Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 65 94
Rank change year-on-year +31 +29 +57
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 8,645 7,360 5,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.21% 4.42% 3.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.93% 18.04% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,425 6,166 5,096
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 43,382 40,798 32,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.18% 24.50% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,281 33,036 27,054
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,163
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 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 22 September 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 +30 8,104 £38,500 -3.75% 1,662
UK excluding London +27 5,027 £35,000 - 1,309
London +24 3,278 £43,000 -4.44% 451
South East +25 1,485 £37,500 -1.32% 391
North of England +23 1,215 £35,000 +7.69% 331
Midlands +21 876 £38,500 -1.28% 200
South West +35 664 £34,750 +2.21% 163
North West +28 642 £35,000 +7.69% 205
West Midlands +28 557 £41,500 +5.07% 119
East of England +20 529 £34,500 -1.43% 126
Yorkshire +16 479 £35,000 - 104
East Midlands +13 317 £35,000 -2.78% 81
Scotland +33 179 £37,085 +5.96% 59
North East +27 94 £36,955 +47.82% 22
Wales -17 74 £36,000 +30.91% 33
Northern Ireland -11 14 £26,500 -13.82% 5
Channel Islands -3 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5,710 (66.05%) Windows
2 5,041 (58.31%) Microsoft
3 5,032 (58.21%) Active Directory
4 3,819 (44.18%) Azure
5 2,984 (34.52%) Windows Server
6 2,710 (31.35%) VMware
7 2,281 (26.39%) Windows 10
8 1,949 (22.54%) Microsoft Office
9 1,790 (20.71%) ITIL
10 1,633 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,526 (17.65%) Hyper-V
12 1,517 (17.55%) DNS
13 1,464 (16.93%) SharePoint
14 1,458 (16.87%) MS Exchange
15 1,446 (16.73%) Firewall
16 1,362 (15.75%) Cisco
17 1,361 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 1,291 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
19 1,281 (14.82%) DHCP
20 1,272 (14.71%) Windows 7
21 1,271 (14.70%) Citrix
22 1,266 (14.64%) PowerShell
23 1,250 (14.46%) SCCM
24 1,165 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
25 1,135 (13.13%) Finance
26 1,074 (12.42%) AWS
27 994 (11.50%) SQL
28 931 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
29 923 (10.68%) WAN
30 896 (10.36%) SQL Server

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 1,464 (16.93%) SharePoint
2 1,458 (16.87%) MS Exchange
3 680 (7.87%) Skype for Business
4 443 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 439 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 224 (2.59%) IIS
7 110 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 79 (0.91%) Confluence
9 72 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 57 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 47 (0.54%) Apache
12 37 (0.43%) CMS
13 33 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 33 (0.38%) IBM Notes
14 32 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 25 (0.29%) SAS
16 23 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
17 17 (0.20%) IBM Domino
18 14 (0.16%) nginx
19 13 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1,949 (22.54%) Microsoft Office
2 249 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 165 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 10 (0.12%) Figma
8 10 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.12%) InVision
8 10 (0.12%) Marvel
8 10 (0.12%) Sketch
9 7 (0.081%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.069%) CATIA
11 3 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.035%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.035%) Snagit
12 2 (0.023%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 2 (0.023%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 152 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 26 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 10 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.10%) assyst
7 9 (0.10%) Workfront
8 8 (0.093%) Carpe Diem
9 7 (0.081%) Q-Pulse
9 7 (0.081%) Sage CRM
10 5 (0.058%) Line 500
10 5 (0.058%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.058%) Odoo
10 5 (0.058%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.058%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.046%) Line 50
11 4 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.035%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 3,819 (44.18%) Azure
2 1,074 (12.42%) AWS
3 802 (9.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 422 (4.88%) OneDrive
5 352 (4.07%) IaaS
6 320 (3.70%) Power Platform
7 248 (2.87%) PaaS
8 231 (2.67%) G Suite
9 229 (2.65%) SaaS
10 157 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
11 148 (1.71%) Mimecast
12 135 (1.56%) PowerApps
13 112 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
14 92 (1.06%) Yammer
15 81 (0.94%) GCP
16 57 (0.66%) Azure Stack
17 49 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
18 48 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 47 (0.54%) Microsoft Flow
20 39 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,517 (17.55%) DNS
2 1,446 (16.73%) Firewall
3 1,281 (14.82%) DHCP
4 923 (10.68%) WAN
5 885 (10.24%) LAN
6 860 (9.95%) TCP/IP
7 848 (9.81%) Skype
8 641 (7.41%) VPN
9 601 (6.95%) SAN
10 469 (5.43%) VoIP
11 373 (4.31%) VLAN
12 366 (4.23%) Wireless
13 263 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
14 245 (2.83%) Internet
15 225 (2.60%) Network Security
16 218 (2.52%) Unified Communications
17 177 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
18 169 (1.95%) NAS
19 154 (1.78%) MPLS
20 153 (1.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 896 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 236 (2.73%) Power BI
3 90 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 82 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 60 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
8 44 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
9 43 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
11 39 (0.45%) MySQL
12 38 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (0.29%) Blockchain
14 25 (0.29%) MongoDB
15 24 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (0.25%) Hadoop
17 21 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (0.21%) Big Data
19 16 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 224 (2.59%) JIRA
2 105 (1.21%) Visual Studio
3 77 (0.89%) Cucumber
3 77 (0.89%) Selenium
4 76 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 76 (0.88%) SoapUI
5 75 (0.87%) JMeter
6 73 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 68 (0.79%) Git (software)
8 55 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 44 (0.51%) LoadRunner
10 40 (0.46%) TestRail
10 40 (0.46%) Zephyr
11 33 (0.38%) MSI
12 32 (0.37%) Appium
12 32 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 32 (0.37%) Buildbot
12 32 (0.37%) Ranorex
12 32 (0.37%) WATIR
13 31 (0.36%) NeoLoad
General
1 1,135 (13.13%) Finance
2 330 (3.82%) Retail
3 284 (3.29%) Public Sector
4 231 (2.67%) Law
5 221 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 168 (1.94%) Legal
7 164 (1.90%) Marketing
8 132 (1.53%) Banking
9 117 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 46 (0.53%) Advertising
11 41 (0.47%) Electronics
12 37 (0.43%) Back Office
13 34 (0.39%) Publishing
14 32 (0.37%) Games
15 30 (0.35%) Billing
16 28 (0.32%) Local Government
17 17 (0.20%) Automotive
18 16 (0.19%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.19%) Fire and Rescue
19 15 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,588 (18.37%) Analyst
2 1,275 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 1,079 (12.48%) IT Support
4 1,053 (12.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 803 (9.29%) IT Engineer
6 774 (8.95%) Support Analyst
7 635 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 586 (6.78%) Consultant
9 535 (6.19%) Architect
10 501 (5.80%) IT Analyst
11 457 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 438 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
13 385 (4.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 374 (4.33%) Service Analyst
15 367 (4.25%) IT Support Analyst
16 348 (4.03%) Desktop Support
17 339 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
18 326 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
19 320 (3.70%) Administrator
20 313 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (2.66%) .NET
2 137 (1.58%) CSS
3 131 (1.52%) HTML
4 126 (1.46%) Web Services
5 91 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 71 (0.82%) LDAP
7 57 (0.66%) JSON
7 57 (0.66%) XML
8 46 (0.53%) jQuery
9 41 (0.47%) SAML
10 39 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (0.39%) REST
12 31 (0.36%) AngularJS
12 31 (0.36%) Middleware
13 28 (0.32%) COM
13 28 (0.32%) HTML5
13 28 (0.32%) React
14 24 (0.28%) .NET Framework
14 24 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 506 (5.85%) Data Centre
2 441 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 402 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 314 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
5 254 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
6 238 (2.75%) Driving Licence
7 217 (2.51%) Public Cloud
8 174 (2.01%) User Experience
9 143 (1.65%) Smartphone
10 137 (1.58%) iPhone
11 130 (1.50%) Replication
12 113 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
13 112 (1.30%) Clustering
14 109 (1.26%) Private Cloud
15 108 (1.25%) Blackberry
16 77 (0.89%) iPad
17 72 (0.83%) Hedge funds
18 69 (0.80%) Virtual Team
19 62 (0.72%) Mobile Computing
20 52 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5,710 (66.05%) Windows
2 2,984 (34.52%) Windows Server
3 2,281 (26.39%) Windows 10
4 1,291 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,272 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 895 (10.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 671 (7.76%) Linux
8 369 (4.27%) Windows 8
9 281 (3.25%) Mac OS
10 271 (3.13%) Android
11 227 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 193 (2.23%) Apple iOS
13 177 (2.05%) Mac OS X
14 103 (1.19%) Windows XP
15 82 (0.95%) Unix
16 81 (0.94%) Ubuntu
17 72 (0.83%) CentOS
18 45 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 39 (0.45%) Windows 2000
19 39 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,790 (20.71%) ITIL
2 1,361 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 931 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
4 835 (9.66%) Migration
5 766 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
6 587 (6.79%) Project Management
7 475 (5.49%) Project Delivery
8 439 (5.08%) Mentoring
9 438 (5.07%) Service Management
10 425 (4.92%) Service Delivery
11 386 (4.47%) Presales
12 382 (4.42%) DevOps
13 370 (4.28%) CRM
14 361 (4.18%) Change Management
15 350 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
16 328 (3.79%) Mobile Device Management
17 324 (3.75%) Information Security
18 296 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
19 289 (3.34%) Incident Management
20 286 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,266 (14.64%) PowerShell
2 994 (11.50%) SQL
3 200 (2.31%) C#
4 197 (2.28%) Python
5 175 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 141 (1.63%) C
7 94 (1.09%) PHP
8 88 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 76 (0.88%) Java
10 67 (0.78%) Ruby
11 48 (0.56%) VBScript
12 46 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 42 (0.49%) C++
14 37 (0.43%) Scala
15 27 (0.31%) Shell Script
16 24 (0.28%) VBA
17 22 (0.25%) TypeScript
18 19 (0.22%) Perl
19 15 (0.17%) R
20 11 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,165 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 662 (7.66%) MCSE
3 605 (7.00%) MCSA
4 571 (6.60%) Degree
5 432 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 372 (4.30%) CCNA
7 322 (3.72%) MCP
8 232 (2.68%) Security Cleared
9 182 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 155 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 130 (1.50%) A+ Certification
12 127 (1.47%) CCNP
13 124 (1.43%) SC Cleared
14 118 (1.36%) MCITP
15 99 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
16 93 (1.08%) CISSP
17 72 (0.83%) CCA
18 65 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
19 62 (0.72%) CompTIA Security+
19 62 (0.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 689 (7.97%) SLA
2 171 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 128 (1.48%) GDPR
4 72 (0.83%) QA
5 68 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 61 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
7 51 (0.59%) PMO
8 47 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 22 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 22 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.19%) COBIT
11 14 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 14 (0.16%) NIST
12 7 (0.081%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.058%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.046%) NCSC
15 3 (0.035%) EMIR
15 3 (0.035%) MiFID
15 3 (0.035%) NIST 800
System Software
1 5,032 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 1,633 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,526 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 441 (5.10%) XenApp
5 399 (4.62%) vSphere
6 294 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
7 293 (3.39%) XenDesktop
8 138 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
9 137 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
10 108 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 98 (1.13%) Docker
12 84 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
13 82 (0.95%) BitLocker
14 62 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 48 (0.56%) Terminal Services
16 44 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 32 (0.37%) Firmware
18 25 (0.29%) VMware NSX
18 25 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
19 19 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,250 (14.46%) SCCM
2 678 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 224 (2.59%) SCOM
4 194 (2.24%) WSUS
5 114 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 91 (1.05%) Kubernetes
7 89 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
8 84 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 83 (0.96%) AirWatch
10 66 (0.76%) SCOrch
11 63 (0.73%) Puppet
12 61 (0.71%) Terraform
13 60 (0.69%) Ansible
14 55 (0.64%) vCenter Server
15 53 (0.61%) Jamf Pro
16 49 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
17 48 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
18 42 (0.49%) FortiGate
19 39 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
19 39 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5,041 (58.31%) Microsoft
2 2,710 (31.35%) VMware
3 1,362 (15.75%) Cisco
4 1,271 (14.70%) Citrix
5 455 (5.26%) HP
6 398 (4.60%) Veeam
7 365 (4.22%) Apple
8 316 (3.66%) Dell
9 272 (3.15%) Google
10 240 (2.78%) Meraki
11 190 (2.20%) NetApp
12 160 (1.85%) Avaya
13 159 (1.84%) ServiceNow
14 132 (1.53%) Symantec
15 131 (1.52%) Sophos
16 125 (1.45%) EMC
17 124 (1.43%) Oracle
18 123 (1.42%) SolarWinds
19 119 (1.38%) Adobe
20 116 (1.34%) Ivanti