Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 118 190
Rank change year-on-year +47 +72 +91
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,129 4,591 3,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.02% 2.66% 1.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.23% 17.75% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6,046 4,061 3,320
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -13.89%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -9.09%

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 39,110 25,868 22,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.03% 14.99% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32,089 21,614 19,296
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,287 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the UK

Office 365
Top 18 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 20 April 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 +49 6,633 £40,000 +6.67% 898
UK excluding London +43 4,036 £35,000 - 646
London +63 2,854 £45,000 +2.27% 296
South East +9 1,267 £35,000 - 170
North of England +74 958 £33,000 -5.71% 158
Midlands +54 652 £36,500 -5.17% 113
North West +65 491 £32,500 -6.47% 96
South West +78 475 £31,750 +4.10% 65
West Midlands +42 411 £40,000 - 72
Yorkshire +82 401 £35,000 -5.41% 47
East of England +1 394 £35,000 -12.50% 95
East Midlands +56 240 £32,500 -9.72% 41
Scotland +49 169 £37,500 -23.47% 25
Wales +12 108 £30,000 -14.29% 18
North East -8 69 £35,000 - 15
Northern Ireland +6 18 £35,000 +48.94%
Channel Islands - 10 £70,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 4,702 (65.96%) Windows
2 4,416 (61.94%) Microsoft
3 3,894 (54.62%) Active Directory
4 2,563 (35.95%) Windows Server
5 2,543 (35.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2,356 (33.05%) VMware
7 1,615 (22.65%) SharePoint
8 1,590 (22.30%) ITIL
9 1,587 (22.26%) Microsoft Office
10 1,547 (21.70%) Windows 10
11 1,468 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 1,440 (20.20%) Hyper-V
13 1,427 (20.02%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1,396 (19.58%) MS Exchange
15 1,372 (19.25%) Windows 7
16 1,328 (18.63%) Citrix
17 1,287 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 1,215 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
19 1,205 (16.90%) Firewall
20 1,061 (14.88%) SCCM
21 1,000 (14.03%) Cisco
22 957 (13.42%) Finance
23 955 (13.40%) DNS
24 917 (12.86%) SQL Server
25 891 (12.50%) PowerShell
26 865 (12.13%) SQL
27 823 (11.54%) MCSE
28 741 (10.39%) WAN
29 732 (10.27%) Migration
30 730 (10.24%) LAN

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 1,615 (22.65%) SharePoint
2 1,396 (19.58%) MS Exchange
3 558 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 529 (7.42%) Skype for Business
5 450 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 305 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 208 (2.92%) IIS
8 143 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 113 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 84 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
11 68 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 63 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 50 (0.70%) IBM Notes
14 43 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 40 (0.56%) Apache
16 36 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 35 (0.49%) CMS
18 30 (0.42%) Umbraco
19 27 (0.38%) JBoss
19 27 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1,587 (22.26%) Microsoft Office
2 146 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 99 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 43 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.29%) Camtasia
6 21 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 19 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
8 13 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.070%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.042%) InDesign
12 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.014%) InCopy
12 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 190 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.34%) Carpe Diem
3 24 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 20 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 15 (0.21%) Elite 3E
6 14 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 8 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.084%) Shopify
9 4 (0.056%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.056%) Pegasus Opera
9 4 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.056%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.056%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.056%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.028%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.028%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 2,543 (35.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 700 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
3 380 (5.33%) IaaS
4 353 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 302 (4.24%) PaaS
6 297 (4.17%) SaaS
7 267 (3.75%) OneDrive
8 194 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
9 191 (2.68%) Mimecast
10 88 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
