Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 138 246
Rank change year-on-year +47 +108 +142
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 5988 4565 2957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.44% 2.39% 1.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.87% 18.80% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5226 4032 2629
UK median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,436
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -2.44% -9.56%
10th Percentile £21,875 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,581 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.72% -4.00% -6.97%

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 31736 24283 19957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.23% 12.71% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26104 20402 16431
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +49 5591 £39,000 +4.00% 315
UK excluding London +42 3407 £33,581 -6.72% 221
London +66 2402 £45,000 +12.50% 104
South East +21 1018 £35,000 -6.67% 67
North of England +82 813 £30,000 -14.29% 71
Midlands +34 545 £36,500 -2.67% 40
East of England +25 479 £42,500 -5.56% 16
North West +80 465 £29,000 -17.14% 39
South West +47 349 £31,000 -4.62% 17
West Midlands +35 338 £37,500 -4.64% 20
Yorkshire +62 289 £30,000 -14.29% 27
East Midlands +38 205 £36,000 +2.86% 20
Scotland +33 124 £40,000 -9.60% 5
Wales +39 101 £31,500 +1.61% 4
North East +24 59 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Northern Ireland -39 10 £39,000 +11.43% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4105 (68.55%) Windows
2 3685 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 3377 (56.40%) Active Directory
4 2393 (39.96%) Windows Server
5 2231 (37.26%) VMware
6 2058 (34.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 1556 (25.99%) MS Exchange
8 1430 (23.88%) ITIL
9 1375 (22.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1367 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 1361 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
12 1307 (21.83%) SharePoint
13 1289 (21.53%) Hyper-V
14 1228 (20.51%) Windows 7
15 1168 (19.51%) Windows 10
16 1157 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 1091 (18.22%) Firewall
18 1052 (17.57%) Citrix
19 1026 (17.13%) Cisco
20 1004 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
21 977 (16.32%) DNS
22 938 (15.66%) PowerShell
23 816 (13.63%) SCCM
24 777 (12.98%) DHCP
25 734 (12.26%) Finance
26 731 (12.21%) SQL
27 714 (11.92%) SQL Server
28 700 (11.69%) Skype for Business
29 680 (11.36%) Skype
30 660 (11.02%) 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 1556 (25.99%) MS Exchange
2 1307 (21.83%) SharePoint
3 700 (11.69%) Skype for Business
4 642 (10.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 525 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 271 (4.53%) IIS
7 243 (4.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 195 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 131 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 89 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 83 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 61 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
13 38 (0.63%) CMS
14 37 (0.62%) IBM Notes
15 34 (0.57%) Apache
16 22 (0.37%) Confluence
17 20 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 19 (0.32%) SAS
19 17 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
20 16 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1361 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 155 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 51 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 47 (0.78%) InfoPath
7 17 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.067%) Revit
11 3 (0.050%) InCopy
11 3 (0.050%) InDesign
12 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.017%) HipChat
12 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 172 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.18%) Exstream
5 9 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.12%) iTrent
6 7 (0.12%) ResourceLink
7 6 (0.10%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.084%) Sage CRM
9 4 (0.067%) Eikon
9 4 (0.067%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.067%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.050%) Epicor Tropos
10 3 (0.050%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.050%) ReMetrica
11 2 (0.033%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.033%) Retail-J
11 2 (0.033%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2058 (34.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 660 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
3 299 (4.99%) IaaS
4 268 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 264 (4.41%) SaaS
6 243 (4.06%) PaaS
7 135 (2.25%) OneDrive
8 131 (2.19%) Mimecast
9 100 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
10 83 (1.39%) G Suite
11 73 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
12 50 (0.84%) Yammer
13 27 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (0.43%) Dropbox
15 20 (0.33%) Slack
16 17 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
17 16 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
19 10 (0.17%) GitHub
20 9 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1091 (18.22%) Firewall
2 977 (16.32%) DNS
3 777 (12.98%) DHCP
4 680 (11.36%) Skype
5 648 (10.82%) LAN
6 640 (10.69%) WAN
7 618 (10.32%) SAN
8 563 (9.40%) TCP/IP
9 469 (7.83%) VPN
10 338 (5.64%) VoIP
11 275 (4.59%) VLAN
12 190 (3.17%) Wireless
13 180 (3.01%) MPLS
14 173 (2.89%) Internet
15 148 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
16 147 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
17 142 (2.37%) NAS
18 136 (2.27%) Unified Communications
19 124 (2.07%) Network Security
20 105 (1.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 714 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 87 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 68 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (0.92%) Power BI
7 43 (0.72%) MySQL
8 37 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 25 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (0.30%) Relational Database
16 15 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.23%) MS Access
18 13 (0.22%) Big Data
19 9 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
20 8 (0.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 88 (1.47%) Visual Studio
2 60 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (0.95%) JIRA
4 56 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 53 (0.89%) MSI
6 49 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 33 (0.55%) Selenium
8 27 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (0.43%) Subversion
10 23 (0.38%) InstallShield
11 21 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 21 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 19 (0.32%) Buildbot
13 18 (0.30%) Appium
13 18 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
13 18 (0.30%) Ranorex
13 18 (0.30%) SoapUI
14 17 (0.28%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.25%) NUnit
15 15 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 734 (12.26%) Finance
2 235 (3.92%) Advertising
3 212 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 211 (3.52%) Retail
5 123 (2.05%) Banking
6 102 (1.70%) Legal
6 102 (1.70%) Marketing
7 100 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 81 (1.35%) Law
9 51 (0.85%) Publishing
10 34 (0.57%) Back Office
11 29 (0.48%) Games
12 27 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 25 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 19 (0.32%) Dutch Language
14 19 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.32%) Front Office
15 18 (0.30%) French Language
16 16 (0.27%) Local Government
17 11 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1022 (17.07%) Analyst
1 1022 (17.07%) Support Engineer
2 778 (12.99%) IT Support
3 692 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 543 (9.07%) Support Analyst
5 520 (8.68%) IT Engineer
6 491 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 439 (7.33%) Consultant
8 403 (6.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 390 (6.51%) Desktop Support
10 350 (5.85%) IT Support Engineer
11 346 (5.78%) Architect
12 316 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
13 300 (5.01%) Administrator
14 298 (4.98%) Windows Engineer
15 293 (4.89%) IT Analyst
16 284 (4.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 256 (4.28%) Developer
18 247 (4.12%) Office 365 Engineer
19 230 (3.84%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (5.31%) .NET
2 244 (4.07%) CSS
3 240 (4.01%) HTML
4 227 (3.79%) Web Services
5 141 (2.35%) jQuery
6 124 (2.07%) ASP.NET
7 84 (1.40%) HTML5
8 73 (1.22%) AngularJS
9 70 (1.17%) CSS3
10 53 (0.89%) REST
11 52 (0.87%) Software Packaging
12 51 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 51 (0.85%) XML
13 49 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (0.62%) .NET Framework
14 37 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (0.58%) Middleware
16 32 (0.53%) JSON
16 32 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
17 27 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 339 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 280 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 205 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 182 (3.04%) Driving Licence
5 128 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 110 (1.84%) User Experience
7 107 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 100 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 84 (1.40%) Clustering
10 82 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
11 75 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 73 (1.22%) iPhone
13 72 (1.20%) Fat Client
13 72 (1.20%) Thin Client
14 66 (1.10%) Replication
15 65 (1.09%) PKI
16 53 (0.89%) iPad
17 52 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
18 50 (0.84%) Smartphone
19 44 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4105 (68.55%) Windows
2 2393 (39.96%) Windows Server
3 1367 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 1228 (20.51%) Windows 7
5 1168 (19.51%) Windows 10
