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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 4 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 179 128 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.74% 17.46% 15.69%
As % of the Vendors category 58.12% 39.14% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 159 117 143
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
308 327 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 40.85% 44.61% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 236 288 334
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 105 (34.77%) SQL
2 93 (30.79%) Windows
3 90 (29.80%) .NET
3 90 (29.80%) SQL Server
4 85 (28.15%) C#
5 84 (27.81%) MS Excel
6 78 (25.83%) ASP.NET
7 60 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (17.88%) JavaScript
8 54 (17.88%) MVC
9 52 (17.22%) Active Directory
10 50 (16.56%) HTML
11 48 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (15.56%) CSS
13 44 (14.57%) MS Office
13 44 (14.57%) SC Cleared
13 44 (14.57%) Security Cleared
14 42 (13.91%) VMware
15 40 (13.25%) Degree
16 39 (12.91%) T-SQL
17 38 (12.58%) OO
18 37 (12.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 36 (11.92%) IIS
20 35 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
21 34 (11.26%) SharePoint
22 32 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
23 31 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
24 30 (9.93%) Mobile App
25 29 (9.60%) Office 365
25 29 (9.60%) AngularJS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 36 (11.92%) IIS
2 34 (11.26%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.97%) Apache
4 14 (4.64%) MS Exchange
5 13 (4.30%) Lync
6 10 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.99%) Drupal
9 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) CMS
10 2 (0.66%) Confluence
10 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.66%) WordPress
11 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.33%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 84 (27.81%) MS Excel
2 44 (14.57%) MS Office
3 13 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (4.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.66%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.33%) FRx
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.60%) Office 365
3 9 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.32%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.32%) PaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.99%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.61%) DNS
2 20 (6.62%) DHCP
3 14 (4.64%) WAN
3 14 (4.64%) VLAN
4 13 (4.30%) Firewall
4 13 (4.30%) LAN
5 12 (3.97%) SAN
6 10 (3.31%) Internet
6 10 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.65%) VoIP
7 8 (2.65%) Wireless
7 8 (2.65%) Skype
8 7 (2.32%) Intranet
9 6 (1.99%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.99%) IPsec
10 5 (1.66%) Network Security
11 4 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.32%) VPN
12 3 (0.99%) ADSL
12 3 (0.99%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (29.80%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.28%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.64%) OLAP
4 14 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.64%) OLAP Cube
5 13 (4.30%) Big Data
6 6 (1.99%) MySQL
7 5 (1.66%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.66%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.66%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (3.97%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.98%) JIRA
3 6 (1.99%) Selenium
3 6 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.99%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.66%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.66%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) MSTest
6 1 (0.33%) Redmine
6 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 28 (9.27%) Finance
2 15 (4.97%) Marketing
3 11 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.31%) Retail
5 9 (2.98%) Banking
6 7 (2.32%) Publishing
7 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.32%) Games
8 4 (1.32%) Advertising
8 4 (1.32%) Local Government
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (26.82%) Developer
2 58 (19.21%) Consultant
3 55 (18.21%) Analyst
4 38 (12.58%) Support Analyst
5 33 (10.93%) C# Developer
6 30 (9.93%) Senior Developer
7 27 (8.94%) Web Developer
8 26 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (8.28%) .NET Developer
10 21 (6.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (6.62%) Applications Developer
11 20 (6.62%) Applications Support
11 20 (6.62%) C# Web Developer
12 18 (5.96%) Web Applications Developer
12 18 (5.96%) .NET Web Developer
12 18 (5.96%) Applications Support Analyst
12 18 (5.96%) Administrator
12 18 (5.96%) IT Support
13 16 (5.30%) C# Application Developer
14 15 (4.97%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (29.80%) .NET
2 78 (25.83%) ASP.NET
3 50 (16.56%) HTML
4 48 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (15.56%) CSS
6 29 (9.60%) AngularJS
7 21 (6.95%) HTML5
8 17 (5.63%) CSS3
9 16 (5.30%) XML
10 15 (4.97%) Ajax
11 14 (4.64%) XSL
12 13 (4.30%) jQuery
13 12 (3.97%) .NET Framework
14 9 (2.98%) Middleware
14 9 (2.98%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (2.65%) LAMP
15 8 (2.65%) Web Services
16 7 (2.32%) Zurb Foundation
16 7 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.93%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.64%) User Experience
3 14 (4.64%) N-Tier
4 10 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.98%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.65%) Statistics
7 7 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.99%) Semantic Web
8 6 (1.99%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.32%) Social Media
10 3 (0.99%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) Clustering
10 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.99%) EPoS
11 2 (0.66%) NHS
11 2 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 93 (30.79%) Windows
2 32 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (9.27%) Windows 7
4 27 (8.94%) Windows 8
5 22 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.30%) Linux
7 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.66%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.32%) Android
10 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) UNIX
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.88%) MVC
3 38 (12.58%) OO
4 27 (8.94%) TDD
5 25 (8.28%) ITIL
5 25 (8.28%) Project Management
6 21 (6.95%) CRM
6 21 (6.95%) ERP
7 20 (6.62%) DevOps
8 19 (6.29%) BDD
9 16 (5.30%) Software Delivery
10 15 (4.97%) Server Building
10 15 (4.97%) SDLC
10 15 (4.97%) Unit Testing
10 15 (4.97%) Change Management
10 15 (4.97%) Asset Management
11 14 (4.64%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.64%) Test Automation
11 14 (4.64%) Refactoring
11 14 (4.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (34.77%) SQL
2 85 (28.15%) C#
3 54 (17.88%) JavaScript
4 39 (12.91%) T-SQL
5 24 (7.95%) Java
6 21 (6.95%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.32%) PHP
8 5 (1.66%) C++
8 5 (1.66%) Python
9 4 (1.32%) Ruby
9 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.99%) C
10 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.66%) XQuery
12 1 (0.33%) Clojure
12 1 (0.33%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.33%) Scala
12 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 44 (14.57%) SC Cleared
1 44 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.25%) Degree
3 37 (12.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (6.29%) MCSE
5 16 (5.30%) MCSA
6 13 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.32%) CCNP
8 6 (1.99%) CCNA
9 5 (1.66%) ISEB
9 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.32%) CCDP
11 3 (0.99%) CCIE
11 3 (0.99%) MCP
11 3 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.99%) MCITP
11 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.66%) MCTS
13 1 (0.33%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) DICOM
2 1 (0.33%) P3O
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (17.22%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.99%) BitLocker
4 6 (1.99%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.66%) vSphere
6 4 (1.32%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (4.64%) SCCM
2 10 (3.31%) SCVMM
3 9 (2.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 9 (2.98%) Windows Intune
4 8 (2.65%) SCOM
5 7 (2.32%) SCDPM
6 6 (1.99%) WSUS
6 6 (1.99%) SCSM
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (13.91%) VMware
2 23 (7.62%) IBM
3 15 (4.97%) Oracle
4 14 (4.64%) Cisco
5 12 (3.97%) SAP
6 10 (3.31%) Citrix
7 8 (2.65%) Google
8 7 (2.32%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.32%) Sony
10 4 (1.32%) CommVault
10 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.32%) Apple
10 4 (1.32%) Sage
10 4 (1.32%) Fujitsu
10 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.32%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.99%) Veeam
11 3 (0.99%) SonicWALL
11 3 (0.99%) HP
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