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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 94 140 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.89% 14.52% 16.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.12% 60.09% 68.23%
Number of salaries quoted 88 123 113
Average salary £32,730 £42,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
159 233 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 21.81% 24.17% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 147 199 169
Average salary £32,750 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.71% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £29,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £53,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 82 (43.16%) Active Directory
2 70 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 50 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (24.21%) Linux
5 44 (23.16%) VMware
6 43 (22.63%) SQL
7 37 (19.47%) SQL Server
8 36 (18.95%) Degree
9 35 (18.42%) .NET
10 33 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (16.84%) Hyper-V
12 29 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (15.26%) C#
13 28 (14.74%) MS Excel
13 28 (14.74%) MS Exchange
13 28 (14.74%) DNS
14 27 (14.21%) C++
15 26 (13.68%) MS Office
15 26 (13.68%) Cisco
16 25 (13.16%) Software Engineering
16 25 (13.16%) Windows 7
17 24 (12.63%) Computer Science
17 24 (12.63%) ITIL
18 23 (12.11%) OO
18 23 (12.11%) Citrix
18 23 (12.11%) Windows 8
19 22 (11.58%) WCF
19 22 (11.58%) C
20 21 (11.05%) Apple
21 20 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 28 (14.74%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.42%) IIS
3 16 (8.42%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (7.37%) Apache
5 13 (6.84%) Lync
6 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.63%) SAS
8 5 (2.63%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.11%) CMS
9 4 (2.11%) Confluence
10 3 (1.58%) Drupal
10 3 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.05%) nginx
11 2 (1.05%) Moodle
Applications
1 28 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.68%) MS Office
3 7 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Retail-J
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.47%) Office 365
2 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.74%) DNS
2 19 (10.00%) SAN
3 13 (6.84%) DHCP
3 13 (6.84%) HTTP
4 12 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.32%) Firewall
5 9 (4.74%) SSL
6 8 (4.21%) iSCSI
7 7 (3.68%) SMTP
7 7 (3.68%) WAN
8 6 (3.16%) Wireless
9 5 (2.63%) VLAN
10 4 (2.11%) LDAP
10 4 (2.11%) LAN
10 4 (2.11%) Internet
11 3 (1.58%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.58%) NAS
12 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.05%) VPN
12 2 (1.05%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.79%) MySQL
3 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
6 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (8.42%) JIRA
1 16 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.21%) InstallShield
3 8 (4.21%) Ant
3 8 (4.21%) Maven
3 8 (4.21%) Gerrit
4 7 (3.68%) NUnit
5 6 (3.16%) Subversion
5 6 (3.16%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.16%) MSTest
5 6 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (3.16%) Moq
6 4 (2.11%) Selenium
7 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (5.26%) Retail
2 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.58%) Publishing
3 3 (1.58%) Electronics
4 2 (1.05%) Games
4 2 (1.05%) Finance
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (18.42%) Analyst
2 34 (17.89%) IT Support
3 27 (14.21%) Support Analyst
4 26 (13.68%) Support Engineer
5 24 (12.63%) Developer
6 20 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 18 (9.47%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (9.47%) IT Support Analyst
8 17 (8.95%) Administrator
9 14 (7.37%) Network Engineer
10 13 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (6.32%) .NET Developer
11 12 (6.32%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (5.79%) C++ Software Engineer
13 10 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
14 9 (4.74%) Applications Support Engineer
14 9 (4.74%) Applications Support
14 9 (4.74%) Technical Support
14 9 (4.74%) Software Developer
15 8 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.42%) .NET
2 22 (11.58%) WCF
3 19 (10.00%) WPF
4 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.37%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (4.21%) Web Services
7 6 (3.16%) WinForms
7 6 (3.16%) Spring.NET
7 6 (3.16%) Castle Windsor
7 6 (3.16%) Ninject
7 6 (3.16%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (3.16%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (1.58%) COM
9 2 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.05%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (1.05%) FreeSWITCH
9 2 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.32%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.16%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (3.16%) Open Source
5 5 (2.63%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.11%) Wiki
7 2 (1.05%) Online Games
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.05%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (24.21%) Linux
3 29 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 23 (12.11%) Windows 8
6 20 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (8.95%) UNIX
8 14 (7.37%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.79%) Debian
10 9 (4.74%) Android
11 6 (3.16%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.63%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.63%) Fedora
13 3 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.58%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.16%) Software Engineering
2 24 (12.63%) ITIL
3 23 (12.11%) OO
4 16 (8.42%) Incident Management
5 15 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 14 (7.37%) E-Commerce
7 11 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (5.79%) MVC
8 10 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.21%) OOP
11 7 (3.68%) TDD
11 7 (3.68%) Scrum
11 7 (3.68%) Project Management
12 6 (3.16%) Change Management
12 6 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.16%) Kanban
12 6 (3.16%) Web Application Development
12 6 (3.16%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.63%) SQL
2 29 (15.26%) C#
3 27 (14.21%) C++
4 22 (11.58%) C
5 19 (10.00%) Java
6 16 (8.42%) Perl
7 15 (7.89%) Python
8 10 (5.26%) PHP
9 7 (3.68%) Ruby
10 6 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.11%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.58%) Visual J++
12 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (18.95%) Degree
2 19 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.37%) MCSE
4 14 (7.37%) CCNA
5 10 (5.26%) MCITP
6 7 (3.68%) CCNP
7 5 (2.63%) NCDA
7 5 (2.63%) NCIE
7 5 (2.63%) VCAP
7 5 (2.63%) MCTS
7 5 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.63%) CCDP
8 4 (2.11%) ISEB
8 4 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.58%) MCP
9 3 (1.58%) MCT
10 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.37%) QA
2 9 (4.74%) SLA
3 4 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (43.16%) Active Directory
2 33 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (16.84%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.32%) vSphere
5 11 (5.79%) XenApp
6 10 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.68%) XenServer
7 7 (3.68%) VMware ESX
8 6 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.63%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.05%) Xen
10 2 (1.05%) Kamailio
10 2 (1.05%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.53%) Postfix
11 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (5.79%) SCCM
2 9 (4.74%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.16%) SCOM
4 5 (2.63%) WSUS
4 5 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.58%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.58%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.05%) Nagios
6 2 (1.05%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.05%) Puppet
7 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (23.16%) VMware
3 26 (13.68%) Cisco
4 23 (12.11%) Citrix
5 21 (11.05%) Apple
6 17 (8.95%) Symantec
7 11 (5.79%) HP
8 10 (5.26%) Dell
9 9 (4.74%) JDA
10 8 (4.21%) Perforce
11 7 (3.68%) Remedy
12 6 (3.16%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.16%) Veeam
13 5 (2.63%) PlateSpin
13 5 (2.63%) Fujitsu
13 5 (2.63%) IBM
13 5 (2.63%) NetApp
13 5 (2.63%) Lotus
13 5 (2.63%) EMC
14 4 (2.11%) Atlassian
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