6 1157 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 510 (8.52%) Linux
8 493 (8.23%) Windows 8
9 284 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 218 (3.64%) Mac OS X
11 157 (2.62%) Android
12 155 (2.59%) Windows XP
13 115 (1.92%) Apple iOS
14 111 (1.85%) Unix
15 90 (1.50%) Mac OS
16 85 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 47 (0.78%) Windows Vista
18 37 (0.62%) CentOS
19 36 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
20 33 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1430 (23.88%) ITIL
2 548 (9.15%) Migration
3 398 (6.65%) Project Management
4 387 (6.46%) Agile Software Development
5 336 (5.61%) CRM
6 322 (5.38%) Presales
7 315 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 298 (4.98%) Service Management
9 252 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 239 (3.99%) Mentoring
11 210 (3.51%) Change Management
12 199 (3.32%) Problem Management
13 192 (3.21%) Incident Management
14 175 (2.92%) PRINCE2
15 163 (2.72%) DevOps
16 152 (2.54%) Time Management
17 146 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
18 135 (2.25%) Mobile Device Management
19 133 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
20 131 (2.19%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 938 (15.66%) PowerShell
2 731 (12.21%) SQL
3 302 (5.04%) C#
4 252 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 97 (1.62%) Java
6 84 (1.40%) C
7 64 (1.07%) PHP
8 62 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 59 (0.99%) Python
10 43 (0.72%) VBScript
11 37 (0.62%) VBA
12 36 (0.60%) Bash Shell
12 36 (0.60%) Perl
13 35 (0.58%) VB
14 29 (0.48%) C++
15 23 (0.38%) Ruby
16 21 (0.35%) Scala
17 19 (0.32%) TypeScript
18 15 (0.25%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1004 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 650 (10.86%) MCSE
3 482 (8.05%) Degree
4 384 (6.41%) MCSA
5 323 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
6 289 (4.83%) MCP
7 263 (4.39%) CCNA
8 165 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 143 (2.39%) Security Cleared
10 140 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
11 123 (2.05%) MCITP
12 85 (1.42%) SC Cleared
13 80 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
14 72 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
15 70 (1.17%) CCNP
16 62 (1.04%) DBS Check
17 57 (0.95%) A+ Certification
18 53 (0.89%) CISSP
19 47 (0.78%) CCA
20 37 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (6.26%) SLA
2 84 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (0.82%) QA
4 42 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 29 (0.48%) PMO
6 23 (0.38%) GDPR
7 21 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.10%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.050%) COBIT
13 2 (0.033%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.033%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.033%) P3O
13 2 (0.033%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.017%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.017%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3377 (56.40%) Active Directory
2 1375 (22.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1289 (21.53%) Hyper-V
4 355 (5.93%) vSphere
5 330 (5.51%) XenApp
6 233 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
7 220 (3.67%) XenDesktop
8 108 (1.80%) Terminal Services
9 96 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 87 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 76 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
12 72 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
13 53 (0.89%) VirtualBox
14 45 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
15 42 (0.70%) XenServer
16 37 (0.62%) Docker
17 36 (0.60%) BitLocker
18 16 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 15 (0.25%) DFS Replication
20 13 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 816 (13.63%) SCCM
2 239 (3.99%) SCOM
3 173 (2.89%) Backup Exec
4 155 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 138 (2.30%) WSUS
6 86 (1.44%) Puppet
7 65 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
8 64 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
9 55 (0.92%) vCenter Server
10 51 (0.85%) AirWatch
11 36 (0.60%) Nagios
12 30 (0.50%) SCOrch
13 29 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
13 29 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 28 (0.47%) Ansible
14 28 (0.47%) SCVMM
14 28 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 26 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 24 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
17 23 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3685 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2231 (37.26%) VMware
3 1052 (17.57%) Citrix
4 1026 (17.13%) Cisco
5 461 (7.70%) HP
6 304 (5.08%) Dell
7 251 (4.19%) Apple
8 246 (4.11%) Veeam
9 180 (3.01%) NetApp
10 151 (2.52%) Symantec
11 141 (2.35%) Google
12 129 (2.15%) Oracle
13 110 (1.84%) EMC
14 97 (1.62%) Avaya
14 97 (1.62%) IBM
14 97 (1.62%) SonicWALL
15 96 (1.60%) Juniper
15 96 (1.60%) Meraki
16 89 (1.49%) Sophos
17 85 (1.42%) EqualLogic