Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 154 256
Rank change year-on-year +57 +102 +148
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 5640 4453 2827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.20% 2.26% 1.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.71% 18.86% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 3945 2490
UK median annual salary £39,000 £39,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.27% +1.28% -3.70%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,850 £23,613
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -6.25%

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30151 23607 19148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.13% 11.98% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24735 19954 15493
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 5271 £39,000 - 424
UK excluding London +44 3263 £35,000 -6.67% 298
London +70 2199 £45,000 +12.50% 143
South East +37 1053 £35,000 -12.50% 83
North of England +86 707 £32,000 -11.11% 81
Midlands +38 512 £37,500 -6.25% 48
East of England +17 485 £42,500 -10.53% 27
North West +88 393 £30,000 -25.00% 43
West Midlands +48 343 £40,000 -5.88% 25
South West +24 321 £32,500 +4.84% 41
Yorkshire +76 266 £32,500 -7.14% 32
East Midlands +26 167 £36,250 - 23
Scotland +14 100 £42,500 -2.30% 12
Wales +21 97 £32,500 +3.17% 6
North East +21 48 £35,250 +0.71% 6
Northern Ireland -26 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3934 (69.75%) Windows
2 3446 (61.10%) Microsoft
3 3096 (54.89%) Active Directory
4 2356 (41.77%) Windows Server
5 2189 (38.81%) VMware
6 1909 (33.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 1422 (25.21%) MS Exchange
8 1308 (23.19%) Hyper-V
9 1302 (23.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1267 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1265 (22.43%) ITIL
12 1239 (21.97%) Microsoft Office
13 1222 (21.67%) SharePoint
14 1061 (18.81%) Windows 7
15 1049 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 1031 (18.28%) Firewall
17 998 (17.70%) Cisco
18 995 (17.64%) Windows 10
19 953 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
20 939 (16.65%) Citrix
21 905 (16.05%) DNS
22 833 (14.77%) PowerShell
23 739 (13.10%) DHCP
24 736 (13.05%) SCCM
25 709 (12.57%) SQL
26 699 (12.39%) SQL Server
27 695 (12.32%) LAN
28 655 (11.61%) Skype for Business
29 643 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
30 631 (11.19%) 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 1422 (25.21%) MS Exchange
2 1222 (21.67%) SharePoint
3 655 (11.61%) Skype for Business
4 561 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 482 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 235 (4.17%) IIS
7 220 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 200 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 122 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 102 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 69 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 57 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
13 45 (0.80%) CMS
14 41 (0.73%) IBM Notes
15 40 (0.71%) Apache
16 26 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 25 (0.44%) SAS
18 23 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
19 20 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
20 16 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 1239 (21.97%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 58 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 47 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 39 (0.69%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.089%) Revit
10 4 (0.071%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.035%) InCopy
11 2 (0.035%) InDesign
11 2 (0.035%) SPSS
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.018%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 167 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.28%) Exstream
5 8 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 7 (0.12%) iTrent
7 6 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.11%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.071%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.053%) Sage CRM
10 2 (0.035%) Epicor Tropos
10 2 (0.035%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.035%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.035%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.035%) Sage X3
11 1 (0.018%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.018%) Retail-J
11 1 (0.018%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1909 (33.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 643 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
3 282 (5.00%) IaaS
4 260 (4.61%) SaaS
5 217 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 215 (3.81%) PaaS
7 102 (1.81%) OneDrive
8 90 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 83 (1.47%) G Suite
10 81 (1.44%) Mimecast
11 68 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
12 61 (1.08%) Yammer
