The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 5 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 156 120 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 20.55% 15.94% 15.30%
As % of the Vendors category 56.12% 41.81% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 140 109 136
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,800 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
278 287 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.63% 38.11% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 234 266 364
Average salary £41,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Oxford region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Oxford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Microsoft 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.

1 99 (34.26%) Windows
2 93 (32.18%) MS Excel
3 90 (31.14%) SQL
4 80 (27.68%) SQL Server
5 79 (27.34%) .NET
6 77 (26.64%) C#
7 71 (24.57%) ASP.NET
8 66 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (20.07%) Active Directory
10 49 (16.96%) MVC
10 49 (16.96%) VMware
11 48 (16.61%) JavaScript
12 47 (16.26%) CSS
13 46 (15.92%) HTML
14 44 (15.22%) MS Office
14 44 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (13.49%) T-SQL
16 38 (13.15%) Degree
17 37 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (12.46%) Windows Server 2008
19 34 (11.76%) IIS
19 34 (11.76%) OO
20 31 (10.73%) Project Management
21 30 (10.38%) SharePoint
21 30 (10.38%) SC Cleared
21 30 (10.38%) Security Cleared
22 29 (10.03%) AngularJS
23 28 (9.69%) DNS
24 26 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
25 25 (8.65%) ITIL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (11.76%) IIS
2 30 (10.38%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.30%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.54%) Apache
5 12 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (4.15%) Lync
6 11 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.38%) Drupal
11 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.69%) CMS
12 2 (0.69%) Confluence
12 2 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.35%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (32.18%) MS Excel
2 44 (15.22%) MS Office
3 15 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.38%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.69%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.61%) Office 365
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.04%) SaaS
5 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Yammer
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.69%) DNS
2 22 (7.61%) DHCP
3 16 (5.54%) WAN
3 16 (5.54%) VLAN
4 15 (5.19%) Firewall
5 14 (4.84%) LAN
6 11 (3.81%) SAN
6 11 (3.81%) Internet
7 10 (3.46%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.11%) Wireless
9 8 (2.77%) VoIP
10 6 (2.08%) Intranet
11 5 (1.73%) Skype
11 5 (1.73%) Network Security
11 5 (1.73%) VPN
12 4 (1.38%) IPsec
12 4 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.04%) Extranet
13 3 (1.04%) ADSL
13 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (27.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.23%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.84%) OLAP
5 14 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.84%) OLAP Cube
6 8 (2.77%) Big Data
7 6 (2.08%) MySQL
7 6 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.04%) Xcelsius
9 3 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.69%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.81%) JIRA
3 7 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.08%) WebDriver
4 6 (2.08%) Selenium
5 4 (1.38%) NUnit
5 4 (1.38%) MSTest
6 3 (1.04%) Subversion
7 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.69%) Moq
7 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.69%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.35%) Redmine
8 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.35%) MSI
8 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
General
1 21 (7.27%) Finance
2 16 (5.54%) Marketing
3 13 (4.50%) Retail
3 13 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.77%) Banking
5 5 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.38%) Advertising
6 4 (1.38%) Publishing
6 4 (1.38%) Games
6 4 (1.38%) Local Government
7 2 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (26.30%) Developer
2 51 (17.65%) Analyst
3 41 (14.19%) Consultant
4 32 (11.07%) Support Analyst
5 31 (10.73%) C# Developer
6 29 (10.03%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.61%) Web Developer
8 21 (7.27%) .NET Developer
9 20 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (6.57%) C# Web Developer
10 19 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (6.23%) IT Support
12 17 (5.88%) Administrator
12 17 (5.88%) Applications Developer
13 16 (5.54%) Applications Support
14 15 (5.19%) Web Applications Developer
14 15 (5.19%) .NET Web Developer
14 15 (5.19%) C# Application Developer
15 14 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
16 13 (4.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.34%) .NET
2 71 (24.57%) ASP.NET
3 47 (16.26%) CSS
4 46 (15.92%) HTML
5 44 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (10.03%) AngularJS
7 17 (5.88%) HTML5
7 17 (5.88%) CSS3
7 17 (5.88%) Ajax
8 16 (5.54%) XML
9 14 (4.84%) XSL
9 14 (4.84%) jQuery
10 12 (4.15%) .NET Framework
11 11 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (2.77%) WPF
12 8 (2.77%) Web Services
13 7 (2.42%) Middleware
13 7 (2.42%) WCF
13 7 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.65%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.84%) N-Tier
3 14 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.81%) User Experience
5 10 (3.46%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.11%) Physics
6 9 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.42%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.08%) Social Media
10 5 (1.73%) Statistics
10 5 (1.73%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) Chemistry
12 3 (1.04%) NHS
12 3 (1.04%) Semantic Web
12 3 (1.04%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 99 (34.26%) Windows
2 36 (12.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (8.65%) Windows 7
4 22 (7.61%) Windows 8
5 17 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (5.88%) Linux
6 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.73%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.38%) Android
9 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.69%) CentOS
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (16.96%) MVC
3 34 (11.76%) OO
4 31 (10.73%) Project Management
5 25 (8.65%) TDD
5 25 (8.65%) ITIL
6 20 (6.92%) SDLC
7 19 (6.57%) BDD
8 17 (5.88%) DevOps
8 17 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 15 (5.19%) CRM
9 15 (5.19%) Scrum
10 14 (4.84%) ERP
10 14 (4.84%) Test Automation
10 14 (4.84%) Refactoring
10 14 (4.84%) Performance Analysis
10 14 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (4.15%) Software Delivery
11 12 (4.15%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 90 (31.14%) SQL
2 77 (26.64%) C#
3 48 (16.61%) JavaScript
4 39 (13.49%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.92%) Java
6 16 (5.54%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (1.73%) PHP
9 4 (1.38%) C++
9 4 (1.38%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.04%) VBA
11 2 (0.69%) Python
11 2 (0.69%) XQuery
11 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.35%) Scala
12 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 38 (13.15%) Degree
2 30 (10.38%) SC Cleared
2 30 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 26 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.50%) MCSE
6 11 (3.81%) MCP
7 10 (3.46%) MCSA
8 7 (2.42%) CCNP
8 7 (2.42%) CCNA
9 5 (1.73%) ISEB
9 5 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.38%) CCDP
10 4 (1.38%) PhD
10 4 (1.38%) MCITP
11 3 (1.04%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.04%) CCIE
11 3 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.11%) QA
2 6 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) DICOM
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (20.07%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.42%) vSphere
5 6 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.73%) Firmware
7 4 (1.38%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.38%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.11%) SCCM
2 6 (2.08%) SCOM
2 6 (2.08%) SCVMM
2 6 (2.08%) WSUS
3 5 (1.73%) Windows Intune
3 5 (1.73%) SCDPM
3 5 (1.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.38%) SCSM
5 3 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (16.96%) VMware
2 23 (7.96%) IBM
3 15 (5.19%) Citrix
4 14 (4.84%) Cisco
5 9 (3.11%) Oracle
6 8 (2.77%) Sage
7 7 (2.42%) SAP
8 6 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.73%) Google
9 5 (1.73%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.73%) HP
9 5 (1.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.73%) CommVault
10 4 (1.38%) Apple
10 4 (1.38%) Fujitsu
10 4 (1.38%) Veeam
10 4 (1.38%) Sony
11 3 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.69%) Sophos
12 2 (0.69%) Novell
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