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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 111 124 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.84% 17.03% 16.15%
As % of the Vendors category 50.92% 48.06% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 105 112 110
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

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
218 258 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 33.08% 35.44% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 187 208 269
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 21 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 89 (45.18%) Windows
2 71 (36.04%) SQL Server
3 62 (31.47%) Active Directory
4 51 (25.89%) MS Excel
5 49 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (24.87%) Windows Server
6 44 (22.34%) Office 365
7 40 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 37 (18.78%) C#
9 36 (18.27%) .NET
10 34 (17.26%) Skype for Business
11 32 (16.24%) SQL
12 30 (15.23%) Cisco
13 29 (14.72%) Firewall
14 27 (13.71%) VPN
14 27 (13.71%) Hyper-V
15 25 (12.69%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (12.69%) F5
15 25 (12.69%) ASP.NET
16 24 (12.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (11.68%) MVC
18 21 (10.66%) HTML
18 21 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (10.15%) System Testing
19 20 (10.15%) Gherkin
19 20 (10.15%) Skype
19 20 (10.15%) JavaScript
19 20 (10.15%) CSS

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 34 (17.26%) Skype for Business
2 19 (9.64%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.12%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.54%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.52%) CMS
5 3 (1.52%) WordPress
6 2 (1.02%) Drupal
6 2 (1.02%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (25.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.15%) MS Office
3 12 (6.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.02%) BPCS
4 2 (1.02%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.34%) Office 365
2 40 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.06%) IaaS
5 4 (2.03%) SaaS
6 2 (1.02%) PaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.72%) Firewall
2 27 (13.71%) VPN
3 25 (12.69%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (10.15%) Skype
5 17 (8.63%) DNS
6 16 (8.12%) DHCP
7 15 (7.61%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (7.61%) Wireless
8 14 (7.11%) Cisco ISE
8 14 (7.11%) Cisco Wireless
8 14 (7.11%) WAAS
9 12 (6.09%) PBX
9 12 (6.09%) PSTN
10 11 (5.58%) BGP
10 11 (5.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (5.58%) OSPF
11 8 (4.06%) TCP/IP
12 6 (3.05%) LDAP
13 5 (2.54%) Kerberos
14 4 (2.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (36.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.55%) MySQL
3 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.52%) Power BI
7 2 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.02%) QlikView
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.51%) Big Data
8 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (12.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.03%) Selenium
2 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.02%) JIRA
3 2 (1.02%) MSTest
3 2 (1.02%) NCover
3 2 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.51%) Appium
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.51%) MorphX
4 1 (0.51%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (6.60%) Marketing
2 11 (5.58%) Finance
3 10 (5.08%) Advertising
4 5 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (26.90%) Analyst
2 41 (20.81%) Developer
3 25 (12.69%) Network Analyst
4 22 (11.17%) Cisco Analyst
4 22 (11.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 19 (9.64%) .NET Developer
6 18 (9.14%) C# Developer
7 16 (8.12%) Tester
8 14 (7.11%) Administrator
8 14 (7.11%) Architect
8 14 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (7.11%) Senior Tester
8 14 (7.11%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) IT Analyst
10 12 (6.09%) Consultant
10 12 (6.09%) IT Support
10 12 (6.09%) Support Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (5.08%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.08%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.27%) .NET
2 25 (12.69%) ASP.NET
3 21 (10.66%) HTML
4 20 (10.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (10.15%) CSS
4 20 (10.15%) Gherkin
5 19 (9.64%) jQuery
6 16 (8.12%) HTML5
7 14 (7.11%) .NET Framework
8 13 (6.60%) Web Services
9 11 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (4.57%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (3.55%) WinForms
12 6 (3.05%) CSS3
13 5 (2.54%) Entity Framework
13 5 (2.54%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (2.54%) WPF
14 4 (2.03%) JSON
15 3 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.06%) Clustering
4 6 (3.05%) Biotechnology
4 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.05%) User Experience
5 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) New Media
8 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (45.18%) Windows
2 49 (24.87%) Windows Server
3 21 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.61%) Apple iOS
6 10 (5.08%) Linux
7 8 (4.06%) Android
7 8 (4.06%) Mac OS X
7 8 (4.06%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.03%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.03%) Unix
9 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (11.68%) MVC
3 20 (10.15%) System Testing
4 17 (8.63%) Mentoring
5 16 (8.12%) Scrum
6 14 (7.11%) Functional Testing
6 14 (7.11%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (7.11%) PRINCE2
6 14 (7.11%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (7.11%) User Stories
7 12 (6.09%) Identity Management
8 11 (5.58%) Automated Testing
8 11 (5.58%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.08%) ITIL
9 10 (5.08%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.08%) Test Strategy
10 8 (4.06%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (4.06%) Web Development
11 7 (3.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.78%) C#
2 32 (16.24%) SQL
3 20 (10.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.58%) Java
5 9 (4.57%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.05%) C++
7 4 (2.03%) PHP
8 3 (1.52%) C
8 3 (1.52%) X++
9 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.51%) VB
10 1 (0.51%) VBScript
10 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (10.15%) ISEB
1 20 (10.15%) ISTQB
2 16 (8.12%) Degree
3 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.54%) MCSA
4 5 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.03%) MCSE
5 4 (2.03%) PhD
6 3 (1.52%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.02%) MCP
7 2 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.02%) PMP
7 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.51%) CCENT
8 1 (0.51%) CCNA
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) SLA
3 3 (1.52%) COBIT
3 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (31.47%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.71%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.61%) Forefront TMG
3 15 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.05%) XenApp
5 4 (2.03%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.02%) KVM
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (9.14%) SCCM
2 11 (5.58%) SCOM
3 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.02%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (15.23%) Cisco
2 25 (12.69%) F5
3 16 (8.12%) VMware
4 14 (7.11%) Forcepoint
4 14 (7.11%) SolarWinds
5 13 (6.60%) Apple
6 8 (4.06%) Citrix
7 6 (3.05%) HP
7 6 (3.05%) Micro Focus
7 6 (3.05%) Novell
8 4 (2.03%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.03%) Sophos
9 3 (1.52%) Cognizant
9 3 (1.52%) Oracle
9 3 (1.52%) TOWER Software
9 3 (1.52%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.02%) Infor
10 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.02%) Sage
10 2 (1.02%) SonicWALL
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