Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 93 149
Rank change year-on-year +28 +56 +108
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,360 5,874 4,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.42% 3.32% 2.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.91% 18.61% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6,166 5,096 3,950
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -

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 38,913 31,565 24,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.37% 17.86% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31,444 25,973 20,554
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,075
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 22 September 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 22 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
England +29 6,879 £40,000 - 988
UK excluding London +24 4,181 £35,000 - 724
London +42 2,962 £45,000 - 322
South East +14 1,316 £38,000 +8.57% 200
North of England +39 961 £32,500 +6.56% 189
Midlands +41 671 £39,000 +4.00% 126
East of England +18 549 £35,000 -17.65% 78
North West +25 515 £32,500 +8.33% 104
South West +29 424 £34,000 +4.62% 74
West Midlands +38 394 £39,498 -1.26% 80
Yorkshire +44 379 £35,000 +7.69% 61
East Midlands +36 271 £36,000 -0.69% 46
Scotland +8 138 £35,000 -15.66% 33
Wales +11 118 £27,500 -12.70% 22
North East -1 66 £25,000 -27.54% 24
Northern Ireland +15 20 £30,750 -31.67% 2
Channel Islands - 11 £60,000 - 1
Isle of Man +4 3 £41,250 -

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Office 365.

1 5,031 (68.36%) Windows
2 4,452 (60.49%) Microsoft
3 4,239 (57.60%) Active Directory
4 2,762 (37.53%) Windows Server
5 2,714 (36.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 2,342 (31.82%) VMware
7 1,794 (24.38%) Windows 10
8 1,570 (21.33%) Microsoft Office
9 1,568 (21.30%) MS Exchange
10 1,486 (20.19%) ITIL
11 1,477 (20.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 1,421 (19.31%) Windows 7
13 1,420 (19.29%) SharePoint
14 1,360 (18.48%) Hyper-V
15 1,319 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1,265 (17.19%) Citrix
17 1,254 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 1,229 (16.70%) Firewall
19 1,189 (16.15%) DNS
20 1,156 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 1,120 (15.22%) SCCM
22 1,077 (14.63%) PowerShell
23 1,075 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
24 1,068 (14.51%) Finance
25 938 (12.74%) DHCP
26 926 (12.58%) Cisco
27 901 (12.24%) SQL
28 897 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
29 786 (10.68%) LAN
30 781 (10.61%) Problem-Solving

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 1,568 (21.30%) MS Exchange
2 1,420 (19.29%) SharePoint
3 610 (8.29%) Skype for Business
4 532 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 487 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 209 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 162 (2.20%) IIS
8 144 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 104 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 86 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 60 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
12 51 (0.69%) Apache
13 44 (0.60%) Confluence
14 39 (0.53%) CMS
15 37 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
16 32 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 29 (0.39%) Tomcat
18 24 (0.33%) IBM Notes
19 18 (0.24%) Umbraco
20 15 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 1,570 (21.33%) Microsoft Office
2 188 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 133 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 81 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 63 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 33 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 17 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 10 (0.14%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.095%) Adobe Captivate
11 7 (0.095%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.041%) LibreOffice
13 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 148 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 14 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.18%) HFM
5 13 (0.18%) SAP Business One
6 11 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
6 11 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.14%) Orchard Housing
8 8 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 6 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.068%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.068%) Veritas eDiscovery
11 4 (0.054%) Scribe Insight
11 4 (0.054%) TRIRIGA
12 3 (0.041%) Northgate Housing
12 3 (0.041%) SAP Hybris
13 2 (0.027%) Infor M3
13 2 (0.027%) Sage 50
13 2 (0.027%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,714 (36.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 897 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
3 330 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 276 (3.75%) IaaS
5 225 (3.06%) Mimecast
6 197 (2.68%) PaaS
7 154 (2.09%) OneDrive
8 152 (2.07%) SaaS
9 143 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
10 128 (1.74%) G Suite
11 118 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
12 69 (0.94%) Slack
13 68 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
