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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
Rank 4 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 62 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 25.38% 36.47% 14.75%
As % of the Vendors category 43.42% 54.87% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 17
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £20,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
76 113 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 58.46% 66.47% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 41
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,400 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £46,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

The demand trend of job ads across the Abingdon region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 39 (51.32%) Sophos
3 35 (46.05%) C++
4 31 (40.79%) Software Engineering
5 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (35.53%) QA
7 26 (34.21%) Python
8 24 (31.58%) Pair Programming
9 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
9 23 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
11 21 (27.63%) Linux
12 20 (26.32%) Test Automation
13 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
14 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (19.74%) Java
16 14 (18.42%) C
16 14 (18.42%) C#
16 14 (18.42%) MCSE
16 14 (18.42%) HP
16 14 (18.42%) EMC
16 14 (18.42%) SAN
16 14 (18.42%) Terminal Services
16 14 (18.42%) Veeam
16 14 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (18.42%) Regression Testing
16 14 (18.42%) Replication
16 14 (18.42%) VMware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon 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 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.47%) MS Office
3 9 (11.84%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) Office 365
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) SAN
2 9 (11.84%) Broadband
3 5 (6.58%) VPN
4 3 (3.95%) VoIP
5 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.63%) Skype
5 2 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (1.32%) DHCP
6 1 (1.32%) DNS
6 1 (1.32%) Firewall
6 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) GIS
2 1 (1.32%) MS Access
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (1.32%) Finance
1 1 (1.32%) Retail
1 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Software Engineer
2 20 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Senior Software Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Support
4 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Project Manager
5 9 (11.84%) Technical Manager
5 9 (11.84%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (9.21%) QA Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) QA Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) IT Support
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Software Applications Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Qt
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) Velocity
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.42%) EMC VNX
2 14 (18.42%) Replication
3 5 (6.58%) Biotechnology
4 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Windows
2 21 (27.63%) Linux
3 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (13.16%) Mac OS X
7 9 (11.84%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.63%) Unix
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Software Engineering
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.58%) Pair Programming
4 20 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 14 (18.42%) Coaching
5 14 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (18.42%) Mentoring
5 14 (18.42%) Regression Testing
5 14 (18.42%) Server Patching
6 10 (13.16%) Cross-Platform Development
6 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 10 (13.16%) Secure Coding
7 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
7 9 (11.84%) PRINCE
8 8 (10.53%) ITIL
9 7 (9.21%) Fuzz Testing
9 7 (9.21%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.63%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) C++
2 26 (34.21%) Python
3 15 (19.74%) Java
4 14 (18.42%) C
4 14 (18.42%) C#
5 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.95%) SQL
7 2 (2.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (18.42%) MCSE
2 14 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (6.58%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (35.53%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.42%) Terminal Services
2 14 (18.42%) vSphere
3 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.63%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 39 (51.32%) Sophos
2 14 (18.42%) EMC
2 14 (18.42%) HP
2 14 (18.42%) Veeam
2 14 (18.42%) VMware
3 9 (11.84%) Cisco
3 9 (11.84%) Juniper
4 7 (9.21%) Apple
5 5 (6.58%) Avaya
5 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.63%) Polycom
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
RM Plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago