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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 74 89 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.87% 5.11% 4.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.75% 15.92% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 83 72
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £33,400 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
417 559 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.45% 32.11% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 350 472 440
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Abingdon +9 33 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Oxford -21 20 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Banbury +4 10 £22,500 -53.12%
Witney +12 5 - - 1
Wallingford -7 1 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 84 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 82 (60.74%) Windows
2 82 (60.74%) MCSE
3 78 (57.78%) MS Excel
4 69 (51.11%) MCTS
5 59 (43.70%) MCITP
6 57 (42.22%) SQL Server
7 55 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (40.00%) VMware
9 49 (36.30%) Citrix
9 49 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (35.56%) DNS
11 47 (34.81%) EMC
11 47 (34.81%) SAN
11 47 (34.81%) HP
11 47 (34.81%) Apple
11 47 (34.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (34.81%) Veeam
12 46 (34.07%) DHCP
13 44 (32.59%) MCSA
13 44 (32.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 42 (31.11%) Wireless
14 42 (31.11%) Juniper
14 42 (31.11%) Meru Networks
15 37 (27.41%) Backup Exec
15 37 (27.41%) Symantec
16 35 (25.93%) .NET
17 32 (23.70%) C#
17 32 (23.70%) Norton AntiVirus
18 28 (20.74%) SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 24 (17.78%) IIS
2 17 (12.59%) SharePoint
3 16 (11.85%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.70%) Lync
6 5 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.48%) SAS
7 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 78 (57.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (32.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (35.56%) DNS
2 47 (34.81%) SAN
3 46 (34.07%) DHCP
4 42 (31.11%) Wireless
5 13 (9.63%) Internet
6 9 (6.67%) WAN
7 6 (4.44%) LAN
8 5 (3.70%) VLAN
8 5 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.96%) Network Security
9 4 (2.96%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.96%) Firewall
10 3 (2.22%) VoIP
10 3 (2.22%) VPN
11 2 (1.48%) SNMP
11 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.74%) WLAN
12 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (14.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.48%) Marketing
3 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (31.85%) Developer
2 37 (27.41%) Support Engineer
3 26 (19.26%) Analyst
4 22 (16.30%) SQL Developer
5 21 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (14.07%) SQL Server Developer
6 19 (14.07%) IT Support
7 18 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (12.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (9.63%) .NET Developer
9 13 (9.63%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (9.63%) Service Analyst
9 13 (9.63%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Support Analyst
11 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (7.41%) Technical Leader
12 10 (7.41%) Technical Manager
12 10 (7.41%) Technical Support
12 10 (7.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.93%) .NET
2 24 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 22 (16.30%) HTML
4 9 (6.67%) CSS
5 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.48%) XML
7 2 (1.48%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.74%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Mathematics
2 5 (3.70%) Replication
2 5 (3.70%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (60.74%) Windows
2 55 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (34.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (14.07%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.15%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.70%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) Scrum
2 17 (12.59%) Data Modelling
2 17 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (10.37%) Web Development
4 13 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.41%) MVC
6 6 (4.44%) Workflow
6 6 (4.44%) ITIL
6 6 (4.44%) Release Management
7 5 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 5 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (3.70%) Migration
8 4 (2.96%) CRM
9 3 (2.22%) Project Management
9 3 (2.22%) Process Management
9 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.22%) ERP
10 2 (1.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) C#
2 28 (20.74%) SQL
3 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.44%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.22%) Python
5 3 (2.22%) Lua
6 1 (0.74%) VB
6 1 (0.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 82 (60.74%) MCSE
2 69 (51.11%) MCTS
3 59 (43.70%) MCITP
4 44 (32.59%) MCSA
5 23 (17.04%) Degree
6 19 (14.07%) MCP
7 12 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (5.19%) CCNA
9 6 (4.44%) CCNP
10 5 (3.70%) CCDP
10 5 (3.70%) HNC
10 5 (3.70%) HND
10 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.70%) NCDA
10 5 (3.70%) NCIE
10 5 (3.70%) VCAP
11 4 (2.96%) MCPD
12 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) HL7
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (36.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (16.30%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.19%) XenApp
4 7 (5.19%) XenDesktop
4 7 (5.19%) vSphere
5 5 (3.70%) XenServer
5 5 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (27.41%) Backup Exec
2 32 (23.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.22%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.22%) SCCM
4 3 (2.22%) SCOM
4 3 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 84 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 54 (40.00%) VMware
3 49 (36.30%) Citrix
4 47 (34.81%) Apple
4 47 (34.81%) HP
4 47 (34.81%) EMC
4 47 (34.81%) Veeam
5 42 (31.11%) Meru Networks
5 42 (31.11%) Juniper
6 37 (27.41%) Symantec
7 10 (7.41%) Cisco
8 5 (3.70%) Dell
8 5 (3.70%) PlateSpin
8 5 (3.70%) NetApp
9 3 (2.22%) Epicor
10 2 (1.48%) Polycom
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + +31 days holiday!
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi time, Annual Bonus at 12%
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Oxford
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 31 days holiday!
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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