14 49 (0.67%) Serverless
15 44 (0.60%) Yammer
16 25 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
17 23 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 19 (0.26%) Azure Functions
19 18 (0.24%) Amazon S3
19 18 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1,229 (16.70%) Firewall
2 1,189 (16.15%) DNS
3 938 (12.74%) DHCP
4 786 (10.68%) LAN
5 762 (10.35%) WAN
6 747 (10.15%) TCP/IP
7 622 (8.45%) Skype
8 593 (8.06%) SAN
9 546 (7.42%) VPN
10 388 (5.27%) VoIP
11 279 (3.79%) VLAN
12 242 (3.29%) Network Security
13 227 (3.08%) Wireless
14 195 (2.65%) Internet
15 187 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
16 180 (2.45%) Unified Communications
17 175 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
18 152 (2.07%) Intranet
19 145 (1.97%) NAS
20 96 (1.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 769 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 124 (1.68%) Power BI
3 87 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (1.06%) MySQL
5 74 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 71 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 70 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 56 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 53 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
10 50 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (0.50%) NoSQL
13 35 (0.48%) Big Data
14 29 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
15 28 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
17 26 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
18 21 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 19 (0.26%) RDBMS
20 18 (0.24%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 111 (1.51%) Visual Studio
2 108 (1.47%) JIRA
3 63 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 46 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 39 (0.53%) Selenium
6 35 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (0.46%) SoapUI
8 31 (0.42%) Cucumber
9 30 (0.41%) MSI
10 25 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (0.33%) NUnit
12 23 (0.31%) JMeter
13 22 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (0.30%) Subversion
14 19 (0.26%) Appium
14 19 (0.26%) Buildbot
14 19 (0.26%) Ranorex
14 19 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 17 (0.23%) WATIR
16 16 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 1,068 (14.51%) Finance
2 271 (3.68%) Retail
3 222 (3.02%) Advertising
4 215 (2.92%) Legal
5 209 (2.84%) Banking
6 190 (2.58%) Law
7 161 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 127 (1.73%) Marketing
9 121 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 65 (0.88%) Back Office
11 45 (0.61%) Publishing
12 44 (0.60%) Games
12 44 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 32 (0.43%) Front Office
14 29 (0.39%) Local Government
15 20 (0.27%) Electronics
16 17 (0.23%) French Language
17 15 (0.20%) Billing
18 14 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,257 (17.08%) Analyst
2 1,162 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 857 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 802 (10.90%) IT Support
5 593 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 548 (7.45%) IT Engineer
7 528 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 506 (6.88%) Consultant
9 498 (6.77%) Architect
10 431 (5.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 404 (5.49%) Desktop Support
12 362 (4.92%) IT Analyst
13 353 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
14 350 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 347 (4.71%) Developer
16 329 (4.47%) IT Support Engineer
17 323 (4.39%) Service Analyst
18 305 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
19 272 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 271 (3.68%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (4.78%) .NET
2 255 (3.46%) HTML
3 203 (2.76%) CSS
4 186 (2.53%) Web Services
5 135 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 93 (1.26%) AngularJS
7 87 (1.18%) jQuery
8 79 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 76 (1.03%) .NET Framework
10 74 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (0.98%) HTML5
12 63 (0.86%) LDAP
13 58 (0.79%) XML
14 57 (0.77%) React
15 52 (0.71%) REST
16 51 (0.69%) Middleware
17 42 (0.57%) WCF
18 35 (0.48%) CSS3
18 35 (0.48%) JSON
19 32 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 542 (7.36%) Data Centre
2 497 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 318 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 229 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 170 (2.31%) User Experience
6 159 (2.16%) Driving Licence
6 159 (2.16%) PKI
7 155 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 120 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
9 110 (1.49%) Replication
10 108 (1.47%) iPhone
11 102 (1.39%) Public Cloud
12 98 (1.33%) Clustering
13 94 (1.28%) Blackberry
14 91 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
15 79 (1.07%) Fat Client
15 79 (1.07%) Thin Client
16 72 (0.98%) Mobile App
17 69 (0.94%) iPad
18 61 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5,031 (68.36%) Windows
2 2,762 (37.53%) Windows Server
3 1,794 (24.38%) Windows 10
4 1,477 (20.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,421 (19.31%) Windows 7
6 1,254 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 618 (8.40%) Linux
8 453 (6.15%) Windows 8
9 254 (3.45%) Mac OS X
10 190 (2.58%) Android
11 185 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 171 (2.32%) Apple iOS
13 118 (1.60%) Mac OS
14 91 (1.24%) Windows XP
15 63 (0.86%) Unix
16 54 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 38 (0.52%) Ubuntu
18 37 (0.50%) CentOS
19 32 (0.43%) Windows Vista
20 29 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,486 (20.19%) ITIL
2 1,156 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 781 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
4 760 (10.33%) Migration
5 644 (8.75%) Project Management
6 607 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
7 498 (6.77%) Presales
8 379 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 326 (4.43%) DevOps
10 321 (4.36%) PRINCE2
11 319 (4.33%) CRM
12 315 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 302 (4.10%) Service Management
14 287 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 247 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 240 (3.26%) Mentoring
17 225 (3.06%) Change Management
18 217 (2.95%) Mobile Device Management
19 207 (2.81%) IT Strategy
20 198 (2.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1,077 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 901 (12.24%) SQL
3 327 (4.44%) C#
4 308 (4.18%) JavaScript
5 123 (1.67%) Python
6 100 (1.36%) C
7 98 (1.33%) Java
8 82 (1.11%) VBScript
9 55 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 45 (0.61%) PHP
10 45 (0.61%) TypeScript
11 43 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 38 (0.52%) C++
13 36 (0.49%) VB
14 34 (0.46%) Shell Script
15 31 (0.42%) Ruby
16 30 (0.41%) Scala
17 29 (0.39%) Perl
18 25 (0.34%) VBA
19 20 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,075 (14.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 658 (8.94%) MCSE
3 524 (7.12%) Degree
4 364 (4.95%) MCSA
5 281 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
6 274 (3.72%) MCP
7 241 (3.27%) CCNA
8 234 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 165 (2.24%) Security Cleared
10 146 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
11 120 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
12 117 (1.59%) MCITP
13 95 (1.29%) A+ Certification
14 81 (1.10%) PMI Certification
15 67 (0.91%) CCNP
15 67 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
16 65 (0.88%) CISSP
17 63 (0.86%) SC Cleared
18 53 (0.72%) MCTS
19 52 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 514 (6.98%) SLA
2 146 (1.98%) GDPR
3 145 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (0.77%) QA
5 50 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 47 (0.64%) PMO
7 41 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 23 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.23%) COBIT
10 15 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 14 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 12 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 10 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 9 (0.12%) Data Quality
15 8 (0.11%) GAMP
16 4 (0.054%) ISO 9000
16 4 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 3 (0.041%) ISO 22301
18 2 (0.027%) COSHH
19 1 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4,239 (57.60%) Active Directory
2 1,360 (18.48%) Hyper-V
3 1,319 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 398 (5.41%) XenApp
5 298 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 290 (3.94%) vSphere
7 286 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
8 176 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 115 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 93 (1.26%) Terminal Services
11 79 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
12 64 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
13 53 (0.72%) BitLocker
14 50 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 50 (0.68%) XenServer
15 40 (0.54%) Docker
16 21 (0.29%) DFS Replication
16 21 (0.29%) Firmware
16 21 (0.29%) VirtualBox
17 18 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1,120 (15.22%) SCCM
2 252 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 240 (3.26%) SCOM
4 126 (1.71%) WSUS
5 115 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 66 (0.90%) SCVMM
7 65 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 65 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
8 58 (0.79%) SCOrch
9 57 (0.77%) AirWatch
10 54 (0.73%) Ansible
11 50 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
12 48 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 47 (0.64%) Puppet
14 46 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 45 (0.61%) NetBackup
15 45 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 43 (0.58%) vCenter Server
17 40 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
18 37 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4,452 (60.49%) Microsoft
2 2,342 (31.82%) VMware
3 1,265 (17.19%) Citrix
4 926 (12.58%) Cisco
5 393 (5.34%) HP
6 340 (4.62%) Apple
7 308 (4.18%) Veeam
8 230 (3.13%) Google
9 187 (2.54%) Dell
10 176 (2.39%) Symantec
11 166 (2.26%) NetApp
11 166 (2.26%) Oracle
12 138 (1.88%) EMC
13 123 (1.67%) ServiceNow
14 121 (1.64%) Sophos
15 118 (1.60%) Meraki
16 116 (1.58%) SolarWinds
17 110 (1.49%) Avaya
18 108 (1.47%) SAP
19 107 (1.45%) McAfee