The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 81 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 49 80 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.62% 4.36% 3.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.69% 14.13% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 79 58
Average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,654
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.22% -0.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £21,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
564 566 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.19% 30.88% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 504 498 391
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Witney -8 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Oxford -22 8 £37,000 -7.50% 2
Abingdon 0 6 £30,500 +27.08% 4
Wantage - 5 £24,500 -
Banbury -10 3 £22,500 +18.42%
Bicester -17 1 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (60.34%) SQL Server
1 70 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 66 (56.90%) .NET
3 64 (55.17%) C#
4 57 (49.14%) ASP.NET
5 52 (44.83%) MCP
6 50 (43.10%) MCTS
7 45 (38.79%) Windows
8 43 (37.07%) MVC
9 41 (35.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (35.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (30.17%) MCSE
11 34 (29.31%) Web Application Development
12 33 (28.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 33 (28.45%) MS Excel
12 33 (28.45%) MCAD
12 33 (28.45%) MCSD
12 33 (28.45%) TDD
12 33 (28.45%) WCF
13 32 (27.59%) MCITP
14 29 (25.00%) Scrum
15 26 (22.41%) Razor View Engine
16 25 (21.55%) Active Directory
17 24 (20.69%) SQL
17 24 (20.69%) Degree
18 21 (18.10%) IIS
19 19 (16.38%) HTML
19 19 (16.38%) SharePoint
20 18 (15.52%) VMware
21 17 (14.66%) NUnit

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (18.10%) IIS
2 19 (16.38%) SharePoint
3 17 (14.66%) MS Exchange
4 12 (10.34%) Node.js
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.17%) Lync
8 5 (4.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (3.45%) nginx
10 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.72%) Apache
11 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (28.45%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.72%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Teamcenter
2 4 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Office 365
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) Internet
2 11 (9.48%) DNS
3 9 (7.76%) WAN
4 8 (6.90%) DHCP
5 7 (6.03%) Firewall
6 6 (5.17%) VLAN
6 6 (5.17%) LAN
7 5 (4.31%) SAN
8 4 (3.45%) Wireless
8 4 (3.45%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.59%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.59%) Network Security
10 2 (1.72%) LDAP
10 2 (1.72%) VoIP
10 2 (1.72%) VPN
10 2 (1.72%) SNMP
10 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 41 (35.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.45%) Big Data
7 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) NUnit
1 17 (14.66%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.76%) Subversion
5 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.90%) Games
3 3 (2.59%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) French Language
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 62 (53.45%) Developer
2 39 (33.62%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Consultant
3 14 (12.07%) Technical Manager
4 10 (8.62%) Lead Developer
5 9 (7.76%) Development Manager
5 9 (7.76%) Technical Leader
5 9 (7.76%) Technical Development Manager
6 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (56.90%) .NET
2 57 (49.14%) ASP.NET
3 41 (35.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (28.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 33 (28.45%) WCF
5 26 (22.41%) Razor View Engine
6 19 (16.38%) HTML
7 17 (14.66%) NHibernate
7 17 (14.66%) MonoRail
7 17 (14.66%) Castle Windsor
8 13 (11.21%) CSS
9 12 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (7.76%) LINQ
10 9 (7.76%) Ajax
11 8 (6.90%) Ninject
12 5 (4.31%) Itk
13 4 (3.45%) jQuery
13 4 (3.45%) SVG
13 4 (3.45%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
1 9 (7.76%) iPhone
1 9 (7.76%) Social Network
2 8 (6.90%) Tandem
3 5 (4.31%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.31%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.45%) Replication
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.59%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.79%) Windows
2 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (11.21%) Windows 7
4 11 (9.48%) Windows 8
4 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.90%) Android
5 8 (6.90%) Mac OS
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.45%) UNIX
8 2 (1.72%) Linux
8 2 (1.72%) NetWare
9 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.07%) MVC
2 34 (29.31%) Web Application Development
3 33 (28.45%) TDD
4 29 (25.00%) Scrum
5 17 (14.66%) OO
6 16 (13.79%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (8.62%) Migration
8 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.76%) Web Development
9 8 (6.90%) ERP
9 8 (6.90%) Project Management
9 8 (6.90%) CQRS
9 8 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (6.90%) BDD
10 7 (6.03%) Workflow
10 7 (6.03%) ITIL
11 6 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.31%) CAD
12 5 (4.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.17%) C#
2 24 (20.69%) SQL
3 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.03%) Python
5 6 (5.17%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.59%) Lua
8 2 (1.72%) VBScript
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (44.83%) MCP
2 50 (43.10%) MCTS
3 35 (30.17%) MCSE
4 33 (28.45%) MCAD
4 33 (28.45%) MCSD
5 32 (27.59%) MCITP
6 24 (20.69%) Degree
7 15 (12.93%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (6.90%) CCNA
8 8 (6.90%) MCSA
9 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (5.17%) CCDP
9 6 (5.17%) CCNP
10 5 (4.31%) CCEE
10 5 (4.31%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (4.31%) HNC
10 5 (4.31%) HND
11 4 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (3.45%) CISSP
11 4 (3.45%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.86%) HL7
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (21.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.48%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.31%) vSphere
5 4 (3.45%) XenApp
5 4 (3.45%) XenServer
5 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.72%) SCCM
2 2 (1.72%) SCOM
2 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.72%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 70 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.52%) VMware
3 10 (8.62%) Cisco
3 10 (8.62%) Apple
4 8 (6.90%) Google
4 8 (6.90%) HP
4 8 (6.90%) Citrix
5 6 (5.17%) Veeam
6 5 (4.31%) Siemens
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle
7 4 (3.45%) Dell
7 4 (3.45%) EMC
7 4 (3.45%) IBM
8 3 (2.59%) Meru Networks
8 3 (2.59%) Symantec
8 3 (2.59%) Epicor
8 3 (2.59%) Juniper
9 2 (1.72%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.86%) NetApp
10 1 (0.86%) Lotus
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28k - £33k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28k - £33k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: £28-34,000 + shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago