The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxford region.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 147 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.86% 15.23% 18.05%
As % of the Vendors category 41.07% 35.42% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 136 111
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
280 415 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.18% 43.01% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 260 370 216
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Oxfordshire

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 24 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 157 (53.40%) SQL Server
2 145 (49.32%) .NET
3 130 (44.22%) SQL
4 115 (39.12%) C#
5 99 (33.67%) ASP.NET
6 85 (28.91%) HTML
6 85 (28.91%) JavaScript
7 80 (27.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (26.19%) CSS
9 72 (24.49%) Windows
10 71 (24.15%) Software Engineering
11 70 (23.81%) MS Excel
12 60 (20.41%) MVC
13 58 (19.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (19.73%) SQL Server 2012
14 54 (18.37%) TDD
15 48 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
16 47 (15.99%) HTML5
16 47 (15.99%) MS Office
17 46 (15.65%) jQuery
18 38 (12.93%) Degree
19 37 (12.59%) CSS3
19 37 (12.59%) T-SQL
20 36 (12.24%) Active Directory
21 34 (11.56%) C++
21 34 (11.56%) Finance
22 33 (11.22%) Java
23 30 (10.20%) PHP
23 30 (10.20%) MS Exchange
24 29 (9.86%) BDD

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 30 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.50%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.44%) IIS
4 10 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.72%) Lync
6 7 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.04%) CMS
7 6 (2.04%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.36%) Drupal
9 4 (1.36%) MS Project Server
9 4 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.36%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.68%) nginx
10 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 70 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 47 (15.99%) MS Office
3 10 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.72%) MS Project
5 5 (1.70%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.70%) Lawson
4 5 (1.70%) MFGPRO
4 5 (1.70%) Movex
4 5 (1.70%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (1.70%) SAP Business One
5 4 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.06%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.78%) Firewall
2 14 (4.76%) SAN
3 11 (3.74%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.38%) DNS
4 7 (2.38%) VLAN
5 5 (1.70%) WAN
5 5 (1.70%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.36%) Wireless
6 4 (1.36%) DHCP
6 4 (1.36%) LAN
7 3 (1.02%) VoIP
7 3 (1.02%) HTTP
7 3 (1.02%) Internet
7 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.02%) NAS
7 3 (1.02%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.68%) IPsec
8 2 (0.68%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (53.40%) SQL Server
2 80 (27.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (19.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (5.10%) MySQL
6 14 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.40%) MS Access
9 8 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.38%) OLAP
10 7 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (0.34%) DataStage
14 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.74%) NUnit
3 10 (3.40%) MSTest
4 9 (3.06%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.04%) Moq
6 4 (1.36%) Selenium
6 4 (1.36%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.36%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.02%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.68%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.34%) MbUnit
General
1 34 (11.56%) Finance
2 10 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.38%) Advertising
3 7 (2.38%) Local Government
4 6 (2.04%) Retail
5 5 (1.70%) Marketing
6 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.68%) Billing
8 2 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 120 (40.82%) Developer
2 55 (18.71%) C# Developer
3 46 (15.65%) Analyst
4 37 (12.59%) .NET Developer
4 37 (12.59%) Software Developer
5 32 (10.88%) Software Engineer
6 31 (10.54%) Support Analyst
6 31 (10.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (10.20%) C# Software Engineer
8 29 (9.86%) Senior Developer
9 27 (9.18%) Consultant
10 25 (8.50%) Web Developer
11 22 (7.48%) C# Software Developer
12 21 (7.14%) IT Support
13 20 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
14 18 (6.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 18 (6.12%) Project Manager
14 18 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (6.12%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (49.32%) .NET
2 99 (33.67%) ASP.NET
3 85 (28.91%) HTML
4 77 (26.19%) CSS
5 58 (19.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (15.99%) HTML5
7 46 (15.65%) jQuery
8 37 (12.59%) CSS3
9 19 (6.46%) Web Services
9 19 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 18 (6.12%) .NET Framework
10 18 (6.12%) XML
11 15 (5.10%) WCF
12 12 (4.08%) Ajax
12 12 (4.08%) WinForms
13 10 (3.40%) Underscore.js
14 9 (3.06%) Dojo
15 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (2.72%) ADO.NET
16 7 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.48%) Mathematics
1 22 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.72%) Physics
4 8 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.04%) Open Source
5 6 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.70%) Replication
6 5 (1.70%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.02%) NHS
8 3 (1.02%) Tandem
8 3 (1.02%) Economics
8 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.02%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.49%) Windows
2 22 (7.48%) Apple iOS
2 22 (7.48%) Android
3 16 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (5.10%) Windows 8
5 14 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.72%) Linux
7 6 (2.04%) Mac OS
7 6 (2.04%) UNIX
7 6 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.68%) Debian
9 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Windows XP Embedded
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.15%) Software Engineering
2 60 (20.41%) MVC
3 54 (18.37%) TDD
4 29 (9.86%) BDD
5 26 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 21 (7.14%) Android Development
6 21 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 20 (6.80%) OO
7 20 (6.80%) Project Management
8 18 (6.12%) ITIL
9 14 (4.76%) CRM
10 13 (4.42%) Migration
10 13 (4.42%) Data Migration
11 12 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.74%) Change Management
13 10 (3.40%) Scrum
13 10 (3.40%) ERP
13 10 (3.40%) PRINCE2
14 9 (3.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (44.22%) SQL
2 115 (39.12%) C#
3 85 (28.91%) JavaScript
4 37 (12.59%) T-SQL
5 34 (11.56%) C++
6 33 (11.22%) Java
7 30 (10.20%) PHP
8 10 (3.40%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.06%) VB
10 7 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.04%) PHP5
11 6 (2.04%) Perl
12 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.02%) VBA
13 3 (1.02%) Delphi
13 3 (1.02%) Python
13 3 (1.02%) Ruby
14 2 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (12.93%) Degree
2 26 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.42%) MCSE
4 12 (4.08%) MCTS
4 12 (4.08%) PhD
5 11 (3.74%) MCITP
6 10 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (3.06%) NCDA
7 9 (3.06%) NCIE
8 8 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.04%) CCNP
9 6 (2.04%) CCDP
9 6 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.70%) VCAP
11 4 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.36%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.34%) HNC
12 1 (0.34%) HND
12 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.72%) QA
2 6 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.70%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.42%) vSphere
5 7 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.38%) XenServer
6 6 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.70%) XenApp
7 5 (1.70%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.36%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.68%) Xen
9 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.34%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.34%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 5 (1.70%) NetBackup
1 5 (1.70%) Backup Exec
1 5 (1.70%) SCCM
2 4 (1.36%) SCOM
2 4 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.68%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.68%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (7.82%) VMware
2 18 (6.12%) Cisco
3 13 (4.42%) Apple
4 11 (3.74%) Citrix
5 10 (3.40%) HP
5 10 (3.40%) Oracle
6 9 (3.06%) EMC
6 9 (3.06%) NetApp
7 8 (2.72%) IBM
8 7 (2.38%) Sage
9 6 (2.04%) Lotus
9 6 (2.04%) JD Edwards
9 6 (2.04%) SAP
10 5 (1.70%) Epicor
10 5 (1.70%) Dell
10 5 (1.70%) Baan
10 5 (1.70%) Symantec
10 5 (1.70%) Veeam
10 5 (1.70%) PlateSpin
11 4 (1.36%) TIBCO
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