Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 71 112
Rank change year-on-year +28 +41 +62
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 7,807 7,006 4,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.38% 4.06% 2.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.91% 17.30% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6,478 5,896 4,221
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.10%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 41,277 40,500 27,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.42% 23.49% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,258 33,007 23,084
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +32 7,339 £40,000 - 501
UK excluding London +36 4,652 £37,500 +7.14% 366
London +17 2,898 £45,000 - 158
South East +33 1,443 £37,500 +7.14% 87
North of England +28 1,025 £35,000 +7.69% 100
Midlands +27 801 £40,000 +5.96% 77
East of England +54 576 £37,000 +5.71% 37
South West +19 570 £38,000 +20.63% 45
West Midlands +25 517 £42,500 +11.84% 53
North West +25 488 £35,000 +16.67% 65
Yorkshire +15 429 £35,000 +6.06% 25
East Midlands +27 281 £35,000 -6.67% 24
Scotland +14 176 £34,000 -8.11% 17
North East +44 108 £36,404 +21.35% 10
Wales -7 64 £37,000 +34.55% 5
Northern Ireland -13 27 £39,500 +24.41%
Channel Islands -6 1 £60,000 -7.69% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 5,088 (65.17%) Windows
2 4,577 (58.63%) Microsoft
3 4,558 (58.38%) Active Directory
4 3,330 (42.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 2,620 (33.56%) Windows Server
6 2,489 (31.88%) VMware
7 1,873 (23.99%) Windows 10
8 1,804 (23.11%) Microsoft Office
9 1,673 (21.43%) ITIL
10 1,526 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1,496 (19.16%) SharePoint
12 1,461 (18.71%) Hyper-V
13 1,390 (17.80%) Firewall
14 1,328 (17.01%) MS Exchange
15 1,256 (16.09%) DNS
16 1,230 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 1,229 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 1,225 (15.69%) PowerShell
19 1,206 (15.45%) Cisco
20 1,177 (15.08%) Citrix
21 1,171 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
22 1,158 (14.83%) Windows 7
23 1,133 (14.51%) SCCM
24 1,125 (14.41%) Finance
25 1,078 (13.81%) DHCP
26 971 (12.44%) SQL
27 956 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
28 944 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
29 912 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
30 853 (10.93%) 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 1,496 (19.16%) SharePoint
2 1,328 (17.01%) MS Exchange
3 658 (8.43%) Skype for Business
4 410 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 319 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 193 (2.47%) IIS
7 94 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 89 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 80 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 64 (0.82%) CMS
11 59 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 56 (0.72%) Confluence
13 44 (0.56%) IBM Notes
14 34 (0.44%) Apache
15 30 (0.38%) IBM Domino
16 18 (0.23%) Tomcat
17 13 (0.17%) nginx
17 13 (0.17%) SAS
18 12 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
18 12 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1,804 (23.11%) Microsoft Office
2 203 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 118 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.12%) Figma
9 9 (0.12%) InVision
9 9 (0.12%) Marvel
9 9 (0.12%) Sketch
10 8 (0.10%) CATIA
11 6 (0.077%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.064%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.038%) Photoshop
15 2 (0.026%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 2 (0.026%) Revit
15 2 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 153 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
2 20 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
5 11 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 9 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.090%) Odoo
7 7 (0.090%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.077%) Q-Pulse
9 5 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.064%) Sage CRM
9 5 (0.064%) SAP MDG
9 5 (0.064%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.051%) Line 50
10 4 (0.051%) Line 500
10 4 (0.051%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3,330 (42.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 956 (12.25%) Amazon AWS
3 625 (8.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 423 (5.42%) IaaS
5 321 (4.11%) PaaS
6 288 (3.69%) OneDrive
7 266 (3.41%) SaaS
8 264 (3.38%) Power Platform
9 174 (2.23%) G Suite
10 169 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
11 140 (1.79%) Mimecast
12 108 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
13 107 (1.37%) PowerApps
14 85 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
15 72 (0.92%) Yammer
16 57 (0.73%) Azure Stack
17 43 (0.55%) Serverless
18 42 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 30 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
20 27 (0.35%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1,390 (17.80%) Firewall
2 1,256 (16.09%) DNS
3 1,078 (13.81%) DHCP
4 823 (10.54%) LAN
5 803 (10.29%) WAN
6 785 (10.06%) Skype
7 760 (9.73%) TCP/IP
8 659 (8.44%) VPN
9 533 (6.83%) SAN
10 453 (5.80%) VoIP
11 342 (4.38%) VLAN
12 329 (4.21%) Wireless
13 259 (3.32%) Internet
14 258 (3.30%) Network Security
15 217 (2.78%) Unified Communications
16 188 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
17 178 (2.28%) Remote Desktop
18 171 (2.19%) MPLS
19 124 (1.59%) NAS
20 120 (1.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 853 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 196 (2.51%) Power BI
3 97 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 89 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 72 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 64 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 51 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
10 41 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 39 (0.50%) MySQL
12 38 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
13 28 (0.36%) MongoDB
14 25 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (0.31%) Hadoop
16 23 (0.29%) Cosmos DB
17 21 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.26%) Redis
19 19 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 189 (2.42%) JIRA
2 101 (1.29%) Jenkins
3 99 (1.27%) Cucumber
3 99 (1.27%) Selenium
4 98 (1.26%) SoapUI
5 90 (1.15%) Visual Studio
6 88 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 86 (1.10%) JMeter
8 66 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 59 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 58 (0.74%) Appium
10 58 (0.74%) Buildbot
10 58 (0.74%) Ranorex
10 58 (0.74%) WATIR
11 46 (0.59%) Gatling
11 46 (0.59%) NeoLoad
11 46 (0.59%) WebLOAD
12 40 (0.51%) LoadRunner
13 36 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
14 32 (0.41%) TestRail
General
1 1,125 (14.41%) Finance
2 362 (4.64%) Retail
3 232 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 224 (2.87%) Legal
5 210 (2.69%) Law
6 184 (2.36%) Banking
7 123 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 86 (1.10%) Marketing
9 79 (1.01%) Advertising
10 65 (0.83%) Electronics
11 58 (0.74%) Back Office
12 32 (0.41%) Games
13 31 (0.40%) Billing
14 24 (0.31%) Publishing
15 20 (0.26%) Front Office
16 18 (0.23%) Automotive
17 17 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.17%) Financial Institution
20 11 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,415 (18.12%) Analyst
2 1,042 (13.35%) Support Engineer
3 998 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 942 (12.07%) IT Support
5 683 (8.75%) Support Analyst
6 675 (8.65%) IT Engineer
7 530 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 496 (6.35%) Architect
9 487 (6.24%) IT Analyst
10 472 (6.05%) Consultant
11 398 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 398 (5.10%) IT Support Engineer
12 354 (4.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 336 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
14 314 (4.02%) Service Analyst
15 303 (3.88%) Desktop Support
16 301 (3.86%) IT Manager
17 293 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
18 286 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
19 279 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (3.19%) .NET
2 176 (2.25%) Web Services
3 167 (2.14%) HTML
4 141 (1.81%) CSS
5 92 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 78 (1.00%) XML
7 64 (0.82%) jQuery
8 62 (0.79%) LDAP
9 52 (0.67%) JSON
10 47 (0.60%) HTML5
11 44 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (0.53%) Software Packaging
14 40 (0.51%) SAML
15 36 (0.46%) COM
15 36 (0.46%) Middleware
15 36 (0.46%) React
15 36 (0.46%) REST
15 36 (0.46%) SOAP
16 29 (0.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 498 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 494 (6.33%) Data Centre
3 323 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
4 274 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 202 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 186 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
7 185 (2.37%) Public Cloud
8 169 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 167 (2.14%) Clustering
10 146 (1.87%) User Experience
11 128 (1.64%) Replication
12 116 (1.49%) iPhone
13 102 (1.31%) Fintech
14 101 (1.29%) Smartphone
15 100 (1.28%) iPad
16 76 (0.97%) PKI
17 66 (0.85%) Fat Client
17 66 (0.85%) Thin Client
18 63 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
19 62 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5,088 (65.17%) Windows
2 2,620 (33.56%) Windows Server
3 1,873 (23.99%) Windows 10
4 1,229 (15.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,158 (14.83%) Windows 7
6 944 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 643 (8.24%) Linux
8 370 (4.74%) Windows 8
9 211 (2.70%) Android
10 195 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 185 (2.37%) Apple iOS
12 162 (2.08%) Mac OS
13 154 (1.97%) Mac OS X
14 103 (1.32%) Windows XP
15 92 (1.18%) Unix
16 54 (0.69%) CentOS
17 52 (0.67%) Ubuntu
18 47 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 41 (0.53%) Windows 2000
20 18 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,673 (21.43%) ITIL
2 1,230 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 912 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
4 834 (10.68%) Migration
5 749 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 619 (7.93%) Project Management
7 504 (6.46%) Presales
8 457 (5.85%) Service Delivery
9 418 (5.35%) Service Management
10 354 (4.53%) CRM
11 351 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 344 (4.41%) Mentoring
13 332 (4.25%) DevOps
14 314 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
15 290 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
16 284 (3.64%) Change Management
17 274 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
18 268 (3.43%) PRINCE2
19 253 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
20 252 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1,225 (15.69%) PowerShell
2 971 (12.44%) SQL
3 255 (3.27%) C#
4 237 (3.04%) Python
5 203 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 156 (2.00%) C
7 106 (1.36%) Java
8 105 (1.34%) Bash Shell
9 104 (1.33%) PHP
10 83 (1.06%) Scala
11 76 (0.97%) Ruby
12 64 (0.82%) C++
13 61 (0.78%) VBScript
14 56 (0.72%) T-SQL
15 45 (0.58%) Perl
16 35 (0.45%) R
17 32 (0.41%) Shell Script
18 24 (0.31%) VBA
19 18 (0.23%) VB
20 17 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,171 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 707 (9.06%) MCSE
3 537 (6.88%) MCSA
4 526 (6.74%) Degree
5 382 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
6 303 (3.88%) CCNA
7 294 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 285 (3.65%) MCP
9 202 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 193 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
11 180 (2.31%) SC Cleared
12 132 (1.69%) MCITP
13 115 (1.47%) CCNP
13 115 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
14 111 (1.42%) A+ Certification
15 91 (1.17%) CISSP
16 89 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
17 62 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 51 (0.65%) CCA
19 44 (0.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 554 (7.10%) SLA
2 204 (2.61%) GDPR
3 168 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 99 (1.27%) PMO
5 61 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 57 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 53 (0.68%) QA
8 42 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 36 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 21 (0.27%) COBIT
11 13 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.064%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.038%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.026%) ISO 22301
16 1 (0.013%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4,558 (58.38%) Active Directory
2 1,526 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,461 (18.71%) Hyper-V
4 426 (5.46%) vSphere
5 375 (4.80%) XenApp
6 287 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
7 241 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 143 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
9 131 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 104 (1.33%) Docker
11 97 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 96 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
13 83 (1.06%) BitLocker
14 55 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 39 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
16 37 (0.47%) Terminal Services
17 31 (0.40%) Firmware
17 31 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 26 (0.33%) VMware NSX
19 22 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1,133 (14.51%) SCCM
2 481 (6.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 187 (2.40%) SCOM
4 159 (2.04%) WSUS
5 126 (1.61%) Backup Exec
6 106 (1.36%) Ansible
7 89 (1.14%) AirWatch
8 88 (1.13%) SCVMM
9 84 (1.08%) Puppet
10 77 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
11 76 (0.97%) Kubernetes
12 75 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
13 72 (0.92%) vCenter Server
14 65 (0.83%) SCOrch
15 60 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 51 (0.65%) Terraform
17 40 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
17 40 (0.51%) NetBackup
18 38 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
19 33 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4,577 (58.63%) Microsoft
2 2,489 (31.88%) VMware
3 1,206 (15.45%) Cisco
4 1,177 (15.08%) Citrix
5 523 (6.70%) HP
6 304 (3.89%) Veeam
7 283 (3.62%) Dell
8 270 (3.46%) Apple
9 256 (3.28%) Google
10 217 (2.78%) NetApp
11 178 (2.28%) Avaya
12 162 (2.08%) Meraki
13 141 (1.81%) Symantec
14 136 (1.74%) Oracle
15 131 (1.68%) EMC
16 124 (1.59%) Sophos
17 120 (1.54%) ServiceNow
18 118 (1.51%) SAP
19 103 (1.32%) IBM
19 103 (1.32%) Mitel