The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Banbury region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 29.11% 19.05% 22.03%
As % of the Vendors category 53.49% 61.54% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 13
Average salary £28,500 £32,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £38,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
43 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 54.43% 30.95% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 19
Average salary £28,500 £32,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
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Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Banbury

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Banbury

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Banbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Banbury region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Banbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 26 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (47.50%) Citrix
3 17 (42.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 15 (37.50%) Oracle
4 15 (37.50%) ITIL
5 14 (35.00%) Remedy
5 14 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) IBM
8 7 (17.50%) MS Office
8 7 (17.50%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) MVC
9 6 (15.00%) C#
9 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.00%) EMC
9 6 (15.00%) Windows
10 5 (12.50%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.50%) Big Data
10 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
10 5 (12.50%) Business Development
10 5 (12.50%) jQuery
10 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (10.00%) Degree
11 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
11 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (42.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
1 15 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Applications Support
2 14 (35.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.50%) jQuery
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (7.50%) Ajax
3 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) ADSI
4 1 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.50%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.00%) MVC
4 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 5 (12.50%) Business Development
5 3 (7.50%) Process Management
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) NCDA
4 1 (2.50%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Citrix
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle
3 14 (35.00%) Remedy
4 9 (22.50%) IBM
5 6 (15.00%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) SAP
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) RedPrairie
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Isilon
8 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard