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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 54 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.33% 0.87% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.14% 2.56% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £37,000 £22,275
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £43,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
206 313 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 27.43% 34.17% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 157 286 263
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 21 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (61.11%) Windows
3 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
4 16 (44.44%) VMware
4 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (38.89%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
6 13 (36.11%) Linux
7 12 (33.33%) .NET
7 12 (33.33%) HTML
7 12 (33.33%) Firewall
8 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
8 11 (30.56%) C#
8 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
8 11 (30.56%) CSS
9 10 (27.78%) MCP
10 9 (25.00%) MCITP
11 8 (22.22%) jQuery
11 8 (22.22%) MVC
11 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
12 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
12 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
12 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (19.44%) HTML5
12 7 (19.44%) CSS3
12 7 (19.44%) AngularJS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
1 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) LAN
2 6 (16.67%) WAN
2 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) MPLS
3 5 (13.89%) BIG-IP
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.11%) NUnit
1 4 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
1 11 (30.56%) Support Engineer
1 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
2 7 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Client Account Manager
3 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Account Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Server Support
4 4 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
2 11 (30.56%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) jQuery
4 7 (19.44%) HTML5
4 7 (19.44%) CSS3
4 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Ajax
7 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
7 3 (8.33%) SignalR
7 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.33%) RESTful
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
8 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Statistics
2 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.33%) Physics
2 3 (8.33%) Chemistry
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Social Network
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.11%) UNIX
6 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 8 (22.22%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) TDD
7 1 (2.78%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) MCP
2 9 (25.00%) MCITP
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.67%) MCSE
4 6 (16.67%) CCNA
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.33%) ACCA
6 3 (8.33%) CIPFA
6 3 (8.33%) CIMA
6 3 (8.33%) PhD
6 3 (8.33%) ICAEW
7 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) F5
4 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Apple
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