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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 100 132 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.61% 16.22% 18.48%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 38.71% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 91 111 176
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
300 341 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 40.82% 41.89% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 249 296 446
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -13.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Oxford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 89 (38.86%) MS Excel
2 78 (34.06%) Windows
3 69 (30.13%) .NET
3 69 (30.13%) SQL Server
4 63 (27.51%) Active Directory
5 60 (26.20%) C#
6 53 (23.14%) SQL
7 52 (22.71%) ASP.NET
8 49 (21.40%) Degree
9 38 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
11 35 (15.28%) MS Office
12 34 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (13.54%) Software Engineering
13 31 (13.54%) MVC
14 29 (12.66%) HTML
15 28 (12.23%) Cisco
16 27 (11.79%) Dynamics AX
17 26 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (11.35%) VMware
18 25 (10.92%) DNS
18 25 (10.92%) Web Services
19 22 (9.61%) Project Management
20 21 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (9.17%) CSS
20 21 (9.17%) Visual Studio
20 21 (9.17%) SharePoint
20 21 (9.17%) MS Exchange
20 21 (9.17%) Computer Science
21 20 (8.73%) IIS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (9.17%) SharePoint
1 21 (9.17%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.73%) IIS
3 12 (5.24%) Lync
4 8 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.06%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.87%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 89 (38.86%) MS Excel
2 35 (15.28%) MS Office
3 7 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.75%) MS Project
5 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.44%) InDesign
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (11.79%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.87%) Lawson
4 2 (0.87%) Movex
4 2 (0.87%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.87%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.37%) Office 365
2 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.62%) GitHub
4 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.87%) IaaS
5 2 (0.87%) SaaS
5 2 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.92%) DNS
2 13 (5.68%) DHCP
3 11 (4.80%) Intranet
4 10 (4.37%) Firewall
4 10 (4.37%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.62%) WAN
5 6 (2.62%) Wireless
5 6 (2.62%) Internet
6 4 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (1.31%) LAN
8 2 (0.87%) SAN
8 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.87%) MPLS
8 2 (0.87%) Network Security
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.44%) RTP
9 1 (0.44%) Extranet
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (30.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.24%) MySQL
4 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.62%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.18%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) OLAP
9 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.44%) MS Access
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.44%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 21 (9.17%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.18%) NUnit
5 5 (2.18%) MSTest
5 5 (2.18%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.87%) Selenium
8 1 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.44%) Moq
8 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 14 (6.11%) Finance
2 11 (4.80%) Marketing
3 10 (4.37%) Automotive
4 8 (3.49%) Advertising
4 8 (3.49%) Retail
5 7 (3.06%) Legal
6 6 (2.62%) Publishing
7 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.18%) German Language
8 4 (1.75%) French Language
9 3 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.87%) Games
11 1 (0.44%) Electronics
11 1 (0.44%) Law
11 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 65 (28.38%) Developer
2 52 (22.71%) Analyst
3 30 (13.10%) .NET Developer
3 30 (13.10%) C# Developer
4 23 (10.04%) Software Engineer
5 22 (9.61%) Support Analyst
6 20 (8.73%) IT Support
7 17 (7.42%) Programmer
7 17 (7.42%) Web Developer
8 16 (6.99%) C# Software Engineer
8 16 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.11%) Project Manager
10 13 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.24%) Graduate
12 11 (4.80%) Administrator
13 10 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (4.37%) Service Analyst
13 10 (4.37%) C# Web Developer
14 9 (3.93%) Team Leader
14 9 (3.93%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (30.13%) .NET
2 52 (22.71%) ASP.NET
3 29 (12.66%) HTML
4 25 (10.92%) Web Services
5 21 (9.17%) CSS
6 18 (7.86%) jQuery
6 18 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (7.42%) XML
8 15 (6.55%) WCF
8 15 (6.55%) RESTful
9 13 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (5.24%) WPF
11 11 (4.80%) HTML5
11 11 (4.80%) CSS3
11 11 (4.80%) COM
12 7 (3.06%) EJB
12 7 (3.06%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.62%) Struts
13 6 (2.62%) LAMP
13 6 (2.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.24%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.93%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.06%) Economics
7 6 (2.62%) Open Source
8 5 (2.18%) Physics
8 5 (2.18%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (2.18%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.75%) LIMS
9 4 (1.75%) Chemistry
10 3 (1.31%) Statistics
10 3 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.31%) EPoS
10 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (34.06%) Windows
2 34 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (8.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (7.86%) Linux
5 17 (7.42%) Windows 7
6 14 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.49%) UNIX
8 6 (2.62%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.44%) Android
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (13.54%) MVC
2 31 (13.54%) Software Engineering
3 22 (9.61%) Project Management
4 19 (8.30%) ERP
5 18 (7.86%) CRM
6 16 (6.99%) Migration
7 14 (6.11%) Scrum
8 12 (5.24%) ITIL
8 12 (5.24%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.37%) TDD
9 10 (4.37%) Information Security
10 9 (3.93%) Data Management
11 8 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.49%) Analytics
12 7 (3.06%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.06%) Web Development
13 6 (2.62%) Data Migration
13 6 (2.62%) BDD
13 6 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.20%) C#
2 53 (23.14%) SQL
3 37 (16.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.11%) VB.NET
5 12 (5.24%) VB
6 9 (3.93%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.49%) VBScript
7 8 (3.49%) Java
8 7 (3.06%) PHP
9 5 (2.18%) Python
10 3 (1.31%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (21.40%) Degree
2 21 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (8.30%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.86%) CCNA
5 11 (4.80%) MCP
6 6 (2.62%) MCSE
6 6 (2.62%) PhD
7 5 (2.18%) MCT
8 3 (1.31%) ACCA
8 3 (1.31%) CIPFA
8 3 (1.31%) CIMA
8 3 (1.31%) ICAEW
9 2 (0.87%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.87%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.44%) MCSD
10 1 (0.44%) HND
10 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 63 (27.51%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.87%) Firmware
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.44%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.44%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
2 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.44%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (12.23%) Cisco
2 26 (11.35%) VMware
3 20 (8.73%) Citrix
4 13 (5.68%) Apple
5 10 (4.37%) IBM
6 9 (3.93%) Oracle
6 9 (3.93%) Atlassian
7 8 (3.49%) HP
8 6 (2.62%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.75%) NetApp
10 4 (1.75%) Juniper
11 3 (1.31%) SAP
12 2 (0.87%) Cognos
12 2 (0.87%) Epicor
12 2 (0.87%) Avaya
12 2 (0.87%) Baan
12 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.87%) Sage
12 2 (0.87%) ProCurve
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