The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Oxford region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 180 158 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 19.61% 15.74% 13.82%
As % of the Vendors category 49.86% 33.69% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 167 147 80
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 469 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 39.32% 46.71% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 331 422 211
Average salary £37,500 £48,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% +25.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Oxfordshire

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 April 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 162 (51.10%) SQL Server
2 152 (47.95%) .NET
3 119 (37.54%) C#
4 113 (35.65%) SQL
5 100 (31.55%) ASP.NET
6 98 (30.91%) JavaScript
7 89 (28.08%) Windows
8 86 (27.13%) HTML
9 85 (26.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 81 (25.55%) CSS
11 70 (22.08%) MS Excel
12 65 (20.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 65 (20.50%) Software Engineering
13 63 (19.87%) MS Office
14 60 (18.93%) TDD
15 56 (17.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 56 (17.67%) MS Exchange
15 56 (17.67%) MVC
16 52 (16.40%) Finance
16 52 (16.40%) Active Directory
16 52 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (15.46%) jQuery
18 45 (14.20%) HTML5
18 45 (14.20%) VMware
19 43 (13.56%) Degree
20 39 (12.30%) CSS3
21 37 (11.67%) SharePoint
22 34 (10.73%) Java
23 33 (10.41%) PHP
24 31 (9.78%) C++

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (17.67%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.47%) IIS
4 10 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.21%) Lync
8 6 (1.89%) CMS
9 5 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.58%) Drupal
10 4 (1.26%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.95%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 70 (22.08%) MS Excel
2 63 (19.87%) MS Office
3 9 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.52%) MS Project
5 2 (0.63%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.47%) Office 365
2 6 (1.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.83%) Firewall
2 19 (5.99%) SAN
3 18 (5.68%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.47%) Wireless
5 9 (2.84%) Internet
5 9 (2.84%) VLAN
6 7 (2.21%) WAN
6 7 (2.21%) DNS
7 6 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.58%) LAN
9 3 (0.95%) VoIP
9 3 (0.95%) HTTP
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.63%) NAS
10 2 (0.63%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.63%) LDAP
11 1 (0.32%) IPsec
11 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (51.10%) SQL Server
2 85 (26.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (20.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (17.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (5.05%) MySQL
6 13 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.79%) MS Access
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.95%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.63%) OLAP
10 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.32%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.10%) NUnit
3 11 (3.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (1.58%) JIRA
5 3 (0.95%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.95%) Maven
5 3 (0.95%) Moq
5 3 (0.95%) MSTest
6 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.63%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.32%) Subversion
7 1 (0.32%) MbUnit
General
1 52 (16.40%) Finance
2 15 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.89%) Local Government
3 6 (1.89%) Law
4 5 (1.58%) Publishing
4 5 (1.58%) Games
5 4 (1.26%) Banking
6 3 (0.95%) Electronics
6 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.95%) Automotive
6 3 (0.95%) French Language
7 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Billing
7 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 139 (43.85%) Developer
2 45 (14.20%) Analyst
3 43 (13.56%) C# Developer
4 38 (11.99%) Consultant
5 37 (11.67%) .NET Developer
6 35 (11.04%) Support Engineer
7 34 (10.73%) Software Developer
8 30 (9.46%) Senior Developer
9 28 (8.83%) Support Analyst
9 28 (8.83%) Software Engineer
10 26 (8.20%) Web Developer
11 25 (7.89%) IT Support
11 25 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
12 24 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
13 22 (6.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 21 (6.62%) C# Software Engineer
15 19 (5.99%) Technical Support
15 19 (5.99%) Technical Consultant
16 17 (5.36%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (47.95%) .NET
2 100 (31.55%) ASP.NET
3 86 (27.13%) HTML
4 81 (25.55%) CSS
5 52 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (15.46%) jQuery
7 45 (14.20%) HTML5
8 39 (12.30%) CSS3
9 25 (7.89%) WCF
10 22 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 20 (6.31%) XML
12 16 (5.05%) .NET Framework
13 15 (4.73%) Web Services
14 13 (4.10%) Underscore.js
14 13 (4.10%) Dojo
15 12 (3.79%) Ajax
16 11 (3.47%) Razor View Engine
16 11 (3.47%) Castle Windsor
17 9 (2.84%) WinForms
17 9 (2.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.52%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.31%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.05%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.79%) Physics
6 10 (3.15%) Clustering
7 9 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.52%) Open Source
8 8 (2.52%) Tandem
8 8 (2.52%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.26%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.95%) Online Games
12 3 (0.95%) CAN bus
13 2 (0.63%) NHS
14 1 (0.32%) CLARiiON
14 1 (0.32%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.08%) Windows
2 27 (8.52%) Windows 7
3 21 (6.62%) Android
4 20 (6.31%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 15 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.52%) Mac OS
8 8 (2.52%) Linux
8 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.89%) UNIX
10 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.95%) Windows XP Embedded
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.63%) NetWare
13 1 (0.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.50%) Software Engineering
2 60 (18.93%) TDD
3 56 (17.67%) MVC
4 27 (8.52%) BDD
5 24 (7.57%) Project Management
6 22 (6.94%) Scrum
7 20 (6.31%) ITIL
7 20 (6.31%) Mobile Application Development
7 20 (6.31%) Android Development
7 20 (6.31%) iOS Development
8 15 (4.73%) Migration
9 13 (4.10%) CRM
9 13 (4.10%) Web Application Development
9 13 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (3.79%) Quality Management
11 11 (3.47%) OO
11 11 (3.47%) Change Management
12 10 (3.15%) Data Migration
12 10 (3.15%) Web Development
12 10 (3.15%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 119 (37.54%) C#
2 113 (35.65%) SQL
3 98 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 34 (10.73%) Java
5 33 (10.41%) PHP
6 31 (9.78%) C++
7 27 (8.52%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.10%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.21%) VBA
9 7 (2.21%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.21%) Perl
10 6 (1.89%) PHP5
11 5 (1.58%) VB
12 4 (1.26%) VBScript
12 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.95%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.95%) Python
13 3 (0.95%) C
13 3 (0.95%) Ruby
14 2 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 43 (13.56%) Degree
2 25 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.42%) PhD
5 13 (4.10%) MCITP
6 11 (3.47%) MCSE
6 11 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.15%) MCTS
8 8 (2.52%) MCP
8 8 (2.52%) MCAD
8 8 (2.52%) MCSD
8 8 (2.52%) CCNA
9 6 (1.89%) CCNP
9 6 (1.89%) CCDP
10 5 (1.58%) NCDA
10 5 (1.58%) NCIE
11 4 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.26%) ISEB
12 3 (0.95%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) SLA
3 4 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (16.40%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.42%) vSphere
5 6 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.58%) Xen
7 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.63%) XenApp
8 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
2 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (14.20%) VMware
2 23 (7.26%) Cisco
3 14 (4.42%) Citrix
4 7 (2.21%) NetApp
4 7 (2.21%) Apple
4 7 (2.21%) Oracle
5 5 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.58%) HP
6 3 (0.95%) Symantec
6 3 (0.95%) McAfee
6 3 (0.95%) Dell
6 3 (0.95%) EMC
6 3 (0.95%) IBM
6 3 (0.95%) JBoss
6 3 (0.95%) Tableau
7 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.63%) Lotus
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.32%) Telerik
8 1 (0.32%) LANDesk
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37,756 - 49,216 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Salary: From £25,783 to £34,530 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IAD
Salary: Salary offered will be competitive & dependent on skills & experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago