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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 94 154 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.20% 16.78% 17.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.26% 54.23% 66.09%
Number of salaries quoted 85 138 136
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
156 284 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 21.91% 30.94% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 142 247 205
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,238 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (45.60%) Active Directory
2 70 (36.27%) Microsoft
3 57 (29.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (28.50%) VMware
5 45 (23.32%) Linux
6 39 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
8 36 (18.65%) SQL
9 31 (16.06%) Hyper-V
10 29 (15.03%) MS Exchange
11 28 (14.51%) Cisco
11 28 (14.51%) .NET
11 28 (14.51%) MS Office
11 28 (14.51%) ITIL
12 27 (13.99%) DNS
12 27 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (13.47%) MS Excel
13 26 (13.47%) Degree
14 24 (12.44%) Citrix
15 23 (11.92%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (11.92%) CCNA
15 23 (11.92%) C#
15 23 (11.92%) Java
15 23 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (11.40%) Windows 7
16 22 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (11.40%) Symantec
17 21 (10.88%) Computer Science
18 20 (10.36%) C++
18 20 (10.36%) Tomcat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (15.03%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.36%) Tomcat
4 17 (8.81%) IIS
5 15 (7.77%) Apache
5 15 (7.77%) Lync
6 10 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.59%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.59%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.07%) CMS
9 4 (2.07%) Confluence
10 3 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.55%) Drupal
11 2 (1.04%) nginx
11 2 (1.04%) Moodle
11 2 (1.04%) SAS
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (14.51%) MS Office
2 26 (13.47%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Retail-J
2 2 (1.04%) Sage 1000
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) Office 365
2 4 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.99%) DNS
2 17 (8.81%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.77%) HTTP
4 14 (7.25%) SAN
5 13 (6.74%) Firewall
6 10 (5.18%) SSL
6 10 (5.18%) DHCP
7 9 (4.66%) WAN
8 8 (4.15%) Wireless
9 7 (3.63%) SMTP
9 7 (3.63%) LAN
10 4 (2.07%) LDAP
10 4 (2.07%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.55%) Internet
11 3 (1.55%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.55%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.04%) NAS
12 2 (1.04%) IPsec
12 2 (1.04%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) MySQL
3 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.04%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.74%) JIRA
3 8 (4.15%) Subversion
4 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.11%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.11%) MSTest
5 6 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (3.11%) Moq
5 6 (3.11%) NUnit
6 5 (2.59%) InstallShield
6 5 (2.59%) Ant
6 5 (2.59%) Maven
6 5 (2.59%) Gerrit
7 4 (2.07%) Selenium
8 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (6.22%) Retail
2 5 (2.59%) Publishing
3 3 (1.55%) Electronics
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.04%) Finance
4 2 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (22.80%) Analyst
2 36 (18.65%) Support Analyst
3 35 (18.13%) IT Support
4 31 (16.06%) Support Engineer
5 24 (12.44%) Developer
6 20 (10.36%) IT Support Analyst
7 18 (9.33%) Administrator
8 16 (8.29%) Network Engineer
9 15 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (7.25%) Software Engineer
10 14 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.70%) Applications Support
11 11 (5.70%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.70%) Applications Support Engineer
12 10 (5.18%) Desktop Support
13 9 (4.66%) 1st Line Support
14 8 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
14 8 (4.15%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.15%) Desktop Engineer
14 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.51%) .NET
2 18 (9.33%) WCF
3 15 (7.77%) WPF
4 14 (7.25%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.66%) Web Services
5 9 (4.66%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (3.11%) WinForms
6 6 (3.11%) Spring.NET
6 6 (3.11%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (3.11%) Ninject
6 6 (3.11%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (3.11%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (1.55%) COM
8 2 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.04%) RESTful
8 2 (1.04%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (1.04%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.88%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.15%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.15%) Open Source
4 7 (3.63%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.11%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.59%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.07%) Wiki
8 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.04%) iPad
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) PMI
10 1 (0.52%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.52%) Online Games
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 45 (23.32%) Linux
3 27 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (11.40%) Windows 7
4 22 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.84%) UNIX
6 17 (8.81%) Windows 8
7 15 (7.77%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.74%) Debian
9 10 (5.18%) Android
10 8 (4.15%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.63%) Fedora
12 6 (3.11%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.59%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.55%) Windows CE
14 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.51%) ITIL
2 18 (9.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (9.33%) Incident Management
3 17 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (8.81%) OO
4 16 (8.29%) Service Delivery
5 15 (7.77%) E-Commerce
6 14 (7.25%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (6.22%) Problem Management
8 11 (5.70%) MVC
9 8 (4.15%) OOP
9 8 (4.15%) Scrum
10 7 (3.63%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.63%) Project Management
11 6 (3.11%) Change Management
11 6 (3.11%) TDD
11 6 (3.11%) Data Management
11 6 (3.11%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (3.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.65%) SQL
2 23 (11.92%) C#
2 23 (11.92%) Java
3 20 (10.36%) C++
4 18 (9.33%) C
5 14 (7.25%) Python
5 14 (7.25%) Perl
6 9 (4.66%) PHP
6 9 (4.66%) Ruby
7 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.07%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.07%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.55%) Visual J++
10 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) VC++
11 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) Degree
2 23 (11.92%) CCNA
2 23 (11.92%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.70%) MCSE
5 5 (2.59%) MCT
5 5 (2.59%) CCNP
5 5 (2.59%) MCP
5 5 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.59%) MCTS
5 5 (2.59%) MCITP
5 5 (2.59%) NCDA
5 5 (2.59%) NCIE
5 5 (2.59%) VCAP
6 4 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.07%) ISEB
7 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) QA
2 10 (5.18%) SLA
3 4 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 88 (45.60%) Active Directory
2 39 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (16.06%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.15%) XenApp
5 7 (3.63%) XenServer
5 7 (3.63%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.63%) vSphere
6 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (3.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.59%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.04%) Xen
8 2 (1.04%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.04%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (5.18%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.15%) SCCM
3 6 (3.11%) SCOM
4 5 (2.59%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.55%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.55%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.04%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.04%) Puppet
6 2 (1.04%) WSUS
6 2 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.50%) VMware
3 28 (14.51%) Cisco
4 24 (12.44%) Citrix
5 22 (11.40%) Symantec
6 15 (7.77%) Apple
7 11 (5.70%) JDA
8 9 (4.66%) HP
9 7 (3.63%) Dell
9 7 (3.63%) NetApp
9 7 (3.63%) Remedy
9 7 (3.63%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.11%) Veeam
11 5 (2.59%) PlateSpin
11 5 (2.59%) Perforce
11 5 (2.59%) Lotus
11 5 (2.59%) IBM
11 5 (2.59%) EMC
12 4 (2.07%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.55%) Brocade
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