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

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 100 157
Rank change year-on-year +30 +57 +108
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,324 5,511 4,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.22% 3.08% 2.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.42% 18.31% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,089 4,831 3,976
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £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 39,763 30,097 24,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.93% 16.84% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32,255 24,818 20,472
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 July 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 July 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 +31 6,829 £40,000 +2.56% 793
UK excluding London +27 4,149 £35,000 - 556
London +46 2,953 £45,000 +4.65% 286
South East +12 1,317 £37,500 +7.14% 140
North of England +45 905 £32,500 -7.14% 142
Midlands +47 690 £39,500 +5.33% 106
East of England +12 526 £35,000 -15.66% 69
North West +47 474 £32,000 -8.57% 83
South West +45 427 £34,736 +15.79% 50
West Midlands +34 405 £37,500 -6.83% 65
Yorkshire +46 362 £35,000 - 48
East Midlands +64 279 £40,000 +14.29% 41
Scotland +33 166 £35,000 -17.65% 34
Wales +5 113 £27,500 -15.38% 13
North East -11 68 £27,500 -21.43% 11
Northern Ireland +3 14 £30,750 -21.15% 2
Channel Islands - 12 £65,000 -
Isle of Man - 3 £41,250 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4,963 (67.76%) Windows
2 4,458 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 4,114 (56.17%) Active Directory
4 2,721 (37.15%) Windows Server
5 2,659 (36.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 2,362 (32.25%) VMware
7 1,671 (22.82%) Windows 10
8 1,611 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
9 1,521 (20.77%) ITIL
10 1,493 (20.39%) SharePoint
10 1,493 (20.39%) MS Exchange
11 1,458 (19.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 1,381 (18.86%) Hyper-V
13 1,361 (18.58%) Windows 7
14 1,329 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1,296 (17.70%) Citrix
16 1,239 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 1,227 (16.75%) Firewall
18 1,181 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
19 1,105 (15.09%) SCCM
20 1,064 (14.53%) DNS
21 999 (13.64%) Cisco
21 999 (13.64%) Finance
22 992 (13.54%) PowerShell
23 902 (12.32%) SQL
24 856 (11.69%) SQL Server
25 823 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
26 804 (10.98%) DHCP
27 781 (10.66%) Migration
28 774 (10.57%) LAN

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 1,493 (20.39%) MS Exchange
1 1,493 (20.39%) SharePoint
2 604 (8.25%) Skype for Business
3 530 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 486 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 231 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 185 (2.53%) IIS
7 150 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 86 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 84 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 74 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
11 50 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 46 (0.63%) Apache
13 39 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 37 (0.51%) CMS
15 36 (0.49%) IBM Notes
16 33 (0.45%) Tomcat
17 26 (0.35%) JBoss
18 25 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 25 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1,611 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
2 204 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 136 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 72 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 44 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 39 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.27%) Camtasia
8 18 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
10 13 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 12 (0.16%) Acrobat
12 9 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.041%) LibreOffice
14 2 (0.027%) InDesign
15 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
15 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 145 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
3 22 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 19 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 13 (0.18%) HFM
7 11 (0.15%) Sage 200
8 10 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.12%) Elite 3E
10 6 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.082%) Orchard Housing
11 5 (0.068%) Shopify
11 5 (0.068%) Veritas eDiscovery
12 4 (0.055%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.055%) TRIRIGA
13 3 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 2 (0.027%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 2 (0.027%) Sage 50
14 2 (0.027%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2,659 (36.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 823 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
3 337 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 315 (4.30%) IaaS
5 227 (3.10%) Mimecast
6 220 (3.00%) PaaS
7 199 (2.72%) OneDrive
8 185 (2.53%) SaaS
9 170 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
10 130 (1.77%) G Suite
11 107 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
12 59 (0.81%) Slack
13 51 (0.70%) Yammer
14 45 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
15 36 (0.49%) Serverless
16 23 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
17 20 (0.27%) npm
18 19 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 18 (0.25%) GitHub
20 15 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1,227 (16.75%) Firewall
2 1,064 (14.53%) DNS
3 804 (10.98%) DHCP
4 774 (10.57%) LAN
5 759 (10.36%) WAN
6 727 (9.93%) TCP/IP
7 606 (8.27%) SAN
8 576 (7.86%) Skype
9 545 (7.44%) VPN
10 391 (5.34%) VoIP
11 283 (3.86%) VLAN
12 236 (3.22%) Network Security
13 214 (2.92%) Wireless
14 198 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
15 173 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
16 172 (2.35%) Internet
17 162 (2.21%) Unified Communications
18 148 (2.02%) NAS
19 121 (1.65%) Intranet
20 106 (1.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 104 (1.42%) Power BI
3 83 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (1.04%) MySQL
6 66 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 61 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 56 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
10 48 (0.66%) NoSQL
11 43 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
12 42 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 37 (0.51%) Big Data
14 32 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
15 27 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (0.29%) Data Lake
17 20 (0.27%) Blockchain
17 20 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (0.26%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 143 (1.95%) Visual Studio
2 81 (1.11%) JIRA
3 66 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 50 (0.68%) Selenium
5 47 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 46 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 38 (0.52%) NUnit
8 37 (0.51%) Cucumber
8 37 (0.51%) SoapUI
9 30 (0.41%) JMeter
9 30 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (0.33%) Appium
11 24 (0.33%) Buildbot
11 24 (0.33%) Ranorex
11 24 (0.33%) webpack
12 23 (0.31%) MSI
13 21 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 20 (0.27%) Subversion
15 19 (0.26%) WATIR
General
1 999 (13.64%) Finance
2 280 (3.82%) Retail
3 256 (3.50%) Advertising
4 215 (2.94%) Law
5 211 (2.88%) Legal
6 163 (2.23%) Banking
7 143 (1.95%) Marketing
8 141 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 122 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 62 (0.85%) Back Office
11 39 (0.53%) Games
12 38 (0.52%) Publishing
13 36 (0.49%) Front Office
14 30 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 22 (0.30%) Local Government
16 21 (0.29%) French Language
17 20 (0.27%) Billing
18 15 (0.20%) German Language
19 13 (0.18%) Electronics
19 13 (0.18%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1,282 (17.50%) Analyst
2 1,071 (14.62%) Support Engineer
3 807 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 764 (10.43%) IT Support
5 613 (8.37%) Support Analyst
6 541 (7.39%) Consultant
7 531 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 508 (6.94%) Architect
9 472 (6.44%) IT Engineer
10 423 (5.78%) Desktop Support
11 418 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 382 (5.22%) Developer
13 361 (4.93%) IT Analyst
14 344 (4.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 334 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
16 307 (4.19%) IT Support Engineer
17 303 (4.14%) Service Analyst
18 281 (3.84%) Service Desk Analyst
19 275 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 269 (3.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (5.61%) .NET
2 277 (3.78%) HTML
3 225 (3.07%) CSS
4 184 (2.51%) Web Services
5 170 (2.32%) ASP.NET
6 122 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 116 (1.58%) AngularJS
8 110 (1.50%) .NET Framework
9 97 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 78 (1.06%) jQuery
11 73 (1.00%) HTML5
12 71 (0.97%) React
13 68 (0.93%) WCF
14 64 (0.87%) Middleware
15 56 (0.76%) XML
16 53 (0.72%) LDAP
17 47 (0.64%) JSON
18 45 (0.61%) KnockoutJS
19 44 (0.60%) REST
20 39 (0.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 503 (6.87%) Data Centre
2 441 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 278 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 273 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 250 (3.41%) User Experience
6 185 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 133 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 130 (1.77%) iPhone
9 120 (1.64%) Blackberry
10 109 (1.49%) Replication
11 102 (1.39%) Clustering
12 98 (1.34%) Public Cloud
13 96 (1.31%) PKI
13 96 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
14 94 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
15 84 (1.15%) Mobile App
16 80 (1.09%) iPad
17 79 (1.08%) Smartphone
18 74 (1.01%) Private Cloud
19 73 (1.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4,963 (67.76%) Windows
2 2,721 (37.15%) Windows Server
3 1,671 (22.82%) Windows 10
4 1,458 (19.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,361 (18.58%) Windows 7
