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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
Rank 106 173 257
Rank change year-on-year +67 +84  
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 2357 2054 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.77% 1.99% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.99% 17.77% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2052 1792 1091
Median salary £37,500 £39,393 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.80% -12.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% -16.66%  

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 12409 11559 8855
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 11.19% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10337 9709 7046
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Office 365 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the UK

Office 365
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 2196 £37,500 -6.25% 361
London +98 874 £42,500 -2.29% 124
South East +46 514 £35,000 -12.50% 71
East of England +41 211 £35,750 -10.62% 29
West Midlands +48 143 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Surrey +67 140 £26,500 -41.11% 14
Berkshire +50 127 £42,925 -0.75% 11
North West -11 119 £37,500 - 32
Yorkshire +81 114 £30,000 -20.00% 20
South West +19 112 £27,625 +0.45% 24
City of London +63 108 £42,536 -14.06% 27
Hampshire +19 101 £36,250 -3.33% 20
Hertfordshire +30 93 £52,500 +26.50% 10
West Yorkshire +79 79 £37,000 -11.90% 13
Oxfordshire +24 72 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Manchester +18 72 £37,500 -6.25% 17
East Midlands -3 68 £35,000 -6.66% 17
Birmingham +33 65 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Wales +40 62 £34,000 +38.77% 2
Leeds +59 57 £37,500 -10.71% 7
Reading +47 55 £44,500 +7.22% 3
South Wales +37 49 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Guildford +57 47 £29,000 -17.14% 5
Essex +32 39 £33,875 +4.23% 1
Oxford +18 38 £45,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire -3 37 £34,000 -20.00% 13
Tyne and Wear +38 34 £35,000 - 9
North East +33 34 £35,000 - 11
Southampton +4 34 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Watford +17 32 £55,000 +74.60% 5

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3184 (71.37%) Windows
2 2708 (60.70%) Microsoft
3 2410 (54.02%) Active Directory
4 1801 (40.37%) Windows Server
5 1679 (37.64%) VMware
6 1389 (31.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 1283 (28.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1168 (26.18%) MS Excel
9 1159 (25.98%) MS Exchange
10 1035 (23.20%) Hyper-V
11 1014 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 991 (22.21%) SharePoint
13 985 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 869 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 861 (19.30%) MS Office
16 858 (19.23%) ITIL
17 829 (18.58%) Firewall
18 820 (18.38%) Windows 7
19 790 (17.71%) Cisco
20 740 (16.59%) Citrix
21 692 (15.51%) DNS
22 669 (15.00%) SQL Server
23 652 (14.62%) Windows 10
24 616 (13.81%) SQL
25 606 (13.58%) SCCM
26 563 (12.62%) Finance
27 537 (12.04%) MCSE
28 536 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
29 533 (11.95%) PowerShell
30 531 (11.90%) Skype for Business

Office 365
Top Related 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 1159 (25.98%) MS Exchange
2 991 (22.21%) SharePoint
3 531 (11.90%) Skype for Business
4 480 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 454 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 209 (4.69%) IIS
7 167 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 162 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 131 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 54 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 50 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 37 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 32 (0.72%) Apache
13 32 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
14 30 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
15 28 (0.63%) CMS
16 19 (0.43%) IBM Notes
16 19 (0.43%) OpenStack
17 18 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1168 (26.18%) MS Excel
2 861 (19.30%) MS Office
3 41 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 22 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.36%) MS Project
8 6 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.090%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 4 (0.090%) PTC Creo
11 3 (0.067%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 3 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.067%) Vectorworks
12 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.022%) GIMP
12 1 (0.022%) Revit
12 1 (0.022%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 117 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.31%) Sentinel
5 8 (0.18%) Infor CRM
6 6 (0.13%) Sage CRM
6 6 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.11%) Sage X3
8 4 (0.090%) Line 50
8 4 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.067%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.067%) JDE OneWorld
9 3 (0.067%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.067%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.045%) assyst
10 2 (0.045%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.045%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1389 (31.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 536 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
3 166 (3.72%) IaaS
4 123 (2.76%) SaaS
5 112 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 112 (2.51%) PaaS
6 104 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 77 (1.73%) G Suite
8 53 (1.19%) OneDrive
9 50 (1.12%) Yammer
10 38 (0.85%) Slack
11 37 (0.83%) Mimecast
12 33 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
13 22 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.45%) Amazon S3
15 19 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (0.38%) Dropbox
17 11 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 10 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 829 (18.58%) Firewall
2 692 (15.51%) DNS
3 527 (11.81%) DHCP
4 489 (10.96%) SAN
5 447 (10.02%) LAN
6 438 (9.82%) WAN
7 437 (9.80%) TCP/IP
8 429 (9.62%) Skype
9 365 (8.18%) VPN
10 280 (6.28%) VoIP
11 202 (4.53%) VLAN
12 189 (4.24%) Internet
13 139 (3.12%) NAS
13 139 (3.12%) Wireless
14 127 (2.85%) Unified Communications
15 96 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
16 93 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
17 89 (2.00%) Network Security
18 76 (1.70%) MPLS
19 62 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 669 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 139 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 73 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (1.43%) MySQL
6 55 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 43 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
10 34 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (0.67%) Power BI
12 27 (0.61%) Big Data
13 23 (0.52%) Relational Database
14 21 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
15 15 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (0.27%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
17 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (0.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 72 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (1.48%) Selenium
3 63 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 51 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 43 (0.96%) JIRA
6 41 (0.92%) Subversion
7 32 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 32 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 32 (0.72%) SoapUI
8 31 (0.69%) Jasmine
8 31 (0.69%) MSTest
8 31 (0.69%) NUnit
9 30 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 24 (0.54%) JMeter
10 24 (0.54%) TeamCity
11 22 (0.49%) Appium
11 22 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (0.49%) Buildbot
11 22 (0.49%) Ranorex
12 14 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 563 (12.62%) Finance
2 171 (3.83%) Retail
3 144 (3.23%) Advertising
4 128 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 88 (1.97%) Banking
6 77 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 69 (1.55%) Marketing
8 54 (1.21%) Law
9 44 (0.99%) Legal
10 27 (0.61%) Publishing
11 22 (0.49%) Back Office
12 19 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.27%) Games
15 11 (0.25%) French Language
16 10 (0.22%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.20%) Automotive
18 8 (0.18%) Electronics
18 8 (0.18%) Local Government
18 8 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 768 (17.22%) Support Engineer
2 610 (13.67%) Analyst
3 568 (12.73%) IT Support
4 517 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 380 (8.52%) IT Engineer
6 346 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 331 (7.42%) Support Analyst
8 326 (7.31%) Consultant
9 322 (7.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 290 (6.50%) Windows Engineer
11 270 (6.05%) IT Support Engineer
12 265 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 250 (5.60%) Architect
14 246 (5.51%) Administrator
15 222 (4.98%) Developer
16 221 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 196 (4.39%) IT Analyst
18 194 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
19 185 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 178 (3.99%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (5.90%) .NET
2 174 (3.90%) HTML
3 168 (3.77%) Web Services
4 152 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 138 (3.09%) CSS
6 97 (2.17%) jQuery
7 89 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 72 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
9 64 (1.43%) XML
10 63 (1.41%) Middleware
11 62 (1.39%) HTML5
12 61 (1.37%) REST
13 57 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (1.01%) CSS3
14 45 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 41 (0.92%) React
16 38 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (0.67%) JSON
17 30 (0.67%) SOAP
18 29 (0.65%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 291 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 173 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 150 (3.36%) Driving Licence
5 126 (2.82%) User Experience
6 119 (2.67%) Blackberry
7 114 (2.56%) Clustering
8 111 (2.49%) Computer Science
9 95 (2.13%) Public Cloud
10 71 (1.59%) iPhone
10 71 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 69 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
12 53 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 47 (1.05%) PKI
14 45 (1.01%) Replication
15 44 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
16 40 (0.90%) iPad
17 39 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 39 (0.87%) Mobile App
18 38 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3184 (71.37%) Windows
2 1801 (40.37%) Windows Server
3 1283 (28.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1014 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 820 (18.38%) Windows 7
