Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 75 146
Rank change year-on-year +16 +71 +92
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,085 6,624 4,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.69% 3.82% 2.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.83% 19.23% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,955 5,746 3,700
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,404 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.07% -2.86% -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 37,618 34,452 24,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.89% 19.89% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30,001 28,504 20,219
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +21 6,652 £40,000 - 1,143
UK excluding London +19 3,994 £36,404 +7.07% 817
London +26 2,876 £45,000 -5.26% 387
South East +29 1,310 £35,000 +2.94% 225
North of England +9 876 £35,000 +11.11% 182
Midlands +26 635 £40,000 +9.59% 173
East of England +52 549 £37,500 - 82
North West -3 443 £32,500 +8.33% 120
West Midlands +33 425 £40,000 - 96
South West +1 404 £34,368 +9.10% 94
Yorkshire +19 351 £35,000 +7.69% 52
East Midlands +5 210 £37,500 +15.38% 77
Scotland +1 128 £40,000 - 36
Wales -2 91 £35,000 +11.11% 20
North East +16 84 £30,000 -7.69% 10
Northern Ireland +9 38 £39,500 +12.86% 3
Channel Islands - 10 £33,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 4,800 (67.75%) Windows
2 4,282 (60.44%) Microsoft
3 4,214 (59.48%) Active Directory
4 2,770 (39.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 2,524 (35.62%) Windows Server
6 2,181 (30.78%) VMware
7 1,848 (26.08%) Windows 10
8 1,589 (22.43%) Microsoft Office
9 1,504 (21.23%) MS Exchange
10 1,460 (20.61%) ITIL
11 1,365 (19.27%) SharePoint
12 1,352 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1,341 (18.93%) Firewall
14 1,271 (17.94%) Windows 7
15 1,268 (17.90%) Windows Server 2012
16 1,234 (17.42%) Hyper-V
17 1,157 (16.33%) Citrix
18 1,110 (15.67%) SCCM
19 1,094 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
20 1,072 (15.13%) DNS
21 1,050 (14.82%) PowerShell
22 1,010 (14.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 1,007 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
24 1,001 (14.13%) Finance
25 931 (13.14%) SQL
26 926 (13.07%) DHCP
27 923 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
28 890 (12.56%) Cisco
29 806 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
30 742 (10.47%) Migration

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 1,504 (21.23%) MS Exchange
2 1,365 (19.27%) SharePoint
3 563 (7.95%) Skype for Business
4 451 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 355 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 186 (2.63%) IIS
7 133 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 122 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 106 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 68 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 64 (0.90%) Confluence
12 60 (0.85%) CMS
13 47 (0.66%) IBM Notes
14 46 (0.65%) Apache
15 44 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 36 (0.51%) IBM Domino
17 24 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
18 13 (0.18%) WordPress
19 10 (0.14%) SAS
20 9 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1,589 (22.43%) Microsoft Office
2 208 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 112 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 57 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 13 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.056%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.042%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.028%) SPSS
12 1 (0.014%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.014%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.014%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.014%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.014%) Revit
Business Applications
1 173 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.099%) Orchard Housing
6 7 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.071%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.056%) HFM
8 4 (0.056%) Northgate Housing
8 4 (0.056%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.056%) Scribe Insight
8 4 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.056%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.042%) Elite 3E
9 3 (0.042%) Lawson
9 3 (0.042%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.042%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.042%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.042%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2,770 (39.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 923 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
3 430 (6.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 295 (4.16%) IaaS
5 242 (3.42%) SaaS
6 238 (3.36%) PaaS
7 196 (2.77%) Mimecast
8 157 (2.22%) OneDrive
9 135 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
10 125 (1.76%) G Suite
11 104 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 88 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
13 52 (0.73%) Serverless
14 44 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
15 41 (0.58%) Yammer
16 35 (0.49%) Amazon S3
17 30 (0.42%) Dropbox
18 29 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
19 26 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
19 26 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1,341 (18.93%) Firewall
2 1,072 (15.13%) DNS
3 926 (13.07%) DHCP
4 698 (9.85%) TCP/IP
5 690 (9.74%) LAN
6 669 (9.44%) WAN
7 594 (8.38%) Skype
8 534 (7.54%) SAN
9 506 (7.14%) VPN
10 401 (5.66%) VoIP
11 302 (4.26%) VLAN
12 259 (3.66%) Wireless
13 223 (3.15%) Network Security
14 222 (3.13%) Internet
15 203 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
16 201 (2.84%) Unified Communications
17 159 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
18 152 (2.15%) Intranet
19 146 (2.06%) MPLS
20 118 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 698 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 151 (2.13%) Power BI
3 89 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 83 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
7 66 (0.93%) MySQL
7 66 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 54 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 45 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
11 35 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 32 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
13 31 (0.44%) RDBMS
14 25 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
14 25 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
14 25 (0.35%) Big Data
15 24 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 175 (2.47%) JIRA
2 81 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 73 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 55 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (0.66%) Selenium
6 43 (0.61%) SoapUI
7 40 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 35 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 32 (0.45%) JMeter
10 26 (0.37%) MSI
11 23 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
12 22 (0.31%) LoadRunner
13 18 (0.25%) Appium
13 18 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (0.25%) Buildbot
13 18 (0.25%) Ranorex
13 18 (0.25%) WATIR
14 13 (0.18%) Hudson
14 13 (0.18%) Subversion
15 11 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 1,001 (14.13%) Finance
2 258 (3.64%) Retail
3 233 (3.29%) Banking
4 214 (3.02%) Legal
5 198 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 184 (2.60%) Law
7 121 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 101 (1.43%) Marketing
9 85 (1.20%) Advertising
10 65 (0.92%) Publishing
11 47 (0.66%) Back Office
11 47 (0.66%) Games
12 33 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 29 (0.41%) Billing
13 29 (0.41%) Electronics
14 26 (0.37%) Local Government
15 18 (0.25%) French Language
16 17 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.23%) Front Office
18 12 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,279 (18.05%) Analyst
2 1,061 (14.98%) Support Engineer
3 821 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 792 (11.18%) IT Support
5 601 (8.48%) Support Analyst
6 546 (7.71%) IT Engineer
7 490 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 478 (6.75%) Architect
9 462 (6.52%) Consultant
10 388 (5.48%) IT Analyst
11 378 (5.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 369 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 332 (4.69%) Service Analyst
14 324 (4.57%) IT Support Engineer
15 320 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
16 319 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
17 301 (4.25%) Desktop Support
18 277 (3.91%) Administrator
19 274 (3.87%) IT Support Analyst
20 270 (3.81%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (4.04%) .NET
2 218 (3.08%) HTML
3 187 (2.64%) Web Services
4 160 (2.26%) CSS
5 106 (1.50%) ASP.NET
6 85 (1.20%) jQuery
7 77 (1.09%) REST
8 71 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 62 (0.88%) LDAP
10 60 (0.85%) XML
11 57 (0.80%) HTML5
12 50 (0.71%) AngularJS
13 42 (0.59%) .NET Framework
14 36 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (0.51%) React
15 34 (0.48%) Middleware
15 34 (0.48%) SOAP
16 30 (0.42%) COM
17 28 (0.40%) Node.js
18 26 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 489 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 435 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 283 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
4 266 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 155 (2.19%) Driving Licence
6 140 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 134 (1.89%) PKI
8 129 (1.82%) User Experience
9 127 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
10 120 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 111 (1.57%) Replication
12 106 (1.50%) Clustering
13 103 (1.45%) Fat Client
13 103 (1.45%) Thin Client
14 100 (1.41%) Hedge funds
15 98 (1.38%) Fintech
16 80 (1.13%) iPhone
17 72 (1.02%) iPad
18 62 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
19 61 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4,800 (67.75%) Windows
2 2,524 (35.62%) Windows Server
3 1,848 (26.08%) Windows 10
4 1,271 (17.94%) Windows 7
