The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 56 93 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.62% 5.16% 5.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.38% 18.42% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47 93 105
Average salary £39,500 £41,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.24% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £35,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
492 505 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.82% 27.99% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 391 438 485
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Abingdon -7 14 £33,000 -22.35%
Wallingford - 7 £42,000 - 1
Witney +22 4 £26,000 -35.00%
Banbury +9 3 £41,000 -25.45% 1
Bicester -5 1 £22,500 -59.09%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 91 (69.47%) MS Excel
2 82 (62.60%) Microsoft
3 77 (58.78%) MCSE
3 77 (58.78%) Windows
4 61 (46.56%) MCTS
5 57 (43.51%) VMware
6 53 (40.46%) DNS
6 53 (40.46%) MCITP
6 53 (40.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (39.69%) Citrix
8 51 (38.93%) SAN
8 51 (38.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (37.40%) HP
10 47 (35.88%) EMC
10 47 (35.88%) Veeam
11 46 (35.11%) MCSA
12 45 (34.35%) Apple
12 45 (34.35%) DHCP
13 44 (33.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 43 (32.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 42 (32.06%) Juniper
15 42 (32.06%) Wireless
15 42 (32.06%) Meru Networks
16 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
16 39 (29.77%) Mentoring
17 32 (24.43%) Symantec
17 32 (24.43%) Backup Exec
18 31 (23.66%) SQL
19 30 (22.90%) Degree
20 29 (22.14%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.69%) MS Exchange
1 14 (10.69%) IIS
2 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) Lync
4 4 (3.05%) SAS
5 3 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 91 (69.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (32.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (40.46%) DNS
2 51 (38.93%) SAN
3 45 (34.35%) DHCP
4 42 (32.06%) Wireless
5 7 (5.34%) Internet
6 5 (3.82%) Firewall
7 3 (2.29%) WAN
7 3 (2.29%) VPN
7 3 (2.29%) VoIP
7 3 (2.29%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.53%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.53%) PBX
8 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.53%) MPLS
8 2 (1.53%) IPv4
9 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.76%) Network Security
9 1 (0.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.58%) Finance
1 6 (4.58%) Advertising
2 3 (2.29%) Retail
2 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (31.30%) Support Engineer
2 38 (29.01%) Developer
3 27 (20.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (17.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 22 (16.79%) Analyst
5 22 (16.79%) IT Support
6 13 (9.92%) .NET Developer
6 13 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (9.92%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) SQL Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Consultant
8 10 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.87%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.87%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (6.87%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.87%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.11%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (6.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.14%) .NET
2 25 (19.08%) ASP.NET
3 16 (12.21%) HTML
4 15 (11.45%) CSS
5 10 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (6.11%) Web Services
7 7 (5.34%) WCF
7 7 (5.34%) REST
8 4 (3.05%) CSS3
8 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.05%) jQuery
8 4 (3.05%) HTML5
9 1 (0.76%) SOAP
9 1 (0.76%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.79%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.63%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.82%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.29%) Physics
5 3 (2.29%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 77 (58.78%) Windows
2 53 (40.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 51 (38.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.98%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.63%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.53%) Android
7 2 (1.53%) Linux
7 2 (1.53%) UNIX
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.77%) Mentoring
2 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Scrum
4 12 (9.16%) MVC
5 11 (8.40%) ITIL
5 11 (8.40%) Data Modelling
5 11 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (6.87%) Project Management
6 9 (6.87%) Coaching
7 7 (5.34%) People Management
7 7 (5.34%) SOA
7 7 (5.34%) OOP
7 7 (5.34%) TDD
7 7 (5.34%) Data Management
7 7 (5.34%) Web Development
7 7 (5.34%) Refactoring
8 5 (3.82%) Analytics
8 5 (3.82%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.05%) CRM
9 4 (3.05%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.66%) SQL
2 27 (20.61%) C#
3 22 (16.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.53%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 77 (58.78%) MCSE
2 61 (46.56%) MCTS
3 53 (40.46%) MCITP
4 46 (35.11%) MCSA
5 30 (22.90%) Degree
6 23 (17.56%) MCP
7 12 (9.16%) CCNA
7 12 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (5.34%) MCT
10 5 (3.82%) NCDA
10 5 (3.82%) NCIE
10 5 (3.82%) VCAP
11 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.29%) PhD
12 3 (2.29%) CCIE
12 3 (2.29%) ICAEW
12 3 (2.29%) ACCA
12 3 (2.29%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (33.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (16.79%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.87%) XenApp
4 9 (6.87%) XenDesktop
4 9 (6.87%) vSphere
5 7 (5.34%) XenServer
6 5 (3.82%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (24.43%) Backup Exec
2 27 (20.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.82%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.82%) SCCM
4 4 (3.05%) SCOM
5 3 (2.29%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.29%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 82 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 57 (43.51%) VMware
3 52 (39.69%) Citrix
4 49 (37.40%) HP
5 47 (35.88%) Veeam
5 47 (35.88%) EMC
6 45 (34.35%) Apple
7 42 (32.06%) Juniper
7 42 (32.06%) Meru Networks
8 32 (24.43%) Symantec
9 6 (4.58%) NetApp
10 5 (3.82%) Dell
10 5 (3.82%) Cisco
10 5 (3.82%) PlateSpin
11 2 (1.53%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Home-Based!
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: Negotiable Salary depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Banbury
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago