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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 3 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 44.44% 4.76% 15.38%
As % of the Vendors category 88.89% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 0
Average salary £21,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.81% -
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
18 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 50.00% 38.10% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 2
Average salary £21,500 £46,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.51% +18.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £28,550 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £39,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Bicester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) MS Office
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle
3 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) MCP
6 3 (15.79%) HTTP
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.79%) REST
6 3 (15.79%) Heroku
6 3 (15.79%) JSON
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
7 2 (10.53%) User Experience
7 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
7 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (73.68%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Heroku
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
3 4 (21.05%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
1 3 (15.79%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
2 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) GIS
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Scrum
2 1 (5.26%) Web Design
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Document Management
2 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
2 1 (5.26%) Use Case
2 1 (5.26%) Kanban
2 1 (5.26%) BPMN
2 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (5.26%) User Stories
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.26%) Line Management
2 1 (5.26%) UML
2 1 (5.26%) DSDM
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) CBAP
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) Draytek