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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 39 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.58% 3.54% 4.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.88% 11.53% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 82
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
439 529 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.02% 30.70% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 322 483 481
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +27 32 £40,000 +8.10% 5
Abingdon -1 3 £29,500 -3.27%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
3 28 (43.75%) Linux
4 25 (39.06%) MCITP
5 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
6 23 (35.94%) VMware
7 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (29.69%) CCNA
9 19 (29.69%) .NET
9 19 (29.69%) Firewall
10 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 18 (28.13%) CSS
10 18 (28.13%) C#
11 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
11 14 (21.88%) SQL
11 14 (21.88%) MCSE
11 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (17.19%) UNIX
13 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
13 11 (17.19%) MCP
14 10 (15.63%) HTML
15 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
15 9 (14.06%) Web Services
15 9 (14.06%) TDD
16 8 (12.50%) Degree
16 8 (12.50%) Scrum

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (9.38%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Lync
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) LAN
2 8 (12.50%) WAN
3 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.38%) Internet
5 5 (7.81%) MPLS
5 5 (7.81%) BIG-IP
6 4 (6.25%) DNS
7 3 (4.69%) DHCP
8 2 (3.13%) VoIP
8 2 (3.13%) SAN
9 1 (1.56%) Skype
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.56%) VPN
9 1 (1.56%) Extranet
9 1 (1.56%) ADSL
9 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) NUnit
1 4 (6.25%) MSTest
2 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Support Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Senior Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Support Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Server Support
6 8 (12.50%) Desktop Support
7 7 (10.94%) Trainer
7 7 (10.94%) Network Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Network Support
8 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Client Account Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Account Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Technical Account Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Technical Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Leader
9 4 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET
2 18 (28.13%) CSS
3 10 (15.63%) HTML
4 9 (14.06%) Web Services
5 8 (12.50%) WCF
5 8 (12.50%) REST
6 6 (9.38%) jQuery
6 6 (9.38%) CSS3
6 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.38%) HTML5
7 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.25%) Ajax
8 4 (6.25%) RESTful
8 4 (6.25%) Backbone.js
8 4 (6.25%) SignalR
8 4 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.56%) COM
9 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.81%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) iSeries
4 1 (1.56%) Social Network
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Physics
4 1 (1.56%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Linux
3 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.19%) UNIX
5 8 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.69%) NetWare
9 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.06%) TDD
3 8 (12.50%) Scrum
3 8 (12.50%) ITIL
3 8 (12.50%) SOA
3 8 (12.50%) OOP
3 8 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.38%) MVC
6 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.25%) Web Development
7 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.13%) Data Management
9 2 (3.13%) Change Management
10 1 (1.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.56%) Network Management
10 1 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) C#
2 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.88%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) MCITP
2 20 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (29.69%) CCNA
4 14 (21.88%) MCSE
5 11 (17.19%) MCP
6 8 (12.50%) Degree
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (6.25%) MCSA
9 4 (6.25%) CCNP
10 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.56%) PhD
10 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
2 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.81%) Firmware
4 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.94%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) Citrix
4 5 (7.81%) F5
4 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) Veeam
6 1 (1.56%) CommVault
6 1 (1.56%) Apple
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
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