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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 57 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 33.53% 16.94% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 51.35% 35.59% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 9
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +90.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
111 59 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 65.29% 47.58% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 16
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Sophos
3 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
4 33 (37.93%) MS Office
5 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (32.18%) Windows Server
6 28 (32.18%) MS Excel
7 27 (31.03%) Active Directory
8 25 (28.74%) C#
8 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (28.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (25.29%) Windows 7
9 22 (25.29%) SQL
10 21 (24.14%) Python
11 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (20.69%) Data Protection
13 17 (19.54%) QA
13 17 (19.54%) Pair Programming
13 17 (19.54%) C++
13 17 (19.54%) Java
13 17 (19.54%) .NET
14 16 (18.39%) ITIL
14 16 (18.39%) Regression Testing
14 16 (18.39%) Windows 8
15 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
15 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (16.09%) Software Engineering
16 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (13.79%) Degree
17 11 (12.64%) Internet

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) IIS
3 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (37.93%) MS Office
2 28 (32.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Internet
2 9 (10.34%) Firewall
2 9 (10.34%) iSCSI
2 9 (10.34%) SAN
2 9 (10.34%) VPN
3 4 (4.60%) LAN
3 4 (4.60%) WAN
3 4 (4.60%) WLAN
4 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) DNS
5 2 (2.30%) VoIP
5 2 (2.30%) Wireless
6 1 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.90%) Selenium
3 4 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.30%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) French Language
3 1 (1.15%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) Developer
1 13 (14.94%) Software Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Administrator
3 11 (12.64%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Java Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.20%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) .NET Development Manager
6 7 (8.05%) Development Manager
6 7 (8.05%) IT Support
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) Software Tester
6 7 (8.05%) Tester
7 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Agile Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.20%) CSS
3 8 (9.20%) HTML
3 8 (9.20%) Web Services
4 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.05%) Entity Framework
4 7 (8.05%) HTML5
4 7 (8.05%) jQuery
5 5 (5.75%) Velocity
6 4 (4.60%) Middleware
7 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.30%) Flash
8 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.15%) JSON
8 1 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) Clustering
2 9 (10.34%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.15%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 28 (32.18%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.29%) Windows 7
4 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (18.39%) Windows 8
6 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.05%) Windows Vista
7 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.90%) Linux
9 3 (3.45%) Unix
10 1 (1.15%) Android
10 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (20.69%) Data Protection
4 17 (19.54%) Pair Programming
5 16 (18.39%) ITIL
5 16 (18.39%) Regression Testing
6 14 (16.09%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.49%) Line Management
8 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.20%) Project Management
9 7 (8.05%) Manual Testing
9 7 (8.05%) People Management
9 7 (8.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.05%) Scrum
9 7 (8.05%) SDLC
9 7 (8.05%) System Testing
10 5 (5.75%) ITSM
10 5 (5.75%) Service Management
11 4 (4.60%) Business Continuity
11 4 (4.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) C#
2 22 (25.29%) SQL
3 21 (24.14%) Python
4 17 (19.54%) C++
4 17 (19.54%) Java
5 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.90%) Perl
7 4 (4.60%) Apex Code
8 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.60%) MCSE
4 3 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.45%) CCNA
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.45%) LPIC
4 3 (3.45%) MCP
5 2 (2.30%) MBA
5 2 (2.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO22301
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.45%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) WSUS
2 6 (6.90%) SCCM
3 4 (4.60%) Icinga
3 4 (4.60%) Nagios
3 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 44 (50.57%) Sophos
2 10 (11.49%) Avaya
3 9 (10.34%) Dell
3 9 (10.34%) Fortinet
4 7 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.90%) VMware
6 3 (3.45%) Citrix
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (2.30%) Acronis
7 2 (2.30%) CommVault
7 2 (2.30%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.30%) NetApp
7 2 (2.30%) Sony
7 2 (2.30%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) SAP
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