Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 50 72
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22 +56
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,790 7,598 7,081
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 6.73% 5.09% 3.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.39% 18.46% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,122 6,639 6,316
Median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +4.92%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,450 £70,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -0.36%

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 40,173 41,170 40,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.71% 27.59% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32,653 32,870 33,263
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,557 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.12% +5.56% -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the UK

Office 365
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Office 365 in the UK

Office 365
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 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
England +18 7,185 £41,100 +2.75% 705
UK excluding London +19 4,485 £37,500 - 585
London +18 3,041 £49,500 +10.00% 187
South East +13 1,278 £38,500 +2.67% 141
North of England +13 1,023 £37,500 +7.14% 179
Midlands +11 729 £37,500 -6.25% 66
South West +33 595 £37,500 - 74
Work from Home +16 591 £60,000 - 61
North West +25 538 £37,500 +7.14% 72
East of England +14 528 £40,000 +6.67% 57
West Midlands +12 444 £40,000 -5.88% 37
Yorkshire +13 379 £37,500 +7.14% 71
East Midlands +17 284 £34,650 -7.60% 29
Scotland +51 231 £37,085 +4.46% 37
Wales +21 110 £37,500 +1.35% 33
North East +4 106 £29,750 -4.80% 36
Northern Ireland -6 10 £40,000 -3.03%
Channel Islands -5 2 £33,000 -1.49%

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 with a requirement for Office 365.

1 5,182 (66.52%) Windows
2 4,772 (61.26%) Microsoft
3 4,332 (55.61%) Active Directory
4 3,505 (44.99%) Azure
5 2,584 (33.17%) Windows Server
6 2,408 (30.91%) VMware
7 2,180 (27.98%) Windows 10
8 1,627 (20.89%) ITIL
9 1,557 (19.99%) Microsoft Office
10 1,454 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,389 (17.83%) SharePoint
12 1,374 (17.64%) Firewall
13 1,220 (15.66%) SCCM
14 1,217 (15.62%) MS Exchange
15 1,191 (15.29%) Hyper-V
16 1,167 (14.98%) Citrix
17 1,153 (14.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 1,143 (14.67%) PowerShell
19 1,125 (14.44%) DNS
20 1,097 (14.08%) Cisco
21 1,017 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
22 999 (12.82%) Finance
23 996 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
24 982 (12.61%) AWS
25 962 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
26 930 (11.94%) DHCP
27 918 (11.78%) Windows Server 2016
28 869 (11.16%) LAN
29 860 (11.04%) Windows 7
30 854 (10.96%) 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 1,389 (17.83%) SharePoint
2 1,217 (15.62%) MS Exchange
3 528 (6.78%) Skype for Business
4 417 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 379 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 198 (2.54%) IIS
7 70 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 51 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 50 (0.64%) Confluence
10 41 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 38 (0.49%) CMS
12 29 (0.37%) Drupal
13 18 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.21%) Apache
15 13 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
17 11 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,557 (19.99%) Microsoft Office
2 214 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 100 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 16 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.10%) SketchUp
10 7 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.064%) Camtasia
11 5 (0.064%) Snagit
12 4 (0.051%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.026%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.026%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.013%) InDesign
14 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 145 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 14 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 10 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 5 (0.064%) Magento
9 5 (0.064%) Sentinel
10 4 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.051%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.051%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.039%) assyst
11 3 (0.039%) Exchequer
11 3 (0.039%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.039%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.039%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.039%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3,505 (44.99%) Azure
2 982 (12.61%) AWS
3 707 (9.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 353 (4.53%) OneDrive
5 327 (4.20%) IaaS
6 314 (4.03%) SaaS
7 304 (3.90%) Power Platform
8 295 (3.79%) PaaS
9 186 (2.39%) PowerApps
10 157 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
11 140 (1.80%) Mimecast
12 119 (1.53%) G Suite
13 109 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
14 97 (1.25%) GCP
15 48 (0.62%) Yammer
16 44 (0.56%) Microsoft Flow
17 38 (0.49%) ShareGate
18 34 (0.44%) Serverless
19 33 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 31 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1,374 (17.64%) Firewall
2 1,125 (14.44%) DNS
3 930 (11.94%) DHCP
4 869 (11.16%) LAN
5 854 (10.96%) WAN
6 740 (9.50%) TCP/IP
7 666 (8.55%) Skype
8 649 (8.33%) VPN
9 471 (6.05%) VoIP
10 436 (5.60%) SAN
11 309 (3.97%) VLAN
12 268 (3.44%) Internet
13 245 (3.15%) Wireless
14 237 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
15 193 (2.48%) Unified Communications
16 167 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
17 159 (2.04%) Network Security
18 156 (2.00%) NetScaler
19 119 (1.53%) Intranet
20 109 (1.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 181 (2.32%) Power BI
3 109 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 81 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
5 72 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
6 61 (0.78%) MySQL
7 46 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 39 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 39 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 28 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 20 (0.26%) Blockchain
14 16 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
15 15 (0.19%) Big Data
15 15 (0.19%) Data Lake
16 14 (0.18%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.17%) Cosmos DB
18 12 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 162 (2.08%) JIRA
2 75 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 75 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 52 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 26 (0.33%) TeamCity
5 25 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
6 19 (0.24%) MSI
6 19 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (0.23%) Bitbucket
7 18 (0.23%) Selenium
7 18 (0.23%) SoapUI
8 17 (0.22%) Jenkins
9 16 (0.21%) Subversion
10 14 (0.18%) Cucumber
10 14 (0.18%) GitLab
10 14 (0.18%) JMeter
10 14 (0.18%) LoadRunner
11 9 (0.12%) NUnit
12 8 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 999 (12.82%) Finance
2 262 (3.36%) Public Sector
3 232 (2.98%) Retail
4 210 (2.70%) Legal
5 199 (2.55%) Law
6 150 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 120 (1.54%) Marketing
8 114 (1.46%) Banking
9 89 (1.14%) Advertising
10 83 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 62 (0.80%) Local Government
12 52 (0.67%) Back Office
13 45 (0.58%) Billing
14 30 (0.39%) Games
15 29 (0.37%) Front Office
16 27 (0.35%) Publishing
17 19 (0.24%) Automotive
18 15 (0.19%) Housing Association
19 14 (0.18%) Digital Economy
19 14 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,338 (17.18%) Analyst
2 1,139 (14.62%) Support Engineer
3 963 (12.36%) IT Support
4 908 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 693 (8.90%) IT Engineer
6 622 (7.98%) Consultant
7 614 (7.88%) Support Analyst
8 511 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 438 (5.62%) Architect
10 437 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 413 (5.30%) IT Analyst
12 406 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
13 364 (4.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 355 (4.56%) Desktop Support
15 343 (4.40%) Service Analyst
16 337 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
17 301 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
18 289 (3.71%) Administrator
19 257 (3.30%) IT Manager
19 257 (3.30%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (2.55%) .NET
2 111 (1.42%) HTML
3 109 (1.40%) CSS
4 107 (1.37%) Web Services
5 92 (1.18%) LDAP
6 70 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 56 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 51 (0.65%) Entity Framework
9 42 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (0.42%) React
10 33 (0.42%) REST
11 32 (0.41%) JSON
12 28 (0.36%) WSH
13 27 (0.35%) jQuery
14 26 (0.33%) AngularJS
14 26 (0.33%) Sass
15 25 (0.32%) LESS
16 22 (0.28%) HTML5
17 20 (0.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 485 (6.23%) Data Centre
2 463 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 353 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 271 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
5 226 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 218 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
7 147 (1.89%) Public Cloud
8 140 (1.80%) User Experience
9 125 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 109 (1.40%) Replication
11 103 (1.32%) Private Cloud
11 103 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 94 (1.21%) iPad
13 85 (1.09%) Clustering
14 83 (1.07%) iPhone
15 65 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
16 59 (0.76%) Blackberry
17 57 (0.73%) Virtual Team
18 55 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
19 44 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5,182 (66.52%) Windows
2 2,584 (33.17%) Windows Server
3 2,180 (27.98%) Windows 10
4 996 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 918 (11.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 860 (11.04%) Windows 7
7 559 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 512 (6.57%) Linux
9 274 (3.52%) Windows Server 2019
10 266 (3.41%) Windows 8
11 238 (3.06%) Android
12 219 (2.81%) Apple iOS
13 140 (1.80%) Mac OS X
14 132 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 124 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 108 (1.39%) Unix
17 59 (0.76%) Windows XP
18 31 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 22 (0.28%) VMS
20 17 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,627 (20.89%) ITIL
2 1,153 (14.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1,017 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
4 648 (8.32%) Migration
5 633 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
6 546 (7.01%) Project Management
7 444 (5.70%) Project Delivery
8 394 (5.06%) Information Security
9 388 (4.98%) Mentoring
10 364 (4.67%) Presales
11 362 (4.65%) Service Delivery
12 356 (4.57%) Service Management
13 354 (4.54%) DevOps
14 350 (4.49%) Change Management
15 296 (3.80%) CRM
16 287 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
17 271 (3.48%) Incident Management
18 257 (3.30%) Problem Management
19 254 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
20 249 (3.20%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1,143 (14.67%) PowerShell
2 778 (9.99%) SQL
3 195 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 171 (2.20%) C#
5 140 (1.80%) Python
6 119 (1.53%) VBScript
7 84 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 78 (1.00%) C
9 43 (0.55%) VBA
10 38 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 35 (0.45%) Java
12 28 (0.36%) PHP
13 27 (0.35%) TypeScript
14 25 (0.32%) VB
15 24 (0.31%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.27%) Perl
17 8 (0.10%) C++
18 7 (0.090%) Go
19 5 (0.064%) RPG III
19 5 (0.064%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 962 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 489 (6.28%) MCSE
3 442 (5.67%) Degree
4 396 (5.08%) MCSA
5 367 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
6 277 (3.56%) CCNA
7 187 (2.40%) MCP
8 171 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 156 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 154 (1.98%) CISSP
11 141 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
12 113 (1.45%) SC Cleared
13 98 (1.26%) A+ Certification
14 84 (1.08%) MCITP
15 82 (1.05%) CCNP
16 78 (1.00%) DBS Check
17 63 (0.81%) CISM
18 50 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 40 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
20 39 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 760 (9.76%) SLA
2 254 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 118 (1.51%) GDPR
4 116 (1.49%) QA
5 68 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
6 60 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 47 (0.60%) NIST
8 44 (0.56%) PMO
9 32 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 20 (0.26%) BS25999
11 17 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 15 (0.19%) NCSC
13 13 (0.17%) Data Quality
14 9 (0.12%) ISO 22301
14 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 8 (0.10%) ISO 14001
16 7 (0.090%) ISO 31000
17 6 (0.077%) COBIT
18 5 (0.064%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4,332 (55.61%) Active Directory
2 1,454 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,191 (15.29%) Hyper-V
4 451 (5.79%) XenApp
5 360 (4.62%) vSphere
6 339 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 242 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
8 83 (1.07%) BitLocker
9 77 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
10 71 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
11 65 (0.83%) Terminal Services
12 58 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
13 56 (0.72%) Docker
14 48 (0.62%) Terminal Server
15 38 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
16 37 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
17 32 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 31 (0.40%) Firmware
18 31 (0.40%) VMware NSX
19 30 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1,220 (15.66%) SCCM
2 690 (8.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 167 (2.14%) SCOM
4 122 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 96 (1.23%) WSUS
6 92 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
7 87 (1.12%) vCenter Server
8 73 (0.94%) Ansible
9 52 (0.67%) Kubernetes
10 46 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
10 46 (0.59%) Puppet
11 45 (0.58%) AirWatch
12 42 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
12 42 (0.54%) XenMobile
13 40 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
14 39 (0.50%) Terraform
15 31 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 30 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
17 29 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
17 29 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4,772 (61.26%) Microsoft
2 2,408 (30.91%) VMware
3 1,167 (14.98%) Citrix
4 1,097 (14.08%) Cisco
5 426 (5.47%) HP
6 402 (5.16%) Apple
7 316 (4.06%) Veeam
8 265 (3.40%) Dell
9 207 (2.66%) NetApp
10 192 (2.46%) Meraki
11 160 (2.05%) Avaya
12 153 (1.96%) Symantec
13 151 (1.94%) Google
14 143 (1.84%) Sophos
15 140 (1.80%) EMC
16 116 (1.49%) ServiceNow
17 108 (1.39%) Adobe
18 105 (1.35%) iManage
19 104 (1.34%) Mitel
20 102 (1.31%) Oracle