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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 138 143 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 19.03% 15.89% 20.68%
As % of the Vendors category 39.09% 41.57% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 122 138 164
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
353 344 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 48.69% 38.22% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 302 319 351
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 18 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 130 (47.79%) SQL Server
2 124 (45.59%) .NET
3 116 (42.65%) SQL
4 101 (37.13%) C#
5 95 (34.93%) ASP.NET
6 91 (33.46%) MS Excel
7 69 (25.37%) Windows
8 65 (23.90%) Software Engineering
9 61 (22.43%) HTML
9 61 (22.43%) JavaScript
10 53 (19.49%) MVC
11 51 (18.75%) CSS
12 48 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 47 (17.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 47 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (17.28%) Active Directory
14 46 (16.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (16.18%) Degree
16 39 (14.34%) TDD
16 39 (14.34%) SQL Server 2005
17 35 (12.87%) MS Office
18 31 (11.40%) T-SQL
18 31 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (11.03%) Java
20 28 (10.29%) HTML5
21 26 (9.56%) jQuery
21 26 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (9.19%) IIS
22 25 (9.19%) Computer Science
23 24 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (9.19%) IIS
2 22 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 20 (7.35%) MS Exchange
4 13 (4.78%) Lync
5 9 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.57%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.21%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.84%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.47%) MS Project Server
9 4 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.47%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.74%) nginx
11 2 (0.74%) Apache
12 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 91 (33.46%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.87%) MS Office
3 14 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.31%) MS Project
5 5 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.37%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.57%) Lawson
3 7 (2.57%) Movex
3 7 (2.57%) MFGPRO
3 7 (2.57%) Dynamics GP
3 7 (2.57%) SAP Business One
4 4 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) Office 365
1 6 (2.21%) GitHub
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.15%) DNS
2 12 (4.41%) Firewall
2 12 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.31%) SAN
4 7 (2.57%) Intranet
4 7 (2.57%) DHCP
5 4 (1.47%) HTTP
5 4 (1.47%) WAN
6 3 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.10%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.74%) NAS
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.74%) Wireless
7 2 (0.74%) IPsec
7 2 (0.74%) LAN
7 2 (0.74%) VPN
7 2 (0.74%) RTP
7 2 (0.74%) Internet
8 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (47.79%) SQL Server
2 48 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (17.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (14.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.78%) MySQL
7 10 (3.68%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.57%) OLAP
10 5 (1.84%) MS Access
10 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
13 1 (0.37%) DataStage
13 1 (0.37%) QlikView
13 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 21 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.04%) NUnit
3 11 (4.04%) MSTest
4 8 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.57%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.21%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.21%) Moq
6 6 (2.21%) Selenium
6 6 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.84%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.47%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 23 (8.46%) Finance
2 10 (3.68%) Retail
3 9 (3.31%) Advertising
3 9 (3.31%) Marketing
4 5 (1.84%) Legal
4 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.10%) Publishing
5 3 (1.10%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (41.18%) Developer
2 55 (20.22%) Analyst
3 50 (18.38%) C# Developer
4 45 (16.54%) .NET Developer
5 40 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 33 (12.13%) Software Developer
6 33 (12.13%) C# Software Engineer
7 30 (11.03%) Support Analyst
8 29 (10.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (9.19%) Senior Developer
10 23 (8.46%) Web Developer
11 18 (6.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (6.62%) Programmer
12 17 (6.25%) Consultant
13 16 (5.88%) IT Support
13 16 (5.88%) Project Manager
14 15 (5.51%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (5.51%) C# Web Developer
15 14 (5.15%) SQL DBA
15 14 (5.15%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (45.59%) .NET
2 95 (34.93%) ASP.NET
3 61 (22.43%) HTML
4 51 (18.75%) CSS
5 46 (16.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (10.29%) HTML5
7 26 (9.56%) jQuery
8 24 (8.82%) Web Services
9 21 (7.72%) XML
10 20 (7.35%) CSS3
11 16 (5.88%) WCF
12 13 (4.78%) WPF
12 13 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (4.41%) .NET Framework
14 11 (4.04%) COM
15 10 (3.68%) Struts
16 7 (2.57%) ADO.NET
16 7 (2.57%) EJB
17 6 (2.21%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.19%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.35%) Mathematics
4 19 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (6.62%) Management Information System
6 14 (5.15%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.57%) Economics
8 6 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (2.21%) Open Source
8 6 (2.21%) Replication
9 5 (1.84%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.84%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.47%) Statistics
10 4 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.47%) LIMS
10 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.10%) NHS
11 3 (1.10%) Tandem
12 2 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.37%) Windows
2 24 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.88%) Linux
4 15 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (5.51%) Apple iOS
4 15 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.15%) Android
6 12 (4.41%) Windows 8
6 12 (4.41%) UNIX
7 10 (3.68%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.84%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.90%) Software Engineering
2 53 (19.49%) MVC
3 47 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (14.34%) TDD
5 21 (7.72%) Project Management
6 18 (6.62%) OO
7 17 (6.25%) ERP
7 17 (6.25%) BDD
8 15 (5.51%) CRM
9 14 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (5.15%) Android Development
9 14 (5.15%) iOS Development
10 13 (4.78%) Scrum
10 13 (4.78%) Migration
11 12 (4.41%) PRINCE2
12 11 (4.04%) Data Analysis
13 10 (3.68%) Mentoring
13 10 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.68%) ITIL
13 10 (3.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 116 (42.65%) SQL
2 101 (37.13%) C#
3 61 (22.43%) JavaScript
4 31 (11.40%) T-SQL
5 30 (11.03%) Java
6 23 (8.46%) PHP
7 22 (8.09%) C++
8 17 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 16 (5.88%) VB
10 7 (2.57%) VBScript
11 6 (2.21%) Perl
12 5 (1.84%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.74%) Ruby
14 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.74%) Python
15 1 (0.37%) VBA
15 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (16.18%) Degree
2 26 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.78%) MCSE
4 12 (4.41%) MCTS
5 11 (4.04%) CCNA
5 11 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.21%) NCDA
6 6 (2.21%) NCIE
6 6 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.21%) PhD
7 5 (1.84%) MCP
7 5 (1.84%) MCT
7 5 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.84%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.84%) MCITP
7 5 (1.84%) VCAP
8 4 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.37%) HND
10 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 47 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 17 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.57%) XenServer
3 7 (2.57%) vSphere
4 6 (2.21%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.84%) XenApp
5 5 (1.84%) DFS Replication
5 5 (1.84%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.74%) Dovecot
6 2 (0.74%) Kamailio
6 2 (0.74%) Xen
7 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) SCCM
2 5 (1.84%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.84%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.84%) SCOM
3 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.10%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.10%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.74%) Puppet
5 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (8.09%) VMware
2 21 (7.72%) Citrix
3 17 (6.25%) IBM
4 15 (5.51%) Oracle
5 14 (5.15%) Cisco
6 13 (4.78%) Apple
7 11 (4.04%) HP
8 9 (3.31%) Sage
9 8 (2.94%) NetApp
9 8 (2.94%) JD Edwards
9 8 (2.94%) SAP
10 7 (2.57%) Baan
10 7 (2.57%) Epicor
11 6 (2.21%) EMC
11 6 (2.21%) Symantec
11 6 (2.21%) Lotus
12 5 (1.84%) Dell
12 5 (1.84%) PlateSpin
12 5 (1.84%) Veeam
13 4 (1.47%) Adobe
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