Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 97 135
Rank change year-on-year +27 +38 +121
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 424 338 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.11% 3.32% 2.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.37% 19.61% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 356 275 262
South West median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,780
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% +2.27% -15.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,250 £42,475
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%

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 2,081 1,724 1,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.20% 16.95% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,768 1,445 1,034
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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
Dorset +17 134 £35,000 +6.06% 19
Bristol +34 118 £30,000 -14.89% 15
Wiltshire -23 48 £27,500 -8.33% 12
Gloucestershire -1 38 £37,500 +19.05% 9
Somerset +15 34 £32,000 -8.57% 10
Devon +18 23 £24,500 -9.26% 6
Cornwall +3 15 £29,500 +59.46% 3
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 290 (68.40%) Windows
2 277 (65.33%) Microsoft
3 202 (47.64%) Active Directory
4 164 (38.68%) Windows Server
5 163 (38.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 121 (28.54%) VMware
7 118 (27.83%) ITIL
8 102 (24.06%) Hyper-V
9 100 (23.58%) MS Exchange
10 97 (22.88%) SharePoint
11 95 (22.41%) Firewall
12 84 (19.81%) Windows 10
13 78 (18.40%) SCCM
14 76 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
14 76 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 74 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
16 66 (15.57%) Citrix
16 66 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 65 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 64 (15.09%) DNS
19 61 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 60 (14.15%) SQL
21 59 (13.92%) Cisco
22 54 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
22 54 (12.74%) SQL Server
23 51 (12.03%) Cisco Certification
23 51 (12.03%) Skype for Business
24 50 (11.79%) PowerShell
25 49 (11.56%) Windows 7
26 47 (11.08%) PRINCE2

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
1 100 (23.58%) MS Exchange
2 97 (22.88%) SharePoint
3 51 (12.03%) Skype for Business
4 31 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.71%) Confluence
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 74 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 163 (38.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.95%) IaaS
4 18 (4.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (4.01%) PaaS
6 16 (3.77%) SaaS
7 14 (3.30%) Mimecast
8 13 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (2.83%) OneDrive
10 9 (2.12%) G Suite
11 7 (1.65%) Serverless
12 5 (1.18%) Slack
13 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.24%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (22.41%) Firewall
2 64 (15.09%) DNS
3 47 (11.08%) Skype
4 44 (10.38%) DHCP
4 44 (10.38%) SAN
5 40 (9.43%) TCP/IP
6 39 (9.20%) LAN
7 36 (8.49%) WAN
8 28 (6.60%) Wireless
9 24 (5.66%) VPN
10 23 (5.42%) VoIP
11 22 (5.19%) Unified Communications
12 19 (4.48%) Network Security
13 18 (4.25%) Internet
14 16 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (2.83%) PBX
16 11 (2.59%) WLAN
17 9 (2.12%) Intranet
17 9 (2.12%) NAS
18 8 (1.89%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (1.18%) Power BI
2 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.94%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Power View
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.71%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.47%) MS Access
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.24%) Big Data
6 1 (0.24%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.71%) JIRA
4 2 (0.47%) GitLab
4 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 44 (10.38%) Finance
2 22 (5.19%) Retail
3 17 (4.01%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.89%) Back Office
4 8 (1.89%) Publishing
4 8 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.65%) Marketing
6 4 (0.94%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Georgian Language
9 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (22.64%) Support Engineer
2 59 (13.92%) IT Engineer
3 56 (13.21%) Analyst
4 48 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (10.61%) IT Support
6 43 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 40 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 39 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 35 (8.25%) Support Analyst
10 30 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 30 (7.08%) IT Support Engineer
11 29 (6.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 28 (6.60%) Desktop Support
13 27 (6.37%) Consultant
14 26 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 26 (6.13%) Project Manager
15 23 (5.42%) Service Desk Analyst
16 22 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
16 22 (5.19%) Service Desk Engineer
17 21 (4.95%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.95%) Web Services
2 14 (3.30%) .NET
3 10 (2.36%) CSS
3 10 (2.36%) HTML
4 7 (1.65%) REST
5 6 (1.42%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.42%) Redux
5 6 (1.42%) WAP
6 5 (1.18%) Middleware
7 3 (0.71%) jQuery
8 2 (0.47%) HTML5
8 2 (0.47%) Mason
9 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.24%) JSON
9 1 (0.24%) Node.js
9 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.01%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (3.30%) Clustering
6 13 (3.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.65%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.42%) iPad
10 6 (1.42%) iPhone
11 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.94%) Blog
12 4 (0.94%) Life Science
12 4 (0.94%) User Experience
13 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.47%) CMDB
14 2 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 290 (68.40%) Windows
2 164 (38.68%) Windows Server
3 84 (19.81%) Windows 10
4 76 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (11.56%) Windows 7
7 33 (7.78%) Linux
8 28 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 17 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.83%) Android
11 7 (1.65%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.94%) Unix
13 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (27.83%) ITIL
2 61 (14.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (11.08%) PRINCE2
4 43 (10.14%) Migration
5 39 (9.20%) Service Delivery
6 34 (8.02%) Project Management
7 29 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (6.84%) ITIL V3
7 29 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (5.90%) ITSM
9 23 (5.42%) IT Strategy
9 23 (5.42%) Service Management
10 22 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (4.25%) CRM
12 18 (4.25%) Presales
13 17 (4.01%) Change Management
13 17 (4.01%) Data Protection
14 15 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (3.30%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (14.15%) SQL
2 50 (11.79%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.48%) C#
4 11 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.36%) Python
6 7 (1.65%) TypeScript
7 5 (1.18%) C
8 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.47%) Java
9 2 (0.47%) VBA
10 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge ABL
10 1 (0.24%) Scala
10 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (12.03%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (8.96%) CCNA
4 31 (7.31%) Degree
5 25 (5.90%) Security Cleared
6 23 (5.42%) MCSA
7 22 (5.19%) MCP
8 18 (4.25%) MCSE
9 14 (3.30%) CCNP
10 12 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (2.59%) APMP
11 11 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (2.59%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.18%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.94%) CCA
15 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.94%) ISEB
15 4 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.95%) SLA
2 14 (3.30%) GDPR
3 7 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.42%) ISO 14001
5 5 (1.18%) QA
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 202 (47.64%) Active Directory
2 102 (24.06%) Hyper-V
3 65 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (4.72%) XenApp
5 14 (3.30%) vSphere
6 12 (2.83%) BitLocker
6 12 (2.83%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.94%) NFS
11 3 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.47%) Docker
12 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (18.40%) SCCM
2 23 (5.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (2.83%) SCOM
3 12 (2.83%) SCVMM
4 9 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.65%) WSUS
6 5 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.71%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.71%) Ansible
7 3 (0.71%) Puppet
8 2 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.47%) Terraform
8 2 (0.47%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.24%) Nessus
9 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 277 (65.33%) Microsoft
2 121 (28.54%) VMware
3 66 (15.57%) Citrix
4 59 (13.92%) Cisco
5 24 (5.66%) Veeam
6 23 (5.42%) McAfee
7 22 (5.19%) HP
8 21 (4.95%) Apple
9 13 (3.07%) Dell
10 11 (2.59%) ESET
10 11 (2.59%) Google
10 11 (2.59%) Symantec
11 10 (2.36%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.36%) Juniper
12 9 (2.12%) EMC
12 9 (2.12%) Meraki
13 8 (1.89%) Sophos
14 7 (1.65%) Oracle
15 6 (1.42%) Mitel
15 6 (1.42%) ServiceNow