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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 14.04% 41.18% 16.67%
As % of the Vendors category 27.59% 63.64% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 8
Average salary £39,250 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £23,100 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
29 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 50.88% 64.71% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 18
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Banbury

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (51.72%) MS Office
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (44.83%) MCSE
5 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (37.93%) Internet
6 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
7 10 (34.48%) MCP
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (27.59%) QA
10 6 (20.69%) VMware
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) Workflow
11 5 (17.24%) Remedy
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (10.34%) RedPrairie
12 3 (10.34%) Degree
12 3 (10.34%) MCTS
12 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 3 (10.34%) Process Management
12 3 (10.34%) SLA
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (51.72%) MS Office
3 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.45%) 4G
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Support Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Support
2 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) IT Support
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.90%) Graduate
7 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior
7 2 (6.90%) Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.45%) WCF
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
1 1 (3.45%) Symmetrix
1 1 (3.45%) EMC Centera
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) PMI
1 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Workflow
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Process Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (44.83%) MCSE
3 10 (34.48%) MCP
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) MCTS
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.45%) NCDA
7 1 (3.45%) NCIE
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Citrix
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Remedy
4 3 (10.34%) RedPrairie
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Isilon
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint