The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 7 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 15.92% 8.45% 11.96%
As % of the Vendors category 43.86% 40.00% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 11
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £32,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Vendors Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 36.31% 21.13% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 28
Average salary £33,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,850 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,000 £32,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Abingdon region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Abingdon

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 18 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) C#
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (33.33%) WCF
5 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
6 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 11 (30.56%) Internet
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
8 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (25.00%) MVC
8 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
10 7 (19.44%) WPF
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) Firewall
10 7 (19.44%) Web Services
10 7 (19.44%) VPN
10 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
11 6 (16.67%) Dell
11 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (16.67%) Avaya
11 6 (16.67%) SAN
11 6 (16.67%) MS Office
11 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.67%) WSUS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Internet
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) VPN
3 6 (16.67%) SAN
3 6 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) ADSL
5 3 (8.33%) Broadband
6 1 (2.78%) SNMP
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (11.11%) Couchbase
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Programmer
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Database Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Head of IT
6 3 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) WCF
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 7 (19.44%) WPF
5 4 (11.11%) RESTful
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (8.33%) REST
6 3 (8.33%) Silverlight
7 2 (5.56%) HTML
7 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.78%) XML
8 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
8 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Biotechnology
1 6 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (8.33%) LIMS
3 3 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (11.11%) OO
3 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.11%) System Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Time Management
3 4 (11.11%) People Management
4 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.33%) CRM
4 3 (8.33%) ERP
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) UML
5 2 (5.56%) OOD
5 2 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
1 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) WSUS
2 3 (8.33%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Dell
1 6 (16.67%) Avaya
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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