The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 77 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.87% 3.29% 2.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 10.65% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 21
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +13.28%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
313 310 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.10% 30.88% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 286 263 189
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
Oxfordshire

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 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) MCITP
3 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 18 (56.25%) Windows
4 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
5 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 13 (40.63%) MCSE
6 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) SharePoint
8 11 (34.38%) C#
8 11 (34.38%) .NET
8 11 (34.38%) Office 365
9 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
9 10 (31.25%) MCTS
10 9 (28.13%) Degree
10 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
10 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (25.00%) Cisco
11 8 (25.00%) MCP
11 8 (25.00%) MCAD

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 12 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (18.75%) Lync
6 4 (12.50%) IIS
7 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (6.25%) Apache
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
9 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) VLAN
2 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) French Language
3 2 (6.25%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Consultant
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Account Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Account Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.25%) Business Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 8 (25.00%) WCF
3 8 (25.00%) MonoRail
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Tandem
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) NetWare
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
1 8 (25.00%) Scrum
1 8 (25.00%) TDD
1 8 (25.00%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Data Security
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Logistics
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) MCITP
2 13 (40.63%) MCSE
3 10 (31.25%) MCTS
4 9 (28.13%) Degree
5 8 (25.00%) MCP
5 8 (25.00%) MCAD
5 8 (25.00%) MCSD
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (18.75%) CCNP
7 6 (18.75%) CCDP
7 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (15.63%) CCEE
9 4 (12.50%) CCIA
10 3 (9.38%) CCEA
10 3 (9.38%) CCAA
11 2 (6.25%) CISSP
11 2 (6.25%) CCA
11 2 (6.25%) MCSA
11 2 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) vSphere
4 4 (12.50%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) XenServer
4 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Apple
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) Dell
5 4 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (9.38%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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