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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 115 163 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.37% 18.65% 13.48%
As % of the Vendors category 40.64% 49.39% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 152 127
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £25,550 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,350 £62,250 £60,000
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
283 330 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 37.83% 37.76% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 227 311 426
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,850 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 June 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 82 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 71 (30.47%) .NET
3 70 (30.04%) MS Excel
4 68 (29.18%) SQL
4 68 (29.18%) Windows
5 67 (28.76%) C#
6 60 (25.75%) ASP.NET
7 56 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (20.17%) MVC
9 44 (18.88%) HTML
10 43 (18.45%) CSS
11 42 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (17.60%) JavaScript
13 36 (15.45%) Active Directory
13 36 (15.45%) VMware
14 35 (15.02%) Project Management
14 35 (15.02%) MS Office
15 34 (14.59%) Degree
16 30 (12.88%) T-SQL
17 29 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (11.59%) AngularJS
19 26 (11.16%) OO
20 25 (10.73%) TDD
21 23 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
22 22 (9.44%) IIS
23 21 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
24 20 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
25 19 (8.15%) MS Exchange
25 19 (8.15%) DNS
26 18 (7.73%) Mobile App

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 22 (9.44%) IIS
2 19 (8.15%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.87%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.01%) Apache
5 11 (4.72%) Lync
6 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.86%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.86%) Drupal
9 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 70 (30.04%) MS Excel
2 35 (15.02%) MS Office
3 7 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.72%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.86%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.29%) Office 365
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.15%) DNS
2 16 (6.87%) WAN
3 15 (6.44%) DHCP
3 15 (6.44%) Internet
4 13 (5.58%) Firewall
5 10 (4.29%) VLAN
6 8 (3.43%) LAN
6 8 (3.43%) Wireless
7 7 (3.00%) SAN
8 5 (2.15%) Intranet
9 4 (1.72%) MPLS
9 4 (1.72%) VoIP
10 3 (1.29%) Network Security
10 3 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.29%) VPN
11 2 (0.86%) OSPF
11 2 (0.86%) ADSL
11 2 (0.86%) WPA
11 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.87%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.15%) OLAP
5 12 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.15%) OLAP Cube
6 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.15%) Xcelsius
7 5 (2.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.72%) Big Data
9 3 (1.29%) MySQL
10 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.86%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (6.44%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.43%) NUnit
2 8 (3.43%) MSTest
3 6 (2.58%) JIRA
3 6 (2.58%) Selenium
3 6 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.58%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.29%) Moq
6 2 (0.86%) Subversion
6 2 (0.86%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.86%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.43%) Redmine
7 1 (0.43%) MSI
7 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (6.01%) Finance
1 14 (6.01%) Marketing
2 13 (5.58%) Retail
3 6 (2.58%) Banking
3 6 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.15%) Games
5 4 (1.72%) Publishing
5 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.29%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (1.29%) Local Government
7 2 (0.86%) Automotive
7 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (30.90%) Developer
2 43 (18.45%) Analyst
3 28 (12.02%) C# Developer
4 24 (10.30%) Support Analyst
5 23 (9.87%) Senior Developer
6 22 (9.44%) Consultant
7 18 (7.73%) .NET Developer
8 17 (7.30%) IT Support
8 17 (7.30%) Web Developer
9 15 (6.44%) C# Web Developer
9 15 (6.44%) Project Manager
10 14 (6.01%) Applications Developer
10 14 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.15%) Web Applications Developer
11 12 (5.15%) Applications Support
11 12 (5.15%) C# Application Developer
12 11 (4.72%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) .NET Web Developer
13 10 (4.29%) Junior
13 10 (4.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (30.47%) .NET
2 60 (25.75%) ASP.NET
3 44 (18.88%) HTML
4 43 (18.45%) CSS
5 42 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (11.59%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.87%) Ajax
8 14 (6.01%) CSS3
8 14 (6.01%) HTML5
9 13 (5.58%) XML
10 12 (5.15%) XSL
11 11 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (4.72%) jQuery
11 11 (4.72%) WCF
12 9 (3.86%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.43%) COM
13 8 (3.43%) WPF
14 7 (3.00%) Web Services
15 6 (2.58%) WinForms
15 6 (2.58%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.73%) Mobile App
1 18 (7.73%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.58%) N-Tier
4 11 (4.72%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.72%) Physics
5 9 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.43%) User Experience
7 6 (2.58%) Chemistry
7 6 (2.58%) Social Media
8 5 (2.15%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.72%) EPoS
10 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.29%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.29%) Statistics
11 2 (0.86%) NHS
11 2 (0.86%) Clustering
11 2 (0.86%) iPhone
11 2 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 68 (29.18%) Windows
2 23 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.15%) Linux
3 12 (5.15%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.15%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.15%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.86%) CentOS
8 2 (0.86%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.43%) UNIX
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.17%) MVC
3 35 (15.02%) Project Management
4 26 (11.16%) OO
5 25 (10.73%) TDD
6 18 (7.73%) Unit Testing
7 17 (7.30%) BDD
8 16 (6.87%) ITIL
9 13 (5.58%) SDLC
10 12 (5.15%) Refactoring
10 12 (5.15%) Test Automation
10 12 (5.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (5.15%) Performance Analysis
10 12 (5.15%) DevOps
11 11 (4.72%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.72%) Time Management
11 11 (4.72%) Scrum
12 10 (4.29%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.29%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.18%) SQL
2 67 (28.76%) C#
3 41 (17.60%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.88%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.01%) Java
6 6 (2.58%) CoffeeScript
7 5 (2.15%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.15%) VBA
8 3 (1.29%) PHP
9 2 (0.86%) C++
9 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.86%) Groovy
10 1 (0.43%) Clojure
10 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.43%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (14.59%) Degree
2 21 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.58%) MCP
5 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.72%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.00%) CCNP
7 6 (2.58%) CCNA
7 6 (2.58%) PhD
8 5 (2.15%) MCSE
9 4 (1.72%) CCDP
9 4 (1.72%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.29%) MCSA
10 3 (1.29%) CCIE
10 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.86%) ISEB
11 2 (0.86%) MCITP
11 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.43%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.15%) SLA
2 4 (1.72%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (15.45%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.15%) vSphere
3 5 (2.15%) Firmware
4 4 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.29%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.86%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.58%) SCCM
2 3 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (1.29%) SCOM
2 3 (1.29%) WSUS
3 2 (0.86%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.86%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.43%) SCSM
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (15.45%) VMware
2 16 (6.87%) IBM
3 14 (6.01%) Cisco
4 11 (4.72%) Citrix
5 9 (3.86%) Oracle
6 8 (3.43%) Business Objects
7 7 (3.00%) HP
8 4 (1.72%) CommVault
8 4 (1.72%) Juniper
8 4 (1.72%) Sage
8 4 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.72%) Veeam
9 3 (1.29%) SAP
9 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.29%) Apple
9 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.86%) Novell
10 2 (0.86%) Sophos
10 2 (0.86%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi Time + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + technical qualifications
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexi-Time + Enterprise Projects
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package commensurate to
Posted: 18 days ago