Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 142 245
Rank change year-on-year +60 +103 +131
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 6461 4545 3002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.59% 2.40% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.02% 18.39% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5609 4053 2665
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -1.32% -10.59%
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% -8.54%

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 33961 24719 20493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.85% 13.06% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27954 20795 17007
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the UK

Office 365
Top 17 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 24 November 2017. 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 +58 6044 £40,000 +6.67% 496
UK excluding London +50 3678 £33,000 -8.33% 353
London +69 2594 £45,000 +5.88% 167
South East +24 1107 £34,125 -9.00% 77
North of England +84 925 £30,000 -14.29% 109
Midlands +34 585 £36,111 -5.99% 64
North West +77 512 £30,000 -7.69% 76
East of England +39 452 £40,000 -9.60% 34
South West +67 391 £32,500 - 45
West Midlands +26 346 £39,000 -0.82% 36
Yorkshire +70 342 £30,000 -14.29% 27
East Midlands +45 237 £32,500 -10.22% 28
Wales +60 121 £31,500 +1.61% 5
Scotland +24 114 £40,000 -8.05% 15
North East +22 71 £34,000 -9.33% 6
Northern Ireland -27 16 £39,000 +11.43% 4
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Office 365.

1 4343 (67.22%) Windows
2 3967 (61.40%) Microsoft
3 3585 (55.49%) Active Directory
4 2463 (38.12%) Windows Server
5 2350 (36.37%) VMware
6 2238 (34.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 1565 (24.22%) MS Exchange
8 1547 (23.94%) ITIL
9 1495 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1493 (23.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1439 (22.27%) Microsoft Office
12 1438 (22.26%) SharePoint
13 1374 (21.27%) Windows 7
14 1356 (20.99%) Hyper-V
15 1330 (20.59%) Windows 10
16 1265 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
17 1181 (18.28%) Citrix
18 1096 (16.96%) Firewall
18 1096 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
19 1047 (16.20%) Cisco
20 985 (15.25%) DNS
21 946 (14.64%) PowerShell
22 876 (13.56%) SCCM
23 828 (12.82%) Finance
24 788 (12.20%) DHCP
25 770 (11.92%) SQL Server
26 755 (11.69%) SQL
27 716 (11.08%) MCSE
28 701 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
29 692 (10.71%) WAN

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 1565 (24.22%) MS Exchange
2 1438 (22.26%) SharePoint
3 682 (10.56%) Skype for Business
4 646 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 523 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 277 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 271 (4.19%) IIS
8 187 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 129 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 93 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 70 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
12 52 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 37 (0.57%) IBM Notes
14 34 (0.53%) Apache
15 30 (0.46%) CMS
16 23 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (0.28%) Confluence
17 18 (0.28%) SAS
18 16 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1439 (22.27%) Microsoft Office
2 148 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (0.85%) InfoPath
5 54 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.093%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.062%) InCopy
10 4 (0.062%) InDesign
10 4 (0.062%) Revit
11 2 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.015%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.015%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 177 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.077%) Exstream
7 5 (0.077%) ReMetrica
7 5 (0.077%) Sage CRM
8 4 (0.062%) Eikon
8 4 (0.062%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.046%) Epicor Tropos
9 3 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.046%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.046%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.046%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.031%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.031%) Retail-J
10 2 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.031%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2238 (34.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 701 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
3 323 (5.00%) IaaS
4 288 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 266 (4.12%) SaaS
6 265 (4.10%) PaaS
7 176 (2.72%) OneDrive
8 173 (2.68%) Mimecast
9 119 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
10 90 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
11 80 (1.24%) G Suite
12 57 (0.88%) Yammer
13 25 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.31%) Dropbox
14 20 (0.31%) Slack
15 18 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
17 15 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
18 10 (0.15%) GitHub
18 10 (0.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1096 (16.96%) Firewall
2 985 (15.25%) DNS
3 788 (12.20%) DHCP
4 692 (10.71%) WAN
5 676 (10.46%) Skype
6 673 (10.42%) LAN
7 654 (10.12%) SAN
8 588 (9.10%) TCP/IP
9 479 (7.41%) VPN
10 372 (5.76%) VoIP
11 271 (4.19%) VLAN
12 201 (3.11%) Internet
13 197 (3.05%) Wireless
14 163 (2.52%) MPLS
15 162 (2.51%) NAS
16 160 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
17 153 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
18 143 (2.21%) Unified Communications
19 132 (2.04%) Network Security
20 89 (1.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 770 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 102 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 64 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (0.94%) Power BI
6 58 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
7 47 (0.73%) MySQL
8 41 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 34 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
12 26 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 19 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (0.29%) Relational Database
14 17 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (0.20%) Big Data
16 12 (0.19%) MS Access
17 11 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
18 8 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 69 (1.07%) MSI
3 60 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 51 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 49 (0.76%) JIRA
7 38 (0.59%) Selenium
8 33 (0.51%) Subversion
9 28 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 22 (0.34%) InstallShield
12 21 (0.33%) Cucumber
13 20 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (0.29%) Buildbot
14 19 (0.29%) NUnit
14 19 (0.29%) SoapUI
15 18 (0.28%) Appium
15 18 (0.28%) Jasmine
15 18 (0.28%) Ranorex
16 17 (0.26%) MSTest
General
1 828 (12.82%) Finance
2 259 (4.01%) Advertising
3 222 (3.44%) Retail
4 215 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 134 (2.07%) Banking
6 128 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 123 (1.90%) Legal
8 105 (1.63%) Marketing
9 101 (1.56%) Law
10 60 (0.93%) Publishing
11 39 (0.60%) Back Office
12 36 (0.56%) Games
13 32 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 22 (0.34%) Front Office
14 22 (0.34%) Spanish Language
15 21 (0.33%) Dutch Language
15 21 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.25%) French Language
17 13 (0.20%) Electronics
18 12 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1100 (17.03%) Support Engineer
2 1088 (16.84%) Analyst
3 829 (12.83%) IT Support
4 748 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 593 (9.18%) Support Analyst
6 548 (8.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 543 (8.40%) IT Engineer
8 494 (7.65%) Consultant
9 425 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 424 (6.56%) Desktop Support
11 395 (6.11%) Architect
12 359 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
13 341 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
14 319 (4.94%) Developer
14 319 (4.94%) IT Analyst
15 318 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 307 (4.75%) Administrator
17 288 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
18 252 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
19 246 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (5.74%) .NET
2 276 (4.27%) HTML
3 273 (4.23%) CSS
4 242 (3.75%) Web Services
5 168 (2.60%) jQuery
6 145 (2.24%) ASP.NET
7 103 (1.59%) HTML5
8 83 (1.28%) AngularJS
9 82 (1.27%) CSS3
10 77 (1.19%) Software Packaging
11 66 (1.02%) REST
12 63 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 47 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 47 (0.73%) XML
15 44 (0.68%) .NET Framework
16 41 (0.63%) Middleware
17 34 (0.53%) JSON
18 33 (0.51%) XSLT
19 28 (0.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 366 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 335 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 209 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 189 (2.93%) Driving Licence
5 133 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 127 (1.97%) User Experience
7 117 (1.81%) Public Cloud
8 94 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 92 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 90 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 87 (1.35%) iPhone
12 81 (1.25%) Clustering
13 71 (1.10%) Fat Client
13 71 (1.10%) Thin Client
14 69 (1.07%) PKI
14 69 (1.07%) Replication
15 58 (0.90%) Smartphone
16 51 (0.79%) Private Cloud
17 46 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
17 46 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4343 (67.22%) Windows
2 2463 (38.12%) Windows Server
3 1493 (23.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1374 (21.27%) Windows 7
5 1330 (20.59%) Windows 10
6 1265 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 531 (8.22%) Windows 8
8 518 (8.02%) Linux
9 286 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 234 (3.62%) Mac OS X
11 161 (2.49%) Android
12 144 (2.23%) Windows XP
13 128 (1.98%) Apple iOS
14 103 (1.59%) Unix
15 101 (1.56%) Mac OS
16 79 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 40 (0.62%) Windows Vista
18 37 (0.57%) CentOS
18 37 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1547 (23.94%) ITIL
2 593 (9.18%) Migration
3 475 (7.35%) Project Management
4 446 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 368 (5.70%) Presales
6 357 (5.53%) CRM
7 348 (5.39%) Service Management
8 334 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 280 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 250 (3.87%) Mentoring
11 216 (3.34%) Change Management
12 212 (3.28%) Problem Management
13 205 (3.17%) PRINCE2
14 201 (3.11%) Incident Management
15 190 (2.94%) DevOps
16 158 (2.45%) Time Management
17 155 (2.40%) ITIL V3
18 151 (2.34%) Information Security
19 150 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
20 149 (2.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 946 (14.64%) PowerShell
2 755 (11.69%) SQL
3 372 (5.76%) C#
4 282 (4.36%) JavaScript
5 92 (1.42%) Java
6 75 (1.16%) C
7 68 (1.05%) Python
8 60 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 54 (0.84%) PHP
10 43 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 42 (0.65%) Perl
11 42 (0.65%) VBScript
12 33 (0.51%) Ruby
12 33 (0.51%) VB
12 33 (0.51%) VBA
13 27 (0.42%) C++
14 20 (0.31%) VB.NET
15 19 (0.29%) Scala
16 14 (0.22%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.20%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1096 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 716 (11.08%) MCSE
3 485 (7.51%) Degree
4 411 (6.36%) MCSA
5 343 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
6 287 (4.44%) MCP
7 284 (4.40%) CCNA
8 197 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 137 (2.12%) Security Cleared
10 131 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
10 131 (2.03%) MCITP
11 122 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
12 83 (1.28%) CCA
13 72 (1.11%) SC Cleared
14 69 (1.07%) CCNP
14 69 (1.07%) CISSP
15 64 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
16 63 (0.98%) A+ Certification
17 55 (0.85%) CISM
18 48 (0.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (6.47%) SLA
2 84 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (1.02%) QA
4 48 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 45 (0.70%) GDPR
6 35 (0.54%) PMO
7 25 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.093%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.062%) P3O
14 2 (0.031%) COBIT
14 2 (0.031%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.015%) GAMP
15 1 (0.015%) GMP
15 1 (0.015%) GxP
15 1 (0.015%) MiFID
System Software
1 3585 (55.49%) Active Directory
2 1495 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1356 (20.99%) Hyper-V
4 409 (6.33%) XenApp
5 361 (5.59%) vSphere
6 260 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
7 232 (3.59%) XenDesktop
8 137 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 112 (1.73%) Terminal Services
10 106 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
11 93 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
12 82 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
13 70 (1.08%) VirtualBox
14 54 (0.84%) XenServer
15 49 (0.76%) BitLocker
16 43 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
17 33 (0.51%) Docker
18 22 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 16 (0.25%) DFS Replication
20 13 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 876 (13.56%) SCCM
2 229 (3.54%) SCOM
3 163 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 149 (2.31%) Backup Exec
5 134 (2.07%) WSUS
6 82 (1.27%) Puppet
7 65 (1.01%) vCenter Server
8 57 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 56 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 48 (0.74%) AirWatch
11 45 (0.70%) SCVMM
12 44 (0.68%) SCOrch
13 37 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 34 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 33 (0.51%) Nagios
16 31 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 30 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
18 28 (0.43%) NetBackup
19 26 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
20 23 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3967 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 2350 (36.37%) VMware
3 1181 (18.28%) Citrix
4 1047 (16.20%) Cisco
5 398 (6.16%) HP
6 313 (4.84%) Apple
7 291 (4.50%) Dell
8 246 (3.81%) Veeam
9 166 (2.57%) Google
10 152 (2.35%) NetApp
11 147 (2.28%) Symantec
12 145 (2.24%) Oracle
13 122 (1.89%) Sophos
14 100 (1.55%) Avaya
15 99 (1.53%) EMC
15 99 (1.53%) IBM
15 99 (1.53%) Meraki
16 94 (1.45%) McAfee
17 90 (1.39%) Juniper
18 85 (1.32%) SonicWALL