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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.74% 6.13% 4.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.80% 19.93% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 55 41
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +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
216 281 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.12% 30.78% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 188 258 216
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) MCSE
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) MCTS
5 11 (36.67%) IIS
6 9 (30.00%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) .NET
6 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (30.00%) CCNA
7 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (26.67%) MCITP
7 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) VMware
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) SAN
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (20.00%) MCP
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) Lync
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) WLAN
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) IT Support
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Data Management
4 5 (16.67%) Coaching
4 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V2
6 3 (10.00%) People Management
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (3.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) MCSE
2 12 (40.00%) MCTS
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
4 8 (26.67%) MCITP
4 8 (26.67%) Degree
5 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (20.00%) MCP
7 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) MCT
7 5 (16.67%) NCDA
7 5 (16.67%) NCIE
7 5 (16.67%) VCAP
8 3 (10.00%) CCIE
9 1 (3.33%) CCNP
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
3 5 (16.67%) XenServer
3 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (10.00%) SCDPM
3 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Veeam
3 5 (16.67%) PlateSpin
3 5 (16.67%) NetApp
3 5 (16.67%) Symantec
3 5 (16.67%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) Dell
3 5 (16.67%) EMC
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Polycom
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