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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 60 40
Rank change year-on-year -24 -20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 3,215 1,805 580
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.13% 4.88% 6.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.49% 10.14% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,674 1,650 501
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £46,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% -16.36% -8.33%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £76,025 £75,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - - +6.25%

Microsoft 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 WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 37,867 17,797 3,859
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.64% 48.11% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20,611 14,094 3,340
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -8.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Microsoft 365
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Microsoft 365 trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft 365.

Microsoft 365 salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Microsoft 365 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Microsoft 365 job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 2,216 (68.93%) Microsoft
2 1,793 (55.77%) Azure
3 1,573 (48.93%) Windows
4 1,527 (47.50%) Active Directory
5 975 (30.33%) Social Skills
6 857 (26.66%) SharePoint
7 822 (25.57%) Windows Server
8 640 (19.91%) ITIL
9 638 (19.84%) VMware
10 535 (16.64%) Windows 10
11 513 (15.96%) Azure Active Directory
12 473 (14.71%) Firewall
13 472 (14.68%) DNS
14 462 (14.37%) Microsoft Office
15 445 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 441 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
17 438 (13.62%) Finance
18 436 (13.56%) Microsoft Intune
19 435 (13.53%) PowerShell
20 424 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 422 (13.13%) Agile
22 413 (12.85%) AWS
23 389 (12.10%) DHCP
24 366 (11.38%) SCCM
25 354 (11.01%) Project Management
26 344 (10.70%) SQL
27 336 (10.45%) Migration
28 314 (9.77%) Power Platform
29 313 (9.74%) MS Exchange
30 306 (9.52%) Citrix

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 857 (26.66%) SharePoint
2 313 (9.74%) MS Exchange
3 93 (2.89%) IIS
4 44 (1.37%) Skype for Business
5 32 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (0.81%) Confluence
7 21 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (0.59%) Apache
9 18 (0.56%) WordPress
10 16 (0.50%) CMS
11 10 (0.31%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.19%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.093%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.062%) Drupal
16 2 (0.062%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 462 (14.37%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 83 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
4 81 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.093%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.093%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.093%) InDesign
8 3 (0.093%) Sketch
9 2 (0.062%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.062%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.062%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.031%) Blender
10 1 (0.031%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 53 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 53 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
2 10 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.093%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.062%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.062%) Eikon
7 2 (0.062%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.062%) Magento
7 2 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.062%) Shopify
7 2 (0.062%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.031%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.031%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,793 (55.77%) Azure
2 513 (15.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 413 (12.85%) AWS
4 314 (9.77%) Power Platform
5 252 (7.84%) SaaS
6 245 (7.62%) OneDrive
7 170 (5.29%) Dynamics 365
8 152 (4.73%) PaaS
9 140 (4.35%) IaaS
10 128 (3.98%) PowerApps
11 118 (3.67%) Azure DevOps
12 96 (2.99%) Power Automate
13 84 (2.61%) Mimecast
14 83 (2.58%) Google Workspace
15 75 (2.33%) Azure Sentinel
16 38 (1.18%) Yammer
17 36 (1.12%) Azure Monitor
17 36 (1.12%) Serverless
18 35 (1.09%) Azure Logic Apps
19 34 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 473 (14.71%) Firewall
2 472 (14.68%) DNS
3 389 (12.10%) DHCP
4 296 (9.21%) WAN
5 261 (8.12%) LAN
6 241 (7.50%) VPN
7 236 (7.34%) TCP/IP
8 153 (4.76%) SAN
9 151 (4.70%) VLAN
10 129 (4.01%) Wi-Fi
11 99 (3.08%) VoIP
12 91 (2.83%) Wireless
13 83 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
14 76 (2.36%) Network Security
15 63 (1.96%) MPLS
16 58 (1.80%) Internet
17 55 (1.71%) Skype
18 48 (1.49%) NAS
19 36 (1.12%) WLAN
20 35 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 169 (5.26%) Power BI
3 32 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
4 29 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (0.90%) MySQL
5 26 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.34%) Big Data
8 11 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.31%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.25%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.22%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.16%) GIS
13 5 (0.16%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.16%) Metadata
13 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.16%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.12%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 58 (1.80%) JIRA
2 49 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 26 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.44%) Burp Suite
4 14 (0.44%) Emacs
5 10 (0.31%) MSI
5 10 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.22%) GCC
6 7 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.22%) Postman
7 5 (0.16%) GitLab
7 5 (0.16%) Maven
8 4 (0.12%) AdminStudio
8 4 (0.12%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.12%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.12%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.093%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.062%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.062%) Yeoman
General
1 975 (30.33%) Social Skills
2 438 (13.62%) Finance
3 266 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 175 (5.44%) Public Sector
5 154 (4.79%) Legal
6 141 (4.39%) Retail
7 114 (3.55%) Manufacturing
8 112 (3.48%) Law
9 111 (3.45%) Presentation Skills
10 105 (3.27%) Organisational Skills
11 89 (2.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 83 (2.58%) Telecoms
13 70 (2.18%) Marketing
14 61 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
15 44 (1.37%) Advertising
16 35 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
17 34 (1.06%) Banking
18 32 (1.00%) Games
19 25 (0.78%) Local Government
20 21 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 560 (17.42%) Analyst
2 351 (10.92%) Support Engineer
3 342 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 336 (10.45%) IT Support
5 258 (8.02%) IT Engineer
6 230 (7.15%) Support Analyst
7 179 (5.57%) Project Manager
8 175 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 170 (5.29%) Consultant
10 155 (4.82%) Architect
11 149 (4.63%) IT Support Engineer
12 144 (4.48%) IT Analyst
13 137 (4.26%) IT Manager
14 132 (4.11%) Developer
14 132 (4.11%) Service Analyst
15 119 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 115 (3.58%) Service Desk Analyst
17 111 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 93 (2.89%) Azure Engineer
19 89 (2.77%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (3.39%) .NET
2 72 (2.24%) HTML
3 60 (1.87%) CSS
4 54 (1.68%) React
5 53 (1.65%) ASP.NET
6 38 (1.18%) REST
7 36 (1.12%) .NET Framework
8 32 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (0.84%) SAML
9 27 (0.84%) Web Services
10 24 (0.75%) LDAP
11 22 (0.68%) COM
12 20 (0.62%) .NET Core
12 20 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (0.62%) HTML5
12 20 (0.62%) OAuth
13 17 (0.53%) Entity Framework
14 16 (0.50%) CSS3
15 15 (0.47%) RESTful
15 15 (0.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 172 (5.35%) Data Centre
2 153 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 119 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 117 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 67 (2.08%) User Experience
6 66 (2.05%) Driving Licence
7 46 (1.43%) IoT
8 42 (1.31%) Replication
9 41 (1.28%) Clustering
10 36 (1.12%) PKI
11 35 (1.09%) iPhone
12 34 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 32 (1.00%) e-Learning
14 31 (0.96%) Cyberattack
15 27 (0.84%) NHS
16 26 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
16 26 (0.81%) Legacy Systems
17 23 (0.72%) Cybercrime
17 23 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,573 (48.93%) Windows
2 822 (25.57%) Windows Server
3 535 (16.64%) Windows 10
4 257 (7.99%) Linux
5 220 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 193 (6.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 148 (4.60%) Windows Server 2019
8 95 (2.95%) Android
9 84 (2.61%) Mac OS
10 77 (2.40%) Apple iOS
11 69 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (2.12%) Windows 7
13 46 (1.43%) Kali Linux
13 46 (1.43%) Ubuntu
14 27 (0.84%) Unix
15 14 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.40%) CentOS
16 13 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (19.91%) ITIL
2 441 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
3 424 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 422 (13.13%) Agile
5 354 (11.01%) Project Management
6 336 (10.45%) Migration
7 284 (8.83%) Cybersecurity
8 261 (8.12%) Service Delivery
9 260 (8.09%) Project Delivery
10 253 (7.87%) DevOps
11 226 (7.03%) Service Management
12 215 (6.69%) Mentoring
13 182 (5.66%) Information Security
14 179 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 178 (5.54%) Change Management
16 175 (5.44%) CRM
17 173 (5.38%) Presales
18 166 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
19 150 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
20 141 (4.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 435 (13.53%) PowerShell
2 344 (10.70%) SQL
3 92 (2.86%) C#
4 79 (2.46%) JavaScript
5 71 (2.21%) Python
6 50 (1.56%) TypeScript
7 34 (1.06%) C
8 30 (0.93%) Bash
9 28 (0.87%) Java
10 17 (0.53%) PHP
11 16 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 12 (0.37%) VB
13 9 (0.28%) Bicep
13 9 (0.28%) VBScript
14 8 (0.25%) Go
14 8 (0.25%) VBA
15 6 (0.19%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.16%) Perl
16 5 (0.16%) RPG
17 4 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 268 (8.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 189 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 185 (5.75%) Degree
4 167 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 120 (3.73%) MCSE
6 96 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (2.64%) MCSA
8 80 (2.49%) CCNA
9 65 (2.02%) CISSP
10 57 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 52 (1.62%) DBS Check
12 43 (1.34%) MCP
13 42 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
14 32 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
15 29 (0.90%) A+ Certification
16 26 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 26 (0.81%) PMI Certification
17 23 (0.72%) CCNP
17 23 (0.72%) CISM
18 22 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (7.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 217 (6.75%) SLA
3 140 (4.35%) GDPR
4 122 (3.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 71 (2.21%) QA
6 69 (2.15%) PCI DSS
7 59 (1.84%) NIST
8 44 (1.37%) NCSC
9 37 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 24 (0.75%) HIPAA
11 23 (0.72%) PMO
12 20 (0.62%) Data Quality
13 15 (0.47%) Accessibility
13 15 (0.47%) GRC
14 13 (0.40%) ISO 9001
15 11 (0.34%) SOC 2
16 7 (0.22%) COBIT
16 7 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 7 (0.22%) SOC 1
17 4 (0.12%) GxP
System Software
1 1,527 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 445 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (8.65%) Hyper-V
4 126 (3.92%) vSphere
5 123 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
6 92 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 48 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 47 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
9 44 (1.37%) XenApp
10 43 (1.34%) XenDesktop
11 42 (1.31%) Docker
12 31 (0.96%) BitLocker
13 24 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 23 (0.72%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 19 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (0.59%) Terminal Services
16 17 (0.53%) VMware NSX
17 9 (0.28%) Firmware
18 8 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
19 7 (0.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 436 (13.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 366 (11.38%) SCCM
3 72 (2.24%) Single Sign-On
4 57 (1.77%) WSUS
5 55 (1.71%) Terraform
6 53 (1.65%) Jamf Pro
7 52 (1.62%) vCenter Server
8 49 (1.52%) SCOM
9 47 (1.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 46 (1.43%) Kubernetes
11 42 (1.31%) Ansible
12 25 (0.78%) FortiGate
13 23 (0.72%) SCSM
14 16 (0.50%) Backup Exec
15 12 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (0.37%) Nagios
16 11 (0.34%) CASB
16 11 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
17 10 (0.31%) Puppet
18 9 (0.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2,216 (68.93%) Microsoft
2 638 (19.84%) VMware
3 306 (9.52%) Citrix
4 303 (9.42%) Cisco
5 166 (5.16%) Google
6 158 (4.91%) Apple
7 118 (3.67%) Veeam
8 113 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 107 (3.33%) HP
10 90 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
11 87 (2.71%) Northgate
12 81 (2.52%) Adobe
13 68 (2.12%) Civica
14 64 (1.99%) Meraki
15 61 (1.90%) Oracle
15 61 (1.90%) Sophos
16 37 (1.15%) SAP
17 36 (1.12%) Dell
17 36 (1.12%) Forcepoint
17 36 (1.12%) Palo Alto