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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 122 150 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.67% 15.97% 19.70%
As % of the Vendors category 37.54% 40.87% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 111 145 145
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
325 367 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 44.40% 39.08% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 287 339 304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 155 (53.63%) SQL Server
2 143 (49.48%) .NET
3 131 (45.33%) SQL
4 113 (39.10%) C#
5 104 (35.99%) ASP.NET
6 82 (28.37%) MS Excel
7 72 (24.91%) HTML
7 72 (24.91%) JavaScript
8 71 (24.57%) Software Engineering
9 70 (24.22%) Windows
10 65 (22.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 62 (21.45%) CSS
12 58 (20.07%) MVC
12 58 (20.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 53 (18.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (16.61%) TDD
14 48 (16.61%) Active Directory
15 46 (15.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 39 (13.49%) Degree
17 36 (12.46%) T-SQL
18 35 (12.11%) Java
18 35 (12.11%) MS Office
19 34 (11.76%) HTML5
20 31 (10.73%) jQuery
20 31 (10.73%) C++
20 31 (10.73%) PHP
21 30 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
22 28 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
23 27 (9.34%) MS Exchange
24 26 (9.00%) CSS3

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (9.34%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.30%) IIS
3 23 (7.96%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.15%) Lync
5 11 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.08%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.73%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.38%) MS Project Server
9 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.04%) Drupal
10 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 82 (28.37%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.11%) MS Office
3 9 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.77%) MS Project
5 5 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.42%) MFGPRO
3 7 (2.42%) Dynamics GP
3 7 (2.42%) SAP Business One
3 7 (2.42%) Lawson
3 7 (2.42%) Movex
4 4 (1.38%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.46%) Office 365
2 5 (1.73%) GitHub
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.88%) Firewall
2 16 (5.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.15%) DNS
3 12 (4.15%) SAN
4 7 (2.42%) DHCP
5 6 (2.08%) Intranet
6 4 (1.38%) HTTP
6 4 (1.38%) WAN
6 4 (1.38%) VLAN
7 3 (1.04%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.04%) NAS
7 3 (1.04%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.69%) Wireless
8 2 (0.69%) IPsec
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.69%) VPN
8 2 (0.69%) LAN
8 2 (0.69%) Internet
8 2 (0.69%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (53.63%) SQL Server
2 65 (22.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (18.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (15.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (5.88%) MySQL
6 14 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.81%) MS Access
9 9 (3.11%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.08%) OLAP
11 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (0.35%) QlikView
14 1 (0.35%) DataStage
14 1 (0.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (6.23%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.15%) NUnit
4 11 (3.81%) MSTest
5 7 (2.42%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.08%) Selenium
6 6 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.08%) Moq
7 5 (1.73%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.38%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.69%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.35%) JUnit
10 1 (0.35%) MbUnit
General
1 23 (7.96%) Finance
2 10 (3.46%) Advertising
2 10 (3.46%) Retail
3 8 (2.77%) Marketing
4 6 (2.08%) Local Government
4 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.04%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.04%) Legal
6 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
7 2 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (40.48%) Developer
2 58 (20.07%) C# Developer
3 47 (16.26%) Analyst
4 45 (15.57%) .NET Developer
5 40 (13.84%) Software Engineer
5 40 (13.84%) Software Developer
6 33 (11.42%) C# Software Engineer
7 32 (11.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (10.38%) Support Analyst
9 25 (8.65%) Web Developer
10 24 (8.30%) Senior Developer
11 22 (7.61%) Consultant
12 21 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (7.27%) C# Software Developer
13 18 (6.23%) C# Web Developer
13 18 (6.23%) ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (6.23%) Project Manager
14 16 (5.54%) Technical Support
15 14 (4.84%) DBA
15 14 (4.84%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (49.48%) .NET
2 104 (35.99%) ASP.NET
3 72 (24.91%) HTML
4 62 (21.45%) CSS
5 58 (20.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (11.76%) HTML5
7 31 (10.73%) jQuery
8 26 (9.00%) CSS3
9 21 (7.27%) XML
10 19 (6.57%) Web Services
10 19 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (4.84%) WCF
11 14 (4.84%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.81%) COM
12 11 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (3.46%) WPF
14 9 (3.11%) Ajax
14 9 (3.11%) Struts
14 9 (3.11%) WinForms
15 8 (2.77%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.96%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.92%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.54%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.77%) Open Source
7 6 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (2.08%) Replication
8 5 (1.73%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.73%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.04%) LIMS
10 3 (1.04%) Tandem
10 3 (1.04%) Economics
10 3 (1.04%) NHS
11 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.69%) Statistics
11 2 (0.69%) Online Games
11 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.22%) Windows
2 24 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 20 (6.92%) Android
5 17 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (5.19%) Linux
7 14 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 13 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.15%) UNIX
10 6 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.38%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.69%) Debian
13 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.57%) Software Engineering
2 58 (20.07%) MVC
3 48 (16.61%) TDD
4 30 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (6.92%) OO
5 20 (6.92%) Project Management
5 20 (6.92%) BDD
5 20 (6.92%) Mobile Application Development
5 20 (6.92%) Android Development
5 20 (6.92%) iOS Development
6 17 (5.88%) Migration
7 16 (5.54%) ERP
8 14 (4.84%) CRM
8 14 (4.84%) ITIL
9 13 (4.50%) Data Migration
10 11 (3.81%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.46%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.46%) Scrum
12 8 (2.77%) Change Management
12 8 (2.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (45.33%) SQL
2 113 (39.10%) C#
3 72 (24.91%) JavaScript
4 36 (12.46%) T-SQL
5 35 (12.11%) Java
6 31 (10.73%) C++
6 31 (10.73%) PHP
7 16 (5.54%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.81%) VB
9 6 (2.08%) VBScript
9 6 (2.08%) Perl
10 5 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.04%) PHP5
13 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.69%) VBA
13 2 (0.69%) Python
13 2 (0.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 39 (13.49%) Degree
2 28 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.19%) MCSE
4 13 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.15%) MCTS
6 9 (3.11%) MCITP
6 9 (3.11%) CCNA
7 7 (2.42%) NCDA
7 7 (2.42%) NCIE
8 6 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.73%) VCAP
9 5 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.73%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.73%) PhD
9 5 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.38%) CCNP
10 4 (1.38%) CCDP
10 4 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.04%) MCT
11 3 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.73%) QA
3 5 (1.73%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (16.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.11%) vSphere
5 7 (2.42%) XenServer
5 7 (2.42%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.73%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.73%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.73%) XenApp
8 2 (0.69%) Xen
8 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.69%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.69%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 5 (1.73%) NetBackup
1 5 (1.73%) Backup Exec
1 5 (1.73%) SCCM
1 5 (1.73%) SCOM
2 4 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.04%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.04%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.69%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.69%) Puppet
4 2 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (7.61%) VMware
2 21 (7.27%) Citrix
3 18 (6.23%) Cisco
4 17 (5.88%) Apple
5 15 (5.19%) IBM
6 14 (4.84%) Oracle
7 10 (3.46%) HP
8 9 (3.11%) Sage
8 9 (3.11%) NetApp
9 8 (2.77%) SAP
9 8 (2.77%) JD Edwards
10 7 (2.42%) EMC
10 7 (2.42%) Epicor
10 7 (2.42%) Baan
11 6 (2.08%) Lotus
12 5 (1.73%) Dell
12 5 (1.73%) Symantec
12 5 (1.73%) PlateSpin
12 5 (1.73%) Veeam
13 4 (1.38%) TIBCO
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