The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 27 8
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 134 90 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.63% 9.97% 17.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.60% 42.45% 67.97%
Number of salaries quoted 125 83 168
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Windows
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
241 212 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.71% 23.48% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 192 175 236
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,750 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxford region.

Windows Salary Trend in Oxford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 103 (38.01%) Linux
2 87 (32.10%) VMware
3 72 (26.57%) SQL
4 68 (25.09%) Microsoft
5 64 (23.62%) .NET
6 61 (22.51%) Java
7 56 (20.66%) JavaScript
7 56 (20.66%) Python
7 56 (20.66%) Active Directory
7 56 (20.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (19.19%) Cisco
9 46 (16.97%) Open Source
10 45 (16.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (16.24%) OO
12 42 (15.50%) C#
13 40 (14.76%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (13.65%) SQL Server
15 36 (13.28%) ASP.NET
16 35 (12.92%) Computer Science
17 34 (12.55%) Node.js
18 32 (11.81%) UNIX
18 32 (11.81%) MS Excel
18 32 (11.81%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (11.44%) CCNA
20 30 (11.07%) MVC
20 30 (11.07%) Software Engineering
21 29 (10.70%) HTML
22 28 (10.33%) CSS
23 27 (9.96%) Firewall
24 25 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows 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 Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (12.55%) Node.js
2 24 (8.86%) MS Exchange
3 21 (7.75%) Apache
4 13 (4.80%) JBoss
5 11 (4.06%) IIS
5 11 (4.06%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.32%) Lync
7 8 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.37%) WordPress
11 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.11%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.11%) Office 365
3 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.96%) Firewall
2 24 (8.86%) SAN
3 20 (7.38%) DNS
4 19 (7.01%) WAN
5 17 (6.27%) VLAN
6 13 (4.80%) Wireless
7 12 (4.43%) MPLS
8 11 (4.06%) LAN
9 8 (2.95%) SMTP
9 8 (2.95%) HTTP
9 8 (2.95%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.95%) SSL
10 6 (2.21%) DHCP
10 6 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.85%) BIG-IP
11 5 (1.85%) Internet
12 4 (1.48%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.48%) Intranet
12 4 (1.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.86%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.90%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.95%) CouchDB
5 8 (2.95%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.74%) MySQL
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.37%) QlikView
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (5.90%) Subversion
1 16 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 13 (4.80%) Maven
4 4 (1.48%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.48%) Selenium
5 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.11%) MSTest
5 3 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.11%) Moq
5 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.11%) NUnit
6 2 (0.74%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.37%) MSI
7 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.37%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.37%) Redmine
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 5 (1.85%) Finance
1 5 (1.85%) Advertising
1 5 (1.85%) German Language
2 4 (1.48%) French Language
3 3 (1.11%) Retail
3 3 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Military
5 1 (0.37%) Publishing
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Marketing
5 1 (0.37%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 69 (25.46%) Developer
2 39 (14.39%) Support Engineer
3 26 (9.59%) Software Engineer
3 26 (9.59%) Architect
4 24 (8.86%) Administrator
4 24 (8.86%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (8.49%) IT Support
6 22 (8.12%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (6.27%) Linux Administrator
8 16 (5.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.90%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.17%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.80%) Analyst
10 13 (4.80%) Network Engineer
11 12 (4.43%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.43%) Network Support Engineer
11 12 (4.43%) Network Support
12 11 (4.06%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (23.62%) .NET
2 36 (13.28%) ASP.NET
3 29 (10.70%) HTML
4 28 (10.33%) CSS
5 24 (8.86%) LAMP
6 23 (8.49%) Spring
6 23 (8.49%) jQuery
7 16 (5.90%) Hibernate
8 15 (5.54%) Ajax
8 15 (5.54%) Middleware
9 14 (5.17%) J2EE
10 13 (4.80%) JSP
10 13 (4.80%) Struts
10 13 (4.80%) JavaBeans
10 13 (4.80%) J2ME
10 13 (4.80%) J2SE
10 13 (4.80%) EJB
10 13 (4.80%) Java EE
10 13 (4.80%) JSON
10 13 (4.80%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.97%) Open Source
2 40 (14.76%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (12.92%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.90%) iPhone
4 16 (5.90%) Blackberry
5 15 (5.54%) Web 2.0
6 12 (4.43%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.21%) Statistics
8 6 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.21%) Physics
9 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.48%) PMI
11 3 (1.11%) GIS
11 3 (1.11%) User Experience
11 3 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.74%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 103 (38.01%) Linux
2 56 (20.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (11.81%) UNIX
4 25 (9.23%) Windows 7
5 24 (8.86%) CentOS
5 24 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (7.75%) Android
6 21 (7.75%) Windows Phone
7 20 (7.38%) Apple iOS
8 17 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (4.80%) Solaris
11 11 (4.06%) Debian
11 11 (4.06%) Ubuntu
12 10 (3.69%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.95%) Mac OS X
14 6 (2.21%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.37%) AIX
16 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.24%) OO
2 30 (11.07%) MVC
2 30 (11.07%) Software Engineering
3 25 (9.23%) ITIL
4 19 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.64%) UML
5 18 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (6.27%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (5.90%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.54%) CRM
8 15 (5.54%) E-Commerce
8 15 (5.54%) ERP
8 15 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.17%) SOA
9 14 (5.17%) Project Management
9 14 (5.17%) Portfolio Management
9 14 (5.17%) Web Application Development
9 14 (5.17%) DevOps
10 13 (4.80%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (26.57%) SQL
2 61 (22.51%) Java
3 56 (20.66%) JavaScript
3 56 (20.66%) Python
4 42 (15.50%) C#
5 25 (9.23%) Ruby
6 23 (8.49%) Perl
7 22 (8.12%) C++
8 20 (7.38%) PHP
8 20 (7.38%) Scala
9 17 (6.27%) Objective-C
10 16 (5.90%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.58%) XQuery
11 7 (2.58%) Clojure
12 6 (2.21%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.85%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.11%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.74%) Groovy
15 2 (0.74%) VBScript
16 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.81%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (11.44%) CCNA
3 25 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (7.38%) Degree
5 12 (4.43%) MCITP
6 11 (4.06%) CCIE
6 11 (4.06%) CCNP
7 9 (3.32%) MCP
8 8 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.21%) MCSE
9 6 (2.21%) PhD
10 4 (1.48%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.37%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.37%) CCA
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.37%) CCEA
11 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 56 (20.66%) Active Directory
2 45 (16.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.06%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.06%) vSphere
4 6 (2.21%) Firmware
5 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.74%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.27%) Puppet
2 11 (4.06%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (3.32%) SCCM
4 3 (1.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.74%) Zenoss
5 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.74%) SCOM
6 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.37%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 87 (32.10%) VMware
2 68 (25.09%) Microsoft
3 52 (19.19%) Cisco
4 22 (8.12%) IBM
5 20 (7.38%) Red Hat
6 18 (6.64%) HP
7 16 (5.90%) Google
8 14 (5.17%) Juniper
9 10 (3.69%) Oracle
9 10 (3.69%) Citrix
10 9 (3.32%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.95%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.58%) NetApp
13 6 (2.21%) Apple
13 6 (2.21%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.85%) F5
14 5 (1.85%) Veeam
14 5 (1.85%) Sophos
15 4 (1.48%) Xamarin
16 3 (1.11%) Progress
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