoint
14 132 (20.89%) DNS
15 124 (19.62%) Firewall
16 123 (19.46%) Microsoft Office
17 118 (18.67%) Cisco
17 118 (18.67%) Windows 10
18 112 (17.72%) WAN
19 111 (17.56%) DHCP
20 108 (17.09%) LAN
21 103 (16.30%) Linux
22 100 (15.82%) SQL Server
22 100 (15.82%) SQL
23 99 (15.66%) PowerShell
24 98 (15.51%) SCCM
25 95 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
25 95 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
26 92 (14.56%) Citrix
27 85 (13.45%) TCP/IP

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
1 158 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 134 (21.20%) SharePoint
3 63 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (5.38%) Confluence
6 24 (3.80%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.42%) IIS
8 8 (1.27%) CMS
9 5 (0.79%) Drupal
10 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 123 (19.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.32%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 15 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.32%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 290 (45.89%) Azure
2 62 (9.81%) AWS
3 51 (8.07%) OneDrive
4 46 (7.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (6.49%) Azure Stack
6 18 (2.85%) IBM Cloud
6 18 (2.85%) SoftLayer
7 12 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (1.90%) IaaS
8 9 (1.42%) Mimecast
9 8 (1.27%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.79%) PaaS
12 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.32%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Flow
13 2 (0.32%) SaaS
13 2 (0.32%) Serverless
13 2 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 132 (20.89%) DNS
2 124 (19.62%) Firewall
3 112 (17.72%) WAN
4 111 (17.56%) DHCP
5 108 (17.09%) LAN
6 85 (13.45%) TCP/IP
7 69 (10.92%) Skype
8 57 (9.02%) SAN
9 49 (7.75%) Wireless
10 42 (6.65%) NetScaler
11 41 (6.49%) VoIP
12 35 (5.54%) Wi-Fi
13 31 (4.91%) VLAN
14 30 (4.75%) Remote Desktop
15 29 (4.59%) VPN
16 28 (4.43%) Network Security
17 16 (2.53%) WLAN
18 8 (1.27%) Internet
18 8 (1.27%) MPLS
18 8 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (0.95%) MySQL
3 6 (0.95%) Power BI
3 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (7.59%) JIRA
2 42 (6.65%) Visual Studio
3 39 (6.17%) TestRail
3 39 (6.17%) Zephyr
4 5 (0.79%) Bitbucket
4 5 (0.79%) MSI
5 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.16%) GitLab
6 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 65 (10.28%) Finance
2 31 (4.91%) Public Sector
3 23 (3.64%) Marketing
4 22 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.01%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.74%) Electronics
7 8 (1.27%) Local Government
8 7 (1.11%) Back Office
8 7 (1.11%) Law
9 6 (0.95%) Publishing
10 5 (0.79%) Retail
11 4 (0.63%) Advertising
11 4 (0.63%) Legal
12 3 (0.47%) Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.16%) Fire and Rescue
14 1 (0.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 144 (22.78%) Support Engineer
2 115 (18.20%) Analyst
3 114 (18.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 83 (13.13%) IT Engineer
5 78 (12.34%) IT Support
6 53 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 50 (7.91%) IT Support Engineer
8 46 (7.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 46 (7.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 42 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (6.65%) Consultant
10 38 (6.01%) Service Analyst
11 37 (5.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 37 (5.85%) Support Analyst
12 36 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 34 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
13 34 (5.38%) Technical Engineer
13 34 (5.38%) Technical Support
14 31 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 30 (4.75%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.74%) .NET
2 9 (1.42%) Apache Flex
2 9 (1.42%) CSS
2 9 (1.42%) HTML
3 7 (1.11%) Web Services
4 5 (0.79%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.63%) React
5 4 (0.63%) XMPP
6 2 (0.32%) .NET Core
6 2 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.32%) EDI
6 2 (0.32%) jQuery
6 2 (0.32%) Middleware
6 2 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.16%) COM
7 1 (0.16%) CSS3
7 1 (0.16%) HTML5
7 1 (0.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.12%) Mobile Computing
2 39 (6.17%) Driving Licence
3 33 (5.22%) Data Centre
4 24 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.53%) e-Learning
6 16 (2.53%) Public Cloud
6 16 (2.53%) Smartphone
7 12 (1.90%) PKI
8 9 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.27%) Replication
9 8 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.11%) Clustering
10 7 (1.11%) iPhone
11 6 (0.95%) iPad
11 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.79%) User Experience
13 4 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 469 (74.21%) Windows
2 264 (41.77%) Windows Server
3 156 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 118 (18.67%) Windows 10
5 103 (16.30%) Linux
6 95 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 85 (13.45%) Windows 7
8 53 (8.39%) Mac OS
9 46 (7.28%) Unix
10 41 (6.49%) Windows 8
11 14 (2.22%) Android
11 14 (2.22%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.11%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (28.32%) ITIL
2 151 (23.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 84 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
4 79 (12.50%) Migration
5 72 (11.39%) CRM
6 71 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (7.59%) Project Delivery
8 44 (6.96%) Information Security
9 40 (6.33%) Project Management
10 38 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (5.22%) PRINCE2
12 31 (4.91%) Scrum
13 29 (4.59%) Kanban
13 29 (4.59%) MODAF
14 28 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 26 (4.11%) ITIL V3
15 26 (4.11%) Service Management
16 23 (3.64%) Software Engineering
17 22 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 100 (15.82%) SQL
2 99 (15.66%) PowerShell
3 53 (8.39%) JavaScript
4 44 (6.96%) Python
5 42 (6.65%) PHP
6 24 (3.80%) C
7 8 (1.27%) C#
8 4 (0.63%) Java
8 4 (0.63%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) Perl
9 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (9.81%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (9.34%) Degree
4 54 (8.54%) CCNA
4 54 (8.54%) MCP
5 48 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 47 (7.44%) MCSA
7 40 (6.33%) MCSE
8 33 (5.22%) CCA
9 30 (4.75%) DV Cleared
10 29 (4.59%) RHCE
11 27 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (2.06%) DBS Check
13 9 (1.42%) MCITP
14 8 (1.27%) CCNP
14 8 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.11%) MCTS
16 6 (0.95%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 43 (6.80%) SLA
2 9 (1.42%) GDPR
3 7 (1.11%) PMO
4 5 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.32%) QA
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 383 (60.60%) Active Directory
2 172 (27.22%) Hyper-V
3 163 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (9.81%) XenApp
5 47 (7.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 43 (6.80%) XenDesktop
7 31 (4.91%) vSphere
8 6 (0.95%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 98 (15.51%) SCCM
2 48 (7.59%) SCOM
3 47 (7.44%) SCOrch
4 42 (6.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 34 (5.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (2.06%) WSUS
7 11 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 7 (1.11%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.95%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.79%) Puppet
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 339 (53.64%) Microsoft
2 252 (39.87%) VMware
3 118 (18.67%) Cisco
4 92 (14.56%) Citrix
5 61 (9.65%) Apple
6 41 (6.49%) HP
6 41 (6.49%) Splunk
7 34 (5.38%) Veeam
8 33 (5.22%) Atlassian
9 25 (3.96%) Meraki
10 22 (3.48%) Dell
11 21 (3.32%) AVG
12 20 (3.16%) Avaya
13 14 (2.22%) SAP
14 13 (2.06%) F5
14 13 (2.06%) Oracle
14 13 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.58%) EMC
16 9 (1.42%) Adobe
17 8 (1.27%) Juniper