The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 6 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 4 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 21.05% 20.45% 32.14%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 60.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 9
Average salary £25,750 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.77% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £42,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £32,750
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 Bicester region.

Vendors Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
14 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 73.68% 34.09% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +37.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bicester

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Bicester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Bicester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Google
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) FTP
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) MCP
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) ADSL
2 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Support Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
3 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Assistant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) DameWare
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Draytek
3 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro
3 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
3 1 (7.69%) Altiris