6 652 (14.62%) Windows 10
7 449 (10.07%) Linux
8 401 (8.99%) Windows 8
9 297 (6.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 208 (4.66%) Mac OS X
11 137 (3.07%) Android
12 91 (2.04%) Apple iOS
13 81 (1.82%) Windows XP
14 76 (1.70%) Mac OS
15 75 (1.68%) Unix
16 67 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (0.74%) Ubuntu
18 31 (0.69%) Windows Vista
19 19 (0.43%) CentOS
20 18 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 858 (19.23%) ITIL
2 395 (8.85%) Migration
3 344 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (6.12%) CRM
5 257 (5.76%) Project Management
6 242 (5.42%) Presales
7 223 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 187 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 179 (4.01%) Service Management
10 173 (3.88%) Mentoring
11 170 (3.81%) DevOps
12 127 (2.85%) Problem Management
13 118 (2.65%) PRINCE2
14 112 (2.51%) High Availability
15 108 (2.42%) Change Management
16 106 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 101 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
18 93 (2.08%) ERP
18 93 (2.08%) MVC
19 92 (2.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 616 (13.81%) SQL
2 533 (11.95%) PowerShell
3 256 (5.74%) C#
4 188 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 67 (1.50%) C
6 65 (1.46%) Python
7 62 (1.39%) Java
8 53 (1.19%) VB
9 50 (1.12%) PHP
10 43 (0.96%) VBScript
11 36 (0.81%) C++
12 35 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 33 (0.74%) Ruby
14 26 (0.58%) Scala
15 23 (0.52%) TypeScript
16 20 (0.45%) Perl
17 15 (0.34%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.29%) VBA
19 11 (0.25%) Shell Script
20 9 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 869 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 537 (12.04%) MCSE
3 380 (8.52%) MCSA
4 324 (7.26%) Degree
5 256 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
6 225 (5.04%) MCP
7 216 (4.84%) CCNA
8 201 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 170 (3.81%) MCITP
10 147 (3.30%) Security Cleared
11 127 (2.85%) SC Cleared
12 76 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
13 72 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
14 66 (1.48%) CCA
15 57 (1.28%) CCNP
16 50 (1.12%) CISM
17 44 (0.99%) CISSP
18 40 (0.90%) DBS Check
19 37 (0.83%) A+ Certification
20 34 (0.76%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (6.57%) SLA
2 70 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 60 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.87%) QA
5 16 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (0.34%) PMO
7 14 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 14 (0.31%) GPG13
7 14 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (0.31%) RMADS
8 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.067%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.045%) ISO 14000
11 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.022%) BS25999
12 1 (0.022%) COBIT
12 1 (0.022%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2410 (54.02%) Active Directory
2 1035 (23.20%) Hyper-V
3 985 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 267 (5.99%) XenApp
5 223 (5.00%) vSphere
6 127 (2.85%) XenDesktop
7 120 (2.69%) VMware ESX
8 104 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 72 (1.61%) Terminal Services
10 71 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
11 68 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
12 41 (0.92%) XenServer
13 32 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 27 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
15 23 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
16 20 (0.45%) VMware Server
17 16 (0.36%) BitLocker
17 16 (0.36%) Firmware
18 15 (0.34%) Docker
18 15 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 606 (13.58%) SCCM
2 218 (4.89%) SCOM
3 119 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 68 (1.52%) WSUS
5 66 (1.48%) Puppet
6 60 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
7 59 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 34 (0.76%) NetBackup
9 31 (0.69%) Ansible
10 30 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
11 28 (0.63%) Nagios
12 27 (0.61%) AirWatch
12 27 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
13 23 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
14 22 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 20 (0.45%) SCVMM
16 19 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
17 18 (0.40%) vMotion
18 17 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
19 14 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2708 (60.70%) Microsoft
2 1679 (37.64%) VMware
3 790 (17.71%) Cisco
4 740 (16.59%) Citrix
5 323 (7.24%) HP
6 213 (4.77%) Apple
7 155 (3.47%) Google
8 153 (3.43%) Dell
9 152 (3.41%) Veeam
10 138 (3.09%) NetApp
11 132 (2.96%) Oracle
12 105 (2.35%) SonicWALL
13 89 (2.00%) Juniper
13 89 (2.00%) Symantec
14 76 (1.70%) Sophos
15 72 (1.61%) SAP
16 69 (1.55%) Avaya
17 68 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
18 63 (1.41%) Red Hat
19 62 (1.39%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kendal, Cumbria
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
The North Starr
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 17 hours ago
North London
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The North Starr
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £44000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £4000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago