Period
to 25 April 2018

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

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 111 140
Rank change year-on-year +51 +29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 413 253 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.29% 2.62% 1.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.53% 22.41% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 333 213 187
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.82% -7.78% -14.29%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,600 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £63,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -16.67%

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 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 1,755 1,129 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.21% 11.70% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 905 746
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,400 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 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
Birmingham +19 181 £40,000 -11.11% 26
Coventry +30 71 £50,000 +53.85% 6
Warwickshire +34 39 £29,000 -13.75% 3
Staffordshire +5 32 £27,500 -8.33% 13
Solihull +11 24 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 16 £31,500 - 1
Worcestershire +31 11 £27,500 -27.87% 3
Walsall - 7 £45,000 - 1
Shropshire +15 5 £27,500 -23.08% 7
Wolverhampton -19 4 £23,000 -11.54% 2
Halesowen - 2 £19,250 -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 275 (66.59%) Windows
2 250 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 233 (56.42%) Active Directory
4 198 (47.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 171 (41.40%) VMware
6 159 (38.50%) Windows Server
7 123 (29.78%) Hyper-V
8 116 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 116 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 111 (26.88%) Windows 10
10 98 (23.73%) Citrix
10 98 (23.73%) SQL
11 92 (22.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 89 (21.55%) SharePoint
13 87 (21.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 73 (17.68%) MCSE
15 72 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
16 69 (16.71%) ITIL
17 67 (16.22%) SQL Server
17 67 (16.22%) DNS
17 67 (16.22%) XenApp
18 64 (15.50%) PowerShell
18 64 (15.50%) Firewall
18 64 (15.50%) Presales
19 62 (15.01%) Service Delivery
20 59 (14.29%) SAN
21 58 (14.04%) Migration
22 56 (13.56%) SCCM
23 55 (13.32%) Windows 7
24 53 (12.83%) DHCP

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 89 (21.55%) SharePoint
2 53 (12.83%) MS Exchange
3 28 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.87%) Skype for Business
7 13 (3.15%) IIS
8 9 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.24%) Apache
13 1 (0.24%) Moodle
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.73%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 198 (47.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.44%) IaaS
3 35 (8.47%) PaaS
4 32 (7.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (3.39%) Serverless
6 12 (2.91%) OneDrive
7 9 (2.18%) SaaS
8 8 (1.94%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.97%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (16.22%) DNS
2 64 (15.50%) Firewall
3 59 (14.29%) SAN
4 53 (12.83%) DHCP
5 50 (12.11%) TCP/IP
6 35 (8.47%) VLAN
7 33 (7.99%) LAN
8 29 (7.02%) Skype
8 29 (7.02%) VPN
8 29 (7.02%) WAN
9 23 (5.57%) Remote Desktop
10 19 (4.60%) VoIP
11 17 (4.12%) NAS
12 14 (3.39%) Network Security
13 12 (2.91%) NetScaler
14 8 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.69%) Internet
15 7 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (1.45%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (3.39%) Cosmos DB
3 14 (3.39%) Data Lake
3 14 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.48%) MySQL
11 2 (0.48%) Power BI
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.24%) QlikView
12 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (7.75%) Visual Studio Team System
2 28 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.48%) Ant
3 2 (0.48%) Chocolatey
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 35 (8.47%) Finance
2 22 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.18%) Marketing
4 9 (2.18%) Retail
5 6 (1.45%) Automotive
6 5 (1.21%) Advertising
7 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.73%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (14.29%) Consultant
2 52 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (10.17%) IT Support
4 40 (9.69%) Developer
5 39 (9.44%) Analyst
6 35 (8.47%) Architect
6 35 (8.47%) IT Engineer
7 34 (8.23%) .NET Developer
8 30 (7.26%) Technical Consultant
9 28 (6.78%) Support Engineer
10 26 (6.30%) Technical Manager
11 25 (6.05%) Administrator
12 24 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (5.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (5.57%) C# Developer
14 22 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
15 20 (4.84%) Support Analyst
16 18 (4.36%) IT Manager
16 18 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.65%) .NET
2 38 (9.20%) ASP.NET
3 37 (8.96%) .NET Framework
4 35 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 35 (8.47%) CSS
4 35 (8.47%) HTML
5 28 (6.78%) Entity Framework
5 28 (6.78%) WCF
6 25 (6.05%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.39%) .NET Core
7 14 (3.39%) Backbone.js
7 14 (3.39%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (2.66%) OAuth
9 8 (1.94%) WSH
10 7 (1.69%) React
11 6 (1.45%) Software Packaging
12 4 (0.97%) RESTful
13 3 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (0.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.47%) User Experience
3 24 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.84%) Public Cloud
5 18 (4.36%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.39%) Graphic Design
7 12 (2.91%) Clustering
7 12 (2.91%) Private Cloud
8 11 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.18%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.94%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.45%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.21%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.21%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.21%) Fintech
13 5 (1.21%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.73%) PDA
15 3 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 275 (66.59%) Windows
2 159 (38.50%) Windows Server
3 116 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (26.88%) Windows 10
5 92 (22.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (13.32%) Windows 7
7 34 (8.23%) Linux
8 21 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.94%) Unix
10 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.21%) Android
12 5 (1.21%) CentOS
12 5 (1.21%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.73%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.71%) ITIL
2 64 (15.50%) Presales
3 62 (15.01%) Service Delivery
4 58 (14.04%) Migration
5 44 (10.65%) Project Management
6 40 (9.69%) CRM
7 39 (9.44%) Customer Requirements
8 37 (8.96%) MVC
9 35 (8.47%) Analytics
10 33 (7.99%) Line Management
10 33 (7.99%) Web Development
11 32 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (7.02%) Mobile Device Management
13 26 (6.30%) Waterfall
14 25 (6.05%) Change Management
14 25 (6.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 23 (5.57%) Application Virtualisation
16 22 (5.33%) Data Protection
16 22 (5.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 98 (23.73%) SQL
2 64 (15.50%) PowerShell
3 49 (11.86%) C#
4 47 (11.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.87%) VBScript
6 14 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.97%) Python
7 4 (0.97%) VB
8 3 (0.73%) VBA
9 2 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 87 (21.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (17.68%) MCSE
3 37 (8.96%) MCSA
4 27 (6.54%) Degree
5 24 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (4.60%) Security Cleared
7 17 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (3.63%) CCA
9 13 (3.15%) MCP
10 12 (2.91%) MCITP
11 9 (2.18%) DBS Check
12 8 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.97%) CCENT
14 4 (0.97%) CCNA
15 3 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
16 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
16 2 (0.48%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.60%) SLA
2 6 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 233 (56.42%) Active Directory
2 123 (29.78%) Hyper-V
3 116 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (16.22%) XenApp
5 50 (12.11%) XenDesktop
6 37 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
10 17 (4.12%) vSphere
11 9 (2.18%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.69%) BitLocker
12 7 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.21%) Firmware
13 5 (1.21%) Squid
14 4 (0.97%) Docker
15 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 56 (13.56%) SCCM
2 41 (9.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 33 (7.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 32 (7.75%) SCOrch
5 22 (5.33%) SCDPM
6 21 (5.08%) SCSM
6 21 (5.08%) SCVMM
7 16 (3.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 12 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (2.91%) WSUS
9 11 (2.66%) SCOM
10 6 (1.45%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.45%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.48%) IBM BigFix
12 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.48%) Nagios
12 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.48%) Puppet
12 2 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 250 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 171 (41.40%) VMware
3 98 (23.73%) Citrix
4 34 (8.23%) Cisco
5 17 (4.12%) HP
6 16 (3.87%) Capita
7 14 (3.39%) MobileIron
7 14 (3.39%) Veeam
8 13 (3.15%) Apple
8 13 (3.15%) Sophos
9 11 (2.66%) NetApp
9 11 (2.66%) NVIDIA
9 11 (2.66%) Symantec
10 10 (2.42%) Dell
11 9 (2.18%) IBM
11 9 (2.18%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.94%) Remedy
13 7 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.69%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.45%) AVG