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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 70 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.37% 2.78% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 11.17% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 21
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £43,500
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
175 197 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.91% 24.91% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 143 159 222
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) .NET
4 9 (37.50%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (37.50%) MCSE
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (33.33%) CCNA
5 8 (33.33%) MCP
5 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) MVC
5 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (29.17%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (25.00%) Project Management
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) HTML5
8 5 (20.83%) CSS3

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support
4 4 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) jQuery
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (29.17%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.67%) Physics
2 4 (16.67%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Social Network
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL V2
5 3 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) MCSE
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNA
2 8 (33.33%) MCP
3 4 (16.67%) PhD
3 4 (16.67%) MCT
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) MCITP
4 3 (12.50%) ICAEW
4 3 (12.50%) CIPFA
4 3 (12.50%) CIMA
4 3 (12.50%) CCIE
4 3 (12.50%) ACCA
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) MCPD
6 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCSD
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix