Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 110 165
Rank change year-on-year +28 +55 +36
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 350 292 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.44% 2.54% 1.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.62% 23.16% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 294 198 135
West Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £39,323 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.36% -7.48% -10.53%
10th Percentile £23,125 £21,250 £21,550
90th Percentile £57,125 £57,725 £54,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1619 1261 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.92% 10.98% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 921 690
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,765 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,075 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +5.26%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the West Midlands

Office 365
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the West Midlands

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the West Midlands

Office 365
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Birmingham +26 180 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Warwickshire +20 29 £40,000 +41.59% 4
Solihull +13 27 £35,000 +7.69%
Staffordshire 0 24 £26,500 +17.78% 3
Coventry -29 23 £50,000 - 9
Worcestershire -4 20 £26,000 +15.56% 3
Shropshire +3 18 £42,490 -5.58% 3
Herefordshire - 6 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton +3 3 £39,000 +56.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £42,500 - 1
Walsall 0 1 £45,000 +42.86%
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 224 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 189 (54.00%) Windows
3 134 (38.29%) Active Directory
4 133 (38.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 119 (34.00%) VMware
6 103 (29.43%) ITIL
7 88 (25.14%) Windows Server
8 78 (22.29%) Hyper-V
9 77 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
10 75 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (20.29%) Citrix
12 67 (19.14%) SharePoint
13 64 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 63 (18.00%) Firewall
15 59 (16.86%) MS Exchange
16 55 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 52 (14.86%) SCCM
18 51 (14.57%) Windows 10
19 48 (13.71%) PowerShell
19 48 (13.71%) MCSE
20 46 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
21 45 (12.86%) Skype
22 41 (11.71%) Project Management
23 40 (11.43%) LAN
23 40 (11.43%) WAN
24 37 (10.57%) Windows 7
24 37 (10.57%) Data Centre
24 37 (10.57%) Presales
25 36 (10.29%) DNS
26 35 (10.00%) Skype for Business

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 67 (19.14%) SharePoint
2 59 (16.86%) MS Exchange
3 35 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 24 (6.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.86%) IIS
8 8 (2.29%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.29%) Confluence
11 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 77 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.14%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 133 (38.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (7.71%) SaaS
3 26 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (6.29%) IaaS
5 21 (6.00%) PaaS
6 13 (3.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.29%) npm
8 6 (1.71%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.14%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.86%) Yammer
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.57%) G Suite
12 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 63 (18.00%) Firewall
2 45 (12.86%) Skype
3 40 (11.43%) LAN
3 40 (11.43%) WAN
4 36 (10.29%) DNS
5 32 (9.14%) SAN
6 28 (8.00%) DHCP
7 27 (7.71%) TCP/IP
8 22 (6.29%) VLAN
9 20 (5.71%) VPN
10 17 (4.86%) VoIP
11 16 (4.57%) Network Security
12 9 (2.57%) Intranet
12 9 (2.57%) NAS
13 8 (2.29%) BGP
13 8 (2.29%) SSL
14 7 (2.00%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.71%) IPv6
15 6 (1.71%) PBX
16 5 (1.43%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.14%) Power BI
3 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.29%) MS Access
4 1 (0.29%) MySQL
4 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.29%) gulp
2 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.57%) JIRA
2 2 (0.57%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.29%) GitLab
3 1 (0.29%) Subversion
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (8.00%) Finance
2 15 (4.29%) Advertising
3 12 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.57%) Retail
4 9 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.86%) Automotive
5 3 (0.86%) Banking
5 3 (0.86%) Marketing
6 2 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (0.57%) French Language
6 2 (0.57%) German Language
6 2 (0.57%) Law
6 2 (0.57%) Legal
6 2 (0.57%) Polish Language
6 2 (0.57%) Publishing
6 2 (0.57%) Russian Language
6 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (18.86%) Analyst
2 40 (11.43%) Consultant
3 38 (10.86%) Architect
4 35 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (8.29%) Support Engineer
6 27 (7.71%) Desktop Support
7 24 (6.86%) Support Analyst
8 22 (6.29%) IT Support
9 21 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (5.71%) Developer
11 19 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (5.14%) SharePoint Developer
12 18 (5.14%) Technical Analyst
13 17 (4.86%) IT Manager
13 17 (4.86%) Service Manager
14 16 (4.57%) Technical Manager
15 15 (4.29%) IT Engineer
16 14 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 14 (4.00%) Service Analyst
16 14 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.29%) CSS
2 16 (4.57%) .NET
2 16 (4.57%) AngularJS
3 14 (4.00%) HTML
4 9 (2.57%) jQuery
5 8 (2.29%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (2.29%) LESS
5 8 (2.29%) REST
5 8 (2.29%) Sass
6 7 (2.00%) JSON
7 6 (1.71%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.71%) WAP
8 4 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (0.86%) XML
10 2 (0.57%) Node.js
10 2 (0.57%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.57%) WSH
10 2 (0.57%) XSLT
11 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.29%) Public Cloud
3 21 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.57%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.29%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.43%) Clustering
9 5 (1.43%) PKI
10 4 (1.14%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.14%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.14%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.57%) EPoS
12 2 (0.57%) iPhone
12 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 189 (54.00%) Windows
2 88 (25.14%) Windows Server
3 55 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (14.57%) Windows 10
5 46 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (10.57%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.43%) Linux
8 9 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.43%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.14%) Android
11 4 (1.14%) Unix
12 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.86%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (29.43%) ITIL
2 41 (11.71%) Project Management
3 37 (10.57%) Presales
4 32 (9.14%) Service Delivery
5 30 (8.57%) Change Management
6 29 (8.29%) Migration
7 26 (7.43%) Service Management
8 22 (6.29%) Customer Requirements
9 21 (6.00%) Line Management
10 20 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 19 (5.43%) CRM
11 19 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 19 (5.43%) Time Management
12 17 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.29%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.29%) Web Development
14 14 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.71%) PowerShell
2 23 (6.57%) C#
3 20 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 20 (5.71%) SQL
4 9 (2.57%) TypeScript
5 4 (1.14%) Python
5 4 (1.14%) VBScript
6 2 (0.57%) C
6 2 (0.57%) Java
6 2 (0.57%) VB
6 2 (0.57%) VBA
7 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (13.71%) MCSE
3 24 (6.86%) Citrix Certification
4 23 (6.57%) MCP
5 20 (5.71%) Degree
6 19 (5.43%) MCSA
6 19 (5.43%) Security Cleared
7 16 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.86%) CCA
10 9 (2.57%) MCSD
11 7 (2.00%) CCNA
11 7 (2.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.43%) CCIE
13 5 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.43%) MCITP
14 4 (1.14%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.43%) SLA
2 5 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.86%) PMO
5 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (38.29%) Active Directory
2 78 (22.29%) Hyper-V
3 75 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (8.29%) XenApp
5 13 (3.71%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (3.43%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.00%) vSphere
10 4 (1.14%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.14%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.57%) XenServer
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (14.86%) SCCM
2 15 (4.29%) SCOM
3 11 (3.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (2.57%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (2.29%) WSUS
6 6 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.14%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.86%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.57%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.29%) IBM BigFix
11 1 (0.29%) Kibana
11 1 (0.29%) Nagios
11 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.29%) SCSM
11 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 224 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 119 (34.00%) VMware
3 71 (20.29%) Citrix
4 34 (9.71%) Cisco
5 20 (5.71%) NetApp
5 20 (5.71%) Veeam
6 19 (5.43%) Dell
7 18 (5.14%) HP
8 13 (3.71%) EqualLogic
9 10 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.57%) Juniper
10 9 (2.57%) SAP
10 9 (2.57%) Sophos
10 9 (2.57%) Symantec
11 8 (2.29%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.00%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.71%) JD Edwards
14 5 (1.43%) Apple
14 5 (1.43%) CommVault
15 4 (1.14%) EMC