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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 56 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 41 21 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.23% 2.87% 5.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.60% 9.25% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 51
Average salary £39,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
247 227 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.51% 31.01% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 184 204 273
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) Linux
3 36 (48.65%) MCITP
4 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
5 30 (40.54%) CCNA
5 30 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (35.14%) VMware
7 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
7 23 (31.08%) MCSE
8 22 (29.73%) Firewall
9 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.27%) UNIX
11 15 (20.27%) MCSA
12 14 (18.92%) SQL
13 11 (14.86%) MS Office
13 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
13 11 (14.86%) LAN
13 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
14 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
14 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
14 10 (13.51%) Office 365
15 9 (12.16%) WAN
15 9 (12.16%) ITIL
16 7 (9.46%) SAN
16 7 (9.46%) C#
16 7 (9.46%) Cisco
16 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
16 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
16 7 (9.46%) Skype

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) Lync
3 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.76%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) Drupal
5 2 (2.70%) WordPress
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.73%) Firewall
2 11 (14.86%) LAN
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.16%) WAN
4 7 (9.46%) SAN
4 7 (9.46%) Skype
5 6 (8.11%) DHCP
5 6 (8.11%) DNS
6 5 (6.76%) VPN
6 5 (6.76%) MPLS
6 5 (6.76%) BIG-IP
6 5 (6.76%) VLAN
7 4 (5.41%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.05%) ADSL
9 2 (2.70%) Internet
9 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.35%) Wireless
10 1 (1.35%) OSPF
10 1 (1.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.35%) Back Office
1 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Consultant
3 14 (18.92%) Windows Support Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Desktop Support
4 12 (16.22%) Server Support
5 10 (13.51%) Trainer
6 9 (12.16%) Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Network Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Network Support
8 6 (8.11%) Office 365 Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Client Account Manager
9 5 (6.76%) Technical Manager
9 5 (6.76%) Technical Account Manager
9 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Account Manager
10 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
10 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) HTML
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
1 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
1 6 (8.11%) CSS
2 4 (5.41%) HTML5
2 4 (5.41%) CSS3
2 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.05%) SignalR
3 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.05%) jQuery
3 3 (4.05%) RESTful
3 3 (4.05%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.70%) Sass
4 2 (2.70%) LESS
4 2 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Statistics
2 2 (2.70%) User Experience
2 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 47 (63.51%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) Linux
3 15 (20.27%) UNIX
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) ITIL
2 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
2 6 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (6.76%) Data Migration
3 5 (6.76%) Change Management
3 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
3 5 (6.76%) Migration
3 5 (6.76%) Software Deployment
4 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.05%) Project Management
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.05%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.70%) Service Management
6 2 (2.70%) Time Management
6 2 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (1.35%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.35%) MVC
7 1 (1.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (48.65%) MCITP
2 30 (40.54%) CCNA
2 30 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (31.08%) MCSE
4 15 (20.27%) MCSA
5 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
5 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.41%) Degree
8 2 (2.70%) MCP
8 2 (2.70%) MCTS
9 1 (1.35%) CCNP
9 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) WSUS
2 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (47.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (35.14%) VMware
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle
4 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.76%) F5
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) CommVault
6 2 (2.70%) HP
6 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.35%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.35%) QNAP
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) Apple
7 1 (1.35%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.35%) Polycom
7 1 (1.35%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.35%) Veeam
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Haybrook IT Resourcing
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