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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 73 43
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 44 11 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.55% 1.29% 4.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.96% 4.10% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 8 40
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 £44,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
245 268 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.90% 31.46% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 198 246 291
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (81.03%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) Linux
3 34 (58.62%) MCITP
4 28 (48.28%) VMware
5 26 (44.83%) CCNA
5 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
7 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
9 20 (34.48%) Firewall
10 13 (22.41%) MCSE
10 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
10 13 (22.41%) UNIX
11 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
11 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
12 11 (18.97%) LAN
12 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.97%) MCP
12 11 (18.97%) Mac OS X
12 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (15.52%) ITIL
13 9 (15.52%) SQL
13 9 (15.52%) WAN
14 8 (13.79%) C#
14 8 (13.79%) HTML
14 8 (13.79%) .NET
14 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 8 (13.79%) CSS
15 7 (12.07%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) Lync
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (34.48%) Firewall
2 11 (18.97%) LAN
2 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.52%) WAN
4 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) SAN
5 5 (8.62%) MPLS
5 5 (8.62%) DNS
5 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
6 4 (6.90%) VLAN
6 4 (6.90%) VPN
7 2 (3.45%) ADSL
7 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.45%) Skype
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.72%) Network Security
8 1 (1.72%) Internet
8 1 (1.72%) OSPF
8 1 (1.72%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) NUnit
1 4 (6.90%) MSTest
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Support Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Desktop Support
3 11 (18.97%) Server Support
4 9 (15.52%) Trainer
5 8 (13.79%) Network Support
5 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Developer
5 8 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Account Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Account Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Client Account Manager
7 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.90%) Lead C# Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) HTML
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
1 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
1 8 (13.79%) CSS
2 5 (8.62%) jQuery
3 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.90%) Ajax
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.90%) HTML5
3 4 (6.90%) CSS3
4 3 (5.17%) Backbone.js
4 3 (5.17%) SignalR
4 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Statistics
2 1 (1.72%) Social Network
2 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.72%) iSeries
2 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) UNIX
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.97%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
2 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.62%) MVC
3 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.90%) Web Development
4 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.72%) Service Management
6 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) MCITP
2 26 (44.83%) CCNA
2 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (22.41%) MCSE
4 11 (18.97%) MCP
5 6 (10.34%) MCSA
6 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.45%) MCTS
7 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) Degree
8 1 (1.72%) CCNP
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) Firmware
3 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) WSUS
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) VMware
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) Citrix
4 6 (10.34%) Cisco
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle
5 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.62%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) CommVault
6 2 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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