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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 123 163 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.51% 16.72% 19.34%
As % of the Vendors category 39.17% 41.79% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 105 152 199
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
314 390 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 42.15% 40.00% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 258 356 457
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,050 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 104 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 85 (35.42%) .NET
3 83 (34.58%) Windows
4 82 (34.17%) SQL Server
5 72 (30.00%) C#
5 72 (30.00%) SQL
6 62 (25.83%) ASP.NET
7 60 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 47 (19.58%) Degree
9 46 (19.17%) JavaScript
10 42 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 35 (14.58%) HTML
12 35 (14.58%) MS Office
13 33 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (12.08%) Web Services
16 29 (12.08%) MVC
16 29 (12.08%) VMware
16 29 (12.08%) Dynamics AX
16 29 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (11.25%) CSS
18 26 (10.83%) Computer Science
19 25 (10.42%) Citrix
19 25 (10.42%) Cisco
20 24 (10.00%) IIS
20 24 (10.00%) ERP
20 24 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (9.58%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (10.00%) IIS
2 23 (9.58%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.75%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.83%) Lync
5 11 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.92%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.08%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.83%) SAS
12 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 104 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 35 (14.58%) MS Office
3 13 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.08%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.42%) InDesign
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 29 (12.08%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.50%) Lawson
4 6 (2.50%) Movex
4 6 (2.50%) MFGPRO
4 6 (2.50%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (2.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.75%) Office 365
2 6 (2.50%) GitHub
3 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.83%) SaaS
4 2 (0.83%) PaaS
4 2 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.33%) DNS
2 11 (4.58%) DHCP
3 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.92%) Intranet
5 6 (2.50%) Firewall
6 5 (2.08%) SAN
7 4 (1.67%) Wireless
8 3 (1.25%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.25%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.83%) Network Security
9 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.83%) WAN
9 2 (0.83%) HTTP
9 2 (0.83%) LAN
10 1 (0.42%) VoIP
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.42%) Internet
10 1 (0.42%) Extranet
10 1 (0.42%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (34.17%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (5.83%) MySQL
5 13 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.67%) OLAP
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.83%) MS Access
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (9.58%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (2.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.50%) Selenium
4 6 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.08%) NUnit
5 5 (2.08%) MSTest
5 5 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 16 (6.67%) Finance
2 11 (4.58%) Advertising
2 11 (4.58%) Retail
3 9 (3.75%) Marketing
4 8 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.33%) Automotive
5 5 (2.08%) Legal
6 4 (1.67%) German Language
6 4 (1.67%) Publishing
7 3 (1.25%) French Language
7 3 (1.25%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (31.67%) Developer
2 57 (23.75%) Analyst
3 38 (15.83%) .NET Developer
4 36 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 29 (12.08%) Support Analyst
6 28 (11.67%) Software Engineer
7 24 (10.00%) Programmer
8 21 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 20 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (7.08%) IT Support
11 15 (6.25%) Graduate
12 14 (5.83%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.83%) Web Developer
12 14 (5.83%) Senior Developer
12 14 (5.83%) C# Programmer
13 12 (5.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
13 12 (5.00%) Consultant
13 12 (5.00%) Project Manager
13 12 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (35.42%) .NET
2 62 (25.83%) ASP.NET
3 35 (14.58%) HTML
4 29 (12.08%) Web Services
5 27 (11.25%) CSS
6 23 (9.58%) XML
7 19 (7.92%) jQuery
8 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (5.83%) RESTful
10 12 (5.00%) WCF
10 12 (5.00%) WPF
11 10 (4.17%) COM
11 10 (4.17%) CSS3
11 10 (4.17%) HTML5
12 7 (2.92%) EJB
13 6 (2.50%) Struts
13 6 (2.50%) XSLT
13 6 (2.50%) LAMP
13 6 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.83%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 14 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.17%) Economics
7 7 (2.92%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.50%) Physics
8 6 (2.50%) Open Source
9 5 (2.08%) EqualLogic
9 5 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (2.08%) Statistics
9 5 (2.08%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.08%) LIMS
9 5 (2.08%) Replication
10 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.67%) Chemistry
10 4 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.58%) Windows
2 32 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (9.17%) Linux
4 20 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.42%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.75%) UNIX
9 7 (2.92%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 29 (12.08%) MVC
4 24 (10.00%) ERP
5 22 (9.17%) CRM
6 16 (6.67%) Project Management
7 14 (5.83%) Migration
8 12 (5.00%) Scrum
8 12 (5.00%) ITIL
8 12 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.33%) Information Security
9 8 (3.33%) Data Management
9 8 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.92%) Analytics
10 7 (2.92%) Web Development
10 7 (2.92%) Data Analysis
11 6 (2.50%) TDD
11 6 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.00%) C#
1 72 (30.00%) SQL
2 46 (19.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (7.50%) VB
4 15 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 13 (5.42%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.58%) Java
7 8 (3.33%) VBScript
7 8 (3.33%) PHP
8 5 (2.08%) Python
9 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (19.58%) Degree
2 31 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.67%) CCNA
3 16 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.58%) MCTS
4 11 (4.58%) MCSE
5 9 (3.75%) PhD
6 7 (2.92%) MCP
7 5 (2.08%) MCT
7 5 (2.08%) MCITP
7 5 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.08%) NCDA
7 5 (2.08%) NCIE
7 5 (2.08%) VCAP
8 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.25%) ICAEW
9 3 (1.25%) ACCA
9 3 (1.25%) CIPFA
9 3 (1.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.50%) XenApp
6 5 (2.08%) XenServer
6 5 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.08%) DFS Replication
6 5 (2.08%) vSphere
6 5 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.83%) Firmware
8 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.42%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.42%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) SCCM
2 5 (2.08%) SCOM
2 5 (2.08%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.25%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.25%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (12.08%) VMware
2 25 (10.42%) Cisco
2 25 (10.42%) Citrix
3 16 (6.67%) Apple
4 13 (5.42%) IBM
5 11 (4.58%) HP
6 10 (4.17%) Oracle
7 9 (3.75%) NetApp
8 8 (3.33%) Sage
8 8 (3.33%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.50%) Epicor
9 6 (2.50%) Symantec
9 6 (2.50%) Baan
9 6 (2.50%) JD Edwards
9 6 (2.50%) SAP
9 6 (2.50%) Dell
10 5 (2.08%) EMC
10 5 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.08%) Lotus
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