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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.87% 2.66% 4.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.48% 8.73% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 39
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £43,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
239 229 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.49% 30.41% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 190 210 267
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (80.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Linux
3 37 (56.92%) MCITP
4 31 (47.69%) VMware
5 30 (46.15%) CCNA
5 30 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
7 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (35.38%) Firewall
9 19 (29.23%) MCSE
10 15 (23.08%) UNIX
11 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (18.46%) LAN
12 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
12 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (16.92%) MCSA
13 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
13 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.38%) WAN
15 9 (13.85%) ITIL
15 9 (13.85%) MCP
15 9 (13.85%) SQL
15 9 (13.85%) MS Office
16 8 (12.31%) Citrix
17 7 (10.77%) SAN
17 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
17 7 (10.77%) DHCP
17 7 (10.77%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.69%) Lync
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) Firewall
2 12 (18.46%) LAN
2 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (15.38%) WAN
4 7 (10.77%) DHCP
4 7 (10.77%) DNS
4 7 (10.77%) SAN
5 5 (7.69%) VPN
5 5 (7.69%) MPLS
5 5 (7.69%) BIG-IP
5 5 (7.69%) VLAN
5 5 (7.69%) Skype
6 3 (4.62%) ADSL
6 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.08%) Internet
8 1 (1.54%) VoIP
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) NUnit
1 2 (3.08%) MSTest
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Support Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Server Support
3 12 (18.46%) Desktop Support
4 10 (15.38%) Trainer
5 8 (12.31%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Network Support
6 7 (10.77%) Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Account Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Account Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Client Account Manager
9 4 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Office 365 Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) HTML
1 6 (9.23%) .NET
1 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
1 6 (9.23%) CSS
2 4 (6.15%) HTML5
2 4 (6.15%) CSS3
2 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.62%) SignalR
3 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.62%) Backbone.js
3 3 (4.62%) jQuery
3 3 (4.62%) RESTful
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Statistics
2 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) Social Network
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.54%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 52 (80.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Linux
3 15 (23.08%) UNIX
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) ITIL
2 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (7.69%) Change Management
3 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.62%) MVC
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.62%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.08%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.08%) Service Management
6 2 (3.08%) Web Development
6 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.54%) Network Design
7 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) C#
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) MCITP
2 30 (46.15%) CCNA
2 30 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (29.23%) MCSE
4 11 (16.92%) MCSA
5 9 (13.85%) MCP
6 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.08%) MCTS
9 1 (1.54%) CCNP
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.69%) Firmware
5 4 (6.15%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) WSUS
2 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (47.69%) VMware
2 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco
5 5 (7.69%) F5
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle
5 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.62%) CommVault
7 2 (3.08%) HP
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) Apple
8 1 (1.54%) Spiceworks
8 1 (1.54%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (1.54%) QNAP
8 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.54%) Polycom
8 1 (1.54%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.54%) Veeam