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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 13 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 7.69% 18.18% 13.64%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £21,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.90% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 15.38% 27.27% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) RavenDB
6 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) Windows

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) Couchbase
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) RavenDB
General
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
1 1 (7.69%) Military
1 1 (7.69%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) BBC
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory