Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 85 138
Rank change year-on-year +25 +53 +112
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,504 6,397 4,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.59% 3.54% 2.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.05% 18.89% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6,347 5,560 4,082
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,863 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.50% -8.71% -4.00%

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 39,392 33,873 24,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.08% 18.74% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31,658 27,885 20,856
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,475 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the UK

Office 365
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the UK

Office 365
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the UK

Office 365
Top 18 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 14 November 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
England +26 7,026 £40,000 +2.56% 1,129
UK excluding London +25 4,218 £35,000 +6.50% 776
London +33 3,068 £45,000 - 391
South East +30 1,373 £37,500 +11.94% 219
North of England +22 978 £32,500 +8.33% 213
Midlands +33 681 £40,000 +10.18% 110
East of England +36 557 £35,000 -12.50% 105
North West +14 533 £32,500 +9.24% 121
West Midlands +37 420 £40,250 +7.33% 63
South West +6 377 £34,000 +4.62% 92
Yorkshire +25 368 £35,000 +16.67% 72
East Midlands +17 256 £35,000 +7.69% 47
Scotland +6 141 £40,000 +0.17% 28
Wales -4 112 £30,000 -4.76% 9
North East +2 78 £25,000 -23.08% 20
Northern Ireland +21 30 £39,500 +5.33% 2
Channel Islands - 10 £33,500 -
Isle of Man +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 with a requirement for Office 365.

1 5,104 (68.02%) Windows
2 4,550 (60.63%) Microsoft
3 4,372 (58.26%) Active Directory
4 2,851 (37.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 2,758 (36.75%) Windows Server
6 2,315 (30.85%) VMware
7 1,874 (24.97%) Windows 10
8 1,665 (22.19%) Microsoft Office
9 1,623 (21.63%) MS Exchange
10 1,510 (20.12%) ITIL
11 1,451 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 1,423 (18.96%) SharePoint
13 1,391 (18.54%) Windows 7
14 1,337 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1,320 (17.59%) Hyper-V
16 1,285 (17.12%) Firewall
17 1,264 (16.84%) Citrix
18 1,232 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 1,182 (15.75%) DNS
20 1,169 (15.58%) SCCM
21 1,105 (14.73%) PowerShell
22 1,070 (14.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 1,054 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
24 1,046 (13.94%) Finance
25 972 (12.95%) DHCP
26 941 (12.54%) SQL
27 925 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
28 888 (11.83%) Cisco
29 867 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
30 785 (10.46%) Migration

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1,623 (21.63%) MS Exchange
2 1,423 (18.96%) SharePoint
3 591 (7.88%) Skype for Business
4 518 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 445 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 188 (2.51%) IIS
7 180 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 135 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 103 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 85 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 57 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 51 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 50 (0.67%) Confluence
14 49 (0.65%) CMS
15 44 (0.59%) Apache
16 28 (0.37%) Tomcat
17 27 (0.36%) IBM Notes
18 24 (0.32%) IBM Domino
19 23 (0.31%) Umbraco
20 13 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1,665 (22.19%) Microsoft Office
2 220 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 128 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 64 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 20 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.093%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.040%) LibreOffice
11 3 (0.040%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.013%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 191 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 13 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
7 8 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.080%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.067%) Carpe Diem
9 5 (0.067%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.053%) Northgate Housing
10 4 (0.053%) RiskWrite
10 4 (0.053%) Scribe Insight
10 4 (0.053%) TRIRIGA
11 3 (0.040%) Elite 3E
11 3 (0.040%) Magento
11 3 (0.040%) Sage X3
11 3 (0.040%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.027%) Academy Housing
12 2 (0.027%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 2,851 (37.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 925 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
3 382 (5.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 259 (3.45%) IaaS
5 211 (2.81%) Mimecast
6 199 (2.65%) PaaS
7 162 (2.16%) SaaS
8 152 (2.03%) G Suite
9 150 (2.00%) OneDrive
10 137 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
11 123 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
12 98 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 54 (0.72%) Serverless
14 51 (0.68%) Yammer
15 38 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
16 29 (0.39%) Slack
17 27 (0.36%) Amazon S3
18 23 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 20 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
19 20 (0.27%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1,285 (17.12%) Firewall
2 1,182 (15.75%) DNS
3 972 (12.95%) DHCP
4 745 (9.93%) TCP/IP
5 740 (9.86%) LAN
6 718 (9.57%) WAN
7 618 (8.24%) SAN
8 615 (8.20%) Skype
9 507 (6.76%) VPN
10 401 (5.34%) VoIP
11 273 (3.64%) VLAN
12 250 (3.33%) Wireless
13 232 (3.09%) Internet
14 224 (2.99%) Network Security
15 218 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
16 193 (2.57%) Unified Communications
17 181 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
18 169 (2.25%) Intranet
19 137 (1.83%) NAS
20 117 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 770 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 147 (1.96%) Power BI
3 107 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (1.21%) MySQL
5 88 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 85 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 72 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
8 71 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 63 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 57 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 50 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 42 (0.56%) Big Data
13 34 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
14 29 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
15 28 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
16 25 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
16 25 (0.33%) NoSQL
16 25 (0.33%) RDBMS
17 21 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 138 (1.84%) JIRA
2 106 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 68 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 55 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (0.59%) Selenium
6 40 (0.53%) SoapUI
7 38 (0.51%) Jenkins
8 37 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 37 (0.49%) MSI
9 28 (0.37%) JMeter
10 22 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (0.25%) Appium
12 19 (0.25%) Buildbot
12 19 (0.25%) Ranorex
12 19 (0.25%) WATIR
13 18 (0.24%) LoadRunner
14 14 (0.19%) InstallShield
15 12 (0.16%) webpack
16 10 (0.13%) Gatling
General
1 1,046 (13.94%) Finance
2 278 (3.70%) Retail
3 234 (3.12%) Banking
4 218 (2.91%) Legal
5 201 (2.68%) Law
6 180 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 164 (2.19%) Advertising
8 121 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 117 (1.56%) Marketing
10 64 (0.85%) Publishing
11 53 (0.71%) Games
12 48 (0.64%) Back Office
13 41 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 32 (0.43%) Local Government
15 26 (0.35%) Front Office
16 24 (0.32%) Billing
16 24 (0.32%) French Language
17 22 (0.29%) Electronics
18 17 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,340 (17.86%) Analyst
2 1,145 (15.26%) Support Engineer
3 837 (11.15%) IT Support
4 835 (11.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 620 (8.26%) Support Analyst
6 585 (7.80%) IT Engineer
7 544 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 517 (6.89%) Consultant
9 498 (6.64%) Architect
10 406 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 389 (5.18%) Desktop Support
12 388 (5.17%) IT Analyst
13 383 (5.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 372 (4.96%) Service Analyst
15 355 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
16 343 (4.57%) IT Support Engineer
17 322 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
18 316 (4.21%) Developer
19 293 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
20 279 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (4.10%) .NET
2 224 (2.99%) HTML
3 192 (2.56%) Web Services
4 156 (2.08%) CSS
5 104 (1.39%) ASP.NET
6 87 (1.16%) jQuery
7 79 (1.05%) REST
8 71 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 63 (0.84%) AngularJS
10 58 (0.77%) HTML5
10 58 (0.77%) LDAP
11 56 (0.75%) XML
12 51 (0.68%) .NET Framework
13 42 (0.56%) React
14 39 (0.52%) Middleware
15 33 (0.44%) Software Packaging
16 30 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (0.37%) CSS3
18 27 (0.36%) JSON
18 27 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 554 (7.38%) Data Centre
2 480 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 325 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
4 238 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 165 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 164 (2.19%) Driving Licence
7 159 (2.12%) PKI
8 150 (2.00%) User Experience
9 126 (1.68%) Public Cloud
10 123 (1.64%) Replication
11 120 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
12 119 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
13 106 (1.41%) Fat Client
13 106 (1.41%) Thin Client
14 104 (1.39%) Clustering
15 97 (1.29%) iPhone
16 87 (1.16%) Hedge funds
17 83 (1.11%) Fintech
18 78 (1.04%) iPad
19 76 (1.01%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5,104 (68.02%) Windows
2 2,758 (36.75%) Windows Server
3 1,874 (24.97%) Windows 10
4 1,451 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,391 (18.54%) Windows 7
6 1,232 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 591 (7.88%) Linux
8 406 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 263 (3.50%) Mac OS X
10 206 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 205 (2.73%) Android
12 196 (2.61%) Apple iOS
13 113 (1.51%) Mac OS
14 100 (1.33%) Windows XP
15 82 (1.09%) Unix
16 64 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 42 (0.56%) CentOS
18 39 (0.52%) Ubuntu
19 36 (0.48%) Windows Vista
20 26 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,510 (20.12%) ITIL
2 1,070 (14.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 867 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
4 785 (10.46%) Migration
5 638 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
6 634 (8.45%) Project Management
7 524 (6.98%) Presales
8 373 (4.97%) CRM
9 361 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 357 (4.76%) DevOps
11 355 (4.73%) Service Delivery
12 325 (4.33%) Service Management
13 305 (4.06%) PRINCE2
14 273 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 260 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 247 (3.29%) Mentoring
17 238 (3.17%) Change Management
18 234 (3.12%) ITSM
19 222 (2.96%) Cybersecurity
20 220 (2.93%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,105 (14.73%) PowerShell
2 941 (12.54%) SQL
3 272 (3.62%) JavaScript
4 269 (3.58%) C#
5 167 (2.23%) Python
6 115 (1.53%) C
7 111 (1.48%) Java
8 69 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 67 (0.89%) VBScript
10 58 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 58 (0.77%) PHP
11 48 (0.64%) Perl
12 45 (0.60%) C++
13 44 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 44 (0.59%) TypeScript
14 43 (0.57%) VB
15 42 (0.56%) PL/SQL
16 39 (0.52%) Scala
17 34 (0.45%) Ruby
18 24 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,054 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 681 (9.08%) MCSE
3 521 (6.94%) Degree
4 394 (5.25%) MCSA
5 301 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
6 276 (3.68%) MCP
7 256 (3.41%) CCNA
8 210 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 182 (2.43%) Security Cleared
10 154 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
11 121 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
11 121 (1.61%) MCITP
12 104 (1.39%) A+ Certification
13 86 (1.15%) SC Cleared
14 85 (1.13%) CISSP
15 84 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
16 79 (1.05%) CCNP
17 68 (0.91%) PMI Certification
18 49 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 46 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 515 (6.86%) SLA
2 166 (2.21%) GDPR
3 155 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (0.91%) QA
5 59 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 56 (0.75%) PMO
7 47 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 25 (0.33%) COBIT
9 21 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.21%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 12 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.11%) GAMP
15 7 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.080%) ISO 14001
17 3 (0.040%) ISO 22301
17 3 (0.040%) ISO 9000
18 2 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 1 (0.013%) GxP
System Software
1 4,372 (58.26%) Active Directory
2 1,337 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,320 (17.59%) Hyper-V
4 370 (4.93%) XenApp
5 301 (4.01%) vSphere
6 260 (3.46%) XenDesktop
7 245 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 169 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 112 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
10 102 (1.36%) Terminal Services
11 79 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
12 65 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
13 55 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
14 54 (0.72%) BitLocker
15 45 (0.60%) XenServer
16 44 (0.59%) Docker
17 19 (0.25%) Firmware
17 19 (0.25%) VMware Server
18 18 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 15 (0.20%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1,169 (15.58%) SCCM
2 258 (3.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 251 (3.34%) SCOM
4 135 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 127 (1.69%) WSUS
6 79 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
7 71 (0.95%) Ansible
8 70 (0.93%) SCVMM
9 68 (0.91%) AirWatch
10 61 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
11 56 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
12 54 (0.72%) NetBackup
12 54 (0.72%) SCOrch
13 48 (0.64%) vCenter Server
14 47 (0.63%) Puppet
15 42 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 41 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
17 40 (0.53%) Nagios
18 36 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
19 35 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4,550 (60.63%) Microsoft
2 2,315 (30.85%) VMware
3 1,264 (16.84%) Citrix
4 888 (11.83%) Cisco
5 398 (5.30%) HP
6 320 (4.26%) Veeam
7 306 (4.08%) Apple
8 267 (3.56%) Google
9 233 (3.11%) Dell
10 209 (2.79%) NetApp
11 179 (2.39%) Symantec
12 161 (2.15%) Sophos
13 151 (2.01%) Oracle
14 131 (1.75%) Meraki
15 129 (1.72%) SolarWinds
16 128 (1.71%) EMC
16 128 (1.71%) McAfee
17 126 (1.68%) Ivanti
18 114 (1.52%) ServiceNow
19 104 (1.39%) IBM