The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 13 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.72% 3.37% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% 11.66% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 25
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
216 283 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 28.65% 28.88% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 184 239 249
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) MCSE
3 13 (38.24%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) C#
4 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
5 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 10 (29.41%) IIS
7 9 (26.47%) CSS
7 9 (26.47%) CCNA
7 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (23.53%) MCTS
8 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) MCP
9 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (20.59%) MVC
9 7 (20.59%) VMware
10 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (17.65%) Mentoring

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (29.41%) IIS
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) SAS
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.88%) Lync
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) WLAN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) IT Support
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Programmer
6 4 (11.76%) C# Programmer
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Leader
6 4 (11.76%) Lead C# Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Programmer
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (32.35%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) CSS
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.71%) HTML5
6 5 (14.71%) CSS3
6 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (2.94%) COM
8 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.76%) Physics
3 4 (11.76%) Chemistry
4 3 (8.82%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Social Network
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.71%) Analytics
4 5 (14.71%) Data Management
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) Service Management
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) ERP
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL V2
6 3 (8.82%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
6 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) MCSE
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (26.47%) CCNA
4 8 (23.53%) MCTS
5 7 (20.59%) MCP
6 6 (17.65%) MCITP
6 6 (17.65%) Degree
7 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (14.71%) MCT
8 4 (11.76%) PhD
9 3 (8.82%) CCIE
9 3 (8.82%) ACCA
9 3 (8.82%) CIPFA
9 3 (8.82%) CIMA
9 3 (8.82%) ICAEW
9 3 (8.82%) NCDA
9 3 (8.82%) NCIE
9 3 (8.82%) VCAP
10 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
10 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) XenServer
5 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.82%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
1 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.88%) SCDPM
2 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) NetApp
4 3 (8.82%) Symantec
4 3 (8.82%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Dell
4 3 (8.82%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) PlateSpin
4 3 (8.82%) Veeam
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
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