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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 137 132 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 18.03% 13.94% 14.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.18% 51.76% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 132 116 151
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
207 255 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 27.24% 26.93% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 180 212 268
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (40.60%) Active Directory
2 85 (36.32%) VMware
3 83 (35.47%) Microsoft
4 73 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (30.34%) Linux
6 62 (26.50%) Cisco
7 46 (19.66%) SQL
8 45 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (18.80%) MS Excel
10 42 (17.95%) .NET
11 41 (17.52%) DNS
12 40 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
13 39 (16.67%) CCNA
14 38 (16.24%) SQL Server
15 36 (15.38%) Hyper-V
16 35 (14.96%) MS Exchange
17 34 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (12.82%) Open Source
19 29 (12.39%) Java
19 29 (12.39%) Python
20 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
21 27 (11.54%) JavaScript
22 26 (11.11%) ITIL
22 26 (11.11%) Windows 7
23 25 (10.68%) MS Office
24 24 (10.26%) Software Engineering
25 23 (9.83%) ASP.NET
25 23 (9.83%) Citrix
26 22 (9.40%) HTTP
27 21 (8.97%) C#

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (14.96%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.26%) Lync
4 16 (6.84%) IIS
5 12 (5.13%) Node.js
5 12 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.42%) Apache
7 7 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.14%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.14%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.71%) Confluence
10 2 (0.85%) CMS
10 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.43%) WordPress
11 1 (0.43%) JBoss
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.68%) MS Office
3 6 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) Office 365
2 4 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
3 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.52%) DNS
2 22 (9.40%) HTTP
3 20 (8.55%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.12%) SSL
5 16 (6.84%) SAN
5 16 (6.84%) SMTP
6 13 (5.56%) Firewall
7 12 (5.13%) Wireless
8 9 (3.85%) Internet
9 8 (3.42%) DHCP
10 5 (2.14%) LAN
10 5 (2.14%) WAN
10 5 (2.14%) VLAN
11 4 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.71%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.71%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (1.71%) LDAP
12 3 (1.28%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.85%) GPRS
13 2 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.28%) Big Data
6 2 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.85%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.85%) QlikView
6 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Subversion
1 4 (1.71%) JIRA
1 4 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (3.42%) Retail
2 5 (2.14%) German Language
3 4 (1.71%) French Language
3 4 (1.71%) Publishing
4 3 (1.28%) Games
4 3 (1.28%) Finance
4 3 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Military
5 1 (0.43%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 46 (19.66%) Support Engineer
2 37 (15.81%) Developer
3 35 (14.96%) Analyst
4 34 (14.53%) Support Analyst
5 32 (13.68%) IT Support
6 28 (11.97%) Network Engineer
7 22 (9.40%) Administrator
8 21 (8.97%) Software Engineer
9 18 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (7.26%) Network Support Engineer
10 17 (7.26%) Network Support
11 16 (6.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (6.84%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (5.56%) .NET Developer
12 13 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
12 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (4.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.95%) .NET
2 23 (9.83%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.84%) HTML
4 15 (6.41%) CSS
4 15 (6.41%) LAMP
5 12 (5.13%) Web Services
5 12 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (3.42%) Middleware
6 8 (3.42%) Ajax
6 8 (3.42%) WCF
6 8 (3.42%) WPF
7 7 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (2.99%) RESTful
8 6 (2.56%) XML
9 4 (1.71%) XSLT
9 4 (1.71%) COM
9 4 (1.71%) jQuery
9 4 (1.71%) Spring
9 4 (1.71%) Play Framework
9 4 (1.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.82%) Open Source
2 19 (8.12%) Blackberry
2 19 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.85%) iPhone
6 8 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.42%) Web 2.0
7 7 (2.99%) Physics
8 4 (1.71%) Wiki
9 3 (1.28%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.28%) PMI
9 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.85%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.85%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 71 (30.34%) Linux
3 34 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 18 (7.69%) Android
7 17 (7.26%) Debian
8 16 (6.84%) Windows 8
9 15 (6.41%) UNIX
10 14 (5.98%) Ubuntu
11 12 (5.13%) Windows XP
11 12 (5.13%) CentOS
12 10 (4.27%) Solaris
13 9 (3.85%) Windows Phone
14 8 (3.42%) Apple iOS
15 6 (2.56%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.71%) Fedora
17 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.11%) ITIL
2 24 (10.26%) Software Engineering
3 14 (5.98%) OO
4 12 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 12 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 12 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
4 12 (5.13%) Web Application Development
5 11 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.27%) Project Management
7 9 (3.85%) CRM
7 9 (3.85%) ERP
7 9 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 8 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (3.42%) MVC
8 8 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (3.42%) Scrum
9 7 (2.99%) SOA
9 7 (2.99%) Web Development
9 7 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.66%) SQL
2 29 (12.39%) Java
2 29 (12.39%) Python
3 27 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.97%) C#
5 17 (7.26%) Perl
6 14 (5.98%) Ruby
7 11 (4.70%) PHP
7 11 (4.70%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.27%) C++
9 5 (2.14%) C
9 5 (2.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.71%) Clojure
10 4 (1.71%) XQuery
10 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.71%) Scala
11 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (16.67%) CCNA
3 14 (5.98%) Degree
4 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.85%) MCP
5 9 (3.85%) CCNP
6 8 (3.42%) MCSE
6 8 (3.42%) PhD
7 5 (2.14%) MCT
8 4 (1.71%) CCIE
9 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.85%) MCTS
10 2 (0.85%) MCITP
10 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.85%) NCDA
10 2 (0.85%) NCIE
10 2 (0.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 95 (40.60%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.14%) DFS Replication
5 5 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.71%) vSphere
7 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.28%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.28%) XenApp
8 2 (0.85%) XenServer
8 2 (0.85%) KVM
9 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.43%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) Puppet
2 6 (2.56%) SCCM
3 5 (2.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.85%) SCOM
5 2 (0.85%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.85%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 85 (36.32%) VMware
2 83 (35.47%) Microsoft
3 62 (26.50%) Cisco
4 23 (9.83%) Citrix
5 18 (7.69%) Apple
6 16 (6.84%) Fortinet
7 14 (5.98%) Symantec
8 12 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.70%) IBM
10 9 (3.85%) Juniper
11 7 (2.99%) JDA
12 6 (2.56%) NetApp
12 6 (2.56%) HP
13 5 (2.14%) Lotus
13 5 (2.14%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.71%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.71%) Oracle
15 3 (1.28%) Dell
15 3 (1.28%) SAP
15 3 (1.28%) Brocade
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