Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 39 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 +35 +35
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 3,164 4,696 3,973
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.44% 5.70% 4.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.20% 21.82% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,828 4,018 3,460
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 15,662 21,520 21,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.87% 26.11% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12,677 17,118 17,351
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,749
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the UK excluding London

Office 365
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the UK excluding London

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the UK excluding London

Office 365
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 1 June 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
South East +2 897 £40,000 +2.56% 64
North of England +7 694 £37,500 +7.14% 100
Midlands +3 508 £40,000 - 37
South West +20 432 £37,500 -0.66% 45
East of England +9 407 £40,000 +6.67% 20
North West +11 341 £37,500 +7.14% 62
West Midlands +8 329 £42,500 - 22
Yorkshire +17 282 £38,089 +8.82% 23
East Midlands +3 178 £30,500 -12.86% 15
Scotland +33 164 £37,500 +9.39% 14
Wales +7 73 £36,000 -2.70% 14
North East -4 71 £28,500 -21.71% 15
Northern Ireland +4 7 £22,500 -43.04% 1
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 2,202 (69.60%) Windows
2 1,896 (59.92%) Microsoft
3 1,806 (57.08%) Active Directory
4 1,398 (44.18%) Azure
5 1,171 (37.01%) Windows Server
6 1,082 (34.20%) VMware
7 898 (28.38%) Windows 10
8 730 (23.07%) ITIL
9 686 (21.68%) Firewall
10 668 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 605 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 589 (18.62%) Microsoft Office
13 574 (18.14%) Hyper-V
14 530 (16.75%) MS Exchange
15 511 (16.15%) SharePoint
16 472 (14.92%) DNS
17 469 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
18 446 (14.10%) PowerShell
18 446 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
19 442 (13.97%) Cisco
20 432 (13.65%) Citrix
21 431 (13.62%) SCCM
22 416 (13.15%) Windows Server 2016
23 396 (12.52%) DHCP
24 387 (12.23%) LAN
25 379 (11.98%) WAN
26 376 (11.88%) SQL Server
27 375 (11.85%) SQL
28 372 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
29 360 (11.38%) TCP/IP

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 530 (16.75%) MS Exchange
2 511 (16.15%) SharePoint
3 199 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 159 (5.03%) Skype for Business
5 156 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 71 (2.24%) IIS
7 28 (0.88%) Confluence
8 19 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (0.54%) CMS
9 17 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.38%) Drupal
12 8 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.13%) Sitefinity
15 4 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 589 (18.62%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.095%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 53 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.32%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.13%) Sage CRM
8 3 (0.095%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.095%) Magento
9 2 (0.063%) assyst
9 2 (0.063%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.032%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.032%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,398 (44.18%) Azure
2 354 (11.19%) AWS
3 243 (7.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 135 (4.27%) IaaS
5 122 (3.86%) SaaS
6 121 (3.82%) OneDrive
7 120 (3.79%) PaaS
8 99 (3.13%) Power Platform
9 56 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
10 55 (1.74%) PowerApps
11 34 (1.07%) GCP
12 27 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (0.79%) Mimecast
14 21 (0.66%) G Suite
15 14 (0.44%) Power Automate
16 13 (0.41%) Akamai
16 13 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (0.32%) Logic Apps
18 9 (0.28%) Yammer
19 8 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 686 (21.68%) Firewall
2 472 (14.92%) DNS
3 396 (12.52%) DHCP
4 387 (12.23%) LAN
5 379 (11.98%) WAN
6 360 (11.38%) TCP/IP
7 275 (8.69%) VPN
8 205 (6.48%) Skype
9 195 (6.16%) VoIP
10 193 (6.10%) SAN
11 174 (5.50%) VLAN
12 113 (3.57%) Wireless
13 92 (2.91%) Remote Desktop
14 85 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
15 78 (2.47%) Internet
16 72 (2.28%) Network Security
17 52 (1.64%) Unified Communications
18 44 (1.39%) NetScaler
19 41 (1.30%) MPLS
20 33 (1.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 62 (1.96%) Power BI
3 44 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 38 (1.20%) MySQL
5 34 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
7 24 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.35%) Big Data
11 11 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.25%) SQL Server 2017
14 7 (0.22%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.22%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (1.74%) JIRA
2 45 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 26 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.70%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 15 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 13 (0.41%) SoapUI
10 12 (0.38%) Subversion
11 10 (0.32%) Metasploit
12 9 (0.28%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.28%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.28%) JMeter
12 9 (0.28%) LoadRunner
12 9 (0.28%) Selenium
13 5 (0.16%) NUnit
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.16%) WinDbg
14 4 (0.13%) VersionOne
General
1 291 (9.20%) Finance
2 109 (3.45%) Public Sector
3 98 (3.10%) Retail
4 68 (2.15%) Legal
5 60 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 56 (1.77%) Law
7 53 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 41 (1.30%) Marketing
9 30 (0.95%) Advertising
10 26 (0.82%) Local Government
11 16 (0.51%) Billing
11 16 (0.51%) Games
12 15 (0.47%) Back Office
12 15 (0.47%) Banking
13 13 (0.41%) Automotive
14 9 (0.28%) Housing Association
15 8 (0.25%) Publishing
16 6 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 544 (17.19%) Analyst
2 483 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 451 (14.25%) Support Engineer
4 407 (12.86%) IT Support
5 337 (10.65%) IT Engineer
6 241 (7.62%) Support Analyst
7 217 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 199 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 180 (5.69%) Consultant
10 177 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 165 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
12 160 (5.06%) IT Analyst
13 153 (4.84%) Service Analyst
14 147 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
15 137 (4.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 118 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 115 (3.63%) Desktop Support
18 114 (3.60%) Architect
18 114 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 111 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (3.13%) .NET
2 52 (1.64%) Web Services
3 32 (1.01%) HTML
4 30 (0.95%) .NET Framework
5 29 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 25 (0.79%) LDAP
7 24 (0.76%) CSS
8 23 (0.73%) Entity Framework
9 21 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (0.66%) WSH
10 20 (0.63%) LESS
10 20 (0.63%) Sass
11 16 (0.51%) React
12 12 (0.38%) COM
12 12 (0.38%) REST
13 10 (0.32%) SAML
14 9 (0.28%) HTML5
15 8 (0.25%) jQuery
15 8 (0.25%) JSON
16 7 (0.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 213 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 152 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 129 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 126 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
6 62 (1.96%) Replication
7 55 (1.74%) Clustering
8 46 (1.45%) Public Cloud
9 40 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 40 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 38 (1.20%) User Experience
11 37 (1.17%) iPad
12 34 (1.07%) Smartphone
13 33 (1.04%) Private Cloud
14 28 (0.88%) FMCG
15 22 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
16 19 (0.60%) Handset
17 18 (0.57%) CMDB
17 18 (0.57%) iPhone
18 17 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,202 (69.60%) Windows
2 1,171 (37.01%) Windows Server
3 898 (28.38%) Windows 10
4 446 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 416 (13.15%) Windows Server 2016
6 349 (11.03%) Windows 7
7 257 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 222 (7.02%) Linux
9 181 (5.72%) Windows Server 2019
10 158 (4.99%) Windows 8
11 68 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 66 (2.09%) Apple iOS
13 61 (1.93%) Android
14 38 (1.20%) Mac OS
15 35 (1.11%) Unix
16 24 (0.76%) Windows XP
17 22 (0.70%) Mac OS X
17 22 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.32%) Kali Linux
18 10 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (23.07%) ITIL
2 605 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 469 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
4 212 (6.70%) Migration
5 201 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 198 (6.26%) Project Management
7 178 (5.63%) Information Security
8 177 (5.59%) Mentoring
9 170 (5.37%) Project Delivery
10 158 (4.99%) DevOps
11 149 (4.71%) Problem Management
12 141 (4.46%) Service Delivery
13 139 (4.39%) Service Management
14 135 (4.27%) Change Management
15 126 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
15 126 (3.98%) Presales
16 118 (3.73%) CRM
17 104 (3.29%) Decision-Making
17 104 (3.29%) Incident Management
18 97 (3.07%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 446 (14.10%) PowerShell
2 375 (11.85%) SQL
3 83 (2.62%) C#
4 79 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 53 (1.68%) Python
6 42 (1.33%) VBScript
7 38 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 24 (0.76%) C
9 22 (0.70%) Java
10 20 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 19 (0.60%) VB
12 12 (0.38%) PHP
12 12 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.16%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.13%) C++
15 3 (0.095%) VBA
16 2 (0.063%) Ruby
17 1 (0.032%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.032%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 1 (0.032%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 372 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 197 (6.23%) MCSE
3 170 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
3 170 (5.37%) Degree
4 149 (4.71%) CCNA
4 149 (4.71%) MCSA
5 100 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 71 (2.24%) MCP
6 71 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 70 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 66 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
9 59 (1.86%) A+ Certification
10 55 (1.74%) CISSP
11 38 (1.20%) CCNP
12 32 (1.01%) DBS Check
13 23 (0.73%) MCITP
14 22 (0.70%) CISM
14 22 (0.70%) SANS
15 20 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
15 20 (0.63%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (9.77%) SLA
2 119 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (1.49%) GDPR
4 36 (1.14%) QA
5 30 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 29 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.70%) BS25999
8 20 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.44%) NIST
10 13 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (0.32%) NCSC
11 10 (0.32%) PMO
12 8 (0.25%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.16%) AICPA
13 5 (0.16%) COBIT
13 5 (0.16%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.13%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.063%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1,806 (57.08%) Active Directory
2 668 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 574 (18.14%) Hyper-V
4 172 (5.44%) vSphere
5 151 (4.77%) XenApp
6 131 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
7 93 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 59 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
9 42 (1.33%) BitLocker
10 40 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
11 31 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 30 (0.95%) Docker
13 29 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
14 21 (0.66%) NFS
15 18 (0.57%) Terminal Services
16 15 (0.47%) VMware Server
17 13 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
18 11 (0.35%) UAG
18 11 (0.35%) VirtualBox
18 11 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 431 (13.62%) SCCM
2 210 (6.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 75 (2.37%) Backup Exec
4 73 (2.31%) SCOM
5 42 (1.33%) WSUS
6 26 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
7 25 (0.79%) Ansible
7 25 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 24 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 22 (0.70%) Puppet
10 21 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
11 19 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
12 17 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
14 14 (0.44%) AirWatch
14 14 (0.44%) vCenter Server
15 13 (0.41%) FortiGate
15 13 (0.41%) XenMobile
16 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 12 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,896 (59.92%) Microsoft
2 1,082 (34.20%) VMware
3 442 (13.97%) Cisco
4 432 (13.65%) Citrix
5 207 (6.54%) Veeam
6 201 (6.35%) HP
7 119 (3.76%) Dell
8 109 (3.45%) Apple
9 94 (2.97%) Meraki
10 88 (2.78%) NetApp
11 74 (2.34%) Sophos
12 70 (2.21%) Symantec
13 63 (1.99%) Oracle
14 47 (1.49%) EqualLogic
14 47 (1.49%) ServiceNow
15 44 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
16 43 (1.36%) Avaya
16 43 (1.36%) SonicWALL
17 39 (1.23%) McAfee
18 38 (1.20%) Google