The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 19 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 5 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 5.15% 27.54% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 15.15% 50.00% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 8
Average salary £50,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.43% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £28,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £43,750 £38,000
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 Banbury region.

Vendors Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 34.02% 55.07% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 12
Average salary £34,000 £28,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Banbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenServer
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) E-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) NetApp
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Sage