Microsoft 365 (M365, Office 365, O365)
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 27 40 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 +32 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 7,439 6,426 8,456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.20% 6.61% 5.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.70% 15.29% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6,331 5,289 6,865
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,000 £24,898
25th Percentile £28,290 £31,000 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £42,250 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.88% -0.59% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,298 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -3.21% +5.63% -5.33%

All Cloud Skills
UK

Microsoft 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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 35,937 42,041 80,970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.80% 43.27% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26,911 27,490 41,315
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,723 £34,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +7.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £96,000 £102,500 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in the UK

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in the UK

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in the UK

Microsoft 365
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the UK over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England +12 6,797 £39,000 -6.02% 1,442
UK excluding London +11 5,668 £36,298 -3.21% 1,176
Work from Home +20 2,413 £45,828 -7.42% 566
London +10 1,544 £52,500 - 322
South East +10 1,465 £37,500 - 275
North of England +21 1,395 £37,500 -5.06% 319
Midlands +22 1,039 £35,000 -4.11% 223
South West +16 685 £37,500 +7.14% 178
North West +13 653 £40,000 -5.88% 165
West Midlands +18 635 £36,500 -8.46% 128
East of England +13 617 £32,500 -7.14% 123
Yorkshire +35 563 £35,000 - 125
East Midlands +27 397 £33,500 +3.08% 95
Scotland -37 273 £36,500 -2.67% 58
North East +26 179 £37,500 +4.17% 35
Wales +10 115 £28,290 -20.31% 25
Northern Ireland +28 57 £35,000 -17.65% 14
Isle of Man +3 20 £37,000 -48.97% 2
Channel Islands +1 4 £85,000 -5.56%

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1,675 (22.52%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1,626 (21.86%) SharePoint
3 74 (0.99%) IIS
4 66 (0.89%) Confluence
5 43 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (0.52%) Skype for Business
7 32 (0.43%) WordPress
8 26 (0.35%) CMS
9 20 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.11%) SAS
12 8 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (0.067%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.054%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.054%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.054%) Jupyter
16 3 (0.040%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1,099 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
2 289 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 116 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.12%) Trello
7 8 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.094%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.081%) InVision
9 6 (0.081%) LightWave 3D
9 6 (0.081%) Sketch
10 4 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.054%) InDesign
11 3 (0.040%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.040%) SPSS
12 2 (0.027%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.027%) CATIA
12 2 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 97 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 16 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
5 8 (0.11%) Magento
6 7 (0.094%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.094%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.094%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.081%) Shopify
8 5 (0.067%) Sage X3
9 4 (0.054%) Maximo
9 4 (0.054%) Salesforce CRM
9 4 (0.054%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.054%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.040%) Eikon
10 3 (0.040%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.040%) SAP CX
Cloud Services
1 3,774 (50.73%) Azure
2 1,270 (17.07%) Entra ID
3 693 (9.32%) Power Platform
4 551 (7.41%) AWS
5 505 (6.79%) OneDrive
6 355 (4.77%) PowerApps
7 320 (4.30%) Power Automate
8 308 (4.14%) SaaS
9 234 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
10 204 (2.74%) GCP
11 193 (2.59%) IaaS
12 174 (2.34%) PaaS
13 151 (2.03%) Azure DevOps
14 131 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
15 120 (1.61%) Mimecast
16 117 (1.57%) Azure Sentinel
17 113 (1.52%) Google Workspace
18 88 (1.18%) Azure Monitor
19 83 (1.12%) Microsoft Purview
20 75 (1.01%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 1,371 (18.43%) Firewall
2 959 (12.89%) DNS
3 759 (10.20%) WAN
4 707 (9.50%) DHCP
5 657 (8.83%) LAN
6 520 (6.99%) VPN
7 497 (6.68%) Wi-Fi
8 437 (5.87%) TCP/IP
9 392 (5.27%) Wireless
10 332 (4.46%) VLAN
11 314 (4.22%) SAN
12 276 (3.71%) VoIP
13 199 (2.68%) SD-WAN
14 186 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
15 183 (2.46%) Internet
16 160 (2.15%) Network Security
17 121 (1.63%) NAS
18 120 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
19 93 (1.25%) Intranet
20 85 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 383 (5.15%) Power BI
3 95 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
4 56 (0.75%) MySQL
5 51 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 32 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 18 (0.24%) Metadata
12 17 (0.23%) Data Lake
13 15 (0.20%) GIS
14 14 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.17%) MariaDB
16 11 (0.15%) EDMS
16 11 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.12%) Power Query
18 7 (0.094%) Big Data
18 7 (0.094%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 122 (1.64%) JIRA
2 49 (0.66%) Git
3 20 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 18 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.13%) gulp
5 10 (0.13%) Yeoman
6 7 (0.094%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.067%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.067%) Visual Studio Code
8 4 (0.054%) Hudson
8 4 (0.054%) MSI
8 4 (0.054%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.040%) Subversion
10 2 (0.027%) GitLab
10 2 (0.027%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.013%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.013%) Postman
11 1 (0.013%) Sourcetree
11 1 (0.013%) Vagrant
General
1 2,456 (33.02%) Social Skills
2 956 (12.85%) Finance
3 566 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 363 (4.88%) Law
5 283 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 271 (3.64%) Legal
7 261 (3.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 256 (3.44%) Retail
9 251 (3.37%) Organisational Skills
10 223 (3.00%) Public Sector
11 212 (2.85%) Telecoms
12 180 (2.42%) Presentation Skills
13 144 (1.94%) Marketing
14 140 (1.88%) Documentation Skills
15 75 (1.01%) Local Government
16 74 (0.99%) Games
17 72 (0.97%) Automotive
18 69 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
19 67 (0.90%) Banking
20 59 (0.79%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 1,531 (20.58%) IT Support
2 1,165 (15.66%) Support Engineer
3 1,043 (14.02%) Analyst
4 957 (12.86%) IT Engineer
5 694 (9.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 687 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 626 (8.42%) Senior
8 546 (7.34%) IT Technician
9 476 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
10 411 (5.52%) IT Analyst
11 399 (5.36%) Support Technician
12 393 (5.28%) Lead
13 383 (5.15%) IT Manager
14 376 (5.05%) Support Analyst
15 349 (4.69%) Architect
16 328 (4.41%) IT Support Technician
17 313 (4.21%) Developer
18 305 (4.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 304 (4.09%) Service Analyst
20 289 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (2.43%) .NET
2 69 (0.93%) HTML
2 69 (0.93%) SPFx
3 50 (0.67%) CSS
4 46 (0.62%) ARM Templates
5 31 (0.42%) Microsoft Graph
6 28 (0.38%) JSON
7 26 (0.35%) React
8 23 (0.31%) HTML5 Canvas
9 21 (0.28%) Web Services
10 20 (0.27%) ASP.NET
10 20 (0.27%) EDI
11 19 (0.26%) RESTful
12 17 (0.23%) SAML
13 16 (0.22%) OLE
14 15 (0.20%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.20%) OAuth
14 15 (0.20%) REST
15 14 (0.19%) .NET Core
15 14 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 389 (5.23%) Driving Licence
2 343 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 301 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
4 251 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 221 (2.97%) Public Cloud
6 178 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 171 (2.30%) Onboarding
8 139 (1.87%) PKI
9 130 (1.75%) Replication
10 86 (1.16%) Smartphone
11 81 (1.09%) Clustering
12 77 (1.04%) Wiki
13 71 (0.95%) Cyber Threat
14 70 (0.94%) iPad
15 68 (0.91%) CCTV
15 68 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
16 64 (0.86%) Product Ownership
17 60 (0.81%) iPhone
18 55 (0.74%) Cyberattack
19 54 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,965 (53.30%) Windows
2 1,955 (26.28%) Windows Server
3 1,290 (17.34%) Windows 10
4 372 (5.00%) Linux
5 363 (4.88%) Android
6 342 (4.60%) Windows Server 2016
7 323 (4.34%) Windows Server 2019
8 257 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 250 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 233 (3.13%) Mac OS
11 187 (2.51%) Windows 7
12 101 (1.36%) Windows 8
13 83 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 59 (0.79%) Mac OS X
15 57 (0.77%) Ubuntu
16 41 (0.55%) CentOS
16 41 (0.55%) VMS
17 31 (0.42%) Unix
18 24 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,476 (19.84%) Customer Service
2 1,456 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
3 1,319 (17.73%) ITIL
4 937 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 836 (11.24%) Cybersecurity
6 564 (7.58%) Project Management
7 490 (6.59%) Agile
8 485 (6.52%) Migration
9 473 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 392 (5.27%) Mentoring
11 390 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
12 385 (5.18%) Service Management
13 355 (4.77%) Project Delivery
14 354 (4.76%) ITSM
15 345 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 333 (4.48%) DevOps
17 320 (4.30%) Roadmaps
18 318 (4.27%) Information Security
19 302 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
20 294 (3.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 765 (10.28%) PowerShell
2 639 (8.59%) SQL
3 151 (2.03%) C#
4 103 (1.38%) Python
5 89 (1.20%) Bash
6 81 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 41 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 35 (0.47%) Java
9 33 (0.44%) VB
10 32 (0.43%) Bicep
10 32 (0.43%) TypeScript
11 21 (0.28%) R
11 21 (0.28%) VBScript
12 10 (0.13%) Perl
12 10 (0.13%) PHP
12 10 (0.13%) VBA
13 7 (0.094%) Kusto Query Language
14 5 (0.067%) Formula Language
14 5 (0.067%) Ruby
14 5 (0.067%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,133 (15.23%) Degree
2 534 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 280 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 211 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 206 (2.77%) Azure Certification
6 199 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 194 (2.61%) DBS Check
8 186 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 160 (2.15%) CCNA
10 141 (1.90%) CISSP
11 139 (1.87%) MCSE
12 138 (1.86%) MCP
13 122 (1.64%) Master's Degree
14 119 (1.60%) A+ Certification
15 105 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
16 95 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 77 (1.04%) MCSA
17 77 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
18 72 (0.97%) PMI Certification
19 52 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 501 (6.73%) SLA
2 280 (3.76%) GDPR
3 251 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 236 (3.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 93 (1.25%) NIST
6 69 (0.93%) QA
7 46 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 44 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 36 (0.48%) Accessibility
10 35 (0.47%) GRC
11 34 (0.46%) PMO
12 32 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 28 (0.38%) Data Quality
14 19 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 18 (0.24%) COBIT
15 18 (0.24%) ISO 9001
15 18 (0.24%) SOC 2
16 14 (0.19%) NCSC
17 6 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
17 6 (0.081%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3,605 (48.46%) Active Directory
2 978 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 876 (11.78%) Hyper-V
4 246 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
5 178 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 173 (2.33%) vSphere
7 168 (2.26%) XenApp
8 151 (2.03%) XenDesktop
9 124 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
10 73 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 57 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
12 51 (0.69%) Terminal Services
13 43 (0.58%) VirtualBox
14 31 (0.42%) Docker
15 19 (0.26%) Firmware
16 18 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.22%) VMware Server
18 10 (0.13%) vCloud
18 10 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
19 7 (0.094%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,284 (17.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 494 (6.64%) SCCM
3 103 (1.38%) Terraform
4 101 (1.36%) vCenter Server
5 89 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 89 (1.20%) WSUS
6 80 (1.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 80 (1.08%) Kubernetes
7 78 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
8 70 (0.94%) Jamf Pro
9 51 (0.69%) SCOM
10 40 (0.54%) Ansible
10 40 (0.54%) CASB
10 40 (0.54%) FortiGate
11 39 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
12 28 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
13 27 (0.36%) Autotask
13 27 (0.36%) Nagios
14 22 (0.30%) Backup Exec
14 22 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5,297 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 1,537 (20.66%) VMware
3 642 (8.63%) Cisco
4 555 (7.46%) Citrix
5 376 (5.05%) Veeam
6 322 (4.33%) Apple
7 303 (4.07%) Google
8 208 (2.80%) ServiceNow
9 194 (2.61%) HP
10 193 (2.59%) Meraki
11 179 (2.41%) Dell
12 154 (2.07%) Sophos
13 127 (1.71%) Fortinet
14 103 (1.38%) Aruba
15 90 (1.21%) iManage
16 84 (1.13%) Adobe
17 78 (1.05%) SAP
18 59 (0.79%) Salesforce
19 58 (0.78%) SolarWinds
20 57 (0.77%) Palo Alto