Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 110 156
Rank change year-on-year +45 +46 +15
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 393 255 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.98% 2.47% 1.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.95% 21.59% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 321 199 154
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.03% -21.43%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £20,575
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -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 1,641 1,181 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.63% 11.46% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,272 904 735
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,175
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +28 169 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Coventry +12 68 £50,000 +23.46% 9
Staffordshire +24 34 £27,500 -19.12% 10
Solihull +4 32 £36,750 -13.53% 3
Warwickshire +28 31 £33,500 +21.82% 10
Sutton Coldfield - 14 £37,000 - 3
Worcestershire +11 12 £26,000 +15.56% 5
Shropshire +10 5 £36,056 -19.88% 2
Walsall -1 4 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Herefordshire +16 2 £40,000 +81.82%
Halesowen - 2 £19,250 - 1
Wolverhampton -20 1 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 252 (64.12%) Windows
2 234 (59.54%) Microsoft
3 207 (52.67%) Active Directory
4 195 (49.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 165 (41.98%) VMware
6 143 (36.39%) Windows Server
7 125 (31.81%) Hyper-V
8 123 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 97 (24.68%) ITIL
10 96 (24.43%) Citrix
11 90 (22.90%) Windows 10
12 87 (22.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 84 (21.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 81 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 80 (20.36%) Firewall
16 78 (19.85%) Microsoft Office
17 77 (19.59%) SharePoint
18 73 (18.58%) MCSE
19 71 (18.07%) SQL
20 66 (16.79%) Service Delivery
21 65 (16.54%) Presales
22 64 (16.28%) MS Exchange
23 61 (15.52%) SAN
24 58 (14.76%) Data Centre
25 56 (14.25%) DNS
26 55 (13.99%) XenApp
27 51 (12.98%) SQL Server
28 49 (12.47%) SCCM
29 48 (12.21%) Migration
30 46 (11.70%) PowerShell

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 77 (19.59%) SharePoint
2 64 (16.28%) MS Exchange
3 27 (6.87%) Skype for Business
4 22 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (3.05%) IIS
8 8 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.25%) Confluence
12 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 78 (19.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (49.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (7.89%) IaaS
4 28 (7.12%) PaaS
5 25 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (3.56%) Serverless
7 11 (2.80%) OneDrive
8 8 (2.04%) SaaS
9 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.76%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.51%) Yammer
12 1 (0.25%) G Suite
12 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 80 (20.36%) Firewall
2 61 (15.52%) SAN
3 56 (14.25%) DNS
4 43 (10.94%) DHCP
5 40 (10.18%) LAN
6 38 (9.67%) Skype
7 37 (9.41%) TCP/IP
8 36 (9.16%) WAN
9 28 (7.12%) VLAN
10 24 (6.11%) VPN
11 17 (4.33%) NAS
11 17 (4.33%) Network Security
12 15 (3.82%) VoIP
13 14 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (2.80%) NetScaler
15 8 (2.04%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.78%) Internet
17 6 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
17 6 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
18 5 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (1.78%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (1.78%) Data Lake
4 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.53%) Power BI
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.25%) MS Access
9 1 (0.25%) MySQL
9 1 (0.25%) QlikView
9 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (6.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 22 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.51%) Chocolatey
3 2 (0.51%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.25%) Ant
4 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.25%) GitLab
4 1 (0.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (7.12%) Finance
2 13 (3.31%) Retail
3 10 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.29%) Marketing
4 9 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.78%) Advertising
6 5 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (0.51%) Banking
7 2 (0.51%) Law
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (14.25%) Consultant
2 46 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (10.69%) Analyst
4 36 (9.16%) Architect
5 33 (8.40%) Technical Manager
6 32 (8.14%) Developer
7 30 (7.63%) Support Engineer
8 26 (6.62%) Service Manager
9 25 (6.36%) .NET Developer
9 25 (6.36%) Desktop Support
9 25 (6.36%) IT Manager
9 25 (6.36%) Technical Consultant
9 25 (6.36%) Technical Services Manager
10 24 (6.11%) IT Engineer
10 24 (6.11%) IT Support
11 22 (5.60%) Administrator
12 21 (5.34%) Support Analyst
13 19 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (4.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 18 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.65%) .NET
2 30 (7.63%) ASP.NET
3 29 (7.38%) CSS
3 29 (7.38%) HTML
4 26 (6.62%) .NET Framework
4 26 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (6.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (5.34%) Entity Framework
5 21 (5.34%) WCF
6 17 (4.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.78%) .NET Core
7 7 (1.78%) Backbone.js
7 7 (1.78%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (1.53%) OAuth
9 5 (1.27%) React
9 5 (1.27%) Software Packaging
10 4 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (1.02%) WSH
11 3 (0.76%) RESTful
12 2 (0.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.76%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.87%) Public Cloud
3 20 (5.09%) User Experience
4 18 (4.58%) Driving Licence
5 14 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (2.54%) Clustering
9 9 (2.29%) Smartphone
10 8 (2.04%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.78%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.78%) Graphic Design
12 6 (1.53%) Fintech
13 5 (1.27%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.27%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.76%) PDA
15 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
15 2 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 252 (64.12%) Windows
2 143 (36.39%) Windows Server
3 90 (22.90%) Windows 10
4 87 (22.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (10.94%) Windows 7
7 27 (6.87%) Linux
8 15 (3.82%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.04%) Unix
10 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.27%) CentOS
12 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.27%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.02%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.51%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.25%) Android
15 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (24.68%) ITIL
2 66 (16.79%) Service Delivery
3 65 (16.54%) Presales
4 48 (12.21%) Migration
5 44 (11.20%) Project Management
6 42 (10.69%) Line Management
7 36 (9.16%) Customer Requirements
8 35 (8.91%) CRM
9 29 (7.38%) Analytics
9 29 (7.38%) Change Management
10 28 (7.12%) MVC
11 25 (6.36%) Time Management
12 24 (6.11%) Web Development
13 23 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (5.09%) Matrix Management
14 20 (5.09%) Validation
15 19 (4.83%) Service Management
15 19 (4.83%) Waterfall
16 16 (4.07%) Data Protection
16 16 (4.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 71 (18.07%) SQL
2 46 (11.70%) PowerShell
3 41 (10.43%) C#
4 35 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.04%) VBScript
6 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.02%) Python
8 3 (0.76%) VBA
9 2 (0.51%) C
10 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (21.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (18.58%) MCSE
3 35 (8.91%) MCSA
4 27 (6.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (6.62%) Citrix Certification
6 22 (5.60%) Degree
7 20 (5.09%) Security Cleared
8 18 (4.58%) MCP
9 17 (4.33%) CCA
10 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.29%) MCITP
12 7 (1.78%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.78%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.53%) CCNA
13 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (1.27%) CCENT
14 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (0.76%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.82%) SLA
2 7 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) GDPR
5 2 (0.51%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 207 (52.67%) Active Directory
2 125 (31.81%) Hyper-V
3 123 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (13.99%) XenApp
5 34 (8.65%) XenDesktop
6 26 (6.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (3.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (1.78%) VirtualBox
11 6 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.53%) vSphere
12 5 (1.27%) Squid
13 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.02%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.76%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.76%) Docker
15 2 (0.51%) Firmware
16 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (12.47%) SCCM
2 30 (7.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (6.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 23 (5.85%) SCOrch
5 20 (5.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 16 (4.07%) WSUS
7 15 (3.82%) SCOM
8 13 (3.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 13 (3.31%) SCDPM
9 12 (3.05%) SCSM
9 12 (3.05%) SCVMM
10 9 (2.29%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.76%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.51%) IBM BigFix
13 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.51%) Puppet
13 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.51%) Terraform
14 1 (0.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 234 (59.54%) Microsoft
2 165 (41.98%) VMware
3 96 (24.43%) Citrix
4 31 (7.89%) Cisco
5 22 (5.60%) Dell
5 22 (5.60%) NetApp
6 18 (4.58%) HP
7 16 (4.07%) Capita
8 14 (3.56%) Veeam
9 13 (3.31%) EqualLogic
9 13 (3.31%) Sophos
9 13 (3.31%) Symantec
10 11 (2.80%) Apple
10 11 (2.80%) NVIDIA
11 9 (2.29%) Fortinet
12 8 (2.04%) IBM
12 8 (2.04%) MobileIron
13 6 (1.53%) AVG
13 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.53%) Remedy