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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 106 157 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.95% 16.58% 19.23%
As % of the Vendors category 35.81% 40.78% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92 139 189
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,460 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,619 £50,000 £55,000
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
296 385 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 38.95% 40.65% 44.94%
Number of salaries quoted 243 345 446
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (41.87%) MS Excel
2 83 (33.74%) .NET
2 83 (33.74%) Windows
3 78 (31.71%) SQL Server
4 68 (27.64%) C#
4 68 (27.64%) SQL
5 66 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 59 (23.98%) ASP.NET
7 56 (22.76%) Degree
8 43 (17.48%) JavaScript
8 43 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (15.85%) MS Office
9 39 (15.85%) Software Engineering
10 35 (14.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (13.41%) HTML
11 33 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (13.01%) Web Services
13 31 (12.60%) MVC
14 28 (11.38%) Dynamics AX
14 28 (11.38%) Computer Science
15 27 (10.98%) DNS
15 27 (10.98%) Cisco
15 27 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (10.98%) VMware
16 26 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (10.16%) Visual Studio
17 25 (10.16%) CSS
18 24 (9.76%) XML
19 23 (9.35%) IIS
19 23 (9.35%) ERP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.35%) IIS
2 22 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.94%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.47%) Lync
4 9 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.85%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.03%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.03%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.81%) SAS
11 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 103 (41.87%) MS Excel
2 39 (15.85%) MS Office
3 12 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.03%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.22%) MS Project
8 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.41%) InDesign
8 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (11.38%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.22%) Lawson
4 3 (1.22%) Movex
4 3 (1.22%) MFGPRO
4 3 (1.22%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.66%) Office 365
2 6 (2.44%) GitHub
3 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.81%) SaaS
5 2 (0.81%) PaaS
5 2 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.98%) DNS
2 15 (6.10%) DHCP
3 10 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.66%) Intranet
5 8 (3.25%) Firewall
6 5 (2.03%) Wireless
6 5 (2.03%) Internet
7 4 (1.63%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.63%) SAN
7 4 (1.63%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.22%) WAN
9 2 (0.81%) HTTP
9 2 (0.81%) LAN
9 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.81%) Network Security
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.41%) Extranet
10 1 (0.41%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (5.69%) MySQL
5 12 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.85%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.03%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.03%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.81%) OLAP
10 2 (0.81%) MS Access
11 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.41%) QlikView
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (10.16%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.85%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (2.85%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.44%) NUnit
4 6 (2.44%) Selenium
4 6 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (2.44%) MSTest
5 5 (2.03%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.03%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 17 (6.91%) Finance
2 11 (4.47%) Marketing
3 10 (4.07%) Automotive
4 9 (3.66%) Advertising
5 8 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.25%) Retail
6 7 (2.85%) Publishing
6 7 (2.85%) Legal
7 5 (2.03%) German Language
8 4 (1.63%) French Language
9 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.22%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (29.67%) Developer
2 58 (23.58%) Analyst
3 36 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 32 (13.01%) C# Developer
5 28 (11.38%) Software Engineer
6 27 (10.98%) Support Analyst
7 23 (9.35%) Programmer
8 20 (8.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 19 (7.72%) IT Support
10 18 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (6.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (6.50%) Graduate
13 14 (5.69%) Web Developer
14 13 (5.28%) Software Developer
14 13 (5.28%) Senior Developer
14 13 (5.28%) C# Programmer
15 12 (4.88%) Administrator
16 11 (4.47%) Project Manager
16 11 (4.47%) .NET Software Engineer
16 11 (4.47%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (33.74%) .NET
2 59 (23.98%) ASP.NET
3 33 (13.41%) HTML
4 32 (13.01%) Web Services
5 25 (10.16%) CSS
6 24 (9.76%) XML
7 19 (7.72%) jQuery
8 18 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (6.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (6.10%) RESTful
11 14 (5.69%) WCF
12 13 (5.28%) COM
13 12 (4.88%) WPF
14 11 (4.47%) HTML5
14 11 (4.47%) CSS3
15 7 (2.85%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (2.85%) AngularJS
15 7 (2.85%) EJB
15 7 (2.85%) XSLT
16 6 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.38%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.69%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.07%) Economics
7 7 (2.85%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.44%) Physics
8 6 (2.44%) Open Source
9 5 (2.03%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (2.03%) Chemistry
9 5 (2.03%) Statistics
9 5 (2.03%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.03%) LIMS
9 5 (2.03%) Replication
9 5 (2.03%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.63%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.22%) Tandem
11 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 83 (33.74%) Windows
2 35 (14.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (8.94%) Linux
4 21 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.50%) Windows 7
6 15 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.07%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.66%) UNIX
9 7 (2.85%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (15.85%) Software Engineering
3 31 (12.60%) MVC
4 23 (9.35%) ERP
5 21 (8.54%) CRM
6 18 (7.32%) Project Management
7 14 (5.69%) ITIL
7 14 (5.69%) PRINCE2
7 14 (5.69%) Migration
8 13 (5.28%) Scrum
9 10 (4.07%) Information Security
10 9 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (3.66%) Data Management
11 8 (3.25%) TDD
11 8 (3.25%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.25%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.85%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.85%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.85%) Analytics
13 6 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.64%) C#
1 68 (27.64%) SQL
2 43 (17.48%) JavaScript
3 18 (7.32%) VB
4 15 (6.10%) VB.NET
5 13 (5.28%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.88%) Java
7 8 (3.25%) VBScript
7 8 (3.25%) PHP
8 5 (2.03%) Python
9 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.22%) C++
10 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (22.76%) Degree
2 27 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.50%) CCNA
5 9 (3.66%) MCP
5 9 (3.66%) PhD
6 8 (3.25%) MCSE
7 6 (2.44%) MCTS
8 5 (2.03%) MCT
9 3 (1.22%) ACCA
9 3 (1.22%) CIPFA
9 3 (1.22%) CIMA
9 3 (1.22%) ICAEW
10 2 (0.81%) MCITP
10 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.81%) NCDA
10 2 (0.81%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.03%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.22%) XenApp
6 2 (0.81%) XenServer
6 2 (0.81%) Firmware
6 2 (0.81%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.41%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.41%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 6 (2.44%) SCCM
2 2 (0.81%) SCOM
2 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.81%) SCDPM
2 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.81%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (10.98%) Cisco
1 27 (10.98%) VMware
2 23 (9.35%) Citrix
3 17 (6.91%) Apple
4 14 (5.69%) IBM
5 9 (3.66%) Oracle
5 9 (3.66%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.25%) HP
7 6 (2.44%) NetApp
7 6 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.03%) Lotus
9 4 (1.63%) Adobe
9 4 (1.63%) SAP
9 4 (1.63%) Cognos
10 3 (1.22%) Dell
10 3 (1.22%) Baan
10 3 (1.22%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.22%) Sage
10 3 (1.22%) Symantec
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