13 33 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (0.51%) Slack
15 24 (0.43%) Dropbox
16 23 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
18 14 (0.25%) GitHub
19 11 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 11 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1031 (18.28%) Firewall
2 905 (16.05%) DNS
3 739 (13.10%) DHCP
4 695 (12.32%) LAN
5 631 (11.19%) WAN
6 628 (11.13%) Skype
7 603 (10.69%) SAN
8 536 (9.50%) TCP/IP
9 433 (7.68%) VPN
10 323 (5.73%) VoIP
11 275 (4.88%) VLAN
12 183 (3.24%) MPLS
13 173 (3.07%) Wireless
14 133 (2.36%) PBX
15 132 (2.34%) NAS
16 123 (2.18%) Internet
17 117 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
18 116 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
19 109 (1.93%) Unified Communications
20 104 (1.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 699 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 99 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 92 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (0.98%) Power BI
4 55 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 38 (0.67%) MySQL
8 31 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 18 (0.32%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (0.27%) MS Access
15 14 (0.25%) Big Data
16 12 (0.21%) Relational Database
16 12 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 70 (1.24%) Visual Studio
2 65 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 48 (0.85%) JIRA
5 47 (0.83%) Selenium
6 43 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 30 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 30 (0.53%) Subversion
8 29 (0.51%) MSI
9 27 (0.48%) SoapUI
9 27 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 22 (0.39%) NUnit
10 22 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 21 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (0.35%) Appium
12 20 (0.35%) Buildbot
12 20 (0.35%) Jasmine
12 20 (0.35%) MSTest
12 20 (0.35%) Ranorex
13 19 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 621 (11.01%) Finance
2 243 (4.31%) Advertising
3 208 (3.69%) Retail
4 193 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 112 (1.99%) Marketing
6 107 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 103 (1.83%) Banking
8 88 (1.56%) Legal
9 71 (1.26%) Law
10 42 (0.74%) Publishing
11 34 (0.60%) Games
12 32 (0.57%) Back Office
13 26 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 23 (0.41%) French Language
14 23 (0.41%) Local Government
15 20 (0.35%) German Language
16 18 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.28%) Italian Language
18 14 (0.25%) Dutch Language
19 12 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 930 (16.49%) Analyst
2 902 (15.99%) Support Engineer
3 719 (12.75%) IT Support
4 667 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 485 (8.60%) IT Engineer
6 473 (8.39%) Support Analyst
7 429 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 395 (7.00%) Consultant
9 373 (6.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 328 (5.82%) IT Support Engineer
11 327 (5.80%) Architect
12 306 (5.43%) Desktop Support
13 298 (5.28%) Windows Engineer
14 294 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 294 (5.21%) Administrator
15 269 (4.77%) IT Analyst
16 253 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 228 (4.04%) Developer
18 219 (3.88%) Office 365 Engineer
18 219 (3.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (5.39%) .NET
2 226 (4.01%) CSS
3 219 (3.88%) HTML
4 196 (3.48%) Web Services
5 126 (2.23%) ASP.NET
6 121 (2.15%) jQuery
7 85 (1.51%) AngularJS
8 80 (1.42%) HTML5
9 59 (1.05%) CSS3
10 54 (0.96%) XML
11 53 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
11 53 (0.94%) REST
12 49 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 44 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (0.69%) React
15 34 (0.60%) JSON
15 34 (0.60%) Middleware
16 31 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (0.51%) .NET Framework
18 23 (0.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 337 (5.98%) Data Centre
2 216 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 168 (2.98%) Driving Licence
3 168 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 130 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 122 (2.16%) Blackberry
6 110 (1.95%) Clustering
7 104 (1.84%) User Experience
8 77 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 65 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
10 64 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 64 (1.13%) iPad
10 64 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 62 (1.10%) PKI
11 62 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 55 (0.98%) Replication
13 53 (0.94%) iPhone
14 40 (0.71%) BYOD
15 38 (0.67%) Private Cloud
15 38 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3934 (69.75%) Windows
2 2356 (41.77%) Windows Server
3 1302 (23.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1061 (18.81%) Windows 7
5 1049 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 995 (17.64%) Windows 10
7 534 (9.47%) Linux
8 432 (7.66%) Windows 8
9 293 (5.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 204 (3.62%) Mac OS X
11 181 (3.21%) Android
12 145 (2.57%) Windows XP
13 119 (2.11%) Apple iOS
14 104 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 103 (1.83%) Unix
16 99 (1.76%) Mac OS
17 52 (0.92%) Windows Vista
18 37 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
19 32 (0.57%) CentOS
20 31 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1265 (22.43%) ITIL
2 504 (8.94%) Migration
3 330 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (5.85%) Project Management
4 307 (5.44%) CRM
5 276 (4.89%) Presales
6 274 (4.86%) Service Delivery
7 244 (4.33%) Service Management
8 228 (4.04%) Mentoring
9 190 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 177 (3.14%) Change Management
11 152 (2.70%) Problem Management
12 144 (2.55%) PRINCE2
13 140 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
14 138 (2.45%) Mobile Device Management
15 129 (2.29%) DevOps
16 128 (2.27%) Incident Management
17 123 (2.18%) Stakeholder Management
18 120 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
19 119 (2.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 833 (14.77%) PowerShell
2 709 (12.57%) SQL
3 281 (4.98%) C#
4 235 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 97 (1.72%) Java
6 85 (1.51%) C
7 75 (1.33%) PHP
8 54 (0.96%) VBScript
9 51 (0.90%) Python
10 44 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 35 (0.62%) VB
12 34 (0.60%) C++
13 31 (0.55%) Perl
13 31 (0.55%) TypeScript
14 28 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 27 (0.48%) Scala
16 24 (0.43%) VBA
17 21 (0.37%) Ruby
18 15 (0.27%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 953 (16.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 624 (11.06%) MCSE
3 488 (8.65%) Degree
4 386 (6.84%) MCSA
5 301 (5.34%) MCP
6 299 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
7 231 (4.10%) CCNA
8 175 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 130 (2.30%) MCITP
10 122 (2.16%) Security Cleared
11 105 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
12 93 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
13 89 (1.58%) SC Cleared
14 81 (1.44%) DBS Check
15 69 (1.22%) CCNP
16 64 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
17 55 (0.98%) CISSP
18 50 (0.89%) A+ Certification
19 41 (0.73%) CCA
20 37 (0.66%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (5.74%) SLA
2 86 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (0.74%) QA
4 32 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.37%) PMO
7 15 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.14%) GDPR
10 7 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.089%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.089%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.071%) COBIT
12 4 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.035%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.035%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.035%) P3O
13 2 (0.035%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.018%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3096 (54.89%) Active Directory
2 1308 (23.19%) Hyper-V
3 1267 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 345 (6.12%) vSphere
5 300 (5.32%) XenApp
6 242 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
7 200 (3.55%) XenDesktop
8 94 (1.67%) Terminal Services
9 91 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
10 70 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
11 53 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
12 51 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 42 (0.74%) VirtualBox
14 31 (0.55%) Docker
14 31 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
15 24 (0.43%) XenServer
16 23 (0.41%) BitLocker
17 19 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 15 (0.27%) vCloud
19 12 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 736 (13.05%) SCCM
2 227 (4.02%) SCOM
3 200 (3.55%) Backup Exec
4 159 (2.82%) WSUS
5 140 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 88 (1.56%) Puppet
7 75 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
8 67 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 60 (1.06%) vCenter Server
10 56 (0.99%) AirWatch
11 38 (0.67%) Nagios
12 34 (0.60%) Ansible
13 33 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 29 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 24 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 23 (0.41%) NetBackup
17 22 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
18 18 (0.32%) SCVMM
18 18 (0.32%) Terraform
19 17 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3446 (61.10%) Microsoft
2 2189 (38.81%) VMware
3 998 (17.70%) Cisco
4 939 (16.65%) Citrix
5 470 (8.33%) HP
6 253 (4.49%) Veeam
7 239 (4.24%) Dell
8 224 (3.97%) Apple
9 175 (3.10%) NetApp
10 131 (2.32%) Symantec
11 128 (2.27%) Google
12 107 (1.90%) EMC
13 106 (1.88%) Oracle
14 93 (1.65%) Meraki
15 89 (1.58%) Juniper
16 87 (1.54%) SonicWALL
17 85 (1.51%) Red Hat
18 73 (1.29%) IBM
19 71 (1.26%) Avaya
20 70 (1.24%) Sophos