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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 125 165 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.05% 16.57% 19.05%
As % of the Vendors category 39.94% 43.08% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 108 153 186
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
313 383 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 42.70% 38.45% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 259 350 439
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +4.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 103 (42.92%) MS Excel
2 88 (36.67%) .NET
3 84 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 82 (34.17%) Windows
5 77 (32.08%) SQL
6 75 (31.25%) C#
7 66 (27.50%) ASP.NET
8 58 (24.17%) Active Directory
9 47 (19.58%) JavaScript
10 46 (19.17%) Degree
11 42 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 36 (15.00%) HTML
14 34 (14.17%) MS Office
15 33 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (13.33%) Web Services
16 32 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 31 (12.92%) MVC
17 31 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
19 28 (11.67%) VMware
20 27 (11.25%) CSS
20 27 (11.25%) Dynamics AX
21 26 (10.83%) Computer Science
22 25 (10.42%) Citrix
23 24 (10.00%) Cisco
23 24 (10.00%) Visual Studio
24 23 (9.58%) IIS
24 23 (9.58%) SharePoint
24 23 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (9.58%) IIS
1 23 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.25%) Lync
4 10 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.92%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.08%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.83%) SAS
11 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 103 (42.92%) MS Excel
2 34 (14.17%) MS Office
3 13 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.42%) InDesign
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 27 (11.25%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.50%) Lawson
4 6 (2.50%) Movex
4 6 (2.50%) MFGPRO
4 6 (2.50%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (2.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.75%) Office 365
2 6 (2.50%) GitHub
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.83%) SaaS
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.92%) DNS
2 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.17%) DHCP
3 7 (2.92%) Intranet
4 5 (2.08%) Firewall
4 5 (2.08%) SAN
5 3 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.25%) Wireless
5 3 (1.25%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.83%) Network Security
6 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.83%) WAN
6 2 (0.83%) HTTP
6 2 (0.83%) LAN
7 1 (0.42%) VoIP
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.42%) Internet
7 1 (0.42%) Extranet
7 1 (0.42%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (5.83%) MySQL
5 13 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.67%) OLAP
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.83%) MS Access
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.42%) QlikView
11 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 24 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (2.50%) Selenium
4 6 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.08%) NUnit
5 5 (2.08%) MSTest
5 5 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 16 (6.67%) Finance
2 11 (4.58%) Advertising
2 11 (4.58%) Retail
3 9 (3.75%) Marketing
4 8 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.92%) Automotive
6 5 (2.08%) Legal
7 4 (1.67%) Publishing
8 3 (1.25%) German Language
8 3 (1.25%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.83%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (32.92%) Developer
2 57 (23.75%) Analyst
3 39 (16.25%) .NET Developer
4 38 (15.83%) C# Developer
5 29 (12.08%) Support Analyst
6 28 (11.67%) Software Engineer
7 25 (10.42%) Programmer
8 23 (9.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (8.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (6.67%) IT Support
12 15 (6.25%) C# Programmer
12 15 (6.25%) Web Developer
12 15 (6.25%) Graduate
12 15 (6.25%) Software Developer
13 14 (5.83%) Senior Developer
14 13 (5.42%) Consultant
14 13 (5.42%) .NET Programmer
14 13 (5.42%) ASP.NET Programmer
15 12 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (36.67%) .NET
2 66 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 36 (15.00%) HTML
4 32 (13.33%) Web Services
5 27 (11.25%) CSS
6 22 (9.17%) XML
7 20 (8.33%) jQuery
8 19 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (5.83%) WCF
11 13 (5.42%) RESTful
12 12 (5.00%) WPF
13 11 (4.58%) HTML5
13 11 (4.58%) CSS3
14 10 (4.17%) COM
15 7 (2.92%) EJB
16 6 (2.50%) ADO.NET
16 6 (2.50%) Struts
16 6 (2.50%) LAMP
16 6 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.83%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 14 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.17%) Economics
7 7 (2.92%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.50%) Physics
8 6 (2.50%) Open Source
9 5 (2.08%) EqualLogic
9 5 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.08%) Statistics
9 5 (2.08%) LIMS
9 5 (2.08%) Replication
10 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.67%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 82 (34.17%) Windows
2 31 (12.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (8.75%) Linux
4 20 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.58%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.75%) UNIX
9 7 (2.92%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 31 (12.92%) MVC
4 22 (9.17%) ERP
5 20 (8.33%) CRM
6 16 (6.67%) Project Management
7 14 (5.83%) Migration
8 12 (5.00%) Scrum
8 12 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.58%) ITIL
10 9 (3.75%) E-Commerce
10 9 (3.75%) Data Management
11 8 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.92%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.92%) Information Security
12 7 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (2.92%) Web Development
12 7 (2.92%) Analytics
13 6 (2.50%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (32.08%) SQL
2 75 (31.25%) C#
3 47 (19.58%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.50%) VB
5 15 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.42%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.58%) Java
8 8 (3.33%) VBScript
9 7 (2.92%) PHP
10 5 (2.08%) Python
11 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.25%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (19.17%) Degree
2 32 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.67%) CCNA
3 16 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.00%) MCSE
5 11 (4.58%) MCTS
6 9 (3.75%) PhD
7 7 (2.92%) MCP
8 5 (2.08%) MCT
8 5 (2.08%) MCITP
8 5 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.08%) NCDA
8 5 (2.08%) NCIE
8 5 (2.08%) VCAP
9 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.25%) ICAEW
10 3 (1.25%) ACCA
10 3 (1.25%) CIPFA
10 3 (1.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (24.17%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.50%) XenApp
6 5 (2.08%) XenServer
6 5 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.08%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.08%) vSphere
6 5 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.83%) Firmware
8 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.42%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.42%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) SCCM
2 5 (2.08%) SCOM
2 5 (2.08%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.25%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.25%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (11.67%) VMware
2 25 (10.42%) Citrix
3 24 (10.00%) Cisco
4 14 (5.83%) Apple
5 13 (5.42%) IBM
6 11 (4.58%) HP
7 10 (4.17%) Oracle
8 9 (3.75%) NetApp
9 8 (3.33%) Sage
10 6 (2.50%) Baan
10 6 (2.50%) JD Edwards
10 6 (2.50%) SAP
10 6 (2.50%) Dell
10 6 (2.50%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.50%) Epicor
10 6 (2.50%) Symantec
11 5 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.08%) PlateSpin
11 5 (2.08%) Veeam
11 5 (2.08%) EMC
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Market rate or Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Shares and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + stock options & profit share scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
WA Consultants
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: Negotiable Salary depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens.
Posted: 25 days ago