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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 40 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.81% 2.36% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.72% 8.25% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 69
Average salary £42,000 £37,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
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
372 485 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.86% 28.56% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 282 414 481
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +18 14 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Wallingford -5 4 £42,000 +40.00% 1
Abingdon 0 2 £52,500 +90.90%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (68.33%) MS Excel
3 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 27 (45.00%) .NET
5 26 (43.33%) C#
5 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET
6 25 (41.67%) CSS
7 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
8 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 20 (33.33%) Windows
10 19 (31.67%) Degree
11 17 (28.33%) Web Services
12 16 (26.67%) TDD
12 16 (26.67%) Scrum
12 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (25.00%) QA
13 15 (25.00%) WCF
13 15 (25.00%) Refactoring
13 15 (25.00%) REST
13 15 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (25.00%) VMware
13 15 (25.00%) OOP
13 15 (25.00%) SOA
14 14 (23.33%) MCP
15 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (20.00%) MCSE
16 12 (20.00%) SQL
16 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
17 11 (18.33%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Lync
4 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (68.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) WAN
2 5 (8.33%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) DHCP
4 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.00%) VoIP
4 3 (5.00%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) MPLS
5 2 (3.33%) SAN
5 2 (3.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.67%) Extranet
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) PBX
6 1 (1.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) NUnit
2 4 (6.67%) MSTest
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 10 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Developer
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) IT Support
8 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) .NET
2 26 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (41.67%) CSS
4 17 (28.33%) Web Services
5 15 (25.00%) WCF
5 15 (25.00%) REST
6 11 (18.33%) HTML
7 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (15.00%) jQuery
8 6 (10.00%) HTML5
8 6 (10.00%) CSS3
8 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.67%) Ajax
10 1 (1.67%) RESTful
10 1 (1.67%) SOAP
10 1 (1.67%) COM
10 1 (1.67%) SignalR
10 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.67%) Physics
3 4 (6.67%) Chemistry
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Social Network
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Linux
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.00%) UNIX
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) TDD
2 16 (26.67%) Scrum
3 15 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 15 (25.00%) OOP
3 15 (25.00%) SOA
4 10 (16.67%) MVC
5 8 (13.33%) ITIL
6 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
8 4 (6.67%) CRM
8 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
8 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) Service Management
8 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) ERP
9 3 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) C#
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Degree
2 14 (23.33%) MCP
3 12 (20.00%) MCSE
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.67%) MCSA
5 4 (6.67%) PhD
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.00%) ACCA
6 3 (5.00%) CIPFA
6 3 (5.00%) CIMA
6 3 (5.00%) CCNP
6 3 (5.00%) ICAEW
7 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.33%) MCITP
8 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) MCSD
8 1 (1.67%) MCPD
8 1 (1.67%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) QA
2 7 (11.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.00%) Firmware
4 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 2 (3.33%) XenServer
5 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (5.00%) Apple
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Wallingford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago