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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 58 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.00% 1.10% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.05% 3.50% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 25
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 £33,400 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
174 257 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.82% 31.34% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 133 229 252
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 £25,000 £32,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) C#
4 11 (42.31%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) MVC
5 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) MCP
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (34.62%) jQuery
7 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) Firewall
9 6 (23.08%) HTML5
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 6 (23.08%) SLA
9 6 (23.08%) Firmware
9 6 (23.08%) CSS3
9 6 (23.08%) AngularJS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (26.92%) MS Exchange
1 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) SAS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) NUnit
2 4 (15.38%) MSTest
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) German Language
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Leader
6 4 (15.38%) Lead C# Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (11.54%) Consultant
7 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 2 (7.69%) Client Account Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Account Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Account Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (23.08%) HTML5
5 6 (23.08%) CSS3
5 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 4 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
8 1 (3.85%) COM
8 1 (3.85%) SignalR
8 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
1 4 (15.38%) Physics
1 4 (15.38%) Chemistry
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Social Network
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) MCP
2 4 (15.38%) PhD
3 3 (11.54%) ACCA
3 3 (11.54%) CIPFA
3 3 (11.54%) CIMA
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) ICAEW
4 2 (7.69%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) MCPD
5 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
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