Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 29 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 365 392 339 435
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.77% 6.85% 5.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.54% 20.98% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 346 284 337
10th Percentile £20,776 £21,800 £21,940
25th Percentile £25,000 £26,438 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £38,089 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% -
75th Percentile £45,000 £55,313 £47,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,350 £55,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,235 1,616 1,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 44.28% 32.65% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,958 1,398 1,645
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £28,100
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,361 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +4.29% +4.76%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in Yorkshire

Microsoft 365
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft 365 in Yorkshire

Microsoft 365
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft 365 in Yorkshire

Microsoft 365
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +7 249 £34,000 -9.33% 45
South Yorkshire -3 75 £35,000 -6.67% 23
North Yorkshire -7 49 £40,000 -9.09% 16
East Yorkshire -2 17 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Microsoft 365
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 258 (65.82%) Windows
2 251 (64.03%) Active Directory
3 240 (61.22%) Microsoft
4 171 (43.62%) Social Skills
5 166 (42.35%) Azure
6 153 (39.03%) Windows Server
7 125 (31.89%) VMware
8 115 (29.34%) ITIL
9 103 (26.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 100 (25.51%) Windows 10
11 83 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 81 (20.66%) Firewall
13 76 (19.39%) Citrix
14 73 (18.62%) SLA
14 73 (18.62%) SCCM
15 71 (18.11%) Microsoft Office
16 67 (17.09%) DNS
17 59 (15.05%) PowerShell
17 59 (15.05%) Hyper-V
18 52 (13.27%) Service Management
19 48 (12.24%) Windows Server 2016
20 47 (11.99%) Windows Server 2012
21 44 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
21 44 (11.22%) ITSM
21 44 (11.22%) Finance
22 41 (10.46%) SQL
23 40 (10.20%) SharePoint
23 40 (10.20%) SAN
23 40 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
23 40 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 40 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 33 (8.42%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.79%) IIS
5 5 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (18.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 166 (42.35%) Azure
2 37 (9.44%) AWS
3 30 (7.65%) OneDrive
4 24 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (3.83%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (3.06%) Power Platform
7 10 (2.55%) PowerApps
8 9 (2.30%) IaaS
9 8 (2.04%) PaaS
10 7 (1.79%) Power Automate
11 5 (1.28%) SaaS
12 4 (1.02%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.02%) Serverless
13 1 (0.26%) Azure Sentinel
13 1 (0.26%) Cohesity
13 1 (0.26%) Google Workspace
13 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (20.66%) Firewall
2 67 (17.09%) DNS
3 40 (10.20%) SAN
4 39 (9.95%) DHCP
5 38 (9.69%) TCP/IP
6 34 (8.67%) LAN
6 34 (8.67%) VPN
7 27 (6.89%) Unified Communications
8 24 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (5.87%) WAN
10 20 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
10 20 (5.10%) Wireless
11 17 (4.34%) VoIP
12 13 (3.32%) Skype
13 12 (3.06%) WLAN
14 11 (2.81%) IP Telephony
14 11 (2.81%) MPLS
15 10 (2.55%) Internet
15 10 (2.55%) Network Security
15 10 (2.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.04%) Power BI
4 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.28%) FileMaker
6 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.51%) Big Data
8 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 171 (43.62%) Social Skills
2 44 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (11.22%) Finance
3 24 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.36%) Public Sector
5 18 (4.59%) Law
6 15 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.32%) Retail
8 9 (2.30%) Local Government
8 9 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.02%) Electronics
10 3 (0.77%) Marketing
11 2 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.51%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 115 (29.34%) Analyst
2 94 (23.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 55 (14.03%) Support Analyst
4 39 (9.95%) Service Analyst
4 39 (9.95%) Service Desk Analyst
5 36 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 32 (8.16%) Support Engineer
7 29 (7.40%) IT Support
8 25 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (6.12%) IT Engineer
10 23 (5.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 23 (5.87%) Azure Engineer
11 22 (5.61%) Active Directory Support
12 21 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 21 (5.36%) IT Manager
12 21 (5.36%) IT Technician
12 21 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
12 21 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
13 20 (5.10%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (5.10%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.36%) Web Services
2 10 (2.55%) .NET
3 3 (0.77%) JSON
3 3 (0.77%) Middleware
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Graph
4 2 (0.51%) Velocity
4 2 (0.51%) XML
5 1 (0.26%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.26%) Blazor
5 1 (0.26%) COM
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) React
5 1 (0.26%) SAML
5 1 (0.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.67%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.63%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.55%) FMCG
5 9 (2.30%) iPad
5 9 (2.30%) iPhone
6 7 (1.79%) BYOD
6 7 (1.79%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.53%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.28%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.77%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 258 (65.82%) Windows
2 153 (39.03%) Windows Server
3 100 (25.51%) Windows 10
4 48 (12.24%) Windows Server 2016
5 47 (11.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (7.91%) Windows Server 2019
8 30 (7.65%) Windows 7
9 23 (5.87%) Linux
10 14 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.32%) Android
12 10 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.53%) Unix
13 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.77%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.34%) ITIL
2 103 (26.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (13.27%) Service Management
4 44 (11.22%) ITSM
5 40 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 39 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (8.16%) Migration
7 32 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (7.65%) Incident Management
9 26 (6.63%) Project Management
10 25 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (6.38%) Project Delivery
11 22 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (5.61%) Identity Access Management
11 22 (5.61%) Problem Management
12 20 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (5.10%) Change Management
12 20 (5.10%) Identity Management
13 19 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (4.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.05%) PowerShell
2 41 (10.46%) SQL
3 9 (2.30%) C
4 6 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.28%) VB
5 5 (1.28%) X++
6 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.02%) C#
7 3 (0.77%) DataFlex
8 1 (0.26%) AWK
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.26%) Perl
8 1 (0.26%) PHP
8 1 (0.26%) Python
8 1 (0.26%) sed
8 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (4.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 16 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.55%) MCSE
5 8 (2.04%) Degree
6 7 (1.79%) MCSA
7 5 (1.28%) CCNA
7 5 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.51%) CCNP
8 2 (0.51%) MCITP
8 2 (0.51%) MCP
9 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (18.62%) SLA
2 11 (2.81%) QA
3 8 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 7 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 251 (64.03%) Active Directory
2 83 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (15.05%) Hyper-V
4 29 (7.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (2.55%) Firmware
5 10 (2.55%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.53%) BitLocker
6 6 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.02%) Docker
8 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.77%) vSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 73 (18.62%) SCCM
2 17 (4.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (4.08%) SCOM
4 11 (2.81%) SCVMM
4 11 (2.81%) vCenter Server
5 10 (2.55%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.28%) PaperCut
8 4 (1.02%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.77%) Terraform
9 3 (0.77%) WSUS
10 2 (0.51%) Ansible
10 2 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 240 (61.22%) Microsoft
2 125 (31.89%) VMware
3 76 (19.39%) Citrix
4 39 (9.95%) Cisco
5 18 (4.59%) Veeam
6 17 (4.34%) Dell
7 15 (3.83%) EMC
7 15 (3.83%) Remedy
8 14 (3.57%) Palo Alto
9 12 (3.06%) Apple
9 12 (3.06%) Symantec
10 11 (2.81%) Dell Compellent
10 11 (2.81%) HP
11 10 (2.55%) iManage
11 10 (2.55%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.30%) CommVault
12 9 (2.30%) Juniper
13 7 (1.79%) SAP
13 7 (1.79%) Zerto
14 6 (1.53%) Meraki