5 1,268 (17.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1,094 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 585 (8.26%) Linux
8 406 (5.73%) Windows 8
9 215 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 201 (2.84%) Android
11 199 (2.81%) Apple iOS
12 198 (2.79%) Mac OS X
13 98 (1.38%) Mac OS
14 93 (1.31%) Windows XP
15 88 (1.24%) Unix
16 49 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 46 (0.65%) CentOS
18 32 (0.45%) Ubuntu
19 24 (0.34%) Windows Vista
20 20 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,460 (20.61%) ITIL
2 1,010 (14.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 806 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
4 742 (10.47%) Migration
5 620 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
6 588 (8.30%) Project Management
7 551 (7.78%) Presales
8 381 (5.38%) CRM
9 363 (5.12%) Service Delivery
10 361 (5.10%) DevOps
11 334 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 333 (4.70%) Service Management
13 278 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 270 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 252 (3.56%) PRINCE2
16 244 (3.44%) Mentoring
17 240 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
18 237 (3.35%) Information Security
19 220 (3.11%) Change Management
19 220 (3.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,050 (14.82%) PowerShell
2 931 (13.14%) SQL
3 240 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 206 (2.91%) C#
5 193 (2.72%) Python
6 110 (1.55%) C
7 97 (1.37%) Java
8 83 (1.17%) VBScript
9 68 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 62 (0.88%) Perl
11 61 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 58 (0.82%) PHP
13 48 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 44 (0.62%) Scala
15 42 (0.59%) Shell Script
16 35 (0.49%) VB
17 34 (0.48%) C++
18 29 (0.41%) Ruby
18 29 (0.41%) TypeScript
19 23 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,007 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 649 (9.16%) MCSE
3 489 (6.90%) Degree
4 412 (5.82%) MCSA
5 324 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
6 267 (3.77%) CCNA
6 267 (3.77%) MCP
7 201 (2.84%) Security Cleared
8 173 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 149 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
10 142 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
11 131 (1.85%) MCITP
12 108 (1.52%) SC Cleared
13 104 (1.47%) CISSP
14 100 (1.41%) A+ Certification
15 83 (1.17%) CCNP
16 68 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
17 48 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 48 (0.68%) PMI Certification
18 46 (0.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (6.42%) SLA
2 160 (2.26%) GDPR
3 134 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (0.96%) QA
5 66 (0.93%) PMO
6 54 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 45 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 33 (0.47%) COBIT
9 24 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.099%) GAMP
13 7 (0.099%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.042%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.014%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 1 (0.014%) GMP
16 1 (0.014%) GxP
16 1 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4,214 (59.48%) Active Directory
2 1,352 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,234 (17.42%) Hyper-V
4 340 (4.80%) vSphere
5 308 (4.35%) XenApp
6 213 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 204 (2.88%) XenDesktop
8 122 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 93 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
10 90 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
11 76 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
12 66 (0.93%) Terminal Services
13 57 (0.80%) Docker
14 54 (0.76%) BitLocker
15 44 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
16 33 (0.47%) XenServer
17 21 (0.30%) Firmware
18 16 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 16 (0.23%) VMware Server
19 14 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1,110 (15.67%) SCCM
2 293 (4.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 220 (3.11%) SCOM
4 151 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 123 (1.74%) WSUS
6 85 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 77 (1.09%) Ansible
7 77 (1.09%) SCVMM
7 77 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
8 55 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 55 (0.78%) vCenter Server
9 52 (0.73%) NetBackup
10 49 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
11 45 (0.64%) Nagios
11 45 (0.64%) SCOrch
12 42 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
13 40 (0.56%) Terraform
14 36 (0.51%) Puppet
14 36 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 35 (0.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4,282 (60.44%) Microsoft
2 2,181 (30.78%) VMware
3 1,157 (16.33%) Citrix
4 890 (12.56%) Cisco
5 404 (5.70%) HP
6 278 (3.92%) Veeam
7 250 (3.53%) Apple
7 250 (3.53%) NetApp
8 249 (3.51%) Dell
9 248 (3.50%) Google
10 184 (2.60%) Symantec
11 152 (2.15%) Meraki
12 148 (2.09%) Sophos
13 140 (1.98%) EMC
14 132 (1.86%) McAfee
15 121 (1.71%) Oracle
15 121 (1.71%) ServiceNow
16 114 (1.61%) Avaya
17 110 (1.55%) IBM
18 109 (1.54%) Ivanti