11 86 (1.21%) G Suite
12 74 (1.04%) Yammer
13 40 (0.56%) Slack
14 34 (0.48%) Serverless
15 24 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
16 23 (0.32%) GitHub
17 21 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 16 (0.22%) npm
19 12 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
20 10 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1,205 (16.90%) Firewall
2 955 (13.40%) DNS
3 741 (10.39%) WAN
4 730 (10.24%) LAN
5 728 (10.21%) DHCP
6 652 (9.15%) TCP/IP
7 578 (8.11%) SAN
8 532 (7.46%) Skype
9 480 (6.73%) VPN
10 348 (4.88%) VoIP
11 283 (3.97%) VLAN
12 240 (3.37%) Wireless
13 206 (2.89%) Network Security
14 188 (2.64%) Remote Desktop
15 174 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
16 169 (2.37%) Internet
17 152 (2.13%) NAS
18 124 (1.74%) Unified Communications
19 119 (1.67%) NetScaler
20 111 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 917 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 89 (1.25%) Power BI
3 87 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 71 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 61 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (0.73%) MySQL
8 48 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (0.60%) NoSQL
11 37 (0.52%) Relational Database
12 35 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
13 29 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
14 27 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (0.36%) Cosmos DB
16 23 (0.32%) Data Lake
16 23 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (0.27%) Big Data
18 15 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 172 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 90 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 77 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 75 (1.05%) JIRA
5 58 (0.81%) Selenium
6 50 (0.70%) MSI
7 44 (0.62%) NUnit
7 44 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 39 (0.55%) Subversion
10 34 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 34 (0.48%) SoapUI
11 28 (0.39%) MSTest
11 28 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 25 (0.35%) Jasmine
12 25 (0.35%) JMeter
13 24 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (0.32%) Appium
14 23 (0.32%) Buildbot
14 23 (0.32%) Ranorex
General
1 957 (13.42%) Finance
2 275 (3.86%) Retail
3 260 (3.65%) Advertising
4 170 (2.38%) Legal
5 162 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 161 (2.26%) Law
7 156 (2.19%) Banking
8 150 (2.10%) Marketing
9 110 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 44 (0.62%) Back Office
11 43 (0.60%) Games
12 42 (0.59%) Publishing
13 28 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 23 (0.32%) Billing
15 20 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.28%) Front Office
15 20 (0.28%) Local Government
16 15 (0.21%) Electronics
17 14 (0.20%) French Language
18 12 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,142 (16.02%) Analyst
2 1,065 (14.94%) Support Engineer
3 769 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 684 (9.59%) IT Support
5 573 (8.04%) Support Analyst
6 571 (8.01%) Consultant
7 541 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 497 (6.97%) Architect
9 444 (6.23%) IT Engineer
10 439 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 436 (6.12%) Desktop Support
12 417 (5.85%) Developer
13 349 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
14 335 (4.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 327 (4.59%) IT Analyst
16 272 (3.82%) IT Support Engineer
17 267 (3.75%) IT Manager
18 258 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 248 (3.48%) Service Analyst
20 237 (3.32%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (7.01%) .NET
2 357 (5.01%) HTML
3 314 (4.40%) CSS
4 236 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 207 (2.90%) Web Services
6 167 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 158 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 137 (1.92%) jQuery
9 134 (1.88%) .NET Framework
10 118 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 112 (1.57%) HTML5
12 89 (1.25%) WCF
13 75 (1.05%) REST
14 71 (1.00%) Middleware
15 67 (0.94%) JSON
15 67 (0.94%) React
16 64 (0.90%) CSS3
17 61 (0.86%) Software Packaging
18 57 (0.80%) .NET Core
18 57 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 446 (6.26%) Data Centre
2 405 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 254 (3.56%) User Experience
4 253 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 235 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 192 (2.69%) Driving Licence
7 124 (1.74%) iPhone
8 117 (1.64%) Blackberry
8 117 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 109 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 104 (1.46%) Replication
11 100 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 92 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 87 (1.22%) Clustering
14 79 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
15 76 (1.07%) Fat Client
15 76 (1.07%) Thin Client
16 72 (1.01%) Private Cloud
17 71 (1.00%) PKI
18 70 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4,702 (65.96%) Windows
2 2,563 (35.95%) Windows Server
3 1,547 (21.70%) Windows 10
4 1,468 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,372 (19.25%) Windows 7
6 1,215 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 473 (6.63%) Linux
8 451 (6.33%) Windows 8
9 252 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 228 (3.20%) Mac OS X
11 181 (2.54%) Android
12 166 (2.33%) Apple iOS
13 112 (1.57%) Mac OS
14 95 (1.33%) Windows XP
15 80 (1.12%) Unix
16 41 (0.58%) Windows Phone
17 36 (0.50%) CentOS
18 32 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (0.36%) Ubuntu
20 23 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,590 (22.30%) ITIL
2 732 (10.27%) Migration
3 646 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
4 578 (8.11%) Project Management
5 533 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
6 473 (6.63%) Presales
7 472 (6.62%) Service Delivery
8 349 (4.90%) CRM
9 339 (4.76%) Service Management
10 296 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 295 (4.14%) PRINCE2
12 239 (3.35%) Time Management
13 233 (3.27%) Mobile Device Management
14 216 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 213 (2.99%) Mentoring
15 213 (2.99%) MVC
16 201 (2.82%) DevOps
17 200 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
18 196 (2.75%) Change Management
18 196 (2.75%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 891 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 865 (12.13%) SQL
3 457 (6.41%) C#
4 405 (5.68%) JavaScript
5 100 (1.40%) Java
6 92 (1.29%) Python
7 86 (1.21%) C
8 76 (1.07%) VBScript
9 60 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 49 (0.69%) Ruby
11 45 (0.63%) Perl
11 45 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 44 (0.62%) PHP
13 25 (0.35%) Scala
13 25 (0.35%) VB.NET
14 24 (0.34%) Bourne shell
14 24 (0.34%) C++
14 24 (0.34%) Korn
15 19 (0.27%) VB
16 13 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,287 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 823 (11.54%) MCSE
3 518 (7.27%) Degree
4 460 (6.45%) MCSA
5 305 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
6 278 (3.90%) MCP
7 258 (3.62%) CCNA
8 228 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 149 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
9 149 (2.09%) Security Cleared
10 148 (2.08%) MCITP
11 97 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
12 89 (1.25%) CISSP
13 83 (1.16%) A+ Certification
14 80 (1.12%) CCA
15 77 (1.08%) PMI Certification
16 75 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
17 70 (0.98%) SC Cleared
18 67 (0.94%) CISM
19 63 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 512 (7.18%) SLA
2 156 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 134 (1.88%) GDPR
4 78 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 67 (0.94%) QA
6 51 (0.72%) PMO
7 46 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 15 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 13 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.070%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.042%) COSHH
14 3 (0.042%) GCP
14 3 (0.042%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.042%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.028%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.028%) P3O
16 1 (0.014%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3,894 (54.62%) Active Directory
2 1,440 (20.20%) Hyper-V
3 1,427 (20.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 522 (7.32%) XenApp
5 345 (4.84%) XenDesktop
6 292 (4.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 290 (4.07%) vSphere
8 261 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
9 181 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
10 178 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
11 89 (1.25%) BitLocker
12 68 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
13 56 (0.79%) VirtualBox
14 47 (0.66%) Terminal Services
15 41 (0.58%) XenServer
16 30 (0.42%) Firmware
17 25 (0.35%) DFS Replication
18 24 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
19 21 (0.29%) Docker
20 20 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1,061 (14.88%) SCCM
2 292 (4.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 192 (2.69%) SCOM
4 137 (1.92%) WSUS
5 128 (1.80%) Backup Exec
6 118 (1.66%) SCOrch
7 113 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 106 (1.49%) SCVMM
9 94 (1.32%) AirWatch
10 88 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 65 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
12 54 (0.76%) vCenter Server
13 52 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
13 52 (0.73%) SCSM
14 48 (0.67%) SCDPM
15 43 (0.60%) NetBackup
15 43 (0.60%) Puppet
16 40 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
17 39 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 35 (0.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4,416 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 2,356 (33.05%) VMware
3 1,328 (18.63%) Citrix
4 1,000 (14.03%) Cisco
5 429 (6.02%) Apple
6 388 (5.44%) HP
7 280 (3.93%) Google
8 232 (3.25%) Veeam
9 186 (2.61%) Oracle
10 166 (2.33%) Dell
11 163 (2.29%) Avaya
12 138 (1.94%) NetApp
13 133 (1.87%) Symantec
14 123 (1.73%) Meraki
15 112 (1.57%) EMC
16 104 (1.46%) McAfee
17 101 (1.42%) SolarWinds
17 101 (1.42%) Sophos
18 100 (1.40%) MobileIron
19 97 (1.36%) ServiceNow