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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 113 133 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.54% 17.30% 18.50%
As % of the Vendors category 36.57% 43.75% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 102 108 162
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £23,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
309 304 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 42.50% 39.53% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 264 263 402
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 88 (36.97%) MS Excel
2 80 (33.61%) Windows
3 64 (26.89%) SQL Server
4 56 (23.53%) .NET
5 55 (23.11%) Active Directory
6 53 (22.27%) C#
7 45 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (18.91%) Degree
8 43 (18.07%) SQL
8 43 (18.07%) ASP.NET
9 37 (15.55%) MS Office
10 36 (15.13%) MVC
11 35 (14.71%) Project Management
12 32 (13.45%) JavaScript
13 30 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (12.18%) VMware
15 27 (11.34%) HTML
15 27 (11.34%) Cisco
16 26 (10.92%) MS Exchange
17 24 (10.08%) CSS
17 24 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (9.24%) Dynamics AX
19 22 (9.24%) DNS
20 21 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
21 20 (8.40%) Computer Science
21 20 (8.40%) Software Engineering
21 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (7.98%) jQuery
22 19 (7.98%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 26 (10.92%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.04%) IIS
4 10 (4.20%) Lync
5 7 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 88 (36.97%) MS Excel
2 37 (15.55%) MS Office
3 9 (3.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.42%) InDesign
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (9.24%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.36%) Office 365
3 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) IaaS
4 2 (0.84%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.24%) DNS
2 13 (5.46%) Firewall
3 12 (5.04%) DHCP
4 9 (3.78%) WAN
5 6 (2.52%) Internet
6 5 (2.10%) Wireless
6 5 (2.10%) Intranet
6 5 (2.10%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.68%) LAN
7 4 (1.68%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.68%) MPLS
7 4 (1.68%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.84%) Network Security
8 2 (0.84%) SAN
9 1 (0.42%) VoIP
9 1 (0.42%) VPN
9 1 (0.42%) Extranet
9 1 (0.42%) VLAN
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.52%) MySQL
5 6 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.10%) Xcelsius
6 5 (2.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.10%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.84%) OLAP
8 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.36%) NUnit
2 8 (3.36%) MSTest
3 7 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.10%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.26%) Moq
5 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.84%) JIRA
6 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.42%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.42%) Subversion
7 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.42%) MSI
7 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (5.04%) Finance
2 10 (4.20%) Automotive
2 10 (4.20%) Retail
3 9 (3.78%) Marketing
3 9 (3.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.10%) Advertising
4 5 (2.10%) Publishing
4 5 (2.10%) German Language
5 4 (1.68%) Legal
5 4 (1.68%) French Language
6 3 (1.26%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (1.26%) Games
6 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (26.05%) Developer
2 47 (19.75%) Analyst
3 32 (13.45%) C# Developer
4 24 (10.08%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.56%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.72%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.72%) IT Support
6 16 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (6.30%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.46%) Web Developer
8 13 (5.46%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (5.04%) Consultant
9 12 (5.04%) Programmer
9 12 (5.04%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.04%) C# Web Developer
10 11 (4.62%) Software Manager
10 11 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.20%) Software Project Manager
11 10 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.20%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.53%) .NET
2 43 (18.07%) ASP.NET
3 27 (11.34%) HTML
4 24 (10.08%) CSS
5 23 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (7.98%) jQuery
6 19 (7.98%) Web Services
7 14 (5.88%) WCF
8 13 (5.46%) HTML5
8 13 (5.46%) CSS3
8 13 (5.46%) AngularJS
9 12 (5.04%) RESTful
10 11 (4.62%) WPF
11 9 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (3.36%) XML
13 5 (2.10%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.10%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (2.10%) Django
13 5 (2.10%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.40%) Computer Science
1 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.72%) Mathematics
3 12 (5.04%) Physics
4 9 (3.78%) Chemistry
5 7 (2.94%) Economics
6 6 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.10%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.10%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.68%) Social Media
8 4 (1.68%) EPoS
9 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.26%) Statistics
9 3 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.26%) User Experience
10 2 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 80 (33.61%) Windows
2 30 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 14 (5.88%) Linux
4 11 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.26%) UNIX
6 3 (1.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.13%) MVC
3 35 (14.71%) Project Management
4 20 (8.40%) Software Engineering
5 16 (6.72%) PRINCE2
5 16 (6.72%) Scrum
6 14 (5.88%) ITIL
7 12 (5.04%) ERP
7 12 (5.04%) CRM
8 11 (4.62%) Migration
9 10 (4.20%) Information Security
9 10 (4.20%) TDD
10 9 (3.78%) Web Development
11 8 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (2.94%) Analytics
12 7 (2.94%) Line Management
13 6 (2.52%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (2.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.27%) C#
2 43 (18.07%) SQL
3 32 (13.45%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.94%) VB
6 6 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.10%) VBA
7 5 (2.10%) Python
7 5 (2.10%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (1.68%) Java
9 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.26%) VBScript
10 2 (0.84%) PHP
10 2 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (18.91%) Degree
2 24 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.72%) MCP
4 14 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.46%) CCNA
6 11 (4.62%) PhD
7 4 (1.68%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.26%) ICAEW
8 3 (1.26%) ACCA
8 3 (1.26%) CIPFA
8 3 (1.26%) CIMA
8 3 (1.26%) MCSE
9 2 (0.84%) MCT
9 2 (0.84%) CCNP
9 2 (0.84%) VCP4
9 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.42%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCITP
10 1 (0.42%) CCAA
10 1 (0.42%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.78%) SLA
2 4 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 55 (23.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.94%) Firmware
4 6 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) SCCM
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (12.18%) VMware
2 27 (11.34%) Cisco
3 16 (6.72%) Citrix
4 12 (5.04%) HP
5 10 (4.20%) Atlassian
6 8 (3.36%) Apple
7 6 (2.52%) Juniper
7 6 (2.52%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.10%) IBM
8 5 (2.10%) Oracle
8 5 (2.10%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.68%) Sage
10 3 (1.26%) NetApp
11 2 (0.84%) BT
11 2 (0.84%) F5
11 2 (0.84%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.84%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.84%) ProCurve
11 2 (0.84%) Cognos
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford Brookes University
Salary: £33,242, rising annually to £36,309 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire (OX1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18 - 24k
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago