Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 133 216
Rank change year-on-year +61 +83 +86
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 6,783 4,322 3,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.89% 2.47% 1.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.91% 17.80% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,878 3,822 2,964
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,810 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.86% -6.67% -11.76%

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 35,873 24,287 21,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.59% 13.91% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29,696 20,348 18,316
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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 +61 6,325 £40,000 +6.67% 947
UK excluding London +51 3,864 £34,000 -2.86% 696
London +61 2,717 £45,000 +5.88% 298
South East +17 1,175 £33,000 -5.71% 205
North of England +77 977 £32,500 - 168
Midlands +41 620 £35,000 -6.67% 111
North West +71 528 £31,500 +5.00% 90
South West +99 448 £30,000 -7.69% 77
West Midlands +42 386 £40,000 +1.72% 52
East of England +9 379 £37,500 -9.64% 86
Yorkshire +66 369 £32,500 -7.14% 70
East Midlands +48 232 £32,500 -7.14% 59
Scotland +62 166 £38,250 -21.94% 32
Wales +34 106 £31,500 -10.00% 16
North East +10 83 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Northern Ireland -12 20 £28,500 +21.28% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 4,487 (66.15%) Windows
2 4,200 (61.92%) Microsoft
3 3,782 (55.76%) Active Directory
4 2,507 (36.96%) Windows Server
5 2,395 (35.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 2,315 (34.13%) VMware
7 1,618 (23.85%) ITIL
8 1,584 (23.35%) SharePoint
9 1,540 (22.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1,513 (22.31%) Microsoft Office
11 1,490 (21.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1,443 (21.27%) MS Exchange
13 1,442 (21.26%) Windows 10
14 1,421 (20.95%) Hyper-V
15 1,385 (20.42%) Windows 7
16 1,308 (19.28%) Citrix
17 1,262 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 1,235 (18.21%) Microsoft Certification
19 1,166 (17.19%) Firewall
20 998 (14.71%) Cisco
21 978 (14.42%) DNS
22 975 (14.37%) SCCM
23 897 (13.22%) Finance
24 886 (13.06%) PowerShell
25 874 (12.89%) SQL Server
26 802 (11.82%) MCSE
27 781 (11.51%) SQL
28 758 (11.17%) DHCP
29 699 (10.31%) WAN
30 657 (9.69%) Amazon AWS

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 1,584 (23.35%) SharePoint
2 1,443 (21.27%) MS Exchange
3 608 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 549 (8.09%) Skype for Business
5 465 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 308 (4.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 245 (3.61%) IIS
8 158 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 135 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 81 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 81 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
11 44 (0.65%) IBM Notes
12 43 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 35 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 32 (0.47%) CMS
14 32 (0.47%) Umbraco
15 27 (0.40%) Apache
16 26 (0.38%) Confluence
16 26 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 25 (0.37%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1,513 (22.31%) Microsoft Office
2 127 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (0.78%) InfoPath
5 32 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 25 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.059%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.059%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.029%) InCopy
9 2 (0.029%) InDesign
9 2 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.015%) HipChat
10 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 200 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 11 (0.16%) Elite 3E
7 10 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
8 9 (0.13%) Sage 200
9 8 (0.12%) SAP Business One
9 8 (0.12%) Visualfiles
10 5 (0.074%) ReMetrica
11 4 (0.059%) Eagle PACE
11 4 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.059%) Shopify
11 4 (0.059%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.059%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.044%) Eikon
12 3 (0.044%) Pegasus Opera
12 3 (0.044%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,395 (35.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 657 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
3 344 (5.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 343 (5.06%) IaaS
5 295 (4.35%) PaaS
6 275 (4.05%) SaaS
7 259 (3.82%) OneDrive
8 180 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
9 172 (2.54%) Mimecast
10 79 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
11 75 (1.11%) G Suite
12 73 (1.08%) Yammer
13 28 (0.41%) Serverless
14 18 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 18 (0.27%) Slack
15 17 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
16 15 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (0.19%) GitHub
18 12 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
19 11 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1,166 (17.19%) Firewall
2 978 (14.42%) DNS
3 758 (11.17%) DHCP
4 699 (10.31%) WAN
5 636 (9.38%) LAN
6 595 (8.77%) TCP/IP
7 581 (8.57%) SAN
8 562 (8.29%) Skype
9 489 (7.21%) VPN
10 336 (4.95%) VoIP
11 260 (3.83%) VLAN
12 226 (3.33%) Wireless
13 217 (3.20%) Internet
14 187 (2.76%) Network Security
15 178 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
16 172 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
17 152 (2.24%) NAS
18 135 (1.99%) Unified Communications
19 120 (1.77%) Intranet
20 107 (1.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 874 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 86 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (1.18%) Power BI
4 69 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 59 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 52 (0.77%) MySQL
9 51 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
10 47 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 37 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
13 29 (0.43%) Relational Database
14 28 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.29%) NoSQL
17 17 (0.25%) Cosmos DB
18 16 (0.24%) Big Data
19 14 (0.21%) Data Lake
20 12 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 167 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 85 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 69 (1.02%) MSI
4 63 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 57 (0.84%) JIRA
7 39 (0.57%) Selenium
8 33 (0.49%) Subversion
9 29 (0.43%) Jenkins
10 26 (0.38%) NUnit
11 21 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (0.29%) Cucumber
12 20 (0.29%) Jasmine
13 19 (0.28%) SoapUI
14 18 (0.27%) MSTest
14 18 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 16 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.22%) InstallShield
17 12 (0.18%) Buildbot
18 11 (0.16%) Ranorex
General
1 897 (13.22%) Finance
2 245 (3.61%) Retail
3 240 (3.54%) Advertising
4 186 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 165 (2.43%) Banking
6 142 (2.09%) Legal
7 138 (2.03%) Law
8 122 (1.80%) Marketing
9 93 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 53 (0.78%) Publishing
11 41 (0.60%) Games
12 39 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 30 (0.44%) Back Office
14 27 (0.40%) Billing
15 26 (0.38%) Front Office
16 21 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.27%) Local Government
18 14 (0.21%) French Language
19 13 (0.19%) Dutch Language
20 9 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,103 (16.26%) Support Engineer
2 1,074 (15.83%) Analyst
3 750 (11.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 714 (10.53%) IT Support
5 563 (8.30%) Support Analyst
6 556 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 551 (8.12%) Consultant
8 491 (7.24%) IT Engineer
9 453 (6.68%) Desktop Support
10 426 (6.28%) Architect
11 417 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 386 (5.69%) Developer
13 344 (5.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 320 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
15 308 (4.54%) IT Analyst
16 292 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
17 264 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 258 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
19 239 (3.52%) Desktop Engineer
20 232 (3.42%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (6.69%) .NET
2 335 (4.94%) HTML
3 312 (4.60%) CSS
4 233 (3.44%) Web Services
5 215 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 169 (2.49%) jQuery
7 132 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 124 (1.83%) AngularJS
9 113 (1.67%) .NET Framework
10 105 (1.55%) HTML5
11 94 (1.39%) Software Packaging
12 93 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 86 (1.27%) REST
14 72 (1.06%) CSS3
14 72 (1.06%) WCF
15 65 (0.96%) JSON
16 60 (0.88%) XML
17 55 (0.81%) .NET Core
18 53 (0.78%) React
19 52 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 379 (5.59%) Data Centre
2 375 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 202 (2.98%) Driving Licence
5 187 (2.76%) User Experience
6 119 (1.75%) iPhone
7 117 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 111 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 108 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
10 100 (1.47%) Blackberry
10 100 (1.47%) Replication
11 85 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
12 84 (1.24%) Fat Client
12 84 (1.24%) Thin Client
13 76 (1.12%) Clustering
14 68 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
15 65 (0.96%) Smartphone
16 55 (0.81%) PKI
17 53 (0.78%) Private Cloud
18 46 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4,487 (66.15%) Windows
2 2,507 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 1,540 (22.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1,442 (21.26%) Windows 10
5 1,385 (20.42%) Windows 7
6 1,262 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 486 (7.16%) Windows 8
8 422 (6.22%) Linux
9 278 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 241 (3.55%) Mac OS X
11 152 (2.24%) Android
12 135 (1.99%) Apple iOS
13 119 (1.75%) Windows XP
14 96 (1.42%) Mac OS
15 79 (1.16%) Unix
16 56 (0.83%) Windows Phone
17 40 (0.59%) CentOS
18 38 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 37 (0.55%) Windows Vista
20 28 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,618 (23.85%) ITIL
2 652 (9.61%) Migration
3 524 (7.73%) Project Management
4 504 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
5 430 (6.34%) Presales
6 414 (6.10%) Service Delivery
7 380 (5.60%) CRM
8 376 (5.54%) Service Management
9 318 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 262 (3.86%) PRINCE2
11 226 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 223 (3.29%) Problem Management
13 217 (3.20%) Time Management
14 215 (3.17%) DevOps
15 210 (3.10%) Change Management
16 204 (3.01%) Incident Management
17 190 (2.80%) Line Management
18 183 (2.70%) MVC
19 181 (2.67%) ITSM
20 177 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 886 (13.06%) PowerShell
2 781 (11.51%) SQL
3 441 (6.50%) C#
4 405 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 91 (1.34%) Java
6 84 (1.24%) Python
7 68 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 59 (0.87%) C
9 58 (0.86%) T-SQL
10 56 (0.83%) Perl
11 43 (0.63%) VBScript
12 40 (0.59%) Ruby
13 35 (0.52%) PHP
14 28 (0.41%) Bourne shell
14 28 (0.41%) Korn
15 26 (0.38%) VBA
16 25 (0.37%) VB.NET
17 21 (0.31%) VB
18 13 (0.19%) C++
19 12 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,235 (18.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 802 (11.82%) MCSE
3 493 (7.27%) Degree
4 444 (6.55%) MCSA
5 321 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
6 278 (4.10%) CCNA
7 269 (3.97%) MCP
8 205 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 172 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
10 148 (2.18%) MCITP
11 139 (2.05%) Security Cleared
12 122 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
13 91 (1.34%) CCA
14 85 (1.25%) CISSP
15 72 (1.06%) A+ Certification
16 69 (1.02%) CISM
17 68 (1.00%) CCNP
18 60 (0.88%) SC Cleared
19 58 (0.86%) PMI Certification
20 56 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 503 (7.42%) SLA
2 112 (1.65%) GDPR
3 100 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (1.03%) QA
5 66 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 37 (0.55%) PMO
7 31 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 19 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 4 (0.059%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.044%) GCP
14 2 (0.029%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.029%) P3O
15 1 (0.015%) GMP
15 1 (0.015%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.015%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.015%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3,782 (55.76%) Active Directory
2 1,490 (21.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,421 (20.95%) Hyper-V
4 476 (7.02%) XenApp
5 300 (4.42%) XenDesktop
6 289 (4.26%) vSphere
7 240 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 225 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
9 149 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 133 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
11 70 (1.03%) Terminal Services
11 70 (1.03%) XenServer
12 69 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
13 68 (1.00%) BitLocker
13 68 (1.00%) VirtualBox
14 38 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
15 31 (0.46%) Docker
16 20 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 15 (0.22%) Firmware
17 15 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 975 (14.37%) SCCM
2 225 (3.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 196 (2.89%) SCOM
4 126 (1.86%) Backup Exec
5 113 (1.67%) WSUS
6 91 (1.34%) SCOrch
7 80 (1.18%) SCVMM
8 77 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 75 (1.11%) AirWatch
10 74 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 57 (0.84%) Puppet
11 57 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
12 55 (0.81%) vCenter Server
13 46 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
14 41 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
15 34 (0.50%) FortiGate
16 33 (0.49%) NetBackup
17 31 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 30 (0.44%) Nagios
18 30 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4,200 (61.92%) Microsoft
2 2,315 (34.13%) VMware
3 1,308 (19.28%) Citrix
4 998 (14.71%) Cisco
5 411 (6.06%) Apple
6 375 (5.53%) HP
7 239 (3.52%) Dell
8 225 (3.32%) Google
9 213 (3.14%) Veeam
10 168 (2.48%) Oracle
11 157 (2.31%) NetApp
12 146 (2.15%) Avaya
13 138 (2.03%) Symantec
14 124 (1.83%) Sophos
15 109 (1.61%) McAfee
16 94 (1.39%) Meraki
17 90 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
18 87 (1.28%) IBM
19 82 (1.21%) EMC
19 82 (1.21%) Juniper