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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.65% 1.68% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 6.19% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 26
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,600 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
187 210 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 25.65% 27.20% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 146 174 228
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £30,800 £27,800
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 2 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 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 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
3 12 (44.44%) MCP
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 10 (37.04%) C#
5 10 (37.04%) HTML
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
6 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 9 (33.33%) CSS
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (33.33%) jQuery
7 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (22.22%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) DNS
9 6 (22.22%) SLA
9 6 (22.22%) Firmware
9 6 (22.22%) MCSE
9 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) HTML5

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) NUnit
2 4 (14.81%) MSTest
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Leader
5 4 (14.81%) Lead C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) CSS3
4 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Physics
2 4 (14.81%) Chemistry
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Social Network
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL V2
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Logistics
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) MCP
2 6 (22.22%) MCSE
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.81%) PhD
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
5 3 (11.11%) MCITP
5 3 (11.11%) ICAEW
5 3 (11.11%) ACCA
5 3 (11.11%) CIPFA
5 3 (11.11%) CIMA
6 2 (7.41%) MCT
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.41%) CCIE
7 1 (3.70%) MCPD
7 1 (3.70%) MCSD
7 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco