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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 6 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 130 159 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.88% 15.82% 20.65%
As % of the Vendors category 38.01% 41.73% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 112 152 204
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,550 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £47,500
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
342 381 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 47.04% 37.91% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 281 355 444
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 October 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 106 (43.09%) MS Excel
2 105 (42.68%) SQL Server
3 102 (41.46%) .NET
4 94 (38.21%) SQL
5 85 (34.55%) C#
6 81 (32.93%) Windows
7 77 (31.30%) ASP.NET
8 51 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (20.73%) Active Directory
9 47 (19.11%) JavaScript
9 47 (19.11%) Degree
10 44 (17.89%) Software Engineering
11 42 (17.07%) HTML
12 39 (15.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (15.04%) MVC
14 35 (14.23%) MS Office
15 34 (13.82%) CSS
16 31 (12.60%) Web Services
17 30 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
20 27 (10.98%) Citrix
21 26 (10.57%) T-SQL
21 26 (10.57%) Computer Science
22 25 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
22 25 (10.16%) Visual Studio
22 25 (10.16%) IIS
22 25 (10.16%) VMware
23 24 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
24 23 (9.35%) XML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (10.16%) IIS
2 19 (7.72%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.72%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.50%) Lync
4 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.85%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.03%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.81%) nginx
9 2 (0.81%) SAS
9 2 (0.81%) Apache
9 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 106 (43.09%) MS Excel
2 35 (14.23%) MS Office
3 14 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.63%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.41%) InDesign
7 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (8.13%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (2.85%) MFGPRO
4 7 (2.85%) Movex
4 7 (2.85%) Lawson
4 7 (2.85%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (2.85%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.44%) GitHub
1 6 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) IaaS
2 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.69%) DNS
2 10 (4.07%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.85%) Intranet
3 7 (2.85%) DHCP
3 7 (2.85%) SAN
4 6 (2.44%) Firewall
5 4 (1.63%) HTTP
5 4 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.22%) WAN
6 3 (1.22%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.81%) RTP
7 2 (0.81%) LAN
7 2 (0.81%) Wireless
8 1 (0.41%) IPsec
8 1 (0.41%) VoIP
8 1 (0.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.41%) Internet
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (42.68%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (8.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.69%) MySQL
7 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.85%) OLAP
9 6 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.81%) MS Access
12 1 (0.41%) QlikView
12 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (10.16%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.25%) MSTest
3 8 (3.25%) NUnit
4 7 (2.85%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.44%) Selenium
5 6 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.03%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.22%) Moq
8 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.81%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 13 (5.28%) Finance
2 10 (4.07%) Marketing
2 10 (4.07%) Retail
2 10 (4.07%) Advertising
3 5 (2.03%) Legal
3 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.63%) Publishing
5 3 (1.22%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.81%) Automotive
6 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (36.18%) Developer
2 54 (21.95%) Analyst
3 43 (17.48%) .NET Developer
4 40 (16.26%) C# Developer
5 32 (13.01%) Software Engineer
6 29 (11.79%) Support Analyst
7 26 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (9.76%) C# Software Engineer
9 22 (8.94%) Programmer
10 20 (8.13%) Software Developer
11 19 (7.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (6.50%) IT Support
13 15 (6.10%) Project Manager
13 15 (6.10%) Graduate
13 15 (6.10%) Senior Developer
13 15 (6.10%) Web Developer
13 15 (6.10%) C# Programmer
14 13 (5.28%) Consultant
14 13 (5.28%) .NET Programmer
14 13 (5.28%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (41.46%) .NET
2 77 (31.30%) ASP.NET
3 42 (17.07%) HTML
4 34 (13.82%) CSS
5 31 (12.60%) Web Services
6 25 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (9.35%) XML
8 18 (7.32%) WCF
9 16 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (6.50%) jQuery
10 15 (6.10%) WPF
11 14 (5.69%) HTML5
12 11 (4.47%) COM
12 11 (4.47%) RESTful
13 10 (4.07%) CSS3
13 10 (4.07%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.25%) Struts
15 7 (2.85%) ADO.NET
15 7 (2.85%) EJB
16 6 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.57%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 15 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (5.28%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.66%) Economics
7 7 (2.85%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.44%) Open Source
8 6 (2.44%) Replication
9 5 (2.03%) LIMS
9 5 (2.03%) Statistics
9 5 (2.03%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.63%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.63%) Physics
10 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.22%) Tandem
11 3 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 81 (32.93%) Windows
2 29 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (8.94%) Linux
4 19 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 12 (4.88%) UNIX
7 11 (4.47%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.85%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.81%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.41%) Android
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.89%) Software Engineering
3 37 (15.04%) MVC
4 20 (8.13%) ERP
5 18 (7.32%) CRM
6 16 (6.50%) Project Management
7 15 (6.10%) Scrum
8 13 (5.28%) OO
9 12 (4.88%) Migration
10 11 (4.47%) ITIL
11 10 (4.07%) Data Management
11 10 (4.07%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.07%) TDD
12 9 (3.66%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.66%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.66%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.85%) Service Delivery
13 7 (2.85%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.85%) Web Development
13 7 (2.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 94 (38.21%) SQL
2 85 (34.55%) C#
3 47 (19.11%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.57%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.91%) VB
5 17 (6.91%) VB.NET
6 14 (5.69%) Java
7 9 (3.66%) PHP
8 7 (2.85%) VBScript
9 6 (2.44%) C++
10 4 (1.63%) Python
10 4 (1.63%) Perl
11 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.81%) Ruby
12 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) VBA
13 1 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (19.11%) Degree
2 28 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.10%) CCNA
4 13 (5.28%) MCSE
5 12 (4.88%) MCTS
6 7 (2.85%) PhD
7 6 (2.44%) NCDA
7 6 (2.44%) NCIE
7 6 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.44%) MCP
8 5 (2.03%) MCT
8 5 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.03%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.03%) MCITP
8 5 (2.03%) VCAP
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.41%) MCSD
10 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.03%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 51 (20.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (2.85%) XenServer
5 6 (2.44%) XenApp
5 6 (2.44%) vSphere
6 5 (2.03%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.03%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.03%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.81%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.81%) Dovecot
7 2 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.25%) SCCM
2 5 (2.03%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.03%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.03%) SCOM
3 3 (1.22%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.22%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.81%) Puppet
4 2 (0.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (10.98%) Citrix
2 25 (10.16%) VMware
3 22 (8.94%) Cisco
4 15 (6.10%) IBM
5 14 (5.69%) Apple
6 12 (4.88%) Oracle
7 11 (4.47%) HP
8 10 (4.07%) NetApp
9 9 (3.66%) Sage
10 8 (3.25%) JD Edwards
10 8 (3.25%) SAP
11 7 (2.85%) Baan
11 7 (2.85%) Epicor
12 6 (2.44%) Lotus
12 6 (2.44%) EMC
12 6 (2.44%) Symantec
13 5 (2.03%) Dell
13 5 (2.03%) Atlassian
13 5 (2.03%) PlateSpin
13 5 (2.03%) Veeam
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