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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 104 151 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.52% 19.58% 14.86%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 53.74% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 89 137 103
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
312 281 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 37.55% 36.45% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 269 240 259
Median salary £50,000 £40,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -16.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 85 (40.28%) SQL Server
1 85 (40.28%) Windows
2 82 (38.86%) MS Excel
3 76 (36.02%) SQL
4 59 (27.96%) Active Directory
5 58 (27.49%) .NET
6 53 (25.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 51 (24.17%) C#
8 47 (22.27%) MVC
8 47 (22.27%) Windows Server
9 44 (20.85%) JavaScript
9 44 (20.85%) ASP.NET
10 43 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (18.01%) HTML
12 37 (17.54%) CSS
12 37 (17.54%) ITIL
13 34 (16.11%) Office 365
14 32 (15.17%) MS Office
14 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (14.69%) Degree
16 30 (14.22%) VMware
17 28 (13.27%) Windows 7
18 25 (11.85%) jQuery
18 25 (11.85%) Hyper-V
19 24 (11.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 24 (11.37%) Finance
20 21 (9.95%) SharePoint
20 21 (9.95%) Web Services
20 21 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (9.48%) Cisco

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (9.95%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.27%) Umbraco
4 8 (3.79%) CMS
4 8 (3.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.32%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.90%) Drupal
6 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.90%) WordPress
7 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.95%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 82 (38.86%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (16.11%) Office 365
3 12 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.27%) SaaS
5 7 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.11%) Firewall
2 14 (6.64%) SAN
3 13 (6.16%) DNS
3 13 (6.16%) VPN
4 12 (5.69%) DHCP
5 10 (4.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.27%) VoIP
7 8 (3.79%) Internet
8 7 (3.32%) iSCSI
8 7 (3.32%) Skype
9 5 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.90%) Network Security
11 3 (1.42%) Connectrix
11 3 (1.42%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.47%) LAN
13 1 (0.47%) LDAP
13 1 (0.47%) NAS
13 1 (0.47%) WAN
13 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.79%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.32%) MySQL
5 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.27%) TeamCity
3 8 (3.79%) Subversion
4 7 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.42%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.95%) NUnit
7 2 (0.95%) Selenium
7 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.47%) MSTest
General
1 24 (11.37%) Finance
2 9 (4.27%) Local Government
3 7 (3.32%) Automotive
3 7 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.84%) Advertising
4 6 (2.84%) Marketing
5 5 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (27.01%) Developer
2 35 (16.59%) Analyst
3 32 (15.17%) .NET Developer
4 22 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 21 (9.95%) C# Developer
5 21 (9.95%) Senior .NET Developer
6 19 (9.00%) Consultant
7 17 (8.06%) Administrator
7 17 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (7.58%) Architect
8 16 (7.58%) Support Analyst
9 14 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.69%) Applications Support
11 12 (5.69%) Server Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) Support Consultant
11 12 (5.69%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (5.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 11 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (5.21%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (27.49%) .NET
2 44 (20.85%) ASP.NET
3 38 (18.01%) HTML
4 37 (17.54%) CSS
5 25 (11.85%) jQuery
6 24 (11.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (9.95%) Web Services
8 18 (8.53%) HTML5
8 18 (8.53%) Middleware
9 15 (7.11%) AngularJS
10 12 (5.69%) CSS3
10 12 (5.69%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (4.27%) Node.js
12 8 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.32%) Backbone.js
13 7 (3.32%) D3.js
13 7 (3.32%) Ember.js
13 7 (3.32%) LESS
13 7 (3.32%) React
13 7 (3.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.69%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.21%) Clustering
3 11 (5.21%) EqualLogic
4 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.74%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.32%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (3.32%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.32%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.84%) Replication
8 5 (2.37%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.90%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.90%) User Experience
10 3 (1.42%) Celerra
10 3 (1.42%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.95%) Fintech
11 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (40.28%) Windows
2 47 (22.27%) Windows Server
3 28 (13.27%) Windows 7
4 21 (9.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.16%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.84%) Android
9 5 (2.37%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.95%) Linux
10 2 (0.95%) Unix
10 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.27%) MVC
2 43 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.54%) ITIL
4 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (8.53%) Front End Development
5 17 (8.06%) Data Protection
5 17 (8.06%) SDLC
6 16 (7.58%) Web Development
7 15 (7.11%) Scrum
8 14 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (6.64%) ERP
9 13 (6.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (6.16%) OO
9 13 (6.16%) Service Management
10 12 (5.69%) TDD
11 11 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.21%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (5.21%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (4.74%) CRM
12 10 (4.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (36.02%) SQL
2 51 (24.17%) C#
3 44 (20.85%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.06%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.21%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.32%) C++
7 6 (2.84%) Java
8 5 (2.37%) PHP
9 4 (1.90%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.90%) Python
9 4 (1.90%) R
9 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.42%) X++
11 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.47%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (14.69%) Degree
3 6 (2.84%) MCP
3 6 (2.84%) MCSE
4 5 (2.37%) MCITP
5 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.95%) CCNA
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.95%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.95%) ISEB
7 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.47%) MCSA
8 1 (0.47%) MCTS
8 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PhD
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.53%) SLA
2 7 (3.32%) QA
System Software
1 59 (27.96%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.85%) Hyper-V
3 13 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (8.53%) SCCM
2 10 (4.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.27%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.27%) SCOM
4 7 (3.32%) WSUS
5 5 (2.37%) Icinga
6 4 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.42%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.95%) Puppet
9 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (14.22%) VMware
2 20 (9.48%) Cisco
3 19 (9.00%) Dell
4 14 (6.64%) Avaya
5 12 (5.69%) HP
6 10 (4.74%) Xamarin
7 9 (4.27%) Sitecore
7 9 (4.27%) Symantec
8 7 (3.32%) Fortinet
8 7 (3.32%) IBM
8 7 (3.32%) Sophos
9 6 (2.84%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.37%) Veritas
11 4 (1.90%) Brocade
11 4 (1.90%) Citrix
11 4 (1.90%) EMC
11 4 (1.90%) NetApp
11 4 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.90%) SAP
11 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds
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