6 1,239 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 581 (7.93%) Linux
8 400 (5.46%) Windows 8
9 251 (3.43%) Mac OS X
10 205 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 201 (2.74%) Android
12 194 (2.65%) Apple iOS
13 125 (1.71%) Mac OS
14 81 (1.11%) Windows XP
15 68 (0.93%) Unix
16 47 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (0.48%) CentOS
18 33 (0.45%) Ubuntu
19 28 (0.38%) Windows Phone
20 24 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,521 (20.77%) ITIL
2 781 (10.66%) Migration
3 715 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
4 617 (8.42%) Project Management
5 552 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
6 488 (6.66%) Presales
7 443 (6.05%) Service Delivery
8 320 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 306 (4.18%) PRINCE2
10 302 (4.12%) CRM
11 288 (3.93%) Service Management
12 262 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 242 (3.30%) DevOps
14 241 (3.29%) Mobile Device Management
15 232 (3.17%) Time Management
16 230 (3.14%) Mentoring
17 219 (2.99%) Change Management
18 208 (2.84%) ITSM
19 201 (2.74%) IT Strategy
20 197 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 992 (13.54%) PowerShell
2 902 (12.32%) SQL
3 391 (5.34%) C#
4 328 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 102 (1.39%) C
6 96 (1.31%) Python
7 91 (1.24%) Java
8 84 (1.15%) VBScript
9 64 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 55 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 40 (0.55%) C++
11 40 (0.55%) PHP
12 36 (0.49%) TypeScript
13 34 (0.46%) VB
14 33 (0.45%) Ruby
15 29 (0.40%) Scala
16 24 (0.33%) Perl
17 19 (0.26%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.20%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,181 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 739 (10.09%) MCSE
3 526 (7.18%) Degree
4 417 (5.69%) MCSA
5 275 (3.75%) MCP
6 274 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
7 225 (3.07%) CCNA
8 215 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 174 (2.38%) Security Cleared
10 145 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
11 121 (1.65%) MCITP
12 105 (1.43%) A+ Certification
12 105 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
13 80 (1.09%) PMI Certification
14 75 (1.02%) SC Cleared
15 69 (0.94%) CCNP
15 69 (0.94%) MCTS
16 66 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
17 54 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 52 (0.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 529 (7.22%) SLA
2 171 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 158 (2.16%) GDPR
4 62 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 49 (0.67%) PMO
6 46 (0.63%) QA
7 35 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 20 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 20 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 13 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.12%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.096%) ISO 14001
14 6 (0.082%) GCP
15 3 (0.041%) COBIT
15 3 (0.041%) COSHH
16 2 (0.027%) GAMP
16 2 (0.027%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4,114 (56.17%) Active Directory
2 1,381 (18.86%) Hyper-V
3 1,329 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 462 (6.31%) XenApp
5 354 (4.83%) XenDesktop
6 304 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
7 283 (3.86%) vSphere
8 252 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 166 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
10 140 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
11 78 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
12 73 (1.00%) BitLocker
13 72 (0.98%) Terminal Services
14 49 (0.67%) XenServer
15 44 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
16 39 (0.53%) Docker
17 36 (0.49%) Firmware
18 28 (0.38%) DFS Replication
19 22 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 19 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,105 (15.09%) SCCM
2 290 (3.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 207 (2.83%) SCOM
4 134 (1.83%) WSUS
5 130 (1.77%) Backup Exec
6 96 (1.31%) SCOrch
7 94 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 94 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 70 (0.96%) AirWatch
9 65 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
10 59 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 59 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 51 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 47 (0.64%) Puppet
13 45 (0.61%) NetBackup
14 43 (0.59%) FortiGate
14 43 (0.59%) vCenter Server
15 42 (0.57%) SCSM
16 40 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
17 38 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4,458 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 2,362 (32.25%) VMware
3 1,296 (17.70%) Citrix
4 999 (13.64%) Cisco
5 401 (5.48%) HP
6 394 (5.38%) Apple
7 286 (3.90%) Veeam
8 279 (3.81%) Google
9 192 (2.62%) Oracle
10 190 (2.59%) Dell
11 154 (2.10%) Symantec
12 153 (2.09%) NetApp
13 145 (1.98%) EMC
14 139 (1.90%) Avaya
15 134 (1.83%) SolarWinds
16 123 (1.68%) Meraki
17 110 (1.50%) McAfee
17 110 (1.50%) ServiceNow
18 101 (1.38%) SAP
19 96 (1.31%) SonicWALL